Instructables: exploring - technology - led - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 8 Feb 2016 11:27:22 PST BLOX v1.01 Chromatic Temperature Display - Arduino Controlled RGB LED Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Chromatic-Temperature-Display-Arduino-Controlled-R/
Chromatic Temperature Display - Arduino Controlled RGB LED Infinity Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SMALL.jpg Eshanbho This project was loosely inspired by this, a weather station display whose color is based on the outdoor temperature. I had a roommate in college who had one of these and it was very useful, in Pittsburgh especially, to just glance at the color and know how many or few layers to put on before going ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 09:49:51 PST
Photography Ring Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Ring-Light-1/
Photography Ring Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran One of the great lighting techniques in professional portrait photography is the ring light. This technique gives so nice effect on the eyes just like the picture above. It can be used not only for regular photography, but also, for video shots as well.So, let’s get started. Note: This project was m...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 01:00:46 PST
Small LED Strip Controller with LED Amp and Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-LED-Strip-Controller-With-LED-Amp-and-Arduin/
Small LED Strip Controller with LED Amp and Arduino Nano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/BSL4/IK7BYWJE/FZJBSL4IK7BYWJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/BSL4/IK7BYWJE/FZJBSL4IK7BYWJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/BSL4/IK7BYWJE/FZJBSL4IK7BYWJE.SMALL.jpg SólbjørnO A small LED strip controller made with a LED amplifier and an Arduino Nano. Perfect for making custom lighting patterns and/or control the led strip from your computer. It uses the Mosfet gates from the Amplifier to control the LED strip without putting a load on the Arduino. Because of the design o...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:07:01 PST
Sugar skull stormtrooper nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugar-Skull-Stormtrooper-Nightlight/
Sugar skull stormtrooper nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SMALL.jpg dmilesson This light work by lightning acrylic from the side, the acrylic is etched which creates a nice glowing effect.The acrylic is etched and cut with a laser cutter. Inside there is an Arduino that powers the 5v RGB LEDs, and it's programed to very slowly fade between different colors.You'll need: Acryli...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:03:31 PST
How to Make an Arcade Marquee Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Arcade-Marquee-Lightbox/
How to Make an Arcade Marquee Lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/6J72/IK7BTML9/FTL6J72IK7BTML9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/6J72/IK7BTML9/FTL6J72IK7BTML9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/6J72/IK7BTML9/FTL6J72IK7BTML9.SMALL.jpg MakeItYoutube Old school arcade games are back! Learn how to make a marquee lightbox and bring your favorite game to any room!Don't know a lot about wood-working? Neither do I! I made this to help me learn!If anyone is a wood-shop expert, feel free to give some tips! Video Watch this video instead of the writt...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 08:03:45 PST
LED Heart Photo Frame - Make a Perfect Valentine's or Birthday Present http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Heart-Photo-Frame-Make-a-Perfect-Valentines-or/
LED Heart Photo Frame - Make a Perfect Valentine's or Birthday Present - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XJI3/IK8MWSS2/FIPXJI3IK8MWSS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XJI3/IK8MWSS2/FIPXJI3IK8MWSS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XJI3/IK8MWSS2/FIPXJI3IK8MWSS2.SMALL.jpg Dejan Nedelkovski Hello! In this instructable I will show you how you can make this awesome LED Heart Photo Frame. For all Electronics Enthusiasts! Make the perfect Valentine's, Birthday or Anniversary present for your loved ones!You can watch the Demo Video of this project on the video below and read the step by ste...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:59:37 PST
Color Changing LED Snow Heart Valentine http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-LED-Snow-Heart-Valentine/
Color Changing LED Snow Heart Valentine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/XEQO/IK7N7H2K/F59XEQOIK7N7H2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/XEQO/IK7N7H2K/F59XEQOIK7N7H2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/XEQO/IK7N7H2K/F59XEQOIK7N7H2K.SMALL.jpg BillT3 Don't let the leftover snow from the recent "Snowzilla" storm go to waste. Show your loved ones how much you care with a giant Valentine's Day snow heart in the front yard. Not your average snow heart, this display is jazzed up by embedding color-changing LED holiday lights into the snow for a br...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 22:57:45 PST
Flashy steampunk goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashy-Steampunk-Goggles/
Flashy steampunk goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/FPSD/IK5S3FJL/FDFFPSDIK5S3FJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/FPSD/IK5S3FJL/FDFFPSDIK5S3FJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/FPSD/IK5S3FJL/FDFFPSDIK5S3FJL.SMALL.jpg deluges Hey guys,Here is a small project that includes a little bit of crafting and a little bit of coding. It's really accessible to anyone with basic soldering skills and should not take you more than a couple hours once you have all the parts you need.Those goggles can display every imaginable colour and...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 09:31:09 PST
Fading Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Fading-Lamp/
Fading Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/QV4Q/IK5PYVJK/FPYQV4QIK5PYVJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/QV4Q/IK5PYVJK/FPYQV4QIK5PYVJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/QV4Q/IK5PYVJK/FPYQV4QIK5PYVJK.SMALL.jpg pascal0312 Hey everybody,This will be a tutorial to make a lamp that gives a pulsating light. There are leds inside the lamp and when you turn it on it gives a nice fading effect.I decided to create a hexagon shape since I'm not an expert in AutoCAD and I tried to create another shape but this was too big and ...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 20:06:04 PST
Simon Says with LEDs and sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Simon-Says-With-LEDs-and-Sound/
Simon Says with LEDs and sound - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/AC1E/IK4CKN2V/FUPAC1EIK4CKN2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/AC1E/IK4CKN2V/FUPAC1EIK4CKN2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/AC1E/IK4CKN2V/FUPAC1EIK4CKN2V.SMALL.jpg JColvin91 Hello and welcome back to Instructables! Many of us have all played Simon Says where inevitably you find yourself hopping around on one foot while making elephant noises and you wonder to yourself why it was ever a good idea to say "yeah, I'll come play". But perhaps while you could do without the m...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 15:31:28 PST
USB color changing LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Color-Changing-LED-Tree/
USB color changing LED Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/ELT4/IK2V1N1N/FZRELT4IK2V1N1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/ELT4/IK2V1N1N/FZRELT4IK2V1N1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/ELT4/IK2V1N1N/FZRELT4IK2V1N1N.SMALL.jpg CarsonH3 This LED tree is powered by a USB wall charger and features slow changing RGB color lights. It's a good project to learn how to solder, as well as learning simple circuit concepts such as current limiting resistors for LEDs and power consumption.I got this idea a few months ago when my fiancee and I...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:29:12 PST
Raspberry Pi IoT: Temperature and humidity monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-IoT-Temperature-and-Humidity-Monitor/
Raspberry Pi IoT: Temperature and humidity monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/PYPD/IK1HROFF/FERPYPDIK1HROFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/PYPD/IK1HROFF/FERPYPDIK1HROFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/PYPD/IK1HROFF/FERPYPDIK1HROFF.SMALL.jpg techprolet We love hot showers at my place and this has been starting to show on the walls of our bathroom... If you don't keep humidity in check you can very easily end up with moldy walls and an unhappy landlord which is, well, unhealthy and costly.The easy solution to this problem is to keep a window open a...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 09:38:32 PST
Reading sensors with a microprocessor. http://www.instructables.com/id/Reading-Sensors-With-a-Microprocessor/
Reading sensors with a microprocessor. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/VHGS/IJWWM66K/FO5VHGSIJWWM66K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/VHGS/IJWWM66K/FO5VHGSIJWWM66K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/VHGS/IJWWM66K/FO5VHGSIJWWM66K.SMALL.jpg rickharris In my previous Instructable I showed how simple commands could be used to turn on a microprocessor output and light an LED.http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Program-a-PIC...I should stress I am not connected with Picaxe and these projects are ones I used in School to teach programming to school k...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:48:51 PST
Addressable LED Party Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Addressable-LED-Party-Bag/
Addressable LED Party Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7EI9/IJWUVK3H/F327EI9IJWUVK3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7EI9/IJWUVK3H/F327EI9IJWUVK3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7EI9/IJWUVK3H/F327EI9IJWUVK3H.SMALL.jpg cparshley Quite often, I find myself out at shows, parties and festivals with a need to carry around some some must have items, like my wallet, keys, phone, and such. Of course, fun costume party clothes never have pockets, so the only viable option is some form of bag. However, I would find myself thinking m...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 09:51:46 PST
A beginner's guide to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Beginners-Guide-to-Arduino/
A beginner's guide to Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/W5LA/IJSV0SWL/F6QW5LAIJSV0SWL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/W5LA/IJSV0SWL/F6QW5LAIJSV0SWL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/W5LA/IJSV0SWL/F6QW5LAIJSV0SWL.SMALL.jpg tttapa After some years of experimenting with Arduino, I decided that the time has come to share the knowledge I've acquired. So I here it goes, a guide to Arduino, with the bare basics for beginners and some more advanced explanations for people who are somewhat more familiar with electronics.Every step w...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 04:55:30 PST
Shake Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Shake-Generator/
Shake Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/9V56/IJUCLGCL/F969V56IJUCLGCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/9V56/IJUCLGCL/F969V56IJUCLGCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/9V56/IJUCLGCL/F969V56IJUCLGCL.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab This takes some shake to make! Time to make some light with the original shake weight, the piston generator. No batteries needed! Just some good old fashioned human power. This is one of my favorites for an introduction to electro-magnetism, and works great in concert with showing that electricity c...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:07:54 PST
Photography Light Box Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Light-Box-Tent/
Photography Light Box Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran If you are an enthusiast photographer, you probably havetried couple of lightning techniques before. One of the most common tools that product photographers use is the photography tent which we will make in this project. For the 2D-design we will be using Inkscape because it’s free and easy to use s...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 03:02:14 PST
Lets program a PIC microprocessor http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Program-a-PIC-Microprocessor/
Lets program a PIC microprocessor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/1WL7/IJUCH1VQ/FYH1WL7IJUCH1VQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/1WL7/IJUCH1VQ/FYH1WL7IJUCH1VQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/1WL7/IJUCH1VQ/FYH1WL7IJUCH1VQ.SMALL.jpg rickharris OK How hard can programming a PIC microprocessor be?Well it depends, some are harder than others for several reasons, The programming language, the type of microprocessor, the ease of use of the editing software and most importantly how familiar you are with it all.So lets look at one of the easiest...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 11:17:41 PST
Emergency Voltmeter for Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Voltmeter-for-Quadcopter/
Emergency Voltmeter for Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/H9D5/IJRFK2EH/F6IH9D5IJRFK2EH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/H9D5/IJRFK2EH/F6IH9D5IJRFK2EH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/H9D5/IJRFK2EH/F6IH9D5IJRFK2EH.SMALL.jpg ivver So, for the beginning I want to explain why I did it the way I did. I was flying my quad at night and crashed it in tall grass, after some time I found out that I lost my lipo baterry monitor and I still had few more fully charged batteries. So I went inside and take what I found laying around and m...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 09:44:30 PST
Convert a Vintage Light to Component LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Vintage-Light-to-Component-LED/
Convert a Vintage Light to Component LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SMALL.jpg rexperry I bought a cool-looking vintage photography spotlight at a garage sale that I thought would make a great looking desktop lamp or reading light. The bulb was burned out and the base was a rare twist lock that is no longer available. For the conversion I bought a chip-on-board (COB) LED. LEDs require ...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:36:26 PST
Spotlight Upgrade / LED Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Spotlight-Upgrade-LED-Hack/
Spotlight Upgrade / LED Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/OGUO/IJOLTGIE/FQ2OGUOIJOLTGIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/OGUO/IJOLTGIE/FQ2OGUOIJOLTGIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/OGUO/IJOLTGIE/FQ2OGUOIJOLTGIE.SMALL.jpg gadgetjim I have an old Dorcy Spotlight which I use all the time. Unfortunately, the Fluorescent Auxiliary light that is incorporated into this unit was failing. I wanted to keep this feature of the light. I had an old LED flashlight that the switch did not work properly, so I thought a good way to upgrade...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:19:56 PST
LDR Shield for a programmable LED http://www.instructables.com/id/LDR-Shield-for-a-Programmable-LED/
LDR Shield for a programmable LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/9J8D/IJOS9MFM/FSO9J8DIJOS9MFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/9J8D/IJOS9MFM/FSO9J8DIJOS9MFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/9J8D/IJOS9MFM/FSO9J8DIJOS9MFM.SMALL.jpg ahriant In this instructable I will be showing how to setup a shield for a programmable LED that allows you to change the colours through red green and blue by using 3 light dependent resistors. This tutorial uses Arduino & Max7, and although I have set up the LED as part of the shield, I will not be using ...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:47:49 PST
Ambilight for 15" Apple Macbook Retina (ADALIGHT) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-for-15-Apple-Macbook-Retina-ADALIGHT/
Ambilight for 15" Apple Macbook Retina (ADALIGHT) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/YTNI/IJN7EQPQ/F4EYTNIIJN7EQPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/YTNI/IJN7EQPQ/F4EYTNIIJN7EQPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/YTNI/IJN7EQPQ/F4EYTNIIJN7EQPQ.SMALL.jpg ErwinF2 During this class 'Smart Objects' I designed a "Ambilight" frame for my 15" Apple MacBook Retina. In this instructable I will guide you how to build one for yourself. But first check out the pics/video to see whatsup! What you'll need? In order to follow this Instructable I advice to use the same...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 02:55:25 PST
Blink with ESP8266 and Visuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Blink-With-ESP8266-and-Visuino/
Blink with ESP8266 and Visuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/V6WH/IJN7CV4H/FVXV6WHIJN7CV4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/V6WH/IJN7CV4H/FVXV6WHIJN7CV4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/V6WH/IJN7CV4H/FVXV6WHIJN7CV4H.SMALL.jpg BoianM In my last Instructable, I showed you how to prepare the Arduino IDE to program ESP 8266 modules.In this Instructable I will show you how you can program the ESP 8266 with Visuino.It is a tradition to start with a Blink project, so we will do a Blink with ESP 8266.Please note that the annotation on ...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:24:45 PST
Where in the world are Mom & Dad? http://www.instructables.com/id/Where-in-the-World-Are-Mom-Dad/
Where in the world are Mom & Dad? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/XCFI/IJM00K9K/FDMXCFIIJM00K9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/XCFI/IJM00K9K/FDMXCFIIJM00K9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/XCFI/IJM00K9K/FDMXCFIIJM00K9K.SMALL.jpg JonBush My wife and I recently went on a winter getaway and left our two small children behind (praise the lord). In the past when we have gone on trips we have discussed where we are going and pointed it out on a map and sometimes we have drawn where we would be flying into, driving, etc. It was fun to ta...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 09:09:33 PST
Getting Started with a Temperature Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-a-Temperature-Sensor/
Getting Started with a Temperature Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/01SG/IJM076ZU/FNZ01SGIJM076ZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/01SG/IJM076ZU/FNZ01SGIJM076ZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/01SG/IJM076ZU/FNZ01SGIJM076ZU.SMALL.jpg JayconSystems Using basic electronic sensors, we can build our own heat detector. The main component, which is the LM35DZ temperature sensor, is used to measure the current room temperature. Based on the measurement, the detector will warn the user using other sensors such as the buzzer and the LED to indicate wh...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 10:34:15 PST
3D Printed Earth Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Earth-Lamp/
3D Printed Earth Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/72YE/IJM02B7K/FUT72YEIJM02B7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/72YE/IJM02B7K/FUT72YEIJM02B7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/72YE/IJM02B7K/FUT72YEIJM02B7K.SMALL.jpg KetchupMustard For this project I used created a cool decoration. With a 3D printer and some filament this is a cheap, simple accessory to add to their work desk, as an addition to your home, or you can even hang it up as a nice lamp with a couple more materials. Materials For this ornament I bought an LED ligh...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 15:19:01 PST
Mains Hum Detector / Static Electricity Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Mains-Hum-Detector-Static-Electricity-Detector/
Mains Hum Detector / Static Electricity Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/PNR6/IJM06BH7/F80PNR6IJM06BH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/PNR6/IJM06BH7/F80PNR6IJM06BH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/PNR6/IJM06BH7/F80PNR6IJM06BH7.SMALL.jpg abhirooprobotics Welcome,This instructable is about a small and easy circuit which detects Mains Hum i.e you can detect where mains wires are located from outside of the wall.It also detects Static Electricity and also can be disguised as a Ghost Detector.So,Just follow the steps and you can build it in no time! E...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 07:59:23 PST
Vehicle RUNNING LIGHTS http://www.instructables.com/id/Vehicle-RUNNING-LIGHTS/
Vehicle RUNNING LIGHTS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/U8RO/IJLZXTG2/FI9U8ROIJLZXTG2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/U8RO/IJLZXTG2/FI9U8ROIJLZXTG2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/U8RO/IJLZXTG2/FI9U8ROIJLZXTG2.SMALL.jpg oldmaninSC Well...I'm driving down the road in my convertedbus to RV and started to notice more and morecars have running lights. Some lights even looklike the cars logo. So why can't I have runninglights on my 89 bus!Well, I tried but failed in the next step. Failed 5mm white led I ordered 100 leds and mad...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 18:19:59 PST
LED Bookmark http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bookmark-2/
LED Bookmark - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/XKOP/IJKCGS3E/F4OXKOPIJKCGS3E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/XKOP/IJKCGS3E/F4OXKOPIJKCGS3E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/XKOP/IJKCGS3E/F4OXKOPIJKCGS3E.SMALL.jpg Akward_Midget1 In this Instructable, I will teach you how to make a bookmark that glows and can help you read in low light situations.It will still function as a bookmark, but it will have about an inch of it sticking out of it.This Instructable is for the Make it Glow contest. Acquire the Necessary Materials F...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 17:08:04 PST
attiny2313 based electronic hourglass http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny2313-Based-Electronic-Hourglass/
attiny2313 based electronic hourglass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/G9TU/IJIZ55SF/F1ZG9TUIJIZ55SF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/G9TU/IJIZ55SF/F1ZG9TUIJIZ55SF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/G9TU/IJIZ55SF/F1ZG9TUIJIZ55SF.SMALL.jpg artworker I got an arduino a long time back to play around. Made some basic projects to start with. But never quite liked using it. No, arduino is awesomely good. But the some pain points were:It needed 5V to powerIt's pin outs are a little complicated to work with considering we use jumper wiredIt is heart b...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:03:21 PST
Interactive Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Bookcase/
Interactive Bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/GO4C/IJHJRI3U/FUPGO4CIJHJRI3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/GO4C/IJHJRI3U/FUPGO4CIJHJRI3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/GO4C/IJHJRI3U/FUPGO4CIJHJRI3U.SMALL.jpg helloimnoura You walk in the library and want to read a book that contains both history and horror. A little romance is also welcomed. But there are so many books to choose from and ain't nobody got time for that! With this interactive bookcase, all you have to do is press the buttons you are interested in. The ...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 07:31:21 PST
How (NOT!) To Make An Electroluminescent Edison Lamp | Homemade EL "Coil" Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/How-NOT-to-Make-an-Electroluminescent-Edison-Lamp-/
How (NOT!) To Make An Electroluminescent Edison Lamp | Homemade EL "Coil" Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Q8YU/IJQNYPY5/F3MQ8YUIJQNYPY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Q8YU/IJQNYPY5/F3MQ8YUIJQNYPY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Q8YU/IJQNYPY5/F3MQ8YUIJQNYPY5.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 In this instructable, I am going to show you How To Make An Electroluminescent Edison Lamp. Well, that, was what this Instructable was originally about. I thought of attaching EL Wire inside a mason jar at an up-and-down zigzag way, Which would make it look like a pretty awesome Edison Lamp! Though...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:42:21 PST
Wearable Loading Wheel - Motion Deactivated http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Loading-Wheel-Motion-Deactivated/
Wearable Loading Wheel - Motion Deactivated - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/GNU8/IJD9FSOO/FSKGNU8IJD9FSOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/GNU8/IJD9FSOO/FSKGNU8IJD9FSOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/GNU8/IJD9FSOO/FSKGNU8IJD9FSOO.SMALL.jpg Dan Chen I am bring Loading Wheel to real-life! This is a motion deactivated loading wheel, when you stop moving the loading lights comes on. I found the spinning light to be extremely meditating in the real-life. For this project, you will need Access to a laser cutter 1/4 "Acrylic Clear 1/8 "Acrylic B...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 09:25:12 PST
IR Controlled RGB Module http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Controlled-RGB-Module/
IR Controlled RGB Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/62YF/IJD577IY/FTQ62YFIJD577IY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/62YF/IJD577IY/FTQ62YFIJD577IY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/62YF/IJD577IY/FTQ62YFIJD577IY.SMALL.jpg JayconSystems Recently we got these really cool RGB bulbs that are controlled by an IR remote control. You plug them into your house hold light bulb socket, and, presto, you can set the mood of any room! They were a hit with just about all of our friends, and no party will ever be complete without them. We th...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 09:39:44 PST
LED Chaser http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Chaser-2/
LED Chaser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/T6Z9/IJD9E42I/FO5T6Z9IJD9E42I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/T6Z9/IJD9E42I/FO5T6Z9IJD9E42I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/T6Z9/IJD9E42I/FO5T6Z9IJD9E42I.SMALL.jpg Arush Bansal Hello everybody! I'm back with another instructable about making an LED Chaser. It's a super simple project based on the 555 timer and the 4017 decade counter. It works incredibly well and it's quite easy. So let's get started! First, a bit of theory The 555 timer IC is an integrated circuit (chi...
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 23:02:05 PST
RGB LED constant current fade effect with transistors http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Constant-Current-Fade-Effect-With-Transist/
RGB LED constant current fade effect with transistors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/FI6J/IJD9EKKX/F08FI6JIJD9EKKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/FI6J/IJD9EKKX/F08FI6JIJD9EKKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/FI6J/IJD9EKKX/F08FI6JIJD9EKKX.SMALL.jpg nusnus I was bored so I started to fiddle around with transistors. The reason this became a LED fade and constant current circuit is just because the parts were at hand and lights in different colors is always cool. Please see attached video of the device working. The colors are overexposured but you get t...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 07:11:34 PST
Adafruit Huzzah 42 Charlieplex LED grid http://www.instructables.com/id/Adafruit-Huzzah-42-Charlieplex-LED-Grid/
Adafruit Huzzah 42 Charlieplex LED grid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/6RFE/IJD562AM/FOO6RFEIJD562AM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/6RFE/IJD562AM/FOO6RFEIJD562AM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/6RFE/IJD562AM/FOO6RFEIJD562AM.SMALL.jpg brandonhawkes What are we making?We are going to create a controllable 6x7 LED grid with minimal components.CharlieplexingCharlieplexing is a method to individually control more LEDs than pins used. This method is popular since it doesn't require any additional components like shift registers.It mostly works by c...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 06:42:08 PST
LED Nametag http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Nametag/
LED Nametag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/HJ3K/HY5Y2X5N/F4GHJ3KHY5Y2X5N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/HJ3K/HY5Y2X5N/F4GHJ3KHY5Y2X5N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/HJ3K/HY5Y2X5N/F4GHJ3KHY5Y2X5N.SMALL.jpg janth As a part of the Helle Koepfe-workshop for kids we designed some nametags, such that each kid could make their own led nametag at their short visit of the FabLab Aachen. Therefore ist shouldn't be too complicated, fast to build, not too expensive, and has to be awesome... at least that were the requ...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:53:06 PDT
Musical Activated Light Up Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Activated-Light-Up-Christmas-Tree/
Musical Activated Light Up Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/HWIH/IJAEJ569/FZTHWIHIJAEJ569.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/HWIH/IJAEJ569/FZTHWIHIJAEJ569.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/HWIH/IJAEJ569/FZTHWIHIJAEJ569.SMALL.jpg ehudwill I have wanted to do this project for a while and finally found the time. Music and lights are two things that go great together at Christmas. People drive all over to see huge displays that cover an entire house and more. I decided to avoid the traffic and create my own little light show. Tools an...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 20:08:50 PST
3D Printer RGB LED Feedback http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-RGB-LED-Feedback/
3D Printer RGB LED Feedback - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/NASC/IJAACCZM/FRANASCIJAACCZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/NASC/IJAACCZM/FRANASCIJAACCZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/NASC/IJAACCZM/FRANASCIJAACCZM.SMALL.jpg LVMJohnson1996 When I was in high school I was a tad jealous that the Makerbot we owned, had RGB temperature feedback. After I learned enough, I decided to replicate the design and add more feedback capabilities. With this you can turn the lights off and on; change colors for pauses, temperature, prep, cleaning; o...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 08:39:10 PST
PCB Christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Christms-Tree/
PCB Christmas tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/JWVR/IJAACX38/FE5JWVRIJAACX38.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/JWVR/IJAACX38/FE5JWVRIJAACX38.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/JWVR/IJAACX38/FE5JWVRIJAACX38.SMALL.jpg bluqesh So I spent a lot of time here on Instructables looking at all the cool stuff, but I couldn't decide on what to build. Last Christmas I saw a really cool PCB Christmas tree at a friends place, and I decided to make one (or a few) for this year, and share it here to give something back to the communit...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 15:01:07 PST
Itty bitty Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Itty-Bitty-Joule-Thief/
Itty bitty Joule Thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/BRTK/IJ8Z7F4M/FLQBRTKIJ8Z7F4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/BRTK/IJ8Z7F4M/FLQBRTKIJ8Z7F4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/BRTK/IJ8Z7F4M/FLQBRTKIJ8Z7F4M.SMALL.jpg Victor805 A Joule Thief is a simple circuit that takes advantage of the inductive kickback produced by an inductive element (a wound toroid in this case) to step up the voltage. This extra voltage at the output of the circuit can be used to power devices which would not work with the input voltage alone. In t...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 09:13:03 PST
Doctor Who Gallifreyan Timepiece (Clock) http://www.instructables.com/id/Doctor-Who-Gallifreyan-Timepiece/
Doctor Who Gallifreyan Timepiece (Clock) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/7ATY/IJ8UW133/FJY7ATYIJ8UW133.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/7ATY/IJ8UW133/FJY7ATYIJ8UW133.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/7ATY/IJ8UW133/FJY7ATYIJ8UW133.SMALL.jpg Baybren Hello humans and other lifeforms! This is my Gallifreyan Timepiece (aka Doctor Who Clock). Unlike Earth clocks, this one displays time in Gallifreyan numbers rather than Arabic or Roman numerals. It takes a bit of getting used to to read quickly, but it works just like any other device that measures...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 20:26:43 PST
Glowing-Flask NightLight, [with Radio] http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Flask-NightLight-with-Radio/
Glowing-Flask NightLight, [with Radio] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/PSPP/IJ8UVR2T/F3JPSPPIJ8UVR2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/PSPP/IJ8UVR2T/F3JPSPPIJ8UVR2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/PSPP/IJ8UVR2T/F3JPSPPIJ8UVR2T.SMALL.jpg Ekras I wanted a nightlight that would glow when the room is dark and also be able turn on the other lights in the room. It is unnecessary for it to glow when the room is lit so I wanted it to also shut down its own lights when it turns on the other lights in the room.My thoughts was also that I wanted it...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 13:58:00 PST
How to Make Your First Simple Led Blink Project in Raspberry Pi2 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-First-Simple-Led-Blink-Project-in/
How to Make Your First Simple Led Blink Project in Raspberry Pi2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/BACD/IJ7WP0XB/FB3BACDIJ7WP0XB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/BACD/IJ7WP0XB/FB3BACDIJ7WP0XB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/BACD/IJ7WP0XB/FB3BACDIJ7WP0XB.SMALL.jpg VIVEK GR Congratulations to you, for getting yourself a Raspberry pi2. Your now super excited to get started and moving but you don't know anything where to start about .The reason I am sharing this project is that, at initial stages where you are not familiar with either the hardware /software of your devic...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 08:51:21 PST
Longboard Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard-Lighting/
Longboard Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/7D4P/IJ7WR8BL/FDL7D4PIJ7WR8BL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/7D4P/IJ7WR8BL/FDL7D4PIJ7WR8BL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/7D4P/IJ7WR8BL/FDL7D4PIJ7WR8BL.SMALL.jpg VincentCaD In this instructable I'll be showing how I made lighting for my longboard. I made it for better visibility at night since I was barely visible. The idea was to put some el-wire (electroluminescent wire) around my longboard for a cool effect and a front and rear light on the underside of the deck jus...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 07:41:12 PST
Micro-usb 30F Supercapacitor Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-usb-30F-Supercapacitor-Flashlight/
Micro-usb 30F Supercapacitor Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/AEL6/IJ7WPTZL/FGHAEL6IJ7WPTZL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/AEL6/IJ7WPTZL/FGHAEL6IJ7WPTZL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/AEL6/IJ7WPTZL/FGHAEL6IJ7WPTZL.SMALL.jpg supercondensateur This is an example of a supercapacitor flashlight that can be charged with a standard 1A smartphone charger.French people can find the entire description here :http://www.supercondensateur.com/lampe-torche-a-supercondensateur-avec-recharge-micro-usb You will need - perfboard- micro-usb connector-...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 07:47:16 PST
LED Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Grow-Light/
LED Grow Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/ANFJ/IJ7JKQAR/FFQANFJIJ7JKQAR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/ANFJ/IJ7JKQAR/FFQANFJIJ7JKQAR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/ANFJ/IJ7JKQAR/FFQANFJIJ7JKQAR.SMALL.jpg 2Witches This is my first instructable, I've done a lot of things in the past but have always forgotten to photograph the steps. What you need: Some type of board that will be the base of the lamp. LED Stripe with power supply.Cats are always eager to lend a helping paw :P Attach the LED stripe to ...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 19:02:20 PST
Laptop LED Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-LED-Mod/
Laptop LED Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/CQ6Y/IJ7FAVE3/FEGCQ6YIJ7FAVE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/CQ6Y/IJ7FAVE3/FEGCQ6YIJ7FAVE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/CQ6Y/IJ7FAVE3/FEGCQ6YIJ7FAVE3.SMALL.jpg JSGC My Laptop is really old and looked very boring. So I always looked for a way to make it look cooler. After my attempt of a stickerbomb housing went totally wrong I decided to make a cool looking LED/backlit mod.There already are some Instructables on this but I found it hard to understand them so I´...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 14:49:12 PST