Instructables: exploring - technology - leds http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:33:05 PST BLOX v1.01 Potato Powered LED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Potato-Powered-LED/
Potato Powered LED! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/B88V/I3VHNZTT/FAEB88VI3VHNZTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/B88V/I3VHNZTT/FAEB88VI3VHNZTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/B88V/I3VHNZTT/FAEB88VI3VHNZTT.SMALL.jpg ScienceKitStore LEDs require more than 2 volts to light up. Each Zinc-Copper Potato produces 1 volt. In this particular setup, we've created 3 - 1 Volt batteries connected in a series so that they can light up an LED. Please see photos for directions. Also see "Metal Reactivity Series" table to learn more. What ...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:34:26 PST
Iron Man Arc Reactor Bang Bang Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Arc-Reactor-Bang-Bang-Tag/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:46:04 PST
Cosmic Jellyfish Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cosmic-Jellyfish-Lamp/
Cosmic Jellyfish Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/OBNH/I3THIXHK/F6QOBNHI3THIXHK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/OBNH/I3THIXHK/F6QOBNHI3THIXHK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/OBNH/I3THIXHK/F6QOBNHI3THIXHK.SMALL.jpg Isi__ My final project explores one of my favorite topics, space. I was inspired by a recent supermoon to design a lamp that simulated lunar phases. However, as time went on, my interest in the project began to wane and I decided to look to the galaxy as a source of inspiration. This project then took on ...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:26:24 PST
3D Modeling a Spark Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Modeling-a-Spark-Diffuser/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:05:13 PST
Infinity Mirror Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Table/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:49:57 PST
How to control 12 led with Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-12-less-with-Uno/
How to control 12 led with Uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/FJR5/I3THHTLH/F3YFJR5I3THHTLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/FJR5/I3THHTLH/F3YFJR5I3THHTLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/FJR5/I3THHTLH/F3YFJR5I3THHTLH.SMALL.jpg luzm This is my first instructable and I want to thank Oadil for his instructable Trafik light, 9 led using Arduino UNO I bought a simple UNO micro controller and I was looking for an easy project to be able to understand the inputs and the outputs. Check out his instruct able to see the first steps an...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:41:08 PST
Simple Random Relay http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Random-Relay/
Simple Random Relay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/DF6G/I3H5GSBJ/F7ZDF6GI3H5GSBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/DF6G/I3H5GSBJ/F7ZDF6GI3H5GSBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/DF6G/I3H5GSBJ/F7ZDF6GI3H5GSBJ.SMALL.jpg zambonicassoni This is my first time presenting an instructable on here, and for now it's just a simple random relay that utilizes an Arduino Uno and a few LEDs and jumper cables. Materials There's not much that will be needed to create this array, and what is needed can usually be found with minimal effort and...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 23:35:09 PST
Mirror mirror (with RGB LED) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mirror-mirror-with-RGB-LED/
Mirror mirror (with RGB LED) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/0E6P/I3H791X0/FM10E6PI3H791X0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/0E6P/I3H791X0/FM10E6PI3H791X0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/0E6P/I3H791X0/FM10E6PI3H791X0.SMALL.jpg longlonghong Mirror Mirror Mirror Mirror is a wall lamp that lights up when people pass by. The color changes according to the weekdays - Monday is blue, Tuesday is green, Wednesday is yellow…. Materials: 1 piece of bronze mirror acrylic (12” L x 12” W x ⅛”D), 2 pieces of black acrylic (24” L x 12” W x ⅛”D)E...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:34:31 PST
Light Up Glitter Heels http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Glitter-Heels/
Light Up Glitter Heels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/K9H7/I3H706MR/F4UK9H7I3H706MR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/K9H7/I3H706MR/F4UK9H7I3H706MR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/K9H7/I3H706MR/F4UK9H7I3H706MR.SMALL.jpg denahemerson First things first, these are not Dorothy's shoes. Dorothy snatched them off the cold, dead feet of the Wicked Witch of the East. The same dead witch that, oh yeah, Dorothy maliciously murdered upon her dramatic arrival into Munchkinland. If we're about to commence this journey of creating fabulous ...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:21:53 PST
Glowing Faerie Headdress http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Leaf-Faerie-Headdress/
Glowing Faerie Headdress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/1UY1/I3H4VJVQ/FQ11UY1I3H4VJVQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/1UY1/I3H4VJVQ/FQ11UY1I3H4VJVQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/1UY1/I3H4VJVQ/FQ11UY1I3H4VJVQ.SMALL.jpg nikistyxx The Leaf Faerie Headdress is inspired by the Russian Rusalka Myth. Rusalka came out of the water in the spring to transfer life-giving moisture to the fields and thus helped nurture the crop. However, Rusalka had a dark side, and if you came to close to the river, they might drown you. The headdress...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:21:12 PST
iBling LED Necklace - Android Controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/iBling-LED-Necklace/
iBling LED Necklace - Android Controlled - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/N2X9/I3DQGL7H/F28N2X9I3DQGL7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/N2X9/I3DQGL7H/F28N2X9I3DQGL7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/N2X9/I3DQGL7H/F28N2X9I3DQGL7H.SMALL.jpg alinke Time Lapse Build Video explaining the different power options Materials: PIXEL Maker's Kit from Seeedstudio - $79 16x32 LED Matrix from Adafruit or Seeedstudio - $25 Gold chain (30 inches) - repurposed from a women's purse or http://www.hiphopbling.com - ...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 09:26:33 PST
Tilt activated LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flippies/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 21:28:02 PST
Fabulous LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabulous-LED-Tree/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 19:04:13 PST
Mood Umbrella http://www.instructables.com/id/Mood-Umbrella/
Mood Umbrella - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/OKKH/I34DVY39/FUCOKKHI34DVY39.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/OKKH/I34DVY39/FUCOKKHI34DVY39.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/OKKH/I34DVY39/FUCOKKHI34DVY39.SMALL.jpg sarahsellars Build and program a string of LEDs to reflect your mood based on your heart rate. Materials 1- 20 RGB neopixel LEDs2-Arduino Duemillanove3-Computer with Arduino software4-Pulse sensor5-9V batter 6-9V battery holder7-Connecting wires8-Access to soldering 9-Black umbrella Building a Chain of L...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:18:31 PST
Anxiety Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Anxiety-Necklace/
Anxiety Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/97NE/I2XTPIHY/FO197NEI2XTPIHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/97NE/I2XTPIHY/FO197NEI2XTPIHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/97NE/I2XTPIHY/FO197NEI2XTPIHY.SMALL.jpg lcospina This necklace displays a person's anxiety level according to body temperature. There is a temperature sensor placed on the back of the neck to get accurate readings. According to these readings, the RGB LED placed within the necklace locket will light up in different colours.For this project, the li...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:59:46 PST
Jingle Bells Ugly Xmas sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/Jingle-Bells-Ugly-Xmas-sweater/
Jingle Bells Ugly Xmas sweater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/IVKG/I2XIE623/FJUIVKGI2XIE623.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/IVKG/I2XIE623/FJUIVKGI2XIE623.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/IVKG/I2XIE623/FJUIVKGI2XIE623.SMALL.jpg lcospina Merry Christmas! Get a Very Ugly Christmas Sweater I got mine from Value Village for $10 Get a lilyPad Arduino and speaker perfect for wearables! Also, get some conductive wire, or string 6 LED lights if you create loops with the wire, they are perfect for sewing in. Code! Here is the Co...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:25:13 PST
Command Line Assembly Language Programming for Arduino Tutorial 8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Command-Line-Assembly-Language-Programming-for-Ard-7/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:15:12 PST
Led Ball Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Ball-Light/
Led Ball Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/3Q68/I2TG3A9D/FU73Q68I2TG3A9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/3Q68/I2TG3A9D/FU73Q68I2TG3A9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/3Q68/I2TG3A9D/FU73Q68I2TG3A9D.SMALL.jpg money bags This instructable is very interesting to look at and it is a very good bathroom light.So I wanted to share this with you guys.Here is what we are going to need: 1. Dc charger jack ( it's not for charging )2. Regular wire3. 2x diodes4. Lots of LEDs ( any color is great )5. Fi-shock electric fence wir...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:43:17 PST
Light Up Your Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Your-Head/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:05:39 PST
Web Controlled Holiday House Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-Holiday-House-Lighting/
Web Controlled Holiday House Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/YRUT/I2MI3FO7/FH1YRUTI2MI3FO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/YRUT/I2MI3FO7/FH1YRUTI2MI3FO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/YRUT/I2MI3FO7/FH1YRUTI2MI3FO7.SMALL.jpg CarlS This is an extension to a previous Instructable on Permanent Holiday LED House Lighting.Now that all the LEDs are wired up, the challenge is getting out there each holiday to change the pattern. You could add some push buttons to choose between programs, but since I manage TeleToyland for fun, and ...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:59:47 PST
LED project for RC dirtbike http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-project-for-RC-dirtbike/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 04:06:35 PST
Elven Magic Orb http://www.instructables.com/id/Elven-Magic-Orb/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 01:37:48 PST
DIY USB DJ Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-DJ-Controller/
DIY USB DJ Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/28YM/I2150VCV/FNS28YMI2150VCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/28YM/I2150VCV/FNS28YMI2150VCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/28YM/I2150VCV/FNS28YMI2150VCV.SMALL.jpg aglass0fmilk Many people are getting into DJing these days, whether as a means of self-expression or a way to make extra money. I enjoy DJing because it provides a more interesting, involved, and interactive music-listening experience, whether in company of friends or while in private.Hardware DJ Controllers are...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 08:45:30 PST
How To Make DIY Grow Lights With LED Strip Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-DIY-Grow-Lights-With-LED-Strip-Lights/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 11:46:02 PST
LED Sugru StarFish http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Sugru-StarFish/
LED Sugru StarFish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/6646/I1XEMX3O/FOJ6646I1XEMX3O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/6646/I1XEMX3O/FOJ6646I1XEMX3O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/6646/I1XEMX3O/FOJ6646I1XEMX3O.SMALL.jpg ksmanoj95 A glowing magnetic Starfish that can be either used a fridge magnet or an aquarium accessories. The Stuff needed The things we are gonna need are just stuff lying around . 1.A magnet 2.A packet of Sugru 3.5 LEDs in color of your choice 4.coin cell battery The making Place the magnet over th...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 01:13:17 PDT
LED desk lamp using sugru, ikea nick-nacks and kitronik kit http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-desk-lamp-using-sugru-ikea-nick-nacks-and-kitr/
LED desk lamp using sugru, ikea nick-nacks and kitronik kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/6NUD/I1TRTDCT/FN16NUDI1TRTDCT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/6NUD/I1TRTDCT/FN16NUDI1TRTDCT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/6NUD/I1TRTDCT/FN16NUDI1TRTDCT.SMALL.jpg ChickenGrylls I never seem to have enough light on my desk these days, the light from my desk lamp seems to cast too many shadows and takes a little too long to be bright with a modern energy saving bulb. I saw the new Kitronik Desk Lamp Kit on a recent visit to their HQ and was inspired to make my own desk lamp....
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:25:13 PDT
USB Chameleon Lamp ( Color replicating ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Sensing-USB-Lamp/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:05:21 PDT
Multi color digital clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-color-digital-clock/
Multi color digital clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/JUFB/I1TQGBKO/FR1JUFBI1TQGBKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/JUFB/I1TQGBKO/FR1JUFBI1TQGBKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/JUFB/I1TQGBKO/FR1JUFBI1TQGBKO.SMALL.jpg ahmed attia In this instructable we will make a bi-color digital clock which can display the time ,temperature and dateThis PIC project uses an I2C (or IIC) Real Time Clock IC (DS1307) and a four digit seven segment display to create a standard digital clock and eight small seven segment to display the date.we ...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:30:36 PDT
LED Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Glasses/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:10:09 PDT
Led Star with Arduino and WS2811 Neopixels http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Star-with-Arduino-and-WS2811-Neopixels/
Led Star with Arduino and WS2811 Neopixels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/47ES/I1QYJ1NC/FLT47ESI1QYJ1NC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/47ES/I1QYJ1NC/FLT47ESI1QYJ1NC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/47ES/I1QYJ1NC/FLT47ESI1QYJ1NC.SMALL.jpg comaplix DescriptionThis little project makes a great ornament to hang in your window at Christmas time. It is a 20" wide star with 50 "neopixel" leds around the perimeter. Each led is individually addressable and it is controlled by an arduino device which can be programmed to sequence the leds in various...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:07:29 PDT
How to write a library the easy way http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-write-a-library-the-easy-way/
How to write a library the easy way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/3P0U/I1NUMIOF/FJK3P0UI1NUMIOF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/3P0U/I1NUMIOF/FJK3P0UI1NUMIOF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/3P0U/I1NUMIOF/FJK3P0UI1NUMIOF.SMALL.jpg verdelj First thing is first I am not a programmer or have a lot of experience programming I am just a beginner. there are a lot of ways of doing things this is my way maybe is the wrong way but it works for me. This is for beginners like my self, if you have any questions about anything just let me ...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:31:55 PDT
Arc Reactor Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Arc-Reactor-Shirt/
Arc Reactor Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/96RR/I1NUEBX0/FOP96RRI1NUEBX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/96RR/I1NUEBX0/FOP96RRI1NUEBX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/96RR/I1NUEBX0/FOP96RRI1NUEBX0.SMALL.jpg shounaki Okay so this is my first attempt at "cosplay". Since Halloween is coming up, I figured an Ironman arc reactor t-shirt would be pretty cool. I skipped a few parts to make it more simple. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask. I made this from mostly recycled parts and things I found arou...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:24:26 PDT
RGB Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Ghost/
RGB Ghost - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SMALL.jpg lmowry UPDATE: video example was uploaded:)http://youtu.be/xOAMFGLDaVkThis is a simple tutorial on my findings on making a foam ghost and a free issues I ran into... I made four of these and am using them outside for some shows. But due to it being made of styrofoam the wind rubbing it up against the trees...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:21:18 PDT
Bass(sound) Reactive LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Basssound-Reactive-LEDs/
Bass(sound) Reactive LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/ZCEM/I1KJK00V/F07ZCEMI1KJK00V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/ZCEM/I1KJK00V/F07ZCEMI1KJK00V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/ZCEM/I1KJK00V/F07ZCEMI1KJK00V.SMALL.jpg me_zain Hiii Everyone!! This is a very simple, cheap and interesting project. An easy way of learning the working of Transistors for beginners. Must tyr it, it just takes 5 minutes to built :DSimple sound reactive LED's using a TIP31c Transistor. It has a 12v power source powering 4 LED's. The module is on...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:28:24 PDT
How to make Electro Dough ( conductive and insulated ) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Electro-Dough-conductive-and-insulated/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:50:14 PDT
Interactive Zipper with LEDS http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Patterns-on-a-pocket/
Interactive Zipper with LEDS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/V1RF/I1I24K8T/FEXV1RFI1I24K8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/V1RF/I1I24K8T/FEXV1RFI1I24K8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/V1RF/I1I24K8T/FEXV1RFI1I24K8T.SMALL.jpg birceozkan Wearable soft computations that makes the pocket interactive.The LED Pocket Project is created by making your garments look more alive with a simple and flexible circuit.Once you start to unzip, the LEDs on the pocket start to a light up according the position of the zipper.Materials Needed:-Zipper-...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:47:19 PDT
Newton Cradle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Newton-Cradle-Lamp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:15:37 PDT
LED Bookmark http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bookmark/
LED Bookmark - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/65M5/I11YUGCD/F7H65M5I11YUGCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/65M5/I11YUGCD/F7H65M5I11YUGCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/65M5/I11YUGCD/F7H65M5I11YUGCD.SMALL.jpg hollyjackson Materials:Binder Clip Craft Foam Sheets 3V Coin Battery LED Lights Electrical Tape Spray Adhesive Craft Glue Cut a piece of craft foam that will wrap all the way around your binder clip. Spray one side of the foam with the craft glue and adhere it to the binder clip, starting and ending on ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 10:30:09 PDT
Life Size Lite Bright http://www.instructables.com/id/Life-Size-Lite-Bright/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 10:21:38 PDT
Toilet Paper Tube Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Toilet-Paper-Tube-Torch/
Toilet Paper Tube Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0IJR/I12KFFUH/F430IJRI12KFFUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0IJR/I12KFFUH/F430IJRI12KFFUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0IJR/I12KFFUH/F430IJRI12KFFUH.SMALL.jpg daryllukas A cheap DIY flashlight using LEDs (and other stuff I found lying around in my room)It's a very simple project and very easy to do.Duration: Took me 2 hoursWhat You Will Need: LEDsResistorsA Breadboard (for prototyping) and a PerfBoardToilet Paper TubeConnecting wireSoldering Wire & Gun3x 3v Button B...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 15:01:15 PDT
Dimming an LED lamp with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Dimming-an-LED-lamp-with-an-Arduino/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 17:25:28 PDT
DIY Semaphore Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Semaphore-Lantern/
DIY Semaphore Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/WVBN/I0LDR770/FMYWVBNI0LDR770.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/WVBN/I0LDR770/FMYWVBNI0LDR770.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/WVBN/I0LDR770/FMYWVBNI0LDR770.SMALL.jpg Tymkrs I was watching Going Postal by Terry Pratchett and in the movie, there were these things called "Clacks Towers". Each tower consists of a massive light with a 4x4 shutter flap system (lots of ropes/pulleys/levers). Anytime someone wanted to send a message to another town, they'd do it through the c...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 21:56:16 PDT
Permanent Digital LED House Holiday Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Permanent-Digital-LED-House-Holiday-Lighting/
Permanent Digital LED House Holiday Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/1WUO/I0FFELEU/FWV1WUOI0FFELEU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/1WUO/I0FFELEU/FWV1WUOI0FFELEU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/1WUO/I0FFELEU/FWV1WUOI0FFELEU.SMALL.jpg CarlS Digitally addressable RGB LED strips are becoming more available and less expensive through hobbyist electronics stores and direct from factories in China, so it's time to update your holiday house lighting!This project uses an Arduino to control strips of digitally addressable LEDs, and the idea is...
By: CarlS

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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:49:55 PDT
Laptop Cooling Stand from Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Cooling-Stand-from-Scrap/
Laptop Cooling Stand from Scrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/T0CM/I0C95118/FP7T0CMI0C95118.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/T0CM/I0C95118/FP7T0CMI0C95118.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/T0CM/I0C95118/FP7T0CMI0C95118.SMALL.jpg tinker bot In this Instructable I will teach you how to build a simple cooling stand from scrap.My laptop has a tendency to want to overheat when I'm working on things, causing it to slow down. I toyed with the idea of purchasing a commercial cooling stand, but my maker side reminded me of all the scrap I have...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:50:27 PDT
Turn On An Led With A Joy Stick! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-On-An-Led-With-A-Joy-Stick/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:14:05 PDT
Ironman's Mark 3 Arc Reactor cheap and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Ironmans-Mark-3-Arc-Reactor-cheap-and-Easy/
Ironman's Mark 3 Arc Reactor cheap and Easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/U4GK/I028VK67/F0OU4GKI028VK67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/U4GK/I028VK67/F0OU4GKI028VK67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/U4GK/I028VK67/F0OU4GKI028VK67.SMALL.jpg syedhamzahasan Ironman is a Fictional Character from Marvel Comics. It was just known to the nerds uptill they made a movie about it. After that movie people started loving Ironman's Role alot. Now almost every (cool) human on earth knows about him and has seen Iron man 1,2,3 and Avengers.Anyways this is his Arc R...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 06:04:14 PDT
Flashing Heart Using LEDs and 555 Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-Heart-Using-LEDs-and-555-Timer/
Flashing Heart Using LEDs and 555 Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/B0RH/I028VI3U/F5FB0RHI028VI3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/B0RH/I028VI3U/F5FB0RHI028VI3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/B0RH/I028VI3U/F5FB0RHI028VI3U.SMALL.jpg syedhamzahasan Yes I made it for someone special. It is a basic heart made of red LEDs. It has a flashing side too made by using 555 timer IC Components I know some items may not be in the circuit but I assure you that both mine and this circuit works 100%Red Leds - 16 or more330ohm resistors - 1Wyro Board (sho...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 05:27:50 PDT
Web Controlled Wifi LED Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-Wifi-LED-Tower/
Web Controlled Wifi LED Tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/08ZX/HZV3P8ON/F0E08ZXHZV3P8ON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/08ZX/HZV3P8ON/F0E08ZXHZV3P8ON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/08ZX/HZV3P8ON/F0E08ZXHZV3P8ON.SMALL.jpg CarlS This project is a web controlled LED tower that uses an Arduino and Wifi Shield to connect to a web server to get commands submitted by users. The goal was to make the project mobile so it can be taken to shows and still allow control from the web.You can control this project live at TeleToyland!Th...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 09:48:51 PDT
Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs & soft-circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-DIY-Book-Covers-with-LEDs-soft-circuits/
Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs & soft-circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/UEYN/HZXYMRFO/F06UEYNHZXYMRFO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/UEYN/HZXYMRFO/F06UEYNHZXYMRFO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/UEYN/HZXYMRFO/F06UEYNHZXYMRFO.SMALL.jpg Snax_and_Macs Hi Everyone!Snax_and_macs just started school again and wanted to make our book covers light up with LEDs and 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 you n...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 14:18:53 PDT
LED Felt Carrot with Soft Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Felt-Carrot-with-Soft-Circuits/
LED Felt Carrot with Soft Circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/V4T3/HZS8TFL4/F5OV4T3HZS8TFL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/V4T3/HZS8TFL4/F5OV4T3HZS8TFL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/V4T3/HZS8TFL4/F5OV4T3HZS8TFL4.SMALL.jpg Snax_and_Macs Hi! Have you ever wanted to make a felt carrot that lights up when you touch it? Yes!? Well then this is the Instructables for you!Here's what you need: MaterialsFelt - Green and Orange3V battery2 LED's Needle and orange and green thread Solder/Soldering Iron and conductive material OR Copper Tape C...
By: Snax_and_Macs

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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 10:33:57 PDT