Instructables: exploring - technology - led - fun http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Jul 2016 23:07:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 Super Cheap LED Floatie http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Cheap-LED-Floatie/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 12:11:17 PDT
A Morse Code Translator( Light -> Text & Text ->Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Morse-Code-Translator-Light-Text-Text-Light/
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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:16:12 PDT
Led Eraser Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Eraser-Cap/
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 08:56:10 PDT
My On The Go Electronics Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/My-on-the-Go-Electronics-Kit/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 17:31:27 PDT
Arduino defusable bomb tutorial (Countdown timer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Defusable-Bomb-Tutorial-Countdown-Timer/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 09:01:16 PDT
Penny Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Battery-3/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 14:55:03 PDT
Sound Reactive Drum Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-Drum-Set/
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:36:45 PDT
Simple Led Cube 5x5x5 Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Led-Cube-5x5x5-Arduino/
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Fri, 8 Apr 2016 20:15:11 PDT
Easy DIY Crystal Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Crystal-Lamp/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 00:09:18 PDT
LightTee http://www.instructables.com/id/LightTee/
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 10:27:46 PDT
Arduino Shooting Game Arcade http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Shooting-Game-Arcade/
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Mon, 14 Mar 2016 11:22:47 PDT
The Pi Day Raspberry Pi Pie Picker http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pi-Day-Raspberry-Pi-Pie-Picker/
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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 14:38:07 PST
Voice To Arduino: Control LEDs using MIT Speech Recognizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-to-Arduino-Control-LEDs-Using-MIT-Speech-Rec/
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 08:00:54 PST
Smiling Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Smiling-Arduino/
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 18:59:12 PST
Blinky Blockhead (beginner Arduino project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinky-Blockhead-beginner-Arduino-Project/
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 09:04:40 PST
​Make your keyboard leds into Disco Lights! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Keyboard-Leds-Into-Disco-Lights/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 17:03:05 PST
$2 dollar lightsaber!! http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Dollar-Lightsaber/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 14:05:45 PST
NEW: MIND CONTROL MACHINE V3 http://www.instructables.com/id/NEW-MIND-CONTROL-MACHINE-V3/
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:57:26 PST
LIGHT Project 1: Bluetooth Compatible Kaleidoscope Projector Exploration http://www.instructables.com/id/LIGHT-Eldest-of-Gods-Daughters-Project-1-Bluetooth/
LIGHT Project 1: Bluetooth Compatible Kaleidoscope Projector Exploration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/0LZM/IH58PRX4/FH90LZMIH58PRX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/0LZM/IH58PRX4/FH90LZMIH58PRX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/0LZM/IH58PRX4/FH90LZMIH58PRX4.SMALL.jpg Luminous Wonder So this is going to be a series and then possibly be compiled into a set of really fun projects, hacks, creations and inventions all based on, yes, you guessed it.... LIGHT!!!!Programmable or Bluetooth Compatible Light Paintings you can control with your smart phone!!!So much fun. So let's get start...
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Wed, 18 Nov 2015 17:36:42 PST
Always Handy http://www.instructables.com/id/Always-Handy/
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 22:16:06 PST
A Cheap Laser Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Cheap-Laser-Tag/
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Wed, 21 Oct 2015 06:58:54 PDT
Led Fun - Fridge magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Fun-Fridge-magnets/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:09:42 PDT
LUX - an external power button http://www.instructables.com/id/LUX-an-external-power-button/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:44:09 PDT
Arduino Home Security Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Home-Security-Alarm/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:29:08 PDT
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-LIGHTSABER/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:37:44 PDT
Raspberry Pi Emulation Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Emulation-Station/
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 15:30:17 PDT
LED Plexiglass Art http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Plexiglass-Art/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 13:22:21 PDT
How to make a Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bluetooth-Speaker/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 07:25:21 PDT
Play a Game with a bare Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Play-a-Game-with-a-bare-Arduino/
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 15:02:29 PDT
LED-matrix on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-matrix-on-a-budget/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:50:24 PDT
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hector-the-Hexapod-Cheapest-Hexapod-w-ArmArduino/
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd Hector is an Arduino controlled Hexapod with a robotic arm. Hectors parts include the Sparkfun/Dagu hexapod chassis, Me/Arm Phenoptix Arm, Adafruit 16-Channel Servo Driver Shield, and an Arduino. It's movements are controlled with a TV remote and IR receiver diode. Materials & Components 1. Ardu...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:49:06 PDT
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-potentiometer-as-a-voltage-divider/
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SMALL.jpg bweaver6 Hello and WelcomeThis Instructable is going to be short and sweet. I would like to share with you the power of potentiometers. A simple component that can be used as a voltage divider. You may be saying to yourself, "Duh, everyone knows that!" Well, unfortunately, this simple concept escaped many of...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:46:42 PDT
Simple Electric Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Electric-Circuit/
Simple Electric Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/WS4Z/I84BFTCC/FBGWS4ZI84BFTCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/WS4Z/I84BFTCC/FBGWS4ZI84BFTCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/WS4Z/I84BFTCC/FBGWS4ZI84BFTCC.SMALL.gif nilnate519 Hello! Thanks for choosing this intractable to start your DIY journey into electronics. In this intractable, we will be building a super simple electric circuit consisting of a battery, a resistor, and two LEDs. I will help to guide you through the process, but please feel free to comment if anythin...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 20:18:26 PDT
Arduino 2 player game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-2-player-game/
Arduino 2 player game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/GF1R/I7MY778U/FWIGF1RI7MY778U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/GF1R/I7MY778U/FWIGF1RI7MY778U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/GF1R/I7MY778U/FWIGF1RI7MY778U.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I`m going to show you how to make a two player pong game with a Nokia 5110 LCD that is controlled by an Arduino UNO. The game can easily be switched on single player to. Parts Here is a list of parts that i used to make this project Beadboard Arduino UNO Jumper wires (male to mal...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:21:25 PDT
ATtiny85 LED Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-LED-Dice/
ATtiny85 LED Dice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/RPNZ/I74L9PXS/FM6RPNZI74L9PXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/RPNZ/I74L9PXS/FM6RPNZI74L9PXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/RPNZ/I74L9PXS/FM6RPNZI74L9PXS.SMALL.jpg iBaeton Today I will show You my new project - LED Dice using a ATtiny85.When You press the button, it generates a number randomly and displays it as a die. Materials Parts:ATtiny85 (also You can use ATtiny45 and ATtiny25)DIP8 socket7 green LEDs (3V)Tact switch10kΩ resistorSingle side perfboard (12 x 22 ...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 15:00:49 PDT
8x8x8 LED Cube Kit Instructions (Kits on Ebay) http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-LED-Cube-Kit-Instructions-Kits-on-Ebay/
8x8x8 LED Cube Kit Instructions (Kits on Ebay) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/Y0JR/I5XS6DBC/FZZY0JRI5XS6DBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/Y0JR/I5XS6DBC/FZZY0JRI5XS6DBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/Y0JR/I5XS6DBC/FZZY0JRI5XS6DBC.SMALL.jpg KiteArmy I bought this cube kit from ebay - noticed that they are all alike. Well of course it came with no instructions so I did what I had to do and figured them out for myself. HERE THEY ARE..... These are different views and stages of the project. However the best way to fully understand how to pu...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 13:46:04 PST
Clap-Controlled Robot: How to Train Your Bunny http://www.instructables.com/id/Clap-Controlled-Robot-How-to-Train-Your-Bunny/
Clap-Controlled Robot: How to Train Your Bunny - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/I6QV/I5P7LX8L/FLLI6QVI5P7LX8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/I6QV/I5P7LX8L/FLLI6QVI5P7LX8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/I6QV/I5P7LX8L/FLLI6QVI5P7LX8L.SMALL.jpg YadaP This is a robot that goes forward with one clap and backwards with two, and will only go backwards if you clap twice while its going forward and vice versa. I wanted to make this a little more fun, so made it bunny-themed. If you want this to be a little bit more sophisticated, you could try to prog...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 18:46:49 PST
Wireless 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-3D-Printing/
Wireless 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/HCK0/I4UNGDGK/F33HCK0I4UNGDGK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/HCK0/I4UNGDGK/F33HCK0I4UNGDGK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/HCK0/I4UNGDGK/F33HCK0I4UNGDGK.SMALL.jpg jradler Have you ever wanted to wirelessly 3d print, lively watch your prints. You can even stop start and upload new prints. A software called Octoprint allows this.About-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 20:08:59 PST
Laser Pointer Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Pointer-Fun/
Laser Pointer Fun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/0E5B/I49RQC40/F7V0E5BI49RQC40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/0E5B/I49RQC40/F7V0E5BI49RQC40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/0E5B/I49RQC40/F7V0E5BI49RQC40.SMALL.jpg mtairymd Our dog has tons of energy and always wants to play. However, play time can be exhausting to the humans of the house. We found out a few months ago that the dog loves to play ‘chase the red dot.’ Boredom leads to creativity, so we attached a laser pointer to her head with a bandana and small pie...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 08:56:40 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
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/
IcosaLEDron: A Multi LED Smart Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/64QT/I24LYBTV/FUB64QTI24LYBTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/64QT/I24LYBTV/FUB64QTI24LYBTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/64QT/I24LYBTV/FUB64QTI24LYBTV.SMALL.jpg Afritlabs What is an IcosaLEDron? It's a programmable, rechargeable 20 sided "ball" with a RGB LED on each face. Inside is a custom PCB equipped with the Atmega328p that is Arduino compatible allowing for easy programming of different effects. With twenty WS2812B LEDs (also known as Neopixels) positioned equa...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:09:42 PST
RGB Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Ghost/
RGB Ghost - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SMALL.jpg lmowry UPDATE: video example was uploaded:)http://youtu.be/xOAMFGLDaVkThis is a simple tutorial on my findings on making a foam ghost and a free issues I ran into... I made four of these and am using them outside for some shows. But due to it being made of styrofoam the wind rubbing it up against the trees...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:21:18 PDT
Newton Cradle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Newton-Cradle-Lamp/
Newton Cradle Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/X4R5/I1C462CO/FBTX4R5I1C462CO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/X4R5/I1C462CO/FBTX4R5I1C462CO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/X4R5/I1C462CO/FBTX4R5I1C462CO.SMALL.gif sabotai I recently made this 'lamp' using 5 simple circuits and red LEDs.See it in action here.Materials Necessary:1. Newton's Cradle of this style2. 5 CR2032 3V Batteries*3. Copper Tape4. Conductive Thread5. 5 Diffused LEDs of your choice* You could also change up the circuit to use less batteries Wrappi...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:15:37 PDT
Build Night Boston at the Flagship Computer Clubhouse, Boston Museum of Science http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Night-Boston-at-the-Flagship-Computer-Clubho/
Build Night Boston at the Flagship Computer Clubhouse, Boston Museum of Science - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/DMKH/HZXYJU99/FDVDMKHHZXYJU99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/DMKH/HZXYJU99/FDVDMKHHZXYJU99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/DMKH/HZXYJU99/FDVDMKHHZXYJU99.SMALL.jpg jackiez "Having received the LED's from Instructables for our very own build night, we were amazed at how many there were in the box and at once began to come up with ideas that would put them to good use. Our space decided on a decorative sign that would embody who we are as a space and a program. Our main...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 08:38:31 PDT
LED Felt Carrot with Soft Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Felt-Carrot-with-Soft-Circuits/
LED Felt Carrot with Soft Circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/V4T3/HZS8TFL4/F5OV4T3HZS8TFL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/V4T3/HZS8TFL4/F5OV4T3HZS8TFL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/V4T3/HZS8TFL4/F5OV4T3HZS8TFL4.SMALL.jpg Snax_and_Macs Hi! Have you ever wanted to make a felt carrot that lights up when you touch it? Yes!? Well then this is the Instructables for you!Here's what you need: MaterialsFelt - Green and Orange3V battery2 LED's Needle and orange and green thread Solder/Soldering Iron and conductive material OR Copper Tape C...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 10:33:57 PDT
Rocket Kit - Beginner Solar Powered + LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Kit-Beginner-Solar-Powered-LED/
Rocket Kit - Beginner Solar Powered + LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/MWMW/HZ13FBK9/F1WMWMWHZ13FBK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/MWMW/HZ13FBK9/F1WMWMWHZ13FBK9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/MWMW/HZ13FBK9/F1WMWMWHZ13FBK9.SMALL.jpg lumenjewelry This instructable is for a solar powered Rocket Kit. It measures about 2" by 1", including the USB tab. It has one hole through the top of the board, making hanging easy. We show it as a necklace, but you could make yours into earrings, a keychain, bond on a pin, or hang it in a window. The pos...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:20:13 PDT
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Rainbow-LED-Driver-An-Alternative-NOT-done-wit/
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SMALL.gif A_Teacher | A_Teacher |Ok, so as far as I can tell, this is a unique brand NEW design.Calling all Space Cadets: As a way of motivating folks to make the project, I am currently giving away a 3 month Instructables Pro Membership to the first person that makes it (on a PCB) and posts their photographs by clic...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:48:27 PDT
Flashing LED Railroad Lights made with 555 timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-LED-Railroad-Lights-made-with-555-timer/
Flashing LED Railroad Lights made with 555 timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/KKST/HYHGHT6N/F52KKSTHYHGHT6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/KKST/HYHGHT6N/F52KKSTHYHGHT6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/KKST/HYHGHT6N/F52KKSTHYHGHT6N.SMALL.jpg iburntmyhandwhilesoldering Hey there this is a small circuit i put together with a 555 timer, a few LEDS,some resistors and capacitors.Check it out, Build it and tell me if it works.Thanks! Get the parts!!1 A word of caution:This project is not for people with photosensitive epilepsy.Thank you.Parts Required:R1 and R4: 470...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 05:02:09 PDT
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