Instructables: exploring - technology - led - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Jun 2016 01:52:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 A Morse Code Translator( Light -> Text & Text ->Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Morse-Code-Translator-Light-Text-Text-Light/
A Morse Code Translator( Light -> Text & Text ->Light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/3O79/IPTJARPV/F5I3O79IPTJARPV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/3O79/IPTJARPV/F5I3O79IPTJARPV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/3O79/IPTJARPV/F5I3O79IPTJARPV.SMALL.jpg RaedT this is for my entry in the automation contest, I wanted to try something that has a little bit of code in it.the project is divided into two main states(Read Light and Write Light) which are transitionable by a button1-converting Light to Text, this was the most challenging part; using an LDR i n...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:16:12 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Laser Trip Wire Using an LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Trip-Wire-Using-an-LED/
Laser Trip Wire Using an LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/2ZSZ/IPQMB6OI/FYM2ZSZIPQMB6OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/2ZSZ/IPQMB6OI/FYM2ZSZIPQMB6OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/2ZSZ/IPQMB6OI/FYM2ZSZIPQMB6OI.SMALL.jpg brmarcum Did you know that LEDs can be used as both light emitters as well as light detectors? The ever amazing Forrest Mims discovered this decades ago and has several projects highlighting this concept. It's what makes photodiodes work, and why your IR emitting TV remote can control your TV. I decided to g...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:57:52 PDT
Make an LED Cat Harness http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-LED-Cat-Harness/
Make an LED Cat Harness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/RNF4/IPPRJERT/FQSRNF4IPPRJERT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/RNF4/IPPRJERT/FQSRNF4IPPRJERT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/RNF4/IPPRJERT/FQSRNF4IPPRJERT.SMALL.jpg amyschlosser If you've got an adventure cat, you'll want to sew him this LED vest so that you can go on nighttime adventures. Camping with cats?! Yes! Gather Materials A LilyPad Battery holder with On Off Switch: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11285B LEDs: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/10044C Conducti...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 22:35:51 PDT
Como Unir 2 O Más Tiras Led http://www.instructables.com/id/Como-Unir-2-O-Más-Tiras-Led/
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:25:16 PDT
Iluminated huge wooden letters with "just married detector" http://www.instructables.com/id/Iluminated-Huge-Wooden-Letters-With-just-Married-D/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 17:56:27 PDT
The Engineer's Proposal Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Engineers-Proposal-Ring/
The Engineer's Proposal Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/S66W/IPMWM91E/F8LS66WIPMWM91E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/S66W/IPMWM91E/F8LS66WIPMWM91E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/S66W/IPMWM91E/F8LS66WIPMWM91E.SMALL.jpg geekrex "Marriage is a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose." Engineers are too techie that sometime they are misunderstood for their way of being romantic.I so disagree that ,engineering has it's own art.In my case i believe to be always unique when it s...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 13:57:35 PDT
Make your own 10x10 LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-10x10-LED-Matrix/
Make your own 10x10 LED Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/TJRG/IPMPDQKV/F3FTJRGIPMPDQKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/TJRG/IPMPDQKV/F3FTJRGIPMPDQKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/TJRG/IPMPDQKV/F3FTJRGIPMPDQKV.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to combine commonly available WS2812B RGB LEDs with an Arduino Nano in order to create a colorful 10x10 LED Matrix. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you all the basic information you need to create your own LED Matrix. In the next steps howev...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 09:28:29 PDT
Sunrise Alarm LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Sunrise-Alarm-LED-Clock/
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:55:36 PDT
DIY LED Pocket Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Pocket-Watch/
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 07:01:23 PDT
Animated LED Zombie Plush Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-LED-Zombie-Plush-Toy/
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 01:59:40 PDT
Longboard with NeoPixel LEDStrip reacting to speed http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard-With-NeoPixel-LEDStrip-Reacting-to-Speed/
Longboard with NeoPixel LEDStrip reacting to speed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/CPZX/IPIK9SAE/FHNCPZXIPIK9SAE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/CPZX/IPIK9SAE/FHNCPZXIPIK9SAE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/CPZX/IPIK9SAE/FHNCPZXIPIK9SAE.SMALL.jpg nusnel I added Neopixel programmable LEDStrips to my longboard. By measuring the speed of the board using some magnets and a hall effect sensor I can have the light-effect of the strip move with the same speed as the board, Making it look like I am driving past lights that are fixed to the street but light...
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 08:25:17 PDT
3D Printed USB Articulated Lamp (internal cable routing) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-USB-Articulated-Lamp-internal-Cable-Rou/
3D Printed USB Articulated Lamp (internal cable routing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/EPJW/IPH4TUY2/FS5EPJWIPH4TUY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/EPJW/IPH4TUY2/FS5EPJWIPH4TUY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/EPJW/IPH4TUY2/FS5EPJWIPH4TUY2.SMALL.jpg RyanLench99 In this project i will show you how to create a 3D printed articulated lamp. This is a reasonably advanced project as it take on average around 6 hours to model out completely checking all the details. The product has internal cable routing to create the crisp clean look whilst following the classic...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 09:17:50 PDT
Minimalistic Led Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalistic-Led-Clock/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 05:24:31 PDT
Magnetic LED Panel Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-LED-Panel-Light/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 11:09:34 PDT
IoT7egment ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT7egment-ESP8266/
IoT7egment ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/IKVR/IPE9U2GE/FFCIKVRIPE9U2GE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/IKVR/IPE9U2GE/FFCIKVRIPE9U2GE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/IKVR/IPE9U2GE/FFCIKVRIPE9U2GE.SMALL.jpg technochatter This Internet Connected Display is carefully designed keeping in mind the following: Stylish and Visible(Hence Seven Segment and not LCD) Compact hence used new way of circuit design by using pluggable two parts and two layer circuit for the segment base Customizable so that each digit is easily ...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 11:26:48 PDT
Internet Connected LED Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Connected-LED-Sign/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 04:48:40 PDT
DIY Powerful LED Panel - Video and Work Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Powerful-LED-Panel-Video-and-Work-Light/
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Thu, 9 Jun 2016 11:38:06 PDT
Interactive led lamp | tensegrity structure + arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Led-Lamp-Tensegrity-Structure-Arduino/
Interactive led lamp | tensegrity structure + arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/V1QG/IP5VV113/FECV1QGIP5VV113.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/V1QG/IP5VV113/FECV1QGIP5VV113.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/V1QG/IP5VV113/FECV1QGIP5VV113.SMALL.jpg Action-Script This piece is a movement-responsive lamp. Designed as a minimal tensegrity sculpture, the lamp changes its configuration of colors in response to the orientation and movements of the whole structure.In other words, depending on its orientation, the lamp turns to a certain color, brightness and light...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 14:52:59 PDT
Fairy Light Wind Chime http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Light-Wind-Chime/
Fairy Light Wind Chime - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/I7VR/IP66W6LX/F8FI7VRIP66W6LX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/I7VR/IP66W6LX/F8FI7VRIP66W6LX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/I7VR/IP66W6LX/F8FI7VRIP66W6LX.SMALL.jpg sciencediva There is nothing quite like enjoying a warm summer night on the porch listening to the crickets and wind chimes while watching the fire flies light up the yard. Both of these "summer moods" are captured in the Fairy Light Wind Chimes. Each time one of the chimes makes a sound it also lights up a str...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 06:08:29 PDT
Make a Solar Noctilucent Forest http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Solar-Noctilucent-Forest/
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 02:43:10 PDT
Portable LED Tracing Light box (upcycled from LCD TFT)) http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-LED-Lightbox-upcycled-From-LCD-TFT/
Portable LED Tracing Light box (upcycled from LCD TFT)) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/Z4DX/IP49RX4W/FCOZ4DXIP49RX4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/Z4DX/IP49RX4W/FCOZ4DXIP49RX4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/Z4DX/IP49RX4W/FCOZ4DXIP49RX4W.SMALL.jpg wasteoinc Lightboxes are one of those ridiculously priced items that at the same time they are so easy to make, and thats one reason instructables is full of such projects.There are also many ways to make them, so there are many approaches to the end goal. Here we will try to exaplain ours. Our main goals, wa...
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 07:25:01 PDT
How to Make an LED Witcher Medallion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-LED-Witcher-Medallion/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 08:52:11 PDT
$1 Model Aircraft Navigation Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Model-Aircraft-Navigation-Lights/
$1 Model Aircraft Navigation Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/T0IU/IP08ZW3B/FU2T0IUIP08ZW3B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/T0IU/IP08ZW3B/FU2T0IUIP08ZW3B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/T0IU/IP08ZW3B/FU2T0IUIP08ZW3B.SMALL.jpg Mihir230898 This is Instructable as a tutorial for making your Scale Model Of Aircraft more Attractive with just few simple steps .Its not only cheap but it also works fine, the strobe lights are having flashes at very high intensity so it looks like original aircraft's strobe light (which can be seen from lon...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 05:31:44 PDT
Arduino Box Controlled by TV Remote and CODE http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Box-Controlled-by-TV-Remote-and-CODE/
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Sat, 4 Jun 2016 12:34:04 PDT
Dimmable portable Led Floodlight. http://www.instructables.com/id/Dimmable-Led-Floodlight/
Dimmable portable Led Floodlight. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/67TY/IP08Z1HF/FT467TYIP08Z1HF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/67TY/IP08Z1HF/FT467TYIP08Z1HF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/67TY/IP08Z1HF/FT467TYIP08Z1HF.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby I wanted a lightweight and portable led floodlight with a dimmer. Here is how I did this mini project. The case. Using an old solar lamp case, I went about to make my floodlight. The leds. Each array of 3528 smd leds is wired in parallel. There are no resistors here. Here is how I wired up...
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Sat, 4 Jun 2016 14:49:13 PDT
How to Control an RGB LED Strip - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-an-RGB-LED-Strip-Arduino-Tutorial/
How to Control an RGB LED Strip - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/L9GP/IP02U02W/FHZL9GPIP02U02W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/L9GP/IP02U02W/FHZL9GPIP02U02W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/L9GP/IP02U02W/FHZL9GPIP02U02W.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc In this tutorial we will use one strip with 8 RGB LEDs with the Arduino uno board. We will use the Adafruit's NeoPixel library to change the color of each led.Let's get started! What you will need For this project you will need:Arduino unoRGB LED strip 3 breadboard cables The circuit The conn...
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Fri, 3 Jun 2016 14:24:30 PDT
Make your own IR remote that can reach anywhere http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-IR-Remote-That-Can-Reach-Anywhere/
Make your own IR remote that can reach anywhere - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/54DB/IOX6R039/FZJ54DBIOX6R039.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/54DB/IOX6R039/FZJ54DBIOX6R039.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/54DB/IOX6R039/FZJ54DBIOX6R039.SMALL.jpg elexhack My home theater is far away from my bed and the remote is unreachable there. Many a time, I thought of controlling the home theater from my bed to enjoy music anytime (due to laziness of course). So, I did some search and found this great video from GreatScott. That video provided me enough inform...
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Thu, 2 Jun 2016 00:25:02 PDT
DIY LED Light - Modern Desktop Mood Lamp With Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Light-Modern-Desktop-Mood-Lamp-With-Remote/
DIY LED Light - Modern Desktop Mood Lamp With Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/IS74/IOVRAXEM/FRBIS74IOVRAXEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/IS74/IOVRAXEM/FRBIS74IOVRAXEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/IS74/IOVRAXEM/FRBIS74IOVRAXEM.SMALL.jpg socialwoodworks In this article I will go over the process I used to build this awesome pyramid shaped LED Mood Lamp.I used maple for the main structure and some mahogany spines for added strength. For the lights I used RGB LED lights that come in a 16 foot strip that you can cut to length as needed.Materials and T...
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Tue, 31 May 2016 19:12:21 PDT
Spectrum - Geometric Pyramid of Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Spectrum-Geometric-Pyramid-of-Light/
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Tue, 31 May 2016 01:53:33 PDT
DIY SmartPhone Ring Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SmartPhone-Ring-Light/
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Sun, 29 May 2016 18:05:33 PDT
Tron Up Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Tron-Up-Your-Car/
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Sat, 28 May 2016 16:13:50 PDT
EEG Neuro-Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/EEG-Neuro-Mood-Light/
EEG Neuro-Mood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/VNED/IOPZDOPM/FDAVNEDIOPZDOPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/VNED/IOPZDOPM/FDAVNEDIOPZDOPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/VNED/IOPZDOPM/FDAVNEDIOPZDOPM.SMALL.jpg arunmag Hey peeps!I am back with an another instructable which is really cool.So far i have been working on building a prototype with a application or use case. This is something I am building it for fun and I love it.I have built EEG based bot, Automation, VR navigation, etc!This time i am building the EEG...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 22:43:59 PDT
Pocket Solar Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Solar-Arc-Reactor/
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By: BlondeJamesDean

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Fri, 27 May 2016 02:23:57 PDT
Multiple LED Display Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiple-LED-Display-Module/
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By: lagsilva

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Thu, 26 May 2016 18:30:48 PDT
Simple LED Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Tester-1/
Simple LED Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/XLDT/IOOK14LH/FURXLDTIOOK14LH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/XLDT/IOOK14LH/FURXLDTIOOK14LH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/XLDT/IOOK14LH/FURXLDTIOOK14LH.SMALL.jpg hannnah All too often circuits are built and dead LEDs are unwittingly soldered into them. Only when the circuit is tested does the creator realize that the LED doesn't work. It is then impossible to tell if it is the LED or circuit that is faulty. To combat this issue we have created a simple LED tester to...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 22:55:09 PDT
Temp & Humidity Sensor with LCD Disp & LED Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/DHT11-Temperature-Humidity-Sensor-With-LCD-Display/
Temp & Humidity Sensor with LCD Disp & LED Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/GCAI/ION6O9GA/FYZGCAIION6O9GA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/GCAI/ION6O9GA/FYZGCAIION6O9GA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/GCAI/ION6O9GA/FYZGCAIION6O9GA.SMALL.jpg HckmstrRahul In this instructable, I have used the DHT11 Temperature & Humidity sensor & Arduino UNO to display the current temperature & humidity readings into a 16 x 2 LCD Display. Alongside, I have also created a 3-LED setup which indicates 3 sets of temperature readings (cold, hot, extreme).The DHT11 is a di...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 02:13:01 PDT
How to design seven segment display driver chip on VLSI consept for the first time!? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-Seven-Segment-Display-Driver-Chip-on/
How to design seven segment display driver chip on VLSI consept for the first time!? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/6BLG/IOLU7SWC/FEY6BLGIOLU7SWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/6BLG/IOLU7SWC/FEY6BLGIOLU7SWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/6BLG/IOLU7SWC/FEY6BLGIOLU7SWC.SMALL.jpg Bay Yolal Today, I am going to show you how to design a seven segment display electronic component's driver which is similar with 7447 chip. This project was I did when in my university's last year, thanks to my lecturer, I learned how to desing a chip with Tanner Tools program. With Tanner Eda Tools program,...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:50:24 PDT
DIY | Ambilight using Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ambilight-Using-Arduino-Nano/
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By: RGBFreak

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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:22:21 PDT
Connect your Raspberry Pi and Arduino Uno! http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-Your-Raspberry-Pi-and-Arduino-Uno/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 18:34:03 PDT
DIY | Minecraft Ore Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Minecraft-Ore-Night-Light/
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By: RGBFreak

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Tue, 24 May 2016 01:49:27 PDT
Storm Trooper Vs. Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Storm-Trooper-Vs-Bluetooth-Speaker/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 12:43:30 PDT
DIY Portable LED Lighting Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-LED-Lighting-Panel/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 11:47:20 PDT
DIY | 3x3x3 LED Cube for Arduino Nano+ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3x3x3-LED-Cube-for-Arduino-Nano/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 02:01:27 PDT
Arduino Nano LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-LED-Display/
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Thu, 19 May 2016 23:00:01 PDT
Budget Bicycle Warning Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Budget-Bicycle-Warning-Lights/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 22:40:09 PDT
Penny Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Battery-3/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 14:55:03 PDT
Easy Arduino LED Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Arduino-LED-Dice/
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Tue, 17 May 2016 08:23:10 PDT
$2 Indoor studio Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-LED-Lamp-for-Indoor-Photography-Under-2/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 09:06:55 PDT
LAP - Purifying water with new technologies and algea http://www.instructables.com/id/LAP-Purifying-Water-With-New-Technologies-and-Alge/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 06:56:58 PDT