Instructables: exploring - leds http://www.instructables.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:40:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 LED Critter http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Critter/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:29:11 PDT
12 Volt A.C LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Volt-AC-LED-Lamp/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:26:46 PDT
Building a Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Joule-Thief/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:11:36 PDT
ice light http://www.instructables.com/id/ice-light/
ice light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/1VPZ/HXVR3UPN/F8S1VPZHXVR3UPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/1VPZ/HXVR3UPN/F8S1VPZHXVR3UPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/1VPZ/HXVR3UPN/F8S1VPZHXVR3UPN.SMALL.jpg gruban it is simple project things we need 1.ice 2.led3.9v battery4.paper cup led connect LED with battery then make a hole on paper cup then place the LED final add some ice in paper cup to make the light
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:03:07 PDT
Light of the Lost Triangles http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-of-the-Lost-Triangles/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:13:05 PDT
LOVE-Shirt LED http://www.instructables.com/id/LOVE-Shirt-LED/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:13:44 PDT
LED Foam Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Foam-Bracelet/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:51:10 PDT
Jeff http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeff/
Jeff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/G5SZ/HNM4BYEW/FDNG5SZHNM4BYEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/G5SZ/HNM4BYEW/FDNG5SZHNM4BYEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/G5SZ/HNM4BYEW/FDNG5SZHNM4BYEW.SMALL.jpg WELL-MADE-ROBOTS .
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:35:31 PDT
TV backlight http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-backlight-1/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:09:14 PDT
Bob Marley Flashing Colour Changing Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bob-Marley-Flashing-Colour-Changing-Bottle/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 22:02:54 PDT
Mini LED Volume Towers (VU meters) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-LED-Volume-Towers-VU-meters/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 16:14:16 PDT
Cute Little Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Little-Night-lamp/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 10:05:25 PDT
Multicolour Led Hot Glue http://www.instructables.com/id/Multicolour-Led-Hot-Glue/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 23:11:13 PDT
Glow in the Dark LED Ping Pong Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-Dark-LED-Ping-Pong-Ball/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 11:13:13 PDT
Spill juice lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Spill-juice-lamp/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 09:13:44 PDT
Aquarium Volcano Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Volcano-Ornament/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 23:27:42 PDT
LED mini-spotlights http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-mini-spotlights/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 20:19:17 PDT
Child's Toy Light Switch Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Childs-Toy-Light-Switch-Box/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 12:08:37 PDT
Mains Powered Led's http://www.instructables.com/id/Mains-Powered-Leds/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 09:44:35 PDT
Light-up wax dragon http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-wax-dragon/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 13:12:08 PDT
Making a great LED triangle http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-great-LED-triangle/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:22:48 PDT
LED Landing Light for Experimental Aircraft http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Landing-Light-for-Experimental-Aircraft/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:45:31 PDT
DIY Altoids Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Altoids-Flashlight/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:17:31 PDT
Super Capacitor Flashlight 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Capacitor-Flashlight-20/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:56:59 PDT
LED AS A LIGHT SENSOR http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-AS-A-LIGHT-SENSOR/
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:09:35 PDT
36w LED Grow Light Bar- T8/T5/CFL replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/36w-LED-Grow-Light-Bar-T8T5CFL-replacement/
36w LED Grow Light Bar- T8/T5/CFL replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/DLMI/HWVAOSJL/F6RDLMIHWVAOSJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/DLMI/HWVAOSJL/F6RDLMIHWVAOSJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/DLMI/HWVAOSJL/F6RDLMIHWVAOSJL.SMALL.jpg OKGrowin The goal of this LED light is to be more efficient and comparable cost to t8 / t5 grow lights.Efficiency:Lumens / watt: The LED chips used provide 100 lumens per watt compared to t8 (87 lm/watt) and t5(92 lm/watt).PAR: By providing more light in the Photosynthetically active radiation range we incre...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 07:17:30 PDT
EMERGENCY RGB LED FLASHER http://www.instructables.com/id/EMERGENCY-RGB-LED-FLASHER/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:15:29 PDT
Scoutified! Cub Scout Softie With Eyes that Glow http://www.instructables.com/id/Scoutified-Cub-Scout-Softie-With-Eyes-that-Glow/
Scoutified! Cub Scout Softie With Eyes that Glow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/LAPH/HWRC75LK/FY0LAPHHWRC75LK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/LAPH/HWRC75LK/FY0LAPHHWRC75LK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/LAPH/HWRC75LK/FY0LAPHHWRC75LK.SMALL.jpg Handmade Penguin This little, inexpensive softie gives cub scouts an electrical circuit experience, exposure to sewable electronics and a very cute little take-home project.It is written in excruciating detail as it is intended for use by a day-of-event volunteer at Cub Scout Day Camp in Long Beach, CA.If you like t...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 22:18:06 PDT
Infinity Pong Table V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Pong-Table-V2/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:53:20 PDT
IKEA Samtid reading light upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Samtid-reading-light-upgrade/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 17:59:46 PDT
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Diffused-Glue-Stick-Lamp/
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SMALL.jpg vishalapr Last week, I received the glue gun I ordered almost a month ago which I replaced with my older mini glue gun. The mini glue gun used thin glue sticks(7mm) whereas the new one I got used only normal sized glue sticks(10mm). So I had a whole bunch of these thin glue sticks left over, thought for a bit...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:51:32 PDT
DIY Glowing Mini Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glowing-Mini-Jar/
DIY Glowing Mini Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/Y8OA/HWMYG8T6/F3NY8OAHWMYG8T6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/Y8OA/HWMYG8T6/F3NY8OAHWMYG8T6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/Y8OA/HWMYG8T6/F3NY8OAHWMYG8T6.SMALL.jpg aazzaki This is my 2nd Instructables.I update this because many peoples says its more good with more fitur. Thanks for zikzak1, rjkorn, Jan_Henrik, and shizumadrive What you'll need -Two AA Battery 1.5 v-AA Battery Case with a button on there-Mini Glass Jar with a rubber cap-Flourscent/Highlighter Ink-On...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 04:45:00 PDT
4x4x4 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-LED-Cube-3/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:15:45 PDT
LED NGÔI SAO (LED STAR - LAST CHRISTMAS) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-NGÔI-SAO-LED-STAR-LAST-CHRISTMAS/
LED NGÔI SAO (LED STAR - LAST CHRISTMAS) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/KKQQ/HWK1MEQY/F01KKQQHWK1MEQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/KKQQ/HWK1MEQY/F01KKQQHWK1MEQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/KKQQ/HWK1MEQY/F01KKQQHWK1MEQY.SMALL.jpg inc409 Design & Circuit CAPTURE REAL IMAGE SIMULATOR & Hex file for MCU PCB LAYOUT
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 00:45:08 PDT
Color changing box shelves with LED-strips and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-changing-box-shelves-with-LED-strips-and-Ard/
Color changing box shelves with LED-strips and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/QUTC/HWJQEJUR/FGQQUTCHWJQEJUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/QUTC/HWJQEJUR/FGQQUTCHWJQEJUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/QUTC/HWJQEJUR/FGQQUTCHWJQEJUR.SMALL.jpg gaelreinaudi Note: this instructable is part of a contest until July 7th. If you really like it, you can vote on the top right corner. This started as I needed an extra storage next and above a desk, but I wanted to give it some special design. Why not use those amazing LED strips that can be individually addres...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:10:18 PDT
The Plant Shelf - lights upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Plant-Shelf-lights-upgrade/
The Plant Shelf - lights upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/PNEI/HWH2IYB8/FMPPNEIHWH2IYB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/PNEI/HWH2IYB8/FMPPNEIHWH2IYB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/PNEI/HWH2IYB8/FMPPNEIHWH2IYB8.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz UPDATE July, 21st, 2014 : I am currently working on laser cutting the balcony attachment. I will be back soon !.hello everyone, ( please vote for me at tarun's contest.! ).this is an ongoing project based off of The Plant Shelf and The Plant Arm, please read them to catch up with my work. these two...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:50:22 PDT
Making a "warm" white LED spotlight appear warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-the-colour-of-LED-spotlights/
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By: The Freak

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:15:58 PDT
Infrared phone based night vision http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-phone-based-night-vision/
Infrared phone based night vision - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/GAFS/HWFLPJPZ/F9ZGAFSHWFLPJPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/GAFS/HWFLPJPZ/F9ZGAFSHWFLPJPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/GAFS/HWFLPJPZ/F9ZGAFSHWFLPJPZ.SMALL.jpg crashzoom How cool will it be if you build a night vision for your smartphone??In this guide i will show you how to make an infrared night vision for your phone.Let's start.. Materials What you'll need:1) Infrared LEDs, the more the better your night vision will be.2) Soldering breadboard.3) Wires.4) A pow...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 14:14:57 PDT
ChipKIT Proto-Shield adapter for external USB power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/ChipKIT-Proto-Shield-adapter-for-external-USB-powe/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:27:02 PDT
Troubleshooting a cheap imported LED fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Troubleshooting-a-cheap-imported-LED-fixture/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 19:10:58 PDT
Minimalistic LED wall light http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalistic-LED-wall-light/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:28:06 PDT
Light Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Tube/
Light Tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/AN1Y/HW7Q9BGG/FHFAN1YHW7Q9BGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/AN1Y/HW7Q9BGG/FHFAN1YHW7Q9BGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/AN1Y/HW7Q9BGG/FHFAN1YHW7Q9BGG.SMALL.jpg cartercar__ Ever have those finger lights things as kids?? If you do you can make a light tube. This light tube is like a fiber optic cable but it is way simpler and a lot cheaper. Get The Materials All you need is a finger light, tape and a flexible tube. Connect to pipe Connect the light to the pipe by...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:09:43 PDT
CeeDee Light http://www.instructables.com/id/CeeDee-Light/
CeeDee Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/GM53/HW6T216I/FR9GM53HW6T216I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/GM53/HW6T216I/FR9GM53HW6T216I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/GM53/HW6T216I/FR9GM53HW6T216I.SMALL.jpg MarcussLilProjects This is a desklamp I made for my little sister. It's mostly made of scraps. It can be attached to horisontal boards (tables, shelves, etc.). The lampshade can be angled in any direction. The device is portable since the LED's are powered by a 9V battery (although my sister doesn't want to bring a pi...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 05:20:37 PDT
Kitchen Led Bar lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-home-improvement-Led-lights/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 14:04:03 PDT
LED Keyboard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Keyboard-Light-1/
LED Keyboard Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/1PSY/HW4OHOOU/FMN1PSYHW4OHOOU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/1PSY/HW4OHOOU/FMN1PSYHW4OHOOU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/1PSY/HW4OHOOU/FMN1PSYHW4OHOOU.SMALL.jpg boscopsoultrane Dilemma: I am not a classically trained keyboardist, i am more of a hunt-n-peck typer. I have one of those under-the-desktop keyboard trays but I can't read the letters on the keyboard unless i turn on every light in the room. Solution: Mount some LEDs under the desktop and Voila! My problem is solv...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 19:35:43 PDT
Make An L.E.D Illusion Mirror! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-LED-Illusion-Mirror/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 08:01:30 PDT
WS2812B Breakout board http://www.instructables.com/id/WS2812B-Breakout-board/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 07:41:03 PDT
Cree Flashlight Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Cree-Flashlight-Upgrade/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 19:56:43 PDT
3x3x3 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/3x3x3-LED-Cube-2/
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 17:29:23 PDT
Interactive Smartboard using Wiimote http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Smartboard-using-Wiimote/
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 06:37:21 PDT