Instructables: exploring - technology - Light http://www.instructables.com Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:25:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Shotgun-Shell-Night-Light/
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SMALL.jpg simon.w.nordberg Build a really simple shotgun shell night light that turns on with a flip!WARNING!Do not try to do this with live ammunition! The shotgun shells used in this project were empty casings! Materials 1 paper shotgun shell1 transparent plastic shotgun shell1 tilt ball sensor/switch2 bright white LEDs...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:50:39 PDT
TBLC (Tin Box LED Cube) http://www.instructables.com/id/TBLC-Tin-Box-LED-Cube/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:19:20 PDT
Updated: DIY toolbox solar: radio+ charger+ light for emergency! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-toolbox-solar-radio-charger-light-for-emergenc/
Updated: DIY toolbox solar: radio+ charger+ light for emergency! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FAN7/I7KB9HV4/FU6FAN7I7KB9HV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FAN7/I7KB9HV4/FU6FAN7I7KB9HV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FAN7/I7KB9HV4/FU6FAN7I7KB9HV4.SMALL.jpg chaparro78 Add 28 march 2015: I did my toolbox for emergencies, and use now that my city was buried in mud. As experience I can say that I served for charging phones and listen to radio.An old toolbox? an old pc speaker? an unused 12 volts battery?You can make a radio (with usb + sd card reader) + usb charger ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:32:11 PDT
Make light sleep using the former and LED bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-light-sleep-using-the-former-and-LED-bulb/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:30:11 PDT
Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Night-Light-1/
Automatic Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/INWW/I7KB2GTP/FBPINWWI7KB2GTP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/INWW/I7KB2GTP/FBPINWWI7KB2GTP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/INWW/I7KB2GTP/FBPINWWI7KB2GTP.SMALL.jpg Ayush Naik Automatic night light control system needs no manual operation for switching ON and OFF when there is need of light. It detects itself whether there is need for light or not. When darkness rises to a certain value then automatically light is switched ON and when there is other source of light i.e. d...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:02:29 PDT
Cheap Lightstand - DIY for Less Than 10 Bucks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Lightstand-DIY-for-Less-Than-10-Bucks/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:54:29 PDT
blink blink Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/blink-blink-Light-Up-DIY-Book-Covers-with-LEDs/
blink blink Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/NGJF/I7CCDM46/FVZNGJFI7CCDM46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/NGJF/I7CCDM46/FVZNGJFI7CCDM46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/NGJF/I7CCDM46/FVZNGJFI7CCDM46.SMALL.jpg blinkblink Hi Everyone!We wanted to share how to make your book covers light up with LEDs and creative circuits (also known as soft-circuits). We started off with a favorite quote and used LEDs and soft-circuits to illustrate the quote. Reference this tutorial and sketch your favorite quote with circuits! What...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:18:35 PDT
Ambient LED Floor Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambient-LED-Floor-Lighting/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 15:48:05 PDT
3D Printed Ikea Hack Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ikea-Hack-Lamp/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:41:50 PDT
LED Bulb For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bulb-1/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 14:17:32 PDT
How to Create a Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Light-Painting/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:50:31 PDT
USB light for cell phone portable charger http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-light-for-cell-phone-portable-charger/
USB light for cell phone portable charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SMALL.jpg gmuñoz1 Most of us have in the backpack a portable charger if your phone runs out of battery. these portable chargers have a USB connector so it can give you many applications to these sources of energy. Tools and Materials Tools:pair of plierssoldering ironMaterials:portable chargersolderingLEDmale USB ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:51:32 PDT
Proximity IR Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Proiximity-IR-Switch/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:45:33 PDT
Light Sensing LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensing-LED-Flashlight/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:39:08 PDT
10W RGB LED Light Painting Multi-Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-RGB-LED-Light-Painting-Multi-Tool/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:47:56 PDT
Light Show on Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Show-on-Music/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 16:53:49 PDT
Make Your Own Design w/ DIY LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Design-w-DIY-LED-Lighting/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:36:07 PDT
DIY rigid LED strip aquarium light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rigid-LED-strip-aquarium-light/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 10:47:23 PDT
Arduino Light Sensitive Stepper Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Sensitive-Stepper-Motor/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 16:49:27 PST
Drink-ie, LED nite lite in a bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Drink-ie-LED-nite-lite-in-a-bottle/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 23:46:26 PST
Illumaphone: Light-based Musical Instrument with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Illumaphone-Light-based-Electronic-Musical-Instrum/
Illumaphone: Light-based Musical Instrument with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SMALL.jpg bonniee Ever wanted to build your own electronic musical instrument? In this Instructable, I walk through the build process for my Illumaphone, a light-based, spatial musical instrument that I built for Jeff Snyder's Computer Music class at Princeton. It consists of six coffee cups. Wave your hands over the...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 18:26:03 PST
Light Drawing http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Drawing-1/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 09:32:11 PST
Drawing with Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-with-Light/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 21:36:37 PST
How to Take Light Painting Photograph (With Interesting Affects) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Take-Light-Painting-Photograph-With-Interes/
How to Take Light Painting Photograph (With Interesting Affects) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/WCSX/I6SO18ZL/F46WCSXI6SO18ZL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/WCSX/I6SO18ZL/F46WCSXI6SO18ZL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/WCSX/I6SO18ZL/F46WCSXI6SO18ZL.SMALL.jpg Japanese Dude This instructable will teach you how to create light paintings. This will also teach you about some additional interesting things you can do to your light painting to make more than just a light painting.Before you learn how to make this type of photograph make sure you have creativity and the willi...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 18:09:57 PST
LED Backlight TV Trigger http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Backlight-TV-Trigger/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:05:33 PST
Indoor Light Painting With a SLR Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Light-Painting-With-a-SLR-Camera/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 06:39:20 PST
Smoke Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Smoke-Photography-1/
Smoke Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/G4MK/I6SNWPM8/FQWG4MKI6SNWPM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/G4MK/I6SNWPM8/FQWG4MKI6SNWPM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/G4MK/I6SNWPM8/FQWG4MKI6SNWPM8.SMALL.jpg apattel Smoke photography is very tedious but also extremely rewarding if successful. It can be done very easily with a camera and a few basic household items. All you need for this is an understanding of lighting, camera settings, and the medium you want to work with, which in this case is smoke. A key fac...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:26:25 PST
Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painting-102/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:24:29 PST
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
Fan Powered by any Heat Source http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Airflow-Companion/
Fan Powered by any Heat Source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/NWRR/I6W2Q3MD/FRKNWRRI6W2Q3MD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/NWRR/I6W2Q3MD/FRKNWRRI6W2Q3MD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/NWRR/I6W2Q3MD/FRKNWRRI6W2Q3MD.SMALL.jpg Joohansson How to build your own portable thermoelectric device with a quadcopter motor.This project might not have an electrifying impact to the world but it´s a baby brother to my first instructable (Thermoelectric Fan) and just had to be built. It´s much smaller than most similar projects and the top power ...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:05:59 PST
Old Optical Mouse into high laser light WOW!!! 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/
Graffiti Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/WDOL/I6C2NSJT/FN0WDOLI6C2NSJT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/WDOL/I6C2NSJT/FN0WDOLI6C2NSJT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/WDOL/I6C2NSJT/FN0WDOLI6C2NSJT.SMALL.jpg sewonist I've discovered new beamer icodis CB-100 at my friend studio on Sunday. The beamer like a swiss knife. It's really small and no need any extra device cause it include Android OS also. At the time, I have one idea. if I put this small beamer into plastic case of flashlights. It's really looks like fl...
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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/
80cm broken LED TV turned into 50W remote controlled light box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/WINT/I6C2JSLV/F9WWINTI6C2JSLV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/WINT/I6C2JSLV/F9WWINTI6C2JSLV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/WINT/I6C2JSLV/F9WWINTI6C2JSLV.SMALL.jpg fefesplace Today we will transform a broken 80cm LCD TV into a remote controlled light box for light therapy. I brought the TV for cheap money as the LCD was broken. The TV used LED technology for the back light and everything worked fine. It's form a Chines brand "HARROW", nothing special. Open the TV The...
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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...
By: fefesplace

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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/
Interactive sculpture : Externalizing Data - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/H314/I697TLC2/FBBH314I697TLC2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/H314/I697TLC2/FBBH314I697TLC2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/H314/I697TLC2/FBBH314I697TLC2.SMALL.jpg anaisafranco Externalizing Data is a sensitive sculpture that performs lights and sound when feeling presence of people.It was developed during the The School of Machines, 2014 in Berlin. Machines provided by Fablab Berlin.The music was done by Chicks on Speed. Modeling the head I want a shape that reminds a...
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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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By: dudes

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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