Instructables: exploring - technology - Led - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:09:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to make a Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Joule-Thief-1/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 13:35:46 PDT
LED Box Room Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Box-Room-Lamp/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 18:53:15 PDT
Illuminate - A Social Garment http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminate-a-Social-Garment/
Illuminate - A Social Garment - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/F7FH/ISCAE620/FT3F7FHISCAE620.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/F7FH/ISCAE620/FT3F7FHISCAE620.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/F7FH/ISCAE620/FT3F7FHISCAE620.SMALL.jpg YuchenZ In my fashion tech projects, I am always inspired by social interaction with a strong visual impact. Since my background was in visual design, I enjoy bringing a strong visual impact into the interaction designs of my garments. This garment highlights a physical interaction by illuminating the area...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 07:22:18 PDT
eTextiles: Stretch circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Stretch-Circuit/
eTextiles: Stretch circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/9STG/ISAUPAV8/FSL9STGISAUPAV8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/9STG/ISAUPAV8/FSL9STGISAUPAV8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/9STG/ISAUPAV8/FSL9STGISAUPAV8.SMALL.jpg rachelfreire Making circuits on the body often means limiting where they can be placed. I have been experimenting with stretchy etextile techniques which can fit tightly to the body and bend and stretch allowing the wearer more freedom of movement. This technique shows you how to make a stretch etextile circuit ...
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:27:42 PDT
The Flower Power Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Flower-Power-Lamp/
The Flower Power Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/0SPV/ISAUO543/FX90SPVISAUO543.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/0SPV/ISAUO543/FX90SPVISAUO543.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/0SPV/ISAUO543/FX90SPVISAUO543.SMALL.jpg sacha88 Hello everybody! The goal of this instructable is to construct a connected lamp in a flower form (a tulip). The lamp is most made of MDF 3mm and acrylic. This project was originally an excuse to learn Android app and the connection with a microcontroller. After some research, I found than a NodeMCU...
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:44:39 PDT
ULTRA THIN LIGHT BOXES http://www.instructables.com/id/ULTRA-THIN-LIGHT-BOXES/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:01:00 PDT
Light-Up Disco Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Disco-Table/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:35:11 PDT
Twitter Mood Lamps with ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitter-Mood-Lamps-With-ESP8266/
Twitter Mood Lamps with ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/MQKB/IRXTNXOV/F9GMQKBIRXTNXOV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/MQKB/IRXTNXOV/F9GMQKBIRXTNXOV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/MQKB/IRXTNXOV/F9GMQKBIRXTNXOV.SMALL.jpg The Screwed Scientists One day I was browsing through Thingverse and came across these awesome looking lamps made by Markellov.I decided I wanted to make something out of them and settled on a Twitter Mood Lamp. The idea was to parse tweets and assert the general mood of the tweets which then gets translated to a color di...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:16:37 PDT
Universal sound reactive lights for drums / guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-Sound-Reactive-Lights-for-Drums-Guitar/
Universal sound reactive lights for drums / guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/0YJ9/IRXTLKKA/FDM0YJ9IRXTLKKA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/0YJ9/IRXTLKKA/FDM0YJ9IRXTLKKA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/0YJ9/IRXTLKKA/FDM0YJ9IRXTLKKA.SMALL.gif Uzful_Lab I've been looking for a way to improve my band's presence on stage for a long time until I figured out the best way is yet again, the DIY way.I aimed to create a compact, versatile and reliable system that would allow to turn any instrument into a sound reactive light device. That was not easy, and ...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:15:58 PDT
Skateboard Shelf With LED's! http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Shelf-With-LEDs/
Skateboard Shelf With LED's! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/P3QO/IRXTJOJ2/FRYP3QOIRXTJOJ2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/P3QO/IRXTJOJ2/FRYP3QOIRXTJOJ2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/P3QO/IRXTJOJ2/FRYP3QOIRXTJOJ2.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer My boys recently decided to move into their own rooms. As a kind of "room warming" gift, I decided to make my youngest a skateboard shelf. I also decided to add some LED's to the bottom of the shelf so he could use it as a reading light at night. To attach it to the wall, I used gas fittings as b...
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 03:34:45 PDT
Color Changing Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Night-Light-1/
Color Changing Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/D4BM/IRXTI1DK/F4HD4BMIRXTI1DK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/D4BM/IRXTI1DK/F4HD4BMIRXTI1DK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/D4BM/IRXTI1DK/F4HD4BMIRXTI1DK.SMALL.jpg geocacher2 This project will help you create a night light that changes colors slowly.... smoothly drifting from one color to the next. The electronics will be built from a tiny arduino based circuit board. I selected a tiny digispark from digistump (or a clone is fine). You can glue any sort of seashell or co...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 19:49:55 PDT
Maliwan Mac G5 Case Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Maliwan-Mac-G5-Case-Mod/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:38:52 PDT
Single line LED display Games http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Line-LED-Display-Games/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 23:02:08 PDT
Electro-Flare ...from X-COM: UFO Defense http://www.instructables.com/id/Electro-Flare-from-X-COM-UFO-Defense/
Electro-Flare ...from X-COM: UFO Defense - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/LN6R/IRXT8ZSN/FR0LN6RIRXT8ZSN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/LN6R/IRXT8ZSN/FR0LN6RIRXT8ZSN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/LN6R/IRXT8ZSN/FR0LN6RIRXT8ZSN.SMALL.jpg Troublemakers Before we start. An explanation of what this thing is, and why we built it, is in order. It starts back in the early 90’s… 1993 to be exact. A video game was released called… X-COM: Enemy Unknown. In 1994 the game was released in the North America as X-COM: UFO Defense.The by-line read "Extrem...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:18:14 PDT
Internet Connected Remembrall http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Connected-Remembrall/
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 19:53:25 PDT
Huge vacuum tube light fixture. http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-Vacuum-Tube-Light-Fixture/
Huge vacuum tube light fixture. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/BECC/IRXHMRXI/FN8BECCIRXHMRXI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/BECC/IRXHMRXI/FN8BECCIRXHMRXI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/BECC/IRXHMRXI/FN8BECCIRXHMRXI.SMALL.jpg j88k [IMPORTANT CREATOR'S NOTE] Many vacuum tubes contain toxic substances and gases (mercury, uranium, thoriated tungsten, etc.). You are well-advised to handle these valves with care, to ensure that they do not break, or react unsafely to the heat generated by the lighting. It is incumbent upon you t...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 05:58:39 PDT
Superhero LED Wearables http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-LED-Wearables/
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 15:24:25 PDT
A Powerful Rechargeable Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Powerful-Rechargeable-Flashlight/
A Powerful Rechargeable Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/8N4H/IRPPOAZF/FR48N4HIRPPOAZF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/8N4H/IRPPOAZF/FR48N4HIRPPOAZF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/8N4H/IRPPOAZF/FR48N4HIRPPOAZF.SMALL.jpg shahrokhani Hi co - intructable friends... in my previous instructable, I explained a cheap and powerful flashlight, but later I thought it was better to make one rechargeable and while I was keeping it and crossing a dark street I realized adding a red flashing light would help you to be recognized by passing ...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 06:36:01 PDT
The Atomium Nixie Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Atomium-Nixie-Clock/
The Atomium Nixie Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/KUWR/IRO1H68E/FLUKUWRIRO1H68E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/KUWR/IRO1H68E/FLUKUWRIRO1H68E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/KUWR/IRO1H68E/FLUKUWRIRO1H68E.SMALL.jpg Roddy Scott If you have ever been to Belgium and visited Brussels one of the attractions there is the Atomium.This was built for the Expo 1958 Brussels World Trade Fair and was designed by Andre Waterkeyn. Originally constructed in Aluminium it has since been renovated in 2005 and is now Stainless Steel. It sta...
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:33:40 PDT
LED Cork Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cork-Light/
LED Cork Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/7WJ3/IRO1FGO4/F5W7WJ3IRO1FGO4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/7WJ3/IRO1FGO4/F5W7WJ3IRO1FGO4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/7WJ3/IRO1FGO4/F5W7WJ3IRO1FGO4.SMALL.jpg licheness Here is a fun way to make some extra LED lighting that you can easily turn off by sliding the battery out when you don't need the light anymore! Materials and equipment pliers exacto knife drill and bit LED's Coin cell batterieswine bottle corks handsaw Cut cork to length and drill hole Usin...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 20:33:34 PDT
IR Wand Automated Lumos Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Wand-Automated-Lumos-Light/
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 08:24:34 PDT
LED Persistance of vision Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Persistance-of-Vision-Globe/
LED Persistance of vision Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4SFZ/IRHUOM6Z/F5C4SFZIRHUOM6Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4SFZ/IRHUOM6Z/F5C4SFZIRHUOM6Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4SFZ/IRHUOM6Z/F5C4SFZIRHUOM6Z.SMALL.jpg LukaK19 Hi! This is a project similar to the one already published, but upgraded. It consists of 64 LEDs and 90 columns, so the resolution is 5760 pixels. I also used the shift registers, but 8 of them, one for every 8 LEDs. To transfer power to the shaft I used slip ring from the alternator.The frequency i...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 20:25:24 PDT
An LED panel controlled by your guitar! (or other audio source) http://www.instructables.com/id/An-LED-Panel-Controlled-by-Your-Guitar-or-Other-Au/
An LED panel controlled by your guitar! (or other audio source) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/7V0C/IRHV5F6A/F427V0CIRHV5F6A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/7V0C/IRHV5F6A/F427V0CIRHV5F6A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/7V0C/IRHV5F6A/F427V0CIRHV5F6A.SMALL.jpg wilroberts Ever wanted to have a light show that reacts to what you play through you're favorite electric instrument? This instructable will show you how!This one is based on an Arduino Uno microcontroller, an Adafruit 16x32 RGB LED matrix panel, and part of this instructable on how to amplify an electric audi...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 20:01:03 PDT
Controlling Led's with TV Remote & Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Leds-With-TV-Remote-Arduino/
Controlling Led's with TV Remote & Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/1TCI/IRHUMFCR/F5C1TCIIRHUMFCR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/1TCI/IRHUMFCR/F5C1TCIIRHUMFCR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/1TCI/IRHUMFCR/F5C1TCIIRHUMFCR.SMALL.jpg MakeStuff_MS In this instructables i will show you how to control 3 led's with everyday TV remote.Please vote for me for the Maker Olympics 2016 contest by clicking the VOTE button. Video You can also watch the video of the same or continue reading for the step by step process. Even the video has the step by ...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 22:41:28 PDT
DIY Smartphone Notification Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smartphone-Notification-Lamp/
DIY Smartphone Notification Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/K4YH/IRGZVYKF/FCSK4YHIRGZVYKF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/K4YH/IRGZVYKF/FCSK4YHIRGZVYKF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/K4YH/IRGZVYKF/FCSK4YHIRGZVYKF.SMALL.jpg balsuryana IntroductionSo many gadgets for your smartphone, but it's not cheap for you buy it. So now i will show you how to make unique gadget for your smartphone for cheap and under 30 minutes to make it. I will make Smartphone notification lamp because its so useful when i have new notification or any new m...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 06:33:37 PDT
Little Portable Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Portable-Desk-Lamp/
Little Portable Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F03/RP3B/IRDUW635/F03RP3BIRDUW635.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F03/RP3B/IRDUW635/F03RP3BIRDUW635.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F03/RP3B/IRDUW635/F03RP3BIRDUW635.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer The little desk lamp was born after I discovered these bamboo sunglass cases on eBay. I wanted to create a lamp that you could put away after use and I knew that the bamboo case would be perfect for the job.The ible’ isn’t difficult and only needs a minimal of tools and parts. I wanted to keep it ...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 00:31:29 PDT
Iron Man Hand Repulsor http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Hand-Repulsor/
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 13:00:02 PDT
Internet of Things: Arduino + Blynk http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Things-Arduino-Blynk/
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 11:54:49 PDT
Controlling LED matrix array with Arduino Uno (Arduino powered robot face) http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-LED-Matrix-Array-With-Arduino-Uno/
Controlling LED matrix array with Arduino Uno (Arduino powered robot face) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/QSHY/IRC5U0NF/FF0QSHYIRC5U0NF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/QSHY/IRC5U0NF/FF0QSHYIRC5U0NF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/QSHY/IRC5U0NF/FF0QSHYIRC5U0NF.SMALL.jpg IgorF2 This instructable shows how to control an array of 8x8 LED matrices using an Arduino Uno. This guide might be used to create a simple (and relatively cheap display) for your own projects. This way you might display letters, numbers or custon animations.A 5 matrices array used in one of our robot pro...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 06:29:16 PDT
Solar Outdoor Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Outdoor-Lamp/
Solar Outdoor Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/9ZZE/IRC5U0K1/FOA9ZZEIRC5U0K1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/9ZZE/IRC5U0K1/FOA9ZZEIRC5U0K1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/9ZZE/IRC5U0K1/FOA9ZZEIRC5U0K1.SMALL.jpg miroslavus In this tutorial i want to show you how I built solar powered lamp. This lamp is placed in gazebo outside and since there is no power it is completely depended on solar power. It’s using lithium batteries to store the energy during the day which can be used at night. It’s great to have this since we...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 08:04:04 PDT
LED Lava stone Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lava-Stone-Speakers/
LED Lava stone Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/N3KI/IRSB5CPF/F9JN3KIIRSB5CPF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/N3KI/IRSB5CPF/F9JN3KIIRSB5CPF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/N3KI/IRSB5CPF/F9JN3KIIRSB5CPF.SMALL.jpg Gustavo Sykes Hi everyone! Well this is my first instructable and so, I'm sorry if this isn't really good but I'll happily accept advices and comments about. So well LET'S BEGIN!Well everything began 2 years ago, I LOVE LEDS and I had the idea to make a led lava stone cube inspired on some instructables I saw aro...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 06:41:48 PDT
How to make your own Emf Detector || BJT as a switch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Emf-Detector-BJT-As-a-Switch/
How to make your own Emf Detector || BJT as a switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/ZHYK/IR9EIJL6/FHXZHYKIR9EIJL6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/ZHYK/IR9EIJL6/FHXZHYKIR9EIJL6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/ZHYK/IR9EIJL6/FHXZHYKIR9EIJL6.SMALL.jpg macfeil25 We can sense voltage in a circuit using a multimeter by connecting two probes at two different point in a circuit ie basically contact voltage detector.As far as the era is concerned there also exist Non contact voltage detector. You can simply buy one,but that will be too boring for an electronics ...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 21:10:00 PDT
Illuminated Star Chart http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Star-Chart/
Illuminated Star Chart - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/OTBV/IR9EHYIG/FZXOTBVIR9EHYIG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/OTBV/IR9EHYIG/FZXOTBVIR9EHYIG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/OTBV/IR9EHYIG/FZXOTBVIR9EHYIG.SMALL.jpg Chanandler Bong In this instructable I show how to make an illuminated star chart. This is for all the fellow star gazers out there! What You Need Materials:Chart:-Mdf wood panel-Optical Fiber (0.75 mm)-Star chart image -Spray Paint-Permanent Marker-Crafting glue (wood)-Sand paper-Jigsaw-Press Drill (or Hand Dr...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 20:43:38 PDT
How to Add an IR Remote to a Speaker System http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Add-an-IR-Remote-to-a-Speaker-System/
How to Add an IR Remote to a Speaker System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/6FXE/IR9EAGKD/FXM6FXEIR9EAGKD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/6FXE/IR9EAGKD/FXM6FXEIR9EAGKD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/6FXE/IR9EAGKD/FXM6FXEIR9EAGKD.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I created an additional circuit for my speaker system in order to control it wirelessly with a homemade IR remote. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you an overview on what you need to do to create your own IR receiver and transmitter. During ...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 07:57:57 PDT
Portable Beer Bottle Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Beer-Bottle-Light/
Portable Beer Bottle Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/5O2M/IR9EB4GD/FQQ5O2MIR9EB4GD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/5O2M/IR9EB4GD/FQQ5O2MIR9EB4GD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/5O2M/IR9EB4GD/FQQ5O2MIR9EB4GD.SMALL.jpg jbighaus This is my first instructable. My goal with this project came down to a few simple points. Beer is good and good beer comes in cool bottles. And cool beer bottles are even cooler when they have lights in them. That being said, I wanted to take one of those cool beer bottles and turn it into a li...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 19:18:03 PDT
Solar Powered SM Fox Blinky LED Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-SM-Fox-Blinky-LED-Jewelry/
Solar Powered SM Fox Blinky LED Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/1HUO/IR9E8FY6/F6B1HUOIR9E8FY6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/1HUO/IR9E8FY6/F6B1HUOIR9E8FY6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/1HUO/IR9E8FY6/F6B1HUOIR9E8FY6.SMALL.jpg lumenjewelry Ready to up your soldering game and try some surface mount components? Disappointed with the boring "learn to surface mount solder" kits that do nothing and look lame? Well we've got your answer, our advanced blinky Fox surface mount soldering kit. She don't say noth'n, she's too cool for that nonse...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 13:54:06 PDT
XMEN LED EDGE LIT MIRROR SIGN http://www.instructables.com/id/XMEN-LED-EDGE-LIT-MIRROR-SIGN/
XMEN LED EDGE LIT MIRROR SIGN - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/4B9C/IR810LWO/F5S4B9CIR810LWO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/4B9C/IR810LWO/F5S4B9CIR810LWO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/4B9C/IR810LWO/F5S4B9CIR810LWO.SMALL.jpg techydiy In this instructable I am going to describe how you can make an led edge lit mirror. I have used an XMEN theme because this sign was made for my daughter who is an XMEN film fan but the design can be anything you wish.The sign is engraved on an acrylic mirror sheet. I have used an A4 sized 3mm thic...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:46:06 PDT
LED control with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Control-With-Arduino/
LED control with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/NO3E/IR9E7ZQ4/FDPNO3EIR9E7ZQ4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/NO3E/IR9E7ZQ4/FDPNO3EIR9E7ZQ4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/NO3E/IR9E7ZQ4/FDPNO3EIR9E7ZQ4.SMALL.jpg csilvester This i'ble will help you control an LED with an app over bluetooth from your smartphone. Things you'll need... An Arduino board.(An UNO would do, mine is a clone :p)An LED.A bluetooth module (HC05 or HC06).A smartphone. Hook things up... Connect the LED to the 13th pin of the Arduino and groun...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:59:01 PDT
Simple and Fun Proximity Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Fun-Proximity-Alarm/
Simple and Fun Proximity Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/4WL2/IR6IMTVI/FII4WL2IR6IMTVI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/4WL2/IR6IMTVI/FII4WL2IR6IMTVI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/4WL2/IR6IMTVI/FII4WL2IR6IMTVI.SMALL.jpg Lucas Reed Do you have a pesky sibling or pet that sneaks up on you? Are cars always in your blind spot? Create a proximity alarm that alerts you to approaching objects. This simple guide will teach you how to create a proximity alarm that will light up and make noise when something approaches. An ultrasonic r...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:50:54 PDT
Bike wheel induction safety light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-wheel-induction-safety-light/
Bike wheel induction safety light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/KWPC/IBM21BB4/F7DKWPCIBM21BB4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/KWPC/IBM21BB4/F7DKWPCIBM21BB4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/KWPC/IBM21BB4/F7DKWPCIBM21BB4.SMALL.jpg tom4zs Function:It's a wheel spoke mountable safety light for your bike that doesn't need batteries. Ever. It also has smart on/off function. Light turns on when you start moving and turns of about 5 seconds after you stop moving.Features:No batteries needed. Never end up in dark with your bike.Smart on/of...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 03:52:17 PDT
RFID Based Home Security System Using 8051 http://www.instructables.com/id/RFID-Based-Home-Security-System-Using-8051/
RFID Based Home Security System Using 8051 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/976D/IR5MV33A/F8X976DIR5MV33A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/976D/IR5MV33A/F8X976DIR5MV33A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/976D/IR5MV33A/F8X976DIR5MV33A.SMALL.jpg saddam4201 In these days we're here with our subsequent assignment that is RFID and keypad primarily based security machine. This assignment is implemented by means of the use of 8051. often we are able to see RFID tags or card in metro teach when we're going to someplace then we need to apply a RFID tag has s...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:32:28 PDT
Introduction to Neopixels http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-Neopixels/
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:24:44 PDT
H-Bridge for Dummies: How It Works and How to Make Your Own http://www.instructables.com/id/H-Bridge-for-Dummies-How-It-Works-and-How-to-Make-/
H-Bridge for Dummies: How It Works and How to Make Your Own - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/6FHE/IQU0TYSN/FB76FHEIQU0TYSN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/6FHE/IQU0TYSN/FB76FHEIQU0TYSN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/6FHE/IQU0TYSN/FB76FHEIQU0TYSN.SMALL.jpg MayukhN2 As a high school who loves electronics with a free summer, I started playing with arduinos, and one of my first questions was, "how can I spin a motor backwards?" A quick google search led me to the H-Bridge, one of the simplest and most common ways to obtain bidirectional control of a motor. the fi...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 04:47:38 PDT
Using an IR Receiver with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-an-IR-Receiver-With-Arduino/
Using an IR Receiver with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/D3LP/IQYT3GYW/FZHD3LPIQYT3GYW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/D3LP/IQYT3GYW/FZHD3LPIQYT3GYW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/D3LP/IQYT3GYW/FZHD3LPIQYT3GYW.SMALL.jpg robotgeek_official Want a low cost solution to wirelessly control your next project? You can use an IR Receiver and an old remote you have lying around the house! In this tutorial, we will walk you through figuring out your remote's protocol, getting the hex codes for button presses, and using those button presses to ...
By: robotgeek_official

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:29:23 PDT
No more Fear http://www.instructables.com/id/No-More-Fear/
No more Fear - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/QK0Z/IQYT2KQM/F3BQK0ZIQYT2KQM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/QK0Z/IQYT2KQM/F3BQK0ZIQYT2KQM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/QK0Z/IQYT2KQM/F3BQK0ZIQYT2KQM.SMALL.jpg leomiranda My son (6 years) does not like to sleep completely in the dark and always asks me to leave some lights on. When I was a child I suffered from the same problem. But this is normal! Children who are aged 4 – 6 years old have the most fear of the dark and this only tapers off by age 9. To help my s...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:33:40 PDT
Small & Useful Water Level Indicator|Low Water Planting http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Useful-Water-Level-IndicatorLow-Water-Planti/
Small & Useful Water Level Indicator|Low Water Planting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/V0H1/IQXDX33F/FHJV0H1IQXDX33F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/V0H1/IQXDX33F/FHJV0H1IQXDX33F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/V0H1/IQXDX33F/FHJV0H1IQXDX33F.SMALL.jpg balsuryana IntroductionAre you want to know if your plant is need a water? Let's make this Water level indicator!. You not need to difficulty to watering your plant, because this tools is made with small tank for store water for automaticaly watering your plant!!! This tools is money saver and water saver!!! N...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:45:11 PDT
LED Weather Words Forecast http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Weather-Words-Forecast/
LED Weather Words Forecast - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/GP39/IQTTBC6U/FGEGP39IQTTBC6U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/GP39/IQTTBC6U/FGEGP39IQTTBC6U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/GP39/IQTTBC6U/FGEGP39IQTTBC6U.SMALL.gif AughtNaughtZero This project utilizes a 22 x 13 matrix of addressable RGB LEDs to visualize a weather forecast pulled from the Weather Underground API. A Raspberry Pi runs a python program designed to fetch weather forecast data from the API at regular intervals, parse the data into temperature, wind speed, and wea...
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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:22:46 PDT
Team Valor Light Up Badge for Pokemon GO http://www.instructables.com/id/Team-Valor-Light-Up-Badge-for-Pokemon-GO/
Team Valor Light Up Badge for Pokemon GO - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/DJ1C/IQQUUAPU/FG8DJ1CIQQUUAPU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/DJ1C/IQQUUAPU/FG8DJ1CIQQUUAPU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/DJ1C/IQQUUAPU/FG8DJ1CIQQUUAPU.SMALL.jpg ohoilett Since Pokemon GO came out, I've wanted to make something to related to the game. I wanted something I could make in an afternoon that I could use right away, so I thought of a blinking Team Valor badge to represent the best team in Pokemon GO. The circuit is simple, I am using a square wave oscillat...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 11:37:51 PDT
Smart Space Exploration Backpack Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Space-Exploration-Backpack/
Smart Space Exploration Backpack Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F72/J7Z2/IRHUPH42/F72J7Z2IRHUPH42.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F72/J7Z2/IRHUPH42/F72J7Z2IRHUPH42.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F72/J7Z2/IRHUPH42/F72J7Z2IRHUPH42.SMALL.jpg Andre5000 Modify your own backpack in this tutorial and give it an extraterrestrial look with smart LEDs! Use it as a bike safety gadget or just to show your love for space and your favorite constellation! The Orion constellation is one of my favorites. I'm using an Arduino Lilypad (Simple Board version) whic...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 10:15:53 PDT
Feel the Force With Hover http://www.instructables.com/id/Feel-the-Force-With-Hover/
Feel the Force With Hover - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V0Q2/IQLHVPNI/F01V0Q2IQLHVPNI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V0Q2/IQLHVPNI/F01V0Q2IQLHVPNI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V0Q2/IQLHVPNI/F01V0Q2IQLHVPNI.SMALL.jpg Hover Labs Have you dreamed of being a Jedi? Use the force to control a neoMatrix from Adafruit. In this example, we're going to build a 3d force field by using the RGB feature of the neoMatrix. Here are the gestures the 3d field will respond to. Wave your hand from left to right to see a wave trickle acro...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 23:13:10 PDT