Instructables: exploring - technology - light - power - featured Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:22:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Emergency Light/Charger from Fire & Water
Emergency Light/Charger from Fire & Water - More DIY How To Projects]]> Joohansson DIY a really simple Thermoelectric Emergency Generator from very few parts. Optimized for powering with tealights/candles. With inspiration from my previous projects: and
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Thu, 16 May 2013 00:04:27 PDT
Smartphone Charger Powered by Fire
Smartphone Charger Powered by Fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> Joohansson Portable, Compact and Adjustable ThermoElectric Emergency Generator. Background: The reason for this project was to solve a problem I have. I sometimes do several days of hiking/backpacking in the wild and I always bring a smartphone with GPS and maybe other electronics. They need electricity a...
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Wed, 1 May 2013 11:03:17 PDT
Thermoelectric Fan Powered by a Candle Joohansson A Thermoelectric generator powered by a tealight. It started as an experiment of how much power I could get from one candle. But I liked the idea and it worked really well so I built this electric-mechanical ornament. I did not use a high temperature TEG-module, but instead a cheap TEC-module. That ...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 03:04:10 PDT
CYCLOPS - More DIY How To Projects]]> hellboy Hello Here is Cyclops... all metal, shiny, very industrial. I can picture it sitting on baron Harkonens mantel.... I have been wanting to build a single digit Nixie clock for a while now,  I looked around the workshop and found a bunch of bits and pieces that I would start the design with, littl...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 01:17:34 PST
700 cd LED Bike Light - from OSRAM Spotlight
700 cd LED Bike Light - from OSRAM Spotlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> Almondsbury Puffer I have been tracking the development of LED replacement domestic light bulbs.  It seemed to me, a good domestic spot light would make a great cheap bike front light. The perfect OSRAM spotlight just turned-up in my local DIY shop - so I have had a go. I am very pleased with the results. I recon I h...
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Wed, 18 Jan 2012 12:17:24 PST
Vacuum bug zapper! (Updated)
Vacuum bug zapper! (Updated) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Electorials Hello there, This is a little bug-zapper that works with a computer FAN and a CCFL inverter. The insects will get sucked-in and then get zapped by a 2kV arc :D It's powered by a 9V battery and is easy to use. The compact design also makes it mobile. A video of the zapper in action: Requirem...
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Thu, 3 Nov 2011 08:04:54 PDT
Super Simple Automated LED Wardrobe Lights.
Super Simple Automated LED Wardrobe Lights. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves My wardrobe is like a deep dark abyss whether at day or at night. I had to hunt for my clothes using a torch. I had to find a solution to this problem which I feel might be faced by many others too...... So I came up with the idea of making an Automated LED Wardrobe Light that would save me the inc...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2011 12:07:10 PDT
How To Build A Simple But Powerful Flyback Driver
How To Build A Simple But Powerful Flyback Driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> Plasmana Tired of little purple sparks? Want bigger hotter sparks? Then try:  The ZVS Flyback Driver It is probably the most powerful and efficient flyback transformer driver that was fairly recently invented by Vladmiro Mazilli. It uses resonant zero voltage switching (also know as ZVS) to drive the flyba...
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Wed, 2 Jun 2010 02:58:10 PDT
LED Star Beam Clock
LED Star Beam Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChromationSystems For this design, some Piranha RGB LEDs are positioned around the outside edge of a clock that hangs on the wall. They are slightly angled so their beams will create a star pattern against the wall as it cycles through approx 16million colors. I am using a clock, purchased second hand, 8x RGB Piranh...
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Tue, 31 Aug 2010 23:06:52 PDT
Wireless Power
Wireless Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> robotkid249 Quarter of a million views, thanks everyone! The power cord, I know you hate it. Sometimes, you just want to cut it apart! Well say goodbye to your power cords, because with the power of inductive coupling your device will not need to be connected metal to metal. Seemlessly your device can be charg...
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Wed, 6 May 2009 15:31:01 PDT
How to make your own LED lightbulbs
How to make your own LED lightbulbs - More DIY How To Projects]]> claudiopolis a tutorial to making commercial-look-a-like LED bulbs. After many attempts to make all sorts of LED-conversions I finnaly found one solution that is simple and efficient. Of course, you do need a great amount of patience in making this but when you consider the countless hours of pure light -low co...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2008 09:36:30 PDT
Light Bar Ambient Lighting
Light Bar Ambient Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> QuackMasterDan A light bar can brighten your house through the use of ambient lighting. You can lighten up hallways, add a fading glow effect behind your entertainment center, create new patterns in light graffiti or simply add a light source to your house. There are endless possibilities for lighting with a light...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2008 11:28:01 PDT