Instructables: exploring - technology - Led http://www.instructables.com Tue, 9 Feb 2016 12:35:03 PST BLOX v1.01 Steampunk Running Shoe Dryer: The Rauthbauer Pedo-Dessicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Running-Shoe-Dryer-the-Rauthbauer-Pedo-D/
Steampunk Running Shoe Dryer: The Rauthbauer Pedo-Dessicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/GSFR/IKEAMJCW/F8HGSFRIKEAMJCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/GSFR/IKEAMJCW/F8HGSFRIKEAMJCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/GSFR/IKEAMJCW/F8HGSFRIKEAMJCW.SMALL.jpg Grunambulax This device dries running shoes by gently blowing warmed air through them. Air is pumped into a vintage makeup box and warmed by a 60 Watt bulb. It then enters a bifurcated iron pipe and is expelled through the shoes. There are LED lights under marbles for visual interest. The pipes have been aged u...
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 06:25:22 PST
TICTAC PORTABLE SPEAKER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-TIC-TAC-PORTABLE-SPEAKERLED-LAMP/
TICTAC PORTABLE SPEAKER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/6GVT/IKCV5JQP/FOE6GVTIKCV5JQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/6GVT/IKCV5JQP/FOE6GVTIKCV5JQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/6GVT/IKCV5JQP/FOE6GVTIKCV5JQP.SMALL.jpg diyfuntech Hey Guys,I am Back With Another project.In This Instructable I am Going To show You How To Make this Cheap & PortableTICTAC Speaker With A SuperBright LedLAMPAPPLICATIONS-How Can This Mini Little Box Help Anyone?Yes It can,In Many Ways1)It Will Help You When You Dont Have A Flashlight For taking Pho...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 07:03:21 PST
Chromatic Temperature Display - Arduino Controlled RGB LED Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Chromatic-Temperature-Display-Arduino-Controlled-R/
Chromatic Temperature Display - Arduino Controlled RGB LED Infinity Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SMALL.jpg Eshanbho This project was loosely inspired by this, a weather station display whose color is based on the outdoor temperature. I had a roommate in college who had one of these and it was very useful, in Pittsburgh especially, to just glance at the color and know how many or few layers to put on before going ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 09:49:51 PST
Photography Ring Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Ring-Light-1/
Photography Ring Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran One of the great lighting techniques in professional portrait photography is the ring light. This technique gives so nice effect on the eyes just like the picture above. It can be used not only for regular photography, but also, for video shots as well.So, let’s get started. Note: This project was m...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 01:00:46 PST
From Counter to Clock With RTC DS-1302 http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Counter-to-Clock-With-RTC-DS-1302/
From Counter to Clock With RTC DS-1302 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/YP73/IK7BZM7G/F2RYP73IK7BZM7G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/YP73/IK7BZM7G/F2RYP73IK7BZM7G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/YP73/IK7BZM7G/F2RYP73IK7BZM7G.SMALL.jpg GandaU This time I would like to modify from our previous counter to become a simple clock by using DS-1302 RTC chip.DS-1302 uses 2 wire interface used by Atmel which is old version of I2C. Since more space on the left side of the board is needed, we reassembly the component from the counter to the right. ...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 22:01:28 PST
Theremin Agudo http://www.instructables.com/id/Theremin-Agudo/
Theremin Agudo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/9U2T/IKBFMRUC/FDC9U2TIKBFMRUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/9U2T/IKBFMRUC/FDC9U2TIKBFMRUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/9U2T/IKBFMRUC/FDC9U2TIKBFMRUC.SMALL.jpg LeoMartinsTSk8 Many people do not know this instrument, it is one of the first musical instrumentsfull electronics that do not need physical contact to make the musician sounding notes . Of course , using the components and processing speed we have on our plate , we will not have very defined notes Materials 1 ...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:28:13 PST
Small LED Strip Controller with LED Amp and Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-LED-Strip-Controller-With-LED-Amp-and-Arduin/
Small LED Strip Controller with LED Amp and Arduino Nano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/VI6W/IKEAMEQK/FTBVI6WIKEAMEQK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/VI6W/IKEAMEQK/FTBVI6WIKEAMEQK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/VI6W/IKEAMEQK/FTBVI6WIKEAMEQK.SMALL.jpg SólbjørnO A small LED strip controller made with a LED amplifier and an Arduino Nano. Perfect for making custom lighting patterns and/or control the led strip from your computer. It uses the Mosfet gates from the Amplifier to control the LED strip without putting a load on the Arduino. Because of the design o...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:07:01 PST
Sugar skull stormtrooper nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugar-Skull-Stormtrooper-Nightlight/
Sugar skull stormtrooper nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SMALL.jpg dmilesson This light work by lightning acrylic from the side, the acrylic is etched which creates a nice glowing effect.The acrylic is etched and cut with a laser cutter. Inside there is an Arduino that powers the 5v RGB LEDs, and it's programed to very slowly fade between different colors.You'll need: Acryli...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:03:31 PST
10x8leds en 3 horas SIN CABLES PUENTE http://www.instructables.com/id/10x8leds-En-3-Horas/
10x8leds en 3 horas SIN CABLES PUENTE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/34NQ/IKCV5MC7/FUW34NQIKCV5MC7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/34NQ/IKCV5MC7/FUW34NQIKCV5MC7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/34NQ/IKCV5MC7/FUW34NQIKCV5MC7.SMALL.jpg mirycia aconsejo PACIENCIA Y SI FUNCIONA BIEN CON LOS 5 VOLTIOS DE ARDUINO REVISAD BIEN LAS SOLDADURAS COPROBAR CADA TIRA DE LEDS ANTES DE IR A LA SIGUIENTE TIRAHAY SIEMPRE ESTAN LOS FallosSALUDOSDE ESTA Paguina COPIE MI MATRIZ PERO SE complica EL TEMA A LA HORA DE LOS PUENTES O CABLES DE PUENTE YA QUE T...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 08:55:58 PST
How to Make an Arcade Marquee Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Arcade-Marquee-Lightbox/
How to Make an Arcade Marquee Lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/6J72/IK7BTML9/FTL6J72IK7BTML9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/6J72/IK7BTML9/FTL6J72IK7BTML9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/6J72/IK7BTML9/FTL6J72IK7BTML9.SMALL.jpg MakeItYoutube Old school arcade games are back! Learn how to make a marquee lightbox and bring your favorite game to any room!Don't know a lot about wood-working? Neither do I! I made this to help me learn!If anyone is a wood-shop expert, feel free to give some tips! Video Watch this video instead of the writt...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 08:03:45 PST
Haunted House Spooky Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Haunted-House-Spooky-Light/
Haunted House Spooky Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/SU9G/IKBFMSIN/F85SU9GIKBFMSIN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/SU9G/IKBFMSIN/F85SU9GIKBFMSIN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/SU9G/IKBFMSIN/F85SU9GIKBFMSIN.SMALL.jpg Nolan Cash creepy, spooky, flickering light The Story in horror movies, you know things are about to get really scary when all of a sudden the lights start to flicker. i had seen a few instructables about spooky lights, but none of them really caught my interest. so, i wrote my own code that i feel is, not ...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 06:25:28 PST
LED Heart Photo Frame - Make a Perfect Valentine's or Birthday Present http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Heart-Photo-Frame-Make-a-Perfect-Valentines-or/
LED Heart Photo Frame - Make a Perfect Valentine's or Birthday Present - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XJI3/IK8MWSS2/FIPXJI3IK8MWSS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XJI3/IK8MWSS2/FIPXJI3IK8MWSS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XJI3/IK8MWSS2/FIPXJI3IK8MWSS2.SMALL.jpg Dejan Nedelkovski Hello! In this instructable I will show you how you can make this awesome LED Heart Photo Frame. For all Electronics Enthusiasts! Make the perfect Valentine's, Birthday or Anniversary present for your loved ones!You can watch the Demo Video of this project on the video below and read the step by ste...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:59:37 PST
USB Fan With Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Fan-With-Lights/
USB Fan With Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/H93F/IK7BP7OS/F7IH93FIK7BP7OS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/H93F/IK7BP7OS/F7IH93FIK7BP7OS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/H93F/IK7BP7OS/F7IH93FIK7BP7OS.SMALL.jpg John_Singleton_ In this project I will teach you how to make a small PC fan with a USB and LEDs What You Need You need these items-Nintendo DS card caseUSB with positive and negative wiresPC fanSwitchLed strip- they are not shownPLEASE USE A RESISTOR FOR THE LEDs Cut A Square Cut a square that is the size of ...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:57:22 PST
Simple (bathroom) Vacancy Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-bathroom-Vacancy-Sign/
Simple (bathroom) Vacancy Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/LZZ7/IK7BN51R/F81LZZ7IK7BN51R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/LZZ7/IK7BN51R/F81LZZ7IK7BN51R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/LZZ7/IK7BN51R/F81LZZ7IK7BN51R.SMALL.jpg rikuzenith This is my first electrical project ever, so I'll also try to make this instructable nice for other beginners to follow.I live in a small house where the laundry machine couldn't fit into the bathroom so it had to stay in the hallway. The water pipes have to go from the bathroom door, therefore it c...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 12:00:40 PST
Small LED Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-LED-Tester/
Small LED Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/F2QD/IK7BMXP4/FJIF2QDIK7BMXP4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/F2QD/IK7BMXP4/FJIF2QDIK7BMXP4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/F2QD/IK7BMXP4/FJIF2QDIK7BMXP4.SMALL.jpg Eric Brouwer YALT, YALT, YALT..., or "Yet Another LED Tester". There are already several different types of LED testers on Instructables. So why another?Well, it started after I accidentally bumped over one of my component drawers. The drawer was filled with four different color LEDs. And to make matters even wo...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 11:09:34 PST
Arduino LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Display/
Arduino LED Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/I49W/IK7BMV4Q/FLEI49WIK7BMV4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/I49W/IK7BMV4Q/FLEI49WIK7BMV4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/I49W/IK7BMV4Q/FLEI49WIK7BMV4Q.SMALL.jpg Maciej Miklas My latest project (https://github.com/maciejmiklas/LEDDisplay) contains driver for 8x8 LED Modules controlled via MAX722xx. It allows you to build display of custom size that is only limited by the hardware itself. Vertical and horizontal size can contain up to 256 modules, but before reaching thi...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 10:42:39 PST
Using one LED as an Indicator for different events in your system - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-One-LED-As-an-Indicator-for-Different-Events/
Using one LED as an Indicator for different events in your system - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/ZWMJ/IK7BXQLQ/FWAZWMJIK7BXQLQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/ZWMJ/IK7BXQLQ/FWAZWMJIK7BXQLQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/ZWMJ/IK7BXQLQ/FWAZWMJIK7BXQLQ.SMALL.jpg sirmaxford Many systems or machines undergo different events. For example, when you power up your laptop computer, an LED lights up to show power on state event. Another LED lights up when you plug in your charger; this other LED indicate a charging state event.What to do:1. Show power on state: when Arduino i...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 08:01:00 PST
Color Changing LED Snow Heart Valentine http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-LED-Snow-Heart-Valentine/
Color Changing LED Snow Heart Valentine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/XEQO/IK7N7H2K/F59XEQOIK7N7H2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/XEQO/IK7N7H2K/F59XEQOIK7N7H2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/XEQO/IK7N7H2K/F59XEQOIK7N7H2K.SMALL.jpg BillT3 Don't let the leftover snow from the recent "Snowzilla" storm go to waste. Show your loved ones how much you care with a giant Valentine's Day snow heart in the front yard. Not your average snow heart, this display is jazzed up by embedding color-changing LED holiday lights into the snow for a br...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 22:57:45 PST
Flashy steampunk goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashy-Steampunk-Goggles/
Flashy steampunk goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/FPSD/IK5S3FJL/FDFFPSDIK5S3FJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/FPSD/IK5S3FJL/FDFFPSDIK5S3FJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/FPSD/IK5S3FJL/FDFFPSDIK5S3FJL.SMALL.jpg deluges Hey guys,Here is a small project that includes a little bit of crafting and a little bit of coding. It's really accessible to anyone with basic soldering skills and should not take you more than a couple hours once you have all the parts you need.Those goggles can display every imaginable colour and...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 09:31:09 PST
Fading Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Fading-Lamp/
Fading Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/QV4Q/IK5PYVJK/FPYQV4QIK5PYVJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/QV4Q/IK5PYVJK/FPYQV4QIK5PYVJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/QV4Q/IK5PYVJK/FPYQV4QIK5PYVJK.SMALL.jpg pascal0312 Hey everybody,This will be a tutorial to make a lamp that gives a pulsating light. There are leds inside the lamp and when you turn it on it gives a nice fading effect.I decided to create a hexagon shape since I'm not an expert in AutoCAD and I tried to create another shape but this was too big and ...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 20:06:04 PST
HOW TO CONTROL a WiFi LYT8266 LED BULB WITH BLYNK IN 5 MINUTES http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-CONTROL-a-WiFi-LYT8266-LED-BULB-WITH-BLYNK-/
HOW TO CONTROL a WiFi LYT8266 LED BULB WITH BLYNK IN 5 MINUTES - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/P1AU/IJYV3660/FZGP1AUIJYV3660.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/P1AU/IJYV3660/FZGP1AUIJYV3660.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/P1AU/IJYV3660/FZGP1AUIJYV3660.SMALL.jpg AUTHOMETION In this tutorial we will see how to control a LYT8266 WiFi bulb in 5 minutes using the new powerful BLYNK platform.You will need:-A LYT8266 Bulb (http://authometion.com/shop/en/home/13-lyt8266.html)-BLYNK APP for iOS or Android + Blynk Arduino libraries (http://www.blynk.cc/getting-started/)-Arduino...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 07:37:26 PST
Lumia 5.2 Grow LED - Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Lumia-52-Grow-LED-Plants/
Lumia 5.2 Grow LED - Plants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/AWAJ/IK7N7OQ9/FMOAWAJIK7N7OQ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/AWAJ/IK7N7OQ9/FMOAWAJIK7N7OQ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/AWAJ/IK7N7OQ9/FMOAWAJIK7N7OQ9.SMALL.jpg MarioC58 DIY LED GROW Light from parts purchased on the internet, parts list is on youtube video link.Make your own beast! I'm going to scale this up but love the spectrum of these chips, I'm going to incorporate them into my build they are a bit pricy atm but hopefully in time they come down. I know a lot o...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 07:00:14 PST
Skull Shaped Box. http://www.instructables.com/id/Skull-Shaped-Box-With-Light-for-Eyes/
Skull Shaped Box. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/HWO7/IK4CM5EZ/FR1HWO7IK4CM5EZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/HWO7/IK4CM5EZ/FR1HWO7IK4CM5EZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/HWO7/IK4CM5EZ/FR1HWO7IK4CM5EZ.SMALL.jpg DrWurffius Why?So this project started for a course at the Rotterdam Universty of Applied Sciences calles FabLab. The goal of the course is to make an object which should be:- Made out of three kind of materials- Made using three different tools (3D printer, Lasercutter, etc.)- The object should contain at le...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 05:14:24 PST
Simon Says with LEDs and sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Simon-Says-With-LEDs-and-Sound/
Simon Says with LEDs and sound - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/AC1E/IK4CKN2V/FUPAC1EIK4CKN2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/AC1E/IK4CKN2V/FUPAC1EIK4CKN2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/AC1E/IK4CKN2V/FUPAC1EIK4CKN2V.SMALL.jpg JColvin91 Hello and welcome back to Instructables! Many of us have all played Simon Says where inevitably you find yourself hopping around on one foot while making elephant noises and you wonder to yourself why it was ever a good idea to say "yeah, I'll come play". But perhaps while you could do without the m...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 15:31:28 PST
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
USB color changing LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Color-Changing-LED-Tree/
USB color changing LED Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/ELT4/IK2V1N1N/FZRELT4IK2V1N1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/ELT4/IK2V1N1N/FZRELT4IK2V1N1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/ELT4/IK2V1N1N/FZRELT4IK2V1N1N.SMALL.jpg CarsonH3 This LED tree is powered by a USB wall charger and features slow changing RGB color lights. It's a good project to learn how to solder, as well as learning simple circuit concepts such as current limiting resistors for LEDs and power consumption.I got this idea a few months ago when my fiancee and I...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:29:12 PST
LED Night Light DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Night-Light-DIY/
LED Night Light DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/5S9W/IK5S04VL/FFX5S9WIK5S04VL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/5S9W/IK5S04VL/FFX5S9WIK5S04VL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/5S9W/IK5S04VL/FFX5S9WIK5S04VL.SMALL.jpg GEORGE CHANIOTAKIS How to make a very simple circuit, AC 220v mains powered to turn on Super Bright LED for your home. . A simple LED driver circuit and very cheap method to build one. You don’t need any special skills to assemble this project Ok! I used an old mobile charger "plug in" to fix it. Ten minutes of free t...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 14:42:39 PST
Raspberry Pi IoT: Temperature and humidity monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-IoT-Temperature-and-Humidity-Monitor/
Raspberry Pi IoT: Temperature and humidity monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/PYPD/IK1HROFF/FERPYPDIK1HROFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/PYPD/IK1HROFF/FERPYPDIK1HROFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/PYPD/IK1HROFF/FERPYPDIK1HROFF.SMALL.jpg techprolet We love hot showers at my place and this has been starting to show on the walls of our bathroom... If you don't keep humidity in check you can very easily end up with moldy walls and an unhappy landlord which is, well, unhealthy and costly.The easy solution to this problem is to keep a window open a...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 09:38:32 PST
RGB Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Thermostat/
RGB Thermometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/2CFS/IJYUKSLT/F682CFSIJYUKSLT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/2CFS/IJYUKSLT/F682CFSIJYUKSLT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/2CFS/IJYUKSLT/F682CFSIJYUKSLT.SMALL.jpg parkerdaudt Hey guys,This is my first instructable so please don't be too harsh.I created this thermometer to be used in my college dorm room. As I had an air conditioner/heater that relied simply on a dial similar to that in cars (a red/blue wedge symbolizing more or less hot/cold) I wanted something more prec...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 19:09:17 PST
Addressable LED Party Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Addressable-LED-Party-Bag/
Addressable LED Party Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7EI9/IJWUVK3H/F327EI9IJWUVK3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7EI9/IJWUVK3H/F327EI9IJWUVK3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7EI9/IJWUVK3H/F327EI9IJWUVK3H.SMALL.jpg cparshley Quite often, I find myself out at shows, parties and festivals with a need to carry around some some must have items, like my wallet, keys, phone, and such. Of course, fun costume party clothes never have pockets, so the only viable option is some form of bag. However, I would find myself thinking m...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 09:51:46 PST
Reading sensors with a microprocessor. http://www.instructables.com/id/Reading-Sensors-With-a-Microprocessor/
Reading sensors with a microprocessor. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/VHGS/IJWWM66K/FO5VHGSIJWWM66K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/VHGS/IJWWM66K/FO5VHGSIJWWM66K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/VHGS/IJWWM66K/FO5VHGSIJWWM66K.SMALL.jpg rickharris In my previous Instructable I showed how simple commands could be used to turn on a microprocessor output and light an LED.http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Program-a-PIC...I should stress I am not connected with Picaxe and these projects are ones I used in School to teach programming to school k...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:48:51 PST
Arduino Motion Sensing Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Motion-Sensing-Alarm/
Arduino Motion Sensing Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/RZE4/IJWWL2OS/FE4RZE4IJWWL2OS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/RZE4/IJWWL2OS/FE4RZE4IJWWL2OS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/RZE4/IJWWL2OS/FE4RZE4IJWWL2OS.SMALL.jpg ArduinoT This Instructable will show you how to make a motion sensing alarm using an Arduino microcontroller. This Instructable accompanies the video 'Making a Motion Sensing Alarm', which I have embedded. What Components you will need For this Arduino prject you will need:1x Arduino Uno1x PIR Motion Sens...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:42:52 PST
How to Make an Arduino Battery Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Arduino-Battery-Tester/
How to Make an Arduino Battery Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/7VBW/IJVPSNO4/FHW7VBWIJVPSNO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/7VBW/IJVPSNO4/FHW7VBWIJVPSNO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/7VBW/IJVPSNO4/FHW7VBWIJVPSNO4.SMALL.jpg bunkeraustin This Arduino project will test the voltage of a 1.5V battery. Materials Here are the Materials needed to create the battery tester:Arduino Uno2 yellow LEDs1 Red LED1 RGB LED4 330 ohm resistors9 wires (colors don't matter)Any 1.5V battery Create the Circuit When connecting the normal LEDs (not ...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:42:29 PST
How to use the PmodJSTK with the Basys3 (FPGA) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-the-PmodJSTK-With-the-Basys3-FPGA/
How to use the PmodJSTK with the Basys3 (FPGA) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/FW2T/IJUAFCA1/FXDFW2TIJUAFCA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/FW2T/IJUAFCA1/FXDFW2TIJUAFCA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/FW2T/IJUAFCA1/FXDFW2TIJUAFCA1.SMALL.jpg kaitlyn1franz This instructable is yet another stop on my journey to build the claw game driven by an FPGA. Previously I wrote how to control a stepper motor with an FPGA. Now I needed to control a joystick so that I can eventually connect both to my control system. Luckily for me I was able to find a demo for th...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:30:42 PST
Shake Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Shake-Generator/
Shake Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/9V56/IJUCLGCL/F969V56IJUCLGCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/9V56/IJUCLGCL/F969V56IJUCLGCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/9V56/IJUCLGCL/F969V56IJUCLGCL.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab This takes some shake to make! Time to make some light with the original shake weight, the piston generator. No batteries needed! Just some good old fashioned human power. This is one of my favorites for an introduction to electro-magnetism, and works great in concert with showing that electricity c...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:07:54 PST
Lets program a PIC microprocessor http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Program-a-PIC-Microprocessor/
Lets program a PIC microprocessor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/1WL7/IJUCH1VQ/FYH1WL7IJUCH1VQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/1WL7/IJUCH1VQ/FYH1WL7IJUCH1VQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/1WL7/IJUCH1VQ/FYH1WL7IJUCH1VQ.SMALL.jpg rickharris OK How hard can programming a PIC microprocessor be?Well it depends, some are harder than others for several reasons, The programming language, the type of microprocessor, the ease of use of the editing software and most importantly how familiar you are with it all.So lets look at one of the easiest...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 11:17:41 PST
A beginner's guide to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Beginners-Guide-to-Arduino/
A beginner's guide to Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/W5LA/IJSV0SWL/F6QW5LAIJSV0SWL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/W5LA/IJSV0SWL/F6QW5LAIJSV0SWL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/W5LA/IJSV0SWL/F6QW5LAIJSV0SWL.SMALL.jpg tttapa After some years of experimenting with Arduino, I decided that the time has come to share the knowledge I've acquired. So I here it goes, a guide to Arduino, with the bare basics for beginners and some more advanced explanations for people who are somewhat more familiar with electronics.Every step w...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 04:55:30 PST
Photography Light Box Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Light-Box-Tent/
Photography Light Box Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran If you are an enthusiast photographer, you probably havetried couple of lightning techniques before. One of the most common tools that product photographers use is the photography tent which we will make in this project. For the 2D-design we will be using Inkscape because it’s free and easy to use s...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 03:02:14 PST
Smiling Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Smiling-Arduino/
Smiling Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/3CAX/IJSUYPOW/FPQ3CAXIJSUYPOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/3CAX/IJSUYPOW/FPQ3CAXIJSUYPOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/3CAX/IJSUYPOW/FPQ3CAXIJSUYPOW.SMALL.jpg Simonexc Hi! Do you like electronics? Because I love it. Especially I love anything which displays results, like monitor. And today I'll show you how to make that Arduino will smile(and do some other stuffs :). So this instructable is about fun with Arduino and led matrix. At the end of this instructable I'l...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 18:59:12 PST
Emergency Voltmeter for Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Voltmeter-for-Quadcopter/
Emergency Voltmeter for Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/H9D5/IJRFK2EH/F6IH9D5IJRFK2EH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/H9D5/IJRFK2EH/F6IH9D5IJRFK2EH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/H9D5/IJRFK2EH/F6IH9D5IJRFK2EH.SMALL.jpg ivver So, for the beginning I want to explain why I did it the way I did. I was flying my quad at night and crashed it in tall grass, after some time I found out that I lost my lipo baterry monitor and I still had few more fully charged batteries. So I went inside and take what I found laying around and m...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 09:44:30 PST
Make PCB Pattern of LEDs Arranged in A Circle http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-PCB-Pattern-of-LEDs-Arranged-in-a-Circle/
Make PCB Pattern of LEDs Arranged in A Circle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/JV32/IJQO81A8/F6NJV32IJQO81A8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/JV32/IJQO81A8/F6NJV32IJQO81A8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/JV32/IJQO81A8/F6NJV32IJQO81A8.SMALL.jpg saharaupro Make PCB pattern of 12 LEDs arranged in a circle.Use LibreOffice calc and KiCad. http://neo-sahara.com/wp/PIC16F887_12_LEDshttp://neo-sahara.com/wp/LED_arranged_in_circle Coordinates (x, y) of LEDs and resisters position are obtained by x = r sin( s ) + a y = r cos( s ) + bwhere x, y are the coo...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 08:40:43 PST
Convert a Vintage Light to Component LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Vintage-Light-to-Component-LED/
Convert a Vintage Light to Component LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SMALL.jpg rexperry I bought a cool-looking vintage photography spotlight at a garage sale that I thought would make a great looking desktop lamp or reading light. The bulb was burned out and the base was a rare twist lock that is no longer available. For the conversion I bought a chip-on-board (COB) LED. LEDs require ...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:36:26 PST
Arduino Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Switch/
Arduino Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/NWFP/IJQ01QAG/FCBNWFPIJQ01QAG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/NWFP/IJQ01QAG/FCBNWFPIJQ01QAG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/NWFP/IJQ01QAG/FCBNWFPIJQ01QAG.SMALL.jpg PavlosS In this tutorial we are going to construct a very simple light switch using an Arduino Uno, a photoresistor and a little bit of code to turn an LED on and off based on the lighting of your room. So let's get down to business ! What we'll need Here is a list of all the components that we are goin...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 14:44:28 PST
USB NeoPixel Deco Lights (via Digispark / ATtiny85) http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-NeoPixel-Deco-Lights-via-Digispark-ATtiny85/
USB NeoPixel Deco Lights (via Digispark / ATtiny85) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/QH39/IJOS9Y9X/FSQQH39IJOS9Y9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/QH39/IJOS9Y9X/FSQQH39IJOS9Y9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/QH39/IJOS9Y9X/FSQQH39IJOS9Y9X.SMALL.jpg martynov For this Instructable we need a WS2812 LED strip, also known as NeoPixel, and any MCU that could be programmed via Arduino. I use Digispark, it is a very nice tiny MCU based on ATtiny85. It has a special bootloader called Micronucleus which provides the ability to upload a program directly trough US...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 07:20:28 PST
Easiest Water level Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-Water-Level-Indicator/
Easiest Water level Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/8X4G/IJP232RV/FO98X4GIJP232RV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/8X4G/IJP232RV/FO98X4GIJP232RV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/8X4G/IJP232RV/FO98X4GIJP232RV.SMALL.jpg AbhishekR1 In day to day life storing water is one of the important task we have to do & with that we need to keep eye on that storage that the supply of water should be stopped when its reaches to its maximum level ,so this is best, cheapest & easiest circuit to do this task by just looking at LED indication ...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 02:39:59 PST
LDR Shield for a programmable LED http://www.instructables.com/id/LDR-Shield-for-a-Programmable-LED/
LDR Shield for a programmable LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/9J8D/IJOS9MFM/FSO9J8DIJOS9MFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/9J8D/IJOS9MFM/FSO9J8DIJOS9MFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/9J8D/IJOS9MFM/FSO9J8DIJOS9MFM.SMALL.jpg ahriant In this instructable I will be showing how to setup a shield for a programmable LED that allows you to change the colours through red green and blue by using 3 light dependent resistors. This tutorial uses Arduino & Max7, and although I have set up the LED as part of the shield, I will not be using ...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:47:49 PST
Spotlight Upgrade / LED Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Spotlight-Upgrade-LED-Hack/
Spotlight Upgrade / LED Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/OGUO/IJOLTGIE/FQ2OGUOIJOLTGIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/OGUO/IJOLTGIE/FQ2OGUOIJOLTGIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/OGUO/IJOLTGIE/FQ2OGUOIJOLTGIE.SMALL.jpg gadgetjim I have an old Dorcy Spotlight which I use all the time. Unfortunately, the Fluorescent Auxiliary light that is incorporated into this unit was failing. I wanted to keep this feature of the light. I had an old LED flashlight that the switch did not work properly, so I thought a good way to upgrade...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:19:56 PST
Ambilight for 15" Apple Macbook Retina (ADALIGHT) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-for-15-Apple-Macbook-Retina-ADALIGHT/
Ambilight for 15" Apple Macbook Retina (ADALIGHT) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/YTNI/IJN7EQPQ/F4EYTNIIJN7EQPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/YTNI/IJN7EQPQ/F4EYTNIIJN7EQPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/YTNI/IJN7EQPQ/F4EYTNIIJN7EQPQ.SMALL.jpg ErwinF2 During this class 'Smart Objects' I designed a "Ambilight" frame for my 15" Apple MacBook Retina. In this instructable I will guide you how to build one for yourself. But first check out the pics/video to see whatsup! What you'll need? In order to follow this Instructable I advice to use the same...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 02:55:25 PST
Blink with ESP8266 and Visuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Blink-With-ESP8266-and-Visuino/
Blink with ESP8266 and Visuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/V6WH/IJN7CV4H/FVXV6WHIJN7CV4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/V6WH/IJN7CV4H/FVXV6WHIJN7CV4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/V6WH/IJN7CV4H/FVXV6WHIJN7CV4H.SMALL.jpg BoianM In my last Instructable, I showed you how to prepare the Arduino IDE to program ESP 8266 modules.In this Instructable I will show you how you can program the ESP 8266 with Visuino.It is a tradition to start with a Blink project, so we will do a Blink with ESP 8266.Please note that the annotation on ...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:24:45 PST
IoT mood lamp from power socket http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Mood-Lamp-From-Power-Socket/
IoT mood lamp from power socket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/VG98/IJN7C86I/F5VVG98IJN7C86I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/VG98/IJN7C86I/F5VVG98IJN7C86I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/VG98/IJN7C86I/F5VVG98IJN7C86I.SMALL.jpg asdwsda One day a surface mounted power socket burned out in the room. The hot wire touched the ground pin. The socket turned black on the inside, but remained untouched on the outside. I've replaced it with a new one, and for some reason, I didn't throw away the damaged one. I started to think about what c...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:40:53 PST