Instructables: exploring - technology - Led http://www.instructables.com Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:24:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 PEX Pipe Hexagons With RGB LED Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/PEX-Hexagons-With-RGB-LED-Strip/
PEX Pipe Hexagons With RGB LED Strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/TR0L/I8JA1UTA/F8OTR0LI8JA1UTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/TR0L/I8JA1UTA/F8OTR0LI8JA1UTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/TR0L/I8JA1UTA/F8OTR0LI8JA1UTA.SMALL.jpg NLEDPromotions Built for a stage back drop this project features some hexagon shapes made from 3/4" PEX pipe, similar to a LED hula hoop, some 12 Volt RGB LED strip, and a NLED 30 Channel High Current LED Controller . The PEX hexagons are nearly seamless looking using a simple technique involving crimping U shaped...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:37:44 PDT
Circuit Tiles! http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Tiles/
Circuit Tiles! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/WTYJ/I8K13MM4/FCIWTYJI8K13MM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/WTYJ/I8K13MM4/FCIWTYJI8K13MM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/WTYJ/I8K13MM4/FCIWTYJI8K13MM4.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab For all the wee Edisons and Teslas to be, circuit tiles are the best! These are a great way to introduce people to circuits in a fun, ridiculous, iterative way. This is great for just one person exploring or an entire class working together. And your collection can keep growing over time! It's like ...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:29:11 PDT
How To Make An LDR (light-dependent resistor ) Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-An-LDR-light-dependent-resistor-Circui/
How To Make An LDR (light-dependent resistor ) Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/60D9/I8J9VZMG/F0560D9I8J9VZMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/60D9/I8J9VZMG/F0560D9I8J9VZMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/60D9/I8J9VZMG/F0560D9I8J9VZMG.SMALL.jpg Electronicslovers When Light Falls on LDR the Resistance of LDR start Decreasing and its low resistance make the Transistor 1 in to Conduction mode and Cut off the Second transistor but when no Light falling on LDR so it,s Resistance start increasing so transistor 1 stop conducting and now we all knows that current a...
By: Electronicslovers

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:19:45 PDT
Arduino colour mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-colour-mixer/
Arduino colour mixer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/935K/I8H8AGT2/FMY935KI8H8AGT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/935K/I8H8AGT2/FMY935KI8H8AGT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/935K/I8H8AGT2/FMY935KI8H8AGT2.SMALL.jpg JeremyI This is my first instructable to please feel free to comment!In this instructable, I will show you how to make a colour mixing lamp controlled by Arduino. Gather ingredients Here is a list of things that you will need.1. An Arduino - it doesn't really matter which one you use, just try not to use...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 21:00:50 PDT
LED Steampunk lamp using old light bulbs http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Steampunk-lamp-using-old-light-bulbs/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:20:22 PDT
Programmable Wearable Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-Wearable-Arc-Reactor/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:40:59 PDT
Blinking an LED with a 555 Timer Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinking-an-LED-with-a-555-Timer-Circuit/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:55:07 PDT
8x8x8 RGB led cube By Pierrot http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-RGB-led-cube-By-Pierrot/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:00:17 PDT
One Dozen Egg Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Egg-Lights-1/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:39:37 PDT
Energy Efficient (DC) Voltage Lighting system using Solar Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Efficient-DC-Voltage-Lighting-system-using-/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:45:07 PDT
8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-RGB-LED-Cube-1/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:39:14 PDT
Swing-arm lamp LED conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Swing-arm-lamp-LED-conversion/
Swing-arm lamp LED conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/7RSL/I8BGP3QD/FN57RSLI8BGP3QD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/7RSL/I8BGP3QD/FN57RSLI8BGP3QD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/7RSL/I8BGP3QD/FN57RSLI8BGP3QD.SMALL.jpg geartechbrandon One problem with old things is they can be hard to keep working. I had this fluorescent tube lamp from the 80's with a fantastic large magnifying lens but it's really inconvenient to replace the bulbs. My solution was to replace the scary old transformer with a DC converter and LEDs.LEDs are 3.3v an...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 08:34:59 PDT
FM radio with "old style" LED Bargraph Frequency display http://www.instructables.com/id/arduino-fm-radio-with-LED-bar-graph/
FM radio with "old style" LED Bargraph Frequency display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/V1AO/I8J9X2RH/FAYV1AOI8J9X2RH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/V1AO/I8J9X2RH/FAYV1AOI8J9X2RH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/V1AO/I8J9X2RH/FAYV1AOI8J9X2RH.SMALL.jpg Thorsten Singer Update 16.04.2015just thought how would a "cool" kit look a like, so I get an altoids tin box eat all the thinks inside and put all necassary parts inside. ;) a new project from good old Germany.I got some of those very popular FM radio modules at banggood.com, and was thinking how to use them.I fou...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 14:27:58 PDT
The Modular PC PSU High Power LED Grow light http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Modular-PC-PSU-High-Power-LED-Grow-light/
The Modular PC PSU High Power LED Grow light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/Q26T/I8CVVT1Q/FQQQ26TI8CVVT1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/Q26T/I8CVVT1Q/FQQQ26TI8CVVT1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/Q26T/I8CVVT1Q/FQQQ26TI8CVVT1Q.SMALL.jpg Jacks2High Hello everyone, After successfully posting my prototype for an LED algae scrubber, I decided to post some of my other experiments using High Power 3W LEDs. Here I decided to create an indoor growing environment for some light hungry lemon trees I was cultivating over the cold UK winters.Having only ...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 02:54:08 PDT
LED Pressure Game Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pressure-Game/
LED Pressure Game Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/XJ1X/I8BGF360/FJBXJ1XI8BGF360.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/XJ1X/I8BGF360/FJBXJ1XI8BGF360.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/XJ1X/I8BGF360/FJBXJ1XI8BGF360.SMALL.jpg carlygermann This is the first Arduino project that I've created myself. I had a bunch of LEDS and a pressure sensor, so I thought I'd make a little game. The harder you squeeze the pressure sensor, the more LEDS light up in a row. If you light up the final LED, all of the LEDS flash on and off. It's pretty simp...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 06:55:17 PDT
DIY Magnetic Algae Scrubber – The ‘Spiderman Scrubber’! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magnetic-Algae-Scrubber-The-Spiderman-Scrubber/
DIY Magnetic Algae Scrubber – The ‘Spiderman Scrubber’! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/1NNA/I8BGGGDX/FIZ1NNAI8BGGGDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/1NNA/I8BGGGDX/FIZ1NNAI8BGGGDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/1NNA/I8BGGGDX/FIZ1NNAI8BGGGDX.SMALL.jpg Jacks2High Hello Everyone,After getting sick of cleaning algae from my tank having moved house to a high nitrate area, I decided to build an algae scrubber for my brackish setup. However as I don’t have a sump or room in my hood I decided to create a light that attached to the side of the tank. As I didn't rea...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 06:24:22 PDT
DIY Glowing LED Wi-Fi Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glowing-LED-Wi-Fi-Indicator/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 03:33:25 PDT
LaserOscope http://www.instructables.com/id/LaserOscope/
LaserOscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JXCF/I88LKPBR/F22JXCFI88LKPBR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JXCF/I88LKPBR/F22JXCFI88LKPBR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JXCF/I88LKPBR/F22JXCFI88LKPBR.SMALL.jpg KRA5H Build a laser oscilloscope using Lego, littleBits, Erector set, and the Kano Computer. In honor of The International Year of Light I’ll demonstrate how use the Kano computer to drive a littleBits motor with an optical coupler, or optocoupler. An optocoupler, according to Wikipedia, "is a component t...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 11:42:54 PDT
Full Spectrum Carnivorous Plant Terrarium in an Old TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-Spectrum-Carnivorous-Plant-Terrarium-in-an-Ol/
Full Spectrum Carnivorous Plant Terrarium in an Old TV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/L74K/I88LJXNJ/FJ1L74KI88LJXNJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/L74K/I88LJXNJ/FJ1L74KI88LJXNJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/L74K/I88LJXNJ/FJ1L74KI88LJXNJ.SMALL.jpg SoHa SMART This is a great use for all the old TV's we all have to get rid of daily. Depending on your local recycling laws, it is getting more difficult to get rid of old technology, so why not try to re-purpose as much as possible? We find old TV's really great sources for large PCB's and internal gizmos th...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 09:33:52 PDT
Color Change Halo Install 3" Pod http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Change-Halo-Install-3-Pod/
Color Change Halo Install 3" Pod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/GZN2/I86LQNN1/FMWGZN2I86LQNN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/GZN2/I86LQNN1/FMWGZN2I86LQNN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/GZN2/I86LQNN1/FMWGZN2I86LQNN1.SMALL.jpg SeaToughLED Please let us begin by thanking you for taking the time to view this instructable. We have created this to give you (the customer) the confidence and know how to make your vehicle a one of a kind light show.If you are viewing this you have either already purchased a set of our Color Change Halo Pod...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 20:32:19 PDT
Case Mod [RGB LED+Arduino Uno] http://www.instructables.com/id/Case-Mod-RGB-LEDArduino-Uno/
Case Mod [RGB LED+Arduino Uno] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/UQH2/I84H1X57/FQ6UQH2I84H1X57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/UQH2/I84H1X57/FQ6UQH2I84H1X57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/UQH2/I84H1X57/FQ6UQH2I84H1X57.SMALL.jpg h0uri a while back i did a cool amblilight clone and had around 2 meters rgb led strip, decided to make my case glow :Dbasicly i wanted to have a sort of startup effect when i turn on my pc, came up with this :Donce pc is on, here's what happens :1. strop white *252. strop red and blue *253. switch to Red...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 03:09:13 PDT
Arduino LED Audio Spectrum http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Audio-Spectrum/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 00:57:13 PDT
Simple Electric Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Electric-Circuit/
Simple Electric Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/WS4Z/I84BFTCC/FBGWS4ZI84BFTCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/WS4Z/I84BFTCC/FBGWS4ZI84BFTCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/WS4Z/I84BFTCC/FBGWS4ZI84BFTCC.SMALL.gif nilnate519 Hello! Thanks for choosing this intractable to start your DIY journey into electronics. In this intractable, we will be building a super simple electric circuit consisting of a battery, a resistor, and two LEDs. I will help to guide you through the process, but please feel free to comment if anythin...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 20:18:26 PDT
PiBot: Calculating Pi with an Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/PiBot-Calculating-Pi-with-an-Arduino-Uno/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 14:23:35 PDT
Dancing Disco Locks Prank - Dancing Keyboard Locks http://www.instructables.com/id/Dancing-Disco-Locks-Prank-Dancing-Keyboard-Locks/
Dancing Disco Locks Prank - Dancing Keyboard Locks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/EHEZ/I81GJ64X/FJUEHEZI81GJ64X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/EHEZ/I81GJ64X/FJUEHEZI81GJ64X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/EHEZ/I81GJ64X/FJUEHEZI81GJ64X.SMALL.jpg ishuyash Make Your friends or family member go crazy by running this code on their system and telling them that there something really wrong with their pc.It is behaving Strange.Like a ghost is making the locks disco. Do following In the Targets Pc 1. Open Notepad and copy below codes into it._code:______...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 11:15:52 PDT
Switchless sensor based cheap flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Switchless-sensor-based-cheap-flashlight/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 05:14:25 PDT
battery clip transistor tester http://www.instructables.com/id/battery-clip-transistor-tester/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 12:36:50 PDT
desktop led clock http://www.instructables.com/id/desktop-led-clock/
desktop led clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/BSII/I84B87SN/FM0BSIII84B87SN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/BSII/I84B87SN/FM0BSIII84B87SN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/BSII/I84B87SN/FM0BSIII84B87SN.SMALL.jpg Thorsten Singer just needed a desk-clock that fit's on the desk from my wife it should fit with the color, and hey of course it should be self made. Get a DIY Kit that you like I ordered a kit from banggood.com they have a lot of nice clock's and they even get more from month to month. order here the clock with...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 10:05:50 PDT
Photodiode-LED Servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Photodiode-LED-Servo/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 12:35:12 PDT
Arduino Based RADAR system with TARGET Acknowledgement http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-RADAR-system-with-TARGET-Acknowledge/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:16:20 PDT
GoPiGo LED Blink http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPiGo-LED-Blink/
GoPiGo LED Blink - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/XQS2/I7XR80S8/FIRXQS2I7XR80S8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/XQS2/I7XR80S8/FIRXQS2I7XR80S8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/XQS2/I7XR80S8/FIRXQS2I7XR80S8.SMALL.jpg dexter_industries One of the simplest way to interact with the GoPiGo (a nice little robotics platform for the Raspberry Pi) is to use the two LED's in the front of it . With a very simple command, you can make the GoPiGo give signals or just do a simple blink. What you need A GoPiGoRaspberry Pi Model B+ Running...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:53:58 PDT
Arduino: Protection System http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Star-Ship-Console-Prototype/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:57:45 PDT
Interactive LED Beer Pong Table 2.0 (BPT X5) http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Beer-Pong-Table-20/
Interactive LED Beer Pong Table 2.0 (BPT X5) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/2U04/I7VQT2ES/FIS2U04I7VQT2ES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/2U04/I7VQT2ES/FIS2U04I7VQT2ES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/2U04/I7VQT2ES/FIS2U04I7VQT2ES.SMALL.jpg Regax Due to popular demand, I have created a new and improved version of my original Interactive LED Beer Pong Table! These tables are one-of-a-kind projects that are quite rewarding to create! The original table won the grand prize in the FSL Contest here on Instructables, it won a second pl...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:46:30 PDT
32x32 RGB LED Plasma w/ STM32F4. http://www.instructables.com/id/32x32-RGB-LED-Plasma-w-STM32F4/
32x32 RGB LED Plasma w/ STM32F4. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/XQK1/I7W1UYTI/FZRXQK1I7W1UYTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/XQK1/I7W1UYTI/FZRXQK1I7W1UYTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/XQK1/I7W1UYTI/FZRXQK1I7W1UYTI.SMALL.jpg PhilipM4 There are already a few tutorials out there showing how to control a 32x32 RGB LED display.This project has some slight variations with the following features: Based on a STM32F401RE eval board Software BSP generated by STM32CubeMX (v1.4.0 used here, newer version might need changes in the source...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:15:05 PDT
Emergency Lighting System http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Lighting-System/
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By: DIY Hacks and How Tos

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:29:13 PDT
LED Poster with ATtiny45 Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny45-LED-Poster/
LED Poster with ATtiny45 Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/RRR5/I7SVWMO4/FH2RRR5I7SVWMO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/RRR5/I7SVWMO4/FH2RRR5I7SVWMO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/RRR5/I7SVWMO4/FH2RRR5I7SVWMO4.SMALL.jpg comsa42 My highschool has a program where students can tutor other students. I got involved as a tutee, then a peer tutor. Everyone I've taught has found the program really helpful, so I decided to promote the program even further by building an LED poster!To control the flashing of the LEDs, this poster ha...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:59:46 PDT
Arduino 2 player game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-2-player-game/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:21:25 PDT
Arduino Tag Laser Target http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Laser-Target/
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By: LaserByte

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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 13:57:29 PDT
Arduino Tutorials (part two - 17 Tutorial Pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorials-part-two-17-Tutorial-Pack/
Arduino Tutorials (part two - 17 Tutorial Pack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/QE2M/I7MY5EVQ/FGKQE2MI7MY5EVQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/QE2M/I7MY5EVQ/FGKQE2MI7MY5EVQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/QE2M/I7MY5EVQ/FGKQE2MI7MY5EVQ.SMALL.jpg hypnotistas This is Arduino Tutorial Pack Part 2. The 1st part is available here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorials-...Unlike other tutorials here I won't give any background in theory how it works. It is oriented to the result how to achieve it - to make measurements from lots of sensors and, i...
By: hypnotistas

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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:38:20 PDT
Fiber Optic Panel Star Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Panel-Star-Ceiling/
Fiber Optic Panel Star Ceiling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/P3PF/I7SVQJ6U/FIDP3PFI7SVQJ6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/P3PF/I7SVQJ6U/FIDP3PFI7SVQJ6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/P3PF/I7SVQJ6U/FIDP3PFI7SVQJ6U.SMALL.jpg Aron Hoekstra For my wife & I, a dream of ours has always been to have a home theater to watch movies with our family. This past winter we've finally been able to make it a reality. We had our basement finished and in doing so, I planned a good sized room to be our home theater. In the planning phases, my wife fo...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:50:54 PDT
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Shotgun-Shell-Night-Light/
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SMALL.jpg simon.w.nordberg Build a really simple shotgun shell night light that turns on with a flip!WARNING!Do not try to do this with live ammunition! The shotgun shells used in this project were empty casings! Materials 1 paper shotgun shell 1 transparent plastic shotgun shell 1 tilt ball sensor/switch 2 bright white ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:50:39 PDT
Ultimate Guide For Making a LED CUBE http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Guide-For-Making-a-LED-CUBE/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:18:12 PDT
Musical Visual Mania(Edited) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Visual-Mania/
Musical Visual Mania(Edited) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ZLXX/I7RGBXWS/FQCZLXXI7RGBXWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ZLXX/I7RGBXWS/FQCZLXXI7RGBXWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ZLXX/I7RGBXWS/FQCZLXXI7RGBXWS.SMALL.jpg Greenthorn Music-CoolLED's-GreatMusic+LED's-AWESOME...!This project is all about techie show-off. Here I'll show you how to design and develop your own Audio-Visual Showdown. In this Instructable we'll make an Android application which plays your selected songs in a random manner and send instructions to micro...
By: Greenthorn

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:01:52 PDT
Super simple glowing egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-simple-glowing-egg/
Super simple glowing egg - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/EDWQ/I7QFE7BD/FHFEDWQI7QFE7BD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/EDWQ/I7QFE7BD/FHFEDWQI7QFE7BD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/EDWQ/I7QFE7BD/FHFEDWQI7QFE7BD.SMALL.jpg uvvvvw This is an extremely simple way to make a glowing egg.No computer, no soldering ,....... Materials --- An egg shell with a hole a little bigger than the battery.--- A 3V battery. --- A slow color changing LED. A very special LED that can change the color slowly. The required voltag...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:13:03 PDT
Make a 1000w equiv. LED flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-1000w-equiv-LED-flashlight/
Make a 1000w equiv. LED flashlight! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/1SCS/I7Q0TNVV/F5W1SCSI7Q0TNVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/1SCS/I7Q0TNVV/F5W1SCSI7Q0TNVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/1SCS/I7Q0TNVV/F5W1SCSI7Q0TNVV.SMALL.jpg DIYPerks Here's how to make a phenomenally bright 1000w eqiv. LED flashlight! It's designed to be operated with just one hand, with easy control of brightness, and can be powered by either batteries or an AC adapter.Can be built for around £25 if you get the CPU cooler for cheap.Full parts list with purchasi...
By: DIYPerks

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:15:56 PDT
the glowing egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-only-one-color/
the glowing egg - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/V1BD/I88LLQVK/FCZV1BDI88LLQVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/V1BD/I88LLQVK/FCZV1BDI88LLQVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/V1BD/I88LLQVK/FCZV1BDI88LLQVK.SMALL.jpg Thorsten Singer Ohhh where to start?Thinks laying around often unused or waiting for an idea. So I still have had some ATINY 13 with a RGB Fading Software here and don't know what to do with. Then I started with instructables it is a lot of fun let's see what I can write. Then yesterday on Saturday 21.03.15 I see t...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:49:12 PDT
Arduino 8x8 Dot Led Matrix Scrolling Text Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-8x8-Dot-Led-Matrix-Scrolling-Text-Calculat/
Arduino 8x8 Dot Led Matrix Scrolling Text Calculator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/7HF5/I7N617JM/F9U7HF5I7N617JM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/7HF5/I7N617JM/F9U7HF5I7N617JM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/7HF5/I7N617JM/F9U7HF5I7N617JM.SMALL.jpg onderyilmaz Hi,I do it because i need a calculator for my girl friend (i'm preparing a gift for her :))Anyway, it's easy. I attached standart code for arduino 8x8 dot matrix 7219. Then you can create your text with my excel file and copy codes from the excel, paste to the arduino code editor. But then you have ...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:53:56 PDT
Knight Rider animation with Arduino and TLC5940 http://www.instructables.com/id/Knight-Rider-animation-with-Arduino-and-TLC5940/
Knight Rider animation with Arduino and TLC5940 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/MRV0/I7KBEUIZ/F6IMRV0I7KBEUIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/MRV0/I7KBEUIZ/F6IMRV0I7KBEUIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/MRV0/I7KBEUIZ/F6IMRV0I7KBEUIZ.SMALL.jpg TheTwim In this tutorial I will show how to display a 'Knight Rider' animation on a LED bar using an Arduino board and a TLC5940 chip.For the software I will use the wonderful ALA library so you can play with different animations easily. Parts The TLC5940 chip is the core of the schema it allows to drive...
By: TheTwim

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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 23:51:41 PDT
Passcode program using Raspberry Pi and Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Passcode-program-using-Raspberry-Pi-and-Breadboard/
Passcode program using Raspberry Pi and Breadboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/ZAR9/I7OLIHAO/FLVZAR9I7OLIHAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/ZAR9/I7OLIHAO/FLVZAR9I7OLIHAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/ZAR9/I7OLIHAO/FLVZAR9I7OLIHAO.SMALL.jpg ScarabCoder If you have ever wanted to create your own password/passcode program, then you can find out how in this video! It is really simple, and uses everything that can be found in this kit.This is really simple, and I made this when I was just 11!
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 23:44:33 PDT
Binary Calendar with Digital Clock and Lunar Phase in a LED Matrix 8x8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Binary-Calendar-with-Digital-Clock-and-Lunar-Phase/
Binary Calendar with Digital Clock and Lunar Phase in a LED Matrix 8x8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/J49R/I7LQLHR0/F48J49RI7LQLHR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/J49R/I7LQLHR0/F48J49RI7LQLHR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/J49R/I7LQLHR0/F48J49RI7LQLHR0.SMALL.jpg lagsilva Hello everybody !!Now I will show you this project more elaborate than my Binary Clock that you also can see here in Instructables.I had already released before a Portuguese version of this project to attend the Brazilian followers.This project was made to apply into a simple LED Matrix Display a lo...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:03:33 PDT