Instructables: exploring - technology - led - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Jul 2016 06:23:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make your own simple "shaky" generator to light an LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-simple-shaky-generator-to-light-an/
Make your own simple "shaky" generator to light an LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/DIZX/GTKFPXVR/FSODIZXGTKFPXVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/DIZX/GTKFPXVR/FSODIZXGTKFPXVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/DIZX/GTKFPXVR/FSODIZXGTKFPXVR.SMALL.jpg Deeg The Instructable will show you how to make a very simple electric generator that can light up an LED when you shake it back and forth.  It's a simple experiment that demonstrates how an electric generator works.  The generator made here can not store energy so the LED is lit only while shaking it. ...
By: Deeg

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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 23:08:01 PST
LED Weather Words Forecast http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Weather-Words-Forecast/
LED Weather Words Forecast - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/GP39/IQTTBC6U/FGEGP39IQTTBC6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/GP39/IQTTBC6U/FGEGP39IQTTBC6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/GP39/IQTTBC6U/FGEGP39IQTTBC6U.SMALL.gif AughtNaughtZero This project utilizes a 22 x 13 matrix of addressable RGB LEDs to visualize a weather forecast pulled from the Weather Underground API. A Raspberry Pi runs a python program designed to fetch weather forecast data from the API at regular intervals, parse the data into temperature, wind speed, and wea...
By: AughtNaughtZero

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:22:46 PDT
Cree XM-L Maglite: 10 watts, 1000 lumens http://www.instructables.com/id/The-10-Watt-LED-Maglite-Cree-XM-L-Edition/
Cree XM-L Maglite: 10 watts, 1000 lumens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/X2X7/H2WESEMW/F8MX2X7H2WESEMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/X2X7/H2WESEMW/F8MX2X7H2WESEMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/X2X7/H2WESEMW/F8MX2X7H2WESEMW.SMALL.jpg OmniWrench8000 I drew inspiration from the sweet custom Mag builds made by members of CandlePowerForums.com and BudgetLightForum.com.  Some of the lights they build really make mine look workmanlike in comparison.  I encourage you head over to those forums and look around...heck, maybe even take your coat off, int...
By: OmniWrench8000

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Tue, 29 May 2012 22:00:52 PDT
Fix Your QuadCopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Your-Drone/
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 10:35:32 PST
High-Brightness LED Grow-Light http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Brightness-LED-Grow-Light/
High-Brightness LED Grow-Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/OMG5/HS0D95LQ/FMAOMG5HS0D95LQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/OMG5/HS0D95LQ/FMAOMG5HS0D95LQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/OMG5/HS0D95LQ/FMAOMG5HS0D95LQ.SMALL.jpg mr_man Note: This project page has morphed into a design discussion.  (Constructive suggestions and collaboration are still welcome.  See the comments section at the end.) **There are no recommended construction-plans here.** Instead, I recommend shopping around for a good deal on standard White LED Light-...
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Mon, 24 Jan 2011 01:24:19 PST
Scout Project: How to make a Morse Code Oscillator/ Telegraph Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Scout-project-Morse-Code-Oscillator-Telegraph/
Scout Project: How to make a Morse Code Oscillator/ Telegraph Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/W4OK/G50U5MBA/FGUW4OKG50U5MBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/W4OK/G50U5MBA/FGUW4OKG50U5MBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/W4OK/G50U5MBA/FGUW4OKG50U5MBA.SMALL.jpg Biggsy I have written this Instructable, so that you can see how to construct the above from wood scraps Instead of Cardboard (funnily enough, Card is my usual I'ble medium... go and look at my other I'bles, It does also tie in with my I'ble for treating burns with aloe vera) It is also here to explain a l...
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Fri, 29 Jan 2010 17:25:02 PST
How to control the brightness of a LED http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-the-brightness-of-a-LED/
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By: rsl15

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Fri, 8 Jun 2012 11:16:13 PDT
Convert a Servo to switch on and off LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Servo-to-switch-on-and-off-LEDs/
Convert a Servo to switch on and off LED's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ZZRB/HAQ3CTDB/FKFZZRBHAQ3CTDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ZZRB/HAQ3CTDB/FKFZZRBHAQ3CTDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ZZRB/HAQ3CTDB/FKFZZRBHAQ3CTDB.SMALL.jpg Ben The Builder One of the most common parts in remote control electronics is the servo. They offer proportional movement using a potentiometer, gears, a motor and an H Bridge Circuit. What we will be doing is taking apart a tiny servo to remove the circuit and potentiometer. We will then de-solder the motor and so...
By: Ben The Builder

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Tue, 15 Jan 2013 14:07:59 PST
The NeoBoard http://www.instructables.com/id/The-NeoBoard-16x16-LED-Display-w-Arduino/
The NeoBoard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/2YG6/IHNTFB3N/FKC2YG6IHNTFB3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/2YG6/IHNTFB3N/FKC2YG6IHNTFB3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/2YG6/IHNTFB3N/FKC2YG6IHNTFB3N.SMALL.jpg ethanpnorton The NeoBoard is a 16x16 pixel board that displays various animations and images. This project was inspired by the other similar pixel-board style displays, such as the PixelBrite and the Game Frame. Specs, Materials, and Tools Intro:Below you will find a brief overview of the project materials a...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 19:23:26 PST
60W 30€ Dimmable LED Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/60W-30-Dimmable-LED-Grow-Light/
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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 12:14:29 PDT
Automatic lighting box with a timer on battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Lighting-Box-With-a-Timer-on-Battery/
Automatic lighting box with a timer on battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/91J6/IQ5F7WNF/F0G91J6IQ5F7WNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/91J6/IQ5F7WNF/F0G91J6IQ5F7WNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/91J6/IQ5F7WNF/F0G91J6IQ5F7WNF.SMALL.jpg ILYANOV I propose a simple lighting scheme of the kitchen drawer to turn off the timer. The backlight is switched on for 15 seconds. (that's enough for me) You see a box with light and without HiI propose a simple lighting scheme of the kitchen drawer to turn off the timer. The backlight is switched on f...
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 19:47:59 PDT
Change your mouse LED color! http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-your-mouse-LED-color/
Change your mouse LED color! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1MXU/GKS0SCGX/F9T1MXUGKS0SCGX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1MXU/GKS0SCGX/F9T1MXUGKS0SCGX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1MXU/GKS0SCGX/F9T1MXUGKS0SCGX.SMALL.jpg astroboy907 Have an optical mouse? Tired of the humdrum regular red color emanating from the bottom? This is a super easy hack to change the color of your mouse! Parts needed To complete this project, you need A mouse (optical, not analog with a rubber ball in the bottom) An LED, must be very bright, and...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2011 20:40:52 PST
74HC595 Shift register http://www.instructables.com/id/74HC595-Shift-register/
74HC595 Shift register - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/L3YO/H5TUB0CK/FG5L3YOH5TUB0CK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/L3YO/H5TUB0CK/FG5L3YOH5TUB0CK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/L3YO/H5TUB0CK/FG5L3YOH5TUB0CK.SMALL.jpg BooRan This will be a quick start guide to the 74HC595 Shift register.   The shift register operates in a fairly simple way, but can be modified to become very complicated but very useful. The basic concept is you have 8 output pins from the 74HC595.  For this example lets just say these are sent through...
By: BooRan

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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 12:50:39 PDT
Control Raspberry pi GPIO using an app http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Raspberry-Pi-GPIO-Using-an-App/
Control Raspberry pi GPIO using an app - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/KSR8/IKJ894VD/F5XKSR8IKJ894VD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/KSR8/IKJ894VD/F5XKSR8IKJ894VD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/KSR8/IKJ894VD/F5XKSR8IKJ894VD.SMALL.jpg Laurens-Wuyts Many people have asked for a tutorial on how to control the Raspberry pi GPIO pins using a app(you made yourself).So here is a quick tutorial on how to do this. It will be mostly based on previous tutorials I made.Let's get started! Parts For this tutorial, you don't need many parts. You'll need:...
By: Laurens-Wuyts

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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:30:40 PST
A Guide for Buying LED's on E Bay ---- Part TWO http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Guide-for-Buying-LEDs-on-E-Bay-Part-TWO/
A Guide for Buying LED's on E Bay ---- Part TWO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SMALL.jpg Vyger I wrote "A guide for Buying LED's on E Bay" almost a year ago. At that time I thought that I might just add a few new things as I came across them and do an update of it now and then. But since then I have found so much new stuff, and finally some of it really good stuff, that I thought I should ju...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:43:43 PDT
Touch LED table - Retrogaming and ambiant light http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-LED-Table-Retrogaming-and-Ambiant-Light/
Touch LED table - Retrogaming and ambiant light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SMALL.jpg arbalet_project Arbalet is an ARduino-BAsed LED Table, a flat surface filled with several hundreds of coloured square lights designed for Education, Geeks, and Pleasure. With its limited number of pixels and a DIY touch interface, Arbalet brings our old 80's arcad games back into fashion through a modern, classy,...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 03:56:59 PDT
Stairway LED lighting with IR trip sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-light-trip-sensor/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2008 16:18:03 PDT
3X3 LED Cube Programming tips (Arduino based) http://www.instructables.com/id/3X3-LED-Cube-Programming-tips-Arduino-based/
3X3 LED Cube Programming tips (Arduino based) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/A071/GZKGLWXS/FYFA071GZKGLWXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/A071/GZKGLWXS/FYFA071GZKGLWXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/A071/GZKGLWXS/FYFA071GZKGLWXS.SMALL.jpg stringstretcher How to make that cube do what you want it to! I followed the instructable here and built a 3x3 LED cube run by an Arduino. I was delighted! But it could only do one routine. Again and again and again and again and again.... So I decided to try and program a different routine. I needed a change. Do ...
By: stringstretcher

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Sun, 11 Mar 2012 10:27:15 PDT
The Musixel BoomBox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Musixel-BoomBox/
The Musixel BoomBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SMALL.jpg andy.spikenzielabs The Musixel is a board designed to interpret the frequencies in music or sounds and generate a light-show on up to 64 addressable LEDs. The Musixel has a few modes built-in, one of them is a 'Graphic Equalizer' styled visualizer that is more than just a little cool. In this project it runs an 8x8 ma...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 14:47:42 PDT
Shake Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Shake-Flashlight-1/
Shake Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/SO5J/IECNEGNX/FASSO5JIECNEGNX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/SO5J/IECNEGNX/FASSO5JIECNEGNX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/SO5J/IECNEGNX/FASSO5JIECNEGNX.SMALL.jpg KJMagnetics How can you generate electricity without batteries? With magnets of course! In this Instructable, we will show how a magnet and some electrical components can make a simple shake flashlight that never needs batteries! This type of flashlight is great for hiking, camping, or emergency situations. Tak...
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Wed, 9 Sep 2015 10:23:36 PDT
Having Python talk to the Arduino Yun http://www.instructables.com/id/Having-Python-talk-to-the-Arduino-Yun/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 02:14:28 PST
Arduino Tutorials (part two - 17 Tutorial Pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorials-part-two-17-Tutorial-Pack/
Arduino Tutorials (part two - 17 Tutorial Pack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/QE2M/I7MY5EVQ/FGKQE2MI7MY5EVQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/QE2M/I7MY5EVQ/FGKQE2MI7MY5EVQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/QE2M/I7MY5EVQ/FGKQE2MI7MY5EVQ.SMALL.jpg hypnotistas This is Arduino Tutorial Pack Part 2. The 1st part is available here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorials-...The 3rd part is available here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorials-...Unlike other tutorials here I won't give any background in theory how it works. It is orient...
By: hypnotistas

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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:38:20 PDT
How to make LED Lights flash to music in a car. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-LED-Lights-flash-to-music-in-a-car/
How to make LED Lights flash to music in a car. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/2M7A/GTIEWV74/F8Q2M7AGTIEWV74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/2M7A/GTIEWV74/F8Q2M7AGTIEWV74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/2M7A/GTIEWV74/F8Q2M7AGTIEWV74.SMALL.jpg alexmang This Instructable will show you how to make a LED Controller that can be directly wired to a car sub woofer amplifier or standard speaker output. It is constructed entirely of recycled parts and may cost you nothing. I chose to make this Instructable as I was unable to find a device similar to this...
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Sun, 9 Oct 2011 00:20:22 PDT
Transformation of malfunctioning Power Tool into LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Transformation-of-Malfunctioning-Power-Tool-Into-L/
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 10:49:11 PST
Flip flop LED circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-flop-LED-circuit/
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Sat, 11 Jun 2011 04:13:28 PDT
Make your own 10x10 LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-10x10-LED-Matrix/
Make your own 10x10 LED Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/TJRG/IPMPDQKV/F3FTJRGIPMPDQKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/TJRG/IPMPDQKV/F3FTJRGIPMPDQKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/TJRG/IPMPDQKV/F3FTJRGIPMPDQKV.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to combine commonly available WS2812B RGB LEDs with an Arduino Nano in order to create a colorful 10x10 LED Matrix. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you all the basic information you need to create your own LED Matrix. In the next steps howev...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 09:28:29 PDT
4x4x4 LED Cube Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-LED-Cube-Arduino/
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Sun, 5 Aug 2012 18:41:59 PDT
3x3x3 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/3x3x3-LED-Cube/
3x3x3 LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/OWCI/FHOI1Y9X/FEVOWCIFHOI1Y9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/OWCI/FHOI1Y9X/FEVOWCIFHOI1Y9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/OWCI/FHOI1Y9X/FEVOWCIFHOI1Y9X.SMALL.jpg portreathbeach Here is my 3x3x3 LED Cube project. It runs using a PIC16F690. Along with the brief explanation of how to make it, I have also included the .asm file for the PIC and a piece of software written in VB.NET that you can create your own LED patterns. These can be exported as .asm files and put into the ...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2008 16:09:42 PDT
12 Easy, Helpful Uses for Heat Shrink Tubing http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Easy-Helpful-Uses-for-Heat-Shrink-Tubing/
12 Easy, Helpful Uses for Heat Shrink Tubing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/51YT/HCV91HIX/FCB51YTHCV91HIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/51YT/HCV91HIX/FCB51YTHCV91HIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/51YT/HCV91HIX/FCB51YTHCV91HIX.SMALL.jpg HavocRC I just bought a heat gun and shrink wrap from Harbor Freight, and I was totally blasted with the usefulness of shrink wrap. Here are just a few projects I came up with as far as my electronics workbench goes! I thought of a billion others, but they weren't necessarily relevant to my electronics revo...
By: HavocRC

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Thu, 7 Feb 2013 09:54:29 PST
DIY | Ambilight using Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ambilight-Using-Arduino-Nano/
DIY | Ambilight using Arduino Nano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/KQXO/IOLP1ATW/F2TKQXOIOLP1ATW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/KQXO/IOLP1ATW/F2TKQXOIOLP1ATW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/KQXO/IOLP1ATW/F2TKQXOIOLP1ATW.SMALL.jpg RGBFreak In this Instructable I will be teaching you how you can create your own (b)ambilight for under $40!Keep in mind that the Ambilight will only work on a PC running the Bambilight software.You will need the following components:Individually addressable RGB LED strip - Available on AliexpressArduino Nan...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:22:21 PDT
RC controlled rgb led strip http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-controlled-LED-strip/
RC controlled rgb led strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/SEZS/IHI3QUQS/FZJSEZSIHI3QUQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/SEZS/IHI3QUQS/FZJSEZSIHI3QUQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/SEZS/IHI3QUQS/FZJSEZSIHI3QUQS.SMALL.jpg bastynator Create your own rc controlled led-strip for individual room illumination!Most rgb-led-strips are controlled by an infrared remote control. To turn it off or on or change the color, you have to stay in front of the receiver. This is boring and not really smart. To control the light in a cooler way, i...
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Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:08:49 PST
DIY Powerful LED Panel - Video and Work Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Powerful-LED-Panel-Video-and-Work-Light/
DIY Powerful LED Panel - Video and Work Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/XH56/IP738YQG/F2SXH56IP738YQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/XH56/IP738YQG/F2SXH56IP738YQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/XH56/IP738YQG/F2SXH56IP738YQG.SMALL.jpg Sverd Industries Today I am going to show you how to make a bright and cheap LED panel. I wanted a bright light for my working area, this panel comes with over 200 LEDs and I used just about 10 bucks to make it.The panel is super bright and great to use as a video light, a grow light for plants, or whenever you need...
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Thu, 9 Jun 2016 11:38:06 PDT
Auotmatic Street lights control using LDR and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Auotmatic-Street-lights-control-using-LDR-and-Ardu/
Auotmatic Street lights control using LDR and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/9V8B/IDCXJQAS/FKA9V8BIDCXJQAS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/9V8B/IDCXJQAS/FKA9V8BIDCXJQAS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/9V8B/IDCXJQAS/FKA9V8BIDCXJQAS.SMALL.jpg TechPonder Automatic street light control is used to control the street lights(Turn on and off based on the light).Here we make use of LDR(Light Dependent Resistor) and LED(Light Emitting diode) and arduino.Hard Ware Components Required:1) LDR2)LED3)4.7k Resistor4)Bread Board5)Connecting wires6)ArduinoLDR is u...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 05:55:20 PDT
Make your own IR remote that can reach anywhere http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-IR-Remote-That-Can-Reach-Anywhere/
Make your own IR remote that can reach anywhere - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/54DB/IOX6R039/FZJ54DBIOX6R039.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/54DB/IOX6R039/FZJ54DBIOX6R039.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/54DB/IOX6R039/FZJ54DBIOX6R039.SMALL.jpg elexhack My home theater is far away from my bed and the remote is unreachable there. Many a time, I thought of controlling the home theater from my bed to enjoy music anytime (due to laziness of course). So, I did some search and found this great video from GreatScott. That video provided me enough inform...
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Thu, 2 Jun 2016 00:25:02 PDT
Breadboarding: The Darlington Pair http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadboarding-The-Darlington-Pair/
Breadboarding: The Darlington Pair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/JW7K/H7ZPBXL9/FXTJW7KH7ZPBXL9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/JW7K/H7ZPBXL9/FXTJW7KH7ZPBXL9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/JW7K/H7ZPBXL9/FXTJW7KH7ZPBXL9.SMALL.jpg KJ4ZVQ Recently, iv found myself surfing Ibles, and noticed alot of simple circuits, but few show, or even better, explain the fundamental circuit of  the Darlington Pair. I plan, by the time that you have flipped through this article, to have shed a great deal of light on this great circuit for the beginn...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 14:09:59 PDT
Arduino (SPI) 7 Bi-color LED Matrix Scrolling Text Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-SPI-7-Bi-color-LED-Matrix-Scrolling-Text-D/
Arduino (SPI) 7 Bi-color LED Matrix Scrolling Text Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/8HXL/HURHOZ5B/FGQ8HXLHURHOZ5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/8HXL/HURHOZ5B/FGQ8HXLHURHOZ5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/8HXL/HURHOZ5B/FGQ8HXLHURHOZ5B.SMALL.jpg jollifactory Some time back, we came up with an instructable to build a 7 Bi-color 8x8 LED Matrix Scrolling Text Display. You may visit http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Bi-color-LED-Matrix-Scrolling-Text-Display/ for more detail. In that instructable, we used the excellent LedControl library that has been spec...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 07:58:23 PDT
DC motor as a generator http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-motor-as-a-generator/
DC motor as a generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/EQIP/H4AGIR4F/FKEEQIPH4AGIR4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/EQIP/H4AGIR4F/FKEEQIPH4AGIR4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/EQIP/H4AGIR4F/FKEEQIPH4AGIR4F.SMALL.jpg Husham Samir The DC motor is a ready made generator that will generate electricity. All that you have to do is turn the Axle of the generator using a mechanical outside source of energy . To show that I dismantled a damaged HP printer and take  the  DC motor that responsible for paper out shown in pictures and ...
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Tue, 10 Jul 2012 09:10:03 PDT
Come costruire un led cube 8x8x8 (Italian version) http://www.instructables.com/id/Come-costruire-un-led-cube-8x8x8/
Come costruire un led cube 8x8x8 (Italian version) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/AV4J/FXP6OSTR/FDXAV4JFXP6OSTR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/AV4J/FXP6OSTR/FDXAV4JFXP6OSTR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/AV4J/FXP6OSTR/FDXAV4JFXP6OSTR.SMALL.jpg agofi Probabilmente siete capitati in questa pagina perche' avete visto uno dei tanti video sui led cube che circolano per la rete ed avete deciso di costruirne uno tutto vostro.. Bene, sono felice di informarvi che siete arrivati nel posto giusto: qui troverete i miei appunti, le immagini per la costruzi...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2009 10:10:03 PDT
Aquarium Light LED Refit http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Light-LED-Refit/
Aquarium Light LED Refit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/1JIN/H8CVKOXU/FFY1JINH8CVKOXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/1JIN/H8CVKOXU/FFY1JINH8CVKOXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/1JIN/H8CVKOXU/FFY1JINH8CVKOXU.SMALL.jpg ChromationSystems I acquired some broken fluorescent fixtures used for aquariums, they are made of mostly aluminum, with metal reflectors, and are of high quality, too good to go to the scrapper. So I converted them to use white LED strip with daisy chainable connectors on both ends.  A single salvaged PC power supp...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 12:43:08 PDT
How to make a LED Light Rope without soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-LED-Light-Rope-without-soldering/
How to make a LED Light Rope without soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/TW6P/FL612LVD/FXZTW6PFL612LVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/TW6P/FL612LVD/FXZTW6PFL612LVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/TW6P/FL612LVD/FXZTW6PFL612LVD.SMALL.jpg Random_Canadian Using some basic crafting supplies it is possible to make a LED lighting rope without having to solder. This rope uses battery power... Gather your tools and supplies You will need the following items1: transparent or translucent vinyl tubing (I used 1/4 inch ID, about the minimum size I could wo...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2008 20:56:51 PDT
8x8 LED matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8-LED-matrix/
8x8 LED matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/B8A2/FUVSGCW2/FHGB8A2FUVSGCW2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/B8A2/FUVSGCW2/FHGB8A2FUVSGCW2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/B8A2/FUVSGCW2/FHGB8A2FUVSGCW2.SMALL.jpg hemmikarl This instructable will show you how to make a 8x8 LED matrix in witch you can control evry single LED and create your own patterns as long as they only need 64 pixels to show them in one color. Update 25.09.10 I've added a pattern generator to create patterns but not all of it's features are compl...
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Fri, 22 May 2009 18:54:02 PDT
ESP8266 controlling WS2812 Neopixel LEDs using Arduino IDE - A Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-controlling-Neopixel-LEDs-using-Arduino-ID/
ESP8266 controlling WS2812 Neopixel LEDs using Arduino IDE - A Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/O9SP/IHTPKZ7A/FR7O9SPIHTPKZ7A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/O9SP/IHTPKZ7A/FR7O9SPIHTPKZ7A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/O9SP/IHTPKZ7A/FR7O9SPIHTPKZ7A.SMALL.jpg Rocktakon Hi everybody,If you're like me, you've been looking around the internet for a good tutorial on using the ESP8266 with neopixel LEDs (AKA the WS2812 or WS2812b), programmed via the Arduino IDE. I haven't found it all in one place, in English, but it turns out it's pretty easy now - much better than ...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 20:27:57 PST
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
Arduino: an easier way to work with seven segment displays http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-an-easier-way-to-work-with-seven-segment-/
Arduino: an easier way to work with seven segment displays - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/YMRV/G3E24196/FT5YMRVG3E24196.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/YMRV/G3E24196/FT5YMRVG3E24196.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/YMRV/G3E24196/FT5YMRVG3E24196.SMALL.jpg spel3o Ever have trouble programming code for seven segment displays? Well they made the 4511 to make things a whole lot easier. What the 4511 does is takes a 4 digit binary input value (ones and zeros), and converts it to a decimal value on a seven segment display, it's a really handy chip. In this instru...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2009 14:45:02 PST
Arduino Insight -Beginner LED'S and (Binary counter 16 bit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Insight-LEDS/
Arduino Insight -Beginner LED'S and (Binary counter 16 bit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/7UAZ/HQSV2LPK/F927UAZHQSV2LPK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/7UAZ/HQSV2LPK/F927UAZHQSV2LPK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/7UAZ/HQSV2LPK/F927UAZHQSV2LPK.SMALL.jpg abrezengineer Hello friends...!!! This is my first tutorial on Instructables, in this tutorial I'm going to show you * Write a simple program for glowing LED * Group of LED program * Explain analog output (PWM) * Create a simple project of (4 bit binary counter). Small BIO: Friends we know that arduino is a pow...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 02:04:46 PST
RGB LED transition (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-transition-Arduino/
RGB LED transition (Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JVVX/H5R9ECZ9/FOLJVVXH5R9ECZ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JVVX/H5R9ECZ9/FOLJVVXH5R9ECZ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JVVX/H5R9ECZ9/FOLJVVXH5R9ECZ9.SMALL.jpg simonfrfr Hello Guys, in this instructable I will give you a code for transtioning an LED. My group, Newton Labs, has spent quite a bit of time on this. Transitioning isn't as easy as it seems for a nice smooth transition. Submitted by Newton Labs for the Instructables Sponsorship Program The circuit ...
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Sun, 12 Aug 2012 16:09:25 PDT
EMERGRNCY LIGHT With mobile phone battery http://www.instructables.com/id/EMERGRNCY-LIGHT-With-mobile-phone-battery/
EMERGRNCY LIGHT With mobile phone battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/TNHA/H0CQ5SJ8/FM4TNHAH0CQ5SJ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/TNHA/H0CQ5SJ8/FM4TNHAH0CQ5SJ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/TNHA/H0CQ5SJ8/FM4TNHAH0CQ5SJ8.SMALL.jpg Dipankar Normal 0 There were a few Discarded Mobile Phone Batteries lying around the house, so I was thinking how to use them as they had plenty of juice left in them to run something. This is how I could find a use for them by making an Emergency LED light. Parts you will need. Nor...
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012 22:13:47 PDT
Desktop Gardening, Plantbot Beta http://www.instructables.com/id/Plantbot-Beta/
Desktop Gardening, Plantbot Beta - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O59P/INDGK01T/FIYO59PINDGK01T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O59P/INDGK01T/FIYO59PINDGK01T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O59P/INDGK01T/FIYO59PINDGK01T.SMALL.jpg mikeghen This project is a continuation of Plantbot Alpha.The goal here was to build a desktop garden similar to the AeroGarden that MiracleGrow markets but with more compute power and light power. Using a laser cut wood structure, LED lights, and Raspberry Pi, I created this system to take care of my plants...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 08:43:02 PDT
Extreme Ambilight System using [ws2801 + arduino uno] http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Ambilight-System-using-DotStars-Led-ws2801/
Extreme Ambilight System using [ws2801 + arduino uno] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GI9F/IDLI19S8/FMTGI9FIDLI19S8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GI9F/IDLI19S8/FMTGI9FIDLI19S8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GI9F/IDLI19S8/FMTGI9FIDLI19S8.SMALL.jpg h0uri the colors in reality are 99% true , the whites in this video were more purple since im recording using my iphone :Dso, here it's guys, the ultimate ambilight clone you can make.what are we trying to accomplish is scanning the edges of a screen and determining the average color of those spots, then ...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:16:25 PDT
Make Your Own LED Sign VU Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-LED-Sign-VU-Meter/
Make Your Own LED Sign VU Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/FGQW/INXGQIKR/FNOFGQWINXGQIKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/FGQW/INXGQIKR/FNOFGQWINXGQIKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/FGQW/INXGQIKR/FNOFGQWINXGQIKR.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to create a custom LED sign that reacts to the loudness of your music, just like a VU meter does. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you all information you need to build this project. But in the next steps you can find a parts list, schematic ...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 07:54:11 PDT