Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - light - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 7 Feb 2016 05:42:18 PST BLOX v1.01 LED Sound Reactive Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Sound-Reactive-Light-Box/
LED Sound Reactive Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/Z2C5/IK8MXN1Y/FYZZ2C5IK8MXN1Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/Z2C5/IK8MXN1Y/FYZZ2C5IK8MXN1Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/Z2C5/IK8MXN1Y/FYZZ2C5IK8MXN1Y.SMALL.jpg nlewkowitz I really liked Dan Chen's Instructable Ex Machina Sound Reactive LED Wall. It was so easy to follow, and the results were great. I created version using cardboard and vellum, as you can see in the image with the red LED lights in the middle - note the Arduino and breadboard hanging off the side.The ...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 16:55:50 PST
Wake-up ceiling light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-up-Ceiling-Light/
Wake-up ceiling light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/7FPG/IIUOPIPW/FPL7FPGIIUOPIPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/7FPG/IIUOPIPW/FPL7FPGIIUOPIPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/7FPG/IIUOPIPW/FPL7FPGIIUOPIPW.SMALL.jpg Frans van Buul I like the idea of a wake-up light, simulating sunrise in the morning to wake up in a gentle fashion. There are many commercial products for this, usually having the form factor of a stand-alone bedside lamp. I thought the entire concept would actually work better if it were integrated into our bedr...
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 22:29:32 PST
Adding Bluetooth 4.0 to your Arduino Project [IoT] - Controlled by Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Bluetooth-40-to-Your-Arduino-Project-IoT-Co/
Adding Bluetooth 4.0 to your Arduino Project [IoT] - Controlled by Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SMALL.jpg IoTalabs We are group of internet of things enthusiasts that love hacking together different devices. Check out our current project at our website and take a look at this guide in a different format at our blog. Introduction Arduino is a cool platform because you can easily interact with your projects fro...
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 16:55:06 PST
LED Nerf Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Nerf-Mod/
LED Nerf Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/3CC1/II0ODSE3/FDW3CC1II0ODSE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/3CC1/II0ODSE3/FDW3CC1II0ODSE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/3CC1/II0ODSE3/FDW3CC1II0ODSE3.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Whether you just want to look cool, show off to your friends or just like lights (like me!), this Light Up Nerf Strongarm Mod will definitely please your eyes as you shoot down your friends (removed: enemies), target your cat, or just bask in the greatness that is the LIGHTARM.It has some pretty coo...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 15:56:33 PST
House Plant Monitoring System http://www.instructables.com/id/House-Plant-Monitoring-System/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 09:30:44 PST
DIY Arduino Automatic Grow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Automatic-Grow-Box/
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 10:02:20 PST
Fake TV Security Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-TV-Security-Light/
Fake TV Security Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/BGG3/IHM9R5KZ/FLCBGG3IHM9R5KZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/BGG3/IHM9R5KZ/FLCBGG3IHM9R5KZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/BGG3/IHM9R5KZ/FLCBGG3IHM9R5KZ.SMALL.jpg RonM9 Fast & Easy Fake-TV Light module built for under $5; with enhanced features. With the use of this device you can go for holidays or on vacation leaving your home with a lived in appearance and thus an added layer of security. "I'm up and I am a night owl ... or perhaps asleep on the coach in front ...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 01:50:36 PST
Tapping Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tapping-Light/
Tapping Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/78JO/IHI1I0JO/FF578JOIHI1I0JO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/78JO/IHI1I0JO/FF578JOIHI1I0JO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/78JO/IHI1I0JO/FF578JOIHI1I0JO.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Everything on the internet has a loading time, for the lucky few who have gigabit internet, this may not become apparent, however for most of the people in the world where even dial up internet is still used - buffering and long loading times are frequent and annoying. So I give you:TAPPING LIGHTTa...
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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:07:13 PST
LED RGB Floodlight Christmas Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-RGB-Floodlight-Christmas-Hack/
LED RGB Floodlight Christmas Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/6LV1/IH9EQOB2/F9M6LV1IH9EQOB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/6LV1/IH9EQOB2/F9M6LV1IH9EQOB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/6LV1/IH9EQOB2/F9M6LV1IH9EQOB2.SMALL.jpg dapackers Last winter I had an ugly plastic snowman out in the front yard with the brightest fluorescent bulb in it I could find - it was bright but boring. After doing some cool effects with this years Jack-o-Lanterns using RGB LEDs, I was looking to scale things up and put some fancy lighting inside the ug...
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 22:06:00 PST
LED Photography Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Photography-Light/
LED Photography Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/6NMH/IH9ER3MG/F036NMHIH9ER3MG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/6NMH/IH9ER3MG/F036NMHIH9ER3MG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/6NMH/IH9ER3MG/F036NMHIH9ER3MG.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Hey everyone, in this instructable I will show you how to make an LED light for photography. It can optionally be controlled by a smartphone. Parts and Tools Here are the parts and tools that you will need to make this project:Parts:Ultrabright white 5mm LEDs (x6)Linkit ONE board with WiFi antenn...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 01:46:46 PST
Home Automation - RC Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Automation-5/
Home Automation - RC Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/JR70/IGTYB76A/F60JR70IGTYB76A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/JR70/IGTYB76A/F60JR70IGTYB76A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/JR70/IGTYB76A/F60JR70IGTYB76A.SMALL.gif tinker_thinker Is there an appliance in your house that you wished could be turned on easier? That hard to reach light that you need every day or a fan? With the LinkIt ONE we can do just that! Specifically we can control an AC appliance with a remote control! There are many different appliances around the house t...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:20:38 PST
SUMO : Smart Pulse Monitor ( A Low Cost Smart ECG ) http://www.instructables.com/id/SUMO-Smart-Pulse-Monitor-A-Low-Cost-Smart-ECG-/
SUMO : Smart Pulse Monitor ( A Low Cost Smart ECG ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/1OWY/IGO1EW1E/FZH1OWYIGO1EW1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/1OWY/IGO1EW1E/FZH1OWYIGO1EW1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/1OWY/IGO1EW1E/FZH1OWYIGO1EW1E.SMALL.jpg Geeve George Hello Everyone,I'm Geeve George a 15 year old Maker/Electronics Hobbyist.I love Computer Vision , Android Development and Algorithm Design.I am currently in 11th Grade Computer Science Student at Little Rock Indian School. :) Find more about me at : www.geevegeorge.co.vu.What is Electrocardiography...
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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 12:53:55 PST
Linkit One - Dual beam spectrometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-Dual-beam-spectrometer/
Linkit One - Dual beam spectrometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/OKMZ/IGQTZNQW/FPTOKMZIGQTZNQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/OKMZ/IGQTZNQW/FPTOKMZIGQTZNQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/OKMZ/IGQTZNQW/FPTOKMZIGQTZNQW.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR My employment history is based around laboratory work and more recently lab equipment installation. My last employer was a pharmaceutical company and before being downsized I was able to get approval to salvage parts from a pieces of equipment that was due to be thrown in the skip. Anyway I got appr...
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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 05:44:08 PST
Linkit One - Live data monitored in Excel and displayed using a Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-Live-data-monitored-in-Excel-and-displa/
Linkit One - Live data monitored in Excel and displayed using a Dashboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/DSU2/IG3WXC29/FF0DSU2IG3WXC29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/DSU2/IG3WXC29/FF0DSU2IG3WXC29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/DSU2/IG3WXC29/FF0DSU2IG3WXC29.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR There are lots of ways to collect data from prototyping platforms like the Linkit One many of which you will have to pay for. Probably the simplest is to use Excel for your collection and manipulation.For example: Use the serial port and Windmill http://www.windmill.co.uk/excel/ WinDaq/XL http:/...
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 06:04:03 PDT
RobotGeek PIR Motion Sensor Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/RobotGeek-PIR-Motion-Sensor-Night-Light/
RobotGeek PIR Motion Sensor Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/0ATO/IG11XWWI/FJZ0ATOIG11XWWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/0ATO/IG11XWWI/FJZ0ATOIG11XWWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/0ATO/IG11XWWI/FJZ0ATOIG11XWWI.SMALL.jpg robotgeek_official This project demonstrates how to make a nightlight by using an Arduino, a PIR motion sensor, and PowerSwitch Tail to turn on a 120V light. Setup Your Arduino / Geekduino Our instructable will be using the RobotGeek Geekduino board and the RobotGeek SensorShield. If you've never used an Arduino ...
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Wed, 21 Oct 2015 13:16:19 PDT
Proximity Safety Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Proximity-Safety-Bike-Light/
Proximity Safety Bike Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/9Y3K/IG11XJUY/FO59Y3KIG11XJUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/9Y3K/IG11XJUY/FO59Y3KIG11XJUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/9Y3K/IG11XJUY/FO59Y3KIG11XJUY.SMALL.jpg aragon1603 I won an Intel Edison with the Transportation and Safety Kit, so I decided to apply it on bike security, this is my first project and my first Instructable too.In this instructable i will explain my little project, this is the first version. In the future I'm going to improve it.I'm a true believer...
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Wed, 21 Oct 2015 12:05:44 PDT
Control RGB Light with Computer color palatte http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-RGB-Light-with-Computer-color-palatte/
Control RGB Light with Computer color palatte - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/UGD6/IF3SQYU3/FHVUGD6IF3SQYU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/UGD6/IF3SQYU3/FHVUGD6IF3SQYU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/UGD6/IF3SQYU3/FHVUGD6IF3SQYU3.SMALL.jpg BharathRam Hi guys in this instructable i'm gonna teach you how to control a RGB light with computer color palatte..you can produce almost all colors in RGB light as your wish with the help of color palatte.. Components required The materials required areARDUINO RGB lightResistor (220 ohm)wireswire cutter a...
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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 08:52:07 PDT
Musical RGB Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-RGB-Lamp/
Musical RGB Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/W1V2/IEN4P9KG/FXPW1V2IEN4P9KG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/W1V2/IEN4P9KG/FXPW1V2IEN4P9KG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/W1V2/IEN4P9KG/FXPW1V2IEN4P9KG.SMALL.jpg Carl Gordon Media Here is a quick guide showing how I turned my traditional desk lamp into a colorful sound equalizer using Arduino and Processing. Lamp setup For this specific project you will obviously need a lamp. I recycled this lamp after it's original bulb broke, inspiring me to replace it with an RGB led.Th...
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 16:26:35 PDT
Smart Lamp Chic'on Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Lamp-Chicon-Cube/
Smart Lamp Chic'on Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/Z47G/IE1HKRKZ/FDGZ47GIE1HKRKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/Z47G/IE1HKRKZ/FDGZ47GIE1HKRKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/Z47G/IE1HKRKZ/FDGZ47GIE1HKRKZ.SMALL.jpg roiKosmic This instructables shows how to build a smart lamp able to connect the the Chic'on service platform. (More information on http://www.chicon.fr)This lamp will be able to run application hosted on the Chic'on application service cloud such as: Meteo Air pollution level (France only)...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 12:13:11 PDT
Home Automation with a Smartphone (TV, Arduino, Light, Security, Projector, DVD Player...) http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Control-with-a-Smartphone-TV-Arduino-Light-Se/
Home Automation with a Smartphone (TV, Arduino, Light, Security, Projector, DVD Player...) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/7KDR/IE7J5Q0L/FHC7KDRIE7J5Q0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/7KDR/IE7J5Q0L/FHC7KDRIE7J5Q0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/7KDR/IE7J5Q0L/FHC7KDRIE7J5Q0L.SMALL.jpg Imetomi These days the home automation devices and the home controlling systems are very popular. Even in the community of DIY-ers. So decided to make my own home control device using Arduino. The device can be controlled with a cellphone, and here I used a very odd/wierd mode to transmit the commands from ...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 10:27:46 PDT
Arduino Basic Tutorials - How to Control LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Basic-Tutorials-How-to-control-LEDs/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 20:27:05 PDT
TV B Gone Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-B-Gone-Keychain/
TV B Gone Keychain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/2GKA/IDU2OZB6/FK72GKAIDU2OZB6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/2GKA/IDU2OZB6/FK72GKAIDU2OZB6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/2GKA/IDU2OZB6/FK72GKAIDU2OZB6.SMALL.jpg JemChalweDoPorzygu Recently I thought about shrinking my TV B GONE which I made by myself using originall Adafruit schematics and their firmware 1.2 (include EU codes)I saw many projects on the Internet but only a few was designed for use with European on/off codes. (Yes, I'm from Europe - Poland)I found dark sponge's...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:14:35 PDT
IoT Wall Outlet with Arduino and ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Wall-Outlet-with-Arduino-and-ESP8266/
IoT Wall Outlet with Arduino and ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/OCX8/ID5S93BT/FNROCX8ID5S93BT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/OCX8/ID5S93BT/FNROCX8ID5S93BT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/OCX8/ID5S93BT/FNROCX8ID5S93BT.SMALL.jpg gopinath.marappan In this instructable, I show you how to add enhanced accessibility, intelligence and connectivity to an ordinary wall outlet. This is done with a combination of microcontrollers, Arduino, various sensors, ESP8266 and a mix of software packages. As I have designed this project in a sort of a modular...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 03:59:16 PDT
How i took this picture and how you can too http://www.instructables.com/id/How-i-took-this-picture-and-how-you-can-too/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:04:56 PDT
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-LIGHTSABER/
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly This is a 3D printed Light Saber I designed as a personal project to keep myself occupied... Here's a demo video: Demo VideoLet me start off by saying this is a very easy print/make... The handle only has two main prints and you have the option of printing either 6 individual sliding cylinders or pr...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:37:44 PDT
Light-Controlled Blinds http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Controlled-Blinds/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 12:31:38 PDT
Colour Changing LED Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Colour-Changing-LED-Night-Light/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:55:42 PDT
Arduino Party Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Party-Lights/
Arduino Party Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/MH5Z/IAXROL46/FOYMH5ZIAXROL46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/MH5Z/IAXROL46/FOYMH5ZIAXROL46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/MH5Z/IAXROL46/FOYMH5ZIAXROL46.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Now this is a multipurpose project. Use it as a party light OR as a gig booster.Adding colors and manipulating the light sequence is easy thing to do. Check the video to see the project in work.If there is a VOTE patch on the right side of the project site, throw me a vote if you want :) Componen...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:03:45 PDT
Ikea Hack: Moonlighting Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Hack-Moonlighting-Lamp/
Ikea Hack: Moonlighting Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/A9SK/IABOHM5P/FNPA9SKIABOHM5P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/A9SK/IABOHM5P/FNPA9SKIABOHM5P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/A9SK/IABOHM5P/FNPA9SKIABOHM5P.SMALL.jpg Sake of Making The Moonlighting Lamp is a glorified nightlight that changes brightness based on proximity. Most nightlights use a motion sensor to detect someone's presence and abruptly turn on. The Moonlighting Lamp uses a proximity sensor to detect someone's presence and calmly illuminates as they approach. If y...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 10:34:55 PDT
Sonic Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Fish/
Sonic Fish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/3VQ1/I9UDE19I/FG23VQ1I9UDE19I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/3VQ1/I9UDE19I/FG23VQ1I9UDE19I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/3VQ1/I9UDE19I/FG23VQ1I9UDE19I.SMALL.jpg RoboPandaPDX I wanted to create a mood light or night light that would have a different kind of user interface, one that would be fun to use. I looked at several sensors in my vault of bought, but not used yet purchases. I decided I hadn’t done to much with the ultrasonic sensor. Waiving your hand and having som...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 19:22:22 PDT
DIY: Wired LEDs & RGB LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wired-LEDs-RGB-LEDs/
DIY: Wired LEDs & RGB LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/JOI6/I9LZCWS3/FOZJOI6I9LZCWS3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/JOI6/I9LZCWS3/FOZJOI6I9LZCWS3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/JOI6/I9LZCWS3/FOZJOI6I9LZCWS3.SMALL.jpg Simple-Circuits In this tutorial, I will be showing you how to make your own wired LEDs for Arduino using jumper wires. Componentes: 5mm RGB LEDs:http://www.amazon.ca/SODIAL-Common-Cathode-Emittin...5mm LEDs:http://www.amazon.ca/Green-Blue-Yellow-White-Light...M-F jumper wires:http://www.amazon.ca/Accmart-Flexible-...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 01:05:30 PDT
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands http://www.instructables.com/id/BeamBox-A-tower-that-glows-to-your-commands/
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel BeamBox - The partly 3D printed, part hand crafted rectangular tower that glows to your commands, either pre-determined, to music or by using specialised lighting software.The design is very similar to the VortoLight but with a different goal in mind. The goal of the BeamBox is to be easy and fun to...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 02:56:33 PDT
Laser Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Painting/
Laser Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/HF4Z/I9JR3A5S/F1GHF4ZI9JR3A5S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/HF4Z/I9JR3A5S/F1GHF4ZI9JR3A5S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/HF4Z/I9JR3A5S/F1GHF4ZI9JR3A5S.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales Imagine being able to paint anywhere and on any surface, no matter how big the canvas is or how far it seems to be! This robotic controlled laser lets turn any landscapes into canvas. Please be responsible while using lasers, never point them at people or animals. Also be aware that people can rea...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 20:55:31 PDT
Interactive Mood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Mood-Lamp/
Interactive Mood Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/ZNG8/I9B6K5SX/FM6ZNG8I9B6K5SX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/ZNG8/I9B6K5SX/FM6ZNG8I9B6K5SX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/ZNG8/I9B6K5SX/FM6ZNG8I9B6K5SX.SMALL.jpg FranklinM1 In this Instructable, we will build a bright mood lamp, with an internal clock, microphone, and temperature sensor. Through this sense of time, sound and temperature, the lamp is able to react by changing colors / brightness in response to its environment. This project uses an Arduino controlled, br...
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Tue, 5 May 2015 19:50:34 PDT
Smart LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-LED-Lights/
Smart LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/X5ZZ/I92LTYZ2/FZLX5ZZI92LTYZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/X5ZZ/I92LTYZ2/FZLX5ZZI92LTYZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/X5ZZ/I92LTYZ2/FZLX5ZZI92LTYZ2.SMALL.jpg joshtlawson I recently finished up a bunk bed project for my kids. Being an engineer I was eagerly looking for a "problem" that needed an overly complex solution. Besides, it's obvious that young children sleep better with unfettered access to a light slightly brighter than a collapsed sun.I'd had my eye on Ada...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:16:47 PDT
Jellyfish Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Jellyfish-Nightlight/
Jellyfish Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/TCXV/I92LWK0Y/FJPTCXVI92LWK0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/TCXV/I92LWK0Y/FJPTCXVI92LWK0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/TCXV/I92LWK0Y/FJPTCXVI92LWK0Y.SMALL.jpg JillH2 Hello! Welcome to the Instructable of the Jellyfish Nightlight. Now, a little background...this was a final project for a course called Creative Technologies. I had the idea for a night light one assignment before, so I took it up a level (maybe two). Anyways, I had this light cover from an old ceil...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:30:32 PDT
Website Down Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Website-Down-Alarm/
Website Down Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/H06J/I3BH6B1L/FTSH06JI3BH6B1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/H06J/I3BH6B1L/FTSH06JI3BH6B1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/H06J/I3BH6B1L/FTSH06JI3BH6B1L.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam If your website goes down, you want to be the first to know. Make it obvious when there's a problem by hooking up a big alarm light to a Tessel, which will ping your website every few seconds to check for trouble.This project can also be viewed on the Tessel Projects Page. Materials You will need...
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 11:29:09 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 Seeking and Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Seeking-and-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
Light Seeking and Obstacle Avoiding Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/DZZ9/I5WCP55Z/FVGDZZ9I5WCP55Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/DZZ9/I5WCP55Z/FVGDZZ9I5WCP55Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/DZZ9/I5WCP55Z/FVGDZZ9I5WCP55Z.SMALL.jpg Vagelis Chantzis The purpose of this project is to build an arduino robot that follows light and avoids possible obstacles in its way. It is based on an Arduino Uno microcontroller board and it uses Light Dependent Resistors to find the most bright light source while avoiding any obstacle on its way to the light sou...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 08:25:11 PST
Make Poetry with Light and Mirrors http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Poetry-with-Light-and-Mirrors/
Make Poetry with Light and Mirrors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/73PP/I52CYFW6/FAP73PPI52CYFW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/73PP/I52CYFW6/FAP73PPI52CYFW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/73PP/I52CYFW6/FAP73PPI52CYFW6.SMALL.jpg corpuscallosum This Instructable is an overview of my project, called "What You Make of It", that I created during my residency at Pier 9.What You Make of It is a kinetic art installation that uses light and mirrors to display generative poetry. Fifteen laser-cut mirrors in the shape of letters hang by chain from ...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:03:06 PST
IcosaLEDron: A Multi LED Smart Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/IcosaLEDron-A-Multi-LED-Smart-Ball/
IcosaLEDron: A Multi LED Smart Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/64QT/I24LYBTV/FUB64QTI24LYBTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/64QT/I24LYBTV/FUB64QTI24LYBTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/64QT/I24LYBTV/FUB64QTI24LYBTV.SMALL.jpg Afritlabs What is an IcosaLEDron? It's a programmable, rechargeable 20 sided "ball" with a RGB LED on each face. Inside is a custom PCB equipped with the Atmega328p that is Arduino compatible allowing for easy programming of different effects. With twenty WS2812B LEDs (also known as Neopixels) positioned equa...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:09:42 PST
Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-interactive-iPad-controlled-LED-Wall/
Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SMALL.jpg sheetmetalalchemist Show me the youtube video of the wall in action!Everyone wants to make giant LED displays to show their cool, geometric LED waves, or fuzzy pink Elvis art. However, in order to address a massive wall of LEDs, you have to figure out how to turn your fuzzy pink Elvis art into a string of zeros and one...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:49:46 PST
Star Wars Crossguard Neopixel Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Crossguard-Lightsaber/
Star Wars Crossguard Neopixel Lightsaber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/B54F/I4IWPURS/F1MB54FI4IWPURS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/B54F/I4IWPURS/F1MB54FI4IWPURS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/B54F/I4IWPURS/F1MB54FI4IWPURS.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad For all "those wierd kids that are board" and looking for something to do on a dark winter's night...Make the new crossguard triblade lightsaber from Star Wars: Episode 7, (VII in Roman numerals, if they even teach that in school anymore)This instructable will go over the physical build but it is mo...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 17:20:27 PST
Color Changing Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Mood-Lamp/
Color Changing Mood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ZT2O/I4CMQ1SD/FBMZT2OI4CMQ1SD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ZT2O/I4CMQ1SD/FBMZT2OI4CMQ1SD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ZT2O/I4CMQ1SD/FBMZT2OI4CMQ1SD.SMALL.jpg batkin Get in the mood with some fairly simple ATTiny85 based homemade color shifting lamps! The code is Arduino IDE compatible for easy customization. Step 1: Materials Saw Drill Sheet of wood Wood screws Various hole cutter bits 6" Acrylic Cupcake / CAKE / Centerpiece Tube Extension (for diffusing t...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 12:24:56 PST
TimeRuler http://www.instructables.com/id/TimeRuler/
TimeRuler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/9GB1/I49RRH5D/FWK9GB1I49RRH5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/9GB1/I49RRH5D/FWK9GB1I49RRH5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/9GB1/I49RRH5D/FWK9GB1I49RRH5D.SMALL.jpg glazur TimeRuler is a time-space measuring tool, using light-painting technique. It can be used for fun, for measuring high speed movement in different sports or as an educational device for schools. What you need:Arduino UNO, or similar13 pcs. 3V ultra bright dome LEDjump wiremini breadboard9V batteryplyw...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:52:52 PST
Light Box DJ http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Light-Box/
Light Box DJ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/TJYW/I3VHKN8J/FAOTJYWI3VHKN8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/TJYW/I3VHKN8J/FAOTJYWI3VHKN8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/TJYW/I3VHKN8J/FAOTJYWI3VHKN8J.SMALL.jpg Delasign 'The Light Box' is a wooden, desk accessory designed to react to the music being played and is ideal for drum pads and DJs. Composed of a oak frame, the music box uses an Arduino Uno in combination with an MSGEQ7 chip and two audio jacks to brighten your musical experience via a matrix of NeoPixels....
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:09:08 PST
Glass with accelerometer controlled light http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-with-accelerometer-controlled-light/
Glass with accelerometer controlled light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZS3O/I3S5OC46/FUDZS3OI3S5OC46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZS3O/I3S5OC46/FUDZS3OI3S5OC46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZS3O/I3S5OC46/FUDZS3OI3S5OC46.SMALL.gif ademon I have started this project as a bed side glass with lighting feature. When I have moved forward I explored different usages in different contexts.Bed side glass scenario:When the user wakes up and needs to drink water, he/she turns the glass. When the glass flips over, it lights up, thanks to the a...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:55:33 PST
Wonderlamp - Cheshire Cat Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wonderlamp-Cheshire-Cat-Light/
Wonderlamp - Cheshire Cat Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/KPEI/I3KBU34U/F57KPEII3KBU34U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/KPEI/I3KBU34U/F57KPEII3KBU34U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/KPEI/I3KBU34U/F57KPEII3KBU34U.SMALL.jpg santiagoleila Wonderlamp ...most everyone is mad here, and I'm not all there myself...______This is a project developed for my MFA in Products of Design at the School of Visual Arts. I used a lot of the school facilities to build this that are not available to everyone, but I tried to add some ideas about alterna...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:35:13 PST
Blinds' Eye http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinds-Eye/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 16:35:06 PST
Interactive box with logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-box-with-logo/
Interactive box with logo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/9A4K/I327GNA0/FM29A4KI327GNA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/9A4K/I327GNA0/FM29A4KI327GNA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/9A4K/I327GNA0/FM29A4KI327GNA0.SMALL.jpg katrin.zhurkina Plastic box with logo which will change the color by using web page Idea Create your idea! Materials Buy everything what you need: plastic or wooden material for box, create logo, buy Sparkfun RedBoard, Adafruit NeoPixel Stick RGB LED, wires, cable ( to connect art board with computer) Plan ...
By: katrin.zhurkina

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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:07:33 PST