Instructables: exploring - technology - led - diy http://www.instructables.com Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:23:49 PST BLOX v1.01 Game of Thrones Led Light Acrylic Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Led-Light-Acrylic-Base/
Game of Thrones Led Light Acrylic Base - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/MMX0/I55MUYCZ/F1JMMX0I55MUYCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/MMX0/I55MUYCZ/F1JMMX0I55MUYCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/MMX0/I55MUYCZ/F1JMMX0I55MUYCZ.SMALL.jpg Engineer of None This is a easy way to etching on acrylic which a stencil and a dremel.In this video i made a acrylic base which led illumination to make the Stark logo of Game of Thrones pop out..You will need:- A stencil which the image that you want.- Dremel and Dremel bits.- Acrylic piece- Drill- Philips light ...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:32:21 PST
The Uber Cool Ultimate DJ Party Lamp... http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Uber-Cool-Ultimate-DJ-Party-Lamp/
The Uber Cool Ultimate DJ Party Lamp... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/QIV1/I50X5MCZ/F2PQIV1I50X5MCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/QIV1/I50X5MCZ/F2PQIV1I50X5MCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/QIV1/I50X5MCZ/F2PQIV1I50X5MCZ.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Hello friends please Vote us In the Let's Party Challenge and On a budget Contest...Hello Dear Partymakers,A few days ago we were wondering what to do with a old glass rod that our father had in his old room heater and gave it to us...After a few hours we made a plan for a Uber Cool Ultimate DJ Part...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:29:17 PST
Micro dark activated switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-dark-activated-switch/
Micro dark activated switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/EIRZ/I55N12TG/F46EIRZI55N12TG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/EIRZ/I55N12TG/F46EIRZI55N12TG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/EIRZ/I55N12TG/F46EIRZI55N12TG.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean At just 8mm, this is my smallest circuit I have created and quite possibly one of the smallest light sensitive switches you will ever find!At last, a great replacement for LDR circuits. Welcome to the future!!! You will need: Bare PCBScalpelSolderFluxSoldering IronSMT 81k 0402 resistorSMT 3904 NP...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:41:11 PST
Intel Edison: Knight Rider http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Knight-Rider/
Intel Edison: Knight Rider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/87TB/I4UNPWKX/FBB87TBI4UNPWKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/87TB/I4UNPWKX/FBB87TBI4UNPWKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/87TB/I4UNPWKX/FBB87TBI4UNPWKX.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen This is how to make 10 led knight Rider 'KITT' lights.Now that we are having the nostalgia from my previous project (If not go see my Intel Edison: Custom Doorbell immediately!). Let's build the light's that was a inspiration to whole world.Mobile users can find the video here! Components You wil...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 05:02:42 PST
Control your LEDs with your TV remote?! || Arduino IR Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-LEDs-with-your-TV-remote-Arduino-IR-T/
Control your LEDs with your TV remote?! || Arduino IR Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/2DSH/I4J7K6XD/FYR2DSHI4J7K6XD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/2DSH/I4J7K6XD/FYR2DSHI4J7K6XD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/2DSH/I4J7K6XD/FYR2DSHI4J7K6XD.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I repurposed the useless buttons on my TV remote to control the LEDs behind my TV. You can also use this technique to control all sorts of things with a bit of code editing. I will also talk a bit about the theory of how an infrared transmitter and an infrared rec...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 01:03:38 PST
How to Make a Single Chip Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Single-Chip-Arduino/
How to Make a Single Chip Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/4LLD/I4MMMLZJ/FB94LLDI4MMMLZJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/4LLD/I4MMMLZJ/FB94LLDI4MMMLZJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/4LLD/I4MMMLZJ/FB94LLDI4MMMLZJ.SMALL.jpg Pure Carbon Hello everyone, Pure Carbon here and today I bring you an extremely cool instructable. As some of you know I recently announced that I was starting a youtube channel to go along with my instructables account, unfortunately it has been very difficult and it has made me very busy. Because of this I ha...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:45:41 PST
heatsinking leds by recycling old transformers http://www.instructables.com/id/heatsinking-leds-wit-old-transformers/
heatsinking leds by recycling old transformers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/JTN6/I4IWP0JU/F7NJTN6I4IWP0JU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/JTN6/I4IWP0JU/F7NJTN6I4IWP0JU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/JTN6/I4IWP0JU/F7NJTN6I4IWP0JU.SMALL.jpg HAMZAMG1999 hi in this tutorial i will show you how to recycle old transformers into led coolerfirst :why cooling an led ,if you worked with power led before there is something you must know ,unlike normal small led which doesn't produce any heat (warm)power led (1watt or more) produce's alot of heat if it ran ...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 08:58:32 PST
Pet Tortoise http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-Tortoise/
Pet Tortoise - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/04UW/I4ID7ORK/FSD04UWI4ID7ORK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/04UW/I4ID7ORK/FSD04UWI4ID7ORK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/04UW/I4ID7ORK/FSD04UWI4ID7ORK.SMALL.jpg aniketkatkar Everyone loves pet animals. But they come with a lot of responsibilities. So why not make a animal for yourself or gift it to a friend. Of course, it wont replace the real animal but you come a little closer to having one. You can keep it on your shelf or use it as paper weight. ...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 03:09:43 PST
Star Wars Crossguard Neopixel Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Crossguard-Lightsaber/
Star Wars Crossguard Neopixel Lightsaber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/B54F/I4IWPURS/F1MB54FI4IWPURS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/B54F/I4IWPURS/F1MB54FI4IWPURS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/B54F/I4IWPURS/F1MB54FI4IWPURS.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad For all "those wierd kids that are board" and looking for something to do on a dark winter's night...Make the new crossguard triblade lightsaber from Star Wars: Episode 7, (VII in Roman numerals, if they even teach that in school anymore)This instructable will go over the physical build but it is mo...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 17:20:27 PST
Color Changing Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Mood-Lamp/
Color Changing Mood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ZT2O/I4CMQ1SD/FBMZT2OI4CMQ1SD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ZT2O/I4CMQ1SD/FBMZT2OI4CMQ1SD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ZT2O/I4CMQ1SD/FBMZT2OI4CMQ1SD.SMALL.jpg batkin Get in the mood with some fairly simple ATTiny85 based homemade color shifting lamps! The code is Arduino IDE compatible for easy customization. Step 1: Materials Saw Drill Sheet of wood Wood screws Various hole cutter bits 6" Acrylic Cupcake / CAKE / Centerpiece Tube Extension (for diffusing t...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 12:24:56 PST
A Better LED Growlight - 10000lm for $15. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Better-LED-Growlight/
A Better LED Growlight - 10000lm for $15. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/01Q6/I4CMLIZV/FUX01Q6I4CMLIZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/01Q6/I4CMLIZV/FUX01Q6I4CMLIZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/01Q6/I4CMLIZV/FUX01Q6I4CMLIZV.SMALL.jpg Gran Abuelo I see loads of tutorials on here about grow lights - some are downright terrible, others are decent, and most are a mix of the two. Some are just some simple, 20ma lights - not enough for growing squat. Some are better, using 3W diodes, but the drive circuitry is often weak or non existent, or they ...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:59:19 PST
Build The Ultimate LED Lamp (Li-ion) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-The-Ultimate-LED-Lamp-Li-ion/
Build The Ultimate LED Lamp (Li-ion) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/MDV4/I4IDCQRK/FG0MDV4I4IDCQRK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/MDV4/I4IDCQRK/FG0MDV4I4IDCQRK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/MDV4/I4IDCQRK/FG0MDV4I4IDCQRK.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Emergency lamps are one of the most important household essentials, mainly because we use it on various applications. You can use it during blackouts, while camping, doing videoshoots, doing photography and other stuff... Over the years, we've bought a lot of Lead-Acid Emergency lamps. From incandes...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:08:59 PST
Simple 3x3x3 LED Cube with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-3x3x3-LED-Cube-with-Arduino/
Simple 3x3x3 LED Cube with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/WK1X/I4O23DT7/FNNWK1XI4O23DT7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/WK1X/I4O23DT7/FNNWK1XI4O23DT7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/WK1X/I4O23DT7/FNNWK1XI4O23DT7.SMALL.jpg hkerr This is my first instructable so leave feedback in the comments please.When viewing lots of LED Cube tutorials it seemed like they were too complex and like they didn't give enough detail on how to build them. Also the pick controlled ones had very complex coding and complex wiring. Most cubes looke...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 15:23:33 PST
DIY Super Powerful LED Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Powerful-LED-Torch/
DIY Super Powerful LED Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/V1DX/I49RQ9LT/FUBV1DXI49RQ9LT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/V1DX/I49RQ9LT/FUBV1DXI49RQ9LT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/V1DX/I49RQ9LT/FUBV1DXI49RQ9LT.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Hello Guys We are back on our 8th Instructable on this site...Recently our town was suffering from a power cut and me and my brother found that our old torch was broken and was not very powerful one...So we decided to make one for us...We searched the whole instructables site for a DIY powerful torc...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 10:18:33 PST
Light Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Printer/
Light Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/1Z5H/I3TID1F9/FXJ1Z5HI3TID1F9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/1Z5H/I3TID1F9/FXJ1Z5HI3TID1F9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/1Z5H/I3TID1F9/FXJ1Z5HI3TID1F9.SMALL.jpg HarrisonF First things first, we need to get a printer. Make sure this printer is expendable because we are going to do a couple of things to it. MaterialsLED of any color-"Light Emitting Diode"WireAA battery holder 2 spaces2 AA batteriesResistor 150ΩTools Alligator Clips Configure the Printer Ok now you s...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 13:32:28 PST
Arduino - LED 3x3x3 Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-3x3x3-Cube/
Arduino - LED 3x3x3 Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/ZV80/I49ROVL4/F1BZV80I49ROVL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/ZV80/I49ROVL4/F1BZV80I49ROVL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/ZV80/I49ROVL4/F1BZV80I49ROVL4.SMALL.jpg KevinsL1 HI!In this instructable i will show you how i made Arduino - LED 3x3x3 Cube Video This is project was made thanks to RuiSantos from which i took all schematics and idea by itself.His project: http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Cube-3...I will add video of how it works later on.
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 08:10:45 PST
Wifi CONTROLLED COFFEE COASTER with COLOR CHANGING TEMPERATURE INDICATOR LED http://www.instructables.com/id/CLOUD-CONTROLLED-LED-COLOR-CHANGING-COFFEE-COASTER/
Wifi CONTROLLED COFFEE COASTER with COLOR CHANGING TEMPERATURE INDICATOR LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/0TTN/I441WK0B/FB60TTNI441WK0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/0TTN/I441WK0B/FB60TTNI441WK0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/0TTN/I441WK0B/FB60TTNI441WK0B.SMALL.jpg pelegren Knowing when to drink and enjoy your coffee has been explored in many ways. One of them is the LED colour changing coffee coaster temperature. LED lights up if the temperature threshold is reached. By utilizing tri-color LED with built in IC, coffee coaster has become very attractive and exciting to...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:57:20 PST
$4 LED car headlight upgrade (Trail Blazer - Envoy example) http://www.instructables.com/id/4-LED-car-headlight-upgrade-Trail-Blazer-Envoy-exa/
$4 LED car headlight upgrade (Trail Blazer - Envoy example) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/R32I/I42MHYM0/FHRR32II42MHYM0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/R32I/I42MHYM0/FHRR32II42MHYM0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/R32I/I42MHYM0/FHRR32II42MHYM0.SMALL.jpg matthew.b.lynch Are you tired of changing light bulbs in cars, but your car 'only' takes incandescent bulbs. Well now you don't have worry about that, because companies are making bulbs that fit your car, you just need to know how to install them properly.Things you'll need:Car head lights (9006 led model for the d...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 18:33:39 PST
Programming 101 with DIY RGB LED scrolling message ticker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-RGB-LED-scrolling-message-marquee/
Programming 101 with DIY RGB LED scrolling message ticker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/AUOS/I3TI468X/FZGAUOSI3TI468X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/AUOS/I3TI468X/FZGAUOSI3TI468X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/AUOS/I3TI468X/FZGAUOSI3TI468X.SMALL.jpg aggrav8d What?Video example the firstVideo example the secondThis message ticker has 64 full color LEDs in an 8x8 grid. The message being displayed can be changed without recoding anything and can be up to one tweet long (140 characters). It supports the entire ASCII character set.The ticker can be stretch...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 13:14:14 PST
DIY LED Red Dot Reflex Sight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Red-Dot-Reflex-Sight/
DIY LED Red Dot Reflex Sight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/OFXJ/I3THU65F/FUNOFXJI3THU65F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/OFXJ/I3THU65F/FUNOFXJI3THU65F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/OFXJ/I3THU65F/FUNOFXJI3THU65F.SMALL.jpg NinjaPi For this Instructable I'll be teaching you how to make your very own ted dot reflex sight. This quick and simple project is fun to make and the possibilities are endless when you think of the things you can do with it. This project should only take somewhere between fifteen minutes and half an hour,...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:42:59 PST
LED Pin People http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pin-People/
LED Pin People - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/2XMV/I3VH9TMN/F252XMVI3VH9TMN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/2XMV/I3VH9TMN/F252XMVI3VH9TMN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/2XMV/I3VH9TMN/F252XMVI3VH9TMN.SMALL.jpg jenfoxbot A quick and easy way to make light-up pin people! There are endless possibilities for variations on this basic concept. This method uses magnets to serve two purposes: to hold up the LED + wire pin person and to connect the negative LED leg to the battery. Materials -- LED-- Coin cell battery + ...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:20:18 PST
Make your own LED Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-LED-Bar/
Make your own LED Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/801T/I3VH9I70/FEF801TI3VH9I70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/801T/I3VH9I70/FEF801TI3VH9I70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/801T/I3VH9I70/FEF801TI3VH9I70.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I build my own LED Bar around my 15x10 RGB LED Matrix. It has a top shelf which is made of acrylic glass and it lights up with the push of a button. With the help of a WS2812B LED strip I can change the color of the top shelf and also use animations to light it up...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:12:39 PST
DIY Homemade Portable Arduino Coffee Coaster with Temperature Indicator LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Hey-Im-ready-to-drink/
DIY Homemade Portable Arduino Coffee Coaster with Temperature Indicator LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/60UK/I3THGVRM/F9G60UKI3THGVRM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/60UK/I3THGVRM/F9G60UKI3THGVRM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/60UK/I3THGVRM/F9G60UKI3THGVRM.SMALL.jpg pelegren Many things happen just by drinking coffee. Big business successful ideas come out while people are chatting having coffee. I love having coffee especially when I'm in the office. I'm pretty sure everyone out there loves coffee. But when I make coffee, i can't drink it straight away because it is to...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:15:10 PST
DIY Light-up Fairy Tassel Decorations! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Light-up-Fairy-Tassel-Decorations/
DIY Light-up Fairy Tassel Decorations! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/G627/I3S5K1B5/FAEG627I3S5K1B5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/G627/I3S5K1B5/FAEG627I3S5K1B5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/G627/I3S5K1B5/FAEG627I3S5K1B5.SMALL.jpg blinkblink Hi there!Let's make decorations for a party or for your room. Materials Needed Craft Materials Needed: Tissue Paper (multicolor pack), Metallic Wrapping Foil, Scissors, Sewing Needle Creative Circuit Materials: Fairy Wire, Coin Cell battery, Coin Cell battery holder, conductive threadAll the mater...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:09:49 PST
DIY 4x4 Arduino Synth Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-4x4-Arduino-Synth-Pad/
DIY 4x4 Arduino Synth Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/6WYP/I3KCEO1U/F5R6WYPI3KCEO1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/6WYP/I3KCEO1U/F5R6WYPI3KCEO1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/6WYP/I3KCEO1U/F5R6WYPI3KCEO1U.SMALL.jpg nckureghian This project takes an Arduino Uno and a variety of other components and turns them into a synth pad which can play a variety of different tones, record those tones and play them back and teach a user how to play new songs. Tools and Components 1. Soldering Iron2. Solder3. Wire Strippers4. Wire/ R...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 21:31:16 PST
LED Bangle using CD4049 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bangle-using-CD4049/
LED Bangle using CD4049 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/HE42/I3OFNQ5D/FP9HE42I3OFNQ5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/HE42/I3OFNQ5D/FP9HE42I3OFNQ5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/HE42/I3OFNQ5D/FP9HE42I3OFNQ5D.SMALL.jpg punkisnail Here's a small bangle with 6 LEDs which pulse in an interesting pattern. The circuit uses a single CD4049 hex inverter.List of items required:Red LEDs x 3Green LEDs x 3Cardboard tube x 1IC CD4049 x 1220 Ohm resistor x 11M Ohm resistors x 30.1uF capacitors x 3WireTools (soldering iron, solder wire, p...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:28:22 PST
Color Adaptation LED Brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Color-Theory-Brooch/
Color Adaptation LED Brooch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/IKWD/I3H74BJR/FKQIKWDI3H74BJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/IKWD/I3H74BJR/FKQIKWDI3H74BJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/IKWD/I3H74BJR/FKQIKWDI3H74BJR.SMALL.jpg push_reset This color changing wearable device will always be in harmony with the outfit it is pinned to. It uses the Adafruit color sensor, Neopixels and an Arduino Mini 05 to read the color of an garment and either turn the complementary color or display the missing two colors in the triadic color scheme. Do...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:54:01 PST
Traffic Management System using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Traffic-Management-System-using-Arduino/
Traffic Management System using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/T3DN/I32WFNUZ/FAIT3DNI32WFNUZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/T3DN/I32WFNUZ/FAIT3DNI32WFNUZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/T3DN/I32WFNUZ/FAIT3DNI32WFNUZ.SMALL.jpg Bhanu Kishan This is a very simple and basic prototype of how Traffic flow is managed. I built this prototype with LED's and Ardunio Microcontroller. This is only for beginners and it hardly takes 30mins to finish the sketch and circuit. Required Materials Arduino UNOMale to Male Jumper wiresSix 330 ohm resis...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 07:53:01 PST
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/
IcosaLEDron: A Multi LED Smart Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/64QT/I24LYBTV/FUB64QTI24LYBTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/64QT/I24LYBTV/FUB64QTI24LYBTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/64QT/I24LYBTV/FUB64QTI24LYBTV.SMALL.jpg Afritlabs What is an IcosaLEDron? It's a programmable, rechargeable 20 sided "ball" with a RGB LED on each face. Inside is a custom PCB equipped with the Atmega328p that is Arduino compatible allowing for easy programming of different effects. With twenty WS2812B LEDs (also known as Neopixels) positioned equa...
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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