Instructables: exploring - technology - light - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 Apr 2016 22:53:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 TRAFFIC LIGHT USING ARDUINO ~THE EASIEST http://www.instructables.com/id/TRAFFIC-LIGHT-USING-ARDUINO-THE-EASIEST/
TRAFFIC LIGHT USING ARDUINO ~THE EASIEST - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/NW4D/INI809JD/FXJNW4DINI809JD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/NW4D/INI809JD/FXJNW4DINI809JD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/NW4D/INI809JD/FXJNW4DINI809JD.SMALL.jpg miymakers Hey Makers, In this project we are going to make a Traffic Light using 3 LED's!CHECK THE VIDEO FOR SURE! How Does it Work? How Does it Work? Basically, LEDs are just tiny light bulbs that fit easily into an electrical circuit. But unlike ordinary incandescent bulbs, they don't have a filament tha...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:31:01 PDT
Arduino Intelligent Brake Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Intelligent-Brake-Light/
Arduino Intelligent Brake Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/WNTW/INI7S239/FCCWNTWINI7S239.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/WNTW/INI7S239/FCCWNTWINI7S239.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/WNTW/INI7S239/FCCWNTWINI7S239.SMALL.jpg chienline Having a cool bike Should you have a cool light You can abandon the rusty But you should care about safetyConsidering safety on the street you should have a brake light on your bike. The population of vehicles are getting higher and higher every year. You can horn the vehicles in front of you, but a...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 21:46:36 PDT
Flora Rainbow LED Shirt that is Motion Activated http://www.instructables.com/id/INSTRUCTABLE-NOT-DONE-Flora-LED-Shirt/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 02:32:47 PDT
3 Steps for Better Film Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Steps-for-Better-Film-Lighting/
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 12:38:07 PDT
Arduino Light Theremin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Theremin/
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:15:36 PDT
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GLOWING-BUBBLE-LIGHT-How-to-Make-Your-Own-Futu/
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SMALL.jpg austiwawa PLEASE VOTE FOR ME in the "Make it Move Contest!" Feel free to click "Vote!" in the top right corner if you enjoyed this Instructable!In this video, we will be building a one of a kind futuristic desk light. Not only is this light unique and cool to look at, but the air bubbles make quite a relaxing...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:47:00 PDT
Mini Arduino Lux Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Arduino-Lux-Meter/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:09:10 PDT
Compact DIY Photography LightBox With Foldable Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-DIY-Photography-LightBox-With-Foldable-Lam/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 12:36:13 PDT
Yongnuo YN-300 Air PSU Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Yongnuo-YN-300-Air-PSU-Build/
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 02:46:01 PDT
Reactive Neopixel Door Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Reactive-Neopixel-Door-Lighting/
Reactive Neopixel Door Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/AQNX/IMUVWRPT/FSUAQNXIMUVWRPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/AQNX/IMUVWRPT/FSUAQNXIMUVWRPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/AQNX/IMUVWRPT/FSUAQNXIMUVWRPT.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Guess what? Now you door can have lights on it too!But wait, there's more! These lights are reactive because they sense when you close the door and automatically turn off, saving you both power and from sleep deprivation by the glowing awesomeness that these neopixel's emit!The lights have custom ef...
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 04:15:50 PDT
Fountain of Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Fountain-of-Light/
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Wed, 6 Apr 2016 20:11:07 PDT
Chroma - Light in a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Chroma-Light-in-a-Box/
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 14:46:12 PDT
Light Nib http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Nib/
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 12:09:59 PDT
Bangle Box Converted to Emergency Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bangle-Box-Converted-to-Emergency-Light/
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 03:17:07 PDT
Joule thief dog light http://www.instructables.com/id/Joule-Thief-Dog-Light/
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 17:14:21 PDT
Up-cycle a Vintage Torch V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-cycle-a-Vintage-Torch-V2/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 14:07:35 PDT
Easy DIY Crystal Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Crystal-Lamp/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 00:09:18 PDT
Making An LED Illuminated Oak Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Beautiful-Oak-Bluetooth-Speaker/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 09:41:55 PDT
ESP8266 BASIC IoT Light http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-BASIC-IoT-Light/
ESP8266 BASIC IoT Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/NQ8R/ILV85Q3I/FV2NQ8RILV85Q3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/NQ8R/ILV85Q3I/FV2NQ8RILV85Q3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/NQ8R/ILV85Q3I/FV2NQ8RILV85Q3I.SMALL.jpg 陳亮 This Instructables show how to use ESP8266 BASIC remote control a household light. Why Remote Switch? My home hall light switch hide behind the Cabinet and far from the door. It is hard to turn on the light when I came home or turn off the light when I leave. So I want to control the light remote...
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 07:35:05 PDT
Make Your Own Dimmable LED Workshop Lighting! (Extremely High Efficiency) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Dimmable-LED-Workshop-Lighting-Extre/
Make Your Own Dimmable LED Workshop Lighting! (Extremely High Efficiency) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/32VK/ILO2TFNB/FNF32VKILO2TFNB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/32VK/ILO2TFNB/FNF32VKILO2TFNB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/32VK/ILO2TFNB/FNF32VKILO2TFNB.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 In this Instructable, I'll show you how to make your own extremely efficient LED lighting for your workshop! We, Makers, Never have enough lighting on our worktable, So we need to buy lamps. But as makers, We don't buy things (And get ripped off...), We MAKE them! That's why I've decided to make my ...
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Sat, 12 Mar 2016 08:54:57 PST
Lazy Arduino light switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Lazy-Arduino-Light-Switch/
Lazy Arduino light switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/U9M3/ILL7X77K/FH3U9M3ILL7X77K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/U9M3/ILL7X77K/FH3U9M3ILL7X77K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/U9M3/ILL7X77K/FH3U9M3ILL7X77K.SMALL.jpg JvHCreations Hi! Welcome to my second instructable! Second? Yes, indeed, second. Click here to view my first.This time I decided to automate my light switch. Why? well, I'm an IT person, and I'm lazy, so why not!? The idea is that I'd like to be able to turn my lights on and of while laying in my bed. And of cou...
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 23:47:26 PST
AUTOMATIC SOLAR POWERED NIGHT LIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/AUTOMATIC-SOLAR-POWERED-NIGHT-LIGHT/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 09:25:06 PST
LED Video Chat Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Video-Chat-Light/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 05:53:46 PST
Arduino/App Controlled Desk Light http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduinoApp-Controlled-Desk-Light/
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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 19:53:11 PST
USB Led Light http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Led-Light-3/
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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 09:13:56 PST
How to make Simple water level Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Simple-Water-Level-Indicator/
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 03:22:30 PST
RPi-Zero IoT Event Indicator / Color Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Pi-Zero-IOT-Color-Indicator-Lamp/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 16:00:53 PST
发光单肩包带 http://www.instructables.com/id/发光单肩包带/
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 01:36:15 PST
Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Night-Light-5/
Automatic Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/IQ0L/IKRNI8LH/F3RIQ0LIKRNI8LH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/IQ0L/IKRNI8LH/F3RIQ0LIKRNI8LH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/IQ0L/IKRNI8LH/F3RIQ0LIKRNI8LH.SMALL.jpg bfyzal In our busy life, many of us forget to switch off the light morning. By using this simple circuit, the light will "automatically switch on" in night and "automatically switch off" in morning. Components Needed 1. Bread Board2. LDR (Light Dependent Resistor)3. Relay 6 volt DC (SPDT)4. Diode 1N4001...
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 11:04:22 PST
Arduino Stroboscopic Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Stroboscopic-Light/
Arduino Stroboscopic Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/CMFN/IKJ86F5C/F6YCMFNIKJ86F5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/CMFN/IKJ86F5C/F6YCMFNIKJ86F5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/CMFN/IKJ86F5C/F6YCMFNIKJ86F5C.SMALL.jpg TheSuperSewcio. Here is the tutorial how to build strobe using the Arduino. Marerials You will need: - Arduino board, - 220 Ohm resistor, - LED, - 2 potentiometers, - Battery. Building Everything you need is in the picture. There is also my circuit.You can use more LED's if you want to have stronger light. ...
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:12:38 PST
A very simple Remote Control flashing LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Remote-Controlled-Flashing-LED-Gadge/
A very simple Remote Control flashing LED light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/61BH/ILCN57WL/FLT61BHILCN57WL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/61BH/ILCN57WL/FLT61BHILCN57WL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/61BH/ILCN57WL/FLT61BHILCN57WL.SMALL.jpg Qwertypat The idea of this Instructable is to show you how to make a very simple and small, entertaining , enchanting, peculiarly flashing LED light underneath the decoration of your choice, that flashes by any Infrared Remote Control signal it receives!Whether it is from the RC of a TV, DVD player, surrou...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:01:41 PST
Photography Ring Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Ring-Light-1/
Photography Ring Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran One of the great lighting techniques in professional portrait photography is the ring light. This technique gives so nice effect on the eyes just like the picture above. It can be used not only for regular photography, but also, for video shots as well.So, let’s get started. Note: This project was m...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 01:00:46 PST
Sugar skull stormtrooper nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugar-Skull-Stormtrooper-Nightlight/
Sugar skull stormtrooper nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SMALL.jpg dmilesson This light work by lightning acrylic from the side, the acrylic is etched which creates a nice glowing effect.The acrylic is etched and cut with a laser cutter. Inside there is an Arduino that powers the 5v RGB LEDs, and it's programed to very slowly fade between different colors.You'll need: Acryli...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:03:31 PST
LED Sound Reactive Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Sound-Reactive-Light-Box/
LED Sound Reactive Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/Z2C5/IK8MXN1Y/FYZZ2C5IK8MXN1Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/Z2C5/IK8MXN1Y/FYZZ2C5IK8MXN1Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/Z2C5/IK8MXN1Y/FYZZ2C5IK8MXN1Y.SMALL.jpg nlewkowitz I really liked Dan Chen's Instructable Ex Machina Sound Reactive LED Wall. It was so easy to follow, and the results were great. I created version using cardboard and vellum, as you can see in the image with the red LED lights in the middle - note the Arduino and breadboard hanging off the side.The ...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 16:55:50 PST
Reading sensors with a microprocessor. http://www.instructables.com/id/Reading-Sensors-With-a-Microprocessor/
Reading sensors with a microprocessor. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/VHGS/IJWWM66K/FO5VHGSIJWWM66K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/VHGS/IJWWM66K/FO5VHGSIJWWM66K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/VHGS/IJWWM66K/FO5VHGSIJWWM66K.SMALL.jpg rickharris In my previous Instructable I showed how simple commands could be used to turn on a microprocessor output and light an LED.http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Program-a-PIC...I should stress I am not connected with Picaxe and these projects are ones I used in School to teach programming to school k...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:48:51 PST
Photography Light Box Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Light-Box-Tent/
Photography Light Box Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran If you are an enthusiast photographer, you probably havetried couple of lightning techniques before. One of the most common tools that product photographers use is the photography tent which we will make in this project. For the 2D-design we will be using Inkscape because it’s free and easy to use s...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 03:02:14 PST
Convert a Vintage Light to Component LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Vintage-Light-to-Component-LED/
Convert a Vintage Light to Component LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SMALL.jpg rexperry I bought a cool-looking vintage photography spotlight at a garage sale that I thought would make a great looking desktop lamp or reading light. The bulb was burned out and the base was a rare twist lock that is no longer available. For the conversion I bought a chip-on-board (COB) LED. LEDs require ...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:36:26 PST
Flip Clock Repair (Panasonic RC-6030) http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Clock-Repair/
Flip Clock Repair (Panasonic RC-6030) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FYKJ/IJRHNI98/F47FYKJIJRHNI98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FYKJ/IJRHNI98/F47FYKJIJRHNI98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FYKJ/IJRHNI98/F47FYKJIJRHNI98.SMALL.jpg cheapreviews Hey Fixers. My wife gave me a vintage flip clock for Christmas, the Panasonic RC-6030. Unfortunately for me, only a partially functioning clock arrived. In this Instructable, I repair the two parts that were no good, the burnt out 40 year old bulb and the noisy motor that still haunts my dreams. ...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:44:04 PST
Raspberry Pi Zero Moon Light (Controlled with Smart Phone) http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Moon-Light-Controlled-With-Smart-Phon/
Raspberry Pi Zero Moon Light (Controlled with Smart Phone) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/HPOK/IJQO3KF6/FI8HPOKIJQO3KF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/HPOK/IJQO3KF6/FI8HPOKIJQO3KF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/HPOK/IJQO3KF6/FI8HPOKIJQO3KF6.SMALL.jpg funwithnewtech Welcome! Here's how to build a smart-phone controlled light. I found a very nice "moon shaped" lamp at Ikea - but really any lamp will do that has a simple 2-prong AC plug.This will work with any raspberry pi. (I have not tried it on the Raspberry Pi A models). This tutorial uses a Raspberry Pi...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 16:47:18 PST
Stand lamp / Lampshades http://www.instructables.com/id/Stand-lamp-Lampshades/
Stand lamp / Lampshades - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/MM3H/IJM05PP8/F17MM3HIJM05PP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/MM3H/IJM05PP8/F17MM3HIJM05PP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/MM3H/IJM05PP8/F17MM3HIJM05PP8.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran In this project we will be making a stand lamp using whit and transparent acrylic (6 mm). We will make the 2D design by Inkscape and will cut the parts using a laser cutter machine.This project was made in Fab Lab Dhahran. http://www.fablabdhahran.org/------------------------------------------------...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 00:28:03 PDT
Luxo Jr. Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Luxo-Jr-Robot/
Luxo Jr. Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/W92H/IJHHO98U/FZPW92HIJHHO98U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/W92H/IJHHO98U/FZPW92HIJHHO98U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/W92H/IJHHO98U/FZPW92HIJHHO98U.SMALL.jpg Timvdv Attention: This is a work in progress!Video of the finished productChristmas Pixi (on facebook)IntroductionPixar is famous for their Luxo Jr. lamp. I like the character of the lamp so much I actually wanted to interact with it myself. Therefore I needed a robot arm. Luckily I don't have to start fro...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 19:42:25 PST
How (NOT!) To Make An Electroluminescent Edison Lamp | Homemade EL "Coil" Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/How-NOT-to-Make-an-Electroluminescent-Edison-Lamp-/
How (NOT!) To Make An Electroluminescent Edison Lamp | Homemade EL "Coil" Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Q8YU/IJQNYPY5/F3MQ8YUIJQNYPY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Q8YU/IJQNYPY5/F3MQ8YUIJQNYPY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Q8YU/IJQNYPY5/F3MQ8YUIJQNYPY5.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 In this instructable, I am going to show you How To Make An Electroluminescent Edison Lamp. Well, that, was what this Instructable was originally about. I thought of attaching EL Wire inside a mason jar at an up-and-down zigzag way, Which would make it look like a pretty awesome Edison Lamp! Though...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:42:21 PST
Icosahedron Form http://www.instructables.com/id/Icosahedron-Form/
Icosahedron Form - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/AEZ3/IJEKLA5U/FVVAEZ3IJEKLA5U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/AEZ3/IJEKLA5U/FVVAEZ3IJEKLA5U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/AEZ3/IJEKLA5U/FVVAEZ3IJEKLA5U.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry My goal was to make a large sphere with some flat planes to create a round form that is virtually clear, with minimum glare so I could photograph into the center of it. The benefits of an icosahedron over a true sphere are that you can make it with the minimum of space and waste, and each of the two...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 20:37:57 PST
Itty bitty Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Itty-Bitty-Joule-Thief/
Itty bitty Joule Thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/BRTK/IJ8Z7F4M/FLQBRTKIJ8Z7F4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/BRTK/IJ8Z7F4M/FLQBRTKIJ8Z7F4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/BRTK/IJ8Z7F4M/FLQBRTKIJ8Z7F4M.SMALL.jpg Victor805 A Joule Thief is a simple circuit that takes advantage of the inductive kickback produced by an inductive element (a wound toroid in this case) to step up the voltage. This extra voltage at the output of the circuit can be used to power devices which would not work with the input voltage alone. In t...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 09:13:03 PST
Glow In The Dark UFO Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-Dark-UFO-Lamp/
Glow In The Dark UFO Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/W4SG/IJ8Z7IAC/FE6W4SGIJ8Z7IAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/W4SG/IJ8Z7IAC/FE6W4SGIJ8Z7IAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/W4SG/IJ8Z7IAC/FE6W4SGIJ8Z7IAC.SMALL.jpg gravityisweak Inspired by the various alien abduction style lamps out there, I made an attempt to design and create a simplified mini version that was entirely 3d printed except for the LED lights. Not only does it light up, but it also glows in the dark after you turn off the lamp! It's designed in such a way, ...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 09:27:04 PST
Crystal Key Lock Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Crystal-Key-Lock-Box/
Crystal Key Lock Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/RXP8/IJ7WOI79/FKIRXP8IJ7WOI79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/RXP8/IJ7WOI79/FKIRXP8IJ7WOI79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/RXP8/IJ7WOI79/FKIRXP8IJ7WOI79.SMALL.jpg PrinceBlasphemy Have you ever wanted to keep something safe, but boring old boxes just aren't your style? Have you been dying for a glowing lockbox that's opened by a crystal? Here's the remedy to that. This is a great way to impress anyone you're willing to show off your treasure trove to, with a feeli...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 06:14:30 PST
The Stephanotis Steampunk Nixie Tube Bedside Companion. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Stephanotis-Steampunk-Nixie-Tube-Bedside-Compa/
The Stephanotis Steampunk Nixie Tube Bedside Companion. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/6M3W/IJ7FAQRZ/F126M3WIJ7FAQRZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/6M3W/IJ7FAQRZ/F126M3WIJ7FAQRZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/6M3W/IJ7FAQRZ/F126M3WIJ7FAQRZ.SMALL.jpg Roddy Scott I wanted to give my daughter something totally different for her birthday in April 2015 and eventually decided on making something in a Steampunk theme. It started out as just the lamp unit but looked a little bare in the middle so I added a Nixie Tube clock to it and this was the end result. The ...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 13:57:35 PST
How to make a great lightsaber hilt cheap from scratch!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Great-Lightsaber-Hilt-Cheap-From-Scr/
How to make a great lightsaber hilt cheap from scratch!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/SXYH/IJ6CFYU7/F13SXYHIJ6CFYU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/SXYH/IJ6CFYU7/F13SXYHIJ6CFYU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/SXYH/IJ6CFYU7/F13SXYHIJ6CFYU7.SMALL.jpg Russell Miller I made this lightsaber with materials that I had laying around so it only cost me time and brain power. This was made for a friend of mine for his birthday. His last name is cut into the side and the colors come from a combination of two of his favorite. Each step tells you the materials and tool...
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 22:58:46 PST
Modulating audio on a LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Modulating-Audio-on-a-LED/
Modulating audio on a LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/2XBK/IJ1TWJ7E/FHU2XBKIJ1TWJ7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/2XBK/IJ1TWJ7E/FHU2XBKIJ1TWJ7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/2XBK/IJ1TWJ7E/FHU2XBKIJ1TWJ7E.SMALL.jpg TheICMan [I made some changes to also support a microphone]In this tutorial, I will demonstrate how audio (music or sound) can be transmitted over a light beam generated by a LED. This project includes 2 parts: The transmitter, that takes the audio and modulates it using the LED The receiver, that rec...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 07:59:31 PST
Beambox: NEXT - the tower that glows to your commands http://www.instructables.com/id/Beambox-NEXT-the-Tower-That-Glows-to-Your-Commands/
Beambox: NEXT - the tower that glows to your commands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/8OOU/IJ1RPM12/FSW8OOUIJ1RPM12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/8OOU/IJ1RPM12/FSW8OOUIJ1RPM12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/8OOU/IJ1RPM12/FSW8OOUIJ1RPM12.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Beambox NEXT is the second version of the cheap, easy to build light tower. It runs off of an Arduino Nano and costs less than $15. What's new is this version is the redesigned base, accompanied by 3 capacitive touch buttons and a much heavier wooden base making it less prone to falling over. The Be...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 14:51:39 PST