Instructables: exploring - technology - leds http://www.instructables.com Sat, 6 Feb 2016 01:41:08 PST BLOX v1.01 Flashy steampunk goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashy-Steampunk-Goggles/
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 09:31:09 PST
Shadow Effect Night Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Shadow-Effect-Night-Lamp/
Shadow Effect Night Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/GDNC/IK4AILLU/FBTGDNCIK4AILLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/GDNC/IK4AILLU/FBTGDNCIK4AILLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/GDNC/IK4AILLU/FBTGDNCIK4AILLU.SMALL.jpg syed.azaazahmed Shadow Effect Night Lamp creates an amazing effect of overlapping leaf pattern when placed adjacent to a wall or on the table top and changes color when rotated and lets you chose your color as per your mood. Creating the pattern using CAD For making this pattern Adobe illustrator or AutoCAD coul...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 05:00:40 PST
Using a single RGB LED (or a LED strip) to show information: clock, thermometer and a weird communicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-Single-RGB-LED-or-a-LED-Strip-to-Show-Info/
Using a single RGB LED (or a LED strip) to show information: clock, thermometer and a weird communicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/5DHA/IJUACM62/FY85DHAIJUACM62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/5DHA/IJUACM62/FY85DHAIJUACM62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/5DHA/IJUACM62/FY85DHAIJUACM62.SMALL.jpg Ontaelio One of the first projects I did with an Arduino was a Christmas lights garland. In fact, it was made of a simple RGB LED strip cut in two, as Arduino has only 6 hardware PWM outputs. I didn’t want it to display trivial rainbows and random colors – after all, a Chinese controller that came with the s...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 12:47:14 PST
The Interactive Donation Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Interactive-Donation-Box/
The Interactive Donation Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/6QC3/IJSUZSIR/FPG6QC3IJSUZSIR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/6QC3/IJSUZSIR/FPG6QC3IJSUZSIR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/6QC3/IJSUZSIR/FPG6QC3IJSUZSIR.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Donation boxes can be much more interesting and attractive when you combine them with electronics and a little bit of programming. This instructable will show you how to. As the name explains, making donation boxes interactive can help you gain much more attention and make people happy at the same t...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 01:26:41 PST
Component Tester - Test almost anything !! http://www.instructables.com/id/Component-Tester-Test-Almost-Anything-/
Component Tester - Test almost anything !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/WTME/IJRHRPK9/FZTWTMEIJRHRPK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/WTME/IJRHRPK9/FZTWTMEIJRHRPK9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/WTME/IJRHRPK9/FZTWTMEIJRHRPK9.SMALL.jpg baweja_akshay Being an Electronics student or hobbyist, you may have thought of getting a tester that could test almost anything "THE ELECTRONICS COMPONENTS, OBVIOUSLY!!"Now what if I tell you that you can have one and that too made by yourself under INR 600 only (USD 10).Coming upon COMPONENT TESTER so it can te...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 07:23:31 PST
The Awesome Rainbow Tornado Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Awesome-Rainbow-Tornado-Lamp/
The Awesome Rainbow Tornado Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/IQM5/IJOMUDXH/F53IQM5IJOMUDXH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/IQM5/IJOMUDXH/F53IQM5IJOMUDXH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/IQM5/IJOMUDXH/F53IQM5IJOMUDXH.SMALL.jpg SidA2 Lamps. Pretty boring by themselves huh? Lets change that!In this instructable, I will show you how to make an awesome rainbow tornado lamp - mostly from easily acquired supplies as well.This is my first instructable as well so please give me all the feedback you can in the comments section at the en...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:50:39 PST
Distance Detector with Buzzer and LED meter. http://www.instructables.com/id/Distance-Detector/
Distance Detector with Buzzer and LED meter. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/1S6L/IJOMQ7XX/F031S6LIJOMQ7XX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/1S6L/IJOMQ7XX/F031S6LIJOMQ7XX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/1S6L/IJOMQ7XX/F031S6LIJOMQ7XX.SMALL.jpg Jedimaster0 Overview:This is a simple distance detection circuit with the use of an ultrasonic sensor, a buzzer, a row of LEDs, and 2 relays (optional).The ultrasonic distance sensor will light a row of LEDs depending on distance. Then if a change in distance is detected, that exceeds your threshold, a buzzer w...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 14:24:11 PST
A Game of Dragons - An Arduino Led Game http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Game-of-Dragons-an-Arduino-Led-Game/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:45:03 PST
Controlling Multiple LEDs with an Arduino Uno. http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Multiple-LEDs-With-an-Arduino-Uno/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:30:53 PST
ATtiny84 Binary counter, up and down http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny84-Binary-Counter-Up-and-Down/
ATtiny84 Binary counter, up and down - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/KL4I/IJEKMOPC/F0HKL4IIJEKMOPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/KL4I/IJEKMOPC/F0HKL4IIJEKMOPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/KL4I/IJEKMOPC/F0HKL4IIJEKMOPC.SMALL.jpg JRV31 The ATtiny84 is a truly amazing chip, not quite an Arduino, but in some ways much more powerful. This is a small project designed to show off it's potential.All Atmel microcontrollers have their pins mapped in banks of eight, whether all eight pins are present or not. For instance the ATtiny85 is an...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 08:47:31 PST
Handmade LED Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-LED-Airplane/
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:31:05 PST
DIY LED sash tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Sash-Tutorial/
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:14:35 PST
Darth Vader Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Darth-Vader-Planter/
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 14:53:22 PST
Doctor Who Gallifreyan Timepiece (Clock) http://www.instructables.com/id/Doctor-Who-Gallifreyan-Timepiece/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 20:26:43 PST
LED Infinity Matrix - Bluetooth Controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Infinity-Matrix-Bluetooth-Controlled/
LED Infinity Matrix - Bluetooth Controlled - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/B72O/IJ8Z0FV9/FN8B72OIJ8Z0FV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/B72O/IJ8Z0FV9/FN8B72OIJ8Z0FV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/B72O/IJ8Z0FV9/FN8B72OIJ8Z0FV9.SMALL.jpg PatrickW51 You've probably seen infinity mirrors before. But have you ever seen a bluetooth controlled Infinity Matrix?The goal with our Infinity Matrix was to be able to draw in light, almost like an Infinity Etch A Sketch. We wanted to control each LED inside the matrix with a tap or a swipe on our phone. Th...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 20:06:59 PST
LED Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Longboard-1/
LED Longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/686A/IJ6CD8WS/F69686AIJ6CD8WS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/686A/IJ6CD8WS/F69686AIJ6CD8WS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/686A/IJ6CD8WS/F69686AIJ6CD8WS.SMALL.jpg jeffmazter406 Are you a college student riding a longboard back to the dorms after a late class? If so, this project is especially for you. If you own a longboard or skateboard, you may be interested. Going to a skate park? Impress your friends with these lights on your board. Going to the marina or airstrip? Imp...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 10:18:19 PST
Neopixel Giant Thermometer Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Giant-Thermometer-Scarf/
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 22:00:52 PST
LED NeoPixel Motion Sensor Stair Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Stair-Lighting/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 07:42:13 PST
Fancy blinking LEDs using arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Fancy-Blinking-LEDs-Using-Arduino/
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 06:09:21 PST
Beating Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Beating-Heart-1/
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 18:39:51 PST
Music Reactive Multicolor LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Reactive-Multicolor-LED-Lights/
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 08:45:12 PST
C/C++ En Arduino: Funciones http://www.instructables.com/id/CC-En-Arduino-Funciones/
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 12:02:52 PST
Freestanding Desktop Infinity Mirror - Easy to Decorate http://www.instructables.com/id/Freestanding-Desktop-Infinity-Mirror-Easy-to-Decor/
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 07:18:20 PST
KeyChainino - the First Game KeyChain Programmable With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/KeyChainino-the-First-Game-KeyChain-Programmable-W/
KeyChainino - the First Game KeyChain Programmable With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/3QFG/IIJL03MA/F2I3QFGIIJL03MA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/3QFG/IIJL03MA/F2I3QFGIIJL03MA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/3QFG/IIJL03MA/F2I3QFGIIJL03MA.SMALL.jpg alessandromatera KeyChainino is a vintage game keychain programmable with Arduino where anyone can upload his own game just with the Arduino IDE.If you really love Arcade Game, KeyChainino is for you!It doesn't have any LCDs, but only 30 LEDs controlled by the Atmel ATtiny84. Surely you understand that an 14 pins mi...
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 18:49:19 PST
​Make your keyboard leds into Disco Lights! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Keyboard-Leds-Into-Disco-Lights/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 17:03:05 PST
Illuminated Whiteboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Whiteboard/
Illuminated Whiteboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/NLNV/IIHPDJ4T/FVVNLNVIIHPDJ4T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/NLNV/IIHPDJ4T/FVVNLNVIIHPDJ4T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/NLNV/IIHPDJ4T/FVVNLNVIIHPDJ4T.SMALL.jpg juaspo Hi folks!I've made an instructional video of this project on Youtube so check it out! For a more step by step instruction here goes...So this time I found a white board in the bin and obviously had to do something about it.First thing that came into mind was "obviously I've needed a white board my e...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 12:01:59 PST
Fatigue/Reaction time scale http://www.instructables.com/id/FatigueReaction-Time-Scale/
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 08:28:15 PST
How to Make Proper Rainbow and Random Colors With the RGB Color Model http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Proper-Rainbow-and-Random-Colors-With-/
How to Make Proper Rainbow and Random Colors With the RGB Color Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/ADLN/IIG9YNO8/FP2ADLNIIG9YNO8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/ADLN/IIG9YNO8/FP2ADLNIIG9YNO8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/ADLN/IIG9YNO8/FP2ADLNIIG9YNO8.SMALL.jpg Ontaelio It would seem that such simple things as a rainbow effect or smoothly changing random colors on an RGB LED are pretty trivial. However, time and again I come upon projects using strange approaches to this matter. The most common strangeness is the use of the HSV color model for RGB LED programming. ...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 15:53:09 PST
WiFi Controlled RGB LED Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/WiFi-Controlled-RGB-LED-Strip/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 13:57:59 PST
Pi-ece on Earth http://www.instructables.com/id/Pi-ece-on-Earth/
Pi-ece on Earth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/4E5I/IIDF2B3W/F374E5IIIDF2B3W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/4E5I/IIDF2B3W/F374E5IIIDF2B3W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/4E5I/IIDF2B3W/F374E5IIIDF2B3W.SMALL.jpg steveastrouk In time for Christmas, here's my first foray into using a Raspberry Pi to drive anything. Christmas last year was fairly dull, so I decided to brighten things up with a large illuminated tree on the lawn outside our house. I mounted 500 NeoPixel Leds, in 10 strings of 50, around 12 feet per string, ...
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Sat, 19 Dec 2015 16:39:32 PST
Smart Light Switching with LinkitONE http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Light-Switching-With-LinkitONE/
Smart Light Switching with LinkitONE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/7E15/IICCWLM1/FS57E15IICCWLM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/7E15/IICCWLM1/FS57E15IICCWLM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/7E15/IICCWLM1/FS57E15IICCWLM1.SMALL.jpg ayushagg Hello friends do you know about basic electronics. Have you ever heard about LinkitONE...With it we can create those short of electronic things which we can only think about...Working with Linkit makes it really easy to fulfil our dreams and bring it into action in front of the entire world.....Toda...
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Sat, 19 Dec 2015 15:11:57 PST
Linkit ONE - Led Lights Effects http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-ONE-Led-Lights-Effects/
Linkit ONE - Led Lights Effects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/REN9/IIC1QJEL/FVMREN9IIC1QJEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/REN9/IIC1QJEL/FVMREN9IIC1QJEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/REN9/IIC1QJEL/FVMREN9IIC1QJEL.SMALL.jpg AlexDroid00 Hi Builders!Christmas is coming!! It’s time to get the ball rolling and start building the play of lights to decorate our Christmas trees and nativity scenes. We’ll see how to build it using the LinkIt ONE board and five LEDs. Let's get it started! PARTS AND TOOLS Here the list of components, all...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 12:58:32 PST
DIY Lightboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lightboard/
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 06:25:03 PST
DIY Millennium Falcon Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Millennium-Falcon-Purse/
DIY Millennium Falcon Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/Z0N0/IIA64F6Q/F0NZ0N0IIA64F6Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/Z0N0/IIA64F6Q/F0NZ0N0IIA64F6Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/Z0N0/IIA64F6Q/F0NZ0N0IIA64F6Q.SMALL.jpg MikaelaHolmes Like a lot of other people in the galaxy, I've spent a good part of 2015 quivering with anticipation for the release of the first new Star Wars Movie, The Force Awakens. Of course, I've tried to balance my excitement with a healthy dose of skepticism, remembering the lingering trauma of the three t...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 14:37:27 PST
Night Kaleidoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Kaleidoscope/
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 10:15:23 PST
The Whappiest Companion Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-All-About-the-Cube/
The Whappiest Companion Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/1OPG/II0BKSFJ/F6A1OPGII0BKSFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/1OPG/II0BKSFJ/F6A1OPGII0BKSFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/1OPG/II0BKSFJ/F6A1OPGII0BKSFJ.SMALL.gif MissFacetious Based off the companion cube body, I created a game that can bring two people together to share a moment by whapping.I wanted to start playing with conductive fabric and was sitting around when I saw the Portal Companion Cube staring at me. Being a game designer, this was too good to pass up. I real...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 12:38:25 PST
Josephine the Music Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Josephine-the-Music-Machine/
Josephine the Music Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/VJAV/IHZ4RO1G/FDZVJAVIHZ4RO1G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/VJAV/IHZ4RO1G/FDZVJAVIHZ4RO1G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/VJAV/IHZ4RO1G/FDZVJAVIHZ4RO1G.SMALL.jpg jdizz-16 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse-Art at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse-art.com). Josephine is a mid-size MP3 player and light show machine. For Josephine we started with a 3D printed housing unit for all of our electronics. W...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 08:24:58 PST
Glowing Laptop Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Laptop-Cooler/
Glowing Laptop Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/TS1Y/IHXRFDHD/FF8TS1YIHXRFDHD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/TS1Y/IHXRFDHD/FF8TS1YIHXRFDHD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/TS1Y/IHXRFDHD/FF8TS1YIHXRFDHD.SMALL.jpg zlapukas I present to you my master piece. The Glowing One :DI was really bored so i tried my best, enjoy :) Materials and Tools Materials and tools that i usedWires. About a meter and a half.Hot glue gun and some glueRandom orbit sander and a few sanding discsTool to cut plastic (Dremel with pvc cutoff w...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 09:05:05 PST
LED Bike Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bike-Lighting/
LED Bike Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/K5NZ/IHWIJGJ9/F03K5NZIHWIJGJ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/K5NZ/IHWIJGJ9/F03K5NZIHWIJGJ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/K5NZ/IHWIJGJ9/F03K5NZIHWIJGJ9.SMALL.jpg evolve1383 If you're looking for maximum brightness, simplicity, & DIY in lighting your bike, consider using a programmed mini controller. Yea, sure, remote controls are the cool thing right now, but what happens when you misplace your remote control or the battery dies. What about that clunky connector that y...
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 19:52:09 PST
Christmas Snowball lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Snowball-lights/
Christmas Snowball lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/H9YO/IHUUDBQX/FMMH9YOIHUUDBQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/H9YO/IHUUDBQX/FMMH9YOIHUUDBQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/H9YO/IHUUDBQX/FMMH9YOIHUUDBQX.SMALL.jpg hboom Made your own Christmas snowball lights What you need.... 1. Ping pong balls2. Led lights3. Batteries4. Drill and drillbit Lets make it ..... Drill a hole in the pingpong ball. So you lights will fit snug.Put the batteries in the holder to lightup the leds.Put the pingpong balls on the led lig...
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 07:31:21 PST
Linkit ONE: Flame Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-ONE-Flame-Sensor-1/
Linkit ONE: Flame Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/KY4N/IHGM4JMX/FWSKY4NIHGM4JMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/KY4N/IHGM4JMX/FWSKY4NIHGM4JMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/KY4N/IHGM4JMX/FWSKY4NIHGM4JMX.SMALL.jpg Diwask This instructable will guide you to use a flame sensor with the Mediatek Linkit ONE. A flame sensor is a device that can detect the presence of fire nearby.A buzzer connected to linkit one beeps when fire is detected by the sensor.So let's get started...... ☺☺? Parts Required The following parts ...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 13:52:17 PST
EGG TIMER ON ACRYLIC http://www.instructables.com/id/EGG-TIMER/
EGG TIMER ON ACRYLIC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/55X9/II0K401H/FRA55X9II0K401H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/55X9/II0K401H/FRA55X9II0K401H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/55X9/II0K401H/FRA55X9II0K401H.SMALL.jpg oldmaninSC So... you went to the flea market, goodwillor surfed on line and there was the perfectpeice of junk that you could make the coolestTHING out of. Well I saw this base acrylicand said wow...what a great egg-timer.I'll just glue on a few leds, write a quickcode and make a fancy box...easy!So here it is...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 08:14:17 PST
Linkit ONE Dark Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-ONE-Dark-Detector/
Linkit ONE Dark Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/0YCL/IHQM98O7/FML0YCLIHQM98O7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/0YCL/IHQM98O7/FML0YCLIHQM98O7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/0YCL/IHQM98O7/FML0YCLIHQM98O7.SMALL.jpg Diwask This instructable will guide you to make a dark detector with Linkit ONE.It makes use of light dependent resistor to detect darkness and switch on an LED as indicator. Linkit one takes analog input from LDR then switches the LED accordingly.This project can be extended to make automatic home lights ...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 05:26:51 PST
LED Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Holder/
LED Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/1GFJ/IHTJ7WH2/F221GFJIHTJ7WH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/1GFJ/IHTJ7WH2/F221GFJIHTJ7WH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/1GFJ/IHTJ7WH2/F221GFJIHTJ7WH2.SMALL.jpg BL2022 Have too many LEDs? Well, build this easy LED holder on the laser cutter and, voila, a place to hold your LEDs. YOU WILL NEEED A COMPUTER AND LASER CUTTER HANDY. Download Inkscape and Xquartz. To make this LED Holder, you will first need to download Inkscape and Xquartz. They are not on the App S...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 11:35:58 PST
Linkit ONE: Solving Low LED Brightness Problem http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-ONE-Solving-Low-LED-Brightness-Problem/
Linkit ONE: Solving Low LED Brightness Problem - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/13WJ/IHQK0FO7/FO313WJIHQK0FO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/13WJ/IHQK0FO7/FO313WJIHQK0FO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/13WJ/IHQK0FO7/FO313WJIHQK0FO7.SMALL.jpg Diwask For all of you who have used the Mediatek Linkit ONE, you may have noticed that whenever you connect an LED to a digital pin, it's brightness is very low.This happens because the output current voltage of linkit one's digital pin is very low as compared to arduino (3.3v, 2-3mA). This problem can be ...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 09:54:36 PST
Circuit For Flashing Lights With Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-For-Flashing-Lights-With-Music/
Circuit For Flashing Lights With Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/O0K4/IHQK1F7U/FTGO0K4IHQK1F7U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/O0K4/IHQK1F7U/FTGO0K4IHQK1F7U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/O0K4/IHQK1F7U/FTGO0K4IHQK1F7U.SMALL.jpg Tyler_13 OVERVIEW:•These instructions will show you how to build a simple circuit that controls any kinds of lights (That plug into the wall) and will flash them along with the beat of music •Only simple soldering skills and a bit of electronic knowledge are required for the completion of this project along ...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 15:30:49 PST
VUMETRO http://www.instructables.com/id/VUMETRO/
VUMETRO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/EYR0/IHNP5JHJ/FVGEYR0IHNP5JHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/EYR0/IHNP5JHJ/FVGEYR0IHNP5JHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/EYR0/IHNP5JHJ/FVGEYR0IHNP5JHJ.SMALL.jpg JosuéB3 En este instructable, les mostraremos como armar su propio Vúmetro análogo. Lo podrán conectar y alumbrar (con el voltaje correcto) y este funcionará. Un Vúmetro es nada más un medidor de volumen del sonido, a mayor voltaje, mayor será la luz de la barra. :) Es hermoso, en este caso mide el sonido d...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 16:25:10 PST
Fake TV Security Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-TV-Security-Light/
Fake TV Security Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/BGG3/IHM9R5KZ/FLCBGG3IHM9R5KZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/BGG3/IHM9R5KZ/FLCBGG3IHM9R5KZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/BGG3/IHM9R5KZ/FLCBGG3IHM9R5KZ.SMALL.jpg RonM9 Fast & Easy Fake-TV Light module built for under $5; with enhanced features. With the use of this device you can go for holidays or on vacation leaving your home with a lived in appearance and thus an added layer of security. "I'm up and I am a night owl ... or perhaps asleep on the coach in front ...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 01:50:36 PST
Fade Linkit One http://www.instructables.com/id/Fade-Linkit-One/
Fade Linkit One - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/QAE6/IHLVML6F/FT4QAE6IHLVML6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/QAE6/IHLVML6F/FT4QAE6IHLVML6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/QAE6/IHLVML6F/FT4QAE6IHLVML6F.SMALL.jpg Lucifer8 This is a simple Fade feature of Linkit One . The led in it will glow to the fullest than it will dim after some time than again it will glow to the fullest than it will follow the same procedure . Parts • Linkit One• Linkit One USB cable• LEDs• Linkit One Battery Code Upload this code/* Fade...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 06:35:06 PST
Multicolor Knight Rider with RGB PL9823 LED + Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Multicolor-Knight-Rider-with-RGB-PL9823-LED-Arduin/
Multicolor Knight Rider with RGB PL9823 LED + Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/PLD3/IHJETQ9R/FRYPLD3IHJETQ9R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/PLD3/IHJETQ9R/FRYPLD3IHJETQ9R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/PLD3/IHJETQ9R/FRYPLD3IHJETQ9R.SMALL.jpg masteruan If you know the famous leds WS1012 you don't ignore this tutorial.The PL9823 the cheapest led that use the same protocol of the WS1012 led. You can use this led for make a ledstrip or also a led matrix. PIX (http://www.0lab.it/portfolio/pix-rgb-led-matrix/) is a led matrix made with WS1012 matrix. T...
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Sat, 28 Nov 2015 14:27:35 PST