Instructables: exploring - technology - Led http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:49:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arc Reactor Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Arc-Reactor-Shirt/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:24:26 PDT
Yin Yang LED Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Yin-Yang-LED-Necklace/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:34:17 PDT
Led desk lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-desk-lamp-1/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:23:24 PDT
LED Cyclops, Guardian of the Galaxy, DodoCase VR Viewer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cyclops-Guardian-of-the-Galaxy-DodoCase-VR-Vie/
LED Cyclops, Guardian of the Galaxy, DodoCase VR Viewer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/HSOG/I1MQ4URJ/FKMHSOGI1MQ4URJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/HSOG/I1MQ4URJ/FKMHSOGI1MQ4URJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/HSOG/I1MQ4URJ/FKMHSOGI1MQ4URJ.SMALL.jpg mazzmn The DodoCase VR viewer V1.1 is an inexpensive kit based on the Google Cardboard project. This viewer works with many cellphones and provides a neat Virtual Reality experience, many VR applications are available.I recently saw Guardians of the Galaxy and thought, it would be cool if the DodoCase VR V...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:04:00 PDT
Make it Glow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-it-Glow/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:27:58 PDT
DIY Arduino scrolling LCD text shield http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-scrolling-LCD-text-shield/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:08:05 PDT
Light Up LED Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-LED-Card/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:01:26 PDT
RGB Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Ghost/
RGB Ghost - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SMALL.jpg lmowry This is a simple tutorial on my findings on making a foam ghost and a free issues I ran into... I made four of these and am using them outside for some shows. But due to it being made of styrofoam the wind rubbing it up against the trees is ruining the ghosts, so I advice you to use this technique f...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:21:18 PDT
9v led keyboard light http://www.instructables.com/id/9v-led-keyboard-light/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:31:27 PDT
Li - Ion battery level indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Li-Ion-battery-level-indicator/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:28:44 PDT
Glass Tile Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Tile-Night-Light/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:18:36 PDT
The Healing Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Healing-Lamp/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:02:51 PDT
LED module light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-module-light/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:23:20 PDT
ADD routes to your 3D print to make it light up http://www.instructables.com/id/ADD-routes-to-your-3D-print-to-make-it-light-up/
ADD routes to your 3D print to make it light up - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/6E8J/I1FQ8AZS/F2T6E8JI1FQ8AZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/6E8J/I1FQ8AZS/F2T6E8JI1FQ8AZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/6E8J/I1FQ8AZS/F2T6E8JI1FQ8AZS.SMALL.jpg SebastianKerner What we want to achieve:Hello DYI'ers in this instructable i´m gonna show you how to add routes and compartments to your 3D prints.With this you´ll be able to add LED / electronics to make it the perfect accessory right in time before Halloween.For this tutorial and as example i´ll use a 3D model o...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:56:49 PDT
tv back light http://www.instructables.com/id/tv-back-light/
tv back light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/5N0L/I1FQ8VE3/FFS5N0LI1FQ8VE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/5N0L/I1FQ8VE3/FFS5N0LI1FQ8VE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/5N0L/I1FQ8VE3/FFS5N0LI1FQ8VE3.SMALL.jpg kevhatch330 Tricolor color led strip stuck on back of TV with double sided tape. Controlled by Arduino Uno.Supplies Needed:1 - Tri-Color LED strip from Radio Shack.1- Arduino Uno.1 - 1 amp or higher DC power supply.1 - roll double sided tape.1 - computer with Arduino IDE sketch program on it.1 - USB A to USB B ...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:25:30 PDT
Interactive Zipper with LEDS http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Patterns-on-a-pocket/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:47:19 PDT
Spider-man web shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-man-web-shooter/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:41:39 PDT
Interactive LED Puzzle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Puzzle-Lamp/
Interactive LED Puzzle Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/ZGLS/I1FQ6C1M/FZ7ZGLSI1FQ6C1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/ZGLS/I1FQ6C1M/FZ7ZGLSI1FQ6C1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/ZGLS/I1FQ6C1M/FZ7ZGLSI1FQ6C1M.SMALL.jpg LMS23 OverviewThis LED lamp is an interactive design product. It is a rectangular prism base that can hold in multiple light slots that complete the circuit and light up. It gives users the power to manipulate the design and change the lights based on several situations and as they see fit.Material Whil...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:27:03 PDT
How to Make a Jar of Fireflies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Jar-of-Fireflies/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:13:31 PDT
Simple LED Meditation Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Meditation-Lamp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:38:03 PDT
LED fading with a 555 timer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-fading-with-a-555-timer/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:49:44 PDT
Light Sensor form LDR and LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensor-form-LDR-and-LED/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:01:43 PDT
Computer aided plant care system http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-aided-plant-care-system/
Computer aided plant care system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/HEGM/I1FPT458/FVYHEGMI1FPT458.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/HEGM/I1FPT458/FVYHEGMI1FPT458.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/HEGM/I1FPT458/FVYHEGMI1FPT458.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everybody,this is an update to my previous post, "easy & cheap auto-grow system" - which didn't have the computer on it yet (please read as well to get up to speed) facebook.in this instructable I will be sharing with you how to put together a computer aided plant care system. the system is...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:45:57 PDT
Luminous Loafers kit assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Luminous-Loafers-kit-assembly/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:17:09 PDT
Potentiometer as variable Resistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Potentiometer-as-variable-Resistor/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:03:47 PDT
Touch Controlled LED Canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Controlled-LED-Canvas/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:18:34 PDT
Rechargeable LED Illuminated NightShoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-LED-Illuminated-NightShoe/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:49:19 PDT
Newton Cradle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Newton-Cradle-Lamp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:15:37 PDT
LED Strobe Lights for Towing Plowing Etc http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Strobe-Lights-for-Towing-Plowing-Etc/
LED Strobe Lights for Towing Plowing Etc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NUJC/I1ETWJHS/FSFNUJCI1ETWJHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NUJC/I1ETWJHS/FSFNUJCI1ETWJHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NUJC/I1ETWJHS/FSFNUJCI1ETWJHS.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I recently traded in my big pickup for a blazer. the big truck had a full size light bar on the roof but the blazer has a sunroof so I cant go that way again. I looked at different hideaway strobes and I even have an old twin tube strobe dashboard plow light but where's the fun in using something ...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:22:47 PDT
Regular Staff/ Magic staff http://www.instructables.com/id/Regular-Staff-Magic-staff/
Regular Staff/ Magic staff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1NYP/I1C43V4J/FYN1NYPI1C43V4J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1NYP/I1C43V4J/FYN1NYPI1C43V4J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1NYP/I1C43V4J/FYN1NYPI1C43V4J.SMALL.jpg ezgi1990 This is a fun project to create your own magic staff. I used a found tree branch and a simple soft circuit to create my staff. I made a pressure sensor as a switch.Materials:Found branch or any long stick you want to useCopper tapeSuper bright LEDs (I used 7 of the blue ones) 3V batteryBattery holde...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:44:11 PDT
Glowing Steampunk Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Steampunk-Flash-Drive/
Glowing Steampunk Flash Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/5SW4/I1ETTIF9/F7N5SW4I1ETTIF9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/5SW4/I1ETTIF9/F7N5SW4I1ETTIF9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/5SW4/I1ETTIF9/F7N5SW4I1ETTIF9.SMALL.jpg Moonlight Maker I got the idea for this project after seeing these cool flash drives made from old vacuum tubes. I really liked how they lit up, but I didn't want to shell out $70 for one. Instead, I decided to create my own with inexpensive materials. The total cost for the project is about $20 if you buy all of t...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:02:51 PDT
Controlling LED with Android phone via BLE (Bluetooth 4.0), MangoCube App and Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-LED-with-Android-phone-via-BLE-Bluetoo/
Controlling LED with Android phone via BLE (Bluetooth 4.0), MangoCube App and Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/S03D/I1ETSJC0/F1PS03DI1ETSJC0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/S03D/I1ETSJC0/F1PS03DI1ETSJC0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/S03D/I1ETSJC0/F1PS03DI1ETSJC0.SMALL.jpg MegavizonLtd This Instructable shows how to send data from Android device to control LED on Arduino UNO.You will need at least of the following components;1. Arduino UNO or compatible board.2. MangoCube BLE Board ( https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/530456128/man... )3. BLE(Bluetooth 4) enabled Android phone/t...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:31:47 PDT
Light your scarf up with LED fairy wire! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-your-scarf-up-with-LED-fairy-wire/
Light your scarf up with LED fairy wire! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/C0Y1/I1EU8BX0/F36C0Y1I1EU8BX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/C0Y1/I1EU8BX0/F36C0Y1I1EU8BX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/C0Y1/I1EU8BX0/F36C0Y1I1EU8BX0.SMALL.jpg blinkblink Hi Everyone!This tutorial will walk you through knitting a scarf, embedding LED fairy wire into the scarf, and creating an on and off switch to make the scarf glow! Materials Needed:-1 ball of yarn-knitting needles-yarn needle-scissors-solder-22 ohm resistor -coin cell battery holder-3v coin cell ba...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:29:27 PDT
Open Fly Detection System http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Fly-Detection-System/
Open Fly Detection System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/Z4H5/I1C1HEMO/FO4Z4H5I1C1HEMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/Z4H5/I1C1HEMO/FO4Z4H5I1C1HEMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/Z4H5/I1C1HEMO/FO4Z4H5I1C1HEMO.SMALL.jpg Moxon This instructable was a collaboration with OHoilett. Check him out, he's awesome!We've all been there. You used the restroom hours ago, look down and...Your zipper has been open this whole time?! How? You wonder if anyone noticed as you stealthily correct your situation.No worries - we have a soluti...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:51:46 PDT
3D Printed Microcontroller Dice Roller http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Microcontroller-Dice-Roller/
3D Printed Microcontroller Dice Roller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/48U4/I11YUGH5/F4148U4I11YUGH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/48U4/I11YUGH5/F4148U4I11YUGH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/48U4/I11YUGH5/F4148U4I11YUGH5.SMALL.jpg Will_W_76 This is a just-for-fun project I did in the Digilent MakerSpace. Usually whenever I play board games I use a dice-rolling smartphone app since dice are so easy to lose. I thought I would try making my own hardware version though. It turned out really well and was a lot of fun. In this Instructable I...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:37:54 PDT
Glasses with Headlights and a dual Party mode http://www.instructables.com/id/Glasses-with-Headlights-and-dual-Party-mode/
Glasses with Headlights and a dual Party mode - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/JOQQ/I1B7PWUN/F3EJOQQI1B7PWUN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/JOQQ/I1B7PWUN/F3EJOQQI1B7PWUN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/JOQQ/I1B7PWUN/F3EJOQQI1B7PWUN.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Here is an end to end instructable to build your own DIY Glasses which will replace you pesky old head lamp, with extra features which will make you the star at the next Halloween party using the dual party mode. And it may go so far as, replacing your bed-time reading Lamp..In addition also downloa...
By: CarmelitoAndrade

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:44:44 PDT
Homemade 60$ Interactive Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-60-Interactive-Board/
Homemade 60$ Interactive Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/NWC6/I1AVV1EJ/FOBNWC6I1AVV1EJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/NWC6/I1AVV1EJ/FOBNWC6I1AVV1EJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/NWC6/I1AVV1EJ/FOBNWC6I1AVV1EJ.SMALL.jpg ElmarsM Hey!!In Latvia to finish highschool everyone has to make a Scientific research work, so I choose to make one at physics.I had many different plans, but this one seemed like the best of many.I gathered all the necessary parts and made it in less than 4 hours!!!PS. I am not a professional, so if there...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:20:32 PDT
2in1 auto glove-box light http://www.instructables.com/id/2in1-auto-glove-box-light/
2in1 auto glove-box light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/RG3X/I19XGJO9/FWVRG3XI19XGJO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/RG3X/I19XGJO9/FWVRG3XI19XGJO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/RG3X/I19XGJO9/FWVRG3XI19XGJO9.SMALL.jpg ed shtern I needed more light in my Glove Compartment, but i wanted whatever it was to be removable as a car flashlight.I decided to make an automatic glove compartment light that was removable from the compartment,and you could remove the micro switch to use as a flashlight. Gathering items Parts long t...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:01:26 PDT
Kickstarter Backer Alert with Stats Scroller, using Arduino Yun http://www.instructables.com/id/Kickstarter-Backer-Alert-with-Stats-Scroller-using/
Kickstarter Backer Alert with Stats Scroller, using Arduino Yun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/AULW/I169O5KC/FT4AULWI169O5KC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/AULW/I169O5KC/FT4AULWI169O5KC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/AULW/I169O5KC/FT4AULWI169O5KC.SMALL.jpg macetech The Arduino Yún is a curious addition to the Arduino family. There is a fairly widespread community surrounding the Arduino concept, platform and software. There's another popular community dedicated to hacking and improving inexpensive wireless routers, which often run Linux. The Yún combines the t...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 03:45:22 PDT
CCFL monitor to LED!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/CCFL-monitor-to-LED/
CCFL monitor to LED!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/IZDK/I169EJOR/FNWIZDKI169EJOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/IZDK/I169EJOR/FNWIZDKI169EJOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/IZDK/I169EJOR/FNWIZDKI169EJOR.SMALL.jpg lambrosz Hello ! this is my first instructable !! you can say my HELLO WORLD inctructable so be nice i will do my best to show you my work.My main problem was my monitor that i use for my bench (computer repair bench) . It was an old one and about 10 years old, Philips 170c model . The problem with the monit...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:08:49 PDT
BluetoothBox for Stereo Headphones and Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/BluetoothBox-for-Stereo-Headphones-and-Speakers/
BluetoothBox for Stereo Headphones and Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/STUF/I1562OIS/FFGSTUFI1562OIS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/STUF/I1562OIS/FFGSTUFI1562OIS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/STUF/I1562OIS/FFGSTUFI1562OIS.SMALL.jpg funelab Edit: If you really like this project, you can vote for me on the top right corner, for WEAR IT! CONTEST. And don't forget the other 2 contests: TECH and FORMLABS CONTEST. Thank you very much in advance!!!Hi All,I love what my headphones, but a few weeks ago, my friend bought a new bluetooth heads...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 19:30:50 PDT
DMX LED Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/DMX-LED-Strips/
DMX LED Strips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/115O/I169803J/F7M115OI169803J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/115O/I169803J/F7M115OI169803J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/115O/I169803J/F7M115OI169803J.SMALL.jpg mtongnz Around the perimeter of our Circus ring we have 17 fences, decorated using RGB LED strips. I wanted to control them with the rest of our lighting using DMX.DMX is an industry standard for communicating with lighting equipment. Wiki DMXSearching for a device that would handle this, I found most devic...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:24:29 PDT
Remote controlled Colorful LED lights for Aquarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-Colorful-LED-lights-for-Aquarium/
Remote controlled Colorful LED lights for Aquarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/YIZN/I155XPWK/FRJYIZNI155XPWK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/YIZN/I155XPWK/FRJYIZNI155XPWK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/YIZN/I155XPWK/FRJYIZNI155XPWK.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Follow the instructions below to add Colorful LED lights around the aquarium before your next house party. And in addition use a RF remote to control the theme of the lights while the party is on with a 4 button remote control attached to your keychain..This instructable is divided into two part ...
By: CarmelitoAndrade

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:31:04 PDT
Arduino RGB LED Strip Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-RGB-LED-Strip-Controller/
Arduino RGB LED Strip Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/8VCB/I1695RMV/FJJ8VCBI1695RMV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/8VCB/I1695RMV/FJJ8VCBI1695RMV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/8VCB/I1695RMV/FJJ8VCBI1695RMV.SMALL.jpg Clapoti I was curious about using RGB LED Strip, so I got one and decided to do a little controller to see what I can do with it... so here it is.If you have any questions, comments, constructive criticism... don't hesitate to write :)If you like my build, please like the video on YouTube and subscribe, it ...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:22:32 PDT
Simple and Easy LED Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Easy-LED-Tester/
Simple and Easy LED Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/YOR2/I12KLWJ2/F2MYOR2I12KLWJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/YOR2/I12KLWJ2/F2MYOR2I12KLWJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/YOR2/I12KLWJ2/F2MYOR2I12KLWJ2.SMALL.jpg MrSTUDofRC I go through a lot of LED's and a recent project consisting of over 1000 of the little buggers led me to create my very own LED tester. Now its nothing special. Simply a 3.3v battery which goes through a switch which in turn powers an indicator LED and the LED-to-be-tested through a couple resistors...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 12:02:19 PDT
Get started with the Bend Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Bend-Sensor/
Get started with the Bend Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SMALL.jpg cecilise We started by looking at how the Bend Sensor is buildt up, and how it works.We then looked at different areas we can see it beeing used in.Finally we made a lamp were you can change colour of the light, and also the brightness of a LED.You will find the steps of how to make your own lamp, including ...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:43:55 PDT
The Handy Light. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Handy-Light/
The Handy Light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/VYVN/I12KDESP/F1ZVYVNI12KDESP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/VYVN/I12KDESP/F1ZVYVNI12KDESP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/VYVN/I12KDESP/F1ZVYVNI12KDESP.SMALL.jpg Faizshaikh Hi guys , In this instructable i will be making a handy led flash light that you can never drop ;).I will try to make everything as easy as possible , using minimum resources. most of the items are salvaged and recycled. Gathering Materials, tools and patience. The part list is pretty simple. y...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:44:52 PDT
Electric (LED) Marshmallow http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-LED-Marshmallow/
Electric (LED) Marshmallow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/18AR/I12KCN2J/FNK18ARI12KCN2J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/18AR/I12KCN2J/FNK18ARI12KCN2J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/18AR/I12KCN2J/FNK18ARI12KCN2J.SMALL.jpg BobN2 About the Electric Marshmallow. As far as I can tell, this is the first Electric Marshmallow LED project I've ever seen. I was looking for a very simple LED project that a group of 8 year olds can complete, and this fit the bill. Other similar projects I tried frustrated the kids. They had problems...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 20:07:51 PDT
Mini BillBoard http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-BillBoard/
Mini BillBoard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/WB77/I11YU6DD/FA6WB77I11YU6DD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/WB77/I11YU6DD/FA6WB77I11YU6DD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/WB77/I11YU6DD/FA6WB77I11YU6DD.SMALL.jpg jorsh 911 Designing a Mini BillBoard using LED Lights(different colors) , Arduino and Bread Board. Thought of creating a mini billboard, that could display my name ("Josh") . This is for one of the build nights (required us to use LED lights). This billboard would blink in out josh several times just like an...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 08:35:28 PDT
DIY - Analog Projection Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Analog-Projection-Clock-1/
DIY - Analog Projection Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/7WHV/I11YTY57/FOM7WHVI11YTY57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/7WHV/I11YTY57/FOM7WHVI11YTY57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/7WHV/I11YTY57/FOM7WHVI11YTY57.SMALL.jpg hermanwahsletn Now you can make the wall clock visable 24 hours a day.
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 06:16:17 PDT