Instructables: exploring - technology - light - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 7 Feb 2016 05:31:46 PST BLOX v1.01 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
GlowChips - A Simple and Cheap LED Lamp Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/GlowChips-a-Simple-and-Cheap-LED-Lamp-Unit/
GlowChips - A Simple and Cheap LED Lamp Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/CTX6/IJ0MF12N/FCDCTX6IJ0MF12N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/CTX6/IJ0MF12N/FCDCTX6IJ0MF12N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/CTX6/IJ0MF12N/FCDCTX6IJ0MF12N.SMALL.jpg Xyiro Have you always wanted to light up your desk in a futuristic/minimalistic manner?Fear no more, as the solution is finally here!GlowChips!This lamp unit can be easily made by almost anyone. The idea is incredibly simple and it's very easy to make. My desk has been lacking a light source for some time...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 09:29:30 PST
Wake-up ceiling light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-up-Ceiling-Light/
Wake-up ceiling light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/7FPG/IIUOPIPW/FPL7FPGIIUOPIPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/7FPG/IIUOPIPW/FPL7FPGIIUOPIPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/7FPG/IIUOPIPW/FPL7FPGIIUOPIPW.SMALL.jpg Frans van Buul I like the idea of a wake-up light, simulating sunrise in the morning to wake up in a gentle fashion. There are many commercial products for this, usually having the form factor of a stand-alone bedside lamp. I thought the entire concept would actually work better if it were integrated into our bedr...
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 22:29:32 PST
Transformation of malfunctioning Power Tool into LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Transformation-of-Malfunctioning-Power-Tool-Into-L/
Transformation of malfunctioning Power Tool into LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/MU5O/IIUMJQDV/FQWMU5OIIUMJQDV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/MU5O/IIUMJQDV/FQWMU5OIIUMJQDV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/MU5O/IIUMJQDV/FQWMU5OIIUMJQDV.SMALL.jpg doktorviktor I decided to experiment with Cordless Drill transformation into LED lamp because aspects:ᐈ refurbishing and re-use of useless Power Tool with burned motor unitᐈ handy form of sturdy plastic body of broken drill equipped with two sets of Ni-Cd 12 V, 1,4Ah Battery packs as well as a well made battery ...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 10:49:11 PST
LED Chaser - Falling Meteor shower Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Chaser-FallingMeteor-Shower-Light/
LED Chaser - Falling Meteor shower Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/580C/IIT968JP/FGG580CIIT968JP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/580C/IIT968JP/FGG580CIIT968JP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/580C/IIT968JP/FGG580CIIT968JP.SMALL.jpg geekrex As a maker i always get up in making something or the other when ever i am free,recently we had Diwali in India.Diwali is one of the largest and brightest festivals in India. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope ove...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 12:38:07 PST
Pink Floyd Light Dispersing Poster http://www.instructables.com/id/Pink-Floyd-Light-Dispersing-Poster/
Pink Floyd Light Dispersing Poster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/K992/IIQC85X0/FO8K992IIQC85X0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/K992/IIQC85X0/FO8K992IIQC85X0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/K992/IIQC85X0/FO8K992IIQC85X0.SMALL.jpg PawelJ If you like the video please vote for my instructable in the homemade gifts contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/homemadegifts2015/This was meant as a birthday present for my girlfriend who's an avid Pink Floyd fan, but it got pushed a few months and turned into a Christmas gift! The origina...
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 20:58:34 PST
RF Outlet to Light Switch Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/RF-Outlet-to-Light-Switch-Hack/
RF Outlet to Light Switch Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/W7NK/IIJKLFZC/FW0W7NKIIJKLFZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/W7NK/IIJKLFZC/FW0W7NKIIJKLFZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/W7NK/IIJKLFZC/FW0W7NKIIJKLFZC.SMALL.jpg moyerek Kickstarter (and later Indiegogo) project Hook was something that was an easy choice to back since it made cheap and readily available home automation devices smart by adding the ability to control using your smartphone and/or IFTTT. The biggest downfall that I quickly determined was that they had ...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 13:53:24 PST
Adding Bluetooth 4.0 to your Arduino Project [IoT] - Controlled by Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Bluetooth-40-to-Your-Arduino-Project-IoT-Co/
Adding Bluetooth 4.0 to your Arduino Project [IoT] - Controlled by Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SMALL.jpg IoTalabs We are group of internet of things enthusiasts that love hacking together different devices. Check out our current project at our website and take a look at this guide in a different format at our blog. Introduction Arduino is a cool platform because you can easily interact with your projects fro...
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 16:55:06 PST
100W LED in PVC Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/100W-LED-in-PVC-Flashlight/
100W LED in PVC Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/T109/IIKK8SD6/FLQT109IIKK8SD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/T109/IIKK8SD6/FLQT109IIKK8SD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/T109/IIKK8SD6/FLQT109IIKK8SD6.SMALL.jpg jaksherry This is a modified version of the 100W LED flashlights on Instructables. I have looked at several of them.While they look really great, none seem to have portability, and they all use massive, heavy, expensive batteries.I developed this project over a few days while trying to make it more portable, ...
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 11:05:00 PST
Phone Controlled Christmas Tree Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Controlled-Christmas-Tree-Lights/
Phone Controlled Christmas Tree Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/XXIW/IICCU2F5/FJUXXIWIICCU2F5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/XXIW/IICCU2F5/FJUXXIWIICCU2F5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/XXIW/IICCU2F5/FJUXXIWIICCU2F5.SMALL.jpg Imetomi I love Chrismas Day, I think it's one of the best days in the year. We always make a nice Christmas tree with my family, but this year I decided that I'll add some extra function to this tree. Then I made a smartphone controlled light system. The best part is that you don't need to take apart your o...
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Sat, 19 Dec 2015 09:08:50 PST
DIY Bike-Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Light/
DIY Bike-Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/TAB3/IICCTGZJ/FX6TAB3IICCTGZJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/TAB3/IICCTGZJ/FX6TAB3IICCTGZJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/TAB3/IICCTGZJ/FX6TAB3IICCTGZJ.SMALL.jpg DelEroC ช่วงนี้รู้สึกอยากปั่นจักรยาน แต่ช่วงเย็นหน้าหนาวพระอาทิตย์ตกเร็ว มืดแต่หัวค่ำเลย เจ้าจักรยานยังไม่มีไฟกระพิบด้านหลัง รู้สึกไม่ปลอดภัยมากเลย กับการปั่นจักรยานบนถนน ถึงเวลาต้องหาวิธีทำอุปกรณ์ไฟกระพิบ เพื่อเตือนผู้ขับขี่รถยนต์ ให้ระวังพวกเราด้วยน้าาาเอาล่ะ ไปลุยกันเลย !!! เตรียมของกันก่อนดีกว่า มีอะไ...
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Sat, 19 Dec 2015 07:32:20 PST
DIY Lightboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lightboard/
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 06:25:03 PST
Lasercut decorative night light (for tfcd) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Decorative-Night-Light-for-Tfcd/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 08:34:29 PST
TfCD Optic Lighting System http://www.instructables.com/id/TfCD-Optic-Lighting-System/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 06:44:32 PST
iPad HUD Head Up Display (TfCD) http://www.instructables.com/id/IPad-HUD-Head-Up-Display-TfCD/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 06:38:47 PST
Create sound that depends on a moving object using a photocell sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Sound-That-Depends-on-a-Moving-Object-Using/
Create sound that depends on a moving object using a photocell sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/3LSN/II7RIJJN/FYB3LSNII7RIJJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/3LSN/II7RIJJN/FYB3LSNII7RIJJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/3LSN/II7RIJJN/FYB3LSNII7RIJJN.SMALL.jpg SofiaFriberg For the course Advanced Concept Design ID4170, Technologies for Concept Design, TfCDAssignment 2: Technology ExplorationDelft University of Technology, 2015-12-16Patrik Rehnsfeldt, 4516257Sofia Friberg, 4507639 Materials needed · Arduino· Photocell sensor· Piezo Buzzer Speaker· ...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 07:22:10 PST
Old CFL Light to LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-CFL-Light-to-LED-Light/
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 06:37:08 PST
LED Nerf Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Nerf-Mod/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 15:56:33 PST
3D Print A Micro-Light http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-a-Micro-Light/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 09:36:33 PST
House Plant Monitoring System http://www.instructables.com/id/House-Plant-Monitoring-System/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 09:30:44 PST
Dog Necklace/harness LED Mod (USB Rechargeable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Necklaceharness-LED-Mod-USB-Rechargeable/
Dog Necklace/harness LED Mod (USB Rechargeable) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/LYZD/IHXTKDQK/FK4LYZDIHXTKDQK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/LYZD/IHXTKDQK/FK4LYZDIHXTKDQK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/LYZD/IHXTKDQK/FK4LYZDIHXTKDQK.SMALL.jpg sschaich So I wanted to grant my tiny dog some extra security while taking a walk during the night.This is why I came up with the idea to add some lights to the existing harness. I also wanted to save on batteries and decided to use a USB rechargeable power supply.In the coming chapters I will show you the m...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 01:16:24 PST
15 Glow in the Dark Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-Dark-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/QQPR/IHXP77V8/FIOQQPRIHXP77V8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/QQPR/IHXP77V8/FIOQQPRIHXP77V8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/QQPR/IHXP77V8/FIOQQPRIHXP77V8.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus There's something fascinating about things that glow in the dark. No matter if you're into fashion, food, or woodworking there's ways to take your next DIY project to the next level by making it glow.Follow along on these fun glow in the dark projects to test your creative skills. Get inspired, then...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 11:24:44 PST
Spinning bicycle light http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinning-Bicycle-Light/
Spinning bicycle light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/LZRQ/IHWIS9LD/F1GLZRQIHWIS9LD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/LZRQ/IHWIS9LD/F1GLZRQIHWIS9LD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/LZRQ/IHWIS9LD/F1GLZRQIHWIS9LD.SMALL.jpg miroslavus In this project i tried to replicate Revolights. Concept is very simple. Ring of light on a wheel and only LEDs facing ahead light up. Unlike the Revolights my light has battery mounted on bicycle frame and not on a wheel. My light isn't using any "smart" technology, every LED has its own brush that...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 07:36:52 PST
DIY Arduino Automatic Grow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Automatic-Grow-Box/
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 10:02:20 PST
NAAG XY http://www.instructables.com/id/NAAG-XY/
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 16:15:40 PST
How to build a simple Twilight Photometer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-simple-Twilight-Photometer/
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 07:29:36 PST
10W LED flashlight retrofit! http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-LED-flashlight-retrofit/
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 13:12:59 PST
Glowstick Dissection and Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowstick-Dissection-and-Painting/
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 13:20:38 PST
NES Controller Night Light V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/NES-Controller-Night-Light-V2/
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 13:55:14 PST
iPhone stand http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-stand-6/
iPhone stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/F9LF/IHNB3KYQ/FKYF9LFIHNB3KYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/F9LF/IHNB3KYQ/FKYF9LFIHNB3KYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/F9LF/IHNB3KYQ/FKYF9LFIHNB3KYQ.SMALL.jpg Yaroslava This project was made during the lamp design workshop directed by the Noah Norton from The University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie. The workshop was held in Fablab Moscow. The task was to make a design of a lamp, but I decided to use my iPhone as a lamp source. Cheater, yes.I used the ideas from ...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 08:23:42 PST
Fake TV Security Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-TV-Security-Light/
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 01:50:36 PST
Tapping Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tapping-Light/
Tapping Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/78JO/IHI1I0JO/FF578JOIHI1I0JO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/78JO/IHI1I0JO/FF578JOIHI1I0JO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/78JO/IHI1I0JO/FF578JOIHI1I0JO.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Everything on the internet has a loading time, for the lucky few who have gigabit internet, this may not become apparent, however for most of the people in the world where even dial up internet is still used - buffering and long loading times are frequent and annoying. So I give you:TAPPING LIGHTTa...
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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:07:13 PST
LED RGB Floodlight Christmas Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-RGB-Floodlight-Christmas-Hack/
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 22:06:00 PST