Instructables: exploring - technology - night light http://www.instructables.com Sat, 27 Aug 2016 03:05:02 PDT BLOX v1.01 Color Changing Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Night-Light-1/
Color Changing Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/D4BM/IRXTI1DK/F4HD4BMIRXTI1DK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/D4BM/IRXTI1DK/F4HD4BMIRXTI1DK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/D4BM/IRXTI1DK/F4HD4BMIRXTI1DK.SMALL.jpg geocacher2 This project will help you create a night light that changes colors slowly.... smoothly drifting from one color to the next. The electronics will be built from a tiny arduino based circuit board. I selected a tiny digispark from digistump (or a clone is fine). You can glue any sort of seashell or co...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 19:49:55 PDT
Simple Analog Fade-in, Hold, Fade-out Circuit (used Here for Night Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Analog-Fade-in-Hold-Fade-out-Circuit-used-H/
Simple Analog Fade-in, Hold, Fade-out Circuit (used Here for Night Light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/4MZU/IRKFQS3M/FBW4MZUIRKFQS3M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/4MZU/IRKFQS3M/FBW4MZUIRKFQS3M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/4MZU/IRKFQS3M/FBW4MZUIRKFQS3M.SMALL.jpg mquez After suffering one too many stubbed toes when stepping out of bed at night I decided to install a night light in our room. However I wanted the light to turn on and off automatically and not be on throughout the night. Connecting the light to a motion sensor serves the purpose, but the motion detec...
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 12:22:32 PDT
Pocket Solar Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Solar-Arc-Reactor/
Pocket Solar Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/X2YO/IOOM3MD6/F2OX2YOIOOM3MD6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/X2YO/IOOM3MD6/F2OX2YOIOOM3MD6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/X2YO/IOOM3MD6/F2OX2YOIOOM3MD6.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean This small solar light is portable and very lightweight which makes it a great source of light on the go, whether it be camping, at festivals or generally just when you need to light your way!Styled on Tony Stark's Iron Man Arc Reactor you can even wear it on your chest!Incased in 2 Pringles lids it...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 02:23:57 PDT
Micro Light Detecting Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Light-Detecting-Circuit/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 00:54:00 PDT
Millennium Falcon Bedside Lamp / Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Millennium-Falcon-Bedside-Lamp-Night-Light/
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Wed, 11 May 2016 12:06:36 PDT
Color Changing Mushroom Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitive-Touch-Sensor-Mushroom-Night-Light-Ardui/
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 09:47:22 PDT
Night Light Evolved http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Light-Evolved/
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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 11:54:17 PST
AUTOMATIC SOLAR POWERED NIGHT LIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/AUTOMATIC-SOLAR-POWERED-NIGHT-LIGHT/
AUTOMATIC SOLAR POWERED NIGHT LIGHT - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/0Q9W/ILFI5YNG/FQA0Q9WILFI5YNG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/0Q9W/ILFI5YNG/FQA0Q9WILFI5YNG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/0Q9W/ILFI5YNG/FQA0Q9WILFI5YNG.SMALL.jpg vina1991 Hello friendsThank you for your support for my previous projectToday I am going to make life hack "instructable" can save both money and time. This is the tutorial of “how to make an automatic solar powered night light”. This device can charge at daytime and work automatically at night Know your c...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 09:25:06 PST
Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Night-Light-4/
Automatic Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/H3GR/IKFRVDZ8/F3AH3GRIKFRVDZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/H3GR/IKFRVDZ8/F3AH3GRIKFRVDZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/H3GR/IKFRVDZ8/F3AH3GRIKFRVDZ8.SMALL.jpg GEORGE CHANIOTAKIS Automatic Night Light . A slight detector,mostly used for home or Garden like street lighting lamps, but without any Controller Switch Using Relays etc...How to make a very simple circuit and very cheap method to build one. Responsible for lighting LED bulb. When it receives light and turns off aut...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:45:41 PST
Classic Atmel ATtiny85-20PU Stop Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-Atmel-ATtiny85-20PU-Stop-Light/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 16:14:27 PST
LED Night Light DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Night-Light-DIY/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 14:42:39 PST
Programable Motion Sensing Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Programable-Motion-Sensing-Night-Light/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 12:47:10 PST
Animated Cloud Night Light W/ ATTiny http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-Cloud-Night-Light-W-ATTiny/
Animated Cloud Night Light W/ ATTiny - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/DIQS/IJAEMDEV/FHTDIQSIJAEMDEV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/DIQS/IJAEMDEV/FHTDIQSIJAEMDEV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/DIQS/IJAEMDEV/FHTDIQSIJAEMDEV.SMALL.jpg james.heires This Instructable shows you how to make a nifty Arduino (ATTiny) powered animated night light. This design uses inexpensive LED strips in 3 separate circuits. The 'sun' LEDs stay on constantly, while the 2 'cloud' LEDs slowly fade up & down in a pseudo-random way.Materials needed: 9" x 12" X 1/4" wh...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 12:21:07 PST
LED Night Lamp in a Juice Carton http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Night-Lamp-in-a-Juice-Carton/
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 06:47:19 PST
Night Kaleidoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Kaleidoscope/
Night Kaleidoscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/UZ0K/II0K55L9/FJWUZ0KII0K55L9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/UZ0K/II0K55L9/FJWUZ0KII0K55L9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/UZ0K/II0K55L9/FJWUZ0KII0K55L9.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Science can take care of the monsters under your bed. Just turn the light on. Or infinite lights on with a night kaleidoscope!The Night Kaleidoscope is a take on the wonder around the ubiquitos infinity mirror in a way that's changeable, quick, cheap, and accessible for lots of friends, family, or s...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 10:15:23 PST
Linkit One Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-Automatic-Night-Light/
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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 23:25:48 PST
3D printed image- / night - light http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-image-night-light/
3D printed image- / night - light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/3XGZ/IGZEO8MP/F6K3XGZIGZEO8MP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/3XGZ/IGZEO8MP/F6K3XGZIGZEO8MP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/3XGZ/IGZEO8MP/F6K3XGZIGZEO8MP.SMALL.jpg Downunder35m I was asked by a friend to create something memorising his dog that recently passed away.My first thought was that it needed to be special and in this form unusual.The idea for an illuminated night / image light was born.What you need:3D printer or access to one.LED strip and controller, size and co...
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Sun, 15 Nov 2015 08:44:52 PST
USB LED Lamp-keyboard lamp,reading lamp... http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-LED-Lamp-keyboard-lampreading-lamp/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 13:24:48 PST
Acrylic write board with red LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-write-board-with-red-LEDs/
Acrylic write board with red LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/F912/IFDSV133/FTOF912IFDSV133.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/F912/IFDSV133/FTOF912IFDSV133.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/F912/IFDSV133/FTOF912IFDSV133.SMALL.jpg rlameiro So my wife was almost celebrating her birthday and I was unsure what to give her. Since we have our little son sleeping in our bedroom, we needed a night light not as strong as the bedside lamps we have. I thought about it and then decided to make one myself with a twist.Please, bear with me, this i...
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Mon, 5 Oct 2015 11:23:59 PDT
Liter of Light - FlipBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Liter-of-Light-FlipBot/
Liter of Light - FlipBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FED/QTBU/IF3SSUMG/FEDQTBUIF3SSUMG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FED/QTBU/IF3SSUMG/FEDQTBUIF3SSUMG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FED/QTBU/IF3SSUMG/FEDQTBUIF3SSUMG.SMALL.jpg Pilzner Turns off when flipped over... And it's waterproof!Over 4000+ have been made at Maker Faires this year !! The FlipBot is an educational tool used by Liter of Light to teach kids and adults about simplicity of design, circuitry and how a little light can make make a huge difference to those who don't...
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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 16:01:14 PDT
LED light tubes http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-light-tubes/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:26:57 PDT
1w portable led light http://www.instructables.com/id/1w-portable-led-light/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 13:21:41 PDT
Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Light-1/
Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/PGJM/ID0PSPX2/FXDPGJMID0PSPX2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/PGJM/ID0PSPX2/FXDPGJMID0PSPX2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/PGJM/ID0PSPX2/FXDPGJMID0PSPX2.SMALL.jpg BhattaG Well, I am in a hurry, so this instructable would be short and very brief. I got bored of the same old bed lamp colour, so I decided to make a bed lamp whose color could be controlled by my smart phone. I guess this many of you have already made this one, but this is my version, so, please bear with...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 01:40:36 PDT
LED Night Light (Dark Sensor) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Night-Light-Dark-Sensor/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 07:57:39 PDT
Under bed LED lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-bed-LED-lights/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:51:15 PDT
Arduino Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nightlight/
Arduino Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/VP4S/IB0MU4VY/FL1VP4SIB0MU4VY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/VP4S/IB0MU4VY/FL1VP4SIB0MU4VY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/VP4S/IB0MU4VY/FL1VP4SIB0MU4VY.SMALL.jpg Lucalculus This Instructable is a simple Arduino-powered night light. This project is great for beginners with Arduino and is a good introduction to programming with analog circuits. Supplies For this project, only a few electronic components are needed. All of these components are easy to get a hold of and...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:52:13 PDT
Nighttime Planetarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Nighttime-Planetarium/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 10:30:27 PDT
LED Emergency Home Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Emergency-Home-Light/
LED Emergency Home Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SB2D/IAJI27TJ/FYXSB2DIAJI27TJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SB2D/IAJI27TJ/FYXSB2DIAJI27TJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SB2D/IAJI27TJ/FYXSB2DIAJI27TJ.SMALL.jpg Jayesh Jayesh If you suffering with power cuts in the night,this will be the BEST instructable for you. Parts List * SPDT switch (slide switch)* 1W white led* 1.8 ohm resistor* single cell lithium ion battery Connection Make the connections as per the circuit diagram provided.Don't forget to attach suitable...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 10:42:42 PDT
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Shotgun-Shell-Night-Light/
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SMALL.jpg simon.w.nordberg Build a really simple shotgun shell night light that turns on with a flip!WARNING!Do not try to do this with live ammunition! The shotgun shells used in this project were empty casings! Materials 1 paper shotgun shell 1 transparent plastic shotgun shell 1 tilt ball sensor/switch 2 bright white ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:50:39 PDT
Workshop for NJ MakerSpace 2015 - Constructing a Motion Sensor Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-for-NJ-MakerSpace-2015-Constructing-a-Mot/
Workshop for NJ MakerSpace 2015 - Constructing a Motion Sensor Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/RC59/I7AB1OZ5/FLIRC59I7AB1OZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/RC59/I7AB1OZ5/FLIRC59I7AB1OZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/RC59/I7AB1OZ5/FLIRC59I7AB1OZ5.SMALL.jpg gearsngenes March 21, 2015 is NJ's Maker Day.To celebrate and share knowledge, I am doing a workshop at Piscataway, NJ. Details: http://www.piscatawaylibrary.org/content/nj-makers...The image attached shows the full product. Next steps will show how to build it. NJMakerSpace2015 NightLight For constructing t...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 15:18:36 PDT
Solar Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Arc-Reactor/
Solar Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/FWSS/I7N634QT/FZKFWSSI7N634QT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/FWSS/I7N634QT/FZKFWSSI7N634QT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/FWSS/I7N634QT/FZKFWSSI7N634QT.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean The idea of Iron Man's infinite power Arc Reactor is awe-inspiring and led me to create the next best thing..a solar Arc Reactor night light! How it works The solar cell charges a lithium ion battery during the day and at night the LED Arc Reactor style ring switches on.The circuit uses a LDR esp...
By: BlondeJamesDean

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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 10:49:56 PST
Love Lamp - Motion and Darkness Detecting http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Lamp/
Love Lamp - Motion and Darkness Detecting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/ZQ1C/I5MD65A6/FDGZQ1CI5MD65A6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/ZQ1C/I5MD65A6/FDGZQ1CI5MD65A6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/ZQ1C/I5MD65A6/FDGZQ1CI5MD65A6.SMALL.jpg Volthaus Electronics Laboratory Place this near your favorite cuddle spot (works well in the bathroom, bedside, or anywhere you can use some gentle illumination) for instant soft light. Imagine bringing a loved one (or intended loved one) to your home and not having to make a spectacle or be obvious turning down the lights to set...
By: Volthaus Electronics Laboratory

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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 00:34:22 PST
Micro dark activated switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-dark-activated-switch/
Micro dark activated switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/JNRE/I7MX2K8H/F3OJNREI7MX2K8H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/JNRE/I7MX2K8H/F3OJNREI7MX2K8H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/JNRE/I7MX2K8H/F3OJNREI7MX2K8H.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean At just 10mm x 10mm, this is quite possibly one of the smallest light sensitive switches you will ever find!At last, a great replacement for LDR circuits. Welcome to the future!!! You will need: Bare PCBScalpelSolderFluxSoldering IronSMT 81k 0603 resistorSMT 0603 100n CapacitorSMT 3904 NPN Transi...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:41:11 PST
High voltage steampunk plasma night light http://www.instructables.com/id/steampunk-plasma-night-light/
High voltage steampunk plasma night light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/WVH8/I31H18LB/F0FWVH8I31H18LB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/WVH8/I31H18LB/F0FWVH8I31H18LB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/WVH8/I31H18LB/F0FWVH8I31H18LB.SMALL.jpg LoneGinger Based on the very detailed instructables by Junophor and Admiral Aaron Ravensdale I have built a steampunk inspired night light. Using a simple jewelry box, some scrap brass and copper bits and pieces, a High Voltage circuit built up from a single use camera and a little bit of imagination . Because...
By: LoneGinger

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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:15:57 PST
Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Night-Light/
Automatic Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/UUS5/HYZX4L3U/FKUUUS5HYZX4L3U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/UUS5/HYZX4L3U/FKUUUS5HYZX4L3U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/UUS5/HYZX4L3U/FKUUUS5HYZX4L3U.SMALL.jpg Volthaus Electronics Laboratory My night light does not begin glowing until the ambient light in the room is very dim. Others I've seen on here begin glowing when the light in the room is still fairly bright. If your night light comes on when the light in the room is still bright you're going to be wasting a lot of the electricity...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:51:23 PDT
Waking Up on the Right Side of the Bed Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Waking-Up-On-The-Right-Side-Of-The-Bed-Light/
Waking Up on the Right Side of the Bed Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/H8G2/HW3K4S4Z/FF3H8G2HW3K4S4Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/H8G2/HW3K4S4Z/FF3H8G2HW3K4S4Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/H8G2/HW3K4S4Z/FF3H8G2HW3K4S4Z.SMALL.jpg kahht Here's a sensor-light that will let you know what temperature it is outside the moment you step out of bed... and prevent you from stubbing your toe in the process (well, I hope). The ConceptThe story begins with a tragedy. I got out of bed one morning, stubbed/broke my toe and suffered for a month ...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 07:07:56 PDT
Beautiful tap-light night-light http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-tap-light-night-light/
Beautiful tap-light night-light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/LFE5/HW0FVXYA/FGNLFE5HW0FVXYA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/LFE5/HW0FVXYA/FGNLFE5HW0FVXYA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/LFE5/HW0FVXYA/FGNLFE5HW0FVXYA.SMALL.jpg mrakuaku Here's a fun and simple project showing you how to make some tactile night-light/mood-lights that turn on and off when you tap them. They're cheap (less than $1 a piece), cool and don't take that long to make!*Update - June 4 2014 - add florescent luminescence and give an almost radio active glow to...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 22:47:53 PDT
Automatic Beacon Night Light - Project Geek #3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Beacon-Night-Light-Project-Geek-3/
Automatic Beacon Night Light - Project Geek #3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/UHE2/HVP6UIH3/F5WUHE2HVP6UIH3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/UHE2/HVP6UIH3/F5WUHE2HVP6UIH3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/UHE2/HVP6UIH3/F5WUHE2HVP6UIH3.SMALL.jpg ProjectGeek Ever wondered how cool it would be if the lights got turned on as soon as you step into a room or when you wake up in the middle of the night and the lights get turned on automatically. I present to you the geeky automatic beacon light that is a great desk light or can be used as a bed light. The p...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 11:53:24 PDT
9-Volt Star Jar (or Portable Night Light) from Old Walkie-Talkies http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Volt-Star-Jar-or-Portable-Night-Light-from-Old-W/
9-Volt Star Jar (or Portable Night Light) from Old Walkie-Talkies - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5SDK/HVFKXA07/FHM5SDKHVFKXA07.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5SDK/HVFKXA07/FHM5SDKHVFKXA07.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5SDK/HVFKXA07/FHM5SDKHVFKXA07.SMALL.jpg Adalei I'm gonna be honest with you guys, I'm 24 years old and I still need a night light sometimes. I've had plenty of time to look into all sorts of lights, be it motion-controlled, light-sensitive, changeable brightness, etc., but none have had the charm or usefulness to suit my tastes. None of them are...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 13:32:42 PDT
Arduino Fading Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Fading-Light/
Arduino Fading Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/LZBG/HTZY4NK9/FFALZBGHTZY4NK9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/LZBG/HTZY4NK9/FFALZBGHTZY4NK9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/LZBG/HTZY4NK9/FFALZBGHTZY4NK9.SMALL.jpg origamiAirControl This is a Arduino controlled night light. materials: 1 x LED 5 x jumper wires 1 x arduino 1 x photocell 1 x breadboard 1 x 10k ohm resistor Here is the code, don't type the stuff after the //, the code will get too long: // These constants won't change: const int sensorPin = A0;    // pin that t...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:50:41 PDT
Blue DOOM key - Memories from childhood http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-DOOM-key-Memories-from-childhood/
Blue DOOM key - Memories from childhood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/D7ER/HS18DFE3/FO0D7ERHS18DFE3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/D7ER/HS18DFE3/FO0D7ERHS18DFE3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/D7ER/HS18DFE3/FO0D7ERHS18DFE3.SMALL.jpg Psycosisnine Wolfenstein and Doom were my first PC video games, back in the Era of 486 and Pentium PC running DOS or Windows 95/98. And I've always wanted to design some kind of memento of my childhood. I happen to have some pretty awesome tools at my disposal, A full spectrum 5th Gen hobby laser and a portabee ...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 00:03:13 PST
Easy LED Color Changing "Candle" http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LED-Color-Changing-Light/
Easy LED Color Changing "Candle" - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MJZ5/HP71H2BW/FYLMJZ5HP71H2BW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MJZ5/HP71H2BW/FYLMJZ5HP71H2BW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MJZ5/HP71H2BW/FYLMJZ5HP71H2BW.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club This is a simple color changing light that is great for kids and adults. Looks beautiful in a dimly lit room, great for the holidays, and makes a pretty cool night light. Materials Glue Gun - We are using a low temperature glue gun. It hurts when the glue touches your skin but it does not burn y...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 08:41:26 PST
Dark Activated Film Canister Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-Activated-Film-Canister-Night-Light/
Dark Activated Film Canister Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/3G1V/HLSH5IF7/FDL3G1VHLSH5IF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/3G1V/HLSH5IF7/FDL3G1VHLSH5IF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/3G1V/HLSH5IF7/FDL3G1VHLSH5IF7.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club A light that turns on in the dark! Not as hard as it looks. We are beginners and if we could do it you could too. We liked the mini-mood lighting and the flashlights we made but wanted to try something else. Cool Cat has several film canister flashlights in his room and a mini mood light but he for...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 04:29:03 PDT
Mood Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Atmosphere-Light/
Mood Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/6GCZ/HKVLC5RS/FAU6GCZHKVLC5RS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/6GCZ/HKVLC5RS/FAU6GCZHKVLC5RS.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Film Canister Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/JBFS/HKM946N3/FIRJBFSHKM946N3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/JBFS/HKM946N3/FIRJBFSHKM946N3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/JBFS/HKM946N3/FIRJBFSHKM946N3.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club This film canister flashlight was more fun to build then an Altoids flashlight and feels so much more comfortable in our hands. Don't get us wrong, the Altoids tins are great. We just love the handiness of this little guy and no metal shavings when you drill into it!. We had it out by the pool as a ...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 18:09:19 PDT
Colour changing nightlight / lamp LED simple Arduino project http://www.instructables.com/id/Colour-changing-nightlight-lamp/
Colour changing nightlight / lamp LED simple Arduino project - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/SN0Z/HH2VN49J/FAOSN0ZHH2VN49J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/SN0Z/HH2VN49J/FAOSN0ZHH2VN49J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/SN0Z/HH2VN49J/FAOSN0ZHH2VN49J.SMALL.jpg SuperTech-IT This was one of the first codes I ever wrote to understand how to use variable analog outputs to dim LEDs. I got a couple tri-colour LEDs in my Arduino kit, and once I realized they were common anode rather than common cathode, I thought this would be a cool use for it. The cycle basically does a t...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 01:49:20 PDT
Steampunk Decision Making Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Decision-Making-Machine/
Steampunk Decision Making Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/C4FC/HGH70HTE/FWOC4FCHGH70HTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/C4FC/HGH70HTE/FWOC4FCHGH70HTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/C4FC/HGH70HTE/FWOC4FCHGH70HTE.SMALL.jpg badjer1 Remember as a kid when you had a tough decision to make so you consulted a "Magic 8 Ball?"  Well, here is a steampunk version of that... Just as a question that can be answered either with a "Yes or No" about your future and the machine will help guide you on your way.  You can ask a question about ...
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Mon, 13 May 2013 21:27:52 PDT
Clap and let there be light http://www.instructables.com/id/Clap-and-let-there-be-light/
Clap and let there be light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/2VUS/HGH71K21/FW32VUSHGH71K21.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/2VUS/HGH71K21/FW32VUSHGH71K21.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/2VUS/HGH71K21/FW32VUSHGH71K21.SMALL.jpg h2osteam It’s been a while since I last uploaded an article. Now with my university out of the way and a stable job, free time is no longer hard to come by. I am here to present to you a simple and maybe useful project – Clap activated Night light. The idea is really simple. You wake up in middle of the nig...
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Sat, 11 May 2013 19:03:02 PDT
Glowing glass shard coated bottle lamp *16 color LED w/ Remote* http://www.instructables.com/id/Remember-The-Night-Lamps-16-color-LED-w-Remote/
Glowing glass shard coated bottle lamp *16 color LED w/ Remote* - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/VM9N/HRTWLIUL/FZQVM9NHRTWLIUL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/VM9N/HRTWLIUL/FZQVM9NHRTWLIUL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/VM9N/HRTWLIUL/FZQVM9NHRTWLIUL.SMALL.jpg They Call Me Yames Hello everyone!!! This will be my first Instructable ever (Proof, I just added Instructable to the auto correct dictionary ^.^) Being in my early 20's, I find myself at parties from time to time where great memories are made. Some memories more memorable than others! (or more forgettable _ ...
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Sat, 11 May 2013 01:34:18 PDT
The Prototype - Night light http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Prototype-Night-light/
The Prototype - Night light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/MTTC/HFD1JIE3/FLXMTTCHFD1JIE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/MTTC/HFD1JIE3/FLXMTTCHFD1JIE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/MTTC/HFD1JIE3/FLXMTTCHFD1JIE3.SMALL.jpg Darkstar Robotics The prototype was intended to be an experiment for me to try and produce a professional chassis and outer shell for my future robot projects. Once I completed it I inserted a large blue LED and now I use it as a wall hanging night light. The Build instructions are also documented on my blog www.dark...
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Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:17:17 PDT