Instructables: exploring - technology - Light http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:16:45 PST BLOX v1.01 $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 dkrisztián 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/
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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
LED Traffic Light using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Traffic-Light-using-Arduino/
LED Traffic Light using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FLZ/8XYH/I2AIK3WG/FLZ8XYHI2AIK3WG.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FLZ/8XYH/I2AIK3WG/FLZ8XYHI2AIK3WG.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FLZ/8XYH/I2AIK3WG/FLZ8XYHI2AIK3WG.SMALL.jpg vsharma23 Make Led traffic light using Arduino uno. Parts Required 1. Arduino UNO2. 3 pc. LED (red, green, yellow)3. Breadborad4. Wire jumper Hardware Connection Connet Your anrduino with led as shown in figure. Programming Copy and paste this code to Arduino programming software on pc.int green = 1...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 08:51:22 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/
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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
Sound To Light Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-To-Light-Converter/
Sound To Light Converter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/ESJR/I21R2LND/FBXESJRI21R2LND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/ESJR/I21R2LND/FBXESJRI21R2LND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/ESJR/I21R2LND/FBXESJRI21R2LND.SMALL.jpg barzillialloyd I Had to build this for my sister who has hearing problem which lets her know when someone's knocking at the door downstairs. This device is easy to build and can be used anywhere in the house. It lights up with the slightest noise made either from knocking door or talking. Let's you know when someo...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 11:21:11 PST
Arduino Tone Generator With LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tone-generator-With-LED-display/
Arduino Tone Generator With LED Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/2L57/I1XEQAK6/FRS2L57I1XEQAK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/2L57/I1XEQAK6/FRS2L57I1XEQAK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/2L57/I1XEQAK6/FRS2L57I1XEQAK6.SMALL.jpg TimSwift Here is a simple Arduino project witch can be made with this DIY LED display and some other cheap parts. Parts and Tools Parts needed for this project:(1) Arduino nano(2) Tactile push buttons (2) 10K ohm resisters(2) 220 ohm resisters(1) piezo speaker(1) LED display(i used this DIY display)24 AW...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 14:03:10 PDT
The Giant Edison - A Big Size Steampunk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Giant-Edison-A-Big-Size-Steampunk-Lamp/
The Giant Edison - A Big Size Steampunk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/54I2/I1XENM16/FD054I2I1XENM16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/54I2/I1XENM16/FD054I2I1XENM16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/54I2/I1XENM16/FD054I2I1XENM16.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist Dear Steampunkers, dear friendsThis time a very short Instructable about a simple idea how to build a nice Steampunk lamp. I found the bulb at a flea market for a few bucks. It was used for industry lights and works with 220 Volts / 750 Watts.Note: If you are not used to work with 110V/220V please a...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 10:25:14 PDT
DIY a Magic Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-a-Magic-Light-Box/
DIY a Magic Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/L22D/I1XEMRTI/F85L22DI1XEMRTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/L22D/I1XEMRTI/F85L22DI1XEMRTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/L22D/I1XEMRTI/F85L22DI1XEMRTI.SMALL.jpg maker_studio Let's see what Magic Light Box (MLB) is!MLB is a lighting box that can change the color upon the movment. It is based on Arduino Nano, using tri-axial accelerometer ADXL345 to collect the moving information. Besides, it can be charged by way of wireless charging.Three Lighting Mode:Shaking in X dire...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 08:19:31 PDT
Alternating Blinker Circuit made of Timer NE 555P http://www.instructables.com/id/Alternating-Blinker-Circuit-made-of-Timer-NE-555P/
Alternating Blinker Circuit made of Timer NE 555P - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/I7X0/I1WHHC44/F4YI7X0I1WHHC44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/I7X0/I1WHHC44/F4YI7X0I1WHHC44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/I7X0/I1WHHC44/F4YI7X0I1WHHC44.SMALL.jpg bastelking Here is shown, how to build an alternating blinker circuit.Try out and enjoy! Materiallist & Schematics What you need:Power source (USB TTL Module 5V OUT)BreadboardJumper WireTimer NE555PResistor 1K OhmResistor 10K Ohm2 X Resistor 220 Ohm2 X LEDCapacitors ( 16V - 22uF/33uF/100uF/120uF/220uF/330uF...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:53:52 PDT
Accelerometer Controlled Light Gauntlets http://www.instructables.com/id/Accelerometer-Controlled-Light-Gauntlets/
Accelerometer Controlled Light Gauntlets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/WM4T/I1WHE7QL/FSOWM4TI1WHE7QL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/WM4T/I1WHE7QL/FSOWM4TI1WHE7QL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/WM4T/I1WHE7QL/FSOWM4TI1WHE7QL.SMALL.jpg palladias This Halloween, I decided to be Alina Starkov from the Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo. In the books, she's the one and only Sun Summoner, doing magic with light and heat. Since those powers were beyond me, I put together a set of Arduino-controlled gauntlets instead, that would light up on gesture...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:50:30 PDT
LED Lighting - renovating the old http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lighting-renovating-the-old/
LED Lighting - renovating the old - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/MVOY/I1WHDJVI/FKTMVOYI1WHDJVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/MVOY/I1WHDJVI/FKTMVOYI1WHDJVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/MVOY/I1WHDJVI/FKTMVOYI1WHDJVI.SMALL.jpg dmržljak A long time I wasn't happy with the power consuption from the edison bulbs. Not just that, I wasn't happy with the lighting either. I decided to change that in proper way since the led lights and bulbs came out. I had an idea and I used it. This is how I imagine it in my head and this is how it shou...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:24:24 PDT
DIY LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Display/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:08:40 PDT
Retro Tech Shades http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Tech-Shades/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:51:34 PDT
Day Night Sun Sensor made of Potentiometer LED LDR no microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Day-Night-Sun-Sensor-made-of-Potentiometer-LED-LDR/
Day Night Sun Sensor made of Potentiometer LED LDR no microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/IYK2/I1T48XO2/FXDIYK2I1T48XO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/IYK2/I1T48XO2/FXDIYK2I1T48XO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/IYK2/I1T48XO2/FXDIYK2I1T48XO2.SMALL.jpg bastelking This is a tutorial for building a sensor, that indicates day, night and light intensity. Materiallist & Schematics What you need:Power Source (USB TTL Module 3,3V OUT)BreadboardJumper WirePotentiometer ( to trigger sensibility of dark sensor)3 X LED in prefered colour3 X LDRPlug all together as s...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 04:41:17 PDT
Pumpkin Seed Oil: Trick and Treat http://www.instructables.com/id/Pumpkin-Seed-Oil-Trick-and-Treat/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:48:42 PDT
Simple Decorative Batman Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Decorative-Batman-Light/
Simple Decorative Batman Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/38PG/I1QY7UR2/F5038PGI1QY7UR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/38PG/I1QY7UR2/F5038PGI1QY7UR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/38PG/I1QY7UR2/F5038PGI1QY7UR2.SMALL.jpg tkleinauskas Make Batman light of old things! It's perfect decoration for your room at night! Need! You need this things: Toilet paper roll x1 White paper sheet LED 3V battery ClipAnd this tools: Pencil Tape Scissors Knife Black marker Calipers Flow rate! Define roll Define higher circuit Mark bulging Dra...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:12:56 PDT
Recycled Spotlight for Camping (12V DC) http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Spotlight-for-Camping-12V-DC/
Recycled Spotlight for Camping (12V DC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/BM0L/I1PH1P44/FW9BM0LI1PH1P44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/BM0L/I1PH1P44/FW9BM0LI1PH1P44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/BM0L/I1PH1P44/FW9BM0LI1PH1P44.SMALL.jpg FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo Not too long ago, I bought a cordless drill from Goodwill and morphed it with half a set of jumper cables in order to have a mobile drill at camp (see it here!). That project turned out really well and left me with the remaining half set of jumper cables, which aren't good for much by themselves.Luc...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:22:22 PDT
Joule Thief 10x10 LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Joule-Thief-10x10-LED-Lamp/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:49:42 PDT
Arc Reactor Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Arc-Reactor-Shirt/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:24:26 PDT
Led desk lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-desk-lamp-1/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:23:24 PDT
Make it Glow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-it-Glow/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:27:58 PDT
Darkness Direction Sensor DIY Experiment easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Darkness-Direction-Sensor-DIY-Experiment-easy/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:04:19 PDT
DIY Arduino scrolling LCD text shield http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-scrolling-LCD-text-shield/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:08:05 PDT
RGB Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Ghost/
RGB Ghost - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SMALL.jpg lmowry UPDATE: video example was uploaded:)http://youtu.be/xOAMFGLDaVkThis is a simple tutorial on my findings on making a foam ghost and a free issues I ran into... I made four of these and am using them outside for some shows. But due to it being made of styrofoam the wind rubbing it up against the trees...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:21:18 PDT
9v led keyboard light http://www.instructables.com/id/9v-led-keyboard-light/
9v led keyboard light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/1NGP/I1J5YPUC/FAX1NGPI1J5YPUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/1NGP/I1J5YPUC/FAX1NGPI1J5YPUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/1NGP/I1J5YPUC/FAX1NGPI1J5YPUC.SMALL.jpg nicholas.reyan This is a led keyboard light powered by a 9v battery Tools and materials Things you will need are: Led kit For rc vehiclesOld webcamducttapelaptop/computer to mount on9v battery to power leds Atttach frontal leds This step is simple attach the blue leds to the front with 2 pieces of tape At...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:31:27 PDT
Motion Sensor Circuit with LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Sensor-Circuit-with-LED/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:13:35 PDT
Darkness Sensor with LDR http://www.instructables.com/id/Darkness-Sensor-with-LDR/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:01:47 PDT
Light Sensor form LDR and LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensor-form-LDR-and-LED/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:01:43 PDT
Newton Cradle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Newton-Cradle-Lamp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:15:37 PDT
Light your scarf up with LED fairy wire! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-your-scarf-up-with-LED-fairy-wire/
Light your scarf up with LED fairy wire! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/C0Y1/I1EU8BX0/F36C0Y1I1EU8BX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/C0Y1/I1EU8BX0/F36C0Y1I1EU8BX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/C0Y1/I1EU8BX0/F36C0Y1I1EU8BX0.SMALL.jpg blinkblink Hi Everyone!This tutorial will walk you through knitting a scarf, embedding LED fairy wire into the scarf, and creating an on and off switch to make the scarf glow! Materials Needed:-1 ball of yarn-knitting needles-yarn needle-scissors-solder-22 ohm resistor -coin cell battery holder-3v coin cell ba...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:29:27 PDT
passive brake light http://www.instructables.com/id/passive-brake-light/
passive brake light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/89DS/I1C1HWWB/F6G89DSI1C1HWWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/89DS/I1C1HWWB/F6G89DSI1C1HWWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/89DS/I1C1HWWB/F6G89DSI1C1HWWB.SMALL.jpg kristeller62 this instructable shows how to connect an accelerometer to an arduino to sample motion and trigger a light. in this case I am connecting an LED brake light through a relay. my goal was to create a device that I can attach to the back of my trailer and have brake light simulation based on accelerat...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:35:37 PDT
2in1 auto glove-box light http://www.instructables.com/id/2in1-auto-glove-box-light/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:01:26 PDT