Instructables: exploring - technology - led - diy http://www.instructables.com Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:06:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a 1000w equiv. LED flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-1000w-equiv-LED-flashlight/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:15:56 PDT
Illuminated switch with 5mm LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-switch-with-5mm-LED/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:26:12 PDT
Ambient LED Floor Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambient-LED-Floor-Lighting/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 15:48:05 PDT
Starry Night Play Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Starry-Night-Play-Tent/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:55:51 PDT
LED Backlight TV Trigger http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Backlight-TV-Trigger/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:05:33 PST
Simple Wireless Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wireless-Power/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:15:04 PST
Christmas FreakTree http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-FreakTree/
Christmas FreakTree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/9D3A/I6C2LAVX/FNQ9D3AI6C2LAVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/9D3A/I6C2LAVX/FNQ9D3AI6C2LAVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/9D3A/I6C2LAVX/FNQ9D3AI6C2LAVX.SMALL.jpg Rorri1401. Christmas FreakTreeWelcome to our Instructable! We hope you enjoy and fully understand it!Here is our video on YouTube:We are a group of four students working in this project. Our idea of a Christmas FreakTree was born in Creative Electronics, a Beng Electronics Engineering 4th year module at the Un...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:24:28 PST
Super Light Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Light-Quadcopter/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 09:52:27 PST
Pocket Mini LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mini-LED-Flashlight/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:04:04 PST
DIY Light-up Birthday Card! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Light-up-Birthday-Card/
DIY Light-up Birthday Card! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/F1IF/I60051H1/F3IF1IFI60051H1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/F1IF/I60051H1/F3IF1IFI60051H1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/F1IF/I60051H1/F3IF1IFI60051H1.SMALL.jpg blinkblink Decorate your card for someone you love and find exactly the right place on the front of your card where you’d like your LED to light up!Craft Materials needed: PaperScissorsCard-stockCard decorating materials (whatever you want!)Creative Circuit Materials: Coin cell batteryLEDCopper tape Find pos...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:41:02 PST
Love Spark http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Spark/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:01:12 PST
Light-Up Valentine Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Valentine-Card/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 18:42:18 PST
DIY Homemade Spy Camera with Infrared LED CCTV Webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Spy-Camera-with-Infrared-LED-CCTV-Web/
DIY Homemade Spy Camera with Infrared LED CCTV Webcam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/6ZLM/I5Z7L1BJ/FN86ZLMI5Z7L1BJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/6ZLM/I5Z7L1BJ/FN86ZLMI5Z7L1BJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/6ZLM/I5Z7L1BJ/FN86ZLMI5Z7L1BJ.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 DIY Homemade Spy Camera with CCTV Webcam and Black White Color Viewfinder take from old Camers Handcam Sony,Paper, Battery 18650, Old Webcam Infrared LED CCTV and few times weekend.....
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 12:15:21 PST
Frankenstein led magnifying glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Frankenstein-led-magnifying-glass/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 10:16:49 PST
Easy DIY Robot Valentines http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Robot-Valentines/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 09:33:40 PST
Remote controlled relay http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-relay/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 11:10:12 PST
Batman lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-lamp-1/
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 13:01:09 PST
The COMFORT Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/The-COMFORT-Meter/
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 00:53:04 PST
Clap-Controlled Robot: How to Train Your Bunny http://www.instructables.com/id/Clap-Controlled-Robot-How-to-Train-Your-Bunny/
Clap-Controlled Robot: How to Train Your Bunny - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/I6QV/I5P7LX8L/FLLI6QVI5P7LX8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/I6QV/I5P7LX8L/FLLI6QVI5P7LX8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/I6QV/I5P7LX8L/FLLI6QVI5P7LX8L.SMALL.jpg YadaP This is a robot that goes forward with one clap and backwards with two, and will only go backwards if you clap twice while its going forward and vice versa. I wanted to make this a little more fun, so made it bunny-themed. If you want this to be a little bit more sophisticated, you could try to prog...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 18:46:49 PST
Non Soldering Solar Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-Soldering-Solar-Lantern/
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 09:42:10 PST
Arduino door lock with password http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-door-lock-with-password/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:20:16 PST
Game of Thrones Led Light Acrylic Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Led-Light-Acrylic-Base/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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...
By: batkin

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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 ...
By: Gran Abuelo

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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/
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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/F4N/SJ2X/I5QN0GWZ/F4NSJ2XI5QN0GWZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/SJ2X/I5QN0GWZ/F4NSJ2XI5QN0GWZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/SJ2X/I5QN0GWZ/F4NSJ2XI5QN0GWZ.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...
By: hkerr

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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...
By: Mr AbAk

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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...
By: HarrisonF

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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...
By: pelegren

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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...
By: matthew.b.lynch

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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...
By: aggrav8d

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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,...
By: NinjaPi

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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 + ...
By: jenfoxbot

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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...
By: pelegren

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:15:10 PST
DIY Light-up Tassels and Conductive Thread Tutorial! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Light-up-Fairy-Tassel-Decorations/
DIY Light-up Tassels and Conductive Thread Tutorial! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/U7M7/I7LQJMK6/FJXU7M7I7LQJMK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/U7M7/I7LQJMK6/FJXU7M7I7LQJMK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/U7M7/I7LQJMK6/FJXU7M7I7LQJMK6.SMALL.jpg blinkblink Get out your creative circuit and craft materials because we're about to make some awesome light-up tassels for your room!Materials NeededCraft Materials Needed: Tissue Paper (multicolor pack), Metallic Wrapping Foil *can be found at Michael's craft storeScissorsSewing Needle (eye of needle needs ...
By: blinkblink

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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 Changing LED Brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Color-Theory-Brooch/
Color Changing 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 will always be in harmony with the outfit it is pinned to. This brooch reads the color of a garment and turns either the complementary color or displays the missing two colors in the triadic color scheme. This project uses the Adafruit color sensor, Neopixels and an Ardu...
By: push_reset

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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...
By: Bhanu Kishan

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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...
By: lcospina

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:59:46 PST