Instructables: exploring - technology - leds http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:35:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Photography LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Photography-LED-Light/
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Sun, 23 Jul 2017 06:35:37 PDT
Jenkins Job Traffic Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Jenkins-Job-Traffic-Lights/
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:54:11 PDT
Arduino Controlled Sound Responsive LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Sound-Responsive-LED-Display/
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Wed, 12 Jul 2017 08:04:04 PDT
Romantic Led Heart SMD http://www.instructables.com/id/Romantic-Led-Heart-SMD/
Romantic Led Heart SMD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/NG4H/J4YFQ08S/FSWNG4HJ4YFQ08S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/NG4H/J4YFQ08S/FSWNG4HJ4YFQ08S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/NG4H/J4YFQ08S/FSWNG4HJ4YFQ08S.SMALL.jpg DyerMors Hi makers! This is my first instructables and I want to address some important things firts:I made this project with the idea of using the lest amount of tools so that everyone could do it! Even I don't have lot's of tools, only the strict necessary I'm not an electrical engineer or a coder, all tha...
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Mon, 10 Jul 2017 14:49:53 PDT
LED Indicator Lights for Prototyping - Using Scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Indicator-Lights-for-Prototyping-Using-Scraps/
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Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:01:59 PDT
WIFI Enabled LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-Enabled-LED-Matrix/
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Sun, 9 Jul 2017 05:52:45 PDT
Acrylic Light Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Light-Display/
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Fri, 7 Jul 2017 10:26:29 PDT
Edge Lit RGB Acrylic Laser Cut Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-Lit-RGB-Acrylic-Laser-Cut-Pendant/
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Thu, 6 Jul 2017 13:06:24 PDT
The Mood Lamp (BOLT IoT) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mood-Lamp-BOLT-IoT/
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Wed, 5 Jul 2017 13:15:56 PDT
Fully Adjustable DIY LED Grow Light and Grow Box - Complete Light and Cabinet Build (all Under £300!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fully-Adjustable-DIY-LED-Grow-Light-and-Grow-Box-C/
Fully Adjustable DIY LED Grow Light and Grow Box - Complete Light and Cabinet Build (all Under £300!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/H1C3/J4OFR5ZV/FBAH1C3J4OFR5ZV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/H1C3/J4OFR5ZV/FBAH1C3J4OFR5ZV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/H1C3/J4OFR5ZV/FBAH1C3J4OFR5ZV.SMALL.jpg Jacks2High Hi everyone, After my several earlier experiments with a small LED grow light and LED algae scrubber, I decided to turn my attention to a much larger project of building a solid indoor grow space and a full scale LED grow light. I had played around with MDF and wooden grow boxes before however I alw...
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Wed, 5 Jul 2017 11:14:32 PDT
Personalized Ledstrip http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-Ledstrip/
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Wed, 5 Jul 2017 02:36:48 PDT
DIY SuperBright Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SuperBright-Flashlight/
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Sun, 2 Jul 2017 06:30:44 PDT
POV Display With Wireless Power! http://www.instructables.com/id/POV-Display-With-Wireless-Power/
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Sun, 2 Jul 2017 05:29:47 PDT
LED With Arduino 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-With-Arduino-101/
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Sun, 2 Jul 2017 02:23:28 PDT
Cheap and Simple LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Simple-LED-Lamp/
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Sat, 1 Jul 2017 15:28:50 PDT
DIY LED Jar Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Jar-Lamp-Beginner-Friendly/
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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 01:31:36 PDT
Interactive Led Matrix and Whatsapp Notifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Led-Matrix-and-Whatsapp-Notifier/
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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:15:54 PDT
Hack Your Xyloband! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Your-Xyloband/
Hack Your Xyloband! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/GNVL/J4EFEVS9/FRHGNVLJ4EFEVS9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/GNVL/J4EFEVS9/FRHGNVLJ4EFEVS9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/GNVL/J4EFEVS9/FRHGNVLJ4EFEVS9.SMALL.jpg Jens De Sneyder I've had the privilege to go to a Coldplay concert! Last Wednesday, the twenty-first of June, Coldplay came to Belgium to the King Baudouin Stadium as part of their "A Head Full Of Dreams" European Tour. The show was one of the best I've seen so far, but that's not what this Instructable is about......
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:53:34 PDT
Diy Motion Sensing Led (super Easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Motion-Sensing-Led-super-Easy/
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 03:49:47 PDT
Intro to Neopixels http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Neopixels/
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Sun, 25 Jun 2017 17:25:54 PDT
LED CUBE 3x3x3 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CUBE-3x3x3-2/
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Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:17:49 PDT
Simple Way to Light a String of LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Way-to-Light-a-String-of-LEDs/
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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:28:53 PDT
Transform LED Globe Light Bulb Into a Fairy Lights BULB http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Lights-BULB/
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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:46:49 PDT
Homemade LED Fidget Spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-LED-Fidget-Spinner/
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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 19:02:32 PDT
Recycled PVC Seven Segment Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-PVC-Seven-Segment-Display/
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Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:31:56 PDT
Simple Infinity Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Infinity-Cube/
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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 09:20:39 PDT
DIY Smart Colorful Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smart-Colorful-Light/
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Thu, 8 Jun 2017 20:36:21 PDT
LED Light With PIR Motion Sensor, Soft On/off and 2yr Battery Life http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Light-With-PIR-Motion-Sensor-Soft-Onoff-and-3y/
LED Light With PIR Motion Sensor, Soft On/off and 2yr Battery Life - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/JG2T/J3KFC2OP/FEUJG2TJ3KFC2OP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/JG2T/J3KFC2OP/FEUJG2TJ3KFC2OP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/JG2T/J3KFC2OP/FEUJG2TJ3KFC2OP.SMALL.jpg mvencelj A friend needed a light for a basement storage room with no mains electricity available.Wishes: assume 1 minute of ON time per day, works from cheap and common batteries, long battery life (1 year+), possibly hands-free operation.I decided to use a widely available hobby PIR sensor board as the swit...
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Tue, 6 Jun 2017 07:33:45 PDT
Custom Addressable RGB LED Strip | WS2812B http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Addressable-RGB-LED-Strip-WS2812B/
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Tue, 6 Jun 2017 04:51:46 PDT
LED and Copper Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-and-Copper-Lamp/
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Sat, 3 Jun 2017 15:58:41 PDT
Flashlight Wristwrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashlight-Wristwrap/
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Thu, 1 Jun 2017 09:34:42 PDT
Cool Shades for Under $25 (LED Matrix Sunglasses) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Shades-for-Under-25-LED-Matrix-Sunglasses/
Cool Shades for Under $25 (LED Matrix Sunglasses) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/CKWS/J3EPJPA8/FG3CKWSJ3EPJPA8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/CKWS/J3EPJPA8/FG3CKWSJ3EPJPA8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/CKWS/J3EPJPA8/FG3CKWSJ3EPJPA8.SMALL.jpg TechMartian I have always wanted to build my own LED Matrix sunglasses, ever since I saw someone adorning one at a hackathon, a year and a half ago. However, time and time and again, school has interfered with my plans to build one for myself. Now, I have the opportunity to build my own as well as present my ex...
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Tue, 30 May 2017 06:09:40 PDT
DIY!! USB Led Flash Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-Led-Flash-Stick/
DIY!! USB Led Flash Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/I4YS/J3AF73L9/FMNI4YSJ3AF73L9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/I4YS/J3AF73L9/FMNI4YSJ3AF73L9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/I4YS/J3AF73L9/FMNI4YSJ3AF73L9.SMALL.jpg KJ ELECTRONICS In the following tutorial we are going to make a USB flash stick out of a old USB cable. Watch the Video Things Needed The things you are going to need are as the following1.USB cable2.LED's3.small peace of solid wire4.Masking tape5.Hot glue6.USB port(laptop or power bank) Preparing the US...
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Tue, 30 May 2017 05:31:18 PDT
LED Medallion http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Medallion/
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Tue, 30 May 2017 04:13:47 PDT
Lighthemin http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighthemin/
Lighthemin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/RBWH/J3EPSGY3/F6LRBWHJ3EPSGY3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/RBWH/J3EPSGY3/F6LRBWHJ3EPSGY3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/RBWH/J3EPSGY3/F6LRBWHJ3EPSGY3.SMALL.jpg JardineroUrbano I've had a hardcore affinity for LEDs of all sorts. It began with a journey to make my own grow lights and evolved into so much more than I expected. Since than, I have experimented with many of the usual LED wearable forms such as a sound reactive tie, an LED Belt, and several iterations of LED gog...
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Mon, 29 May 2017 21:58:21 PDT
Mirror Lighting Retrofit http://www.instructables.com/id/Mirror-Lighting-Retrofit/
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Mon, 29 May 2017 20:13:26 PDT
Haley's Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Haleys-Heart/
Haley's Heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/VHGK/J3AF8JXF/FD5VHGKJ3AF8JXF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/VHGK/J3AF8JXF/FD5VHGKJ3AF8JXF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/VHGK/J3AF8JXF/FD5VHGKJ3AF8JXF.SMALL.jpg RoboPandaPDX Reason:The reason for this project. My daughter Haley is going into the medical field. While she is in college, she is working full time at a cardiologist office. I thought it would be such a fun idea to make a device that would physically reflect a person’s heart rate. I decided on the color scheme...
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Mon, 29 May 2017 18:07:07 PDT
Supercapacitor Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Supercapacitor-Flashlight/
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Mon, 29 May 2017 14:15:35 PDT
SOUND LEVEL INDICATOR http://www.instructables.com/id/SOUND-LEVEL-INDICATOR/
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Mon, 29 May 2017 11:23:15 PDT
MCube Light http://www.instructables.com/id/MCube-Light/
MCube Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/24JT/J38WMBUP/F5J24JTJ38WMBUP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/24JT/J38WMBUP/F5J24JTJ38WMBUP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/24JT/J38WMBUP/F5J24JTJ38WMBUP.SMALL.jpg ChristopheV4 Hi everybody,This is my first instructable and I will show you my current project. The idea come from the Ikea ps2014 light.I am a maker and I prefer to make some things instead of buy the same thing, so I decided to create my own mechanical light starting from the ikead's idea. Anyway, when you don...
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Mon, 29 May 2017 06:50:10 PDT
DIY LED Head Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Head-Wreath/
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Mon, 29 May 2017 06:35:26 PDT
Simple Rechargable Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Rechargable-Light/
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Mon, 29 May 2017 05:43:25 PDT
Wi-Finder: the Open Wi-Fi Finding Lightsaber for Less Than 20$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Wi-Finder-the-Open-Wi-Fi-Finding-Lightsaber-for-Le/
Wi-Finder: the Open Wi-Fi Finding Lightsaber for Less Than 20$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ZGJC/J38WIH2Z/FBMZGJCJ38WIH2Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ZGJC/J38WIH2Z/FBMZGJCJ38WIH2Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ZGJC/J38WIH2Z/FBMZGJCJ38WIH2Z.SMALL.jpg Icephoen1x Have you ever been wandering around searching for an open Wi-Fi? The Wi-Finder will not only find open Wi-Fi hotspots around, it will also detect if they are really open or just displaying a login screen / captive portal asking for money to use the network. And the best thing: It's cheaper than 20$!...
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Sun, 28 May 2017 20:51:09 PDT
Sound Responsive LEDs (on a Bagpipe) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Responsive-LEDs-on-a-Bagpipe/
Sound Responsive LEDs (on a Bagpipe) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/XK3R/J38WJHH9/F0LXK3RJ38WJHH9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/XK3R/J38WJHH9/F0LXK3RJ38WJHH9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/XK3R/J38WJHH9/F0LXK3RJ38WJHH9.SMALL.jpg mohawkpiper I have always loved glowy stuff, particularly LEDs, and try to incorporate them into anything I can. I always thought it would be cool to make them sound responsive, and I've been playing the bagpipes since about 8th grade, so that was where I decided to go with them. After some thought I figured I ...
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Sun, 28 May 2017 16:58:06 PDT
LightBox Music Visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/LightBox-Music-Visualizer/
LightBox Music Visualizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/H0DA/J38WK63X/FC6H0DAJ38WK63X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/H0DA/J38WK63X/FC6H0DAJ38WK63X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/H0DA/J38WK63X/FC6H0DAJ38WK63X.SMALL.jpg david-mccann The LightBox uses your phone's or tablet's built-in microphone to analyze music to generate beautiful light patterns that match the music. Just start the app, place your phone or tablet somewhere near a sound source, and your box will visualize the sound in real-time. The LightBox can also be used a...
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Sun, 28 May 2017 15:49:38 PDT
Color Changing Bottle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Bottle-Lamp-1/
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Sun, 28 May 2017 10:59:44 PDT
Countdown Timer Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Countdown-Timer-Prop/
Countdown Timer Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/7SVR/J384Z6US/FE77SVRJ384Z6US.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/7SVR/J384Z6US/FE77SVRJ384Z6US.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/7SVR/J384Z6US/FE77SVRJ384Z6US.SMALL.jpg Palladin I was asked if I could make a “launch control console” for a schools play area. The most important part of a rocket launch is the countdown so I needed a countdown timer. This instructable shows how I made a large 10 second countdown timer for approximately than £10 with only basic tools.First the d...
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Sun, 28 May 2017 09:35:03 PDT
Matchbox Hue Go Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Matchbox-Hue-Go-Light/
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Sun, 28 May 2017 07:53:41 PDT
Keyboard LED Hot-swap Mod (and More) on a Ducky Shine II TKL http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyboard-LED-Hot-swap-Mod-and-More-on-a-Ducky-Shin/
Keyboard LED Hot-swap Mod (and More) on a Ducky Shine II TKL - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/5BLG/J34PBNA1/F3F5BLGJ34PBNA1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/5BLG/J34PBNA1/F3F5BLGJ34PBNA1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/5BLG/J34PBNA1/F3F5BLGJ34PBNA1.SMALL.jpg SevenDimensions Hello everyone. This is my first instructable. I took my original post from Geekhack and Deskthority and modified it with more information where needed to make this instructable. My username there is Paranoid (just to clarify that the images are my property since its has that watermark on them).The ...
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Sun, 28 May 2017 05:02:38 PDT
Artnet LED Pixels With ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/Artnet-LED-Pixels-With-ESP8266/
Artnet LED Pixels With ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/3ERJ/J34PBXZU/FHH3ERJJ34PBXZU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/3ERJ/J34PBXZU/FHH3ERJJ34PBXZU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/3ERJ/J34PBXZU/FHH3ERJJ34PBXZU.SMALL.jpg mtongnz After the success of my last Instructable, ESP8266 Artnet to DMX, I have completely revamped my espArtNetNode code, releasing v2 with new features such as RDM support and WS2812 output. This code is still in beta and there are a few known bugs - and probably a few unknown also.I have written this I...
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Sat, 27 May 2017 21:00:28 PDT