Instructables: exploring - leds - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:56:33 PST BLOX v1.01 Fastest Easiest to Build RGB 8x8x8 LED CUBE http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembly-the-RGB-8x8x8-LED-CUBE/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 05:03:09 PDT
Wireless L E D http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-L-E-D/
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Sat, 18 Jun 2011 13:17:26 PDT
Spinning LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinning-LED-Display/
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By: Gadget Gangster

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Thu, 10 Dec 2009 10:16:46 PST
5x5x5 LED cube run on Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/5x5x5-LED-cube-run-on-Arduino-Uno/
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Thu, 2 May 2013 08:04:18 PDT
Convert a Vintage Light to Component LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Vintage-Light-to-Component-LED/
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:36:26 PST
DIY Light Saber (from recycled stuff) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Light-Saber-from-recycled-stuff/
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 16:58:39 PST
Custom LED Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-LED-Sign/
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 18:16:55 PDT
How To Use LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Use-LEDs/
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Mon, 4 Feb 2008 17:00:15 PST
DIY LED Tachomter (RPM gauge) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Tachomter-RPM-gauge/
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Sat, 28 Aug 2010 11:33:24 PDT
How to build an 8x8x8 LED cube and control it with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-8x8x8-LED-cube-and-control-it-with/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2009 17:02:17 PDT
Transformer less 12V power supply out of LED bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Transformer-less-12V-power-supply-out-of-LED-bulb/
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 02:05:25 PDT
100W LED in PVC Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/100W-LED-in-PVC-Flashlight/
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 11:05:00 PST
Star Wars Lightsaber Brakelight on Wiper http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightsaber-Brakelight-on-Wiper/
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 14:46:39 PDT
Make an LED Blaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-LED-Blaster/
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Fri, 1 Feb 2008 19:17:34 PST
LED Light Fixture for Aquarium, Grow Light, or Shop http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Light-Fixture-for-Aquarium-Grow-Light-or-Shop/
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 13:38:45 PDT
Flickering LED Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Flickering-LED-Candle/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2008 16:31:01 PDT
HOW TO MAKE DANCING LED'S http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-MAKE-DANCING-LEDS/
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 05:41:58 PST
Mini Maglite LED Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Maglite-LED-Hack/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2008 23:46:40 PDT
DIY Electroluminescence (TfCD Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electroluminescence-TfCD-Project/
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 08:04:52 PST
Demystifying 4 pin RGB LEDS (Radio Shack 276-0028) http://www.instructables.com/id/Demystifying-4-pin-RGB-LEDS-Radio-Shack-276-0028/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 16:10:42 PST
Hack your LED Strip with a Motion Sensor and Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-your-LED-Strip-with-a-Motion-Sensor-and-Timer/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 18:29:24 PST
LED Strip Control With Dimmer and Audio Pulsing Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Strip-Control-With-Dimmer-and-Audio-Pulsing-Ci/
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 15:24:38 PST
DIY LCD backlight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LCD-backlight/
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Wed, 2 Jan 2008 23:07:44 PST
Using AC with LEDs (Part 3) - The BIG light http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-AC-with-LEDs-Part-3-The-BIG-light/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2008 17:40:40 PDT
Make an LED Acrylic Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-LED-Acrylic-Sign/
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 08:13:00 PST
Battery Powered LED Christmas Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Powered-LED-Christmas-Lights/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2008 10:59:55 PST
DIY Bottle Cap Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bottle-Cap-Flashlight/
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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:35:12 PST
Arduino + LEDs + fan = POV "APPLAUSE" sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LEDs-fan-POV-APPLAUSE-sign/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2011 12:59:00 PDT
Lit-O-Pane (Full Color Edge-Lit Photo!!!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lit-O-Pane-Full-Color-Edge-Lit-Photo/
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Sat, 14 Nov 2015 08:49:30 PST
Free electronic samples http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-electronic-samples/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2010 15:27:10 PST
high power LED grow lights M.k2 http://www.instructables.com/id/high-power-LED-grow-lights-M.k2/
high power LED grow lights M.k2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/J0WE/FCEIOH9S/FGEJ0WEFCEIOH9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/J0WE/FCEIOH9S/FGEJ0WEFCEIOH9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/J0WE/FCEIOH9S/FGEJ0WEFCEIOH9S.SMALL.jpg }{itch Having played around with growing plants under LED lights before, I thought I'd have a go at building a larger system using high power LED's. ........ I do apologise if it looks like I'm flogging a dead horse, this will be my last instructable on growing things with LED's.....honest. I haven't foun...
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Sat, 9 Feb 2008 08:56:47 PST
How to Diffuse an LED http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-defuse-an-LED/
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Wed, 10 Oct 2007 13:12:12 PDT
LED Maglite (CREE XM-L Modification) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Maglite-CREE-XM-L-Modification/
LED Maglite (CREE XM-L Modification) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/4AWP/H672T789/FA94AWPH672T789.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/4AWP/H672T789/FA94AWPH672T789.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/4AWP/H672T789/FA94AWPH672T789.SMALL.jpg jeffmazter406 This Maglite Modification transforms the Maglite from a 19 lumen to a 900-1000 lumen monster! Many flashlight DIY'ers familiar with CPF (Candle Power Forums) may have already seen modifications similar to this, but most of the modifications on there use all web based parts, as this one uses "less" o...
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Sat, 1 Sep 2012 15:04:06 PDT
LED Log Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Log-Lamp/
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 09:39:01 PST
How to build a 8x8x8 led cube (English version) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-8x8x8-led-cube-English-version/
How to build a 8x8x8 led cube (English version) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/R6IZ/FY7M6CDC/FB8R6IZFY7M6CDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/R6IZ/FY7M6CDC/FB8R6IZFY7M6CDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/R6IZ/FY7M6CDC/FB8R6IZFY7M6CDC.SMALL.jpg agofi THANKS TO ISACCO THAT HELPED ME TO TRANSLATE THIS INSTRUCTABLEProbably you have reached this page because you have seen one of the video clips on led cubes, which are spread in the internet, and you have decided to build one by yourself.Well, I am happy to let you know that you have got to the right...
By: agofi

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Thu, 13 Aug 2009 11:10:40 PDT
How To Make DIY Grow Lights With LED Strip Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-DIY-Grow-Lights-With-LED-Strip-Lights/
How To Make DIY Grow Lights With LED Strip Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/86MK/I24LXL1P/FUD86MKI24LXL1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/86MK/I24LXL1P/FUD86MKI24LXL1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/86MK/I24LXL1P/FUD86MKI24LXL1P.SMALL.jpg FlexfireLEDs1 Taking care of plants is a pleasurable activity that can provide food for a family or offer a portal to nature within the home. LED lights provide a rich, full spectrum light, and are extremely energy efficient. Another benefit of LED grow lights is that they provide even, directional light distribu...
By: FlexfireLEDs1

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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 11:46:02 PST
The MacGyver Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/The-MacGyver-Flashlight/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2009 16:09:15 PST
Using AC with LEDs (Part 2) - and make this handy counter light. http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-AC-with-LEDs-Part-2-and-make-this-handy-/
Using AC with LEDs (Part 2) - and make this handy counter light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/ASUE/FJPYF0T8/F46ASUEFJPYF0T8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/ASUE/FJPYF0T8/F46ASUEFJPYF0T8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/ASUE/FJPYF0T8/F46ASUEFJPYF0T8.SMALL.jpg qs In Using AC with LEDs (Part 1) we looked at a simple way to run LEDs with a transformer connected to AC Mains.Here, we will look at getting our LEDs to work without a transformer and build a simple light that is integrated into an expansion bar.WARNING: For countries with 110v mains, we'd be working...
By: qs

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Thu, 14 Aug 2008 14:21:13 PDT
5 Watt LED Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Watt-LED-Bulb/
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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 22:09:57 PDT
LED nightlight that turns on in the dark http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-nightlight-that-turns-on-in-darkness/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2009 22:31:26 PST
Big, auto dim, room clock (using arduino and WS2811) http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-auto-dim-room-clock-using-arduino-and-WS2811/
Big, auto dim, room clock (using arduino and WS2811) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/3CUV/IGJOTENO/FG63CUVIGJOTENO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/3CUV/IGJOTENO/FG63CUVIGJOTENO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/3CUV/IGJOTENO/FG63CUVIGJOTENO.SMALL.jpg onlynoise First Hello instructables. This is my first contact with : Instructables Arduino Programmable LED'sSo please don't trow rocks at me for noobish mistakes. Keeping that in mind I'm waiting to read your comments with grate interest and I'm open to any suggestionFeatures :big digits ( each digit is appr...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 15:51:20 PST
Make your own SIMPLE 5x5x5 RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-SIMPLE-5x5x5-RGB-LED-Cube/
Make your own SIMPLE 5x5x5 RGB LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/U0O4/IGFEMN6M/FT0U0O4IGFEMN6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/U0O4/IGFEMN6M/FT0U0O4IGFEMN6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/U0O4/IGFEMN6M/FT0U0O4IGFEMN6M.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to build a simpler version of a 5x5x5 RGB LED Cube. The driver circuit only consists of an Arduino Nano and the programming is rather simple due to the FastLED library. Let's get started ! Watch the videos! The videos give you the mandatory information you need...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 07:56:58 PST
DIY Rasengan http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rasengan/
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 08:36:38 PDT
ChapStick LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/ChapStick-LED-Flashlight/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2008 08:49:07 PDT
LED with Cooler Heat Sink http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-with-Cooler-Heat-Sink/
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By: Abhindas

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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 08:07:56 PDT
Blinking LEDs to Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinking-LEDs-to-Music/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2009 19:52:28 PDT
555 IC Intro: Flashing LED http://www.instructables.com/id/555-IC-Intro-Flashing-LED/
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 16:38:33 PDT
DIY LED Replacement Bulbs for 12 Volt Landscape Lighting Wedge Base Bulbs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Replacement-Bulbs-for-12-Volt-Landscape-Li/
DIY LED Replacement Bulbs for 12 Volt Landscape Lighting Wedge Base Bulbs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/5DLJ/HA4M4QCG/FR45DLJHA4M4QCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/5DLJ/HA4M4QCG/FR45DLJHA4M4QCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/5DLJ/HA4M4QCG/FR45DLJHA4M4QCG.SMALL.jpg All4FunOC A while ago I decided to minimize our energy usage using LED lights wherever possible. Why not start in the front yard? I was using a 500 Watt supply and now use a 44 Watt supply!  I looked online for Wedge Base LED Bulbs. I saw lots of fancy circuitry and weatherproof housings that were going into ...
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Fri, 14 Dec 2012 11:58:01 PST
Glow led's using AC current(220-250V) http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-leds-using-AC-current220-250V/
Glow led's using AC current(220-250V) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/U3J3/G3KYAQZT/FTQU3J3G3KYAQZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/U3J3/G3KYAQZT/FTQU3J3G3KYAQZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/U3J3/G3KYAQZT/FTQU3J3G3KYAQZT.SMALL.jpg sahil263 Note :- THIS INSTRUTABLE SHOULD NOT BE ATTEMPTED UNLESS YOU ARE  FAMILIAR WITH THE RISKS OF WORKING WITH MAINS VOLTAGE To make this project you will need only few components. And you could make your own led lamp or decorating light and many more things that you can imagine. This project is just an...
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Sat, 26 Dec 2009 02:49:07 PST
Multiple LED Matrices with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiple-LED-Matrixes-with-Arduino/
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By: tumaku

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Tue, 20 Aug 2013 02:19:33 PDT