Instructables: exploring - photos - led Sat, 1 Aug 2015 11:23:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pulsing LEDs to activate CCO zawy Rather than filing a patent or letting my ideas to be patented by someone else, I can use this instructable system as a 3rd party to publish a creative common idea and time-stamp it.  And it is certainly an instructable as I want others to be able to have the intellectual property freedom to use thi...
By: zawy

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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 09:58:54 PDT
Window to the Night (Night Vision) Jake Morton The idea of having a night vision device as a child was unthinkable! Only a few years ago, instructions came out on the internet to make this child-hood fantasy a reality. I decided to make my own! This instructable below won't go into detail on the makings (there are numerous sources and dedicated ...
By: Jake Morton

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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 20:37:19 PDT
Arduino Fading Light 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
Voltmeter with LED scale LM 3914 circut GhoustDoggy I was working on this for some time, after a long period I decided to share this with you.I used LM 3914, two resistors R1=4 kohm R1=1kohm and two trim potentiometer Rv1=5 kohm and Rv2=5 kohm, ten LED-s (5 green, 5 red).It's nice for car use or for charging station etc.In pictures I used one almost ...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 10:05:11 PDT
Harley Davidson VROD 55mm custom signal mounts megaduty Intro: This setup should work for any bike with 55mm front forks; but I particularly own a 2012 Harley Davidson Night Rod Special (VROD) and have been hacking around with it a bit.  One future modification is to chop the handle bars or go with a low profile setup and delete the factory handle bar m...
By: megaduty

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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:01:43 PDT
Companion cube lamp that lights up when you put on the button Shizen I'm very sorry, I planned to create a step to step instructable, but since the game contest end, the paper contest is closing so I have to make a quick entry. Basically, It's a companion cube that light up when you put it on the button. The main power source is a small LED light that connect to a se...
By: Shizen

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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 09:40:46 PDT
5$ Berlin Skyline Engraved Acrylic Display (battery-powered) CabbitCastle Background: One of my pre-Instructables projects from early 2013. As it was a rush build for a friend I did not have any time to take any progress pictures, but I'll try to describe the build process as detailed as possible. I hope that you will still be able to follow through and understand what I ...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:50:31 PDT
Bar's Open Acrylic Glass Engraving CabbitCastle Background: This was my very first real DIY project which I made all the way back in 2009. As back in the day I never even considered making a how-to, there are no progress pictures and any pictures taken were taken with the means I had - a very humble N97 cellphone camera. I apologize both for lack...
By: CabbitCastle

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 04:39:21 PDT
Magic LEDs Box. Entertainment Device Javi_K3X4 Hello ! This post is to explain the work done in recent months to a subject. The project has been designed and assembled by Eduardo Del Nogal, Pablo Pastor, Carlos Villagrasa, Jose Miguel Rios, Abraham Roldan and Javier Fuentes. The idea of this work is an entertainment device which consists of...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 08:14:32 PST
Equalizer LED table with build-in speakers Marc_Escobaem In this instructable i'll show you my LED table. It consists of over 100 LEDs, 2 speakers, some circuitry for the equalizer and audio crossover. The table can switch between normal LED illumination of the whole square and the on channel equalizer function.  What you cant see: if you place somethi...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 08:15:49 PST
Flappy Bird homage for Arduino og 64 LEDs augustzf I received a couple of 8x8 LED matrixes in the mail yesterday. So I spent some time soldering, troubleshooting, coding and debugging a little game that is heavily inspired by the late Flappy Bird. Source code and more details on GitHub:
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 17:02:29 PST
RGB LED Driver using IC 74c14: No Arduino! DangerousTim This simple project drives a RGB LED. Several colours can be produced randomly and looks more stunning when a straw is used as a diffuser. Just uses 3 Schmitt Trigger oscillators + 3 up down fader circuits. See the Video for the circuit diagram and assembly...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 06:04:03 PST
Club Jameco 8x8x8 LED Cube Kit KDLaun There's a plethora of 8x8x8 LED cube builds on the web, so I'll just share a few photos without going into great detail on my build and pass on a few tips that I learned along the way.   I found that "kit" in this case meant a box full of stock parts and some general, poorly-illustrated instruction...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 08:34:15 PST
Arduino Light game/ Built with nice but cheap kit You213 Hey thanks for clicking on my game! So if you watch the video you will see the game is very simple and it was fun to build. All i needed was:Arduino uno r3 (really your choice of any arduino)8 leds at least one different color w/ resistors lcdswitch registerswitch w/ 10 k resistorPotentiometerJumper...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:05:02 PST
Fun Led Checker Tester Geek07Boy The Fun Led Checker Tester was something I needed for my workbench for a long time. Whenever you have an idea you start by going through your parts. Leds are in most of my projects. I have a ton of Leds, but most are junk. I bought a grab-bag of 500 Leds from that is worth every dime I pa...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 10:35:07 PST
Simple Wheel LED for bicycle Wheel Irhash furqan - i test the circuit on breadboard - Multi-coloured LED on PCB - i test to rotating the LED with my hand - and then, i install the LED to my bicycle wheel - ride the bicycle by irhash furqan
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 14:32:59 PST
LM3914 based LED VU METER by Victor Das victordas LM3914 based LED VU Meter its very simple and effective. Looks great when in action. It runs from 9v to 12v power supply. As like my all other projects its not just a idea or diagram its tested in all ways works just fine. Use 5mm Led looks great you can also use 3mm but the bigger the better. its a...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 07:11:00 PST
The AiR05 - designed and built during Q4:13 timmylip Intro As an advisor to early-stage companies (and former equity research analyst and investment banker), I tend to support people who design and build things rather than making things myself.  My background as a builder comes from spending time building cabins and wiring electrical systems in the Al...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 10:38:37 PST
LED Sign KKremke My friend's birthday is coming up, and she is a 14-year-old astronomy nerd. I decided to make her this sign, not only for a gift but to get the experience as a beginner to the world of LED's. It says "Astronomers Only". (Her nickname is "Sidereal" [astronomy term] and mine is "Fluffy. What a great n...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 15:00:22 PST
LED Array of Fun! AustinCrane This breadboard simulation is simple and easy to code. All of the code is open to view on the 123D Circuits app page and can also run the simulation through the simulator option. This projects could also be used to manipulate christmas lights and tweaked to the users preference. visit
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 21:05:45 PST
Steampunk LED Color mixer lamp badjer1 I decided to make an artist friend of mine a LED lamp that can mix colors and have USB charging port for their phone.  Basically it is a steampunk insulator night light that uses RGB LEDs.  The top and bottom halves can be independently lit up with RGB or white light, or turned off. I made the base...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 18:53:09 PST
Steampunk / Civil Defense - LED Iphone docking station badjer1 Just a quick post of two iPhone docking station I built for my sons.  I didn't take picture through the build but I was told to post it anyway.  If you read my other projects, you can get a feel for how to get into the details. I bought a small external speaker system for an iPhone at Radio shack f...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 17:50:45 PST
Bicycle mounted led strip - fairly low cost. led stripper Fairly low cost bicycle lights. Every bit sourced from e-bay. Ingredients:  Some leftover speaker cable.  2.1mm x 5.5mm Male DC Power Plug Socket Jack Connector, Mini In-Line led Dimmer Switch Controller LED Strips Light, RED waterproof 12v led strip. I purchased cree led light a week before decidin...
By: led stripper

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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 14:51:20 PST
Concave Hexadecagon -- Rotated cdorety This artwork is part of a larger series that involves concepts of perceptive resolution. This work is 23" across and is constructed of 9 alternating layers of Aluminum Composite Material (ACM, at 3mm thick) and PVC foam panel (1/2" thick). There are 4 layers of RGB LED strips (WS2812B 30 per meter...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 16:32:28 PST
LED HÀO QUANG 32x16ÀO-QUANG-32x16/ inc409 Notes: Crystal 32Mhz Simu & PCB:
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 04:23:31 PST
Mini dc electricity generator ShivamPanwar Take a simple 5v dc motorconnect it to LEDThe LED glows for a second so i can't upload it glowing photo.Try itIt really works
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 23:10:58 PST
Tilt Switch Activated LED's GeekSpotZA Good Afternoon Here is my very first Arduino Code that i wrote, just completed it now.Fritzing: Tilt Switch or Button Activated LED's Turns on and off a light emitting diode(LED) connected to digital pin 13 and 12, when activating the Tilt Switc...
By: GeekSpotZA

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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 08:51:17 PST
LED Phenakistoscope eltrem This device is DIY electronic remake of the Phenakistoscope, one of the first motion graphics device from the 19th century. I used a recycled stepper motor from an old printer as the motion source, attaching a CD clip to it so that i could make the CDs rotate at a stable velocity. The CDs were comp...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 04:08:29 PST
Persistence Of Vision Using Arduino UNO(New Prototype) abhirooprobotics Hello Guyz. I had Made A Project On POV Using Arduino UNO.I had viewed many models of many different users on this site.So i came up with a new prototype of POV. I was not sure at the beginning that it will work or not but at last it really did! I made this project for the annual exhibition held at ...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 01:31:26 PST
LED cube 3x3x3 with music beat detection - PIC16F84 gianlucaghettini LED cubes are great on their own however I decided to spice it up this one with music beat synchronization. This is a 3x3x3 LED cube powered by a PIC 16F84A running at 4MHz. The actual beat detection is done in hardware by an onboard amplifier and a microphone. On each music beat the microcontrolle...
By: gianlucaghettini

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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 08:15:06 PST
blimpix miyoshikensho I made a blimp made of an ordinary balloon and a simple gondola. The gondola can be easily equipped to the tie of a balloon. It includes - a small motor - a propeller - a microcomputer (Arduino Pro Mini) - LEDs - an ultrasonic sensor - a battery. The blimp goes up by rotating its propeller. When the...
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 07:07:56 PST
Bright Little LED Christmas Tree - 9V 50makro Items: x15 - LEDs (green red yellow) x5   - 47 OHM Resistor (YellowPurpleBlack 12 inches of Thick Gauge wire for tree frame x2 solid core thin wire for Power Rails (22awg) 9V battery with latching clip Single Pole Single throw switch. Solder tools A project box Make 53 sets of 3 LED each in triangl...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:11:24 PST
Drinking Straw - electronic components storage system kokpat For storage and carrying electronic components like LED, we can simply use drinking straw. 1. u need a drinking straw with large diameter such as drinking milk shake. 2. need to cut the straw into two parts, ie. shorter one as cap; longer one for storage. 3. for the longer one, u need to cut the mo...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 22:00:06 PST
Moravian Star rwinscot Moravian Stars come in various sizes and number of facets... the most common is the 26-point form which is composed of eighteen square and eight triangular shaped points. The star featured here is an adaption, using one of the points / facets to mount the star atop a tree. The shape is technically ...
By: rwinscot

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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 09:00:41 PST
LED-Flashlight Improvements No 2: Major blackout - flashlights + bike inner tubes = awesome confu In advance of some predicted meteorological disturbances (aka the first winter storm in the EU this year) I checked our flat for its "major blackout capabilities". Seemed fine so far, enough candles, lighters, matches, food and water, even plenty of (recharcheble and single use) batteries for most ...
By: confu

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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 14:24:27 PST
Elegant LED desk lamp Grasshopper1221 I am not doing a step by step on this one I just don't have the time. Instead try to think of this as a puzzle to solve. I will provide a parts & tool list should anyone wish to make this. Vintage Kmart Bike head lamp. Big brass pulley taken from a weightlifting machine. Flexible snake lamp. 2 ...
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 10:31:19 PST
LED CCFL Plant Grow Light kennmcook LED and CCFL Plant Grow Light.  I started this while living in a house and then moved into an apartment.  I finished the project, but have not tried growing plants inside in a small apartment.  The unit should draw about 140-150W total.  It uses 6x 168 LED "flood-style" lights (red/ blue grow lights...
By: kennmcook

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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 19:31:30 PST
Bedroom Mood Light Nidža Surprise your partner with romantic mood light in your bedroom. Install LED strip behind your double bed and spice room with warm ambient light. NOTE: This is old project, so there is no progress pictures. Hope that text is going to be enough. After all, it is one simple project with effective resu...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 23:49:21 PST
Patron led hanging patio lights ARGMISTER After doing some researching and reading on some ideas for lights for my backyard patio I came across this instructable.,.. ....well it sparked an idea and I remembered I had access to alot of patron bottles..empty already. Got a pr...

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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 18:10:20 PST
DIY Upgrade/ Supercharge your LED Keyboard/ Laptop Light bhvm Hello again! Working late night with dingy dim Laptop lights is not the best idea for your eyes. Here we shall Take a normal Ebay LED laptop Keyboard light, and Modify it for better colour (Neutral white) and Brightness. In the first Picture, you can see our final Project. I am afraid that camera w...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 22:28:59 PST
Game Boy LED DIY switchie15 Change the LED color of your original Game Boy DMG. for more. Materials Tri-wing screwdriver Soldering Iron/solder 3mm LEDs 100 ohm resistor Instructions Open you Game Boy by removing the 6 tri-wing screws on the back panel. Also remove the Phillips head screws connecting...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 09:46:07 PST
Poinsettia Circuit Puppet steamingitattheMeninoCommunityCenter Creating a Circuit Puppet is a fun way to learn about circuits, elasticity, and a material’s strengths and weaknesses. Check out my PDF with all the instructions. Please let me know if you have any questions, comments or feedback. Donna Menino Community Center Boston MA
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:47:09 PST
Jeff-A cheap and simple Ic robot British Badger Jeff took 5 weeks to compete and is a simple IC robot. Jeff's main thing is the led headlights witch come on automatically when it is dark. It works by having what is called a current see sore witch when the current is higher on the Ldrs side compare to the Variable resistors side it puts power to c...
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 08:50:35 PST
12v DC trapeze lighting for not much cash indalohouse Hello all here is my first Instructable,  'I hope its of some interest,'  this combines my desire to save cash and the opportunity I have had this year to build our family a house. When building our new house I decided to have all the lighting 12dc from source. to this end in the boiler room I have ...
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:28:41 PST
100W LED Jestin_Cubetech This is the demonstration of powering 100W/34V  LED  from 12V power-supply . there are 5 parts 1, 12V/7.4Ah UPS sealed lead acid battery 2, DC-DC step up converter [12v to 34V boost converter ] 3, constant current driver [ not include ]    ...
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 05:55:13 PST
LED Parasol bike light urbanmx I built this bike for my wife a few years ago, it's stable and the kids love it. This summer during the heat wave we were riding later than normal just to stay cool. We needed lights on our bikes and I thought this would be great if it worked. At the time of the build I did not take pictures but I w...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 21:52:16 PST
Bottle cap LED Light thieida It is simple LED Light. The battely (CR2032) fits in to a bottle cap.
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 22:33:59 PST
Emergency Office Flashlight Lampshade bloomautomatic Had a power outage at work this morning. Used my LED Mag-Lite, a styrofoam cup and some tape to make a quick lampshade.  The tape kept the cup held up, the cup diffused the light nicely throughout the room.  I was very pleased with the results!
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 13:25:14 PDT
Despicable Me Minion Costume eagleeye2e I thought I'd share my recent project where I made Despicable Me Minion Halloween costumes for my kids. This project was inspired by the Trinket-Powered NeoPixel LED Ring Goggles tutorial in the Adafruit Learning System. In addition to the goggles, I wanted the kids to have Minion sounds that they c...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 11:59:14 PDT
Glasso - a gravity sensing hackable RGB ornament litliao Glasso is a button free RGB ornament. When different side of it faces down, it will execute different functions like timer or thermometer.  As you see, no display screen is used. We get all these information displayed via the change of a layer of RGB LEDs. You can find out how it looks like when wor...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:24:19 PDT