Instructables: exploring - technology - light - arduino http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:27:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Colour Changing LED Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Colour-Changing-LED-Night-Light/
Colour Changing LED Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/Y66Z/IB21VGC5/FR8Y66ZIB21VGC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/Y66Z/IB21VGC5/FR8Y66ZIB21VGC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/Y66Z/IB21VGC5/FR8Y66ZIB21VGC5.SMALL.jpg DangerousTim I hadn't done a single electronics project for a month, and seeing my Arduino after so long made me pretty excited, albeit a little lost. I felt I needed a small, simple project to revive my familiarity with Arduino. This RGB LED night light was good enough for the purpose; I had all components in m...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:55:42 PDT
Arduino Party Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Party-Lights/
Arduino Party Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/MH5Z/IAXROL46/FOYMH5ZIAXROL46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/MH5Z/IAXROL46/FOYMH5ZIAXROL46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/MH5Z/IAXROL46/FOYMH5ZIAXROL46.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Now this is a multipurpose project. Use it as a party light OR as a gig booster.Adding colors and manipulating the light sequence is easy thing to do. Check the video to see the project in work.If there is a VOTE patch on the right side of the project site, throw me a vote if you want :) Componen...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:03:45 PDT
Instructables Logo:Electro-luminescent http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-LogoElectro-luminescent/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 13:19:34 PDT
LED-Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Follower/
LED-Follower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/RH7N/IAJHKMUC/FHARH7NIAJHKMUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/RH7N/IAJHKMUC/FHARH7NIAJHKMUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/RH7N/IAJHKMUC/FHARH7NIAJHKMUC.SMALL.jpg thisisrammy Make a fun, glowing LED-Follower which looks amazing. Super easy project for all ages. Materials An Arduino UnoBread BoardJump WiresLED'sUSB Data cable Connections Connect all the negative terminal of the LED's to ground on the Arduino. Connect the individual positive terminals to each digital...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 00:58:58 PDT
Arduino Web Weather Server http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Web-Weather-Server/
Arduino Web Weather Server - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/D0BZ/IAG0FFJM/FQ3D0BZIAG0FFJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/D0BZ/IAG0FFJM/FQ3D0BZIAG0FFJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/D0BZ/IAG0FFJM/FQ3D0BZIAG0FFJM.SMALL.jpg Komal Manoj Thakur Aim of this instructable to Get know How to use Ethernet shield for various applications, This is one of the application, In this we measure Temperature, Humidity, Light Intensity, Pressure.It displays current status and logs the last 20 reading and continuously updates at every 5 Sec on web browser...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 08:25:59 PDT
Ikea Hack: Moonlighting Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Hack-Moonlighting-Lamp/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 10:34:55 PDT
Take control of your house in 10 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Take-control-of-your-house-in-10-Minutes/
Take control of your house in 10 Minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/3UUS/IACE061Y/F6Z3UUSIACE061Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/3UUS/IACE061Y/F6Z3UUSIACE061Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/3UUS/IACE061Y/F6Z3UUSIACE061Y.SMALL.jpg Komal Manoj Thakur Watch Video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBRZ8WcQfRkMake your own smart phone control for your house.Bluetooth Controlled Electrical AppliancesBluetooth controlled Lights, Electrical Equipment, Smart Phone Based Appliances Control Bluetooth Based Room Automation Arduino Bluetooth appliances con...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 05:19:07 PDT
$0.1 Dusk to Dawn Switch Low cost simple dusk to dawn switch Dark Sensing Light Automatic Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/01-Dusk-to-Dawn-Switch-Low-cost-simple-dusk-to-daw/
$0.1 Dusk to Dawn Switch Low cost simple dusk to dawn switch Dark Sensing Light Automatic Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/ASYC/IAAG140H/FARASYCIAAG140H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/ASYC/IAAG140H/FARASYCIAAG140H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/ASYC/IAAG140H/FARASYCIAAG140H.SMALL.jpg Komal Manoj Thakur Turn your security lighting or task lighting on and off automatically each night with this circuit. It's easy to install. Components List 1. TRIAC BT136 or BTA162. LDR 3. 104 (0.1uF) Capacitor 4. 1K Ohm 1/4 Watt Resistor 5. DB3 Diac 6. Connecting Wires Connection Diagram Make connections as sh...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 10:03:33 PDT
Light-Controlled Blinds http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Controlled-Blinds/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 12:31:38 PDT
Sonic Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Fish/
Sonic Fish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/3VQ1/I9UDE19I/FG23VQ1I9UDE19I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/3VQ1/I9UDE19I/FG23VQ1I9UDE19I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/3VQ1/I9UDE19I/FG23VQ1I9UDE19I.SMALL.jpg RoboPandaPDX I wanted to create a mood light or night light that would have a different kind of user interface, one that would be fun to use. I looked at several sensors in my vault of bought, but not used yet purchases. I decided I hadn’t done to much with the ultrasonic sensor. Waiving your hand and having som...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 19:22:22 PDT
Controlling an RGB LED with the HC-06 Bluetooth Module using Android OS(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-an-RGB-LED-with-the-HC-06-Bluetooth-Mo/
Controlling an RGB LED with the HC-06 Bluetooth Module using Android OS(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/ARJY/I9RLHNGP/FIQARJYI9RLHNGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/ARJY/I9RLHNGP/FIQARJYI9RLHNGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/ARJY/I9RLHNGP/FIQARJYI9RLHNGP.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd This tutorial will explain the process of connecting an HC-06 Bluetooth Module to an Arduino and controlling the color of an RGB LED using the ArduDroid app on the Android Operating System. This setup will most likely also work with the HC-05 Bluetooth Modules. Materials & Components 1. Arduino/...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 15:42:27 PDT
Follow the sun http://www.instructables.com/id/Follow-the-sun/
Follow the sun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/K2NA/I9OSTX8P/FIKK2NAI9OSTX8P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/K2NA/I9OSTX8P/FIKK2NAI9OSTX8P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/K2NA/I9OSTX8P/FIKK2NAI9OSTX8P.SMALL.jpg marc.deloor.5 You do like to play with PV-cells? Many people have them, sitting on their rooftops, fixed, or hobbyists use them for smaller projects. But when fixed, they only get maximum output as the sun aligns with the panels.So this is an "experimental" SunFollower. A small device that always searches for the...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 03:00:44 PDT
DIY: Wired LEDs & RGB LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wired-LEDs-RGB-LEDs/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 01:05:30 PDT
Double LED Blink - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-LED-Blink-Arduino/
Double LED Blink - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/61IX/I9LZ7OKC/FGM61IXI9LZ7OKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/61IX/I9LZ7OKC/FGM61IXI9LZ7OKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/61IX/I9LZ7OKC/FGM61IXI9LZ7OKC.SMALL.jpg Simple-Circuits Hello everyone, in this project, i will be showing you how to make two LEDs light up in 1 second intervals. Components used in this Project:SainSmart UNO R3: http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00E5WJSHK?psc=1&...2 LEDs for each http://www.amazon.ca/SODIAL-Green-Yellow-White-Li...9v battery: ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 20:17:06 PDT
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands http://www.instructables.com/id/BeamBox-A-tower-that-glows-to-your-commands/
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel BeamBox - The partly 3D printed, part hand crafted rectangular tower that glows to your commands, either pre-determined, to music or by using specialised lighting software.The design is very similar to the VortoLight but with a different goal in mind. The goal of the BeamBox is to be easy and fun to...
By: PerfectPixel

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Tue, 12 May 2015 02:56:33 PDT
Laser Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Painting/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 20:55:31 PDT
Interactive Mood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Mood-Lamp/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 19:50:34 PDT
Smart LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-LED-Lights/
Smart LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/X5ZZ/I92LTYZ2/FZLX5ZZI92LTYZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/X5ZZ/I92LTYZ2/FZLX5ZZI92LTYZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/X5ZZ/I92LTYZ2/FZLX5ZZI92LTYZ2.SMALL.jpg joshtlawson I recently finished up a bunk bed project for my kids. Being an engineer I was eagerly looking for a "problem" that needed an overly complex solution. Besides, it's obvious that young children sleep better with unfettered access to a light slightly brighter than a collapsed sun.I'd had my eye on Ada...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:16:47 PDT
Study Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Study-Cap/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 22:32:28 PDT
Jellyfish Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Jellyfish-Nightlight/
Jellyfish Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/TCXV/I92LWK0Y/FJPTCXVI92LWK0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/TCXV/I92LWK0Y/FJPTCXVI92LWK0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/TCXV/I92LWK0Y/FJPTCXVI92LWK0Y.SMALL.jpg JillH2 Hello! Welcome to the Instructable of the Jellyfish Nightlight. Now, a little background...this was a final project for a course called Creative Technologies. I had the idea for a night light one assignment before, so I took it up a level (maybe two). Anyways, I had this light cover from an old ceil...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:30:32 PDT
10x5 RGB LED Matrix with only 5 IO pins http://www.instructables.com/id/10x5-RGB-LED-Matrix-with-only-5-IO-pins/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:14:21 PDT
LED Bulb For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bulb-1/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 14:17:32 PDT
Arduino Light Sensitive Stepper Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Sensitive-Stepper-Motor/
Arduino Light Sensitive Stepper Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/TB03/I6YLVJNI/FFPTB03I6YLVJNI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/TB03/I6YLVJNI/FFPTB03I6YLVJNI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/TB03/I6YLVJNI/FFPTB03I6YLVJNI.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 I've come up with a simple way to make a stepper motor move from one position to another based on the lighting in a room. Using a handful of basic components I had lying around, no need for fancy motor / stepper shields. This setup could be used to automate blinds, so they open and close based on am...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 16:49:27 PST
Illumaphone: Light-based Musical Instrument with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Illumaphone-Light-based-Electronic-Musical-Instrum/
Illumaphone: Light-based Musical Instrument with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SMALL.jpg bonniee Ever wanted to build your own electronic musical instrument? In this Instructable, I walk through the build process for my Illumaphone, a light-based, spatial musical instrument that I built for Jeff Snyder's Computer Music class at Princeton. It consists of six coffee cups. Wave your hands over the...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 18:26:03 PST
TouchOSC and Arduino Ethernet Shield to control energy (A.M.P.A.E.) http://www.instructables.com/id/TouchOSC-and-Arduino-Ethernet-Shield-to-controll-e/
TouchOSC and Arduino Ethernet Shield to control energy (A.M.P.A.E.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/U8PQ/I6RSO8XL/FV9U8PQI6RSO8XL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/U8PQ/I6RSO8XL/FV9U8PQI6RSO8XL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/U8PQ/I6RSO8XL/FV9U8PQI6RSO8XL.SMALL.jpg helenalechugas Day after day, people use a big amount of gadgets and waste a lot of energy having no concern about it. Basically our idea is a mobile application for tablets and smartphones that offers the user a total control of all the energy resources used at home. It shows information of all the gadgets and li...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:04:19 PST
Sound Reactive Neopixel Bangalore Torpedo http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-Neopixel-Bangalore-Torpedo/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 09:12:10 PST
Interactive sculpture : Externalizing Data http://www.instructables.com/id/Externalizing-Data/
Interactive sculpture : Externalizing Data - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/H314/I697TLC2/FBBH314I697TLC2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/H314/I697TLC2/FBBH314I697TLC2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/H314/I697TLC2/FBBH314I697TLC2.SMALL.jpg anaisafranco Externalizing Data is a sensitive sculpture that performs lights and sound when feeling presence of people.It was developed during the The School of Machines, 2014 in Berlin. Machines provided by Fablab Berlin.The music was done by Chicks on Speed. Modeling the head I want a shape that reminds a...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 05:48:34 PST
Intel Edison: Lux meter, TSL2561 http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Lux-meter-TSL2561/
Intel Edison: Lux meter, TSL2561 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/KS81/I63EVLC0/FX2KS81I63EVLC0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/KS81/I63EVLC0/FX2KS81I63EVLC0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/KS81/I63EVLC0/FX2KS81I63EVLC0.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Lux meter done with Intel Edison and TSL2561 Lux sensor. Components. I'm going to be using a Intel Edison with Arduino board. The code should work with any Arduino based board.Then you will need the TSL2561 Lux sensor. My sensor is ordered from Adafruit.And lastly something to print the outcome. ...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:12:33 PST
Light Seeking and Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Seeking-and-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
Light Seeking and Obstacle Avoiding Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/DZZ9/I5WCP55Z/FVGDZZ9I5WCP55Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/DZZ9/I5WCP55Z/FVGDZZ9I5WCP55Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/DZZ9/I5WCP55Z/FVGDZZ9I5WCP55Z.SMALL.jpg Vagelis Chantzis The purpose of this project is to build an arduino robot that follows light and avoids possible obstacles in its way. It is based on an Arduino Uno microcontroller board and it uses Light Dependent Resistors to find the most bright light source while avoiding any obstacle on its way to the light sou...
By: Vagelis Chantzis

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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 08:25:11 PST
Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ultimate-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:15:37 PST
Intel Edison: Ambient Sensor (data to cloud) http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Ambient-Sensor-data-to-cloud/
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By: glenntech

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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 16:26:52 PST
LightControl http://www.instructables.com/id/LightControl/
LightControl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/8M00/I5AMYTXP/FVX8M00I5AMYTXP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/8M00/I5AMYTXP/FVX8M00I5AMYTXP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/8M00/I5AMYTXP/FVX8M00I5AMYTXP.SMALL.jpg Andersv209 The project started with that i had 2 remotes to control 6 outlets in my apartment. But i wanted to get rid of the remotes and control the light with my iPhone and in my web-browser on my computer. I figured i could use an Arduino with Ethernet shield to do that. I already had an Arduino uno so i bo...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 07:45:23 PST
Alarm for your room with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Alarm-for-your-room-with-Arduino/
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By: TimoXT

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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:14:32 PST
Music blinking LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-blinking-LED/
Music blinking LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SMALL.jpg ibenkos This is an easy step by step guide to make cheap sound reacting LEDs that is blinking to the bass of the music you play. The music blinker is powered by an 9v battery which makes it portable and small. Parts and tools PARTS:TIP 31 CPCB Male AUX cable3x LEDs9v battery9v battery clipJumper wiresTOO...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:01:06 PST
Make Poetry with Light and Mirrors http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Poetry-with-Light-and-Mirrors/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:03:06 PST
Star Wars Crossguard Neopixel Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Crossguard-Lightsaber/
Star Wars Crossguard Neopixel Lightsaber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/B54F/I4IWPURS/F1MB54FI4IWPURS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/B54F/I4IWPURS/F1MB54FI4IWPURS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/B54F/I4IWPURS/F1MB54FI4IWPURS.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad For all "those wierd kids that are board" and looking for something to do on a dark winter's night...Make the new crossguard triblade lightsaber from Star Wars: Episode 7, (VII in Roman numerals, if they even teach that in school anymore)This instructable will go over the physical build but it is mo...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 17:20:27 PST
Arduino Plant Warden http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Plant-Warden/
Arduino Plant Warden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/YVHH/I4GWU9NB/F9YYVHHI4GWU9NB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/YVHH/I4GWU9NB/F9YYVHHI4GWU9NB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/YVHH/I4GWU9NB/F9YYVHHI4GWU9NB.SMALL.jpg Maker Spark IntroI made this project as a universal plant-monitoring system based around Arduino. I also used a Grove shield which simplified the connections to the numerous sensors. You can easily replace this with direct connections into the pins of the arduino for a shallower form factor.How it worksThe syst...
By: Maker Spark

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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 03:45:37 PST
Color Changing Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Mood-Lamp/
Color Changing Mood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ZT2O/I4CMQ1SD/FBMZT2OI4CMQ1SD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ZT2O/I4CMQ1SD/FBMZT2OI4CMQ1SD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ZT2O/I4CMQ1SD/FBMZT2OI4CMQ1SD.SMALL.jpg batkin Get in the mood with some fairly simple ATTiny85 based homemade color shifting lamps! The code is Arduino IDE compatible for easy customization. Step 1: Materials Saw Drill Sheet of wood Wood screws Various hole cutter bits 6" Acrylic Cupcake / CAKE / Centerpiece Tube Extension (for diffusing t...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 12:24:56 PST
Simple 3x3x3 LED Cube with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-3x3x3-LED-Cube-with-Arduino/
Simple 3x3x3 LED Cube with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/SJ2X/I5QN0GWZ/F4NSJ2XI5QN0GWZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/SJ2X/I5QN0GWZ/F4NSJ2XI5QN0GWZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/SJ2X/I5QN0GWZ/F4NSJ2XI5QN0GWZ.SMALL.jpg hkerr This is my first instructable so leave feedback in the comments please.When viewing lots of LED Cube tutorials it seemed like they were too complex and like they didn't give enough detail on how to build them. Also the pick controlled ones had very complex coding and complex wiring. Most cubes looke...
By: hkerr

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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 15:23:33 PST
TimeRuler http://www.instructables.com/id/TimeRuler/
TimeRuler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/9GB1/I49RRH5D/FWK9GB1I49RRH5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/9GB1/I49RRH5D/FWK9GB1I49RRH5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/9GB1/I49RRH5D/FWK9GB1I49RRH5D.SMALL.jpg glazur TimeRuler is a time-space measuring tool, using light-painting technique. It can be used for fun, for measuring high speed movement in different sports or as an educational device for schools. What you need:Arduino UNO, or similar13 pcs. 3V ultra bright dome LEDjump wiremini breadboard9V batteryplyw...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:52:52 PST
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
Light Box DJ http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Light-Box/
Light Box DJ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/TJYW/I3VHKN8J/FAOTJYWI3VHKN8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/TJYW/I3VHKN8J/FAOTJYWI3VHKN8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/TJYW/I3VHKN8J/FAOTJYWI3VHKN8J.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/
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By: sheetmetalalchemist

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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/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:35:13 PST
Arduino Laser Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Guitar-2/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 18:03:41 PST
Website Down Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Website-Down-Alarm/
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By: SelkeyMoonbeam

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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 11:29:09 PST
Blinds' Eye http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinds-Eye/
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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/
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By: katrin.zhurkina

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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:07:33 PST