Instructables: exploring - technology - light - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 26 May 2016 19:20:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 Twisted Prism Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Twisted-Prism-Lanterns/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 12:32:22 PDT
DIWire Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DI-Wire-Lamp/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:01:57 PDT
DIY | Minecraft Ore Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Minecraft-Ore-Night-Light/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 01:49:27 PDT
DIY Portable LED Lighting Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-LED-Lighting-Panel/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 11:47:20 PDT
Budget Bicycle Warning Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Budget-Bicycle-Warning-Lights/
Budget Bicycle Warning Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/5H94/IOCJ7TU7/FU35H94IOCJ7TU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/5H94/IOCJ7TU7/FU35H94IOCJ7TU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/5H94/IOCJ7TU7/FU35H94IOCJ7TU7.SMALL.jpg EricS8 Get a safety boost, and recycle old plastic! These omni directional warning lights increase visibility, can double as turn signals, and attach to the handlebar ends. Cost can be under $5, with many parts being commonly found recyclable items.WARNING, Make at Your Own Risk"I am not responsible for, a...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 22:40:09 PDT
LAP - Purifying water with new technologies and algea http://www.instructables.com/id/LAP-Purifying-Water-With-New-Technologies-and-Alge/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 06:56:58 PDT
DIY Beginners LEDs Controller (<20$) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beginners-LEDs-Controller-20/
DIY Beginners LEDs Controller (<20$) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/31VR/IO6E0LS3/FJS31VRIO6E0LS3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/31VR/IO6E0LS3/FJS31VRIO6E0LS3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/31VR/IO6E0LS3/FJS31VRIO6E0LS3.SMALL.jpg AlexandreI4 Ever wanted a color-changing LED array above your bed or in your living room ? Want to make your own Christmas lights ? You want to control exactly how your LEDs are going to behave ? Have an automatic turn ON/OFF, different colors on every different day etc...Also, this project is pretty easy, fast...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 07:57:52 PDT
Magnetic Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Arc-Reactor/
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Fri, 13 May 2016 12:16:50 PDT
Colorful Laptop Backlighting for $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Laptop-Backlighting-for-5/
Colorful Laptop Backlighting for $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/N5OB/IO36J49W/FSMN5OBIO36J49W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/N5OB/IO36J49W/FSMN5OBIO36J49W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/N5OB/IO36J49W/FSMN5OBIO36J49W.SMALL.jpg 9fiftyfive Hey guys, in today's Instructable, I'll show you how to change the color of your laptop's backlight! This takes some time, but the final product definitely is worth it. Please note that the size and cutouts of the Post-It will vary from laptop to laptop, and the laptop I'm using in this tutorial is ...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 08:19:04 PDT
Trailer Light Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Trailer-Light-Tester/
Trailer Light Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/P1XD/IO34EPP2/FN3P1XDIO34EPP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/P1XD/IO34EPP2/FN3P1XDIO34EPP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/P1XD/IO34EPP2/FN3P1XDIO34EPP2.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I have a few trailers now and keeping after their lighting is getting to be a pain. Bringing each one over to the truck to test it is a little inconvenient since I use a golf cart to store them around behind my garage.I looked around and found some trailer light testers on the web but they look like...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 09:22:47 PDT
​Stained Glass Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Stained-Glass-Egg/
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Wed, 11 May 2016 06:39:34 PDT
Light Powered Mobile Spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Powered-Mobile-Spinner/
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Mon, 9 May 2016 17:44:54 PDT
Magical Floating Planter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-Floating-Planter-Box/
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Mon, 9 May 2016 04:23:07 PDT
Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-Your-Hot-Girlfriends-Nightlight-With-Y/
Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SMALL.jpg Ruben Marc Speybrouck Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) using arduino, blynk and a wemos / ESP8266 boardIn this tutorial we will be making something I call a wifi controlled ac switch. (But it also works for DC applications that are powered by a wall outlet) Basically we will ...
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Fri, 6 May 2016 05:02:40 PDT
The Musixel BoomBox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Musixel-BoomBox/
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Wed, 4 May 2016 14:47:42 PDT
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/11-LED-Adjustable-Chaser-With-555Timer/
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Tue, 3 May 2016 07:26:34 PDT
Cartwheel Accelerometer Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Cartwheel-Accelerometer-Shirt/
Cartwheel Accelerometer Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/E17V/INQBJEQD/FOYE17VINQBJEQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/E17V/INQBJEQD/FOYE17VINQBJEQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/E17V/INQBJEQD/FOYE17VINQBJEQD.SMALL.jpg emilydaub This top was inspired by the joy I get from being upside down and doing cartwheels!Just a circle of LEDs that start to spin (kind of like the spinning beach ball of death). Enjoy! Needed Things Materials Lilypad Arduino USB (also needs a programing cable and Arduino) Lilypad AccelerometerRibbon W...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 20:24:20 PDT
"I See the Light" Lamp Shade http://www.instructables.com/id/I-See-the-Light-Lamp-Shade/
"I See the Light" Lamp Shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/VBZW/INQ9G7QQ/FYOVBZWINQ9G7QQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/VBZW/INQ9G7QQ/FYOVBZWINQ9G7QQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/VBZW/INQ9G7QQ/FYOVBZWINQ9G7QQ.SMALL.jpg kahony10163 This is such a fun project that is easy to do but may take a little bit of time. It is perfect for you and your friends to do over a couple of weeks time and the final product is amazing! It is the perfect craft for any Tangled/Rapunzel or Disney fans! I would say ages 10+ would be good to work on t...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 23:03:18 PDT
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/WarmCold-Adjustable-Continuous-Lighting/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 12:52:39 PDT
Chic Guitar Pedal Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Chic-Guitar-Pedal-Light-Switch/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 10:49:12 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/
Arduino Light Theremin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/5IEQ/IN7GK9IW/FBT5IEQIN7GK9IW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/5IEQ/IN7GK9IW/FBT5IEQIN7GK9IW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/5IEQ/IN7GK9IW/FBT5IEQIN7GK9IW.SMALL.jpg zacharyianhoward A theremin is a electronic music device that can sense the position of a performers hands and create musical sounds all without the performer ever touching the device. For our light theremin we are going to adapt this concept and create a theremin that controls color instead of music. Things you wil...
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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/
Fountain of Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/5L00/IMP4UWBV/FET5L00IMP4UWBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/5L00/IMP4UWBV/FET5L00IMP4UWBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/5L00/IMP4UWBV/FET5L00IMP4UWBV.SMALL.jpg nimala11 We are a class of Stanford students who, driven by our desire to replace the drought-stricken fountains on campus, decided to create an electronic fountain with light, instead of water, as the main medium. Materials STRUCTURE: 2.5" OD x 2.25" ID x 6 foot long acrylic tubes X6 24 inch x 12...
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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/
Chroma - Light in a Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/5AX6/IMI0UT1A/FXJ5AX6IMI0UT1A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/5AX6/IMI0UT1A/FXJ5AX6IMI0UT1A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/5AX6/IMI0UT1A/FXJ5AX6IMI0UT1A.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel chroma.light in a box.chroma is a simple box. It lights up when you want it to. Whatever color you want, whenever you want.chroma is an app controlled dual edge lit box; made possible by the edge lighting abilities of acrylic. chroma costs under $25 and weighs just over 200g.features:2 types of rain...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 14:46:12 PDT
Light Nib http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Nib/
Light Nib - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/KWD4/IMDODZYX/F20KWD4IMDODZYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/KWD4/IMDODZYX/F20KWD4IMDODZYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/KWD4/IMDODZYX/F20KWD4IMDODZYX.SMALL.jpg miguel31416 This project is an intent to join two visual arts on which creativity and technique are always present: calligraphy and photography. Accorrding to wikipedia, calligraphy is a visual art related to writing; as for the photography, it literally means "drawing with light". If you are into lettering or ...
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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/
Bangle Box Converted to Emergency Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/XW40/IMC91YAP/F1SXW40IMC91YAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/XW40/IMC91YAP/F1SXW40IMC91YAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/XW40/IMC91YAP/F1SXW40IMC91YAP.SMALL.jpg gsantony Hello,This is most useful & small in size emergency LED light made from bangle boxIn this instructable i used bangle box & old nokia(any) mobile battery to make this emergency lightit have more features like very small in size &we can carry this any where....it provide high brightness finally we ...
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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/
Joule thief dog light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/EZZO/IM80TDTB/FK3EZZOIM80TDTB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/EZZO/IM80TDTB/FK3EZZOIM80TDTB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/EZZO/IM80TDTB/FK3EZZOIM80TDTB.SMALL.jpg Pricklysauce Joule thief dog light My wife wanted a dog collar light for our black dog so she could see where he was in the park on those dark winter morning walks. [This is also a great little torch as well.]You can buy them cheaply but where is the fun in that!As I am learning electronics I had an empty solder...
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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/
Making An LED Illuminated Oak Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/S4IG/ILY0S3JI/F6KS4IGILY0S3JI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/S4IG/ILY0S3JI/F6KS4IGILY0S3JI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/S4IG/ILY0S3JI/F6KS4IGILY0S3JI.SMALL.jpg Nickolae Since getting my CNC router, I have wanted to really test its ability to produce accurate and high quality parts that would make up a finished product.Designing and making a bluetooth speaker has been in my mind since seeing a video from DIYPerks who used a cheap amplifier/bluetooth combo circuit bo...
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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/
AUTOMATIC SOLAR POWERED NIGHT LIGHT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/0Q9W/ILFI5YNG/FQA0Q9WILFI5YNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/0Q9W/ILFI5YNG/FQA0Q9WILFI5YNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/0Q9W/ILFI5YNG/FQA0Q9WILFI5YNG.SMALL.jpg vina1991 Hello friendsThank you for your support for my previous projectToday I am going to make life hack "instructable" can save both money and time. This is the tutorial of “how to make an automatic solar powered night light”. This device can charge at daytime and work automatically at night Know your c...
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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/
Arduino/App Controlled Desk Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/U9C9/IL5I4CMK/FMRU9C9IL5I4CMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/U9C9/IL5I4CMK/FMRU9C9IL5I4CMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/U9C9/IL5I4CMK/FMRU9C9IL5I4CMK.SMALL.jpg barclay5426 For this project I wanted something that would allow me to teach myself more about electronics/software , something I've not really gotten into yet.. I decided a light would be a good platform for this.The design I came up with was for an uplighter which features colour and brightness adjustment. On...
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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 19:53:11 PST
USB Led Light http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Led-Light-3/
USB Led Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/9H6A/IL59X1LN/FVC9H6AIL59X1LN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/9H6A/IL59X1LN/FVC9H6AIL59X1LN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/9H6A/IL59X1LN/FVC9H6AIL59X1LN.SMALL.jpg victoryking If we search this title in any search engine, many products will show up on your screen. These products have one functionality i.e. to light up when connected to a USB port. After looking at these products for a while, I was ready to make one of these product on my own. It is really simple, believe ...
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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/
发光单肩包带 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/D5QK/IKRNKN0L/F1CD5QKIKRNKN0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/D5QK/IKRNKN0L/F1CD5QKIKRNKN0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/D5QK/IKRNKN0L/F1CD5QKIKRNKN0L.SMALL.jpg nosk 非常喜欢RGB渐变时的发光效果,也非常喜欢这个背包~所以有空打算做个会发光的背包包带吧~ 建立电子部分 我是使用Xadow Duino作为发光LED的驱动板,配合WS2812的灯条先做出发光的效果。RGB的灯条亮起来非常漂亮,而且Xadow Duino的固件就已经可以点亮灯条了,所以这次并没有进行编程。这次的重点是灯罩,通过结构外壳来控制光的视觉效果。首先把WS2812灯条焊接在Xadow Duino上,板子上的标注很明显,不容易焊错的。 初步调试发光效果 由于WS2812灯条发出的光是射光,如果没有什么介质来导光的话,光线的效果会非常难控制。所以,找了一条半透明PVC软管,套在灯...
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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/
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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