Instructables: exploring - technology - night light http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:38:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
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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/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5SDK/HVFKXA07/FHM5SDKHVFKXA07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5SDK/HVFKXA07/FHM5SDKHVFKXA07.SQUARE.jpg http://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/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/LZBG/HTZY4NK9/FFALZBGHTZY4NK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/LZBG/HTZY4NK9/FFALZBGHTZY4NK9.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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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/
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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/
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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]]> 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
Colour changing nightlight / lamp LED simple Arduino project http://www.instructables.com/id/Colour-changing-nightlight-lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/SN0Z/HH2VN49J/FAOSN0ZHH2VN49J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/SN0Z/HH2VN49J/FAOSN0ZHH2VN49J.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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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/
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Sat, 11 May 2013 19:03:02 PDT
The Prototype - Night light http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Prototype-Night-light/
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Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:17:17 PDT
led light using cell phone battery charger http://www.instructables.com/id/led-light-using-cell-phone-battery-charger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/F6Y4/HEI4M2K7/FYMF6Y4HEI4M2K7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/F6Y4/HEI4M2K7/FYMF6Y4HEI4M2K7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/F6Y4/HEI4M2K7/FYMF6Y4HEI4M2K7.SMALL.jpg sbdash11391 a salvaged 5mm led along with a 68OHMS resistor when connected to a charger having 5 VOLTS output produces what is shown below....i topped it with a pyramid made of crystal from one feng shui shop. a very decent night light,,,you could cut a hollow cylindrical translucent portion of any coloured BAL...
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 02:13:05 PDT
Faucet Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Faucet-Night-Light/
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 22:01:13 PDT
Motion Sensing Micro-Processor Controled Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Sensing-Micro-Processor-Controled-Night-Li/
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 02:08:55 PST
Steampunk solar night light http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-solar-night-light/
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 17:52:08 PST
TORCH OR NIGHTLIGHT FROM A RECHARGEABLE BATTERY FROM A RACKET http://www.instructables.com/id/TORCH-OR-NIGHTLIGHT-FROM-A-RECHARGEABLE-BATTERY-FR/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/6OW4/H994XID4/F6E6OW4H994XID4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/6OW4/H994XID4/F6E6OW4H994XID4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/6OW4/H994XID4/F6E6OW4H994XID4.SMALL.jpg sbdash11391 Hello friends, this being my first instructable will guide you through the process of making your very own led torch or night light from a discarded mosquito racquet rechargeable battery. COMPONENTS REQUIRED:- 1) A WHITE LED ISOLATED(THE ONE THAT HAS A SERIES RESISTANCE ATTACHED TO IT ON A CIRCULAR ...
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Sun, 11 Nov 2012 13:30:45 PST
Hot Glue Casting: Instructables Robot {L.E.D. Backlit} http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Robot-LED-Backlit-Hot-Glue-C/
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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 07:26:27 PDT
Arduino Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Night-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/33E8/H7430JFA/FNY33E8H7430JFA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/33E8/H7430JFA/FNY33E8H7430JFA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/33E8/H7430JFA/FNY33E8H7430JFA.SMALL.jpg EGRobotics Arduino Night Light This project creates an automated night light. The lights will turn on automatically when the room is dark, and off when the room is light. Components Needed: 1x Arduino 1x Breadboard 3x 220 Ohm Resistors 1x 10K Ohm Resistor 3x LED's Wires Components can be found at http://egr...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2012 14:43:35 PDT
Make a Glow Bug Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Glow-Bug-Night-Light/
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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 12:57:07 PDT
Recycled LED Night Light (Project for Newbies) http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-LED-Night-Light-Project-for-Newbies/
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Sun, 29 Jul 2012 10:22:41 PDT
Beheaded Doll Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Beheaded-Doll-Night-Light/
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Tue, 1 May 2012 09:42:11 PDT
Steampunk iPhone Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-iPhone-Station/
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 17:39:34 PDT
Miss Betsy's Rechargable Solar Nightlight II http://www.instructables.com/id/Miss-Betsys-Rechargable-Solar-Nightlight-II/
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Tue, 17 Apr 2012 13:51:02 PDT
Miss Betsy's Rechargable Steampunk Solar Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Miss-Betsys-Rechargable-Steampunk-Solar-Nightligh/
Miss Betsy's Rechargable Steampunk Solar Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/X0OJ/H0GGYJ0G/FYSX0OJH0GGYJ0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/X0OJ/H0GGYJ0G/FYSX0OJH0GGYJ0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/X0OJ/H0GGYJ0G/FYSX0OJH0GGYJ0G.SMALL.jpg MissBetsy Do you have some old solar garden light that quit working, got run over by the lawn mower or the plastic / metal parts are dull and broken? The chances are good that you can salvage the solar cell and the electronics and repurpose it just as I did. Basically you don't even need the electronics if yo...
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Sat, 31 Mar 2012 07:04:19 PDT
LED Night Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrading-a-Touch-Lamp-with-a-High-Power-LED/
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Sat, 14 Jan 2012 19:33:32 PST
Extreme Color Organ http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Nightlight-Color-Organ/
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Mon, 2 Jan 2012 14:01:46 PST
Quick and Easy Arduino Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Arduino-Nightlight/
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Sun, 23 Oct 2011 19:15:07 PDT
Joule Thief LED Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Joule-Thief-LED-Night-Light/
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Fri, 2 Sep 2011 11:20:03 PDT
Glass Clock with LED backlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Clock-with-LED-backlight/
Glass Clock with LED backlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/71YV/GS3BDVTT/FYD71YVGS3BDVTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/71YV/GS3BDVTT/FYD71YVGS3BDVTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/71YV/GS3BDVTT/FYD71YVGS3BDVTT.SMALL.jpg duggerpato This clock incorporates LEDs and mirrors behind a glass face.  There were 20 or 30 different glass panes to choose from at the hobby store, but I chose this one because of its texture and unique light reflections.  In this instructable, you might learn one or more of the following: how to drill a ho...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2011 20:38:51 PDT
CRYO-DOMO http://www.instructables.com/id/CRYO-DOMO-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/8YNS/GLFUD8K4/F9R8YNSGLFUD8K4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/8YNS/GLFUD8K4/F9R8YNSGLFUD8K4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/8YNS/GLFUD8K4/F9R8YNSGLFUD8K4.SMALL.jpg mutantpoptart Made this out of sheer boredom, staring at an old mouse on my desk and started taking it apart - and then this was born A neat little gizmo to decorate my PC. Used two LEDs - One super bright blue and a red flasher - the usb from the mouse to power it all and sacrificed a pair of safety goggles for...
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Tue, 22 Mar 2011 01:47:22 PDT
Evil Dark Detecting Solar Piggy Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Evil-Solar-Piggy-Night-Light/
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Sun, 6 Feb 2011 21:24:08 PST
Scanner Light Hack v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Color-Scanner-Hack/
Scanner Light Hack v2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/HH1D/GFDX0OKL/FW3HH1DGFDX0OKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/HH1D/GFDX0OKL/FW3HH1DGFDX0OKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/HH1D/GFDX0OKL/FW3HH1DGFDX0OKL.SMALL.jpg HM-Innovations Alright, not long ago we were looking at ideas for what to do with a Scanner once it didn't work anymore. So we found a Lexmark Scanner in our utility room that was no longer being used. We decided that we needed some "Ambient" lighting in our workshop so the Lexmark scanner light rod it was. Here...
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Tue, 19 Oct 2010 12:31:39 PDT
Tilt activated LED glow cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-activated-LED-glow-cube/
Tilt activated LED glow cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/FIJ8/GB288HL0/FT2FIJ8GB288HL0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/FIJ8/GB288HL0/FT2FIJ8GB288HL0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/FIJ8/GB288HL0/FT2FIJ8GB288HL0.SMALL.jpg asporkable I can thank Instructibles for inspiring me to make various LED projects for my family and friends. Now it's time to publish my first instructible on my latest and favorite project so far. This instructible will show you how to quickly and easily build your own tilt activated color changing light cu...
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Wed, 30 Jun 2010 12:37:40 PDT
Build a color changing, battery operated LED night light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-color-changing-battery-operated-ni/
Build a color changing, battery operated LED night light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/3P9G/G5V2TH2X/F443P9GG5V2TH2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/3P9G/G5V2TH2X/F443P9GG5V2TH2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/3P9G/G5V2TH2X/F443P9GG5V2TH2X.SMALL.jpg Jenn Nelson A small but mighty battery operated night light.  Select from different solid color modes, or disco flashy mode!  Would also make an excellent bike light.  Built from 7 color LEDs and a dot-it. I found these LEDs while buying components for another project.  I had an dead dot-it lying around, and w...
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Sat, 20 Feb 2010 16:53:09 PST
RGB LED cheap and easy color changing night light http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-cheap-and-easy-color-changing-night-light/
RGB LED cheap and easy color changing night light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/TXLZ/G0ZWR1AV/F1TTXLZG0ZWR1AV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/TXLZ/G0ZWR1AV/F1TTXLZG0ZWR1AV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/TXLZ/G0ZWR1AV/F1TTXLZG0ZWR1AV.SMALL.jpg alaskansnowboarder  This project was quite easy once I played around and figured it out, which took a while. The idea is to be able to change the color with a switch, and have a led dimming options also.  These are the items you will need to complete this project:2 Pack push button lights found at the 1 dollar store.1...
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Tue, 20 Oct 2009 13:40:29 PDT
Joule thief Night light http://www.instructables.com/id/Joule-thief-Night-light/
Joule thief Night light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/0OI8/FUI0UKSX/FD50OI8FUI0UKSX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/0OI8/FUI0UKSX/FD50OI8FUI0UKSX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/0OI8/FUI0UKSX/FD50OI8FUI0UKSX.SMALL.jpg kingofrandom92 Well, since everyone is raving about the joule thief, I though I would hop on the band wagon and give it a shot. I ended up building a little night light for my little brother. and making a very big mess later for me to clean up : ) In the End I am very happy with the outcome. I am giving it to the ...
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Tue, 12 May 2009 11:59:32 PDT
LED Under Cabinet Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Under-Cabinet-Lighting/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2009 19:50:39 PDT
Extremely Simple "Eggcellent" Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Extremely-Simple-quotEggcellentquot-Night-Ligh/
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Sun, 3 Aug 2008 21:04:28 PDT
Make your own night light soap dispenser. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-night-light-soap-dispenser./
Make your own night light soap dispenser. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/K72I/FGFRKP02/FUZK72IFGFRKP02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/K72I/FGFRKP02/FUZK72IFGFRKP02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/K72I/FGFRKP02/FUZK72IFGFRKP02.SMALL.jpg martymunch Have you ever needed a night light but didn't like the fact that it plugs into the receptacle and takes up both plugs, or covers the other one? Here is your new night light. It may be constructed with what you might have at the house already. I spent just under $10 on a few things, only because I wa...
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Mon, 19 May 2008 20:29:21 PDT
Multi Colour Runway Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Colour-Runway-Light/
Multi Colour Runway Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/CJNL/FFNEHO6F/FS3CJNLFFNEHO6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/CJNL/FFNEHO6F/FS3CJNLFFNEHO6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/CJNL/FFNEHO6F/FS3CJNLFFNEHO6F.SMALL.jpg Scromple This instructable is a modified version of the various LED Sun Jar and Night Light instructables on this site. This is my first instructable posted and is really just a proof of concept at the moment. Revision plans have already started. This particular version is switchable between 1, 2 or 3 li...
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Fri, 2 May 2008 08:58:59 PDT