Instructables: exploring - technology - leds http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:33:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 He LED me to the LIGHT. http://www.instructables.com/id/He-LED-me-to-the-LIGHT/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FOV/ASH0/I1NEFEO0/FOVASH0I1NEFEO0.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FOV/ASH0/I1NEFEO0/FOVASH0I1NEFEO0.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FOV/ASH0/I1NEFEO0/FOVASH0I1NEFEO0.SMALL.jpg alcurb Some of the most awesome LED projects in Instructables: Creative and Beautiful. Controllable RGB LED system for your home or office Aurora 9x18 RGB LED art Light of the Lost Triangles Rave Shades™: The Self Assembly LED Glasses Kit. Rechargeable LED Illuminated NightShoe Full S...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:20:23 PDT
Light Up LED Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-LED-Card/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:01:26 PDT
RGB Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Ghost/
RGB Ghost - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SMALL.jpg lmowry This is a simple tutorial on my findings on making a foam ghost and a free issues I ran into... I made four of these and am using them outside for some shows. But due to it being made of styrofoam the wind rubbing it up against the trees is ruining the ghosts, so I advice you to use this technique f...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:21:18 PDT
Bass(sound) Reactive LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Basssound-Reactive-LEDs/
Bass(sound) Reactive LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/ZCEM/I1KJK00V/F07ZCEMI1KJK00V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/ZCEM/I1KJK00V/F07ZCEMI1KJK00V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/ZCEM/I1KJK00V/F07ZCEMI1KJK00V.SMALL.jpg me_zain Hiii Everyone!! This is a very simple, cheap and interesting project. An easy way of learning the working of Transistors for beginners. Must tyr it, it just takes 5 minutes to built :DSimple sound reactive LED's using a TIP31c Transistor. It has a 12v power source powering 4 LED's. The module is on...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:28:24 PDT
9v led keyboard light http://www.instructables.com/id/9v-led-keyboard-light/
9v led keyboard light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/1NGP/I1J5YPUC/FAX1NGPI1J5YPUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/1NGP/I1J5YPUC/FAX1NGPI1J5YPUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/1NGP/I1J5YPUC/FAX1NGPI1J5YPUC.SMALL.jpg nicholas.reyan This is a led keyboard light powered by a 9v battery Tools and materials Things you will need are: Led kit For rc vehiclesOld webcamducttapelaptop/computer to mount on9v battery to power leds Atttach frontal leds This step is simple attach the blue leds to the front with 2 pieces of tape At...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:31:27 PDT
Glass Tile Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Tile-Night-Light/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:18:36 PDT
The Healing Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Healing-Lamp/
The Healing Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZBOU/I1IQA34Q/F6QZBOUI1IQA34Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZBOU/I1IQA34Q/F6QZBOUI1IQA34Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZBOU/I1IQA34Q/F6QZBOUI1IQA34Q.SMALL.jpg dt4art The lamp is designed to be environmentally friendly with visible and touchable functions. The branch is the symbol of nature. The natural shapes give us comfortable feelings and emotions.It is an aesthetically artistic item even the branch lights off. I design for a person who needs to decorate easi...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:02:51 PDT
LED module light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-module-light/
LED module light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/3ALO/I1IQ8KTT/FFX3ALOI1IQ8KTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/3ALO/I1IQ8KTT/FFX3ALOI1IQ8KTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/3ALO/I1IQ8KTT/FFX3ALOI1IQ8KTT.SMALL.jpg superqi7 This Instructable will teach you how to make a LED module light.Materials:Translucent plastics that is foldable( I got it in Canal Plastics in New York City),Copper Tape,Hot glue gun,wires,3V button battery or arduino board,Battery Holder,Neodymium Disc Craft Magnets 1/4 X 1/16 Inch,soldering materi...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:23:20 PDT
Spider-man web shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-man-web-shooter/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:41:39 PDT
Interactive LED Puzzle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Puzzle-Lamp/
Interactive LED Puzzle Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/ZGLS/I1FQ6C1M/FZ7ZGLSI1FQ6C1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/ZGLS/I1FQ6C1M/FZ7ZGLSI1FQ6C1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/ZGLS/I1FQ6C1M/FZ7ZGLSI1FQ6C1M.SMALL.jpg LMS23 OverviewThis LED lamp is an interactive design product. It is a rectangular prism base that can hold in multiple light slots that complete the circuit and light up. It gives users the power to manipulate the design and change the lights based on several situations and as they see fit.Material Whil...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:27:03 PDT
Simple LED Meditation Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Meditation-Lamp/
Simple LED Meditation Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/1637/I1GIKIXV/FVU1637I1GIKIXV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/1637/I1GIKIXV/FVU1637I1GIKIXV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/1637/I1GIKIXV/FVU1637I1GIKIXV.SMALL.jpg binney For those who would like to add a little soft light to their meditation practice. Materials Fairy copper wire LED lights (40 LED lights are on this strand) One 556 Ohm Resistor (if you have fewer than 40 LED lights, you may want to choose a smaller resistor) Clear glass jar (this one is a tea jar) p...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:38:03 PDT
Touch Controlled LED Canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Controlled-LED-Canvas/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:18:34 PDT
Newton Cradle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Newton-Cradle-Lamp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:15:37 PDT
LED Strobe Lights for Towing Plowing Etc http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Strobe-Lights-for-Towing-Plowing-Etc/
LED Strobe Lights for Towing Plowing Etc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NUJC/I1ETWJHS/FSFNUJCI1ETWJHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NUJC/I1ETWJHS/FSFNUJCI1ETWJHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NUJC/I1ETWJHS/FSFNUJCI1ETWJHS.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I recently traded in my big pickup for a blazer. the big truck had a full size light bar on the roof but the blazer has a sunroof so I cant go that way again. I looked at different hideaway strobes and I even have an old twin tube strobe dashboard plow light but where's the fun in using something ...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:22:47 PDT
Regular Staff/ Magic staff http://www.instructables.com/id/Regular-Staff-Magic-staff/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:44:11 PDT
Light your scarf up with LED fairy wire! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-your-scarf-up-with-LED-fairy-wire/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:29:27 PDT
Car Led Revolution http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Led-Revolution/
Car Led Revolution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/BO3Q/I1BPAFLN/F7PBO3QI1BPAFLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/BO3Q/I1BPAFLN/F7PBO3QI1BPAFLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/BO3Q/I1BPAFLN/F7PBO3QI1BPAFLN.SMALL.jpg tanilsarikaya I have changed ;Front Daytime Lights (Yellow)Front Fog Lights (White) Rear Tail Lights (Red)Led lights more brilliant and better than bulb lights. Also power consumption is less 50%. Default 1 bulb light power consumption is 21 watt around my new led power consumption is only 8 Watt.They have mad...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:11:24 PDT
Glasses with Headlights and a dual Party mode http://www.instructables.com/id/Glasses-with-Headlights-and-dual-Party-mode/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:44:44 PDT
Arduino-based High Powered Switching LED Drivers http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-High-Powered-Switching-LED-Drivers/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:54:53 PDT
littleBits Projects: Halloween Stick Figure Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Halloween-Stick-Figure-Costume/
littleBits Projects: Halloween Stick Figure Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/JD51/I15L30Z4/F1PJD51I15L30Z4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/JD51/I15L30Z4/F1PJD51I15L30Z4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/JD51/I15L30Z4/F1PJD51I15L30Z4.SMALL.gif littleBits Visit the littleBits project page for more DIY project ideas.With just a few snaps you can use littleBits to make instant interactive wearables: make your own light-up stick figure costume, glowing dinosaur hoodie, and more! This project uses the Limited Edition Stick Figure Costume Pack we introdu...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:06:53 PDT
DMX LED Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/DMX-LED-Strips/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:24:29 PDT
Remote controlled Colorful LED lights for Aquarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-Colorful-LED-lights-for-Aquarium/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:31:04 PDT
Electric (LED) Marshmallow http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-LED-Marshmallow/
Electric (LED) Marshmallow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/18AR/I12KCN2J/FNK18ARI12KCN2J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/18AR/I12KCN2J/FNK18ARI12KCN2J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/18AR/I12KCN2J/FNK18ARI12KCN2J.SMALL.jpg BobN2 About the Electric Marshmallow. As far as I can tell, this is the first Electric Marshmallow LED project I've ever seen. I was looking for a very simple LED project that a group of 8 year olds can complete, and this fit the bill. Other similar projects I tried frustrated the kids. They had problems...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 20:07:51 PDT
LED Bookmark http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bookmark/
LED Bookmark - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/65M5/I11YUGCD/F7H65M5I11YUGCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/65M5/I11YUGCD/F7H65M5I11YUGCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/65M5/I11YUGCD/F7H65M5I11YUGCD.SMALL.jpg hollyjackson Materials:Binder Clip Craft Foam Sheets 3V Coin Battery LED Lights Electrical Tape Spray Adhesive Craft Glue Cut a piece of craft foam that will wrap all the way around your binder clip. Spray one side of the foam with the craft glue and adhere it to the binder clip, starting and ending on ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 10:30:09 PDT
Life Size Lite Bright http://www.instructables.com/id/Life-Size-Lite-Bright/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 10:21:38 PDT
Altoid's Smalls Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Smalls-Altoid-Flashlight/
Altoid's Smalls Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/GNVS/I0YG3YX2/FQ0GNVSI0YG3YX2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/GNVS/I0YG3YX2/FQ0GNVSI0YG3YX2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/GNVS/I0YG3YX2/FQ0GNVSI0YG3YX2.SMALL.jpg Volthaus Electronics Laboratory The world's brightest Altoid's Smalls 3 LED flashlight. It has two wide field 3500 MCD white Piranha LEDs, one on either side of a single 14,000 MCD white LED. All powered by a 3 volt CR2032 lithium button battery. — at volthaus electronics laboratory, Austin TX. Parts The Altoids Small flash...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 02:45:47 PDT
Toilet Paper Tube Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Toilet-Paper-Tube-Torch/
Toilet Paper Tube Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0IJR/I12KFFUH/F430IJRI12KFFUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0IJR/I12KFFUH/F430IJRI12KFFUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0IJR/I12KFFUH/F430IJRI12KFFUH.SMALL.jpg daryllukas A cheap DIY flashlight using LEDs (and other stuff I found lying around in my room)It's a very simple project and very easy to do.Duration: Took me 2 hoursWhat You Will Need: LEDsResistorsA Breadboard (for prototyping) and a PerfBoardToilet Paper TubeConnecting wireSoldering Wire & Gun3x 3v Button B...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 15:01:15 PDT
DIY cheap waterproof LED lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cheap-waterproof-LED-lamp/
DIY cheap waterproof LED lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/KA6R/I0TVL4J8/FHVKA6RI0TVL4J8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/KA6R/I0TVL4J8/FHVKA6RI0TVL4J8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/KA6R/I0TVL4J8/FHVKA6RI0TVL4J8.SMALL.jpg NewAge-2014 LED lamps are long lasting and very economical. But they are still expensive. Here's how I made a 12V LED lamp, using a LED strip and discarded plastic jar. The lamp costed less than $1 to make and is bright enough to read a book and light up a room! Parts Here are the parts you need: plastic jar...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 12:40:45 PDT
Lighten up your picture frames (LEDs) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighten-up-your-picture-frames-LEDs/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 12:09:08 PDT
SteamPunk Lego LED Octopus http://www.instructables.com/id/SteamPunk-Lego-LED-Octopus/
SteamPunk Lego LED Octopus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/97OZ/I0XOI4MH/FB597OZI0XOI4MH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/97OZ/I0XOI4MH/FB597OZI0XOI4MH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/97OZ/I0XOI4MH/FB597OZI0XOI4MH.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid After creating my LED Lego Octopus, I decided to put a SteamPunk theme on my next one. This Lego Octopus is similar to my last one but I was able to streamline the wiring process a bit. I also added Lego Technic gears and 18k gold paint to give it the SteamPunk aesthetic. I used orange LED lights th...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:19:52 PDT
LED bookmarker +table lamp (with brightness control) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-bookmarker/
LED bookmarker +table lamp (with brightness control) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/R57Z/I1K3R46E/FZYR57ZI1K3R46E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/R57Z/I1K3R46E/FZYR57ZI1K3R46E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/R57Z/I1K3R46E/FZYR57ZI1K3R46E.SMALL.jpg blukelaser This is a DIY reading light . I call it " LED bookmarker".Hi,I have created a bookmarker that helps us in reading the books in dark .It an used as table lamp , shared, it is so bright that two people can read read books comfortably (when used with full brightness)this bookmarker has some LEDs to gi...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 09:45:06 PDT
Building a Simple Projection Mapped Display with Pixel Mapped LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Simple-Projection-Mapped-Display-with-P/
Building a Simple Projection Mapped Display with Pixel Mapped LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/Z26B/I0R0WHNY/FVWZ26BI0R0WHNY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/Z26B/I0R0WHNY/FVWZ26BI0R0WHNY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/Z26B/I0R0WHNY/FVWZ26BI0R0WHNY.SMALL.jpg joejoetheclown As a circuit board designer who deals mostly with LED control systems, I have accumulated quite a stash of LED strip, bars, pucks, and other companies controllers that we have purchased for clients, gigs, or evaluations. Every now and then I like to crack open a box of this stuff and put it to use ...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 10:01:27 PDT
Aquarium Volcano Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Volcano-Ornament-1/
Aquarium Volcano Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/XLT9/I0RTB47W/FYVXLT9I0RTB47W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/XLT9/I0RTB47W/FYVXLT9I0RTB47W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/XLT9/I0RTB47W/FYVXLT9I0RTB47W.SMALL.jpg fairaj This underwater volcano feature will immerse your aquarium in a volcanic landscape with bubbling lava and spewing eruptions.This is a great way to add to the looks of your aquarium and oxygenating the water at the same time Video of the Volcano in action.How it WorksThe rising bubbles from the air ...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 03:56:59 PDT
Make An L.E.D Emblem Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-LED-Emblem-Light/
Make An L.E.D Emblem Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/0H3A/I0Q1R5VL/F2C0H3AI0Q1R5VL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/0H3A/I0Q1R5VL/F2C0H3AI0Q1R5VL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/0H3A/I0Q1R5VL/F2C0H3AI0Q1R5VL.SMALL.jpg mist8k How to make this cool L.E.D lit emblem using a sheet of acrylic. You can also watch the video for more guidance. What you needThick A5 sheet of clear acrylic plastic.Base - I used the lid from a Lego boxStrip of colour changing L.E.DsHot glueStencil of emblem or custom stencil Rotary tool with atta...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 10:07:28 PDT
LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lighting-2/
LED Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/JBKE/I0Q1PWBX/FGRJBKEI0Q1PWBX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/JBKE/I0Q1PWBX/FGRJBKEI0Q1PWBX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/JBKE/I0Q1PWBX/FGRJBKEI0Q1PWBX.SMALL.jpg sepeters228 This instructable shows how to make a simple LED light that can be installed just about anywhere you might need a light such as a crawlspace, cabinet, shed or patio.The pictures show what the fixtures look like and how they can be strung together. I will update later with a post of them installed i...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 08:18:22 PDT
3D Printed Mini Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Mini-Nightlight/
3D Printed Mini Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/UZ87/I0PYVEEV/FNUUZ87I0PYVEEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/UZ87/I0PYVEEV/FNUUZ87I0PYVEEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/UZ87/I0PYVEEV/FNUUZ87I0PYVEEV.SMALL.jpg mkchronos What to do with a 10mm LED and a 3D Printer? Why not make a Mini Nightlight. Perfect for simple lighting around the house, or even outside, these Mini Nightlights will fit the bill just about anywhere you need them. Tools and Materials 3D Printer (any type will do)10mm LED (any color will do)Cu...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:19:46 PDT
LED LAMPS OUT OF OLD LAMPS http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-LAMPS-OUT-OF-OLD-LAMPS/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:45:10 PDT
LED Pin or Barrette http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pin-or-Barrette/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:40:12 PDT
Light-Up Cuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Cuff/
Light-Up Cuff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/KMI1/I0PKYGKC/FJAKMI1I0PKYGKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/KMI1/I0PKYGKC/FJAKMI1I0PKYGKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/KMI1/I0PKYGKC/FJAKMI1I0PKYGKC.SMALL.jpg 210teenlibrary Make a simple cuff with fabric and LEDs. This version uses a snap to close the circuit so the LEDs light up only when the snap is connected. Gather Tools & Materials Tools: Scissors Needlenose Pliers (optional) Pins Needles Needle Threader (optional) Snap Setters (if using no-sew snaps)Materials:...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:37:05 PDT
The Magnetic Altoids LED Flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Magnetic-Altoids-LED-Flashlight/
The Magnetic Altoids LED Flashlight! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/PTXX/I0PKYENY/FGFPTXXI0PKYENY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/PTXX/I0PKYENY/FGFPTXXI0PKYENY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/PTXX/I0PKYENY/FGFPTXXI0PKYENY.SMALL.jpg changingelectronics Well, The Instructables by Joshua Zimmerman, How to build a better Altoids Flashlight was AMAZING. The altoids smalls, the pushbutton, LED's, it was great. And then, the instructables by DanielX was great, Altoids smalls magnetic switch Flashlight is also AMAZING! But, they both had some flaws, and ...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:31:24 PDT
Glowing Critters http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Critters/
Glowing Critters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/NWQE/I0LCRCT3/FZTNWQEI0LCRCT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/NWQE/I0LCRCT3/FZTNWQEI0LCRCT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/NWQE/I0LCRCT3/FZTNWQEI0LCRCT3.SMALL.jpg Maker Studio Make your critters come to life with leds! Gather Materials You will need:ledscoincell batteriestapeEaster eggscraft materialshot gluescissors Make your critter Add craft materials to your Easter egg to make any sort of critter you want. Make sure the avoid glueing/taping the opening of the E...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:16:16 PDT
Portable LED glove box illuminator http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-LED-glove-box-illuminator/
Portable LED glove box illuminator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/45FV/I0NOHQ1J/F5T45FVI0NOHQ1J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/45FV/I0NOHQ1J/F5T45FVI0NOHQ1J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/45FV/I0NOHQ1J/F5T45FVI0NOHQ1J.SMALL.jpg gmiedalien Here is a little battery powered portable glove box light. You can position it on the inside of your glove box using Velcro or other brand hook and loop, so when you open the glove box, the door switch will turn on the light, and when you close the glove box, the light will turn off. (or does it? ...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:08:49 PDT
Underlight your Dalek (or other project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Underlight-your-Dalek-or-other-project/
Underlight your Dalek (or other project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/A6QF/I0LCKAYP/F5AA6QFI0LCKAYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/A6QF/I0LCKAYP/F5AA6QFI0LCKAYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/A6QF/I0LCKAYP/F5AA6QFI0LCKAYP.SMALL.jpg BenjieGillam You know how it goes - you take you Dalek out and have a great day, but you get held up and when it's time to come come it's already dark. You try driving Alan (yes, the Dalek's name is Alan - don't ask me why) back but you keep scraping him on the pavement or getting him stuck in potholes because y...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:49:54 PDT
Make a tiny long-lasting LED torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-tiny-long-lasting-LED-torch/
Make a tiny long-lasting LED torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/95BS/I0LCK6L3/F0495BSI0LCK6L3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/95BS/I0LCK6L3/F0495BSI0LCK6L3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/95BS/I0LCK6L3/F0495BSI0LCK6L3.SMALL.jpg BenjieGillam This project is to make a tiny torch that offers comfort in the night and a limited amount of illumination. Red is recommended since it affects sleep the least (and works for longest). A resistor is used to reduce the brightness of the LED, thereby increasing the battery life. You will need: An LED ...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:10:08 PDT
Animated Paper Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-Paper-Circuits/
Animated Paper Circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/XG06/I0LDX7L5/FXEXG06I0LDX7L5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/XG06/I0LDX7L5/FXEXG06I0LDX7L5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/XG06/I0LDX7L5/FXEXG06I0LDX7L5.SMALL.jpg Becca Rose An interactive "live" animation that responds to touch without any programming! This is a really fun project and could be incorporated into a book or a greetings card, and also e-textiles, or many more surfaces. There are more examples of pieces I have made on my blog: http://blog.beccarose....
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:07:42 PDT
8 mm LED on AC http://www.instructables.com/id/8-mm-LED-on-AC/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:28:33 PDT
Waterproof LED Mini-lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-LED-Mini-lanterns/
Waterproof LED Mini-lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/2R5U/I0LCG5OV/F902R5UI0LCG5OV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/2R5U/I0LCG5OV/F902R5UI0LCG5OV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/2R5U/I0LCG5OV/F902R5UI0LCG5OV.SMALL.jpg FunWithBots These simple mini-lanterns have just a few basic parts and make great backyard or party lighting. They take less than 10 minutes to make. Tools and Materials You'll need the following items.Tools: Wire snippersDrill with 3/8" bitMaterials 10mm LED (any color)electrical tape3/4" PVC cap3/4" PVC p...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 13:16:27 PDT
DIY Semaphore Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Semaphore-Lantern/
DIY Semaphore Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/WVBN/I0LDR770/FMYWVBNI0LDR770.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/WVBN/I0LDR770/FMYWVBNI0LDR770.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/WVBN/I0LDR770/FMYWVBNI0LDR770.SMALL.jpg Tymkrs I was watching Going Postal by Terry Pratchett and in the movie, there were these things called "Clacks Towers". Each tower consists of a massive light with a 4x4 shutter flap system (lots of ropes/pulleys/levers). Anytime someone wanted to send a message to another town, they'd do it through the c...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 21:56:16 PDT
REMIX - Single-Sided Joule-Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/REMIX-Single-Sided-Joule-Thief/
REMIX - Single-Sided Joule-Thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/UO4G/I0HYSLFO/FEXUO4GI0HYSLFO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/UO4G/I0HYSLFO/FEXUO4GI0HYSLFO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/UO4G/I0HYSLFO/FEXUO4GI0HYSLFO.SMALL.jpg krummrey This isn't the first Joule-Thief here on instructables. But this one has one big advantage, it has a one-sided board. It is very hard to align two layers when you make a board yourself. So if you have access to a CNC-Milling-Machine, or have everything set up to etch one yourself, this one is for yo...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 12:14:26 PDT
Permanent Digital LED House Holiday Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Permanent-Digital-LED-House-Holiday-Lighting/
Permanent Digital LED House Holiday Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/1WUO/I0FFELEU/FWV1WUOI0FFELEU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/1WUO/I0FFELEU/FWV1WUOI0FFELEU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/1WUO/I0FFELEU/FWV1WUOI0FFELEU.SMALL.jpg CarlS Digitally addressable RGB LED strips are becoming more available and less expensive through hobbyist electronics stores and direct from factories in China, so it's time to update your holiday house lighting!This project uses an Arduino to control strips of digitally addressable LEDs, and the idea is...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:49:55 PDT