Instructables: exploring - technology - leds http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:42:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Illuminated LED Box Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-LED-Box-Fan/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:52:11 PDT
LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cube-9/
LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7QWR/HTFYDCGF/F7F7QWRHTFYDCGF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7QWR/HTFYDCGF/F7F7QWRHTFYDCGF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7QWR/HTFYDCGF/F7F7QWRHTFYDCGF.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino Theses LED cubes are actually easier to make than you might think. If you take it one step at a time this project is not that difficult. That being said I did not right the adruino code for this. There are many codes out there to make the lights light up differently. This cube is a 4x4x4 which mea...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:04:21 PDT
Max and Phidgets Disco LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Max-and-Phidgets-Disco-LEDs/
Max and Phidgets Disco LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/ZHFQ/HT5CUR8M/FOPZHFQHT5CUR8M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/ZHFQ/HT5CUR8M/FOPZHFQHT5CUR8M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/ZHFQ/HT5CUR8M/FOPZHFQHT5CUR8M.SMALL.gif phidgetsinc This project will introduce you to how Max works with Phidgets Interfaces. This tutorial will give you the basics so you can develop more complex projects on your own. The possibilities are countless. Materials - Phidget Interfacekit 8/8/8 (like the 1018_2) - Phidgets Rotation Sensor (like the 1116...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:30:10 PDT
LED light beat to music http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-light-beat-to-music/
LED light beat to music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/DZEH/HSXOCUII/FPLDZEHHSXOCUII.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/DZEH/HSXOCUII/FPLDZEHHSXOCUII.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/DZEH/HSXOCUII/FPLDZEHHSXOCUII.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino This project is taking a tip 31 transistor and hooking it up to a led light so that when plugged in will light up to the music that is playing. You'll need a audio spitter that you plug the light in one of the female ports and you audio source into the other female audio port. Then the male audio po...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:44:19 PDT
Make a Glowing Rock Lamp! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Glowing-Rock-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/LAJV/HSKV1I23/FLPLAJVHSKV1I23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/LAJV/HSKV1I23/FLPLAJVHSKV1I23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/LAJV/HSKV1I23/FLPLAJVHSKV1I23.SMALL.jpg mist8k A simple way to make a rock lamp that glows like embers Using Himalayan salt rocks and a strip of L.E.D's.
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:20:35 PDT
RGBeatz http://www.instructables.com/id/RGBeatz/
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 17:08:26 PST
LED Floaties (in water!) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Water-Floaties/
LED Floaties (in water!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/O63Z/HS0D963G/FMNO63ZHS0D963G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/O63Z/HS0D963G/FMNO63ZHS0D963G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/O63Z/HS0D963G/FMNO63ZHS0D963G.SMALL.jpg liza.stark Originally conceived of and deployed by the Graffiti Research Lab, LED Throwies are a cheap, quick way to create glowing orbs of goodness that stick to any ferro-magnetic surface. Since the parts are inexpensive and the concept is easily grasped, this is a great first electronics project or a fun ...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:19:12 PST
RGB Sound Box http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Sound-Box/
RGB Sound Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/91D5/HRTWL2X2/FDL91D5HRTWL2X2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/91D5/HRTWL2X2/FDL91D5HRTWL2X2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/91D5/HRTWL2X2/FDL91D5HRTWL2X2.SMALL.jpg jcantalupo My six year old son is very interested in electronics and especially light bulbs of any kind. This project started when we hooked up an RGB LED to three different buttons - one for each color. From there, it expanded a bit, and became a good way for us to explore a few aspects of simp...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 10:09:01 PST
LED infinity mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-infinity-mirror-1/
LED infinity mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/1IRR/HRTKJALH/F1M1IRRHRTKJALH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/1IRR/HRTKJALH/F1M1IRRHRTKJALH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/1IRR/HRTKJALH/F1M1IRRHRTKJALH.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino Theses infinity mirrors are pretty cool and easy to make. The concept of it that you have a regular mirror, with led lights in between the regular mirror and a two mirror. The two way mirror is a more expensive and you want it to be the same size as the regular mirror. I used 12 volt interter to p...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:56:49 PST
Tower Led http://www.instructables.com/id/Tower-Led/
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 02:08:48 PST
Make a Massive 4096 LED Display for Retro Pixel Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Massive-4096-LED-Display-for-Retro-Pixel-Ar/
Make a Massive 4096 LED Display for Retro Pixel Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/IG6G/HRPT26G7/F33IG6GHRPT26G7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/IG6G/HRPT26G7/F33IG6GHRPT26G7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/IG6G/HRPT26G7/F33IG6GHRPT26G7.SMALL.jpg alinke There are a couple ways you can go on this project, build everything from scratch or leverage a kit version. I'll cover both methods in this Instructable. Getting the Materials Materials 4 sets of 32x32 RGB LED Matrix panels (Dimensions 7.5" x 7.5") IOIO board or custom PIXEL IOIO bo...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 19:34:56 PST
How to make Valentine Magnetic Hearts http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Valentine-Magnetic-Hearts/
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 10:50:27 PST
Ultimate DJ Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-DJ-Setup/
Ultimate DJ Setup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/W55U/HR3EQFUW/F0WW55UHR3EQFUW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/W55U/HR3EQFUW/F0WW55UHR3EQFUW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/W55U/HR3EQFUW/F0WW55UHR3EQFUW.SMALL.jpg jelimoore Have you wanted to be a DJ? Here's a great way to get started with some improv DJ tricks that look like the cool stuff. Parts... You will need:A computer, preferably OSX with some tunesA handful of LEDsA breadboardAn ArduinoLots of wireA microphone, preferably USB, but if you have 2 mic ins, then...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 14:39:05 PST
Hack your LED Strip with a Motion Sensor and Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-your-LED-Strip-with-a-Motion-Sensor-and-Timer/
Hack your LED Strip with a Motion Sensor and Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/LQXY/HR8VDC2A/FKNLQXYHR8VDC2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/LQXY/HR8VDC2A/FKNLQXYHR8VDC2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/LQXY/HR8VDC2A/FKNLQXYHR8VDC2A.SMALL.jpg bradk3 I find that the measure of a good Instructable is the ideas that it inspires, which is why I enjoyed Liam.great98's Instructable titled "Give Your Bed Underglow!" I never would have thought of adding an LED strip to the bottom of a bed otherwise, and I immediately wanted to do this for my kids. ...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 18:29:24 PST
Lego Lights! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Lights/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 19:46:20 PST
Do you need a byte? http://www.instructables.com/id/Do-you-need-a-byte/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:55:44 PST
Motion Activated LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-LEDs/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:17:07 PST
control leds with a potentiometer http://www.instructables.com/id/control-leds-with-a-potentiometer/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 18:14:54 PST
Arduino Simon Say http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Simon-Say/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 09:30:00 PST
LED Array of Fun! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Array-of-Fun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/FRIT/HQMN486Y/FQ0FRITHQMN486Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/FRIT/HQMN486Y/FQ0FRITHQMN486Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/FRIT/HQMN486Y/FQ0FRITHQMN486Y.SMALL.jpg AustinCrane This breadboard simulation is simple and easy to code. All of the code is open to view on the 123D Circuits app page and can also run the simulation through the simulator option. This projects could also be used to manipulate christmas lights and tweaked to the users preference. visit http://123d.ci...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 21:05:45 PST
8x8x8 LED Cube with Arduino Mega (+Sound +PS controller +Game) http://www.instructables.com/id/Programm-Arduino-Mega-setup/
8x8x8 LED Cube with Arduino Mega (+Sound +PS controller +Game) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/X4BY/HRBE3YX7/FQNX4BYHRBE3YX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/X4BY/HRBE3YX7/FQNX4BYHRBE3YX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/X4BY/HRBE3YX7/FQNX4BYHRBE3YX7.SMALL.jpg Anred Zynch This is a instructable which is based on the Cube by Chr, ( http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Cube-8x8x8/ ) by SuperTech-IT, ( http://www.instructables.com/id/CHRs-8X8X8-LED-Cu... ) and by das-labor.org, ( http://www.das-labor.org/wiki/Borg3d_Bauanleitung... ) but i think its better and ...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 09:37:59 PST
Learn How Electricity Works (no programming) http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-How-Electricity-Works-no-programming/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/PPRO/HQEA2Y7Z/FBRPPROHQEA2Y7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/PPRO/HQEA2Y7Z/FBRPPROHQEA2Y7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/PPRO/HQEA2Y7Z/FBRPPROHQEA2Y7Z.SMALL.jpg AustinCrane In order to get acquainted with electricity we will look at how to connect some simple components. The 123D circuits app makes it easy to explore how to make simple circuits and experiment with electricity. _______________________________________________________________ 1. LEDS - LEDs are very simp...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 18:27:30 PST
Cheap 16F84 POV Message - AirText http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-16F84-POV-Message-AirText/
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 17:45:44 PST
Resin LED Napkin Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Resin-LED-Napkin-Holder/
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 22:16:01 PST
Trichromatic Spectra http://www.instructables.com/id/Trichromatic-Spectra/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/LS3A/HQ54NP1X/FWELS3AHQ54NP1X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/LS3A/HQ54NP1X/FWELS3AHQ54NP1X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/LS3A/HQ54NP1X/FWELS3AHQ54NP1X.SMALL.jpg tlinder This project is a modular art installation which utilizes Inflatables, LED lights and computer animation via Arduino. The end result is a kinetic, experiential light installation which is meant to be as meditative as it is to be fun. The Inflatables, light fixtures and electronics were all hand made...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 09:11:21 PST
Woooshing leds - Rotated animation by arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Woooshing-leds-Rotated-animation-by-arduino/
Woooshing leds - Rotated animation by arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/KE71/HQ6RROEO/FGBKE71HQ6RROEO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/KE71/HQ6RROEO/FGBKE71HQ6RROEO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/KE71/HQ6RROEO/FGBKE71HQ6RROEO.SMALL.jpg yonskiboy   This project allows you draw in the air letters, symbols or other shapes - as you like. Controlled by the Arduino, the 7 simple leds blinking on and off - creating the illusion of floating text in the air. This combination of simple components with a u...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 15:09:16 PST
Portable Infinite Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Infinite-Mirror/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 12:56:33 PST
Flashing LED ball with saline water http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-LED-ball-with-saline-water/
Flashing LED ball with saline water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/DJRO/HPZMRMDM/FBADJROHPZMRMDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/DJRO/HPZMRMDM/FBADJROHPZMRMDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/DJRO/HPZMRMDM/FBADJROHPZMRMDM.SMALL.jpg Noise Maker The LED Ball is a fun project based on the electrical property of saline water. First put the cathode of the LED into a cup with salty water, connect the anode to the positive pole of a battery and also connect a wire to the negative pole of the battery. If you put the loose end of the wire into ...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 14:51:37 PST
Band Analyzer Bass Channel WIP - Falling by GodsRobots http://www.instructables.com/id/Band-Analyzer-Bass-Channel-WIP-Falling-by-GodsRobo/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/SQZV/HPJOIW3O/FKNSQZVHPJOIW3O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/SQZV/HPJOIW3O/FKNSQZVHPJOIW3O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/SQZV/HPJOIW3O/FKNSQZVHPJOIW3O.SMALL.jpg jensenr30 This is just a demo of my band analyzer in the works. hope you enjoy it!
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 09:47:16 PST
Adjustable constant current source 4mA to 3A http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-constant-current-source-4mA-to-3A/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 11:13:48 PST
Interfacing a Wind Sensor to LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Interfacing-a-Wind-Sensor-to-LEDs/
Interfacing a Wind Sensor to LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/H42K/HP8PLSUQ/FE5H42KHP8PLSUQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/H42K/HP8PLSUQ/FE5H42KHP8PLSUQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/H42K/HP8PLSUQ/FE5H42KHP8PLSUQ.SMALL.jpg jennasykes Goals: Using Arduino, interface a wind/breath sensor to LEDs. Via Arduino, you can program the LEDs to respond to different levels of wind from the sensor, control the brightness of individual LEDs, and program a unique overall pattern of response from the LEDs which can be tailored to individual e...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 23:16:01 PST
Analog LED Color Organ http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-LED-Color-Organ/
Analog LED Color Organ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/PB5P/HP7X5LC5/F0KPB5PHP7X5LC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/PB5P/HP7X5LC5/F0KPB5PHP7X5LC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/PB5P/HP7X5LC5/F0KPB5PHP7X5LC5.SMALL.jpg saminecca This Analog LED color organ is taken from this wonderful Instructable and was put together for Analog Electronics at CCA. My instructable will be based on my building of the circuit on the breadboard and the PCB plus any additional complications/notes that happened to have come up whilst building it...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 01:06:33 PST
Remote Control Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-Lights/
Remote Control Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/J871/HP6CT2GA/FVXJ871HP6CT2GA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/J871/HP6CT2GA/FVXJ871HP6CT2GA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/J871/HP6CT2GA/FVXJ871HP6CT2GA.SMALL.jpg TurboSnail You know the problem: you're sat in bed reading a good book (or on Facebook, whatever) and you want to turn the light off without getting out of bed. Maybe some remote controlled lights would be perfect? That's what I thought anyway :) My imagination then went a bit mad, and I decided it should have...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 04:39:03 PST
How to make a wind generated light bulb. (wind generator 2! wind powered light!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-wind-generated-light-bulb-wind-gener/
How to make a wind generated light bulb. (wind generator 2! wind powered light!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/XO68/HP6881SO/F60XO68HP6881SO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/XO68/HP6881SO/F60XO68HP6881SO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/XO68/HP6881SO/F60XO68HP6881SO.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box Thank you for viewing my ible! Now as some of you may know I made a wind generator before and got a lot of good feedback. Now in the old one I left it up to you to decide what you wanted to do with the energy it put out. But not this time! If you were a little stuck or didn't know what to do with th...
By: out-of-the-box

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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 02:44:14 PST
Low Cost LED Grid http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-LED-Grid/
Low Cost LED Grid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/724K/HP0COEVV/FDC724KHP0COEVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/724K/HP0COEVV/FDC724KHP0COEVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/724K/HP0COEVV/FDC724KHP0COEVV.SMALL.jpg CarlS There are a number of great Instructables on LED grids out there.  This is a low cost version - not quite as polished, but easy to make. This project uses a couple of sheets of foam core, a fluorescent fixture cover from the local home store, a cut up strip of WS2812b LEDs, and an Arduino.  All fai...
By: CarlS

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:04:47 PST
Arduino LED Water Jumping With Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Water-Jumping-With-Music/
Arduino LED Water Jumping With Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/4S8N/HOUG6NUA/FI54S8NHOUG6NUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/4S8N/HOUG6NUA/FI54S8NHOUG6NUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/4S8N/HOUG6NUA/FI54S8NHOUG6NUA.SMALL.jpg 123456kudo This is an easy way to design and make your own jumping LEDs and Water while you playing music. Material List : .Arduino Board .LEDs : Any color of LEDs you want. In this case, I use 5 different color : White, Yellow, Green, Red, Blue. .Resistors : 270 Ohm .A bread board .A Microphone .A Relay...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 04:21:50 PST
LED Holiday Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Holiday-Craft/
LED Holiday Craft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/HY9M/HOUG607A/FGIHY9MHOUG607A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/HY9M/HOUG607A/FGIHY9MHOUG607A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/HY9M/HOUG607A/FGIHY9MHOUG607A.SMALL.jpg CarlS This is a fun holiday craft using LEDs, some papercraft, and an Arduino for control so you can program your own holiday light pattern.  The construction is fairly easy - just three wires to solder. Parts Parts: An Adafruit Neopixel Ring - this is a 1.75" ring of 16 digitally contr...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 10:52:21 PST
Simple arduino RGB led http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-arduino-RGB-led/
Simple arduino RGB led - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/PZM3/HOW0HSI5/FEBPZM3HOW0HSI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/PZM3/HOW0HSI5/FEBPZM3HOW0HSI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/PZM3/HOW0HSI5/FEBPZM3HOW0HSI5.SMALL.jpg Techie20 This is an simple RGB led for arduino you can plug it in and it takes pin:13(green) 12(red) 11(blue). you can buy modules for 5$ that have ic2 or spi but they are a lot more complicated tot program and for lees than 2$ you can make your town thats much simplyer tot program Things you need you wi...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 03:33:36 PST
Led ice cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-ice-cube/
Led ice cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/BZDH/HOSHKC63/FYIBZDHHOSHKC63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/BZDH/HOSHKC63/FYIBZDHHOSHKC63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/BZDH/HOSHKC63/FYIBZDHHOSHKC63.SMALL.jpg Mahir Asrani nice led cube in any shapes and make room glow so lets glow it The Ice cube is very cheap and simple to make and the result looks amazing. Requirments waterled"sice cubes boxwire Setting up leds make shure that leds do not totally dip in make wire out and plastic part in water Finish put ...
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 05:16:11 PST
Arduino (optic fibre) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-optic-fibre/
Arduino (optic fibre) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/S4JT/HOHY6SJH/FYPS4JTHOHY6SJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/S4JT/HOHY6SJH/FYPS4JTHOHY6SJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/S4JT/HOHY6SJH/FYPS4JTHOHY6SJH.SMALL.jpg lamefreaks I just brought a new lamp and after a week, I'm tired of looking at it randomly change colours between red, blue, green. What can you expect from a cheap lamp brought at 5$ . Looking at the lamp I realized that I could make a gmail lamp, that shines green every time I got a unread mail. But after so...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 02:08:55 PST
My Party-In-A-Box. A real DIY from things you have. http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Party-In-A-Box-A-real-DIY-from-things-you-have/
My Party-In-A-Box. A real DIY from things you have. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/QS4G/HO237N29/FKVQS4GHO237N29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/QS4G/HO237N29/FKVQS4GHO237N29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/QS4G/HO237N29/FKVQS4GHO237N29.SMALL.jpg sagigi This instructablesis dedicated to all DIY lovers as a source of inspiration so you could take ideas and do things from stuff you have in your home. Before I show you the project let me introduce my self. I'm 12th grade student in high school in israel. in school I extends Physics and robotics (yes ...
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 09:32:38 PST
Simple Led driver/Constant-current source 20 mA http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Led-driverConstant-current-source-20-mA/
Simple Led driver/Constant-current source 20 mA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/EIFW/HNVJ1K1X/F9KEIFWHNVJ1K1X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/EIFW/HNVJ1K1X/F9KEIFWHNVJ1K1X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/EIFW/HNVJ1K1X/F9KEIFWHNVJ1K1X.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hello, in this project i want to show you how to make a constant-current source which gives 20mA at the output. Its also known as LEd driver, because many leds need 20 mA to light up. The input of the constant-current source can be between 5V and 15V DC, what is realy usefull for variable voltage so...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 10:15:25 PST
Free Energy From LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Energy-From-LEDs/
Free Energy From LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/0IL7/HNRKH3HD/FWQ0IL7HNRKH3HD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/0IL7/HNRKH3HD/FWQ0IL7HNRKH3HD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/0IL7/HNRKH3HD/FWQ0IL7HNRKH3HD.SMALL.jpg Throttle78 Round Up Some LEDs! First you'll need to get however many LEDs you want. You'll then want to connect the LEDs in a series, leaving a positive and negative wire. NOTE: This works with any LEDs, but I have found that it works best with Red LEDs Go Towards The Light! Then you'll want to get a li...
By: Throttle78

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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 18:50:54 PST
Mining cheap, bright white LED bulbs from Harbor Freight Flashlights http://www.instructables.com/id/Mining-cheap-bright-white-LED-bulbs-from-Harbor-Fr/
Mining cheap, bright white LED bulbs from Harbor Freight Flashlights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/BG2R/HNQYA3WL/F7JBG2RHNQYA3WL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/BG2R/HNQYA3WL/F7JBG2RHNQYA3WL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/BG2R/HNQYA3WL/F7JBG2RHNQYA3WL.SMALL.jpg professor_doom The Harbor Freight 27 LED flashlight, Item # 67227 or 69567 is a great deal, even if you just plan to use it as a flashlight.  The list price is $5.99, but it's very easy to find coupons online or in your local newspaper ad to get the flashlight for $3.50 or less.  And it comes with batteries! The ...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 01:43:39 PST
Simple and intuitive web interface for your Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-intuitive-web-interface-for-your-Raspbe/
Simple and intuitive web interface for your Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/FL61/HN824TS4/FPIFL61HN824TS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/FL61/HN824TS4/FPIFL61HN824TS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/FL61/HN824TS4/FPIFL61HN824TS4.SMALL.jpg TheFreeElectron      The Raspberry Pi is an amazing 35 dollars mini-computer. It allows you to do everything you could do with a regular Linux computer (Connecting to the internet, watching videos, launching applications, ...) but also to interact with the world surrounding it, just like an Arduino. That's why I qu...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 10:49:34 PDT
Halloween e-textiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-e-textiles/
Halloween e-textiles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/68DB/HN81Z2N6/F7P68DBHN81Z2N6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/68DB/HN81Z2N6/F7P68DBHN81Z2N6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/68DB/HN81Z2N6/F7P68DBHN81Z2N6.SMALL.jpg bitwiseOwl Sew your own pumpkin and skull LED decorations! Materials 2 LilyPad LEDs (You can use regular LEDs too. Twist the leads using pliers using this tutorial.) 1 CR2302 coin cell battery 1 battery holder 1 yd conductive thread 1/4 sheet white felt (for skull) 1/4 sheet orange felt (for pumpkin) 2 x 1...
By: bitwiseOwl

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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 22:32:34 PDT
Talking Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Overview-4/
Talking Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/FWLX/HN82AC9F/F89FWLXHN82AC9F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/FWLX/HN82AC9F/F89FWLXHN82AC9F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/FWLX/HN82AC9F/F89FWLXHN82AC9F.SMALL.jpg NorseEngineering So my boss came to me one last week and said he wanted to scare the trick-or-treaters who came to his home, and the kids who would come to work during a special Halloween Walk the community does. Thus was born the talking pumpkin. In short, I used an Arduino, an SD card read/writer, and an ultrason...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:50:42 PDT
Mini station on "solar" battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-station-on-solar-battery/
Mini station on "solar" battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/IP5V/HN82K7HY/FWSIP5VHN82K7HY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/IP5V/HN82K7HY/FWSIP5VHN82K7HY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/IP5V/HN82K7HY/FWSIP5VHN82K7HY.SMALL.jpg Andrii This is a very simple project which reacts to the amount of light. It has 3 main stages: 1) With a little amount of light the red indicator is ON and nothing is moving. 2) When the amount of light has increased, the yellow  indicator is ON and "mini-engine" is rotating. 3) When the amount of light ...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 12:08:11 PDT
Arduino defuseable bomb, perfect for airsoft games! (with timer, LCD, keypad, sound and more!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-defuseable-bomb-perfect-for-airsoft-games-/
Arduino defuseable bomb, perfect for airsoft games! (with timer, LCD, keypad, sound and more!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/WHP0/HN8245GK/FMPWHP0HN8245GK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/WHP0/HN8245GK/FMPWHP0HN8245GK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/WHP0/HN8245GK/FMPWHP0HN8245GK.SMALL.jpg MaltheF Hello This is a project I made a long time ago, but decided to upload anyways, feel free to ask me about it! The bomb has several features: - Password input by keypad to arm the bomb - Timer/count down - Sound - Flashy LEDs - Defusing via the password - LCD display - Keypad - Simple to edit and chan...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 17:09:40 PDT
The Holospace http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Holospace/
The Holospace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/Z716/HMVJDPAE/FMYZ716HMVJDPAE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/Z716/HMVJDPAE/FMYZ716HMVJDPAE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/Z716/HMVJDPAE/FMYZ716HMVJDPAE.SMALL.jpg 128 The Holospace is a concept for a truly 3d way to interact with your computer.  It would allow for some very sci-fi interfaces and hopefully make 3d modeling and CAD a lot easier. It could display nearly any object and sense your hands or other objects to allow you to interact with the computer in 3d...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 23:57:09 PDT