Instructables: exploring - technology - led - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 20 Jan 2017 04:08:28 PST BLOX v1.01 Music Reactive Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Reactive-Desk-Lamp/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:51:47 PST
Super Awesome Altoids MINI Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Altoids-LED-Flashlight/
Super Awesome Altoids MINI Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/YVLC/FDSE96BM/FVIYVLCFDSE96BM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/YVLC/FDSE96BM/FVIYVLCFDSE96BM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/YVLC/FDSE96BM/FVIYVLCFDSE96BM.SMALL.jpg Brennn10 Don't you just hate it when the power goes out, and you have to lug that huge flashlight around your house. No worries my friends, you can make a flashlight that fits right in your pocket! Lets get started! Materials Here is what you will need:Altoids "Smalls" Mints tin (I got mine at a drug s...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2008 11:18:12 PDT
Dot² - An Interactive Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Dot-an-Interactive-Coffee-Table/
Dot² - An Interactive Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/TVN9/IY0FX6GG/FBTTVN9IY0FX6GG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/TVN9/IY0FX6GG/FBTTVN9IY0FX6GG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/TVN9/IY0FX6GG/FBTTVN9IY0FX6GG.SMALL.jpg baweja_akshay During my internship, I built an interactive Table on which you can run animations, some awesome LED Effects and yeah, Play old school games !!I got inspiration to create this coffee table from crt4041's Music Visualiser TableThe table is controlled via a Bluetooth app developed using MIT App Invent...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:11:32 PST
Raspberry Pi 3x3 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-3x3-LED-Cube/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 06:22:45 PDT
Remote Big Led Matrix Artnet Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Big-Led-Matrix-Artnet-Raspberry-Pi/
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 14:28:21 PST
Motion Activated LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-LEDs/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:17:07 PST
Vinyl Record Wall Clock - Iron Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-Record-Wall-Clock/
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:12:58 PST
Interactive LED Table - The Simple Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Table-The-Simple-Way/
Interactive LED Table - The Simple Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/Q4I7/GLHRZ394/FL3Q4I7GLHRZ394.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/Q4I7/GLHRZ394/FL3Q4I7GLHRZ394.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/Q4I7/GLHRZ394/FL3Q4I7GLHRZ394.SMALL.jpg scottrevoman333 Ok so how many of you have seen the interactive tables that can sell for over $150 a square foot? So you look around try to put together some figures on it then realize its just too expensive. If only there was a cheap simple way...  say something with 1000 LEDs maybe like a 24 x 48 table, yeah now ...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 20:59:37 PDT
Build your own Compact 3D printed 100w flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Compact-3D-Printed-100w-Flashlight/
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Wed, 4 Jan 2017 06:58:09 PST
DIY Digital Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Digital-Thermometer/
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Sun, 7 Jun 2009 03:32:38 PDT
POV Globe 24bit true color and simple HW http://www.instructables.com/id/POV-Globe-24bit-True-Color-and-Simple-HW/
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 01:26:59 PST
Intelligent Highway Street Lighting System http://www.instructables.com/id/Intelligent-Highway-Street-Lighting-System/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 23:59:31 PST
PC Controlled Bluetooth Robot (With a GUI !) http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Controlled-Wireless-Bluetooth-Robot-With-a-GUI/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:16:20 PDT
Animated Star Wars CNC LED lamp Arduino Controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-Star-Wars-CNC-LED-Lamp-Arduino-Controlled/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 20:50:10 PST
DIY Color Changing Raw Wood LED Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Color-Changing-Raw-Wood-LED-Shelf/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 20:45:25 PST
Low Cost LED light Using old mobile battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-LED-light-Using-old-mobile-battery/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2009 12:31:06 PDT
Under Dash Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Dash-Lighting/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:35:43 PST
Wol Clock ESP8266-12E + 60 LED WS2812B analogue digital clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wol-Clock-ESP8266-12E-60-LED-WS2812B-Analogue-Digi/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 10:34:37 PST
DIY Li-Fi using Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Li-Fi-Using-Arduino-Uno/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 14:56:20 PDT
IoT: DIY Hue Light http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-DIY-Hue-Light/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 09:50:31 PDT
Automatic IoT staircase glowing lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-IoT-Staircase-Glowing-Lighting/
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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 23:46:04 PST
SOS signal with an arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/SOS-signal-with-an-arduino/
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Thu, 3 Dec 2009 16:32:47 PST
JavaScript for IoT: Blinking LED on Raspberry Pi with Node.js http://www.instructables.com/id/JavaScript-for-IoT-Blinking-LED-on-Raspberry-Pi-Wi/
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Fri, 4 Mar 2016 10:06:31 PST
9v LED flashlight - teh best evarrr! http://www.instructables.com/id/9v-LED-flashlight---teh-best-evarrr!/
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Tue, 5 Sep 2006 10:28:28 PDT
Pyduino, Interfacing Arduino with Python through serial communication http://www.instructables.com/id/Pyduino-Interfacing-Arduino-with-Python-through-se/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:05:11 PDT
Wifi + Bluetooth portable speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Room-Wifi-Speakers-Kandi-Skull-inspired-Port/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 05:06:23 PST
Super-Sized Musixel Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Sized-Musixel-Wall/
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Wed, 18 Nov 2015 22:41:17 PST
Make a digital thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-digital-thermometer/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2010 14:48:54 PST
Simple and Fun Proximity Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Fun-Proximity-Alarm/
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:50:54 PDT
Quick and Cheap Led Light Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Cheap-Led-Light-Strips/
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Thu, 31 May 2012 21:31:01 PDT
"DIY - THE EXCELLENT LINE TRACER ROBOT WITHOUT MICROCONTROLLER" http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-THE-LINE-TRACER-ROBOT-WITHOUT-MICROCONTROLLE/
"DIY - THE EXCELLENT LINE TRACER ROBOT WITHOUT MICROCONTROLLER" - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/W5JF/INI7ZEC7/FGMW5JFINI7ZEC7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/W5JF/INI7ZEC7/FGMW5JFINI7ZEC7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/W5JF/INI7ZEC7/FGMW5JFINI7ZEC7.SMALL.jpg ajinkyadixit Hi I am Ajinkya Dixit this is my first robotics project - " THE LINE TRACER ROBOT WITHOUT MICROCONTROLLER " These robot contains no any kind of microcontrollers , instead it uses only integrated circuit (IC) and some other electronics parts. There is a great problem with me about microcontroller's,...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2012 01:00:55 PST
Color Changing Digital PC Fan Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Digital-PC-Fan-Controller/
Color Changing Digital PC Fan Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/X5RH/G5W7J605/FUPX5RHG5W7J605.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/X5RH/G5W7J605/FUPX5RHG5W7J605.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/X5RH/G5W7J605/FUPX5RHG5W7J605.SMALL.jpg CalcProgrammer1 We've all seen LED fans that you can put in your computer to make it look cool.  They usually come in blue, sometimes red or green and consist of a basic PC fan with 4 bright LED's mounted in the 4 corners.  They source their voltage from the fan's power input, so if you're using a fan controller (e...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2010 19:45:28 PST
Arduino Binary Clock - 3D Printed http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Binary-Clock-3D-Printed/
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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 03:07:10 PST
Binary Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Binary-Clock/
Binary Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/9NOM/FIHVM8YZ/FS79NOMFIHVM8YZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/9NOM/FIHVM8YZ/FS79NOMFIHVM8YZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/9NOM/FIHVM8YZ/FS79NOMFIHVM8YZ.SMALL.jpg iideetee Here is a simple example how to build cool looking binary 24 hour clock. Red LEDs shows seconds, green LEDs minutes and yellow LEDs hours. Case contains four buttons to adjust the time. Clock works with 9 volts. This clock is easy to do and parts cost only few bucks, so it is also cheap to do. S...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2008 17:02:00 PDT
USB Volume knob http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Volume-Knob/
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Mon, 19 Dec 2016 06:45:04 PST
Led Light panel kit for photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Light-panel-kit-for-photography/
Led Light panel kit for photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/V8BH/GUXKYRDC/FUWV8BHGUXKYRDC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/V8BH/GUXKYRDC/FUWV8BHGUXKYRDC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/V8BH/GUXKYRDC/FUWV8BHGUXKYRDC.SMALL.jpg mkuha I have been drooling after some nice led panels for a while now, but just can't justify spending a fortune to buy them.  These LED panel give a nice soft light source for photography, saves electricity, robust and won't heat much. I am not a professional photographer, just enthusiast that sometimes ...
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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 15:14:22 PST
Beat Sync http://www.instructables.com/id/Beat-Sync/
Beat Sync - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/KW0W/H5IRVVC6/FX3KW0WH5IRVVC6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/KW0W/H5IRVVC6/FX3KW0WH5IRVVC6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/KW0W/H5IRVVC6/FX3KW0WH5IRVVC6.SMALL.jpg akcarl Beat Sync is a single frequency audio spectrum volume meter.  It can isolate around a certain frequency ( I choose the bass ) and display it on a creative 8 segment LED bar graph.  This is meant to be quite simple, yet allowing room for more difficult upgrades.  It is built around the Arduino Open S...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 17:40:17 PDT
Floppy Drive Salvage http://www.instructables.com/id/Floppy-Drive-Salvage/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2009 15:13:02 PST
Controlling Arduino with python based web API (No php) http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Arduino-with-python-based-web-API-No-p/
Controlling Arduino with python based web API (No php) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/XN5R/I77G6CTF/FQBXN5RI77G6CTF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/XN5R/I77G6CTF/FQBXN5RI77G6CTF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/XN5R/I77G6CTF/FQBXN5RI77G6CTF.SMALL.jpg poopypigeon In this guide I will show you how to control your arduino device from a webpage! Afterwards, I'll show you how to control your arduino from your mobile device and even create a web based API for controlling your arduino from your webpage with other languages.The best part of all of this is that we o...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 12:40:14 PDT
Remote controlled relay http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-relay/
Remote controlled relay - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I am going to show you how to make an cheap remote controlled relay with an transmitter and receiver. This wireless relay can be used on anything and you can prank your friends by connecting it to an lamp and scare them ;) Parts and tools Here are the parts I used for this projec...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 11:10:12 PST
STAR WARS LED EDGE LIT SIGN http://www.instructables.com/id/STAR-WARS-LED-EDGE-LIT-SIGN/
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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 10:35:24 PST
Simple Wi-Fi Controlled LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wi-fi-Controlled-LED-Matrix/
Simple Wi-Fi Controlled LED Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/6Q8R/IW6PN5HK/FPQ6Q8RIW6PN5HK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/6Q8R/IW6PN5HK/FPQ6Q8RIW6PN5HK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/6Q8R/IW6PN5HK/FPQ6Q8RIW6PN5HK.SMALL.jpg diytronics Welcome to my tutorial on how to build a Wi-Fi controlled Led Matrix! I have entered this Instructable into a few competitions that I think it is applicable too. If you feel it is worth a vote into the above contests, please do click the vote button. Thank you!As there are many LED Matrix guides out...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 05:58:28 PST
How To Make A Bright LED Panel For 20$ http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Bright-LED-Panel-for-20/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 08:25:35 PST
Blink with ESP8266 and Visuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Blink-With-ESP8266-and-Visuino/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:24:45 PST
How To Extract LEDs From LED Christmas Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Extract-LEDs-Form-LED-Christmas-Lights/
How To Extract LEDs From LED Christmas Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/YK2V/FALOLEMN/FXLYK2VFALOLEMN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/YK2V/FALOLEMN/FXLYK2VFALOLEMN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/YK2V/FALOLEMN/FXLYK2VFALOLEMN.SMALL.jpg kelor90 This Instructable will cover the extraction of LEDs from molded LED Christmas lights Items Needed. The Following items are needed: *Led Light Strand *Pliers Purchase LED light set. Purchase a set of LED Christmas lights. I purchased mine from Walgreens but you can get them fomr ACE, Home Depo...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2007 23:13:20 PST
ATtiny programming with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny-programming-with-Arduino/
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Thu, 23 Feb 2012 21:17:22 PST
Charlieplexing the Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Charlieplexing-the-Arduino/
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 20:10:34 PDT
Creating Circuts with Graphite http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Circuts-with-Graphite/
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Sat, 4 Aug 2012 18:42:16 PDT
SmartCloud http://www.instructables.com/id/Cloud-Lamp/
SmartCloud - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/IFA4/IJ6CCLJ6/F7CIFA4IJ6CCLJ6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/IFA4/IJ6CCLJ6/F7CIFA4IJ6CCLJ6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/IFA4/IJ6CCLJ6/F7CIFA4IJ6CCLJ6.SMALL.jpg fpalmer Something I made. I really Like it. I feel it's soothing to have just running. Every so often I see a cool animation, and it matches the decor of my place. Plus it's functional and I can check it out on my way out the door in the morning. The cloud uses WIFI to get the weather for the area you live ...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 09:36:35 PST
Transformerless Adjustable Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Transformerless-Adjustable-Joule-Thief/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 02:37:24 PST