Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - leds http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:16:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 Charliexplexed LED Clock - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Charliexplexed-LED-Clock-Arduino/
Charliexplexed LED Clock - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/N0DO/HU8P0I22/FD6N0DOHU8P0I22.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/N0DO/HU8P0I22/FD6N0DOHU8P0I22.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/N0DO/HU8P0I22/FD6N0DOHU8P0I22.SMALL.jpg dushu One of my clocks stopped working – and it happened to be a clock my wife likes a lot. Went to the repair shop and the guy said that he didn’t have the spare parts and could not repair this. So – I thought – why not build an LED clock – I had tons of LEDs and an RTC module just waiting to be used.The...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:26:30 PDT
RGBeatz http://www.instructables.com/id/RGBeatz/
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 17:08:26 PST
Ultimate DJ Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-DJ-Setup/
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 14:39:05 PST
Do you need a byte? http://www.instructables.com/id/Do-you-need-a-byte/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:55:44 PST
Motion Activated LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-LEDs/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:17:07 PST
control leds with a potentiometer http://www.instructables.com/id/control-leds-with-a-potentiometer/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 18:14:54 PST
Arduino Simon Say http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Simon-Say/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 09:30:00 PST
LED Array of Fun! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Array-of-Fun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/FRIT/HQMN486Y/FQ0FRITHQMN486Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/FRIT/HQMN486Y/FQ0FRITHQMN486Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/FRIT/HQMN486Y/FQ0FRITHQMN486Y.SMALL.jpg AustinCrane This breadboard simulation is simple and easy to code. All of the code is open to view on the 123D Circuits app page and can also run the simulation through the simulator option. This projects could also be used to manipulate christmas lights and tweaked to the users preference. visit http://123d.ci...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 21:05:45 PST
8x8x8 LED Cube with Arduino Mega (+Sound +PS controller +Game) http://www.instructables.com/id/Programm-Arduino-Mega-setup/
8x8x8 LED Cube with Arduino Mega (+Sound +PS controller +Game) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/X4BY/HRBE3YX7/FQNX4BYHRBE3YX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/X4BY/HRBE3YX7/FQNX4BYHRBE3YX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/X4BY/HRBE3YX7/FQNX4BYHRBE3YX7.SMALL.jpg Anred Zynch This is a instructable which is based on the Cube by Chr, ( http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Cube-8x8x8/ ) by SuperTech-IT, ( http://www.instructables.com/id/CHRs-8X8X8-LED-Cu... ) and by das-labor.org, ( http://www.das-labor.org/wiki/Borg3d_Bauanleitung... ) but i think its better and ...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 09:37:59 PST
Learn How Electricity Works (no programming) http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-How-Electricity-Works-no-programming/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/PPRO/HQEA2Y7Z/FBRPPROHQEA2Y7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/PPRO/HQEA2Y7Z/FBRPPROHQEA2Y7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/PPRO/HQEA2Y7Z/FBRPPROHQEA2Y7Z.SMALL.jpg AustinCrane In order to get acquainted with electricity we will look at how to connect some simple components. The 123D circuits app makes it easy to explore how to make simple circuits and experiment with electricity. _______________________________________________________________ 1. LEDS - LEDs are very simp...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 18:27:30 PST
Trichromatic Spectra http://www.instructables.com/id/Trichromatic-Spectra/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/LS3A/HQ54NP1X/FWELS3AHQ54NP1X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/LS3A/HQ54NP1X/FWELS3AHQ54NP1X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/LS3A/HQ54NP1X/FWELS3AHQ54NP1X.SMALL.jpg tlinder This project is a modular art installation which utilizes Inflatables, LED lights and computer animation via Arduino. The end result is a kinetic, experiential light installation which is meant to be as meditative as it is to be fun. The Inflatables, light fixtures and electronics were all hand made...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 09:11:21 PST
Woooshing leds - Rotated animation by arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Woooshing-leds-Rotated-animation-by-arduino/
Woooshing leds - Rotated animation by arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/KE71/HQ6RROEO/FGBKE71HQ6RROEO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/KE71/HQ6RROEO/FGBKE71HQ6RROEO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/KE71/HQ6RROEO/FGBKE71HQ6RROEO.SMALL.jpg yonskiboy   This project allows you draw in the air letters, symbols or other shapes - as you like. Controlled by the Arduino, the 7 simple leds blinking on and off - creating the illusion of floating text in the air. This combination of simple components with a u...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 15:09:16 PST
Interfacing a Wind Sensor to LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Interfacing-a-Wind-Sensor-to-LEDs/
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 23:16:01 PST
Low Cost LED Grid http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-LED-Grid/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:04:47 PST
Arduino LED Water Jumping With Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Water-Jumping-With-Music/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 04:21:50 PST
LED Holiday Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Holiday-Craft/
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 10:52:21 PST
Simple arduino RGB led http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-arduino-RGB-led/
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 03:33:36 PST
Arduino (optic fibre) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-optic-fibre/
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 02:08:55 PST
Talking Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Overview-4/
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:50:42 PDT
Arduino defuseable bomb, perfect for airsoft games! (with timer, LCD, keypad, sound and more!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-defuseable-bomb-perfect-for-airsoft-games-/
Arduino defuseable bomb, perfect for airsoft games! (with timer, LCD, keypad, sound and more!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/WHP0/HN8245GK/FMPWHP0HN8245GK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/WHP0/HN8245GK/FMPWHP0HN8245GK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/WHP0/HN8245GK/FMPWHP0HN8245GK.SMALL.jpg MaltheF Hello This is a project I made a long time ago, but decided to upload anyways, feel free to ask me about it! The bomb has several features: - Password input by keypad to arm the bomb - Timer/count down - Sound - Flashy LEDs - Defusing via the password - LCD display - Keypad - Simple to edit and chan...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 17:09:40 PDT
Rainbow Jar - RGB Pixel Strip Controlled via Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Jar-RGB-Pixel-Strip-Controlled-via-Ardui/
Rainbow Jar - RGB Pixel Strip Controlled via Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/PL6S/HJKC5UT2/FEPPL6SHJKC5UT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/PL6S/HJKC5UT2/FEPPL6SHJKC5UT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/PL6S/HJKC5UT2/FEPPL6SHJKC5UT2.SMALL.jpg phenoptix Our most popular item on our display at Maker Faires is always the Rainbow Jar. One customer has already replicated it so we thought we'd share how we made it so you can make your own! https://vine.co/v/hqxpVgdFQ9z (tried embedding this vine but it breaks instructables!) Getting Started - What ...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 06:23:13 PDT
Multiplexing with Arduino - Transistors (I made it at techshop) http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiplexing-with-Arduino-Transistors-I-made/
Multiplexing with Arduino - Transistors (I made it at techshop) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/2W7C/HJKBM8X9/FUE2W7CHJKBM8X9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/2W7C/HJKBM8X9/FUE2W7CHJKBM8X9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/2W7C/HJKBM8X9/FUE2W7CHJKBM8X9.SMALL.jpg perez1028 The purpose of this instructable is to give a step by step instruction on implementing multiplexing using transistors. The first few steps will introduce Multiplexing, Transistors and when to use them. I was working on a binary clock project at techshop and I decided to make a instructable on Multi...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 19:14:51 PDT
Motion Activated Outdoor Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-Outdoor-Lighting/
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 09:56:26 PDT
PixelBrite http://www.instructables.com/id/PixelBrite/
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 23:47:49 PDT
Easy LCD display With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LCD-display-With-Arduino/
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 03:38:20 PDT
How To Make A Protective Case For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Protective-Case-For-Arduino/
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 20:11:11 PDT
Bike Turn Signal & Brake Light Handlebars http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Turn-Signal-Brake-Light-Handlebars/
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:23:25 PDT
persistence of vision display (POV) http://www.instructables.com/id/persistence-of-vision-display-POV/
persistence of vision display (POV) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/ZCX8/HHS9RLZO/FB6ZCX8HHS9RLZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/ZCX8/HHS9RLZO/FB6ZCX8HHS9RLZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/ZCX8/HHS9RLZO/FB6ZCX8HHS9RLZO.SMALL.jpg jakebader Hi guys!!! This is my first Instructable so if any make any mistakes just tell me. OK let’s get started! WHAT YOU WILL NEED -Arduino uno -solid core wire or ribbon cable -9v battery snap -6v motor (I got mine from a CD player) -scrap wood -screws -2 washers -largish gear for your motor -strip board...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 10:04:24 PDT
How To Write Your Own 4x4x4 LED Cube Show For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Write-Your-Own-LED-Cube-Show-For-Arduino/
How To Write Your Own 4x4x4 LED Cube Show For Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/KGLI/HHS5FAY3/F9UKGLIHHS5FAY3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/KGLI/HHS5FAY3/F9UKGLIHHS5FAY3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/KGLI/HHS5FAY3/F9UKGLIHHS5FAY3.SMALL.jpg jtmanders There are Many Instructables out there teaching you how to build an LED cube, however only a few actually help you write the code to go with it but rather just give you some to use, thus stopping your creative potential! Also there are many different ways to program the cube, but this is one of the ...
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 18:43:04 PDT
Steal the Bacon Game with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Steal-the-Bacon-Game-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/CBJA/HH2VYI2J/FIACBJAHH2VYI2J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/CBJA/HH2VYI2J/FIACBJAHH2VYI2J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/CBJA/HH2VYI2J/FIACBJAHH2VYI2J.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin This is what you will need to make an Arduino powered steal the bacon game: 10x      LEDs 11x      330 Ohm Resistors 1x        10k Ohm Resistor 1x        Button 1x        Switch 1x        Buzzer 19x      Jumper Wires 1x        Breadboard or Perfboard 1x        Arduino Mega 2560 or Arduino Uno This...
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 14:30:11 PDT
6 LED Pendulum with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/6-LED-Pendulum-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8WV4/HH2W0RKA/FAT8WV4HH2W0RKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8WV4/HH2W0RKA/FAT8WV4HH2W0RKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8WV4/HH2W0RKA/FAT8WV4HH2W0RKA.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin This is what you need to make a 6 LED Pendulum with Arduino: 6x     LEDS 6x     330 Ohm Resistors 7x     Jumper Wires 1x     Breadboard or Perfboard 1x     Arduino Uno or Arduino Mega 2560 This project does not take long to do at all. This is the code that I used: int led1 = 13; int led2 = 12; i...
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 13:45:33 PDT
5x2 LED Matrix with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/5x2-LED-Matrix-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P9AF/HH2VXV6S/FEIP9AFHH2VXV6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P9AF/HH2VXV6S/FEIP9AFHH2VXV6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P9AF/HH2VXV6S/FEIP9AFHH2VXV6S.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin To make this 5x2 LED Matrix you need the following: 12x    Jumper Wires 10x    LEDs 10x    330 Ohm Resistors 1x      Breadboard or Perfboard 1x      Arduino Uno or Arduino Mega 2560 This is a very easy and quick project. It takes about 30 minutes to do. This is the code that I used: /*   Blink  ...
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Fri, 31 May 2013 10:13:51 PDT
Virtual Dice using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Virtual-Dice-using-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/8FDL/HH2VYBXO/F998FDLHH2VYBXO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/8FDL/HH2VYBXO/F998FDLHH2VYBXO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/8FDL/HH2VYBXO/F998FDLHH2VYBXO.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin This is a virtual dice. It requires the following items: 10x     Jumper Wires 7x       LEDs 7x       330 Ohm Resistors 1x       10k Ohm Resistor 1x       Button 1x       Breadboard or Perfboard 1x       Arduino Mega 2560 or Arduino Uno This project takes about 30 minutes to an hour to make. This ...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 10:49:59 PDT
Arduino runs Tip31 + LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-runs-Tip31-LEDs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/LM9G/HH2VNF9X/FMFLM9GHH2VNF9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/LM9G/HH2VNF9X/FMFLM9GHH2VNF9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/LM9G/HH2VNF9X/FMFLM9GHH2VNF9X.SMALL.jpg OmriBlit ***This Instructable for the time being only shows the parts. The whole project is not complete Parts used: Tip31 5 LEDs Arduino uno  Breadboard  3.5 mm male audio jack to + and - wires wires for breadboard push button Construction: Attach the LEDs in parallel with each other. Attach the Tip31 on...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 00:15:29 PDT
Use a $1 ATTiny to drive addressable RGB LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-1-ATTiny-to-drive-addressable-RGB-LEDs/
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Tue, 28 May 2013 14:57:05 PDT
Self-Contained 7x7x7 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Contained-7x7x7-LED-Cube/
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 00:29:00 PDT
Arduino LED 4x4x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-4x4x4/
Arduino LED 4x4x4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/X7BL/HEI41EOJ/FTLX7BLHEI41EOJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/X7BL/HEI41EOJ/FTLX7BLHEI41EOJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/X7BL/HEI41EOJ/FTLX7BLHEI41EOJ.SMALL.jpg ullalanden This is some step how i made a arduino 4x4x4 whit 64 leds  First Ill check all the led and looking for some defect leds.  after i have tested all the leds i make a diagram for how i gonna connect these leds and so I make a level where I made the right distance between the LED distance is 1,5cm...
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 03:04:49 PDT
4x4x4 LED CUBE http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-LED-CUBE-2/
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Tue, 19 Feb 2013 04:21:27 PST
Simple Arduino 5x2 LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-5x2-LED-Matrix/
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 11:29:45 PST
How to make an Arduino-controlled bike-light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Arduino-controlled-bike-light/
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Thu, 31 Jan 2013 20:49:39 PST
LED Pattern Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pattern-Hat/
LED Pattern Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/81ZR/HCB8U3V4/FIN81ZRHCB8U3V4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/81ZR/HCB8U3V4/FIN81ZRHCB8U3V4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/81ZR/HCB8U3V4/FIN81ZRHCB8U3V4.SMALL.jpg Baybren This is a (moderately) simple Arduino project that is a spectacular display from LEDs - that you can wear on your head! It also uses a program that is not intricate at all, so you can modify it for different patterns and cycles. It's also a great first or second project for people new to Arduino. An...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 19:43:12 PST
Wall Sconces with Hidden Weather Display and Tangible User Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Sconces-with-Hidden-Weather-Display-and-Tangi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/BB9F/HCB8R3CN/FEHBB9FHCB8R3CN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/BB9F/HCB8R3CN/FEHBB9FHCB8R3CN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/BB9F/HCB8R3CN/FEHBB9FHCB8R3CN.SMALL.jpg AdielFernandez Videos of project in action below!!! Disclaimer: This is an abbreviated description of the project since I did not have time to do a full step-by-step instructable in time for a contest. However, I will gladly make a step-by-step 'ible if there is enough interest. If you like it, please take a mome...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 20:54:45 PST
How to make a LED 7-segment display with or without Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-LED-7-segment-display/
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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 21:14:41 PST
This Is Your Brain On Music http://www.instructables.com/id/This-Is-Your-Brain-On-Music/
This Is Your Brain On Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/8FHP/HBUZGQEP/F418FHPHBUZGQEP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/8FHP/HBUZGQEP/F418FHPHBUZGQEP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/8FHP/HBUZGQEP/F418FHPHBUZGQEP.SMALL.jpg terranlune Beat Detection and Music Visualizer using Processing, Arduino, LEDs, and a glass head. I had a strand of RGB LEDs that I ordered from China which turned out not to be individually addressable as I thought, so I came up with this project as a way to put them to good use!  Be sure to watch the vi...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:36:43 PST
Usb pen - charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Usb-pen-charger/
Usb pen - charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/QXNC/HAQ39V2M/FNQQXNCHAQ39V2M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/QXNC/HAQ39V2M/FNQQXNCHAQ39V2M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/QXNC/HAQ39V2M/FNQQXNCHAQ39V2M.SMALL.jpg matass This instructable will show you how to make  usb pen- charger, from metal pen, and a usb car charger... You will need... Yuo will need Open... Open your usb car charger... Solder... Solder anode and cathode to wires... Add switch Add switch to the circuit, and test...
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Fri, 28 Dec 2012 13:16:11 PST
Arduino Controlled LED Strip Holiday Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-LED-Strip-Holiday-Lighting/
Arduino Controlled LED Strip Holiday Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/4Z9X/HAUNM35E/FQC4Z9XHAUNM35E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/4Z9X/HAUNM35E/FQC4Z9XHAUNM35E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/4Z9X/HAUNM35E/FQC4Z9XHAUNM35E.SMALL.jpg CarlS With the prices dropping on LED strip lighting, setting up Permanent Holiday Lighting is getting more feasible every day.  An Arduino makes a great DIY lighting controller. For this project, I used some analog RGB LED Strips with a very simple Arduino control setup so we can make our own light show...
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Wed, 19 Dec 2012 23:15:23 PST
9 x 9 LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/9-x-9-LED-Matrix/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/25ZA/H9T4KYCX/FRK25ZAH9T4KYCX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/25ZA/H9T4KYCX/FRK25ZAH9T4KYCX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/25ZA/H9T4KYCX/FRK25ZAH9T4KYCX.SMALL.jpg jensenr30 Abstract: I made this matrix of LEDs a while ago. My goal was to have a display that I could control with an Arduino Microcontroller and program to make animations and play simple games. Here is my version of the classic Pong game. Details: This device uses an 8-bit shift register and a decade coun...
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 11:11:32 PST
Cylon Pumpkin 2012 http://www.instructables.com/id/Cylon-Pumpkin-2012/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/1C2L/H9K2FROB/FL11C2LH9K2FROB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/1C2L/H9K2FROB/FL11C2LH9K2FROB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/1C2L/H9K2FROB/FL11C2LH9K2FROB.SMALL.jpg ShawnHymel My girlfriend and I spent a few days before Halloween creating a Cylon Pumpkin. We based the design on the one found here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Cylon-pumpkin/. However, we added an Adafruit Wave Shield and LV-EZ1 ultrasonic distance sensor to add sound and a trip sensor. Many thanks to u...
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 09:46:51 PST
Monovelo Monowheel LED modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Monovelo-Monowheel-LED-modification/
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Sat, 17 Nov 2012 17:48:12 PST
Interactive LED Lab Coat http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Lab-Coat/
Interactive LED Lab Coat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/969H/HAE69E7Y/FBZ969HHAE69E7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/969H/HAE69E7Y/FBZ969HHAE69E7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/969H/HAE69E7Y/FBZ969HHAE69E7Y.SMALL.jpg ProtoTank This is an instructable for the Interactive LED Lab Coats, showcased at Autodesk University.  Check out the videos below! The first is a demo of the colors actuated by the buttons. The second is a demo of the breathalyzer! (this will be explained later)   Tools  Sewing machine Solderin...
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Fri, 16 Nov 2012 19:19:27 PST