Instructables: exploring - technology - led http://www.instructables.com Thu, 2 Apr 2015 01:20:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 Photodiode-LED Servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Photodiode-LED-Servo/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 12:35:12 PDT
Arduino Based RADAR system with TARGET Acknowledgement http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-RADAR-system-with-TARGET-Acknowledge/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:16:20 PDT
GoPiGo LED Blink http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPiGo-LED-Blink/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:53:58 PDT
Arduino: Security System http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Star-Ship-Console-Prototype/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:57:45 PDT
Interactive LED Beer Pong Table 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Beer-Pong-Table-20/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:46:30 PDT
32x32 RGB LED Plasma w/ STM32F4. http://www.instructables.com/id/32x32-RGB-LED-Plasma-w-STM32F4/
32x32 RGB LED Plasma w/ STM32F4. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/XQK1/I7W1UYTI/FZRXQK1I7W1UYTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/XQK1/I7W1UYTI/FZRXQK1I7W1UYTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/XQK1/I7W1UYTI/FZRXQK1I7W1UYTI.SMALL.jpg PhilipM4 There are already a few tutorials out there showing how to control a 32x32 RGB LED display.This project has some slight variations with the following features: Based on a STM32F401RE eval board Software BSP generated by STM32CubeMX (v1.4.0 used here, newer version might need changes in the source...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:15:05 PDT
Emergency Lighting System http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Lighting-System/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:29:13 PDT
LED Poster with ATtiny45 Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny45-LED-Poster/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:59:46 PDT
Arduino Laser Target http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Laser-Target/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 13:57:29 PDT
Arduino Tutorials (part two - 17 Tutorial Pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorials-part-two-17-Tutorial-Pack/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:38:20 PDT
Fiber Optic Panel Star Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Panel-Star-Ceiling/
Fiber Optic Panel Star Ceiling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/P3PF/I7SVQJ6U/FIDP3PFI7SVQJ6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/P3PF/I7SVQJ6U/FIDP3PFI7SVQJ6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/P3PF/I7SVQJ6U/FIDP3PFI7SVQJ6U.SMALL.jpg Aron Hoekstra For my wife & I, a dream of ours has always been to have a home theater to watch movies with our family. This past winter we've finally been able to make it a reality. We had our basement finished and in doing so, I planned a good sized room to be our home theater. In the planning phases, my wife fo...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:50:54 PDT
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Shotgun-Shell-Night-Light/
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SMALL.jpg simon.w.nordberg Build a really simple shotgun shell night light that turns on with a flip!WARNING!Do not try to do this with live ammunition! The shotgun shells used in this project were empty casings! Materials 1 paper shotgun shell1 transparent plastic shotgun shell1 tilt ball sensor/switch2 bright white LEDs...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:50:39 PDT
Ultimate Guide For Making a LED CUBE http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Guide-For-Making-a-LED-CUBE/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:18:12 PDT
Musical Visual Mania(Edited) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Visual-Mania/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:01:52 PDT
Super simple glowing egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-simple-glowing-egg/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:13:03 PDT
Make a 1000w equiv. LED flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-1000w-equiv-LED-flashlight/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:15:56 PDT
The glowing egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-only-one-color/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:49:12 PDT
Arduino 8x8 Dot Led Matrix Scrolling Text Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-8x8-Dot-Led-Matrix-Scrolling-Text-Calculat/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:53:56 PDT
Knight Rider animation with Arduino and TLC5940 http://www.instructables.com/id/Knight-Rider-animation-with-Arduino-and-TLC5940/
Knight Rider animation with Arduino and TLC5940 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/MRV0/I7KBEUIZ/F6IMRV0I7KBEUIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/MRV0/I7KBEUIZ/F6IMRV0I7KBEUIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/MRV0/I7KBEUIZ/F6IMRV0I7KBEUIZ.SMALL.jpg TheTwim In this tutorial I will show how to display a 'Knight Rider' animation on a LED bar using an Arduino board and a TLC5940 chip.For the software I will use the wonderful ALA library so you can play with different animations easily. Parts The TLC5940 chip is the core of the schema it allows to drive...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 23:51:41 PDT
Passcode program using Raspberry Pi and Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Passcode-program-using-Raspberry-Pi-and-Breadboard/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 23:44:33 PDT
Binary Calendar with Digital Clock and Lunar Phase in a LED Matrix 8x8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Binary-Calendar-with-Digital-Clock-and-Lunar-Phase/
Binary Calendar with Digital Clock and Lunar Phase in a LED Matrix 8x8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/J49R/I7LQLHR0/F48J49RI7LQLHR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/J49R/I7LQLHR0/F48J49RI7LQLHR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/J49R/I7LQLHR0/F48J49RI7LQLHR0.SMALL.jpg lagsilva Hello everybody !!Now I will show you this project more elaborate than my Binary Clock that you also can see here in Instructables.I had already released before a Portuguese version of this project to attend the Brazilian followers.This project was made to apply into a simple LED Matrix Display a lo...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:03:33 PDT
The Burn Wheel - Airwheel with Integrated Biometrics and Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Burn-Wheel-Airwheel-with-Integrated-Biometrics/
The Burn Wheel - Airwheel with Integrated Biometrics and Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/875U/I7MXIPY3/FMZ875UI7MXIPY3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/875U/I7MXIPY3/FMZ875UI7MXIPY3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/875U/I7MXIPY3/FMZ875UI7MXIPY3.SMALL.jpg jneong Follow me as I build biometric (fingerprint) security, integrated front and rear lighting, and more, into my new Airwheel Q3 self-balancing unicycle for a Burning Man 2015 conveyance! While this is an advanced skill level project, I tried to take copious amounts of photos and created notes all over ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:38:27 PDT
Updated: DIY toolbox solar: radio+ charger+ light for emergency! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-toolbox-solar-radio-charger-light-for-emergenc/
Updated: DIY toolbox solar: radio+ charger+ light for emergency! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FAN7/I7KB9HV4/FU6FAN7I7KB9HV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FAN7/I7KB9HV4/FU6FAN7I7KB9HV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FAN7/I7KB9HV4/FU6FAN7I7KB9HV4.SMALL.jpg chaparro78 Add 28 march 2015: I did my toolbox for emergencies, and use now that my city was buried in mud. As experience I can say that I served for charging phones and listen to radio.An old toolbox? an old pc speaker? an unused 12 volts battery?You can make a radio (with usb + sd card reader) + usb charger ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:32:11 PDT
Animated LED Crystal Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-LED-Crystal-Shadow-Box/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:39:20 PDT
Illuminated switch with 5mm LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-switch-with-5mm-LED/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:26:12 PDT
ARDUINO UNO - Commom Anode RGB LED 3-colour Blink Using Simple Code http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-UNO-Commom-Anode-RGB-LED-3-colour-Blink-Us/
ARDUINO UNO - Commom Anode RGB LED 3-colour Blink Using Simple Code - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/W6KV/I7L6PTXG/FCOW6KVI7L6PTXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/W6KV/I7L6PTXG/FCOW6KVI7L6PTXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/W6KV/I7L6PTXG/FCOW6KVI7L6PTXG.SMALL.jpg ashishalh While getting a 3-colour blink from a common cathode RGB LED is simple I found it a bit tedious to get the same result from a common anode one due to my very basic knowledge of the ARDUINO UNO programming. So I figured out a simple circuit using diodes which needs a simple code to run (actually its ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 07:32:47 PDT
Make light sleep using the former and LED bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-light-sleep-using-the-former-and-LED-bulb/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:30:11 PDT
Digital Clock RTC in LED Display of 4 Digits and 7 Segments http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Clock-with-RTC-using-LED-Display-of-4-Digi/
Digital Clock RTC in LED Display of 4 Digits and 7 Segments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/V4C2/I7IVU7TZ/FBOV4C2I7IVU7TZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/V4C2/I7IVU7TZ/FBOV4C2I7IVU7TZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/V4C2/I7IVU7TZ/FBOV4C2I7IVU7TZ.SMALL.jpg lagsilva Hello everybody !!This is a project of digital clock with RTC (Real Time Clock) using a LED display of 04 digits and 07 segments including features of temperature and humidity.To control the display I have used an Arduino Uno and 02 chips 74HC595 (8 bit shift register with output latches).There are ...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 17:23:07 PDT
Audio Junkbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Junkbot/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:47:12 PDT
Light-Up Book with LEDs and a Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Book-with-LEDs-and-a-Switch/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 11:23:55 PDT
Lego Police truck with real lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Police-truck-with-real-lights/
Lego Police truck with real lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/EB4D/I7KB2JYU/FP2EB4DI7KB2JYU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/EB4D/I7KB2JYU/FP2EB4DI7KB2JYU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/EB4D/I7KB2JYU/FP2EB4DI7KB2JYU.SMALL.jpg Dfg11333 Legos are fun, but they miss real lights. Fortunately for us, Lego holes have nice dimensions, which fit nicely with standard LED dimensions (3mm or 5mm).Here is a guide on how to light a Lego police truck for less than $5. Hardware setup You will need LEDs (very cheap), an old IDE ribbon cable, ...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 09:41:53 PDT
ARDUINO UNO - Commom Cathode RGB LED 3-colour Blink Using Simple Code http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-UNO-Commom-Cathode-RGB-LED-3-colour-Blink-/
ARDUINO UNO - Commom Cathode RGB LED 3-colour Blink Using Simple Code - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/PW83/I7KB2FGK/FVFPW83I7KB2FGK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/PW83/I7KB2FGK/FVFPW83I7KB2FGK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/PW83/I7KB2FGK/FVFPW83I7KB2FGK.SMALL.jpg ashishalh Here is a simple circuit with even simpler code to blink a common cathode RGB LED. All you need is basic information about Arduino UNO and understanding of simple Arduino Code such as 'Blink' example code in Arduino IDE. Components Needed You will need following components:1. Arduino UNO (or any ...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 06:53:08 PDT
Binary Clock in LED Matrix 8x8 including Lunar Phase http://www.instructables.com/id/Binary-Clock-with-LED-Matrix-8x8-including-moon-ph/
Binary Clock in LED Matrix 8x8 including Lunar Phase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/KIT0/I7IJ9PIM/FP5KIT0I7IJ9PIM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/KIT0/I7IJ9PIM/FP5KIT0I7IJ9PIM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/KIT0/I7IJ9PIM/FP5KIT0I7IJ9PIM.SMALL.jpg lagsilva This is a project of a binary clock in a LED Matrix 8x8 and including interesting features.The information of day, month, year, hour, minutes, number of the week of year are shown in a binary notation.Exceptions are the indication of week day and the moon phase. In this cases only one LED is used on...
By: lagsilva

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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 19:36:49 PDT
Calendario e Relogio Digital em Matriz de LED 8x8 incluindo fases da Lua http://www.instructables.com/id/Calendario-em-Matriz-de-LED-8x8/
Calendario e Relogio Digital em Matriz de LED 8x8 incluindo fases da Lua - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/GPZG/I7IVOVYG/FCXGPZGI7IVOVYG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/GPZG/I7IVOVYG/FCXGPZGI7IVOVYG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/GPZG/I7IVOVYG/FCXGPZGI7IVOVYG.SMALL.jpg lagsilva Alô, pessoal !!Fiz este projeto com o intuito de passar algumas dicas de programação e utilização do Arduino aos interessados.Como a maioria dos projetos aqui no Instructables está em Inglês, resolvi fazer este aqui em Português especialmente para nossos amigos do Brasil.Se houver boa repercussão e ...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 16:28:09 PDT
Arduino Rgb controller from Vb.net http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Rgb-controller-from-Vbnet/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 08:25:40 PDT
Rainbow Shuriken, the Disco Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Shuriken-the-Disco-Star/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:31:01 PDT
Arduino TV Chooser http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-TV-Chooser/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:31:17 PDT
Ambilight, 4-channels [Arduino Mega2560] http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-4-channels-Arduino-Mega2560/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:55:19 PDT
LED CUBE CODE GENERATOR 4x4x4 Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CUBE-CODE-4x4x4-Arduino/
LED CUBE CODE GENERATOR 4x4x4 Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/I6O6/I7D5XCGC/FWTI6O6I7D5XCGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/I6O6/I7D5XCGC/FWTI6O6I7D5XCGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/I6O6/I7D5XCGC/FWTI6O6I7D5XCGC.SMALL.jpg MariusG1 This is a tutorial on how to easier make patterns for your Arduino-controlled LED cube 4x4x4. I recognized the difficulty a lot of people have with programming the LED cube after building it, so I have made a program to make this an easy task. The program will work for those that used a Arduino to c...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:09:00 PDT
Ambient LED Floor Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambient-LED-Floor-Lighting/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 15:48:05 PDT
Starry Night Play Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Starry-Night-Play-Tent/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:55:51 PDT
ATtiny85 Toy Traffic Light http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-Traffic-light-toy/
ATtiny85 Toy Traffic Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/8FVA/I7XR6I0X/FHA8FVAI7XR6I0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/8FVA/I7XR6I0X/FHA8FVAI7XR6I0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/8FVA/I7XR6I0X/FHA8FVAI7XR6I0X.SMALL.jpg simon.w.nordberg This is a toy traffic light i made for a friends son! Using only a few parts and an ATtiny85! Materials Materials used:3 LED's (red, yellow and green).3 Resistors.3 AA batteries.1 3 AA battery holder.1 Switch.1 ATtiny85.1 8 pin dip socket.1 Small piece of bread board.1 Arduino Leonardo (doesn't h...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 20:04:13 PDT
LED Lamp With Sleep Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lamp-With-Sleep-Timer/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:06:20 PDT
The Boominator: 360° of 115dB music http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Boominator-360-of-115dB-music/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:45:23 PDT
CNC NeoPixel Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-NeoPixel-Jewelry/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 19:16:47 PDT
Easy Sonic Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Sonic-Screwdriver/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 12:08:03 PDT
Music party player. DiscoVeryMusic for friends! http://www.instructables.com/id/DiscoVeryMusic/
Music party player. DiscoVeryMusic for friends! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/NUO8/I78VSKUL/F80NUO8I78VSKUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/NUO8/I78VSKUL/F80NUO8I78VSKUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/NUO8/I78VSKUL/F80NUO8I78VSKUL.SMALL.jpg david.chieregato Have you ever thought about a smart music player which can tourn on the music when you get home, or that plays the music according to the playlists of the people in that room? Now you can!In this tutorial we will guide you throught a simple way to turn your friends phones (which support windows 8.1)...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 05:18:17 PDT
LED Bulb For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bulb-1/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 14:17:32 PDT
Joule Thief From 0.75V to 1.8V http://www.instructables.com/id/Joule-Thief-From-075V-to-18V/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 12:15:32 PDT
Make an Arduino voltmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Arduino-voltmeter/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:44:58 PDT