Instructables: exploring - technology - led - diy http://www.instructables.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:23:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 Potentiometer as variable Resistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Potentiometer-as-variable-Resistor/
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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/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:19:52 PDT
Light Painters Palette 2.0 - A complete guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painters-Palette-20-A-complete-guide/
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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/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:30:04 PDT
DIY Dark Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dark-Sensor/
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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/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 01:47:03 PDT
Guitar booster pedal (MPX-1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-booster-pedal-MPX-1/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:26:37 PDT
An incredible LED solar bottle torch (Bottorch) from E-waste. http://www.instructables.com/id/An-incredible-LED-solar-bottle-torch-Bottorch-from/
An incredible LED solar bottle torch (Bottorch) from E-waste. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/3U0E/HZ3YFQ9Q/F5E3U0EHZ3YFQ9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/3U0E/HZ3YFQ9Q/F5E3U0EHZ3YFQ9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/3U0E/HZ3YFQ9Q/F5E3U0EHZ3YFQ9Q.SMALL.jpg DannyGH Hi guys!The bottorch is my small initiative towards a greener environment. It makes use of some part from old gadgets that we dispose everyday. We also will be recycling some plastic thus, we will make use of a plastic bottle.I thought of it this way; currently our global population is about 7.184 b...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:36:02 PDT
All You Need to Know About LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/All-You-Need-to-Know-bout-LEDs/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:30:18 PDT
How to make a LED Frisbee to use at Night http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-LED-Frisbee-to-use-at-Night/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:37:04 PDT
Lego Octopus LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Octopus-LED-Light/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:40:10 PDT
7 segment hack http://www.instructables.com/id/7-segment-hack/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:17:43 PDT
How to skate at night - The Beamboarder http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Beamboarder-Lets-You-Skate-at-Night/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:49:23 PDT
HOMEMADE DC MOTOR/generator http://www.instructables.com/id/HOMEMADE-DC-MOTORgenerator/
HOMEMADE DC MOTOR/generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/07Z3/HYPNYUPF/FWB07Z3HYPNYUPF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/07Z3/HYPNYUPF/FWB07Z3HYPNYUPF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/07Z3/HYPNYUPF/FWB07Z3HYPNYUPF.SMALL.jpg dalegribble This was just a little science experiment I always wanted to try. Hope you find it helpful and enjoyable Materials And Tools Materials1/2" aluminum rod3/4" copper couplerElectrical tape6"-1/2" pex(optional)#12 wire2 rubberbands2 3/4-2" bearings2-2" nipples2' unistrutBattery or power supply2'-2x6G...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:34:48 PDT
DIY 10W LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-10W-LED-flashlight/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:30:17 PDT
Moped Mod:Turn Signals+Under Body Light+Brake Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Moped-ModTurn-SignalsUnder-Body-LightBrake-Light/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 10:18:22 PDT
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-automation-system-using-Arduino-and-SIM900-GS/
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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/
Creating a color changing light table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/XKRT/HV72BY1J/FQDXKRTHV72BY1J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/XKRT/HV72BY1J/FQDXKRTHV72BY1J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/XKRT/HV72BY1J/FQDXKRTHV72BY1J.SMALL.jpg Tbak Ok first heres a materials list of the things you will need and some prices of things. -MDF(or what ever wood you have laying around) - hopefully free with crap wood-LED strips - between $17-$30 per whole set (thats power supply, leds, remote, and wireless receiver) -Sandblaster/ some sort of clear ...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 20:53:36 PDT
DIY LED Glow Cubes (Accent Lighting & Night Lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Glow-Blocks/
DIY LED Glow Cubes (Accent Lighting & Night Lamp) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/5Z34/H9G12NSF/FR65Z34H9G12NSF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/5Z34/H9G12NSF/FR65Z34H9G12NSF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/5Z34/H9G12NSF/FR65Z34H9G12NSF.SMALL.jpg bhvm I love LEDs~! People who have been following me know this very well. Now here's a New one for you. LED GLOW BLOCKS! LED Glow blocks are a neat way to accentuate your Posh Living room, Add a fill to your Existing Lights, for use as a Elaborate and artistic Night lamp or a cool and Diffused light sou...
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Tue, 13 May 2014 21:24:15 PDT
DIY MUSIC CONTROLLED LEDS http://www.instructables.com/id/MUSIC-CONTROLLED-LEDS-1/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 04:42:33 PDT
Infrared Finger Lights! http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Finger-Lights/
Infrared Finger Lights! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/CRRU/HU0596PQ/FQACRRUHU0596PQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/CRRU/HU0596PQ/FQACRRUHU0596PQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/CRRU/HU0596PQ/FQACRRUHU0596PQ.SMALL.jpg knexpert1700 Bring these quick infrared finger lights on the go and take some night vision pics and vids! These little lights are great for taking pictures in the dark with your cell phone, digital camera, and other portable devices. All you need are those cheap, tiny finger lights of any color and one infrare...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:46:40 PDT
ICStation Sound Level Indicator LED Lights-Colored LED Lights Go With the Music http://www.instructables.com/id/ICStation-Sound-Level-Indicator-LED-Lights-Colored/
ICStation Sound Level Indicator LED Lights-Colored LED Lights Go With the Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/51PT/HTFYEDTE/FEB51PTHTFYEDTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/51PT/HTFYEDTE/FEB51PTHTFYEDTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/51PT/HTFYEDTE/FEB51PTHTFYEDTE.SMALL.jpg ICStation Hello friends, ICStation Team introduce you the wonderful product which Research and Development Department have developed recently:ICStation Sound Level Indicator LED Lights.You see that is very interesting!The number of LEDs which will be lighted are different from the sound level.The higher level...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 22:23:46 PDT
[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/
DIY Super Bright LED Skate Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/LU00/HS18C1CM/FQPLU00HS18C1CM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/LU00/HS18C1CM/FQPLU00HS18C1CM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/LU00/HS18C1CM/FQPLU00HS18C1CM.SMALL.jpg FoamboardRC You might remember my first set of lights that I put on my dad's skates. Well those weren't bright enough and they were a lot of work because I didn't know how to make PCBs. In this i'ble I'll cover how to make your own custom PCBs in under an hour! Keep in mind, if you've never made a PCB befo...
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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/
Altoid Tin Quiet Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/QTGV/HS189DVV/FBBQTGVHS189DVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/QTGV/HS189DVV/FBBQTGVHS189DVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/QTGV/HS189DVV/FBBQTGVHS189DVV.SMALL.jpg rsoileau2 Altoid Tin ultrasonic silent room alarm This is my first instructable, so please excuse any mistakes that I may have made. My girlfriend was having trouble with her roommate and was not sure if the roommate was going into her room without permission. I decided to build a small sensing device to tell...
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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/
Home made LED bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/3QC9/HQ7TM3BS/F733QC9HQ7TM3BS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/3QC9/HQ7TM3BS/F733QC9HQ7TM3BS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/3QC9/HQ7TM3BS/F733QC9HQ7TM3BS.SMALL.jpg Aparicio Today we fabricate a LED bulb, recycling material we have at home. We need the following materials: Bulb used Switch Transformer 220V - DC 12V 1A. White LED strip Plastic pipe Dismantle the bulb Dismantle the bulb to utilize the cap. I remind you that the inside bulb must be d...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 13:06:30 PST
Beginner Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginner-Arduino/
Beginner Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/BF86/HQQLLPLU/FJKBF86HQQLLPLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/BF86/HQQLLPLU/FJKBF86HQQLLPLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/BF86/HQQLLPLU/FJKBF86HQQLLPLU.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei The Arduino is a pocket-sized computer (also called a "microcontroller") that you can program and use to control circuits. It interacts with the outside word through sensors, leds, motors, speakers... even the internet; this makes it a flexible platform for lots of creative projects. Some popular ...
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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/
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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