Instructables: exploring - technology - leds http://www.instructables.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:06:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 It's more than just a hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-more-than-just-a-hat/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:00:31 PDT
Teen LED Flashlight Workshop at the Library http://www.instructables.com/id/Teen-LED-Flashlight-Workshop-at-the-Library/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:29:47 PDT
LED Clothes Peg Tampering Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Clothes-Peg-Tampering-Detector/
LED Clothes Peg Tampering Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/U6MY/HZ13FPD6/FI6U6MYHZ13FPD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/U6MY/HZ13FPD6/FI6U6MYHZ13FPD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/U6MY/HZ13FPD6/FI6U6MYHZ13FPD6.SMALL.jpg YuKonstruct Is your little sister sneaking into your room when you're not there? Set this little trap to tell if anyone has been through your door.This project was created for YuKonstruct's first Build Night in collaboration with hacker-cycle and licheness.YuKonstruct is the first makerspace in Canada's north. ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:31:50 PDT
Rocket Kit - Beginner Solar Powered + LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Kit-Beginner-Solar-Powered-LED/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:20:13 PDT
Mini LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-LED-flashlight/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:34:49 PDT
IKEA Samtid mood-light upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Samtid-mood-light-upgrade/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 06:57:17 PDT
Calculating Resistor Values for LEDs in Series http://www.instructables.com/id/Calculating-Resistor-Values-for-LEDs-in-Series/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 05:54:57 PDT
How to make a LED creeper face http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-LED-creeper-face/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 06:48:43 PDT
Soul In A Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Soul-In-A-Jar/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:41:52 PDT
Bicycle Blinker and Brake Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Blinker-and-Brake-Light/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 23:16:04 PDT
Lego Octopus LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Octopus-LED-Light/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:40:10 PDT
8X8X8 3D RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8X8X8-RGB-LED-Cube/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:38:19 PDT
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Rainbow-LED-Driver-An-Alternative-NOT-done-wit/
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SMALL.gif A_Teacher | A_Teacher |Ok, so as far as I can tell, this is a unique brand NEW design. The project is in a few contests on instructables at the moment, if you like what I have made, please Vote for it.If I win the Zing 16 Laser in the Epilog Challenge, I will keep pumping out custom electronics projects, ...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:48:27 PDT
Homemade Flashlight Infrared Led for Handmade Night Vision Goggle Goggles Scope Camera Portable Aluminium http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Flashlight-Infrared-Led-with-DIY-Driver-f-1/
Homemade Flashlight Infrared Led for Handmade Night Vision Goggle Goggles Scope Camera Portable Aluminium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/M7RS/HYR3AAGW/FK0M7RSHYR3AAGW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/M7RS/HYR3AAGW/FK0M7RSHYR3AAGW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/M7RS/HYR3AAGW/FK0M7RSHYR3AAGW.SMALL.jpg doitbymyhand If you want Homemade Infrared Night Vision you need DIY a infrared flashlight, Do it very easy because Infrared led module lot on eBay, you can make box cover by aluminium scrap and wood, power supply by 3 cells 18650 laptop battery, power on off switch, and few hour on your holiday, you can try do ...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 04:10:01 PDT
DIY 10W LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-10W-LED-flashlight/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:30:17 PDT
3 LED circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/3-LED-circuit/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 00:02:13 PDT
Simple 1 LED Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-1-LED-Circuit/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 22:20:18 PDT
Flashing LED Railroad Lights made with 555 timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-LED-Railroad-Lights-made-with-555-timer/
Flashing LED Railroad Lights made with 555 timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/KKST/HYHGHT6N/F52KKSTHYHGHT6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/KKST/HYHGHT6N/F52KKSTHYHGHT6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/KKST/HYHGHT6N/F52KKSTHYHGHT6N.SMALL.jpg iburntmyhandwhilesoldering Hey there this is a small circuit i put together with a 555 timer, a few LEDS,some resistors and capacitors.Check it out, Build it and tell me if it works.Thanks! Get the parts!!1 A word of caution:This project is not for people with photosensitive epilepsy.Thank you.Parts Required:R1 and R4: 470...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 05:02:09 PDT
Kitchen lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-lighting/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 11:11:15 PDT
Music LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-LEDs/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:55:39 PDT
Tiny Color Mixer - a constant-current, 3W RGB LED with low-battery indicator and polymorph diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Color-Mixer-a-constant-current-3W-RGB-LED-wit/
Tiny Color Mixer - a constant-current, 3W RGB LED with low-battery indicator and polymorph diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/P3KE/HY4L4U82/FBDP3KEHY4L4U82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/P3KE/HY4L4U82/FBDP3KEHY4L4U82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/P3KE/HY4L4U82/FBDP3KEHY4L4U82.SMALL.jpg markmoran Controlling an RGB LED is a simple and common microcontroller project, often the next project done after blinking and fading an LED.To make this more interesting, I built it using an ATtiny13, one of the smallest and simplest AVRs, which required "high-voltage programming." I also used a 3W LED beca...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:52:49 PDT
Sound Responsive LED Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Responsive-LED-Frame/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:57:02 PDT
Using the chipKIT Basic I/O Shield with Analog RGB Strip LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-chipKIT-Basic-IO-Shield-with-Analog-RGB-/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:19:32 PDT
LED multimedia projector http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-multimedia-projector/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:34:58 PDT
LED Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Earrings/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:01:25 PDT
LED Nametag http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Nametag/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:53:06 PDT
LED Critter http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Critter/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:29:11 PDT
12 Volt A.C LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Volt-AC-LED-Lamp/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:26:46 PDT
Bike wheel WS2811 LED effects with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-wheel-WS2811-LED-effects-with-Arduino/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:56:11 PDT
Building a Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Joule-Thief/
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By: ElectroDanno

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:11:36 PDT
ice light http://www.instructables.com/id/ice-light/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:03:07 PDT
Light of the Lost Triangles http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-of-the-Lost-Triangles/
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By: AwabHassan

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:13:05 PDT
LOVE-Shirt LED http://www.instructables.com/id/LOVE-Shirt-LED/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:13:44 PDT
LED Foam Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Foam-Bracelet/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:51:10 PDT
Jeff http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeff/
Jeff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/G5SZ/HNM4BYEW/FDNG5SZHNM4BYEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/G5SZ/HNM4BYEW/FDNG5SZHNM4BYEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/G5SZ/HNM4BYEW/FDNG5SZHNM4BYEW.SMALL.jpg WELL-MADE-ROBOTS .
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:35:31 PDT
TV backlight http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-backlight-1/
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By: wiscdoledino

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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:09:14 PDT
Bob Marley Flashing Colour Changing Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bob-Marley-Flashing-Colour-Changing-Bottle/
Bob Marley Flashing Colour Changing Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SMALL.jpg yashpatel10 Welcome to my first Instructables project! I got the idea after I finished the drink, which is really good :) , and I thought "Man, this bottle is too nice to just throw away". This project is extremely easy to do, and only takes about an hour. Any bottle can be used, but try to stay clear of transp...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 22:02:54 PDT
Mini LED Volume Towers (VU meters) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-LED-Volume-Towers-VU-meters/
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By: Ben Finio

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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 16:14:16 PDT
Cute Little Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Little-Night-lamp/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 10:05:25 PDT
Multicolour Led Hot Glue http://www.instructables.com/id/Multicolour-Led-Hot-Glue/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 23:11:13 PDT
Glow in the Dark LED Ping Pong Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-Dark-LED-Ping-Pong-Ball/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 11:13:13 PDT
Spill juice lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Spill-juice-lamp/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 09:13:44 PDT
Aquarium Volcano Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Volcano-Ornament/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 23:27:42 PDT
LED mini-spotlights http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-mini-spotlights/
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By: earz_cd

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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 20:19:17 PDT
Child's Toy Light Switch Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Childs-Toy-Light-Switch-Box/
Child's Toy Light Switch Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/5A63/HX90TJWQ/F7S5A63HX90TJWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/5A63/HX90TJWQ/F7S5A63HX90TJWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/5A63/HX90TJWQ/F7S5A63HX90TJWQ.SMALL.jpg Ben Finio The inspiration for this project came from babysitting my 1-year old nephew. He will quickly lose interest in a room full of toys, but he LOVES light switches. The problem with light switches is that they are several feet off the ground. This requires an adult to stand there holding him so he can pl...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 12:08:37 PDT
Mains Powered Led's http://www.instructables.com/id/Mains-Powered-Leds/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 09:44:35 PDT
Light-up wax dragon http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-wax-dragon/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 13:12:08 PDT
Making a great LED triangle http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-great-LED-triangle/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:22:48 PDT
LED Landing Light for Experimental Aircraft http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Landing-Light-for-Experimental-Aircraft/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:45:31 PDT
DIY Altoids Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Altoids-Flashlight/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:17:31 PDT