Instructables: exploring - technology - led http://www.instructables.com Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:59:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 Fancy Room Lighting Control Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Fancy-Room-Lighting-Control-Panel/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:27:08 PDT
8-bit wedding LED matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/8-bit-Wedding-Led-Matrix/
8-bit wedding LED matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/ZB57/ISCBF951/FVUZB57ISCBF951.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/ZB57/ISCBF951/FVUZB57ISCBF951.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/ZB57/ISCBF951/FVUZB57ISCBF951.SMALL.jpg tjaap A friend of mine got married last week. He and his girlfriend (now wife) are a really geeky couple. She is a game designer with a web comic on board games, he is a new media artist. They're both crazy creative. So when they announced they were getting married, I immediately thought I should try to b...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 10:16:59 PDT
OpenLabs 3D Printed Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/OpenLabs-3D-Printed-Lamp/
OpenLabs 3D Printed Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/BUXB/ISCB8W8O/F9KBUXBISCB8W8O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/BUXB/ISCB8W8O/F9KBUXBISCB8W8O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/BUXB/ISCB8W8O/F9KBUXBISCB8W8O.SMALL.jpg marianmoldovan This month at work we moved to some brand new office. Along with the new space we are also working in some new initiatives and most important, a Maker Space. So, new logo and no customized office (for now). We though of building a simple LED 3D printed lamp with the new OpenLabs logo. And that we di...
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 06:29:12 PDT
How to generate electricity from old DVD Drives http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Generate-Electricity-From-Old-DVD-Drives/
How to generate electricity from old DVD Drives - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/LNMZ/ISCBCQ90/FVDLNMZISCBCQ90.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/LNMZ/ISCBCQ90/FVDLNMZISCBCQ90.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/LNMZ/ISCBCQ90/FVDLNMZISCBCQ90.SMALL.jpg neodye This is a cool technique to learn to generate small current form DVD Drives. You can use this technique and show it your friends and teachers and impress them. Watch This Watch the full video here for full instructions of how to do it.
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:26:30 PDT
Wireless Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Night-Light/
Wireless Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/T651/ISCAUUXM/FM7T651ISCAUUXM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/T651/ISCAUUXM/FM7T651ISCAUUXM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/T651/ISCAUUXM/FM7T651ISCAUUXM.SMALL.jpg balsuryana In this Instructables i will show you how to make a unique useful item, That is Wireless Night Light. You can make this for easy! you can use any color of led you want.Features: PortableFit in pocketBrightCan use as joule thiefUse AA batteryEnergy savingAnd many more!OK LET'S MAKE IT!! You need F...
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 03:09:45 PDT
China Cabinet Lighting Upgrade With RGBW LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/China-Cabinet-Lighting-Upgrade-With-RGBW-LEDs/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 23:39:45 PDT
How to make a Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Joule-Thief-1/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 13:35:46 PDT
How to disable the annoying led of a Audio Technica AT2020USB+ http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Disable-the-Annoying-Led-of-a-Audio-Technic/
How to disable the annoying led of a Audio Technica AT2020USB+ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/9QPN/ISCAPAH9/FU29QPNISCAPAH9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/9QPN/ISCAPAH9/FU29QPNISCAPAH9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/9QPN/ISCAPAH9/FU29QPNISCAPAH9.SMALL.jpg blauesocke This instructable will show you how to disassemble the microphone Audio Technica AT2020USB+ to access the annoying blue led. Remove the tape to access the screws behind Remove the 3 screws to be able to pull of the top part of the microphone Beware: There is only a short cable inside, don'...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:04:40 PDT
LED Box Room Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Box-Room-Lamp/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 18:53:15 PDT
Illuminate - A Social Garment http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminate-a-Social-Garment/
Illuminate - A Social Garment - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/F7FH/ISCAE620/FT3F7FHISCAE620.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/F7FH/ISCAE620/FT3F7FHISCAE620.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/F7FH/ISCAE620/FT3F7FHISCAE620.SMALL.jpg YuchenZ In my fashion tech projects, I am always inspired by social interaction with a strong visual impact. Since my background was in visual design, I enjoy bringing a strong visual impact into the interaction designs of my garments. This garment highlights a physical interaction by illuminating the area...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 07:22:18 PDT
4Duino LDR Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/4Duino-LDR-Sensor/
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:50:15 PDT
eTextiles: Stretch circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Stretch-Circuit/
eTextiles: Stretch circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/9STG/ISAUPAV8/FSL9STGISAUPAV8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/9STG/ISAUPAV8/FSL9STGISAUPAV8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/9STG/ISAUPAV8/FSL9STGISAUPAV8.SMALL.jpg rachelfreire Making circuits on the body often means limiting where they can be placed. I have been experimenting with stretchy etextile techniques which can fit tightly to the body and bend and stretch allowing the wearer more freedom of movement. This technique shows you how to make a stretch etextile circuit ...
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:27:42 PDT
ULTRA THIN LIGHT BOXES http://www.instructables.com/id/ULTRA-THIN-LIGHT-BOXES/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:01:00 PDT
The Flower Power Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Flower-Power-Lamp/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:44:39 PDT
Twitter Mood Lamps with ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitter-Mood-Lamps-With-ESP8266/
Twitter Mood Lamps with ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/MQKB/IRXTNXOV/F9GMQKBIRXTNXOV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/MQKB/IRXTNXOV/F9GMQKBIRXTNXOV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/MQKB/IRXTNXOV/F9GMQKBIRXTNXOV.SMALL.jpg The Screwed Scientists One day I was browsing through Thingverse and came across these awesome looking lamps made by Markellov.I decided I wanted to make something out of them and settled on a Twitter Mood Lamp. The idea was to parse tweets and assert the general mood of the tweets which then gets translated to a color di...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:16:37 PDT
Universal sound reactive lights for drums / guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-Sound-Reactive-Lights-for-Drums-Guitar/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:15:58 PDT
VU Meter With LED Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/VU-Meter-With-LED-Strip/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:35:54 PDT
Skateboard Shelf With LED's! http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Shelf-With-LEDs/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 03:34:45 PDT
LED Bench Tester Using the Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bench-Tester-Using-the-Arduino-Nano/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 20:48:46 PDT
Color Changing Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Night-Light-1/
Color Changing Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/D4BM/IRXTI1DK/F4HD4BMIRXTI1DK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/D4BM/IRXTI1DK/F4HD4BMIRXTI1DK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/D4BM/IRXTI1DK/F4HD4BMIRXTI1DK.SMALL.jpg geocacher2 This project will help you create a night light that changes colors slowly.... smoothly drifting from one color to the next. The electronics will be built from a tiny arduino based circuit board. I selected a tiny digispark from digistump (or a clone is fine). You can glue any sort of seashell or co...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 19:49:55 PDT
Repair/ Reuse Dead LED Bulbs for USB Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Reuse-Dead-LED-Bulbs-for-USB-Power/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 08:24:37 PDT
Control an RGB LED Using Your Smart Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-an-RGB-LED-Using-Your-Smart-Phone/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 06:21:06 PDT
Learning to Program the Arduino - Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Learning-to-Program-the-Arduino-Part-1/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 05:22:54 PDT
Maliwan Mac G5 Case Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Maliwan-Mac-G5-Case-Mod/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:38:52 PDT
Using the Static I/O with the Analog Discovery 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-Static-IO-With-the-Analog-Discovery-2/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 12:37:04 PDT
Arduino and LabVIEW http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-and-LabVIEW-1/
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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 10:34:32 PDT
a Simple LED Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/a-Simple-LED-Circuit/
a Simple LED Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/G48J/IRXT0H5X/FL7G48JIRXT0H5X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/G48J/IRXT0H5X/FL7G48JIRXT0H5X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/G48J/IRXT0H5X/FL7G48JIRXT0H5X.SMALL.jpg muneeb4889 In this video you will learn how to make a simple led circuit
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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 03:04:12 PDT
Single line LED display Games http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Line-LED-Display-Games/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 23:02:08 PDT
4Duino LED Brightness Control http://www.instructables.com/id/4Duino-LED-Brightness-Control/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 19:20:39 PDT
RGB LED VUMeter Python Library http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-VUMeter-Python-Library/
RGB LED VUMeter Python Library - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/EIM0/IRXSZAYT/FC0EIM0IRXSZAYT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/EIM0/IRXSZAYT/FC0EIM0IRXSZAYT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/EIM0/IRXSZAYT/FC0EIM0IRXSZAYT.SMALL.jpg Nicolas Britos This is an adaptation from my previous instructable: Addressable RGB LED Arduino VUMeter GUIAfter doing it I realised I needed to make a library for the VUMeter to control it in a much better and easier way.In the following step is all the information. Download The library is on my github page he...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:51:31 PDT
Electro-Flare ...from X-COM: UFO Defense http://www.instructables.com/id/Electro-Flare-from-X-COM-UFO-Defense/
Electro-Flare ...from X-COM: UFO Defense - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/LN6R/IRXT8ZSN/FR0LN6RIRXT8ZSN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/LN6R/IRXT8ZSN/FR0LN6RIRXT8ZSN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/LN6R/IRXT8ZSN/FR0LN6RIRXT8ZSN.SMALL.jpg Troublemakers Before we start. An explanation of what this thing is, and why we built it, is in order. It starts back in the early 90’s… 1993 to be exact. A video game was released called… X-COM: Enemy Unknown. In 1994 the game was released in the North America as X-COM: UFO Defense.The by-line read "Extrem...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:18:14 PDT
Creator Ci40 LED Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Creator-Ci40-LED-Switch/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 06:23:40 PDT
Internet Connected Remembrall http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Connected-Remembrall/
Internet Connected Remembrall - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/SMB2/IRWRV1G4/FBCSMB2IRWRV1G4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/SMB2/IRWRV1G4/FBCSMB2IRWRV1G4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/SMB2/IRWRV1G4/FBCSMB2IRWRV1G4.SMALL.jpg allie.fauer Any die-hard Harry Potter fan will remember Neville Longbottom's Remembrall. This object is described as a small, glass ball that fills with red smoke when its owner has forgotten something. Unfortunately, the Remembrall doesn't inform the owner about what they have forgotten, rendering the item fai...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 19:53:25 PDT
Huge vacuum tube light fixture. http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-Vacuum-Tube-Light-Fixture/
Huge vacuum tube light fixture. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/BECC/IRXHMRXI/FN8BECCIRXHMRXI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/BECC/IRXHMRXI/FN8BECCIRXHMRXI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/BECC/IRXHMRXI/FN8BECCIRXHMRXI.SMALL.jpg j88k [IMPORTANT CREATOR'S NOTE] Many vacuum tubes contain toxic substances and gases (mercury, uranium, thoriated tungsten, etc.). You are well-advised to handle these valves with care, to ensure that they do not break, or react unsafely to the heat generated by the lighting. It is incumbent upon you t...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 05:58:39 PDT
Making simple joule thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Simple-Joule-Thief/
Making simple joule thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/KUBO/IRVIXLNY/FIKKUBOIRVIXLNY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/KUBO/IRVIXLNY/FIKKUBOIRVIXLNY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/KUBO/IRVIXLNY/FIKKUBOIRVIXLNY.SMALL.jpg Venkat Jayanth As we know that it is difficult to light up a led with AA 1.5 battery because it glows very dull or it may not work due to insufficient charge present in cell for lighting a led. I have tried a lot to make it glow and searched a lot for it. I finally got this wonderful joule thief which can glow up ...
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 22:24:11 PDT
Arduino : How To Make Sound Reactive LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-How-to-Make-Sound-Reactive-LED/
Arduino : How To Make Sound Reactive LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/PZ5V/IRV5WHOT/FQ6PZ5VIRV5WHOT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/PZ5V/IRV5WHOT/FQ6PZ5VIRV5WHOT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/PZ5V/IRV5WHOT/FQ6PZ5VIRV5WHOT.SMALL.jpg MertArduino This instructable is the written version of my "Arduino: How to make sound reactive LED" Youtube video that I've uploaded recently. I strongly recommend you to check it out.My YouTube Channel. Please Subscribe for Support- I will be showing you how to create a light reactive LED system.- In this cli...
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 15:56:57 PDT
LED Video Array (the Easy Way) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Video-Array-the-Easy-Way/
LED Video Array (the Easy Way) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/0EKR/IRTK66MX/F2L0EKRIRTK66MX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/0EKR/IRTK66MX/F2L0EKRIRTK66MX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/0EKR/IRTK66MX/F2L0EKRIRTK66MX.SMALL.jpg verdelj A few years ago I was browsing a project on a forum and came across Paul Stoffregen octows2811 library took a quick look and bookmark the page. A couple of months ago one of my friends who happens to be a DJ was commenting on buying an LED bar that cost an outrageous amount of money, so I said I can...
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Sat, 13 Aug 2016 13:53:32 PDT
Making a Simple Led Flasher With NE555 http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Simple-Led-Flasher-With-NE555/
Making a Simple Led Flasher With NE555 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/U9WI/IRW8LKBP/FT5U9WIIRW8LKBP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/U9WI/IRW8LKBP/FT5U9WIIRW8LKBP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/U9WI/IRW8LKBP/FT5U9WIIRW8LKBP.SMALL.jpg Abdur RaafiT Hello guys this is a video on creating a simple led flasher with NE555. everything described in the vid so sit back nd well.... enjoy
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Sat, 13 Aug 2016 10:58:13 PDT
Make a RGB CUBE with normal led's !!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-RGB-CUBE-With-Normal-Leds-/
Make a RGB CUBE with normal led's !!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/BIFY/IRVVMI4Q/FOKBIFYIRVVMI4Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/BIFY/IRVVMI4Q/FOKBIFYIRVVMI4Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/BIFY/IRVVMI4Q/FOKBIFYIRVVMI4Q.SMALL.jpg ArduinoTekk In this project i made a rgb cube out of 3 normal led's. Rgb stands for red, green and blue, so i used 1 led of each color. I also placed a paper cube above the led's so that you can see the rgb colors instead of just the 3 led's. To make different colors, you can adjust the brightness of each led, ...
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Sat, 13 Aug 2016 07:50:16 PDT
Superhero LED Wearables http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-LED-Wearables/
Superhero LED Wearables - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/1V93/IRSB18S5/FIL1V93IRSB18S5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/1V93/IRSB18S5/FIL1V93IRSB18S5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/1V93/IRSB18S5/FIL1V93IRSB18S5.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy Inspired by the wearables class from push_reset, I wanted to come up with a simple, engaging project on soft circuitry to hold at UMakers, a makerspace in Claremont, CA. I knew that the project should target any age group, from younger children to full-grown adults, and thought that classic comic bo...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 15:24:25 PDT
Light for Rc Airplane and Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-for-Rc-Airplane-and-Drone/
Light for Rc Airplane and Drone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/EDJ4/IRR8MA1S/FBPEDJ4IRR8MA1S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/EDJ4/IRR8MA1S/FBPEDJ4IRR8MA1S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/EDJ4/IRR8MA1S/FBPEDJ4IRR8MA1S.SMALL.jpg akshay4121 I am in need of lights on my rc quadcopter which can be switch off or on by 6ch or 7ch or 5th ch,,,,now i had a old servo converted it too led controller..follow circuit diagram and built it yourself..video link will be posted on comment boxxxx
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 22:30:10 PDT
A Powerful Rechargeable Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Powerful-Rechargeable-Flashlight/
A Powerful Rechargeable Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/8N4H/IRPPOAZF/FR48N4HIRPPOAZF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/8N4H/IRPPOAZF/FR48N4HIRPPOAZF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/8N4H/IRPPOAZF/FR48N4HIRPPOAZF.SMALL.jpg shahrokhani Hi co - intructable friends... in my previous instructable, I explained a cheap and powerful flashlight, but later I thought it was better to make one rechargeable and while I was keeping it and crossing a dark street I realized adding a red flashing light would help you to be recognized by passing ...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 06:36:01 PDT
YAWC - Yet Another Word Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/YAWC-Yet-Another-Word-Clock/
YAWC - Yet Another Word Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/R5XV/IRO1FNES/F4KR5XVIRO1FNES.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/R5XV/IRO1FNES/F4KR5XVIRO1FNES.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/R5XV/IRO1FNES/F4KR5XVIRO1FNES.SMALL.jpg IBH A word clock is a cool project and on the to do list of every electronics geek. Although building a word clock is now an old idea but I thought I should share my built as every new person who tries a project goes through a unique experience and make new mistakes , find new ways to tackle the problem...
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 04:55:50 PDT
The Atomium Nixie Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Atomium-Nixie-Clock/
The Atomium Nixie Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/KUWR/IRO1H68E/FLUKUWRIRO1H68E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/KUWR/IRO1H68E/FLUKUWRIRO1H68E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/KUWR/IRO1H68E/FLUKUWRIRO1H68E.SMALL.jpg Roddy Scott If you have ever been to Belgium and visited Brussels one of the attractions there is the Atomium.This was built for the Expo 1958 Brussels World Trade Fair and was designed by Andre Waterkeyn. Originally constructed in Aluminium it has since been renovated in 2005 and is now Stainless Steel. It sta...
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:33:40 PDT
LED Cork Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cork-Light/
LED Cork Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/7WJ3/IRO1FGO4/F5W7WJ3IRO1FGO4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/7WJ3/IRO1FGO4/F5W7WJ3IRO1FGO4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/7WJ3/IRO1FGO4/F5W7WJ3IRO1FGO4.SMALL.jpg licheness Here is a fun way to make some extra LED lighting that you can easily turn off by sliding the battery out when you don't need the light anymore! Materials and equipment pliers exacto knife drill and bit LED's Coin cell batterieswine bottle corks handsaw Cut cork to length and drill hole Usin...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 20:33:34 PDT
Earth Over Moon http://www.instructables.com/id/Earth-Over-Moon/
Earth Over Moon - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/7MA1/IRMKWXJ1/FYK7MA1IRMKWXJ1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/7MA1/IRMKWXJ1/FYK7MA1IRMKWXJ1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/7MA1/IRMKWXJ1/FYK7MA1IRMKWXJ1.SMALL.jpg jmateos Este es mi primer instructable, espero que les guste, he estado activo desde hace un tiempo pero solamente haciendo algunos que me han gustado, el día de hoy quise hacer uno y compartirlo con ustedes. Elegí una imagen que ha fascinado desde hace tiempo, y así es como decidí nombrar mi primer instruc...
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 20:44:01 PDT
IR Wand Automated Lumos Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Wand-Automated-Lumos-Light/
IR Wand Automated Lumos Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/M748/IRLQGNA5/FQLM748IRLQGNA5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/M748/IRLQGNA5/FQLM748IRLQGNA5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/M748/IRLQGNA5/FQLM748IRLQGNA5.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy Why walk over to the light switch when you can cast Lumos with the flick of a wand? This Lumos light houses an infrared (IR) sensor that powers the LED strip when the sensor picks up on waves emitted from an IR bulb inside a wand. This project was inspired by a desire to learn more about electronic ...
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 08:24:34 PDT
LCD Screen Back Light Replacement With LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/LCD-Screen-Back-Light-Replacement-With-LEDs/
LCD Screen Back Light Replacement With LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/XESM/IRKFQCBL/F4PXESMIRKFQCBL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/XESM/IRKFQCBL/F4PXESMIRKFQCBL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/XESM/IRKFQCBL/F4PXESMIRKFQCBL.SMALL.jpg mquez This is an Instructable about how I repaired the screen on my laptop. The steps here should be fairly generic for other laptop or even LCD monitors and TVs as far as the general idea in replacing the back light CCFL tube lamp. However, this is not a simple procedure as it requires dealing with delic...
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 12:33:13 PDT
Simple Analog Fade-in, Hold, Fade-out Circuit (used Here for Night Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Analog-Fade-in-Hold-Fade-out-Circuit-used-H/
Simple Analog Fade-in, Hold, Fade-out Circuit (used Here for Night Light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/4MZU/IRKFQS3M/FBW4MZUIRKFQS3M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/4MZU/IRKFQS3M/FBW4MZUIRKFQS3M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/4MZU/IRKFQS3M/FBW4MZUIRKFQS3M.SMALL.jpg mquez After suffering one too many stubbed toes when stepping out of bed at night I decided to install a night light in our room. However I wanted the light to turn on and off automatically and not be on throughout the night. Connecting the light to a motion sensor serves the purpose, but the motion detec...
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 12:22:32 PDT
LED Persistance of vision Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Persistance-of-Vision-Globe/
LED Persistance of vision Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4SFZ/IRHUOM6Z/F5C4SFZIRHUOM6Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4SFZ/IRHUOM6Z/F5C4SFZIRHUOM6Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4SFZ/IRHUOM6Z/F5C4SFZIRHUOM6Z.SMALL.jpg LukaK19 Hi! This is a project similar to the one already published, but upgraded. It consists of 64 LEDs and 90 columns, so the resolution is 5760 pixels. I also used the shift registers, but 8 of them, one for every 8 LEDs. To transfer power to the shaft I used slip ring from the alternator.The frequency i...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 20:25:24 PDT