Instructables: exploring - technology - Led - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 1 Sep 2015 11:09:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 Internet Button - RGB LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Button-RGB-LEDs/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 07:11:18 PDT
Infinity Mirror with Interchangeable Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-with-Interchangeable-Logo/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:53:24 PDT
Bubba Gump Battery Swap http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubba-Gump-Battery-Swap/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:03:42 PDT
LED Lit Acrylic Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lit-Acrylic-Sign/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 22:31:16 PDT
Love to Infinity http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-to-Infinity/
Love to Infinity - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/3F71/IDYKGTM9/FVD3F71IDYKGTM9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/3F71/IDYKGTM9/FVD3F71IDYKGTM9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/3F71/IDYKGTM9/FVD3F71IDYKGTM9.SMALL.jpg sparks_vfr Infinity mirrors are pretty awesome! Since weddings are all about loving someone to infinity, spending infinity together... celebrate that with a light-up mirror!These are quicker and easier than they look to make, but impressive to those not in the know! These fit in with most people's decor, and a...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 09:28:11 PDT
Stargate Inspired Arduino NeoPixel 3D Printed Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Stargate-Inspried-Arduino-NeoPixel-3D-Printed-Cloc/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:00:36 PDT
TV B Gone Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-B-Gone-Keychain/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:14:35 PDT
Animator Gadget for NeoPixels http://www.instructables.com/id/Animator-Gadget-for-NeoPixels/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:31:10 PDT
Light It Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:06:15 PDT
Easy Node.JS + WebSockets LED Controller for Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-NodeJS-WebSockets-LED-Controller-for-Raspberr/
Easy Node.JS + WebSockets LED Controller for Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/1C5O/IDU2PO44/FGU1C5OIDU2PO44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/1C5O/IDU2PO44/FGU1C5OIDU2PO44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/1C5O/IDU2PO44/FGU1C5OIDU2PO44.SMALL.jpg martin2250 Hi,in this instructable, I'll show you how to create a lightweight and incredibly responsive web server with WebSockets.I'll use it to control a LED using an Arduino but the concept can be applied to many other projects.Since this project does not use any on-board peripherals, it will work with just...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:15:40 PDT
Fiber Optic LED Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-LED-Chandelier/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:04:29 PDT
IoT Motion Controlled Servos http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Motion-Controlled-Servos/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:47:59 PDT
LEDs for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/LEDs-for-Beginners/
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Wed, 27 Dec 2006 20:12:48 PST
Add LED Daytime Running Lights on Scion XB http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-LED-Daytime-Running-Lights-on-Scion-XB/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 17:27:22 PDT
Pedometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pedometer-2/
Pedometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/J0VS/IDOCVNQJ/FNBJ0VSIDOCVNQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/J0VS/IDOCVNQJ/FNBJ0VSIDOCVNQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/J0VS/IDOCVNQJ/FNBJ0VSIDOCVNQJ.SMALL.jpg Abhi909 Hello guys, This is my second electronic project .Please share and vote if you like.What is PEDOMETER?Answer- A pedometer is a device, usually portable and electronic or electromechanical, that counts each step a person takes by detecting themotion of the person's hands or hips. Because the distance...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 05:38:19 PDT
Hacking Marquee Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-Marquee-Lights/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 12:52:44 PDT
Arduino VU Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-VU-Lamp/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 11:29:19 PDT
Simon Says with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Simon-Says-with-LEDs/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:53:50 PDT
Rainbow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Light/
Rainbow Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/VXHN/IDFSMR47/F3AVXHNIDFSMR47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/VXHN/IDFSMR47/F3AVXHNIDFSMR47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/VXHN/IDFSMR47/F3AVXHNIDFSMR47.SMALL.jpg sbmull This set-by-set guide will show you how to construct the Rainbow Light kit available at applemountain.etsy.com First the brain.... First, place the microcontroller on the printed circuit board. The microcontroller will go on the rectangle outline in the middle of the board. As you can see in th...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:16:02 PDT
Large Funduino (colorduino) 8 * 8 full colour LED display running “plasma” http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Funduino-colorduino-8-8-full-colour-LED-disp/
Large Funduino (colorduino) 8 * 8 full colour LED display running “plasma” - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/5JJW/IDH7O3OH/FDF5JJWIDH7O3OH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/5JJW/IDH7O3OH/FDF5JJWIDH7O3OH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/5JJW/IDH7O3OH/FDF5JJWIDH7O3OH.SMALL.jpg martin.fiddy A while back I purchased a funduino board and the corresponding 8 * 8 full colour LED pug in module. When I first powered it up it was pre-loaded with some demo which ran through a simple display, this was really cool I thought!! Then I found the “PLASMA” program and once I got it running was totall...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 04:40:53 PDT
UV LED Exposure Light for Screen Emulsion http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-LED-Curing-Light/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:44:39 PDT
Ambilight TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-for-your-TV/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:04:30 PDT
Glowing Space Invader Shoe Lace Accessory http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Space-Invader-Shoe-Lace-Accessory/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:32:33 PDT
Bright bike flashlight hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-bike-flashlight-hack/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 18:12:59 PDT
100w LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/100w-LED-Flashlight-1/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 14:29:18 PDT
Li-ion 12V Home-made USB Flashlight Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Li-ion-12V-Home-made-USB-Flashlight-Charger/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 02:51:48 PDT
DIY Pyralux for Flexible Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Flexible-Circuit-or-DIY-Pyralux/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:20:48 PDT
12V mini, wearable, mobile power source: http://www.instructables.com/id/12V-mini-wearable-mobile-power-source/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 03:05:00 PDT
How to Make a Backlit Xbox One Controller Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Backlit-Xbox-One-Controller/
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 07:21:04 PDT
Using LED's and Laser diodes http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-LEDs-and-Laser-diodes/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 06:08:23 PDT
Easy LED Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LED-Tie/
Easy LED Tie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/KN8L/ID77N9HL/FQ0KN8LID77N9HL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/KN8L/ID77N9HL/FQ0KN8LID77N9HL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/KN8L/ID77N9HL/FQ0KN8LID77N9HL.SMALL.jpg n2o1gaming Bored of all ties looking the same? Worried you wont stand out during an interview? I'm not saying having a glowing tie will help but its easy fun and cheap to make! It attracts attention during any event and is bright enough to be seen in most light. For about $12 you can get the materials to make...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 08:30:33 PDT
Raspberry Pi 3x3 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-3x3-LED-Cube/
Raspberry Pi 3x3 LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/QFUC/IB7RKCDG/FH3QFUCIB7RKCDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/QFUC/IB7RKCDG/FH3QFUCIB7RKCDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/QFUC/IB7RKCDG/FH3QFUCIB7RKCDG.SMALL.jpg Steve99and04 About a month ago my dad bought a soldering iron and we both learnt to solder by making an LED cube controlled by an Arduino. It was a cool project to show my friends and really easy to build so I have decided to make one for the Raspberry Pi and an Adafruit Cobbler because there are not many LED cu...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 06:22:45 PDT
MINECRAFT Arduino Nano Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/MINECRAFT-Arduino-Nano-Night-Light/
MINECRAFT Arduino Nano Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/V9KV/ID5S7CR0/F8BV9KVID5S7CR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/V9KV/ID5S7CR0/F8BV9KVID5S7CR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/V9KV/ID5S7CR0/F8BV9KVID5S7CR0.SMALL.jpg SoHa SMART We love MINECRAFT and we love Arduino, so we decided to combine the two! Along with a recycled tennis ball canister, a peanut butter jar, Arduino Nano, and a few everyday components and created a light sensitive night light with a MINECRAFT themed shade made of vellum paper.There are a myriad of w...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 09:03:41 PDT
Build an USB LED light from an old webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-USB-led-light-from-an-old-webcam/
Build an USB LED light from an old webcam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/RLZB/ID4CQWRW/F4RRLZBID4CQWRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/RLZB/ID4CQWRW/F4RRLZBID4CQWRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/RLZB/ID4CQWRW/F4RRLZBID4CQWRW.SMALL.jpg DuartmaN If you have an old damaged webcam, you can use it to make an USB LED light. Components and tools Tools: Soldering iron Driller 5mm Drill Multimeter Hot glue gun Adhesive tape Miscellaneous toolsComponents Old webcam 1 - 5mm LED high bright (white or other colour) 1 - Resisto...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 13:50:41 PDT
Control electronics by sliding your phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-electronics-by-moving-your-phone/
Control electronics by sliding your phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/QZN3/ID0PU79H/FLVQZN3ID0PU79H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/QZN3/ID0PU79H/FLVQZN3ID0PU79H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/QZN3/ID0PU79H/FLVQZN3ID0PU79H.SMALL.jpg Tanishq Jaiswal This instructable will take you to through the fun when power of RF, android smartphone and arduino are combined.To adjust the brightness of your table lamp/lights in studio if you are a photographer, speed of ceiling fan, adjust the volume of your home theater, or to control the speed of motor, you...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 13:36:39 PDT
Conductak Business Card Flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductak-Business-Card-Flashlight/
Conductak Business Card Flashlight! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/4WRN/ID02F3R2/FQU4WRNID02F3R2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/4WRN/ID02F3R2/FQU4WRNID02F3R2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/4WRN/ID02F3R2/FQU4WRNID02F3R2.SMALL.jpg Conductak If you've been to an event such as the 2015 Bay Area Maker Faire or the Santa Monica Proof of Concept Innovation Fair, you may have picked up a business card from Conductak, the conductive sticky tack. The back of the card has a mysterious diagram with a link to the Conductak Instructables page. Wha...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 14:10:31 PDT
LED Projector Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Projector-Box/
LED Projector Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/4DCK/ID02H749/F0S4DCKID02H749.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/4DCK/ID02H749/F0S4DCKID02H749.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/4DCK/ID02H749/F0S4DCKID02H749.SMALL.jpg ledsalltheway Using the items pictured a project box was created for projecting images, designs, text or anything that one could come up with onto another surface; in this example a name was used - could be your daughter or son!Image 1 parts came from ledsupply total cost around $27.00: Clear Project BoxAA Batter...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 12:29:17 PDT
LED Fiber Optic Jellyfish Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Jellyfish-Skirt/
LED Fiber Optic Jellyfish Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/1R6Z/ICZ4R5RR/FYL1R6ZICZ4R5RR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/1R6Z/ICZ4R5RR/FYL1R6ZICZ4R5RR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/1R6Z/ICZ4R5RR/FYL1R6ZICZ4R5RR.SMALL.jpg lumilectric Because the effect of fiber optics is so fascinating I was thinking about making an oufit for Burning Man with fiber optics and RGB LEDs. It took me some time until I came up with a design and figured out how to attach the fibers onto the LED strip. In the end I made this Jelly Fish Skirt: strands o...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 05:53:23 PDT
Arc Reactor 2.0 (3d printed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arc-Reactor-20-3d-printed/
Arc Reactor 2.0 (3d printed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SMALL.jpg Sentient Meat In this instructables, I will be showing you how to make an arc reactor. **The arc reactor I created was my own unique build.**The materials you will need for this instructables are as follows:-18 3d printed parts (7 different parts with multiples)-3 RGB LED's-Multiple wires wires-An Arduino Uno-A 9...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 01:52:11 PDT
LED Matrix Dessert Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Matrix-Dessert-Tray/
LED Matrix Dessert Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/QVVR/ICRXZ046/FN9QVVRICRXZ046.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/QVVR/ICRXZ046/FN9QVVRICRXZ046.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/QVVR/ICRXZ046/FN9QVVRICRXZ046.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Everyone loves desserts like cake. But you can make them even better by adding LEDs. By setting up an LED matrix under your dessert, you can make it light up and play animations. In this project, I am going to show you how to make a dessert tray with a built-in LED matrix that you can control with a...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 13:27:23 PDT
Infinite RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinite-RGB-LED-Cube/
Infinite RGB LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/906Z/ICQSYA3N/F99906ZICQSYA3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/906Z/ICQSYA3N/F99906ZICQSYA3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/906Z/ICQSYA3N/F99906ZICQSYA3N.SMALL.jpg assasinsareus The 8x8x8 LED cube project published on the Instructables website was very detailed and yet looked simple enough for me not just to complete but add substantial enhancements as well.Following is a tutorial on how I built my 8x8x8 LED cube and also how I created the firmware and simulation using F...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:56:12 PDT
Backlit Fallout Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Fallout-Map/
Backlit Fallout Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/IS85/ICQSXNE6/FGFIS85ICQSXNE6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/IS85/ICQSXNE6/FGFIS85ICQSXNE6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/IS85/ICQSXNE6/FGFIS85ICQSXNE6.SMALL.jpg ChristophF1 Since the first installment of this franchise released in 1997 I am a real fan of Fallout. The idea to this project did not emerge from the recent Fallout 4 announcements, but was born much earlier. Today I just saw the fandom contest category and just started writing - even if this little project i...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:20:17 PDT
WIFI controlled LED Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-controlled-LED-Hat/
WIFI controlled LED Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/XYT7/I8YBHNZR/FCQXYT7I8YBHNZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/XYT7/I8YBHNZR/FCQXYT7I8YBHNZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/XYT7/I8YBHNZR/FCQXYT7I8YBHNZR.SMALL.jpg stefanhintz Here you learn to use an Intel Edison Microcontroller Board to connect to LEDs as output and to use WIFI as an input method to change colors or animations of the LEDs. I also is a step by step guide how to setup the Edison and how to avoid mistakes. Unboxing The Intel Edison comes in a card board...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:43:01 PDT
Tequila Bottle + Cigar Box + Arduino = Cool Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tequila-Bottle-Cigar-Box-Arduino-Cool-Night-Light/
Tequila Bottle + Cigar Box + Arduino = Cool Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/3R5V/ICPP6ZWX/F913R5VICPP6ZWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/3R5V/ICPP6ZWX/F913R5VICPP6ZWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/3R5V/ICPP6ZWX/F913R5VICPP6ZWX.SMALL.jpg SoHa SMART We love recycling beautiful things and we love Arduino, so we decided to combine the two into something useful and fun! We took a Tequila bottle, a cigar box, and Arduino Uno, and a few everyday components and created a light sensitive night light.There are a myriad of ways to achieve this, but thi...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:16:33 PDT
Sparkle Motion: An LED world map driven by global Twitter traffic data http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkle-Motion-An-LED-world-map-driven-by-global-T/
Sparkle Motion: An LED world map driven by global Twitter traffic data - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/ZRPF/ICP0WK87/F0AZRPFICP0WK87.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/ZRPF/ICP0WK87/F0AZRPFICP0WK87.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/ZRPF/ICP0WK87/F0AZRPFICP0WK87.SMALL.jpg Kinoma We built a Twitter light which changes its flicker behavior by monitoring global Twitter traffic. 50 LEDs are embedded behind a large, translucent white acrylic board and form a map of the world with the blue vinyl sticker attached on the board. This map becomes a low-res display for illustrating gl...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:59:33 PDT
5 Min USB LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Min-USB-LED-Light/
5 Min USB LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/3P8S/ICOXDFI9/FR23P8SICOXDFI9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/3P8S/ICOXDFI9/FR23P8SICOXDFI9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/3P8S/ICOXDFI9/FR23P8SICOXDFI9.SMALL.jpg ShakeTheFuture In this Instructable, I made a simple LED light than can be powered from a USB port.What do you need:1 x LED1 x 100 ohm Resistor1 x USB cable (it does not matter what cable as long as it has a USB plug)1x Ping-Pong BallHot glue Prepare the Plug I cut off the plug and stripped the cables.We need...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:15:47 PDT
ThunderVUmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/ThunderVUmeter/
ThunderVUmeter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/CXHN/ICN7G6Q6/FTJCXHNICN7G6Q6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/CXHN/ICN7G6Q6/FTJCXHNICN7G6Q6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/CXHN/ICN7G6Q6/FTJCXHNICN7G6Q6.SMALL.jpg VicenzaThunders This project was created accidentally by doing some tests with RGB LEDs and and TLC5940s, between various combinations and strange color effects tests, we had the idea to connect the audio jack to the microcontroller to try to synchronize the music with colors. The result immediately seemed great, e...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:57:26 PDT
LUX - an external power button http://www.instructables.com/id/LUX-an-external-power-button/
LUX - an external power button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel It's a lazy afternoon, and you sit down to turn your computer on, you either: a) you have to bend down and press the power button, or b) you have a laptop - this isn't for you.Especially where my (desktop) computer is located; under my desk and out of sight; bending down to press that power button i...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:44:09 PDT
GETTING STARTED WITH HOME AUTOMATION SYSTEM. http://www.instructables.com/id/GETTING-STARTED-WITH-HOME-AUTOMATION-SYSTEM/
GETTING STARTED WITH HOME AUTOMATION SYSTEM. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/6WYO/ICG28U94/FJ66WYOICG28U94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/6WYO/ICG28U94/FJ66WYOICG28U94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/6WYO/ICG28U94/FJ66WYOICG28U94.SMALL.jpg appytechie WARNING : THIS PROJECT WILL CAUSES EXCITEMENT WHICH MAY BE INJURIOUS TO HEALTH.So here I am with another fun Instructables controlling led through voice using Arduino via Bluetooth module (HC 05). So this Instructables can be treated as the basics of home automation system. This will be useful if y...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:31:51 PDT
LED Fox pendant, Solar Powered kit http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Fox-pendant-Solar-Powered-kit/
LED Fox pendant, Solar Powered kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/7BJF/ICE1U2UZ/FJJ7BJFICE1U2UZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/7BJF/ICE1U2UZ/FJJ7BJFICE1U2UZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/7BJF/ICE1U2UZ/FJJ7BJFICE1U2UZ.SMALL.jpg lumenjewelry This instructable is for solar powered Fox with amber LED eyes. It measures about 2 1/2" by 2 1/2", including the USB tab. It has one hole through the top of the board, making hanging easy. Wear it as a necklace, earrings, keychain, bond on a pin, or hang it in a window. The possibilities are up to ...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 19:14:11 PDT