Instructables: exploring - technology - led - diy http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 Jul 2016 01:08:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Very Easy DIY Camping Led Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Easy-DIY-Camping-Led-Light/
Very Easy DIY Camping Led Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/5M9K/IR6ITRW9/F6M5M9KIR6ITRW9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/5M9K/IR6ITRW9/F6M5M9KIR6ITRW9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/5M9K/IR6ITRW9/F6M5M9KIR6ITRW9.SMALL.jpg giorgos.arapoglou This is about a very easy and ver very bright led strip lamp for camping and is made for use with very easy to build 9000mah power bank and not only.
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:54:19 PDT
How To - Control 8X8 LED Dot Matrix with SMDuino (Arduino Compatible Board) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-8X8-LED-Dot-Matrix-With-SMDuino-Ard/
How To - Control 8X8 LED Dot Matrix with SMDuino (Arduino Compatible Board) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/370Z/IQYT1KPG/FFQ370ZIQYT1KPG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/370Z/IQYT1KPG/FFQ370ZIQYT1KPG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/370Z/IQYT1KPG/FFQ370ZIQYT1KPG.SMALL.jpg Vincent19 Last month, I got a new Arduino development board from Smart-Prototyping – SMDuino. Well, why is it called SMDuino? This is because the board is fully made up of surface mount components! SMDuino is the first non THT parts Arduino-compatible development board, the board's back layer is fully ...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 08:38:33 PDT
Team Valor Light Up Badge for Pokemon GO http://www.instructables.com/id/Team-Valor-Light-Up-Badge-for-Pokemon-GO/
Team Valor Light Up Badge for Pokemon GO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/DJ1C/IQQUUAPU/FG8DJ1CIQQUUAPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/DJ1C/IQQUUAPU/FG8DJ1CIQQUUAPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/DJ1C/IQQUUAPU/FG8DJ1CIQQUUAPU.SMALL.jpg ohoilett Since Pokemon GO came out, I've wanted to make something to related to the game. I wanted something I could make in an afternoon that I could use right away, so I thought of a blinking Team Valor badge to represent the best team in Pokemon GO. The circuit is simple, I am using a square wave oscillat...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 11:37:51 PDT
Feel the Force With Hover http://www.instructables.com/id/Feel-the-Force-With-Hover/
Feel the Force With Hover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V0Q2/IQLHVPNI/F01V0Q2IQLHVPNI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V0Q2/IQLHVPNI/F01V0Q2IQLHVPNI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V0Q2/IQLHVPNI/F01V0Q2IQLHVPNI.SMALL.jpg Hover Labs Have you dreamed of being a Jedi? Use the force to control a neoMatrix from Adafruit. In this example, we're going to build a 3d force field by using the RGB feature of the neoMatrix. Here are the gestures the 3d field will respond to. Wave your hand from left to right to see a wave trickle acro...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 23:13:10 PDT
DIY splash-proof LED camping lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Splash-proof-LED-Camping-Lantern/
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 05:30:14 PDT
Simple 20 LED VU meter + datasheet guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-20-LED-VU-Meter-Datasheet-Guide/
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 13:41:06 PDT
colorful_to_my_lover_2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Colorfultomylover2/
colorful_to_my_lover_2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/EE4W/IQYT3XQO/FEAEE4WIQYT3XQO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/EE4W/IQYT3XQO/FEAEE4WIQYT3XQO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/EE4W/IQYT3XQO/FEAEE4WIQYT3XQO.SMALL.jpg David_Lin In the rainy season.the most beautiful thing is when it's stop raining and the sun comes out and thecolorful rainbow is up the sky !i wanna give a gift like that to my lover. Material RGB LED * 8arduino mini * 4arduino nano * 1resistor 330 OHM * 24arduino UNO (for program the mini)12v battery *...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 03:08:19 PDT
Knight Rider LED Flasher - 555 & 4017 http://www.instructables.com/id/Knight-Rider-LED-Flasher-555-4017/
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 04:19:45 PDT
Led Switchback Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Switchback-Circuit/
Led Switchback Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/8EIE/IPTJC0FK/FD68EIEIPTJC0FK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/8EIE/IPTJC0FK/FD68EIEIPTJC0FK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/8EIE/IPTJC0FK/FD68EIEIPTJC0FK.SMALL.gif renan conti I googled this circuit the whole Internet and not found how to do it, and finally got a simple circuit, and would like to help you What you will need !! 1n4007 Diode5 pin car relayCapacitors 6,600uf (minimum), I used 3 of 2,200 microfaradwiresled drl for testsoldering ironelectronic skills Sol...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 08:18:39 PDT
DIY lumen measuring device. Integrating shpere, and lumen tube. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lumen-Measuring-Device-Integrating-Shpere-and-/
DIY lumen measuring device. Integrating shpere, and lumen tube. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/WXAK/IPPPCUU8/FW3WXAKIPPPCUU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/WXAK/IPPPCUU8/FW3WXAKIPPPCUU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/WXAK/IPPPCUU8/FW3WXAKIPPPCUU8.SMALL.jpg MatthewS225 How to build your own light measuring device. Test flashlights, LEDs and more. In this tutorial I teach you how to build an integrating sphere and a lesser know device called a lumen tube, all at a budget price.1:45 Integrating sphere 5:05 Calibration 10:30 Lumen tubeLumen tube origins. http:...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 13:58:20 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
DIY Flashing LED http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Flashing-LED/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 06:56:10 PDT
Led Eraser Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Eraser-Cap/
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 08:56:10 PDT
Super cool LED Desk lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Cool-LED-Desk-Lamp/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 11:03:46 PDT
DIY LED Fading http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Fading/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 15:40:30 PDT
LPD8806 VUMeter with PC & Arduino + GUI http://www.instructables.com/id/Addressable-RGB-LED-Arduino-VUMeter-GUI/
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 16:37:41 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
DIY Night Cycle Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Night-Cycle-Indicator/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 11:33:17 PDT
DIY 2-Wheeler/Bike LED DRL http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-2-WheelerBike-LED-DRL/
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Sun, 29 May 2016 00:21:25 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
DIY | Ambilight using Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ambilight-Using-Arduino-Nano/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:22:21 PDT
DIY | Minecraft Ore Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Minecraft-Ore-Night-Light/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 01:49:27 PDT
DIY | 3x3x3 LED Cube for Arduino Nano+ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3x3x3-LED-Cube-for-Arduino-Nano/
DIY | 3x3x3 LED Cube for Arduino Nano+ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/444G/IOEXUKDX/FI8444GIOEXUKDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/444G/IOEXUKDX/FI8444GIOEXUKDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/444G/IOEXUKDX/FI8444GIOEXUKDX.SMALL.jpg RGBFreak Hi everyone!My name is RGBFreak and I created a YouTube channel quite recently.I love DIY and I especially love LED's, so that's why I decided to make my own 3x3x3 LED Cube!You will need the following items to make this LED Cube: • 27 single colored LED's. • Arduino Nano or one of his bigger broth...
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Fri, 20 May 2016 02:01:27 PDT
DIY LED Cube Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Cube-Jig/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 01:30:25 PDT
DIY 7 Segment Display http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-7-Segment-Display/
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Tue, 17 May 2016 13:27:56 PDT
Arcade MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arcade-MIDI-Controller/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 07:06:09 PDT
DIY Beginners LEDs Controller (<20$) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beginners-LEDs-Controller-20/
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Sun, 15 May 2016 07:57:52 PDT
HV Insulator Pendant Lamps and Other Unique Accent Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/HV-Insulator-Pendant-Lamps-and-Other-Unique-Accent/
HV Insulator Pendant Lamps and Other Unique Accent Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/THB4/IO1R3HOQ/FSATHB4IO1R3HOQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/THB4/IO1R3HOQ/FSATHB4IO1R3HOQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/THB4/IO1R3HOQ/FSATHB4IO1R3HOQ.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I went off on a tangent one day and started making different lamps. I 3D printed some parts and got most of the rest from Lowes and the dollar store.Best find was when I saw a bucket of power pole insulators at a barn sale. They were $3 each. Then $2 then $1. After a few trips I finally grabbed the...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 11:01:23 PDT
PVC Flicker LED Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Flicker-LED-Candles/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 10:57:28 PDT
Make Your Own LED Sign VU Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-LED-Sign-VU-Meter/
Make Your Own LED Sign VU Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/FGQW/INXGQIKR/FNOFGQWINXGQIKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/FGQW/INXGQIKR/FNOFGQWINXGQIKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/FGQW/INXGQIKR/FNOFGQWINXGQIKR.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to create a custom LED sign that reacts to the loudness of your music, just like a VU meter does. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you all information you need to build this project. But in the next steps you can find a parts list, schematic ...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 07:54:11 PDT
The Musixel BoomBox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Musixel-BoomBox/
The Musixel BoomBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SMALL.jpg andy.spikenzielabs The Musixel is a board designed to interpret the frequencies in music or sounds and generate a light-show on up to 64 addressable LEDs. The Musixel has a few modes built-in, one of them is a 'Graphic Equalizer' styled visualizer that is more than just a little cool. In this project it runs an 8x8 ma...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 14:47:42 PDT
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/WarmCold-Adjustable-Continuous-Lighting/
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SMALL.jpg Mixed Output RambleAfter way, way, waaay too many crappy pictures in the dark, dimly lit room, with a flash or basically in any scenario which didn't involve bright sunlight, I decided that I needed a photo/film-light aka continuous light.About the projectThis is a continuous light panel that is adjustable betwe...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 12:52:39 PDT
Chic Guitar Pedal Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Chic-Guitar-Pedal-Light-Switch/
Chic Guitar Pedal Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/4NXE/INNEGHPU/FDN4NXEINNEGHPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/4NXE/INNEGHPU/FDN4NXEINNEGHPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/4NXE/INNEGHPU/FDN4NXEINNEGHPU.SMALL.jpg BenBuildsDIY Hi there and welcome back to another Ben Builds project! In this Instructable, I will be showing you how to make a chic light switch from an old guitar pedal and some other supplies.Lets get started! Watch the Video Take a look at the video above and watch the full process. If you are still havin...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 10:49:12 PDT
Make a powerful rechargable flashlight out of a used battery (earth day part II) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Powerful-Rechargable-Flashlight-Out-of-Used/
Make a powerful rechargable flashlight out of a used battery (earth day part II) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/YU7O/INM7KNQF/FSSYU7OINM7KNQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/YU7O/INM7KNQF/FSSYU7OINM7KNQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/YU7O/INM7KNQF/FSSYU7OINM7KNQF.SMALL.jpg led_freak Old lithium ion batteries - many of us have them laying around. And in most cases there is little use for them. Well, until today. In my previous ible and video I showed you how to use them as a powerbank, today I will show you how to turn them into a useful flashlight that lights up your working en...
By: led_freak

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:53:06 PDT
DIY Mobile Modular LED Worklight + Battery Pack From E-Waste http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mobile-Modular-LED-Worklight-Battery-Pack-From/
DIY Mobile Modular LED Worklight + Battery Pack From E-Waste - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/02ZP/INBZ21ZX/FT302ZPINBZ21ZX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/02ZP/INBZ21ZX/FT302ZPINBZ21ZX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/02ZP/INBZ21ZX/FT302ZPINBZ21ZX.SMALL.jpg hafizan89 This is my first instructable, I've been an avid reader of instructables since my school days. Decided to make one for the heck of it. Be nice to me.Having multiple lights for multiple uses has it's pro's and con's. But for me, having something that can be used on nearly all of my tasks greatly help...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:52:24 PDT
Compact DIY Photography LightBox With Foldable Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-DIY-Photography-LightBox-With-Foldable-Lam/
Compact DIY Photography LightBox With Foldable Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/H695/IN4VVR3D/FP8H695IN4VVR3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/H695/IN4VVR3D/FP8H695IN4VVR3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/H695/IN4VVR3D/FP8H695IN4VVR3D.SMALL.jpg ImagineCircuits Hey Guys , I'm gonna show you how to make this foldable light box and LED Lamp.Check out the last step for some pics i took using this setup !This is my first ibles i'd love to have some feedback in the comments , and please consider voting for my project , i have made this ibles as clear as possibl...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 12:36:13 PDT
How to modify RC CAR via 2.4 GHz nRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Transmitter(Tx) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Modify-RC-CAR-Via-24-GHz-NRF24L01-Arduino-P/
How to modify RC CAR via 2.4 GHz nRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Transmitter(Tx) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/XL1O/IN4QDGJ5/FSJXL1OIN4QDGJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/XL1O/IN4QDGJ5/FSJXL1OIN4QDGJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/XL1O/IN4QDGJ5/FSJXL1OIN4QDGJ5.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 This instruction will introduce you how to modify cheap rc car by using 2.4 GHz nRF24L01 module with Arduino controller UNO. Ordinary rc car toy use AM/FM 20-50 MHz radio control which have only 5-10 m. remote range and noisy control around blind area.The instruction will advice how to modify transm...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:53:35 PDT
Make Your Own Crude Projector http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Crude-Projector/
Make Your Own Crude Projector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/5IVR/IN3GIZPM/FNZ5IVRIN3GIZPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/5IVR/IN3GIZPM/FNZ5IVRIN3GIZPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/5IVR/IN3GIZPM/FNZ5IVRIN3GIZPM.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I converted an old LCD kit into a crude projector with the help of a couple complementary parts. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you all the information you need to create your own crude projector. The next steps are basically just additiona...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:53:59 PDT
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GLOWING-BUBBLE-LIGHT-How-to-Make-Your-Own-Futu/
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SMALL.jpg austiwawa PLEASE VOTE FOR ME in the "Make it Move Contest!" Feel free to click "Vote!" in the top right corner if you enjoyed this Instructable!In this video, we will be building a one of a kind futuristic desk light. Not only is this light unique and cool to look at, but the air bubbles make quite a relaxing...
By: austiwawa

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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:47:00 PDT
LED CUBE http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CUBE/
LED CUBE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/X8KM/IMZ66YHB/FTHX8KMIMZ66YHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/X8KM/IMZ66YHB/FTHX8KMIMZ66YHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/X8KM/IMZ66YHB/FTHX8KMIMZ66YHB.SMALL.jpg waphy If you have any question you can ask us here, but we are not really active on instructables. I would recommend you to leave us a comment on YouTube or a private message on Facebook where we are more active. Full Tutorial:Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/Official.DIY.or.DIE/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 22:27:34 PDT
Line Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Follower-1/
Line Follower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/C3K0/IMZ3ZA4G/F3BC3K0IMZ3ZA4G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/C3K0/IMZ3ZA4G/F3BC3K0IMZ3ZA4G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/C3K0/IMZ3ZA4G/F3BC3K0IMZ3ZA4G.SMALL.jpg robertodelle This project is a line follower robot, but whit a different: motors controller are made with eight NPN transistors. I have build this particular driver because a broke L298N driver. I have only old 2N1711 transistors and my son is very impatient. Then I have devised this method for motors controlle...
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 12:49:35 PDT
|| LM555 || Flashing Railroad Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/-LM555-Flashing-Railroad-Lights/
|| LM555 || Flashing Railroad Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/HRAU/IMGJELGK/F45HRAUIMGJELGK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/HRAU/IMGJELGK/F45HRAUIMGJELGK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/HRAU/IMGJELGK/F45HRAUIMGJELGK.SMALL.jpg YouOnlyL1 This circuit flashes two red LEDs for a model railway crossing.I hope enjoing this construction, for more DIY videos please SUBSCRIBE to may youtube channel , Like and Share ... Thanks *****Follow me : ***** Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/MakeTubeChan... Twitter : https://www.facebook.com/Ma...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 06:39:28 PDT
How to Make a Fan POV Display http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Fan-POV-Display/
How to Make a Fan POV Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/VT9U/IM5WO5X6/FWKVT9UIM5WO5X6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/VT9U/IM5WO5X6/FWKVT9UIM5WO5X6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/VT9U/IM5WO5X6/FWKVT9UIM5WO5X6.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I transformed an ordinary old Fan into a LED POV Display which can present you light patterns, words or even the time. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you all the basic information you need to build this project. In the next steps though yo...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 07:44:07 PDT
Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Joule-Thief-4/
Joule Thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/5LXD/IM9G6UDZ/FUX5LXDIM9G6UDZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/5LXD/IM9G6UDZ/FUX5LXDIM9G6UDZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/5LXD/IM9G6UDZ/FUX5LXDIM9G6UDZ.SMALL.jpg GEORGE CHANIOTAKIS A joule thief is a minimalist Armstrong self-oscillating voltage booster that is small, low-cost, and easy to build, typically used for driving light loads. It can use nearly all of the energy in a single-cell electric battery, even far below the voltage where other circuits consider the battery ful...
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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 11:29:55 PDT
433MHz 4Ch Remote Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/433MHz-4Ch-Remote-Controller/
433MHz 4Ch Remote Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/D8W0/IM5WJFFT/FWVD8W0IM5WJFFT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/D8W0/IM5WJFFT/FWVD8W0IM5WJFFT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/D8W0/IM5WJFFT/FWVD8W0IM5WJFFT.SMALL.jpg ibenkos This is a guide on how to make a 4CH 433MHz wireless transmitter and receiver to control just about anything you want, I connected 4 LED's just to demonstrate.I used the HT12D decoder and the HT12E encoder for this project and a cheap 433MHz RF transmitter and receiver module. The range with an ante...
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 05:51:46 PDT
DIY Video Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Video-Lights/
DIY Video Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/2N9X/IM6J8K70/FWY2N9XIM6J8K70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/2N9X/IM6J8K70/FWY2N9XIM6J8K70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/2N9X/IM6J8K70/FWY2N9XIM6J8K70.SMALL.jpg SidelingJam3 Last summer I found nearly 100 LED strips in a dumpster behind Target. They were embedded into display case racks, but after a bit of hacking I was able to get them out. The really exciting thing about them was that they ran off of 12 volts - think of all the incredible uses! I started making replac...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 14:55:30 PDT
Easy DIY Crystal Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Crystal-Lamp/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 00:09:18 PDT
DIY Li-Fi using Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Li-Fi-Using-Arduino-Uno/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 14:56:20 PDT
Arduino Buzzer Star Wars Theme http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Buzzer-Star-Wars-Theme/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 07:47:43 PDT
Arduino Led Vu Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Led-Vu-Meter/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 07:46:54 PDT