Instructables: exploring - technology - Led http://www.instructables.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:05:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 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 ben 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 shi...
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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
Control Anything With Arduino And a Infrared Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Anything-With-Arduino-And-a-Infrared-Remot/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:08:01 PDT
Remote infrared telegram http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-infrared-telegram/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 04:23:39 PDT
Measuring Capacitor Health (tan δ vs ESR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Measuring-Capacitor-Health-tan-δ-vs-ESR/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:53:22 PDT
Bike Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Dashboard/
Bike Dashboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 In this Instructable I'll show you how to make a electronic dashboard for a bicycle. We'll be using an Arduino and a few off-the-shelf parts to create a system with light control and an LED speedometer. Materials Arduino Micro (RadioShack #: 276-258) 12V 10W halogen bulb (RadioShack #: 272-01...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:35:07 PDT
Bluetooth WS2811 Controller with Windows Phone and MSP430G2 Launchpad http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-WS2811-Controller-with-Windows-Phone-and/
Bluetooth WS2811 Controller with Windows Phone and MSP430G2 Launchpad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/7ZHE/HXZN6MLI/FR17ZHEHXZN6MLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/7ZHE/HXZN6MLI/FR17ZHEHXZN6MLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/7ZHE/HXZN6MLI/FR17ZHEHXZN6MLI.SMALL.jpg StefanWxx Look at the video, then you see what you get here.Against the hype of Android and Arduino my project is based on Windows Phone 8 and a microcontroller from Texas Instruments.I have nothing against a fringe group, and I'm so happy about this :-)Should you find any errors, feel free to correct me! A...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:08:19 PDT
Pixel Drop Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Drop-Ceiling/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:53:51 PDT
Controlling an LED with arduino and Wifly shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-an-LED-with-arduino-and-Wifly-shield/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:25:19 PDT
Building a Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Joule-Thief/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:11:36 PDT
Bluetooth RGB Shelf Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-RGB-Shelf-Lighting/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:50:27 PDT
How to create your very own DIY Instrument Plane! InstruPlane!! Create your own music tape to play on DIY Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-your-very-own-DIY-Instrument-Plane-I/
How to create your very own DIY Instrument Plane! InstruPlane!! Create your own music tape to play on DIY Instrument - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/R180/HXVR31XQ/FICR180HXVR31XQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/R180/HXVR31XQ/FICR180HXVR31XQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/R180/HXVR31XQ/FICR180HXVR31XQ.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus How to do it?Tools:Foam Board, Bottle cap, clear film, electrical tape, cutting mat, Pencil, blade, ruler, something sharp to pierce holes, sticky pads, two nuts an bolts and some washers.Step 1. Cut out your aeroplane shape from foamboard and use the sticky pads to stick it on to the back of your ...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:22:57 PDT
ice light http://www.instructables.com/id/ice-light/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:03:07 PDT
Make your own little clog out of conductive dough! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-little-clog-out-of-conductive-dough/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:12:23 PDT
Infinity Mirror Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Clock/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:36:18 PDT
Dirt cheap ATtiny-85 Tv-B-Gone, plus arduino as isp http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-cheap-ATtiny-85-Tv-B-Gone-plus-arduino-as-isp/
Dirt cheap ATtiny-85 Tv-B-Gone, plus arduino as isp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/MFXR/HXVCDX3U/FS3MFXRHXVCDX3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/MFXR/HXVCDX3U/FS3MFXRHXVCDX3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/MFXR/HXVCDX3U/FS3MFXRHXVCDX3U.SMALL.jpg Saral Tayal The TV-B-Gone is a great little piece of engineering, and coding. Along with the appropriately named tiny, AT-Tiny, we can make an amazing universal tv remote which can turn of any TV. This was originally sold as a kit, but we are going to make it ourselves, using Mitch Altman's code. The total cost...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:19:00 PDT
3D Printed Halloween Ghost ignited with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Halloween-Ghost-ignited-with-LEDs/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 19:33:00 PDT
Digital Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Zoetrope/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:23:35 PDT
Light Up: Sound Responsive Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Sound-Responsive-Device/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:16:43 PDT
Light of the Lost Triangles http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-of-the-Lost-Triangles/
Light of the Lost Triangles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/T2YX/HXMUZ7VO/F1MT2YXHXMUZ7VO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/T2YX/HXMUZ7VO/F1MT2YXHXMUZ7VO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/T2YX/HXMUZ7VO/F1MT2YXHXMUZ7VO.SMALL.jpg AwabHassan Light of the Lost Triangles is a LED Wall Fixture with 4 different modes. Each successive mode features an increase in LED brightness and an increased rate of colour transition. The light looks great and is great for parties too. The cardboard concept can be modified and can be used at a large scale...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:13:05 PDT
Combustion Engine (LittleBits Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Combustion-Engine-LittleBits-Project/
Combustion Engine (LittleBits Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/3CPN/HXMUYQT5/F7S3CPNHXMUYQT5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/3CPN/HXMUYQT5/F7S3CPNHXMUYQT5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/3CPN/HXMUYQT5/F7S3CPNHXMUYQT5.SMALL.jpg TheHiveTHPL Project simulates the combustion process in an engine. It uses spare parts lying around the house tosimulate a piston and cylinder. In addition, it uses a LittleBits motor, LED and Arduino board to simulate the actions of the engine parts. Total Build Time: 2-3 hours· Piston and cylinder con...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:51:24 PDT
LED beads to pop onto your circuit... http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-beads-to-pop-onto-your-circuit/
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By: pip_d

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:26:27 PDT
Lightball http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightball/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:38:50 PDT
LOVE-Shirt LED http://www.instructables.com/id/LOVE-Shirt-LED/
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By: dmustace

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:13:44 PDT
Arduino + JY-MCU Module + Bluetooth Android Application http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-JY-MCU-Module-Bluetooth-Android-Applicatio/
Arduino + JY-MCU Module + Bluetooth Android Application - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O9MT/HXMKOLYZ/FQJO9MTHXMKOLYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O9MT/HXMKOLYZ/FQJO9MTHXMKOLYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O9MT/HXMKOLYZ/FQJO9MTHXMKOLYZ.SMALL.jpg aso777 This is a simple instructable how to create a working link between Android and Arduino via JY-MCU Module. By the end of this instructable you will be able to control LED with Android Application. Materials You will need:Arduino (any version is good, I used nano).JY-MCU Module (Purchased on dx.com...
By: aso777

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 06:43:32 PDT
LED Foam Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Foam-Bracelet/
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By: Warriorlibrarian

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:51:10 PDT
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Kaleiduino-An-Battery-Powered-Arduino-LED-Kaleidos/
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SMALL.jpg TannyPB Hello everyone, and welcome to my Instructable! This instructable will show you how I made the first ever DIY Arduino controlled "LED Kaleidoscope"! What is an LED kaleidoscope? Well, our traditional kaleidoscopes used 3 mirrors joined as a triangle with stuff like sequins and stolen cake decoration...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 04:08:30 PDT
TV backlight http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-backlight-1/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:09:14 PDT
Raspberry Pi PirateBox http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-PirateBox/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:12:57 PDT
How to use Pulse-Width Modulation http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Pulse-Width-Modulation/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:46:18 PDT
LED running on USB http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-running-on-USB/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 03:16:08 PDT
Build an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Arduino/
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By: ThisIsSteve

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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 20:59:50 PDT
Lightning / Firefly Bugs Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightning-Firefly-Bugs-Jar/
Lightning / Firefly Bugs Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/8L1B/HXDPG13Z/F5S8L1BHXDPG13Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/8L1B/HXDPG13Z/F5S8L1BHXDPG13Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/8L1B/HXDPG13Z/F5S8L1BHXDPG13Z.SMALL.jpg RobSmithDev I was invited to help a local charity put on an event to raise some money, The theme was sunset beach, and this summoned images of beautiful skys and lighting bugs / firefly's. I know several people have created firefly jars before but I wanted something simple. I needed to make 8 of these jars, ...
By: RobSmithDev

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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 14:34:09 PDT
Touch it, Flashlight ON !!!, cheap, no Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Flashlight-cheap-no-adruino/
Touch it, Flashlight ON !!!, cheap, no Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/FT35/HXDPD017/F0YFT35HXDPD017.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/FT35/HXDPD017/F0YFT35HXDPD017.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/FT35/HXDPD017/F0YFT35HXDPD017.SMALL.jpg asrivastava10 How about a flashlight that lights up when you hold it and turns off when you put it down!!!No hassle of switch or anything, just touch the the case and see the LED turn on. I was going through this site when I found an instructable to do the same thing using Arduino using capacitive touch. Well I a...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 02:45:40 PDT
Bob Marley Flashing Colour Changing Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bob-Marley-Flashing-Colour-Changing-Bottle/
Bob Marley Flashing Colour Changing Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SMALL.jpg yashpatel10 Welcome to my first Instructables project! I got the idea after I finished the drink, which is really good :) , and I thought "Man, this bottle is too nice to just throw away". This project is extremely easy to do, and only takes about an hour. Any bottle can be used, but try to stay clear of transp...
By: yashpatel10

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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 22:02:54 PDT
MSP430 MAGIC CUBE http://www.instructables.com/id/MSP430-MAGIC-CUBE/
MSP430 MAGIC CUBE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/5F92/HXC4PRGO/FV75F92HXC4PRGO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/5F92/HXC4PRGO/FV75F92HXC4PRGO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/5F92/HXC4PRGO/FV75F92HXC4PRGO.SMALL.jpg vigneshraja Hi everyone . i did led fun project using msp430 launchpad.This project has four leds are triggered by msp430 two get different colors. the colors combination of two led color enhanced by paper cube. the color leds used in this project are red,green,blue,yellow. The color mixing is achieved...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 23:42:57 PDT
LED Firefly Brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Firefly-Brooch/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 20:57:44 PDT
Cute Little Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Little-Night-lamp/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 10:05:25 PDT
Glow in the Dark LED Ping Pong Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-Dark-LED-Ping-Pong-Ball/
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By: Khuttner

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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 11:13:13 PDT
LED mini-spotlights http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-mini-spotlights/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 20:19:17 PDT