Instructables: exploring - technology - Led - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:17:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple and Fun Proximity Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Fun-Proximity-Alarm/
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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/
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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/
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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-/
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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/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:29:23 PDT
No more Fear http://www.instructables.com/id/No-More-Fear/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 11:37:51 PDT
Smart Space Exploration Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Space-Exploration-Backpack/
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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/
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 23:13:10 PDT
WebPixelFrame http://www.instructables.com/id/WebPixelFrame/
WebPixelFrame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/1VAK/IQK3RPJ7/FEA1VAKIQK3RPJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/1VAK/IQK3RPJ7/FEA1VAKIQK3RPJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/1VAK/IQK3RPJ7/FEA1VAKIQK3RPJ7.SMALL.jpg alanswx I set out to create a simple kit for 9 year olds. I wanted them to learn basic soldering techniques, as well as be able to modify the software to extend the project. The ESP8266 captivated me. It is available for $4 from wemos.cc and when using the Arduino ide is easy to program and very easy to ma...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 11:52:52 PDT
DIY splash-proof LED camping lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Splash-proof-LED-Camping-Lantern/
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 05:30:14 PDT
Laser Painting with Motion Control and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Painting-With-Motion-Control-and-Arduino/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 17:24:28 PDT
Mood Lighting With Shift Registers http://www.instructables.com/id/Mood-Lighting-With-Shift-Registers/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 10:52:34 PDT
BEER GROWLER LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/BEER-GROWLER-LAMP/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2016 23:42:33 PDT
DIY Pokémon PSA card stand with RGB light from Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pokémon-PSA-Card-Stand-With-Light-From-Arduino/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 03:51:44 PDT
Star Projecting Tin LED light!!!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing-Tin-LED-Light/
Star Projecting Tin LED light!!!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/PTW3/IQCBHLPW/FQVPTW3IQCBHLPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/PTW3/IQCBHLPW/FQVPTW3IQCBHLPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/PTW3/IQCBHLPW/FQVPTW3IQCBHLPW.SMALL.jpg zaclewis98 What is this product?This is my newest project!!! i love this as when the lights are off, it looks like Im in space with the amazing lights looking like stars! This is a simple LED light that projects stars around your room!What inspired me?Okay, well if you were to have read a few other of my proje...
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Fri, 8 Jul 2016 16:36:04 PDT
DIY Passive Audio Mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Passive-Audio-Mixer/
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Sat, 9 Jul 2016 06:46:45 PDT
Lip synching Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Lip-Synching-Robot/
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Thu, 7 Jul 2016 09:40:33 PDT
LED FLASHLIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-TORCH-1/
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Thu, 7 Jul 2016 03:55:17 PDT
SMART LED FLASHLIGHT - a tiny personal emergency Light sensing LED flashlight, made from available components and very simple for replicate itself in 20 minutes. http://www.instructables.com/id/SMART-LED-FLASHLIGHT-a-Tiny-Personal-Emergency-Lig/
SMART LED FLASHLIGHT - a tiny personal emergency Light sensing LED flashlight, made from available components and very simple for replicate itself in 20 minutes. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/2D52/IQ8SCZH4/F2X2D52IQ8SCZH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/2D52/IQ8SCZH4/F2X2D52IQ8SCZH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/2D52/IQ8SCZH4/F2X2D52IQ8SCZH4.SMALL.jpg Vitaliy_M How it works:The flashlight turns on automatic for 60 seconds when it senses that the room is dark enough.To turn on manual light for additional 60 seconds you need to push the RST button.The Light sensing LED Flashlight is invaluable for emergencies such as power failures or blackouts. ​The Flash...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 22:34:21 PDT
3D Printed UV Blacklight http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-UV-Blacklight/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 06:09:12 PDT
Wireless MOOD light with Arduino & BLYNK app http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-MOOD-Light-With-Arduino-BLYNK-App/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 08:09:46 PDT
Keyboard lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyboard-Lighting/
Keyboard lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/MPAX/IQ6UNHRI/F47MPAXIQ6UNHRI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/MPAX/IQ6UNHRI/F47MPAXIQ6UNHRI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/MPAX/IQ6UNHRI/F47MPAXIQ6UNHRI.SMALL.jpg ILYANOV Hey.Today I'm doing a power adjustable keyboard lighting. And the light is not shining in his eyes.The backlight turns on with your computer and connects to your computer.Detailed assembly and demonstration work can be seen on the video. The scheme is simple. ​We need IRF840 transistor2pcs 2...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 20:21:25 PDT
RGB Beer Pong Pods http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Beer-Pong-Pods/
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 09:26:22 PDT
Automatic lighting box with a timer on battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Lighting-Box-With-a-Timer-on-Battery/
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 19:47:59 PDT
A Guide for Buying LED's on E Bay ---- Part TWO http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Guide-for-Buying-LEDs-on-E-Bay-Part-TWO/
A Guide for Buying LED's on E Bay ---- Part TWO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SMALL.jpg Vyger I wrote "A guide for Buying LED's on E Bay" almost a year ago. At that time I thought that I might just add a few new things as I came across them and do an update of it now and then. But since then I have found so much new stuff, and finally some of it really good stuff, that I thought I should ju...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:43:43 PDT
Simplest High Frequency PWM with NE555 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-High-Frequency-PWM-With-NE555/
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 03:20:07 PDT
Raspberry Pi, 7 Inch Display and LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-7-Inch-Display-and-LEDs/
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 06:10:38 PDT
Arduino Light-Up Musical Staff http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Up-Musical-Staff/
Arduino Light-Up Musical Staff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/15PZ/IQ2KDVJM/FJL15PZIQ2KDVJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/15PZ/IQ2KDVJM/FJL15PZIQ2KDVJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/15PZ/IQ2KDVJM/FJL15PZIQ2KDVJM.SMALL.jpg katgiltner In this project, you'll use two Arduino RedBoards to create a musical staff that illuminates when notes are played. Gather Materials For this project, you will need:- two Sparkfun Inventor's Kits- Extra jumper wires (two per button, three per LED, two per buzzer, plus several more for linking boa...
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 07:20:02 PDT
ROLLING DISPLAY USING LED MATRIX http://www.instructables.com/id/ROLLING-DISPLAY-USING-LED-MATRIX/
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 07:12:50 PDT
LED Smartphone Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Smartphone-Dock/
LED Smartphone Dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/3J2W/IQ171KRT/FMF3J2WIQ171KRT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/3J2W/IQ171KRT/FMF3J2WIQ171KRT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/3J2W/IQ171KRT/FMF3J2WIQ171KRT.SMALL.jpg AngeloJack I'll be making a dock for my smarthphone. It consists of a box made of plexiglass so I can use a led light to light it up from the inside. I made this at the Fablab at Hogeschool Rotterdam. What you'll need: Arduino A bright LED lightA sheet of plexiglass + tools to cut itA hinge for the backd...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:49:08 PDT
3D Printed Bauhaus Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bauhaus-Desk-Lamp/
3D Printed Bauhaus Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/8X00/IQ17185S/FCR8X00IQ17185S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/8X00/IQ17185S/FCR8X00IQ17185S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/8X00/IQ17185S/FCR8X00IQ17185S.SMALL.jpg zaclewis98 Hello, Im new to this website but have loved everything I've seen so far. I thought if make an account and complete some instructables for myself. this is my first actual prototype product and Im not exactly use to using the laser cutter and 3d printer, but I designed and made this for my course wor...
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:29:55 PDT
Getting Started with NeoPixel / WS2812 RGB LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-NeoPixle-WS2812-RGB-LED/
Getting Started with NeoPixel / WS2812 RGB LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/U0UN/IPZRPD2G/FTLU0UNIPZRPD2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/U0UN/IPZRPD2G/FTLU0UNIPZRPD2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/U0UN/IPZRPD2G/FTLU0UNIPZRPD2G.SMALL.jpg deba168 [ Play Video ]In this Instructable, we will explore about the addressable RGB LED (WS2812 ) or popularly known as Adafruit NeoPixel. NeoPixel is a family of rings, strips, boards & sticks of pulsing, colourful miniature LEDs. These are chainable from one to the next so you can power and program a l...
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:28:47 PDT
Arduino 8x8 LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-8x8-LED-Matrix/
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 01:08:43 PDT
Knight Rider LED Flasher - 555 & 4017 http://www.instructables.com/id/Knight-Rider-LED-Flasher-555-4017/
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 04:19:45 PDT
Cheap USB Digital Voltmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-USB-Digital-Voltmeter/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:39:17 PDT
A Morse Code Translator( Light -> Text & Text ->Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Morse-Code-Translator-Light-Text-Text-Light/
A Morse Code Translator( Light -> Text & Text ->Light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/3O79/IPTJARPV/F5I3O79IPTJARPV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/3O79/IPTJARPV/F5I3O79IPTJARPV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/3O79/IPTJARPV/F5I3O79IPTJARPV.SMALL.jpg RaedT this is for my entry in the automation contest, I wanted to try something that has a little bit of code in it.the project is divided into two main states(Read Light and Write Light) which are transitionable by a button1-converting Light to Text, this was the most challenging part; using an LDR i n...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:16:12 PDT
Touch LED table - Retrogaming and ambiant light http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-LED-Table-Retrogaming-and-Ambiant-Light/
Touch LED table - Retrogaming and ambiant light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SMALL.jpg arbalet_project Arbalet is an ARduino-BAsed LED Table, a flat surface filled with several hundreds of coloured square lights designed for Education, Geeks, and Pleasure. With its limited number of pixels and a DIY touch interface, Arbalet brings our old 80's arcad games back into fashion through a modern, classy,...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 03:56:59 PDT
Laser Trip Wire Using an LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Trip-Wire-Using-an-LED/
Laser Trip Wire Using an LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/2ZSZ/IPQMB6OI/FYM2ZSZIPQMB6OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/2ZSZ/IPQMB6OI/FYM2ZSZIPQMB6OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/2ZSZ/IPQMB6OI/FYM2ZSZIPQMB6OI.SMALL.jpg brmarcum Did you know that LEDs can be used as both light emitters as well as light detectors? The ever amazing Forrest Mims discovered this decades ago and has several projects highlighting this concept. It's what makes photodiodes work, and why your IR emitting TV remote can control your TV. I decided to g...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:57:52 PDT
Make an LED Cat Harness http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-LED-Cat-Harness/
Make an LED Cat Harness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/RNF4/IPPRJERT/FQSRNF4IPPRJERT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/RNF4/IPPRJERT/FQSRNF4IPPRJERT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/RNF4/IPPRJERT/FQSRNF4IPPRJERT.SMALL.jpg amyschlosser If you've got an adventure cat, you'll want to sew him this LED vest so that you can go on nighttime adventures. Camping with cats?! Yes! Gather Materials A LilyPad Battery holder with On Off Switch: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11285 AND ACCOMPANYING LITHIUM BATTERY (NOT INCLUDED)B LEDs: h...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 22:35:51 PDT
Como Unir 2 O Más Tiras Led http://www.instructables.com/id/Como-Unir-2-O-Más-Tiras-Led/
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:25:16 PDT
Iluminated huge wooden letters with "just married detector" http://www.instructables.com/id/Iluminated-Huge-Wooden-Letters-With-just-Married-D/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 17:56:27 PDT
The Engineer's Proposal Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Engineers-Proposal-Ring/
The Engineer's Proposal Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/S66W/IPMWM91E/F8LS66WIPMWM91E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/S66W/IPMWM91E/F8LS66WIPMWM91E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/S66W/IPMWM91E/F8LS66WIPMWM91E.SMALL.jpg geekrex "Marriage is a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose." Engineers are too techie that sometime they are misunderstood for their way of being romantic.I so disagree that ,engineering has it's own art.In my case i believe to be always unique when it s...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 13:57:35 PDT
Make your own 10x10 LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-10x10-LED-Matrix/
Make your own 10x10 LED Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/TJRG/IPMPDQKV/F3FTJRGIPMPDQKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/TJRG/IPMPDQKV/F3FTJRGIPMPDQKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/TJRG/IPMPDQKV/F3FTJRGIPMPDQKV.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to combine commonly available WS2812B RGB LEDs with an Arduino Nano in order to create a colorful 10x10 LED Matrix. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you all the basic information you need to create your own LED Matrix. In the next steps howev...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 09:28:29 PDT
Sunrise Alarm LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Sunrise-Alarm-LED-Clock/
Sunrise Alarm LED Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/YTLA/IPJTG54F/FJ1YTLAIPJTG54F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/YTLA/IPJTG54F/FJ1YTLAIPJTG54F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/YTLA/IPJTG54F/FJ1YTLAIPJTG54F.SMALL.jpg Electr0nicsGeek The ability to understand and control LED matrices is an important skill for anyone who hopes to be well versed in electronics. The understanding of shift registers and row scanning techniques necessary for such feats will prove useful in countless other fields, and will allow you to do many other t...
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:55:36 PDT
DIY LED Pocket Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Pocket-Watch/
DIY LED Pocket Watch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/OEBS/IPK93HH9/FDLOEBSIPK93HH9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/OEBS/IPK93HH9/FDLOEBSIPK93HH9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/OEBS/IPK93HH9/FDLOEBSIPK93HH9.SMALL.jpg hiasl Hello all!This is my first instructable and is a lot inspired by this instructable of awall99:Led Pocket Watch, A Geeky OneMy result is quite similar, but I used a smaller sized pocket watch and thus had a different approach.Materials: LED watch Pocket watch Superglue Wire (without i...
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 07:01:23 PDT
Animated LED Zombie Plush Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-LED-Zombie-Plush-Toy/
Animated LED Zombie Plush Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/9ZHY/IPH0PKWE/F579ZHYIPH0PKWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/9ZHY/IPH0PKWE/F579ZHYIPH0PKWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/9ZHY/IPH0PKWE/F579ZHYIPH0PKWE.SMALL.jpg Andre5000 Hi everyone! In this tutorial we are modifying a cool zombie plush toy with LED matrices from Adafruit. Don't worry ...it looks scary, but the zombie is totally harmless! I really love the Plants vs Zombies video games. I bought an official zombie plush toy of the game once. In the last weeks I got ...
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 01:59:40 PDT