Instructables: exploring - technology - Led - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:28:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 Interactive LED Beer Pong Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Beer-Pong-Table/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:30:41 PDT
LED Aqua Bead Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Aqua-Bead-Nightlight/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:13:17 PDT
Big Digit Backwards counting bluetooth Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Digit-Backwards-counting-bluetooth-Clock/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:34:08 PDT
Steampunk Mood Machine II http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Mood-Machine-II/
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 17:24:14 PST
Make a Desktop Tamagotchi http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Desktop-Tamagotchi/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 02:01:07 PDT
Periodic Table Glowing Radioactive Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-Table-Glowing-Radioactive-Eggs/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:17:00 PDT
Sound Reactive LED Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-LED-strip/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:12:40 PST
Giant Two-Digit Countdown Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Two-Digit-Countdown-Clock/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 21:34:58 PDT
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-70/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:20:32 PDT
Beginner Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginner-Arduino/
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 01:15:05 PST
LED Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Scarf/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:19:17 PDT
Statueyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Statueyes/
Statueyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/K2TC/HSGFTFM5/FDVK2TCHSGFTFM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/K2TC/HSGFTFM5/FDVK2TCHSGFTFM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/K2TC/HSGFTFM5/FDVK2TCHSGFTFM5.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Statues provide inspiration, remembrance, and a link to period of history. The only problem with statues is that they can't be enjoyed outside of daylight hours. However, adding red LED's in the eyes of statues makes them look diabolical, and brings the focus back to statues after the sun goes dow...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:32:34 PDT
Lilypatch: Quick Laser Cut Soft Circuit Breakout http://www.instructables.com/id/Lilypatch-Quick-Laser-Cut-Soft-Circuit-Breakout/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 13:07:11 PST
LED SunGun http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-SunGun/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 07:38:10 PST
Build Your Own 3120 Lumen LED Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-3120-Lumen-LED-Grow-Light/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 00:09:39 PST
Building the TARDIS - (Pulsating LED Circuit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-TARDIS-Pulsating-LED-Circuit/
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:45:56 PST
Reverse Engineering http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Engineering-1/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 22:36:31 PST
Bird cage LED daylight simulation system http://www.instructables.com/id/Bird-cage-LED-daylight-simulation-system/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 17:44:31 PST
Hemispherical Photobioreactor Algae Farming (HEASH Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hemispherical-Photobioreactor-Algae-Farming/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 00:37:04 PST
Backlit Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Sign/
Backlit Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/GE0S/HRTWLNME/FH2GE0SHRTWLNME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/GE0S/HRTWLNME/FH2GE0SHRTWLNME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/GE0S/HRTWLNME/FH2GE0SHRTWLNME.SMALL.jpg HeWhoMakesStuff I was commissioned to build a sign for a friend. I was given the text, (Strong Independent Woman Needs No Man) and a price limit of 100$. I had recently bought a Silhouette Portrait and wanted to use it to create the text. I also wanted to work with the flexible LED strips I had found. I pulled toge...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 10:50:34 PST
Make a 24X6 LED matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-24X6-LED-matrix/
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Wed, 21 Jul 2010 06:39:59 PDT
Vase of ice and fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Vase-of-ice-and-fire/
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:29:41 PST
Adafruit Adabot Robot Heart Plushie http://www.instructables.com/id/Adafruit-Adabot-Robot-Heart-Plushie/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:25:08 PST
littleBitty Joe http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBitty-Joe/
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 10:50:07 PST
Simple tilt switch LED project http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-tilt-switch-LED-project/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 03:41:42 PST
Arduino, Sensors, and MIDI http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Sensors-and-MIDI/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:05:18 PST
Hack a Mag-Lite torch into a rechargeable led torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-simple-old-Mag-Lite-torch-into-a-cool-longl/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 03:38:57 PST
Positivity Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Positivity-Plant/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 14:23:55 PST
LED Paper Flower http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Paper-Flower/
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 19:59:24 PST
Intermediate Arduino: Inputs and Outputs http://www.instructables.com/id/Intermediate-Arduino-Inputs-and-Outputs/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 01:02:33 PST
WeggUp - A sleeping cycle and light alarm clock http://www.instructables.com/id/WeggUp-A-sleeping-cycle-and-light-alarm-clocke/
WeggUp - A sleeping cycle and light alarm clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/BB4X/HR3EIF94/F6HBB4XHR3EIF94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/BB4X/HR3EIF94/F6HBB4XHR3EIF94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/BB4X/HR3EIF94/F6HBB4XHR3EIF94.SMALL.jpg derwassi I often have the problem, that I have trouble getting up in the morning, while at the same time, I have trouble falling asleep in the night. I've checked out several possibilities to make both easier. Getting up in the morning Sunrise alarm / light alarm clocks (amazon): instead of ringing ...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 13:08:05 PST
DIY littleBits http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-littleBits-Introduction/
DIY littleBits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/BCBV/HR0ARK8R/FCABCBVHR0ARK8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/BCBV/HR0ARK8R/FCABCBVHR0ARK8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/BCBV/HR0ARK8R/FCABCBVHR0ARK8R.SMALL.jpg JackANDJude Let's make DIY littleBits!  For original circuits, visit littleBits.cc .  I will be adding more steps to this instructable every time I manage to make another DIY littleBit.  So come back often and follow this instructable  to see new bits tutorials.  *Added since initial publication: light tr...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 10:20:43 PST
tilt switch activated, glowing paper model, LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/tilt-switch-activated-glowing-paper-model-LED-ligh/
tilt switch activated, glowing paper model, LED light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/1T0H/HQMKWPV9/FPV1T0HHQMKWPV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/1T0H/HQMKWPV9/FPV1T0HHQMKWPV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/1T0H/HQMKWPV9/FPV1T0HHQMKWPV9.SMALL.jpg StijnID This instructable shows how to create paper models, that glow when you turn them around. The only thing you need is some simple electronics! For this project i used a paper template of a diamond, you can find them here: http://www.minieco.co.uk/paper-gems-new-templates/ Of course you can also creat...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 13:27:42 PST
Balloonacy! - An Interactive Balloon Immersion http://www.instructables.com/id/Balloonacy-An-Interactive-Balloon-Immersion/
Balloonacy! - An Interactive Balloon Immersion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/SXMT/HQOJ93SX/FKKSXMTHQOJ93SX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/SXMT/HQOJ93SX/FKKSXMTHQOJ93SX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/SXMT/HQOJ93SX/FKKSXMTHQOJ93SX.SMALL.jpg zisiadis Balloonacy! is the concept for an interactive balloon immersion. Thousands of Balloons + Motion Sensitive LEDS = Lots of Fun. It was an experience I created in San Francisco in May 2012 along with collaborators Isaac Shivvers and Will Skinner. It was funded through a $1,000 grant from the Awesome ...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 13:18:00 PST
8x8x8 LED Cube with Arduino Mega (+Sound +PS controller +Game) http://www.instructables.com/id/Programm-Arduino-Mega-setup/
8x8x8 LED Cube with Arduino Mega (+Sound +PS controller +Game) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/X4BY/HRBE3YX7/FQNX4BYHRBE3YX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/X4BY/HRBE3YX7/FQNX4BYHRBE3YX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/X4BY/HRBE3YX7/FQNX4BYHRBE3YX7.SMALL.jpg Anred Zynch This is a instructable which is based on the Cube by Chr, ( http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Cube-8x8x8/ ) by SuperTech-IT, ( http://www.instructables.com/id/CHRs-8X8X8-LED-Cu... ) and by das-labor.org, ( http://www.das-labor.org/wiki/Borg3d_Bauanleitung... ) but i think its better and ...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 09:37:59 PST
Solar Powered 24 Hour Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-24-Hour-Greenhouse/
Solar Powered 24 Hour Greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/W25R/HQOJJEM2/FHVW25RHQOJJEM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/W25R/HQOJJEM2/FHVW25RHQOJJEM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/W25R/HQOJJEM2/FHVW25RHQOJJEM2.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman You're probably thinking to yourself "Hey, isn't EVERY greenhouse solar powered?"  To which you'd be correct.  The greenhouse I've created is in fact a DOUBLE solar powered greenhouse in that it uses sunlight both day and night to help plants grow. I live in Wisconsin, which is usually rather nice....
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 22:32:19 PST
KlockFun: Cuckoo Alarm Clock from Hard Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/KlockFun-Cuckoo-Alarm-Clock-from-Hard-Drive/
KlockFun: Cuckoo Alarm Clock from Hard Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/F1BD/HQDUTZDN/FHGF1BDHQDUTZDN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/F1BD/HQDUTZDN/FHGF1BDHQDUTZDN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/F1BD/HQDUTZDN/FHGF1BDHQDUTZDN.SMALL.jpg funelab Hi All, This is my first Instructable and it's a cuckoo alarm clock from hard drive: KlockFun. I love clocks and I want to I started designing a best alarm clock from an old hard disk drive, the earliest LED displays and a cuckoo bird. I want to bring the world of LED to as many enthusiasts and ho...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:58:15 PST
Under Cabinet LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Cabinet-LED-Lights/
Under Cabinet LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/8SN5/HQ03BUG7/FBN8SN5HQ03BUG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/8SN5/HQ03BUG7/FBN8SN5HQ03BUG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/8SN5/HQ03BUG7/FBN8SN5HQ03BUG7.SMALL.jpg connorv I started with a large LED strip, custom cut it to the size, ran the power, installed a switch, and neatly hid wires. This project can easily be adapter to anywhere you need some lighting under something. (eg. kitchen cabinets, work spaces, shelving, display cases, etc.) It is also a good guide on h...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 20:39:52 PST
Champagne Cork Luke Skywalker http://www.instructables.com/id/Champagne-Cork-Luke-Skywalker/
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 09:36:20 PST
LED skateboard version 3! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-skateboard-version-3/
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 14:36:00 PST
Das Blinken Bonken! An arduino ball throwing game platform. http://www.instructables.com/id/Das-Blinken-Bonken-An-arduino-ball-throwing-game-p/
Das Blinken Bonken! An arduino ball throwing game platform. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/SLHX/HQ4QHJWO/FMLSLHXHQ4QHJWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/SLHX/HQ4QHJWO/FMLSLHXHQ4QHJWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/SLHX/HQ4QHJWO/FMLSLHXHQ4QHJWO.SMALL.jpg zippy314 This is a fun and pretty easy project that I built as a Christmas present for my son who loves throwing things. Watch the video to see what it can do. It's built out of a regular Arduino UNO, pressure sensors made from velostat, and RGB LED strip, and 7 segment LED display. Source code for the gam...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 06:19:52 PST
Full color LED cyber suit! (additional instructables for NES Powerglove control, Live Audio EQ,etc.. to follow!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-like-the-sun-with-this-sound-reactive-LED-cyb/
Full color LED cyber suit! (additional instructables for NES Powerglove control, Live Audio EQ,etc.. to follow!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/X1KQ/HQ45C7W8/FDTX1KQHQ45C7W8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/X1KQ/HQ45C7W8/FDTX1KQHQ45C7W8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/X1KQ/HQ45C7W8/FDTX1KQHQ45C7W8.SMALL.jpg jon0tron ** Credit to LVL1 Hackerspace for starting me down the path of LED obsession and providing connections to some people who have been amazing resources over the years  www.lvl1.org **  I just couldn't resist creating an instructable for a "Make it Glow" contest. And if your gonna make something glow,...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 11:32:01 PST
Glowing Nameplate http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Nameplate/
Glowing Nameplate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/WDCR/HPZMQ0DH/FWGWDCRHPZMQ0DH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/WDCR/HPZMQ0DH/FWGWDCRHPZMQ0DH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/WDCR/HPZMQ0DH/FWGWDCRHPZMQ0DH.SMALL.jpg Ehawk67 Christmas presents for the whole family. Unique wood base and personalized acrylic LED nameplates crafted using a Epilog laser etcher and cutter. Everyone loves them. I made it at TechShop. www.techshop.ws Set up image and run the laser I start by drawing the cut out line for the laser cutter i...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 09:38:28 PST
Electric Imp WiFi Progress Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Imp-WiFi-Progress-Display/
Electric Imp WiFi Progress Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/32LU/HQ3ZSRXI/FEY32LUHQ3ZSRXI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/32LU/HQ3ZSRXI/FEY32LUHQ3ZSRXI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/32LU/HQ3ZSRXI/FEY32LUHQ3ZSRXI.SMALL.jpg MidnightMaker We randomly fell in to an ice cream reward mechanism at home. Bringing good grades home means we get to go out for ice cream. Not sure that this is a politically correct reward mechanism, but it is an event we all look forward to. Naturally, I am a beneficiary of my children's grades - after all, so...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 13:21:03 PST
Raspberry Pi Rain Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Rain-Box/
Raspberry Pi Rain Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/DRUR/HPYORXUW/FP4DRURHPYORXUW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/DRUR/HPYORXUW/FP4DRURHPYORXUW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/DRUR/HPYORXUW/FP4DRURHPYORXUW.SMALL.jpg Adum24 I find the sound of rain really soothing, and wanted a device to just play rain sounds for me. I figured the Raspberry Pi would be perfect for this. So I wrote a Python script that selects a random number, and, based on the number, selects a rain sound to play. After that, I stuck it in a hobby proj...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 19:30:31 PST
Wearable Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Flashlight/
Wearable Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/MEVR/HQ3SRCJO/FZAMEVRHQ3SRCJO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/MEVR/HQ3SRCJO/FZAMEVRHQ3SRCJO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/MEVR/HQ3SRCJO/FZAMEVRHQ3SRCJO.SMALL.jpg led_freak This Instructable will show you how to build a cool looking bracelet with integrated LED's. You only need a few materials and some basic skills. The materials you need for this are: - leather belt - fabric - smd-LED's/LED-strip - fastener - 3V button cell - thread - wire - push button - jumper sock...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 08:00:48 PST
Adafruit Flora Brain Machine Bra http://www.instructables.com/id/Adafruit-Flora-Brain-Machine-Bra/
Adafruit Flora Brain Machine Bra - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/KL3G/HQ0T5G61/FRZKL3GHQ0T5G61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/KL3G/HQ0T5G61/FRZKL3GHQ0T5G61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/KL3G/HQ0T5G61/FRZKL3GHQ0T5G61.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Why? Or why not? There is no try. This is how Bach would have played out his variation on the Adafruit Flora Star Wars Theremin Bra. No. Not really. This is Mitch Altman's nightmare realized on what happens when DARPA gets involved with the maker movement. Let's go with that. I do not recall w...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 12:36:55 PST
Flashing LED ball with saline water http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-LED-ball-with-saline-water/
Flashing LED ball with saline water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/DJRO/HPZMRMDM/FBADJROHPZMRMDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/DJRO/HPZMRMDM/FBADJROHPZMRMDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/DJRO/HPZMRMDM/FBADJROHPZMRMDM.SMALL.jpg Noise Maker The LED Ball is a fun project based on the electrical property of saline water. First put the cathode of the LED into a cup with salty water, connect the anode to the positive pole of a battery and also connect a wire to the negative pole of the battery. If you put the loose end of the wire into ...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 14:51:37 PST
Solar-Powered Interior Mailbox Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Interior-Mailbox-Light/
Solar-Powered Interior Mailbox Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/YDAI/HPXFRVGA/FGJYDAIHPXFRVGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/YDAI/HPXFRVGA/FGJYDAIHPXFRVGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/YDAI/HPXFRVGA/FGJYDAIHPXFRVGA.SMALL.jpg rtech My wife recently ran over one of our cheap solar lights and demolished it. The electronics were still intact and operable, so I decided to tackle a little project I conjured up a couple of weeks ago. This project re-uses the electronics from a battery-powered, solar-charged outdoor light and adapts...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 14:19:01 PST
LED Fiber Optic Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Fibre-Optic-Chandelier/
LED Fiber Optic Chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/0HAF/HPT696OJ/F8A0HAFHPT696OJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/0HAF/HPT696OJ/F8A0HAFHPT696OJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/0HAF/HPT696OJ/F8A0HAFHPT696OJ.SMALL.jpg mackintoshlinessless The chandelier was a fun project that I have always wanted to make so when the opportunity to make it came up, I incorporated it into my major project for my HSC of 2013 (final assessments of high school). I was so pleased with the results that I thought I would publish them for everyone to see. Som...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 22:51:58 PST