Instructables: exploring - technology - Light http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:05:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make your own little clog out of conductive dough! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-little-clog-out-of-conductive-dough/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:12:23 PDT
Light of the Lost Triangles http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-of-the-Lost-Triangles/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:13:05 PDT
Extremely simple laser alarm circuit - A tutorial using only four components! http://www.instructables.com/id/Extremely-simple-laser-alarm-circuit-A-tutorial-us/
Extremely simple laser alarm circuit - A tutorial using only four components! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/Y48C/HXMKUVP1/FMQY48CHXMKUVP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/Y48C/HXMKUVP1/FMQY48CHXMKUVP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/Y48C/HXMKUVP1/FMQY48CHXMKUVP1.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi Everyone! In the past, I've done several laser and light sensor tutorials that were op-amp (Operational amplifier) based. I've always been fond of op-amp based circuits as they are to easy to customize. This circuit is much simpler. All you need is an NPN transistor, a resistor, a light depend...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:51:36 PDT
Lightball http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightball/
Lightball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/XEBA/HXMKPLFC/FOAXEBAHXMKPLFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/XEBA/HXMKPLFC/FOAXEBAHXMKPLFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/XEBA/HXMKPLFC/FOAXEBAHXMKPLFC.SMALL.jpg janth Finally (nearly topically) i made my personal lightball.(A.k.a.: Another day in the FabLab Aachen)Each side is enlighted individually with an intelligent LED (WS2812b, on a small breadboard) behind. A micro-controller (MSP430G2553, PDIP.) can use a gyroscope/accelerometer (MPU6050, GY-521 module) to...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:38:50 PDT
Bluetooth LE Go-Anywhere Sensor Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-LE-Go-Anywhere-Sensor-Pack/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:21:29 PDT
iPad 2 LCD Backlight Not Working After Screen Replacement? http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-2-LCD-Backlight-Not-Working-After-Screen-Repl/
iPad 2 LCD Backlight Not Working After Screen Replacement? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/6ZB5/HXLD5M9A/F6W6ZB5HXLD5M9A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/6ZB5/HXLD5M9A/F6W6ZB5HXLD5M9A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/6ZB5/HXLD5M9A/F6W6ZB5HXLD5M9A.SMALL.jpg rjohnston7 Not going to get into the details of replacing the iPad screen, there are other tutorials on that. I am going to cover a common problem and give an easy fix. Read ;) It is necessary to unplug and remove the LCD when changing the screen, try to avoid removing while the iPad is on. It's almost impo...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:47:47 PDT
How to make bottle light bomb out of water http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-bottle-light-bomb-out-of-water/
How to make bottle light bomb out of water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/5HHD/HXLD4OCB/FL05HHDHXLD4OCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/5HHD/HXLD4OCB/FL05HHDHXLD4OCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/5HHD/HXLD4OCB/FL05HHDHXLD4OCB.SMALL.jpg BurnedFaceMan In this instructables there will be a lot of pictures cause Tyler don't know how to read... Materials -Power suply-Bowl (Plastic)-Bottle -Lighter-Graphite-Gun glue-Wires Making electrodes For this step u will need:-Graphite -Gun glue-Power suply (Adapter or battery - if u are using battery u w...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:10:37 PDT
Satellites: Algorithmic Light Sculptures http://www.instructables.com/id/Satellites-Algorithmic-Light-Sculptures/
Satellites: Algorithmic Light Sculptures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/88EI/HXHRI5DB/FWI88EIHXHRI5DB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/88EI/HXHRI5DB/FWI88EIHXHRI5DB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/88EI/HXHRI5DB/FWI88EIHXHRI5DB.SMALL.jpg gimmieyamane Intro:Satellites was designed as physically executable procedure for making light sculptures that manifests differently every time it is made. The final result is system for making intended to empower the end user as an active and necessary participant in the design process rather than a passive c...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 16:50:38 PDT
Turn a broken laptop screen into a portable light table for drawing http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-broken-laptop-screen-into-a-portable-light-/
Turn a broken laptop screen into a portable light table for drawing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LH6L/HXG6QLRX/F0CLH6LHXG6QLRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LH6L/HXG6QLRX/F0CLH6LHXG6QLRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LH6L/HXG6QLRX/F0CLH6LHXG6QLRX.SMALL.jpg Vitim A friend donated me this old laptop, which had a broken LCD. The laptop was old but it worked just fine. I had no intention to spend money to get it repaired, it just would not worth the money. Instead I just removed the screen from the body of the laptop and used the laptop as a HTPC connected to a...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 20:26:25 PDT
Arduino Chandelier from Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chandelier-from-Jars/
Arduino Chandelier from Jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9AXF/HX7P08XB/FYW9AXFHX7P08XB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9AXF/HX7P08XB/FYW9AXFHX7P08XB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9AXF/HX7P08XB/FYW9AXFHX7P08XB.SMALL.jpg funelab Edit:If you really like this project, you can vote for me on the top right corner, for Featured Author Contest , just three days after the contest closes. And don't forget the other 2 contests: Glue and Battery Powered. Thank you very much in advance!!!Hi All,This is my second instructable: Arduino ...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 16:40:31 PDT
AUTOMATIC NIGHT LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/AUTOMATIC-NIGHT-LAMP/
AUTOMATIC NIGHT LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/ZNQ4/HX6YELQS/F56ZNQ4HX6YELQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/ZNQ4/HX6YELQS/F56ZNQ4HX6YELQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/ZNQ4/HX6YELQS/F56ZNQ4HX6YELQS.SMALL.jpg ANANTHA KRISHNAN J Hi ,In this project i am going to make an automated night lamp model using basic electronic parts which runs on a 9v battery.It works on the lethargy of light falling on the LDR(light dependent resistor).When there is no light the LED will glow at it's maximum and the brightness of LED decreases wit...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 08:10:49 PDT
3D Printable Flash Light http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-Flash-Light/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 09:37:42 PDT
IKEA Hack: Solar Powered Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Hack-Solar-Powered-Bike-Light/
IKEA Hack: Solar Powered Bike Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SMALL.jpg bergerab In school this year, I have a pretty late schedule. Sometimes i'll be coming home from class after sundown and with a bike that can be dangerous. Before purchasing a commercial bike light, I decided to see if I could make one myself. Using an IKEA lamp I found at goodwill (for $2) I figured I could ...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:07:17 PDT
Simplest Line Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-Line-Follower/
Simplest Line Follower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/378E/HWX48NK2/FWY378EHWX48NK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/378E/HWX48NK2/FWY378EHWX48NK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/378E/HWX48NK2/FWY378EHWX48NK2.SMALL.jpg eaglerobot This is an Easy Line follower ..which is based on simple secmatics only just follow some instruction and make it is is very simple.. Making PCB Last week I finally got time to do a bit of work. I made my own PCB :). I wish I had learned this back in college. It have would saved me so much time. ...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 01:09:49 PDT
LED AS A LIGHT SENSOR http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-AS-A-LIGHT-SENSOR/
LED AS A LIGHT SENSOR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/Z5R9/HWVAT7Z4/FP8Z5R9HWVAT7Z4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/Z5R9/HWVAT7Z4/FP8Z5R9HWVAT7Z4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/Z5R9/HWVAT7Z4/FP8Z5R9HWVAT7Z4.SMALL.jpg TAPAN MOJIDRA LED = Light Emitting DiodeWhich is intentionally made to emit the light and it uses semiconductor material. It has been observe that this normal led is not only emitting the light of particular wavelength but the most amazing fact found that the same LED is converting light energy into electrical ...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:09:35 PDT
IKEA Samtid reading light upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Samtid-reading-light-upgrade/
IKEA Samtid reading light upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/L08S/HWQF1G25/FF2L08SHWQF1G25.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/L08S/HWQF1G25/FF2L08SHWQF1G25.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/L08S/HWQF1G25/FF2L08SHWQF1G25.SMALL.jpg madworm After switching all my lamps to LED light bulbs, I was annoyed by the fact that most of these bulbs predominantly emit light into the forward hemisphere. Only very little light makes it into the opposite direction. To some degree this is ameliorated by the lamp's screen acting as a diffuser, but it'...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 17:59:46 PDT
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Diffused-Glue-Stick-Lamp/
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SMALL.jpg vishalapr Last week, I received the glue gun I ordered almost a month ago which I replaced with my older mini glue gun. The mini glue gun used thin glue sticks(7mm) whereas the new one I got used only normal sized glue sticks(10mm). So I had a whole bunch of these thin glue sticks left over, thought for a bit...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:51:32 PDT
Making a "warm" white LED spotlight appear warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-the-colour-of-LED-spotlights/
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By: The Freak

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:15:58 PDT
Fix Harbor Freight Garden Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Harbor-Freight-Garden-Lights/
Fix Harbor Freight Garden Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/F5QQ/HWE9TLTK/F13F5QQHWE9TLTK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/F5QQ/HWE9TLTK/F13F5QQHWE9TLTK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/F5QQ/HWE9TLTK/F13F5QQHWE9TLTK.SMALL.jpg Phil B My wife received a set of three garden lights sold by Harbor Freight and made to look like insects when lit at night. These are not expensive and are attractive, but quit working easily. This Instructable will show how to keep them working, and to restore any you may have put aside because they quit...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 08:44:28 PDT
Simple Dark Detect LED Robot's Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Dark-Detect-LED-Robots-Flashlight/
Simple Dark Detect LED Robot's Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/QUVE/HWCJHZSS/FIBQUVEHWCJHZSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/QUVE/HWCJHZSS/FIBQUVEHWCJHZSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/QUVE/HWCJHZSS/FIBQUVEHWCJHZSS.SMALL.jpg syfrog I'm going to show you a simple, adjustable light sensor circuit that activates in low light. Light sensing circuits are versatile and simple enough for beginners to build but have many useful applications.The circuit I am presenting is to be used as a headlamp for my robot A3-8D (anyone in manufactu...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:12:35 PDT
Neopixel Ring Shower Massager Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Ring-Shower-Massager-Light/
Neopixel Ring Shower Massager Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/22A4/HW8SVZOJ/FFA22A4HW8SVZOJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/22A4/HW8SVZOJ/FFA22A4HW8SVZOJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/22A4/HW8SVZOJ/FFA22A4HW8SVZOJ.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Feel the rainbow. When you get that karaoke urge outside of the shower, reach for this sound reactive microphone shower massager. It only bathes you in a pure glow from a magic Neopixel LED ring and does not drench you with water. May be programmed for light therapy or used for Harvard psych exper...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 23:51:09 PDT
Minimalistic LED wall light http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalistic-LED-wall-light/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:28:06 PDT
Light Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Tube/
Light Tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/AN1Y/HW7Q9BGG/FHFAN1YHW7Q9BGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/AN1Y/HW7Q9BGG/FHFAN1YHW7Q9BGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/AN1Y/HW7Q9BGG/FHFAN1YHW7Q9BGG.SMALL.jpg cartercar__ Ever have those finger lights things as kids?? If you do you can make a light tube. This light tube is like a fiber optic cable but it is way simpler and a lot cheaper. Get The Materials All you need is a finger light, tape and a flexible tube. Connect to pipe Connect the light to the pipe by...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:09:43 PDT
Kitchen Led Bar lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-home-improvement-Led-lights/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 14:04:03 PDT
LED Keyboard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Keyboard-Light-1/
LED Keyboard Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/1PSY/HW4OHOOU/FMN1PSYHW4OHOOU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/1PSY/HW4OHOOU/FMN1PSYHW4OHOOU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/1PSY/HW4OHOOU/FMN1PSYHW4OHOOU.SMALL.jpg boscopsoultrane Dilemma: I am not a classically trained keyboardist, i am more of a hunt-n-peck typer. I have one of those under-the-desktop keyboard trays but I can't read the letters on the keyboard unless i turn on every light in the room. Solution: Mount some LEDs under the desktop and Voila! My problem is solv...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 19:35:43 PDT
Easy Plastic Light Grid Diffuser / Background http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Light-Grid-Diffuser/
Easy Plastic Light Grid Diffuser / Background - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/D7TY/HW3K7I9L/FOXD7TYHW3K7I9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/D7TY/HW3K7I9L/FOXD7TYHW3K7I9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/D7TY/HW3K7I9L/FOXD7TYHW3K7I9L.SMALL.jpg pizzidave This came about when I was shopping around for photo supplies and was dumbstruck by the prices. I figured I would do a small grid but decided to go big. I figured it would give me more creative leeway. The grid can be used as a background or a diffuser. Materials Clear Plastic Bottles ( I used ...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 18:35:16 PDT
Light Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Glasses/
Light Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/D2Q9/HW3K6U4G/F73D2Q9HW3K6U4G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/D2Q9/HW3K6U4G/F73D2Q9HW3K6U4G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/D2Q9/HW3K6U4G/F73D2Q9HW3K6U4G.SMALL.jpg cartercar__ Here you will learn to make a headband mixed with a light. These glasses have LEDs on top and a battery to the glasses side. This is a great quick invention if you have an LED and an old pair of sun glasses. Materials You need at least one LED, a pair of glasses, a battery, wire and tape. Tools: ...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 17:45:30 PDT
New Email Notification Light http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Email-Notification-Light/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 08:19:54 PDT
Wooden Tea Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Tea-Light/
Wooden Tea Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/ZACG/HVXC10II/FGNZACGHVXC10II.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/ZACG/HVXC10II/FGNZACGHVXC10II.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/ZACG/HVXC10II/FGNZACGHVXC10II.SMALL.jpg SwiftyMcGee For the past year or so, I have had a craving to make a light which I could use by the bedside to provide ambient light while I read. I wanted a lamp which was small enough to fit on a nightstand while providing enough lighting as I settled down for sleep. This lamp made from re-purposed materials s...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 22:43:58 PDT
Arduino: Light, Sound, Vibration, Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Sound-Vibration-Switch/
Arduino: Light, Sound, Vibration, Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/GRQM/HVXBTZSE/FTKGRQMHVXBTZSE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/GRQM/HVXBTZSE/FTKGRQMHVXBTZSE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/GRQM/HVXBTZSE/FTKGRQMHVXBTZSE.SMALL.jpg naghababaie This will be a step by step guide to make a remote powered Arduino set which will produce sound, light and vibration for 1 second once a switch is pressed. I will provide the arduino code and steps for a setting up your computer. In addition I will include the components required for this project an...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 07:24:06 PDT
Mood-Cube (Li-ion Mood Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mood-Cube-Li-ion-Mood-Light/
Mood-Cube (Li-ion Mood Light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/YSJN/HVTLTE1W/FIRYSJNHVTLTE1W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/YSJN/HVTLTE1W/FIRYSJNHVTLTE1W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/YSJN/HVTLTE1W/FIRYSJNHVTLTE1W.SMALL.jpg bergerab In the electronic's section of Instructables.com everyone seems to show great affection for LEDs. After reading many articles, I thought it'd be a good time to contribute to the plethora of LED projects. Presenting... Mood-Cube! This small "cube" consists only of one RGB led and a tiny arduino chip...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 11:57:31 PDT
Beautiful tap-light night-light http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-tap-light-night-light/
Beautiful tap-light night-light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/LFE5/HW0FVXYA/FGNLFE5HW0FVXYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/LFE5/HW0FVXYA/FGNLFE5HW0FVXYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/LFE5/HW0FVXYA/FGNLFE5HW0FVXYA.SMALL.jpg mrakuaku Here's a fun and simple project showing you how to make some tactile night-light/mood-lights that turn on and off when you tap them. They're cheap (less than $1 a piece), cool and don't take that long to make!*Update - June 4 2014 - add florescent luminescence and give an almost radio active glow to...
By: mrakuaku

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Thu, 29 May 2014 22:47:53 PDT
Dark activated blinking LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-activated-blinking-LED/
Dark activated blinking LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/4XYE/HVR7VLPK/FU54XYEHVR7VLPK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/4XYE/HVR7VLPK/FU54XYEHVR7VLPK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/4XYE/HVR7VLPK/FU54XYEHVR7VLPK.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean The Idea So far this has just been a project of mine to shrink down a 555 timer circuit as small as I can using micro electronics.It has later evolved into making the circuit dark activated, and now the idea is to use a UV LED in a solar jar & have a solar cell charge the battery during the day....
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Thu, 29 May 2014 05:03:37 PDT
Tweet Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Tweet-Switch/
Tweet Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/MR75/HVR7WE3J/FKNMR75HVR7WE3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/MR75/HVR7WE3J/FKNMR75HVR7WE3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/MR75/HVR7WE3J/FKNMR75HVR7WE3J.SMALL.jpg jorsh 911 The purpose of this tutorial is to teach people how python (Twiitter API) can be used together with the Arduino to Switching on A Led Light using Twitter Account. My inspiration for this project comes from the project Tweet-a-Pot-Twitter-Enabled-Coffee-Pot. This is a beginners project. For anybody ...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 01:14:51 PDT
CARDBOARD SOLAR LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/CARDBOARD-SOLAR-LAMP/
CARDBOARD SOLAR LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/NTEX/HVQFCZBF/FR6NTEXHVQFCZBF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/NTEX/HVQFCZBF/FR6NTEXHVQFCZBF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/NTEX/HVQFCZBF/FR6NTEXHVQFCZBF.SMALL.jpg deba168 I made this cardboard solar lamp for reusing the waste cardboard dumped in my dustbin.Through this instructables I try to aware people about the merit of reusing papers/cardboard and adverse effects of cutting tree.Features of my lamp :1. Solar charging : I choose this option to save energy and to p...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 10:16:48 PDT
Origami Paper Glowie http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Paper-Glowie/
Origami Paper Glowie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/7XA8/HVPX6G83/FWT7XA8HVPX6G83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/7XA8/HVPX6G83/FWT7XA8HVPX6G83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/7XA8/HVPX6G83/FWT7XA8HVPX6G83.SMALL.jpg cadebot The Origami Paper Glowie is a battery-powered lamp that looks clean and sharp. Its portability allows for it to be placed nearly anywhere around your home, and it is sure to appeal to you and your guests.Continue reading to learn how the lamp is made! Trim the Paper To construct the cube, I recom...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 18:59:07 PDT
Light Spectrometer from a "battery powered" head inspection lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Spectrometer-from-a-head-inspection-lamp/
Light Spectrometer from a "battery powered" head inspection lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR Hello if you like this please take the time to vote in the competitionsTHANKSAt the end of my light sensing instructable where I played with the measurement of reducing sun light levels as well as making it into a laser game , I mentioned that I wanted to have a go at making a full spectrometer. Thi...
By: HUKBMBEAR

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Tue, 27 May 2014 14:28:46 PDT
Illuminated Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Sign/
Illuminated Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/OC48/HVNFKL0H/FIAOC48HVNFKL0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/OC48/HVNFKL0H/FIAOC48HVNFKL0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/OC48/HVNFKL0H/FIAOC48HVNFKL0H.SMALL.jpg HeWhoMakesStuff After building a sign which used strip LEDs (link) I still had a few feet of them left. I decided to try to build a different kind of sign. I am overall happy with the design and build of it, Though I would suggest buying the best quality of plywood your budget allows. The edges show in this project...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 12:50:16 PDT
Enerjar 1: green power jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Enerjar-1-green-power-jar/
Enerjar 1: green power jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/T8IS/HVNXRVLS/FHMT8ISHVNXRVLS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/T8IS/HVNXRVLS/FHMT8ISHVNXRVLS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/T8IS/HVNXRVLS/FHMT8ISHVNXRVLS.SMALL.jpg Makor The Green Electronics Challenge. A place to showcase skill and the ability to harness nature or another means of green power. When thinking of what my entry would be I thought, "Hmm, what is the best form of renewable green energy?" And it literally hit me like a hot-flash, "The Sun!" The sun is ama...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 11:14:31 PDT
LightBuddy: A Superbright LED Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/LightBuddy/
LightBuddy: A Superbright LED Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/KU1J/HVNV5MEX/FLXKU1JHVNV5MEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/KU1J/HVNV5MEX/FLXKU1JHVNV5MEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/KU1J/HVNV5MEX/FLXKU1JHVNV5MEX.SMALL.jpg ASCAS LightBuddy is a handy D.I.Y. LED necklace. It's a highly functional jewelry-gizmo that serves as a bright source of light. It's completely rechargeable and can be charged through any USB port.Intended Purpose:The project is ideal for illuminating dark areas for short periods of time. The 3W LED insi...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 08:55:02 PDT
Quick Emergency LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Emergency-LED-Light/
Quick Emergency LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/UVD4/HVM5EC5U/FEOUVD4HVM5EC5U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/UVD4/HVM5EC5U/FEOUVD4HVM5EC5U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/UVD4/HVM5EC5U/FEOUVD4HVM5EC5U.SMALL.jpg jg156 A few months ago, the power in my town went out. It was getting dark and I had no flashlights around. Fortunately, I had some super bright LEDs in my workshop. I came up with a quick and easy way to use them for a makeshift flashlight. For the rest of the night, I was able to read and navigate the h...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 11:57:22 PDT
Any Bottle Lamp Please http://www.instructables.com/id/Any-Bottle-Lamp-Please/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 16:17:13 PDT
9-Volt Star Jar (or Portable Night Light) from Old Walkie-Talkies http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Volt-Star-Jar-or-Portable-Night-Light-from-Old-W/
9-Volt Star Jar (or Portable Night Light) from Old Walkie-Talkies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5SDK/HVFKXA07/FHM5SDKHVFKXA07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5SDK/HVFKXA07/FHM5SDKHVFKXA07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5SDK/HVFKXA07/FHM5SDKHVFKXA07.SMALL.jpg Adalei I'm gonna be honest with you guys, I'm 24 years old and I still need a night light sometimes. I've had plenty of time to look into all sorts of lights, be it motion-controlled, light-sensitive, changeable brightness, etc., but none have had the charm or usefulness to suit my tastes. None of them are...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 13:32:42 PDT
Can oxygen improve mental abilities? (revised) http://www.instructables.com/id/Can-oxygen-improve-mental-abilities/
Can oxygen improve mental abilities? (revised) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/V9PZ/HV9HXR8M/FYMV9PZHV9HXR8M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/V9PZ/HV9HXR8M/FYMV9PZHV9HXR8M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/V9PZ/HV9HXR8M/FYMV9PZHV9HXR8M.SMALL.jpg transistor2 FYI this experiment will have a lot of writing, and I am 17 in high school so getting a perfect controlled environment is hard. this is the updated version I forgot sever items in the other one that I made. Hypothesis last year in my biology class I learned about photosynthesis and plants produc...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 23:10:32 PDT
Light controlled window Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-controlled-windows-light/
Light controlled window Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/Z1HL/HV9HU3AE/FLAZ1HLHV9HU3AE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/Z1HL/HV9HU3AE/FLAZ1HLHV9HU3AE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/Z1HL/HV9HU3AE/FLAZ1HLHV9HU3AE.SMALL.jpg tintinz Why do I i wan't light controlled light?I build this be curse of I'm tired of change the timer every month.So when the sun go's down the lamps light up.plus it's look like some one is home be curse of it's light up diffrent time every day/ week.What do I need?5V controlled high voltage relay. HERESo...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 11:32:40 PDT
IR-Distance (Analog Value) Sensor 2$ http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Distance-Analog-Value-Sensor-2/
IR-Distance (Analog Value) Sensor 2$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/XW3E/HV9HT8LA/F8BXW3EHV9HT8LA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/XW3E/HV9HT8LA/F8BXW3EHV9HT8LA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/XW3E/HV9HT8LA/F8BXW3EHV9HT8LA.SMALL.jpg HarshV This Homemade IR Distance Sensor can easily sense distance betwwn 55 cm to 0.5 cm and display it on a 16X2 LCDit does not require any costly sensors or drivers.....all it uses is an IR Pair and a few resistors ............the cost of the finished sensor is under 2$ !!!! Happy Constructing Getti...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 02:27:10 PDT
Creating a color changing light table http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-color-changing-light-table/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 20:53:36 PDT
DIY LED Glow Cubes (Accent Lighting & Night Lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Glow-Blocks/
DIY LED Glow Cubes (Accent Lighting & Night Lamp) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/5Z34/H9G12NSF/FR65Z34H9G12NSF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/5Z34/H9G12NSF/FR65Z34H9G12NSF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/5Z34/H9G12NSF/FR65Z34H9G12NSF.SMALL.jpg bhvm I love LEDs~! People who have been following me know this very well. Now here's a New one for you. LED GLOW BLOCKS! LED Glow blocks are a neat way to accentuate your Posh Living room, Add a fill to your Existing Lights, for use as a Elaborate and artistic Night lamp or a cool and Diffused light sou...
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Tue, 13 May 2014 21:24:15 PDT
Automatic night-detecting cabinet light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-night-detecting-cabinet-light/
Automatic night-detecting cabinet light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/FVM1/HUYM59QQ/FYIFVM1HUYM59QQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/FVM1/HUYM59QQ/FYIFVM1HUYM59QQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/FVM1/HUYM59QQ/FYIFVM1HUYM59QQ.SMALL.jpg ade angelis Hello,InstructableRs!!I'm sure there are some places around your home that are not well lit, so when you're looking for something in there you always have to hold a light torch in your mouth while digging inside. If you don't have one, lucky you, because I had one right in my room. Maybe some of yo...
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Sun, 11 May 2014 14:27:43 PDT
Worlds simplest LED light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-simplest-LED-light/
Worlds simplest LED light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/OIR4/HV0KYWXX/F8COIR4HV0KYWXX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/OIR4/HV0KYWXX/F8COIR4HV0KYWXX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/OIR4/HV0KYWXX/F8COIR4HV0KYWXX.SMALL.jpg john mosier This is my first instructable with a really bad camera so don't judge to hard. Thanks, hope this inspires you to make this and do more with what i showed. Matierials 1. LED's (bought 20 from radio shack)2. Watch batteries (2 from radio shack)3. Masking tape (I hope you know were to get tape) As...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 14:48:07 PDT