Instructables: exploring - technology - led - diy http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:48:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-automation-system-using-Arduino-and-SIM900-GS/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 17:37:22 PDT
DIY SOLAR FLASHLIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SOLAR-FLASHLIGHT/
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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/
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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/
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 02:41:59 PDT
LightBuddy: A Superbright LED Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/LightBuddy/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 04:42:33 PDT
Infrared Finger Lights! http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Finger-Lights/
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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/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 22:23:46 PDT
[Tutorial for 4DIY.ORG] - How to control LED's with iphone using [4DIY.ORG] App and Ethernet Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Tutorial-for-4DIYORG-How-to-control-LEDs-with-ipho/
[Tutorial for 4DIY.ORG] - How to control LED's with iphone using [4DIY.ORG] App and Ethernet Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/5SRJ/HSUEMRG3/FT45SRJHSUEMRG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/5SRJ/HSUEMRG3/FT45SRJHSUEMRG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/5SRJ/HSUEMRG3/FT45SRJHSUEMRG3.SMALL.jpg 4DIY CHANNEL Materials and Tools 1. Arduino Uno R3. 2. Arduino Ethernet Shield. 3. [4DIY.ORG] App (Support iOS and Android). 4. RJ45 Cable. 5. Break Board. 6. RED LED. 7. Resistor. 8. Wire. Upload Sketch for Arduino Dowload Sketch file Attached Config for Router Access in Router and watch images be...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:36:01 PDT
DIY.Building RAID Inside Video Editing System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIYBuilding-RAID-Inside-Video-Editing-System/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/2XND/HS70DD5O/F9X2XNDHS70DD5O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/2XND/HS70DD5O/F9X2XNDHS70DD5O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/2XND/HS70DD5O/F9X2XNDHS70DD5O.SMALL.jpg Samimy DIY. Building RAID Inside Video Editing System More Info,downloads and Details about this project is available on  my blog: http://goo.gl/G9XKNA ------------------------------ Download Narration of this video in PDF: http://goo.gl/cfn249 ------------------------------
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:15:34 PST
DIY Super Bright LED Skate Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Bright-LED-Skate-Lights/
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 11:04:28 PST
Altoid Tin Quiet Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoid-Tin-Quiet-Alarm/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 21:04:18 PST
Home made LED bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-LED-bulb/
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 13:06:30 PST
Beginner Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginner-Arduino/
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 01:15:05 PST
UberCube X4- The Benchtop LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/UberCube-X4-The-benchtop-LED-Cube/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/4E4M/HQQIJT3R/F5G4E4MHQQIJT3R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/4E4M/HQQIJT3R/F5G4E4MHQQIJT3R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/4E4M/HQQIJT3R/F5G4E4MHQQIJT3R.SMALL.jpg indiantinker I always wanted to build LED Cubes but it took me a while to figure how to make one which is good looking and serves the purpose as a decorative piece on my workbench. So, I made a simple 4x4x4 LED Cube using TI`s MSP430 microcontroller and other ICs i ordered entirely from TIs Free Sample Program. ...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 06:44:12 PST
Arduino Simon Say http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Simon-Say/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 09:30:00 PST
Simple DISCO strobe light DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DISCO-strobe-light-DIY/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 16:13:56 PST
BIKE GLOW STICKS DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/BIKE-GLOW-STICKS-DIY/
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 06:01:53 PST
blimpix http://www.instructables.com/id/Balloon-2-Blimp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/SSOY/HPO2DQRY/FURSSOYHPO2DQRY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/SSOY/HPO2DQRY/FURSSOYHPO2DQRY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/SSOY/HPO2DQRY/FURSSOYHPO2DQRY.SMALL.jpg miyoshikensho I made a blimp made of an ordinary balloon and a simple gondola. The gondola can be easily equipped to the tie of a balloon. It includes - a small motor - a propeller - a microcomputer (Arduino Pro Mini) - LEDs - an ultrasonic sensor - a battery. The blimp goes up by rotating its propeller. When the...
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 07:07:56 PST
Christmas Tree - Mini with LEDs & USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Mini-with-LEDs-USB/
Christmas Tree - Mini with LEDs & USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/TVCQ/HPNAL4N5/FAXTVCQHPNAL4N5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/TVCQ/HPNAL4N5/FAXTVCQHPNAL4N5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/TVCQ/HPNAL4N5/FAXTVCQHPNAL4N5.SMALL.jpg JouleTime I purchased a 6" Christmas tree years ago with plans to light it up with leds that were powered by the USB from my laptop. Well, I found the tree and decided to make it happen. The results are nice. It has 4 different colors and 8 leds total. It is a little dim in bright light, since it is meant t...
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 18:34:18 PST
Why buy a festive card for a friend or your family when you can make one? What if you could make one full of LEDs, batteries and the art work itself was conductive? http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-buy-a-festive-card-for-a-friend-or-your-family/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/6W4V/HPDB2ARG/FWX6W4VHPDB2ARG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/6W4V/HPDB2ARG/FWX6W4VHPDB2ARG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/6W4V/HPDB2ARG/FWX6W4VHPDB2ARG.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus Why buy a festive card for a friend or your family when you can make one? What if you could make one full of LEDs, batteries and the art work itself was conductive? This DIY kit comes with Bare Conductive paint - a multipurpose electrically conductive material, 6 LED's, 3 button cell betteries, a se...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 07:48:42 PST
Ultra-bright Emergency Waterproof Torch DIY (Rechargeble) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-bright-Waterproof-Torch-DIY-Rechargeble/
Ultra-bright Emergency Waterproof Torch DIY (Rechargeble) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VUUS/HP7AO7AC/FNOVUUSHP7AO7AC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VUUS/HP7AO7AC/FNOVUUSHP7AO7AC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VUUS/HP7AO7AC/FNOVUUSHP7AO7AC.SMALL.jpg PrathameshJ This is an Ultra bright torch Which is maximum recycled. This can be used for camping,Halloween,pool lights,night light, camera flash light,blackouts etc. Gathering Materials 1] DC Socket (Recycled Parts) 2] BL-5C (Recycled Parts) 3] Switch (Recycled Parts) 4] 3W ultabright led (Recycled Parts...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 00:08:20 PST
Bit banging step-by-step: Arduino control of WS2811, WS2812, and WS2812B RGB LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Bitbanging-step-by-step-Arduino-control-of-WS2811-/
Bit banging step-by-step: Arduino control of WS2811, WS2812, and WS2812B RGB LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/DRVW/HOSC3N00/F68DRVWHOSC3N00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/DRVW/HOSC3N00/F68DRVWHOSC3N00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/DRVW/HOSC3N00/F68DRVWHOSC3N00.SMALL.jpg acrobotic Disclaimer: over the past year, a few different libraries have been written for controlling these ubiquitous RGB LEDs by fellow makers from Adafruit, PJRC, and the FastSPI project.  The libraries work great, and we should try them all out.  Recently, we were asked by a few people how the low-level c...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 16:03:28 PST
Generating Power From Tea Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Generating-Power-From-Tea-Cup/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/B06L/HOTIZPV2/F9XB06LHOTIZPV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/B06L/HOTIZPV2/F9XB06LHOTIZPV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/B06L/HOTIZPV2/F9XB06LHOTIZPV2.SMALL.jpg macobt Light up a led with thermoelectric genertor-peltier. Subscribe to my YOUTUBE channel:http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=macobt
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 00:51:23 PST
IKEA Expedit hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Expedit-IKEA-hack/
IKEA Expedit hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/NJ3U/HNSDYQS7/F6ONJ3UHNSDYQS7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/NJ3U/HNSDYQS7/F6ONJ3UHNSDYQS7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/NJ3U/HNSDYQS7/F6ONJ3UHNSDYQS7.SMALL.jpg michael-schmid Today, we are going to hack the IKEA expedit. The expedit is one of IKEA's most sold products which with a cheap price is defiantly worth it. But the expedit is missing color, it is available in white or black but those are not colors, so I added some RGB automatically changing LEDs which I bought o...
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 12:11:20 PST
TWSU How to assemble your own video console DIY GAMER http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-assemble-your-DIY-GAMER/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/GY8Q/HOHYJ16Y/F01GY8QHOHYJ16Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/GY8Q/HOHYJ16Y/F01GY8QHOHYJ16Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/GY8Q/HOHYJ16Y/F01GY8QHOHYJ16Y.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus This tutorial will give you a quick overview about how to solder all the components on you DIY GAMER Kit! Have a look at our website: www.technologywillsaveus.org E-mail us on: info@technologywillsaveus.org Tweet us: @techwillsaveus
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 05:00:14 PST
DIY Upgrade/ Supercharge your LED Keyboard/ Laptop Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Upgrade-Supercharge-your-LED-Keyboard-Laptop-L/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/8WOC/HO7XJTQH/FX88WOCHO7XJTQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/8WOC/HO7XJTQH/FX88WOCHO7XJTQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/8WOC/HO7XJTQH/FX88WOCHO7XJTQH.SMALL.jpg bhvm Hello again! Working late night with dingy dim Laptop lights is not the best idea for your eyes. Here we shall Take a normal Ebay LED laptop Keyboard light, and Modify it for better colour (Neutral white) and Brightness. In the first Picture, you can see our final Project. I am afraid that camera w...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 22:28:59 PST
LED Cuff Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cuff-Bracelet/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 20:37:14 PST
Game Boy LED DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Boy-LED-DIY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/6AYG/HO7XQPVZ/FAI6AYGHO7XQPVZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/6AYG/HO7XQPVZ/FAI6AYGHO7XQPVZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/6AYG/HO7XQPVZ/FAI6AYGHO7XQPVZ.SMALL.jpg switchie15 Change the LED color of your original Game Boy DMG. VisitHandHeldLegend.com for more.MaterialsTri-wing screwdriverSoldering Iron/solder3mm LEDs100 ohm resistorStep-by-Step1. Open you Game Boy by removing the 6 tri-wing screws on the back panel. Also remove the Phillips head screws connecting the fro...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 09:46:07 PST
DIY USB Multi Mobile charger & LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USBMobile-charger-LED-light/
DIY USB Multi Mobile charger & LED light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/9XA6/HCB8KP29/FTQ9XA6HCB8KP29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/9XA6/HCB8KP29/FTQ9XA6HCB8KP29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/9XA6/HCB8KP29/FTQ9XA6HCB8KP29.SMALL.jpg bhvm LED. Such a Tiny, Yet marvellous Invention. A Promise to make the Mankind Glow (Pun Intended). Here, I present a new Instructable using LEDs to create a versatile, Bright and universal lightThese lights work on any standard 5V DC source Like USB ports or Mobile chargers. Other option is to rig up th...
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 04:02:09 PST
How to Build a 5 Channel Flame-less LED Candle Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-5-Channel-Flame-less-LED-Candle-Sim/
How to Build a 5 Channel Flame-less LED Candle Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/O2AO/HMMF89QP/F5HO2AOHMMF89QP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/O2AO/HMMF89QP/F5HO2AOHMMF89QP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/O2AO/HMMF89QP/F5HO2AOHMMF89QP.SMALL.jpg wireb This Instructable explains how to construct and modify a 5 Channel "Flame-less" LED Candle driver. Our hackerspace "The Rabbit Hole" is having a pumpkin carving night and we wanted to try something different to light the pumpkins. So I came up with this Flamless LED candle that uses an inexpensive ...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 19:20:30 PDT
LED dice http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-dice-3/
LED dice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/VFIR/HMWW01XJ/F7FVFIRHMWW01XJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/VFIR/HMWW01XJ/F7FVFIRHMWW01XJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/VFIR/HMWW01XJ/F7FVFIRHMWW01XJ.SMALL.jpg DOT. Recently I was deleting some files from my computer and found some photos of my old project. It was made a few years ago. It's very simple and don't require much time, skills and materials. This dice helps me to relax and come up with ideas. I hope you will like it! P.S. You can give it as a little ...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 12:12:22 PDT
RGB LED moodlamp (sitting dog lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sitting-dog-lamp-RGB-mood-lamp/
RGB LED moodlamp (sitting dog lamp) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/F61U/HMMFAFL1/FWWF61UHMMFAFL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/F61U/HMMFAFL1/FWWF61UHMMFAFL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/F61U/HMMFAFL1/FWWF61UHMMFAFL1.SMALL.jpg DOT. "What gift my girlfriend would like to get for her birthday?". This was the main question for several weeks. But then I thought: hmm...what could be more cozy then warm lamp lihgt in late autumn evenings? That was just an idea but I still needed a design. After spending few hours on the internet I h...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 16:33:02 PDT
AND operator/Signal Combiner http://www.instructables.com/id/AND-operator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/YYG2/HMVJH3U4/FAQYYG2HMVJH3U4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/YYG2/HMVJH3U4/FAQYYG2HMVJH3U4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/YYG2/HMVJH3U4/FAQYYG2HMVJH3U4.SMALL.jpg fahadshihab This is my new AND Operator (sorry, it can't recognise 0,0 as 1). I am using this project to build my 2-channel Radio control circuit which doesn't have any programmable ICs so it will cost only 12 dirhams. This circuit needs only one 'combined' signal which can be decoded by the receiver. The YouT...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 06:01:20 PDT
DIY Creepy Halloween Orbs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Creepy-Halloween-Orbs/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 12:06:26 PDT
DIY LED LIGHT BULB http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-LIGHT-BULB/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/T4GW/HMMF6RY5/F4XT4GWHMMF6RY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/T4GW/HMMF6RY5/F4XT4GWHMMF6RY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/T4GW/HMMF6RY5/F4XT4GWHMMF6RY5.SMALL.jpg kris754a building this LED light bulb requires medium soldering abilities, the lightbulb might not work in some countries, if you get a shock by it i will not be responsible, don't build it unless you know what you are doing, when it is about using ac power :-)
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 06:07:53 PDT
Simple programming board ATtiny2313 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Programming-Board-For-ATtiny2313-from-ISP/
Simple programming board ATtiny2313 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/634H/HLH24XSK/FHN634HHLH24XSK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/634H/HLH24XSK/FHN634HHLH24XSK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/634H/HLH24XSK/FHN634HHLH24XSK.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen This is a small tutorial how to make your own programming board for ATtiny2313. I made the first board in school about a year ago and now i decided to make a new one and better that you don't need to solder and fix all the time because the copper will come off from the board. As you can see in the f...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 09:54:59 PDT
Our first LED project: A Papercraft Flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-first-LED-project-A-Papercraft-Flashlight/
Our first LED project: A Papercraft Flashlight! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/HBW4/HLA1D0PW/F7OHBW4HLA1D0PW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/HBW4/HLA1D0PW/F7OHBW4HLA1D0PW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/HBW4/HLA1D0PW/F7OHBW4HLA1D0PW.SMALL.jpg acrobotic Whether we're artists, designers, professional makers, or hobbyists, we can't help but be hopelessly drawn to projects that emit light.  Because of their low cost, safety, and easiness to operate, Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) represent the best choice for using light in any project.  The range of ap...
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Mon, 9 Sep 2013 23:57:44 PDT
Cheap odometry for your wheeled robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-odometry-for-your-wheeled-robot/
Cheap odometry for your wheeled robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/5ROG/HKZAVJLS/F5L5ROGHKZAVJLS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/5ROG/HKZAVJLS/F5L5ROGHKZAVJLS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/5ROG/HKZAVJLS/F5L5ROGHKZAVJLS.SMALL.jpg Candymanproductions For the past year I have been building a large wheeled robot, and I wanted to implement odometry into it. But I didn't want to spend much money on it so I found a DIY way. In this Instructable I will show you a low-budget (but also low accuracy) method of odometry using an encoder disk, infrared LED...
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 09:55:59 PDT
DIY Rechargeable Lantern LED Flashlight Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rechargeable-Lantern-LED-Flashlight-Conversion/
DIY Rechargeable Lantern LED Flashlight Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/XP7H/HKPX4QZB/FDBXP7HHKPX4QZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/XP7H/HKPX4QZB/FDBXP7HHKPX4QZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/XP7H/HKPX4QZB/FDBXP7HHKPX4QZB.SMALL.jpg sspence I wanted a good rechargeable LED flashlight, that would combine long battery life, and a very bright output. I could have bought one, but where is the fun in that? I started with a $3 lantern flashlight from Walmart, installed a 1 watt replacement LED, a 4 D cell carrier, and 4 NiMH 10ah batteries....
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 08:20:59 PDT