Instructables: exploring - technology - Led - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 30 May 2016 17:11:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY SmartPhone Ring Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SmartPhone-Ring-Light/
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Sun, 29 May 2016 18:05:33 PDT
Tron Up Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Tron-Up-Your-Car/
Tron Up Your Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/6L7E/IORGYT0Y/FR26L7EIORGYT0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/6L7E/IORGYT0Y/FR26L7EIORGYT0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/6L7E/IORGYT0Y/FR26L7EIORGYT0Y.SMALL.jpg Dufva Hi there!Been a while since I last made one of these instructables, no worries, I haven't been low on making stuff just low on making the instructions for it.However! This time it'll be something cool with lights that you put inside your rims that makes your car look like it came straight from TRON....
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Sat, 28 May 2016 16:13:50 PDT
EEG Neuro-Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/EEG-Neuro-Mood-Light/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 22:43:59 PDT
Pocket Solar Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Solar-Arc-Reactor/
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By: BlondeJamesDean

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Fri, 27 May 2016 02:23:57 PDT
Multiple LED Display Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiple-LED-Display-Module/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 18:30:48 PDT
Simple LED Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Tester-1/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 22:55:09 PDT
Temp & Humidity Sensor with LCD Disp & LED Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/DHT11-Temperature-Humidity-Sensor-With-LCD-Display/
Temp & Humidity Sensor with LCD Disp & LED Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/GCAI/ION6O9GA/FYZGCAIION6O9GA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/GCAI/ION6O9GA/FYZGCAIION6O9GA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/GCAI/ION6O9GA/FYZGCAIION6O9GA.SMALL.jpg HckmstrRahul In this instructable, I have used the DHT11 Temperature & Humidity sensor & Arduino UNO to display the current temperature & humidity readings into a 16 x 2 LCD Display. Alongside, I have also created a 3-LED setup which indicates 3 sets of temperature readings (cold, hot, extreme).The DHT11 is a di...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 02:13:01 PDT
How to design seven segment display driver chip on VLSI consept for the first time!? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-Seven-Segment-Display-Driver-Chip-on/
How to design seven segment display driver chip on VLSI consept for the first time!? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/6BLG/IOLU7SWC/FEY6BLGIOLU7SWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/6BLG/IOLU7SWC/FEY6BLGIOLU7SWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/6BLG/IOLU7SWC/FEY6BLGIOLU7SWC.SMALL.jpg Bay Yolal Today, I am going to show you how to design a seven segment display electronic component's driver which is similar with 7447 chip. This project was I did when in my university's last year, thanks to my lecturer, I learned how to desing a chip with Tanner Tools program. With Tanner Eda Tools program,...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:50:24 PDT
DIY | Ambilight Using Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ambilight-Using-Arduino-Nano/
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By: RGBFreak

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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:22:21 PDT
Connect your Raspberry Pi and Arduino Uno! http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-Your-Raspberry-Pi-and-Arduino-Uno/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 18:34:03 PDT
DIY | Minecraft Ore Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Minecraft-Ore-Night-Light/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 01:49:27 PDT
Storm Trooper Vs. Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Storm-Trooper-Vs-Bluetooth-Speaker/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 12:43:30 PDT
DIY Portable LED Lighting Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-LED-Lighting-Panel/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 11:47:20 PDT
DIY | 3x3x3 LED Cube for Arduino Nano+ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3x3x3-LED-Cube-for-Arduino-Nano/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 02:01:27 PDT
Arduino Nano LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-LED-Display/
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Thu, 19 May 2016 23:00:01 PDT
Budget Bicycle Warning Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Budget-Bicycle-Warning-Lights/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 22:40:09 PDT
Penny Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Battery-3/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 14:55:03 PDT
Easy Arduino LED Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Arduino-LED-Dice/
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Tue, 17 May 2016 08:23:10 PDT
$2 Indoor studio Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-LED-Lamp-for-Indoor-Photography-Under-2/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 09:06:55 PDT
LAP - Purifying water with new technologies and algea http://www.instructables.com/id/LAP-Purifying-Water-With-New-Technologies-and-Alge/
LAP - Purifying water with new technologies and algea - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/LRBT/IO6E5LME/FSZLRBTIO6E5LME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/LRBT/IO6E5LME/FSZLRBTIO6E5LME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/LRBT/IO6E5LME/FSZLRBTIO6E5LME.SMALL.jpg AlexandreI4 This Instructable is kind of a story where we will show you how our project has evolved through the year. Our project counts a few big blocks that we'll present in each Step, so tag along ! You don't have to read the whole intro, we'll present the technical features in the next steps (step 3 it come...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 06:56:58 PDT
Arcade MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arcade-MIDI-Controller/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 07:06:09 PDT
DIY Beginners LEDs Controller (<20$) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beginners-LEDs-Controller-20/
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Sun, 15 May 2016 07:57:52 PDT
Magnetic Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Arc-Reactor/
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Fri, 13 May 2016 12:16:50 PDT
Interactive Bluetooth Mood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Bluetooth-Mood-Lamp/
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Thu, 12 May 2016 17:34:20 PDT
HV Insulator Pendant Lamps and Other Unique Accent Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/HV-Insulator-Pendant-Lamps-and-Other-Unique-Accent/
HV Insulator Pendant Lamps and Other Unique Accent Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/THB4/IO1R3HOQ/FSATHB4IO1R3HOQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/THB4/IO1R3HOQ/FSATHB4IO1R3HOQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/THB4/IO1R3HOQ/FSATHB4IO1R3HOQ.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I went off on a tangent one day and started making different lamps. I 3D printed some parts and got most of the rest from Lowes and the dollar store.Best find was when I saw a bucket of power pole insulators at a barn sale. They were $3 each. Then $2 then $1. After a few trips I finally grabbed the...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 11:01:23 PDT
LED Lights for Type a Series 1 Pro 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lights-for-Type-a-Series-1-Pro-3D-Printer/
LED Lights for Type a Series 1 Pro 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/JVO2/IO257STO/F9CJVO2IO257STO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/JVO2/IO257STO/F9CJVO2IO257STO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/JVO2/IO257STO/F9CJVO2IO257STO.SMALL.jpg trilo This mod works with either the Series 1 or the Series 1 Pro.Type A Machines makes a seriously great 3D printer. However, depending on your work, shop, or studio environment you may need better lighting for your build platform. We considered a few different options, and opted to go with a HomeKit e...
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Tue, 10 May 2016 20:52:09 PDT
PVC Flicker LED Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Flicker-LED-Candles/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 10:57:28 PDT
Netflix Button! Arduino IR Controlling Xbox 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/Netflix-Button-Arduino-IR-Controlling-XBox-360/
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Mon, 9 May 2016 20:12:30 PDT
Disco LED Party Cup! http://www.instructables.com/id/Disco-LED-Party-Cup/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 05:43:23 PDT
IoT Mood Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Mood-Lighting/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 06:44:37 PDT
Magical Floating Planter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-Floating-Planter-Box/
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Mon, 9 May 2016 04:23:07 PDT
Heart Rate Party Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Rate-Party-Pendant/
Heart Rate Party Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/I0ZA/INZGC0JN/FEYI0ZAINZGC0JN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/I0ZA/INZGC0JN/FEYI0ZAINZGC0JN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/I0ZA/INZGC0JN/FEYI0ZAINZGC0JN.SMALL.jpg zkus My friends were talking over brunch once day about how cool (and how terrifying) it would be if a person you are chatting with (maybe at a party or on a date) could actually see when your pulse quickens, providing a window into your feelings of excitement or nervousness.Seemed like a fun and ridicul...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 00:20:31 PDT
Easy LED Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LED-Tester/
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Sun, 8 May 2016 19:14:04 PDT
Make Your Own LED Sign VU Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-LED-Sign-VU-Meter/
Make Your Own LED Sign VU Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/FGQW/INXGQIKR/FNOFGQWINXGQIKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/FGQW/INXGQIKR/FNOFGQWINXGQIKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/FGQW/INXGQIKR/FNOFGQWINXGQIKR.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to create a custom LED sign that reacts to the loudness of your music, just like a VU meter does. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you all information you need to build this project. But in the next steps you can find a parts list, schematic ...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 07:54:11 PDT
Neopixel Ampli-Pelz Tuxedo Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Ampli-Pelz-Tuxedo-Lights/
Neopixel Ampli-Pelz Tuxedo Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/U72M/INS18BKI/FG8U72MINS18BKI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/U72M/INS18BKI/FG8U72MINS18BKI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/U72M/INS18BKI/FG8U72MINS18BKI.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Will you be king of the prom or just prince? Bask in the purple glow or in any color of the rainbow. Mod your tuxedo jacket(rented or not), regular suit jacket or blazer lapels to light up. For partying purposes, the neopixel LED lights respond to sound. Based on Adafruit's Ampli-tie sound reacti...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 19:47:13 PDT
Moon Secrets LED Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Moon-Secrets-LED-Jacket/
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Thu, 5 May 2016 00:05:01 PDT
The Musixel BoomBox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Musixel-BoomBox/
The Musixel BoomBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SMALL.jpg andy.spikenzielabs The Musixel is a board designed to interpret the frequencies in music or sounds and generate a light-show on up to 64 addressable LEDs. The Musixel has a few modes built-in, one of them is a 'Graphic Equalizer' styled visualizer that is more than just a little cool. In this project it runs an 8x8 ma...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 14:47:42 PDT
Guide to Neopixel http://www.instructables.com/id/Guide-to-Neopixel/
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By: Matej Blagšič

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Wed, 4 May 2016 12:55:02 PDT
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/11-LED-Adjustable-Chaser-With-555Timer/
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SMALL.jpg hkerr Parts:Leds: Pack of 25 Can use Purple OnesIC: 555 timer, CD4017Capacitor: 10uf, 100nf(104)Potentiometer: 10k Linear MonoResistors: 1k, 10k, 120ohmBreadboard + Cables + Battery Clip Place Base Components The 555 timer and Cd4017 are placed along with the leds and the wires connecting to power and ...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 07:26:34 PDT
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/WarmCold-Adjustable-Continuous-Lighting/
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SMALL.jpg Mixed Output RambleAfter way, way, waaay too many crappy pictures in the dark, dimly lit room, with a flash or basically in any scenario which didn't involve bright sunlight, I decided that I needed a photo/film-light aka continuous light.About the projectThis is a continuous light panel that is adjustable betwe...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 12:52:39 PDT
Chic Guitar Pedal Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Chic-Guitar-Pedal-Light-Switch/
Chic Guitar Pedal Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/4NXE/INNEGHPU/FDN4NXEINNEGHPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/4NXE/INNEGHPU/FDN4NXEINNEGHPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/4NXE/INNEGHPU/FDN4NXEINNEGHPU.SMALL.jpg BenBuildsDIY Hi there and welcome back to another Ben Builds project! In this Instructable, I will be showing you how to make a chic light switch from an old guitar pedal and some other supplies.Lets get started! Watch the Video Take a look at the video above and watch the full process. If you are still havin...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 10:49:12 PDT
Aquarium Auto Refill With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Auto-Refill-With-Arduino/
Aquarium Auto Refill With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/7ARB/INOTZQFI/FM67ARBINOTZQFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/7ARB/INOTZQFI/FM67ARBINOTZQFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/7ARB/INOTZQFI/FM67ARBINOTZQFI.SMALL.jpg robotgeek_official This Arduino Pump Tutorial shows a simple example of how to use a float switch and RobotGeek Pumping Station to refill a reservoir once the level gets too low. For our example we use a small aquarium, but this same project could be used for pet dishes, water fountains, or any other number of similar...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 07:39:20 PDT
Fairy Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Lantern/
Fairy Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/XHMW/INOTZK1B/F2NXHMWINOTZK1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/XHMW/INOTZK1B/F2NXHMWINOTZK1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/XHMW/INOTZK1B/F2NXHMWINOTZK1B.SMALL.jpg LilyT7 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com).One of the most fascinating and delicate plant in the world is the flower Calochortus albus, otherwise known as the globe lily or the fairy lantern. I dec...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 05:50:52 PDT
Flip animation accessories using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Animation-Accessories-Using-Arduino/
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By: SANUKI UDON

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Sun, 1 May 2016 08:19:10 PDT
Easy Joule Thief Soldering Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Joule-Thief-Soldering-Project-1/
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Sun, 1 May 2016 16:17:11 PDT
Batman Wall Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Kickass-Batman-Lampshade/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 18:34:01 PDT
Decorative LED Table Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-LED-Table-Top/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 21:54:41 PDT
Make a powerful rechargable flashlight out of a used battery (earth day part II) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Powerful-Rechargable-Flashlight-Out-of-Used/
Make a powerful rechargable flashlight out of a used battery (earth day part II) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/YU7O/INM7KNQF/FSSYU7OINM7KNQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/YU7O/INM7KNQF/FSSYU7OINM7KNQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/YU7O/INM7KNQF/FSSYU7OINM7KNQF.SMALL.jpg led_freak Old lithium ion batteries - many of us have them laying around. And in most cases there is little use for them. Well, until today. In my previous ible and video I showed you how to use them as a powerbank, today I will show you how to turn them into a useful flashlight that lights up your working en...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:53:06 PDT
Android Controlled RGB LED Using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Controlled-RGB-LED-Using-Arduino/
Android Controlled RGB LED Using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/YE85/INM7IA2T/F17YE85INM7IA2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/YE85/INM7IA2T/F17YE85INM7IA2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/YE85/INM7IA2T/F17YE85INM7IA2T.SMALL.jpg hemaraj Hai to everyone in the post iam going show how to control the RGB LED using android with arduino and HC-05 Bluetooth module.I searched in web there is lot of techniques to control the RGB LED. But this is the method which is very simple and easy.In this method the color of LED is controlled by usin...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:57:19 PDT
Optical illusion mirror. (infinity mirror) http://www.instructables.com/id/Optical-Illusion-Mirror-infinity-Mirror/
Optical illusion mirror. (infinity mirror) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/TGR5/INM7KPDF/FE1TGR5INM7KPDF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/TGR5/INM7KPDF/FE1TGR5INM7KPDF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/TGR5/INM7KPDF/FE1TGR5INM7KPDF.SMALL.jpg DIY ZE Hey, wanted to show you something different this time. This is infinity mirror. It creates an optical illusion and I will show you how it works and how to make one yourself in video below. Also its cool to look at. [WATCH VIDEO] Parts & Disassemble For this project you will need following items:A...
By: DIY ZE

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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 02:42:33 PDT