Instructables: exploring - technology - led http://www.instructables.com Mon, 25 May 2015 02:55:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 Dancing Traffic light http://www.instructables.com/id/Dancing-Traffic-light/
Dancing Traffic light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/ZGOL/IA2K9HNX/F7WZGOLIA2K9HNX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/ZGOL/IA2K9HNX/F7WZGOLIA2K9HNX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/ZGOL/IA2K9HNX/F7WZGOLIA2K9HNX.SMALL.jpg jegatheesan.soundarapandian A very interesting concept i see in the web to make pedestrians to wait in the signal its dancing traffic. Here i explore simple image processing code to out put the data to led matrix display.Did your own image Processing code with out any third party tool Materials required Materials required a...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 00:22:14 PDT
100w LED toshiba projector mod [WIP] http://www.instructables.com/id/100w-LED-toshiba-projector-mod-WIP/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 00:09:07 PDT
DIY Receiver Controlled Switch (Cheap and Easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/Receiver-Controlled-Switch-Cheap-and-Easy/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 13:31:08 PDT
LED-matrix on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-matrix-on-a-budget/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:50:24 PDT
★ LED RGB Hexagon Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/-LED-RGB-Hexagon-Lights/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 10:15:52 PDT
Dice ATTINY85 Charlieplexing http://www.instructables.com/id/Dice-ATTINY85-Charlieplexing/
Dice ATTINY85 Charlieplexing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/SX9Y/I9YC0L99/F7NSX9YI9YC0L99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/SX9Y/I9YC0L99/F7NSX9YI9YC0L99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/SX9Y/I9YC0L99/F7NSX9YI9YC0L99.SMALL.jpg Darduino (right dice was the first one)Tutorial for a DIY dice with Attiny85, Tilt sensor, Charlieplexing, Crystal resin.it's easy way to build your own little electronic dice for good price.French version on my blogInventory list Attiny 85 with socket Tilt sensor Led 39 ohms resistors Crystal resinglos...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 13:34:02 PDT
Soldering LED Strips to Make Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-LED-Strips-to-Make-Shapes/
Soldering LED Strips to Make Shapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/6WEJ/I9YBYWR6/F0I6WEJI9YBYWR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/6WEJ/I9YBYWR6/F0I6WEJI9YBYWR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/6WEJ/I9YBYWR6/F0I6WEJI9YBYWR6.SMALL.jpg kaitlyn1franz I wrote this instructable as a supplement to my instructions on making an LED Graduation Hat. I had never soldered LED strips before and it occured to me that more people who want to make the hat may have minimal or no soldering experience. Before I get started I have to say, I am by no means an exp...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:30:23 PDT
LED Graduation Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Graduation-Hat/
LED Graduation Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/2DOB/I9YBYOJ3/FSV2DOBI9YBYOJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/2DOB/I9YBYOJ3/FSV2DOBI9YBYOJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/2DOB/I9YBYOJ3/FSV2DOBI9YBYOJ3.SMALL.jpg kaitlyn1franz For all of those graduates or almost graduates who have either had or will have graduation soon, Congratulations!My roommate just graduated from the Washington State University College of Apparel Merchandising Design and Textiles, with a degree in fashion merchandising. As most families of graduates...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:29:20 PDT
The Egg Light - Wake-up Light connected to smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Egg-Light/
The Egg Light - Wake-up Light connected to smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/TVOQ/I9YRAR6G/FB7TVOQI9YRAR6G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/TVOQ/I9YRAR6G/FB7TVOQI9YRAR6G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/TVOQ/I9YRAR6G/FB7TVOQI9YRAR6G.SMALL.jpg RomainD2 First of all, I would like to be sorry for my beginner english, I will try to explain my project clearly as possible with my best "french" english!The first aim of this project was to create a light which simulate the sunrise.New functions has been added during the project in order to control the li...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 04:23:59 PDT
3D Printed Rocket Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Rocket-Night-Light/
3D Printed Rocket Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/AY2F/I9YBTTY8/F1WAY2FI9YBTTY8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/AY2F/I9YBTTY8/F1WAY2FI9YBTTY8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/AY2F/I9YBTTY8/F1WAY2FI9YBTTY8.SMALL.jpg emcnany This project is an introduction to 3D printing and using LEDs, resulting in a fun-looking night light that you can dim and switch on and off.---This Instructable was made as part of the CS graduate course "Tangible Interactive Computing" at the University of Maryland, College Park, taught by Profess...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 19:00:40 PDT
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hector-the-Hexapod-Cheapest-Hexapod-w-ArmArduino/
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd Hector is an Arduino controlled Hexapod with a robotic arm. Hectors parts include the Sparkfun/Dagu hexapod chassis, Me/Arm Phenoptix Arm, Adafruit 16-Channel Servo Driver Shield, and an Arduino. It's movements are controlled with a TV remote and IR receiver diode. Materials & Components 1. Ardu...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:49:06 PDT
Illuminated Rocker Switch Voltage Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Rocker-Switch-Voltage-Conversion/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 16:52:34 PDT
DIY Dog Water Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dog-Water-Alarm/
DIY Dog Water Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/GOJV/I9WTT2E2/FGUGOJVI9WTT2E2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/GOJV/I9WTT2E2/FGUGOJVI9WTT2E2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/GOJV/I9WTT2E2/FGUGOJVI9WTT2E2.SMALL.jpg Funguypro welcome this is a very simple project for beginners but also very fun for expert's. Parts You will need some simple parts1) Arduino2) Resistor3) Led or Buzzer4) A few wire's Build The Build Is Easy.Look through the pictures there is pretty much no explanation needed other than the two contacts...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 10:21:53 PDT
Raspberry Pi Spy Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Spy-Tank/
Raspberry Pi Spy Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen I got a first prize from PI/E day contest. (yaayyy. Thanks for all the awesome voters!!!)I would like to reward the first 10 people to contact me. I have 10 pieces of 3 month PRO membership codes to giveaway. Write a comment to this project or send me a message and tell me why you should get a free ...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 07:03:54 PDT
3x3x3 LED Cube Arduino-UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/3x3x3-LED-Cube-Arduino-UNO/
3x3x3 LED Cube Arduino-UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/W4Y3/I9WTWK7I/F62W4Y3I9WTWK7I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/W4Y3/I9WTWK7I/F62W4Y3I9WTWK7I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/W4Y3/I9WTWK7I/F62W4Y3I9WTWK7I.SMALL.jpg KapthuraJ Are you interest to make your own 3x3x3 LED Cube???Are you beginner doesn't matter You’re following the correct steps. It’s simple and easy.Let me show you how!!! What do you need 1x Arduino uno 27x LED’s (I use 3 colors, 9 of each color) 9x 220 Ohm Resistors 3x 22k Ohm...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 03:43:28 PDT
Color Mixing LED Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Mixing-LED-Bracelet/
Color Mixing LED Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/AT7R/I9UE872B/FWXAT7RI9UE872B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/AT7R/I9UE872B/FWXAT7RI9UE872B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/AT7R/I9UE872B/FWXAT7RI9UE872B.SMALL.jpg push_reset This project can be a good introduction to soft circuits and how to build a basic circuit. It uses conductive thread, CNC cut conductive fabric and resistive plastic, or Velostat. An RGB LED is sewn in to the bird design as it's eye and changes color when it is on and the three homemade pressure sen...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 12:37:17 PDT
DIY Home LED transit sign http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Home-LED-transit-sign/
DIY Home LED transit sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/NTFH/I9WTP1PO/FGTNTFHI9WTP1PO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/NTFH/I9WTP1PO/FGTNTFHI9WTP1PO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/NTFH/I9WTP1PO/FGTNTFHI9WTP1PO.SMALL.jpg MaXfell How's that for 'modern urban decor'?Things like real-time transit data on smartphones andeasier ways to pay might not seem like a big deal, but anything that removes 'friction' from the system will attract more marginal users, and increase usage from people who are already users. The goal is to make...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 11:07:31 PDT
Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Light-3/
Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/4ZYY/I9RL91N5/FX44ZYYI9RL91N5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/4ZYY/I9RL91N5/FX44ZYYI9RL91N5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/4ZYY/I9RL91N5/FX44ZYYI9RL91N5.SMALL.jpg tamseel Night Light using an old charger. Parts and Tools 1W LED. USB Charger Film Can Solder iron and wire Take out USB port Open the charger and cut wires which are going to USB port Connect LED Connect the LED with the help of solder to the wires which were going to the USB port. Cover it. c...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 08:53:00 PDT
Arduino LED Matrix Handheld Gaming Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Matrix-Handheld-Gaming-Console/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 02:40:44 PDT
Web Controlled LED Info Ticker http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-LED-Info-Ticker/
Web Controlled LED Info Ticker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/U7B0/I9UDLHG3/FQ6U7B0I9UDLHG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/U7B0/I9UDLHG3/FQ6U7B0I9UDLHG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/U7B0/I9UDLHG3/FQ6U7B0I9UDLHG3.SMALL.jpg adamwatters This project was a collaboration with my roommate, friend, and fellow hacker rishi2. Living in New York, we both use public transportation daily, so we thought it would be cool to have a ticker to display bus and subway times from the internet. This is the result. Wiring It Up - Overview and Sourc...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 23:15:51 PDT
Arduino and Dremel Powered Centrifuge http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-and-Dremel-Powered-Centrifuge/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 19:12:46 PDT
Controlling an RGB LED with the HC-06 Bluetooth Module using Android OS(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-an-RGB-LED-with-the-HC-06-Bluetooth-Mo/
Controlling an RGB LED with the HC-06 Bluetooth Module using Android OS(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/ARJY/I9RLHNGP/FIQARJYI9RLHNGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/ARJY/I9RLHNGP/FIQARJYI9RLHNGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/ARJY/I9RLHNGP/FIQARJYI9RLHNGP.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd This tutorial will explain the process of connecting an HC-06 Bluetooth Module to an Arduino and controlling the color of an RGB LED using the ArduDroid app on the Android Operating System. This setup will most likely also work with the HC-05 Bluetooth Modules. Materials & Components 1. Arduino/...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 15:42:27 PDT
Arduino Photoresistor LED on/off http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Photoresistor-LED-onoff/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 13:49:14 PDT
Easy LED Lamp Shade For Desktop Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LED-Lamp-Shade-For-Desktop-Monitor/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 16:34:00 PDT
Arduino RGB LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-RGB-LED-2/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 12:12:22 PDT
SmartMatrix - Dynamic LED Art Display http://www.instructables.com/id/SmartMatrix-Dynamic-LED-Art-Display/
SmartMatrix - Dynamic LED Art Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/FSAZ/I9Q9HZV1/F5MFSAZI9Q9HZV1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/FSAZ/I9Q9HZV1/F5MFSAZI9Q9HZV1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/FSAZ/I9Q9HZV1/F5MFSAZI9Q9HZV1.SMALL.jpg Pixelmatix Hi, I'm Louis, and I designed the hardware on the open source SmartMatrix product that's now on Kickstarter. This instructable shows how I built the first prototype for SmartMatrix that has all the functionality of the product on Kickstarter, but can be made from easily available parts. The produc...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 09:19:46 PDT
Arduino-Programmable LED Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Programmable-LED-Infinity-Mirror/
Arduino-Programmable LED Infinity Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/VA0A/I9Q9C7UI/FLCVA0AI9Q9C7UI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/VA0A/I9Q9C7UI/FLCVA0AI9Q9C7UI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/VA0A/I9Q9C7UI/FLCVA0AI9Q9C7UI.SMALL.jpg jjahn3 Are you tired of looking at room elements that appear to have finite depth?Maybe you should consider building your own Arduino-Programmable LED Infinity Mirror!This optical illusion is an eye-catcher and offers lots of room for customization and cool programming. Additionally, at the end plans are i...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 00:01:53 PDT
Simple Arduino LED Flag Flasher http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-LED-Flag-Flasher/
Simple Arduino LED Flag Flasher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/15S3/I9OSSPP3/F0G15S3I9OSSPP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/15S3/I9OSSPP3/F0G15S3I9OSSPP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/15S3/I9OSSPP3/F0G15S3I9OSSPP3.SMALL.jpg A Style Tech This is my first Arduino Project)i will show simple steps how to make led flag flesher!! Materials You will need:Arduino Breadboard3x 240ohm resistors1x Clear Red l.e.d1x Clear Blue l.e.d1x Clear Yellow l.e.dSome Jumper Cables Place Components On Breadboard The Code The Code is very Simple...
By: A Style Tech

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Fri, 15 May 2015 03:50:31 PDT
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-potentiometer-as-a-voltage-divider/
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SMALL.jpg bweaver6 Hello and WelcomeThis Instructable is going to be short and sweet. I would like to share with you the power of potentiometers. A simple component that can be used as a voltage divider. You may be saying to yourself, "Duh, everyone knows that!" Well, unfortunately, this simple concept escaped many of...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:46:42 PDT
LED Polarity Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Polarity-Checker/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:27:12 PDT
RGB 4x4x4 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-4x4x4-LED-Cube/
RGB 4x4x4 LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/G9EX/I9O1FJ0G/F2QG9EXI9O1FJ0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/G9EX/I9O1FJ0G/F2QG9EXI9O1FJ0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/G9EX/I9O1FJ0G/F2QG9EXI9O1FJ0G.SMALL.jpg TECHNITES Love comes in all colors, shapes and sizes. What if you can have all the colors, packed in a perfect cube?Well, at TECHNITES we love LEDs and here we tell you how to use a bunch of RGB LEDs to create the grooviest cube ever. Gather all that you need Well, the first humans were hunters and gather...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 11:21:54 PDT
How to get free eletronic samples http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-free-eletronic-samples/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 10:36:23 PDT
Intel Galileo Interactive LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Galileo-Interactive-LED-Matrix/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 04:40:51 PDT
DIY: Wired LEDs & RGB LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wired-LEDs-RGB-LEDs/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 01:05:30 PDT
User interface controlled lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/User-interface-controlled-lighting/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 21:00:11 PDT
Double LED Blink - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-LED-Blink-Arduino/
Double LED Blink - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/61IX/I9LZ7OKC/FGM61IXI9LZ7OKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/61IX/I9LZ7OKC/FGM61IXI9LZ7OKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/61IX/I9LZ7OKC/FGM61IXI9LZ7OKC.SMALL.jpg Simple-Circuits Hello everyone, in this project, i will be showing you how to make two LEDs light up in 1 second intervals. Components used in this Project:SainSmart UNO R3: http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00E5WJSHK?psc=1&...2 LEDs for each http://www.amazon.ca/SODIAL-Green-Yellow-White-Li...9v battery: ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 20:17:06 PDT
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands http://www.instructables.com/id/BeamBox-A-tower-that-glows-to-your-commands/
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel BeamBox - The partly 3D printed, part hand crafted rectangular tower that glows to your commands, either pre-determined, to music or by using specialised lighting software.The design is very similar to the VortoLight but with a different goal in mind. The goal of the BeamBox is to be easy and fun to...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 02:56:33 PDT
PING with two 7 segment LED displays. http://www.instructables.com/id/PING-with-two-7-segment-LED-displays/
PING with two 7 segment LED displays. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/QY13/I9GWBKXZ/FXHQY13I9GWBKXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/QY13/I9GWBKXZ/FXHQY13I9GWBKXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/QY13/I9GWBKXZ/FXHQY13I9GWBKXZ.SMALL.jpg MokshJadhav Hello Guys!moxigen here. I got two new 7 segment LED displays, and I was pretty much excited to use them. I decided to multiplex them and use them with parallax ping(HC-SR04). Materials required You would require the following:1. 2 x 7 Segment LED displays(common cathode)2. 1 x HC-SR04 distance s...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 21:38:55 PDT
Arduino DMX 512 Tester and Controller ENG http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-DMX-512-Tester-and-Controller-ENG/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 13:00:30 PDT
Solar Powered Flashlight (gardenlight casemod) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Flashlight-gardenlight-casemod/
Solar Powered Flashlight (gardenlight casemod) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/FTOQ/I9FH1657/FTBFTOQI9FH1657.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/FTOQ/I9FH1657/FTBFTOQI9FH1657.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/FTOQ/I9FH1657/FTBFTOQI9FH1657.SMALL.jpg quicksilv3rflash The concept of a solar powered flashlight seems very similar to the idea of putting a screen door on a submarine unless we add the qualifier that the flashlight is able to store energy. Then, the concept makes much more sense. Solar powered garden lights are available at my local dollar store (the U...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 00:57:57 PDT
INSANELY cool LED Light Under 3$ that runs for 10hrs http://www.instructables.com/id/INSANELY-cool-LED-Light-Under-3-that-runs-for-300h/
INSANELY cool LED Light Under 3$ that runs for 10hrs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/KIL4/I9GWCI0G/FV8KIL4I9GWCI0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/KIL4/I9GWCI0G/FV8KIL4I9GWCI0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/KIL4/I9GWCI0G/FV8KIL4I9GWCI0G.SMALL.jpg danorul9 This is an easy tutorial to build a LED Emergency Light using a 12V LED Lightstrip. This can be used as a night lamp. All the items can be purchased at a local electronic shop. It runs for about 10hrs+. The total cost of this build comes to about $3
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Sat, 9 May 2015 21:43:10 PDT
The Digital Feel http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Digital-Feel/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 09:36:58 PDT
Arduino Battery Voltage Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Battery-Voltage-Indicator/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 03:32:41 PDT
The Sneaky Light http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sneaky-Light/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:39:18 PDT
Simple Miniature Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Miniature-Joufe-Thief/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:27:35 PDT
Twinkling Art with Chibitronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Twinkling-Art-with-Chibitronics/
Twinkling Art with Chibitronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/42YD/I9CM253Q/F6142YDI9CM253Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/42YD/I9CM253Q/F6142YDI9CM253Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/42YD/I9CM253Q/F6142YDI9CM253Q.SMALL.jpg necoro In this Instructable, I use Chibitronic's Circuit Stickers peel-and-stick LEDs, touch sensor module, and "Twinkle" effects module with metal foil tape to give some found thrift-store art a charming (disturbing?) twinkle in the eye!This was created at the Tech Valley Center of Gravity using a Chibitr...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 20:34:40 PDT
How I added a Glove Box Light to my Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-added-a-Glove-Box-Light-to-my-Truck/
How I added a Glove Box Light to my Truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/7RGM/I9CM1EEY/FUN7RGMI9CM1EEY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/7RGM/I9CM1EEY/FUN7RGMI9CM1EEY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/7RGM/I9CM1EEY/FUN7RGMI9CM1EEY.SMALL.jpg TreyC1 Intro: This is my first Instructable. Forgive the lack of images at the beginning because I was not originally going to do this, but a classmate suggested that I start making these. This instructible will not be a one-fix, no-brainer solution for all; you will need some creativity if you want to dup...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 18:46:41 PDT
Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Light-2/
Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/VZYX/I9CLVXUT/FTKVZYXI9CLVXUT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/VZYX/I9CLVXUT/FTKVZYXI9CLVXUT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/VZYX/I9CLVXUT/FTKVZYXI9CLVXUT.SMALL.jpg Memade Make your own light that shine only in the dark. Components The components that you need. You also need a 9V battery, something to build the lamp off and some glue Plastic for the lamp I used "channel plastic" because it is so easy to build with. My piece is 15X20 cm. Cutting I cut my piece...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 13:08:30 PDT
64x16 RED LED Marquee http://www.instructables.com/id/64x16-RED-LED-Marquee/
64x16 RED LED Marquee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/50YF/I9CLVEWV/FJV50YFI9CLVEWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/50YF/I9CLVEWV/FJV50YFI9CLVEWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/50YF/I9CLVEWV/FJV50YFI9CLVEWV.SMALL.jpg Tustin High T-Tech The purpose of this small scale LED marquee is to display messages to our classroom in a more modern and centralized way. In the classroom, this construction would save white board space and is convenient because it can store a large amount of information. It is also fairly simple to program and has...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 10:13:32 PDT
LED UV Ship Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-UV-Ship-Bar/
LED UV Ship Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/V4KP/I9B6LCZ5/F2WV4KPI9B6LCZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/V4KP/I9B6LCZ5/F2WV4KPI9B6LCZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/V4KP/I9B6LCZ5/F2WV4KPI9B6LCZ5.SMALL.jpg Krolo In 2014 my friends and I were tasked with building a new bar for our camp. We decided to make it into the shape of a ship with LED sequenced hull, ws2812 edge lights, and interactive mermaid shot game. Cut and build the hulls We built the frame using press board due to budget and nice cabinet gra...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 00:15:17 PDT