Instructables: exploring - technology - Light - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Mar 2017 12:48:31 PST BLOX v1.01 Baqs: The Color-Changing Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Baqs-the-Color-Changing-Box/
Baqs: The Color-Changing Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/ZZ34/IZ6DUSAU/FO1ZZ34IZ6DUSAU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/ZZ34/IZ6DUSAU/FO1ZZ34IZ6DUSAU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/ZZ34/IZ6DUSAU/FO1ZZ34IZ6DUSAU.SMALL.jpg jmnunez Baqs is a box that changes color based on its gyroscopic position. The x, y, and z axes of the box are obtained by a gyroscope module, and their values are used to set the intensity of the colors red, green, and blue. In addition to this, Baqs has a button that can be pressed to save a color on the ...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:34:24 PST
Super Bright LED Flash Light With Reflector http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Bright-LED-Flash-Light-With-Reflector/
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:17:20 PST
DIY Smart Home bedside remote http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smart-Home-Bedside-Remote/
DIY Smart Home bedside remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/Z28Q/IZ6DUS4L/FFVZ28QIZ6DUS4L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/Z28Q/IZ6DUS4L/FFVZ28QIZ6DUS4L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/Z28Q/IZ6DUS4L/FFVZ28QIZ6DUS4L.SMALL.jpg Naran Today we’re gonna try automating as many lights as possible in many different ways and make a DIY remote control that you can put on your bedside table to easily control all your smart lights. FEATURES Set up your smart hub based on Raspberry Pi Make a remote control out of a GPIO breadboard Con...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:32:40 PST
Programmable Pipe Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-Pipe-Lamp/
Programmable Pipe Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/M470/IZ6D2L5H/F65M470IZ6D2L5H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/M470/IZ6D2L5H/F65M470IZ6D2L5H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/M470/IZ6D2L5H/F65M470IZ6D2L5H.SMALL.jpg jaschenbach Want to make a cool lamp you can program to illuminate how you want?If so, check out this Arduino-controlled lamp! The goal behind this project was to make an aesthetically appealing lamp out of resources that I had laying around. The main components of this lamp include Kombucha bottles, some pipin...
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Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:41:01 PST
PRO RING LIGHT FOR CHEAP http://www.instructables.com/id/PRO-RING-LIGHT-FOR-CHEAP/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:45:29 PST
Light Saber Hum http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Saber-Hum/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:23:05 PST
DIY Gopro light for under 5 $ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Gopro-Light-for-Under-5-/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:51:45 PST
How to make a suspended matrix of spinning CDs with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Suspended-Matrix-of-Spinning-CDs-W/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:01:05 PST
Arduino Based Light Chimes http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Light-Chimes/
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:28:48 PST
DIY Autonomous Fluorescent Grow-Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Autonomous-Fluorescent-Grow-Light/
DIY Autonomous Fluorescent Grow-Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KOOB/IZ6BGXJR/FJSKOOBIZ6BGXJR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KOOB/IZ6BGXJR/FJSKOOBIZ6BGXJR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KOOB/IZ6BGXJR/FJSKOOBIZ6BGXJR.SMALL.jpg Teodors_B Hey guys!I am a 17-year old from Latvia who has recently been vastly fascinated by the subject of indoor cultivation of plants and thus decided to start growing cayenne peppers. I live in a northern country so summers are short and winters are cold. Thus I decided to create a fully functional and ef...
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:45:55 PST
LED Rose Bouquet-Powered by a 5 Volt Portable Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Rose-Bouquet-Powered-by-a-5-Volt-Portable-Phon/
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:21:47 PST
Valentine's Sunflower http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Sunflower/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:42:39 PST
Chibitronics Robot Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Chibitronics-Robot-Card/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:38:05 PST
Awesome Glowing Ceiling Fan Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Glowing-Ceiling-Fan-Mod/
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 19:30:39 PST
Penta colored LED star http://www.instructables.com/id/Penta-Colored-LED-Star/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 22:41:35 PST
How to make a bulb light up without wires - Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/Tesla-Coil-6/
How to make a bulb light up without wires - Tesla Coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/YJ6P/IYV9K8SR/F37YJ6PIYV9K8SR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/YJ6P/IYV9K8SR/F37YJ6PIYV9K8SR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/YJ6P/IYV9K8SR/F37YJ6PIYV9K8SR.SMALL.jpg D art of science A revolutionary product that can make any tubelight into an emergency light. This is based on tesla coil where the bulbs seem to come on without any wires connecting them. The electricity is in the air Science behind. Things you will need. Circuit Diagram. Procedure: Circuit Conne...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 23:03:15 PST
How to Convert a 200W Halogenrod Lamp With a R7S Socket Into a Energysaving 25W Led Version http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Convert-a-200W-Halogenrod-Lamp-With-a-R7S-S/
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 06:46:26 PST
How to build an insanely bright LED flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-Insanely-Bright-Flashlight-LED/
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 18:22:07 PST
Light intensity meter without programming. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Light-Intensity-Meter-Without-Programming/
Light intensity meter without programming. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/4FW2/IYV9BU7N/FHR4FW2IYV9BU7N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/4FW2/IYV9BU7N/FHR4FW2IYV9BU7N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/4FW2/IYV9BU7N/FHR4FW2IYV9BU7N.SMALL.jpg pj200 This instructable is about making a basic light intensity meter without using Arduino or any other micro controller or programming. The light intensity meter displays different levels of light intensity with different colours of LED's. The red LED indicates normal light, red and yellow LED indicate...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 04:20:53 PST
Light 'em up: turn any 3D print into a LED lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-em-Up-Turn-Any-3D-Print-Into-a-LED-Lamp/
Light 'em up: turn any 3D print into a LED lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/UW7U/IYUFXIYN/FTNUW7UIYUFXIYN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/UW7U/IYUFXIYN/FTNUW7UIYUFXIYN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/UW7U/IYUFXIYN/FTNUW7UIYUFXIYN.SMALL.jpg E Rosseau 3D print + LED = awesomenessHere I'll show you how to make a little LED lamp from any 3D print you likeThis is the easiest way I could think of and it requires just a LED and a button cell batteryThe result is a mood light which you can turn on/off by turning, which allows for the LED to make contac...
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 13:17:52 PST
Dieselpunk Insulator Light with Arduino-Controlled LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Dieselpunk-Insulator-Light-With-Arduino-Controlled/
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 18:17:41 PST
Light box (using frequency) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Box-using-Frequency/
Light box (using frequency) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/C0E3/IYOQ7J7D/FRMC0E3IYOQ7J7D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/C0E3/IYOQ7J7D/FRMC0E3IYOQ7J7D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/C0E3/IYOQ7J7D/FRMC0E3IYOQ7J7D.SMALL.jpg Sergiogc92 Hi everyone!This post is made by Sergio García Calvente, Tatiana Castillo Pérez y Míguel Macías Macías to show you our project, this project was for 'Creative Electronics' a Beng Electronics Engineering 4th year module at the University of Málaga, School of Telecommunications(www.etsit.uma.es)When t...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2017 13:49:55 PST
Illuminated Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Illuminated-Logo/
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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:26:22 PST
Spinningball (fablab) and stuff that you need http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinningball-fablab/
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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 10:54:43 PST
Programmable RGB Mood Light - Attiny85 http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-RGB-Mood-Light-Attiny85/
Programmable RGB Mood Light - Attiny85 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/78UP/IYAMTURI/F2N78UPIYAMTURI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/78UP/IYAMTURI/F2N78UPIYAMTURI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/78UP/IYAMTURI/F2N78UPIYAMTURI.SMALL.jpg Svinska013 Welcome to my first instructables page. A year ago I got introduced to the wonderful world of Arduino and electronics. I have learned a lot from this site and this seems a great place to show my projects. I hope you find this project entertaining and helpful. I'm eager to know what you think. Let me...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:33:53 PST
Flashlight From Shop Junk. http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashlight-From-Shop-Junk/
Flashlight From Shop Junk. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/RT93/IYAMTP2J/FU1RT93IYAMTP2J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/RT93/IYAMTP2J/FU1RT93IYAMTP2J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/RT93/IYAMTP2J/FU1RT93IYAMTP2J.SMALL.jpg ThriftStore Hacker This is a simple instructable on how to make a flashlight out of shop room junk. No money was spent on this project and all parts were sourced from recycled electronics, car parts, or recyclables. Parts used For the container i used a coffee can from the recycle bin.The toggle switch came from a ...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:32:35 PST
DIY Aquarium Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Aquarium-Controller/
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:53:17 PST
Companion Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Companion-Cube/
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:26:09 PST
Beautiful and Easy LED Landscaping Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-and-Easy-LED-Landscaping-Lights/
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:51:42 PST
Automatic Baby-Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Baby-Mobile/
Automatic Baby-Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/CZ42/IY4QIGKZ/FU7CZ42IY4QIGKZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/CZ42/IY4QIGKZ/FU7CZ42IY4QIGKZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/CZ42/IY4QIGKZ/FU7CZ42IY4QIGKZ.SMALL.jpg AquariaMoon Good day to everyone out there and welcome to this instructable concerning a prototype I've made during a project at my school (HKU in the Netherlands) called 'If This Then That'.For this project I eventually chose to make an automated baby-mobile based on a dream I had, the concept being a mobile t...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 20:38:09 PST
Altoids Flashlight - or glowing treasure chest! http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Flashlight/
Altoids Flashlight - or glowing treasure chest! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/R66J/IY4QL0PG/FZER66JIY4QL0PG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/R66J/IY4QL0PG/FZER66JIY4QL0PG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/R66J/IY4QL0PG/FZER66JIY4QL0PG.SMALL.jpg rdrew5 I love Altoids. Too much. So I save all the boxes. One a month on average, sometimes more. I have over 100 lying around. I've made everything from a GoPro housing to a flashlight - so I thought I'd share the flashlight one.Parts needed: Two 9v battery clips (not holders - most won't fit!), foam rubb...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:00:06 PST
Macro Light Ring - Beauty Bloggers Best Friend http://www.instructables.com/id/Macro-Light-Ring-Beauty-Bloggers-Best-Friend/
Macro Light Ring - Beauty Bloggers Best Friend - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/H7JU/IY4QMJHK/FWIH7JUIY4QMJHK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/H7JU/IY4QMJHK/FWIH7JUIY4QMJHK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/H7JU/IY4QMJHK/FWIH7JUIY4QMJHK.SMALL.jpg ManufacturedArtists My fiance surprised me with a Nikon DSLR two years ago for Christmas, as I've learned how to use it, I expressed to him I'd always been interested in macro photography. This year for Christmas he got me an assortment of magnifying lenses and different flashes. He had done so much research he knew th...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 17:38:57 PST
Arduino LED Cube with Android remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Cube-With-Android-Remote/
Arduino LED Cube with Android remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/PVHQ/IY4QMSPV/FLDPVHQIY4QMSPV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/PVHQ/IY4QMSPV/FLDPVHQIY4QMSPV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/PVHQ/IY4QMSPV/FLDPVHQIY4QMSPV.SMALL.jpg Jelle Dekkers A 3x3x3 LED Cube connected to an Arduino Uno that can be controlled using an Android phone with RemotyXY via Bluetooth connection. This was a school project and also my very first project using Arduino. Because of this I will try to keep this tutorial as simple as possible with simple examples so th...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:50:16 PST
Lightboxes Using Arduino (WIP) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightboxes-Using-Arduino-WIP/
Lightboxes Using Arduino (WIP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/H8CO/IY4QHLYT/FR3H8COIY4QHLYT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/H8CO/IY4QHLYT/FR3H8COIY4QHLYT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/H8CO/IY4QHLYT/FR3H8COIY4QHLYT.SMALL.jpg SarahS410 These were made for the schoolproject If This Then That over at HKU. The assignment was to make something using an Arduino. Sadly due to practical difficulties I was not able to make a working prototype, but I know very well that this project could work. I will guide you through the simple steps I h...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:49:12 PST
SpectrumLED V2.0 - The ULTIMATE Variable Spectrum Lamp! http://www.instructables.com/id/SpectrumLED-V20-the-ULTIMATE-Variable-Spectrum-Lam/
SpectrumLED V2.0 - The ULTIMATE Variable Spectrum Lamp! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/LQ3Q/IY0G1QE9/FIXLQ3QIY0G1QE9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/LQ3Q/IY0G1QE9/FIXLQ3QIY0G1QE9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/LQ3Q/IY0G1QE9/FIXLQ3QIY0G1QE9.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 The story of SpectrumLED V2.0 -Back in 2015, I built SpectrumLED (V1) - An INSANELY Bright, 200 WATT, Variable Spectrum LED Panel. It was extremely useful - to be exact, there has not been a day that I used my table for something without turning it on, since I built it. However, my needs have change...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:45:37 PST
The Torch Which Switches Off When Its Dark! ;) My First Useful Invention http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Torch-Which-Switches-Off-When-Its-Dark-My-Firs/
The Torch Which Switches Off When Its Dark! ;) My First Useful Invention - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/9MFQ/IXUQQBQ7/FI39MFQIXUQQBQ7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/9MFQ/IXUQQBQ7/FI39MFQIXUQQBQ7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/9MFQ/IXUQQBQ7/FI39MFQIXUQQBQ7.SMALL.jpg RobotsMaking Today I'll make my first instructable, it's about my first invention too. My 'torch' is sort of a joke invention that I made because I was bored. It is completely unuseful ;) The torch will turn on when it is light and will turn off when it is dark. Materials The materials you need:- A 100K poten...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:45:51 PST
Christmas star with Arduino and RGB LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Star-With-Arduino-and-RGB-LEDs/
Christmas star with Arduino and RGB LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/CA9N/IXUQG3SG/F53CA9NIXUQG3SG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/CA9N/IXUQG3SG/F53CA9NIXUQG3SG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/CA9N/IXUQG3SG/F53CA9NIXUQG3SG.SMALL.jpg isdubkov Hi! We are Arduino Novosibirsk Community from deep frozen Siberia. To warm up ourselves a little we decided to make a beautiful shining&blinking Christmas stars. Be sure to watch the demo video! Parts, Materials and Tools To make a Christmas star you need:Parts:Arduino Nano with NO soldered pinhe...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:29:06 PST
**Emergency Light Hack without Electric!** http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Light-Hack/
**Emergency Light Hack without Electric!** - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/EW29/IXUSAUT4/FECEW29IXUSAUT4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/EW29/IXUSAUT4/FECEW29IXUSAUT4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/EW29/IXUSAUT4/FECEW29IXUSAUT4.SMALL.jpg Rexallen Hey Everyone!Read the Title First!! Legal or Not?? I have no idea! I am not responsible if you try it! I discovered an "Emergency Light Hack" that can light up your room in an "Emergency" especially if your electric is out! With the Ice Storm that just swept across the United States, it made me thin...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 23:00:24 PST
Arduino- Controlling LED's with a 4x4 keypad http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlling-LEDs-With-a-4x4-Keypad/
Arduino- Controlling LED's with a 4x4 keypad - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/APRJ/IXUQ5Z78/FXPAPRJIXUQ5Z78.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/APRJ/IXUQ5Z78/FXPAPRJIXUQ5Z78.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/APRJ/IXUQ5Z78/FXPAPRJIXUQ5Z78.SMALL.jpg Syoshida12 Today, I am going to show you how to create and use a 4x4 keypad controlling LED's. Materials Arduino Uno Board USB cable x1 Jumper wires x20 LED's x8 RGB LED x1 220Ohms Resistor x11 4x4 keypad x1 Connecting the Keypad to the Arduino Board. D2 - Pin1 D3 - Pin2D4 - Pin3D5 - Pin4D...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 07:38:53 PST
Lego Compatible Name Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Compatible-Name-Display/
Lego Compatible Name Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/BJ0O/IXQFVXGD/FAIBJ0OIXQFVXGD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/BJ0O/IXQFVXGD/FAIBJ0OIXQFVXGD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/BJ0O/IXQFVXGD/FAIBJ0OIXQFVXGD.SMALL.jpg LunchboxElectronics This project uses any number of Lunchbox Electronics Matrix Kits that you want to chain together and create a display for your name. You'll need one kit per letter and you can use as many boxes as you want! This tutorial assumes you have uploaded a program to an Arduino board before and that you hav...
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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 14:38:44 PST
DIY Color Changing Raw Wood LED Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Color-Changing-Raw-Wood-LED-Shelf/
DIY Color Changing Raw Wood LED Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/MO7A/IXLAPE3L/F9IMO7AIXLAPE3L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/MO7A/IXLAPE3L/F9IMO7AIXLAPE3L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/MO7A/IXLAPE3L/F9IMO7AIXLAPE3L.SMALL.jpg austiwawa In this Instructable I will be showing you step-by-step how to make this beautiful one of a kind color changing raw wood LED shelf. This project was a lot of fun to make and I am very happy with the finished product. Overall this project won't cost you too much money and you can even use some recycl...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 20:45:25 PST
Light Up Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Scarf/
Light Up Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/MTY2/IXLAESSF/FCEMTY2IXLAESSF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/MTY2/IXLAESSF/FCEMTY2IXLAESSF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/MTY2/IXLAESSF/FCEMTY2IXLAESSF.SMALL.jpg emilydaub I was looking for something that I could wear to a festival of light parade around Christmas - So I created this light up scarf! It was perfect that night to keep away the chill, and also works as a perfect winter night-biking visibility accessory. Light Up Scarf: Gather Your Materials & Tools M...
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Sat, 7 Jan 2017 15:36:38 PST
lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighting-3/
lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/BKBO/IXGFZGKF/F4EBKBOIXGFZGKF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/BKBO/IXGFZGKF/F4EBKBOIXGFZGKF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/BKBO/IXGFZGKF/F4EBKBOIXGFZGKF.SMALL.jpg makonoko01 It made lighting. It draw a plan with grasshopper. Deta made Data is to upgrade from grasshopper to illustrator.Line weight is 0.001mm. Cut The data made cutting with laser cutter!Material is MDF2.5mm. Put together It could cutting.Next it put together.It used wood glue and a toothpick....
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Wed, 4 Jan 2017 21:53:47 PST
LED Desk or Workbench Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Desk-or-Workbench-Light/
LED Desk or Workbench Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/EDQD/IXGFVHQZ/FQREDQDIXGFVHQZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/EDQD/IXGFVHQZ/FQREDQDIXGFVHQZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/EDQD/IXGFVHQZ/FQREDQDIXGFVHQZ.SMALL.jpg Leviathan17 Make a simple LED light for your desk, workbench, or living area. Get your act together! Sorry, this doesn't have more pictures of assembly, I made it and then thought about making a instructable.The LEDs are from China.( sorry I hate to order from China too but I cant afford an other country)I g...
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Wed, 4 Jan 2017 20:12:58 PST
Cayenne automatic Light door and Kettle switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Cayenne-Automatic-Light-Door-and-Kettle-Switch/
Cayenne automatic Light door and Kettle switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/33R5/ITSX85MR/FYZ33R5ITSX85MR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/33R5/ITSX85MR/FYZ33R5ITSX85MR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/33R5/ITSX85MR/FYZ33R5ITSX85MR.SMALL.jpg masteruan When I return to my home I make ever a cup of tea, And when I go to my home I do not see the key of my door, because there isn't light.I'm really determined to remedy the situation! :-)I will use a Raspberry Pi Zero, connected to the internet, and a Cayenne app for Smartphone an Tablet. I will conne...
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Mon, 3 Oct 2016 14:42:51 PDT
Arduino Light Sensitive Door Bell http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Sensitive-Door-Bell/
Arduino Light Sensitive Door Bell - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/CBV5/IXGFQS9G/FM5CBV5IXGFQS9G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/CBV5/IXGFQS9G/FM5CBV5IXGFQS9G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/CBV5/IXGFQS9G/FM5CBV5IXGFQS9G.SMALL.jpg inconceivable1 Now let me start this off by saying I'm sure this has been done before so if anyone has a door bell that looks like mine I apologize. I came up with the idea on my own and didn't research anything so I wouldn't steal someone's idea so all I'm saying is this is original content. This arduino project ...
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Wed, 4 Jan 2017 00:53:46 PST
Arduino meet scratch,Control AC Lamp using Sugar device http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Meet-ScratchControl-AC-Lamp-Using-Sugar-De/
Arduino meet scratch,Control AC Lamp using Sugar device - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/BE8X/IXGFQRKQ/F05BE8XIXGFQRKQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/BE8X/IXGFQRKQ/F05BE8XIXGFQRKQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/BE8X/IXGFQRKQ/F05BE8XIXGFQRKQ.SMALL.jpg Sugar Device Scratch for arduino: is Scratch modification that allows for simple programming of the Arduino open source hardware platform. It provides new blocks for managing sensors and actuators connected to Arduino.this platform is suitable for a people how want to learn programming without writing a single c...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 23:38:10 PST
Light Therapy goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Your-Brain-With-Gamma-Light/
Light Therapy goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/FADO/IXAQ4DY8/FYEFADOIXAQ4DY8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/FADO/IXAQ4DY8/FYEFADOIXAQ4DY8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/FADO/IXAQ4DY8/FYEFADOIXAQ4DY8.SMALL.jpg rob.renn.9 W A R N I N G : THIS PROJECT DEALS WITH FLASHING LIGHTS. IF YOU HAVE PHOTOSENSITIVE EPILEPSY OR FEEL YOU MIGHT BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO A SEIZURE I WOULD ADVICE NOT TO PROCEED/ / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 19:36:43 PST
Arduino board and PIR motion sensor control AC lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Board-and-PIR-Motion-Sensor-Control-AC-Lam/
Arduino board and PIR motion sensor control AC lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/5ANN/IXAPYFFR/FJD5ANNIXAPYFFR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/5ANN/IXAPYFFR/FJD5ANNIXAPYFFR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/5ANN/IXAPYFFR/FJD5ANNIXAPYFFR.SMALL.jpg Sugar Device This is a short tutorial to see how we can Control AC voltage Application ( AC Lamp in our case) depends on a motion sensor.The biggest problem we face in controlling any AC voltage application is: 1)Safety2)easy and reliable.method for everyone The relay is a common way to control AC voltage with m...
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 07:09:50 PST
Twinkling Dodecahedron http://www.instructables.com/id/Twinkling-Dodecahedron/
Twinkling Dodecahedron - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/W5V6/IX6G0SEQ/FXDW5V6IX6G0SEQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/W5V6/IX6G0SEQ/FXDW5V6IX6G0SEQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/W5V6/IX6G0SEQ/FXDW5V6IX6G0SEQ.SMALL.jpg zakisista The DodecahedronThis is the twinkling dodecahedron. The dodecahedron is one of the 5 regular polytopes in 3 dimensions and it's made up of 12 regular pentagons. I got inspired to make this after seeing a video made by Matt Parker which shows how to do it and I just had to make it into a night light ...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 06:39:04 PST