Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - light - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:03:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Arduino Chandelier from Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chandelier-from-Jars/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 16:40:31 PDT
Light Spectrometer from a "battery powered" head inspection lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Spectrometer-from-a-head-inspection-lamp/
Light Spectrometer from a "battery powered" head inspection lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR Hello if you like this please take the time to vote in the competitionsTHANKSAt the end of my light sensing instructable where I played with the measurement of reducing sun light levels as well as making it into a laser game , I mentioned that I wanted to have a go at making a full spectrometer. Thi...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 14:28:46 PDT
Voice Activated LED Lighting with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Activated-LED-Lighting-with-Arduino/
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Fri, 9 May 2014 23:36:45 PDT
Tilt Activated Cloud Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Activated-Cloud-Light/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 03:46:08 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
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
[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
Light Clapper http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Clapper-1/
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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/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:05:18 PST
Adafruit Flora Brain Machine Bra http://www.instructables.com/id/Adafruit-Flora-Brain-Machine-Bra/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 12:36:55 PST
Light Painters Palette aka Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painters-Palette-aka-Light-Box/
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 12:30:07 PST
Temperature-Sensitive Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-sensitive-Infinity-Mirror/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 13:54:15 PST
How to Do Arduino-Controlled Intelligent Time-Lapse Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Do-Arduino-Controlled-Intelligent-Time-Laps/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 10:45:29 PST
BH1750 Digital Light Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/BH1750-Digital-Light-Sensor/
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 03:24:58 PDT
Bluetooth Weather Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Weather-Lamp/
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 13:45:37 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
Traffic Signal / Stop Light Wiring with Arduino Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Traffic-Signal-Stop-Light-Wiring-with-Arduino-Co/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 19:37:30 PST
IR Remote Controlled Color Changing Cloud (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Remote-Controlled-Color-Changing-Cloud-Arduino/
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 22:07:57 PST
Wake-up light (no arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-up-light-no-arduino/
Wake-up light (no arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/HOZ2/H82U13TE/FJKHOZ2H82U13TE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/HOZ2/H82U13TE/FJKHOZ2H82U13TE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/HOZ2/H82U13TE/FJKHOZ2H82U13TE.SMALL.jpg Giedow Hello instructables people, Every morning when my alarm rings I have trouble getting out of bed. (so I am always late) To help me wake up I wanted to buy a wake-up light, it's supposed to help you wake up by giving the impression of a sunrise by getting brighter every minute after the alarm goes. Un...
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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 14:10:23 PDT
$2 sun tracker circuit - healthy discussion! http://www.instructables.com/id/2-sun-tracker-circuit/
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 20:15:04 PDT
Arduino Internet Controlled Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Controlled-Desk-Lamp/
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:09:42 PDT
Pressure Activated Light-Up Umbrella http://www.instructables.com/id/Pressure-Activated-Light-Up-Umbrella/
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Wed, 2 May 2012 12:45:23 PDT
4x4x4 RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-RGB-LED-Cube/
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 22:29:16 PDT
Control anything remotely with Infrared signals. http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-anything-remotely-with-Infrared-signals/
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 05:23:22 PDT
Energy-Saving Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Saving-Light/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 11:40:12 PDT
Light Sensing LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensing-LEDs/
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Fri, 10 Feb 2012 20:30:44 PST
Geiger counter triggered LED decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Geiger-counter-triggered-LED-decorations/
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Tue, 20 Dec 2011 04:04:15 PST
Smart Relay Power Box(SiriProxy Compatible) http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Relay-Power-BoxSiriProxy-Compatible/
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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 23:22:28 PST
Traffic Light Stoplight LED Scarf - Safety Scarf of Righteousness http://www.instructables.com/id/Traffic-Light-Stoplight-LED-Scarf-Safety-Scarf-o/
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Fri, 9 Dec 2011 20:13:11 PST
3 Channel arduino Powered Christmas Light Controller! http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Channel-arduino-Powered-Christmas-Light-Controll/
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By: Robot Lover

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Thu, 1 Dec 2011 08:11:29 PST
Arduino Solar Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Solar-Tracker/
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By: geo bruce

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Sun, 3 Jul 2011 00:51:01 PDT
(w/ Video) Basic Arduino Robot, Light Seeker! http://www.instructables.com/id/First-Arduino-Robot-Light-Seeker/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 20:34:36 PDT
LED chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-chandelier-1/
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Tue, 14 Sep 2010 13:51:00 PDT
Twitter Mood Light - The World's Mood in a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitter-Mood-Light-The-Worlds-Mood-in-a-Box/
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Thu, 13 May 2010 08:36:16 PDT
Photocell tutorial! http://www.instructables.com/id/Photocell-tutorial/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2009 13:38:15 PDT