Instructables: exploring - technology - leds http://www.instructables.com Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:23:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Photography LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Photography-LED-Lights/
DIY Photography LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/75KQ/ICPP28C3/FU175KQICPP28C3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/75KQ/ICPP28C3/FU175KQICPP28C3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/75KQ/ICPP28C3/FU175KQICPP28C3.SMALL.jpg Saiyam One of the most important aspect of taking a perfect, crisp photograph is to have good lighting. One of the best ways to have it is to use natural lighting. But what if you want to take pictures of your project to publish on instructables while sitting on your workshop? Well, natural light cannot re...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:59:12 PDT
LED Practice Poi http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Practice-Poi/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:08:38 PDT
GETTING STARTED WITH ARDUINO #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/GETTING-STARTED-WITH-ARDUINO-1-2/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 04:21:03 PDT
DIY Bow Tie --- With Lights!! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bow-Tie-With-Lights/
DIY Bow Tie --- With Lights!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/3SVY/ICJLYKP2/F8J3SVYICJLYKP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/3SVY/ICJLYKP2/F8J3SVYICJLYKP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/3SVY/ICJLYKP2/F8J3SVYICJLYKP2.SMALL.jpg wearablesworkshop These are great for weddings, proms, special events, nights out, and any time you want to be the coolest person in the room!Why wouldn't you want a light up bow tie? Also, don't be shy girls, you can totally rock a light up bow tie too :)Photo Credit: Wendy Mitchell from Wendy Mitchell PhotographyM...
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:35:27 PDT
BarGraph Tiva C series Launchpad http://www.instructables.com/id/BarGraph-Tiva-C-series-Launchpad/
BarGraph Tiva C series Launchpad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/CYLW/ICICZNG6/FZICYLWICICZNG6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/CYLW/ICICZNG6/FZICYLWICICZNG6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/CYLW/ICICZNG6/FZICYLWICICZNG6.SMALL.jpg MaryoriS Materials:-Tiva C serie TM4C123g -Led's (8) -Resistor 470 ohm (8) -Pot 10 Kohm -Breadboard -WiresConnectionA0=PE3GND5V=VBUScode
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 16:05:33 PDT
Charge port illuminator http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-port-illuminator/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 22:46:29 PDT
Fiber Optic Coat http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Coat/
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 11:19:15 PDT
Básico Wearables: Brazaletecon Adafruit NeoPixesl y Flora http://www.instructables.com/id/Básico-Wearables-Brazaletecon-Adafruit-NeoPixesl-y/
Básico Wearables: Brazaletecon Adafruit NeoPixesl y Flora - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/R9W6/IC5C5R7V/FDNR9W6IC5C5R7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/R9W6/IC5C5R7V/FDNR9W6IC5C5R7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/R9W6/IC5C5R7V/FDNR9W6IC5C5R7V.SMALL.jpg gmendez3 Este brazelete wearable lo puedes hacer si quieres llevar algo tecnológico contigo. Lo que necesitamos es: Hilo conductor Aguja Velcro Multímetro Batería de litio y su cargador de ser necesario Neopixels http://www.adafruit.com/products/1260Adafruit Flora http://www.adafruit.com/products/659 Reco...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:54:28 PDT
Como hacer un vumetro http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-VU-meter/
Como hacer un vumetro - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/CZE5/ICG2BYEH/FCBCZE5ICG2BYEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/CZE5/ICG2BYEH/FCBCZE5ICG2BYEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/CZE5/ICG2BYEH/FCBCZE5ICG2BYEH.SMALL.jpg Hub MakerSpace Este instructable trata de como hacer un vumetro con 30 LEDs Recolectar los materiales Para hacer un vumetro vamos a tratar de conseguir los siguientes componentes que son :30 LED (12 verdes, 12 amarillos, 6 rojos).1. diodo Schottky. (puede ser cualquiera de la serie 58xx ,5817, 5819,5820,5824,.....
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:48:48 PDT
Snake Game with Scores in LabVIEW http://www.instructables.com/id/Snake-Game-with-Scores-in-LabVIEW/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 14:50:48 PDT
SMARTBAND http://www.instructables.com/id/SMARTBAND/
SMARTBAND - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/ASN1/IC4MSLGJ/FMYASN1IC4MSLGJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/ASN1/IC4MSLGJ/FMYASN1IC4MSLGJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/ASN1/IC4MSLGJ/FMYASN1IC4MSLGJ.SMALL.jpg nahimakhtar Materials Required:Base & Top fabric (black felt) (220 x 70mm)Circuit fabric (black cotton) (210 x 60mm)Conductive fabric BondawebConductive threadBlack non-conductive threadA soft battery holder and a 3-volt lithium batteryMagnetic switches x 3LEDs x 3Velcro2mm black cablePopper buttonEquipment Req...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 10:33:25 PDT
Rainbow LOVE Marquee http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-LOVE-Marquee/
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 10:10:43 PDT
Using a 4 digit, 7 segment display, with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-4-digit-7-segment-display-with-arduino/
Using a 4 digit, 7 segment display, with arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/CZGZ/IBTF5EDQ/FZICZGZIBTF5EDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/CZGZ/IBTF5EDQ/FZICZGZIBTF5EDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/CZGZ/IBTF5EDQ/FZICZGZIBTF5EDQ.SMALL.jpg chickeneater In this tutorial I will be showing you how to use a 7 segment display with 4 digits using arduino. Some basic things I would like to point out is that this takes up almost all of the digital pins on the arduino uno, leonardo, the boards with 13 digital pins. Most displays have 12 breakout pins that ...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 10:11:01 PDT
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-LIGHTSABER/
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly This is a 3D printed Light Saber I designed as a personal project to keep myself occupied... Here's a demo video: Demo VideoLet me start off by saying this is a very easy print/make... The handle only has two main prints and you have the option of printing either 6 individual sliding cylinders or pr...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:37:44 PDT
diy T10 led light. http://www.instructables.com/id/diy-T10-led-light/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 10:14:14 PDT
STM32F4 Discovery part1 - Touch Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/STM32F4-Discovery-part1-Touch-Buttons/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 03:55:12 PDT
E-Origami "Creating Electronic Paper Frogs" http://www.instructables.com/id/E-Origami-Creating-Electronic-Paper-Frogs/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:54:42 PDT
DIY Electronic Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electronic-Dice/
DIY Electronic Dice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/OC9U/IBM22DHC/FDCOC9UIBM22DHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/OC9U/IBM22DHC/FDCOC9UIBM22DHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/OC9U/IBM22DHC/FDCOC9UIBM22DHC.SMALL.jpg Komal Manoj Thakur We are living in a digital world, So why not to make a digital electronic dice for game. Here We are presenting a compact Electronic Dice with PCB design. You can break the PCB in two if you want to reduce the Dice size.Dice have 1 to 6 count. So we are using 7 LEDs that displays the patterns same a...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:56:04 PDT
Bluetooth Controlled Rainbow Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Controlled-Recycled-Rainbow-Lamp/
Bluetooth Controlled Rainbow Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/UMWX/IC0VFOL8/FC6UMWXIC0VFOL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/UMWX/IC0VFOL8/FC6UMWXIC0VFOL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/UMWX/IC0VFOL8/FC6UMWXIC0VFOL8.SMALL.jpg Saiyam This Bluetooth Controlled Rainbow Lamp can be switched to any color by using your smartphone. The lamp not only looks like all the seven colors of the rainbow but also glows in all the seven colors of rainbow. The shapes that it makes at night are just amazing to watch. The design of this lamp may s...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:31:35 PDT
Add Light Up Effects to Backyard Games Like Cornhole http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Light-Up-Effects-to-Backyard-Games-Like-Cornho/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:20:24 PDT
Electric Sugar Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Sugar-Skull/
Electric Sugar Skull - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/VD5F/IBC2D6HI/FD5VD5FIBC2D6HI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/VD5F/IBC2D6HI/FD5VD5FIBC2D6HI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/VD5F/IBC2D6HI/FD5VD5FIBC2D6HI.SMALL.jpg crafty.avenger In this instructable you will learn how to make a sugar skull plushie with color changing LED eyes. Tools Round nose jewelers pliers Scissors/snippers Sewing needlesMaterials Fleece or bamboo felt fabric for the forms (not a lot is is a small project) Color changing LED's (I use the color c...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:00:22 PDT
Rainbow Neo Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Neo-Clock/
Rainbow Neo Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/WTWP/IBAA9DDT/FOMWTWPIBAA9DDT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/WTWP/IBAA9DDT/FOMWTWPIBAA9DDT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/WTWP/IBAA9DDT/FOMWTWPIBAA9DDT.SMALL.jpg tdonoclift This clock was made as a gift but I was so happy with it that I thought I'd make an instructable for it. The clock uses 2 Neo Pixel Rings from Adafruit Industries as well as the Arduino Pro Mini microcontroller and a DS1307 Real Time Clock (RTC) to keep accurate time. The time can be set when upload...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 05:16:06 PDT
Versatile Flickering Love Lamp :) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Versatile-Flickering-Love-Lamp-/
Versatile Flickering Love Lamp :) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/TASL/IB4A7MG8/FFXTASLIB4A7MG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/TASL/IB4A7MG8/FFXTASLIB4A7MG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/TASL/IB4A7MG8/FFXTASLIB4A7MG8.SMALL.jpg Keith Aquilina We are going to make an array of 20 LEDs which flicker and make your room seem like it is lit with a fire or candles! Perfect for that romantic night in :)To power it, we are going to use the increasingly popular 5V USB charger.You can decide to print out the whole lamp or just the part that holds t...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 20:58:34 PDT
Getting Started with Intel® Edison Mini Breakout Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-Intel-Edison-Mini-Breakout-Bo/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 06:28:05 PDT
Touchscreen Controlled Marionette http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchscreen-Controlled-Marionette/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 01:23:33 PDT
PANDA- THE ULTIMATE CLEANING ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/PANDA-THE-ULTIMATE-CLEANING-ROBOT/
PANDA- THE ULTIMATE CLEANING ROBOT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/Y7MX/IB2215FG/F1KY7MXIB2215FG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/Y7MX/IB2215FG/F1KY7MXIB2215FG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/Y7MX/IB2215FG/F1KY7MXIB2215FG.SMALL.jpg jake_lee_1105 Hi, this project is dedicated to my son for whom will be born in the coming month, so I named it after my son's nickname "Panda". This is an improved version of cleaning robot with robust features of cleaning such as air suction, sweeper and roller brush. It randomly picks it direction to move, obst...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 09:12:53 PDT
Wake Up Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-Up-Clock/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:12:17 PDT
GSM Controlled Star Light http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Controlled-Star-Light/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 03:39:39 PDT
How to improve your helping soldering device for free http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-improve-your-helping-soldering-device-for-f/
How to improve your helping soldering device for free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/0M9Y/IATHKPWN/F9J0M9YIATHKPWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/0M9Y/IATHKPWN/F9J0M9YIATHKPWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/0M9Y/IATHKPWN/F9J0M9YIATHKPWN.SMALL.jpg kikesif2 Last weekend I was looking for a device that help me to hold in the same position and help me to solder them with precision. I also wanted to do that soldering work in a good illuminated work space. I have found in my local Harbour Freight store a magnifying galss with two claps and two small leds t...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 03:18:06 PDT
IR LEDs from junk http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-LEDs-from-junk/
IR LEDs from junk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/T4U0/IA8WK7BI/FQCT4U0IA8WK7BI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/T4U0/IA8WK7BI/FQCT4U0IA8WK7BI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/T4U0/IA8WK7BI/FQCT4U0IA8WK7BI.SMALL.jpg BJ Cuizon Do you need IR LEDs for your next remote control project? Or is it a night vision system?In this instructable I will show you how to get IR (Infra-red) LEDs and IR phototransistors for free! Get some old remote controls. IR LEDs are found in most remote controls. So you will have to find plenty o...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 21:44:01 PDT
Free-form Soldering LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-form-Soldering-LED-Tree/
Free-form Soldering LED Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/BSK6/IA6M94NP/FX4BSK6IA6M94NP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/BSK6/IA6M94NP/FX4BSK6IA6M94NP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/BSK6/IA6M94NP/FX4BSK6IA6M94NP.SMALL.jpg CarlS This is a fun free-form soldering project for the holidays. It uses two flip-flop circuits to light up 16 LEDs, and you can arrange them any way you would like. This Instructable will show a (sort of) tree shape.Free-form soldering does not use a circuit board. The components are soldered directl...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 11:53:44 PDT
How to: Huge Baymax LED Halftone Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Huge-Baymax-LED-Halftone-Wall-Art/
How to: Huge Baymax LED Halftone Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/V11Y/IA3VSGFY/F7QV11YIA3VSGFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/V11Y/IA3VSGFY/F7QV11YIA3VSGFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/V11Y/IA3VSGFY/F7QV11YIA3VSGFY.SMALL.jpg Mr Hades A 2 ft x 3 ft floating piece of wall art, featuring 2 versions of Baymax, from the Disney movie Big Hero 6. There's a small version of Baymax without his armor, and then a large, halftoned version of Baymax in full armor. The entire design is LED backlit, using an RGB LED strip.The project is expect...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 16:08:07 PDT
Arduino LED 3D printed sandal http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-3D-printed-sandal/
Arduino LED 3D printed sandal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/6HKP/I9YC0UJU/FNJ6HKPI9YC0UJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/6HKP/I9YC0UJU/FNJ6HKPI9YC0UJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/6HKP/I9YC0UJU/FNJ6HKPI9YC0UJU.SMALL.jpg scrubmonkeys In my engineering class we needed a project to combine three or more lessons that we had learned that year. I decided to combine our Auto-CAD, 3D printing and Arduino units to create a kind of wedge, platform sandal as summer is fast approaching. I designed the platform of the shoe on Google Sketch-...
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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/
USB lights for keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SMALL.jpg khader sk This is a simple method of making a usb powered led lights to illuminate the laptop or PC keyboard while working in the dark. USB male pin you can get a male USB pin from an old usb cable or dead pendrives. you can even buy a new usb male pin for very cheap price at electronic store. Attach wi...
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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/
RGB music controller with AGC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/DE4E/I9XM3LWO/FHPDE4EI9XM3LWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/DE4E/I9XM3LWO/FHPDE4EI9XM3LWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/DE4E/I9XM3LWO/FHPDE4EI9XM3LWO.SMALL.jpg KristianF1 Here i will show you how to create a RGB music controller, which lights RGB leds to music. I also added an AGC(Automatic gain control), which keeps the voltage at the same level. This is very useful, because you often play music at different volumes, and without the AGC, the leds will be very bright...
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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/
Laptop Controlled Robot v2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/Q7A1/I9TR8Z79/FOXQ7A1I9TR8Z79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/Q7A1/I9TR8Z79/FOXQ7A1I9TR8Z79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/Q7A1/I9TR8Z79/FOXQ7A1I9TR8Z79.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Arduino is a great thing unless you know how to use it. But when both bluetooth and arduino come into play, its even more fun.So here presenting you another great project that uses arduino as its brain and bluetooth for communications. This is a new version of my previous project - Laptop controlled...
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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/
LED Rubik's Cube With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/ZLSP/I9RJVEPY/F76ZLSPI9RJVEPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/ZLSP/I9RJVEPY/F76ZLSPI9RJVEPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/ZLSP/I9RJVEPY/F76ZLSPI9RJVEPY.SMALL.jpg David Sharfi In this instructable I'll show you how you can build your own LED Rubik's cube. This project was done for an introductory electronics course at Pomona College. Groups were given approximately two months to complete a project of their choosing, the only requirement being that the project rely on elec...
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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/
SmartMatrix - Dynamic LED Art Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/FSAZ/I9Q9HZV1/F5MFSAZI9Q9HZV1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/FSAZ/I9Q9HZV1/F5MFSAZI9Q9HZV1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/FSAZ/I9Q9HZV1/F5MFSAZI9Q9HZV1.SMALL.jpg Pixelmatix Hi, I'm Louis, and I designed the hardware on the open source SmartMatrix product. This instructable shows how I built the first prototype for SmartMatrix that has all the functionality of the product, but can be made from easily available parts. The product has all the electronics integrated into...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 09:19:46 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/
Arduino HCSR04 leds distance warner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/ENBP/I9B6L95A/F5VENBPI9B6L95A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/ENBP/I9B6L95A/F5VENBPI9B6L95A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/ENBP/I9B6L95A/F5VENBPI9B6L95A.SMALL.jpg Surya Krishnakumar This instructable shows you how to make an ultransonic sensor based distance warner... Part Lis 1) Arduino uno2) Hcsr04 Ultransonic sound sensor3) Red led4) Green led5) Yellow led or anything of your choice6) Piezo buzzer7) 3* 220ohms resistor8) Breadboard9) Jumper wires Connect the HCSR04 to t...
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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/
Arduino DC motor speed control potentiometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/LIU5/I98BO8PG/FBXLIU5I98BO8PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/LIU5/I98BO8PG/FBXLIU5I98BO8PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/LIU5/I98BO8PG/FBXLIU5I98BO8PG.SMALL.jpg Surya Krishnakumar This instructable will guide you on how to controll the speed of a Dc motor with a potentiometer and an arduino... Part List 1) Arduino2) D.C. motor3) NPN transistor TIP1204) Rectifier Diode5) 3* 220 ohms resitors6) 10K Potentiometer7) Breadboard8) Jumper wires9) Green led10) Red led11) Computer ...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 00:17:35 PDT
Miniature Allianz Arena http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Allianz-Arena/
Miniature Allianz Arena - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/30SZ/I941E8UB/F2A30SZI941E8UB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/30SZ/I941E8UB/F2A30SZI941E8UB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/30SZ/I941E8UB/F2A30SZI941E8UB.SMALL.jpg eric.buettner.10 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com). This instructable will walk you through how to make a miniature of Bayern Munich's Allianz Arena, or at least my attempt at making it. Required Suppl...
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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/
Iron Man 4th Generation Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/DJ3R/I92LXBH4/F6KDJ3RI92LXBH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/DJ3R/I92LXBH4/F6KDJ3RI92LXBH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/DJ3R/I92LXBH4/F6KDJ3RI92LXBH4.SMALL.jpg chaosfts DESCRIPTIONNo one can really say no to the fascinating Mark suit since the movie swept across the globe. If you have ever watched the Iron Man comic books or one of the Iron Man movies you would have known that the power source of the Mark suit actually come from the arc reactor mounted on Tony Star...
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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/
Safe and Sound Security System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/5EWP/I92LVH01/FCU5EWPI92LVH01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/5EWP/I92LVH01/FCU5EWPI92LVH01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/5EWP/I92LVH01/FCU5EWPI92LVH01.SMALL.jpg mjs48interactive For my first ever instructable I've decided to create a sound reactive light security system for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. It is meant to be adjustable with its parts as well as placement. You will be able to place it anywhere viewable. It works as a backlight but when there is a loud and abrupt...
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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/
LED Force Pressure Dog Water Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/5VFB/I916ITB8/F795VFBI916ITB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/5VFB/I916ITB8/F795VFBI916ITB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/5VFB/I916ITB8/F795VFBI916ITB8.SMALL.jpg kmc60 This is my first instructable/electronic project I have ever done. This was a great learning experience for me. I decided to create a dog bowl that lets the owner know when the bowl is empty without having to go up to it and kick it to see if it is full or not. I wanted the bowl to be red when empty...
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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/
CNC Sculpture with Neopixel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/ILMX/I8YBNYS9/FEHILMXI8YBNYS9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/ILMX/I8YBNYS9/FEHILMXI8YBNYS9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/ILMX/I8YBNYS9/FEHILMXI8YBNYS9.SMALL.jpg Drowre This is a project that I like to call the "Adobe Cloud" because I programmed my lights to CMY colors. It required knowledge of SketchUp 3D software, Breadboarding, Soldering, and general painting and crafting. The "Adobe Cloud" I created is a aesthetically pleasing hexagonal sculpture that responds ...
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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/
10x5 RGB LED Matrix with only 5 IO pins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/O8W4/I8VGN6OU/FL6O8W4I8VGN6OU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/O8W4/I8VGN6OU/FL6O8W4I8VGN6OU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/O8W4/I8VGN6OU/FL6O8W4I8VGN6OU.SMALL.jpg Ole_L If you wanna build a fancy led matrix display with only a few pixels, this is exactly what YOU need! Get all what you need! You need:-An Arduino-WS2812(B) LED strip-A piece wood-7 jumper wires-7 female pin headers-some capacitors-some wires Craft it to one part Use your crafting tools to bind ...
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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/
Programmable Wearable Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/X9UW/I8FQZ4A3/FHWX9UWI8FQZ4A3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/X9UW/I8FQZ4A3/FHWX9UWI8FQZ4A3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/X9UW/I8FQZ4A3/FHWX9UWI8FQZ4A3.SMALL.jpg JonBush This Instructable stems from another that I made when I needed a quick and cheap halloween costume. It was a simple circuit of a button cell and LEDs in a paper housing. You can find more on it at http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-Arc-Reactor-Costume/. Since that time I started messing ar...
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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/
8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/Y8AJ/I8CW3VP6/F2KY8AJI8CW3VP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/Y8AJ/I8CW3VP6/F2KY8AJI8CW3VP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/Y8AJ/I8CW3VP6/F2KY8AJI8CW3VP6.SMALL.jpg Michalsky 8x8x8 RGB-Cube with an Arduino micro controller.Etch own circuit boards using as less wires as possible. Steps are explained in following order:Bill of material and all you will need for this project Files & data sheets Understanding the schematics How to etch multilayer circuit boards How to build ...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:39:14 PDT
Electronics Components Salvage http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronics-Components-Salvage/
Electronics Components Salvage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/2G44/I86LSOAM/FPE2G44I86LSOAM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/2G44/I86LSOAM/FPE2G44I86LSOAM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/2G44/I86LSOAM/FPE2G44I86LSOAM.SMALL.jpg BJ Cuizon If electronic parts are not in your local electronics shop, you would probably salvage parts from old electronic appliances. I salvaged components mostly from old and damaged appliances because I don't want to destroy the working appliances.Warning: No power should be applied while dismantling the a...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 23:40:38 PDT