Instructables: exploring - technology - led http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:56:23 PST BLOX v1.01 Christmas Lights from Santa http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-christmas-present/
Christmas Lights from Santa - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/CAAP/I3VHUUAT/F0QCAAPI3VHUUAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/CAAP/I3VHUUAT/F0QCAAPI3VHUUAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/CAAP/I3VHUUAT/F0QCAAPI3VHUUAT.SMALL.jpg Padishar123 These are usually easy to find around Christmas time. Dollar stores and grocery stores usually stock them for about $3 apiece. I highly suggest not using the older incandescent types as they only run about 10 hours on two C batteries. The LEDs also dont srtick out as far and the wiring is more fo...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 03:14:20 PST
LED bands http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-bands/
LED bands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/71LR/I3XTURZ0/FVV71LRI3XTURZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/71LR/I3XTURZ0/FVV71LRI3XTURZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/71LR/I3XTURZ0/FVV71LRI3XTURZ0.SMALL.jpg kousheekc Led bands are cool things you can make and i get you would prefer them from the regular standard bands with nothing happening in them. Things you'll need: -you will need 2 cardboard strips -6 LEDs, 3 on each band-2 9v batteries, 1 for each-2 9v battery connectors, 1 for each-and 2 switches 1 for ...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:48:49 PST
Potato Powered LED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Potato-Powered-LED/
Potato Powered LED! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/B88V/I3VHNZTT/FAEB88VI3VHNZTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/B88V/I3VHNZTT/FAEB88VI3VHNZTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/B88V/I3VHNZTT/FAEB88VI3VHNZTT.SMALL.jpg ScienceKitStore LEDs require more than 2 volts to light up. Each Zinc-Copper Potato produces 1 volt. In this particular setup, we've created 3 - 1 Volt batteries connected in a series so that they can light up an LED. Please see photos for directions. Also see "Metal Reactivity Series" table to learn more. What ...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:34:26 PST
Romantic Glow of the Electron Valve http://www.instructables.com/id/Romantic-Glow-of-the-Electron-Valve/
Romantic Glow of the Electron Valve - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/WVA0/I3THN51V/FEQWVA0I3THN51V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/WVA0/I3THN51V/FEQWVA0I3THN51V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/WVA0/I3THN51V/FEQWVA0I3THN51V.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil Nerdmance is in the air! This is a tongue-in-cheek romantic gift for my dear, sweet, long suffering wife.Dig through your "in progress" electronics bin and find some long forgotten project to resurrect as cheeky nerd gift.In this case, I'm using a fried data logger, an old electron tube, and a slow ...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:29:33 PST
how to make a light emiting christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-light-emiting-christmas-tree/
how to make a light emiting christmas tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/N6FE/I3VHMVHC/F46N6FEI3VHMVHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/N6FE/I3VHMVHC/F46N6FEI3VHMVHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/N6FE/I3VHMVHC/F46N6FEI3VHMVHC.SMALL.jpg filip74321 ok so today i'm feeling a bit happy and i decided to help out other people with a little christmas spirit :)Ok so first the parts:1.one LED2.a 4.5 V battery3.a soldering iron4.some extension cablesand were done with the parts list:) wiring everything together so in this step the main thing is th...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:01:30 PST
Flashlight Stand Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashlight-Stand-Lamp/
Flashlight Stand Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/DDD2/I3THMES2/FJJDDD2I3THMES2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/DDD2/I3THMES2/FJJDDD2I3THMES2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/DDD2/I3THMES2/FJJDDD2I3THMES2.SMALL.jpg gravityisweak I keep a flashlight on my bedside table. It's super bright and it's great if you need some quick light when waking up during the night. But when your eyes are adjusted to the darkness and you need to use the flashlight, turning it on can be like looking into the sun.I wanted a decorative way to sto...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:59:17 PST
Stackable LED Cubes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Stackable-LED-Cubes/
Stackable LED Cubes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/0PH3/I3VHKHC7/FDQ0PH3I3VHKHC7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/0PH3/I3VHKHC7/FDQ0PH3I3VHKHC7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/0PH3/I3VHKHC7/FDQ0PH3I3VHKHC7.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel You might think, 'just another led cube project...', and you're right. These 4cm x 4cm acrylic led cubes are all individually addressable and stackable, they snap together with the help of rare earth magnets, pretty simple huh? So enough chit chat, lets learn how to make 'em. Preparation The desi...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:28:58 PST
Getting a Spark Core running without using Spark's app http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-a-Spark-Core-running-without-using-Sparks-/
Getting a Spark Core running without using Spark's app - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/BCYE/I3WWVGXU/FHUBCYEI3WWVGXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/BCYE/I3WWVGXU/FHUBCYEI3WWVGXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/BCYE/I3WWVGXU/FHUBCYEI3WWVGXU.SMALL.jpg dblando The Spark Core is a powerful tool -- a 32-bit CPU, plenty of on-die and off-die storage for code and results, low power requirements, and built-in WiFi chip and antenna. Many Arduino calls and even many popular libraries for Arduino, such as Neopixel, already work with it. Some of you may not even f...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:51:50 PST
FlashLight http://www.instructables.com/id/FlashLight-3001/
FlashLight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/GY22/I3VHI5E8/FUVGY22I3VHI5E8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/GY22/I3VHI5E8/FUVGY22I3VHI5E8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/GY22/I3VHI5E8/FUVGY22I3VHI5E8.SMALL.jpg MauricioR This project show you how to do a flashlight using a cell phone battery Part List For this Project you will need :Parts High Brightness LED (1W) 1 Universal Board (5x5cm) 1 Cell phone Battery Push but...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:09:44 PST
Music Visualiser Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Visualiser-Table/
Music Visualiser Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VWWP/I3WWORBJ/FYSVWWPI3WWORBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VWWP/I3WWORBJ/FYSVWWPI3WWORBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VWWP/I3WWORBJ/FYSVWWPI3WWORBJ.SMALL.jpg crt4041 This Instructable will hopefully give you all you need to put together a reactive music led table.I based it on the Music Visualiser at Music Visualiser - Adafruit. The code is from there, the circuit is from there - all I really created was a big led matrix, and put it into an Ikea table!Really, I...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:40:35 PST
Iron Man Arc Reactor Bang Bang Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Arc-Reactor-Bang-Bang-Tag/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:46:04 PST
Build a Stage Marker Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Stage-Marker-Light/
Build a Stage Marker Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/J3WZ/I3VHC7ER/FEBJ3WZI3VHC7ER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/J3WZ/I3VHC7ER/FEBJ3WZI3VHC7ER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/J3WZ/I3VHC7ER/FEBJ3WZI3VHC7ER.SMALL.jpg nomuse When spike marks and glow tape aren't enough, you can mark your quarter marks and wings with LEDs. There are commercial versions at decent prices. Or, if you have a soldering iron and a hot glue gun, you can make your own for just a couple bucks worth of parts.This Instructable is designed for someo...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:45:14 PST
LED Pin People http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pin-People/
LED Pin People - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/2XMV/I3VH9TMN/F252XMVI3VH9TMN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/2XMV/I3VH9TMN/F252XMVI3VH9TMN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/2XMV/I3VH9TMN/F252XMVI3VH9TMN.SMALL.jpg jenfoxbot A quick and easy way to make light-up pin people! There are endless possibilities for variations on this basic concept. This method uses magnets to serve two purposes: to hold up the LED + wire pin person and to connect the negative LED leg to the battery. Materials -- LED-- Coin cell battery + ...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:20:18 PST
Make your own LED Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-LED-Bar/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:12:39 PST
DIY Homemade Portable Arduino Coffee Coaster with Temperature Indicator LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Hey-Im-ready-to-drink/
DIY Homemade Portable Arduino Coffee Coaster with Temperature Indicator LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/60UK/I3THGVRM/F9G60UKI3THGVRM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/60UK/I3THGVRM/F9G60UKI3THGVRM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/60UK/I3THGVRM/F9G60UKI3THGVRM.SMALL.jpg pelegren Many things happen just by drinking coffee. Big business successful ideas come out while people are chatting having coffee. I love having coffee especially when I'm in the office. I'm pretty sure everyone out there loves coffee. But when I make coffee, i can't drink it straight away because it is to...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:15:10 PST
3D printed LED Portal Companion Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Portal-Companion-Cube/
3D printed LED Portal Companion Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/C6ZF/I3TH951C/FH9C6ZFI3TH951C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/C6ZF/I3TH951C/FH9C6ZFI3TH951C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/C6ZF/I3TH951C/FH9C6ZFI3TH951C.SMALL.jpg Numbuh1 I decided to make my Boyfriend a companion cube for x-mas, so I thought I'd share how I did it. Message me if you want .stl files. 3D modeling & printing I split the companion cube into two pieces for easy printing(picture 1), and connected them with 4 dowels on the bottom face. The holes for the...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:17:34 PST
Chibitronics Twinkle Fairy Wings http://www.instructables.com/id/Chibitronics-Twinkle-Fairy-Wings/
Chibitronics Twinkle Fairy Wings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/FBX6/I3R765G6/FM5FBX6I3R765G6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/FBX6/I3R765G6/FM5FBX6I3R765G6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/FBX6/I3R765G6/FM5FBX6I3R765G6.SMALL.jpg Warriorlibrarian Add twinkle to homemade fairy (or bug) wings with Chibitronics.Materials needed: ribbon foam board cardstock tissue paper plastic wrapwhite glue and watercoin battery (4) Chibitronics twinkle circuit sticker (4) Chibitronics white LEDs (28) copper tape Coin battery holders (4)glitter (optional)tapeT...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:27:21 PST
Lego Man Space Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Man-Space-Lamp/
Lego Man Space Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/93UJ/I3THG98A/FVJ93UJI3THG98A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/93UJ/I3THG98A/FVJ93UJI3THG98A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/93UJ/I3THG98A/FVJ93UJI3THG98A.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Messing about with some Lego recently, I found an original Lego spaceman mixed in amongst the rest of blocks. For those old enough to remember, the spaceman was quite simple, featuring the classic smiling face and the famous Space logo. He was too good to put back into the mix so I decided to work ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:13:47 PST
The Forever Light - a better Joule Thief to recycle your old batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Forever-Light-a-better-Joule-Thief/
The Forever Light - a better Joule Thief to recycle your old batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/W3TT/I3VH8UZ9/FZ7W3TTI3VH8UZ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/W3TT/I3VH8UZ9/FZ7W3TTI3VH8UZ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/W3TT/I3VH8UZ9/FZ7W3TTI3VH8UZ9.SMALL.jpg Downunder35m First things first!I know stealing of ideas and designs is common practise these days.Everyone can use this circuit for his own projects but if used in any way for commercial products I would like to be included in the earnings!I am not greedy and offer my idea to everyone who might need them but I ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:49:11 PST
Circuit Center Entertainment System http://www.instructables.com/id/Ent3rta1nm3nt-C3nt3r-Prototype/
Circuit Center Entertainment System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/HQ2L/I3S5K3I9/FYKHQ2LI3S5K3I9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/HQ2L/I3S5K3I9/FYKHQ2LI3S5K3I9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/HQ2L/I3S5K3I9/FYKHQ2LI3S5K3I9.SMALL.jpg Izrail TOOLS AND MATERIALS:If you are doing this right, you will need more tools than I list.All of this is what I used.-Clamps-Wood Glue-Screws (various)-Nails-Nail Gun-Butt ton of Circuit boards and motherboards-Tape measure-Level-Skill Saw or Table saw-Hand Saw-Various computer parts-Imagination-Variou...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:06:28 PST
Light Box DJ http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Light-Box/
Light Box DJ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/TJYW/I3VHKN8J/FAOTJYWI3VHKN8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/TJYW/I3VHKN8J/FAOTJYWI3VHKN8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/TJYW/I3VHKN8J/FAOTJYWI3VHKN8J.SMALL.jpg Delasign 'The Light Box' is a wooden, desk accessory designed to react to the music being played and is ideal for drum pads and DJs. Composed of a oak frame, the music box uses an Arduino Uno in combination with an MSGEQ7 chip and two audio jacks to brighten your musical experience via a matrix of NeoPixels....
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:09:08 PST
DIY Light-up Fairy Tassel Decorations! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Light-up-Fairy-Tassel-Decorations/
DIY Light-up Fairy Tassel Decorations! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/G627/I3S5K1B5/FAEG627I3S5K1B5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/G627/I3S5K1B5/FAEG627I3S5K1B5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/G627/I3S5K1B5/FAEG627I3S5K1B5.SMALL.jpg blinkblink Hi there!Let's make decorations for a party or for your room. Materials Needed Craft Materials Needed: Tissue Paper (multicolor pack), Metallic Wrapping Foil, Scissors, Sewing Needle Creative Circuit Materials: Fairy Wire, Coin Cell battery, Coin Cell battery holder, conductive threadAll the mater...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:09:49 PST
UGent lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-glass-lamp/
UGent lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/BHCM/I3R71AW1/F3VBHCMI3R71AW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/BHCM/I3R71AW1/F3VBHCMI3R71AW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/BHCM/I3R71AW1/F3VBHCMI3R71AW1.SMALL.jpg StijnVanDamme This Instructables shows u how to make and assemble a plexiglass lamp which is inspired by our school logo (University of Ghent). It uses plexiglass spirals made by a machine, which can be found here.You can find the pdf file below to lasercut the necessary parts to assemble this lamp. While you're ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:49:14 PST
LED - Mega Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Mega-Clock/
LED - Mega Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/KNHU/I3PRO1MA/FT6KNHUI3PRO1MA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/KNHU/I3PRO1MA/FT6KNHUI3PRO1MA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/KNHU/I3PRO1MA/FT6KNHUI3PRO1MA.SMALL.jpg Michalsky If you can't see the original video in your country please try this other link of a "music edited version": Bill of Material (All you will need) For the Housing Three 300x300mm x 3mm thickness Acrylic glass (black) One 300x300mm x 3mm thickness Acrylic glass (trasparent) ...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:24:52 PST
BAT-RACE http://www.instructables.com/id/BAT-RACE/
BAT-RACE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/RYU2/I3PJM7YD/FIURYU2I3PJM7YD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/RYU2/I3PJM7YD/FIURYU2I3PJM7YD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/RYU2/I3PJM7YD/FIURYU2I3PJM7YD.SMALL.jpg TECHNITES “As a man I’m flesh and blood, I can be ignored, I can be destroyed,but as a symbol I can be incorruptible. I can be everlasting”. When the city runs into anarchy, we need a symbol, a symbol that brings hope into the heart of the helpless and innocent, a symbol that creates fear in the hearts of th...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:05:45 PST
DIY 4x4 Arduino Synth Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-4x4-Arduino-Synth-Pad/
DIY 4x4 Arduino Synth Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/6WYP/I3KCEO1U/F5R6WYPI3KCEO1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/6WYP/I3KCEO1U/F5R6WYPI3KCEO1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/6WYP/I3KCEO1U/F5R6WYPI3KCEO1U.SMALL.jpg nckureghian This project takes an Arduino Uno and a variety of other components and turns them into a synth pad which can play a variety of different tones, record those tones and play them back and teach a user how to play new songs. Tools and Components 1. Soldering Iron2. Solder3. Wire Strippers4. Wire/ R...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 21:31:16 PST
LED Sneakers http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Sneakers/
LED Sneakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/VRGI/I3OFRBHJ/F9CVRGII3OFRBHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/VRGI/I3OFRBHJ/F9CVRGII3OFRBHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/VRGI/I3OFRBHJ/F9CVRGII3OFRBHJ.SMALL.jpg 39cld Hello, Instructables! I was assigned to do an Arduino project this semester, so this is what I came up with. Blinky shoes. Many of us have had pairs of these during our childhoods, but what about as adults? I, for one, have found light-up shoes to be incredibly difficult to find. Even worse, the pai...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 20:31:51 PST
Arduino/LED/MP3 http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduinoLEDMP3/
Arduino/LED/MP3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/KHUF/I3OFR8AH/FAWKHUFI3OFR8AH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/KHUF/I3OFR8AH/FAWKHUFI3OFR8AH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/KHUF/I3OFR8AH/FAWKHUFI3OFR8AH.SMALL.jpg cltillman This is a project that I did for a class that used an Arduino microcomputer and nearly whatever you could think of. This round I made a sort of MP3 player that worked with an infrared remote and an RGB LED to change the colors while you listen to the song. (disclaimer: initially it was going to go t...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 20:24:13 PST
LED Bangle using CD4049 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bangle-using-CD4049/
LED Bangle using CD4049 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/HE42/I3OFNQ5D/FP9HE42I3OFNQ5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/HE42/I3OFNQ5D/FP9HE42I3OFNQ5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/HE42/I3OFNQ5D/FP9HE42I3OFNQ5D.SMALL.jpg punkisnail Here's a small bangle with 6 LEDs which pulse in an interesting pattern. The circuit uses a single CD4049 hex inverter.List of items required:Red LEDs x 3Green LEDs x 3Cardboard tube x 1IC CD4049 x 1220 Ohm resistor x 11M Ohm resistors x 30.1uF capacitors x 3WireTools (soldering iron, solder wire, p...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:28:22 PST
Eye of the Ocean http://www.instructables.com/id/Eye-of-the-Ocean/
Eye of the Ocean - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/XCTV/I3KC39Y1/FOWXCTVI3KC39Y1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/XCTV/I3KC39Y1/FOWXCTVI3KC39Y1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/XCTV/I3KC39Y1/FOWXCTVI3KC39Y1.SMALL.jpg Wisecat This instructable will show you how to make the "Eye of the Ocean" decor piece, using Sketchup and a 3D printer (or printing service such as Shapeways or Sculpteo).This is designed to allow a light/LED to be installed in the middle, so this can be a lamp/glow toy too! The instructions for the elect...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 04:00:52 PST
Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-interactive-iPad-controlled-LED-Wall/
Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SMALL.jpg sheetmetalalchemist Show me the youtube video of the wall in action!Everyone wants to make giant LED displays to show their cool, geometric LED waves, or fuzzy pink Elvis art. However, in order to address a massive wall of LEDs, you have to figure out how to turn your fuzzy pink Elvis art into a string of zeros and one...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:49:46 PST
Tetrahedron LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetrahedron-LED-Light/
Tetrahedron LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/AJJ2/I3KBWYR3/FNQAJJ2I3KBWYR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/AJJ2/I3KBWYR3/FNQAJJ2I3KBWYR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/AJJ2/I3KBWYR3/FNQAJJ2I3KBWYR3.SMALL.jpg superqi7 I am always interested in the idea of "module". It provides freedom to create a unique piece of each user. This intractable will teach you how to make a pressure sensitive module tetrahedron light.The materials you need is as blow.Material:Wiressingle color LEDsAttiny 45 or Attiny 85Arduino boardPie...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:05:28 PST
Turn your Fingerprint Sensor into Biometric Toggle Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Biometric-LED/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 03:53:30 PST
Box o' light - pocket emergency or reading light http://www.instructables.com/id/Box-o-light-pocket-emergency-or-reading-light/
Box o' light - pocket emergency or reading light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/21IZ/I3H78ZTU/FHX21IZI3H78ZTU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/21IZ/I3H78ZTU/FHX21IZI3H78ZTU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/21IZ/I3H78ZTU/FHX21IZI3H78ZTU.SMALL.jpg CraigCalvert A simple LED light circuit contained in (what else) an altoids tin. The light is switched on when the tin is opened (pics 1,3) and off when the tin is closed (pic 2).This simple project was the result of my first foray into electronics, and is ideal for those with no experience who may be looking to...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:11:34 PST
ATtiny Flower Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny-Flower-Pot/
ATtiny Flower Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/PID2/I3KBPA85/F2OPID2I3KBPA85.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/PID2/I3KBPA85/F2OPID2I3KBPA85.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/PID2/I3KBPA85/F2OPID2I3KBPA85.SMALL.jpg peterfoxflick This flower pot has a build in sensor that detects when the dirt inside is dry and lets you know. This uses an ATtiny85 as the brain and copper tape as the sensor. It is powered by 2 AAA batteries. All of the electronic parts can be purchased at http://sfe.io/w90611. Parts Attiny85 4.7 uf Capacitor...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:06:05 PST
9 watt 1200 Lm LED BULB http://www.instructables.com/id/9-watt-1200-Lm-LED-BULB/
9 watt 1200 Lm LED BULB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/K08J/I3H77I69/FMWK08JI3H77I69.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/K08J/I3H77I69/FMWK08JI3H77I69.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/K08J/I3H77I69/FMWK08JI3H77I69.SMALL.jpg Samraat DIY LED bulb with led strips at home with minimal materials and low cost. Materials: 1. smd 3528 led strip white(2.55m)= Rs.150/-2. led strip adapter 12v 1A DC=Rs.50-80/-3. An empty deodorant can4. A dead cfl5. Epoxy glue=Rs.30/-6. Scissor7. Soldering kit8. Razor blade9. Enameled cooper wire of 2...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:00:32 PST
Wonderlamp - Cheshire Cat Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wonderlamp-Cheshire-Cat-Light/
Wonderlamp - Cheshire Cat Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/KPEI/I3KBU34U/F57KPEII3KBU34U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/KPEI/I3KBU34U/F57KPEII3KBU34U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/KPEI/I3KBU34U/F57KPEII3KBU34U.SMALL.jpg santiagoleila Wonderlamp ...most everyone is mad here, and I'm not all there myself...______This is a project developed for my MFA in Products of Design at the School of Visual Arts. I used a lot of the school facilities to build this that are not available to everyone, but I tried to add some ideas about alterna...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:35:13 PST
PatPet – An interactive pillow pet http://www.instructables.com/id/PatPet-An-interactive-pillow-pet/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:40:23 PST
Building a simple circuit with the Spark Core! http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-simple-circuit-with-the-Spark-Core/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:39:33 PST
Simple "LED Cube" lighting (not using microcontroller) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Cube-lighting-not-using-microcontroller/
Simple "LED Cube" lighting (not using microcontroller) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/C6PF/I3KBSM2A/FBZC6PFI3KBSM2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/C6PF/I3KBSM2A/FBZC6PFI3KBSM2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/C6PF/I3KBSM2A/FBZC6PFI3KBSM2A.SMALL.jpg kokpat Before start reading, I would like to say this "LED cube" did not controlled by microcontroller, it just a "LED cube"-like lighting...This LED cube using 27 LED which is self changing color, they all solder in parallel and the power supply is 9V battery with a AMS1117-5.0V 5V regulator.I did this qu...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:20:11 PST
Color Adaptation LED Brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Color-Theory-Brooch/
Color Adaptation LED Brooch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/IKWD/I3H74BJR/FKQIKWDI3H74BJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/IKWD/I3H74BJR/FKQIKWDI3H74BJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/IKWD/I3H74BJR/FKQIKWDI3H74BJR.SMALL.jpg push_reset This color changing wearable device will always be in harmony with the outfit it is pinned to. It uses the Adafruit color sensor, Neopixels and an Arduino Mini 05 to read the color of an garment and either turn the complementary color or display the missing two colors in the triadic color scheme. Do...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:54:01 PST
Color Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Clock/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 22:26:33 PST
VHDL game: LED - Button Push Game Instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/VHDL-game-LED-Button-Push-Game-Instructable/
VHDL game: LED - Button Push Game Instructable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/U2XL/I3H4TRJM/FVUU2XLI3H4TRJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/U2XL/I3H4TRJM/FVUU2XLI3H4TRJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/U2XL/I3H4TRJM/FVUU2XLI3H4TRJM.SMALL.jpg yellowspear Welcome! This is an instructable to create a simple VHDL game using LEDs and buttons that we called PushPace. Before we continue, here is the background and inspiration behind the game. Background If you grew up in the 90’s, we’re pretty sure you played with the classic Simon Electronic Game. In ...
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 10:10:57 PST
Cheap LED Flashlight to Headlamp Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-LED-Flashlight-to-Headlamp-Conversion/
Cheap LED Flashlight to Headlamp Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/P7VZ/I3GX4H3J/FUBP7VZI3GX4H3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/P7VZ/I3GX4H3J/FUBP7VZI3GX4H3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/P7VZ/I3GX4H3J/FUBP7VZI3GX4H3J.SMALL.jpg tmack0 This is a quick instructable on how to convert a cheap LED flashlight into a headlamp. The Flashlight being used is one you can commonly find in the checkout aisle of hardware stores or sold in bulk blister packs for cheap. They are quite cheap (both quality and cost wise), but this re-work of them ...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 23:21:03 PST
Umbrella LED desk lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Umbrella-LED-desk-lamp/
Umbrella LED desk lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/J65C/I3GX8JJQ/F9VJ65CI3GX8JJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/J65C/I3GX8JJQ/F9VJ65CI3GX8JJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/J65C/I3GX8JJQ/F9VJ65CI3GX8JJQ.SMALL.jpg shahrokhani Good day friends, in my second instructable, I am explaining about an umbrella desk lamp I have made for my desk, in this case again the parts are almost free and I have used the junks I had on my working desk the only part which may be cost money is LED strips and a switch the rest are junks any wa...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:44:02 PST
E-scrap LED Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/E-scrap-LED-Sign/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 10:07:34 PST
Various Display of Led Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Various-Display-of-Led-Lights/
Various Display of Led Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/90PU/I3DQH1M5/F8990PUI3DQH1M5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/90PU/I3DQH1M5/F8990PUI3DQH1M5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/90PU/I3DQH1M5/F8990PUI3DQH1M5.SMALL.jpg makermodule Objective:This time we will show you how to control 8 LEDs via Processing. Equipment Preparation Microduino Equipment Microduino-Core Microduino-USBTTLOther equipment USB cable *1 LEDs 330Ω resistor *1 Breadboard *1 Breadboard Jumper *1 Schematic Programhttps://github.com/Microduino/Microdu...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 01:34:14 PST
Rechargeable Bluetooth Pan and Tilt Laser Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-Bluetooth-Pan-and-Tilt-Laser-Controll/
Rechargeable Bluetooth Pan and Tilt Laser Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/5VE8/I3BHGERV/FGZ5VE8I3BHGERV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/5VE8/I3BHGERV/FGZ5VE8I3BHGERV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/5VE8/I3BHGERV/FGZ5VE8I3BHGERV.SMALL.jpg bneo99 I've always hoped to make a laser controller with servos since a few years back. So one day, I was buying my first two servo motors from Ebay and I thought why not I make my dream come true....... So, here is it, the Rechargeable Bluetooth Pan and Tilt Laser Controller !Summary of whole project:Thi...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 00:12:38 PST
Tilt activated LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flippies/
Tilt activated LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/4URJ/I3BHHKY8/F834URJI3BHHKY8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/4URJ/I3BHHKY8/F834URJI3BHHKY8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/4URJ/I3BHHKY8/F834URJI3BHHKY8.SMALL.jpg Constructed I made this because I was inspired by an article I read on tilt switches, I thought to myself "Why buy parts that you can just make yourself?" So I went out to the shop, found a scrap pen, some wire, a couple LEDS and heres the project that resulted...This Project is a box that is tilt activated. Ti...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 21:28:02 PST
Bluetooth Controlled RGB LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Controlled-RGB-LED-Lamp/
Bluetooth Controlled RGB LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/U1VL/I3DQBI4X/FJHU1VLI3DQBI4X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/U1VL/I3DQBI4X/FJHU1VLI3DQBI4X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/U1VL/I3DQBI4X/FJHU1VLI3DQBI4X.SMALL.jpg KalTol1994 In this Instructable I will demonstrate how to create a multicolored lamp controlled via Bluetooth using an Arduino, HC-05 Bluetooth module and Android device or Teraterm for computers with Bluetooth. The code for the lamp currently enables the user to choose off, yellow, red, green, blue, and the a...
By: KalTol1994

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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 19:08:07 PST