Instructables: exploring - technology - Led - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:17:25 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
How to make a string of LED's in parallel for arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-string-of-LEDs-in-parallel-for-ardu/
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Thu, 13 Oct 2011 09:32:06 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
Getting Started with NeoPixel / WS2812 RGB LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-NeoPixle-WS2812-RGB-LED/
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:28:47 PDT
Voice Controlled Mushroom http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Controlled-Mushroom/
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 06:02:54 PST
Arduino - LED Scrolling Text ~ Simple & Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Scrolling-Text-Simple-Easy/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 07:12:09 PST
Blink- Your First Arduino Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Blink-Your-First-Arduino-Project/
Blink- Your First Arduino Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/HZUN/H82U8MMS/FW9HZUNH82U8MMS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/HZUN/H82U8MMS/FW9HZUNH82U8MMS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/HZUN/H82U8MMS/FW9HZUNH82U8MMS.SMALL.jpg Mr.Monkey16 Blink is a great first project for Arduino beginners. It is so simple you can do it in ten minutes with this instructable.  Materials Arduino LED Arduino Cable (optional) Two AA batteries Attach Arduino to computer Pretty self explanatory... Upload sketch to Arduino Open the Arduino sketch...
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Sun, 14 Oct 2012 17:10:17 PDT
LED VU meter that dances to computer music http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-VU-meter-that-dances-to-computer-music/
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Mon, 3 Jul 2006 20:58:45 PDT
Li - Ion battery level indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Li-Ion-battery-level-indicator/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:28:44 PDT
Digital Clock RTC in LED Display of 4 Digits and 7 Segments http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Clock-with-RTC-using-LED-Display-of-4-Digi/
Digital Clock RTC in LED Display of 4 Digits and 7 Segments - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/V4C2/I7IVU7TZ/FBOV4C2I7IVU7TZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/V4C2/I7IVU7TZ/FBOV4C2I7IVU7TZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/V4C2/I7IVU7TZ/FBOV4C2I7IVU7TZ.SMALL.jpg lagsilva Hello, all !!This is my project of a digital clock with RTC (Real Time Clock) using a LED display of 04 digits and 07 segments including features of temperature and humidity.To control the display I have used an Arduino Uno and 02 chips 74HC595 (8 bit shift register with output latches).There are tw...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 17:23:07 PDT
LED Cork Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cork-Light/
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 20:33:34 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
Darth Maul LED light saber http://www.instructables.com/id/Darth-Maul-LED-light-saber/
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Sat, 18 Mar 2006 20:10:11 PST
How to add Lighting to your Computer Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Lighting-to-your-Computer-Case/
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Sat, 2 Feb 2008 23:23:26 PST
Android Bluetooth Control Led RGB http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Bluetooth-Control-Led-RGB/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 07:51:19 PST
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
Cheap homemade LED torch (full build) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-homemade-LED-torch-full-build/
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Sun, 13 May 2007 14:39:06 PDT
DIY Smartphone Notification Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smartphone-Notification-Lamp/
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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/
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 00:31:29 PDT
A Better Altoids Smalls LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Better-Altoids-Smalls-LED-Flashlight/
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Tue, 18 Jan 2011 20:45:52 PST
led + arduino "running light" (very simple, good for beginners) http://www.instructables.com/id/ledarduino-running-light/
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Tue, 8 Feb 2011 11:32:09 PST
XMEN LED EDGE LIT MIRROR SIGN http://www.instructables.com/id/XMEN-LED-EDGE-LIT-MIRROR-SIGN/
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:46:06 PDT
Make your own simple "shaky" generator to light an LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-simple-shaky-generator-to-light-an/
Make your own simple "shaky" generator to light an LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/DIZX/GTKFPXVR/FSODIZXGTKFPXVR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/DIZX/GTKFPXVR/FSODIZXGTKFPXVR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/DIZX/GTKFPXVR/FSODIZXGTKFPXVR.SMALL.jpg Deeg The Instructable will show you how to make a very simple electric generator that can light up an LED when you shake it back and forth.  It's a simple experiment that demonstrates how an electric generator works.  The generator made here can not store energy so the LED is lit only while shaking it. ...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 23:08:01 PST
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
Cree XM-L Maglite: 10 watts, 1000 lumens http://www.instructables.com/id/The-10-Watt-LED-Maglite-Cree-XM-L-Edition/
Cree XM-L Maglite: 10 watts, 1000 lumens - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/X2X7/H2WESEMW/F8MX2X7H2WESEMW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/X2X7/H2WESEMW/F8MX2X7H2WESEMW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/X2X7/H2WESEMW/F8MX2X7H2WESEMW.SMALL.jpg OmniWrench8000 I drew inspiration from the sweet custom Mag builds made by members of CandlePowerForums.com and BudgetLightForum.com.  Some of the lights they build really make mine look workmanlike in comparison.  I encourage you head over to those forums and look around...heck, maybe even take your coat off, int...
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Tue, 29 May 2012 22:00:52 PDT
Fix Your QuadCopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Your-Drone/
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 10:35:32 PST
High-Brightness LED Grow-Light http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Brightness-LED-Grow-Light/
High-Brightness LED Grow-Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/OMG5/HS0D95LQ/FMAOMG5HS0D95LQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/OMG5/HS0D95LQ/FMAOMG5HS0D95LQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/OMG5/HS0D95LQ/FMAOMG5HS0D95LQ.SMALL.jpg mr_man Note: This project page has morphed into a design discussion.  (Constructive suggestions and collaboration are still welcome.  See the comments section at the end.) **There are no recommended construction-plans here.** Instead, I recommend shopping around for a good deal on standard White LED Light-...
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Mon, 24 Jan 2011 01:24:19 PST
Scout Project: How to make a Morse Code Oscillator/ Telegraph Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Scout-project-Morse-Code-Oscillator-Telegraph/
Scout Project: How to make a Morse Code Oscillator/ Telegraph Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/W4OK/G50U5MBA/FGUW4OKG50U5MBA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/W4OK/G50U5MBA/FGUW4OKG50U5MBA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/W4OK/G50U5MBA/FGUW4OKG50U5MBA.SMALL.jpg Biggsy I have written this Instructable, so that you can see how to construct the above from wood scraps Instead of Cardboard (funnily enough, Card is my usual I'ble medium... go and look at my other I'bles, It does also tie in with my I'ble for treating burns with aloe vera) It is also here to explain a l...
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Fri, 29 Jan 2010 17:25:02 PST
How to control the brightness of a LED http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-the-brightness-of-a-LED/
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Fri, 8 Jun 2012 11:16:13 PDT
Convert a Servo to switch on and off LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Servo-to-switch-on-and-off-LEDs/
Convert a Servo to switch on and off LED's - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ZZRB/HAQ3CTDB/FKFZZRBHAQ3CTDB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ZZRB/HAQ3CTDB/FKFZZRBHAQ3CTDB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ZZRB/HAQ3CTDB/FKFZZRBHAQ3CTDB.SMALL.jpg Ben The Builder One of the most common parts in remote control electronics is the servo. They offer proportional movement using a potentiometer, gears, a motor and an H Bridge Circuit. What we will be doing is taking apart a tiny servo to remove the circuit and potentiometer. We will then de-solder the motor and so...
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Tue, 15 Jan 2013 14:07:59 PST
The NeoBoard http://www.instructables.com/id/The-NeoBoard-16x16-LED-Display-w-Arduino/
The NeoBoard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/2YG6/IHNTFB3N/FKC2YG6IHNTFB3N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/2YG6/IHNTFB3N/FKC2YG6IHNTFB3N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/2YG6/IHNTFB3N/FKC2YG6IHNTFB3N.SMALL.jpg ethanpnorton The NeoBoard is a 16x16 pixel board that displays various animations and images. This project was inspired by the other similar pixel-board style displays, such as the PixelBrite and the Game Frame. Specs, Materials, and Tools Intro:Below you will find a brief overview of the project materials a...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 19:23:26 PST
60W 30€ Dimmable LED Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/60W-30-Dimmable-LED-Grow-Light/
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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 12:14:29 PDT
Automatic lighting box with a timer on battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Lighting-Box-With-a-Timer-on-Battery/
Automatic lighting box with a timer on battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/91J6/IQ5F7WNF/F0G91J6IQ5F7WNF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/91J6/IQ5F7WNF/F0G91J6IQ5F7WNF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/91J6/IQ5F7WNF/F0G91J6IQ5F7WNF.SMALL.jpg ILYANOV I propose a simple lighting scheme of the kitchen drawer to turn off the timer. The backlight is switched on for 15 seconds. (that's enough for me) You see a box with light and without HiI propose a simple lighting scheme of the kitchen drawer to turn off the timer. The backlight is switched on f...
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 19:47:59 PDT
Change your mouse LED color! http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-your-mouse-LED-color/
Change your mouse LED color! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1MXU/GKS0SCGX/F9T1MXUGKS0SCGX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1MXU/GKS0SCGX/F9T1MXUGKS0SCGX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1MXU/GKS0SCGX/F9T1MXUGKS0SCGX.SMALL.jpg astroboy907 Have an optical mouse? Tired of the humdrum regular red color emanating from the bottom? This is a super easy hack to change the color of your mouse! Parts needed To complete this project, you need A mouse (optical, not analog with a rubber ball in the bottom) An LED, must be very bright, and...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2011 20:40:52 PST
74HC595 Shift register http://www.instructables.com/id/74HC595-Shift-register/
74HC595 Shift register - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/L3YO/H5TUB0CK/FG5L3YOH5TUB0CK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/L3YO/H5TUB0CK/FG5L3YOH5TUB0CK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/L3YO/H5TUB0CK/FG5L3YOH5TUB0CK.SMALL.jpg BooRan This will be a quick start guide to the 74HC595 Shift register.   The shift register operates in a fairly simple way, but can be modified to become very complicated but very useful. The basic concept is you have 8 output pins from the 74HC595.  For this example lets just say these are sent through...
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 12:50:39 PDT
Control Raspberry pi GPIO using an app http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Raspberry-Pi-GPIO-Using-an-App/
Control Raspberry pi GPIO using an app - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/KSR8/IKJ894VD/F5XKSR8IKJ894VD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/KSR8/IKJ894VD/F5XKSR8IKJ894VD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/KSR8/IKJ894VD/F5XKSR8IKJ894VD.SMALL.jpg Laurens-Wuyts Many people have asked for a tutorial on how to control the Raspberry pi GPIO pins using a app(you made yourself).So here is a quick tutorial on how to do this. It will be mostly based on previous tutorials I made.Let's get started! Parts For this tutorial, you don't need many parts. You'll need:...
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:30:40 PST
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SQUARE.jpg https://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
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Stairway LED lighting with IR trip sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-light-trip-sensor/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2008 16:18:03 PDT
3X3 LED Cube Programming tips (Arduino based) http://www.instructables.com/id/3X3-LED-Cube-Programming-tips-Arduino-based/
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Sun, 11 Mar 2012 10:27:15 PDT
The Musixel BoomBox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Musixel-BoomBox/
The Musixel BoomBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Shake Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Shake-Flashlight-1/
Shake Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/SO5J/IECNEGNX/FASSO5JIECNEGNX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/SO5J/IECNEGNX/FASSO5JIECNEGNX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/SO5J/IECNEGNX/FASSO5JIECNEGNX.SMALL.jpg KJMagnetics How can you generate electricity without batteries? With magnets of course! In this Instructable, we will show how a magnet and some electrical components can make a simple shake flashlight that never needs batteries! This type of flashlight is great for hiking, camping, or emergency situations. Tak...
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Wed, 9 Sep 2015 10:23:36 PDT
Having Python talk to the Arduino Yun http://www.instructables.com/id/Having-Python-talk-to-the-Arduino-Yun/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 02:14:28 PST
Arduino Tutorials (part two - 17 Tutorial Pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorials-part-two-17-Tutorial-Pack/
Arduino Tutorials (part two - 17 Tutorial Pack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/QE2M/I7MY5EVQ/FGKQE2MI7MY5EVQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/QE2M/I7MY5EVQ/FGKQE2MI7MY5EVQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/QE2M/I7MY5EVQ/FGKQE2MI7MY5EVQ.SMALL.jpg hypnotistas This is Arduino Tutorial Pack Part 2. The 1st part is available here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorials-...The 3rd part is available here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorials-...Unlike other tutorials here I won't give any background in theory how it works. It is orient...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:38:20 PDT
How to make LED Lights flash to music in a car. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-LED-Lights-flash-to-music-in-a-car/
How to make LED Lights flash to music in a car. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/2M7A/GTIEWV74/F8Q2M7AGTIEWV74.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/2M7A/GTIEWV74/F8Q2M7AGTIEWV74.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/2M7A/GTIEWV74/F8Q2M7AGTIEWV74.SMALL.jpg alexmang This Instructable will show you how to make a LED Controller that can be directly wired to a car sub woofer amplifier or standard speaker output. It is constructed entirely of recycled parts and may cost you nothing. I chose to make this Instructable as I was unable to find a device similar to this...
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Sun, 9 Oct 2011 00:20:22 PDT
Transformation of malfunctioning Power Tool into LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Transformation-of-Malfunctioning-Power-Tool-Into-L/
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 10:49:11 PST
Flip flop LED circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-flop-LED-circuit/
Flip flop LED circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/HB0P/GOOP5VLB/FHDHB0PGOOP5VLB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/HB0P/GOOP5VLB/FHDHB0PGOOP5VLB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/HB0P/GOOP5VLB/FHDHB0PGOOP5VLB.SMALL.jpg sooraj619 This is a simple circuit based on transistor 2N 2222A and some resistors, there are 2 LED s and when one is on other will be off and this will be repeated in equal intervals of time   parts list 2 x  2N2222 transistor 2 x 10k resistor (brown black orange) 2 x 390 ohm resistor( orange white brow...
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Sat, 11 Jun 2011 04:13:28 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/TJRG/IPMPDQKV/F3FTJRGIPMPDQKV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/TJRG/IPMPDQKV/F3FTJRGIPMPDQKV.SQUARE.jpg https://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
4x4x4 LED Cube Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-LED-Cube-Arduino/
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Sun, 5 Aug 2012 18:41:59 PDT
3x3x3 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/3x3x3-LED-Cube/
3x3x3 LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/OWCI/FHOI1Y9X/FEVOWCIFHOI1Y9X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/OWCI/FHOI1Y9X/FEVOWCIFHOI1Y9X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/OWCI/FHOI1Y9X/FEVOWCIFHOI1Y9X.SMALL.jpg portreathbeach Here is my 3x3x3 LED Cube project. It runs using a PIC16F690. Along with the brief explanation of how to make it, I have also included the .asm file for the PIC and a piece of software written in VB.NET that you can create your own LED patterns. These can be exported as .asm files and put into the ...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2008 16:09:42 PDT