Instructables: exploring - technology - Led http://www.instructables.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:07:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 Joule Thief Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Joule-Thief-Nightlight/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:13:50 PDT
Project LED dog collar. Adjustable! Velcro!! Interchangeable!!! Fun... http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-LED-dog-collar-Adjustable-Velcro-Interchan/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/MABP/HU54MI1N/FYMMABPHU54MI1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/MABP/HU54MI1N/FYMMABPHU54MI1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/MABP/HU54MI1N/FYMMABPHU54MI1N.SMALL.jpg cdstudioNH I've taken apart a store-bought collar and transformed it into a little something different. : ) materials: cheap dog collar(for parts) velcro(any color or width, at least 2 feet of it) LED's(I used 11) battery(I used coin cell with holder, 3v) conductive sewing thread needle, machine, scissors, p...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:19:25 PDT
Light Up Cardboard Cutouts!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Cardboard-Cutouts/
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:24:08 PDT
Nifty programmable backpack tail light http://www.instructables.com/id/Nifty-programmable-backpack-tail-light/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:25:35 PDT
Human Body Induction Alarm Based on Arduino with Arduino UNO, Infrared Sensor Module,Buzzer Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Human-Body-Induction-Alarm-Based-on-Arduino-with-A/
Human Body Induction Alarm Based on Arduino with Arduino UNO, Infrared Sensor Module,Buzzer Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/DQ0G/HU1RPXM2/FKUDQ0GHU1RPXM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/DQ0G/HU1RPXM2/FKUDQ0GHU1RPXM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/DQ0G/HU1RPXM2/FKUDQ0GHU1RPXM2.SMALL.jpg ICStation ICStation team of research and development department have made this project about the human body induction alarm .It uses DC5V voltage to work. When someone is appearing in the inducing area of infrared sensor and the whole system will use both sound and light to alarm. The inducing distance is 7m....
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:38:12 PDT
Let There Be Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Let-There-Be-Light/
Let There Be Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/15WD/HU0GPTZS/FWO15WDHU0GPTZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/15WD/HU0GPTZS/FWO15WDHU0GPTZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/15WD/HU0GPTZS/FWO15WDHU0GPTZS.SMALL.jpg Creator100796 Tired of not being able to see the details on your 3D printer. Then learn how to hook up a LED light to your printer with only $3. Materials & Tools Tools- Wire Cutters Wire strippers (optional) Solder Gun (optional) Heat Gun (optional) Pliers (Optional) Materials- Car Angel Eyes Round Ring 1210...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:14:58 PDT
Arduino Fading Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Fading-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/LZBG/HTZY4NK9/FFALZBGHTZY4NK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/LZBG/HTZY4NK9/FFALZBGHTZY4NK9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/LZBG/HTZY4NK9/FFALZBGHTZY4NK9.SMALL.jpg origamiAirControl This is a Arduino controlled night light. materials: 1 x LED 5 x jumper wires 1 x arduino 1 x photocell 1 x breadboard 1 x 10k ohm resistor Here is the code, don't type the stuff after the //, the code will get too long: // These constants won't change: const int sensorPin = A0;    // pin that t...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:50:41 PDT
Infrared Finger Lights! http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Finger-Lights/
Infrared Finger Lights! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/CRRU/HU0596PQ/FQACRRUHU0596PQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/CRRU/HU0596PQ/FQACRRUHU0596PQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/CRRU/HU0596PQ/FQACRRUHU0596PQ.SMALL.jpg knexpert1700 Bring these quick infrared finger lights on the go and take some night vision pics and vids! These little lights are great for taking pictures in the dark with your cell phone, digital camera, and other portable devices. All you need are those cheap, tiny finger lights of any color and one infrare...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:46:40 PDT
Arduino Blink http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Blink-1/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:50:26 PDT
Attiny25/45/85 PWM generator and Servo tester! http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny254585-PWM-generator-and-Servo-tester/
Attiny25/45/85 PWM generator and Servo tester! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hello, in this project I want to show you how to build a PWM generator with a Attiny processor. It is very easy to build and a nice project for starters as also for professionals. You will need some electronic knowledge and some knowledge about Arduino. It wont be to hard, because i already wrote a ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:51:47 PDT
Pet Coke Bottle LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-Coke-Bottle-LED-Light/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:21:25 PDT
Ceiling fan light install http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceiling-fan-light-install/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 15:09:22 PDT
Make a Desktop Tamagotchi http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Desktop-Tamagotchi/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 02:01:07 PDT
Periodic Table Glowing Radioactive Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-Table-Glowing-Radioactive-Eggs/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:17:00 PDT
500W Halogen Work Light to 100W LED Work Light DIY Conversion (9000 lumens) http://www.instructables.com/id/500W-Halogen-Work-Light-to-100W-LED-Work-Light-DIY/
500W Halogen Work Light to 100W LED Work Light DIY Conversion (9000 lumens) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/RB5I/HTQN5K5D/FMSRB5IHTQN5K5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/RB5I/HTQN5K5D/FMSRB5IHTQN5K5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/RB5I/HTQN5K5D/FMSRB5IHTQN5K5D.SMALL.jpg Gregory0 Have you ever burned yourself with a blazing hot halogen work light? Or melted things that came in contact with the light? Have you damaged the fragile halogen bulb by accidentally knocking it over? If so, you will definitely like having an LED work light! It is shock proof, cool to the touch, neve...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 11:11:02 PDT
Wake Up Light 10+ Watt LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-Up-Light-10-Watt-LED/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 17:01:53 PDT
4x4x4 RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-RGB-LED-Cube-1/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 15:10:25 PDT
LED Lights For Liquor Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lights-For-Liquor-Bar/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 02:29:36 PDT
The DIY "RGB-oard" http://www.instructables.com/id/The-DIY-RGB-oard/
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 21:26:12 PDT
Voltmeter with LED scale LM 3914 circut http://www.instructables.com/id/Voltmeter-with-LED-scale-LM-3914-circut/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/VJQW/HTMNMZ0E/F9BVJQWHTMNMZ0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/VJQW/HTMNMZ0E/F9BVJQWHTMNMZ0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/VJQW/HTMNMZ0E/F9BVJQWHTMNMZ0E.SMALL.jpg GhoustDoggy I was working on this for some time, after a long period I decided to share this with you.I used LM 3914, two resistors R1=4 kohm R1=1kohm and two trim potentiometer Rv1=5 kohm and Rv2=5 kohm, ten LED-s (5 green, 5 red).It's nice for car use or for charging station etc.In pictures I used one almost ...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 10:05:11 PDT
Raspberry Pi: Python scripting the GPIO http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Python-scripting-the-GPIO/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 10:37:36 PDT
ICStation Sound Level Indicator LED Lights-Colored LED Lights Go With the Music http://www.instructables.com/id/ICStation-Sound-Level-Indicator-LED-Lights-Colored/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 22:23:46 PDT
Giant Two-Digit Countdown Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Two-Digit-Countdown-Clock/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 21:34:58 PDT
PULSE Tube Build http://www.instructables.com/id/PULSE-Tube-Build/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:03:50 PDT
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-70/
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SMALL.jpg Bumsfallera First of all, excuse my non-native English and my lack of professional electrical engineering skills. I see this as a hobby and have no claim to be perfect. However, if you have some ideas on how to improve the setting don’t hesitate to write a comment ;-) I haven’t seen any similar Instructabl...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:20:32 PDT
LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cube-9/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:04:21 PDT
Arduino powered Three Color 8x8 Led Array http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-powered-Three-Color-8x8-Led-Array/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:58:41 PDT
Pressure Activated Hug-Detector (PAD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pressure-Activated-Hug-Detector-PAD/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 22:40:56 PDT
RECHARGEABLE LED CAR BONNET ASSISTANT! http://www.instructables.com/id/RECHARGEABLE-LED-CAR-BONNET-ASSISTANT/
RECHARGEABLE LED CAR BONNET ASSISTANT! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/D632/HT9AXAI2/FEYD632HT9AXAI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/D632/HT9AXAI2/FEYD632HT9AXAI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/D632/HT9AXAI2/FEYD632HT9AXAI2.SMALL.jpg pawanvs99 Some times one's car breaks down at night in the middle of no where and there may be no light to fix it! For that I have made an easy solution to fix that problem! An easy USB rechargeable magnetic led assistant! What you need: You will need:Some skills!1w/2w/3w leds (one or more. Actually o...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 08:49:33 PDT
Harley Davidson VROD 55mm custom signal mounts http://www.instructables.com/id/Harley-Davidson-VROD-55mm-custom-signal-mounts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/CSEI/HT5CTBIJ/F5BCSEIHT5CTBIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/CSEI/HT5CTBIJ/F5BCSEIHT5CTBIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/CSEI/HT5CTBIJ/F5BCSEIHT5CTBIJ.SMALL.jpg megaduty Intro: This setup should work for any bike with 55mm front forks; but I particularly own a 2012 Harley Davidson Night Rod Special (VROD) and have been hacking around with it a bit.  One future modification is to chop the handle bars or go with a low profile setup and delete the factory handle bar m...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:01:43 PDT
Stolen Mail Gag http://www.instructables.com/id/Stolen-Mail-Gag/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:52:22 PDT
Snow Speeder Hard Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Speeder-Hard-Drive/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 17:53:19 PDT
LED Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Scarf/
LED Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/BCXE/HT3DZJVD/FD5BCXEHT3DZJVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/BCXE/HT3DZJVD/FD5BCXEHT3DZJVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/BCXE/HT3DZJVD/FD5BCXEHT3DZJVD.SMALL.jpg Liana_B Wearable technology is an emerging fashion that takes both a mind for electronics and an eye for fashion. Luckily, it's becoming more and more maker-friendly with cheap batteries, power-efficient LEDs, and readily available embedded computers. This is an introduction on how put together these pa...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:19:17 PDT
Led Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Toy/
Led Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/99ZI/HT36R0FX/F4M99ZIHT36R0FX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/99ZI/HT36R0FX/F4M99ZIHT36R0FX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/99ZI/HT36R0FX/F4M99ZIHT36R0FX.SMALL.jpg adenburd Materials -led-battery-magnet-tape attach led wrap led with tape attach magnet attach magnet with tape Done null what To Do With It? What to do with it you stick it to things
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 15:57:28 PDT
Use Button to Control LED on pcDuino with Java http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Button-to-Control-LED-on-pcDuino-with-Java/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:24:04 PDT
DIY Arduino Blocks : LED, IRF510 and others http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Blocks-LED-IRF510-and-others/
DIY Arduino Blocks : LED, IRF510 and others - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/OZWW/HSVT9B2O/FBZOZWWHSVT9B2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/OZWW/HSVT9B2O/FBZOZWWHSVT9B2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/OZWW/HSVT9B2O/FBZOZWWHSVT9B2O.SMALL.jpg kokpat When I started to learn arduino, I found that it waste a lot time by repeating connect LED and it's resistor. So, I try to solder the LED (please refer to photo) and the resistor to pins. The outcome is very effective, not only the blocks can be used in arduino, but it can use as battery teste...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:39:51 PDT
5$ Berlin Skyline Engraved Acrylic Display (battery-powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Berlin-Skyline-Engraved-Acrylic-Display-battery-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/7RSG/HSVT6GFX/FMT7RSGHSVT6GFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/7RSG/HSVT6GFX/FMT7RSGHSVT6GFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/7RSG/HSVT6GFX/FMT7RSGHSVT6GFX.SMALL.jpg CabbitCastle Background: One of my pre-Instructables projects from early 2013. As it was a rush build for a friend I did not have any time to take any progress pictures, but I'll try to describe the build process as detailed as possible. I hope that you will still be able to follow through and understand what I ...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:50:31 PDT
[Tutorial for 4DIY.ORG] - How to control LED's with iphone using [4DIY.ORG] App and Ethernet Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Tutorial-for-4DIYORG-How-to-control-LEDs-with-ipho/
[Tutorial for 4DIY.ORG] - How to control LED's with iphone using [4DIY.ORG] App and Ethernet Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/5SRJ/HSUEMRG3/FT45SRJHSUEMRG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/5SRJ/HSUEMRG3/FT45SRJHSUEMRG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/5SRJ/HSUEMRG3/FT45SRJHSUEMRG3.SMALL.jpg 4DIY CHANNEL Materials and Tools 1. Arduino Uno R3. 2. Arduino Ethernet Shield. 3. [4DIY.ORG] App (Support iOS and Android). 4. RJ45 Cable. 5. Break Board. 6. RED LED. 7. Resistor. 8. Wire. Upload Sketch for Arduino Dowload Sketch file Attached Config for Router Access in Router and watch images be...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:36:01 PDT
Motorcycle/Automotive Bulb LED Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/MotorcycleAutomotive-Bulb-LED-Hack/
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:15:19 PDT
led glowee http://www.instructables.com/id/led-glowee-1/
led glowee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/ZKDQ/HSPP7CCN/F5FZKDQHSPP7CCN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/ZKDQ/HSPP7CCN/F5FZKDQHSPP7CCN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/ZKDQ/HSPP7CCN/F5FZKDQHSPP7CCN.SMALL.jpg shubham010203 items needed is:-a cr2025 or similar button celland an led how to connect? well in any case its simple and very easy step...just connect the longer terminal to positive side of cell and negative terminal to other side....simple thats IT..... well all u need is some patience and some adjustment...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 08:35:24 PDT
led glowee http://www.instructables.com/id/led-glowee/
led glowee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/A7B6/HSQ4CFZ2/F8ZA7B6HSQ4CFZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/A7B6/HSQ4CFZ2/F8ZA7B6HSQ4CFZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/A7B6/HSQ4CFZ2/F8ZA7B6HSQ4CFZ2.SMALL.jpg shubham010203 items needed is:-a cr2025 or similar button celland an led how to connect? well in any case its simple and very easy step...just connect the longer terminal to positive side of cell and negative terminal to other side....simple thats IT..... well all u need is some patience and some adjustment...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 08:35:18 PDT
Making an astronaut using paper and tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-astronaut-using-paper-and-tape/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:04:15 PDT
Heart by LED (LED TRÁI TIM ĐƠN)(8051 VN) http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-by-LED-LED-TRÁI-TIM-ĐƠN8051-VN/
Heart by LED (LED TRÁI TIM ĐƠN)(8051 VN) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/F9JU/HJZ85FT1/FFXF9JUHJZ85FT1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/F9JU/HJZ85FT1/FFXF9JUHJZ85FT1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/F9JU/HJZ85FT1/FFXF9JUHJZ85FT1.SMALL.jpg inc409 NOTE: CRYSTAL 30-32MHz Components:  - 1 IC AT89C52  - 32 LED1  - 32 Res 68 ohm  - 1 Respack 8  - 2 Cap 10uF  - 2 Cap 33pF32  - 1 Res 10K ohm  - 1 button  - 1 Xtal 30-33Mhz Simulator & Schematic:   
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 03:22:19 PDT
Connect an 8x8 LED matrix to a Small Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-an-8x8-LED-matrix-to-a-Small-Breadboard/
Connect an 8x8 LED matrix to a Small Breadboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/189P/HSM5103X/FXG189PHSM5103X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/189P/HSM5103X/FXG189PHSM5103X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/189P/HSM5103X/FXG189PHSM5103X.SMALL.jpg RedKingTinkerer These matrices are fun to play around with, but their size makes them difficult to use on most breadboards. Here's one way to mount it on a small breadboard in a (relatively) neat way. You'll need: 1 breadboard 1 8x8 LED matrix (this one is 1588BS) Standard yellow, blue, grey, and brown jumper wires...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:17:43 PDT
Statueyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Statueyes/
Statueyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/K2TC/HSGFTFM5/FDVK2TCHSGFTFM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/K2TC/HSGFTFM5/FDVK2TCHSGFTFM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/K2TC/HSGFTFM5/FDVK2TCHSGFTFM5.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Statues provide inspiration, remembrance, and a link to period of history. The only problem with statues is that they can't be enjoyed outside of daylight hours. However, adding red LED's in the eyes of statues makes them look diabolical, and brings the focus back to statues after the sun goes dow...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:32:34 PDT
Emergency Lamp from a Cell Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Lamp-from-a-Cell-Phone/
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:15:39 PDT
Invisible Signally Beacon (Infrared LED Throwie) http://www.instructables.com/id/Invisible-Signally-Beacon-Infrared-LED-Throwie/
Invisible Signally Beacon (Infrared LED Throwie) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/02JI/HSKV05D5/FXN02JIHSKV05D5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/02JI/HSKV05D5/FXN02JIHSKV05D5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/02JI/HSKV05D5/FXN02JIHSKV05D5.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Spies need ways to secretly communicate with their partners. This can be a simple signal like a chalk mark on a wall or a newspaper left on a park bench. But the best kind of signal is completely invisible. In this project, I am going to show you how to make a simple invisible beacon that you ca...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 06:01:21 PDT
Led Light Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Light-Bar/
Led Light Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/UFF0/HSKFDIQW/FHCUFF0HSKFDIQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/UFF0/HSKFDIQW/FHCUFF0HSKFDIQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/UFF0/HSKFDIQW/FHCUFF0HSKFDIQW.SMALL.jpg arduinoledman This instructable will teach you how to make a LED light bar to use at home for cool effects!! Let's get started!     DISCLAIMER- DO NOT MAKE THIS PROJECT IF YOU HAVE PHOTOSENSITIVE EPILEPSY. Parts All of these parts could easily be found on amazon or even Maplins if you are willing to spend a ...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 12:23:35 PDT
Building a Simple 9V LED Stoplight http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Simple-9V-LED-Stoplight/
Building a Simple 9V LED Stoplight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/UVEN/HSGFWFDR/FXFUVENHSGFWFDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/UVEN/HSGFWFDR/FXFUVENHSGFWFDR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/UVEN/HSGFWFDR/FXFUVENHSGFWFDR.SMALL.jpg schulzecd These instructions will show you how to build your own LED stoplight powered by a 9 volt battery. This LED Stoplight is a fairly simple, cheap project that can teach you about some simple, but very useful electronic components including the 4017 Decade Counter, the 555 Timer IC, and diodes. You...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 14:48:54 PST
How-To InfraRed Led flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-InfraRed-Led-flashlight/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/F26V/HSHDS7P3/FXNF26VHSHDS7P3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/F26V/HSHDS7P3/FXNF26VHSHDS7P3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/F26V/HSHDS7P3/FXNF26VHSHDS7P3.SMALL.jpg klīvmanis Hi Instructables ! Just whanted to share my how-to tutorial about infrared led flashlight. Nothing complicated just replace original light bulb with 4 8mm IR led's . Its really fun project to make and best parts is that light can be seen only by cameras ,so you can take fotos at night and noone  wil...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 12:00:06 PST