Instructables: exploring - technology - light - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:24:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 ULTRA CHEEP HOME AUTOMATION UNDER $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/ULTRA-CHEEP-HOME-AUTOMATION-UNDER-5/
ULTRA CHEEP HOME AUTOMATION UNDER $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/RD4S/IPVF7R2Z/FQ3RD4SIPVF7R2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/RD4S/IPVF7R2Z/FQ3RD4SIPVF7R2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/RD4S/IPVF7R2Z/FQ3RD4SIPVF7R2Z.SMALL.jpg vina1991 Hello friendsToday I am back with another project called ultra cheep home automation under $5Home automation means you can control home applies more easily. You can control your fan lights exits’ with tip of your finger or allow them to work automaticallyThe project contains three different switchin...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 05:34:25 PDT
A clock with a lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Clock-With-a-Lamp/
A clock with a lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/NZLN/IPTZRS4C/FEHNZLNIPTZRS4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/NZLN/IPTZRS4C/FEHNZLNIPTZRS4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/NZLN/IPTZRS4C/FEHNZLNIPTZRS4C.SMALL.jpg Roalddd In this project I will be making a clock with a lamp in it. Or is it a lamp with a clock attached? That doesn't really matter. I made this because, well, I wanted a clock in my room. But of course I don't want any ordinary clock, I want to make one myself. So I decided to make this one, with a lamp ...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 08:37:06 PDT
Touch LED table - Retrogaming and ambiant light http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-LED-Table-Retrogaming-and-Ambiant-Light/
Touch LED table - Retrogaming and ambiant light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SMALL.jpg arbalet_project Arbalet is an ARduino-BAsed LED Table, a flat surface filled with several hundreds of coloured square lights designed for Education, Geeks, and Pleasure. With its limited number of pixels and a DIY touch interface, Arbalet brings our old 80's arcad games back into fashion through a modern, classy,...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 03:56:59 PDT
Dragon Ball Z lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-Ball-Z-Lamp/
Dragon Ball Z lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/5993/IPR6Z7HB/F6L5993IPR6Z7HB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/5993/IPR6Z7HB/F6L5993IPR6Z7HB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/5993/IPR6Z7HB/F6L5993IPR6Z7HB.SMALL.jpg cramirezcr Hi everyone, I am from Costa Rica and this is my first instructable. I love Dragon Ball Z so I decided to make this lamp some time ago, now I decided to make an instructable and share it with you. List of initial materials • 1 Goku figure • 1 circular bulb (genkidama) • Electrical wire • 1 bulb ...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 21:54:56 PDT
DIY Dog Light Using Piezoelectricity http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dog-Light-Using-Piezoelectricity/
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 20:11:29 PDT
Outdoor LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-LED-Lights/
Outdoor LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/Y1NF/IPOHKWV6/F3TY1NFIPOHKWV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/Y1NF/IPOHKWV6/F3TY1NFIPOHKWV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/Y1NF/IPOHKWV6/F3TY1NFIPOHKWV6.SMALL.jpg Eric Brouwer Many years ago, I installed a string of eight colored lights outside my house. This was before CFL and LED bulbs were available. Although these lights worked perfectly, there was one drawback. As these bulbs were exposed to the weather, a single drop of rain would shatter the bulb when it was switch...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:10:24 PDT
3D Printed Home Decor - Plant Boosters/Risers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Home-Decor-Plant-BoostersRisers/
3D Printed Home Decor - Plant Boosters/Risers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/0YDV/IPJZN5TS/FX70YDVIPJZN5TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/0YDV/IPJZN5TS/FX70YDVIPJZN5TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/0YDV/IPJZN5TS/FX70YDVIPJZN5TS.SMALL.jpg fozzy13 Since moving into my new apartment I've been doing quite a bit of adulting for a college student, and thought that keeping something alive would be a good adult thing to add to my list of accomplishments. I went out and purchased some plants that the attendant at the plant store told me were easy to...
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 14:48:21 PDT
Diy LED CLOUD LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-LED-CLOUD-LAMP/
Diy LED CLOUD LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/P01H/IPIIXIBQ/FSXP01HIPIIXIBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/P01H/IPIIXIBQ/FSXP01HIPIIXIBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/P01H/IPIIXIBQ/FSXP01HIPIIXIBQ.SMALL.jpg Miggyparas15 SIMPLE DIY LED CLOUD LAMP. Easy to do and very amazing to look at. Watch Video tutorial on Youtube https://youtu.be/XFT1Vc7CzvE Don't forget to like, share, and subscribe. MATERIALS 1x RGB strip 5050 12V w/ Controller and power supply1x Paper lantern1x Gluegun1x Cotton Pillow1x Scissors GLUE CO...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:12:54 PDT
3D Printed USB Articulated Lamp (internal cable routing) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-USB-Articulated-Lamp-internal-Cable-Rou/
3D Printed USB Articulated Lamp (internal cable routing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/EPJW/IPH4TUY2/FS5EPJWIPH4TUY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/EPJW/IPH4TUY2/FS5EPJWIPH4TUY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/EPJW/IPH4TUY2/FS5EPJWIPH4TUY2.SMALL.jpg RyanLench99 In this project i will show you how to create a 3D printed articulated lamp. This is a reasonably advanced project as it take on average around 6 hours to model out completely checking all the details. The product has internal cable routing to create the crisp clean look whilst following the classic...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 09:17:50 PDT
Magnetic LED Panel Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-LED-Panel-Light/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 11:09:34 PDT
Simple Solar Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Solar-Circuits/
Simple Solar Circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/1I71/IPCYCBWD/FIY1I71IPCYCBWD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/1I71/IPCYCBWD/FIY1I71IPCYCBWD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/1I71/IPCYCBWD/FIY1I71IPCYCBWD.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison Each spring I gather solar lights my neighbors tossed in the garbage after the lights have stopped working. The ones that only need minor repairs, I repair, and the ones that need major work I strip for parts and reverse engineer the circuit boards. Most of the circuit designs used in automated decr...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 08:18:32 PDT
Neopixel Blinky Bling Wedding Garter http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Blinky-Bling-Wedding-Garter-Belt/
Neopixel Blinky Bling Wedding Garter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/ZQQ7/IPCYB7U1/FEDZQQ7IPCYB7U1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/ZQQ7/IPCYB7U1/FEDZQQ7IPCYB7U1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/ZQQ7/IPCYB7U1/FEDZQQ7IPCYB7U1.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Make the occasion super special with a light up wedding garter. Well, any occasion is super special if there is a garter involved.What if your garter already has bling? Add blinky bling with Neopixel LEDs to light up the night. Need some more bling? A little notion... There is not much in mater...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 21:42:03 PDT
Design. Test. Print. Build. An Aerodynamic RC Plane (Tutorial) http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Test-Print-Build-an-Aerodynamic-RC-Plane-Tu/
Design. Test. Print. Build. An Aerodynamic RC Plane (Tutorial) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/3JKD/IPBF0Q6M/F5U3JKDIPBF0Q6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/3JKD/IPBF0Q6M/F5U3JKDIPBF0Q6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/3JKD/IPBF0Q6M/F5U3JKDIPBF0Q6M.SMALL.jpg gocivici Recently I saw a few 3d printed RC planes on the internet, since printing the plane body and parts is low cost and the pieces are replaceable it is a great choice to build a RC plane, but many of those planes had 3D printed parts as the base structure of the plane instead of the whole body. So I tho...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 09:02:38 PDT
Modular candle holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Candle-Holder/
Modular candle holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/WXLE/IPBEYEB3/FXZWXLEIPBEYEB3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/WXLE/IPBEYEB3/FXZWXLEIPBEYEB3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/WXLE/IPBEYEB3/FXZWXLEIPBEYEB3.SMALL.jpg AntonL2 Follow these steps to make your own modular candle holder, when you are finished with this project you can adjust everything about the chandelier to your needs. You can add candles, shove them higher/lower put them further of each other add them on each other, you just get a lot of freedom. This is ...
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 11:44:21 PDT
DIY Powerful LED Panel - Video and Work Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Powerful-LED-Panel-Video-and-Work-Light/
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Thu, 9 Jun 2016 11:38:06 PDT
Make a Solar Noctilucent Forest http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Solar-Noctilucent-Forest/
Make a Solar Noctilucent Forest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/KQKE/IP49UA4U/F3XKQKEIP49UA4U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/KQKE/IP49UA4U/F3XKQKEIP49UA4U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/KQKE/IP49UA4U/F3XKQKEIP49UA4U.SMALL.jpg Seeed Studio Life needs something beautiful, and I wanted to create something beautiful ~Here share my latest project, a programmable solar noctilucent forest.This monitor stand featured with:Use Grove - Joint inside, so you can program it by Arduino IDE.Use laser cutter to machined acrylic and mooden.Can use bo...
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 02:43:10 PDT
Inverted shadows: a polarization frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Inverted-Shadows-a-Polarization-Frame/
Inverted shadows: a polarization frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/PNB0/IPEIE9CP/FMZPNB0IPEIE9CP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/PNB0/IPEIE9CP/FMZPNB0IPEIE9CP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/PNB0/IPEIE9CP/FMZPNB0IPEIE9CP.SMALL.jpg Dr H βλέπομεν γὰρ ἄρτι δι' ἐσόπτρου ἐν αἰνίγματι (For now we see through a glass, darkly) 1 Corinthians 13:12Usually, if you place an object between a light source and the observer, it will block the light and cast a dark shadow. Here the object, which has to be transparent to some degree, allows l...
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Thu, 2 Jun 2016 12:02:29 PDT
Spectrum - Geometric Pyramid of Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Spectrum-Geometric-Pyramid-of-Light/
Spectrum - Geometric Pyramid of Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/JZU2/IOSPE1DD/FN1JZU2IOSPE1DD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/JZU2/IOSPE1DD/FN1JZU2IOSPE1DD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/JZU2/IOSPE1DD/FN1JZU2IOSPE1DD.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Sure, you may have seen LED cubes - they are everywhere; even I made some. But have you seen an LED pyramid?!Spectrum is an easy to make, easy to use, and fun to look at pyramid that can glow in ANY COLOR IMAGINABLE!Put it on your desk, put it on your bedside table, put it on your shelf - put it any...
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Tue, 31 May 2016 01:53:33 PDT
LED Cloud Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cloud-Light/
LED Cloud Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/WS8S/IOT2X62W/FZJWS8SIOT2X62W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/WS8S/IOT2X62W/FZJWS8SIOT2X62W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/WS8S/IOT2X62W/FZJWS8SIOT2X62W.SMALL.jpg KatyJessica16 This bright and versatile cloud light can be large or small, color changing or white, and hung from the ceiling or stand alone! Made mainly from paper lanterns and cotton batting, the cloud is easy to assemble and lightweight. Lights are small and battery operated so that the cloud may be hung from ...
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Tue, 31 May 2016 05:45:02 PDT
Traffic Light Control Mount and 120 VAC Connections http://www.instructables.com/id/Traffic-Light-Control-Mount-and-120-VAC-Connection/
Traffic Light Control Mount and 120 VAC Connections - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/RYRF/IOT2TUD1/F9FRYRFIOT2TUD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/RYRF/IOT2TUD1/F9FRYRFIOT2TUD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/RYRF/IOT2TUD1/F9FRYRFIOT2TUD1.SMALL.jpg truwebs The purpose of this Instructable is to show how to fabricate a mount and connect an AC Traffic Light Control Board.Please VOTE. Beyond Comfort Zone!This is my first time installing a pre-built control board of any type and retrofitting a traffic light in this manner. Also, my first time working wit...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 22:02:27 PDT
Convert Your Flashlight Into a Lantern! http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Your-Flashlight-Into-a-Lantern/
Convert Your Flashlight Into a Lantern! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/M9TM/IOQ1I77A/F2DM9TMIOQ1I77A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/M9TM/IOQ1I77A/F2DM9TMIOQ1I77A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/M9TM/IOQ1I77A/F2DM9TMIOQ1I77A.SMALL.jpg millerman4487 When the power goes out or you're out camping, you don't want to have to hold your flashlight all the time because you need to use your hands for other things. I used parts from a solar lawn lamp that I took apart to fix that problem. - Lawn Lamp projectParts Used Metal tube Metal base Clear plast...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 08:11:00 PDT
Solar-powered Lamp From Recycled Ocean Snare http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-Lamp-From-Recycled-Ocean-Snare/
Solar-powered Lamp From Recycled Ocean Snare - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/LD6Y/IOPZDW54/FVHLD6YIOPZDW54.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/LD6Y/IOPZDW54/FVHLD6YIOPZDW54.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/LD6Y/IOPZDW54/FVHLD6YIOPZDW54.SMALL.jpg sailor-rodriguez IntroductionThis Instructable will tell you how to convert abandoned common Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) to create rugged solar-charged 12V power supplies and lamps that can provide light for an entire night.FADs play a key role in indiscriminate, unsustainable fishing practices in the seafood in...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 07:45:55 PDT
Pocket Solar Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Solar-Arc-Reactor/
Pocket Solar Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/X2YO/IOOM3MD6/F2OX2YOIOOM3MD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/X2YO/IOOM3MD6/F2OX2YOIOOM3MD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/X2YO/IOOM3MD6/F2OX2YOIOOM3MD6.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean This small solar light is portable and very lightweight which makes it a great source of light on the go, whether it be camping, at festivals or generally just when you need to light your way!Styled on Tony Stark's Iron Man Arc Reactor you can even wear it on your chest!Incased in 2 Pringles lids it...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 02:23:57 PDT
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/
DIWire Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/Y0BL/IOOM2AZK/F1BY0BLIOOM2AZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/Y0BL/IOOM2AZK/F1BY0BLIOOM2AZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/Y0BL/IOOM2AZK/F1BY0BLIOOM2AZK.SMALL.jpg SageH2 The DIWire lamp is a product that came from multiple prototypes using the DIWire Bender. It started as an upside down bowl on top of a poorly made lamp base. After multiple iterations it turned into a fully functional lamp that changes colors and utilizes multiple machines in its making. Im a senior...
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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/
DIY Portable LED Lighting Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Z75V/IOEKJVNJ/FV2Z75VIOEKJVNJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Z75V/IOEKJVNJ/FV2Z75VIOEKJVNJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Z75V/IOEKJVNJ/FV2Z75VIOEKJVNJ.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar A portable LED lighting panel can really come in handy for photography and video work, so today we're going to make a DIY version which is super useful, yet easy to make. So I'm constantly taking photos and video of things I'm working on, of projects, food, of myself for vlogging, Instagram etc... A...
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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 $5, with many parts being commonly found recyclable items.WARNING, Make at Your Own Risk"I am not responsible for, a...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 22:40:09 PDT
LAP - Purifying water with new technologies and algea http://www.instructables.com/id/LAP-Purifying-Water-With-New-Technologies-and-Alge/
LAP - Purifying water with new technologies and algea - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/LRBT/IO6E5LME/FSZLRBTIO6E5LME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/LRBT/IO6E5LME/FSZLRBTIO6E5LME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/LRBT/IO6E5LME/FSZLRBTIO6E5LME.SMALL.jpg AlexandreI4 This Instructable is kind of a story where we will show you how our project has evolved through the year. Our project counts a few big blocks that we'll present in each Step, so tag along ! You don't have to read the whole intro, we'll present the technical features in the next steps (step 3 it come...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 06:56:58 PDT
DIY Beginners LEDs Controller (<20$) 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...
By: AlexandreI4

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Sun, 15 May 2016 07:57:52 PDT
Magnetic Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Arc-Reactor/
Magnetic Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/0LSE/IO61C3BV/FE90LSEIO61C3BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/0LSE/IO61C3BV/FE90LSEIO61C3BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/0LSE/IO61C3BV/FE90LSEIO61C3BV.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean This is my attempt at making the Arc Reactor from Iron Man 1. I've added a reed switch in the electronic circuit so that when a magnet is near by, the Arc lights up which a pretty awesome effect!Check out my video of it in action! Parts List Bracelet mouldClear Epoxy Resinx11 White LEDs2032 coin ...
By: BlondeJamesDean

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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 ...
By: 9fiftyfive

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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...
By: rjkorn

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Thu, 12 May 2016 09:22:47 PDT
​Stained Glass Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Stained-Glass-Egg/
​Stained Glass Egg - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/P6YY/IO1OYGE7/FE0P6YYIO1OYGE7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/P6YY/IO1OYGE7/FE0P6YYIO1OYGE7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/P6YY/IO1OYGE7/FE0P6YYIO1OYGE7.SMALL.jpg SoniaVerdu Build a Stained "Glass" Egg, very easily, with a 3d drawing pen. Materials 3d drawing pen3D printing filament (colored filament and translucent filament) Scissors A balloon A glove (optional) I cut the end of a glove Led light (optional) Inflates a balloon and draw on it with 3d filament Infl...
By: SoniaVerdu

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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/
Light Powered Mobile Spinner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/9MQ6/IO0G7K4Y/FOA9MQ6IO0G7K4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/9MQ6/IO0G7K4Y/FOA9MQ6IO0G7K4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/9MQ6/IO0G7K4Y/FOA9MQ6IO0G7K4Y.SMALL.jpg TLP Shop Lab Mobiles are kinetic sculptures. We have a few, but without a slight breeze, they are stationary and aren't all they could be. For years, I have wanted to find a way to rotate our large mobile. I found it in a Hankscraft motor, made in Reedsburg, WI. It is a 1.5 volt DC, 0.5 RPM per motor. 1/2 r...
By: TLP Shop Lab

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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/
Magical Floating Planter Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/D7VU/INYW5VGQ/F28D7VUINYW5VGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/D7VU/INYW5VGQ/F28D7VUINYW5VGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/D7VU/INYW5VGQ/F28D7VUINYW5VGQ.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel This articulating planter light was a mix of ideas. I wanted some more plants for my desk and didn't want to buy a normal planter - no, of course; I had to make one. But just making one wasn't enough - it had to have something special about it. I decided originally to make it stand off of the desk, ...
By: PerfectPixel

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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 ...
By: Ruben Marc Speybrouck

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Fri, 6 May 2016 05:02:40 PDT
The Musixel BoomBox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Musixel-BoomBox/
The Musixel BoomBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SMALL.jpg andy.spikenzielabs The Musixel is a board designed to interpret the frequencies in music or sounds and generate a light-show on up to 64 addressable LEDs. The Musixel has a few modes built-in, one of them is a 'Graphic Equalizer' styled visualizer that is more than just a little cool. In this project it runs an 8x8 ma...
By: andy.spikenzielabs

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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/
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SMALL.jpg hkerr Parts:Leds: Pack of 25 Can use Purple OnesIC: 555 timer, CD4017Capacitor: 10uf, 100nf(104)Potentiometer: 10k Linear MonoResistors: 1k, 10k, 120ohmBreadboard + Cables + Battery Clip Place Base Components The 555 timer and Cd4017 are placed along with the leds and the wires connecting to power and ...
By: hkerr

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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...
By: emilydaub

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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...
By: kahony10163

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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/
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SMALL.jpg Mixed Output RambleAfter way, way, waaay too many crappy pictures in the dark, dimly lit room, with a flash or basically in any scenario which didn't involve bright sunlight, I decided that I needed a photo/film-light aka continuous light.About the projectThis is a continuous light panel that is adjustable betwe...
By: Mixed Output

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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/
Chic Guitar Pedal Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/4NXE/INNEGHPU/FDN4NXEINNEGHPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/4NXE/INNEGHPU/FDN4NXEINNEGHPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/4NXE/INNEGHPU/FDN4NXEINNEGHPU.SMALL.jpg BenBuildsDIY Hi there and welcome back to another Ben Builds project! In this Instructable, I will be showing you how to make a chic light switch from an old guitar pedal and some other supplies.Lets get started! Watch the Video Take a look at the video above and watch the full process. If you are still havin...
By: BenBuildsDIY

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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...
By: chienline

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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/
Flora Rainbow LED Shirt that is Motion Activated - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/9DXO/INI7RSVZ/FB29DXOINI7RSVZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/9DXO/INI7RSVZ/FB29DXOINI7RSVZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/9DXO/INI7RSVZ/FB29DXOINI7RSVZ.SMALL.jpg MinxFox Shine like a galaxy with this twinkling LED shirt that lights up when you move! This shirt sets the darkness ablaze with 19 LEDs and 8 different LED colors!InspirationFor this project I was inspired by another instructable - the Fiber Optic Dress. Instead of using fiber optics though, I wanted to us...
By: MinxFox

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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/
3 Steps for Better Film Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/SI6M/IOELZD1M/FALSI6MIOELZD1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/SI6M/IOELZD1M/FALSI6MIOELZD1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/SI6M/IOELZD1M/FALSI6MIOELZD1M.SMALL.jpg EvanKale Lately, through experimenting with different light setups when filming, I've come across several small tips and tricks that can make a drastic difference in film quality.So today I'd like to share with you my top 3 film lighting tips that are simple to execute yet produces remarkable results. Watc...
By: EvanKale

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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...
By: zacharyianhoward

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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...
By: austiwawa

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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/
Mini Arduino Lux Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/RM47/IN4TQLYL/FF3RM47IN4TQLYL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/RM47/IN4TQLYL/FF3RM47IN4TQLYL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/RM47/IN4TQLYL/FF3RM47IN4TQLYL.SMALL.jpg 3zuli I needed a Lux meter for testing flashlights. There are some good lux meters available in the $15-25 range, but shipping always takes a long time and I needed it now. That's when I realized that I had an unused BH1750 light meter module laying around, which I bought some time ago but never used it. ...
By: 3zuli

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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/
Compact DIY Photography LightBox With Foldable Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/H695/IN4VVR3D/FP8H695IN4VVR3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/H695/IN4VVR3D/FP8H695IN4VVR3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/H695/IN4VVR3D/FP8H695IN4VVR3D.SMALL.jpg ImagineCircuits Hey Guys , I'm gonna show you how to make this foldable light box and LED Lamp.Check out the last step for some pics i took using this setup !This is my first ibles i'd love to have some feedback in the comments , and please consider voting for my project , i have made this ibles as clear as possibl...
By: ImagineCircuits

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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 12:36:13 PDT