Instructables: exploring - technology - Light http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:35:05 PST BLOX v1.01 Glass with accelerometer controlled light http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-with-accelerometer-controlled-light/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:55:33 PST
Circuit Center Entertainment System http://www.instructables.com/id/Ent3rta1nm3nt-C3nt3r-Prototype/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:06:28 PST
Water levels create different 8 different sounds http://www.instructables.com/id/Composition-Sound-Machine/
Water levels create different 8 different sounds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/NO49/I3R734K1/FSNNO49I3R734K1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/NO49/I3R734K1/FSNNO49I3R734K1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/NO49/I3R734K1/FSNNO49I3R734K1.SMALL.jpg wan.panisa The concept behind water level and music is inspired by glass harps. The idea is that each glass is tuned to a different pitch by filling the glass with water until the desired pitch is achievedThe futuristic hologram and reflective materials are inspired by the electronic music the instrument plays...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:55:03 PST
The Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Light-Box/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:09:08 PST
Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-interactive-iPad-controlled-LED-Wall/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:49:46 PST
Tetrahedron LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetrahedron-LED-Light/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:05:28 PST
Raspberry Pi. Create your first Connected Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Create-your-first-Connected-Light/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 09:15:01 PST
Box o' light - pocket emergency or reading light http://www.instructables.com/id/Box-o-light-pocket-emergency-or-reading-light/
Box o' light - pocket emergency or reading light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/21IZ/I3H78ZTU/FHX21IZI3H78ZTU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/21IZ/I3H78ZTU/FHX21IZI3H78ZTU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/21IZ/I3H78ZTU/FHX21IZI3H78ZTU.SMALL.jpg CraigCalvert A simple LED light circuit contained in (what else) an altoids tin. The light is switched on when the tin is opened (pics 1,3) and off when the tin is closed (pic 2).This simple project was the result of my first foray into electronics, and is ideal for those with no experience who may be looking to...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:11:34 PST
ATtiny Flower Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny-Flower-Pot/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:06:05 PST
Wonderlamp - Cheshire Cat Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wonderlamp-Cheshire-Cat-Light/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:35:13 PST
Arduino Laser Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Guitar-2/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 18:03:41 PST
Pinhole Camera Explained http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinhole-Camera-Explained/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 04:43:24 PST
Cheap LED Flashlight to Headlamp Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-LED-Flashlight-to-Headlamp-Conversion/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 23:21:03 PST
LED Music Box / Light Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Music-Box-Instrument/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 16:44:22 PST
Cheap Product Photography in Under an Hour (Soft box) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Product-Photography-in-Under-an-Hour/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 09:18:40 PST
How to add LED's to your 3D printer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-your-3D-printer/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 07:54:27 PST
Website Down Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Website-Down-Alarm/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 11:29:09 PST
Laser Midi Controller - (Laser Triggered Midi Keyboard) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Midi-Controller-Laser-Triggered-Midi-Keyboar/
Laser Midi Controller - (Laser Triggered Midi Keyboard) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/XGVK/I3H57KJL/F7NXGVKI3H57KJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/XGVK/I3H57KJL/F7NXGVKI3H57KJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/XGVK/I3H57KJL/F7NXGVKI3H57KJL.SMALL.jpg lasermidi Project goal:"Construct a laser triggered midi controller, using standard electric components and a recycled midi keyboard."Step 1.Find a recycled midi keyboard / controller.Step 2.Construct a laser triggered switch.Step 3.Connect midi device, measure components (shorts), and test device.You can now...
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 10:55:17 PST
30 min Automatic Drawer Light http://www.instructables.com/id/30-min-Automatic-Drawer-Light/
30 min Automatic Drawer Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/MU2O/I3BH5L5I/FFSMU2OI3BH5L5I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/MU2O/I3BH5L5I/FFSMU2OI3BH5L5I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/MU2O/I3BH5L5I/FFSMU2OI3BH5L5I.SMALL.jpg skibum30 Welcome to my first Instructable!Although this concept is basic, I couldn't find an Instructable so I thought I would put one up. I hope you like it.Everyone has at least one drawer or cupboard that can use a little more light. This simple, cheap project will add one with minimal parts and effort....
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 08:31:48 PST
Blinds' Eye http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinds-Eye/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 16:35:06 PST
Pimp Your PC http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-Your-PC/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 09:44:48 PST
Vega - The LED-lit Christmas Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Vega-The-LED-lit-Christmas-Star/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 03:44:27 PST
Arduino Yun. Create your first connected light. http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Yun-Create-your-first-connected-light/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 13:41:01 PST
Custom Desktop Computer Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Desktop-Lighting/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 11:28:08 PST
Tron Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tron-Light/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 19:08:02 PST
Emergency Light /Automatic light http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Light-Automatic-light/
Emergency Light /Automatic light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/3TEP/I34E476E/FXS3TEPI34E476E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/3TEP/I34E476E/FXS3TEPI34E476E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/3TEP/I34E476E/FXS3TEPI34E476E.SMALL.jpg daniel9876 I have made up a simple system to switch on a 12/24 volt light if the power goes off and it is dark. (If the project is completed but without the mains relay system it could be used for switching on a light automatically at night)WARNING!!!THIS PROJECT REQUIRES USE OF MAINS POWER, get a qualified pe...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 13:25:41 PST
Interactive box with logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-box-with-logo/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:07:33 PST
Light Bar with Axial Adjustability http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bar-with-Axial-Adjustability/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 11:38:24 PST
Traffic light http://www.instructables.com/id/Traffic-light/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:42:59 PST
$2 Easy DIY Macro Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Easy-DIY-Macro-Studio/
$2 Easy DIY Macro Studio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/6RCH/I2XTU1H0/FYN6RCHI2XTU1H0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/6RCH/I2XTU1H0/FYN6RCHI2XTU1H0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/6RCH/I2XTU1H0/FYN6RCHI2XTU1H0.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome This is going to be a quick little instructable to showcase how you can build a diffused studio for macro / still life photography. The reason I say $2 is even if you have to buy the tissue paper and poster board you should be able to build this for about 2 bucks. All the camera equipment shown i...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:56:40 PST
Anxiety Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Anxiety-Necklace/
Anxiety Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/97NE/I2XTPIHY/FO197NEI2XTPIHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/97NE/I2XTPIHY/FO197NEI2XTPIHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/97NE/I2XTPIHY/FO197NEI2XTPIHY.SMALL.jpg lcospina This necklace displays a person's anxiety level according to body temperature. There is a temperature sensor placed on the back of the neck to get accurate readings. According to these readings, the RGB LED placed within the necklace locket will light up in different colours.For this project, the li...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:59:46 PST
Light Up Name Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Name-Tag/
Light Up Name Tag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/AF1D/I2XIDW6V/FVLAF1DI2XIDW6V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/AF1D/I2XIDW6V/FVLAF1DI2XIDW6V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/AF1D/I2XIDW6V/FVLAF1DI2XIDW6V.SMALL.jpg tizxv With a name tag like this, you'll make a great first impression! These name tags can also be a gift for anybody, after all, who wouldn't want one? Materials You will need:A sharpie/ marker of your choicA pushpinFlashlight (preferably small)Hard, thick plastic/ glassHot glue gun The Plastic Fin...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:38:46 PST
DIY Robot Mold Making, Casting, and Arduino Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Robot-Mold-Making-Casting-and-Arduino-Remote-C/
DIY Robot Mold Making, Casting, and Arduino Remote Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/LBZH/I2XA8PMD/FDALBZHI2XA8PMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/LBZH/I2XA8PMD/FDALBZHI2XA8PMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/LBZH/I2XA8PMD/FDALBZHI2XA8PMD.SMALL.jpg ComposiMold Learn how to build your own unique robot with ComposiMold.Parts List:ComposiStone (2lbs), Hot glue, Spray adhesive, PureCast605, Elmer’s Glue, Used ComposiMold, ProtoCast85R, Water, Toy Robot, Silicone, Cardboard Box’s, Paint, Colored tissue Paper, Cups, Wires, Delight Paper Clay, Plastic bags/ tras...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:38:30 PST
Musical Neopixels (WS2812B) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Neopixels-WS2812B/
Musical Neopixels (WS2812B) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/RS0X/I2VRBBJ3/FA1RS0XI2VRBBJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/RS0X/I2VRBBJ3/FA1RS0XI2VRBBJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/RS0X/I2VRBBJ3/FA1RS0XI2VRBBJ3.SMALL.jpg anouskadg I've recently discovered Neopixels. I soldered a couple, connected them to my Arduino and made them do various light patterns. This was already pretty enjoyable to make and watch, but Neopixels have so much more potential!First of all, they are very small, so you can embed them in a lot of things. T...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:21:54 PST
The skateboard light. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-skateboard-light/
The skateboard light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/SD38/I2S6PQT2/FJMSD38I2S6PQT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/SD38/I2S6PQT2/FJMSD38I2S6PQT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/SD38/I2S6PQT2/FJMSD38I2S6PQT2.SMALL.jpg dkrisztiƔn Will not last long to build this.at 30 min.Almost no cost. Good work!! Required the following things -insulating tape-3 led-screwdriver-1 wood panel-9V rechargable/normal battery-9V jack-8pcs. screw-4 fixer-a pencil Draw locations Draw the hols location and LED'S. Palace on the board the woo...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:16:39 PST
Glow In The Dark Bicycle "Tron Style" - DIY Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-In-The-Dark-Bicycle/
Glow In The Dark Bicycle "Tron Style" - DIY Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/YS8J/I2S6PNOX/FL9YS8JI2S6PNOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/YS8J/I2S6PNOX/FL9YS8JI2S6PNOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/YS8J/I2S6PNOX/FL9YS8JI2S6PNOX.SMALL.jpg victordoes In this tutorial we are going to learn how simple it is to transform your regular bike to an awesome and safer bike! To great things in once...!Things required: Glow in the dark Paint Paper Towel Brush8x UV LED (Very important that it is UV!!)4x 330Ohm Resistor 9v battery9v battery connectorElectric...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:17:43 PST
Light Up Your Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Your-Head/
Light Up Your Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/6B6Z/I2S6NXOI/FKS6B6ZI2S6NXOI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/6B6Z/I2S6NXOI/FKS6B6ZI2S6NXOI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/6B6Z/I2S6NXOI/FKS6B6ZI2S6NXOI.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead The joke goes like this: if you want to make something Steampunk, add gears; if you want to make it CRASHspace, add LEDs.If you know me, you know that I wear bandanas always. I have several dozen (seriously, see the picture in step 1). When it comes time for events like Two Bit Circus' STEAM Carniva...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:05:39 PST
Make A Glowing L.E.D Triforce! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Glowing-LED-Triforce/
Make A Glowing L.E.D Triforce! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/VHKR/I2RGXIMU/FEJVHKRI2RGXIMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/VHKR/I2RGXIMU/FEJVHKRI2RGXIMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/VHKR/I2RGXIMU/FEJVHKRI2RGXIMU.SMALL.jpg mist8k Lets make a awesome flicking L.E.D Triforce from Zelda! Don't forget to check out my video at the end of this instructable!What you need-Thick sheet of acrylic- I used a magnetic acrylic picture frame purchased from amazon for about £6L.E.D Tea lights- I got a pack of 6 for about £5 once aga...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:18:00 PST
Cheap Arduino Controlled Light Sockets - Reverse Engineering RF http://www.instructables.com/id/5-RF-Controlled-Light-Sockets/
Cheap Arduino Controlled Light Sockets - Reverse Engineering RF - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NKP4/I2RGWVVI/FV8NKP4I2RGWVVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NKP4/I2RGWVVI/FV8NKP4I2RGWVVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NKP4/I2RGWVVI/FV8NKP4I2RGWVVI.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO Smart lightbulbs cost your firstborn child. Which is a shame, because smart lights unlock tremendous potential for home automation, energy savings, and all sorts of cool projects.If only there was a way to control your lights without breaking the bank...And now there is! For $19 on Amazon, you can g...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:42:11 PST
3D Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Light-Painting/
3D Light Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/PBC9/I2R9X2LI/FUDPBC9I2R9X2LI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/PBC9/I2R9X2LI/FUDPBC9I2R9X2LI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/PBC9/I2R9X2LI/FUDPBC9I2R9X2LI.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales This project was conceived the night of halloween. Looking out the window on the frozen streets of Chicago, looking at the lights on the street reflect on the pavement, looking so far beyond that the lights of the passing cars would float in the air long after the car was gone. Many of us are famil...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:13:53 PST
Simple Arduino LED Color Sensor For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-LED-Color-Sensor-For-Beginners/
Simple Arduino LED Color Sensor For Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/ZTNP/I2P3NP1N/F8FZTNPI2P3NP1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/ZTNP/I2P3NP1N/F8FZTNPI2P3NP1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/ZTNP/I2P3NP1N/F8FZTNPI2P3NP1N.SMALL.jpg TimSwift There are a couple different types of color sensors.The one used in this instructable is a "reflective" color sensor it has a red light source a green light source a blue light source(a R,G,B LED would work) and a light sensor. The way it works is first the red light source is turned on and the val...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:49:02 PST
DIY Super Bright LED Laptop Keyboard Light (1W high Power) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Bright-LED-Laptop-Keyboard-Light-1W-high/
DIY Super Bright LED Laptop Keyboard Light (1W high Power) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/POQ8/I2KSIWMO/FECPOQ8I2KSIWMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/POQ8/I2KSIWMO/FECPOQ8I2KSIWMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/POQ8/I2KSIWMO/FECPOQ8I2KSIWMO.SMALL.jpg bhvm Eyes are Precious,Today we will Be Modifying a Cheap keyboard Light into the Ultimate,Brightest, High power Light to Protect them. As Some of you may Know, I have already Modified an Ebay/ Chinese Laptop Keyboard light with 7.62mm Superflux LEDs sometime Back. The guide for the same is here-http://w...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:20:50 PST
Lights for Notebook http://www.instructables.com/id/Lights-for-Notebook/
Lights for Notebook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/07UI/I2I47FF6/F2B07UII2I47FF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/07UI/I2I47FF6/F2B07UII2I47FF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/07UI/I2I47FF6/F2B07UII2I47FF6.SMALL.jpg marcelomz Light for night work on the computer! Components:Metal wireLedsUSB Cable
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:02:17 PST
UV (black light) painting for everyone http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-black-light-painting-for-everyone/
UV (black light) painting for everyone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/QH0B/I2D6NEHR/F5LQH0BI2D6NEHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/QH0B/I2D6NEHR/F5LQH0BI2D6NEHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/QH0B/I2D6NEHR/F5LQH0BI2D6NEHR.SMALL.jpg fcfelix IMPORTANT: USE UV LIGHT CAREFULLY. BE AWARE OF THE DANGERS OF UV LIGHT WHEN EXPOSED TOO LONG TO IT. THIS INSTRUCTABLE AND THE AUTHOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE IT MIGHT CAUSE YOU.Since I was a child I was fascinated by fluorescence, phosphorescence and bioluminescence. Seing the movie Avatar ...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:41:07 PST
Mrs Captain America Glow Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Mrs-Captain-America-Glow-Costume/
Mrs Captain America Glow Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/OT39/I2BYNS9S/FGSOT39I2BYNS9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/OT39/I2BYNS9S/FGSOT39I2BYNS9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/OT39/I2BYNS9S/FGSOT39I2BYNS9S.SMALL.jpg richardsonmeg10 Turn your ordinary Halloween costume into a glowing display that lights up the night! It's a big hit in the clubs or just out for the night. If you're modifying a costume for your little one, it has the added benefit of making your trick-or-treater more visible. I have been playing with EL wire cost...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 21:34:13 PST
DIY Spectrometer) Explore the Unknown -> http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spectrometer-Explore-the-Unknown-/
DIY Spectrometer) Explore the Unknown -> - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/YWNC/I2BRFFAJ/FR5YWNCI2BRFFAJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/YWNC/I2BRFFAJ/FR5YWNCI2BRFFAJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/YWNC/I2BRFFAJ/FR5YWNCI2BRFFAJ.SMALL.jpg simonfrfr Hey Guys! A Spectrometer is useful for detecting impurities in water and in other substances, or even just telling us what wavelength something is! If you have a mystery laser and you want to know the wavelength, you grab a laser with a known wavelength, and calibrate the Spectrometer, simply by tak...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:37:10 PST
Low Cost Light Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Light-Diffuser/
Low Cost Light Diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/7SZO/I27GUFRH/FB97SZOI27GUFRH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/7SZO/I27GUFRH/FB97SZOI27GUFRH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/7SZO/I27GUFRH/FB97SZOI27GUFRH.SMALL.jpg jingle4 Light diffusers are used in film and photography to help diffuse harsh shadows from direct lights. You will find something like this in every film maker’s tool kit. This simple free standing design is low cost, portable and can be made in a few minutes.I’ve also included a video of the diffuser buil...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 11:55:55 PST
TV Remote Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Remote-Light-Switch/
TV Remote Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/HC7P/I236Y1RG/F7MHC7PI236Y1RG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/HC7P/I236Y1RG/F7MHC7PI236Y1RG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/HC7P/I236Y1RG/F7MHC7PI236Y1RG.SMALL.jpg jaknieper23 I wanted to have the ability to turn my lights and fan on and off with my TV remote. I like this much better than a smartphone enabled light switch because it's much cheaper, and more convenient. Instead of unlocking my phone, going to the app, letting it load, and then turning the lights off, I can...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 21:03:31 PST
IcosaLEDron: A Multi LED Smart Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/IcosaLEDron-A-Multi-LED-Smart-Ball/
IcosaLEDron: A Multi LED Smart Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/64QT/I24LYBTV/FUB64QTI24LYBTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/64QT/I24LYBTV/FUB64QTI24LYBTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/64QT/I24LYBTV/FUB64QTI24LYBTV.SMALL.jpg Afritlabs What is an IcosaLEDron? It's a programmable, rechargeable 20 sided "ball" with a RGB LED on each face. Inside is a custom PCB equipped with the Atmega328p that is Arduino compatible allowing for easy programming of different effects. With twenty WS2812B LEDs (also known as Neopixels) positioned equa...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:09:42 PST
Flash an LED with Scratch on the Kano Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-an-LED-with-Scratch-on-the-Kano-Computer/
Flash an LED with Scratch on the Kano Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/ZU6O/I21R33QK/FJ6ZU6OI21R33QK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/ZU6O/I21R33QK/FJ6ZU6OI21R33QK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/ZU6O/I21R33QK/FJ6ZU6OI21R33QK.SMALL.jpg KRA5H I've lost count of how many computers I've built over the years, but I think it is safe to say that the Kano Computer was the easiest build ever. So simple a child could do it. Kano founders, Yonatan Raz-Fridman, Alex Klein, and Saul Klein, wanted to figure out what the next generation’s computer wo...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 12:56:41 PST