Instructables: exploring - technology - led - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 4 Dec 2016 02:41:01 PST BLOX v1.01 How to make an Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Automatic-Night-Light/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 02:26:53 PST
Making a "warm" white LED spotlight appear warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-the-colour-of-LED-spotlights/
Making a "warm" white LED spotlight appear warmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/5YJQ/HWJNWRG0/F085YJQHWJNWRG0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/5YJQ/HWJNWRG0/F085YJQHWJNWRG0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/5YJQ/HWJNWRG0/F085YJQHWJNWRG0.SMALL.jpg The Freak I bought some warm white gu10 LED spotlights from ebay for just over 2 dollars each. Although warm white I wasn't satisfied with the light colour, it was a bit to blue ('cold') to my liking. Therefore I decided to try and change the colour a bit by colouring the LEDs. When comparing to an incandesce...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:15:58 PDT
Retro-Mod - Bluetooth Speaker Madness http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Mod-Speaker-Madness/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:19:11 PST
Glowing Circuit Board Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Circuit-Board-Lamp/
Glowing Circuit Board Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/8Q1H/IVO49KAW/F5S8Q1HIVO49KAW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/8Q1H/IVO49KAW/F5S8Q1HIVO49KAW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/8Q1H/IVO49KAW/F5S8Q1HIVO49KAW.SMALL.jpg Natural Nerd Seems like these types of edge-lit LED lamps have become increasingly popular, and I really wanted to make one. So, this is what I came up with! Here are the things we'll need for this build.Supply list:Acrylic glassPiece of woodRGB LED-stripArduino NanoPower supplyTools used:HacksawSoldering ironHo...
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 15:48:10 PST
Beginning Arduino (Ports, Pins and Programming) http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginning-Arduino-Ports-Pins-and-Programming/
Beginning Arduino (Ports, Pins and Programming) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/MP7Y/G23UQ5AJ/FN3MP7YG23UQ5AJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/MP7Y/G23UQ5AJ/FN3MP7YG23UQ5AJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/MP7Y/G23UQ5AJ/FN3MP7YG23UQ5AJ.SMALL.jpg killersquirel11 All right, so I am learning the art of Arduinoing and thought I'd take you along for the ride...In this tutorial:  Pins -- the holes on your Arduino and how to use themPorts--Collections of pinsProgramming--Basic programming with the arduino What you need: Arduino (mine's a duemilanove, but other...
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Tue, 24 Nov 2009 10:49:35 PST
Wifi Dot Matrix Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Dot-Matrix-Sign/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 20:08:58 PST
Connect your Raspberry Pi and Arduino Uno! http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-Your-Raspberry-Pi-and-Arduino-Uno/
Connect your Raspberry Pi and Arduino Uno! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/R1PU/IOKMDBLL/FSWR1PUIOKMDBLL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/R1PU/IOKMDBLL/FSWR1PUIOKMDBLL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/R1PU/IOKMDBLL/FSWR1PUIOKMDBLL.SMALL.jpg KNEXnCoding Both the Raspberry Pi and Arduino Uno are very powerful devices, good at different things. The Arduino boards are awesome at reading inputs and outputs from various different things. The Raspberry Pi is basically a mini, open-source Linux computer. If you put these two together, your options are lim...
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Mon, 23 May 2016 18:34:03 PDT
LED Appliance Bulb Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Appliance-Bulb-Replacement/
LED Appliance Bulb Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/47WA/GEW2TG5A/FLB47WAGEW2TG5A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/47WA/GEW2TG5A/FLB47WAGEW2TG5A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/47WA/GEW2TG5A/FLB47WAGEW2TG5A.SMALL.jpg jmengel If your microwave or other appliance has a built in light, chances are you have been wondering how to replace the anemic, inefficient bulb in it with a high power LED.  Your time is at hand, as in this Instructable I will show you how to replace a 40W incandescent appliance bulb with a 3W white LED...
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Mon, 4 Oct 2010 21:20:31 PDT
World First! DIY Real 4k (UHD) Beam Projector http://www.instructables.com/id/World-First-DIY-Real-4k-UHD-Beam-Projector/
World First! DIY Real 4k (UHD) Beam Projector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/GM1D/IVO3A1IC/FRPGM1DIVO3A1IC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/GM1D/IVO3A1IC/FRPGM1DIVO3A1IC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/GM1D/IVO3A1IC/FRPGM1DIVO3A1IC.SMALL.jpg bumhee34 Hi all.I want to share my newest build: A DIY "real 4k" Beamer. The original post is in my Korean blog : go to my Korean blog, and in my English blog : go to my English blogHere, the 4k means "3840x2160" resolution (called 2160p) upto 60Hz.Why did I make this little 4k beamer? In the current m...
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 06:18:34 PST
How to use photo interrupters with your ARDUINO http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-photo-interrupters-with-your-ARDUINO/
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Thu, 15 Oct 2015 14:22:48 PDT
Arduino & Visual Basic 6 (Light Controller) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Visual-Basic-6-Light-Controller/
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Tue, 28 Jun 2011 00:16:55 PDT
How to Make an Electronic Metronome http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Electronic-Metronome/
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Tue, 1 Dec 2009 10:33:44 PST
Pixie: An Arduino Based NeoPixel Wristwatch http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixie-an-Arduino-Based-NeoPixel-Wristwatch/
Pixie: An Arduino Based NeoPixel Wristwatch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/KFEN/IT22NPJL/FQ4KFENIT22NPJL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/KFEN/IT22NPJL/FQ4KFENIT22NPJL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/KFEN/IT22NPJL/FQ4KFENIT22NPJL.SMALL.jpg Konstantin Dimitrov Ever since the dawn of time, people have begun to dispense time. First was the sundial, later appeared water clock after them was the hourglass. Millennia later was created the first pendulum clock and few centuries later the electronic watch. Today I'll show you how to make Pixie, a wristwatch tha...
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:25:14 PDT
TinyDice: Professional PCBs at home http://www.instructables.com/id/TinyDice-Professional-PCBs-at-Home/
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Sun, 13 Nov 2016 06:16:28 PST
Simple Led Control With Blynk and NodeMCU Esp8266 12E http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Led-Control-With-Blynk-and-NodeMCU-Esp8266-/
Simple Led Control With Blynk and NodeMCU Esp8266 12E - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/MATX/IPCUHGLY/FM9MATXIPCUHGLY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/MATX/IPCUHGLY/FM9MATXIPCUHGLY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/MATX/IPCUHGLY/FM9MATXIPCUHGLY.SMALL.jpg VIVEK GR Hey guys!! How are you ? This time I have got an interesting project with the latest Node MCU esp8266 12E Development board in combination with one of the best app for Internet of things -BLYNK App.So it all started when I was wondering on how I can make my IOT project with Arduino and esp8266 wifi...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 02:31:08 PDT
3D Printed Back to the Future TIme Circuit Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Back-to-the-Future-TIme-Circuit-Clock/
3D Printed Back to the Future TIme Circuit Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/Y7IK/IGJP04VO/FHJY7IKIGJP04VO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/Y7IK/IGJP04VO/FHJY7IKIGJP04VO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/Y7IK/IGJP04VO/FHJY7IKIGJP04VO.SMALL.jpg gg2inc The time circuit clock will display the following via the LED displays.Destination Time – (Top-Red)The destination time is an area that shows a fixed date and time. Use this area to display an important date in your life such as wedding, Birthday or the date you first discovered this most excellent...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 09:58:14 PST
Easy 4x6 LED Matrix, Arduino! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-4x6-LED-Matrix-Arduino/
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Tue, 22 Feb 2011 20:53:47 PST
Build a low cost, scrolling LED display for your Arduino microprocessor. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-low-cost-scrolling-LED-display-for-your-A/
Build a low cost, scrolling LED display for your Arduino microprocessor. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/25T5/FT18176G/FWI25T5FT18176G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/25T5/FT18176G/FWI25T5FT18176G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/25T5/FT18176G/FWI25T5FT18176G.SMALL.jpg qs The Arduino Microcomputer system is an affordable platform to learn about microprocessing and programming. Yet Arduinos can be used for instrumentation, robotics and many automated processes. In this series we will go through some of the basics of software and hardware interfacing and I will show y...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2009 16:24:22 PDT
Control an LED over the Internet via Arduino with Teleduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-an-LED-over-the-Internet-via-Arduino-with-/
Control an LED over the Internet via Arduino with Teleduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F38/9G0Z/H1AH6TNV/F389G0ZH1AH6TNV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F38/9G0Z/H1AH6TNV/F389G0ZH1AH6TNV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F38/9G0Z/H1AH6TNV/F389G0ZH1AH6TNV.SMALL.jpg nathanknz There is something cool about making an LED glow via an Arduino. What could make that even cooler? How about making that LED glow from anywhere in the world via the internet? Now we're talkin'! This process is made really simple using the Teleduino sketch for your ethernet enabled Arduino. Haven't ...
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Sat, 21 Apr 2012 23:11:50 PDT
How (NOT!) To Make An Electroluminescent Edison Lamp | Homemade EL "Coil" Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/How-NOT-to-Make-an-Electroluminescent-Edison-Lamp-/
How (NOT!) To Make An Electroluminescent Edison Lamp | Homemade EL "Coil" Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Q8YU/IJQNYPY5/F3MQ8YUIJQNYPY5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Q8YU/IJQNYPY5/F3MQ8YUIJQNYPY5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Q8YU/IJQNYPY5/F3MQ8YUIJQNYPY5.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 In this instructable, I am going to show you How To Make An Electroluminescent Edison Lamp. Well, that, was what this Instructable was originally about. I thought of attaching EL Wire inside a mason jar at an up-and-down zigzag way, Which would make it look like a pretty awesome Edison Lamp! Though...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:42:21 PST
Techduino ||How to Make Your Own Homemade Arduino Uno R3|| http://www.instructables.com/id/Techduino-How-to-Make-Your-Own-Homemade-Arduino-Un/
Techduino ||How to Make Your Own Homemade Arduino Uno R3|| - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/58V4/IU3WAJCQ/FE058V4IU3WAJCQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/58V4/IU3WAJCQ/FE058V4IU3WAJCQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/58V4/IU3WAJCQ/FE058V4IU3WAJCQ.SMALL.jpg Sandy65 If you're like me, after I got my Arduino and performed a final programming on my first chip, I wanted to pull it off my Arduino Uno R3 and put it on my own circuit. This would also free up my Arduino for future projects. After reading through many web pages and forums, I was able to put together th...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2016 03:42:52 PDT
Arduino RGB LED Music Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-RGB-LED-Music-Lights/
Arduino RGB LED Music Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/R7MD/HVQ98A0F/F3OR7MDHVQ98A0F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/R7MD/HVQ98A0F/F3OR7MDHVQ98A0F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/R7MD/HVQ98A0F/F3OR7MDHVQ98A0F.SMALL.jpg stauhidi In this ultra-simple project, we're gonna connect 3 (three) RGB LEDs with an Arduino, and use Processing in our PC to analyze and control the LEDs.The video basically shows what our project is all about. The LEDs displays colors than was captured in the camera. My camcoder doesn't take good videos i...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 00:57:25 PDT
Warping infinity mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Warping-Infinity-Mirror/
Warping infinity mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/XEA9/IUSLNY8K/FIEXEA9IUSLNY8K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/XEA9/IUSLNY8K/FIEXEA9IUSLNY8K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/XEA9/IUSLNY8K/FIEXEA9IUSLNY8K.SMALL.jpg makendo An infinity mirror is part of an upcoming build of mine. There are lots of great descriptions of how to make these on the site already, and I checked a lot of them out - especially Ben Finio's excellent and encouraging Arduino-powered version. However, I was keen to leverage my novice skills with Fu...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:26:52 PDT
Smart LED Window http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-LED-Window/
Smart LED Window - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/XUZY/IUOI8G25/FLFXUZYIUOI8G25.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/XUZY/IUOI8G25/FLFXUZYIUOI8G25.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/XUZY/IUOI8G25/FLFXUZYIUOI8G25.SMALL.jpg dannyk6 A fake window, powered by LED strip lights, controlled by a Raspberry PiLike most basements, mine was dark with only a couple tiny windows letting in almost no light. In order to brighten it up and make it feel a little less claustrophobic, I created a fake window to let in some natural-looking ligh...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:30 PDT
Fire detection using Arduino and flame sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Flame-detection-using-Arduino-and-flame-sensor/
Fire detection using Arduino and flame sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/1VF0/IDFSFEQK/FLJ1VF0IDFSFEQK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/1VF0/IDFSFEQK/FLJ1VF0IDFSFEQK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/1VF0/IDFSFEQK/FLJ1VF0IDFSFEQK.SMALL.jpg TechPonder Flame sensor is interfaced to arduino to detect Flame. Led and buzzer are interfaced to arduino to indicate the flame.Hard ware components required:-1) Flame sensor (Analogue Output)2)Arduino3)Bread board4)LED5)Buzzer6)Connecting wires Hard ware connections Flame sensor interfacing to ArduinoFla...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:14:16 PDT
Controlling an Arduino with Cocoa (Mac OS X) or C# (Windows) http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-an-Arduino-with-Cocoa/
Controlling an Arduino with Cocoa (Mac OS X) or C# (Windows) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/AXQG/G0RSH2NS/F3GAXQGG0RSH2NS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/AXQG/G0RSH2NS/F3GAXQGG0RSH2NS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/AXQG/G0RSH2NS/F3GAXQGG0RSH2NS.SMALL.jpg computergeek  No I'm not talking about controlling an Arduino with a chocolate bar or cocoa powder. I'm talking about the programming language, Objective-C. So what is cocoa? Cocoa is a set of frameworks written in the programming language of Objective-C for Mac OS X. No there isn't a test at the steps so you do...
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Wed, 14 Oct 2009 10:18:30 PDT
DIY UV LED Light - See The World In A New Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-UV-LED-Light-See-The-World-In-A-New-Light/
DIY UV LED Light - See The World In A New Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/WPDZ/HERLZTVL/F7PWPDZHERLZTVL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/WPDZ/HERLZTVL/F7PWPDZHERLZTVL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/WPDZ/HERLZTVL/F7PWPDZHERLZTVL.SMALL.jpg XOIIO I've always liked experimenting with things, and seeing things in new ways or from different perspectives, so I got interested in UV Lights, however I don't like tube technology, it offers easier use and us much cheaper but an LED version is a neat project, if rechargeable and doesn't generate heat,...
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Wed, 3 Apr 2013 14:41:23 PDT
Using PWM to control the light intensity of a LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-PWM-to-control-the-light-intensity-of-a-LED/
Using PWM to control the light intensity of a LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OOAL/I5JHTCYX/FW6OOALI5JHTCYX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OOAL/I5JHTCYX/FW6OOALI5JHTCYX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OOAL/I5JHTCYX/FW6OOALI5JHTCYX.SMALL.jpg himshekhar.das INTRODUCTIONPulse-width modulation (PWM), or pulse-duration modulation (PDM), is a technique used to encode a message into a pulsing signal. It is a type of modulation. Although this modulation technique can be used to encode information for transmission, its main use is to allow the control of the ...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:58:20 PST
Neo Pixel Arduino Vu Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Neo-Pixel-Arduino-Vu-Meter/
Neo Pixel Arduino Vu Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/JU69/HP0CRIEJ/F4IJU69HP0CRIEJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/JU69/HP0CRIEJ/F4IJU69HP0CRIEJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/JU69/HP0CRIEJ/F4IJU69HP0CRIEJ.SMALL.jpg erin_cuneo Hi! This is a project that I created for a Digital Multi Media class that I'm taking. I did it in hopes to notify my dad when he is being too loud. He's been a musician all of his life and due to this he can no longer hear as good as he used to. So hopefully now he can see how loud he is!  PS: CLI...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 19:04:39 PST
Controlling an LED with arduino and Wifly shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-an-LED-with-arduino-and-Wifly-shield/
Controlling an LED with arduino and Wifly shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/15WE/HXYIF34M/FE415WEHXYIF34M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/15WE/HXYIF34M/FE415WEHXYIF34M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/15WE/HXYIF34M/FE415WEHXYIF34M.SMALL.jpg yhtomitsy To demonstrate how you can control devices via wifi using the arduino wifly shield, I will switch on and off an LED by sending a http request from my web browser to the wifly shield.Requirements:1. Arduino uno2. Wifly shield3. Led4. 220ohm Resistor5. A couple of jumper wiresThe set up is as shown in...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:25:19 PDT
LED "Vacuum" Tubes http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Vacuum-Tubes/
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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 07:26:37 PDT
LED Indirect Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Indirect-Lighting/
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Sat, 29 Oct 2011 11:56:51 PDT
MAKE a mind control hypnosis dream machine Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-a-mind-control-hypnosis-dream-machine-Cheap/
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Wed, 11 Oct 2006 02:32:10 PDT
Arduino | 37 in 1 Sensors Kit Explained http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-37-in-1-Sensors-Kit-Explained/
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Tue, 31 May 2016 15:49:12 PDT
Arduino UNO Professor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-UNO-Professor/
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Tue, 4 Oct 2016 21:21:22 PDT
LED Tape - Under Cabinet Lighting - No soldering! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Tape-Under-Cabinet-Lighting-No-Soldering/
LED Tape - Under Cabinet Lighting - No soldering! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/YCTB/ITW4C6ME/FUWYCTBITW4C6ME.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/YCTB/ITW4C6ME/FUWYCTBITW4C6ME.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/YCTB/ITW4C6ME/FUWYCTBITW4C6ME.SMALL.jpg chadovision This Instructable will give you the building blocks to install your under cabinet LED tape without soldering any wires.Every cabinet is different. Be creative and the results can be amazing.Please vote.Please feel free to ask questions.Disclaimer: This project is 100% low voltage (12 volts DC). I...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2016 06:56:07 PDT
How to make a LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-LED-Flashlight/
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Sat, 8 Oct 2016 04:51:16 PDT
Pong Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Pong-Word-Clock/
Pong Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/O38U/GS3BF4HA/FOWO38UGS3BF4HA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/O38U/GS3BF4HA/FOWO38UGS3BF4HA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/O38U/GS3BF4HA/FOWO38UGS3BF4HA.SMALL.jpg mrnick1234567 March 2014 Update! Version 5.1 of the code is out with bug fixes and a nice lower case font. Get it while it's hot! The link is on the last page of this instructable! This clock uses the classic video game Pong to tell the time. The 2 players automatically win and lose so their scores show the h...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2011 08:38:12 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SQUARE.jpg https://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
14x USB charging hub! http://www.instructables.com/id/14x-USB-charging-hub/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:56:52 PST
How to make flashing police lights with sound http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-flashing-police-lights-with-sound/
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Mon, 6 Dec 2010 08:58:37 PST
Electronics Projects: Constant Current Power Supply using Pulse Width Modulation http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronics-Projects-Constant-Current-Power-Suppl/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2008 14:34:01 PDT
Huge addressable RGB LED (ceiling) panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-Addressable-RGB-LED-ceiling-Panel/
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:07:41 PDT
LED World Map/Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-World-MapClock/
LED World Map/Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/FU1M/IT684U60/FMIFU1MIT684U60.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/FU1M/IT684U60/FMIFU1MIT684U60.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/FU1M/IT684U60/FMIFU1MIT684U60.SMALL.jpg Scenic Sauthoff A steel map, with wood backing, and led strip lighting that lights up on the map wherever it is Noon in the world.Materials Used:18 GA plate steel1" Box Tube (12-18 GA)CAD software and a printerScrap woodTorch (oxyacetylene)Plasma CutterMig WelderSpray PaintWS2812B LED strip lightArunio Uno plus acc...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 17:06:53 PDT
500 LED-Pixel RGB-Brick http://www.instructables.com/id/500-LED-Pixel-RGB-Brick/
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:27:48 PDT
Cheap/free capacitor bank and charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapfree-capacitor-bank-and-charger/
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Mon, 9 Oct 2006 18:57:53 PDT
SpacedOut - IRL Space Invaders with Drones http://www.instructables.com/id/SpacedOut-IRL-Space-Invaders-With-Drones/
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:38:23 PDT
4x4x4 LED cube upgrade with Shift Registers (74hc595) http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-LED-cube-upgrade-with-Shift-Registers-74hc5/
4x4x4 LED cube upgrade with Shift Registers (74hc595) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/K0AJ/H7W4SM00/F4BK0AJH7W4SM00.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/K0AJ/H7W4SM00/F4BK0AJH7W4SM00.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/K0AJ/H7W4SM00/F4BK0AJH7W4SM00.SMALL.jpg HippyNerd This project started out with a bag of LEDs that I had removed from flashlights, to convert to UV flashlights. I knew I would find something fun to use them with, but It was months before I figured out what to do with them. When I saw an LED cube on youtube, I knew what to do. I had about 70 LEDs, ...
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 13:41:02 PST
The Ice Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ice-Bulb/
The Ice Bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/BF9P/F1A4XYG3/F7BBF9PF1A4XYG3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/BF9P/F1A4XYG3/F7BBF9PF1A4XYG3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/BF9P/F1A4XYG3/F7BBF9PF1A4XYG3.SMALL.jpg mandrake I got the idea for the Ice Bulb from the frozen water balloon instructable. My mind wants to put LEDs inside everything these days :) The Ice Bulb is very cheap and simple to make and the result looks amazing. This instructable will be to basic for a lot of people here, but surely someone will find...
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Tue, 8 May 2007 04:08:58 PDT
Articulating 70W Spectrum-Balanced LED Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulating-70W-Spectrum-Balanced-LED-Panel-Doesn/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:42:47 PDT