Instructables: exploring - technology - led http://www.instructables.com Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:26:11 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY Robot Mold Making, Casting, and Arduino Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Robot-Mold-Making-Casting-and-Arduino-Remote-C/
DIY Robot Mold Making, Casting, and Arduino Remote Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/LBZH/I2XA8PMD/FDALBZHI2XA8PMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/LBZH/I2XA8PMD/FDALBZHI2XA8PMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/LBZH/I2XA8PMD/FDALBZHI2XA8PMD.SMALL.jpg ComposiMold Learn how to build your own unique robot with ComposiMold.Parts List:ComposiStone (2lbs), Hot glue, Spray adhesive, PureCast605, Elmer’s Glue, Used ComposiMold, ProtoCast85R, Water, Toy Robot, Silicone, Cardboard Box’s, Paint, Colored tissue Paper, Cups, Wires, Delight Paper Clay, Plastic bags/ tras...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:38:30 PST
Blinkerdoo! with SparkCore http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinkerdoo-with-SparkCore/
Blinkerdoo! with SparkCore - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/H0IT/I2XA8JFD/FK1H0ITI2XA8JFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/H0IT/I2XA8JFD/FK1H0ITI2XA8JFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/H0IT/I2XA8JFD/FK1H0ITI2XA8JFD.SMALL.jpg NextFab Welcome! In this Instructable we will be constructing a little project I like to call "The Blinkerdoo." The Blinkerdoo is a fun project that introduces the Spark Core microcontroller and Spark Core Internet Button and teaches beginner to intermediate Arduino syntax and coding skills. The Blinkerdoo ...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:34:33 PST
3 x 3 x 3 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/3-x-3-x-3-LED-Cube/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 04:44:04 PST
Musical Neopixels (WS2812B) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Neopixels-WS2812B/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:21:54 PST
Homemade LED solar lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-LED-solar-lamp/
Homemade LED solar lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/MFB3/I2VRA5CX/F2AMFB3I2VRA5CX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/MFB3/I2VRA5CX/F2AMFB3I2VRA5CX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/MFB3/I2VRA5CX/F2AMFB3I2VRA5CX.SMALL.jpg tm182 It's a LED lamp that use the sunlight to turn on, turn off and recharge a power supply (rechargable batteries Ni-Mh)Here is a little video on instagram with an 8LED Lamphttp://instagram.com/p/vRW9tCQbwW/?modal=trueAlso we're going to explain how to make your PCB circuits for this lamp.If you have an...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:33:32 PST
Making of the L3D Cube: Idea to Product in 4 Months http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-of-the-L3D-Cube-Idea-to-Product-in-Four-Mon/
Making of the L3D Cube: Idea to Product in 4 Months - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/1VDN/I2VLEEU7/F4X1VDNI2VLEEU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/1VDN/I2VLEEU7/F4X1VDNI2VLEEU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/1VDN/I2VLEEU7/F4X1VDNI2VLEEU7.SMALL.gif sfrayne Four months ago we were fucked.Oh, but that's putting the cart before the horse - which as we all know is a no no. First, a brief background: I'm part of a volumetric imaging company, Looking Glass. We invented volumetric printing the previous year as a way to seed the ground for our big dream of ...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:23:41 PST
Fluorescent Tonic Water Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Fluorescent-Tonic-Water-Lamp/
Fluorescent Tonic Water Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/A17X/I2UUUCCW/FURA17XI2UUUCCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/A17X/I2UUUCCW/FURA17XI2UUUCCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/A17X/I2UUUCCW/FURA17XI2UUUCCW.SMALL.jpg Will2MakesStuff This Instructable will show you how to make a lamp based on the fluorescent properties of quinine, the chemical which gives tonic water its bitter taste.Quinine is fluorescent which means it absorbs energy from light of one wavelength and then emits this energy as light of a longer wavelength. (In t...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:17:15 PST
Is Cold Air Coming into Your Home? http://www.instructables.com/id/Is-Cold-Air-Coming-into-Your-Home/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:00:30 PST
Large Scrolling LED display http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Scrolling-LED-display/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:31:27 PST
wave to on and wave to off lights http://www.instructables.com/id/wave-to-on-and-wave-to-off-lights/
wave to on and wave to off lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/UPS7/I2X6SCO9/F4CUPS7I2X6SCO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/UPS7/I2X6SCO9/F4CUPS7I2X6SCO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/UPS7/I2X6SCO9/F4CUPS7I2X6SCO9.SMALL.jpg khader sk this is a simple circuit which can be used to operate home appliances by waving hand over it or remotely
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:04:15 PST
Pocket LED Woods Lamp Magnifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-LED-Woods-Lamp-Magnifier/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:16:54 PST
Understanding the Laser Shooting Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Understanding-the-Laser-Shooting-Game/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:00:07 PST
Edge lit name tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-lit-name-tags/
Edge lit name tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/P7LX/I2UUTS18/FALP7LXI2UUTS18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/P7LX/I2UUTS18/FALP7LXI2UUTS18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/P7LX/I2UUTS18/FALP7LXI2UUTS18.SMALL.jpg tobychan Not a step-by-step instructable, but the pictures give you an idea of what can be acheived with small scale LED edge lighting. This example Edge lit by a single multicolour changing LED and powered by 3x 1.5v watch batteries. The Chloe tag was engraved using a dremel and the Toby tag was engraved us...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:44:44 PST
Cheap Arduino Controlled Light Sockets - Reverse Engineering RF http://www.instructables.com/id/5-RF-Controlled-Light-Sockets/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:42:11 PST
Projector, 100W LED, watercooling, fan + Misc rework http://www.instructables.com/id/Projector-100W-LED-watercooling-fan-Misc-rework/
Projector, 100W LED, watercooling, fan + Misc rework - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/W62G/I2Q1J2RE/FVUW62GI2Q1J2RE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/W62G/I2Q1J2RE/FVUW62GI2Q1J2RE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/W62G/I2Q1J2RE/FVUW62GI2Q1J2RE.SMALL.jpg Zilver First off, all the usual information, to keep it short, if you don't have the faintest clue about what you're dealing with (high voltage and the likes), stop and read up. If you still uncertain ask for help, if the trend continues and you're still baffled about how to proceed, repeat stop and read u...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:34:37 PST
Kid's Maker project: Light bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Maker-project-Light-bulb/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:05:59 PST
Easy IronMan Arc Reactor Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-IronMan-Arc-Reactor-Necklace/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:18:54 PST
Sparebots selfmade electronic waste DIY Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparebots-selfmade-electronic-waste-DIY-Project/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:40:47 PST
CuckooTankard: A new approach on beerable computing http://www.instructables.com/id/CuckooTankard-A-new-approach-on-beerable-computing/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:19:40 PST
Simple Arduino LED Color Sensor For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-LED-Color-Sensor-For-Beginners/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:49:02 PST
Home Made Led Light Night Lamp Less than 5$ USD http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Led-Light-Night-Lamp-Less-than-5-USD/
Home Made Led Light Night Lamp Less than 5$ USD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/G4VA/I2QU8X6J/FWWG4VAI2QU8X6J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/G4VA/I2QU8X6J/FWWG4VAI2QU8X6J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/G4VA/I2QU8X6J/FWWG4VAI2QU8X6J.SMALL.jpg webagencys Hi Please Check My YouTube Video for Clear Steps To How To Make Led Light Night Lamp Less than 5$ USDMy English Writing Was Not Too Good So i Created Video For it
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:00:28 PST
Touch switch for MSP430 launchpad http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-switch-for-MSP430-launchpad/
Touch switch for MSP430 launchpad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/GO2L/I2N6U0X5/FT5GO2LI2N6U0X5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/GO2L/I2N6U0X5/FT5GO2LI2N6U0X5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/GO2L/I2N6U0X5/FT5GO2LI2N6U0X5.SMALL.jpg vigneshraja Hello everyoneHere i share my project touch switch for msp430 launchpad. In this project i use the piezo electric sensor as a touch switch for msp430. This method touch switch can be used for any micro controller. and also in this project i create led array output. when the piezo electric sensor is ...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:05:00 PST
Junk Mail Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Junk-Mail-Hack/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:47:24 PST
l.e.d super nintendo mod http://www.instructables.com/id/led-super-nintendo-mod/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:33:41 PST
220v led driver circuit without using a tranformer http://www.instructables.com/id/220v-led-driver-circuit-without-using-a-tranformer/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:21:14 PST
A Charlieplexed Elf Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Charlieplexed-Elf-Hat/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:17:10 PST
Web Controlled Holiday House Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-Holiday-House-Lighting/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:59:47 PST
Arduino thumbstick controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-thumbstick-controller/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:56:22 PST
DIY Super Bright LED Laptop Keyboard Light (1W high Power) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Bright-LED-Laptop-Keyboard-Light-1W-high/
DIY Super Bright LED Laptop Keyboard Light (1W high Power) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/POQ8/I2KSIWMO/FECPOQ8I2KSIWMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/POQ8/I2KSIWMO/FECPOQ8I2KSIWMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/POQ8/I2KSIWMO/FECPOQ8I2KSIWMO.SMALL.jpg bhvm Eyes are Precious,Today we will Be Modifying a Cheap keyboard Light into the Ultimate,Brightest, High power Light to Protect them. As Some of you may Know, I have already Modified an Ebay/ Chinese Laptop Keyboard light with 7.62mm Superflux LEDs sometime Back. The guide for the same is here-http://w...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:20:50 PST
How to 'bling' up a boring staircase http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-bling-up-a-boring-staircase/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:14:50 PST
Animate Christmas Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Animate-Christmas-Lights/
Animate Christmas Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/EBRO/I2KSB4TL/FDZEBROI2KSB4TL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/EBRO/I2KSB4TL/FDZEBROI2KSB4TL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/EBRO/I2KSB4TL/FDZEBROI2KSB4TL.SMALL.jpg jiajia.chen.923 Hack simple store–bought holiday lights flash in fun rhythms! Parts Sparkfun protosnap basic breadboard several 1 kilo-ohms resistors several jump wires cheap LED holiday lightsTools a plierDirections Remove bottoms of christmas lights plug your Sparkfun or Arduino into your breadboard I...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 23:35:48 PST
Solar Polymorph Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Polymorph-Mushrooms/
Solar Polymorph Mushrooms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/0TQF/I2KS94IQ/F9F0TQFI2KS94IQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/0TQF/I2KS94IQ/F9F0TQFI2KS94IQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/0TQF/I2KS94IQ/F9F0TQFI2KS94IQ.SMALL.jpg Slime Eel My brother has always had a strange obsession with mushrooms (not eating them just looking at them) so I made this mushroom lamp thing. It is solar powered and made with polymorph plastic so you can always change the poses of the mushrooms later. It will charge during the day and turn on at night. ...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 16:23:55 PST
Make your own AMP! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-AMP/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:25:26 PST
Small color change Christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-color-changing-Christmas-tree/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:29:08 PST
LED project for RC dirtbike http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-project-for-RC-dirtbike/
LED project for RC dirtbike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/IIMX/I2TG0TPD/F6DIIMXI2TG0TPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/IIMX/I2TG0TPD/F6DIIMXI2TG0TPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/IIMX/I2TG0TPD/F6DIIMXI2TG0TPD.SMALL.jpg EricKlimaMusic Here I will be mounting 3 LED's onto this awesome RC dirt bike I bought off craigslist a while back. I will be using white for a headlight but I'll be adding some color to the chassis and exhaust pipe! Check it out... Headlight Here I decided to mount a white LED under the front dirt guard. This ...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 04:06:35 PST
Yet Another Garage Door Status Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Garage-Door-Status-Indicator/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 20:46:25 PST
Interactive LED Programmable Canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Programmable-Canvas/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:20:22 PST
Lights for Notebook http://www.instructables.com/id/Lights-for-Notebook/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:02:17 PST
3D printed LED casing http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-LED-casing/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 05:28:02 PST
Stack your Circuit Scribe modules http://www.instructables.com/id/Stack-your-Circuit-Scribe-modules/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:28:09 PST
Circuit Board Lamp 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Lamp-20/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:30:48 PST
Astable multivibrator (LED flasher) with Circuit Scribe http://www.instructables.com/id/Astable-microvibrator-LED-flasher-with-Circuit-Scr/
Astable multivibrator (LED flasher) with Circuit Scribe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/FMB1/I2I3VIBA/FTRFMB1I2I3VIBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/FMB1/I2I3VIBA/FTRFMB1I2I3VIBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/FMB1/I2I3VIBA/FTRFMB1I2I3VIBA.SMALL.jpg AaronH4 An astable multivibrator is an oscillating circuit between two resistor-capacitor circuits in which the on/off state of both RC circuits is not stable.That is, two circuits turn on and off with the use of transistors. In this circuit, we demonstrate the state of the circuits with two LEDs that blink...
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:10:38 PST
emergency power supply for mobile charging and lights http://www.instructables.com/id/emergency-power-supply-for-mobile-charging-and-lig/
emergency power supply for mobile charging and lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/V3SI/I2I4D6CQ/FWLV3SII2I4D6CQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/V3SI/I2I4D6CQ/FWLV3SII2I4D6CQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/V3SI/I2I4D6CQ/FWLV3SII2I4D6CQ.SMALL.jpg khader sk this video is about how to get power supply from phone lines, automobile battery, inverter battery,etc. during power outages
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:22:37 PST
Space Ghost Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Ghost-Glove/
Space Ghost Glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/8XIR/I2F239YX/FWD8XIRI2F239YX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/8XIR/I2F239YX/FWD8XIRI2F239YX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/8XIR/I2F239YX/FWD8XIRI2F239YX.SMALL.jpg TSTricky A Space Ghost Glove - this project was for me to practice button activated events but I thought others might like it. Ingredients You'll need the following:Arduino board (I used an Uno during prototyping but would probably go with a Lilypad, Micro, etc.) LED strips (Neopixel strips would be coo...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 00:40:17 PST
Glow in Style http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-Style/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:33:35 PST
LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cube-10/
LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/N6ND/I2D6SD2J/F44N6NDI2D6SD2J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/N6ND/I2D6SD2J/F44N6NDI2D6SD2J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/N6ND/I2D6SD2J/F44N6NDI2D6SD2J.SMALL.jpg 隼平崎 この作品は、LEDをプログラミング通りに光らせる作品です。電子工作の基礎となる「はんだ付け」と「プログラミング」を同時に習得できる作品である為、初心者にお勧めです。32 * 32 * 32 のLED Cubeの映像を見た際に、創作意欲が沸き、3 * 3 * 3 の小さいバージョンのLED Cubeを作成してみました。作り方はここを参考にしています。 使用する機器 ・基板加工機・はんだごて・チェッカー 使用する材料 基板・銅板(Sunhayato 35R 両面) ・LED×27(高輝度5mm赤色LED LEDの色は何でもOKです。)・51Ω抵抗×3(緑茶黒金) ・ビア×24(ハイブリ...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 23:49:54 PST
UV (black light) painting for everyone http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-black-light-painting-for-everyone/
UV (black light) painting for everyone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/QH0B/I2D6NEHR/F5LQH0BI2D6NEHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/QH0B/I2D6NEHR/F5LQH0BI2D6NEHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/QH0B/I2D6NEHR/F5LQH0BI2D6NEHR.SMALL.jpg fcfelix IMPORTANT: USE UV LIGHT CAREFULLY. BE AWARE OF THE DANGERS OF UV LIGHT WHEN EXPOSED TOO LONG TO IT. THIS INSTRUCTABLE AND THE AUTHOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE IT MIGHT CAUSE YOU.Since I was a child I was fascinated by fluorescence, phosphorescence and bioluminescence. Seing the movie Avatar ...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:41:07 PST
Spectrum Analyzer Speaker Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Spectrum-Analyzer-Speaker-Tower/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:41:47 PST
Hyduino - Automated Hydroponics with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Hyduino-Automated-Hydroponics-with-an-Arduino/
Hyduino - Automated Hydroponics with an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SMALL.jpg austinsimonson So, you may be wondering...WHAT IS HYDROPONICS?Basically, hydroponics is growing plants without the use of a traditional dirt medium by using a nutrient rich water solution. Those mediums used to "plant" in range from fiberglass to sand and from fired clay balls to nothing at all. Several branches o...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:42:52 PST
DIY LED Stick Figure Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Stick-Figure-Costume/
DIY LED Stick Figure Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IJV2/I2BRF7O5/FG0IJV2I2BRF7O5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IJV2/I2BRF7O5/FG0IJV2I2BRF7O5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IJV2/I2BRF7O5/FG0IJV2I2BRF7O5.SMALL.jpg siliconghost I'm going to show you how to build a simple LED stick figure costume. This project is super easy providing you have basic soldering skills. It was a huge hit in our neighborhood. I lost count of how many people said this was the best costume they had seen that night and how cool they thought it wa...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 21:04:24 PST