Instructables: exploring - technology - leds http://www.instructables.com Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:25:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 Build Extendable LED Lights to Make a Great Storage System http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Extendable-LED-Lights-to-Make-a-Great-Storag/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:36:57 PDT
Psychedelic Art Piece http://www.instructables.com/id/Psychedelic-Art-Piece/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:06:12 PDT
Repair/ Reuse Dead LED Bulbs for USB Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Reuse-Dead-LED-Bulbs-for-USB-Power/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 08:24:37 PDT
RGB LED VUMeter Python Library http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-VUMeter-Python-Library/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:51:31 PDT
LED Art http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Art/
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 21:37:58 PDT
Internet Connected Remembrall http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Connected-Remembrall/
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 19:53:25 PDT
Super Auto Robotic (Plug & Play) http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Auto-Robotic-Plug-Play/
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 03:08:20 PDT
Magic Light Moving Unicopter (Affordable & Recycle) http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Light-Moving-Unicopter-Affordable-Recycle/
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 00:55:42 PDT
How to Make Light Up Acrylic Stands http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Light-Up-Acrylic-Stands/
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 13:42:29 PDT
Test Tv Leds With Multimeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Test-Tv-Leds-With-Multimeter/
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 07:19:15 PDT
3D Printed LED Nametag http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-Nametag/
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 01:23:24 PDT
An LED panel controlled by your guitar! (or other audio source) http://www.instructables.com/id/An-LED-Panel-Controlled-by-Your-Guitar-or-Other-Au/
An LED panel controlled by your guitar! (or other audio source) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/7V0C/IRHV5F6A/F427V0CIRHV5F6A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/7V0C/IRHV5F6A/F427V0CIRHV5F6A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/7V0C/IRHV5F6A/F427V0CIRHV5F6A.SMALL.jpg wilroberts Ever wanted to have a light show that reacts to what you play through you're favorite electric instrument? This instructable will show you how!This one is based on an Arduino Uno microcontroller, an Adafruit 16x32 RGB LED matrix panel, and part of this instructable on how to amplify an electric audi...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 20:01:03 PDT
3D Printed on Air Sign With Flashing LEDs and CNC Milled Circuit Board http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-on-Air-Sign-With-Flashing-LEDs-and-CNC-/
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 13:48:25 PDT
Controlling 8 leds via PIC 16f877a (circuit diagram on proteus) http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-8-Leds-Via-PIC-16f877a-circuit-Diagram/
Controlling 8 leds via PIC 16f877a (circuit diagram on proteus) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/8795/IRG4LUOU/FCB8795IRG4LUOU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/8795/IRG4LUOU/FCB8795IRG4LUOU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/8795/IRG4LUOU/FCB8795IRG4LUOU.SMALL.jpg kareem selim Hello, i would like to illustrate my first instructablemy first Embedded System course task was to Control 8 leds via PIC 16f877a (circuit Diagram)by using a push button so that on the first push the first branche containing first 4 leds will be turned Onon the next push the second branche contai...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 10:22:09 PDT
I CU breaking boundaries http://www.instructables.com/id/I-CU-Breaking-Boundaries/
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 09:26:09 PDT
LED Lava stone Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lava-Stone-Speakers/
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 06:41:48 PDT
HOW TO CONTROL AN RGB LED WITH ARDUINO! 2 MINUTES http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-CONTROL-AN-RGB-LED-WITH-ARDUINO-2-MINUTES/
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 06:09:41 PDT
HOW TO MAKE a DIY GLOW STICK! http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-MAKE-a-DIY-GLOW-STICK/
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:49:19 PDT
Very Easy DIY Camping Led Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Easy-DIY-Camping-Led-Light/
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:54:19 PDT
Neopixel Star Wars Starkiller Base Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Star-Wars-Starkiller-Base-Coffee-Table/
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:31:22 PDT
Small & Useful Water Level Indicator|Low Water Planting http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Useful-Water-Level-IndicatorLow-Water-Planti/
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:45:11 PDT
Swift + Orange Pi + LEDs Semaphore http://www.instructables.com/id/Swift-Orange-Pi-LEDs-Semaphore/
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 04:35:40 PDT
Glowing LED Wall Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-LED-Wall-Watch/
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 02:13:05 PDT
Smart Space Exploration Backpack Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Space-Exploration-Backpack/
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 10:15:53 PDT
How to Solder LEDs to Aluminium Star PCBs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-LEDs-to-Aluminium-Star-PCBs/
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:14:40 PDT
Car Dashboard LED Change ( Golf mk4 ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Dashboard-LED-Change-Golf-Mk4-/
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 14:04:29 PDT
NODEMCU LUA ESP8266 with MAX7219 and 8x8 LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/NODEMCU-LUA-ESP8266-With-MAX7219-and-8x8-LED-Matri/
NODEMCU LUA ESP8266 with MAX7219 and 8x8 LED Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/5EDQ/IQFCGCD5/FFG5EDQIQFCGCD5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/5EDQ/IQFCGCD5/FFG5EDQIQFCGCD5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/5EDQ/IQFCGCD5/FFG5EDQIQFCGCD5.SMALL.jpg JohnL142 This is to show how to drive a MAX7219, an 8 x 8 LED Matrix with an ESP8266 using NODEMCU LUA. Basics I was wondering if it was possible to drive a MAX7219 and an 8 x 8 LED matrix with an ESP8266, but could not find any code to do just that.There is code out there to drive 8 segment numeric disp...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 05:09:03 PDT
Simple Color Changing LED Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Color-Changing-LED-Hat/
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Sat, 9 Jul 2016 21:18:49 PDT
The Infinity Gauntlet http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Infinity-Gauntlet/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 06:22:20 PDT
como hacer interruptores lógicos con transistores http://www.instructables.com/id/Como-Hacer-Interruptores-Lógicos-Con-Transistores/
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 17:11:09 PDT
How to Program LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Programming-Rainbow-LEDs/
How to Program LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/G8UP/IQ6UNKUI/FFNG8UPIQ6UNKUI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/G8UP/IQ6UNKUI/FFNG8UPIQ6UNKUI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/G8UP/IQ6UNKUI/FFNG8UPIQ6UNKUI.SMALL.jpg Prowlr LEDs are extremely useful when put on quadcopters because they can help with identification and orientation, meaning you'll be able to see your quad better in the air and you will be able to tell which direction it is facing. They can also be programmed to change colour based on the different inputs...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 13:10:57 PDT
Hacking Skelito, a Talking Skeleton http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-a-Talking-Skeleton/
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:17:30 PDT
Arduino 8x8 LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-8x8-LED-Matrix/
Arduino 8x8 LED Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/OAXK/IPYA7734/FUPOAXKIPYA7734.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/OAXK/IPYA7734/FUPOAXKIPYA7734.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/OAXK/IPYA7734/FUPOAXKIPYA7734.SMALL.jpg go_cool In this instructable I'm going to show you how to Interface with LED matrix using an Arduino and MAX7219 IC, this project can be used to make low resolution images using LEDs. This project is very simple to build and serves as a basics to getting started with controlling a large number of LEDs using...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 01:08:43 PDT
3D Printed Electric Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Electric-Vehicle-Zero-Compromises/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 09:41:26 PDT
Dog Mood Detector (Raspberry Pi) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Mood-Detector-Raspberry-Pi/
Dog Mood Detector (Raspberry Pi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/W4CE/IPTJH203/FH2W4CEIPTJH203.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/W4CE/IPTJH203/FH2W4CEIPTJH203.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/W4CE/IPTJH203/FH2W4CEIPTJH203.SMALL.jpg searx This Instructable is designed to take the sounds a dog makes and determine if they should be approached or not with indicator LED's. Most dog owners know their pets and can read the signals that they give off so this Instructable is mostly directed toward strangers that may come in contact with your...
By: searx

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 10:36:36 PDT
Outdoor LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-LED-Lights/
Outdoor LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/Y1NF/IPOHKWV6/F3TY1NFIPOHKWV6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/Y1NF/IPOHKWV6/F3TY1NFIPOHKWV6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/Y1NF/IPOHKWV6/F3TY1NFIPOHKWV6.SMALL.jpg Eric Brouwer Many years ago, I installed a string of eight colored lights outside my house. This was before CFL and LED bulbs were available. Although these lights worked perfectly, there was one drawback. As these bulbs were exposed to the weather, a single drop of rain would shatter the bulb when it was switch...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:10:24 PDT
Magnet Activated LED Critter Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnet-Activated-LED-Critter-Scarf/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 04:10:59 PDT
Adding LEDs to the Claw Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-LEDs-to-the-Claw-Game/
Adding LEDs to the Claw Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/XU6G/IPH0OKJ5/FSGXU6GIPH0OKJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/XU6G/IPH0OKJ5/FSGXU6GIPH0OKJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/XU6G/IPH0OKJ5/FSGXU6GIPH0OKJ5.SMALL.jpg bkallaher The Claw Game is pretty cool but there is always a way to improve a project. To improve the claw game LED strips are going to be added to the base because no project is complete without excessive numbers of LEDs.Unfortunately the project for the Basys 3 makes it difficult to add a block design for M...
By: bkallaher

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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:49:19 PDT
Led Eraser Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Eraser-Cap/
Led Eraser Cap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/72ES/IPIYPQIF/FKS72ESIPIYPQIF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/72ES/IPIYPQIF/FKS72ESIPIYPQIF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/72ES/IPIYPQIF/FKS72ESIPIYPQIF.SMALL.jpg eraserman123 This is a life ha the to turn an ordinary old eraser cap into a light. What You Need You need An eraser capAn led lightA pin Cutting The Top Off Cut the top off the eraser cap so there is a little hole big enough to fit an led light. Put The Led In The Eraser Poke the pins of the led t...
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 08:56:10 PDT
Light With Flow http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-With-Flow/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 21:18:36 PDT
Neopixel Blinky Bling Wedding Garter http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Blinky-Bling-Wedding-Garter-Belt/
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 21:42:03 PDT
DIY Powerful LED Panel - Video and Work Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Powerful-LED-Panel-Video-and-Work-Light/
DIY Powerful LED Panel - Video and Work Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/XH56/IP738YQG/F2SXH56IP738YQG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/XH56/IP738YQG/F2SXH56IP738YQG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/XH56/IP738YQG/F2SXH56IP738YQG.SMALL.jpg Sverd Industries Today I am going to show you how to make a bright and cheap LED panel. I wanted a bright light for my working area, this panel comes with over 200 LEDs and I used just about 10 bucks to make it.The panel is super bright and great to use as a video light, a grow light for plants, or whenever you need...
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Thu, 9 Jun 2016 11:38:06 PDT
$1 Model Aircraft Navigation Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Model-Aircraft-Navigation-Lights/
$1 Model Aircraft Navigation Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/T0IU/IP08ZW3B/FU2T0IUIP08ZW3B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/T0IU/IP08ZW3B/FU2T0IUIP08ZW3B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/T0IU/IP08ZW3B/FU2T0IUIP08ZW3B.SMALL.jpg Mihir230898 This is Instructable as a tutorial for making your Scale Model Of Aircraft more Attractive with just few simple steps .Its not only cheap but it also works fine, the strobe lights are having flashes at very high intensity so it looks like original aircraft's strobe light (which can be seen from lon...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 05:31:44 PDT
Beginner LED Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginner-LED-Bracelet/
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Sat, 4 Jun 2016 08:20:33 PDT
LPD8806 VUMeter with PC & Arduino + GUI http://www.instructables.com/id/Addressable-RGB-LED-Arduino-VUMeter-GUI/
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 16:37:41 PDT
How to Make an ARDUINO VU METER http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-ARDUINO-VU-METER/
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Tue, 31 May 2016 07:02:08 PDT
Robo de Monitoramento http://www.instructables.com/id/Robo-De-Monitoramento/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 06:44:04 PDT
Audio Level Signal Grapher http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Level-Signal-Grapher/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 19:16:51 PDT
Twisted Prism Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Twisted-Prism-Lanterns/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 12:32:22 PDT
DIWire Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DI-Wire-Lamp/
DIWire Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/Y0BL/IOOM2AZK/F1BY0BLIOOM2AZK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/Y0BL/IOOM2AZK/F1BY0BLIOOM2AZK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/Y0BL/IOOM2AZK/F1BY0BLIOOM2AZK.SMALL.jpg SageH2 The DIWire lamp is a product that came from multiple prototypes using the DIWire Bender. It started as an upside down bowl on top of a poorly made lamp base. After multiple iterations it turned into a fully functional lamp that changes colors and utilizes multiple machines in its making. Im a senior...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:01:57 PDT