Instructables: exploring - technology - leds http://www.instructables.com Sun, 24 May 2015 09:01:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino LED 3D printed sandal http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-3D-printed-sandal/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 13:43:55 PDT
USB lights for keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-lights-for-keyboard/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 02:30:20 PDT
RGB music controller with AGC http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-music-controller-with-AGC/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 05:09:30 PDT
Laptop Controlled Robot v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Controlled-Robot-v20/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 10:52:45 PDT
LED Rubik's Cube With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Rubiks-Cube/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 02:18:49 PDT
SmartMatrix - Dynamic LED Art Display http://www.instructables.com/id/SmartMatrix-Dynamic-LED-Art-Display/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 09:19:46 PDT
Arduino Firefly-Programmed LEDs on Handmade Felted Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Firefly-Programmed-LEDs-on-Handmade-Felted/
Arduino Firefly-Programmed LEDs on Handmade Felted Tote Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/2K54/I9OSWEYG/FB32K54I9OSWEYG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/2K54/I9OSWEYG/FB32K54I9OSWEYG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/2K54/I9OSWEYG/FB32K54I9OSWEYG.SMALL.jpg bliedahl This was my very first project that required coding. My idea was to create a felted bag that had some LEDs that would fade in and fade out randomly, like fireflies. It had to be pretty and not too geeky, so I worked hard on the felted design. Inspired by Kandinsky's Squares with Concentric Circle...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 13:01:10 PDT
Light Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bike/
Light Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/X931/I9FGRO6I/FRMX931I9FGRO6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/X931/I9FGRO6I/FRMX931I9FGRO6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/X931/I9FGRO6I/FRMX931I9FGRO6I.SMALL.jpg JeremyT3 Hello everyone,My name is Jeremy and I am doing my first instructable which is a Arduino powered LED light bike as pictured above. This project was both challenging and fun but I will say upfront that it did not go as planned. Because of time constraints and lack of more money to put into it I must ...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 04:33:19 PDT
Arduino HCSR04 leds distance warner http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-HCSR04-leds-distance-warner/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 23:31:50 PDT
Arduino DC motor speed control potentiometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-DC-motor-speed-control-potentiometer/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 00:17:35 PDT
Miniature Allianz Arena http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Allianz-Arena/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 19:40:44 PDT
Iron Man 4th Generation Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-4th-Generation-Arc-Reactor/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 01:41:16 PDT
Safe and Sound Security System http://www.instructables.com/id/Safe-and-Sound-Security-System/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 08:58:07 PDT
LED Force Pressure Dog Water Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Force-Pressure-Dog-Water-Bowl/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 22:47:44 PDT
CNC Sculpture with Neopixel http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Sculpture-with-Neopixel/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:13:38 PDT
10x5 RGB LED Matrix with only 5 IO pins http://www.instructables.com/id/10x5-RGB-LED-Matrix-with-only-5-IO-pins/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:14:21 PDT
Programmable Wearable Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-Wearable-Arc-Reactor/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:40:59 PDT
8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-RGB-LED-Cube-1/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:39:14 PDT
Electronics Components Salvage http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronics-Components-Salvage/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 23:40:38 PDT
Steampunk Electronics LED Experimenter's Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Electronics-LED-Experimenters-Board/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 10:13:08 PDT
Dancing Disco Locks Prank - Dancing Keyboard Locks http://www.instructables.com/id/Dancing-Disco-Locks-Prank-Dancing-Keyboard-Locks/
Dancing Disco Locks Prank - Dancing Keyboard Locks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/EHEZ/I81GJ64X/FJUEHEZI81GJ64X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/EHEZ/I81GJ64X/FJUEHEZI81GJ64X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/EHEZ/I81GJ64X/FJUEHEZI81GJ64X.SMALL.jpg ishuyash Make Your friends or family member go crazy by running this code on their system and telling them that there something really wrong with their pc.It is behaving Strange.Like a ghost is making the locks disco. Do following In the Targets Pc 1. Open Notepad and copy below codes into it._code:______...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 11:15:52 PDT
LED Throwie 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Throwie-20/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 19:51:21 PDT
Shimmering Chameleon (smart)Skirt ~ http://www.instructables.com/id/Shimmering-Chameleon-smartSkirt-/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 09:45:12 PDT
Interactive LED Beer Pong Table 2.0 (BPT X5) http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Beer-Pong-Table-20/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:46:30 PDT
LEDs with Brightness Control (Circuit Scribe) http://www.instructables.com/id/LEDs-with-Brightness-Control-Circuit-Scribe/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:54:36 PDT
Remote-Control Thunderclouds http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-Thunderclouds/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:17:22 PDT
Ambilight, 4-channels [Arduino Mega2560] http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-4-channels-Arduino-Mega2560/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:55:19 PDT
blink blink Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/blink-blink-Light-Up-DIY-Book-Covers-with-LEDs/
blink blink Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/NGJF/I7CCDM46/FVZNGJFI7CCDM46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/NGJF/I7CCDM46/FVZNGJFI7CCDM46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/NGJF/I7CCDM46/FVZNGJFI7CCDM46.SMALL.jpg blinkblink Hi Everyone!We wanted to share how to make your book covers light up with LEDs and creative circuits (also known as soft-circuits). We started off with a favorite quote and used LEDs and soft-circuits to illustrate the quote. Reference this tutorial and sketch your favorite quote with circuits! What...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:18:35 PDT
Make an Arduino voltmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Arduino-voltmeter/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:44:58 PDT
USB light for cell phone portable charger http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-light-for-cell-phone-portable-charger/
USB light for cell phone portable charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SMALL.jpg gmuñoz1 Most of us have in the backpack a portable charger if your phone runs out of battery. these portable chargers have a USB connector so it can give you many applications to these sources of energy. Tools and Materials Tools:pair of plierssoldering ironMaterials:portable chargersolderingLEDmale USB ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:51:32 PDT
Infinity mirror and table (With casual tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-mirror-and-table-With-casual-tools/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 16:22:52 PDT
Computer Controlled Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Controlled-Star/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 07:07:35 PST
Tutu with Embedded LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Tutu-with-Embedded-LEDs/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 06:00:32 PST
5 programs 12V leds Lights Organ http://www.instructables.com/id/5-programs-12V-leds-Lights-Organ/
5 programs 12V leds Lights Organ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/VWBS/I6J7TCKI/FWMVWBSI6J7TCKI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/VWBS/I6J7TCKI/FWMVWBSI6J7TCKI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/VWBS/I6J7TCKI/FWMVWBSI6J7TCKI.SMALL.jpg udubinsky Soon to come our Purim party and as such we will need a light organ.Using an Arduino i made a 5 pre programmed, speed controlled, 4 12V leds (4-pack). These are the things you will need : Arduino pro mini (5v) or another arduino.Push buttonPotentiometer4 leds (regular)4 4-pack 12V ledssome wiresB...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:34:34 PST
Interactive Fuzzy LED Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-Interactive-Fuzzy-LED-Belt/
Interactive Fuzzy LED Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/9V1J/I6H7IKK4/FPJ9V1JI6H7IKK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/9V1J/I6H7IKK4/FPJ9V1JI6H7IKK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/9V1J/I6H7IKK4/FPJ9V1JI6H7IKK4.SMALL.jpg technorainbows This is an Instructable to show you how to make an interactive, fuzzy LED belt! Belt can be used in many ways, not just as a belt... wear it as a bandolier, hang it on the wall, wrap it around your backpack or bike... the options abound.And the most exciting part is this belt is alive! Using two sen...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:34:25 PST
Christmas FreakTree http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-FreakTree/
Christmas FreakTree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/9D3A/I6C2LAVX/FNQ9D3AI6C2LAVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/9D3A/I6C2LAVX/FNQ9D3AI6C2LAVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/9D3A/I6C2LAVX/FNQ9D3AI6C2LAVX.SMALL.jpg Rorri1401. Christmas FreakTreeWelcome to our Instructable! We hope you enjoy and fully understand it!Here is our video on YouTube:We are a group of four students working in this project. Our idea of a Christmas FreakTree was born in Creative Electronics, a Beng Electronics Engineering 4th year module at the Un...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:24:28 PST
LED Proximity Sensor Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Proximity-Sensor-Glove/
LED Proximity Sensor Glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/42ET/I6C2NKFM/FOI42ETI6C2NKFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/42ET/I6C2NKFM/FOI42ETI6C2NKFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/42ET/I6C2NKFM/FOI42ETI6C2NKFM.SMALL.jpg jenfoxbot This is a minimalistic design for a proximity sensor glove: a light-up glove that dims in brightness when an object, or person, is close to the sensor. This project costs less than $10, although it does take some time to build (1 - 2 hrs).This is also a modular design, meaning that it is easily cust...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:01:25 PST
Make Your Own Desktop LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Desktop-LED-Lamp/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:09:50 PST
Light-up Necklace made with felt & LEDs! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Necklace-made-with-felt-LEDs/
Light-up Necklace made with felt & LEDs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/JLRQ/I60051BQ/FATJLRQI60051BQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/JLRQ/I60051BQ/FATJLRQI60051BQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/JLRQ/I60051BQ/FATJLRQI60051BQ.SMALL.jpg blinkblink In this exercise you’ll be making a beautiful light-up necklace or patch with LEDs in a parallel series. We took a sheet of white felt and added flowers to it, but you can decorate your necklace however you want! You could easily turn this exercise into a light-up backpack patch. Craft Materials: M...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:39:35 PST
Pixelated Flower Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixelated-Flower-Lights/
Pixelated Flower Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/UX7L/I5WCV7FH/FBVUX7LI5WCV7FH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/UX7L/I5WCV7FH/FBVUX7LI5WCV7FH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/UX7L/I5WCV7FH/FBVUX7LI5WCV7FH.SMALL.jpg katherinel I made this piece of wall art for the company I used to work for, Coupa Software. It is a pixelated abstract representation of the company's blue flower logo icon measuring 4x4 ft and features addressable LED lights behind each "pixel". Design The first step was figuring out the design of the pix...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 21:54:14 PST
Intel Edison and Addressable LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-and-Addressable-LEDs/
Intel Edison and Addressable LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/8VWV/I5WCSBZB/FLG8VWVI5WCSBZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/8VWV/I5WCSBZB/FLG8VWVI5WCSBZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/8VWV/I5WCSBZB/FLG8VWVI5WCSBZB.SMALL.jpg danasf One of the first things that I like to try when I get a new development board is to get LEDs working on it! I start with a few solitary LEDs and quickly progress to programmable LED strips and matrices.The Edison is a fun board because of its small footprint, relatively low power use and the built-i...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 16:48:32 PST
$2 Portable solar water light http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Portable-solar-water-light/
$2 Portable solar water light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/0C4A/I5WCQFR4/FPD0C4AI5WCQFR4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/0C4A/I5WCQFR4/FPD0C4AI5WCQFR4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/0C4A/I5WCQFR4/FPD0C4AI5WCQFR4.SMALL.jpg SphereX Last year I learned about the "liter of light" project through the Henry Ford Innovation Nation. See: "Off-the-Grid Lighting Solution" Instructable by Hey Jude. Vote for him in Energy Contest. How I got started. I bought 3 liter bottle and 10" solar garden post. Purchased at dollar store. The ...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 10:56:41 PST
Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ultimate-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:15:37 PST
Remote controlled relay http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-relay/
Remote controlled relay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I am going to show you how to make an cheap remote controlled relay with an transmitter and receiver. This wireless relay can be used on anything and you can prank your friends by connecting it to an lamp and scare them ;) Parts and tools Here are the parts I used for this projec...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 11:10:12 PST
Valentine Day Heartbeat Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentine-Day-Heartbeat-Card/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 23:17:15 PST
Arduino door lock with password http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-door-lock-with-password/
Arduino door lock with password - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/YYRR/I5JHRLKQ/F52YYRRI5JHRLKQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/YYRR/I5JHRLKQ/F52YYRRI5JHRLKQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/YYRR/I5JHRLKQ/F52YYRRI5JHRLKQ.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I mede an door lock (or box lock) that opens when you enter your password and press "#". The servo turns back to the position it was in after some seconds. PARTS & TOOLS For this project I used:* Arduino uno ( http://store.arduino.cc/index.php?main_page=produc... )* 4x4 matrix ke...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:20:16 PST
Ambilight for non addressable RGB leds [Using Arduino] http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-for-non-addressable-RGB-leds-Using-Ardui/
Ambilight for non addressable RGB leds [Using Arduino] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/JAX5/I5DSUUV7/FSMJAX5I5DSUUV7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/JAX5/I5DSUUV7/FSMJAX5I5DSUUV7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/JAX5/I5DSUUV7/FSMJAX5I5DSUUV7.SMALL.jpg h0uri first of all .. if you don't know what Ambilgiht is Check Ambilgiht Phillipscheck out my other tutorial if you don't have an arduino TUTsince it's the same rgb led and same 3 transistors i used before why put arduino to work ?the answer is because with arduino you can control the colors for whatever...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:34:08 PST
Versatile Wearable LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Versatile-Wearable-LEDs/
Versatile Wearable LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/1TA2/I5DST6O2/FLR1TA2I5DST6O2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/1TA2/I5DST6O2/FLR1TA2I5DST6O2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/1TA2/I5DST6O2/FLR1TA2I5DST6O2.SMALL.jpg jenfoxbot Wearables (aka Wearable Technology) are a new & insanely awesome extension of electronics. These minimalistic, versatile, and detachable lights are designed to allow for a wide variety of creative possibilities and to be accessible to makers of all ages and backgrounds. The process takes about an ho...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:20:11 PST
Indoor Thermometer with both LCD and "Analog" Readout with NeoPixels http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Thermometer-with-both-LCD-and-Analog-Readou/
Indoor Thermometer with both LCD and "Analog" Readout with NeoPixels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/D1OG/I5BS4GE1/FZTD1OGI5BS4GE1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/D1OG/I5BS4GE1/FZTD1OGI5BS4GE1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/D1OG/I5BS4GE1/FZTD1OGI5BS4GE1.SMALL.jpg NextFab Hello! This Instructable is a quick, intermediate Arduino project that takes a temperature reading from a TMP36 , reads it onto an LCD screen and gives an "Analog" readout on a neopixel stick that changes color and number of lights lit every 10 degrees Fahrenheit. It's easily customizable as NeoPixe...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:41:06 PST
Zentangle Chibitronics Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Zentangle-Chibitronics-Box/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:52:20 PST