Instructables: exploring - technology - Light http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:31:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Video Podcasting Rig and Teleprompter http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Podcasting-Rig-and-Teleprompter/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:15:41 PDT
555 PWM Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/555-PWM-Controller/
555 PWM Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/E6TV/HU842VZX/FPJE6TVHU842VZX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/E6TV/HU842VZX/FPJE6TVHU842VZX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/E6TV/HU842VZX/FPJE6TVHU842VZX.SMALL.jpg jjveleber The following instructions are intended to guide the assembly of a kit project you may have purchased from me at a Maker Faire or that you put together yourself here: Components & PCB. The purpose of this project is to learn a bit about hobby electronics, teach yourself some soldering and have u...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:13:22 PDT
USB powered LED plant shelf version 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/plant-shelf-version-10/
USB powered LED plant shelf version 1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/2HOL/HU842GQX/FIY2HOLHU842GQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/2HOL/HU842GQX/FIY2HOLHU842GQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/2HOL/HU842GQX/FIY2HOLHU842GQX.SMALL.jpg 0bios0 please check out my other designs @ http://www.instructables.com/member/0bios0/ peace to all... youtube video in action: again the idea is to grow plants anywhere, anytime - turn those dark windowless office spaces, or apartment buildings into a place of life and light. Parts - 22" ga...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 07:47:12 PDT
Attiny25/45/85 Police Light, with Arduino! http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny254585-Police-Light-with-Arduino/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:19:46 PDT
Light Up Cardboard Cutouts!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Cardboard-Cutouts/
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:24:08 PDT
Light Up Die http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Die/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:41:18 PDT
Live data to excel from an Arduino Light Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-data-to-excel-from-an-Arduino-Light-Sensor/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:11:12 PDT
Let There Be Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Let-There-Be-Light/
Let There Be Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/15WD/HU0GPTZS/FWO15WDHU0GPTZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/15WD/HU0GPTZS/FWO15WDHU0GPTZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/15WD/HU0GPTZS/FWO15WDHU0GPTZS.SMALL.jpg Creator100796 Tired of not being able to see the details on your 3D printer. Then learn how to hook up a LED light to your printer with only $3. Materials & Tools Tools- Wire Cutters Wire strippers (optional) Solder Gun (optional) Heat Gun (optional) Pliers (Optional) Materials- Car Angel Eyes Round Ring 1210...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:14:58 PDT
Infrared Finger Lights! http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Finger-Lights/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:46:40 PDT
A rechargeable led flashlight with a mobile battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-rechargeable-led-flashlight-with-a-m/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/B3J9/HTZ42WS1/FPQB3J9HTZ42WS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/B3J9/HTZ42WS1/FPQB3J9HTZ42WS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/B3J9/HTZ42WS1/FPQB3J9HTZ42WS1.SMALL.jpg Darwesh Murad Hello Guys!! This is my first instructable so plz comment positive critics...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 06:25:49 PDT
Electrical Tape LED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrical-Tape-LED/
Electrical Tape LED! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/H3LT/HTZ3FISS/F9DH3LTHTZ3FISS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/H3LT/HTZ3FISS/F9DH3LTHTZ3FISS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/H3LT/HTZ3FISS/F9DH3LTHTZ3FISS.SMALL.jpg pandyaketan Another waste to best lamp light.... This is just a variation to give ideas on enormous possibilities and potential. If you are environmentally conscious, you will find it aesthetically beautiful also! -------------------------------------------------------- "May the good belong to all the people ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:59:41 PDT
Pet Coke Bottle LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-Coke-Bottle-LED-Light/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:21:25 PDT
Ceiling fan light install http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceiling-fan-light-install/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 15:09:22 PDT
Light Following Robot (Lighttode) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Following-Robot-Lighttode/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:16:05 PDT
cheap color changing lamp w/remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-tap-light-into-color-changing-Mood-lightnigh/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 23:04:15 PDT
Wake Up Light 10+ Watt LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-Up-Light-10-Watt-LED/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 17:01:53 PDT
Intelligent Highway Street Light System http://www.instructables.com/id/Intelligent-Highway-Street-Light-System/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/UI6P/HTTMZM93/F93UI6PHTTMZM93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/UI6P/HTTMZM93/F93UI6PHTTMZM93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/UI6P/HTTMZM93/F93UI6PHTTMZM93.SMALL.jpg Techgenie This is a circuit diagram of an intelligent Highway Street Lighting System. This project involves: 1. Three IR Sensor Pairs 2. 8051 micro controller 3. Few LED's and various electronic components as can be seen in the circuit diagram. The circuit uses a LDR to enable system only during the night. D...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 11:01:28 PDT
Arduino Light Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Flashlight-Following-Robot/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 18:46:24 PDT
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-70/
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SMALL.jpg Bumsfallera First of all, excuse my non-native English and my lack of professional electrical engineering skills. I see this as a hobby and have no claim to be perfect. However, if you have some ideas on how to improve the setting don’t hesitate to write a comment ;-) I haven’t seen any similar Instructabl...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:20:32 PDT
LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cube-9/
LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7QWR/HTFYDCGF/F7F7QWRHTFYDCGF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7QWR/HTFYDCGF/F7F7QWRHTFYDCGF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7QWR/HTFYDCGF/F7F7QWRHTFYDCGF.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino Theses LED cubes are actually easier to make than you might think. If you take it one step at a time this project is not that difficult. That being said I did not right the adruino code for this. There are many codes out there to make the lights light up differently. This cube is a 4x4x4 which mea...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:04:21 PDT
All Hardware - HW Light Patterns http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Hardware-HW-Light-Patterns/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/STM5/HT9AX5CT/FDYSTM5HT9AX5CT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/STM5/HT9AX5CT/FDYSTM5HT9AX5CT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/STM5/HT9AX5CT/FDYSTM5HT9AX5CT.SMALL.jpg misperry In this video we will be experimenting with creating light patterns using only hardware.  We will be using (2) LM555 Timers and (1) 74HC595 Shift Register chip. Checkout the Forum!! http://themagicsmoke.proboards.com/ Follow me on youtube http://www.youtube.com/misperry Follow me on Twitter http:...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 07:53:49 PDT
LED light beat to music http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-light-beat-to-music/
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:44:19 PDT
Gummy Bears and Lasers! http://www.instructables.com/id/Gummy-Bears-and-Lasers/
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:23:11 PDT
NeoWeather: Ambient Weather Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/NeoWeather-Ambient-Weather-Indicator/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:10:19 PDT
Teelight Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Teelight-Box/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 08:58:23 PDT
5$ Berlin Skyline Engraved Acrylic Display (battery-powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Berlin-Skyline-Engraved-Acrylic-Display-battery-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/7RSG/HSVT6GFX/FMT7RSGHSVT6GFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/7RSG/HSVT6GFX/FMT7RSGHSVT6GFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/7RSG/HSVT6GFX/FMT7RSGHSVT6GFX.SMALL.jpg CabbitCastle Background: One of my pre-Instructables projects from early 2013. As it was a rush build for a friend I did not have any time to take any progress pictures, but I'll try to describe the build process as detailed as possible. I hope that you will still be able to follow through and understand what I ...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:50:31 PDT
Google Glass Torch (G-Torch) http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Glass-Torch-G-Torch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/G8OL/HSRTGH20/FKDG8OLHSRTGH20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/G8OL/HSRTGH20/FKDG8OLHSRTGH20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/G8OL/HSRTGH20/FKDG8OLHSRTGH20.SMALL.jpg megaduty See more through your Google Glass XE (V1/V2) in dimly lit or dark environments! This is a 3D printable torch holder that slide locks onto your open Glass XE left side frame rail.  Have a look at the pictures and definitely watch the video of me in my boxers at home as I test it out on my V1 Glass ...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:09:38 PDT
Make a Glowing Rock Lamp! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Glowing-Rock-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/LAJV/HSKV1I23/FLPLAJVHSKV1I23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/LAJV/HSKV1I23/FLPLAJVHSKV1I23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/LAJV/HSKV1I23/FLPLAJVHSKV1I23.SMALL.jpg mist8k A simple way to make a rock lamp that glows like embers Using Himalayan salt rocks and a strip of L.E.D's.
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:20:35 PDT
Chaos Machine (double pendulum) http://www.instructables.com/id/Chaos-Machine-double-pendulum/
Chaos Machine (double pendulum) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/AS2V/HSICZTME/F6QAS2VHSICZTME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/AS2V/HSICZTME/F6QAS2VHSICZTME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/AS2V/HSICZTME/F6QAS2VHSICZTME.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales Ok people, this is my first Instructable so be nice... I wanted to create a sculpture that combined both my passion for science as well as for art. In particular, I wanted to create movement. The chaos machine is a simple example of chaotic behaviour. Starting the pendulum from a slightly diff...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 18:57:36 PST
UV Glass Hanging Nightlight/Whiteboard ( From Mobile Charger ) http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-Glass-Hanging-NightlightWhiteboard-From-Mobile-/
UV Glass Hanging Nightlight/Whiteboard ( From Mobile Charger ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/NF14/HSE96IMI/F6VNF14HSE96IMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/NF14/HSE96IMI/F6VNF14HSE96IMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/NF14/HSE96IMI/F6VNF14HSE96IMI.SMALL.jpg Killerwhale Today i Bought some Ultraviolet lights and i wanted to make something attractive. So i made another glass hanging nightlight! (I am still a beginner so sorry for the glass joint to wire)My first Nightlight (with brightness control) :-http://instructables.com/id/Led-Glass-Nightlight-with-Brightness-C...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 11:25:27 PST
Optical Illusion LED Time Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Optical-Illusion-LED-Time-Table/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/46Y4/HSG26U8A/F5U46Y4HSG26U8A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/46Y4/HSG26U8A/F5U46Y4HSG26U8A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/46Y4/HSG26U8A/F5U46Y4HSG26U8A.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios Bend time to your will with this fun illuminated clock table!  The diffuser creates an illusion where time itself seems to twist and churn as you look at it.  The LED ring makes it look as if there is a laser pyramid rising from the table top... except that when you reach for it it flips around and ...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 08:49:19 PST
Light Writer http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Writer/
Light Writer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/D4XI/HSE932KL/FHUD4XIHSE932KL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/D4XI/HSE932KL/FHUD4XIHSE932KL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/D4XI/HSE932KL/FHUD4XIHSE932KL.SMALL.jpg puchupoddar Have you ever tried writing in the dark? Even something as simple as your own name might turn out looking like you were writing in an earthquake. I Materials Tape LED light Watch battery Digital camera with adjustable shutter speed or exposure Hypothesis: I don't think that we can write in the dark...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 05:34:06 PST
USB Light V 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Light-V-20/
USB Light V 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/EJ2F/HSBWPUNL/F1AEJ2FHSBWPUNL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/EJ2F/HSBWPUNL/F1AEJ2FHSBWPUNL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/EJ2F/HSBWPUNL/F1AEJ2FHSBWPUNL.SMALL.jpg karthickaski This Instructable was the updated version of  MAKE USB LIGHT FOR LAPTOPS IN 10 MINUTES,In that USB Light have only 4 LEDs are used but here totally 6 LEDs are used.6 LEDs makes more Brightness and it is also Energy efficient. Gathering Tools & Materials Materials: - Used cool drink tin -Small woo...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 21:12:51 PST
LED Floaties (in water!) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Water-Floaties/
LED Floaties (in water!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/O63Z/HS0D963G/FMNO63ZHS0D963G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/O63Z/HS0D963G/FMNO63ZHS0D963G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/O63Z/HS0D963G/FMNO63ZHS0D963G.SMALL.jpg liza.stark Originally conceived of and deployed by the Graffiti Research Lab, LED Throwies are a cheap, quick way to create glowing orbs of goodness that stick to any ferro-magnetic surface. Since the parts are inexpensive and the concept is easily grasped, this is a great first electronics project or a fun ...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:19:12 PST
LED infinity mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-infinity-mirror-1/
LED infinity mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/1IRR/HRTKJALH/F1M1IRRHRTKJALH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/1IRR/HRTKJALH/F1M1IRRHRTKJALH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/1IRR/HRTKJALH/F1M1IRRHRTKJALH.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino Theses infinity mirrors are pretty cool and easy to make. The concept of it that you have a regular mirror, with led lights in between the regular mirror and a two mirror. The two way mirror is a more expensive and you want it to be the same size as the regular mirror. I used 12 volt interter to p...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:56:49 PST
LED longboard! LED skateboard version 4! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-longboard-LED-skateboard-version-4/
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 19:41:56 PST
[Hack] light into the night, and maybe even party http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-light-into-the-night-and-maybe-even-party/
[Hack] light into the night, and maybe even party - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/KDVS/HRS60CS6/FEIKDVSHRS60CS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/KDVS/HRS60CS6/FEIKDVSHRS60CS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/KDVS/HRS60CS6/FEIKDVSHRS60CS6.SMALL.jpg taipeihackerspace This instructable was made for the January Build Night with Cool Neon. Taiwan is full of neon lights, a very natural setting for the local culture: the bustling night markets, the multitude of stores, the sights, the traffic. Thus building with electroluminescent (EL) wire is really something tha...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 20:28:10 PST
No Soldering!!Cheap Burning Altoid Laser!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/No-SolderingCheap-Burning-Altoid-Laser/
No Soldering!!Cheap Burning Altoid Laser!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/91QD/HRPT1OC8/FY691QDHRPT1OC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/91QD/HRPT1OC8/FY691QDHRPT1OC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/91QD/HRPT1OC8/FY691QDHRPT1OC8.SMALL.jpg Lovelaser This is a burning blue laser made in an altoids tin.The parts were $43 total and this laser, is BEAST!!Parts1. Altoids tin- $32. Laser module-$38 http://m.ebay.com/itm/110886777102?nav=SEARCH3.switch-0.99 http://m.ebay.com/itm/250973270098?nav=SEARCH4. Battery pack-0.91 http://m.ebay.com/itm/3104963...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 14:03:09 PST
10W led security light hack http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-led-security-light-hack/
10W led security light hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/9TF0/HRN4GMTJ/FXN9TF0HRN4GMTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/9TF0/HRN4GMTJ/FXN9TF0HRN4GMTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/9TF0/HRN4GMTJ/FXN9TF0HRN4GMTJ.SMALL.jpg dtidbeaux Well i guess I'll start by saying that this is my first able, so be gentle (; lol. I always seemed to have a problem with my halogen security lights burning out. I wanted a simple, cheap, permanent solution. Led's seemed to be the way to go. Im fairly new to 120V electronics and am learning quickly,...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:59:35 PST
Light Clapper http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Clapper-1/
Light Clapper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/CDU5/HRKR3LRJ/F7SCDU5HRKR3LRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/CDU5/HRKR3LRJ/F7SCDU5HRKR3LRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/CDU5/HRKR3LRJ/F7SCDU5HRKR3LRJ.SMALL.jpg helenbang This is a project that I quickly made one night because I wanted to 'clap' to turn off and on the light in my room! I have a small room for myself, so I basically have no other noise around. So, I was able to use an amplifier, which finds the value of the sound level in its surroundings. I hook...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:00:31 PST
Arduino, Sensors, and MIDI http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Sensors-and-MIDI/
Arduino, Sensors, and MIDI - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/F6TD/HRI8UWHS/FZWF6TDHRI8UWHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/F6TD/HRI8UWHS/FZWF6TDHRI8UWHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/F6TD/HRI8UWHS/FZWF6TDHRI8UWHS.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei Now that you're up to speed on using Arduino's inputs and outputs, this Instructable will give you everything you need to get started using sensors to trigger MIDI notes from Arduino. This post is the last installment in a series of workshops I led at Women's Audio Mission. The first two classes ar...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:05:18 PST
Jar Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-Lantern/
Jar Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/U9C5/HRI8S2ET/F2OU9C5HRI8S2ET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/U9C5/HRI8S2ET/F2OU9C5HRI8S2ET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/U9C5/HRI8S2ET/F2OU9C5HRI8S2ET.SMALL.jpg randofo The Jar Lantern is a contemporary take on the traditional gas lantern. It was inspired by seeing sunlight refract through my glass water bottle one afternoon, and thinking to myself that it was a bit like carrying a jar full of light. This brief moment of illumination sparked something in my mind ...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 07:50:23 PST
littleBits of Romance http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-of-Romance/
littleBits of Romance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/13U8/HRGNS29E/FKJ13U8HRGNS29E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/13U8/HRGNS29E/FKJ13U8HRGNS29E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/13U8/HRGNS29E/FKJ13U8HRGNS29E.SMALL.jpg tofu911 I just got my littleBits in but I love them because they are a lot of fun to tinker with. Valentine's Day kind of confines love to only one day but I really think it should be celebrated daily. And if you want to make it special, then this is the perfect way to enhance the romantic mood. This inst...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:32:00 PST
Rechargeable Zippo LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-Zippo-LED-flashlight/
Rechargeable Zippo LED flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/3P3V/HRGNQ548/F4J3P3VHRGNQ548.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/3P3V/HRGNQ548/F4J3P3VHRGNQ548.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/3P3V/HRGNQ548/F4J3P3VHRGNQ548.SMALL.jpg beju0506 Long time reader, first time poster. I'm a software engineer but a noob at hobby electronics, so bear with me if I make mistakes :) I'm learning as I go.  I saw a couple different projects here that I found interesting: http://www.instructables.com/id/Supercapacitor-USB-Light/ http://www.instruct...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 13:38:19 PST
simple cabinet led light with recycled power adaptor http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-cabinet-led-light-with-recycled-power-adapt/
simple cabinet led light with recycled power adaptor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/U486/HRBNF0NJ/FYZU486HRBNF0NJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/U486/HRBNF0NJ/FYZU486HRBNF0NJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/U486/HRBNF0NJ/FYZU486HRBNF0NJ.SMALL.jpg zaksken Everyone has power adaptors that have no more use. From old laptops, portable phones and all sorts of portable machines. Don't throw them away !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Look for the 12volt and 9 volt adaptors. We can use these as power adaptors with 12 volt led light strips. what do we need ? ...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 12:05:43 PST
low frequency audio amplifier using the LM386 http://www.instructables.com/id/low-frequency-audio-amplifier-using-the-LM386/
low frequency audio amplifier using the LM386 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/SWV2/HR4SWC46/FNQSWV2HR4SWC46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/SWV2/HR4SWC46/FNQSWV2HR4SWC46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/SWV2/HR4SWC46/FNQSWV2HR4SWC46.SMALL.jpg Er Varun Goyal The integrated chip LM386 is a low power audio frequency amplifier requiring a low level power supply . The IC is designed to deliver a voltage amplification of 20 without external add-on parts. But this voltage gain can be raised up to 200 (Vu = 200) by adding external parts. soo today i am goin...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 05:31:47 PST
Secret Light Bulb Hiding Place http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Light-Bulb-Hiding-Place/
Secret Light Bulb Hiding Place - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/6XO9/HR3ENDB1/FNL6XO9HR3ENDB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/6XO9/HR3ENDB1/FNL6XO9HR3ENDB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/6XO9/HR3ENDB1/FNL6XO9HR3ENDB1.SMALL.jpg Liam.great98 Do you have any burnt out incandescent bulbs? Don't throw them out! Instead, why not turn them into super secret hiding places? Depending on the size of the bulb, these can be used for storing secret printed messages or passwords, small jewelry, paper money, or anything else that can fit through the...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 18:55:05 PST
RGB Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Lantern/
RGB Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/ZZ82/HR0AXDYZ/FDJZZ82HR0AXDYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/ZZ82/HR0AXDYZ/FDJZZ82HR0AXDYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/ZZ82/HR0AXDYZ/FDJZZ82HR0AXDYZ.SMALL.jpg sammydogjj A quick, easy, and fun color changing with multiple modes RGB lantern. Gather Materials -9v battery clip-Resistor for your RGB led-RGB led (mine had 3 prongs)-Momentary switch-Housing (I used a mason jar and it looks nice) Wiring Diagram And Schematic null Begin Assembly -Make a hole for y...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 05:54:36 PST
LED light panel http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-light-panel/
LED light panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/5LPH/HR4ST3RQ/FES5LPHHR4ST3RQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/5LPH/HR4ST3RQ/FES5LPHHR4ST3RQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/5LPH/HR4ST3RQ/FES5LPHHR4ST3RQ.SMALL.jpg dadaroozi This LED pannel will cost around $45 ($30 withiut power supply) and 3 hours to make. Ingredients! 2x5m LED strip 5050 cool white 12v (ebay - ~$20)female 3.5mm power jack ( ~$1)Connector for single color 5050 LED ( ebay - ~$4)90mm wide metal stud channel (home depot - ~$5)10amp 12v power suppl...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 18:26:47 PST
Design and build a side-lit LED sign at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Side-lit-Acrylic-Sign-at-TechShop/
Design and build a side-lit LED sign at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/K4BS/HR0ARDPZ/FFMK4BSHR0ARDPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/K4BS/HR0ARDPZ/FFMK4BSHR0ARDPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/K4BS/HR0ARDPZ/FFMK4BSHR0ARDPZ.SMALL.jpg babylonfive This Instructable shows you how to build a Side-lit Acrylic Sign, illuminated by an LED light fixture. For this project we'll use a laser cutter to cut wood and acrylic. We use multiple layers of laser-cut wood glued together to achieve a complex shape easily, and a laser-cut acrylic cutout provi...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 19:30:07 PST