Instructables: exploring - technology - Led - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 May 2015 05:10:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 Led Cube 5x5x5 - A small student project. http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Cube-5x5x5-A-small-student-project/
Led Cube 5x5x5 - A small student project. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/QA4A/IA6M4PHJ/FWKQA4AIA6M4PHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/QA4A/IA6M4PHJ/FWKQA4AIA6M4PHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/QA4A/IA6M4PHJ/FWKQA4AIA6M4PHJ.SMALL.jpg alexander.herlin Introduction:We are two students on our second year of a Bachelor Programme in Software Development.This is a small guide on how to make a 5x5x5 LED cube. The purpose of the project was to learn some basics about working with Arduino. This project was the first that let us work with any kind of hard...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 05:25:19 PDT
LED-matrix on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-matrix-on-a-budget/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:50:24 PDT
Dice ATTINY85 Charlieplexing http://www.instructables.com/id/Dice-ATTINY85-Charlieplexing/
Dice ATTINY85 Charlieplexing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/SX9Y/I9YC0L99/F7NSX9YI9YC0L99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/SX9Y/I9YC0L99/F7NSX9YI9YC0L99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/SX9Y/I9YC0L99/F7NSX9YI9YC0L99.SMALL.jpg Darduino (right dice was the first one)Tutorial for a DIY dice with Attiny85, Tilt sensor, Charlieplexing, Crystal resin.it's easy way to build your own little electronic dice for good price.French version on my blogInventory list Attiny 85 with socket Tilt sensor Led 39 ohms resistors Crystal resinglos...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 13:34:02 PDT
Soldering LED Strips to Make Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-LED-Strips-to-Make-Shapes/
Soldering LED Strips to Make Shapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/6WEJ/I9YBYWR6/F0I6WEJI9YBYWR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/6WEJ/I9YBYWR6/F0I6WEJI9YBYWR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/6WEJ/I9YBYWR6/F0I6WEJI9YBYWR6.SMALL.jpg kaitlyn1franz I wrote this instructable as a supplement to my instructions on making an LED Graduation Hat. I had never soldered LED strips before and it occured to me that more people who want to make the hat may have minimal or no soldering experience. Before I get started I have to say, I am by no means an exp...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:30:23 PDT
Raspberry Pi Spy Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Spy-Tank/
Raspberry Pi Spy Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen I got a first prize from PI/E day contest. (yaayyy. Thanks for all the awesome voters!!!)I would like to reward the first 10 people to contact me. I have 10 pieces of 3 month PRO membership codes to giveaway. Write a comment to this project or send me a message and tell me why you should get a free ...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 07:03:54 PDT
Illuminated Rocker Switch Voltage Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Rocker-Switch-Voltage-Conversion/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 16:52:34 PDT
Color Mixing LED Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Mixing-LED-Bracelet/
Color Mixing LED Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/AT7R/I9UE872B/FWXAT7RI9UE872B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/AT7R/I9UE872B/FWXAT7RI9UE872B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/AT7R/I9UE872B/FWXAT7RI9UE872B.SMALL.jpg push_reset This project can be a good introduction to soft circuits and how to build a basic circuit. It uses conductive thread, CNC cut conductive fabric and resistive plastic, or Velostat. An RGB LED is sewn in to the bird design as it's eye and changes color when it is on and the three homemade pressure sen...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 12:37:17 PDT
Web Controlled LED Info Ticker http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-LED-Info-Ticker/
Web Controlled LED Info Ticker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/U7B0/I9UDLHG3/FQ6U7B0I9UDLHG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/U7B0/I9UDLHG3/FQ6U7B0I9UDLHG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/U7B0/I9UDLHG3/FQ6U7B0I9UDLHG3.SMALL.jpg adamwatters This project was a collaboration with my roommate, friend, and fellow hacker rishi2. Living in New York, we both use public transportation daily, so we thought it would be cool to have a ticker to display bus and subway times from the internet. This is the result. Wiring It Up - Overview and Sourc...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 23:15:51 PDT
Arduino and Dremel Powered Centrifuge http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-and-Dremel-Powered-Centrifuge/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 19:12:46 PDT
Arduino-Programmable LED Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Programmable-LED-Infinity-Mirror/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 00:01:53 PDT
SmartMatrix - Dynamic LED Art Display http://www.instructables.com/id/SmartMatrix-Dynamic-LED-Art-Display/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 09:19:46 PDT
LED Polarity Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Polarity-Checker/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:27:12 PDT
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-potentiometer-as-a-voltage-divider/
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SMALL.jpg bweaver6 Hello and WelcomeThis Instructable is going to be short and sweet. I would like to share with you the power of potentiometers. A simple component that can be used as a voltage divider. You may be saying to yourself, "Duh, everyone knows that!" Well, unfortunately, this simple concept escaped many of...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:46:42 PDT
Build a Simple Circuit from a Pizza Box (No Soldering) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Simple-Circuit-from-a-Pizza-Box-No-Solder/
Build a Simple Circuit from a Pizza Box (No Soldering) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/V88I/GVU6OGKF/FAIV88IGVU6OGKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/V88I/GVU6OGKF/FAIV88IGVU6OGKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/V88I/GVU6OGKF/FAIV88IGVU6OGKF.SMALL.jpg matt.e.jenkins I learn best through tactile teaching methods.  Teaching and learning basic circuits, electronics, and electricity from books is good, but why not build a simple circuit from scratch and learn from doing.  This is a great way to get hands on and teach/learn the basics of electricity.  With this proj...
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Tue, 6 Dec 2011 13:47:25 PST
RGB 4x4x4 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-4x4x4-LED-Cube/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 11:21:54 PDT
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands http://www.instructables.com/id/BeamBox-A-tower-that-glows-to-your-commands/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 02:56:33 PDT
Arduino Battery Voltage Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Battery-Voltage-Indicator/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 03:32:41 PDT
Simple Miniature Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Miniature-Joufe-Thief/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:27:35 PDT
64x16 RED LED Marquee http://www.instructables.com/id/64x16-RED-LED-Marquee/
64x16 RED LED Marquee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/50YF/I9CLVEWV/FJV50YFI9CLVEWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/50YF/I9CLVEWV/FJV50YFI9CLVEWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/50YF/I9CLVEWV/FJV50YFI9CLVEWV.SMALL.jpg Tustin High T-Tech The purpose of this small scale LED marquee is to display messages to our classroom in a more modern and centralized way. In the classroom, this construction would save white board space and is convenient because it can store a large amount of information. It is also fairly simple to program and has...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 10:13:32 PDT
Interactive Mood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Mood-Lamp/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 19:50:34 PDT
Joule Thief 10x10 LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Joule-Thief-10x10-LED-Lamp/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:49:42 PDT
The Fibonacci Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Fibonacci-Clock/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 18:05:14 PDT
Smart LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-LED-Lights/
Smart LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/X5ZZ/I92LTYZ2/FZLX5ZZI92LTYZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/X5ZZ/I92LTYZ2/FZLX5ZZI92LTYZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/X5ZZ/I92LTYZ2/FZLX5ZZI92LTYZ2.SMALL.jpg joshtlawson I recently finished up a bunk bed project for my kids. Being an engineer I was eagerly looking for a "problem" that needed an overly complex solution. Besides, it's obvious that young children sleep better with unfettered access to a light slightly brighter than a collapsed sun.I'd had my eye on Ada...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:16:47 PDT
Fading RGB Keyboard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Fading-RGB-Keyboard-Light/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 14:00:14 PDT
EASY GARDEN LIGHTS [<10$] [< 5 Min. To Make] http://www.instructables.com/id/FURY-BALLS-10-5-Min-To-Make/
EASY GARDEN LIGHTS [<10$] [< 5 Min. To Make] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/ISM6/IA3RA7GA/FN9ISM6IA3RA7GA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/ISM6/IA3RA7GA/FN9ISM6IA3RA7GA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/ISM6/IA3RA7GA/FN9ISM6IA3RA7GA.SMALL.jpg shauryarobots These Lights add beauty to you BACKYARD or GARDEN & are VERY VERY EASY TO MAKE it. These Light Balls will just Cost UNDER 10$ only. These are PORTABLE & can be kept anywhere in the backyard to increase the beauty. People of ANY AGE can make these Ligths in no time. Materials Required 1. White Gl...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:01:02 PDT
10x5 RGB LED Matrix with only 5 IO pins http://www.instructables.com/id/10x5-RGB-LED-Matrix-with-only-5-IO-pins/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:14:21 PDT
LED Spiked Collar http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Spiked-Collar/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 21:15:30 PDT
battery clip LED tester. http://www.instructables.com/id/battery-clip-LED-tester/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:09:38 PDT
Circuit Tiles! http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Tiles/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:29:11 PDT
Programmable Wearable Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-Wearable-Arc-Reactor/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:40:59 PDT
8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-RGB-LED-Cube-1/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:39:14 PDT
FM radio with "old style" LED Bargraph Frequency display http://www.instructables.com/id/arduino-fm-radio-with-LED-bar-graph/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 14:27:58 PDT
Arduino LED Audio Spectrum http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Audio-Spectrum/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 00:57:13 PDT
LaserOscope http://www.instructables.com/id/LaserOscope/
LaserOscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JXCF/I88LKPBR/F22JXCFI88LKPBR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JXCF/I88LKPBR/F22JXCFI88LKPBR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JXCF/I88LKPBR/F22JXCFI88LKPBR.SMALL.jpg KRA5H Build a laser oscilloscope using Lego, littleBits, Erector set, and the Kano Computer. In honor of The International Year of Light I’ll demonstrate how use the Kano computer to drive a littleBits motor with an optical coupler, or optocoupler. An optocoupler, according to Wikipedia, "is a component t...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 11:42:54 PDT
32x32 RGB LED Plasma w/ STM32F4. http://www.instructables.com/id/32x32-RGB-LED-Plasma-w-STM32F4/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:15:05 PDT
Emergency Lighting System http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Lighting-System/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:29:13 PDT
Fiber Optic Panel Star Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Panel-Star-Ceiling/
Fiber Optic Panel Star Ceiling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/P3PF/I7SVQJ6U/FIDP3PFI7SVQJ6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/P3PF/I7SVQJ6U/FIDP3PFI7SVQJ6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/P3PF/I7SVQJ6U/FIDP3PFI7SVQJ6U.SMALL.jpg Aron Hoekstra For my wife & I, a dream of ours has always been to have a home theater to watch movies with our family. This past winter we've finally been able to make it a reality. We had our basement finished and in doing so, I planned a good sized room to be our home theater. In the planning phases, my wife fo...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:50:54 PDT
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Shotgun-Shell-Night-Light/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:50:39 PDT
the glowing egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-only-one-color/
the glowing egg - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/V1BD/I88LLQVK/FCZV1BDI88LLQVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/V1BD/I88LLQVK/FCZV1BDI88LLQVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/V1BD/I88LLQVK/FCZV1BDI88LLQVK.SMALL.jpg Thorsten Singer Thank You !!!so suprising for me, just get to the final with my glowig egg. Thanks to everyone here at instructables I can't belive just go so far with one of my projects. Hope I can show you more nice, funny, cracy, .... stuff soon.Just have to say Thank You to everyone who has voted for me...........
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:49:12 PDT
The Burn Wheel - Airwheel with Integrated Biometrics and Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Burn-Wheel-Airwheel-with-Integrated-Biometrics/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:38:27 PDT
Audio Junkbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Junkbot/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:47:12 PDT
LED CUBE CODE GENERATOR 4x4x4 Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CUBE-CODE-4x4x4-Arduino/
LED CUBE CODE GENERATOR 4x4x4 Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/I6O6/I7D5XCGC/FWTI6O6I7D5XCGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/I6O6/I7D5XCGC/FWTI6O6I7D5XCGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/I6O6/I7D5XCGC/FWTI6O6I7D5XCGC.SMALL.jpg MariusG1 This is a tutorial on how to easier make patterns for your Arduino-controlled LED cube 4x4x4. I recognized the difficulty a lot of people have with programming the LED cube after building it, so I have made a program to make this an easy task. The program will work for those that used a Arduino to c...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:09:00 PDT
Ambilight, 4-channels [Arduino Mega2560] http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-4-channels-Arduino-Mega2560/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:55:19 PDT
Starry Night Play Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Starry-Night-Play-Tent/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:55:51 PDT
LED Lamp With Sleep Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lamp-With-Sleep-Timer/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:06:20 PDT
The Boominator: 360° of 115dB music http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Boominator-360-of-115dB-music/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:45:23 PDT
Easy Sonic Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Sonic-Screwdriver/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 12:08:03 PDT
Make Your Own Design w/ DIY LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Design-w-DIY-LED-Lighting/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:36:07 PDT
Light Show on Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Show-on-Music/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 16:53:49 PDT
10W RGB LED Light Painting Multi-Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-RGB-LED-Light-Painting-Multi-Tool/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:47:56 PDT