Instructables: exploring - technology - Led - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Apr 2016 21:48:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 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...
By: SecondTwo

Continue Reading »]]>
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 ...
By: dave1324

Continue Reading »]]>
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. ...
By: ArduinoDeXXX

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: austiwawa

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:47:00 PDT
LED Computer Case Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Computer-Case-Lighting/
LED Computer Case Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/6KCU/GOW41QOK/F556KCUGOW41QOK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/6KCU/GOW41QOK/F556KCUGOW41QOK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/6KCU/GOW41QOK/F556KCUGOW41QOK.SMALL.jpg rocketman221 I wanted to make my computer case light up, but after reading some bad reviews on cold cathode lights I decided to make my own LED lights instead. These lights only cost me about $15 to make. I had most of the materials on hand though. The only thing I bought was the LEDs and the drivers. Custom LE...
By: rocketman221

Continue Reading »]]>
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 ...
By: concoctory

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SMALL.jpg Greg0reo To start off this project I would like to explain how all this will work. We will be using a form of communication called OSC (Open Sound Control) and an app called "TouchOSC" which is available on the Google Play and Apple app store, along with pyOSC. What we will do is the following:- Create a sui...
By: Greg0reo

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: rgbphil

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 22 May 2007 04:00:24 PDT
Arduino Morse Code Flaher http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Morse-Code-Flaher/
Arduino Morse Code Flaher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/FJH7/GYTY1ONE/FIUFJH7GYTY1ONE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/FJH7/GYTY1ONE/FIUFJH7GYTY1ONE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/FJH7/GYTY1ONE/FIUFJH7GYTY1ONE.SMALL.jpg Bot1398 I am a big fan of programming but I like to keep it down to 555 timer but when it comes to complex functions like flashing a LED in a certain pattern programming is necessary.One day while surfing through the I came across something known as Morse code.I decided to read it and found it totally aweso...
By: Bot1398

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: Mei-MeiC

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: Ruta9

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 7 May 2010 08:43:39 PDT
The Red/Green LED Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/The-RedGreen-LED-Guide/
The Red/Green LED Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/7YL7/H5Y9VBKL/F3G7YL7H5Y9VBKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/7YL7/H5Y9VBKL/F3G7YL7H5Y9VBKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/7YL7/H5Y9VBKL/F3G7YL7H5Y9VBKL.SMALL.jpg Spaceman Spiff The Red/Green LED is handy little component that allows two colors (red and green) in a single LED while only having two pins (cathode and anode).  The color of the LED depends on the polarity of the connection only allowing one color at a time.  Similar LED's that provide two or even three colors u...
By: Spaceman Spiff

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: novelchip

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: juggleboy

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 13 Nov 2011 13:34:14 PST
Modular Arduino Power Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Arduino-Power-Cube/
Modular Arduino Power Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/F63Y/IMDZBU0J/FDIF63YIMDZBU0J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/F63Y/IMDZBU0J/FDIF63YIMDZBU0J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/F63Y/IMDZBU0J/FDIF63YIMDZBU0J.SMALL.jpg EvanKale Lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries can work wonders for portable Arduino projects.Chances are, you probably have tons of them lying around that you're not making use of. You can salvage them from many rechargeable electronics such as cellphones, cameras, MP3 players, etc.An annoyance I came across when ...
By: EvanKale

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: bumhee34

Continue Reading »]]>
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 ...
By: persolus

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: GreatScottLab

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: nrepak

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: solderface

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:03:30 PDT
Interactive LED table http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-table/
Interactive LED table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/O2EA/FA0CV6FK/FEVO2EAFA0CV6FK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/O2EA/FA0CV6FK/FEVO2EAFA0CV6FK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/O2EA/FA0CV6FK/FEVO2EAFA0CV6FK.SMALL.jpg Deadly Computer Here is a guided instructable on how to make your own Interactive LED table using one of the kits from Evil Mad Sciencitst.Here is a video of my final table in action in the dark, and a photo of what it looks like: Choose your size, and Design a Table Evil Mad Scientist offer 2 sizes for their t...
By: Deadly Computer

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 14 Dec 2007 10:33:25 PST
Arduino Reed Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Reed-Switch/
Arduino Reed Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/02WU/I74NCIY3/FKA02WUI74NCIY3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/02WU/I74NCIY3/FKA02WUI74NCIY3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/02WU/I74NCIY3/FKA02WUI74NCIY3.SMALL.jpg dev.alessiobigini Hello everyone!The Reed devices are electronic or electromechanical components that work using the technology of the reed contacts, realized for the first time by the Bell.The Reed contact switch is a lamina (normally open) which closes in the presence of a magnetic field.The reed contacts have foun...
By: dev.alessiobigini

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: Gregory0

Continue Reading »]]>
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;...
By: Dominion-Network

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: Nickolae

Continue Reading »]]>
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, ...
By: jmuncher

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: SuperTech-IT

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: geekrex

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: xBacon

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 16 Aug 2012 15:37:20 PDT
Testing LEDs with a Multimeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Testing-LEDs-with-a-Multimeter/
Testing LEDs with a Multimeter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/QE5V/H5JVXVRC/FQDQE5VH5JVXVRC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/QE5V/H5JVXVRC/FQDQE5VH5JVXVRC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/QE5V/H5JVXVRC/FQDQE5VH5JVXVRC.SMALL.jpg ColorBomb I have been using this method for many years. It is a quick and simple way to test LED. I buy LEDs in bulk, when they come in the colors aren't marked so this i the method I use to sort them out(yes I buy clear bodied LED) Materials Digital Multimeter with diode function resistor (I used a 1K ) T...
By: ColorBomb

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: pfoglietta

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: ron.rakesh.mandal

Continue Reading »]]>
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 ...
By: Yonatan24

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 12 Mar 2016 08:54:57 PST
RGB LED Car Dash, and Door Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Car-Dash-and-Door-Lighting/
RGB LED Car Dash, and Door Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/GBZG/ILICYWHW/FGCGBZGILICYWHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/GBZG/ILICYWHW/FGCGBZGILICYWHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/GBZG/ILICYWHW/FGCGBZGILICYWHW.SMALL.gif HippyNerd RGB LED strips are a great way to inconspicuously add color in places, they typically come with adhesive backing to make it easier to stick them anywhere. These LED strips have become fairly easy and inexpensive to buy, and folks are still finding lots of interesting places for them. There are many ...
By: HippyNerd

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 7 Mar 2016 11:46:57 PST
LED fading with a 555 timer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-fading-with-a-555-timer/
LED fading with a 555 timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/LVYI/I1GIK7VQ/FDQLVYII1GIK7VQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/LVYI/I1GIK7VQ/FDQLVYII1GIK7VQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/LVYI/I1GIK7VQ/FDQLVYII1GIK7VQ.SMALL.jpg Artkun The 555 timer is one of the most widely known and simple integrated circuits (IC) on the market. It can be used in many ways using different modes (monostable, astable, and bistable) with each mode used to produce a specific effect. For this project, we're going to focus on using the 555 timer in as...
By: Artkun

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:49:44 PDT
LED Rainbow - RGB LED PWM Controller Construction - Easy To Build http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Rainbow-RGB-LED-PWM-Controller-Construction-/
LED Rainbow - RGB LED PWM Controller Construction - Easy To Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/HMWM/FPQLC0WW/FBMHMWMFPQLC0WW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/HMWM/FPQLC0WW/FBMHMWMFPQLC0WW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/HMWM/FPQLC0WW/FBMHMWMFPQLC0WW.SMALL.jpg john.kerr Step-by-step, easy to follow instructions on the building of a LED Rainbow RGB LED PWM Controller. Only a minimal amount of parts are needed, along with a PIC processor, and you can construct one of the most amazing LED controllers available. The system is capable of driving either RGB LEDs, or ind...
By: john.kerr

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 12 Jan 2009 16:30:19 PST
ESP8266 as a Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-As-a-Microcontroller/
ESP8266 as a Microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/17UK/ILGVGONY/FGC17UKILGVGONY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/17UK/ILGVGONY/FGC17UKILGVGONY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/17UK/ILGVGONY/FGC17UKILGVGONY.SMALL.jpg JayconSystems As it was already mentioned in the Getting Started with ESP8266 ESP-01 tutorial, the Wi-Fi module is fully programmable, allowing us to use it as a microcontroller and manipulate inputs and outputs.In this tutorial we are going to show how to program the ESP module via Arduino UNO to blink an LED an...
By: JayconSystems

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 7 Mar 2016 08:41:15 PST
Large 8x8 LED Matrix Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-8x8-LED-Matrix-Display/
Large 8x8 LED Matrix Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/4UR3/ILCHCSZQ/F1X4UR3ILCHCSZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/4UR3/ILCHCSZQ/F1X4UR3ILCHCSZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/4UR3/ILCHCSZQ/F1X4UR3ILCHCSZQ.SMALL.jpg jollifactory Have you worked with ready-made 8x8 LED matrix as displays? They come in various sizes and are quite interesting to work with. A large readily available size is around 60mm x 60mm. However, if you are looking for a much larger ready-made LED matrix, you may be out of luck.For this project, we will b...
By: jollifactory

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 3 Mar 2016 06:37:10 PST
My 100W LED Flashlight Version. http://www.instructables.com/id/My-100W-LED-Flashlight-Version/
My 100W LED Flashlight Version. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/BRA5/IL5J5JEE/FIKBRA5IL5J5JEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/BRA5/IL5J5JEE/FIKBRA5IL5J5JEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/BRA5/IL5J5JEE/FIKBRA5IL5J5JEE.SMALL.jpg Herkaun I decided to build 2 100W LED flashlights after seeing this:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c--5c3Egv4ESince I do photography as a hobby, I thought they could be quite useful. I also build PC’s for personal use, so had a bunch of heatsink that I could use. Years ago I used peltiers for overclocking ...
By: Herkaun

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 28 Feb 2016 19:38:35 PST
DIY Line Follower Sensor Array http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Line-Follower-Sensor-Array/
DIY Line Follower Sensor Array - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/DMUQ/HX1WCETP/F2SDMUQHX1WCETP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/DMUQ/HX1WCETP/F2SDMUQHX1WCETP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/DMUQ/HX1WCETP/F2SDMUQHX1WCETP.SMALL.jpg robodude95 In this Instructable you'll learn how to make your very own Line follower sensor array!!It consists of two parts : The IR LED board.The Op-Amp Board.The IR LED board consists of an array of 5 pairs of IR LEDs and photodiodes.The neat part about the board is that you can add more IR Tx/Rx pairs if y...
By: robodude95

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 1 Jul 2014 07:25:43 PDT
A high-power LED torch using a single AA-battery http://www.instructables.com/id/A-high-power-LED-torch-using-a-single-AA-battery/
A high-power LED torch using a single AA-battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/6T7I/FJLOR99W/F096T7IFJLOR99W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/6T7I/FJLOR99W/F096T7IFJLOR99W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/6T7I/FJLOR99W/F096T7IFJLOR99W.SMALL.jpg qs This high-efficiency design can power LEDs at 100mA of current and is not much bigger than the battery that powers it. The unique circuit uses 2 commonly available transistors (BC327 and BC337) in an oscillator to boost the 1.2 or 1.5 volts from a rechargeable (nickel) or alkaline battery to the 3+ ...
By: qs

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 7 Aug 2008 19:35:22 PDT
Getting Started with Arduino in 60 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-Arduino-in-60-Minutes/
Getting Started with Arduino in 60 Minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/J0FO/IKZQ3S9Y/FQLJ0FOIKZQ3S9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/J0FO/IKZQ3S9Y/FQLJ0FOIKZQ3S9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/J0FO/IKZQ3S9Y/FQLJ0FOIKZQ3S9Y.SMALL.jpg ArdusatCHoffman So you have an Ardusat Space Kit (or other Arduino Starter Kit), now what?Good question. The foundational knowledge that allows learners to create experiments in space starts with the humble LED. These instructions will take you from getting a single LED to blink, to several LEDs going on and off. ...
By: ArdusatCHoffman

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 23 Feb 2016 11:01:35 PST
Stereo Speakers with Synched LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Stereo-Speakers-with-Synched-LED-Lighting/
Stereo Speakers with Synched LED Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/A7R0/FWMNUG3V/FCGA7R0FWMNUG3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/A7R0/FWMNUG3V/FCGA7R0FWMNUG3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/A7R0/FWMNUG3V/FCGA7R0FWMNUG3V.SMALL.jpg shingkai This is a step by step guide to building a pair of two-way stereo speakers, with LED's synched to the audio. The LED's can be shut off when music without lighting is desired. In these speakers, clear acrylic is used so the entire interior can be viewed (along with the LED's).My intention is for this...
By: shingkai

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 26 Jul 2009 21:41:37 PDT
32x16 LED Matrix Panel and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/32x16-LED-Matrix-Panel-and-Arduino/
32x16 LED Matrix Panel and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/ZOPS/I4VQ9P7K/FZ6ZOPSI4VQ9P7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/ZOPS/I4VQ9P7K/FZ6ZOPSI4VQ9P7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/ZOPS/I4VQ9P7K/FZ6ZOPSI4VQ9P7K.SMALL.jpg Silvius The Story of ProjectIn short, this project is the result of a challenge. One day, a friend who was visiting me, saw my experiments with some led matrix and ask me if I can control many of these. I answered "yes certainly", using auxiliary integrated circuits can be controlled a large number of LED...
By: Silvius

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 06:10:04 PST
The World's Smallest 4x4x4 RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Worlds-Smallest-RGB-LED-Cube/
The World's Smallest 4x4x4 RGB LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/5DEB/IKWV9F8V/FMS5DEBIKWV9F8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/5DEB/IKWV9F8V/FMS5DEBIKWV9F8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/5DEB/IKWV9F8V/FMS5DEBIKWV9F8V.SMALL.jpg HariFun I believe this is "currently" the world's Tiniest 4x4x4 COLOR LED Cube. There are smaller ones but are usually single color and made up of fewer LEDs (3x3x3).The actual LED cube is less than 1 inch square. It uses sixty four 3.2mmx2.7mm SMD RGB LED (Surface Mounted Device, Red+Green+Blue, Light Emi...
By: HariFun

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 21 Feb 2016 13:47:23 PST
Arduino Digital 7-Segment Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Digital-7-Segment-Thermometer/
Arduino Digital 7-Segment Thermometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/QANU/H5EDU0VD/FIDQANUH5EDU0VD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/QANU/H5EDU0VD/FIDQANUH5EDU0VD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/QANU/H5EDU0VD/FIDQANUH5EDU0VD.SMALL.jpg xBacon Hello everybody! I will be showing you how to make a digital 7-segment thermometer using the LM335 temperature sensor. This a guide for an Arduino version, but I am working on a mini ATtiny84 version. Once I get that working, I will post another Instructable on how to make it. I'm sure you could m...
By: xBacon

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 8 Aug 2012 10:00:42 PDT
Solid Wood Digital Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Solid-Wood-Digital-Clock/
Solid Wood Digital Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/YG2Y/FAKC0N57/F2IYG2YFAKC0N57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/YG2Y/FAKC0N57/F2IYG2YFAKC0N57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/YG2Y/FAKC0N57/F2IYG2YFAKC0N57.SMALL.jpg J_Hodgie How to build a wooden digital clock powered by an atmega168 (arduino) with a built-in alarm and games. I first thought about making this when I saw an LED clock covered by a wood veneer . I liked it when I saw it, until I saw the price. This is when I decided to build my own, I wanted it to build i...
By: J_Hodgie

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 27 Dec 2007 20:12:44 PST
Make hobbyist PCBs with professional CAD tools by modifying "Design Rules" http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-hobbyist-PCBs-with-professional-CAD-tools-by-/
Make hobbyist PCBs with professional CAD tools by modifying "Design Rules" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/FKSN/U1OEP27Y3M7/F58FKSNU1OEP27Y3M7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/FKSN/U1OEP27Y3M7/F58FKSNU1OEP27Y3M7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/FKSN/U1OEP27Y3M7/F58FKSNU1OEP27Y3M7.SMALL.jpg westfw It's nice that there are some professional circuit board tools available to the hobbyists. Here are some tips for using them ito design boards that don't need a professional fabricator to actually MAKE them... Introduction, part 1 - my gripe There are numerous tutorials on the net about making ...
By: westfw

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 4 May 2006 03:02:28 PDT
How to use 555 timers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-555-timers/
How to use 555 timers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/4Q24/FS8O1KJ7/FNW4Q24FS8O1KJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/4Q24/FS8O1KJ7/FNW4Q24FS8O1KJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/4Q24/FS8O1KJ7/FNW4Q24FS8O1KJ7.SMALL.jpg andrew101 Simple 555 timer curcuit. very basic. flash an led on and off. video included Get Parts you will need:- 1x ne/se 555 timer IC chip.- 1x solderless breadboard- 1x source of 8 or more volts (i had 18)- 1x 5V voltage regulator (if you dont have one you can use a 6v lantern battery.- 2x 0.5k resisto...
By: andrew101

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 15 Mar 2009 16:25:07 PDT
LED Hula Hoop http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Hula-Hoop/
LED Hula Hoop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/SAS0/F35J1OF9/F8SSAS0F35J1OF9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/SAS0/F35J1OF9/F8SSAS0F35J1OF9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/SAS0/F35J1OF9/F8SSAS0F35J1OF9.SMALL.jpg jeffkobi Some friends wanted a lighted hula hoop for burningman, and when they turned out to be about $200 each, I decided to make one. All the parts cost about $15 . . . total time to make the hoop was about 3 hours, but that included time for figuring things out. You could probably make one in less than ...
By: jeffkobi

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 27 Jun 2007 12:26:41 PDT