Instructables: exploring - technology - lighting - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:03:01 PST BLOX v1.01 VortoLight - Internet of Things lamp with spark.io http://www.instructables.com/id/VortoLight-Internet-of-Things-lamp-with-sparkio/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:20:29 PST
Cheap Arduino Controlled Light Sockets - Reverse Engineering RF http://www.instructables.com/id/5-RF-Controlled-Light-Sockets/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:42:11 PST
Circuit Board Lamp 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Lamp-20/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:30:48 PST
Capturing Full Body Scans in Color http://www.instructables.com/id/Capturing-Full-Body-Scans-in-Color/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 18:41:12 PST
Need a Light? Quick and Easy LED Courtesy Lighting. http://www.instructables.com/id/Need-a-Light-Quick-and-Easy-LED-Courtesy-Lighting/
Need a Light? Quick and Easy LED Courtesy Lighting. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/HI0M/I1SBBF96/FHXHI0MI1SBBF96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/HI0M/I1SBBF96/FHXHI0MI1SBBF96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/HI0M/I1SBBF96/FHXHI0MI1SBBF96.SMALL.jpg orlov127 A simple modern luxury that lights up your step when you open the door so you can see where you going before you enter your car. It also shuts off when you shut your door. Watch the tutorial alongside the instructable! Remove the Fuse for the Interior Dome Lights The first thing to begin this aw...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:32:15 PDT
DMX LED Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/DMX-LED-Strips/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:24:29 PDT
Professional Video and Audio for Podcasting http://www.instructables.com/id/Professional-Video-and-Audio-for-Podcasting/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:19:29 PDT
Permanent Digital LED House Holiday Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Permanent-Digital-LED-House-Holiday-Lighting/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:49:55 PDT
How to skate at night - The Beamboarder http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Beamboarder-Lets-You-Skate-at-Night/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:49:23 PDT
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-automation-system-using-Arduino-and-SIM900-GS/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:25:21 PDT
ISS Overhead http://www.instructables.com/id/ISS-Overhead/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:39:50 PDT
Easy Under-Cabinet Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Under-Cabinet-Lighting/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 02:28:12 PDT
DIY Color Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Color-Checker/
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Wed, 28 Sep 2011 12:07:07 PDT
MIDI Piano Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/MIDI-Piano-Lighting/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 23:25:22 PDT
Minimalistic LED wall light http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalistic-LED-wall-light/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:28:06 PDT
How to Make a light for Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-light-for-Photography/
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Fri, 9 May 2014 06:52:24 PDT
8 MILLION GAIN ! http://www.instructables.com/id/8-MILLION-GAIN-/
8 MILLION GAIN ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/IIA5/HVP6GGGW/FENIIA5HVP6GGGW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/IIA5/HVP6GGGW/FENIIA5HVP6GGGW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/IIA5/HVP6GGGW/FENIIA5HVP6GGGW.SMALL.jpg mohammadsalem94 السلام عليكم There are many types of sensors "thermal - optical - Chemical ....." But here we will learn another type of sensitive he is sensitive touch .. Everyone knows Darlington circuit "consisting of two Transistor " that Amplify the current of a good rate.You can see the touch-sensitive circui...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 06:29:27 PDT
Programmable LED Firefly Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-LED-Firefly-Jar/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 10:54:46 PDT
Make a Glowing Rock Lamp! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Glowing-Rock-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/LAJV/HSKV1I23/FLPLAJVHSKV1I23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/LAJV/HSKV1I23/FLPLAJVHSKV1I23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/LAJV/HSKV1I23/FLPLAJVHSKV1I23.SMALL.jpg mist8k A simple way to make a rock lamp that glows like embers Using Himalayan salt rocks and a strip of L.E.D's.
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:20:35 PDT
Light Bar Ambient Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bar-Ambient-Lighting/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2008 11:28:01 PDT
Dot matrix intelligent hand/bike light. "the matrix" http://www.instructables.com/id/Dot-matrix-intelligent-handbike-light/
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 06:31:58 PST
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) http://www.instructables.com/id/300-Altoids-Charger-EASY-BUILD-CHEAP/
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SMALL.jpg snow1434 I know your thinking i have seen hundreds of these but have you ever seen one so easy to build? LETS GET STARTED Things you will need : L78MO5CV Voltage Regulator http://www.taydaelectronics.com/ic-integrated-circuits/voltage-regulators/lm7805-l7805-7805-voltage-regulator-ic-5v-1-5a.html ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:48:07 PST
Phone Controlled Mood Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Controlled-Mood-Lighting/
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 13:53:40 PST
Create a Macro Lighting Rig For Compact Cameras http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Macro-Lighting-Rig-For-Compact-Cameras/
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 02:06:08 PDT
Mood Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Atmosphere-Light/
Mood Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/6GCZ/HKVLC5RS/FAU6GCZHKVLC5RS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/6GCZ/HKVLC5RS/FAU6GCZHKVLC5RS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/6GCZ/HKVLC5RS/FAU6GCZHKVLC5RS.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club This is a great night light or just to have for atmosphere. We took our instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/Film-Canister-Flashlight/ and modified it a bit. Skip to step 7 to see the changes. Don't forget to check out the supply list though. Materials LED Holder LED (Color) Fender Wash...
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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 17:36:05 PDT
Film Canister Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Film-Canister-Flashlight/
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 18:09:19 PDT
Guide To Computer Cable Management http://www.instructables.com/id/Guide-To-Computer-Cable-Management/
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Sun, 16 Oct 2011 01:20:48 PDT
Build a World's Smallest Electronic Shocker! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-the-Worlds-Smallest-Electronic-Shock/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2008 14:27:46 PDT
~$20 Portable Lightbox for Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Portable-Lightbox-for-Photography/
~$20 Portable Lightbox for Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/D3CV/HCRVRD4F/FTDD3CVHCRVRD4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/D3CV/HCRVRD4F/FTDD3CVHCRVRD4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/D3CV/HCRVRD4F/FTDD3CVHCRVRD4F.SMALL.jpg The Insomniac Hi there! This project came about from my hobby of collecting and trading vintage film cameras online. I needed a more professional-looking method of taking photos for my ads. I saw a couple of different 'ibles here doing roughly the same thing, but I had a particular requirement: I wanted mine to p...
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 19:44:32 PST
$3.50 Flashlight + 20 Cent Upgrade = 500 Hour Run Time http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Cent-Upgrade-350-Flashlight-500-Hour-Run-/
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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 20:04:18 PDT
Interior Photo Technique http://www.instructables.com/id/Interior-Photo-Technique/
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Thu, 3 Jan 2013 13:01:25 PST
Amazing plasma globe tricks that you never knew before!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing-plasma-globe-tricks-that-you-never-knew-be/
Amazing plasma globe tricks that you never knew before!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/MTB8/FH6EBUAQ/FZ7MTB8FH6EBUAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/MTB8/FH6EBUAQ/FZ7MTB8FH6EBUAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/MTB8/FH6EBUAQ/FZ7MTB8FH6EBUAQ.SMALL.jpg Plasmana On this instructable, I will show you what thing can react to the plasma globe. I find just looking and touching a plasma globe kinda boring, I wanted to do something more fun with the plasma globe. Some times later, I saw a short video on You Tube about a florescent tube lighting up when placed n...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2008 13:16:21 PDT
Easier Flashlight Mod Increases Run Time 3.6X http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Flashlight-Mod-Increases-Run-Time-36X/
Easier Flashlight Mod Increases Run Time 3.6X - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/MTKQ/H8RK8GPE/F3JMTKQH8RK8GPE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/MTKQ/H8RK8GPE/F3JMTKQH8RK8GPE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/MTKQ/H8RK8GPE/F3JMTKQH8RK8GPE.SMALL.jpg luxstar We are going to take a long run time flashlight (65 hours) and turn it into a longer run time flashlight (Update:  The title of this Instructable says 3.6x run time but actual run time ended up being over 360 hours). Yes it is another long run time flashlight hack. This one is easier than my ot...
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Wed, 24 Oct 2012 23:46:21 PDT
How to make cheap but very powerful LED bulbs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-cheap-but-very-powerful-LED-bulbs/
How to make cheap but very powerful LED bulbs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/COSP/H8CVLDIV/F3LCOSPH8CVLDIV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/COSP/H8CVLDIV/F3LCOSPH8CVLDIV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/COSP/H8CVLDIV/F3LCOSPH8CVLDIV.SMALL.jpg tudurache It's been almost a year since I started to "LEDify" my home, with results more or less encouraging, but only an accident made ​​me find the best solution so far. Motivation How often happened that you or someone in your family, by mistake, to overthrow the desk lamp? If you are like me, thi...
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Tue, 23 Oct 2012 11:33:37 PDT
High Powered LED Solar Lighting System http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Powered-LED-Solar-Lighting-System/
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Wed, 5 Sep 2012 22:28:30 PDT
Energy-Saving Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Saving-Light/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 11:40:12 PDT
Addressable Milk Bottles (LED Lighting + Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-Bottle-LED-Lights-Arduino-Controlled/
Addressable Milk Bottles (LED Lighting + Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/BBRO/FT7PM9FQ/F6SBBROFT7PM9FQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/BBRO/FT7PM9FQ/F6SBBROFT7PM9FQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/BBRO/FT7PM9FQ/F6SBBROFT7PM9FQ.SMALL.jpg Nachimir Make PPE milk bottles into good looking LED lights, and use an Arduino to control them. This recycles a number of things, mainly the milk bottles, and uses a very low amount of power: the LEDs apparently dissipate less than 3 watts but are bright enough to see by.Among other things, I wanted to see ...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2009 15:58:41 PDT
Rave Rover - Mobile Dance Stage http://www.instructables.com/id/Rave-Rover-Mobile-Dance-Stage/
Rave Rover - Mobile Dance Stage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/E7UV/GS3BEMX2/FSME7UVGS3BEMX2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/E7UV/GS3BEMX2/FSME7UVGS3BEMX2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/E7UV/GS3BEMX2/FSME7UVGS3BEMX2.SMALL.jpg cwilliamson8 Rave Rover was designed and built to be a portable dance platform for parties, raves, and any other trouble we can get into! I will go into as much detail as I can explaining the entire build process, and where to find parts and other accessories. Be sure to check out more information, including par...
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Sat, 10 Sep 2011 11:00:47 PDT
Simple and cheap DIY interactive background lighting. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-cheap-DIY-ambilight/
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 14:54:21 PDT
Build LED Glow Tubing http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-LED-Glow-Tubing/
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Sat, 23 Oct 2010 20:34:23 PDT
Build a simple Marx Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-simple-Marx-Generator/
Build a simple Marx Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/Q3VY/FKD1KHJY/FNLQ3VYFKD1KHJY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/Q3VY/FKD1KHJY/FNLQ3VYFKD1KHJY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/Q3VY/FKD1KHJY/FNLQ3VYFKD1KHJY.SMALL.jpg Plasmana Do you like the idea of tesla coils and other high voltage sparking stuff, but don't have the time, money or patience to build something that is elaborate? Well, here's a fun 'n' simple project that can make big, fat, noisy sparks at least 2 inches long, and can be built very quickly and cheaply. ...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2008 16:21:06 PDT
Edge Lit Displays http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-Lit-Displays/
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Mon, 14 Jun 2010 00:22:59 PDT
Make A Water Leyden Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Water-Leyden-Jar/
Make A Water Leyden Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/YRIR/FL611LNG/F78YRIRFL611LNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/YRIR/FL611LNG/F78YRIRFL611LNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/YRIR/FL611LNG/F78YRIRFL611LNG.SMALL.jpg Plasmana Here is another type of high voltage capacitors - a Salt Water Leyden Jar!Don't know what a leyden jar is? No worries! Read here on Wikipedia!The water leyden jar is easier to make than a normal leyden jar because putting foil tape perfectly on the inside of the container can be very difficult. If t...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2008 06:57:05 PDT