Instructables: exploring - technology - led - fun http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:52:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to create your very own DIY Instrument Plane! InstruPlane!! Create your own music tape to play on DIY Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-your-very-own-DIY-Instrument-Plane-I/
How to create your very own DIY Instrument Plane! InstruPlane!! Create your own music tape to play on DIY Instrument - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/R180/HXVR31XQ/FICR180HXVR31XQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/R180/HXVR31XQ/FICR180HXVR31XQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/R180/HXVR31XQ/FICR180HXVR31XQ.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus How to do it?Tools:Foam Board, Bottle cap, clear film, electrical tape, cutting mat, Pencil, blade, ruler, something sharp to pierce holes, sticky pads, two nuts an bolts and some washers.Step 1. Cut out your aeroplane shape from foamboard and use the sticky pads to stick it on to the back of your ...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:22:57 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
Lightning / Firefly Bugs Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightning-Firefly-Bugs-Jar/
Lightning / Firefly Bugs Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/8L1B/HXDPG13Z/F5S8L1BHXDPG13Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/8L1B/HXDPG13Z/F5S8L1BHXDPG13Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/8L1B/HXDPG13Z/F5S8L1BHXDPG13Z.SMALL.jpg RobSmithDev I was invited to help a local charity put on an event to raise some money, The theme was sunset beach, and this summoned images of beautiful skys and lighting bugs / firefly's. I know several people have created firefly jars before but I wanted something simple. I needed to make 8 of these jars, ...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 14:34:09 PDT
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Pi-control-Android-iPhone-via-OSC/
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SMALL.jpg Greg0reo To start off this project I would like to explain how all this will work. We will be using a form of communication called OSC (Open Sound Control) and an app called "TouchOSC" which is available on the Google Play and Apple app store, along with pyOSC. What we will do is the following:- Create a sui...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:04:26 PDT
The simplest game ever http://www.instructables.com/id/The-simplest-game-ever/
The simplest game ever - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/0AQX/HWH2K362/F8X0AQXHWH2K362.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/0AQX/HWH2K362/F8X0AQXHWH2K362.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/0AQX/HWH2K362/F8X0AQXHWH2K362.SMALL.jpg qquuiinn As Moore's law states, processors have been getting faster. In turn, they are ale to process more, meaning that video games are getting more and more realistic. But as microcontrollers and the maker movement have been spreading, so have the number of microcontroller-based games that defy these real...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:43:31 PDT
RGB Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Lantern/
RGB Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/ZZ82/HR0AXDYZ/FDJZZ82HR0AXDYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/ZZ82/HR0AXDYZ/FDJZZ82HR0AXDYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/ZZ82/HR0AXDYZ/FDJZZ82HR0AXDYZ.SMALL.jpg sammydogjj A quick, easy, and fun color changing with multiple modes RGB lantern. Gather Materials -9v battery clip-Resistor for your RGB led-RGB led (mine had 3 prongs)-Momentary switch-Housing (I used a mason jar and it looks nice) Wiring Diagram And Schematic null Begin Assembly -Make a hole for y...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 05:54:36 PST
Glowing Snowball http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Snowball/
Glowing Snowball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/47EF/HQ8QP87Z/FP447EFHQ8QP87Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/47EF/HQ8QP87Z/FP447EFHQ8QP87Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/47EF/HQ8QP87Z/FP447EFHQ8QP87Z.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Want that special someone to really see that snowball coming as it is about to hit them? Looking for that right lighting for your snow fort? Want the neighbors to think you have a fire in your igloo? Here it is, the Glowing Snowball. Easy to make and fun to play with. This instructable is a combina...
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 20:42:45 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
Easy LED Color Changing "Candle" http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LED-Color-Changing-Light/
Easy LED Color Changing "Candle" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MJZ5/HP71H2BW/FYLMJZ5HP71H2BW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MJZ5/HP71H2BW/FYLMJZ5HP71H2BW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MJZ5/HP71H2BW/FYLMJZ5HP71H2BW.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club This is a simple color changing light that is great for kids and adults. Looks beautiful in a dimly lit room, great for the holidays, and makes a pretty cool night light. Materials Glue Gun - We are using a low temperature glue gun. It hurts when the glue touches your skin but it does not burn y...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 08:41:26 PST
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) http://www.instructables.com/id/300-Altoids-Charger-EASY-BUILD-CHEAP/
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SMALL.jpg snow1434 I know your thinking i have seen hundreds of these but have you ever seen one so easy to build? LETS GET STARTED Things you will need : L78MO5CV Voltage Regulator http://www.taydaelectronics.com/ic-integrated-circuits/voltage-regulators/lm7805-l7805-7805-voltage-regulator-ic-5v-1-5a.html ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:48:07 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
Glowing Color-Changing Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Color-Changing-Guitar/
Glowing Color-Changing Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/1G0G/HLSH87BX/FCJ1G0GHLSH87BX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/1G0G/HLSH87BX/FCJ1G0GHLSH87BX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/1G0G/HLSH87BX/FCJ1G0GHLSH87BX.SMALL.jpg randofo In the kingdom of rock and roll it is important to set oneself apart. With millions of people in this world who can play the guitar, simply playing well is just not going to cut it. You need something extra to rise up as a rock god. Consider this guitar the mystical glowing ax bestowed upon you by...
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 10:28:21 PST
Arduino defuseable bomb, perfect for airsoft games! (with timer, LCD, keypad, sound and more!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-defuseable-bomb-perfect-for-airsoft-games-/
Arduino defuseable bomb, perfect for airsoft games! (with timer, LCD, keypad, sound and more!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/WHP0/HN8245GK/FMPWHP0HN8245GK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/WHP0/HN8245GK/FMPWHP0HN8245GK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/WHP0/HN8245GK/FMPWHP0HN8245GK.SMALL.jpg MaltheF Hello This is a project I made a long time ago, but decided to upload anyways, feel free to ask me about it! The bomb has several features: - Password input by keypad to arm the bomb - Timer/count down - Sound - Flashy LEDs - Defusing via the password - LCD display - Keypad - Simple to edit and chan...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 17:09:40 PDT
Arduino Countdown Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Countdown-Timer/
Arduino Countdown Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/HCEA/HJKBSUW9/FYKHCEAHJKBSUW9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/HCEA/HJKBSUW9/FYKHCEAHJKBSUW9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/HCEA/HJKBSUW9/FYKHCEAHJKBSUW9.SMALL.jpg randofo The Arduino Countdown Timer is a fun weekend project for beginners who wants to move on to something slightly more advanced. The timer controls two 7-segment displays which count down from 99 to 0, and can be stopped and started using a button. When the timer reaches 0, the display flashes and a buz...
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 07:54:05 PDT
DIY solar rechargeable automatic night light (outside use) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-solar-rechareable-automatic-night-light-outsi/
DIY solar rechargeable automatic night light (outside use) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/JVNR/HJKC242C/FEVJVNRHJKC242C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/JVNR/HJKC242C/FEVJVNRHJKC242C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/JVNR/HJKC242C/FEVJVNRHJKC242C.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box In this I will show you how to make a solar rechargeable automatic led night light. I made mine for outside use but hey you could do whatever with yours! :)   How did this idea come about? first I have been meaning to get some sort of light fixture in our back yard, I was going to install an out...
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 21:52:31 PDT
Film Canister Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Film-Canister-Battery/
Film Canister Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/EZF1/HJKBUG33/FINEZF1HJKBUG33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/EZF1/HJKBUG33/FINEZF1HJKBUG33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/EZF1/HJKBUG33/FINEZF1HJKBUG33.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Making a battery from film canisters, used wire, vinegar, and nails. Check us out at catsscience.com and on Facebook Please vote for us. Materials Film canisters Vinegar Safety goggles Nails (zinc coated) Wire Cutters Alligator clips with wire Scrap copper wire Red LED No film canisters? You ...
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Sat, 27 Jul 2013 11:11:45 PDT
Rainbowduino: Ping Pong http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbowduino-Ping-Pong/
Rainbowduino: Ping Pong - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/UFX2/HI3TOEP8/FDWUFX2HI3TOEP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/UFX2/HI3TOEP8/FDWUFX2HI3TOEP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/UFX2/HI3TOEP8/FDWUFX2HI3TOEP8.SMALL.jpg lini27 Everybody likes to play a game. That`s why i created Pong for the Rainbowduino. This is a two player game, so you can play this game with a friend.  The game includes a counter, the first who has 5 points wins the game. Parts and Stuff You need these things: - 2 Potentiometer 10K - 1 Rainbowdui...
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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 02:26:48 PDT
Lightsaber knitting needles http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-saber-knitting-needles/
Lightsaber knitting needles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/LEI0/HH2W0B7L/FQMLEI0HH2W0B7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/LEI0/HH2W0B7L/FQMLEI0HH2W0B7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/LEI0/HH2W0B7L/FQMLEI0HH2W0B7L.SMALL.jpg Random_Canadian An Epic Battle With Every Stitch... I will not embarrass you with my poor knitting but maybe someone out there can "give me a hand! Right?" I will however show a cast on at night in a darkened room with the lights off! I made a second set at 8 inches length for the pocket size contest! And a thi...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 21:37:17 PDT
Make Your Own Light Painting Orb Creator http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Light-Painting-Orb-Creator/
Make Your Own Light Painting Orb Creator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/MDIS/HGU2JHW9/FSTMDISHGU2JHW9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/MDIS/HGU2JHW9/FSTMDISHGU2JHW9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/MDIS/HGU2JHW9/FSTMDISHGU2JHW9.SMALL.jpg mazzmn Long exposure night photography can be a fun pass-time especially on a cool summer evening. "Light painting" can make things even more fun. If you've looked into light painting you've no doubt seen Orb's, spherical mystery lights....Orb photos are created by spinning bright LED lights.  This Instru...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 13:23:05 PDT
Rotary Phone iPod Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotary-Phone-iPod-Dock/
Rotary Phone iPod Dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/DREG/HFSHF90U/FB2DREGHFSHF90U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/DREG/HFSHF90U/FB2DREGHFSHF90U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/DREG/HFSHF90U/FB2DREGHFSHF90U.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins I have always loved re-purposing one thing into another. This instructable will show pictures of my completed iPod dock with commentary on how I put it together. I apologize that I didn't take pictures through the whole process. I was just too excited about the project. Parts Needed Parts needed:...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 20:58:01 PDT
Color Visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Visualizer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/Q02V/HFD15VRV/F59Q02VHFD15VRV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/Q02V/HFD15VRV/F59Q02VHFD15VRV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/Q02V/HFD15VRV/F59Q02VHFD15VRV.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow Ever wanted an interactive and simple soldering kit for beginners?  The Color Visualizer has three potentiometers, resistors, a battery pack, and an RGB LED to make a simple soldering kit, and an interactive project all in one!!!  I originally came up with the design, and prototyped it on a breadboa...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 23:46:59 PDT
How to make led lamp to save dollars http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-led-lamp-to-save-dollars/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JCA9/HEXSSEA7/FJNJCA9HEXSSEA7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JCA9/HEXSSEA7/FJNJCA9HEXSSEA7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JCA9/HEXSSEA7/FJNJCA9HEXSSEA7.SMALL.jpg macobt Replace old incandescent bulb with leds,homemade led lamp made of 8 pieces 1 watt leds connected in serial array,one array have 5 leds,other have 3 leds.Total 8 watts of led light replace about 60 watts  incandescent light. Subscribe to my youtube channel:http://www.youtube.com/user/macobt Visit b...
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 08:29:57 PDT
How to make air duster http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-air-duster/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/VDAT/HEXSRZIE/FW6VDATHEXSRZIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/VDAT/HEXSRZIE/FW6VDATHEXSRZIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/VDAT/HEXSRZIE/FW6VDATHEXSRZIE.SMALL.jpg macobt Here is a quick, easy and fun way to make refillable air duster. Visit my blogspot:http://macoprojects.blogspot.com/ or visit my channel:https://www.youtube.com/user/macobt
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 15:41:44 PDT
Tiny Altoid Tin Robot With Personality http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Altoid-Tin-Robot-With-Personality/
Tiny Altoid Tin Robot With Personality - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/22GN/HET1F8WZ/FAQ22GNHET1F8WZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/22GN/HET1F8WZ/FAQ22GNHET1F8WZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/22GN/HET1F8WZ/FAQ22GNHET1F8WZ.SMALL.jpg Mizchief100 I love robots. Normally the ones I build are quite large and wouldn't fit in your pocket, but for a change of pace I decided I would try something small and fun! This robot is exactly that, and in fact fits inside of an altoids tin. It is inexpensive, versatile (so many different sensors can be used...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 12:25:45 PDT
"ButtonMasherz" (Arduino Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/ButtonMasherz-Arduino-Project/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/ET6A/HDP32GDP/FLBET6AHDP32GDP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/ET6A/HDP32GDP/FLBET6AHDP32GDP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/ET6A/HDP32GDP/FLBET6AHDP32GDP.SMALL.jpg thechinskyguy This game can be written and uploaded to an Arduino Leonardo (and likely other Arduino boards) so it can be played between two players. The objective of the game is to press your button 50 times before the other player can. The code can be found below, and follow the images for instructions on wirin...
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 16:08:31 PST
Logic Love Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Logic-Love-Heart/
Logic Love Heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/2X7F/HD8TX0HQ/F5G2X7FHD8TX0HQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/2X7F/HD8TX0HQ/F5G2X7FHD8TX0HQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/2X7F/HD8TX0HQ/F5G2X7FHD8TX0HQ.SMALL.jpg passmadd Hello everyone :) This is a Logic Love Heart I created for an old flame this year (we have a kid and we're still good mates, plus I like winding her up). Some say love isn't logical, well it is now! So sit back, grab a beer and I'll show you how I made this. Firstly, I had some fundamentals for t...
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 15:28:02 PST
Wearable USB drivey - MK ii http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-USB-drivey-MK-ii/
Wearable USB drivey - MK ii - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/27FZ/HCJO1JPL/F0A27FZHCJO1JPL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/27FZ/HCJO1JPL/F0A27FZHCJO1JPL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/27FZ/HCJO1JPL/F0A27FZHCJO1JPL.SMALL.jpg tech ace Hello there. As far as I know, I believe that USB memory has been the greatest versatile storage device ever. Now, cloud has been  great device, but what will we do when there is no internet coverage?  And USB is great when we modify them to suit our needs. I was looking for a right time, for a righ...
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 03:02:19 PST
Iron Man - Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Arc-Reactor-4/
Iron Man - Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/1Y6Q/HCJORLR2/FCU1Y6QHCJORLR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/1Y6Q/HCJORLR2/FCU1Y6QHCJORLR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/1Y6Q/HCJORLR2/FCU1Y6QHCJORLR2.SMALL.jpg zapdos Hi,this is my first and the only instructable so far. Sorry for my bad comunication skills nad English :) So always follow the pictures. You may ask all of your queries in your mind in any way. Here are the materials I used for a simple Arc Reactor. - A CD container - 10 meters copper wire - Alumin...
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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 16:41:13 PST
Color Changing Christmas Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Christmas-Star/
Color Changing Christmas Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/ZWRG/HAVGJTBJ/FISZWRGHAVGJTBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/ZWRG/HAVGJTBJ/FISZWRGHAVGJTBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/ZWRG/HAVGJTBJ/FISZWRGHAVGJTBJ.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow Ever wanted to make that normal, golden star at the top of your Christmas tree different?  How about color changing?  The new Color Changing Christmas Star does that all in one package.  The main components are 5 RGB LEDs, an Arduino UNO, and an Arduino Proto Shield.  They all fit together on a Drem...
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 18:09:55 PST
Arduino Project - E-Dice! (Beginner) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Project-E-Dice-Beginner/
Arduino Project - E-Dice! (Beginner) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/8XZD/H9T4S8SP/F8I8XZDH9T4S8SP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/8XZD/H9T4S8SP/F8I8XZDH9T4S8SP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/8XZD/H9T4S8SP/F8I8XZDH9T4S8SP.SMALL.jpg .A. Well, I just got my Arduino kit in the mail yesterday, and I was very happy to get started! After about an hour or two, I decided to start making something fun: An electronic dice. I had to make this myself, because there were no instructables that i could find with search! D: Mine is not very adv...
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Wed, 21 Nov 2012 18:38:05 PST
Wireless Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Power-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/V0XC/H7S4ZVRN/F3CV0XCH7S4ZVRN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/V0XC/H7S4ZVRN/F3CV0XCH7S4ZVRN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/V0XC/H7S4ZVRN/F3CV0XCH7S4ZVRN.SMALL.gif ixisuprflyixi I will start with an apology because I do not have enough time to write up a proper Instructable.  This was mostly just a proof of concept build for me and I wanted to see how difficult it was.  It was actually very easy and hence you don't really need much more instruction than is provided.   I use...
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Mon, 1 Oct 2012 20:15:01 PDT
NyanCube! http://www.instructables.com/id/NyanCube/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/ENHD/H7431JKK/FFUENHDH7431JKK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/ENHD/H7431JKK/FFUENHDH7431JKK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/ENHD/H7431JKK/FFUENHDH7431JKK.SMALL.jpg canon1200 After ordering 10 tilt switches and got tired of playing around with it, I got an idea of combining this with a RGB LED and voilà! NYANCUBEEE! By the way, this is just a prototype. Newer version coming soon! If you like it, I will post an Instructable. Enjoy!
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Sat, 29 Sep 2012 07:21:59 PDT
Traffic Lights kit + XXL Green LED Blinker Kit in one box with one battery! http://www.instructables.com/id/Traffic-Lights-kit-XXL-Green-LED-Blinker-Kit-in-/
Traffic Lights kit + XXL Green LED Blinker Kit in one box with one battery! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/D9MI/H6S4FWTN/F0FD9MIH6S4FWTN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/D9MI/H6S4FWTN/F0FD9MIH6S4FWTN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/D9MI/H6S4FWTN/F0FD9MIH6S4FWTN.SMALL.jpg powerman666 I built alot of these types of kits and mostly they don't come with boxes to protect the circuits. Alot of times they also don't come with parts that accommodate them for being in nice boxes either. So you'll have to buy some extra parts. For this project I bought the Traffic Lights Kit and the XX...
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Thu, 6 Sep 2012 20:55:14 PDT
DIY Infrared Proximity Sensor (Arduino Compatible) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Infrared-Proximity-Sensor-Arduino-Compatible/
DIY Infrared Proximity Sensor (Arduino Compatible) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LXFM/H6MER0K5/F0CLXFMH6MER0K5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LXFM/H6MER0K5/F0CLXFMH6MER0K5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LXFM/H6MER0K5/F0CLXFMH6MER0K5.SMALL.jpg xBacon Ever looked on Sparkfun or Adafruit for some cool robot parts, and saw those expensive IR and Ultrasonic proximity sensors? I have, and I really wanted one, but they're so expensive ($30-$40 or more) so I decided that I could make one myself with the parts I had on hand for way less. What I came up...
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 17:40:23 PDT
Color Changing LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-LED-Tree/
Color Changing LED Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/I290/H6DWVKBC/FJHI290H6DWVKBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/I290/H6DWVKBC/FJHI290H6DWVKBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/I290/H6DWVKBC/FJHI290H6DWVKBC.SMALL.jpg xBacon Ever wanted an LED tree? Well now you can have your LED tree and eat it too (no, wait, you probably shouldn't)... Gather the parts You will need: 1x ATtiny85 10x male header pins Solid core wire, 2 colors A bunch of LEDs 1x Arduino Uno to program the ATtiny Program the ATtiny To prep the Ard...
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 10:19:46 PDT
ATtiny85 Mini RGB Mood Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-Mini-RGB-Mood-Light/
ATtiny85 Mini RGB Mood Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/JRE2/H5EDUZVI/F0JJRE2H5EDUZVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/JRE2/H5EDUZVI/F0JJRE2H5EDUZVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/JRE2/H5EDUZVI/F0JJRE2H5EDUZVI.SMALL.jpg xBacon I have seen RGB mood lights using Arduino, PIC, and larger AVR chips, but never one with the ATtiny85. That's why I decided to make one. This mood light is super simple to make and all the parts can be purchased online for about $5.00 total (not including the Arduino used to program the chip). Thi...
By: xBacon

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Thu, 16 Aug 2012 15:37:20 PDT
Connect 4 Binary Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-4-Binary-Clock/
Connect 4 Binary Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/UOU1/H5JVONY6/FF1UOU1H5JVONY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/UOU1/H5JVONY6/FF1UOU1H5JVONY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/UOU1/H5JVONY6/FF1UOU1H5JVONY6.SMALL.jpg Emacheen22 Welcome ladies and gents! As an entrepreneur, I'm always looking for great projects to share.  Myself and two other classmates recently put together a project for our Master's of Engineering program in Technical Entrepreneurship, and we're thrilled to share our vision with you.  Remember that old C...
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 09:41:55 PDT
Arduino Digital 7-Segment Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Digital-7-Segment-Thermometer/
Arduino Digital 7-Segment Thermometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/QANU/H5EDU0VD/FIDQANUH5EDU0VD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/QANU/H5EDU0VD/FIDQANUH5EDU0VD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/QANU/H5EDU0VD/FIDQANUH5EDU0VD.SMALL.jpg xBacon Hello everybody! I will be showing you how to make a digital 7-segment thermometer using the LM335 temperature sensor. This a guide for an Arduino version, but I am working on a mini ATtiny84 version. Once I get that working, I will post another Instructable on how to make it. I'm sure you could m...
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Wed, 8 Aug 2012 10:00:42 PDT
ATtiny85/45/25 LED dice (Super simple and CHEAP!) http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny854525-LED-dice-Super-simple-and-CHEAP/
ATtiny85/45/25 LED dice (Super simple and CHEAP!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SMALL.jpg xBacon If you have looked at my 5 LED ATtiny85 POV display, we programmed the ATtiny with the Arduino. (If you haven't seen it, click here) We will be doing the same thing for this LED Dice project. The total parts cost for this project is about $5-$10. (Not including the Arduino board and the tools.) It...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 09:05:15 PDT
$10 ATtiny85/45 POV display!! (works really well) http://www.instructables.com/id/10-ATtiny8545-POV-display-works-really-well/
$10 ATtiny85/45 POV display!! (works really well) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SMALL.jpg xBacon Hey guys! This is an Instructable for making your own ATtiny85/45 5 LED POV (Persistence Of Vision) display! This is my second Instructable, also for the Elemental LED contest, so drop a comment and vote it up! The total parts cost for this POV display is under $10! (If you get the parts from a wh...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 06:59:35 PDT
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) http://www.instructables.com/id/150-Arduino-TV-Annoyer-Turns-TVs-on-when-you-/
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SMALL.jpg xBacon Hey Arduino fans! Here is an 'ible for making a device that turns TVs on when you want them off, and off then you want them on! If you hide it in something inconspicuous, it would make a great April Fools joke or gag gift. And the best part is that the total parts cost is less than $1.50!! (Assumin...
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 11:06:25 PDT
Quick button Super Bright LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-button-Super-Bright-LED/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/LB8G/H3Z3KMO6/FU6LB8GH3Z3KMO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/LB8G/H3Z3KMO6/FU6LB8GH3Z3KMO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/LB8G/H3Z3KMO6/FU6LB8GH3Z3KMO6.SMALL.jpg ddemayo I made this instructable kinda quickly to answer a question in the forums. It is for a push button LED that can be used for pranks I used a 9v battery 1 alligator clip that can be replace with a permanent wire when put into the wrist watch for hoax use. 1 led with chip from a cell phone flash. You ...
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 22:25:26 PDT
Psycadelic Shadow Maker (USB) http://www.instructables.com/id/Psycadelic-Shadow-Maker-USB/
Psycadelic Shadow Maker (USB) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/VPLH/H2WEWXOW/F33VPLHH2WEWXOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/VPLH/H2WEWXOW/F33VPLHH2WEWXOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/VPLH/H2WEWXOW/F33VPLHH2WEWXOW.SMALL.jpg justbennett Mood light? Night light? Party light? This project could be any of these things, but I think the coolest thing it can do is make rad 3D-ish, multi-color shadow art. This idea came from the Trippy Night Light published in Make by Charles Platt and the "Trippy RGB Color Mixing Night Light" by e024576...
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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 14:48:52 PDT
Easy Autochanging RGB Dome Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Autochanging-RGB-Dome-Lamp/
Easy Autochanging RGB Dome Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/LG77/H337K3MR/FH3LG77H337K3MR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/LG77/H337K3MR/FH3LG77H337K3MR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/LG77/H337K3MR/FH3LG77H337K3MR.SMALL.jpg powerman666 This is a really easy to do hack on those push to turn on dome lamps. You can get them for like a dolor at the dolor store. Then get your RGB COLOR-CHANGING LED from http://www.allelectronics.com/make-a-store/item/LED-158/RGB-COLOR-CHANGING-LED/1.html 10 for $7. Shipping will cost you for just some ...
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Sat, 9 Jun 2012 20:53:49 PDT
RGB Skull Glowie (Gather the materials) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Skull-Glowie-Gather-the-materials/
RGB Skull Glowie (Gather the materials) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/K0CD/H2WEX7IM/F8EK0CDH2WEX7IM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/K0CD/H2WEX7IM/F8EK0CDH2WEX7IM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/K0CD/H2WEX7IM/F8EK0CDH2WEX7IM.SMALL.jpg powerman666 Things you'll need: Tape Battery Cell RGB color changing LED Plastic Skull Razor Blade Maybe a Soldering Iron Possibly some fishing string Put it together Cut a round hole in the back of the plastic skull. the setup Tape the LED to the Cell battery with the correct poles touching. You're don...
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Sat, 9 Jun 2012 19:36:28 PDT
Control an LED over the internet using the Arduino Ethernet Shield and Transistor (the transistor is optional) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-an-LED-over-the-internet-using-the-Arduino/
Control an LED over the internet using the Arduino Ethernet Shield and Transistor (the transistor is optional) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/HRXV/H0OJ0UAT/FLHHRXVH0OJ0UAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/HRXV/H0OJ0UAT/FLHHRXVH0OJ0UAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/HRXV/H0OJ0UAT/FLHHRXVH0OJ0UAT.SMALL.jpg CDCosma Today I will be showing you how to control an LED over the internet using an ethernet shield and an arduino. PARTS NEEDED: 1x Arduino (In my case I am using the Duemilanove) 1x Arduino Ethernet Shield (It HAS to have a W5100 chip, sorry ENC28J60 users!) 1x 2N2222 NPN Transistor | http://bit.ly/HXkK...
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Sun, 15 Apr 2012 16:01:27 PDT
Arduino, LED, Dice! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Dice-1/
Arduino, LED, Dice! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/3BKF/GZDY7BBX/F7T3BKFGZDY7BBX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/3BKF/GZDY7BBX/F7T3BKFGZDY7BBX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/3BKF/GZDY7BBX/F7T3BKFGZDY7BBX.SMALL.jpg building_boy I love LED's and I love The Arduino platform!  (I also like dice!)  so I made a Arduino, LED dice! On with the project! PARTS You Will Need: -1 Breadboard -1 Buzzer -7 Red LEDs -1 Green LED -1 300ohm resistor or 3 100ohm -1 Button -1 arduino -? jumpers Connect jumpers Connect jumpers to pins: ...
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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 19:29:01 PST
-=!TRI-COLOR LED MOOD-LIGHT!=- http://www.instructables.com/id/-TRI-COLOR-LED-MOOD-LIGHT-/
-=!TRI-COLOR LED MOOD-LIGHT!=- - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/V4MH/GZCITV9F/F7NV4MHGZCITV9F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/V4MH/GZCITV9F/F7NV4MHGZCITV9F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/V4MH/GZCITV9F/F7NV4MHGZCITV9F.SMALL.jpg building_boy I like The Arduino a lot so I decided to make a Instructable for a L.E.D. MOOD-LIGHT that goes like this: Green=on Yellow=on red=on Green=off Yellow=off Red=off And So on. -=Parts=- You Will Need: 1x Yellow LED 1x Red Led 1x Green Led ?x Jumper Wires 3x Resistors 1x Arduino UNO 1x Solder-less Bre...
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Sat, 3 Mar 2012 20:57:44 PST
Reverse Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Joule-Thief-no-cost-by-salvaging-old-PC-pa/
Reverse Joule Thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/6B3X/GZPBLSL3/F6J6B3XGZPBLSL3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/6B3X/GZPBLSL3/F6J6B3XGZPBLSL3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/6B3X/GZPBLSL3/F6J6B3XGZPBLSL3.SMALL.jpg benji.abrams Reverse Joule Thief - no cost by salvaging old PC parts 2012 This is the reverse joule thief I found on YouTube. Supposedly it works better. I wrote this tutorial because I wanted to find a freeway to build the circuit Materials One old PC power supply, any will do fine. Disassemble Okay. ...
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Fri, 24 Feb 2012 21:58:33 PST
Basic Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Electronics/
Basic Electronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/QFQK/GWF6EKEV/FUQQFQKGWF6EKEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/QFQK/GWF6EKEV/FUQQFQKGWF6EKEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/QFQK/GWF6EKEV/FUQQFQKGWF6EKEV.SMALL.jpg randofo Getting started with basic electronics is easier than you might think. This Instructable will hopefully demystify the basics of electronics so that anyone with an interest in building circuits can hit the ground running. This is a quick overview into practical electronics and it is not my goal to de...
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