Instructables: exploring - technology - Led http://www.instructables.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:40:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 LED Clothes Peg Tampering Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Clothes-Peg-Tampering-Detector/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:31:50 PDT
Rocket Kit - Beginner Solar Powered + LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Kit-Beginner-Solar-Powered-LED/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:20:13 PDT
Mini LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-LED-flashlight/
Mini LED flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/I340/HYZX9B8J/FI3I340HYZX9B8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/I340/HYZX9B8J/FI3I340HYZX9B8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/I340/HYZX9B8J/FI3I340HYZX9B8J.SMALL.jpg YuKonstruct This project was created for YuKonstruct's first Build Night.YuKonstruct is the first makerspace in Canada's north. Our mission is to provide access to shared space, quality tools, available expertise, and a collaborative environment to help makers build anything!This little flashlight that you can ...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:34:49 PDT
Lit Steampunk Goggles you can wear. http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Goggle-Lights/
Lit Steampunk Goggles you can wear. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/YDA7/HYZX0P4B/FGVYDA7HYZX0P4B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/YDA7/HYZX0P4B/FGVYDA7HYZX0P4B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/YDA7/HYZX0P4B/FGVYDA7HYZX0P4B.SMALL.jpg wmusser I made some light up Steampunk goggles that I LOVE! The supplies The supplies you will need for this project are:Black craft foam (or whatever color you want)Dry erase marker, whatever colorSteampunk goggles of your choosing50mm Angel eye led lights (bought off eBay for cheap and they have many c...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:23:48 PDT
Electronic Roulette for Truth or Dare Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Roulette-for-Truth-or-Dare-Game/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:41:17 PDT
All You Need to Know About LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/All-You-Need-to-Know-bout-LEDs/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:30:18 PDT
4x4x4 LED Cube (Arduino Uno) http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-LED-Cube-Arduino-Uno/
4x4x4 LED Cube (Arduino Uno) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/6I3M/HYY8NIKQ/FVA6I3MHYY8NIKQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/6I3M/HYY8NIKQ/FVA6I3MHYY8NIKQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/6I3M/HYY8NIKQ/FVA6I3MHYY8NIKQ.SMALL.jpg KyleTheCreator In this tutorial I'll show you how to make a 4x4x4 LED cube for around $15.00. The cube has 64 green LEDs which make up it's 4 layers(positives) and 16 columns(negatives). These are all wired to a Arduino Uno. An Arduino is a single-board microcontroller, intended to make the application of inter...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:11:10 PDT
IKEA Samtid mood-light upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Samtid-mood-light-upgrade/
IKEA Samtid mood-light upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/BT49/HYY8JBBE/FE3BT49HYY8JBBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/BT49/HYY8JBBE/FE3BT49HYY8JBBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/BT49/HYY8JBBE/FE3BT49HYY8JBBE.SMALL.jpg madworm Arduino compatible WS2812B-based RGB LED ring light that can easily be added to your IKEA Samtid lamp. Runs on 5V DC (2.75A). Get all design files on github. Lamp assembly First unplug the power cord.Remove the lamp shade by undoing the nut that clamps it down. If your lamp comes with a plastic d...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 06:57:17 PDT
Calculating Resistor Values for LEDs in Series http://www.instructables.com/id/Calculating-Resistor-Values-for-LEDs-in-Series/
Calculating Resistor Values for LEDs in Series - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/6E28/HYZX8SZE/FA46E28HYZX8SZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/6E28/HYZX8SZE/FA46E28HYZX8SZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/6E28/HYZX8SZE/FA46E28HYZX8SZE.SMALL.gif A_Teacher R = ( VS - ( VL x n )) / I The calculation of how a resistor reduces Voltage (pressure), is very important in electronics. The value of the correct Resistor for LEDs in Series is the Supply Voltage (pressure) ...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 05:54:57 PDT
GameCube mods: LED Light Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/GameCube-mods-LED-Light-Mod/
GameCube mods: LED Light Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/U6L2/HYWT6VTS/FPZU6L2HYWT6VTS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/U6L2/HYWT6VTS/FPZU6L2HYWT6VTS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/U6L2/HYWT6VTS/FPZU6L2HYWT6VTS.SMALL.jpg JesusGeek I decided my GameCube looked cool enough with its Copper Mod (copper foil on the outside), but I figured if it were to glow it would be quite a show-off on the shelf worthy device. The copper had turned color since the oils from my skin has oxidized it, so it had a orange/red look to it. Complimenta...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 17:44:12 PDT
Bicycle Blinker and Brake Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Blinker-and-Brake-Light/
Bicycle Blinker and Brake Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/97TN/HYTNZT23/FX797TNHYTNZT23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/97TN/HYTNZT23/FX797TNHYTNZT23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/97TN/HYTNZT23/FX797TNHYTNZT23.SMALL.jpg jorgez661 Hi everyone! This is my first Instructable! Please provide feedback for me on the comments. I hope you enjoy!The idea behind this was to modify a cheap bike light into a fully functional blinker and brake light similar to what you would actually see on a car. Typically bicyclists use hand signals to...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 23:16:04 PDT
Lego Octopus LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Octopus-LED-Light/
Lego Octopus LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid In this Instructable we will learn how to take an ordinary Lego octopus and make it awesome with glowing LED lights. This is a relatively easy project but a few tools are involved. We will be soldering and using a Dremel to carve the piece out and to create eye holes. I estimate that this project co...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:40:10 PDT
Light-Up Disco Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Disco-Table/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:35:11 PDT
8X8X8 3D RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8X8X8-RGB-LED-Cube/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:38:19 PDT
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Rainbow-LED-Driver-An-Alternative-NOT-done-wit/
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SMALL.gif A_Teacher | A_Teacher |Ok, so as far as I can tell, this is a unique brand NEW design. The project is in a few contests on instructables at the moment, if you like what I have made, please Vote for it.If I win the Zing 16 Laser in the Epilog Challenge, I will keep pumping out custom electronics projects, ...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:48:27 PDT
7 segment hack http://www.instructables.com/id/7-segment-hack/
7 segment hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/7VEE/HYTNUZRE/FUZ7VEEHYTNUZRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/7VEE/HYTNUZRE/FUZ7VEEHYTNUZRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/7VEE/HYTNUZRE/FUZ7VEEHYTNUZRE.SMALL.jpg dreamzrush Hey, This can be a fun project for the weekend. You can hack it to your own messages too...This step to step guide can help you make it quickly. It requires only 4 parts and the project is complete within other few steps Join the 7 segment and probe wires to the bread board. This image is self ex...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:17:43 PDT
Engraved Acrylic with LED Lights at MauiMakers! http://www.instructables.com/id/Engraved-Acrylic-with-LED-Lights-at-MauiMakers/
Engraved Acrylic with LED Lights at MauiMakers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/97FR/HYR3G9G9/F5397FRHYR3G9G9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/97FR/HYR3G9G9/F5397FRHYR3G9G9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/97FR/HYR3G9G9/F5397FRHYR3G9G9.SMALL.jpg mauigolightly This project was created during the Maui Makers “Dremel Build Day” with the help of some awesome Maui Makers (Brian, Lorayne, Laura, Jerry, and everyone else in attendance!). I learned how to use the Dremel rotary and multi-max tools and came home with some fun new art!Bonus... Hurricane Iselle and ...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:25:57 PDT
ATtiny Dark Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny-Dark-Detector/
ATtiny Dark Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/1E0G/HYR3I55H/F6P1E0GHYR3I55H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/1E0G/HYR3I55H/F6P1E0GHYR3I55H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/1E0G/HYR3I55H/F6P1E0GHYR3I55H.SMALL.jpg Peterflick This little project makes an ATtiny tell you when it is dark or bright. This is a great introduction into the capabilities of the ATtiny85 chip.You can also see these instructions on my website www.PeterFoxFlick.com Parts Solderless BreadboardATtiny 85Red LedGreen Led2 330 ohm Resistors10k ohm R...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:09:13 PDT
Charlieplexing Larson Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/Charlieplexing-Larson-Scanner/
Charlieplexing Larson Scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/HCNE/HYR3GHRM/FG0HCNEHYR3GHRM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/HCNE/HYR3GHRM/FG0HCNEHYR3GHRM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/HCNE/HYR3GHRM/FG0HCNEHYR3GHRM.SMALL.gif techhelperjax The Larson Scanner is an old prop that was popular thanks to shows like Battlestar Galactica and Knight Rider. In this example we will use charlieplexing for wiring so we can can use 4 pins to control all 12 LEDs. This build was a result of an LED build night we had up at our local makerspace Jax...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:02:20 PDT
Arduino-powered LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-powered-LED-Clock/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:32:12 PDT
DC Versus AC http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Versus-AC/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:51:14 PDT
Homemade Flashlight Infrared Led for Handmade Night Vision Goggle Goggles Scope Camera Portable Aluminium http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Flashlight-Infrared-Led-with-DIY-Driver-f-1/
Homemade Flashlight Infrared Led for Handmade Night Vision Goggle Goggles Scope Camera Portable Aluminium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/M7RS/HYR3AAGW/FK0M7RSHYR3AAGW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/M7RS/HYR3AAGW/FK0M7RSHYR3AAGW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/M7RS/HYR3AAGW/FK0M7RSHYR3AAGW.SMALL.jpg doitbymyhand If you want Homemade Infrared Night Vision you need DIY a infrared flashlight, Do it very easy because Infrared led module lot on eBay, you can make box cover by aluminium scrap and wood, power supply by 3 cells 18650 laptop battery, power on off switch, and few hour on your holiday, you can try do ...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 04:10:01 PDT
HOMEMADE DC MOTOR/generator http://www.instructables.com/id/HOMEMADE-DC-MOTORgenerator/
HOMEMADE DC MOTOR/generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/07Z3/HYPNYUPF/FWB07Z3HYPNYUPF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/07Z3/HYPNYUPF/FWB07Z3HYPNYUPF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/07Z3/HYPNYUPF/FWB07Z3HYPNYUPF.SMALL.jpg dalegribble This was just a little science experiment I always wanted to try. Hope you find it helpful and enjoyable Materials And Tools Materials1/2" aluminum rod3/4" copper couplerElectrical tape6"-1/2" pex(optional)#12 wire2 rubberbands2 3/4-2" bearings2-2" nipples2' unistrutBattery or power supply2'-2x6G...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:34:48 PDT
DIY 10W LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-10W-LED-flashlight/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:30:17 PDT
Capacitive Copper Cube Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitive-Copper-Cube-Lamp/
Capacitive Copper Cube Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/P5ME/HYPNWGK2/FHPP5MEHYPNWGK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/P5ME/HYPNWGK2/FHPP5MEHYPNWGK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/P5ME/HYPNWGK2/FHPP5MEHYPNWGK2.SMALL.jpg tessel8r Hello and welcome! In this Instructable we will learn how to create either a standup or hanging touch sensitive LED lamp made from custom made circuit boards. We will incorporate a novel application of stained glass style soldering techniques to assemble our lamp, and use an Arduino with some very...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:56:09 PDT
Homemade RC hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-RC-hovercraft/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 13:55:52 PDT
Moped Mod:Turn Signals+Under Body Light+Brake Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Moped-ModTurn-SignalsUnder-Body-LightBrake-Light/
Moped Mod:Turn Signals+Under Body Light+Brake Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/HPLI/HYO8HWYF/FQJHPLIHYO8HWYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/HPLI/HYO8HWYF/FQJHPLIHYO8HWYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/HPLI/HYO8HWYF/FQJHPLIHYO8HWYF.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I modded the lighting system of an old Moped (Simson S50). The old bulbs and flasher relay are just inefficient and not reliable. I added LEDs to the turn signals and brake light. Everything is controlled by the awesome Attiny85. As a bonus I also included under b...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 10:18:22 PDT
3 LED circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/3-LED-circuit/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 00:02:13 PDT
555 Timer : Universal PWM Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-Universal-PWM-Controller/
555 Timer : Universal PWM Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/WH4E/HYLDRJR0/FTAWH4EHYLDRJR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/WH4E/HYLDRJR0/FTAWH4EHYLDRJR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/WH4E/HYLDRJR0/FTAWH4EHYLDRJR0.SMALL.jpg jacktrow Please visit my Kickstarter to purchase the assembled board or kit :https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jackt/univers...Within this instructable the 555 timer is used to create a variable PWM signal that can be varied from ~5% to ~95% of the power supplied using a variable resistor.PWM is a techniq...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 15:52:00 PDT
Simple 1 LED Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-1-LED-Circuit/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 22:20:18 PDT
Mini LED Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-LED-Tester/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 18:56:54 PDT
Flashing LED Railroad Lights made with 555 timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-LED-Railroad-Lights-made-with-555-timer/
Flashing LED Railroad Lights made with 555 timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/KKST/HYHGHT6N/F52KKSTHYHGHT6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/KKST/HYHGHT6N/F52KKSTHYHGHT6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/KKST/HYHGHT6N/F52KKSTHYHGHT6N.SMALL.jpg iburntmyhandwhilesoldering Hey there this is a small circuit i put together with a 555 timer, a few LEDS,some resistors and capacitors.Check it out, Build it and tell me if it works.Thanks! Get the parts!!1 A word of caution:This project is not for people with photosensitive epilepsy.Thank you.Parts Required:R1 and R4: 470...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 05:02:09 PDT
Decision Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Desicion-Maker/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 14:44:10 PDT
Transistor Basics - BJTs http://www.instructables.com/id/Transistor-Basics-BJTs/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 17:00:36 PDT
IKEA USB lamp hack http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-USB-lamp-hack/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 14:34:07 PDT
Quiz System Made of... Hacked Wall Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Quiz-System-Made-of-Hacked-Wall-Lights/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 18:42:34 PDT
Kitchen lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-lighting/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 11:11:15 PDT
Music LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-LEDs/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:55:39 PDT
Smartphone Arduino RBL BLE Shield RGB Led Light Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-Arduino-RBL-BLE-Shield-RGB-Led-Light-Co/
Smartphone Arduino RBL BLE Shield RGB Led Light Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/KWEV/HY8IKN9Z/FW3KWEVHY8IKN9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/KWEV/HY8IKN9Z/FW3KWEVHY8IKN9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/KWEV/HY8IKN9Z/FW3KWEVHY8IKN9Z.SMALL.jpg Arduinonator This is a project I have been thinking of for a while. I wanted to have some rgb led lights on my boat remotely controlled by my Iphone. This is an intermediate project since we will be needing to solder, which can be hard without a got iron. This project will work with many other controllers and sh...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:13:12 PDT
Morse Code http://www.instructables.com/id/Morse-Code/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:33:31 PDT
Monitor - Thinking Skins http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitor-Thinking-Skins/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:22:48 PDT
Sound Responsive LED Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Responsive-LED-Frame/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:57:02 PDT
Using the chipKIT Basic I/O Shield with Analog RGB Strip LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-chipKIT-Basic-IO-Shield-with-Analog-RGB-/
Using the chipKIT Basic I/O Shield with Analog RGB Strip LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/RDEQ/HY4KXJPI/FKLRDEQHY4KXJPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/RDEQ/HY4KXJPI/FKLRDEQHY4KXJPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/RDEQ/HY4KXJPI/FKLRDEQHY4KXJPI.SMALL.jpg LariSan A few months ago I wrote a blog post about the chipKIT Basic I/O Shield and used Analog RBG Strips to demonstrate the the open drain FETs. This post is to give details on how to wire up the strip LEDs to the I/O Shield. You should already know how to program MPIDE before using this Instructable. ...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:19:32 PDT
LED multimedia projector http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-multimedia-projector/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:34:58 PDT
LED Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Earrings/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:01:25 PDT
Make a super-bright video RING-LIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-super-bright-video-RING-LIGHT/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:38:07 PDT
LED Nametag http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Nametag/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:53:06 PDT
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-automation-system-using-Arduino-and-SIM900-GS/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:25:21 PDT
LED Critter http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Critter/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:29:11 PDT
Portable USB Smartphone Charger V3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-USB-Smartphone-Charger-V3/
Portable USB Smartphone Charger V3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/J7NR/HY3Z9D1E/FDEJ7NRHY3Z9D1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/J7NR/HY3Z9D1E/FDEJ7NRHY3Z9D1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/J7NR/HY3Z9D1E/FDEJ7NRHY3Z9D1E.SMALL.jpg KevinsL1 Hi Instructables audience!In this instructable i'm showing you how to make simple usb charger. This is my 3'd version for this kind of charger and this one is upgraded to allow voltage to flow on stable 12v and no backward flow. Basicly this one works on it's full potentional ,without any possible w...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:54:47 PDT