Instructables: exploring - leds http://www.instructables.com Sun, 3 May 2015 21:03:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 Hot-O-Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-O-Ring/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 01:32:39 PDT
Smart LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-LED-Lights/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:16:47 PDT
Intro to LED Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-LED-Strips/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:55:09 PDT
Safe and Sound Security System http://www.instructables.com/id/Safe-and-Sound-Security-System/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 08:58:07 PDT
Glowing Picture http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Picture/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:07:13 PDT
Glowing solar tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-solar-tree/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:26:48 PDT
WIFI controlled LED Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-controlled-LED-Hat/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:43:01 PDT
Phone/selfie flashlight. http://www.instructables.com/id/Phoneselfie-flashlight/
Phone/selfie flashlight. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/ZJVC/I8UUVBOH/FKVZJVCI8UUVBOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/ZJVC/I8UUVBOH/FKVZJVCI8UUVBOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/ZJVC/I8UUVBOH/FKVZJVCI8UUVBOH.SMALL.jpg yolo7bear You probably make pictures with your phone, sometimes you need light to make pictures or videos in the dark that's why most of our phones have a flashlight, however some phones don't have a flashlight or your current flashlight isn't bright enough.That's why i came to this idea, it's very simple and...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:48:50 PDT
Power led flasher-simple,powerfull and effective!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-led-flasher-simplepowerfull-and-effective/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:00:20 PDT
10x5 RGB LED Matrix with only 5 IO pins http://www.instructables.com/id/10x5-RGB-LED-Matrix-with-only-5-IO-pins/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:14:21 PDT
Edge Lit Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-Lit-Arc-Reactor/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:07:42 PDT
Led Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Clock-1/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 22:02:58 PDT
PEX Pipe Hexagons With RGB LED Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/PEX-Hexagons-With-RGB-LED-Strip/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:37:44 PDT
Programmable Wearable Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-Wearable-Arc-Reactor/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:40:59 PDT
One Dozen Egg Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Egg-Lights-1/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:39:37 PDT
Energy Efficient (DC) Voltage Lighting system using Solar Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Efficient-DC-Voltage-Lighting-system-using-/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:45:07 PDT
8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-RGB-LED-Cube-1/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:39:14 PDT
Swing-arm lamp LED conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Swing-arm-lamp-LED-conversion/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 08:34:59 PDT
The Modular PC PSU High Power LED Grow light http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Modular-PC-PSU-High-Power-LED-Grow-light/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 02:54:08 PDT
DIY Magnetic Algae Scrubber – The ‘Spiderman Scrubber’! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magnetic-Algae-Scrubber-The-Spiderman-Scrubber/
DIY Magnetic Algae Scrubber – The ‘Spiderman Scrubber’! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/1NNA/I8BGGGDX/FIZ1NNAI8BGGGDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/1NNA/I8BGGGDX/FIZ1NNAI8BGGGDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/1NNA/I8BGGGDX/FIZ1NNAI8BGGGDX.SMALL.jpg Jacks2High Hello Everyone,After getting sick of cleaning algae from my tank having moved house to a high nitrate area, I decided to build an algae scrubber for my brackish setup. However as I don’t have a sump or room in my hood I decided to create a light that attached to the side of the tank. As I didn't rea...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 06:24:22 PDT
DIY Glowing LED Wi-Fi Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glowing-LED-Wi-Fi-Indicator/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 03:33:25 PDT
The Awesome "Motivating" Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Awesome-Motivating-Lamp/
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 08:14:53 PDT
US-Baymax Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/US-Baymax-Nightlight/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 08:44:00 PDT
Color Change Halo Install 3" Pod http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Change-Halo-Install-3-Pod/
Color Change Halo Install 3" Pod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/GZN2/I86LQNN1/FMWGZN2I86LQNN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/GZN2/I86LQNN1/FMWGZN2I86LQNN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/GZN2/I86LQNN1/FMWGZN2I86LQNN1.SMALL.jpg SeaToughLED Please let us begin by thanking you for taking the time to view this instructable. We have created this to give you (the customer) the confidence and know how to make your vehicle a one of a kind light show.If you are viewing this you have either already purchased a set of our Color Change Halo Pod...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 20:32:19 PDT
Dancing LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Dancing-LED-1/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 11:16:38 PDT
Case Mod [RGB LED+Arduino Uno] http://www.instructables.com/id/Case-Mod-RGB-LEDArduino-Uno/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 03:09:13 PDT
Simple Electric Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Electric-Circuit/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 20:18:26 PDT
Switchless sensor based cheap flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Switchless-sensor-based-cheap-flashlight/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 05:14:25 PDT
How To Build A Simple Solderless Circuit. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Simple-Solderless-Circuit/
How To Build A Simple Solderless Circuit. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/QJWP/I81GH7QM/FUZQJWPI81GH7QM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/QJWP/I81GH7QM/FUZQJWPI81GH7QM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/QJWP/I81GH7QM/FUZQJWPI81GH7QM.SMALL.jpg JM1999 Hello again! This is Craft Maker Infinity doing another collaboration with JM1999! :)In this instructable, JM1999 will be showing you how to make a simple, solderless circuit! (BTW I used to try to make these, but they didn't turn out so good, but JM1999 has figured out how to do it in a much easier...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 21:33:26 PDT
LED Throwie 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Throwie-20/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 19:51:21 PDT
LED Poster with ATtiny45 Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny45-LED-Poster/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:59:46 PDT
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Shotgun-Shell-Night-Light/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:50:39 PDT
Ultimate Guide For Making a LED CUBE http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Guide-For-Making-a-LED-CUBE/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:18:12 PDT
Musical Visual Mania(Edited) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Visual-Mania/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:01:52 PDT
Super simple glowing egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-simple-glowing-egg/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:13:03 PDT
Make a 1000w equiv. LED flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-1000w-equiv-LED-flashlight/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:15:56 PDT
the glowing egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-only-one-color/
the glowing egg - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/V1BD/I88LLQVK/FCZV1BDI88LLQVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/V1BD/I88LLQVK/FCZV1BDI88LLQVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/V1BD/I88LLQVK/FCZV1BDI88LLQVK.SMALL.jpg Thorsten Singer Thank You !!!so suprising for me, just get to the final with my glowig egg. Thanks to everyone here at instructables I can't belive just go so far with one of my projects. Hope I can show you more nice, funny, cracy, .... stuff soon.Just have to say Thank You to everyone who has voted for me...........
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:49:12 PDT
Fake TV - Burglar Deterrent http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-TV-Burglar-Deterrent/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:50:38 PDT
Animated LED Crystal Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-LED-Crystal-Shadow-Box/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:39:20 PDT
Illuminated switch with 5mm LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-switch-with-5mm-LED/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:26:12 PDT
Lego Police truck with real lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Police-truck-with-real-lights/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 09:41:53 PDT
Rainbow Shuriken, the Disco Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Shuriken-the-Disco-Star/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:31:01 PDT
Lego Brick Sorter http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Brick-Sorter/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 07:32:14 PDT
blink blink Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/blink-blink-Light-Up-DIY-Book-Covers-with-LEDs/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:18:35 PDT
Ambient LED Floor Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambient-LED-Floor-Lighting/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 15:48:05 PDT
Daylight solar, why not? http://www.instructables.com/id/Daylight-solar-why-not/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 12:05:44 PDT
Anti-Night Vision Device ¡¡¡CAUTION, NOT SAFE FOR EPILEPTIC OR SEIZURE PRONE INDIVIDUALS!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Night-Vision-Device-CAUTION-NOT-SAFE-FOR-EPLI/
Anti-Night Vision Device ¡¡¡CAUTION, NOT SAFE FOR EPILEPTIC OR SEIZURE PRONE INDIVIDUALS!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/AMES/I760REDR/FH1AMESI760REDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/AMES/I760REDR/FH1AMESI760REDR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/AMES/I760REDR/FH1AMESI760REDR.SMALL.jpg kinasmith Have you ever been concerned about how many Instructables about making DIY Night Vision there are, and yet there are no Anti-Night Vision Instructables? How many DIY Drone tutorials are there, but no anti-Drones? How do we protect ourselves and our privacy from the proliferation of these new tools t...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:59:27 PDT
DIY headband torch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-headband-torch-1/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 08:17:47 PDT
led and light projects http://www.instructables.com/id/led-and-light-projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/IQMG/I735TOD4/FQDIQMGI735TOD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/IQMG/I735TOD4/FQDIQMGI735TOD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/IQMG/I735TOD4/FQDIQMGI735TOD4.SMALL.jpg hsbkiller How to create a fiber optic starfield ceiling LED Cube 8x8x8 MissSpooky's Star map Star Map Fiber Optic LED Dandelion Lamp A Multicolor LED Lamp Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 10:10:41 PDT
Light Sensing LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensing-LED-Flashlight/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:39:08 PDT