Instructables: exploring - technology - Light http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 May 2016 05:11:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 Sound Sensing Alarm Clock Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Sensing-Alarm-Clock-Light/
Sound Sensing Alarm Clock Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/TJLS/IOPZD1B6/F2ETJLSIOPZD1B6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/TJLS/IOPZD1B6/F2ETJLSIOPZD1B6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/TJLS/IOPZD1B6/F2ETJLSIOPZD1B6.SMALL.jpg BradenSunwold First I want to say that this is a cool project for any range of skill level. If you are a beginner with Arduino and are nervous about complexity I encourage you to give this a try as I will try to as helpful as I can and its always best to jump into a project if you want to learn more. This Instruc...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 13:22:50 PDT
Sound Reactive LED Pyramid http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-LED-Pyramid/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 08:23:00 PDT
Pocket Solar Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Solar-Arc-Reactor/
Pocket Solar Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/X2YO/IOOM3MD6/F2OX2YOIOOM3MD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/X2YO/IOOM3MD6/F2OX2YOIOOM3MD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/X2YO/IOOM3MD6/F2OX2YOIOOM3MD6.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean This small solar light is portable and very lightweight which makes it a great source of light on the go, whether it be camping, at festivals or generally just when you need to light your way!Styled on Tony Stark's Iron Man Arc Reactor you can even wear it on your chest!Incased in 2 Pringles lids it...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 02:23:57 PDT
Twisted Prism Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Twisted-Prism-Lanterns/
Twisted Prism Lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/LNTN/IOOM27N2/FLMLNTNIOOM27N2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/LNTN/IOOM27N2/FLMLNTNIOOM27N2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/LNTN/IOOM27N2/FLMLNTNIOOM27N2.SMALL.jpg BarbMakesThings I've been playing with the idea of panels that are 3d printed in PLA, but that flex in only specific directions (I intend to make a Halloween costume using this). There are plenty of instances of plywood that's laser cut to accomplish this (like this from kofaktorlab), so I modified the patterns and...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 12:32:22 PDT
2 LED Multi Light Hack. http://www.instructables.com/id/2-LED-Multi-Light-Hack/
2 LED Multi Light Hack. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/GG25/ION4JH7N/FV2GG25ION4JH7N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/GG25/ION4JH7N/FV2GG25ION4JH7N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/GG25/ION4JH7N/FV2GG25ION4JH7N.SMALL.jpg SANUKI UDON 100 yen shops are a type of discount store that sell a wide range of products .This corresponds roughly to one US dollar.I look for the material of the work here .I hacked 2 LED multi light that was found in the 100 yen shop . Materials/components. 2 LED Multi light ...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 05:25:20 PDT
DIWire Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DI-Wire-Lamp/
DIWire Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/Y0BL/IOOM2AZK/F1BY0BLIOOM2AZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/Y0BL/IOOM2AZK/F1BY0BLIOOM2AZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/Y0BL/IOOM2AZK/F1BY0BLIOOM2AZK.SMALL.jpg SageH2 The DIWire lamp is a product that came from multiple prototypes using the DIWire Bender. It started as an upside down bowl on top of a poorly made lamp base. After multiple iterations it turned into a fully functional lamp that changes colors and utilizes multiple machines in its making. Im a senior...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:01:57 PDT
DIY | Minecraft Ore Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Minecraft-Ore-Night-Light/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 01:49:27 PDT
Arduino Light System http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-System/
Arduino Light System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/PJIS/IOIQN8BC/F2UPJISIOIQN8BC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/PJIS/IOIQN8BC/F2UPJISIOIQN8BC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/PJIS/IOIQN8BC/F2UPJISIOIQN8BC.SMALL.jpg jacobtschiele01 To make this arduino light system you will need the folowing.7 jumpers6 LED's1 arduino1 breadboard6 220k resistors(red,red,brown)1 10k ohm resistor(brown,black,orange) Angle 1 Each step from now on will just be of photos on how to setup your Arduino Light System. Angle 2 Angle 3 Angle 4...
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Sun, 22 May 2016 22:19:25 PDT
DIY Portable LED Lighting Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-LED-Lighting-Panel/
DIY Portable LED Lighting Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Z75V/IOEKJVNJ/FV2Z75VIOEKJVNJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Z75V/IOEKJVNJ/FV2Z75VIOEKJVNJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Z75V/IOEKJVNJ/FV2Z75VIOEKJVNJ.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar A portable LED lighting panel can really come in handy for photography and video work, so today we're going to make a DIY version which is super useful, yet easy to make. So I'm constantly taking photos and video of things I'm working on, of projects, food, of myself for vlogging, Instagram etc... A...
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Fri, 20 May 2016 11:47:20 PDT
Budget Bicycle Warning Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Budget-Bicycle-Warning-Lights/
Budget Bicycle Warning Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/5H94/IOCJ7TU7/FU35H94IOCJ7TU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/5H94/IOCJ7TU7/FU35H94IOCJ7TU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/5H94/IOCJ7TU7/FU35H94IOCJ7TU7.SMALL.jpg EricS8 Get a safety boost, and recycle old plastic! These omni directional warning lights increase visibility, can double as turn signals, and attach to the handlebar ends. Cost can be under $5, with many parts being commonly found recyclable items.WARNING, Make at Your Own Risk"I am not responsible for, a...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 22:40:09 PDT
ATMOSFEROSCOPIO http://www.instructables.com/id/ATMOSFEROSCOPIO/
ATMOSFEROSCOPIO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/PCF8/IOA9MUUH/FREPCF8IOA9MUUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/PCF8/IOA9MUUH/FREPCF8IOA9MUUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/PCF8/IOA9MUUH/FREPCF8IOA9MUUH.SMALL.jpg andreamolina Este proyecto se propone ser un dispositivo que interactue y modifique mediante efectos lumínicos la atmósfera de un lugar. Materials First you need yo buy the following items: Base Socket Pipes Body Holes Light it up!
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Tue, 17 May 2016 09:08:09 PDT
Arduino Temperature and Humidity on 7 Segment Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Temperature-and-Humidity-on-7-Segment-Disp/
Arduino Temperature and Humidity on 7 Segment Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/EE1U/IO8L9FXE/FBCEE1UIO8L9FXE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/EE1U/IO8L9FXE/FBCEE1UIO8L9FXE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/EE1U/IO8L9FXE/FBCEE1UIO8L9FXE.SMALL.jpg abhirooprobotics This is a working device i made which displays temperature or humidity respectively by pressing a push button switch.If the switch is pressed it displays humidity otherwise it displays temperature. INTRO This device incorporates seven segment displays as output for the value of temperature and hu...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 12:45:38 PDT
RGB led ping pong ball lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Led-Ping-Pong-Ball-Lamp/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 07:07:18 PDT
LAP - Purifying water with new technologies and algea http://www.instructables.com/id/LAP-Purifying-Water-With-New-Technologies-and-Alge/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 06:56:58 PDT
DIY Beginners LEDs Controller (<20$) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beginners-LEDs-Controller-20/
DIY Beginners LEDs Controller (<20$) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/31VR/IO6E0LS3/FJS31VRIO6E0LS3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/31VR/IO6E0LS3/FJS31VRIO6E0LS3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/31VR/IO6E0LS3/FJS31VRIO6E0LS3.SMALL.jpg AlexandreI4 Ever wanted a color-changing LED array above your bed or in your living room ? Want to make your own Christmas lights ? You want to control exactly how your LEDs are going to behave ? Have an automatic turn ON/OFF, different colors on every different day etc...Also, this project is pretty easy, fast...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 07:57:52 PDT
Micro Light Detecting Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Light-Detecting-Circuit/
Micro Light Detecting Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Z7B0/IO6DS8MW/FEAZ7B0IO6DS8MW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Z7B0/IO6DS8MW/FEAZ7B0IO6DS8MW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Z7B0/IO6DS8MW/FEAZ7B0IO6DS8MW.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean This little circuit measures 10mm x 10mm and is probably one of the smallest and most basic light detecting circuits around.You can use the circuit to detect light levels and for example activate a LED to switch on when it gets dark! Parts List SolderSoldering IronFluxBlank PCB board270k 0603 res...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 00:54:00 PDT
Magnetic Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Arc-Reactor/
Magnetic Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/0LSE/IO61C3BV/FE90LSEIO61C3BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/0LSE/IO61C3BV/FE90LSEIO61C3BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/0LSE/IO61C3BV/FE90LSEIO61C3BV.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean This is my attempt at making the Arc Reactor from Iron Man 1. I've added a reed switch in the electronic circuit so that when a magnet is near by, the Arc lights up which a pretty awesome effect!Check out my video of it in action! Parts List Bracelet mouldClear Epoxy Resinx11 White LEDs2032 coin ...
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Fri, 13 May 2016 12:16:50 PDT
Billie Jean Light Up Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Billie-Jean-Light-Up-Panel/
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Fri, 13 May 2016 11:04:19 PDT
Trailer Light Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Trailer-Light-Tester/
Trailer Light Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/P1XD/IO34EPP2/FN3P1XDIO34EPP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/P1XD/IO34EPP2/FN3P1XDIO34EPP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/P1XD/IO34EPP2/FN3P1XDIO34EPP2.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I have a few trailers now and keeping after their lighting is getting to be a pain. Bringing each one over to the truck to test it is a little inconvenient since I use a golf cart to store them around behind my garage.I looked around and found some trailer light testers on the web but they look like...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 09:22:47 PDT
Colorful Laptop Backlighting for $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Laptop-Backlighting-for-5/
Colorful Laptop Backlighting for $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/N5OB/IO36J49W/FSMN5OBIO36J49W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/N5OB/IO36J49W/FSMN5OBIO36J49W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/N5OB/IO36J49W/FSMN5OBIO36J49W.SMALL.jpg 9fiftyfive Hey guys, in today's Instructable, I'll show you how to change the color of your laptop's backlight! This takes some time, but the final product definitely is worth it. Please note that the size and cutouts of the Post-It will vary from laptop to laptop, and the laptop I'm using in this tutorial is ...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 08:19:04 PDT
Triacs and Outlets (bluetooth and diac dimmer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Triacs-and-Outlets-bluetooth-and-Diac-Dimmer/
Triacs and Outlets (bluetooth and diac dimmer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/98R9/IO2TOAST/F9198R9IO2TOAST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/98R9/IO2TOAST/F9198R9IO2TOAST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/98R9/IO2TOAST/F9198R9IO2TOAST.SMALL.jpg MauricioR I'll try english, so dont blame me , help me if it's the case.Before you try this project read about triacs, diacs, AC requirements and other topics that are used for build the two dimmers, because I wont explain anything about it, so youre in your own and please be careful, dont be a fool.Let's be...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 20:55:51 PDT
DIY HEADLAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-HEADLAMP/
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Wed, 11 May 2016 08:09:26 PDT
​Stained Glass Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Stained-Glass-Egg/
​Stained Glass Egg - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/P6YY/IO1OYGE7/FE0P6YYIO1OYGE7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/P6YY/IO1OYGE7/FE0P6YYIO1OYGE7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/P6YY/IO1OYGE7/FE0P6YYIO1OYGE7.SMALL.jpg SoniaVerdu Build a Stained "Glass" Egg, very easily, with a 3d drawing pen. Materials 3d drawing pen3D printing filament (colored filament and translucent filament) Scissors A balloon A glove (optional) I cut the end of a glove Led light (optional) Inflates a balloon and draw on it with 3d filament Infl...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 06:39:34 PDT
Light Powered Mobile Spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Powered-Mobile-Spinner/
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Mon, 9 May 2016 17:44:54 PDT
Magical Floating Planter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-Floating-Planter-Box/
Magical Floating Planter Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/D7VU/INYW5VGQ/F28D7VUINYW5VGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/D7VU/INYW5VGQ/F28D7VUINYW5VGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/D7VU/INYW5VGQ/F28D7VUINYW5VGQ.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel This articulating planter light was a mix of ideas. I wanted some more plants for my desk and didn't want to buy a normal planter - no, of course; I had to make one. But just making one wasn't enough - it had to have something special about it. I decided originally to make it stand off of the desk, ...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 04:23:07 PDT
LED Gun Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Gun-Torch/
LED Gun Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/DBY7/INW1AO8J/FCFDBY7INW1AO8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/DBY7/INW1AO8J/FCFDBY7INW1AO8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/DBY7/INW1AO8J/FCFDBY7INW1AO8J.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Turn any old toy gun into a torch. My boys find it hilarious that I add LED’s to everything. Recently, I was talking about making a dog kennel and the first thing they ask is “you going to add LEDS?” Of course the answer is yes.Why wouldn’t you though! They are simple to use, cheap and a great ...
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Sat, 7 May 2016 06:11:43 PDT
Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-Your-Hot-Girlfriends-Nightlight-With-Y/
Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SMALL.jpg Ruben Marc Speybrouck Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) using arduino, blynk and a wemos / ESP8266 boardIn this tutorial we will be making something I call a wifi controlled ac switch. (But it also works for DC applications that are powered by a wall outlet) Basically we will ...
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Fri, 6 May 2016 05:02:40 PDT
The Musixel BoomBox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Musixel-BoomBox/
The Musixel BoomBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SMALL.jpg andy.spikenzielabs The Musixel is a board designed to interpret the frequencies in music or sounds and generate a light-show on up to 64 addressable LEDs. The Musixel has a few modes built-in, one of them is a 'Graphic Equalizer' styled visualizer that is more than just a little cool. In this project it runs an 8x8 ma...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 14:47:42 PDT
DIY 1,5 V to Light Up 15 LED http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-15-V-to-Light-Up-15-LED/
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Tue, 3 May 2016 17:12:15 PDT
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/11-LED-Adjustable-Chaser-With-555Timer/
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Tue, 3 May 2016 07:26:34 PDT
Home Automation Using Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Automation-Using-Arduino-Uno/
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Tue, 3 May 2016 03:42:34 PDT
"I See the Light" Lamp Shade http://www.instructables.com/id/I-See-the-Light-Lamp-Shade/
"I See the Light" Lamp Shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/VBZW/INQ9G7QQ/FYOVBZWINQ9G7QQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/VBZW/INQ9G7QQ/FYOVBZWINQ9G7QQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/VBZW/INQ9G7QQ/FYOVBZWINQ9G7QQ.SMALL.jpg kahony10163 This is such a fun project that is easy to do but may take a little bit of time. It is perfect for you and your friends to do over a couple of weeks time and the final product is amazing! It is the perfect craft for any Tangled/Rapunzel or Disney fans! I would say ages 10+ would be good to work on t...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 23:03:18 PDT
Cartwheel Accelerometer Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Cartwheel-Accelerometer-Shirt/
Cartwheel Accelerometer Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/E17V/INQBJEQD/FOYE17VINQBJEQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/E17V/INQBJEQD/FOYE17VINQBJEQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/E17V/INQBJEQD/FOYE17VINQBJEQD.SMALL.jpg emilydaub This top was inspired by the joy I get from being upside down and doing cartwheels!Just a circle of LEDs that start to spin (kind of like the spinning beach ball of death). Enjoy! Needed Things Materials Lilypad Arduino USB (also needs a programing cable and Arduino) Lilypad AccelerometerRibbon W...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 20:24:20 PDT
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/WarmCold-Adjustable-Continuous-Lighting/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 12:52:39 PDT
Light Organ Attempt http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Organ-Attempt/
Light Organ Attempt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/93LE/INNGN4FD/FXK93LEINNGN4FD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/93LE/INNGN4FD/FXK93LEINNGN4FD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/93LE/INNGN4FD/FXK93LEINNGN4FD.SMALL.jpg jla135 This is my first attempt at a light organ. The idea has always been very cool and interesting to me but I had never been given the chance to build one. Although it doesn't work as I intended it too I still ended up with a pretty cool result in the end, and i believe I'm very close to actually buildi...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 21:40:23 PDT
Chic Guitar Pedal Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Chic-Guitar-Pedal-Light-Switch/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 10:49:12 PDT
Light/Dark detector using an op-amp http://www.instructables.com/id/LightDark-Detector-Using-an-Op-amp/
Light/Dark detector using an op-amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/JYZ4/INI7ZN0E/FPGJYZ4INI7ZN0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/JYZ4/INI7ZN0E/FPGJYZ4INI7ZN0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/JYZ4/INI7ZN0E/FPGJYZ4INI7ZN0E.SMALL.jpg JRV31 This is a simple demonstration showing how to use an op-amp and a photocell to sense light or darkness. You will need: LM741 Op-amp Digikey part #LM741CNNS/NOPB-ND 10 kΩ 1/4 Watt resistor Digikey part #CF14JT10K0CT-ND 470 Ω 1/4 Watt Resistor Digikey part #CF14JT470RCT-ND Photocell https://ww...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:12:34 PDT
Arduino Light Controlled Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Controlled-Bot/
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:06:35 PDT
Measuring Light Using Light Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Measuring-Light-Using-Light-Sensor/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 03:18:21 PDT
Arduino Intelligent Brake Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Intelligent-Brake-Light/
Arduino Intelligent Brake Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/WNTW/INI7S239/FCCWNTWINI7S239.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/WNTW/INI7S239/FCCWNTWINI7S239.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/WNTW/INI7S239/FCCWNTWINI7S239.SMALL.jpg chienline Having a cool bike Should you have a cool light You can abandon the rusty But you should care about safetyConsidering safety on the street you should have a brake light on your bike. The population of vehicles are getting higher and higher every year. You can horn the vehicles in front of you, but a...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 21:46:36 PDT
Single LED on AC Mains http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-LED-on-AC-Mains/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 02:00:31 PDT
Arduino Box Protecter (for lack of a better title) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Drawer-AlarmDiet-Helper/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:36:46 PDT
Flora Rainbow LED Shirt that is Motion Activated http://www.instructables.com/id/INSTRUCTABLE-NOT-DONE-Flora-LED-Shirt/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 02:32:47 PDT
3 Steps for Better Film Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Steps-for-Better-Film-Lighting/
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 12:38:07 PDT
Humidity and Temperature Reacting Lightsource http://www.instructables.com/id/Humidity-and-Temperature-Reacting-Lightsource/
Humidity and Temperature Reacting Lightsource - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/AFCX/INAC4P2X/FXCAFCXINAC4P2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/AFCX/INAC4P2X/FXCAFCXINAC4P2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/AFCX/INAC4P2X/FXCAFCXINAC4P2X.SMALL.jpg DennisHouterman This project came out of my desire to get an active temperature readout when i'm in my room. not being fond of trying to look at a tiny screen across the room, i wanted something i could just sense in my room. with a simple glance at the light in my room i could discover what temperature it is.Mater...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 07:50:50 PDT
Arduino Light Theremin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Theremin/
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:15:36 PDT
HOW TO MAKE A USB LED! http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-MAKE-a-USB-LED-1/
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 02:37:57 PDT
Compact DIY Photography LightBox With Foldable Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-DIY-Photography-LightBox-With-Foldable-Lam/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 12:36:13 PDT
Mini Arduino Lux Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Arduino-Lux-Meter/
Mini Arduino Lux Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/RM47/IN4TQLYL/FF3RM47IN4TQLYL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/RM47/IN4TQLYL/FF3RM47IN4TQLYL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/RM47/IN4TQLYL/FF3RM47IN4TQLYL.SMALL.jpg 3zuli I needed a Lux meter for testing flashlights. There are some good lux meters available in the $15-25 range, but shipping always takes a long time and I needed it now. That's when I realized that I had an unused BH1750 light meter module laying around, which I bought some time ago but never used it. ...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:09:10 PDT
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GLOWING-BUBBLE-LIGHT-How-to-Make-Your-Own-Futu/
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SMALL.jpg austiwawa PLEASE VOTE FOR ME in the "Make it Move Contest!" Feel free to click "Vote!" in the top right corner if you enjoyed this Instructable!In this video, we will be building a one of a kind futuristic desk light. Not only is this light unique and cool to look at, but the air bubbles make quite a relaxing...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:47:00 PDT