Instructables: exploring - technology - usb - light http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:13:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 Rechargeable Zippo LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-Zippo-LED-flashlight/
Rechargeable Zippo LED flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/3P3V/HRGNQ548/F4J3P3VHRGNQ548.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/3P3V/HRGNQ548/F4J3P3VHRGNQ548.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/3P3V/HRGNQ548/F4J3P3VHRGNQ548.SMALL.jpg beju0506 Long time reader, first time poster. I'm a software engineer but a noob at hobby electronics, so bear with me if I make mistakes :) I'm learning as I go.  I saw a couple different projects here that I found interesting: http://www.instructables.com/id/Supercapacitor-USB-Light/ http://www.instruct...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 13:38:19 PST
Super Capacitor Powered Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/super-capacitor-powered-flashlight/
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 18:46:01 PST
USB microscope with Lego frame http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-microscope-with-Lego-frame-1/
USB microscope with Lego frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/9DQO/HOHYEU0W/FW09DQOHOHYEU0W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/9DQO/HOHYEU0W/FW09DQOHOHYEU0W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/9DQO/HOHYEU0W/FW09DQOHOHYEU0W.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs Here is a USB microscope i made quite a few years back. Its very very simple to build and in its simplest form all you need is a USB webcam. Basically you just remove the lens and turn it around then TADA! you're done. This is not my idea and i read it somewhere online but  i really can't remember w...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 07:04:48 PST
External Sensors + Charging w/ Android USB aka Micro USB Host OTG Y-Cable w/ Power http://www.instructables.com/id/External-Sensors-Charging-w-Android-USB-aka-Micro-/
External Sensors + Charging w/ Android USB aka Micro USB Host OTG Y-Cable w/ Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/SNJ0/HLZRV3V0/FAYSNJ0HLZRV3V0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/SNJ0/HLZRV3V0/FAYSNJ0HLZRV3V0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/SNJ0/HLZRV3V0/FAYSNJ0HLZRV3V0.SMALL.jpg edward_Valarm How do you charge a phone or tablet while running the Valarm Pro app with external USB sensors? This instructable from Team Valarm shows you how!  Why did we solve this problem? Valarm provides sensor and monitoring solutions that facilitate rapid deployment of real-time, ad-hoc, mobile sensor netw...
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:15:54 PDT
USB Powered Wine Bottle Light. http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-Wine-Bottle-Light/
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Sat, 26 Jan 2013 04:40:28 PST
Hack a Bench Power Supply and Multi-Charger from an old PC Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Bench-Power-Supply-and-Multi-Charger-from-a/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/BDMK/GU7FA58L/F0PBDMKGU7FA58L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/BDMK/GU7FA58L/F0PBDMKGU7FA58L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/BDMK/GU7FA58L/F0PBDMKGU7FA58L.SMALL.jpg zapskate for one thing i wanted a BENCH POWER SUPPLY but didn't want to pay $40 dollars at radio shack for one. second i was sick of having so many chargers that i had to take with me everywhere i went for more than 24 hours, trips, vacations, family visits, etc. so i decided to build them both in one and w...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2011 00:00:27 PDT
The USB Ultraviolet Light. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-USB-Ultraviolet-Light/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2011 08:22:17 PDT
USB Keyboard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Keyboard-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/LMD6/GQOPTQE7/FNFLMD6GQOPTQE7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/LMD6/GQOPTQE7/FNFLMD6GQOPTQE7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/LMD6/GQOPTQE7/FNFLMD6GQOPTQE7.SMALL.jpg amalfitano I turned my old Mighty Bright book light into a usb powered keyboard light!! It works amazingly for when you are typing in the dark. I can even turn it on and off.
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Wed, 27 Jul 2011 21:04:47 PDT
Nightlight led laptop 1.2 version. http://www.instructables.com/id/Nightlight-led-laptop-12-version/
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Sat, 12 Mar 2011 16:43:27 PST
Bendable USB Powered LED Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bendable-USB-Powered-LED-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/DEN7/GKKESA1N/FMFDEN7GKKESA1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/DEN7/GKKESA1N/FMFDEN7GKKESA1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/DEN7/GKKESA1N/FMFDEN7GKKESA1N.SMALL.jpg Matt Carl Things you'll need: -Led -Resistor -USB cable -soldering gun -solder -electrical tape/ shrink tubing  
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 18:27:04 PST
USB Light http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/8R0I/GFRWQOJ8/F5M8R0IGFRWQOJ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/8R0I/GFRWQOJ8/F5M8R0IGFRWQOJ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/8R0I/GFRWQOJ8/F5M8R0IGFRWQOJ8.SMALL.jpg sumanmagician USB Light from USB Card reader: Instruments needed- 1. LED 2 pcs. 2. Resister 120 ohms 3. Dead SD card reader Procedure: ~Remove the cover of card reader. ~Remove all parts by soldering iron. ~scratch out all printed circuit. ~Create holes for attaching resister and LEDs. ~Joined the ++ and -- of LE...
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Sat, 30 Oct 2010 12:12:14 PDT
Usb Keyboard Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Usb-Keyboard-Flashlight/
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Sat, 7 Aug 2010 13:15:14 PDT
USB Powered Mystic Light http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-Mystic-Light/
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Sun, 4 Jul 2010 20:33:31 PDT
LED Night Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Night-Pen/
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Sat, 3 Jul 2010 04:32:25 PDT
How to make a USB Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-USB-Light/
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Fri, 25 Jun 2010 21:19:52 PDT
Nightlight led laptop from USB http://www.instructables.com/id/from-USB-laptop-night-light/
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Tue, 22 Jun 2010 16:25:45 PDT
Make a USB Soda Bottle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-USB-Soda-Bottle-Lamp/
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Mon, 14 Jun 2010 09:47:15 PDT
eMail Light: LEDs show new email http://www.instructables.com/id/Mail-Light-Blink-LEDs-via-USB-to-show-you-have-ma/
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Sun, 6 Jun 2010 15:09:22 PDT
The Smallest And Simplest Usb Led Ever http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Smallest-And-Simplest-Usb-Led-Ever/
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Sat, 5 Jun 2010 06:50:16 PDT
Bullnose LED Bike Light and Dynamo USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Bullnose-LED-Bike-Light-and-Dynamo-USB-Charger/
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Wed, 4 Nov 2009 00:36:09 PST
USB christmas ball http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-christmas-ball/
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Thu, 29 Oct 2009 12:35:21 PDT
the iTIN http://www.instructables.com/id/the-iTIN/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2009 10:31:07 PDT
Bright USB Powered LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-USB-Powered-LED-Light/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2009 23:26:35 PDT
LED light tree http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-light-tree/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2009 11:53:34 PDT
LED TV Light Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-TV-Light-Mod/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2009 22:17:11 PDT
Simple Cheap USB LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cheap-USB-LED-Light/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2009 12:51:25 PDT
USB LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-LED-Light-2/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2009 15:43:42 PST
Bendable LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Bendable-LED-Flashlight/
Bendable LED Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/WWMD/FPQLEI2J/FWDWWMDFPQLEI2J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/WWMD/FPQLEI2J/FWDWWMDFPQLEI2J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/WWMD/FPQLEI2J/FWDWWMDFPQLEI2J.SMALL.jpg amakerguy This is a easy LED flashlight that is made out of a USB LED light and is flexible so you can put it in spaces that regular flashlights don't fit you can even bend the bottom half so that it can stand up and you will not have to hold it. Now lets stop yappin' and start building! Stuff you need To ...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2009 12:26:03 PST
USB Rechargeable LED flash light http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Rechargeable-LED-flash-light/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2008 17:17:46 PST
Super Nintendo cartridge wallet with sound, light, and key storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Nintendo-Wallet-that-plays-music-gives-ligh/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2008 11:09:06 PST
How to make your own light bulb USB memory drive http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-light-bulb-USB-memory-drive/
How to make your own light bulb USB memory drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/AV84/FNZA8VU4/FBZAV84FNZA8VU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/AV84/FNZA8VU4/FBZAV84FNZA8VU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/AV84/FNZA8VU4/FBZAV84FNZA8VU4.SMALL.jpg goriath Hi! This Instructable will show you how to make light bulb memory drive, with a bit of patience. I got the idea some days ago, when a friend of mine gave me the burned-out light bulb shown in the pictures above...This is my first Instructable, I hope you will like it! OK, here we go! What is neede...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2008 17:47:23 PST
How to compress your psp backups' ISO files into CSO files to save space. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-compress-your-psp-backups-ISO-files-into-C/
How to compress your psp backups' ISO files into CSO files to save space. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/DHH8/FN82TY1V/FTTDHH8FN82TY1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/DHH8/FN82TY1V/FTTDHH8FN82TY1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/DHH8/FN82TY1V/FTTDHH8FN82TY1V.SMALL.jpg Steamdnt In this Instructable I will show you how to compress your psps' backups from ISO to CSO to save space on your memory stick, using only one piece of software that is usable with Wine In Ubuntu. You will also need a CFW (Cusstom Firm-Ware) psp to make any use of this. Get the software All y...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2008 19:26:24 PST
How to light a LED or regular light with USB!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-light-a-LED-or-regular-light-with-USB/
How to light a LED or regular light with USB!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/UDQE/FMMD5IAM/FZEUDQEFMMD5IAM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/UDQE/FMMD5IAM/FZEUDQEFMMD5IAM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/UDQE/FMMD5IAM/FZEUDQEFMMD5IAM.SMALL.jpg mikurej95 This Instructable is going to teach you how to light a light bulb through a USB!!SORRY: I currently have no camera so I can not load up any pictures!BUT: I do have a scanner so I will do the best I can.I guess you could use this when its dark and you don't have a light source or you want to save mon...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2008 17:26:39 PDT
5 min usb table top light house http://www.instructables.com/id/5-min-usb-table-top-light-house/
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By: pyroelfears

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Sun, 14 Sep 2008 09:03:36 PDT
The Super-efficient USB Light http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Super-efficient-USB-Light/
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By: qs

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Fri, 15 Aug 2008 20:37:51 PDT
USB Powered Glowing LEGO Man http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-Glowing-LEGO-Man/
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By: Coggz

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Thu, 14 Aug 2008 08:52:27 PDT
USB Batman Spotlight http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Batman-Spotlight/
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By: KaptinScarlet

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Thu, 7 Aug 2008 19:31:06 PDT
USB Popcorn Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Popcorn-Maker/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/Q0O1/FIES0CRS/FFUQ0O1FIES0CRS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/Q0O1/FIES0CRS/FFUQ0O1FIES0CRS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/Q0O1/FIES0CRS/FFUQ0O1FIES0CRS.SMALL.jpg Serge Savoie Make fresh popcorn with your laptop
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Tue, 8 Jul 2008 19:31:28 PDT
USB powered LED/ Christmas lights http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-powered-LED-Christmas-lights/
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By: supersith22

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Mon, 16 Jun 2008 18:37:54 PDT
The USB powered LED CD lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-USB-powered-LED-CD-lamp/
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By: Artificial Intelligence

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Thu, 22 May 2008 12:02:54 PDT
The Smallest USB LED http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Smallest-USB-LED/
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By: 1up

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Fri, 21 Mar 2008 18:41:21 PDT
The Coolest USB L.E.D. Pocket-Sized Light (Pocket-Sized Entry) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Coolest-USB-L.E.D.-Pocket-Sized-Light-Pocket-/
The Coolest USB L.E.D. Pocket-Sized Light (Pocket-Sized Entry) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/XAAN/FDUEK7HT/FGZXAANFDUEK7HT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/XAAN/FDUEK7HT/FGZXAANFDUEK7HT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/XAAN/FDUEK7HT/FGZXAANFDUEK7HT.SMALL.jpg gamer In this Instructable, I will show you how to make a USB powered L.E.D. light that can fold away into the size of an X-it Mints tin, and can easily fit in your pocket. If you like it, be sure to + it and vote for me in the contest! The materials and tools you will need are: L.E.D. USB cable (salvag...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2008 17:27:26 PDT
USB led light http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-led-light/
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By: stevie1

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Sun, 9 Mar 2008 15:04:07 PDT
USB Laptop Light http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Laptop-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/0GPW/FD5ITV15/FU60GPWFD5ITV15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/0GPW/FD5ITV15/FU60GPWFD5ITV15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/0GPW/FD5ITV15/FU60GPWFD5ITV15.SMALL.jpg branedge Quick, easy and cheap way to make a USB laptop LED light. I made this one in about 20 minutes with spare parts. Great for presentation or just night time surfing.
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Wed, 27 Feb 2008 06:40:39 PST
USB Moodlight http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Moodlight/
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By: gamer

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Fri, 4 Jan 2008 19:08:49 PST
Beer bottle USB lamp... http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-bottle-USB-lamp.../
Beer bottle USB lamp... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/N7B1/FAQDX8KA/FG6N7B1FAQDX8KA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/N7B1/FAQDX8KA/FG6N7B1FAQDX8KA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/N7B1/FAQDX8KA/FG6N7B1FAQDX8KA.SMALL.jpg killerjackalope Made this on a whim, would be a slideshow but my camera got stolen when my mum was borrowing it... So phone pictures. Things you'll need There's not much to it, I made this because all these things were sitting on my desk. -Pliers (with wire cutting bit) -A spare USB cable -Some lights/LEDS, Min...
By: killerjackalope

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Tue, 1 Jan 2008 21:31:31 PST
Make a USB Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-USB-Microscope/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/E1CB/FA190MGF/FBLE1CBFA190MGF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/E1CB/FA190MGF/FBLE1CBFA190MGF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/E1CB/FA190MGF/FBLE1CBFA190MGF.SMALL.jpg carlosbrolotobar Don't Drop This Episode 02 will show you how to make a Microscope using one old Webcamhttp://www.metacafe.com/watch/977880/make_a_usb_microscope/
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Sat, 15 Dec 2007 18:29:39 PST
Super-bright Lego-light from $14 Radio Shack desk lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-bright-Lego-light-from-%2414-Radio-Shack-desk-/
Super-bright Lego-light from $14 Radio Shack desk lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/00Y6/F6B7W7BV/FS500Y6F6B7W7BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/00Y6/F6B7W7BV/FS500Y6F6B7W7BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/00Y6/F6B7W7BV/FS500Y6F6B7W7BV.SMALL.jpg LabRat With a little help from your cat, easily convert a $14 desk lamp from Radio Shack into a powerful Lego light with many uses. Additionally, you can power it by AC or USB.I was buying parts to add lighting to a Lego model when I found this by accident. It worked so well that I thought I'd share.Parts ...
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Fri, 28 Sep 2007 10:00:00 PDT
Portable USB battery pack bike light (with a Luxeon III conversion) http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-USB-battery-pack-bike-light-with-a-Luxeo/
Portable USB battery pack bike light (with a Luxeon III conversion) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/TE3U/F11S8TIJ/FE9TE3UF11S8TIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/TE3U/F11S8TIJ/FE9TE3UF11S8TIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/TE3U/F11S8TIJ/FE9TE3UF11S8TIJ.SMALL.jpg warlord You've probably seen how handy it can be to have a portable USB power supply for charging iPods, PSP, cellphones etc. I decided to make one but it needed to be multipurpose to justify carrying around the extra weight. I wanted to make it as simple a possible so I decided to use 4 AA sized NiMH batt...
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Tue, 1 May 2007 21:59:47 PDT
The ChargerLight: WallCharge your USB devices with style http://www.instructables.com/id/The-ChargerLight%3a-WallCharge-your-USB-devices-with/
The ChargerLight: WallCharge your USB devices with style - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/YSSD/F0ZTLKWO/FNWYSSDF0ZTLKWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/YSSD/F0ZTLKWO/FNWYSSDF0ZTLKWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/YSSD/F0ZTLKWO/FNWYSSDF0ZTLKWO.SMALL.jpg Proteus A nightlight that charges your usb gadgets =]The Story (skipable) :I was a little disappointed with the battery life (only 60 days) of my previous award winning (lol) Instructable (The EggLight) so when my girlfriend asked me to build her a wall USB charger for her iPOD I decided to merge a night li...
By: Proteus

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Sat, 28 Apr 2007 17:50:38 PDT