Instructables: exploring - technology - Light http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:16:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Dark Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dark-Sensor/
DIY Dark Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/08IP/I05EUSLN/FU208IPI05EUSLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/08IP/I05EUSLN/FU208IPI05EUSLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/08IP/I05EUSLN/FU208IPI05EUSLN.SMALL.jpg abhirooprobotics Hello guyzHere is another instructable of making a cheap dark sensor from scratch!Its Cheap and works fine.No requirement of arduino or Ic's. Items Required So, For making this basic sensor , you will be required some basic items which can be easily purchased from a local electronics shop for som...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:58:33 PDT
Doorbell that Turns on a Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Doorbell-that-Turns-on-a-Light/
Doorbell that Turns on a Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/FRA9/I05F137C/FQ2FRA9I05F137C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/FRA9/I05F137C/FQ2FRA9I05F137C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/FRA9/I05F137C/FQ2FRA9I05F137C.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos When I am using power tools in my workshop, I can't hear the doorbell ring. So I needed some other kind of system that can let me know when someone is at the front door.Any time I start a new project, I always begin by searching Instructables to see if anyone else has already done something similar....
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:42:36 PDT
How To Make A Light For Your Glovebox At Night http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Light-For-Your-Glovebox-At-Night/
How To Make A Light For Your Glovebox At Night - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SMALL.jpg lilchumy This instructable will show you have to make this cool little three bulb light for your glove box at nite! It is very bright and easy to make with limited tools. Please vote for this instructable at the top of the page if you'll like it. Thanks! Getting Materials! Soldering gun/penTapeTube (you...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:24:01 PDT
Octo-Light: LED Camera Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Octo-Light/
Octo-Light: LED Camera Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/Y3P7/HZWJ8GP9/FV4Y3P7HZWJ8GP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/Y3P7/HZWJ8GP9/FV4Y3P7HZWJ8GP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/Y3P7/HZWJ8GP9/FV4Y3P7HZWJ8GP9.SMALL.jpg comsa42 The Octo-Light is a camera ring lamp which is made up of LED light strips. It's cheap to make and perfect for beginner macro photography and video!This lamp is excellent at flooding scenes with uniform light, which softens hard shadows and removes grain. Its' uses range from close-up to medium shots...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:00:39 PDT
Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs & soft-circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-DIY-Book-Covers-with-LEDs-soft-circuits/
Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs & soft-circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/UEYN/HZXYMRFO/F06UEYNHZXYMRFO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/UEYN/HZXYMRFO/F06UEYNHZXYMRFO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/UEYN/HZXYMRFO/F06UEYNHZXYMRFO.SMALL.jpg Snax_and_Macs Hi Everyone!Snax_and_macs just started school again and wanted to make our book covers light up with LEDs and 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 you n...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 14:18:53 PDT
Simple LED Cube 4x with Arduino/328p http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Cube-4x-with-Arduino328p/
Simple LED Cube 4x with Arduino/328p - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/M23S/HZPDXWF7/FYDM23SHZPDXWF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/M23S/HZPDXWF7/FYDM23SHZPDXWF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/M23S/HZPDXWF7/FYDM23SHZPDXWF7.SMALL.jpg akki5230 Hi!This is my first Instructable about my 4x4x4 LED Cube. The brain of the cube is Atmega 328p. Atmega 328p is the microcontroller used in Arduino Uno. So either you can use Arduino or just the Atmega 328p.This instructable will explain the circuit and the programming part in detail. LEDs, Light Emi...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 07:48:35 PDT
Simple seashell LED night light or mood lamp (w/LED driver circuit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-seashell-LED-night-light-or-mood-lamp-wLED-/
Simple seashell LED night light or mood lamp (w/LED driver circuit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/KRKO/HZOKZVBW/F8ZKRKOHZOKZVBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/KRKO/HZOKZVBW/F8ZKRKOHZOKZVBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/KRKO/HZOKZVBW/F8ZKRKOHZOKZVBW.SMALL.jpg dudes So this is a two-part instructable, the first being the LED driver circuit, (don't worry, it's very simple) the second part being the physical lamp. This is an extremely flexible design, just about any LED can be used, and just about any, low power, power source, including USB. Also, I decided to us...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:18:43 PDT
Sensual Black n White Photo Effect http://www.instructables.com/id/Sensual-Black-n-White-Photo-Effect/
Sensual Black n White Photo Effect - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/KGIT/HZL3RX7J/FJPKGITHZL3RX7J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/KGIT/HZL3RX7J/FJPKGITHZL3RX7J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/KGIT/HZL3RX7J/FJPKGITHZL3RX7J.SMALL.jpg CharlesPerrault Hi! :) Today we gonna make cool and very simple effect in Adobe Photoshop. Let's call it "Sensual Black n White Photo Effect", after few very simple steps you add great sensual atmsphere to your photos.Sources for this lesson:Adobe Photoshop CS 3+I choose this photo, but you can take any photo which...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:18:47 PDT
Making leather saddle for your dragon http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-leather-saddle-for-your-dragon/
Making leather saddle for your dragon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/5Y2F/HY8IN64S/FGI5Y2FHY8IN64S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/5Y2F/HY8IN64S/FGI5Y2FHY8IN64S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/5Y2F/HY8IN64S/FGI5Y2FHY8IN64S.SMALL.jpg bobes360 Here is an instructable on how to make awesome leather saddle for your dragon. If you want to see how to make this dragon click http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Paper-Dragon-Safira/. It's the best thing I have ever done and I'm very proud of it so please check it out. Step 1 : Thinking Firs...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:02:49 PDT
Yet Another Edge-Lit LED Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Edge-Lit-LED-Sign/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:42:19 PDT
Light up a LED with one AA-battery (in a solar lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-a-LED-with-one-AA-battery-in-a-solar-lamp/
Light up a LED with one AA-battery (in a solar lamp) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/IH5X/HZGTF7U9/FSZIH5XHZGTF7U9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/IH5X/HZGTF7U9/FSZIH5XHZGTF7U9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/IH5X/HZGTF7U9/FSZIH5XHZGTF7U9.SMALL.jpg Tom_Toffi In my lastest project i want to build a little solar lamp. So i went to my local electronics distributor and want to buy i little solar cell. The solar cell has an output of 2V and the battery an maximum output of 1.2V, which is quite to low to drive any standard white LED. Sure there is an easy way...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:03:48 PDT
Revolution (LED Chandelier) http://www.instructables.com/id/Revolution-LED-Chandelier/
Revolution (LED Chandelier) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/3O1W/HZFDX00W/FXM3O1WHZFDX00W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/3O1W/HZFDX00W/FXM3O1WHZFDX00W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/3O1W/HZFDX00W/FXM3O1WHZFDX00W.SMALL.jpg mackintoshlinessless I love lighting, what's more, lighting with mechanical aspects to it. Revolution is a chandelier that does this very thing. It consist of 3 Arduino controlled motors which turn arms, powering LED's in a circular path, creating a "radar" or scanner effect. This instructable will show you how I made i...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:48:45 PDT
Dim bulb for alchemists http://www.instructables.com/id/Dim-bulb-for-alchemists/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:57:58 PDT
Easy Wireless LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Wireless-LEDs/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:26:10 PDT
Powerfull USB Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerfull-USB-Light/
Powerfull USB Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/Z68K/HZCJ1568/FFMZ68KHZCJ1568.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/Z68K/HZCJ1568/FFMZ68KHZCJ1568.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/Z68K/HZCJ1568/FFMZ68KHZCJ1568.SMALL.jpg diyboy1 Turn the LED module from a flashlight into the most powerful USB light imaginable! Parts Needed 1: Led flashlight with lots of LED's2: Enter key from old keyboard numpad3: Piece of plastic from back of old keyboard4: Resistor (Refer to this page to calculate value)5: Stiff piece of wire (make it...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:03:28 PDT
How to make a super-bright LED light panel (for video work etc) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-super-bright-LED-light-panel-for-vid/
How to make a super-bright LED light panel (for video work etc) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/0L3N/HZCJ10IE/FFP0L3NHZCJ10IE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/0L3N/HZCJ10IE/FFP0L3NHZCJ10IE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/0L3N/HZCJ10IE/FFP0L3NHZCJ10IE.SMALL.jpg DIYPerks Here's how to make a super-bright LED light panel. It's equivalent to a 1000w incandescent light bulb, and it's super useful for video work as it has a daylight colour temperature and doesn't use PWM for dimming. There are 900 individual LEDs in this panel, which is why it's so bright.Here's a li...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:24:30 PDT
Super Simple Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Flashlight/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:09:31 PDT
An incredible LED solar bottle torch (Bottorch) from E-waste. http://www.instructables.com/id/An-incredible-LED-solar-bottle-torch-Bottorch-from/
An incredible LED solar bottle torch (Bottorch) from E-waste. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/3U0E/HZ3YFQ9Q/F5E3U0EHZ3YFQ9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/3U0E/HZ3YFQ9Q/F5E3U0EHZ3YFQ9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/3U0E/HZ3YFQ9Q/F5E3U0EHZ3YFQ9Q.SMALL.jpg DannyGH Hi guys!The bottorch is my small initiative towards a greener environment. It makes use of some part from old gadgets that we dispose everyday. We also will be recycling some plastic thus, we will make use of a plastic bottle.I thought of it this way; currently our global population is about 7.184 b...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:36:02 PDT
Amazing illuminator http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing-illuminator/
Amazing illuminator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/ZK7D/HZ2IUYRS/F8VZK7DHZ2IUYRS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/ZK7D/HZ2IUYRS/F8VZK7DHZ2IUYRS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/ZK7D/HZ2IUYRS/F8VZK7DHZ2IUYRS.SMALL.jpg IvyS1 {"context":{"location":{},"footer-robot":{},"you-image":{},"spinner":{"jQuery110201681079136147433":194},"jQuery110201681079136147433":1},"selector":"#editor-Object-1"} Attach the CDs together. In this case, make sure that the CDs will look like pyramid. You can use more Disk as many as you want...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:27:43 PDT
Rocket Kit - Beginner Solar Powered + LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Kit-Beginner-Solar-Powered-LED/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:20:13 PDT
Wind-chime Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-chime-Lamp/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:38:43 PDT
Necronomicon Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Necronomicon-Lamp/
Necronomicon Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/G363/HYZX5HRD/FYKG363HYZX5HRD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/G363/HYZX5HRD/FYKG363HYZX5HRD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/G363/HYZX5HRD/FYKG363HYZX5HRD.SMALL.jpg BigCthulhu Well, a Necronomicon-lamp? This lamp must be in the study of mad scientists, Necronomicon-readers, and other alchemists. If you know the PC-game, or have some Steampunk-experience, you perhaps know what it is: some dim, blinking bulbs in an antique-style, varnished wooden box, red glowing or fl...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:16:28 PDT
4x4x4 LED Cube (Arduino Uno) http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-LED-Cube-Arduino-Uno/
4x4x4 LED Cube (Arduino Uno) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/5AG7/HYY8M9OR/FHO5AG7HYY8M9OR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/5AG7/HYY8M9OR/FHO5AG7HYY8M9OR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/5AG7/HYY8M9OR/FHO5AG7HYY8M9OR.SMALL.jpg KyleTheCreator In this tutorial I'll show you how to make a 4x4x4 LED cube for around $15.00. The cube has 64 green LEDs which make up it's 4 layers(positives) and 16 columns(negatives). These are all wired to a Arduino Uno. An Arduino is a single-board microcontroller, intended to make the application of inter...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:11:10 PDT
GameCube mods: LED Light Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/GameCube-mods-LED-Light-Mod/
GameCube mods: LED Light Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/U6L2/HYWT6VTS/FPZU6L2HYWT6VTS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/U6L2/HYWT6VTS/FPZU6L2HYWT6VTS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/U6L2/HYWT6VTS/FPZU6L2HYWT6VTS.SMALL.jpg JesusGeek I decided my GameCube looked cool enough with its Copper Mod (copper foil on the outside), but I figured if it were to glow it would be quite a show-off on the shelf worthy device. The copper had turned color since the oils from my skin has oxidized it, so it had a orange/red look to it. Complimenta...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 17:44:12 PDT
8X8X8 3D RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8X8X8-RGB-LED-Cube/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:38:19 PDT
ATtiny Dark Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny-Dark-Detector/
ATtiny Dark Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/1E0G/HYR3I55H/F6P1E0GHYR3I55H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/1E0G/HYR3I55H/F6P1E0GHYR3I55H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/1E0G/HYR3I55H/F6P1E0GHYR3I55H.SMALL.jpg Peterflick This little project makes an ATtiny tell you when it is dark or bright. This is a great introduction into the capabilities of the ATtiny85 chip.You can also see these instructions on my website www.PeterFoxFlick.com Parts Solderless BreadboardATtiny 85Red LedGreen Led2 330 ohm Resistors10k ohm R...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:09:13 PDT
Light Play Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Play-Set/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:09:34 PDT
Homemade RC hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-RC-hovercraft/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 13:55:52 PDT
DIY GALAXY PRINT LIGHT DIMMER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GALAXY-PRINT-LIGHT-DIMMER/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 17:11:36 PDT
Solar powered flashlight controlled mini-tank robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-flashlight-controlled-mini-tank-robo/
Solar powered flashlight controlled mini-tank robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/GLSR/HYH38EIF/FNHGLSRHYH38EIF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/GLSR/HYH38EIF/FNHGLSRHYH38EIF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/GLSR/HYH38EIF/FNHGLSRHYH38EIF.SMALL.jpg Williewats Flashlight Controlled Solar Powered Arduino Enabled RobotThis project is a light gradient sensitive robot with solar charging capabilities, in other words it seeks out the light to charge itself. It accomplishes this behavior with a set of four light sensitive photoresistors in voltage divider circu...
By: Williewats

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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 09:06:57 PDT
Music LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-LEDs/
Music LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/KYEE/HY9Y1GWC/FNEKYEEHY9Y1GWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/KYEE/HY9Y1GWC/FNEKYEEHY9Y1GWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/KYEE/HY9Y1GWC/FNEKYEEHY9Y1GWC.SMALL.jpg Vishal Bilagi LEDs glowing to the music signals sent from PC motherboard audio header. Things needed LED strips.TIP 31 transistor.12V power supply(this is optional, you can use the 12V rail off from the PCs power supply itself) for switching on/off when required.The AC'97 cable(You will need to unplug this fro...
By: Vishal Bilagi

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:55:39 PDT
Shadow Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Shadow-Sculpture/
Shadow Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/Y39C/HY7T3JN2/FC6Y39CHY7T3JN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/Y39C/HY7T3JN2/FC6Y39CHY7T3JN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/Y39C/HY7T3JN2/FC6Y39CHY7T3JN2.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales This is the first one of a short series that I am making. Often I believe we constantly go around our lives looking at the world with the wrong light, maybe just the wrong perspective. I don't mean that we see thing negatively, I just think we often miss the beauty around us. Modeling The first ...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:16:53 PDT
Make a super-bright video RING-LIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-super-bright-video-RING-LIGHT/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:38:07 PDT
Make your own little clog out of conductive dough! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-little-clog-out-of-conductive-dough/
Make your own little clog out of conductive dough! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1B0J/HXVR32IK/FCC1B0JHXVR32IK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1B0J/HXVR32IK/FCC1B0JHXVR32IK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1B0J/HXVR32IK/FCC1B0JHXVR32IK.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus 1. Make your own little Clog out of conductive dough :)2. Make some holes in your character 3. Put some insulating dough at the bottom of each hole 4. Build up some conductive walls around the holes (this makes the game more difficult!) 5. Now make the little conductive 'bugs' to take out of Clog ...
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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/
Light of the Lost Triangles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/T2YX/HXMUZ7VO/F1MT2YXHXMUZ7VO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/T2YX/HXMUZ7VO/F1MT2YXHXMUZ7VO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/T2YX/HXMUZ7VO/F1MT2YXHXMUZ7VO.SMALL.jpg AwabHassan Light of the Lost Triangles is a LED Wall Fixture with 4 different modes. Each successive mode features an increase in LED brightness and an increased rate of colour transition. The light looks great and is great for parties too. The cardboard concept can be modified and can be used at a large scale...
By: AwabHassan

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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! Edit: We now have a laser tripwire kickstarter campaign! Check it out here:Laser Tripwire Kickstarter Campaign!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 ...
By: EngineeringShock

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:51:36 PDT
Bluetooth/Gyroscope/Accelerometer controlled Lightball (with individual adjustable leds in each side) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightball/
Bluetooth/Gyroscope/Accelerometer controlled Lightball (with individual adjustable leds in each side) - 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/
Bluetooth LE Go-Anywhere Sensor Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/YB4D/HXLMJ6M7/FZZYB4DHXLMJ6M7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/YB4D/HXLMJ6M7/FZZYB4DHXLMJ6M7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/YB4D/HXLMJ6M7/FZZYB4DHXLMJ6M7.SMALL.jpg intensePancake IntroductionIn recent years, portable sensor devices have gained a lot of popularity due to their ability to give you instant, accurate information about your local environment. Some of these devices include the Sensordrone, Smart Citizen, and the Storm Tag. These devices combine portability and a...
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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...
By: gimmieyamane

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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...
By: Vitim

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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 E-Edit: Thank you very very much for voting for me in Featured Author, Glue and Battery Powered Contests! Cheer up and wait for my project so special is coming...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...
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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/
3D Printable Flash Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/JWW8/HX642STD/F3WJWW8HX642STD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/JWW8/HX642STD/F3WJWW8HX642STD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/JWW8/HX642STD/F3WJWW8HX642STD.SMALL.jpg jwciesle If you've been looking for a great project to get kids involved and interested in electronics, look no further! Construct a simple 3D printed flash light using pretty standard electronics parts for cheap. Cost me around $4 for the printer filament and all electronics.Parts breakdown:3D printer (Make...
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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. ...
By: eaglerobot

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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 ...
By: TAPAN MOJIDRA

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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'...
By: madworm

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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...
By: vishalapr

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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:51:32 PDT