Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - light - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:58:04 PST BLOX v1.01 How to make a suspended matrix of spinning CDs with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Suspended-Matrix-of-Spinning-CDs-W/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:01:05 PST
Arduino Based Light Chimes http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Light-Chimes/
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:28:48 PST
DIY Autonomous Fluorescent Grow-Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Autonomous-Fluorescent-Grow-Light/
DIY Autonomous Fluorescent Grow-Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KOOB/IZ6BGXJR/FJSKOOBIZ6BGXJR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KOOB/IZ6BGXJR/FJSKOOBIZ6BGXJR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KOOB/IZ6BGXJR/FJSKOOBIZ6BGXJR.SMALL.jpg Teodors_B Hey guys!I am a 17-year old from Latvia who has recently been vastly fascinated by the subject of indoor cultivation of plants and thus decided to start growing cayenne peppers. I live in a northern country so summers are short and winters are cold. Thus I decided to create a fully functional and ef...
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:45:55 PST
Valentine's Sunflower http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Sunflower/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:42:39 PST
Awesome Glowing Ceiling Fan Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Glowing-Ceiling-Fan-Mod/
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 19:30:39 PST
Dieselpunk Insulator Light with Arduino-Controlled LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Dieselpunk-Insulator-Light-With-Arduino-Controlled/
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 18:17:41 PST
Light box (using frequency) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Box-using-Frequency/
Light box (using frequency) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/C0E3/IYOQ7J7D/FRMC0E3IYOQ7J7D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/C0E3/IYOQ7J7D/FRMC0E3IYOQ7J7D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/C0E3/IYOQ7J7D/FRMC0E3IYOQ7J7D.SMALL.jpg Sergiogc92 Hi everyone!This post is made by Sergio García Calvente, Tatiana Castillo Pérez y Míguel Macías Macías to show you our project, this project was for 'Creative Electronics' a Beng Electronics Engineering 4th year module at the University of Málaga, School of Telecommunications(www.etsit.uma.es)When t...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2017 13:49:55 PST
Programmable RGB Mood Light - Attiny85 http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-RGB-Mood-Light-Attiny85/
Programmable RGB Mood Light - Attiny85 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/78UP/IYAMTURI/F2N78UPIYAMTURI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/78UP/IYAMTURI/F2N78UPIYAMTURI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/78UP/IYAMTURI/F2N78UPIYAMTURI.SMALL.jpg Svinska013 Welcome to my first instructables page. A year ago I got introduced to the wonderful world of Arduino and electronics. I have learned a lot from this site and this seems a great place to show my projects. I hope you find this project entertaining and helpful. I'm eager to know what you think. Let me...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:33:53 PST
DIY Aquarium Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Aquarium-Controller/
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Mon, 10 Feb 2017 17:01:58 PST
Arduino LED Cube with Android remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Cube-With-Android-Remote/
Arduino LED Cube with Android remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/PVHQ/IY4QMSPV/FLDPVHQIY4QMSPV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/PVHQ/IY4QMSPV/FLDPVHQIY4QMSPV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/PVHQ/IY4QMSPV/FLDPVHQIY4QMSPV.SMALL.jpg Jelle Dekkers A 3x3x3 LED Cube connected to an Arduino Uno that can be controlled using an Android phone with RemotyXY via Bluetooth connection. This was a school project and also my very first project using Arduino. Because of this I will try to keep this tutorial as simple as possible with simple examples so th...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:50:16 PST
Christmas star with Arduino and RGB LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Star-With-Arduino-and-RGB-LEDs/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:29:06 PST
Arduino- Controlling LED's with a 4x4 keypad http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlling-LEDs-With-a-4x4-Keypad/
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 07:38:53 PST
Lego Compatible Name Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Compatible-Name-Display/
Lego Compatible Name Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/BJ0O/IXQFVXGD/FAIBJ0OIXQFVXGD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/BJ0O/IXQFVXGD/FAIBJ0OIXQFVXGD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/BJ0O/IXQFVXGD/FAIBJ0OIXQFVXGD.SMALL.jpg LunchboxElectronics This project uses any number of Lunchbox Electronics Matrix Kits that you want to chain together and create a display for your name. You'll need one kit per letter and you can use as many boxes as you want! This tutorial assumes you have uploaded a program to an Arduino board before and that you hav...
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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 14:38:44 PST
Arduino Light Sensitive Door Bell http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Sensitive-Door-Bell/
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Wed, 4 Jan 2017 00:53:46 PST
Arduino meet scratch,Control AC Lamp using Sugar device http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Meet-ScratchControl-AC-Lamp-Using-Sugar-De/
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 23:38:10 PST
Light Therapy goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Your-Brain-With-Gamma-Light/
Light Therapy goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/FADO/IXAQ4DY8/FYEFADOIXAQ4DY8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/FADO/IXAQ4DY8/FYEFADOIXAQ4DY8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/FADO/IXAQ4DY8/FYEFADOIXAQ4DY8.SMALL.jpg rob.renn.9 W A R N I N G : THIS PROJECT DEALS WITH FLASHING LIGHTS. IF YOU HAVE PHOTOSENSITIVE EPILEPSY OR FEEL YOU MIGHT BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO A SEIZURE I WOULD ADVICE NOT TO PROCEED/ / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 19:36:43 PST
Arduino board and PIR motion sensor control AC lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Board-and-PIR-Motion-Sensor-Control-AC-Lam/
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 07:09:50 PST
TfCD - Automatic bicycle light - find your bike back in the dark! http://www.instructables.com/id/TfCD-Automatic-Bicycle-Light-Find-Your-Bike-Back-i/
TfCD - Automatic bicycle light - find your bike back in the dark! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/7KPH/IWWFT9WZ/F3Y7KPHIWWFT9WZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/7KPH/IWWFT9WZ/F3Y7KPHIWWFT9WZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/7KPH/IWWFT9WZ/F3Y7KPHIWWFT9WZ.SMALL.jpg iritsma IntroductionThis Instructable will explain how to make your own wirelessly connected bicycle light! As soon as you come close enough to your bicycle the light will turn on, this way you can always find your bike back in the dark and never forget to turn on your bicycle light again. The housing of th...
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Thu, 22 Dec 2016 05:57:07 PST
IR controlled Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Controlled-Christmas-Tree/
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Mon, 19 Dec 2016 05:39:56 PST
Good Morning Sunshine! http://www.instructables.com/id/Good-Morning-Sunshine/
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Wed, 14 Dec 2016 07:29:48 PST
Multicolored light fringe Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Multicolored-Light-Fringe-Device/
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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 02:08:38 PST
Make a Music Controlled Christmas Light With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Music-Controlled-Christmas-Light-With-Ardui/
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Fri, 9 Dec 2016 02:02:55 PST
Arduino Motion Detection Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Motion-Detection-Light/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 23:07:08 PST
Cheap DIY Ambientlight using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Ambilight-Tutorial-for-PC-Using-Arduino/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:37:29 PST
IOT Farm + Timelapse Cayenne Arduino/Raspberry http://www.instructables.com/id/IOT-Farm-Timelapse-Cayenne-ArduinoRaspberry/
IOT Farm + Timelapse Cayenne Arduino/Raspberry - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/X8G6/IVO3LDXE/FQDX8G6IVO3LDXE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/X8G6/IVO3LDXE/FQDX8G6IVO3LDXE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/X8G6/IVO3LDXE/FQDX8G6IVO3LDXE.SMALL.jpg Thomas sxt It's the second project using my automated Farm but this time everything will be control by the platform cayenne so it will be a lot easier Also i added a raspberry pi in order to do a timelapseMy first Tutorial What we need: Order:-Arduino uno-Raspberry pi any should workEthernet shield arduino...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:56:07 PST
Arduino Spectrum Analyzer on a 10x10 RGB LED-Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Spectrum-Analyzer-on-a-10x10-RGB-LED-Matri/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 08:48:02 PST
Wifi Dot Matrix Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Dot-Matrix-Sign/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 20:08:58 PST
Railroad signal using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Railroad-Signal-Using-Arduino/
Railroad signal using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/THBI/IVO3CZPW/FHZTHBIIVO3CZPW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/THBI/IVO3CZPW/FHZTHBIIVO3CZPW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/THBI/IVO3CZPW/FHZTHBIIVO3CZPW.SMALL.jpg mikeshcz Hello everyone,this tutorial is more focus to programming part of Atmega chip using Arduino programming language.My goal has been to created railroad signal for my son trains.Main Goals: Changing between green and red using button. Changing between green and red automatically after some period of t...
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 09:21:06 PST
Light, Fan, and Dimmer Control With ESP8266 and Cayenne http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Fan-and-Dimmer-Control-With-ESP8266-and-Caye/
Light, Fan, and Dimmer Control With ESP8266 and Cayenne - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/G8PI/IUYD523S/FM6G8PIIUYD523S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/G8PI/IUYD523S/FM6G8PIIUYD523S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/G8PI/IUYD523S/FM6G8PIIUYD523S.SMALL.jpg DominicP21 The previous owner of my house installed remote controlled ceiling lights in all the bedrooms. This was really cool for a couple weeks, but now I’m realizing that it can be really annoying when I misplace the remote. Each room has a separate remote that only works for that room. Extra remotes are bo...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 20:41:14 PDT
Arduino Halloween Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Halloween-Pumpkin/
Arduino Halloween Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/T2U3/IUKETT62/F1OT2U3IUKETT62.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/T2U3/IUKETT62/F1OT2U3IUKETT62.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/T2U3/IUKETT62/F1OT2U3IUKETT62.SMALL.jpg Arghuino Hi it's me Captain Arghuino! Let's continue from where we left off last week with our lesson on transistors and let's make a nightlight or a colorful pumpkin for Halloween. Follow Leddy and Darling as they explain how you can use transistors to amplify the current necessary to power RGB LED strips...
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:42:34 PDT
Myphotonics Powermeter (Laser-Leistungsmessgerät) http://www.instructables.com/id/Myphotonics-Powermeter-Laser-Leistungsmessgerät/
Myphotonics Powermeter (Laser-Leistungsmessgerät) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/0ZCU/IU9VKRY4/FQG0ZCUIU9VKRY4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/0ZCU/IU9VKRY4/FQG0ZCUIU9VKRY4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/0ZCU/IU9VKRY4/FQG0ZCUIU9VKRY4.SMALL.jpg myphotonics Dieses Werk ist lizenziert unter einer Creative Commons Namensnennung - Weitergabe unter gleichen Bedingungen 4.0 International. Eine für Menschen lesbare Zusammenfassung dieser Lizenz findet sich hier.Was ist das?Mit einem Laser-Leistungsmessgerät (Powermeter) ist es möglich, die ausgestrahlte Lich...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 03:36:49 PDT
Presence Light for Lync 2013/Skype for Business 2015 http://www.instructables.com/id/Presence-Light-for-Lync-2013Skype-for-Business-201/
Presence Light for Lync 2013/Skype for Business 2015 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/CBE3/IUHGP3II/FINCBE3IUHGP3II.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/CBE3/IUHGP3II/FINCBE3IUHGP3II.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/CBE3/IUHGP3II/FINCBE3IUHGP3II.SMALL.jpg hakk3r Automatically update your Lync presence for all to see using RGB LEDs.Those of you who use Lync/Skype along with a headset know that sometimes it's difficult for people around you to tell if you're busy (i.e. engaged in a meeting/conference call) or if you're available. That's where the LyncLight ...
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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 23:49:36 PDT
Auto-Off NeoPixel Articulated Reading Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Off-NeoPixel-Articulated-Reading-Light/
Auto-Off NeoPixel Articulated Reading Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F40/YLNF/ITV3NOLU/F40YLNFITV3NOLU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F40/YLNF/ITV3NOLU/F40YLNFITV3NOLU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F40/YLNF/ITV3NOLU/F40YLNFITV3NOLU.SMALL.jpg gwfong My wife and I have had many reading lights over the years. We attach them to the headboard. We read. We fall asleep. And then sometime in the middle of the night, around 1am or 2am, we end up waking up to turn off the light. To me, the sleep disruption seemed unhealthy. In addition, it's very annoyi...
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Mon, 3 Oct 2016 23:51:54 PDT
Automate your curtain (natural lighting) http://www.instructables.com/id/Automate-Your-Curtain-natural-Lighting/
Automate your curtain (natural lighting) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/75PI/ITQOISFN/FDI75PIITQOISFN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/75PI/ITQOISFN/FDI75PIITQOISFN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/75PI/ITQOISFN/FDI75PIITQOISFN.SMALL.jpg Shizen I just moved to America to study abroad. Because my dorm is so dark, I want to make myself some lighting. Since I only been here for 1 months, I can't make anything too complicated, so I made a simple lamp. Using the power of the sun, this "lamp" is bright half of the time. This "lamp" provide diffe...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 21:48:28 PDT
Arduino color mixing light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Color-Mixing-Light/
Arduino color mixing light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/FYCB/ITQ2UXEJ/F1XFYCBITQ2UXEJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/FYCB/ITQ2UXEJ/F1XFYCBITQ2UXEJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/FYCB/ITQ2UXEJ/F1XFYCBITQ2UXEJ.SMALL.jpg Peter12345678910 Have you got a night light ? Have you ever been bored of it ? This light changes color so you never get bored of it. Parts You will need :ArduinoCables 3 LEDs CardboardBreadboardRice paper Build the circuit Place the breadboard on top of the arduino so that you can see the pins.Then put the L...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:28:49 PDT
Control RGB LED lights from your phone or web browser http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-RGB-LED-Lights-From-Your-Phone-or-Web-Brow/
Control RGB LED lights from your phone or web browser - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/QQ0N/ISCBX7NZ/FUBQQ0NISCBX7NZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/QQ0N/ISCBX7NZ/FUBQQ0NISCBX7NZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/QQ0N/ISCBX7NZ/FUBQQ0NISCBX7NZ.SMALL.jpg polmes Welcome to my guide on how to control RGB LED lights from your smartphone or web browser by making use of the DMX protocol.I started this project back in February 2015 because I wanted a better way to control the RGB LED strips than this dreadful remote, while keeping the DMX decoder we were using t...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 10:28:48 PDT
Automated FARM arduino (fan,lights,water pump) http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-FARM-Arduino-fanlightswater-Pump/
Automated FARM arduino (fan,lights,water pump) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/JOP6/ITMR3A01/FE7JOP6ITMR3A01.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/JOP6/ITMR3A01/FE7JOP6ITMR3A01.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/JOP6/ITMR3A01/FE7JOP6ITMR3A01.SMALL.jpg Thomas sxt Gardening is very long task taking time every day . In this tutorial i will show how to make everything automated in a easy way .The arduino will automatically detect if the plants need something. -When it's getting dark the light will turn on.-If the plants need water it's activate the water pump.-...
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:14:35 PDT
Neopixel Talk to the Burning Bush Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Talk-to-the-Burning-Bush-Lamp/
Neopixel Talk to the Burning Bush Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/UVB1/ITJCZP75/F8HUVB1ITJCZP75.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/UVB1/ITJCZP75/F8HUVB1ITJCZP75.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/UVB1/ITJCZP75/F8HUVB1ITJCZP75.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad See the light.Tired of wandering around trying to figure out what to make?Not divine inspiration but do make this simple build of a Burning bush that lights up to the sounds around it.Note: This is just a quick ible to show what can be hacked with parts I had laying around so don't expect a high qua...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:45:23 PDT
Neopixel Running Water Faucet Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Running-Water-Faucet-Lamp/
Neopixel Running Water Faucet Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/GSUB/IT7KFG7S/FZTGSUBIT7KFG7S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/GSUB/IT7KFG7S/FZTGSUBIT7KFG7S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/GSUB/IT7KFG7S/FZTGSUBIT7KFG7S.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad NYC water is da best. Word. Well, maybe not if you live near the Gowanus.Make this cool freestanding lamp that simulates some glowing substance flowing into your cup or wessel. It will never runneth over so no need to worry about liquids and electrical shock. Plumber's crack... So I was changi...
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Sat, 17 Sep 2016 14:35:36 PDT
Automatic Light Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Light-Controller/
Automatic Light Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/8ZJZ/IRDUUA9Y/FK48ZJZIRDUUA9Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/8ZJZ/IRDUUA9Y/FK48ZJZIRDUUA9Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/8ZJZ/IRDUUA9Y/FK48ZJZIRDUUA9Y.SMALL.jpg bjkayani In this instructable i will show you how to make an automatic light controller. I wont claim this idea as my own since many before me have made things like this but what i felt was that they all showed the prototype and not the implemented forms. If its not implemented as a reliable device in real l...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 22:53:17 PDT
Light & Dark detecting circuit using Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Dark-Detecting-Circuit-Using-Arduino-UNO/
Light & Dark detecting circuit using Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/9HXC/IQXDX5Z9/F779HXCIQXDX5Z9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/9HXC/IQXDX5Z9/F779HXCIQXDX5Z9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/9HXC/IQXDX5Z9/F779HXCIQXDX5Z9.SMALL.jpg MakeStuff_MS In this instructable, i will show how to make a Light and Dark Detecting circuit using Arduino UNO with a single circuit just by changing simple sketch or program Video You can watch the video to see how it works or continue reading to try it yourselfYou Can Subscribe To My YouTube Channel Here ...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:36:53 PDT
DIY Pokémon PSA card stand with RGB light from Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pokémon-PSA-Card-Stand-With-Light-From-Arduino/
DIY Pokémon PSA card stand with RGB light from Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/4TU9/IQGUTFRR/FVU4TU9IQGUTFRR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/4TU9/IQGUTFRR/FVU4TU9IQGUTFRR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/4TU9/IQGUTFRR/FVU4TU9IQGUTFRR.SMALL.jpg Peder Ward Hello!In this instruction I'll show you how I take care of my childhood memories.A while ago I came across my good old collection of Pokémon cards lying full of dust in the attic at my parents. I could not help myself and had to open the folder to look at my old cards. It took me right back to my ch...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 03:51:44 PDT
Touch LED table - Retrogaming and ambiant light http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-LED-Table-Retrogaming-and-Ambiant-Light/
Touch LED table - Retrogaming and ambiant light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SMALL.jpg arbalet_project Arbalet is an ARduino-BAsed LED Table, a flat surface filled with several hundreds of coloured square lights designed for Education, Geeks, and Pleasure. With its limited number of pixels and a DIY touch interface, Arbalet brings our old 80's arcad games back into fashion through a modern, classy,...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 03:56:59 PDT
Neopixel Blinky Bling Wedding Garter http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Blinky-Bling-Wedding-Garter-Belt/
Neopixel Blinky Bling Wedding Garter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FED/ZQQ7/IPCYB7U1/FEDZQQ7IPCYB7U1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FED/ZQQ7/IPCYB7U1/FEDZQQ7IPCYB7U1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FED/ZQQ7/IPCYB7U1/FEDZQQ7IPCYB7U1.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Make the occasion super special with a light up wedding garter. Well, any occasion is super special if there is a garter involved.What if your garter already has bling? Add blinky bling with Neopixel LEDs to light up the night. Need some more bling? A little notion... There is not much in mater...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 21:42:03 PDT
Make a Solar Noctilucent Forest http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Solar-Noctilucent-Forest/
Make a Solar Noctilucent Forest - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/KQKE/IP49UA4U/F3XKQKEIP49UA4U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/KQKE/IP49UA4U/F3XKQKEIP49UA4U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/KQKE/IP49UA4U/F3XKQKEIP49UA4U.SMALL.jpg Seeed Studio Life needs something beautiful, and I wanted to create something beautiful ~Here share my latest project, a programmable solar noctilucent forest.This monitor stand featured with:Use Grove - Joint inside, so you can program it by Arduino IDE.Use laser cutter to machined acrylic and mooden.Can use bo...
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 02:43:10 PDT
Twisted Prism Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Twisted-Prism-Lanterns/
Twisted Prism Lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/LNTN/IOOM27N2/FLMLNTNIOOM27N2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/LNTN/IOOM27N2/FLMLNTNIOOM27N2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/LNTN/IOOM27N2/FLMLNTNIOOM27N2.SMALL.jpg BarbMakesThings I've been playing with the idea of panels that are 3d printed in PLA, but that flex in only specific directions (I intend to make a Halloween costume using this). There are plenty of instances of plywood that's laser cut to accomplish this (like this from kofaktorlab), so I modified the patterns and...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 12:32:22 PDT
DIWire Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DI-Wire-Lamp/
DIWire Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/Y0BL/IOOM2AZK/F1BY0BLIOOM2AZK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/Y0BL/IOOM2AZK/F1BY0BLIOOM2AZK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/Y0BL/IOOM2AZK/F1BY0BLIOOM2AZK.SMALL.jpg SageH2 The DIWire lamp is a product that came from multiple prototypes using the DIWire Bender. It started as an upside down bowl on top of a poorly made lamp base. After multiple iterations it turned into a fully functional lamp that changes colors and utilizes multiple machines in its making. Im a senior...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:01:57 PDT
LAP - Purifying water with new technologies and algea http://www.instructables.com/id/LAP-Purifying-Water-With-New-Technologies-and-Alge/
LAP - Purifying water with new technologies and algea - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/LRBT/IO6E5LME/FSZLRBTIO6E5LME.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/LRBT/IO6E5LME/FSZLRBTIO6E5LME.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/LRBT/IO6E5LME/FSZLRBTIO6E5LME.SMALL.jpg AlexandreI4 This Instructable is kind of a story where we will show you how our project has evolved through the year. Our project counts a few big blocks that we'll present in each Step, so tag along ! You don't have to read the whole intro, we'll present the technical features in the next steps (step 3 it come...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 06:56:58 PDT
DIY Beginners LEDs Controller (<20$) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beginners-LEDs-Controller-20/
DIY Beginners LEDs Controller (<20$) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/31VR/IO6E0LS3/FJS31VRIO6E0LS3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/31VR/IO6E0LS3/FJS31VRIO6E0LS3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/31VR/IO6E0LS3/FJS31VRIO6E0LS3.SMALL.jpg AlexandreI4 Ever wanted a color-changing LED array above your bed or in your living room ? Want to make your own Christmas lights ? You want to control exactly how your LEDs are going to behave ? Have an automatic turn ON/OFF, different colors on every different day etc...Also, this project is pretty easy, fast...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 07:57:52 PDT
Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-Your-Hot-Girlfriends-Nightlight-With-Y/
Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SMALL.jpg Ruben Marc Speybrouck Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) using arduino, blynk and a wemos / ESP8266 boardIn this tutorial we will be making something I call a wifi controlled ac switch. (But it also works for DC applications that are powered by a wall outlet) Basically we will ...
By: Ruben Marc Speybrouck

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Fri, 6 May 2016 05:02:40 PDT