Instructables: exploring - arduino - rgb - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 01:52:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pixel Drop Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Drop-Ceiling/
Pixel Drop Ceiling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/ICUY/HXYYGH9W/F82ICUYHXYYGH9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/ICUY/HXYYGH9W/F82ICUYHXYYGH9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/ICUY/HXYYGH9W/F82ICUYHXYYGH9W.SMALL.jpg hockeyman271 In our living room we have a small patch of drop ceiling right in the middle of the room, basically a giant piece of duct tape to cover up bad carpentry. It was constantly getting water damage from what looks like a giant hole in the ceiling above the drop tiles. After roughly a year of living in ...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:53:51 PDT
Bluetooth RGB Shelf Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-RGB-Shelf-Lighting/
Bluetooth RGB Shelf Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/3P8D/HXX89IRA/FCD3P8DHXX89IRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/3P8D/HXX89IRA/FCD3P8DHXX89IRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/3P8D/HXX89IRA/FCD3P8DHXX89IRA.SMALL.jpg hockeyman271 Being the giant fan of LED's that I am i'm always trying to come up with new ways I can put them throughout my house. Today i'm going to show you how to create a simple, yet extremely eye catching, RGB Bluetooth controlled Shelf lighting system. The beauty of integrating Bluetooth into the system ...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:50:27 PDT
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Kaleiduino-An-Battery-Powered-Arduino-LED-Kaleidos/
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SMALL.jpg TannyPB Hello everyone, and welcome to my Instructable! This instructable will show you how I made the first ever DIY Arduino controlled "LED Kaleidoscope"! What is an LED kaleidoscope? Well, our traditional kaleidoscopes used 3 mirrors joined as a triangle with stuff like sequins and stolen cake decoration...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 04:08:30 PDT
Arduino Chandelier from Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chandelier-from-Jars/
Arduino Chandelier from Jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9AXF/HX7P08XB/FYW9AXFHX7P08XB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9AXF/HX7P08XB/FYW9AXFHX7P08XB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9AXF/HX7P08XB/FYW9AXFHX7P08XB.SMALL.jpg funelab Edit:If you really like this project, you can vote for me on the top right corner, for Featured Author Contest , just three days after the contest closes. And don't forget the other 2 contests: Glue and Battery Powered. Thank you very much in advance!!!Hi All,This is my second instructable: Arduino ...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 16:40:31 PDT
LED Matrix Bike Safety Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Matrix-Bike-Safety-Backpack/
LED Matrix Bike Safety Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/EX0M/HWNUI4BY/FUAEX0MHWNUI4BY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/EX0M/HWNUI4BY/FUAEX0MHWNUI4BY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/EX0M/HWNUI4BY/FUAEX0MHWNUI4BY.SMALL.jpg at0mbxmb Biking around cars can be a frightening thing, and staying visible at night is crucial for your safety. This tutorial will teach you how to make a custom LED Matrix Backpack that is much larger and brighter than traditional rear bike lights.Parts You'll Need: Individually-addressable RGB LEDsArduin...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:07:43 PDT
Voice Activated LED Lighting with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Activated-LED-Lighting-with-Arduino/
Voice Activated LED Lighting with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/A3X5/HUZKG0M2/F4TA3X5HUZKG0M2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/A3X5/HUZKG0M2/F4TA3X5HUZKG0M2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/A3X5/HUZKG0M2/F4TA3X5HUZKG0M2.SMALL.jpg priz This project is an extension to the Speech Recognition with Arduino by leandro4b (http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-Recognition…). However, instead of using 3 separate colored LEDs, I used a multicolor 4-channel RGBW LED Emitter. I had the opportunity of working at LED Engin last summer, which ...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 23:36:45 PDT
LilyPad Arduino Sensor Demo Mat http://www.instructables.com/id/LilyPad-Arduino-Sensor-Demo-Mat/
LilyPad Arduino Sensor Demo Mat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/HK08/HUFDXHCT/FPJHK08HUFDXHCT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/HK08/HUFDXHCT/FPJHK08HUFDXHCT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/HK08/HUFDXHCT/FPJHK08HUFDXHCT.SMALL.jpg duniken This tutorial shows you how to create a sensor demo mat for the LilyPad Arduino. I wanted a place where I could experiment with the different sensors, but also something that I could use to show examples of what can be done without constantly uploading code. Step 1: Supplies To complete this p...
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 09:06:27 PDT
Beginner Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginner-Arduino/
Beginner Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/BF86/HQQLLPLU/FJKBF86HQQLLPLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/BF86/HQQLLPLU/FJKBF86HQQLLPLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/BF86/HQQLLPLU/FJKBF86HQQLLPLU.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei The Arduino is a pocket-sized computer (also called a "microcontroller") that you can program and use to control circuits. It interacts with the outside word through sensors, leds, motors, speakers... even the internet; this makes it a flexible platform for lots of creative projects. Some popular ...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 01:15:05 PST
Das Blinken Bonken! An arduino ball throwing game platform. http://www.instructables.com/id/Das-Blinken-Bonken-An-arduino-ball-throwing-game-p/
Das Blinken Bonken! An arduino ball throwing game platform. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/SLHX/HQ4QHJWO/FMLSLHXHQ4QHJWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/SLHX/HQ4QHJWO/FMLSLHXHQ4QHJWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/SLHX/HQ4QHJWO/FMLSLHXHQ4QHJWO.SMALL.jpg zippy314 This is a fun and pretty easy project that I built as a Christmas present for my son who loves throwing things. Watch the video to see what it can do. It's built out of a regular Arduino UNO, pressure sensors made from velostat, and RGB LED strip, and 7 segment LED display. Source code for the gam...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 06:19:52 PST
LED Cube Spectrum Analyzer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cube-Spectrum-Analyzer/
LED Cube Spectrum Analyzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/SSF1/HO7XEET0/FHNSSF1HO7XEET0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/SSF1/HO7XEET0/FHNSSF1HO7XEET0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/SSF1/HO7XEET0/FHNSSF1HO7XEET0.SMALL.jpg tronixstuff In this project we’ll create a small add-on PCB containing the a MSGEQ7 spectrum analyzer circuit and show how it can drive the RGB LED cube kit from Freetronics. This allows the cube to display the seven bands over four horizontal planes. There is a small amount of assumed knowledge for this projec...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:07:10 PST
RGB LED Skate Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Skate-Lights/
RGB LED Skate Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/1G1Q/HM8DLRZ6/F4J1G1QHM8DLRZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/1G1Q/HM8DLRZ6/F4J1G1QHM8DLRZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/1G1Q/HM8DLRZ6/F4J1G1QHM8DLRZ6.SMALL.jpg FoamboardRC I like to go skating every week but I noticed that the my skates weren't cool enough so I decided it was time for some lights! I installed these lights on my Dad's skates as a thank-you present for taking care of the pool for us :D. Thanks Dad! The project is just two RGB LEDs controlled by a ATtin...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 20:58:50 PDT
Arduino Powerd, RGB + White LED, Bluetooth controllable, Floor lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powerd-RGB-White-LED-Bluetooth-control/
Arduino Powerd, RGB + White LED, Bluetooth controllable, Floor lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/2Q4Y/HJKC58CD/FO52Q4YHJKC58CD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/2Q4Y/HJKC58CD/FO52Q4YHJKC58CD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/2Q4Y/HJKC58CD/FO52Q4YHJKC58CD.SMALL.jpg bram2202 A couple of mounts ago i order a 1M long WS2801 RGB led strip, just for fun. I took me a while to get the strip working with my Arduino. The next step was to figure out what to do with the strip. after some time the idea came to me: a Bluetooth controllable floor lamp. I ordered 4 extra bright ‘wa...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 00:52:02 PDT
Bike Turn Signal & Brake Light Handlebars http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Turn-Signal-Brake-Light-Handlebars/
Bike Turn Signal & Brake Light Handlebars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/55ZG/HHS9RYIT/FSW55ZGHHS9RYIT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/55ZG/HHS9RYIT/FSW55ZGHHS9RYIT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/55ZG/HHS9RYIT/FSW55ZGHHS9RYIT.SMALL.jpg Mizchief100 This project was inspired by a very cool kickstarter called Helios Bars. Essentially what this project does, is put an arduino, LEDs, and buttons into your bike handlebars. The LEDs can be used as turn signals, brake lights, or display ambient colors while riding. It's fun, cheap, and a good introdu...
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:23:25 PDT
Color Changing Christmas Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Christmas-Star/
Color Changing Christmas Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/ZWRG/HAVGJTBJ/FISZWRGHAVGJTBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/ZWRG/HAVGJTBJ/FISZWRGHAVGJTBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/ZWRG/HAVGJTBJ/FISZWRGHAVGJTBJ.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow Ever wanted to make that normal, golden star at the top of your Christmas tree different?  How about color changing?  The new Color Changing Christmas Star does that all in one package.  The main components are 5 RGB LEDs, an Arduino UNO, and an Arduino Proto Shield.  They all fit together on a Drem...
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 18:09:55 PST
Mood Lamp with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Mood-Lamp-with-Arduino/
Mood Lamp with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/04YU/H4AGE6S5/FYP04YUH4AGE6S5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/04YU/H4AGE6S5/FYP04YUH4AGE6S5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/04YU/H4AGE6S5/FYP04YUH4AGE6S5.SMALL.jpg ricardouvina Hi! In this tutorial you will learn to make a mood lamp with arduino. I know that you may have seen a lot of mood lamp projects with arduino, but I wasn't very satisfied with them because they all change the color very abruptly. So, I decided to make a smooth mood lamp and I also made it to turn on ...
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Thu, 19 Jul 2012 21:10:43 PDT
4x4x4 RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-RGB-LED-Cube/
4x4x4 RGB LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/LYGX/H1JUJ5EC/FU3LYGXH1JUJ5EC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/LYGX/H1JUJ5EC/FU3LYGXH1JUJ5EC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/LYGX/H1JUJ5EC/FU3LYGXH1JUJ5EC.SMALL.jpg Emiliano Valencia A while ago, when I first started using Arduino, my first project was a 4x4x4 LED cube, I built it from a Guide I found here in Instructables, I didn't know anything about programming, and little about electronics, yet I was able to build it and make it work, I didn't know how it worked but it did! ...
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 22:29:16 PDT
Using FM RC Controllers with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-FM-RC-Controllers-with-Arduino/
Using FM RC Controllers with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/R1GM/H0KL7MBM/FKNR1GMH0KL7MBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/R1GM/H0KL7MBM/FKNR1GMH0KL7MBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/R1GM/H0KL7MBM/FKNR1GMH0KL7MBM.SMALL.jpg bjarni1995 I recently dug up my old RC transmitter and receiver and thought "How can i control my arduino with this?" so i powered on my scope to see what was going on at the receiver. Sure enough, it was sending out the standard PWM signal that servos use. Now I just needed something to control. What's easy a...
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Wed, 4 Apr 2012 15:52:41 PDT
6 button RGB controller. http://www.instructables.com/id/6-button-RGB-controller/
6 button RGB controller. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/M4WH/GYGF8FUJ/FWYM4WHGYGF8FUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/M4WH/GYGF8FUJ/FWYM4WHGYGF8FUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/M4WH/GYGF8FUJ/FWYM4WHGYGF8FUJ.SMALL.jpg mpilchfamily In this instructable we will learn how to use 6 buttons to control the color of an RGB LED with the use of an Arduino Micro Controller. This is a fun and easy little project that should take you no more then 20 minutes to finish.  Materials Needed: Arduino Beadboard Jumper Wires 6...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2012 19:02:18 PST
Magical Colour Copying Chameleon Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-Chameleon-Lamp/
Magical Colour Copying Chameleon Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/A4GF/GV8UU8LB/F4PA4GFGV8UU8LB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/A4GF/GV8UU8LB/F4PA4GFGV8UU8LB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/A4GF/GV8UU8LB/F4PA4GFGV8UU8LB.SMALL.jpg fjordcarver In this Instructable, I will show you how to make an Arduino powered lamp that detects the colour under it and then attempts to emulate that colour. All using easy to find parts (most can be found in the Dollar store with the exception of the Arduino of course). It turns out that a colour detection...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2011 18:28:09 PST
RGB lamp with Custom Moodlamp Library http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-lamp-with-Custom-Moodlamp-Library/
RGB lamp with Custom Moodlamp Library - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/GT94/GU7F35DI/F2OGT94GU7F35DI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/GT94/GU7F35DI/F2OGT94GU7F35DI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/GT94/GU7F35DI/F2OGT94GU7F35DI.SMALL.jpg fjordcarver I wanted to have an easily programmable RGB light to toss into a Jack 'O Lantern for Halloween. Who really wants a dull pumpkin in these days of pumpkin pimping madness. So I set to work building a pocket tin sized RGB lamp that could be reused after Halloween for some other RGBing need. The goal, t...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2011 20:13:18 PDT
RGB's with Arduino and Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/RGBs-with-Arduino-and-Processing/
RGB's with Arduino and Processing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/VYQZ/GJHVGRA2/FHXVYQZGJHVGRA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/VYQZ/GJHVGRA2/FHXVYQZGJHVGRA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/VYQZ/GJHVGRA2/FHXVYQZGJHVGRA2.SMALL.jpg nazdreg2007 Here is an easy(enough) project to introduce you to the Arduino microcontroller, as well as Processing. This is my first Arduino and Processing project and I didn't have too much bother getting it working. This is my entry to the Sparkfun Microcontroller contest so if you think it's good, please vo...
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Mon, 31 Jan 2011 15:37:48 PST
Arduino multi-mode lamp with soft touch switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-multi-mode-lamp-with-soft-touch-switch/
Arduino multi-mode lamp with soft touch switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/CZX0/FTVVKWQT/FX7CZX0FTVVKWQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/CZX0/FTVVKWQT/FX7CZX0FTVVKWQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/CZX0/FTVVKWQT/FX7CZX0FTVVKWQT.SMALL.jpg qs In this Arduino-based project, we will build a lamp with multiple light displays: color sequencer, dimming light, color chaser, firelight - all selected by a touch bar on the circuit board.All the functions are done in software, including the touch sensor, which is a unique feature. What is needed...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2009 18:16:44 PDT
Bike taillight with a twist http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-tailllight-with-a-twist/
Bike taillight with a twist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/WCJJ/G3TDVV2Y/F1CWCJJG3TDVV2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/WCJJ/G3TDVV2Y/F1CWCJJG3TDVV2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/WCJJ/G3TDVV2Y/F1CWCJJG3TDVV2Y.SMALL.jpg madworm Let's face it. Taillights are boring. At best they go 'blink blink - look at me! I'm blinking - woohoo' all the time. And they're always red. Very creative. We can do better than that, maybe not much, but still better than just 'blink blink'. I was riding my bike during new year celebrations and pe...
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Sat, 2 Jan 2010 14:57:49 PST
64 pixel RGB LED Display - Another Arduino Clone http://www.instructables.com/id/64-pixel-RGB-LED-Display-Another-Arduino-Clone/
64 pixel RGB LED Display - Another Arduino Clone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/5A82/FUI0SVDC/FPU5A82FUI0SVDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/5A82/FUI0SVDC/FPU5A82FUI0SVDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/5A82/FUI0SVDC/FPU5A82FUI0SVDC.SMALL.jpg madworm This display is based on an 8x8 RGB LED Matrix. For testing purposes it was connected to a standard Arduino board (Diecimila) using 4 shift registers. After getting it to work I permatized it on a fabbed PCB. The shift registers are 8-bit wide and are easily interfaced with the SPI protocol. Pulse w...
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Mon, 18 May 2009 06:14:55 PDT