Instructables: exploring - technology - leds http://www.instructables.com Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:24:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 Telescopic Star Projector http://www.instructables.com/id/Telescopic-Star-Projector/
Telescopic Star Projector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/590C/J1QP9SUH/FCW590CJ1QP9SUH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/590C/J1QP9SUH/FCW590CJ1QP9SUH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/590C/J1QP9SUH/FCW590CJ1QP9SUH.SMALL.jpg Justin Tyler Tate It's so great to sleep under the stars but how often do we really get a chance to do it? I know most of MY time is spent in the city and living pretty far north so that even in the summer you don't really want to sleep completely exposed. BUT, you can make this Telescopic Star Projector using some c...
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Sun, 23 Apr 2017 11:11:48 PDT
Moon Phase Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Moon-Phase-Lamp/
Moon Phase Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/6YK5/J1QP7GSN/FI66YK5J1QP7GSN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/6YK5/J1QP7GSN/FI66YK5J1QP7GSN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/6YK5/J1QP7GSN/FI66YK5J1QP7GSN.SMALL.jpg The Modern Inventor Whether you are learning about astronomy, or you just like to keep track of the next werewolf cycle, this moon phase lamp is for you!Here is what you will need for this build:A spare USB cable that you can use to power your lampAdafruit Gemma microcontroller 12 Neopixel LED ring Generous amounts of ...
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Sun, 23 Apr 2017 03:35:57 PDT
6x6x6 Arduino LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/6x6x6-Arduino-LED-Cube/
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Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:38:10 PDT
PowerPoint DIY Vu Meter or Camera Flasher Ring Without Any Other Software http://www.instructables.com/id/PowerPoint-DIY-Vu-Meter-or-Camera-Flasher-Ring-Wit/
PowerPoint DIY Vu Meter or Camera Flasher Ring Without Any Other Software - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/8QW1/J1V7WA4H/FT68QW1J1V7WA4H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/8QW1/J1V7WA4H/FT68QW1J1V7WA4H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/8QW1/J1V7WA4H/FT68QW1J1V7WA4H.SMALL.jpg fx8 You can use the .ppt file to make your own ring with the size you want.
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Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:13:07 PDT
Gesture Controlled Levitating Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Gesture-Controlled-Levitating-Night-Light/
Gesture Controlled Levitating Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/OIZW/J1QP62IN/F9AOIZWJ1QP62IN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/OIZW/J1QP62IN/F9AOIZWJ1QP62IN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/OIZW/J1QP62IN/F9AOIZWJ1QP62IN.SMALL.gif Vitorbnc Lampinho (in Portuguese, "inho" is a suffix for "little") is a simple levitating night light that features brightness and color control using hand gestures. It can be powered entirelly by a common smartphone charger.This project first started as a magnetic levitation experiment, it was when I though...
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Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:40:46 PDT
Restoration of Rechargeble COB Work Light With Broken Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoration-of-Rechargeble-COB-Work-Light-With-Bro/
Restoration of Rechargeble COB Work Light With Broken Driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/W1XJ/J1QP0O1E/FL5W1XJJ1QP0O1E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/W1XJ/J1QP0O1E/FL5W1XJJ1QP0O1E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/W1XJ/J1QP0O1E/FL5W1XJJ1QP0O1E.SMALL.jpg fx8 Restoration of Rechargeble COB work light with broken driver + DIY Custom driver circuit + li-ion battery charger board with replaced current resistor to 2.2k Ohms for 0.5A + li-ion battery capacity tester with transistor BC547 and red & green DIFF LEDS + LM317T 1.2V-25V Adjustable Voltage Regulator...
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Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:00:07 PDT
DIY LED LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Led-Lamp/
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Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:37:36 PDT
ULTRA BRIGHT EMERGENCY LED LIGHT.(rechargeble) http://www.instructables.com/id/ULTRA-BRIGHT-EMERGENCY-LED-LIGHTrechargeble/
ULTRA BRIGHT EMERGENCY LED LIGHT.(rechargeble) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/CDMO/J1MEYT72/FFFCDMOJ1MEYT72.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/CDMO/J1MEYT72/FFFCDMOJ1MEYT72.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/CDMO/J1MEYT72/FFFCDMOJ1MEYT72.SMALL.jpg pawtanwar Hey! guy's back with another project,it was a long time since I posted my last instructable(cause of my exams),and in this instructable I am going to help you guys making your own rechargeable ultra bright emergency led light.Ways In Which You Can Use It:When there is a cutoff.During campaigning.Usi...
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Wed, 19 Apr 2017 03:35:42 PDT
Chaser Lights -quinn http://www.instructables.com/id/Chaser-Lights-quinn/
Chaser Lights -quinn - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/1MF7/J1MEUVS1/FKI1MF7J1MEUVS1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/1MF7/J1MEUVS1/FKI1MF7J1MEUVS1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/1MF7/J1MEUVS1/FKI1MF7J1MEUVS1.SMALL.jpg Quinnstructable This will be making an application where strings of adjacent light bulbs cycle on and off frequently to give the illusion of lights moving along the string. Set up Arduino board materials needed:Arduino board LED x6Resistors x6BreadboardConnecting wires x9 Add Pieces into Breadboard connect wi...
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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:32:53 PDT
PORTABLE LED LIGHT (Simple, Low Cost and Beautifully Designed) http://www.instructables.com/id/PORTABLE-LED-LIGHT-Simple-Low-Cost-and-Beautifully/
PORTABLE LED LIGHT (Simple, Low Cost and Beautifully Designed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/S2D7/J1MEY5C8/F8BS2D7J1MEY5C8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/S2D7/J1MEY5C8/F8BS2D7J1MEY5C8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/S2D7/J1MEY5C8/F8BS2D7J1MEY5C8.SMALL.jpg SaswatSamal This is a very low cost and easy project to make. It can made easily with a cost of less than ₹100 (less than $2).This can be used in many places like in emergency, when there is a power cut, when you are outdoors....bla..bla..bla..So.. What are you waiting for....Lets.. Get ur mind ready and Instru...
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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 20:56:33 PDT
Illuminated LED Octopus http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-LED-Octopus-Rock/
Illuminated LED Octopus - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/2MRO/J1MEUYBQ/FIW2MROJ1MEUYBQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/2MRO/J1MEUYBQ/FIW2MROJ1MEUYBQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/2MRO/J1MEUYBQ/FIW2MROJ1MEUYBQ.SMALL.jpg CaptionObvious This project started with the Ball joint articulated octopus by Ellindsey. After printing some tentacle segments with clear filament, I wanted to illuminate my octopus! I used Tinkercad to design and print an illuminated battery powered "rock" that the octopus can chill on. LEDs in the rock shine th...
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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:43:02 PDT
"Acrylic" Name With RGB Led !!AMEZING!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Name-With-RGB-Led-AMEZING/
"Acrylic" Name With RGB Led !!AMEZING!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/3SR8/J1MEUMTN/FUH3SR8J1MEUMTN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/3SR8/J1MEUMTN/FUH3SR8J1MEUMTN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/3SR8/J1MEUMTN/FUH3SR8J1MEUMTN.SMALL.jpg KJ ELECTRONICS In the following section we are going to use an acrylic sheet and make design on it then we will scratch the design and the final output looks awesome with the RGB led strips WATCH THE VIDEO PARTS LIST To make the following awesome looking name plate we need the following parts1.Acrylic glass...
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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:03:42 PDT
LED Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Light-Box-3/
LED Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F99/T8AC/J1GPALNJ/F99T8ACJ1GPALNJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F99/T8AC/J1GPALNJ/F99T8ACJ1GPALNJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F99/T8AC/J1GPALNJ/F99T8ACJ1GPALNJ.SMALL.jpg danthemakerman In this instructable I make a new light box, which I intend to use for tracing out stencils and possibly some photography. My old one was smaller and didn’t diffuse the light very well. After watching a few YouTube videos I decided on my design. The lighted surface measures just shy 22 x 28 inches...
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Mon, 17 Apr 2017 10:19:55 PDT
ATTiny84 Based 3A Step-Down LED Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/ATTiny84-Based-3A-Step-Down-LED-Driver/
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Sun, 16 Apr 2017 22:26:23 PDT
How to Get Led COBs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Led-COBs/
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Sun, 16 Apr 2017 21:56:58 PDT
"IN THE SHOP" LED IOT Light With Particle http://www.instructables.com/id/IN-THE-SHOP-LED-IOT-Light-With-Particle/
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Sun, 16 Apr 2017 00:23:33 PDT
Abery http://www.instructables.com/id/Abery/
Abery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/RM9P/J1GP0WKU/F7VRM9PJ1GP0WKU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/RM9P/J1GP0WKU/F7VRM9PJ1GP0WKU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/RM9P/J1GP0WKU/F7VRM9PJ1GP0WKU.SMALL.jpg Dard_Lumiere Abery is one of my unique creations. It's made out of moss blocks, wood branch, slate base, 48 LEDs and Czech crystals. I ended up using square base instead of rectangle by the time I finished this lamp. everything else if the same. Materials You'll need:1. Power supply2. Power cord3. Power switc...
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Sat, 15 Apr 2017 20:23:37 PDT
Hand-etched Spiderman Light With 3d Printed Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-etched-Spiderman-Light-With-3d-Printed-Base/
Hand-etched Spiderman Light With 3d Printed Base - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/FUWO/J1MER681/FFHFUWOJ1MER681.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/FUWO/J1MER681/FFHFUWOJ1MER681.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/FUWO/J1MER681/FFHFUWOJ1MER681.SMALL.jpg ThirdEarthDesign This project was made as a gift for my younger nephew who is a fan of Spiderman (I'd be lying if I said I wasn't a bit of a spidey fan too. After all, I can't make everything Iron Man related now can I?), it makes a pretty good night-light.It features remote controlled multi-colour RGD LEDs, a 3D pr...
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Sat, 15 Apr 2017 12:53:40 PDT
Worlds Simplest Electrical Universal Calender. http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Simpelest-Electrical-Universal-Calender/
Worlds Simplest Electrical Universal Calender. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/BDEY/J1GOUJK0/FLABDEYJ1GOUJK0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/BDEY/J1GOUJK0/FLABDEYJ1GOUJK0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/BDEY/J1GOUJK0/FLABDEYJ1GOUJK0.SMALL.jpg ZakriyaP I have made an electrical calendar which is very useful and very easy to make it yourself as it do not involve any programing,micro controller and its electric consumption is very low.The input to this calendar is date and it will tell the day on that date. THINGS YOU NEED: A square of wood. ...
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Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:20:03 PDT
Cardboard Enclosed Earth Fault Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Enclosed-Earth-Fault-Indicator/
Cardboard Enclosed Earth Fault Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/P8K8/J1CERDGY/FYTP8K8J1CERDGY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/P8K8/J1CERDGY/FYTP8K8J1CERDGY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/P8K8/J1CERDGY/FYTP8K8J1CERDGY.SMALL.jpg Patel Darshil This project is an Earth Fault Indicator.Here is a simple tester to find whether the mains wiring is Correct or not. This tester can be used to check sockets periodically before connecting appliances like heater and electric iron. It indicates the status of the mains wiring through two LEDs as shown...
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Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:22:51 PDT
Sound Activated Lightbar http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Activated-Lightbar/
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Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:41:20 PDT
BIGLID - Big LED Interactive Display http://www.instructables.com/id/BIGLID-Big-LED-Interactive-Display/
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Wed, 12 Apr 2017 13:43:17 PDT
Multifunction Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Multifunction-Flashlight/
Multifunction Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/M8BU/J1CEW337/FEQM8BUJ1CEW337.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/M8BU/J1CEW337/FEQM8BUJ1CEW337.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/M8BU/J1CEW337/FEQM8BUJ1CEW337.SMALL.jpg Marc Gyver I was looking for a powerful and rechargeable lamp on the market for biking at night, but could not find something I liked.I then went to a store near me and bought an external battery, usb lamps and a smartphone holder for bikeThe advantage is that if I break down at night, I have an effective way ...
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Wed, 12 Apr 2017 12:05:39 PDT
Tuned-up Kid's LED Motorbike http://www.instructables.com/id/Tuned-up-Kids-LED-Motorbike/
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Mon, 10 Apr 2017 06:23:51 PDT
Batman and F.R.I.E.N.D.S Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-and-FRIENDS-Infinity-Mirror/
Batman and F.R.I.E.N.D.S Infinity Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/RZ61/J16PIA8A/F5SRZ61J16PIA8A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/RZ61/J16PIA8A/F5SRZ61J16PIA8A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/RZ61/J16PIA8A/F5SRZ61J16PIA8A.SMALL.jpg Jasmeeet Singh *Note: Please do vote for this instructable in the lights contest if you like it*In this Instructable I am going to show you how to make this Batman and F.R.I.E.N.D.S inifinity mirror with the help of a Plastic Batman symbol I had lying around and by engraving a simple quote on acrylic.It looks grea...
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Mon, 10 Apr 2017 04:13:47 PDT
12V SLA Powered 15W LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/12V-SLA-Powered-15W-LED-Lamp/
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Sun, 9 Apr 2017 18:22:40 PDT
Ultimate C8 Flashlight Mod! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-C8-Flashlight-Mod/
Ultimate C8 Flashlight Mod! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/UDKT/J16P1IWU/FOIUDKTJ16P1IWU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/UDKT/J16P1IWU/FOIUDKTJ16P1IWU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/UDKT/J16P1IWU/FOIUDKTJ16P1IWU.SMALL.jpg MatthewS225 An EXCELLENT mod for beginners. Learn how to make this long throwing super flashlight for yourself. Its easy to do and budget friendly. Watch this quick video. See all the needed components as well as how to implement them to maximize the lights potential. Choose a host. Any C8 flashlight wi...
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Fri, 7 Apr 2017 17:28:32 PDT
Assembling the Geekcreit® 8x8x8 LED Cube 3D Light Square Blue LED Electronic DIY Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembling-the-Geekcreit-8x8x8-LED-Cube-3D-Light-S/
Assembling the Geekcreit® 8x8x8 LED Cube 3D Light Square Blue LED Electronic DIY Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/1WTZ/J16Y8XH7/F9E1WTZJ16Y8XH7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/1WTZ/J16Y8XH7/F9E1WTZJ16Y8XH7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/1WTZ/J16Y8XH7/F9E1WTZJ16Y8XH7.SMALL.jpg ToddZebert I've been meaning to build an LED cube for a while, and I've wavered between sizes, single color VS RGB, kit VS from scratch, etc, but when I happened on this one Geekcreit® 8x8x8 LED Cube 3D Light Square Blue LED Electronic DIY Kit from Banggood for only US$14.29 (on sale) I jumped. Why? Frankly, i...
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Fri, 7 Apr 2017 11:19:00 PDT
LED Light Strip Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Light-Strip-Installation/
LED Light Strip Installation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/DUW8/J16OYIRD/FQWDUW8J16OYIRD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/DUW8/J16OYIRD/FQWDUW8J16OYIRD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/DUW8/J16OYIRD/FQWDUW8J16OYIRD.SMALL.jpg qcduff In this instructable, I will be teaching you how to install an LED light strip.*sorry for some bad pictures, i have quite a bad camera! Buy It! As we know, there are many different light strips, which do different things. I used this one:http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/10-5M-SMD-5050-3528-RGB-...There ...
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Fri, 7 Apr 2017 04:23:17 PDT
Mini DIY Emergency Light With a 5v USB Charging http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-DIY-Emergency-Light-With-a-5v-USB-Charging/
Mini DIY Emergency Light With a 5v USB Charging - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/J0VZ/J16OWXRF/FFOJ0VZJ16OWXRF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/J0VZ/J16OWXRF/FFOJ0VZJ16OWXRF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/J0VZ/J16OWXRF/FFOJ0VZJ16OWXRF.SMALL.jpg Patel Darshil Here presented is a simple DIY Emergency Light which can be charged by your 5v mobile charger.It is easy to make not much complicated. This can be your very first project as it includes some very simple circuits of electronics as voltage dividing circuit, joule thief, etc.Its container or cabinet i...
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Fri, 7 Apr 2017 01:56:03 PDT
LED Eye Fidget http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Eye-Fidget/
LED Eye Fidget - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/Z5NZ/J140EK7B/F8YZ5NZJ140EK7B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/Z5NZ/J140EK7B/F8YZ5NZJ140EK7B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/Z5NZ/J140EK7B/F8YZ5NZJ140EK7B.SMALL.jpg bonnette Just like the spinning hand fidget toys that occupy youwhile you think. The LED eye fidget occupies you by providing a soothing cascade of color, light and patterns.What you will need:1 12 X 12 X .118 inch clear acrylic sheet1 12 X12 X.118 inch black acrylic sheet1 can thin acrylic cement (or other ...
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Wed, 5 Apr 2017 08:42:37 PDT
How To:Make a Traffic Control System Project Using 555 Timer & 4017 Decade Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-ToMake-a-Traffic-Control-System-Project-Using-/
How To:Make a Traffic Control System Project Using 555 Timer & 4017 Decade Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/TQ75/J16OWWGP/F2XTQ75J16OWWGP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/TQ75/J16OWWGP/F2XTQ75J16OWWGP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/TQ75/J16OWWGP/F2XTQ75J16OWWGP.SMALL.jpg AshiqurR9 Click here to watch the tutorial videoNow a days controlling traffic is one of the major problem in all over populated cities.Population is rising,so vehicles are also rising,but roads aren't increasing . So for controlling traffic in easy ways we use automatic traffic controlling system . From som...
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Wed, 5 Apr 2017 03:44:56 PDT
Growing Crystals on LEDs and ETextiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Growing-Crystals-on-LEDs-and-ETextiles/
Growing Crystals on LEDs and ETextiles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/KDYL/J12EK8IR/FJOKDYLJ12EK8IR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/KDYL/J12EK8IR/FJOKDYLJ12EK8IR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/KDYL/J12EK8IR/FJOKDYLJ12EK8IR.SMALL.jpg rachelfreire Want to grow glowing crystal LEDs? This instructable shows our testing process for growing crystals around LEDs on an eTextile circuit. Crystals are wonderful as you never quite know how they will turn out. ETextiles are also somewhat unpredictable. For our base material we are using suede leather w...
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Mon, 3 Apr 2017 11:21:27 PDT
A Simple LED Flashlight Hack (3xAAA to Lithium Battery) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-LED-Flashlight-Hack-3xAAA-to-Lithium-Batt/
A Simple LED Flashlight Hack (3xAAA to Lithium Battery) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/91YP/J0X538EY/FJJ91YPJ0X538EY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/91YP/J0X538EY/FJJ91YPJ0X538EY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/91YP/J0X538EY/FJJ91YPJ0X538EY.SMALL.jpg scd Many inexpensive flashlights use 3xAAA batteries wired in series (using a small plastic battery holder) to supply power to the LEDs. From my (limited) testing, I have found that these flashlights will work (with some variation in brightness) over a voltage range of 3.2V to 4.5V and there does not se...
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Sat, 1 Apr 2017 12:41:29 PDT
Repair Dead COB LED Light Bulbs http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Dead-COB-LED-Light-Bulbs/
Repair Dead COB LED Light Bulbs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/X0Y2/J0X5CYEW/FPUX0Y2J0X5CYEW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/X0Y2/J0X5CYEW/FPUX0Y2J0X5CYEW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/X0Y2/J0X5CYEW/FPUX0Y2J0X5CYEW.SMALL.jpg mrstan I have bought a bunch of Chinese light bulbs from eBay which are COB (chip-on-board) units which means a board with a bunch of LED chips soldered on it. They usually run or a month or two and end up dying there about for unknown reasons. Here is my repair technique and maybe why they die and how t...
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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 21:31:58 PDT
Homemade LED Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-LED-Strip/
Homemade LED Strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/8QXN/J12O2CP4/FUD8QXNJ12O2CP4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/8QXN/J12O2CP4/FUD8QXNJ12O2CP4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/8QXN/J12O2CP4/FUD8QXNJ12O2CP4.SMALL.jpg adamthegeneral In this Instructable, I'm going to show you how to make your own LED strip. This is an extremely cheap option compared to commercial LED strips that go for $9.99 per ft. I actually built this for free because I had all the parts on hand. You can go longer or shorter, but for this example, I'm going ...
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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:43:11 PDT
Fridge Hack - Internal Light Conversion to LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Fridge-Hack-Internal-Light-Conversion-to-LED/
Fridge Hack - Internal Light Conversion to LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/TJQL/J0SEMILX/F4TTJQLJ0SEMILX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/TJQL/J0SEMILX/F4TTJQLJ0SEMILX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/TJQL/J0SEMILX/F4TTJQLJ0SEMILX.SMALL.jpg sjowett This is a mini instructable about the conversion of my fridge light from the original fluorescent lamp to LED. Why? Well, I've had the fridge/freezer for about 18 years now an I've had to replace the fluorescent lamp every 2-3 years. I guess the repeated opening/shutting of the doors along with c...
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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:24:11 PDT
Led Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Project/
Led Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/EOTI/J0MOVLD1/FDAEOTIJ0MOVLD1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/EOTI/J0MOVLD1/FDAEOTIJ0MOVLD1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/EOTI/J0MOVLD1/FDAEOTIJ0MOVLD1.SMALL.jpg badereddine so now what do you want ? you want to write your name or do you want to write Open or close with Led ,Now you can maket So what are you waiting for? Get those LEDs out and heat up your soldering iron because we are about to make ...... Getting All the Right Things So you will need the basic set o...
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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:35:18 PDT
Using LEDs From an LCD TV. http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-LEDs-From-an-LCD-TV/
Using LEDs From an LCD TV. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/PUH4/J0MOQY07/FY3PUH4J0MOQY07.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/PUH4/J0MOQY07/FY3PUH4J0MOQY07.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/PUH4/J0MOQY07/FY3PUH4J0MOQY07.SMALL.jpg Nuonaton Tools needed: Side cutters or metal shears. Either are fine, You can even break the boards by hand if you don't mind the rough look.Sandpaper. I used a disk sander on my lathe, but it removes material very fast.fluxsoldersoldering ironWireLet's use that waste. Cutting/breaking the strips It seem...
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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:00:31 PDT
Handheld Dimmable LED Flashlight (from an Old Vacuum Cleaner!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Handheld-Dimmable-LED-Flashlight-from-an-Old-Vacuu/
Handheld Dimmable LED Flashlight (from an Old Vacuum Cleaner!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/ZM80/J0MOR04L/FLKZM80J0MOR04L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/ZM80/J0MOR04L/FLKZM80J0MOR04L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/ZM80/J0MOR04L/FLKZM80J0MOR04L.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Close to two years ago, I was given a small car vacuum cleaner. It died after a few months, so I took it apart. About at that time I also saw DIY Perks' DIY "Sun-Blaster", so I knew EXACTLY what I was going to do with the enclosure!I've been needing a flashlight when going outside for walks w̶h̶i̶l̶...
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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:08:46 PDT
LED Oscillator Project http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Oscillator-Project/
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:02:50 PDT
Wall Art LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Art-LED-Lamp/
Wall Art LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/GZO6/J0IEHM1J/FHAGZO6J0IEHM1J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/GZO6/J0IEHM1J/FHAGZO6J0IEHM1J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/GZO6/J0IEHM1J/FHAGZO6J0IEHM1J.SMALL.jpg janak It’s a simple wall art until you turn it on.For this you can draw any lamp design of your choice make it simple as it will look real when you turn it on.lets make it. Material Required 1. Sand paper2. LED’s from LED strip or from Electronic stores ( color of your choice)3. LED driver 3W4. Copper ...
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:26:40 PDT
Batman Led Fidget Spinner With Clay Polymer http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Led-Fidget-Spinner-With-Clay-Polymer/
Batman Led Fidget Spinner With Clay Polymer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/Y5SD/J0CORSHM/F4EY5SDJ0CORSHM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/Y5SD/J0CORSHM/F4EY5SDJ0CORSHM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/Y5SD/J0CORSHM/F4EY5SDJ0CORSHM.SMALL.jpg techydiy In this instructable I am going to describe how to make a fidget spinner in a Batman shape and include flashing RGB leds to give an extra wow factor.The Batman holder is really easy to make using clay polymer and an inexpensive Batman cookie cutter. Clay polymer is based on PVC and hardens when bak...
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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 08:45:43 PDT
78.125 KHz ATtiny85 Based Boost LED Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/78125-KHz-ATtiny85-Based-Boost-LED-Driver/
78.125 KHz ATtiny85 Based Boost LED Driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/RS20/J0COKBHQ/FS5RS20J0COKBHQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/RS20/J0COKBHQ/FS5RS20J0COKBHQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/RS20/J0COKBHQ/FS5RS20J0COKBHQ.SMALL.jpg hanlin_y You can increase the switching frequency of microcontroller based LED drivers by using a faster crystal oscillator. A 20 MHz oscillator was used to increase it to from 31.25 kHz to 78.125 kHz. With a higher switching frequency, you can: increase the LED string's drive currentincrease the LED string'...
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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:32:33 PDT
Diy LED Lights Panel for 5$ - Cheap and Easy 6 X 10W http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-LED-Lights-Panel-for-5-Cheap-and-Easy-6-X-10W/
Diy LED Lights Panel for 5$ - Cheap and Easy 6 X 10W - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/EX3D/J08ELACU/FZKEX3DJ08ELACU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/EX3D/J08ELACU/FZKEX3DJ08ELACU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/EX3D/J08ELACU/FZKEX3DJ08ELACU.SMALL.jpg adachsoft This is my simple LED panel. I used 6 LEDs, each with a power of 10W,3 LEDs are warm and cold 3 LEDs.The entire project, you can also see here: 60W LED lights panel for 5$ Components LM2596 Baking Pan 6 x LED 10W Drilling Holes in the Form of Dough To make it easier to drilling I prepared ...
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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 04:54:01 PDT
Multiple LEDs on a Single Resistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiple-LEDs-on-a-Single-Resistor/
Multiple LEDs on a Single Resistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/WZTV/J08EFA5J/F63WZTVJ08EFA5J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/WZTV/J08EFA5J/F63WZTVJ08EFA5J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/WZTV/J08EFA5J/F63WZTVJ08EFA5J.SMALL.jpg SpectreTECH This Instructable will show you how to calculate the required values to connect multiple LEDs with a single resistor vice an individual resistor per LED. Using Ohm's Law Ohm's Law dictates the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance. It is defined as the following equation:Current (...
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 21:51:13 PDT
DIY LED Light Bulb Made From A Cream Jar and an a CFL http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Light-Bulb-Made-From-a-Cream-Jar-and-an-a-/
DIY LED Light Bulb Made From A Cream Jar and an a CFL - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/4EBV/J08ECHIB/FXY4EBVJ08ECHIB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/4EBV/J08ECHIB/FXY4EBVJ08ECHIB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/4EBV/J08ECHIB/FXY4EBVJ08ECHIB.SMALL.jpg Hector J Osuna In this instructable you are gonna learn how to an easy and beautiful light bulb using easy and cheap materials c:This project is based on the reuse of the base and the ballast housing of a compact fluorescent bulb with a bottle of cream that works as a light blur and of course the LEDs and electri...
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Mon, 13 Mar 2017 20:36:45 PDT
SFX Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/SFX-Lightsaber/
SFX Lightsaber - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/IJX3/J048I29W/FY9IJX3J048I29W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/IJX3/J048I29W/FY9IJX3J048I29W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/IJX3/J048I29W/FY9IJX3J048I29W.SMALL.jpg lightsabernerd334 How to make a Realistic SFX Lightsaber that uses any mobile or High Quality camera to make it look like the movies!!
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 07:06:05 PST
Neopixel Light Up Maple Syrup Bottle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Light-Up-Maple-Syrup-Bottle-Lamp/
Neopixel Light Up Maple Syrup Bottle Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/VFCF/J02QLN7Z/F1XVFCFJ02QLN7Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/VFCF/J02QLN7Z/F1XVFCFJ02QLN7Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/VFCF/J02QLN7Z/F1XVFCFJ02QLN7Z.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad In a class of its own in desktop fidgets.Inspired by the neon signage of roadside diners and the Neopixel Running Water Faucet Lamp.Make one. At least get a fresh bottle of 100% Canadian syrup before NAFTA is renegotiated. Scrapple From the Big Apple... A simple art project using an empty Maple S...
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Thu, 9 Mar 2017 17:17:15 PST
Easiest RGB LED Strip With Raspberry Pi! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-RGB-LED-Strip-With-Raspberry-Pi/
Easiest RGB LED Strip With Raspberry Pi! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/UFGC/IZYGHLX9/F3ZUFGCIZYGHLX9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/UFGC/IZYGHLX9/F3ZUFGCIZYGHLX9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/UFGC/IZYGHLX9/F3ZUFGCIZYGHLX9.SMALL.jpg gtoal If you've looked into driving RGB LED strips from your raspberry pi, you may have found it to be more effort than you were willing to put in to it. Either you had to build a driver from scratch with transistors, or you needed to modify the circuitry of a mini amplifier to make sure it didn't blow u...
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Thu, 9 Mar 2017 09:49:30 PST