Instructables: exploring - technology - led - diy http://www.instructables.com Thu, 25 Dec 2014 04:12:41 PST BLOX v1.01 $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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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:52:46 PST
DIY RGB LED scrolling message marquee http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-RGB-LED-scrolling-message-marquee/
DIY RGB LED scrolling message marquee - 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 Marquee 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 Marquee can be stretched 3x ...
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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/
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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
Guitar booster pedal (MPX-1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-booster-pedal-MPX-1/
Guitar booster pedal (MPX-1) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/DRKH/HZ88MPTJ/FH6DRKHHZ88MPTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/DRKH/HZ88MPTJ/FH6DRKHHZ88MPTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/DRKH/HZ88MPTJ/FH6DRKHHZ88MPTJ.SMALL.jpg Bastl3r Every guitar player desires it:The "perfect" sound!The components for it are:SOFT skill of the player mojo, soul, heart (name it the way you want, but essentially you can't buy it - You have to have it!)HARD the guitar (the wood, the strings,... - The Hardware) for electric guitars: The am...
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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/
All You Need to Know About LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/RY1F/HZ5DVSIO/F7JRY1FHZ5DVSIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/RY1F/HZ5DVSIO/F7JRY1FHZ5DVSIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/RY1F/HZ5DVSIO/F7JRY1FHZ5DVSIO.SMALL.jpg Jonathanrjpereira Check Out my latest instructable: Solar+Wind Powered HouseIMAGES: LEDs.A Light Emitting Diode is an electronic device that emits light when current is passed through it. LEDs are small, extremely efficient, bright, cheap, electronic components. People think that LEDs are just common light emitting c...
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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/
How to make a LED Frisbee to use at Night - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/C76T/HYU8E7W2/F0VC76THYU8E7W2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/C76T/HYU8E7W2/F0VC76THYU8E7W2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/C76T/HYU8E7W2/F0VC76THYU8E7W2.SMALL.jpg SpecificLove How to make a LED Frisbee to use at Night. Watch Video! If you have ever tried to play with a Frisbee in the evening or at night, you have noticed that it can be a little hard to see it flying through the air. And even harder to find it after it has rolled out of sight. In this video, I took and old...
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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/
Lego Octopus LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid In this Instructable we will learn how to take an ordinary Lego octopus and make it awesome with glowing LED lights. This is a relatively easy project but a few tools are involved. We will be soldering and using a Dremel to carve the piece out and to create eye holes. I estimate that this project co...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:40:10 PDT
7 segment hack http://www.instructables.com/id/7-segment-hack/
7 segment hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/7VEE/HYTNUZRE/FUZ7VEEHYTNUZRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/7VEE/HYTNUZRE/FUZ7VEEHYTNUZRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/7VEE/HYTNUZRE/FUZ7VEEHYTNUZRE.SMALL.jpg dreamzrush Hey, This can be a fun project for the weekend. You can hack it to your own messages too...This step to step guide can help you make it quickly. It requires only 4 parts and the project is complete within other few steps Join the 7 segment and probe wires to the bread board. This image is self ex...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:17:43 PDT
How to skate by night - The Beamboarder http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Beamboarder-Lets-You-Skate-at-Night/
How to skate by night - The Beamboarder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/C8J5/I0A55LG7/F98C8J5I0A55LG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/C8J5/I0A55LG7/F98C8J5I0A55LG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/C8J5/I0A55LG7/F98C8J5I0A55LG7.SMALL.jpg LyonCy Runtime:Up to two hours Power:~4W @ 600 LumenPrice:25€ with chargerCreate a magnetic 4 watt high power LED head lamp for applications like longboards out of an old hard disk drive for less than 25 $. The case of the HDD can be recycled to a nice room light.Skating at night can be really dangerous. O...
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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/
DIY 10W LED flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/9B1A/HYPNY8XD/FUY9B1AHYPNY8XD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/9B1A/HYPNY8XD/FUY9B1AHYPNY8XD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/9B1A/HYPNY8XD/FUY9B1AHYPNY8XD.SMALL.jpg Unboxingexperience7 All you need isa heatsink10W high power Led5W 1,5 Ohm resistorLM 350 regulatorthermal compoundwires3s Lipoa lipo connectoron/off switchsoldering tinsoldering ironmultitool Wire the regulator The LM350 regulator gives constant 1.2 volts between ADJ and Vout. Connect the two outputs with a resistor...
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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/
Moped Mod:Turn Signals+Under Body Light+Brake Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/HPLI/HYO8HWYF/FQJHPLIHYO8HWYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/HPLI/HYO8HWYF/FQJHPLIHYO8HWYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/HPLI/HYO8HWYF/FQJHPLIHYO8HWYF.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I modded the lighting system of an old Moped (Simson S50). The old bulbs and flasher relay are just inefficient and not reliable. I added LEDs to the turn signals and brake light. Everything is controlled by the awesome Attiny85. As a bonus I also included under b...
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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/
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SMALL.jpg Timofte Andrei Hi there! As I've almost finished my studies at Faculty of Engineering, I had to make a graduation project and my thought was to make a jaw-dropping thing (I know that's hilarious :D ) to show everybody that I'm a good prototype maker and I can turn ideas into real and useful things. I know GSM cont...
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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/
Portable USB Smartphone Charger V3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/J7NR/HY3Z9D1E/FDEJ7NRHY3Z9D1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/J7NR/HY3Z9D1E/FDEJ7NRHY3Z9D1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/J7NR/HY3Z9D1E/FDEJ7NRHY3Z9D1E.SMALL.jpg KevinsL1 Hi Instructables audience!In this instructable i'm showing you how to make simple usb charger. This is my 3'd version for this kind of charger and this one is upgraded to allow voltage to flow on stable 12v and no backward flow. Basicly this one works on it's full potentional ,without any possible w...
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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/
Control Anything With Arduino And a Infrared Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/GEQH/HY3Z8PTX/FG6GEQHHY3Z8PTX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/GEQH/HY3Z8PTX/FG6GEQHHY3Z8PTX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/GEQH/HY3Z8PTX/FG6GEQHHY3Z8PTX.SMALL.jpg babaguru Hi, this is my first instructable and i thought i would show a quick demonstration of how to control anything such as LED's, DC motors and a whole load of other things with an arduino and pretty much any Infrared remote control. The first time i attempted this it took me a few hours as i found most ...
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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/
Make your own little clog out of conductive dough! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1B0J/HXVR32IK/FCC1B0JHXVR32IK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1B0J/HXVR32IK/FCC1B0JHXVR32IK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1B0J/HXVR32IK/FCC1B0JHXVR32IK.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus 1. Make your own little Clog out of conductive dough :)2. Make some holes in your character 3. Put some insulating dough at the bottom of each hole 4. Build up some conductive walls around the holes (this makes the game more difficult!) 5. Now make the little conductive 'bugs' to take out of Clog ...
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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/
Light of the Lost Triangles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/T2YX/HXMUZ7VO/F1MT2YXHXMUZ7VO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/T2YX/HXMUZ7VO/F1MT2YXHXMUZ7VO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/T2YX/HXMUZ7VO/F1MT2YXHXMUZ7VO.SMALL.jpg AwabHassan Light of the Lost Triangles is a LED Wall Fixture with 4 different modes. Each successive mode features an increase in LED brightness and an increased rate of colour transition. The light looks great and is great for parties too. The cardboard concept can be modified and can be used at a large scale...
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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/
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/KTDV/I1U3BNCR/F1YKTDVI1U3BNCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/KTDV/I1U3BNCR/F1YKTDVI1U3BNCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/KTDV/I1U3BNCR/F1YKTDVI1U3BNCR.SMALL.jpg DangerousTim Hello everyone, and welcome to my Instructable! This instructable will show you how I made the first ever DIY Arduino controlled "LED Kaleidoscope"! What is an LED kaleidoscope? Well, our traditional kaleidoscopes used 3 mirrors joined as a triangle with stuff like sequins and stolen cake decoration...
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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/
Bob Marley Flashing Colour Changing Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SMALL.jpg yashpatel10 Welcome to my first Instructables project! I got the idea after I finished the drink, which is really good :) , and I thought "Man, this bottle is too nice to just throw away". This project is extremely easy to do, and only takes about an hour. Any bottle can be used, but try to stay clear of transp...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 22:02:54 PDT