Instructables: exploring - technology - light - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:45:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Giant Knob Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Knob-Lamp/
Giant Knob Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/YXGL/J08EEHBZ/FK1YXGLJ08EEHBZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/YXGL/J08EEHBZ/FK1YXGLJ08EEHBZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/YXGL/J08EEHBZ/FK1YXGLJ08EEHBZ.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This is a 3D printed LED lamp project that looks like a giant knob. Turn it, and watch it glow from the inside. This instructable is meant to be a companion to the webinar series I'll be hosting starting March 15. Design Now: Hour of Making in Motion will focus on mechanical assemblies and integrat...
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 08:39:39 PDT
Paper Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Circuits/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 15:12:24 PDT
How to build an insanely bright LED flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-Insanely-Bright-Flashlight-LED/
How to build an insanely bright LED flashlight! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/ABKQ/IYUFYYLB/FYSABKQIYUFYYLB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/ABKQ/IYUFYYLB/FYSABKQIYUFYYLB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/ABKQ/IYUFYYLB/FYSABKQIYUFYYLB.SMALL.jpg HillTech In this Instructable (my first) I am going to show you how I built this ridiculously bright handheld LED flashlight so that you too can turn night into day... and impress your friends.Most of us use flashlights quite often for activities like camping, walking at night, or simply just going outside i...
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 18:22:07 PST
Programmable RGB Mood Light - Attiny85 http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-RGB-Mood-Light-Attiny85/
Programmable RGB Mood Light - Attiny85 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/78UP/IYAMTURI/F2N78UPIYAMTURI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/78UP/IYAMTURI/F2N78UPIYAMTURI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/78UP/IYAMTURI/F2N78UPIYAMTURI.SMALL.jpg Svinska013 Welcome to my first instructables page. A year ago I got introduced to the wonderful world of Arduino and electronics. I have learned a lot from this site and this seems a great place to show my projects. I hope you find this project entertaining and helpful. I'm eager to know what you think. Let me...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:33:53 PST
A $20/20min Commercial Quality Folding Light Box / Light Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/A-2020min-Professional-Quality-Soft-Light-Box/
A $20/20min Commercial Quality Folding Light Box / Light Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/ZJBV/FVDDPOG7/F1LZJBVFVDDPOG7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/ZJBV/FVDDPOG7/F1LZJBVFVDDPOG7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/ZJBV/FVDDPOG7/F1LZJBVFVDDPOG7.SMALL.jpg 2ManyProjects If you have been looking for a DIY light box for product or close up photographs you already know you have a multitude of choices. From cardboard boxes to laundry hampers you might be thinking the project has been done to death. But Wait! For $20 and 20 minutes you can build a light box that is ea...
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Thu, 14 May 2009 08:00:16 PDT
DIY Color Changing Raw Wood LED Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Color-Changing-Raw-Wood-LED-Shelf/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 20:45:25 PST
Wifi + Bluetooth portable speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Room-Wifi-Speakers-Kandi-Skull-inspired-Port/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 05:06:23 PST
Lightsaber blade effect for free http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightsaber-blade-effect-for-free/
Lightsaber blade effect for free - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/T16L/GFA3Z7AI/F2IT16LGFA3Z7AI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/T16L/GFA3Z7AI/F2IT16LGFA3Z7AI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/T16L/GFA3Z7AI/F2IT16LGFA3Z7AI.SMALL.jpg shaggs31 A while ago I saw a instructable that was for making a lightsaber blade affect for free. The instructable called for a program called LSmaker. I do not know much about the program but I know of a program that can do a more professional job. It's been a while since I have used this method and so this...
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Thu, 21 Oct 2010 15:39:06 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/3UUS/IACE061Y/F6Z3UUSIACE061Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/3UUS/IACE061Y/F6Z3UUSIACE061Y.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Led Light panel kit for photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Light-panel-kit-for-photography/
Led Light panel kit for photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/V8BH/GUXKYRDC/FUWV8BHGUXKYRDC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/V8BH/GUXKYRDC/FUWV8BHGUXKYRDC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/V8BH/GUXKYRDC/FUWV8BHGUXKYRDC.SMALL.jpg mkuha I have been drooling after some nice led panels for a while now, but just can't justify spending a fortune to buy them.  These LED panel give a nice soft light source for photography, saves electricity, robust and won't heat much. I am not a professional photographer, just enthusiast that sometimes ...
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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 15:14:22 PST
Sound Activated LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Activated-LEDs/
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Wed, 1 Sep 2010 19:45:55 PDT
STAR WARS LED EDGE LIT SIGN http://www.instructables.com/id/STAR-WARS-LED-EDGE-LIT-SIGN/
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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 10:35:24 PST
How To Make Christmas Lights Flash To The Music http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Christmas-Lights-Flash-To-The-Music/
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Sat, 15 Jan 2011 22:11:08 PST
Professional ART tracing lightbox FREE in under 15 minutes!!! ($100 in stores) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-OWN-professional-arttracing-ligh/
Professional ART tracing lightbox FREE in under 15 minutes!!! ($100 in stores) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/B9LA/FQ6EF8V0/FLQB9LAFQ6EF8V0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/B9LA/FQ6EF8V0/FLQB9LAFQ6EF8V0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/B9LA/FQ6EF8V0/FLQB9LAFQ6EF8V0.SMALL.jpg LiuRichard10 Attention all artists, architects, photographers, and hobby enthusiasts: Have you ever found it difficult to trace over artwork, photos, or other media? Have you ever worked on an art piece and found tracing paper to be inconvenient, ineffective, or just too messy? Well, now you can create your own ...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2009 14:40:27 PST
How To Extract LEDs From LED Christmas Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Extract-LEDs-Form-LED-Christmas-Lights/
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Wed, 26 Dec 2007 23:13:20 PST
LED NeoPixel Motion Sensor Stair Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Stair-Lighting/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 07:42:13 PST
Cheap DIY Ambientlight using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Ambilight-Tutorial-for-PC-Using-Arduino/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:37:29 PST
Making a "warm" white LED spotlight appear warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-the-colour-of-LED-spotlights/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:15:58 PDT
Wifi Dot Matrix Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Dot-Matrix-Sign/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 20:08:58 PST
How to use your digital camera's shutter speed settings http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-your-digital-cameras-shutter-speed-set/
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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 23:29:12 PST
How (NOT!) To Make An Electroluminescent Edison Lamp | Homemade EL "Coil" Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/How-NOT-to-Make-an-Electroluminescent-Edison-Lamp-/
How (NOT!) To Make An Electroluminescent Edison Lamp | Homemade EL "Coil" Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Q8YU/IJQNYPY5/F3MQ8YUIJQNYPY5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Q8YU/IJQNYPY5/F3MQ8YUIJQNYPY5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Q8YU/IJQNYPY5/F3MQ8YUIJQNYPY5.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 In this instructable, I am going to show you How To Make An Electroluminescent Edison Lamp. Well, that, was what this Instructable was originally about. I thought of attaching EL Wire inside a mason jar at an up-and-down zigzag way, Which would make it look like a pretty awesome Edison Lamp! Though...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:42:21 PST
Smart LED Window http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-LED-Window/
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:30 PDT
DIY UV LED Light - See The World In A New Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-UV-LED-Light-See-The-World-In-A-New-Light/
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Wed, 3 Apr 2013 14:41:23 PDT
Where to find LED lights... (Not In Shops) http://www.instructables.com/id/Where-to-find-LED-lights-Not-In-Shops/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2008 11:59:49 PDT
MAKE a mind control hypnosis dream machine Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-a-mind-control-hypnosis-dream-machine-Cheap/
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Wed, 11 Oct 2006 02:32:10 PDT
Huge addressable RGB LED (ceiling) panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-Addressable-RGB-LED-ceiling-Panel/
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:07:41 PDT
The Ice Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ice-Bulb/
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Tue, 8 May 2007 04:08:58 PDT
Articulating 70W Spectrum-Balanced LED Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulating-70W-Spectrum-Balanced-LED-Panel-Doesn/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:42:47 PDT
LED strip Synced MUSIC http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-strip-Synced-MUSIC/
LED strip Synced MUSIC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/6TUR/I5KBCUD2/FJ46TURI5KBCUD2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/6TUR/I5KBCUD2/FJ46TURI5KBCUD2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/6TUR/I5KBCUD2/FJ46TURI5KBCUD2.SMALL.jpg anuragyadavkool Its very interesting and awesome to see lights dancing on music beats....So lets first check this out...such that not only LED's dance on music but we too... ;) What you will need 1) 5m LED strip (one or two as you wish)2) Adapter (one piece)3) Breadboard(one piece) with some wires for connectio...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:32:40 PST
ULTRA THIN LIGHT BOXES http://www.instructables.com/id/ULTRA-THIN-LIGHT-BOXES/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:01:00 PDT
Huge vacuum tube light fixture. http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-Vacuum-Tube-Light-Fixture/
Huge vacuum tube light fixture. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/BECC/IRXHMRXI/FN8BECCIRXHMRXI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/BECC/IRXHMRXI/FN8BECCIRXHMRXI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/BECC/IRXHMRXI/FN8BECCIRXHMRXI.SMALL.jpg j88k [IMPORTANT CREATOR'S NOTE] Many vacuum tubes contain toxic substances and gases (mercury, uranium, thoriated tungsten, etc.). You are well-advised to handle these valves with care, to ensure that they do not break, or react unsafely to the heat generated by the lighting. It is incumbent upon you t...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 05:58:39 PDT
Darth Maul LED light saber http://www.instructables.com/id/Darth-Maul-LED-light-saber/
Darth Maul LED light saber - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/H266/2ISEP27V1TJ/FUIH2662ISEP27V1TJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/H266/2ISEP27V1TJ/FUIH2662ISEP27V1TJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/H266/2ISEP27V1TJ/FUIH2662ISEP27V1TJ.SMALL.jpg jmumby Create a cheap yet effective dual ended light saber for a sci-fi fancy dress party. Anyone that has seen Star Wars knows Mr Kickarse 'Darth Maul'. He was different, he had a light saber that had a blade on each end. He didn't say much but you knew he was trouble. Wih this guide you too can be the ...
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Sat, 18 Mar 2006 20:10:11 PST
iPad 2 LCD Backlight Not Working After Screen Replacement? http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-2-LCD-Backlight-Not-Working-After-Screen-Repl/
iPad 2 LCD Backlight Not Working After Screen Replacement? - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/6ZB5/HXLD5M9A/F6W6ZB5HXLD5M9A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/6ZB5/HXLD5M9A/F6W6ZB5HXLD5M9A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/6ZB5/HXLD5M9A/F6W6ZB5HXLD5M9A.SMALL.jpg rjohnston7 Not going to get into the details of replacing the iPad screen, there are other tutorials on that. I am going to cover a common problem and give an easy fix. Read ;) It is necessary to unplug and remove the LCD when changing the screen, try to avoid removing while the iPad is on. It's almost impo...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:47:47 PDT
DIY Photography Gels http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Photography-Gels/
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Sat, 2 Feb 2008 15:59:57 PST
Cheap homemade LED torch (full build) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-homemade-LED-torch-full-build/
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Sun, 13 May 2007 14:39:06 PDT
Little Portable Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Portable-Desk-Lamp/
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 00:31:29 PDT
XMEN LED EDGE LIT MIRROR SIGN http://www.instructables.com/id/XMEN-LED-EDGE-LIT-MIRROR-SIGN/
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:46:06 PDT
Ardunio Controlled Sound Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Ardunio-Controlled-Sound-Sensor/
Ardunio Controlled Sound Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/H601/HAH02RY0/FJ5H601HAH02RY0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/H601/HAH02RY0/FJ5H601HAH02RY0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/H601/HAH02RY0/FJ5H601HAH02RY0.SMALL.jpg csteffanini Building a Arduino Sound Sensor Controller Tools -Soldering iron -7in of wire -screw driver -solder -shrink tube -needle nose pliers -cutter pliers Parts - a relay   (http://www.mouser.com/Search/ProductDetail.aspx?qs=0cdP5f6kAtG%252b5JijxMWEYQ%3D%3D) -a sound sensor (https://www.jameco.com/weba...
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Tue, 11 Dec 2012 00:14:10 PST
DIY Spectroscope http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spectroscope/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2008 23:20:27 PDT
Make an Inline Lighting Dimmer for $7.25 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Inline-Lighting-Dimmer-for-725/
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Sat, 27 Feb 2010 09:30:24 PST
Data Logger Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-Logger-Project/
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 00:16:10 PST
High-Brightness LED Grow-Light http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Brightness-LED-Grow-Light/
High-Brightness LED Grow-Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/OMG5/HS0D95LQ/FMAOMG5HS0D95LQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/OMG5/HS0D95LQ/FMAOMG5HS0D95LQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/OMG5/HS0D95LQ/FMAOMG5HS0D95LQ.SMALL.jpg mr_man Note: This project page has morphed into a design discussion.  (Constructive suggestions and collaboration are still welcome.  See the comments section at the end.) **There are no recommended construction-plans here.** Instead, I recommend shopping around for a good deal on standard White LED Light-...
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Mon, 24 Jan 2011 01:24:19 PST
A Guide for Buying LED's on E Bay ---- Part TWO http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Guide-for-Buying-LEDs-on-E-Bay-Part-TWO/
A Guide for Buying LED's on E Bay ---- Part TWO - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SMALL.jpg Vyger I wrote "A guide for Buying LED's on E Bay" almost a year ago. At that time I thought that I might just add a few new things as I came across them and do an update of it now and then. But since then I have found so much new stuff, and finally some of it really good stuff, that I thought I should ju...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:43:43 PDT
AUTOMATIC NIGHT LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/AUTOMATIC-NIGHT-LAMP/
AUTOMATIC NIGHT LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/ZNQ4/HX6YELQS/F56ZNQ4HX6YELQS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/ZNQ4/HX6YELQS/F56ZNQ4HX6YELQS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/ZNQ4/HX6YELQS/F56ZNQ4HX6YELQS.SMALL.jpg ANANTHA KRISHNAN J Hi ,In this project i am going to make an automated night lamp model using basic electronic parts which runs on a 9v battery.It works on the lethargy of light falling on the LDR(light dependent resistor).When there is no light the LED will glow at it's maximum and the brightness of LED decreases wit...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 08:10:49 PDT
Touch LED table - Retrogaming and ambiant light http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-LED-Table-Retrogaming-and-Ambiant-Light/
Touch LED table - Retrogaming and ambiant light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SMALL.jpg arbalet_project Arbalet is an ARduino-BAsed LED Table, a flat surface filled with several hundreds of coloured square lights designed for Education, Geeks, and Pleasure. With its limited number of pixels and a DIY touch interface, Arbalet brings our old 80's arcad games back into fashion through a modern, classy,...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 03:56:59 PDT
Stairway LED lighting with IR trip sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-light-trip-sensor/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2008 16:18:03 PDT
The Musixel BoomBox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Musixel-BoomBox/
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Wed, 4 May 2016 14:47:42 PDT
Shake Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Shake-Flashlight-1/
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Wed, 9 Sep 2015 10:23:36 PDT
ULTRA CHEEP HOME AUTOMATION UNDER $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/ULTRA-CHEEP-HOME-AUTOMATION-UNDER-5/
ULTRA CHEEP HOME AUTOMATION UNDER $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/RD4S/IPVF7R2Z/FQ3RD4SIPVF7R2Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/RD4S/IPVF7R2Z/FQ3RD4SIPVF7R2Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/RD4S/IPVF7R2Z/FQ3RD4SIPVF7R2Z.SMALL.jpg vina1991 Hello friendsToday I am back with another project called ultra cheep home automation under $5Home automation means you can control home applies more easily. You can control your fan lights exits’ with tip of your finger or allow them to work automaticallyThe project contains three different switchin...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 05:34:25 PDT
Transformation of malfunctioning Power Tool into LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Transformation-of-Malfunctioning-Power-Tool-Into-L/
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 10:49:11 PST