Instructables: exploring - technology - light - arduino http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:30:15 PST BLOX v1.01 Glass with accelerometer controlled light http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-with-accelerometer-controlled-light/
Glass with accelerometer controlled light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZS3O/I3S5OC46/FUDZS3OI3S5OC46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZS3O/I3S5OC46/FUDZS3OI3S5OC46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZS3O/I3S5OC46/FUDZS3OI3S5OC46.SMALL.gif ademon I have started this project as a bed side glass with lighting feature. When I have moved forward I explored different usages in different contexts.Bed side glass scenario:When the user wakes up and needs to drink water, he/she turns the glass. When the glass flips over, it lights up, thanks to the a...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:55:33 PST
Water levels create different 8 different sounds http://www.instructables.com/id/Composition-Sound-Machine/
Water levels create different 8 different sounds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/NO49/I3R734K1/FSNNO49I3R734K1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/NO49/I3R734K1/FSNNO49I3R734K1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/NO49/I3R734K1/FSNNO49I3R734K1.SMALL.jpg wan.panisa The concept behind water level and music is inspired by glass harps. The idea is that each glass is tuned to a different pitch by filling the glass with water until the desired pitch is achievedThe futuristic hologram and reflective materials are inspired by the electronic music the instrument plays...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:55:03 PST
The Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Light-Box/
The Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/YK54/I3THIST1/FGEYK54I3THIST1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/YK54/I3THIST1/FGEYK54I3THIST1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/YK54/I3THIST1/FGEYK54I3THIST1.SMALL.jpg Delasign 'The Light Box' is a wooden, desk accessory designed to react to the music being played and is ideal for drum pads and DJs. Composed of a oak frame, the music box uses an Arduino Uno in combination with an MSGEQ7 chip and two audio jacks to brighten your musical experience via a matrix of NeoPixels....
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:09:08 PST
Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-interactive-iPad-controlled-LED-Wall/
Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SMALL.jpg sheetmetalalchemist Show me the youtube video of the wall in action!Everyone wants to make giant LED displays to show their cool, geometric LED waves, or fuzzy pink Elvis art. However, in order to address a massive wall of LEDs, you have to figure out how to turn your fuzzy pink Elvis art into a string of zeros and one...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:49:46 PST
ATtiny Flower Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny-Flower-Pot/
ATtiny Flower Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/PID2/I3KBPA85/F2OPID2I3KBPA85.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/PID2/I3KBPA85/F2OPID2I3KBPA85.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/PID2/I3KBPA85/F2OPID2I3KBPA85.SMALL.jpg peterfoxflick This flower pot has a build in sensor that detects when the dirt inside is dry and lets you know. This uses an ATtiny85 as the brain and copper tape as the sensor. It is powered by 2 AAA batteries. All of the electronic parts can be purchased at http://sfe.io/w90611. Parts Attiny85 4.7 uf Capacitor...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:06:05 PST
Wonderlamp - Cheshire Cat Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wonderlamp-Cheshire-Cat-Light/
Wonderlamp - Cheshire Cat Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/KPEI/I3KBU34U/F57KPEII3KBU34U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/KPEI/I3KBU34U/F57KPEII3KBU34U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/KPEI/I3KBU34U/F57KPEII3KBU34U.SMALL.jpg santiagoleila Wonderlamp ...most everyone is mad here, and I'm not all there myself...______This is a project developed for my MFA in Products of Design at the School of Visual Arts. I used a lot of the school facilities to build this that are not available to everyone, but I tried to add some ideas about alterna...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:35:13 PST
Arduino Laser Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Guitar-2/
Arduino Laser Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/27LO/I3PJM7UL/FS127LOI3PJM7UL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/27LO/I3PJM7UL/FS127LOI3PJM7UL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/27LO/I3PJM7UL/FS127LOI3PJM7UL.SMALL.jpg Firen Here it is! The one and only Instructable you will ever need. The Arduino Laser Guitar.What you will need :- 10 k Resistors- Laser Module (Sparkfun.com)- Light Sensors (Amazon.com)- Wire (Mine was salvaged from old usb cables)- On/Off Button (Amazon.com)- Arduino Uno (Amazon.com)- Music Instrument ...
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 18:03:41 PST
Website Down Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Website-Down-Alarm/
Website Down Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/H06J/I3BH6B1L/FTSH06JI3BH6B1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/H06J/I3BH6B1L/FTSH06JI3BH6B1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/H06J/I3BH6B1L/FTSH06JI3BH6B1L.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam If your website goes down, you want to be the first to know. Make it obvious when there's a problem by hooking up a big alarm light to a Tessel, which will ping your website every few seconds to check for trouble.This project can also be viewed on the Tessel Projects Page. Materials You will need...
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 11:29:09 PST
Blinds' Eye http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinds-Eye/
Blinds' Eye - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/2G6T/I3AKAG6N/FAD2G6TI3AKAG6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/2G6T/I3AKAG6N/FAD2G6TI3AKAG6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/2G6T/I3AKAG6N/FAD2G6TI3AKAG6N.SMALL.jpg DrewTM This is a machine that will automatically open and close your blinds, based on whether it is light outside (with some caveats; see Step 5: Software). I wanted to build it for two reasons: security and convenience. If you have your lights on timers and your blinds open and close automatically, it can...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 16:35:06 PST
Interactive box with logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-box-with-logo/
Interactive box with logo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/9A4K/I327GNA0/FM29A4KI327GNA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/9A4K/I327GNA0/FM29A4KI327GNA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/9A4K/I327GNA0/FM29A4KI327GNA0.SMALL.jpg katrin.zhurkina Plastic box with logo which will change the color by using web page Idea Create your idea! Materials Buy everything what you need: plastic or wooden material for box, create logo, buy Sparkfun RedBoard, Adafruit NeoPixel Stick RGB LED, wires, cable ( to connect art board with computer) Plan ...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:07:33 PST
Anxiety Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Anxiety-Necklace/
Anxiety Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/97NE/I2XTPIHY/FO197NEI2XTPIHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/97NE/I2XTPIHY/FO197NEI2XTPIHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/97NE/I2XTPIHY/FO197NEI2XTPIHY.SMALL.jpg lcospina This necklace displays a person's anxiety level according to body temperature. There is a temperature sensor placed on the back of the neck to get accurate readings. According to these readings, the RGB LED placed within the necklace locket will light up in different colours.For this project, the li...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:59:46 PST
Cheap Arduino Controlled Light Sockets - Reverse Engineering RF http://www.instructables.com/id/5-RF-Controlled-Light-Sockets/
Cheap Arduino Controlled Light Sockets - Reverse Engineering RF - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NKP4/I2RGWVVI/FV8NKP4I2RGWVVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NKP4/I2RGWVVI/FV8NKP4I2RGWVVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NKP4/I2RGWVVI/FV8NKP4I2RGWVVI.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO Smart lightbulbs cost your firstborn child. Which is a shame, because smart lights unlock tremendous potential for home automation, energy savings, and all sorts of cool projects.If only there was a way to control your lights without breaking the bank...And now there is! For $19 on Amazon, you can g...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:42:11 PST
3D Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Light-Painting/
3D Light Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/PBC9/I2R9X2LI/FUDPBC9I2R9X2LI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/PBC9/I2R9X2LI/FUDPBC9I2R9X2LI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/PBC9/I2R9X2LI/FUDPBC9I2R9X2LI.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales This project was conceived the night of halloween. Looking out the window on the frozen streets of Chicago, looking at the lights on the street reflect on the pavement, looking so far beyond that the lights of the passing cars would float in the air long after the car was gone. Many of us are famil...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:13:53 PST
Simple Arduino LED Color Sensor For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-LED-Color-Sensor-For-Beginners/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:49:02 PST
DIY Spectrometer) Explore the Unknown -> http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spectrometer-Explore-the-Unknown-/
DIY Spectrometer) Explore the Unknown -> - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/YWNC/I2BRFFAJ/FR5YWNCI2BRFFAJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/YWNC/I2BRFFAJ/FR5YWNCI2BRFFAJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/YWNC/I2BRFFAJ/FR5YWNCI2BRFFAJ.SMALL.jpg simonfrfr Hey Guys! A Spectrometer is useful for detecting impurities in water and in other substances, or even just telling us what wavelength something is! If you have a mystery laser and you want to know the wavelength, you grab a laser with a known wavelength, and calibrate the Spectrometer, simply by tak...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:37:10 PST
TV Remote Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Remote-Light-Switch/
TV Remote Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/HC7P/I236Y1RG/F7MHC7PI236Y1RG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/HC7P/I236Y1RG/F7MHC7PI236Y1RG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/HC7P/I236Y1RG/F7MHC7PI236Y1RG.SMALL.jpg jaknieper23 I wanted to have the ability to turn my lights and fan on and off with my TV remote. I like this much better than a smartphone enabled light switch because it's much cheaper, and more convenient. Instead of unlocking my phone, going to the app, letting it load, and then turning the lights off, I can...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 21:03:31 PST
IcosaLEDron: A Multi LED Smart Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/IcosaLEDron-A-Multi-LED-Smart-Ball/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:09:42 PST
Arduino Tone Generator With LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tone-generator-With-LED-display/
Arduino Tone Generator With LED Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/2L57/I1XEQAK6/FRS2L57I1XEQAK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/2L57/I1XEQAK6/FRS2L57I1XEQAK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/2L57/I1XEQAK6/FRS2L57I1XEQAK6.SMALL.jpg TimSwift Here is a simple Arduino project witch can be made with this DIY LED display and some other cheap parts. Parts and Tools Parts needed for this project:(1) Arduino nano(2) Tactile push buttons (2) 10K ohm resisters(2) 220 ohm resisters(1) piezo speaker(1) LED display(i used this DIY display)24 AW...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 14:03:10 PDT
DIY a Magic Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-a-Magic-Light-Box/
DIY a Magic Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/L22D/I1XEMRTI/F85L22DI1XEMRTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/L22D/I1XEMRTI/F85L22DI1XEMRTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/L22D/I1XEMRTI/F85L22DI1XEMRTI.SMALL.jpg maker_studio Let's see what Magic Light Box (MLB) is!MLB is a lighting box that can change the color upon the movment. It is based on Arduino Nano, using tri-axial accelerometer ADXL345 to collect the moving information. Besides, it can be charged by way of wireless charging.Three Lighting Mode:Shaking in X dire...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 08:19:31 PDT
Accelerometer Controlled Light Gauntlets http://www.instructables.com/id/Accelerometer-Controlled-Light-Gauntlets/
Accelerometer Controlled Light Gauntlets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/WM4T/I1WHE7QL/FSOWM4TI1WHE7QL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/WM4T/I1WHE7QL/FSOWM4TI1WHE7QL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/WM4T/I1WHE7QL/FSOWM4TI1WHE7QL.SMALL.jpg palladias This Halloween, I decided to be Alina Starkov from the Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo. In the books, she's the one and only Sun Summoner, doing magic with light and heat. Since those powers were beyond me, I put together a set of Arduino-controlled gauntlets instead, that would light up on gesture...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:50:30 PDT
Retro Tech Shades http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Tech-Shades/
Retro Tech Shades - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/LEUQ/I1TNBPNE/FPALEUQI1TNBPNE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/LEUQ/I1TNBPNE/FPALEUQI1TNBPNE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/LEUQ/I1TNBPNE/FPALEUQI1TNBPNE.SMALL.jpg Aidan25 My friends John, Jared and I were challenged to design, prototype, and make a piece of wearable technology. We came up with a product, a pair of interactive wayfarers sunglasses. They have a photo-resistor right above the nose to detect the amount of light in the area. If it starts too get dark...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:51:34 PDT
DIY Arduino scrolling LCD text shield http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-scrolling-LCD-text-shield/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:08:05 PDT
passive brake light http://www.instructables.com/id/passive-brake-light/
passive brake light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/89DS/I1C1HWWB/F6G89DSI1C1HWWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/89DS/I1C1HWWB/F6G89DSI1C1HWWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/89DS/I1C1HWWB/F6G89DSI1C1HWWB.SMALL.jpg kristeller62 this instructable shows how to connect an accelerometer to an arduino to sample motion and trigger a light. in this case I am connecting an LED brake light through a relay. my goal was to create a device that I can attach to the back of my trailer and have brake light simulation based on accelerat...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:35:37 PDT
Get started with the Bend Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Bend-Sensor/
Get started with the Bend Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SMALL.jpg cecilise We started by looking at how the Bend Sensor is buildt up, and how it works.We then looked at different areas we can see it beeing used in.Finally we made a lamp were you can change colour of the light, and also the brightness of a LED.You will find the steps of how to make your own lamp, including ...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:43:55 PDT
Light Painters Palette 2.0 - A complete guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painters-Palette-20-A-complete-guide/
Light Painters Palette 2.0 - A complete guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SMALL.jpg jritchey Hello Photographers! I've been planning on doing , and have requests for, a follow up instructable on my Light Painters Palette. For a while I've been working on taking the big box form of that device and making it more compact, simple, and user friendly. To do this I designed a PCB (printed cir...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:48:53 PDT
DIY Dark Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dark-Sensor/
DIY Dark Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/08IP/I05EUSLN/FU208IPI05EUSLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/08IP/I05EUSLN/FU208IPI05EUSLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/08IP/I05EUSLN/FU208IPI05EUSLN.SMALL.jpg abhirooprobotics Hello guyzHere is another instructable of making a cheap dark sensor from scratch!Its Cheap and works fine.No requirement of arduino or Ic's. Items Required So, For making this basic sensor , you will be required some basic items which can be easily purchased from a local electronics shop for som...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:58:33 PDT
Simple LED Cube 4x with Arduino/328p http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Cube-4x-with-Arduino328p/
Simple LED Cube 4x with Arduino/328p - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/M23S/HZPDXWF7/FYDM23SHZPDXWF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/M23S/HZPDXWF7/FYDM23SHZPDXWF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/M23S/HZPDXWF7/FYDM23SHZPDXWF7.SMALL.jpg akki5230 Hi!This is my first Instructable about my 4x4x4 LED Cube. The brain of the cube is Atmega 328p. Atmega 328p is the microcontroller used in Arduino Uno. So either you can use Arduino or just the Atmega 328p.This instructable will explain the circuit and the programming part in detail. LEDs, Light Emi...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 07:48:35 PDT
Revolution (LED Chandelier) http://www.instructables.com/id/Revolution-LED-Chandelier/
Revolution (LED Chandelier) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/3O1W/HZFDX00W/FXM3O1WHZFDX00W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/3O1W/HZFDX00W/FXM3O1WHZFDX00W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/3O1W/HZFDX00W/FXM3O1WHZFDX00W.SMALL.jpg mackintoshlinessless I love lighting, what's more, lighting with mechanical aspects to it. Revolution is a chandelier that does this very thing. It consist of 3 Arduino controlled motors which turn arms, powering LED's in a circular path, creating a "radar" or scanner effect. This instructable will show you how I made i...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:48:45 PDT
4x4x4 LED Cube (Arduino Uno) http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-LED-Cube-Arduino-Uno/
4x4x4 LED Cube (Arduino Uno) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/5AG7/HYY8M9OR/FHO5AG7HYY8M9OR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/5AG7/HYY8M9OR/FHO5AG7HYY8M9OR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/5AG7/HYY8M9OR/FHO5AG7HYY8M9OR.SMALL.jpg KyleTheCreator In this tutorial I'll show you how to make a 4x4x4 LED cube for around $15.00. The cube has 64 green LEDs which make up it's 4 layers(positives) and 16 columns(negatives). These are all wired to a Arduino Uno. An Arduino is a single-board microcontroller, intended to make the application of inter...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:11:10 PDT
8X8X8 3D RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8X8X8-RGB-LED-Cube/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:38:19 PDT
ATtiny Dark Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny-Dark-Detector/
ATtiny Dark Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/1E0G/HYR3I55H/F6P1E0GHYR3I55H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/1E0G/HYR3I55H/F6P1E0GHYR3I55H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/1E0G/HYR3I55H/F6P1E0GHYR3I55H.SMALL.jpg peterfoxflick This little project makes an ATtiny tell you when it is dark or bright. This is a great introduction into the capabilities of the ATtiny85 chip.You can also see these instructions on my website www.PeterFoxFlick.com Parts Solderless BreadboardATtiny 85Red LedGreen Led2 330 ohm Resistors10k ohm R...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:09:13 PDT
Solar powered flashlight controlled mini-tank robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-flashlight-controlled-mini-tank-robo/
Solar powered flashlight controlled mini-tank robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/GLSR/HYH38EIF/FNHGLSRHYH38EIF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/GLSR/HYH38EIF/FNHGLSRHYH38EIF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/GLSR/HYH38EIF/FNHGLSRHYH38EIF.SMALL.jpg Williewats Flashlight Controlled Solar Powered Arduino Enabled RobotThis project is a light gradient sensitive robot with solar charging capabilities, in other words it seeks out the light to charge itself. It accomplishes this behavior with a set of four light sensitive photoresistors in voltage divider circu...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 09:06:57 PDT
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 E-Edit: Thank you very very much for voting for me in Featured Author, Glue and Battery Powered Contests! Cheer up and wait for my project so special is coming...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...
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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/
Mood-Cube (Li-ion Mood Light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/YSJN/HVTLTE1W/FIRYSJNHVTLTE1W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/YSJN/HVTLTE1W/FIRYSJNHVTLTE1W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/YSJN/HVTLTE1W/FIRYSJNHVTLTE1W.SMALL.jpg bergerab In the electronic's section of Instructables.com everyone seems to show great affection for LEDs. After reading many articles, I thought it'd be a good time to contribute to the plethora of LED projects. Presenting... Mood-Cube! This small "cube" consists only of one RGB led and a tiny arduino chip...
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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/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.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...
By: HUKBMBEAR

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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/
IR-Distance (Analog Value) Sensor 2$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/XW3E/HV9HT8LA/F8BXW3EHV9HT8LA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/XW3E/HV9HT8LA/F8BXW3EHV9HT8LA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/XW3E/HV9HT8LA/F8BXW3EHV9HT8LA.SMALL.jpg HarshV This Homemade IR Distance Sensor can easily sense distance betwwn 55 cm to 0.5 cm and display it on a 16X2 LCDit does not require any costly sensors or drivers.....all it uses is an IR Pair and a few resistors ............the cost of the finished sensor is under 2$ !!!! Happy Constructing Getti...
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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/
Voice Activated LED Lighting with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/A3X5/HUZKG0M2/F4TA3X5HUZKG0M2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/A3X5/HUZKG0M2/F4TA3X5HUZKG0M2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/A3X5/HUZKG0M2/F4TA3X5HUZKG0M2.SMALL.jpg priz This project is an extension to the Speech Recognition with Arduino by leandro4b (http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-Recognition…). However, instead of using 3 separate colored LEDs, I used a multicolor 4-channel RGBW LED Emitter. I had the opportunity of working at LED Engin last summer, which ...
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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/
Tilt Activated Cloud Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/WPQN/HUL8WSE0/FMRWPQNHUL8WSE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/WPQN/HUL8WSE0/FMRWPQNHUL8WSE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/WPQN/HUL8WSE0/FMRWPQNHUL8WSE0.SMALL.jpg sunnysue I've always been a fan of mood lighting so when I had the option to use neopixels and a sensor I decided I needed my own illuminating cloud.  The term cloud is used loosely, since its a wood box with wire and paper spanning across the bottom to construct my imagined cloudscape.   How the light work...
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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/
Attiny25/45/85 Police Light, with Arduino! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/5DW6/HU6RYU20/F7W5DW6HU6RYU20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/5DW6/HU6RYU20/F7W5DW6HU6RYU20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/5DW6/HU6RYU20/F7W5DW6HU6RYU20.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hello, in this project I want to show you how to build a multi functional Police Light with a Attiny25/45/85 . It will have serval animations , which can be changed with a button on the circuit board, it has 2 channels, which can be controlled with PWM. That allows us to add serval animations or po...
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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/
Live data to excel from an Arduino Light Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/GRP6/HU1RXB25/FDPGRP6HU1RXB25.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/GRP6/HU1RXB25/FDPGRP6HU1RXB25.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/GRP6/HU1RXB25/FDPGRP6HU1RXB25.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I started this little project the other day when I saw that Instructables had posted a competition for the use of Sensors, however its turning out to be a bit more interesting. My original idea was to take a very simple project (examples in one form or another are available all over the web) add ...
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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/
Arduino Light Following Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/XX2A/HTHKFIJO/F7CXX2AHTHKFIJO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/XX2A/HTHKFIJO/F7CXX2AHTHKFIJO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/XX2A/HTHKFIJO/F7CXX2AHTHKFIJO.SMALL.jpg joesinstructables Overview This instructable will use three photoresistors (light dependent resistors) and an Arduino to control the motion of a robot. Any common robot chassis can be used for the robot. The light sensors will be mounted on the left side, right side and front of the robot. When light of sufficient...
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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/
Light Clapper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/CDU5/HRKR3LRJ/F7SCDU5HRKR3LRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/CDU5/HRKR3LRJ/F7SCDU5HRKR3LRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/CDU5/HRKR3LRJ/F7SCDU5HRKR3LRJ.SMALL.jpg helenbang This is a project that I quickly made one night because I wanted to 'clap' to turn off and on the light in my room! I have a small room for myself, so I basically have no other noise around. So, I was able to use an amplifier, which finds the value of the sound level in its surroundings. I hook...
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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/
Arduino, Sensors, and MIDI - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/F6TD/HRI8UWHS/FZWF6TDHRI8UWHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/F6TD/HRI8UWHS/FZWF6TDHRI8UWHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/F6TD/HRI8UWHS/FZWF6TDHRI8UWHS.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei Now that you're up to speed on using Arduino's inputs and outputs, this Instructable will give you everything you need to get started using sensors to trigger MIDI notes from Arduino. This post is the last installment in a series of workshops I led at Women's Audio Mission. The first two classes ar...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:05:18 PST