Instructables: exploring - technology - Led - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 May 2016 21:07:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 ESP8266 controlling WS2812 Neopixel LEDs using Arduino IDE - A Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-controlling-Neopixel-LEDs-using-Arduino-ID/
ESP8266 controlling WS2812 Neopixel LEDs using Arduino IDE - A Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/O9SP/IHTPKZ7A/FR7O9SPIHTPKZ7A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/O9SP/IHTPKZ7A/FR7O9SPIHTPKZ7A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/O9SP/IHTPKZ7A/FR7O9SPIHTPKZ7A.SMALL.jpg Rocktakon Hi everybody,If you're like me, you've been looking around the internet for a good tutorial on using the ESP8266 with neopixel LEDs (AKA the WS2812 or WS2812b), programmed via the Arduino IDE. I haven't found it all in one place, in English, but it turns out it's pretty easy now - much better than ...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 20:27:57 PST
DIY solar rechargeable automatic night light (outside use) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-solar-rechareable-automatic-night-light-outsi/
DIY solar rechargeable automatic night light (outside use) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/JVNR/HJKC242C/FEVJVNRHJKC242C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/JVNR/HJKC242C/FEVJVNRHJKC242C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/JVNR/HJKC242C/FEVJVNRHJKC242C.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box In this I will show you how to make a solar rechargeable automatic led night light. I made mine for outside use but hey you could do whatever with yours! :)   How did this idea come about? first I have been meaning to get some sort of light fixture in our back yard, I was going to install an out...
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 21:52:31 PDT
Arduino: an easier way to work with seven segment displays http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-an-easier-way-to-work-with-seven-segment-/
Arduino: an easier way to work with seven segment displays - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/YMRV/G3E24196/FT5YMRVG3E24196.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/YMRV/G3E24196/FT5YMRVG3E24196.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/YMRV/G3E24196/FT5YMRVG3E24196.SMALL.jpg spel3o Ever have trouble programming code for seven segment displays? Well they made the 4511 to make things a whole lot easier. What the 4511 does is takes a 4 digit binary input value (ones and zeros), and converts it to a decimal value on a seven segment display, it's a really handy chip. In this instru...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2009 14:45:02 PST
Arduino Insight -Beginner LED'S and (Binary counter 16 bit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Insight-LEDS/
Arduino Insight -Beginner LED'S and (Binary counter 16 bit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/7UAZ/HQSV2LPK/F927UAZHQSV2LPK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/7UAZ/HQSV2LPK/F927UAZHQSV2LPK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/7UAZ/HQSV2LPK/F927UAZHQSV2LPK.SMALL.jpg abrezengineer Hello friends...!!! This is my first tutorial on Instructables, in this tutorial I'm going to show you * Write a simple program for glowing LED * Group of LED program * Explain analog output (PWM) * Create a simple project of (4 bit binary counter). Small BIO: Friends we know that arduino is a pow...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 02:04:46 PST
RGB LED transition (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-transition-Arduino/
RGB LED transition (Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JVVX/H5R9ECZ9/FOLJVVXH5R9ECZ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JVVX/H5R9ECZ9/FOLJVVXH5R9ECZ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JVVX/H5R9ECZ9/FOLJVVXH5R9ECZ9.SMALL.jpg simonfrfr Hello Guys, in this instructable I will give you a code for transtioning an LED. My group, Newton Labs, has spent quite a bit of time on this. Transitioning isn't as easy as it seems for a nice smooth transition. Submitted by Newton Labs for the Instructables Sponsorship Program The circuit ...
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Sun, 12 Aug 2012 16:09:25 PDT
EMERGRNCY LIGHT With mobile phone battery http://www.instructables.com/id/EMERGRNCY-LIGHT-With-mobile-phone-battery/
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012 22:13:47 PDT
Desktop Gardening, Plantbot Beta http://www.instructables.com/id/Plantbot-Beta/
Desktop Gardening, Plantbot Beta - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O59P/INDGK01T/FIYO59PINDGK01T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O59P/INDGK01T/FIYO59PINDGK01T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O59P/INDGK01T/FIYO59PINDGK01T.SMALL.jpg mikeghen This project is a continuation of Plantbot Alpha.The goal here was to build a desktop garden similar to the AeroGarden that MiracleGrow markets but with more compute power and light power. Using a laser cut wood structure, LED lights, and Raspberry Pi, I created this system to take care of my plants...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 08:43:02 PDT
Extreme Ambilight System using [ws2801 + arduino uno] http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Ambilight-System-using-DotStars-Led-ws2801/
Extreme Ambilight System using [ws2801 + arduino uno] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GI9F/IDLI19S8/FMTGI9FIDLI19S8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GI9F/IDLI19S8/FMTGI9FIDLI19S8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GI9F/IDLI19S8/FMTGI9FIDLI19S8.SMALL.jpg h0uri the colors in reality are 99% true , the whites in this video were more purple since im recording using my iphone :Dso, here it's guys, the ultimate ambilight clone you can make.what are we trying to accomplish is scanning the edges of a screen and determining the average color of those spots, then ...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:16:25 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
A Simple Introduction to Transistors and PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Introduction-to-Transistors-and-PWM-Puls/
A Simple Introduction to Transistors and PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/AJW9/FYTCM79Q/FGYAJW9FYTCM79Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/AJW9/FYTCM79Q/FGYAJW9FYTCM79Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/AJW9/FYTCM79Q/FGYAJW9FYTCM79Q.SMALL.jpg CalcProgrammer1 The silicon transistor was invented in 1954 and has been considered one of the greatest inventions in the history of technology. Its invention practically spawned the field of electronics and contributed to all of our modern computers, iPods, phones, etc. If you've ever asked what a transistor is ...
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Sun, 20 Sep 2009 16:44:02 PDT
Using a Dot Matrix LED with an Arduino and Shift Register http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-Dot-Matrix-LED-with-an-Arduino-and-Shift-R/
Using a Dot Matrix LED with an Arduino and Shift Register - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/77G8/FXK6BUBG/FJQ77G8FXK6BUBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/77G8/FXK6BUBG/FJQ77G8FXK6BUBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/77G8/FXK6BUBG/FJQ77G8FXK6BUBG.SMALL.jpg nevdull The Siemens DLO7135 Dot matrix LED is one amazing piece of optoelectronics. It's billed as a 5x7 Dot Matrix Intelligent Display (r) with Memory/Decoder/Driver. Along with that memory, it's got a 96-character ASCII display set with upper and lower case characters, a built-in character generator and...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2009 17:46:20 PDT
Make your own LED bulb replacement for regular torchlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-LED-bulb-replacement-for-regular-tor/
Make your own LED bulb replacement for regular torchlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/TC0O/4P9EWZMIO7Q/FX4TC0O4P9EWZMIO7Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/TC0O/4P9EWZMIO7Q/FX4TC0O4P9EWZMIO7Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/TC0O/4P9EWZMIO7Q/FX4TC0O4P9EWZMIO7Q.SMALL.jpg Corrugator Supercilii LED torchlight are pretty common these days, but if you happen to have an incandescent filament light bulb based on 100 years old technology, here's your chance to have it updated with LED that last 8000 years! (if incandescent has a human lifespan)What this instructable does:Take a regular PR 2 bul...
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Sat, 20 Jan 2007 17:22:20 PST
Add LED's To Your Computer Fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-LCDs-To-Your-Computer-Fans/
Add LED's To Your Computer Fans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/K316/GC4GD8VW/F6AK316GC4GD8VW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/K316/GC4GD8VW/F6AK316GC4GD8VW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/K316/GC4GD8VW/F6AK316GC4GD8VW.SMALL.jpg ContraptionMaker Like those fans with lights in them? Today I'm going to show you how simple it is to add LED lighting to your fans.  This will be short because it is a really easy project.  Take a look at your fan.  You may be surprised to find that there are already holes for LED's.  That's because the manufacture...
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Mon, 2 Aug 2010 12:13:07 PDT
Spider-man web shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-man-web-shooter/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:41:39 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
Connect an 8x8 LED matrix to a Small Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-an-8x8-LED-matrix-to-a-Small-Breadboard/
Connect an 8x8 LED matrix to a Small Breadboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/189P/HSM5103X/FXG189PHSM5103X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/189P/HSM5103X/FXG189PHSM5103X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/189P/HSM5103X/FXG189PHSM5103X.SMALL.jpg RedKingTinkerer These matrices are fun to play around with, but their size makes them difficult to use on most breadboards. Here's one way to mount it on a small breadboard in a (relatively) neat way. You'll need: 1 breadboard 1 8x8 LED matrix (this one is 1588BS) Standard yellow, blue, grey, and brown jumper wires...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:17:43 PDT
How to: DIY Modded Computer Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-DIY-Modded-Computer-Case/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2008 22:49:50 PDT
LED Dance Room http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Dance-Room/
LED Dance Room - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/LYG4/FUF3ASLD/FL0LYG4FUF3ASLD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/LYG4/FUF3ASLD/FL0LYG4FUF3ASLD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/LYG4/FUF3ASLD/FL0LYG4FUF3ASLD.SMALL.jpg SecondTwo This is a guide for building an Arduino-based LED music visualizer, AKA a totally sweet digital dance room. There are various guides around instructables about pure circuit visualizers, but those are generally some kind of amplifier to make the lights pulse and change intensity in response to the p...
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Fri, 15 May 2009 13:53:49 PDT
Simple Arduino L.E.D Police Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-LED-Police-Lights/
Simple Arduino L.E.D Police Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/S10R/GAA12I23/FZSS10RGAA12I23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/S10R/GAA12I23/FZSS10RGAA12I23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/S10R/GAA12I23/FZSS10RGAA12I23.SMALL.jpg dave1324 This was one of the first programs i wrote for the arduino after having it a few days :) we will be making l.e.d police lights with minimal materials You will need. You will need Arduino (or suitable clone) Breadboard 2x 240ohm resistors 1x Clear Red l.e.d 1x Clear Blue l.e.d Some Jumper ...
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Fri, 11 Jun 2010 19:42:43 PDT
A Levitating Sphere Rotates Glows and Blinks with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Levitating-Sphere-Rotates-Glows-and-Blinks-With-/
A Levitating Sphere Rotates Glows and Blinks with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/ZKAJ/IN969Z60/FRAZKAJIN969Z60.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/ZKAJ/IN969Z60/FRAZKAJIN969Z60.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/ZKAJ/IN969Z60/FRAZKAJIN969Z60.SMALL.jpg ArduinoDeXXX A levitating little Death Star in Instructables invited me to the new project with Arduino. Three policies were decided and kept to differentiate it from the forerunner. Do it myself with no (or less) ready-made. Keep rotating. ...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 01:23:26 PDT
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GLOWING-BUBBLE-LIGHT-How-to-Make-Your-Own-Futu/
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SMALL.jpg austiwawa PLEASE VOTE FOR ME in the "Make it Move Contest!" Feel free to click "Vote!" in the top right corner if you enjoyed this Instructable!In this video, we will be building a one of a kind futuristic desk light. Not only is this light unique and cool to look at, but the air bubbles make quite a relaxing...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:47:00 PDT
LED Computer Case Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Computer-Case-Lighting/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2011 22:54:19 PDT
Basic 555 Timer LED Flasher Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-555-Timer-LED-Flasher-Circuit/
Basic 555 Timer LED Flasher Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/ORHJ/HL5EMEDU/F84ORHJHL5EMEDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/ORHJ/HL5EMEDU/F84ORHJHL5EMEDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/ORHJ/HL5EMEDU/F84ORHJHL5EMEDU.SMALL.jpg concoctory From our build night sponsored by Jameco, this is a fairly basic and common 555 LED Flasher Circuit. Component values may be different but the basic function of a 555 IC is as an oscillator. Required Componenets 1 - 555 Timer IC 2 - 1kohm Resistors 1 - 470kohm Resistor 1 - LED of ...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 20:59:21 PDT
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Pi-control-Android-iPhone-via-OSC/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:04:26 PDT
Charlieplexing LEDs- The theory http://www.instructables.com/id/Charlieplexing-LEDs--The-theory/
Charlieplexing LEDs- The theory - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/CALS/F1ZM4KOV/FC3CALSF1ZM4KOV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/CALS/F1ZM4KOV/FC3CALSF1ZM4KOV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/CALS/F1ZM4KOV/FC3CALSF1ZM4KOV.SMALL.jpg rgbphil This instructable is less a build you're own project and more a description of the theory of charlieplexing. It's suitable for people with the basics of electronics, but not complete beginners. I've written it in response to the many questions I've gotten in my previously published Instructables. W...
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Tue, 22 May 2007 04:00:24 PDT
Arduino Morse Code Flaher http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Morse-Code-Flaher/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012 07:22:06 PST
High-Range Wireless Power http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Range-Wireless-Power/
High-Range Wireless Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/W7IW/IMRYHDAG/FSPW7IWIMRYHDAG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/W7IW/IMRYHDAG/FSPW7IWIMRYHDAG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/W7IW/IMRYHDAG/FSPW7IWIMRYHDAG.SMALL.jpg Mei-MeiC Build a Wireless Power Transmission system that can power a light bulb or charge a phone from up to 2 feet away! This uses a resonant coil system to send magnetic fields from a transmitting coil to a receiving coil. We used this as a demo during a sermon on Maxwell's Four Great Equations at our ch...
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 20:12:17 PDT
Make a 48 LED Macro Ring Light for SLR for $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-48-LED-Macro-Ring-Light-for-SLR-for-10/
Make a 48 LED Macro Ring Light for SLR for $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/0CDU/G8VVK5N8/FMI0CDUG8VVK5N8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/0CDU/G8VVK5N8/FMI0CDUG8VVK5N8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/0CDU/G8VVK5N8/FMI0CDUG8VVK5N8.SMALL.jpg Ruta9 I really like taking macro shots. There's a problem though, without the proper lighting macro shots are really hard to take. You have to use slow shutter speeds, a tripod and can't use your flash becouse you get ugly shadows. The solution is using a ring flash or ring light, but those cost more than...
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Fri, 7 May 2010 08:43:39 PDT
The Red/Green LED Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/The-RedGreen-LED-Guide/
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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 20:47:57 PDT
Vacuum powered fluidic ink "LEDs" and circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Powered-Fluidic-Ink-LEDs-and-Circuits/
Vacuum powered fluidic ink "LEDs" and circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6YCU/IMKTOLE7/FNV6YCUIMKTOLE7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6YCU/IMKTOLE7/FNV6YCUIMKTOLE7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6YCU/IMKTOLE7/FNV6YCUIMKTOLE7.SMALL.jpg novelchip Here I show you how to buildVacuum powered FLUIDIC INK "LEDs" Fluidic "LEDs" work without electricity ! Any source of vacuum is able to power them. For example a syringe !! or a modified bike pump for longer operation fluidic "LEDs" use INK inste...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 11:38:25 PDT
StopIt! LED Game (powered by arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/StopIt-LED-Game-powered-by-arduino/
StopIt! LED Game (powered by arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/VHFC/GUS74XX9/FTJVHFCGUS74XX9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/VHFC/GUS74XX9/FTJVHFCGUS74XX9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/VHFC/GUS74XX9/FTJVHFCGUS74XX9.SMALL.gif juggleboy This project was inspired by this video from YouTube and the Pendulum Challenge Kit from Makershed.com. Its a simple game consisting of five LED lights and one pushbutton switch. The LEDs flash in a sequence and the player must press the button when the middle LED light is lit. The speed at which th...
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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 13:34:14 PST
Modular Arduino Power Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Arduino-Power-Cube/
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 08:56:20 PDT
DIY 130 inch edgeless screen with Ambilight by Teensy 3.2+WS2801 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-130-Inch-Edgeless-Screen-With-Ambilight-by-Tee/
DIY 130 inch edgeless screen with Ambilight by Teensy 3.2+WS2801 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/KOON/IMDZEZIX/F8YKOONIMDZEZIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/KOON/IMDZEZIX/F8YKOONIMDZEZIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/KOON/IMDZEZIX/F8YKOONIMDZEZIX.SMALL.jpg bumhee34 Many people have made "ambilight" with Arduino, Teensy, Raspberry Pi, and so on.I have never seen someone who applied ambilight to a big screen like 130 inch.Moving to new house, I made 130 inch edgeless (bezeless) screen with ambilight function.This work could be done thanks to many people who shar...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 07:06:07 PDT
Convert a battery powered LED lamp to USB power. http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-battery-powered-LED-lamp-to-USB-power/
Convert a battery powered LED lamp to USB power. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/VV3W/H0OJ28IT/F3SVV3WH0OJ28IT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/VV3W/H0OJ28IT/F3SVV3WH0OJ28IT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/VV3W/H0OJ28IT/F3SVV3WH0OJ28IT.SMALL.jpg persolus Greetings, My desk at work has a hutch on it with a window opposite, and after a phone system change we lost the backlit LCD panels on our phones.  Since my phone is positioned under my hutch and I didn't care to rearrange my desk, I put a cheap battery LED lamp above the phone to illuminate it so ...
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Thu, 5 Apr 2012 23:34:48 PDT
How to Make a Fan POV Display http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Fan-POV-Display/
How to Make a Fan POV Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/VT9U/IM5WO5X6/FWKVT9UIM5WO5X6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/VT9U/IM5WO5X6/FWKVT9UIM5WO5X6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/VT9U/IM5WO5X6/FWKVT9UIM5WO5X6.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I transformed an ordinary old Fan into a LED POV Display which can present you light patterns, words or even the time. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you all the basic information you need to build this project. In the next steps though yo...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 07:44:07 PDT
LED Water Purifier http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Water-Purifier/
LED Water Purifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/ANVG/FV4LSMQA/F9TANVGFV4LSMQA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/ANVG/FV4LSMQA/F9TANVGFV4LSMQA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/ANVG/FV4LSMQA/F9TANVGFV4LSMQA.SMALL.jpg nrepak I was walking through my local camping supply store the other day when I came across this water purifier that cost $50 (I know outrageous) Being the DIYer I am I took a closer look at it to find that it was simply Some UV lights. Then it hit me, I can make this way cheaper. So I did. HINT: start yo...
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Thu, 28 May 2009 18:59:03 PDT
How to Make an Individually Addressable LED Matrix Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Individually-Addressable-LED-Matrix/
How to Make an Individually Addressable LED Matrix Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/LX6D/HJ5ZIEG4/FMQLX6DHJ5ZIEG4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/LX6D/HJ5ZIEG4/FMQLX6DHJ5ZIEG4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/LX6D/HJ5ZIEG4/FMQLX6DHJ5ZIEG4.SMALL.jpg solderface A few days ago, Adafruit posted a blog about their new NeoMatrix library. They don't have any tutorials up, but linked to their github for anyone who just can't wait can go ahead and have a hack at it. So last night I pulled their code, soldered together some 60-LED density individually addressa...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:03:30 PDT
Interactive LED table http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-table/
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Fri, 14 Dec 2007 10:33:25 PST
Arduino Reed Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Reed-Switch/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:35:28 PDT
500W Halogen Work Light to 100W LED Work Light DIY Conversion (9000 lumens) http://www.instructables.com/id/500W-Halogen-Work-Light-to-100W-LED-Work-Light-DIY/
500W Halogen Work Light to 100W LED Work Light DIY Conversion (9000 lumens) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/RB5I/HTQN5K5D/FMSRB5IHTQN5K5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/RB5I/HTQN5K5D/FMSRB5IHTQN5K5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/RB5I/HTQN5K5D/FMSRB5IHTQN5K5D.SMALL.jpg Gregory0 Have you ever burned yourself with a blazing hot halogen work light? Or melted things that came in contact with the light? Have you damaged the fragile halogen bulb by accidentally knocking it over? If so, you will definitely like having an LED work light! It is shock proof, cool to the touch, neve...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 11:11:02 PDT
8 LED Chaser with 74HC595 8 Bit Shift Register http://www.instructables.com/id/8-LED-Chaser-with-74HC595-8-Bit-Shift-Register/
8 LED Chaser with 74HC595 8 Bit Shift Register - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/FM7Q/GTXBCHOX/FVOFM7QGTXBCHOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/FM7Q/GTXBCHOX/FVOFM7QGTXBCHOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/FM7Q/GTXBCHOX/FVOFM7QGTXBCHOX.SMALL.jpg Dominion-Network Have you wanted to make a sweet Cylon/Knight Rider (Larson) Scanner effect? But you don’t want to use up all of your Arduino IO pins? Well, you can make a nice 8 LED Scanner with a shift register IC. In this tutorial we’ll be using the 74HC595 8 Bit Shift Register, and this is what we'll be making;...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2011 17:22:44 PDT
Making An LED Illuminated Oak Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Beautiful-Oak-Bluetooth-Speaker/
Making An LED Illuminated Oak Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/S4IG/ILY0S3JI/F6KS4IGILY0S3JI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/S4IG/ILY0S3JI/F6KS4IGILY0S3JI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/S4IG/ILY0S3JI/F6KS4IGILY0S3JI.SMALL.jpg Nickolae Since getting my CNC router, I have wanted to really test its ability to produce accurate and high quality parts that would make up a finished product.Designing and making a bluetooth speaker has been in my mind since seeing a video from DIYPerks who used a cheap amplifier/bluetooth combo circuit bo...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 09:41:55 PDT
PiMiDi: A Raspberry Pi Midi Box, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love MIDI http://www.instructables.com/id/PiMiDi-A-Raspberry-Pi-Midi-Box-or-How-I-Learned-to/
PiMiDi: A Raspberry Pi Midi Box, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love MIDI - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/THPI/IE4ZWMF0/FL0THPIIE4ZWMF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/THPI/IE4ZWMF0/FL0THPIIE4ZWMF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/THPI/IE4ZWMF0/FL0THPIIE4ZWMF0.SMALL.jpg jmuncher This is my second instructable on using the Raspberry Pi for digital audio, check out my first instructable for how to set up and control custom audio effects on a Raspberry Pi.If you like messing with audio effects or making digital music, you might have heard of MIDI. For the rest of you savages, ...
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 18:51:10 PDT
2 cent TTL Level Shifter - connect a 3.3V Pi to 5V TTL serial device or Arduino and more... http://www.instructables.com/id/Pi-Cubed-How-to-connect-a-33V-Raspberry-Pi-to-a-5V/
2 cent TTL Level Shifter - connect a 3.3V Pi to 5V TTL serial device or Arduino and more... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/IPV6/HLFUZFV4/FC0IPV6HLFUZFV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/IPV6/HLFUZFV4/FC0IPV6HLFUZFV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/IPV6/HLFUZFV4/FC0IPV6HLFUZFV4.SMALL.jpg SuperTech-IT I will start out by noting that this instructable pertains only to TTL serial, and not RS232. It should serve well for any 2 devices that you need to have serial communications between that have TTL serial capability. Almost all the popular prototyping boards have TTL serial, but unfortunately, they...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 08:31:14 PDT
The Ultimate 1 $ Emergency Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-1-Pocket-Emergency-Light/
The Ultimate 1 $ Emergency Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/UOWW/ILV8027Y/FMKUOWWILV8027Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/UOWW/ILV8027Y/FMKUOWWILV8027Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/UOWW/ILV8027Y/FMKUOWWILV8027Y.SMALL.jpg geekrex In India There are many villages where there is no light , children can't study at nights.and this is not just in India,Every developing country have the same issues.There are many available products for solving the problem ,but the light output vs price is not that economical for a poor man. In Ind...
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 07:34:11 PDT
ATtiny85 Mini RGB Mood Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-Mini-RGB-Mood-Light/
ATtiny85 Mini RGB Mood Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/JRE2/H5EDUZVI/F0JJRE2H5EDUZVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/JRE2/H5EDUZVI/F0JJRE2H5EDUZVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/JRE2/H5EDUZVI/F0JJRE2H5EDUZVI.SMALL.jpg xBacon I have seen RGB mood lights using Arduino, PIC, and larger AVR chips, but never one with the ATtiny85. That's why I decided to make one. This mood light is super simple to make and all the parts can be purchased online for about $5.00 total (not including the Arduino used to program the chip). Thi...
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Thu, 16 Aug 2012 15:37:20 PDT
Testing LEDs with a Multimeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Testing-LEDs-with-a-Multimeter/
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Fri, 10 Aug 2012 12:03:22 PDT
Ambilight system for every input connected to your TV. WS2812B Arduino UNO Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-System-for-Every-Input-Connected-to-Your/
Ambilight system for every input connected to your TV. WS2812B Arduino UNO Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/DLPT/IJYV2OMK/F1DDLPTIJYV2OMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/DLPT/IJYV2OMK/F1DDLPTIJYV2OMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/DLPT/IJYV2OMK/F1DDLPTIJYV2OMK.SMALL.jpg pfoglietta I have always wanted to add ambilight to my TV. It looks so cool! I finally did and I was not disappointed!I have seen many videos and many tutorials on creating an Ambilight system for your TV but I have never found a full tutorial for my exact needs.It is whether the system is only made for 1 sing...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 03:54:53 PST
IDENTIFY THE ANODE/CATHODE of LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/IDENTIFY-THE-ANODECATHODE-of-LEDs/
IDENTIFY THE ANODE/CATHODE of LED's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/EVNZ/GTIEW09N/FFKEVNZGTIEW09N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/EVNZ/GTIEW09N/FFKEVNZGTIEW09N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/EVNZ/GTIEW09N/FFKEVNZGTIEW09N.SMALL.jpg ron.rakesh.mandal IDENTIFY THE ANODE/CATHODE of LED's While referring to any schematic involving led's we sometimes get confused with the identification of the terminals. So for identification , led’s comes with a unique way to identify its terminals as Anode or Cathode. Sometime the diode symbol creates confusio...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 08:56:59 PDT
Make Your Own Dimmable LED Workshop Lighting! (Extremely High Efficiency) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Dimmable-LED-Workshop-Lighting-Extre/
Make Your Own Dimmable LED Workshop Lighting! (Extremely High Efficiency) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/32VK/ILO2TFNB/FNF32VKILO2TFNB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/32VK/ILO2TFNB/FNF32VKILO2TFNB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/32VK/ILO2TFNB/FNF32VKILO2TFNB.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 In this Instructable, I'll show you how to make your own extremely efficient LED lighting for your workshop! We, Makers, Never have enough lighting on our worktable, So we need to buy lamps. But as makers, We don't buy things (And get ripped off...), We MAKE them! That's why I've decided to make my ...
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Sat, 12 Mar 2016 08:54:57 PST