Instructables: exploring - technology - led http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:58:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Interactive Zipper with LEDS http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Patterns-on-a-pocket/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:47:19 PDT
Interactive LED Puzzle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Puzzle-Lamp/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:27:03 PDT
How to Make a Jar of Fireflies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Jar-of-Fireflies/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:13:31 PDT
Simple LED Meditation Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Meditation-Lamp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:38:03 PDT
LED fading with a 555 timer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-fading-with-a-555-timer/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:49:44 PDT
Computer aided plant care system http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-aided-plant-care-system/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:45:57 PDT
Touch Controlled LED Canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Controlled-LED-Canvas/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:18:34 PDT
Rechargeable LED Illuminated NightShoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-LED-Illuminated-NightShoe/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:49:19 PDT
Newton Cradle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Newton-Cradle-Lamp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:15:37 PDT
LED Strobe Lights for Towing Plowing Etc http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Strobe-Lights-for-Towing-Plowing-Etc/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:22:47 PDT
Regular Staff/ Magic staff http://www.instructables.com/id/Regular-Staff-Magic-staff/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:44:11 PDT
Glowing Steampunk Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Steampunk-Flash-Drive/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:02:51 PDT
Controlling LED with Android phone via BLE (Bluetooth 4.0), MangoCube App and Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-LED-with-Android-phone-via-BLE-Bluetoo/
Controlling LED with Android phone via BLE (Bluetooth 4.0), MangoCube App and Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/S03D/I1ETSJC0/F1PS03DI1ETSJC0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/S03D/I1ETSJC0/F1PS03DI1ETSJC0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/S03D/I1ETSJC0/F1PS03DI1ETSJC0.SMALL.jpg MegavizonLtd This Instructable shows how to send data from Android device to control LED on Arduino UNO.You will need at least of the following components;1. Arduino UNO or compatible board.2. MangoCube BLE Board ( https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/530456128/man... )3. BLE(Bluetooth 4) enabled Android phone/t...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:31:47 PDT
Light your scarf up with LED fairy wire! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-your-scarf-up-with-LED-fairy-wire/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:29:27 PDT
Open Fly Detection System http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Fly-Detection-System/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:51:46 PDT
3D Printed Microcontroller Dice Roller http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Microcontroller-Dice-Roller/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:37:54 PDT
Glasses with Headlights and a dual Party mode http://www.instructables.com/id/Glasses-with-Headlights-and-dual-Party-mode/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:44:44 PDT
Homemade 60$ Interactive Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-60-Interactive-Board/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:20:32 PDT
Kickstarter Backer Alert with Stats Scroller, using Arduino Yun http://www.instructables.com/id/Kickstarter-Backer-Alert-with-Stats-Scroller-using/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 03:45:22 PDT
CCFL monitor to LED!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/CCFL-monitor-to-LED/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:08:49 PDT
BluetoothBox for Stereo Headphones and Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/BluetoothBox-for-Stereo-Headphones-and-Speakers/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 19:30:50 PDT
DMX LED Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/DMX-LED-Strips/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:24:29 PDT
Remote controlled Colorful LED lights for Aquarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-Colorful-LED-lights-for-Aquarium/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:31:04 PDT
Arduino RGB LED Strip Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-RGB-LED-Strip-Controller/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:22:32 PDT
Simple and Easy LED Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Easy-LED-Tester/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 12:02:19 PDT
Get started with the Bend Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Bend-Sensor/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:43:55 PDT
The Handy Light. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Handy-Light/
The Handy Light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/VYVN/I12KDESP/F1ZVYVNI12KDESP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/VYVN/I12KDESP/F1ZVYVNI12KDESP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/VYVN/I12KDESP/F1ZVYVNI12KDESP.SMALL.jpg Faizshaikh Hi guys , In this instructable i will be making a handy led flash light that you can never drop ;).I will try to make everything as easy as possible , using minimum resources. most of the items are salvaged and recycled. Gathering Materials, tools and patience. The part list is pretty simple. y...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:44:52 PDT
Electric (LED) Marshmallow http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-LED-Marshmallow/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 20:07:51 PDT
Mini BillBoard http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-BillBoard/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 08:35:28 PDT
DIY - Analog Projection Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Analog-Projection-Clock-1/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 06:16:17 PDT
Altoid's Smalls Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Smalls-Altoid-Flashlight/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 02:45:47 PDT
Automatic/manual drip irrigation http://www.instructables.com/id/drip-irrigation-2/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 18:18:01 PDT
Solar Science Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Science-Station/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:17:03 PDT
Electrical Relay Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrical-Relay-Fun/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 23:13:42 PDT
Lighten up your picture frames (LEDs) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighten-up-your-picture-frames-LEDs/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 12:09:08 PDT
SteamPunk Lego LED Octopus http://www.instructables.com/id/SteamPunk-Lego-LED-Octopus/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:19:52 PDT
Button LED Input/Output Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Button-LED-IO-Circuit/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 05:04:55 PDT
Controlling LEDs over USB with VUSB http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-LEDs-over-USB-with-VUSB/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 14:59:11 PDT
Top secret: Control a hidden usb port with a magnet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-secret-Control-a-hidden-usb-port-with-a-magnet/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 07:42:39 PDT
LED bookmarker +table lamp (with brightness control) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-bookmarker/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 09:45:06 PDT
Building a Simple Projection Mapped Display with Pixel Mapped LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Simple-Projection-Mapped-Display-with-P/
Building a Simple Projection Mapped Display with Pixel Mapped LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/Z26B/I0R0WHNY/FVWZ26BI0R0WHNY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/Z26B/I0R0WHNY/FVWZ26BI0R0WHNY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/Z26B/I0R0WHNY/FVWZ26BI0R0WHNY.SMALL.jpg joejoetheclown As a circuit board designer who deals mostly with LED control systems, I have accumulated quite a stash of LED strip, bars, pucks, and other companies controllers that we have purchased for clients, gigs, or evaluations. Every now and then I like to crack open a box of this stuff and put it to use ...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 10:01:27 PDT
Light Painters Palette 2.0 - A complete guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painters-Palette-20-A-complete-guide/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:48:53 PDT
LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lighting-2/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 08:18:22 PDT
Arduino Ping Colleague Proximity http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ping-Colleague-Proximity/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 06:57:53 PDT
3D Printed Mini Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Mini-Nightlight/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:19:46 PDT
Rechargable Flashlight PowerBank http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargable-Flashlight-PowerBank/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:28:51 PDT
LED LAMPS OUT OF OLD LAMPS http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-LAMPS-OUT-OF-OLD-LAMPS/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:45:10 PDT
LED Pin or Barrette http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pin-or-Barrette/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:40:12 PDT
Light-Up Cuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Cuff/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:37:05 PDT
The Magnetic Altoids LED Flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Magnetic-Altoids-LED-Flashlight/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:31:24 PDT