Instructables: exploring - technology - light - arduino http://www.instructables.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:53:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bluetooth LE Go-Anywhere Sensor Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-LE-Go-Anywhere-Sensor-Pack/
Bluetooth LE Go-Anywhere Sensor Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/YB4D/HXLMJ6M7/FZZYB4DHXLMJ6M7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/YB4D/HXLMJ6M7/FZZYB4DHXLMJ6M7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/YB4D/HXLMJ6M7/FZZYB4DHXLMJ6M7.SMALL.jpg intensePancake IntroductionIn recent years, portable sensor devices have gained a lot of popularity due to their ability to give you instant, accurate information about your local environment. Some of these devices include the Sensordrone, Smart Citizen, and the Storm Tag. These devices combine portability and a...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:21:29 PDT
Arduino Chandelier from Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chandelier-from-Jars/
Arduino Chandelier from Jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9AXF/HX7P08XB/FYW9AXFHX7P08XB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9AXF/HX7P08XB/FYW9AXFHX7P08XB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9AXF/HX7P08XB/FYW9AXFHX7P08XB.SMALL.jpg funelab Edit:If you really like this project, you can vote for me on the top right corner, for Featured Author Contest , just three days after the contest closes. And don't forget the other 2 contests: Glue and Battery Powered. Thank you very much in advance!!!Hi All,This is my second instructable: Arduino ...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 16:40:31 PDT
LED AS A LIGHT SENSOR http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-AS-A-LIGHT-SENSOR/
LED AS A LIGHT SENSOR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/Z5R9/HWVAT7Z4/FP8Z5R9HWVAT7Z4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/Z5R9/HWVAT7Z4/FP8Z5R9HWVAT7Z4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/Z5R9/HWVAT7Z4/FP8Z5R9HWVAT7Z4.SMALL.jpg TAPAN MOJIDRA LED = Light Emitting DiodeWhich is intentionally made to emit the light and it uses semiconductor material. It has been observe that this normal led is not only emitting the light of particular wavelength but the most amazing fact found that the same LED is converting light energy into electrical ...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:09:35 PDT
Neopixel Ring Shower Massager Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Ring-Shower-Massager-Light/
Neopixel Ring Shower Massager Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/22A4/HW8SVZOJ/FFA22A4HW8SVZOJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/22A4/HW8SVZOJ/FFA22A4HW8SVZOJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/22A4/HW8SVZOJ/FFA22A4HW8SVZOJ.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Feel the rainbow. When you get that karaoke urge outside of the shower, reach for this sound reactive microphone shower massager. It only bathes you in a pure glow from a magic Neopixel LED ring and does not drench you with water. May be programmed for light therapy or used for Harvard psych exper...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 23:51:09 PDT
Arduino: Light, Sound, Vibration, Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Sound-Vibration-Switch/
Arduino: Light, Sound, Vibration, Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/GRQM/HVXBTZSE/FTKGRQMHVXBTZSE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/GRQM/HVXBTZSE/FTKGRQMHVXBTZSE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/GRQM/HVXBTZSE/FTKGRQMHVXBTZSE.SMALL.jpg naghababaie This will be a step by step guide to make a remote powered Arduino set which will produce sound, light and vibration for 1 second once a switch is pressed. I will provide the arduino code and steps for a setting up your computer. In addition I will include the components required for this project an...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 07:24:06 PDT
Mood-Cube (Li-ion Mood Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mood-Cube-Li-ion-Mood-Light/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 11:57:31 PDT
Tweet Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Tweet-Switch/
Tweet Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/MR75/HVR7WE3J/FKNMR75HVR7WE3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/MR75/HVR7WE3J/FKNMR75HVR7WE3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/MR75/HVR7WE3J/FKNMR75HVR7WE3J.SMALL.jpg jorsh 911 The purpose of this tutorial is to teach people how python (Twiitter API) can be used together with the Arduino to Switching on A Led Light using Twitter Account. My inspiration for this project comes from the project Tweet-a-Pot-Twitter-Enabled-Coffee-Pot. This is a beginners project. For anybody ...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 01:14:51 PDT
Light Spectrometer from a "battery powered" head inspection lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Spectrometer-from-a-head-inspection-lamp/
Light Spectrometer from a "battery powered" head inspection lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/U1MB/HW1MANN5/FVZU1MBHW1MANN5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/U1MB/HW1MANN5/FVZU1MBHW1MANN5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/U1MB/HW1MANN5/FVZU1MBHW1MANN5.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR Hello if you like this please take the time to vote in the competitionsTHANKSAt the end of my light sensing instructable where I played with the measurement of reducing sun light levels as well as making it into a laser game , I mentioned that I wanted to have a go at making a full spectrometer. Thi...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 14:28:46 PDT
IR-Distance (Analog Value) Sensor 2$ http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Distance-Analog-Value-Sensor-2/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 02:27:10 PDT
Voice Activated LED Lighting with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Activated-LED-Lighting-with-Arduino/
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Fri, 9 May 2014 23:36:45 PDT
Motion controlled RGB Led Suit Using Xbox 360 Kinect, Max MSP and Arduino Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-controlled-RGB-Led-Suit-Using-Xbox-360-Kine/
Motion controlled RGB Led Suit Using Xbox 360 Kinect, Max MSP and Arduino Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/0MBX/HUMS9XPN/FYG0MBXHUMS9XPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/0MBX/HUMS9XPN/FYG0MBXHUMS9XPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/0MBX/HUMS9XPN/FYG0MBXHUMS9XPN.SMALL.jpg kyofanatic1 For the past few months I have been working on a kinect project I wanted to created an led outfit that responded to the movements of the wearer. So far I only have the arms done, and there are some problems that need to be worked out, but it works great so far.  What you need - Arduino Uno - ...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 14:42:29 PDT
Tilt Activated Cloud Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Activated-Cloud-Light/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 03:46:08 PDT
Attiny25/45/85 Police Light, with Arduino! http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny254585-Police-Light-with-Arduino/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:19:46 PDT
Live data to excel from an Arduino Light Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-data-to-excel-from-an-Arduino-Light-Sensor/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:11:12 PDT
Arduino Light Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Flashlight-Following-Robot/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 18:46:24 PDT
[Hack] light into the night, and maybe even party http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-light-into-the-night-and-maybe-even-party/
[Hack] light into the night, and maybe even party - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/KDVS/HRS60CS6/FEIKDVSHRS60CS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/KDVS/HRS60CS6/FEIKDVSHRS60CS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/KDVS/HRS60CS6/FEIKDVSHRS60CS6.SMALL.jpg taipeihackerspace This instructable was made for the January Build Night with Cool Neon. Taiwan is full of neon lights, a very natural setting for the local culture: the bustling night markets, the multitude of stores, the sights, the traffic. Thus building with electroluminescent (EL) wire is really something tha...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 20:28:10 PST
Light Clapper http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Clapper-1/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:00:31 PST
Arduino, Sensors, and MIDI http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Sensors-and-MIDI/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:05:18 PST
control leds with a potentiometer http://www.instructables.com/id/control-leds-with-a-potentiometer/
control leds with a potentiometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/JYAE/HQVQ03VF/F9KJYAEHQVQ03VF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/JYAE/HQVQ03VF/F9KJYAEHQVQ03VF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/JYAE/HQVQ03VF/F9KJYAEHQVQ03VF.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 In this instructable I will show you how to control 3 leds with a potentiometer and an arduino. I used 123d circuits but the procedure is the same if you use a breadboard or if you solder. check out my new website : http://hacktronic.webs.com Parts and Tools If you are not using 123d circuits the...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 18:14:54 PST
Adafruit Flora Brain Machine Bra http://www.instructables.com/id/Adafruit-Flora-Brain-Machine-Bra/
Adafruit Flora Brain Machine Bra - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/KL3G/HQ0T5G61/FRZKL3GHQ0T5G61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/KL3G/HQ0T5G61/FRZKL3GHQ0T5G61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/KL3G/HQ0T5G61/FRZKL3GHQ0T5G61.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Why? Or why not? There is no try. This is how Bach would have played out his variation on the Adafruit Flora Star Wars Theremin Bra. No. Not really. This is Mitch Altman's nightmare realized on what happens when DARPA gets involved with the maker movement. Let's go with that. I do not recall w...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 12:36:55 PST
Arduino Powered Party Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Party-Shirt/
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 18:32:30 PST
Ambient Computer Lights - using an Arduino with NeoPixel strip http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambient-Computer-Lights-using-an-Arduino-with-NeoP/
Ambient Computer Lights - using an Arduino with NeoPixel strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/U1XW/HPQOAQVO/FJOU1XWHPQOAQVO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/U1XW/HPQOAQVO/FJOU1XWHPQOAQVO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/U1XW/HPQOAQVO/FJOU1XWHPQOAQVO.SMALL.jpg cgmalantonio Hey everyone, i decided to revisit an old project of mine, adding ambient light's to my computer. This time i decided to use a NeoPixel 30 rgb led strip instead of individually wiring up rgb led's. This project is incredibly simple and requires very little money to put it all together. Parts Neede...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 16:42:47 PST
Light Painters Palette aka Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painters-Palette-aka-Light-Box/
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 12:30:07 PST
RGB LED Fishtank Light http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Fishtank-Light/
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 14:31:35 PST
How to control "stuff" from your PC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-stuff-from-your-PC/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 18:38:04 PST
How to create a lightbox with distance sensor and Ardunio http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-lightbox-with-distance-sensor-and-/
How to create a lightbox with distance sensor and Ardunio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/S3PA/HPARX1WK/FX2S3PAHPARX1WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/S3PA/HPARX1WK/FX2S3PAHPARX1WK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/S3PA/HPARX1WK/FX2S3PAHPARX1WK.SMALL.jpg bigo415x You'll need: 1. Hollowed out shadow box 1. Ardunio 1. Prototyping Shield 1. HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Range Module 1. N+ Channel Mosfet 1. External Power Supply (12v 2a) Some LED Strips This is how you make an LED Lightbox that will light up as your viewer gets closer to your image. It will add that extr...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 00:06:50 PST
Temperature-Sensitive Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-sensitive-Infinity-Mirror/
Temperature-Sensitive Infinity Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/ESXA/HP3CUJ4F/FPNESXAHP3CUJ4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/ESXA/HP3CUJ4F/FPNESXAHP3CUJ4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/ESXA/HP3CUJ4F/FPNESXAHP3CUJ4F.SMALL.jpg spacedandy As per an assignment in my digital multi-media class, I’ve combined two Arduino-related tutorials into a functional object! The result is a pair of infinity mirrors that flash red and blue depending on minute fluctuations in ambient temperature. This is my first experience with Arduino, and my firs...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 13:54:15 PST
How to Do Arduino-Controlled Intelligent Time-Lapse Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Do-Arduino-Controlled-Intelligent-Time-Laps/
How to Do Arduino-Controlled Intelligent Time-Lapse Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/4ZS6/HOW0IFWX/FH94ZS6HOW0IFWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/4ZS6/HOW0IFWX/FH94ZS6HOW0IFWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/4ZS6/HOW0IFWX/FH94ZS6HOW0IFWX.SMALL.jpg hlesliebole Project: Light-Sensitive and Adjustable Dynamic Time-Lapse Photography By Holden Leslie-Bole Approximate cost: $70 without the camera I've been doing some time-lapse photography with my GoPro HERO3 for a while now, and I've gotten some great footage.  There have been times, however, when I've wan...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 10:45:29 PST
Arduino Controlled Party Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Party-Lights/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 10:29:47 PST
Light-Controlled Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Controlled-Box/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 02:05:29 PST
Jacket with Arduino Light Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Jacket-with-Arduino-Light-Sensor/
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 17:15:55 PST
Simple Arduino POV :) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-POV-/
Simple Arduino POV :) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/YHC6/HOHYIK5V/FHDYHC6HOHYIK5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/YHC6/HOHYIK5V/FHDYHC6HOHYIK5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/YHC6/HOHYIK5V/FHDYHC6HOHYIK5V.SMALL.jpg Glen P Yeldho Parts needed : : Arduino uno x 1 : led x 5 : 1k resistor x 5 Wiring Connect all the wire as shown in the figure : Digital pin 2 to led 1 Digital pin 3 to led 2 Digital pin 4 to led 3 Digital pin 5 to led 4 Digital pin 6 to led 5 don't forget the resister ...! ....................................
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 02:51:24 PST
My Halloween Light Show http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Halloween-Light-Show/
My Halloween Light Show - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/F2WO/HN6BQBAF/FBSF2WOHN6BQBAF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/F2WO/HN6BQBAF/FBSF2WOHN6BQBAF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/F2WO/HN6BQBAF/FBSF2WOHN6BQBAF.SMALL.jpg The Electrodog Show This year for Halloween I made a light show that was synced to music. I used an Arduino that was controlled by Vixen light software. My Arduino was connected to one power switch tail and four custom relay boards I built myself. The relays controlled a few different Halloween lights.   Ingredients ...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 06:41:23 PDT
BH1750 Digital Light Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/BH1750-Digital-Light-Sensor/
BH1750 Digital Light Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/XSLY/HLZRHAJF/FV7XSLYHLZRHAJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/XSLY/HLZRHAJF/FV7XSLYHLZRHAJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/XSLY/HLZRHAJF/FV7XSLYHLZRHAJF.SMALL.jpg Mohannad Rawashdeh BH1750FVI Is a Digital Light sensor , which is an digital Ambient Light Sensor IC for I2C bus interface. This IC is the most suitable to obtain the ambient light data for adjusting LCD and Keypad backlight power of Mobile phone. It is possible to detect wide range at High resolution.( 1 - 65535 lx )...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 03:24:58 PDT
Phone controlled RBG LED lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-controlled-RBG-LED-lights/
Phone controlled RBG LED lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/PO3S/HLZRS56Y/FCVPO3SHLZRS56Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/PO3S/HLZRS56Y/FCVPO3SHLZRS56Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/PO3S/HLZRS56Y/FCVPO3SHLZRS56Y.SMALL.jpg kerimil A simple phone controlled RBG LED light. It communicates over bluetooth. All you need is an RBG LED, 3 resistors, a bluetooth module (like HC-05), arduino board and a mobile phone with bluetooth. Wiring details and as well as links to the app here - forum.arduino.cc/index.php?top­ic=148853.ms...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 15:39:06 PDT
LED Music Portable http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Music-Portable/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/AM97/HLOBPTGQ/FO9AM97HLOBPTGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/AM97/HLOBPTGQ/FO9AM97HLOBPTGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/AM97/HLOBPTGQ/FO9AM97HLOBPTGQ.SMALL.jpg gm93d All you need: - LEDs or LED strip. - Transistor TIP31. - 3.5mm Stereo Jack Plug. - 12V adapter. - Plexiglass. - Universal Circuit Board. About the circuit: The Right or Left (you choose which one) channel from 3.5mm Stereo Jack Plug is connected to the Base of the transistor. The Ground of 3.5mm ...
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 06:04:26 PDT
LED Music v3.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Music-v30/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/TDJ3/HJKBW7HN/FCRTDJ3HJKBW7HN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/TDJ3/HJKBW7HN/FCRTDJ3HJKBW7HN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/TDJ3/HJKBW7HN/FCRTDJ3HJKBW7HN.SMALL.jpg gm93d LED Music v3.0 1). LEDs 2). Transistor TIP31 3). 3.5mm Stereo Jack Plug 4). 12V adapter or 9V battery 5). Plexiglass
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Sat, 27 Jul 2013 03:20:15 PDT
Bluetooth Weather Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Weather-Lamp/
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 13:45:37 PDT
LED Pong http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pong/
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 18:04:18 PDT
Bike Turn Signal & Brake Light Handlebars http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Turn-Signal-Brake-Light-Handlebars/
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:23:25 PDT
Arduino IR Remote receiver http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-IR-Remote-receiver/
Arduino IR Remote receiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/EHCO/HIDCOVPR/FOSEHCOHIDCOVPR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/EHCO/HIDCOVPR/FOSEHCOHIDCOVPR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/EHCO/HIDCOVPR/FOSEHCOHIDCOVPR.SMALL.jpg lini27 I have been successful in programming my Arduino to identify sets of digits transmitted from my  IR remote. With this program you can control 4 LEDs over a IR Remote. Parts You will need: - A TV  IR Remote (I used one from samsung) - 4 LEDs or more -  A IR Receiver (TSOP4838, or a similar) - any...
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 12:15:48 PDT
Arduino Street Traffic Light - Breadboard Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Street-Traffic-Light/
Arduino Street Traffic Light - Breadboard Edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/0TNM/HH2VNY06/FOB0TNMHH2VNY06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/0TNM/HH2VNY06/FOB0TNMHH2VNY06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/0TNM/HH2VNY06/FOB0TNMHH2VNY06.SMALL.gif allhandsactive Build a simple Arduino powered Traffic Light with us! This instructable is meant to walk you through almost every step, but there are a few assumptions. Read over the intro and the first step to make sure you are fully prepared! This is the breadboard version, a more realistic traffic light will be ...
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Fri, 31 May 2013 15:50:40 PDT
Tissue Box Guitar - Light Strings http://www.instructables.com/id/Tissue-Box-Guitar-Light-Strings/
Tissue Box Guitar - Light Strings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/1TIN/HGU2DZWP/F3A1TINHGU2DZWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/1TIN/HGU2DZWP/F3A1TINHGU2DZWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/1TIN/HGU2DZWP/F3A1TINHGU2DZWP.SMALL.jpg samersh the idea of anything can be an instrumental music has been always in my mind so i made a wooden tissue box that i installed inside it a guitar of light strings  Video: equipments: 1 x Arduino Uno 1 x Adafruit Wave Shield  1 x Servo 6 x LDR 12 x 1k Resistors 6 x LED WIRES Building...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 12:16:18 PDT
IR Rainbow Cloud ver 1.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Rainbow-Cloud-ver-1/
IR Rainbow Cloud ver 1.1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/HAPV/HFD1KEBY/FIQHAPVHFD1KEBY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/HAPV/HFD1KEBY/FIQHAPVHFD1KEBY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/HAPV/HFD1KEBY/FIQHAPVHFD1KEBY.SMALL.jpg dablondeemu Hello Instructables! Here is the new build of my Infared Led Rainbow Cloud. Super easy to build, all you need is leds, resistors and an infrared sensor. Heres what's changed - Better code - Requires a remote with fewer buttons - Wall mount - Power supply (not usb) - More detailed instructions - S...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 22:37:45 PDT
light detection + data logging white arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/light-detection-data-logging-white-arduino/
light detection + data logging white arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/6V55/HF23X1EJ/F1H6V55HF23X1EJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/6V55/HF23X1EJ/F1H6V55HF23X1EJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/6V55/HF23X1EJ/F1H6V55HF23X1EJ.SMALL.jpg DKN I can not write English, this is all from the Netherlands to the English translated by google translator what did you make I'm so finicking that the brightest light point with 1 search ldr. in the future for me to serve a solar panel toward the sun to set. Therefore it must be the brightest...
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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 03:06:37 PDT
Cloud lamp/nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Cloud-lampnightlight/
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 14:03:08 PST
Traffic Signal / Stop Light Wiring with Arduino Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Traffic-Signal-Stop-Light-Wiring-with-Arduino-Co/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 19:37:30 PST
Data Logger Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-Logger-Project/
Data Logger Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/F3PQ/HD4VPZXM/FUEF3PQHD4VPZXM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/F3PQ/HD4VPZXM/FUEF3PQHD4VPZXM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/F3PQ/HD4VPZXM/FUEF3PQHD4VPZXM.SMALL.jpg W1LL7 This is a data logger I made for my class. I couldn't find any instructions that I could use to make the Arduino record the light brightness and the temperature. Then display the temperature and the light value on the LCD then Save it to the SD card Requirements Here are the requirements for the Da...
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 00:16:10 PST
Arduino light seeker http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-light-seeker/
Arduino light seeker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/D5UP/HAQ31SBC/F2ID5UPHAQ31SBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/D5UP/HAQ31SBC/F2ID5UPHAQ31SBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/D5UP/HAQ31SBC/F2ID5UPHAQ31SBC.SMALL.jpg aze1337 First of all, I'm from Switzerland so please excuse my english mistakes. Here is one of my first little project I did with my Arduino Uno. It's is just a little light seeker. The servo turns towards the light. I made a video to show you what it does : The wiring Here is the exact wiring ...
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Wed, 16 Jan 2013 15:48:05 PST
Magic Light (Capacitance Sensor, First Arduino Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Light-Capacitance-Sensor-first-ardino-proj/
Magic Light (Capacitance Sensor, First Arduino Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/FYMV/HBNXWJD6/FJGFYMVHBNXWJD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/FYMV/HBNXWJD6/FJGFYMVHBNXWJD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/FYMV/HBNXWJD6/FJGFYMVHBNXWJD6.SMALL.jpg dablondeemu This was my very first arduino project.  Its great for beginners. Fade the color or the lights my moving your hands near it.  It fades from a pretty purple blue to a firey red-orange. Its was SUPER easy to build, not to hard to write the code, and its really impresses people!  I gave it to my mother...
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 23:11:09 PST