Instructables: exploring - technology - led - diy http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:35:59 PST BLOX v1.01 Anxiety Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Anxiety-Necklace/
Anxiety Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/97NE/I2XTPIHY/FO197NEI2XTPIHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/97NE/I2XTPIHY/FO197NEI2XTPIHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/97NE/I2XTPIHY/FO197NEI2XTPIHY.SMALL.jpg lcospina This necklace displays a person's anxiety level according to body temperature. There is a temperature sensor placed on the back of the neck to get accurate readings. According to these readings, the RGB LED placed within the necklace locket will light up in different colours.For this project, the li...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:59:46 PST
DIY Robot Mold Making, Casting, and Arduino Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Robot-Mold-Making-Casting-and-Arduino-Remote-C/
DIY Robot Mold Making, Casting, and Arduino Remote Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/LBZH/I2XA8PMD/FDALBZHI2XA8PMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/LBZH/I2XA8PMD/FDALBZHI2XA8PMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/LBZH/I2XA8PMD/FDALBZHI2XA8PMD.SMALL.jpg ComposiMold Learn how to build your own unique robot with ComposiMold.Parts List:ComposiStone (2lbs), Hot glue, Spray adhesive, PureCast605, Elmer’s Glue, Used ComposiMold, ProtoCast85R, Water, Toy Robot, Silicone, Cardboard Box’s, Paint, Colored tissue Paper, Cups, Wires, Delight Paper Clay, Plastic bags/ tras...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:38:30 PST
wave to on and wave to off lights http://www.instructables.com/id/wave-to-on-and-wave-to-off-lights/
wave to on and wave to off lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/UPS7/I2X6SCO9/F4CUPS7I2X6SCO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/UPS7/I2X6SCO9/F4CUPS7I2X6SCO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/UPS7/I2X6SCO9/F4CUPS7I2X6SCO9.SMALL.jpg khader sk this is a simple circuit which can be used to operate home appliances by waving hand over it or remotely
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:04:15 PST
Sparebots selfmade electronic waste DIY Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparebots-selfmade-electronic-waste-DIY-Project/
Sparebots selfmade electronic waste DIY Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/8MU1/I2Q1IQWX/F8V8MU1I2Q1IQWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/8MU1/I2Q1IQWX/F8V8MU1I2Q1IQWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/8MU1/I2Q1IQWX/F8V8MU1I2Q1IQWX.SMALL.jpg bastelking Make your own sparbots from electronic waste!These little guys are funny and look nice. What you need: - Electronic Waste- Soldering Stuff- Creativity Desolder everything ...title says it all... A good stant is everything... It´s important you care for a stabile stand, so the bots can´t ove...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:40:47 PST
220v led driver circuit without using a tranformer http://www.instructables.com/id/220v-led-driver-circuit-without-using-a-tranformer/
220v led driver circuit without using a tranformer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/3ZQV/I2P3RE8R/F5Q3ZQVI2P3RE8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/3ZQV/I2P3RE8R/F5Q3ZQVI2P3RE8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/3ZQV/I2P3RE8R/F5Q3ZQVI2P3RE8R.SMALL.jpg khader sk This video is about making a simple 220v led bulb without using a transformer.the number of leds can be increased by connecting in series.to increase the output current, use a 1uf capacitor in place of 0.22uf capacitor
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:21:14 PST
Hyduino - Automated Hydroponics with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Hyduino-Automated-Hydroponics-with-an-Arduino/
Hyduino - Automated Hydroponics with an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SMALL.jpg austinsimonson So, you may be wondering...WHAT IS HYDROPONICS?Basically, hydroponics is growing plants without the use of a traditional dirt medium by using a nutrient rich water solution. Those mediums used to "plant" in range from fiberglass to sand and from fired clay balls to nothing at all. Several branches o...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:42:52 PST
DIY pocket sized bluetooth receiver http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-pocket-sized-bluetooth-receiver/
DIY pocket sized bluetooth receiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/3Z4C/I28W6YOR/FB03Z4CI28W6YOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/3Z4C/I28W6YOR/FB03Z4CI28W6YOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/3Z4C/I28W6YOR/FB03Z4CI28W6YOR.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I'm making an wireless bluetooth receiver that you can connect to any amplifier or headset and you don't have to deal whit the AUX cable and that you can't use your phone far away while playing music.This is an easy project and an fun one! Its 3v coming from the batteries and goes in...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 12:38:08 PST
IcosaLEDron: A Multi LED Smart Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/IcosaLEDron-A-Multi-LED-Smart-Ball/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:09:42 PST
Alternating Blinker Circuit made of Timer NE 555P http://www.instructables.com/id/Alternating-Blinker-Circuit-made-of-Timer-NE-555P/
Alternating Blinker Circuit made of Timer NE 555P - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/I7X0/I1WHHC44/F4YI7X0I1WHHC44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/I7X0/I1WHHC44/F4YI7X0I1WHHC44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/I7X0/I1WHHC44/F4YI7X0I1WHHC44.SMALL.jpg bastelking Here is shown, how to build an alternating blinker circuit.Try out and enjoy! Materiallist & Schematics What you need:Power source (USB TTL Module 5V OUT)BreadboardJumper WireTimer NE555PResistor 1K OhmResistor 10K Ohm2 X Resistor 220 Ohm2 X LEDCapacitors ( 16V - 22uF/33uF/100uF/120uF/220uF/330uF...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:53:52 PDT
Make Your Eyes Glow Red http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Eyes-Glow-Red/
Make Your Eyes Glow Red - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/N992/I1TQX1XN/F3AN992I1TQX1XN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/N992/I1TQX1XN/F3AN992I1TQX1XN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/N992/I1TQX1XN/F3AN992I1TQX1XN.SMALL.jpg Pure Carbon let me guess. You were spending so much time on the internet getting ideas for costumes that you ran out of time to make a really cool one, so you came here hoping for a last minute costume that looks absolutely awesome and won't break bank. Well have no fear, if that's the case then you are in the ...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:00:50 PDT
Blinker Circuit with Timer EN555P and Resistors DIY Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinker-Circuit-with-Timer-EN555P-and-Resistors-DI/
Blinker Circuit with Timer EN555P and Resistors DIY Experiment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/8WGM/I1TQ48TA/F2T8WGMI1TQ48TA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/8WGM/I1TQ48TA/F2T8WGMI1TQ48TA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/8WGM/I1TQ48TA/F2T8WGMI1TQ48TA.SMALL.jpg bastelking Here is shown how to plug a blinker circuit quick and easy. Materiallist and Schematics What you need:Power Source (USB TTL Module 3,3V OUT)BreadboardJumper WireBridge or Cable2 X Resistor 1K OhmResistor 560 OhmTimer NE555PLEDvarious Capacitors for Blinkfrequency:16V-22Uf/33uF/47uF/100uF/120uF/22...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:12:11 PDT
Simple Decorative Batman Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Decorative-Batman-Light/
Simple Decorative Batman Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/38PG/I1QY7UR2/F5038PGI1QY7UR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/38PG/I1QY7UR2/F5038PGI1QY7UR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/38PG/I1QY7UR2/F5038PGI1QY7UR2.SMALL.jpg tkleinauskas Make Batman light of old things! It's perfect decoration for your room at night! Need! You need this things: Toilet paper roll x1 White paper sheet LED 3V battery ClipAnd this tools: Pencil Tape Scissors Knife Black marker Calipers Flow rate! Define roll Define higher circuit Mark bulging Dra...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:12:56 PDT
Joystick Module Tester DIY selfmade electronics easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Joystick-Module-Tester-DIY-selfmade-electronics-ea/
Joystick Module Tester DIY selfmade electronics easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/S2VJ/I1QY1LT6/FHSS2VJI1QY1LT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/S2VJ/I1QY1LT6/FHSS2VJI1QY1LT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/S2VJ/I1QY1LT6/FHSS2VJI1QY1LT6.SMALL.jpg bastelking Here is shown, how to test your joystick module easy on its ablity to fuction. What you need:Power Source (USB TTL Module 5V OUT)Jumper Wire BreadboardJoystick Module3 X LED in various coloursPlug all together like shown in schematics and test it.
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 01:34:20 PDT
DIY Arduino scrolling LCD text shield http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-scrolling-LCD-text-shield/
DIY Arduino scrolling LCD text shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/CPI7/I1KJPX5A/F0UCPI7I1KJPX5A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/CPI7/I1KJPX5A/F0UCPI7I1KJPX5A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/CPI7/I1KJPX5A/F0UCPI7I1KJPX5A.SMALL.jpg ibenkos This project is an upgrade on my "DIY Arduino LCD shield" go check out how to make it on my channel! In this project I’m going to use an Arduino Uno to scroll some text on a 16×2 character LCD which is controlled with a pair of pushbuttons. The project can easily be extended to do more, like add to ...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:08:05 PDT
Potentiometer as variable Resistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Potentiometer-as-variable-Resistor/
Potentiometer as variable Resistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NK5E/I1FQ7TR2/FSFNK5EI1FQ7TR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NK5E/I1FQ7TR2/FSFNK5EI1FQ7TR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NK5E/I1FQ7TR2/FSFNK5EI1FQ7TR2.SMALL.jpg bastelking If you get out of resistors, you can use a potentiometer instead.I often use potentiometers to test circuits with differnt setups qick and easy.Watch video and enjoy.
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:03:47 PDT
Get started with the Bend Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Bend-Sensor/
Get started with the Bend Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SMALL.jpg cecilise We started by looking at how the Bend Sensor is buildt up, and how it works.We then looked at different areas we can see it beeing used in.Finally we made a lamp were you can change colour of the light, and also the brightness of a LED.You will find the steps of how to make your own lamp, including ...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:43:55 PDT
SteamPunk Lego LED Octopus http://www.instructables.com/id/SteamPunk-Lego-LED-Octopus/
SteamPunk Lego LED Octopus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/97OZ/I0XOI4MH/FB597OZI0XOI4MH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/97OZ/I0XOI4MH/FB597OZI0XOI4MH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/97OZ/I0XOI4MH/FB597OZI0XOI4MH.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid After creating my LED Lego Octopus, I decided to put a SteamPunk theme on my next one. This Lego Octopus is similar to my last one but I was able to streamline the wiring process a bit. I also added Lego Technic gears and 18k gold paint to give it the SteamPunk aesthetic. I used orange LED lights th...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:19:52 PDT
Turn any flashlight into headlamp with duct tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-any-flashlight-into-headlamp-with-duct-tape/
Turn any flashlight into headlamp with duct tape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/UZZC/I0R114A6/FQ2UZZCI0R114A6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/UZZC/I0R114A6/FQ2UZZCI0R114A6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/UZZC/I0R114A6/FQ2UZZCI0R114A6.SMALL.jpg ed shtern I've always been stuck holding the flashlight without enough hands to hold other stuff, and i never got around to go to the store and buy a headlamp. So i decided to make a removable one for any flashlight out of duct tape Gather your stuff Flashlight duct tape rubber band scissorsoptionalI used...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:27:14 PDT
Light Painters Palette 2.0 - A complete guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painters-Palette-20-A-complete-guide/
Light Painters Palette 2.0 - A complete guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SMALL.jpg jritchey Hello Photographers! I've been planning on doing , and have requests for, a follow up instructable on my Light Painters Palette. For a while I've been working on taking the big box form of that device and making it more compact, simple, and user friendly. To do this I designed a PCB (printed cir...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:48:53 PDT
Make colored volume knobs http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-colored-volume-knobs/
Make colored volume knobs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/HSI3/I0FFF1ND/FA1HSI3I0FFF1ND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/HSI3/I0FFF1ND/FA1HSI3I0FFF1ND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/HSI3/I0FFF1ND/FA1HSI3I0FFF1ND.SMALL.jpg aaaaoooo A tiny instructible .Making nice looking knobs is needed many times.we get the items 1.plastic case feet -round types 2.color thick paper (can be from packaging ) size like1 inch x 1inch each color 3.gotglue gun with stick start and finish cut the rounds from papertip:use a extra hard paper fo...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:30:04 PDT
DIY Dark Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dark-Sensor/
DIY Dark Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/08IP/I05EUSLN/FU208IPI05EUSLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/08IP/I05EUSLN/FU208IPI05EUSLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/08IP/I05EUSLN/FU208IPI05EUSLN.SMALL.jpg abhirooprobotics Hello guyzHere is another instructable of making a cheap dark sensor from scratch!Its Cheap and works fine.No requirement of arduino or Ic's. Items Required So, For making this basic sensor , you will be required some basic items which can be easily purchased from a local electronics shop for som...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:58:33 PDT
DIY LED Book Reading Lamp and Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Book-Reading-Lamp-and-Torch/
DIY LED Book Reading Lamp and Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/LDWT/HZIHCHSY/F2KLDWTHZIHCHSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/LDWT/HZIHCHSY/F2KLDWTHZIHCHSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/LDWT/HZIHCHSY/F2KLDWTHZIHCHSY.SMALL.jpg DangerousTim Hey everyone! In this instructable I'll show you how to make your own DIY Reading Lamp, that you can mount on the book you're reading. This lamp is handy if you want to read a book in a car or in the dark without disturbing anyone else. This lamp is bright enough to illuminate both pages of the book...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 01:47:03 PDT
Guitar booster pedal (MPX-1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-booster-pedal-MPX-1/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:26:37 PDT
An incredible LED solar bottle torch (Bottorch) from E-waste. http://www.instructables.com/id/An-incredible-LED-solar-bottle-torch-Bottorch-from/
An incredible LED solar bottle torch (Bottorch) from E-waste. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/3U0E/HZ3YFQ9Q/F5E3U0EHZ3YFQ9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/3U0E/HZ3YFQ9Q/F5E3U0EHZ3YFQ9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/3U0E/HZ3YFQ9Q/F5E3U0EHZ3YFQ9Q.SMALL.jpg DannyGH Hi guys!The bottorch is my small initiative towards a greener environment. It makes use of some part from old gadgets that we dispose everyday. We also will be recycling some plastic thus, we will make use of a plastic bottle.I thought of it this way; currently our global population is about 7.184 b...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:36:02 PDT
All You Need to Know About LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/All-You-Need-to-Know-bout-LEDs/
All You Need to Know About LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/RY1F/HZ5DVSIO/F7JRY1FHZ5DVSIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/RY1F/HZ5DVSIO/F7JRY1FHZ5DVSIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/RY1F/HZ5DVSIO/F7JRY1FHZ5DVSIO.SMALL.jpg Jonathanrjpereira IMAGES: LEDs.A Light Emitting Diode is an electronic device that emits light when current is passed through it. LEDs are small, extremely efficient, bright, cheap, electronic components. People think that LEDs are just common light emitting components & tend to overlook the Interesting Facts & Featu...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:30:18 PDT
How to make a LED Frisbee to use at Night http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-LED-Frisbee-to-use-at-Night/
How to make a LED Frisbee to use at Night - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/C76T/HYU8E7W2/F0VC76THYU8E7W2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/C76T/HYU8E7W2/F0VC76THYU8E7W2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/C76T/HYU8E7W2/F0VC76THYU8E7W2.SMALL.jpg SpecificLove How to make a LED Frisbee to use at Night. Watch Video! If you have ever tried to play with a Frisbee in the evening or at night, you have noticed that it can be a little hard to see it flying through the air. And even harder to find it after it has rolled out of sight. In this video, I took and old...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:37:04 PDT
Lego Octopus LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Octopus-LED-Light/
Lego Octopus LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid In this Instructable we will learn how to take an ordinary Lego octopus and make it awesome with glowing LED lights. This is a relatively easy project but a few tools are involved. We will be soldering and using a Dremel to carve the piece out and to create eye holes. I estimate that this project co...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:40:10 PDT
7 segment hack http://www.instructables.com/id/7-segment-hack/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:17:43 PDT
How to skate at night - The Beamboarder http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Beamboarder-Lets-You-Skate-at-Night/
How to skate at night - The Beamboarder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/C8J5/I0A55LG7/F98C8J5I0A55LG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/C8J5/I0A55LG7/F98C8J5I0A55LG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/C8J5/I0A55LG7/F98C8J5I0A55LG7.SMALL.jpg LyonCy Runtime:Up to two hours Power:~4W @ 600 LumenPrice:25€ with chargerCreate a magnetic 4 watt high power LED head lamp for applications like longboards out of an old hard disk drive for less than 25 $. The case of the HDD can be recycled to a nice room light.Skating at night can be really dangerous. O...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:49:23 PDT
HOMEMADE DC MOTOR/generator http://www.instructables.com/id/HOMEMADE-DC-MOTORgenerator/
HOMEMADE DC MOTOR/generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/07Z3/HYPNYUPF/FWB07Z3HYPNYUPF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/07Z3/HYPNYUPF/FWB07Z3HYPNYUPF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/07Z3/HYPNYUPF/FWB07Z3HYPNYUPF.SMALL.jpg dalegribble This was just a little science experiment I always wanted to try. Hope you find it helpful and enjoyable Materials And Tools Materials1/2" aluminum rod3/4" copper couplerElectrical tape6"-1/2" pex(optional)#12 wire2 rubberbands2 3/4-2" bearings2-2" nipples2' unistrutBattery or power supply2'-2x6G...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:34:48 PDT
DIY 10W LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-10W-LED-flashlight/
DIY 10W LED flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/9B1A/HYPNY8XD/FUY9B1AHYPNY8XD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/9B1A/HYPNY8XD/FUY9B1AHYPNY8XD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/9B1A/HYPNY8XD/FUY9B1AHYPNY8XD.SMALL.jpg Unboxingexperience7 All you need isa heatsink10W high power Led5W 1,5 Ohm resistorLM 350 regulatorthermal compoundwires3s Lipoa lipo connectoron/off switchsoldering tinsoldering ironmultitool Wire the regulator The LM350 regulator gives constant 1.2 volts between ADJ and Vout. Connect the two outputs with a resistor...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:30:17 PDT
Moped Mod:Turn Signals+Under Body Light+Brake Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Moped-ModTurn-SignalsUnder-Body-LightBrake-Light/
Moped Mod:Turn Signals+Under Body Light+Brake Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/HPLI/HYO8HWYF/FQJHPLIHYO8HWYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/HPLI/HYO8HWYF/FQJHPLIHYO8HWYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/HPLI/HYO8HWYF/FQJHPLIHYO8HWYF.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I modded the lighting system of an old Moped (Simson S50). The old bulbs and flasher relay are just inefficient and not reliable. I added LEDs to the turn signals and brake light. Everything is controlled by the awesome Attiny85. As a bonus I also included under b...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 10:18:22 PDT
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-automation-system-using-Arduino-and-SIM900-GS/
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SMALL.jpg Timofte Andrei Hi there! As I've almost finished my studies at Faculty of Engineering, I had to make a graduation project and my thought was to make a jaw-dropping thing (I know that's hilarious :D ) to show everybody that I'm a good prototype maker and I can turn ideas into real and useful things. I know GSM cont...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:25:21 PDT
Portable USB Smartphone Charger V3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-USB-Smartphone-Charger-V3/
Portable USB Smartphone Charger V3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/J7NR/HY3Z9D1E/FDEJ7NRHY3Z9D1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/J7NR/HY3Z9D1E/FDEJ7NRHY3Z9D1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/J7NR/HY3Z9D1E/FDEJ7NRHY3Z9D1E.SMALL.jpg KevinsL1 Hi Instructables audience!In this instructable i'm showing you how to make simple usb charger. This is my 3'd version for this kind of charger and this one is upgraded to allow voltage to flow on stable 12v and no backward flow. Basicly this one works on it's full potentional ,without any possible w...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:54:47 PDT
Control Anything With Arduino And a Infrared Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Anything-With-Arduino-And-a-Infrared-Remot/
Control Anything With Arduino And a Infrared Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/GEQH/HY3Z8PTX/FG6GEQHHY3Z8PTX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/GEQH/HY3Z8PTX/FG6GEQHHY3Z8PTX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/GEQH/HY3Z8PTX/FG6GEQHHY3Z8PTX.SMALL.jpg babaguru Hi, this is my first instructable and i thought i would show a quick demonstration of how to control anything such as LED's, DC motors and a whole load of other things with an arduino and pretty much any Infrared remote control. The first time i attempted this it took me a few hours as i found most ...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:08:01 PDT
Make your own little clog out of conductive dough! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-little-clog-out-of-conductive-dough/
Make your own little clog out of conductive dough! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1B0J/HXVR32IK/FCC1B0JHXVR32IK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1B0J/HXVR32IK/FCC1B0JHXVR32IK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1B0J/HXVR32IK/FCC1B0JHXVR32IK.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus 1. Make your own little Clog out of conductive dough :)2. Make some holes in your character 3. Put some insulating dough at the bottom of each hole 4. Build up some conductive walls around the holes (this makes the game more difficult!) 5. Now make the little conductive 'bugs' to take out of Clog ...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:12:23 PDT
Light of the Lost Triangles http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-of-the-Lost-Triangles/
Light of the Lost Triangles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/T2YX/HXMUZ7VO/F1MT2YXHXMUZ7VO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/T2YX/HXMUZ7VO/F1MT2YXHXMUZ7VO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/T2YX/HXMUZ7VO/F1MT2YXHXMUZ7VO.SMALL.jpg AwabHassan Light of the Lost Triangles is a LED Wall Fixture with 4 different modes. Each successive mode features an increase in LED brightness and an increased rate of colour transition. The light looks great and is great for parties too. The cardboard concept can be modified and can be used at a large scale...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:13:05 PDT
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Kaleiduino-An-Battery-Powered-Arduino-LED-Kaleidos/
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/KTDV/I1U3BNCR/F1YKTDVI1U3BNCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/KTDV/I1U3BNCR/F1YKTDVI1U3BNCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/KTDV/I1U3BNCR/F1YKTDVI1U3BNCR.SMALL.jpg DangerousTim Hello everyone, and welcome to my Instructable! This instructable will show you how I made the first ever DIY Arduino controlled "LED Kaleidoscope"! What is an LED kaleidoscope? Well, our traditional kaleidoscopes used 3 mirrors joined as a triangle with stuff like sequins and stolen cake decoration...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 04:08:30 PDT
Bob Marley Flashing Colour Changing Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bob-Marley-Flashing-Colour-Changing-Bottle/
Bob Marley Flashing Colour Changing Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SMALL.jpg yashpatel10 Welcome to my first Instructables project! I got the idea after I finished the drink, which is really good :) , and I thought "Man, this bottle is too nice to just throw away". This project is extremely easy to do, and only takes about an hour. Any bottle can be used, but try to stay clear of transp...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 22:02:54 PDT
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Pi-control-Android-iPhone-via-OSC/
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SMALL.jpg Greg0reo To start off this project I would like to explain how all this will work. We will be using a form of communication called OSC (Open Sound Control) and an app called "TouchOSC" which is available on the Google Play and Apple app store, along with pyOSC. What we will do is the following:- Create a sui...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:04:26 PDT
larson scanner leds (kitt) with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/larson-scanner-leds-kitt-with-arduino/
larson scanner leds (kitt) with arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/CZZ3/HWOY3FAV/FO3CZZ3HWOY3FAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/CZZ3/HWOY3FAV/FO3CZZ3HWOY3FAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/CZZ3/HWOY3FAV/FO3CZZ3HWOY3FAV.SMALL.jpg berchabo The larson scanner is well know by knigth rider in the 80's. In this tutorial i will tell you how to create une. So i try to create my version of the project. It consist of an array of leds that turns on moving side to side. I just add a potenciometer to increase or decrease the speed of the moving...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 17:37:22 PDT
DIY SOLAR FLASHLIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SOLAR-FLASHLIGHT/
DIY SOLAR FLASHLIGHT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/LZA4/HWKJZU2C/FYRLZA4HWKJZU2C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/LZA4/HWKJZU2C/FYRLZA4HWKJZU2C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/LZA4/HWKJZU2C/FYRLZA4HWKJZU2C.SMALL.jpg kris754a I built this flashlight so i would have one that used sunlight and didn't require any batteries. When fully charged it can stay lit in approx 30 minutes. What you will need The circuit Putting on the solar panel Add the capacitors Mounting the switch Mounting the LED's Conn...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 05:42:18 PDT
Kitchen Led Bar lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-home-improvement-Led-lights/
Kitchen Led Bar lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/TOJM/HW4OG1VO/FJJTOJMHW4OG1VO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/TOJM/HW4OG1VO/FJJTOJMHW4OG1VO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/TOJM/HW4OG1VO/FJJTOJMHW4OG1VO.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen This is very cheap an easy project to do. It took me about 1 hr to install. The cost was around 22 euros. The view before installation I have just moved to a new house and while moving all the stuff to their own places i saw how miserable the kitchen looks. The space is small and the lightning is...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 14:04:03 PDT
DIY mouse with color selection/changing LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-mouse-with-color-selectionchanging-LEDs/
DIY mouse with color selection/changing LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/9K77/HW1M8GT7/FT79K77HW1M8GT7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/9K77/HW1M8GT7/FT79K77HW1M8GT7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/9K77/HW1M8GT7/FT79K77HW1M8GT7.SMALL.jpg KD3533 The Video will show you all the details about the build of the DIY gaming mouse step by step.To get the USB controller and the LED's search on eBay for "USB RGB strip" . They cost about 18 $ but believe me it's worthwhile :) .
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 02:41:59 PDT
LightBuddy: A Superbright LED Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/LightBuddy/
LightBuddy: A Superbright LED Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/KU1J/HVNV5MEX/FLXKU1JHVNV5MEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/KU1J/HVNV5MEX/FLXKU1JHVNV5MEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/KU1J/HVNV5MEX/FLXKU1JHVNV5MEX.SMALL.jpg ASCAS LightBuddy is a handy D.I.Y. LED necklace. It's a highly functional jewelry-gizmo that serves as a bright source of light. It's completely rechargeable and can be charged through any USB port.Intended Purpose:The project is ideal for illuminating dark areas for short periods of time. The 3W LED insi...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 08:55:02 PDT
Creating a color changing light table http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-color-changing-light-table/
Creating a color changing light table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/XKRT/HV72BY1J/FQDXKRTHV72BY1J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/XKRT/HV72BY1J/FQDXKRTHV72BY1J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/XKRT/HV72BY1J/FQDXKRTHV72BY1J.SMALL.jpg Tbak Ok first heres a materials list of the things you will need and some prices of things. -MDF(or what ever wood you have laying around) - hopefully free with crap wood-LED strips - between $17-$30 per whole set (thats power supply, leds, remote, and wireless receiver) -Sandblaster/ some sort of clear ...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 20:53:36 PDT
DIY LED Glow Cubes (Accent Lighting & Night Lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Glow-Blocks/
DIY LED Glow Cubes (Accent Lighting & Night Lamp) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/5Z34/H9G12NSF/FR65Z34H9G12NSF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/5Z34/H9G12NSF/FR65Z34H9G12NSF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/5Z34/H9G12NSF/FR65Z34H9G12NSF.SMALL.jpg bhvm I love LEDs~! People who have been following me know this very well. Now here's a New one for you. LED GLOW BLOCKS! LED Glow blocks are a neat way to accentuate your Posh Living room, Add a fill to your Existing Lights, for use as a Elaborate and artistic Night lamp or a cool and Diffused light sou...
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Tue, 13 May 2014 21:24:15 PDT
DIY MUSIC CONTROLLED LEDS http://www.instructables.com/id/MUSIC-CONTROLLED-LEDS-1/
DIY MUSIC CONTROLLED LEDS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/FKDB/HUOP53C9/F69FKDBHUOP53C9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/FKDB/HUOP53C9/F69FKDBHUOP53C9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/FKDB/HUOP53C9/F69FKDBHUOP53C9.SMALL.jpg AVISHKAR_ hy everyone in this Instructables i will show you how to make music contolled led by simple 1 or 2 stepsits is very cheap i does not require any microcontroller or any such things MATERIALS REQUIRED For making music controlled led you dont need any arduino or any microcontroller yoy just need so...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 04:42:33 PDT
Infrared Finger Lights! http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Finger-Lights/
Infrared Finger Lights! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/CRRU/HU0596PQ/FQACRRUHU0596PQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/CRRU/HU0596PQ/FQACRRUHU0596PQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/CRRU/HU0596PQ/FQACRRUHU0596PQ.SMALL.jpg knexpert1700 Bring these quick infrared finger lights on the go and take some night vision pics and vids! These little lights are great for taking pictures in the dark with your cell phone, digital camera, and other portable devices. All you need are those cheap, tiny finger lights of any color and one infrare...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:46:40 PDT
ICStation Sound Level Indicator LED Lights-Colored LED Lights Go With the Music http://www.instructables.com/id/ICStation-Sound-Level-Indicator-LED-Lights-Colored/
ICStation Sound Level Indicator LED Lights-Colored LED Lights Go With the Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/51PT/HTFYEDTE/FEB51PTHTFYEDTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/51PT/HTFYEDTE/FEB51PTHTFYEDTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/51PT/HTFYEDTE/FEB51PTHTFYEDTE.SMALL.jpg ICStation Hello friends, ICStation Team introduce you the wonderful product which Research and Development Department have developed recently:ICStation Sound Level Indicator LED Lights.You see that is very interesting!The number of LEDs which will be lighted are different from the sound level.The higher level...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 22:23:46 PDT