Instructables: exploring - technology - led - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:43:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 Change led color on the Logitech G502 http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-led-color-on-the-Logitech-G502/
Change led color on the Logitech G502 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/PBAQ/I1TR3X08/FMVPBAQI1TR3X08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/PBAQ/I1TR3X08/FMVPBAQI1TR3X08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/PBAQ/I1TR3X08/FMVPBAQI1TR3X08.SMALL.jpg markor1 If you own the G502 from Logitech you know how good this mouse is. However it lacks the possibility to change led colors so that it matches your other stuff like keyboard,case lighting or gamepad lighting. If you are like me and want things to match then this is how to do it. What do you need • ...
By: markor1

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:50:10 PDT
Arduino Distance Detector with a Buzzer and LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Distance-Detector-with-a-Buzzer-and-LEDs/
Arduino Distance Detector with a Buzzer and LED's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/KTKB/HJA2EJLL/FP4KTKBHJA2EJLL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/KTKB/HJA2EJLL/FP4KTKBHJA2EJLL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/KTKB/HJA2EJLL/FP4KTKBHJA2EJLL.SMALL.jpg flynn_munroe This is a simple guide on how to make a distance detector using an Arduino, a HC-SRO4 Ultrasonic Sensor, a Buzzer, and some LED's.  The ultimate goal of this tutorial is to use the buzzer and LED's to display how far the object is from the ultrasonic sensor. Materials Needed The Materials needed ...
By: flynn_munroe

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 18 Jul 2013 14:38:17 PDT
Ambilight TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-for-your-TV/
Ambilight TV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/VRZZ/IDFSDHZI/FNXVRZZIDFSDHZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/VRZZ/IDFSDHZI/FNXVRZZIDFSDHZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/VRZZ/IDFSDHZI/FNXVRZZIDFSDHZI.SMALL.jpg Aviv Mussali I have been always amazed by Philips Ambilight TV. Unfortunately they were pretty expensive, and this is why I have looked for an easy cheap solution to be able to create the same user experience. This was my first Raspberry Pi project, and it's pretty simple and good for beginners. Everything is ba...
By: Aviv Mussali

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:04:30 PDT
16x8 LED dot matrix with MAX7219 module http://www.instructables.com/id/16x8-LED-dot-matrix-with-MAX7219-module/
16x8 LED dot matrix with MAX7219 module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/W6ZL/HJ1XP591/FVWW6ZLHJ1XP591.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/W6ZL/HJ1XP591/FVWW6ZLHJ1XP591.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/W6ZL/HJ1XP591/FVWW6ZLHJ1XP591.SMALL.jpg BIGDOG1971 16x8 LED dot matrix with MAX7219 module The objective of this project is: to show off the use of the module "MAX7219 dot matrix display module MCU control DIY" In order to using it you will need the module that can be purchased on ebay: http://www.ebay.com/itm/171048735052?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:I...
By: BIGDOG1971

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 12 Jul 2013 17:50:02 PDT
100w LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/100w-LED-Flashlight-1/
100w LED Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/XE0O/IDCXFVJV/FTAXE0OIDCXFVJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/XE0O/IDCXFVJV/FTAXE0OIDCXFVJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/XE0O/IDCXFVJV/FTAXE0OIDCXFVJV.SMALL.jpg Constructed It this tutorial Ill be teaching you how to build an extremely powerful flashlight!Its very easy to make, and extremely cheap as well!I am also giving it away! For FREE! Watch my YouTube video and this flashlight could be yours!This flashlight has many uses, Pure white light means its great for film...
By: Constructed

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 15 Aug 2015 14:29:18 PDT
41 LED Flasher Circuit using 555 IC http://www.instructables.com/id/41-LED-Flasher-Circuit-using-555-IC/
41 LED Flasher Circuit using 555 IC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/54L2/CYTEPLK0EV4/FPK54L2CYTEPLK0EV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/54L2/CYTEPLK0EV4/FPK54L2CYTEPLK0EV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/54L2/CYTEPLK0EV4/FPK54L2CYTEPLK0EV4.SMALL.jpg supes I made this as a quick project I made to use a lot of the LEDs I recently got. It basically connects via a 555 8 pin IC and allows for adjusting the time between the flashings by changing the resistor or capacitor values. It provides for a cool looking effect in a dark room. Use your favorite color ...
By: supes

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 15 Jul 2006 13:05:21 PDT
Using LED's and Laser diodes http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-LEDs-and-Laser-diodes/
Using LED's and Laser diodes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/LXBI/ID77M8CI/FVZLXBIID77M8CI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/LXBI/ID77M8CI/FVZLXBIID77M8CI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/LXBI/ID77M8CI/FVZLXBIID77M8CI.SMALL.jpg SA007 There are a lot of instructables about using LED's in cool and interesting ways, but not often is discussed how you should use LED's on a electronical level.Since laser diodes are effectively a LED (Light Emitting Diodes) this will work for those as well.There are a few things you need to know that ...
By: SA007

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 11 Aug 2015 06:08:23 PDT
Arc Reactor 2.0 (3d printed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arc-Reactor-20-3d-printed/
Arc Reactor 2.0 (3d printed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SMALL.jpg Sentient Meat In this instructables, I will be showing you how to make an arc reactor. **The arc reactor I created was my own unique build.**The materials you will need for this instructables are as follows:-18 3d printed parts (7 different parts with multiples)-3 RGB LED's-Multiple wires wires-An Arduino Uno-A 9...
By: Sentient Meat

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 4 Aug 2015 01:52:11 PDT
Control electronics by sliding your phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-electronics-by-moving-your-phone/
Control electronics by sliding your phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/QZN3/ID0PU79H/FLVQZN3ID0PU79H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/QZN3/ID0PU79H/FLVQZN3ID0PU79H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/QZN3/ID0PU79H/FLVQZN3ID0PU79H.SMALL.jpg Tanishq Jaiswal This instructable will take you to through the fun when power of RF, android smartphone and arduino are combined.To adjust the brightness of your table lamp/lights in studio if you are a photographer, speed of ceiling fan, adjust the volume of your home theater, or to control the speed of motor, you...
By: Tanishq Jaiswal

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 7 Aug 2015 13:36:39 PDT
LED Projector Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Projector-Box/
LED Projector Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/4DCK/ID02H749/F0S4DCKID02H749.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/4DCK/ID02H749/F0S4DCKID02H749.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/4DCK/ID02H749/F0S4DCKID02H749.SMALL.jpg ledsalltheway Using the items pictured a project box was created for projecting images, designs, text or anything that one could come up with onto another surface; in this example a name was used - could be your daughter or son!Image 1 parts came from ledsupply total cost around $27.00: Clear Project BoxAA Batter...
By: ledsalltheway

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 6 Aug 2015 12:29:17 PDT
LED Blinking with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinking-LED-with-Raspberry-Pi-1/
LED Blinking with Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/X9Z5/H8CVKODY/FJ6X9Z5H8CVKODY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/X9Z5/H8CVKODY/FJ6X9Z5H8CVKODY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/X9Z5/H8CVKODY/FJ6X9Z5H8CVKODY.SMALL.jpg rahulkar One of the  classic electronic analogy to "Hello World"  is to make an LED blink. Raspberry Pi has 8 General Purpose Input/Output  pins( 4,17,18,21,22,23,24,25)  which can be configured as input/output and turned on/off via software.In this Instructable I will be using python to control the LED, as ...
By: rahulkar

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 2 Feb 2013 06:53:08 PST
Dark Sensor ( light sensor / automatic street light ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-Sensor-light-sensor-automatic-street-light-/
Dark Sensor ( light sensor / automatic street light ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/R1P1/HQJZSZ83/FELR1P1HQJZSZ83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/R1P1/HQJZSZ83/FELR1P1HQJZSZ83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/R1P1/HQJZSZ83/FELR1P1HQJZSZ83.SMALL.jpg Er Varun Goyal Here is my new simple Electronics project about  Automatic Street Light Control System or Dark Sensor. it is a simple and powerful concept , which uses transistor ( BC 547 NPN) as a switch to switch ON and OFF the street light system automatically . It automatically switches ON lights when the sunl...
By: Er Varun Goyal

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 27 Dec 2013 07:48:26 PST
Bit banging step-by-step: Arduino control of WS2811, WS2812, and WS2812B RGB LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Bitbanging-step-by-step-Arduino-control-of-WS2811-/
Bit banging step-by-step: Arduino control of WS2811, WS2812, and WS2812B RGB LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/DRVW/HOSC3N00/F68DRVWHOSC3N00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/DRVW/HOSC3N00/F68DRVWHOSC3N00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/DRVW/HOSC3N00/F68DRVWHOSC3N00.SMALL.jpg acrobotic Disclaimer: over the past year, a few different libraries have been written for controlling these ubiquitous RGB LEDs by fellow makers from Adafruit, PJRC, and the FastSPI project.  The libraries work great, and we should try them all out.  Recently, we were asked by a few people how the low-level c...
By: acrobotic

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 5 Dec 2013 16:03:28 PST
LED Fiber Optic Jellyfish Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Jellyfish-Skirt/
LED Fiber Optic Jellyfish Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/1R6Z/ICZ4R5RR/FYL1R6ZICZ4R5RR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/1R6Z/ICZ4R5RR/FYL1R6ZICZ4R5RR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/1R6Z/ICZ4R5RR/FYL1R6ZICZ4R5RR.SMALL.jpg lumilectric Because the effect of fiber optics is so fascinating I was thinking about making an oufit for Burning Man with fiber optics and RGB LEDs. It took me some time until I came up with a design and figured out how to attach the fibers onto the LED strip. In the end I made this Jelly Fish Skirt: strands o...
By: lumilectric

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 6 Aug 2015 05:53:23 PDT
Infinite RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinite-RGB-LED-Cube/
Infinite RGB LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/906Z/ICQSYA3N/F99906ZICQSYA3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/906Z/ICQSYA3N/F99906ZICQSYA3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/906Z/ICQSYA3N/F99906ZICQSYA3N.SMALL.jpg assasinsareus The 8x8x8 LED cube project published on the Instructables website was very detailed and yet looked simple enough for me not just to complete but add substantial enhancements as well.Following is a tutorial on how I built my 8x8x8 LED cube and also how I created the firmware and simulation using F...
By: assasinsareus

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:56:12 PDT
Android Bluetooth Control LED. (Part 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Bluetooth-Control-LED-Part-2/
Android Bluetooth Control LED. (Part 2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/WOT4/I6DZ0BAY/F4EWOT4I6DZ0BAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/WOT4/I6DZ0BAY/F4EWOT4I6DZ0BAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/WOT4/I6DZ0BAY/F4EWOT4I6DZ0BAY.SMALL.jpg Deyson This is a step-by-step tutorial for making an android apk using bluetooth.Before start coding, Download Android Studio IDE and update Java. Java and C programming skills will help. This tutorial will not explain Java Programming. If you want to code u...
By: Deyson

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 21 Feb 2015 20:02:14 PST
Control RGB lights from Android with Arduino & Bluetooth LE (BLE) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-RGB-lights-from-Android-with-Arduino-Bluet/
Control RGB lights from Android with Arduino & Bluetooth LE (BLE) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/CGKB/HVJ3AFP9/FUPCGKBHVJ3AFP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/CGKB/HVJ3AFP9/FUPCGKBHVJ3AFP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/CGKB/HVJ3AFP9/FUPCGKBHVJ3AFP9.SMALL.jpg danasf I've seen a lot of Kickstarter projects featuring the new Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy standard and a number of Bluetooth LE (BLE) enabled Arduino clones coming to market, but many of these projects still seem to be somewhere in the production process and I couldn't find a lot of practical information a...
By: danasf

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 12:42:25 PST
ThunderVUmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/ThunderVUmeter/
ThunderVUmeter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/CXHN/ICN7G6Q6/FTJCXHNICN7G6Q6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/CXHN/ICN7G6Q6/FTJCXHNICN7G6Q6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/CXHN/ICN7G6Q6/FTJCXHNICN7G6Q6.SMALL.jpg VicenzaThunders This project was created accidentally by doing some tests with RGB LEDs and and TLC5940s, between various combinations and strange color effects tests, we had the idea to connect the audio jack to the microcontroller to try to synchronize the music with colors. The result immediately seemed great, e...
By: VicenzaThunders

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:57:26 PDT
LUX - an external power button http://www.instructables.com/id/LUX-an-external-power-button/
LUX - an external power button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel It's a lazy afternoon, and you sit down to turn your computer on, you either: a) you have to bend down and press the power button, or b) you have a laptop - this isn't for you.Especially where my (desktop) computer is located; under my desk and out of sight; bending down to press that power button i...
By: PerfectPixel

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:44:09 PDT
GETTING STARTED WITH HOME AUTOMATION SYSTEM. http://www.instructables.com/id/GETTING-STARTED-WITH-HOME-AUTOMATION-SYSTEM/
GETTING STARTED WITH HOME AUTOMATION SYSTEM. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/6WYO/ICG28U94/FJ66WYOICG28U94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/6WYO/ICG28U94/FJ66WYOICG28U94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/6WYO/ICG28U94/FJ66WYOICG28U94.SMALL.jpg appytechie WARNING : THIS PROJECT WILL CAUSES EXCITEMENT WHICH MAY BE INJURIOUS TO HEALTH.So here I am with another fun Instructables controlling led through voice using Arduino via Bluetooth module (HC 05). So this Instructables can be treated as the basics of home automation system. This will be useful if y...
By: appytechie

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:31:51 PDT
VU Meter Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/VU-Meter-Speakers/
VU Meter Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/60M8/IC6IHKCG/FBA60M8IC6IHKCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/60M8/IC6IHKCG/FBA60M8IC6IHKCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/60M8/IC6IHKCG/FBA60M8IC6IHKCG.SMALL.jpg IamTeknik A VU meter is a standard measuring instrument which measures volume in audio equipment. If you open up your recording devices on Windows, you can see a digital Volume Unit (VU) meter which shows the audio level. You get analog and digital displays and each level is typically marked off with a dB val...
By: IamTeknik

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 20:34:42 PDT
DIY Hi-Fi: Vintage Receiver Repair and Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hi-Fi-Vintage-Receiver-Repair-and-Modificatio/
DIY Hi-Fi: Vintage Receiver Repair and Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/H37J/HCJOGEEM/FV7H37JHCJOGEEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/H37J/HCJOGEEM/FV7H37JHCJOGEEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/H37J/HCJOGEEM/FV7H37JHCJOGEEM.SMALL.jpg JoeBeau The amplifier in an audio system serves as the central command unit in a way, as it takes the audio from the source, amplifies it, and sends it to the speakers. A receiver, or integrated amplifier, is even more involved in its role, as it has source selectors, speaker selectors, equalizers, and ofte...
By: JoeBeau

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 3 Feb 2013 15:10:35 PST
Taking Basic Electronics to the Internet (IoT) http://www.instructables.com/id/Taking-Basic-Electronics-to-the-Internet-IoT/
Taking Basic Electronics to the Internet (IoT) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/OT9O/ICBRWZ54/FR4OT9OICBRWZ54.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/OT9O/ICBRWZ54/FR4OT9OICBRWZ54.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/OT9O/ICBRWZ54/FR4OT9OICBRWZ54.SMALL.jpg LightBug After experimenting and having fun with IoT using a Spark Core, I realized I could add a series of tutorials up on Instructables. So this instructable is the first of a series of instructables, in which I'm going to show you how to connect your everyday electronics to the internet. The micro-control...
By: LightBug

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 06:27:43 PDT
Minion Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Minion-Light/
Minion Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/7DJL/IC8X3TYW/FB07DJLIC8X3TYW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/7DJL/IC8X3TYW/FB07DJLIC8X3TYW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/7DJL/IC8X3TYW/FB07DJLIC8X3TYW.SMALL.jpg jim_2000 Just in time for the Minion Movie, your very own Minion light Instructable! Gather the Parts The Minion Light is based off of the FrogLeggs Tumbler flashlight that is sold at Lowes and other fine retailers. I really like this light as it has a nice glow and really shines brightly. FrogLeggs did...
By: jim_2000

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:46:17 PDT
Rainbow maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-maker/
Rainbow maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/4PEH/IBW2776Q/FCQ4PEHIBW2776Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/4PEH/IBW2776Q/FCQ4PEHIBW2776Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/4PEH/IBW2776Q/FCQ4PEHIBW2776Q.SMALL.jpg Ginko Balboa A simple gadget to create rainbows for light painting. It can also be used in other interesting ways to light paint big areas of something or thin air. Photography is made in low ambient light - at night in an open space where you can move freely. The exposure is not critical, on this pictures it va...
By: Ginko Balboa

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 9 Jul 2015 17:55:12 PDT
Arduino Pixel Stick WS2812 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pixel-Stick/
Arduino Pixel Stick WS2812 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/M16Q/IBW26MXR/FEXM16QIBW26MXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/M16Q/IBW26MXR/FEXM16QIBW26MXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/M16Q/IBW26MXR/FEXM16QIBW26MXR.SMALL.jpg Spicy Turtles This is my first instructable I got asked to put one togther for a friend but only after I had assembled it all so some pics i wasnt able to get Im sure there will be bits I have missed out I'm no code genius so I will do my best to answer any questions you have in this build there was a bit of gues...
By: Spicy Turtles

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 9 Jul 2015 20:25:03 PDT
Getting started with Arduino - Switched Traffic Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-Arduino-Switched-Traffic-Ligh/
Getting started with Arduino - Switched Traffic Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/T78R/IBS8ZR92/F82T78RIBS8ZR92.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/T78R/IBS8ZR92/F82T78RIBS8ZR92.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/T78R/IBS8ZR92/F82T78RIBS8ZR92.SMALL.jpg Digital Art and Technology In this tutorial we are going to build a set of traffic lights (with Green, Amber and Red LEDs)We'll use a 3 way switch to control which light is lit.For reference, the switch we will be using is a 3 pin ON-OFF-ON switch Wire up your Arduino Connect an orange wire to pin 8 and a blue wire to pin ...
By: Digital Art and Technology

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 7 Jul 2015 15:50:42 PDT
NEW DAD TAKES A STAR CEILING TO A NEW LEVEL! http://www.instructables.com/id/NEW-DAD-TAKES-A-STAR-CEILING-TO-A-NEW-LEVEL/
NEW DAD TAKES A STAR CEILING TO A NEW LEVEL! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/V0MV/IBRRWGVO/FFJV0MVIBRRWGVO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/V0MV/IBRRWGVO/FFJV0MVIBRRWGVO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/V0MV/IBRRWGVO/FFJV0MVIBRRWGVO.SMALL.jpg MikeM61 I was inspired to build a star ceiling after seeing many people post DIY articles online. I knew it would be a fun treat for my newborn son, but I wanted to kick it up a notch.I have listed these instructions in a Youtube video as well!I wanted to find a way to make the ceiling fun and artistic for ...
By: MikeM61

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 6 Jul 2015 19:46:37 PDT
Arduino Distance Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Distance-Sensors/
Arduino Distance Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SMALL.jpg cornelam A distance sensor is the most important sensor for any robot. It's usually referred to as the "eyes" of a robot. Distance sensors are very useful as we can make systems that react based on how close we are to them or based on the presence of various obstacles. There are two common technologies used ...
By: cornelam

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 1 Jul 2015 19:38:03 PDT
Arduino Button with no resistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Button-with-no-resistor/
Arduino Button with no resistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SMALL.jpg cornelam It is simple to connect a button to the Arduino. You need the button, some wires, and a resistor. But what if we no longer need the resistor and want to still be able to use the button with no false readings? The resistor is mandatory for proper operation of a button, and everybody will insist on us...
By: cornelam

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:08:45 PDT
Bike wheel induction safety light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-wheel-induction-safety-light/
Bike wheel induction safety light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/KWPC/IBM21BB4/F7DKWPCIBM21BB4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/KWPC/IBM21BB4/F7DKWPCIBM21BB4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/KWPC/IBM21BB4/F7DKWPCIBM21BB4.SMALL.jpg tom4zs Function:It's a wheel spoke mountable safety light for your bike that doesn't need batteries. Ever. It also has smart on/off function. Light turns on when you start moving and turns of about 5 seconds after you stop moving.Features:No batteries needed. Never end up in dark with your bike.Smart on/of...
By: tom4zs

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 03:52:17 PDT
Data Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-Lantern/
Data Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SMALL.jpg futurecitieslab The Data Lanterns are a network of sculptural civic totems that reveal and illuminate layers of urban data. They create poetry out of infrastructure and celebrate the ebb and flow of the city with animated beacons of flowing light. These vertical lanterns are connected to data from neighboring trans...
By: futurecitieslab

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:09:59 PDT
Rainbow Neo Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Neo-Clock/
Rainbow Neo Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/WTWP/IBAA9DDT/FOMWTWPIBAA9DDT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/WTWP/IBAA9DDT/FOMWTWPIBAA9DDT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/WTWP/IBAA9DDT/FOMWTWPIBAA9DDT.SMALL.jpg tdonoclift This clock was made as a gift but I was so happy with it that I thought I'd make an instructable for it. The clock uses 2 Neo Pixel Rings from Adafruit Industries as well as the Arduino Pro Mini microcontroller and a DS1307 Real Time Clock (RTC) to keep accurate time. The time can be set when upload...
By: tdonoclift

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Jun 2015 05:16:06 PDT
LED Illuminated Safety Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Illuminated-Safety-Glasses/
LED Illuminated Safety Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/HGZB/IB4A8JX7/FJBHGZBIB4A8JX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/HGZB/IB4A8JX7/FJBHGZBIB4A8JX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/HGZB/IB4A8JX7/FJBHGZBIB4A8JX7.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Have you ever been in a situation where you just have to wear safety glasses but find it difficult to see clearly due to unclear lens or lack of lighting. Well i have been in such situations and i wanted a fix. So i came up with this simple yet innovative idea of the LED Illuminated Safety GogglesIt...
By: bjkayani

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 21 Jun 2015 00:19:43 PDT
Rivet LEDs for a blinking vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Rivet-LEDs-for-a-blinking-vest/
Rivet LEDs for a blinking vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/HIT9/IB4ACDXR/FTGHIT9IB4ACDXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/HIT9/IB4ACDXR/FTGHIT9IB4ACDXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/HIT9/IB4ACDXR/FTGHIT9IB4ACDXR.SMALL.jpg janth LEDs for blinking clothes to be better recognized outside are fun, but i didn't like sewing very much. Therefore, i decided to use an easier approach: Iron a motive on a textile and enlight it with a leds in rivets. Therefore no sewing it required.I use WS2812B SMD LEDS, connected with wires with a ...
By: janth

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 21 Jun 2015 08:11:22 PDT
Under bed LED lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-bed-LED-lights/
Under bed LED lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/FK3W/IB8I75B5/FVKFK3WIB8I75B5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/FK3W/IB8I75B5/FVKFK3WIB8I75B5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/FK3W/IB8I75B5/FVKFK3WIB8I75B5.SMALL.jpg ATP24 This is my first instructable so I thought I would make it an easy one.There are a number of other instruables that are very similar to this one, which is where I got my idea from.. Equipment needed So before you start its always best to make sure you have everything you need. For this project y...
By: ATP24

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:51:15 PDT
ARENA | PLAY http://www.instructables.com/id/ARENA-PLAY/
ARENA | PLAY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/M3GL/IB0MOPIX/F93M3GLIB0MOPIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/M3GL/IB0MOPIX/F93M3GLIB0MOPIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/M3GL/IB0MOPIX/F93M3GLIB0MOPIX.SMALL.jpg gotianse Arena | Play brings the ping pong table out from your aunt and uncle’s basement, neighbor’s garage, and nearly every tech startup’s conference room, and into San Francisco’s most public streetscape. The prototype arrives on Market with a twist: its hexagonal shape creates the opportunity for up to s...
By: gotianse

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:16:10 PDT
Make your own solar powered led string lights. ($5 bucks max) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-solar-powered-led-string-lights-/
Make your own solar powered led string lights. ($5 bucks max) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/TIIM/GFA45PLY/F5OTIIMGFA45PLY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/TIIM/GFA45PLY/F5OTIIMGFA45PLY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/TIIM/GFA45PLY/F5OTIIMGFA45PLY.SMALL.jpg rcisneros   Making a basic solar powered string of led lights isn't too difficult.  This instructable will require no electronics knowledge and no programing.    What were will be doing is upgrading some old battery powered mini lights to LEDs and then using some basic components, charging the batteries with...
By: rcisneros

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 20 Oct 2010 03:37:23 PDT
Replacing Old Flashlight Bulb With LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-Old-Flashlight-Bulb-With-LED/
Replacing Old Flashlight Bulb With LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/UCNB/IATHPPTR/FNTUCNBIATHPPTR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/UCNB/IATHPPTR/FNTUCNBIATHPPTR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/UCNB/IATHPPTR/FNTUCNBIATHPPTR.SMALL.jpg chienline It was my boy finding this classic flashlight and asking me to make it works. Replacing the batteries with new ones didn't make it work. Then I took it apart, saw that the bulb's flashing wire had broken. Searching all around (my house) I couldn't find a replacement bulb. Seeing two AA batteries (3V...
By: chienline

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 13 Jun 2015 02:10:14 PDT
Monster 10,000 Lumens 1000w equiv.LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-10000-Lumens-1000w-equivLED-Flashlight/
Monster 10,000 Lumens 1000w equiv.LED Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/MTAI/IAS22CP0/F15MTAIIAS22CP0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/MTAI/IAS22CP0/F15MTAIIAS22CP0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/MTAI/IAS22CP0/F15MTAIIAS22CP0.SMALL.jpg macobt Homemade monster flashlight 10,000 lumens,100watt LED chip equivalent to 1000watts,work on lipo batteries 36 volts.HACKSCRIBE to my channel page and visit my cool videos: http://bit.ly/1reKdMa
By: macobt

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:24:14 PDT
How to make a simple Electric Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-simple-Electric-Circuit/
How to make a simple Electric Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/OYPS/IASCKILD/FPIOYPSIASCKILD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/OYPS/IASCKILD/FPIOYPSIASCKILD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/OYPS/IASCKILD/FPIOYPSIASCKILD.SMALL.jpg SimplicityfromClutter BIRTH OF THE IDEAWhen lights, fans, TVs go off due to a cut in electricity, we give a reason to our children like ‘Light is gone and will come shortly’ or ‘there is no current’ etc.. After few repetitions of these reasons, children themselves start speaking such statements when electric/electronic d...
By: SimplicityfromClutter

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 11 Jun 2015 12:10:42 PDT
Color Invaders http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Invaders/
Color Invaders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/S0YM/IAR36P8G/FJLS0YMIAR36P8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/S0YM/IAR36P8G/FJLS0YMIAR36P8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/S0YM/IAR36P8G/FJLS0YMIAR36P8G.SMALL.jpg JColvin91 Hello!This is a fun little project that I was recently inspired to try out by Hamster's own Colour Invaders project. As the name suggests, it is similar in design to the classic Space Invaders game or (more similarly) the Casio's Number Invaders on the calculator. The idea behind the game is that di...
By: JColvin91

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:54:37 PDT
Automatic LED night light (Using 555 timer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-LED-night-light-Using-555-timer/
Automatic LED night light (Using 555 timer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/U54A/IAQMIPMQ/FVAU54AIAQMIPMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/U54A/IAQMIPMQ/FVAU54AIAQMIPMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/U54A/IAQMIPMQ/FVAU54AIAQMIPMQ.SMALL.jpg Jayesh Jayesh Gently got power cut !And you finding your torch in the DARK !!! Ohh...No worry, here is the automatic dark detected led light. Parts You Need * 1M resistor* 1K resistor* 10 resistor* LDR (light dependant resistor)* Red led (2ma)* 1W white led* BC338 transistor* 555 timer IC* DC socketNote: Use d...
By: Jayesh Jayesh

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:37:56 PDT
Light your scarf up with LED fairy wire! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-your-scarf-up-with-LED-fairy-wire/
Light your scarf up with LED fairy wire! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/C0Y1/I1EU8BX0/F36C0Y1I1EU8BX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/C0Y1/I1EU8BX0/F36C0Y1I1EU8BX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/C0Y1/I1EU8BX0/F36C0Y1I1EU8BX0.SMALL.jpg blinkblink Hi Everyone!This tutorial will walk you through knitting a scarf, embedding LED fairy wire into the scarf, and creating an on and off switch to make the scarf glow! Materials Needed:-1 ball of yarn-knitting needles-yarn needle-scissors-solder-22 ohm resistor -coin cell battery holder-3v coin cell ba...
By: blinkblink

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:29:27 PDT
Arduino LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Arduino-Matrix/
Arduino LED Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/III4/IAIN5918/F0WIII4IAIN5918.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/III4/IAIN5918/F0WIII4IAIN5918.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/III4/IAIN5918/F0WIII4IAIN5918.SMALL.jpg vastsuperking In this short tutorial you will learn how to make an Arduino-powered LED matrix. Unlike several other designs, this one uses a "companion" computer to notify the Arduino which LEDs should be powered.I have provided the code for the Arduino, as well as some Java code for displaying text on the LED ma...
By: vastsuperking

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 4 Jun 2015 15:26:07 PDT
How to make a Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bluetooth-Speaker/
How to make a Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/XTNC/IAJNYBFE/FN3XTNCIAJNYBFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/XTNC/IAJNYBFE/FN3XTNCIAJNYBFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/XTNC/IAJNYBFE/FN3XTNCIAJNYBFE.SMALL.jpg Constructed Hi, Welcome to my instructable!Today Ill teach you how to build a DIY Bluetooth speaker. Its extremely easy to make, and great for anyone learning electronics. The best part is you dont need any past experience with electronics! This project is great to practice your soldering skills (Mine clearly n...
By: Constructed

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 8 Jun 2015 07:25:21 PDT
Make A Joule Thief Coil Without A Ferrite Toroid http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Joule-Thief-Coil-Without-A-Ferrite-Toroid/
Make A Joule Thief Coil Without A Ferrite Toroid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/PB2Z/IAG0Q3VE/FI7PB2ZIAG0Q3VE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/PB2Z/IAG0Q3VE/FI7PB2ZIAG0Q3VE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/PB2Z/IAG0Q3VE/FI7PB2ZIAG0Q3VE.SMALL.jpg El Mano There are many different articles and videos to be found online that will teach you how to build a Joule Thief circuit and power LEDs off of dead batteries. Most of them, however, call for some form of coil made using a ring, or toroid, made of ferrite. This can be rather daunting to newcomers to ...
By: El Mano

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 3 Jun 2015 16:06:41 PDT
LED Music Visualizer with Zybo Board http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Music-Visualizer-with-Zybo-Board/
LED Music Visualizer with Zybo Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/81XW/IAEJMNIR/F2181XWIAEJMNIR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/81XW/IAEJMNIR/F2181XWIAEJMNIR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/81XW/IAEJMNIR/F2181XWIAEJMNIR.SMALL.jpg jtdykstra This tutorial will describe how to make an LED Music Visualizer using the Zybo Zynq 7000 Development board from Xilinx. The Zybo is pretty awesome because it has both an FPGA and an ARM Processor on the board. Because of this, custom hardware accelerators can be designed on the FPGA to aid the proce...
By: jtdykstra

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 1 Jun 2015 23:43:54 PDT
Instamorph LED Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Instamorph-LED-Mood-Light/
Instamorph LED Mood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/GGNU/IABON5TS/FPRGGNUIABON5TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/GGNU/IABON5TS/FPRGGNUIABON5TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/GGNU/IABON5TS/FPRGGNUIABON5TS.SMALL.jpg UBuilder This Instructable came along quite by accident - a happy accident. My buddies at the Makerspace were working hard on their more useful and practical applications while I was working on an unrelated project using LED's. Unable to ignore the powerful flow of creative ideas surrounding me, I felt I had...
By: UBuilder

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 31 May 2015 15:31:13 PDT
Magic Instamorph Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Instamorph-Mushrooms/
Magic Instamorph Mushrooms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/K6VF/IAAG5P33/F94K6VFIAAG5P33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/K6VF/IAAG5P33/F94K6VFIAAG5P33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/K6VF/IAAG5P33/F94K6VFIAAG5P33.SMALL.jpg ceejwells Instamorph is a plastic product that you heat with boiling water and form into whatever you want. This was an experiment to see what kind of magic I could bring out of this product. What is more magic than mushrooms? Instamorphing I used a ceramic bowl and poured in the package of Instamorph. It ...
By: ceejwells

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 30 May 2015 11:38:11 PDT