Instructables: exploring - technology - Light http://www.instructables.com Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:12:42 PST BLOX v1.01 Sound Reactive Neopixel Bangalore Torpedo http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-Neopixel-Bangalore-Torpedo/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 09:12:10 PST
Portable Airflow Companion http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Airflow-Companion/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:05:59 PST
Old Optical Mouse into high laser light http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Optical-Mouse-into-high-laser-light/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:19:30 PST
New E-mail Notification Light http://www.instructables.com/id/New-E-mail-Notification-Light/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:10:58 PST
EL Wire Bicycle Rim Light http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wire-Bicycle-Rim-Light/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:44:05 PST
Car Door Handle Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Door-Handle-Light/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:09:53 PST
Graffiti Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Graffiti-Flashlight/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 22:56:52 PST
Sketch Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketch-Board/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 08:56:39 PST
80cm broken LED TV turned into 50W remote controlled light box http://www.instructables.com/id/80cm-broken-LED-TV-turned-into-50W-remote-controll/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 07:51:13 PST
Wifi + Bluetooth portable speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Room-Wifi-Speakers-Kandi-Skull-inspired-Port/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 05:06:23 PST
Turn a broken 22" display into a light box http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-broken-22-display-into-a-light-box/
Turn a broken 22" display into a light box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/IL35/I6AVOXYZ/F6YIL35I6AVOXYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/IL35/I6AVOXYZ/F6YIL35I6AVOXYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/IL35/I6AVOXYZ/F6YIL35I6AVOXYZ.SMALL.jpg fefesplace Do you have a broken display at home? Need a new light?!Reuse the back light of your broken display!I had a Samsung 22" panel, LCD was broken, so I decided to transform it into a light source.First steps are simple: open the display, get the display panel out of the plastic, and remove the LCD. (sor...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:12:06 PST
McMeshmixer Master: Open Source Prototyping http://www.instructables.com/id/McMeshmixer-Master-Hybrid-Prototypes/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 22:48:48 PST
Interactive sculpture : Your wave of Happiness http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-sculpture-Your-wave-of-Happiness/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 12:35:06 PST
Interactive sculpture : Externalizing Data http://www.instructables.com/id/Externalizing-Data/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 05:48:34 PST
Homemade LED DRL (Daytime Running Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-LED-DRL-Daytime-Running-Light/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:09:39 PST
iPhone Black Light http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Black-Light/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:29:24 PST
Bring Your burnt LED back to life! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bring-Your-burnt-LED-back-to-life/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:43:02 PST
Super Small Solar Phone Charger (only 4$) http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Small-Solar-Phone-Charger-only-4/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:47:59 PST
simple ultra bright flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-ultra-bright-flashlight/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 19:33:28 PST
Solar Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Arc-Reactor/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 10:49:56 PST
Super Light Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Light-Quadcopter/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 09:52:27 PST
Intel Edison: Lux meter, TSL2561 http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Lux-meter-TSL2561/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:12:33 PST
Simple LED Backlit Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Backlit-Sign-1/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 17:40:51 PST
Intel IoT EDI - Monitoring a comfortable and safe environment (with Intel Edison) http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-IoT-EDI-Monitoring-a-comfortable-and-safe-en/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 16:16:11 PST
LED House Number Plexiglass http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-House-Number-Plexiglass/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 13:46:04 PST
Light Seeking and Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Seeking-and-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 08:25:11 PST
Simple LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Light/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 08:02:13 PST
Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ultimate-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:15:37 PST
What to salvage from energy saver light bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-salvage-from-energy-saver-light-bulb/
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 07:35:24 PST
Intel Edison: Ambient Sensor (data to cloud) http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Ambient-Sensor-data-to-cloud/
Intel Edison: Ambient Sensor (data to cloud) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/IYX6/I5P7LQDU/FWLIYX6I5P7LQDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/IYX6/I5P7LQDU/FWLIYX6I5P7LQDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/IYX6/I5P7LQDU/FWLIYX6I5P7LQDU.SMALL.jpg glenntech I was one of the proud winners to receive the Intel IoT development kit. This kit included an Intel Edison and a Grove Starter Kit Plus.In this instructables, I will build a simple ambient sensor which will upload the data to the cloud. The Ambient sensor consists of three sensors: sound, temperatur...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 16:26:52 PST
Non Soldering Solar Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-Soldering-Solar-Lantern/
Non Soldering Solar Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/FO1P/I5P7JERS/F0IFO1PI5P7JERS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/FO1P/I5P7JERS/F0IFO1PI5P7JERS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/FO1P/I5P7JERS/F0IFO1PI5P7JERS.SMALL.gif JoshuaZimmerman Outdoor solar lighting has become extremely popular in the past few years, yet how many people do you know that can explain how it works? Luckily solar is a super simple power source which we can use alongside some simple electrical tricks to make a fun project. This non soldering version is perfe...
By: JoshuaZimmerman

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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 09:42:10 PST
LED light vs music BEATS http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-light-vs-music-BEATS/
LED light vs music BEATS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/PFVC/I5THVKS3/F3SPFVCI5THVKS3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/PFVC/I5THVKS3/F3SPFVCI5THVKS3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/PFVC/I5THVKS3/F3SPFVCI5THVKS3.SMALL.jpg anuragyadavkool Music BEATS is awesome and LED lights attract our attention. Lets see the effect when both Music BEATS and LED lights are patched up together.... (Y) What you will need 1) 5m LED strip (one or two as you wish)2) Adapter (one piece) 3) Breadboard(one piece) with some wires for connection 4) 3.5mm...
By: anuragyadavkool

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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 06:50:59 PST
New micro light meter for old voigtländer (vito clr) camera http://www.instructables.com/id/New-light-meter-for-old-voigtländer-vito-clr-camer/
New micro light meter for old voigtländer (vito clr) camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/CCGH/I5MCZUSU/FXKCCGHI5MCZUSU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/CCGH/I5MCZUSU/FXKCCGHI5MCZUSU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/CCGH/I5MCZUSU/FXKCCGHI5MCZUSU.SMALL.jpg Marc_Escobaem For everyone, who is enthusiastic for old analog cameras with build in light meter, there can appear one problem. Since most of these cameras are build in the 70s/80s, the used foto sensors are really old and may stopped work in a proper way. In this instructable i'll give you the opportunity to cha...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 05:40:28 PST
Light Up Skyline Greeting Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Skyline-Greeting-Card/
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By: eludemann

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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 21:29:33 PST
Bookmark / Book Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookmark-Book-Light/
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By: eludemann

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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 21:06:02 PST
Light Up Paper Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Paper-Cube/
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By: eludemann

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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 20:42:38 PST
3D Printed (Functional) Portal 1500 Megawatt Super Button http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Functional-Portal-1500-Megawatt-Super-B/
3D Printed (Functional) Portal 1500 Megawatt Super Button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/TO1U/I5J56I7Q/FV7TO1UI5J56I7Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/TO1U/I5J56I7Q/FV7TO1UI5J56I7Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/TO1U/I5J56I7Q/FV7TO1UI5J56I7Q.SMALL.jpg Zulubo This is a functional button from portal! Mine is set to just light up a bit, but it would be simple to have some wires trailing out attached to an Arduino to wreak all kinds of havoc (opening doors, etc.). Fairly easy to make, and no dual extruder needed. This is functional, so it presses and spring...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:20:58 PST
LED strip Synced MUSIC http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-strip-Synced-MUSIC/
LED strip Synced MUSIC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/6TUR/I5KBCUD2/FJ46TURI5KBCUD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/6TUR/I5KBCUD2/FJ46TURI5KBCUD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/6TUR/I5KBCUD2/FJ46TURI5KBCUD2.SMALL.jpg anuragyadavkool Its very interesting and awesome to see lights dancing on music beats....So lets first check this out...such that not only LED's dance on music but we too... ;) What you will need 1) 5m LED strip (one or two as you wish)2) Adapter (one piece)3) Breadboard(one piece) with some wires for connectio...
By: anuragyadavkool

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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:32:40 PST
Make Your Underwater Aquarium Light With Hot Glue! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Underwater-Aquarium-Light-With-Hot-Glue/
Make Your Underwater Aquarium Light With Hot Glue! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/4J1N/I5DT1AN3/FUU4J1NI5DT1AN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/4J1N/I5DT1AN3/FUU4J1NI5DT1AN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/4J1N/I5DT1AN3/FUU4J1NI5DT1AN3.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma Hello Friends,Today We will be Making An Underwater Led Light With Hot Glue!!Who Ever Thought we could use Hot Glue to Make a underwater Light?It uses 6-3Watt Leds ,1 (100Ohm)Resistor [Not Necessary] , Only Half Hot Glue Stick ! I am Participating in Budget Contest too as It uses Minimal Parts to ma...
By: Ayush Sharma

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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 06:10:02 PST
LED Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Shadow-Box/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:48:26 PST
LightControl http://www.instructables.com/id/LightControl/
LightControl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/8M00/I5AMYTXP/FVX8M00I5AMYTXP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/8M00/I5AMYTXP/FVX8M00I5AMYTXP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/8M00/I5AMYTXP/FVX8M00I5AMYTXP.SMALL.jpg Andersv209 The project started with that i had 2 remotes to control 6 outlets in my apartment. But i wanted to get rid of the remotes and control the light with my iPhone and in my web-browser on my computer. I figured i could use an Arduino with Ethernet shield to do that. I already had an Arduino uno so i bo...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 07:45:23 PST
emergency battery light http://www.instructables.com/id/emergency-battery-light/
emergency battery light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/EBZG/I5B38OZ0/FIKEBZGI5B38OZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/EBZG/I5B38OZ0/FIKEBZGI5B38OZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/EBZG/I5B38OZ0/FIKEBZGI5B38OZ0.SMALL.jpg ccpro14 in this instructable i will show you how to make a emergency light with parts easily found in the house powered by a 9v battery helps in power faliure a lot Find the items u will need:a 3 led bulb (can be found any where broken can be used)a 9v battery 2x wiresa switcha 9v connector Open it u...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 06:34:07 PST
LED Neon Rope Light Applications http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Neon-Rope-Light-Applications/
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By: Laserbird

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:28:32 PST
Dmx from the Electric Imp http://www.instructables.com/id/Dmx-from-the-Electric-Imp/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:07:29 PST
Alarm for your room with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Alarm-for-your-room-with-Arduino/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:14:32 PST
How To Get Setup With WeMo Home Automation App Install http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-Started-with-WeMo-Home-Automation/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:17:59 PST
Music blinking LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-blinking-LED/
Music blinking LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SMALL.jpg ibenkos This is an easy step by step guide to make cheap sound reacting LEDs that is blinking to the bass of the music you play. The music blinker is powered by an 9v battery which makes it portable and small. Parts and tools PARTS:TIP 31 CPCB Male AUX cable3x LEDs9v battery9v battery clipJumper wiresTOO...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:01:06 PST
DIY LED Lamps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Lamps/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:36:47 PST
Micro dark activated switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-dark-activated-switch/
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By: BlondeJamesDean

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:41:11 PST
Make Poetry with Light and Mirrors http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Poetry-with-Light-and-Mirrors/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:03:06 PST