Instructables: exploring - photos - light http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 08:08:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 A rechargeable led flashlight with a mobile battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-rechargeable-led-flashlight-with-a-m/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/B3J9/HTZ42WS1/FPQB3J9HTZ42WS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/B3J9/HTZ42WS1/FPQB3J9HTZ42WS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/B3J9/HTZ42WS1/FPQB3J9HTZ42WS1.SMALL.jpg Darwesh Murad Hello Guys!! This is my first instructable so plz comment positive critics...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 06:25:49 PDT
Intelligent Highway Street Light System http://www.instructables.com/id/Intelligent-Highway-Street-Light-System/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/UI6P/HTTMZM93/F93UI6PHTTMZM93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/UI6P/HTTMZM93/F93UI6PHTTMZM93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/UI6P/HTTMZM93/F93UI6PHTTMZM93.SMALL.jpg Techgenie This is a circuit diagram of an intelligent Highway Street Lighting System. This project involves: 1. Three IR Sensor Pairs 2. 8051 micro controller 3. Few LED's and various electronic components as can be seen in the circuit diagram. The circuit uses a LDR to enable system only during the night. D...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 11:01:28 PDT
Companion cube lamp that lights up when you put on the button http://www.instructables.com/id/Companion-cube-and-button-lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/MB0I/HT7PAX76/FMFMB0IHT7PAX76.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/MB0I/HT7PAX76/FMFMB0IHT7PAX76.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/MB0I/HT7PAX76/FMFMB0IHT7PAX76.SMALL.jpg Quang Vinh 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...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 09:40:46 PDT
5$ Berlin Skyline Engraved Acrylic Display (battery-powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Berlin-Skyline-Engraved-Acrylic-Display-battery-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/7RSG/HSVT6GFX/FMT7RSGHSVT6GFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/7RSG/HSVT6GFX/FMT7RSGHSVT6GFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/7RSG/HSVT6GFX/FMT7RSGHSVT6GFX.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bars-Open-Acrylic-Glass-Engraving/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/D73B/HSVGZVAL/F0UD73BHSVGZVAL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/D73B/HSVGZVAL/F0UD73BHSVGZVAL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/D73B/HSVGZVAL/F0UD73BHSVGZVAL.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 04:39:21 PDT
Google Glass Torch (G-Torch) http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Glass-Torch-G-Torch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/G8OL/HSRTGH20/FKDG8OLHSRTGH20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/G8OL/HSRTGH20/FKDG8OLHSRTGH20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/G8OL/HSRTGH20/FKDG8OLHSRTGH20.SMALL.jpg megaduty See more through your Google Glass XE (V1/V2) in dimly lit or dark environments! This is a 3D printable torch holder that slide locks onto your open Glass XE left side frame rail.  Have a look at the pictures and definitely watch the video of me in my boxers at home as I test it out on my V1 Glass ...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:09:38 PDT
Ambient light http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambient-light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/GYWG/HS5QA6EE/FCXGYWGHS5QA6EE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/GYWG/HS5QA6EE/FCXGYWGHS5QA6EE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/GYWG/HS5QA6EE/FCXGYWGHS5QA6EE.SMALL.jpg Diy_master Very cheap and easy ;) Led strips (warm white, maybe is too much yellow) are glued with hot gun on metal stick Headphones mount http://goo.gl/UfRlrp
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:08:54 PST
Just a Light. http://www.instructables.com/id/Just-a-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/5SWT/HQQLN0PX/FK55SWTHQQLN0PX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/5SWT/HQQLN0PX/FK55SWTHQQLN0PX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/5SWT/HQQLN0PX/FK55SWTHQQLN0PX.SMALL.jpg stevenarango for this you need some wood. any size you like.. mine are 2 x 5 inches long by 3/4 by 1/4 inch. pine wood. 2 x 3inches by 3/4 by 1/4 for the R and L sides. one 3" by 5 "  3mm  thick for the base. the top was going to be wood. but i decided to make it out of 5mm thick plc. Glued the pieces togethe...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 19:47:06 PST
EL Light(ning) Sabers http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Lightning-Sabers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/575U/HQQLKVYG/F0D575UHQQLKVYG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/575U/HQQLKVYG/F0D575UHQQLKVYG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/575U/HQQLKVYG/F0D575UHQQLKVYG.SMALL.jpg armored bore In my ongoing quest to document stuff I forgot I made, I present my budget light sabers. Every true nerd needs a light saber, right? I know everyone else uses super-powered LEDs with much better results, but I happened to be messing with electroluminescent wire at the time. Obviously a less-than-pe...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 11:24:19 PST
Steampunk LED Color mixer lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-LED-Color-mixer-lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/II3F/HQMN460Z/FRYII3FHQMN460Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/II3F/HQMN460Z/FRYII3FHQMN460Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/II3F/HQMN460Z/FRYII3FHQMN460Z.SMALL.jpg 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
Electronic candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-candle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/97J9/HQKMJ931/FX197J9HQKMJ931.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/97J9/HQKMJ931/FX197J9HQKMJ931.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/97J9/HQKMJ931/FX197J9HQKMJ931.SMALL.jpg tominjose This is an small and simple trick to light up an candle using a electronic switch and battery . Parts needed -candle -12v battery -coil "got from car cigaret lighter" -few match stick This is just an model, i made this to impress my girlfriend  i had connected this to an clap switch and i act...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 21:47:37 PST
Powering automatically a FM-Radio with a simply ambient light switching system http://www.instructables.com/id/Powering-automatically-a-FM-Radio-with-a-simply-am/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/U8BY/HQJ9QIZF/FXWU8BYHQJ9QIZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/U8BY/HQJ9QIZF/FXWU8BYHQJ9QIZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/U8BY/HQJ9QIZF/FXWU8BYHQJ9QIZF.SMALL.jpg j3tstream The goal of this gadget is to turn on , your bathroom FM radio , when your powerup the light. Very easy to build, look the shem bellow.The voltage input is +9/12v don't care, the LDR is a simple photresistor, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PhotoresistorYou can tune the sensitivity with a adjustable re...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 01:59:02 PST
Light Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Cube-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/6LZZ/HQ4QHAW2/F8H6LZZHQ4QHAW2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/6LZZ/HQ4QHAW2/F8H6LZZHQ4QHAW2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/6LZZ/HQ4QHAW2/F8H6LZZHQ4QHAW2.SMALL.jpg NJSdesign Light Cube When we saw the lamp, we thought it was beautiful. The shapes and colours that were projected on the wall made us think of the northern light. It is a very beautiful lamp but we wanted to make it more personal. The following describes our thinking process and proceedings. Step 1: the th...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 03:22:38 PST
$30 Lightbox. http://www.instructables.com/id/30-Lightbox/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/L313/HPYIMW0H/F0QL313HPYIMW0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/L313/HPYIMW0H/F0QL313HPYIMW0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/L313/HPYIMW0H/F0QL313HPYIMW0H.SMALL.jpg ynotbegood2all Supplies Needed. 5meter LED strip $8 eBay 11x14 Shadow Box, $10 Michaels (for 2 right now) 11x14 Opaque Acrylic cut about $5-8 12V 500ma wall Plug. ($2-5) misc parts and tools. Wire (old phone cord) free or local 99cents only store. Power Switch Optional $1 All Electronics. Power Socket Option $0.5...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 17:46:07 PST
Survival Key Chain Sling http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Key-Chain-Sling/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/7X8K/HP0CQCE0/FTA7X8KHP0CQCE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/7X8K/HP0CQCE0/FTA7X8KHP0CQCE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/7X8K/HP0CQCE0/FTA7X8KHP0CQCE0.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino I needed a way to store all my key chains and this is what I came up with. You can wear this around your shoulder. It is made out of para cord that I tied to each tool. In the future I am going to get carabiners for each tool so I can detach each tool when it is needed. 1.   life straw water purifi...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:56:44 PST
LED-Flashlight Improvements No 2: Major blackout - flashlights + bike inner tubes = awesome http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flashlight-Improvements-No-2-Major-blackout-fl/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/SC32/HOUG1MJE/FRISC32HOUG1MJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/SC32/HOUG1MJE/FRISC32HOUG1MJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/SC32/HOUG1MJE/FRISC32HOUG1MJE.SMALL.jpg 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 ...
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 14:24:27 PST
Bedroom Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bedroom-Mood-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/47ID/HO7XIKVQ/FGG47IDHO7XIKVQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/47ID/HO7XIKVQ/FGG47IDHO7XIKVQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/47ID/HO7XIKVQ/FGG47IDHO7XIKVQ.SMALL.jpg Nid┼ża 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
DIY Upgrade/ Supercharge your LED Keyboard/ Laptop Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Upgrade-Supercharge-your-LED-Keyboard-Laptop-L/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/8WOC/HO7XJTQH/FX88WOCHO7XJTQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/8WOC/HO7XJTQH/FX88WOCHO7XJTQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/8WOC/HO7XJTQH/FX88WOCHO7XJTQH.SMALL.jpg 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
Scan Photo Negatives Using a Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/Scan-Photo-Negatives-Using-a-Scanner/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/VZ9C/HNXRR3KH/FF7VZ9CHNXRR3KH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/VZ9C/HNXRR3KH/FF7VZ9CHNXRR3KH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/VZ9C/HNXRR3KH/FF7VZ9CHNXRR3KH.SMALL.jpg Mahir Asrani Some high-end flatbed scanners include a transparency feature for scanning photos directly from film negatives, while for other scanners you need to purchase a separate transparency adapter to scan your negatives. However, if you have an older or less-expensive scanner, or you simply don’t want to s...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 06:25:21 PST
Aquarium Lights on Steroids - Using Giant CFL's for Better Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Lights-on-Steroids-The-Grunambuluminator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/72AP/HNICWYCQ/F9372APHNICWYCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/72AP/HNICWYCQ/F9372APHNICWYCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/72AP/HNICWYCQ/F9372APHNICWYCQ.SMALL.jpg Grunambulax Problem: My aquarium plants don't thrive because the level of light given off by the single florescent bulb is too dim. Solution: Replace the hood with a custom-built hood incorporating two gigantic CFL bulbs.  Use a timer to provide 10 hours of light to the aquarium.  The total wattage of the old b...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 14:15:08 PDT
Jellyfish! http://www.instructables.com/id/Jellyfish-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/EWXN/HNHK4I3A/FBDEWXNHNHK4I3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/EWXN/HNHK4I3A/FBDEWXNHNHK4I3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/EWXN/HNHK4I3A/FBDEWXNHNHK4I3A.SMALL.jpg Leahrc I made the skeleton of the dome with PVC pipe, wrapped it in blanket stuffing, and sewed a pink sheet over the whole thing. I added pink feathery "tentacles" and clipped lights to every other leg and in my hair. I wore a purple fluffy skirt and pink leggings.
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 16:05:09 PDT
Emergency Office Flashlight Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Office-Flashlight-Lampshade/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/3EOA/HNHLPSQ3/FE23EOAHNHLPSQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/3EOA/HNHLPSQ3/FE23EOAHNHLPSQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/3EOA/HNHLPSQ3/FE23EOAHNHLPSQ3.SMALL.jpg 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
Waste oil heater Spark http://www.instructables.com/id/Waste-oil-heater-Spark/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/NEVP/HN82O65R/FKWNEVPHN82O65R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/NEVP/HN82O65R/FKWNEVPHN82O65R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/NEVP/HN82O65R/FKWNEVPHN82O65R.SMALL.jpg kppteam The waste oil heater is small prefabricated stove perfect for premises to 50 sq/m. The so called Spark model is inspired by russian designs. Tested with reduced air flow it burns 400 ml of oil for 40 min. The burning chamber can handle up to 3 litres with one loading - 5 hours non stop working. You ...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:15:34 PDT
LED-Flashlight Improvements: powerful, non-blinding bike light, magnetic, rugged http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flashlight-Improvements-powerful-non-blinding-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6G7M/HMWW04OO/FSS6G7MHMWW04OO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6G7M/HMWW04OO/FSS6G7MHMWW04OO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6G7M/HMWW04OO/FSS6G7MHMWW04OO.SMALL.jpg confu A quality flashlight is always worth it´s money. I bought this for about 20 € sometimes ago (about 27 $, by now they are cheaper) and I don´t regret one single cent I spent on it. This one is a "Photonpump E7" and runs on 3 AAA standard batteries, but the modifications should work on models from o...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:42:57 PDT
My Shop Project, Final Step http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Shop-Project-Final-Step/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/AC43/HMVJ1R4K/FQXAC43HMVJ1R4K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/AC43/HMVJ1R4K/FQXAC43HMVJ1R4K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/AC43/HMVJ1R4K/FQXAC43HMVJ1R4K.SMALL.jpg blkhawk After I finished with building the shed/shop and nailing the floors, I started populating the shed with my tools. It looks crowded but I plan to move my 12-inch miter saw somewhere else. My workbench occupies most of the space in my shed and I also "electrified" my shed in order to power my tools an...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 12:01:10 PDT
DIY LED LIGHT BULB http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-LIGHT-BULB/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/T4GW/HMMF6RY5/F4XT4GWHMMF6RY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/T4GW/HMMF6RY5/F4XT4GWHMMF6RY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/T4GW/HMMF6RY5/F4XT4GWHMMF6RY5.SMALL.jpg kris754a building this LED light bulb requires medium soldering abilities, the lightbulb might not work in some countries, if you get a shock by it i will not be responsible, don't build it unless you know what you are doing, when it is about using ac power :-)
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 06:07:53 PDT
Jack-o-lantern light bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-o-lantern-light-bulb/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/KRNB/HMF6QT9B/FG3KRNBHMF6QT9B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/KRNB/HMF6QT9B/FG3KRNBHMF6QT9B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/KRNB/HMF6QT9B/FG3KRNBHMF6QT9B.SMALL.jpg rushn_79 Hello. This is an entry into a 2013 Halloween Decoration Contest. I took a simple light bulb, hollowed it out, painted orange from the inside, painted a Jack-o-lantern face and put a wick in it. This instructable is heavily based on several other 'ables such as http://www.instructables.com/id/Ligh...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 13:34:04 PDT
Dorm Room Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Dorm-Room-Doorbell/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/U8A9/HM8CZZ3K/FBDU8A9HM8CZZ3K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/U8A9/HM8CZZ3K/FBDU8A9HM8CZZ3K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/U8A9/HM8CZZ3K/FBDU8A9HM8CZZ3K.SMALL.jpg Diyified The idea behind this project is that you can build a simple "doorbell" for your  dorm room that uses light instead of sound to alert you (and not your RA!) of when you have a guest.  The best way to build this project is to build a simple light circuit using 2 AA battery's and a battery holder, con...
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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 19:58:34 PDT
LED Music Portable http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Music-Portable/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/AM97/HLOBPTGQ/FO9AM97HLOBPTGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/AM97/HLOBPTGQ/FO9AM97HLOBPTGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/AM97/HLOBPTGQ/FO9AM97HLOBPTGQ.SMALL.jpg gm93d All you need: - LEDs or LED strip. - Transistor TIP31. - 3.5mm Stereo Jack Plug. - 12V adapter. - Plexiglass. - Universal Circuit Board. About the circuit: The Right or Left (you choose which one) channel from 3.5mm Stereo Jack Plug is connected to the Base of the transistor. The Ground of 3.5mm ...
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 06:04:26 PDT
Rainbow Pinecone Spoon Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Pinecone-Spoon-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/VVHP/HKZ9LZ89/FFTVVHPHKZ9LZ89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/VVHP/HKZ9LZ89/FFTVVHPHKZ9LZ89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/VVHP/HKZ9LZ89/FFTVVHPHKZ9LZ89.SMALL.jpg domenic3 Intro: This is a light that i have made. What inspired me to make this design is a pinecone as shown by the design. This is a multi coloured spoon celling light that is a fun but fiddly project that doesn't cost much. there are also many different colours with the light that I bought. Body: Steps: ...
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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 00:07:23 PDT
Sugru LED Keyboard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-LED-Keyboard-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/NWUQ/HKVLJZVB/FEDNWUQHKVLJZVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/NWUQ/HKVLJZVB/FEDNWUQHKVLJZVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/NWUQ/HKVLJZVB/FEDNWUQHKVLJZVB.SMALL.jpg makerspace_burch For those of you who don't have fancy laptops with backlit keyboards here is a simple trick which will make your keyboard light up. On some old laptops there used to be a small led which was there for lighting the keyboard. We are going to use 5 bright LEDs in order to light the keyboard. For those ...
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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 05:42:40 PDT
Sugru Reading Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Reading-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/PF2X/HKDHIRS6/F9HPF2XHKDHIRS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/PF2X/HKDHIRS6/F9HPF2XHKDHIRS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/PF2X/HKDHIRS6/F9HPF2XHKDHIRS6.SMALL.jpg makerspace_burch Hi guys! This is one of our projects from 'Sugru Build Night'. It's very simple and cheap so anyone can build it. Here is what you need: 1.) One Sugru pack (you choose your favorite color) 2.) One LED (I prefer bright white because of illuminance) 3.) 3 pieces of 1V batteries (total 3 V) 4.) One si...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 12:55:09 PDT
Bluetooth, and picaxe lightswitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-and-picaxe-lightswitch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/H78Z/HJKBK4WZ/FPAH78ZHJKBK4WZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/H78Z/HJKBK4WZ/FPAH78ZHJKBK4WZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/H78Z/HJKBK4WZ/FPAH78ZHJKBK4WZ.SMALL.jpg chanks2 BYTERULE.COM BLUETOOTH LIGHTSWITCH PROJECT SCOPE August 6, 2013 OVERVIEW 1. Project Background and Description This is the first project I am starting with in the realm of home automation and wireless connections.   I have limited use with Bluetooth and wanted to get more experience with the technol...
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 11:03:13 PDT
LED Music v3.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Music-v30/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/TDJ3/HJKBW7HN/FCRTDJ3HJKBW7HN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/TDJ3/HJKBW7HN/FCRTDJ3HJKBW7HN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/TDJ3/HJKBW7HN/FCRTDJ3HJKBW7HN.SMALL.jpg gm93d LED Music v3.0 1). LEDs 2). Transistor TIP31 3). 3.5mm Stereo Jack Plug 4). 12V adapter or 9V battery 5). Plexiglass
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Sat, 27 Jul 2013 03:20:15 PDT
Desk lamp, Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-lamp-Mushrooms/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/1TP5/HIW8OGAK/FZ61TP5HIW8OGAK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/1TP5/HIW8OGAK/FZ61TP5HIW8OGAK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/1TP5/HIW8OGAK/FZ61TP5HIW8OGAK.SMALL.jpg TheFullMetalAlchemist It's been awhile since I've been able to make something for myself. Recycled motorcycle parts, hand fabricated acrylic, LEDs. http://www.facebook.com/FmaArtFabrication The main assembly is a rocker cover from a Honda Spada with a cut down crankshaft, also from the Spada. Welded to the crank are the...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 01:21:49 PDT
Decoration for your room- LED chimes !!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Decoration-for-your-room-LED-chimes-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/NKZ3/HIUXB0RM/FI1NKZ3HIUXB0RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/NKZ3/HIUXB0RM/FI1NKZ3HIUXB0RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/NKZ3/HIUXB0RM/FI1NKZ3HIUXB0RM.SMALL.jpg Prosenjit01 Hi, Introducing LED Chime decoration.... Watch the video........http://youtu.be/_mT_Gglq9wI here is how I made an LED chime for my room..... This is a parallel connection circuit with every LED connecteed via 1K resistance.. It has 12 LEDs(10 RED, 2 BLUE), 12 1K resistances, it needs 4-9 volt...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 09:20:45 PDT
DIY | 12v Large LED Cabin Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-12-Volt-Large-Cabin-LED-Light-Fixture-with-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/HH3H/HJ39PPLH/F6THH3HHJ39PPLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/HH3H/HJ39PPLH/F6THH3HHJ39PPLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/HH3H/HJ39PPLH/F6THH3HHJ39PPLH.SMALL.jpg M.Hawse $42 DIY | 12V LED Cabin Light (with wall-washer style night light) 12" Wide x 36" Long x 2 3/4" tall | 72 Watts @ 100% | I use a PWM Dimmer for a power range of 3W to 71W for use in Houseboats, RVs, Garages, Laundry Rooms, Workshops, Artist's Drawing Areas One of these is installed above each of th...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 16:45:55 PDT
Coca Cola bottle light http://www.instructables.com/id/Coca-Cola-bottle-light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/YVVN/HIGFKPI0/FIUYVVNHIGFKPI0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/YVVN/HIGFKPI0/FIUYVVNHIGFKPI0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/YVVN/HIGFKPI0/FIUYVVNHIGFKPI0.SMALL.jpg Alex Loftie This project was for my AS level, which I did this year. In simple terms it is a coca cola bottle filled with colored water, with strip led's to light it up. :P The bottles are all connected together and can be detached which means you could have multiple bottles together. They are connected by mi...
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 12:55:00 PDT
How I fixed my 1990 BMW marker light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-fixed-my-1990-BMW-marker-light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/XSZL/HI3TRIXF/F63XSZLHI3TRIXF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/XSZL/HI3TRIXF/F63XSZLHI3TRIXF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/XSZL/HI3TRIXF/F63XSZLHI3TRIXF.SMALL.jpg steampsycho I broke the clip slot on the driver's side marker light of Isis (my 1990 BMW 325is), and I didn't want to buy a whole new assembly ($32+ shipping). So, I modeled the broken portion of the assembly from the passengers side clip (which is still in tact) and 3D printed it. I removed both assemblies, a...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 19:49:22 PDT
my rechargeable light easy to make http://www.instructables.com/id/my-rechargeable-light-easy-to-make-please-comment/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/EFL4/HHCEJVV6/FVTEFL4HHCEJVV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/EFL4/HHCEJVV6/FVTEFL4HHCEJVV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/EFL4/HHCEJVV6/FVTEFL4HHCEJVV6.SMALL.jpg usman asif things u need  battery wires 1mobile jack 2 resistor 1diode
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 01:15:55 PDT
Oily paper lithophane-like picture thing! http://www.instructables.com/id/Oily-paper-lithophane-like-picture-thing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/2GF3/HH2VNFXI/FTW2GF3HH2VNFXI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/2GF3/HH2VNFXI/FTW2GF3HH2VNFXI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/2GF3/HH2VNFXI/FTW2GF3HH2VNFXI.SMALL.jpg nanoBorg88 Hey guys, this is my first instructable, and sorry its more of a "Hey, look what I made, why don't you make one too!" sorta thing. I spent some time yesterday making a little processing sketch yesterday that would split an image you gave it into 6 binary grey-scale images which it would neatly arra...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 05:30:27 PDT
Retro Vinyl Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Vinyl-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/K1LM/HGZNX0IY/FE0K1LMHGZNX0IY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/K1LM/HGZNX0IY/FE0K1LMHGZNX0IY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/K1LM/HGZNX0IY/FE0K1LMHGZNX0IY.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 Note: I will make a more detailed instructable for this when I get some more time. Make a cheap, quick and easy lamp out of a 33 and a few 45s! It adds a nice vintage touch to any room and makes a great lamp also. What you'll need: -12" record (clear or coloured ones work the best) -3 or 4 7" rec...
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Wed, 22 May 2013 12:47:49 PDT
Build an action figure lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-action-figure-lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/I69D/HFPTONX3/FQDI69DHFPTONX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/I69D/HFPTONX3/FQDI69DHFPTONX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/I69D/HFPTONX3/FQDI69DHFPTONX3.SMALL.jpg damianzuch Hey you! Go take stuff from your house and glue it to other stuff and make neat things! It's easy and very nearly free and all your visiting relatives will say "oh, he/she is so creative" and then you can give it to them for their birthdays!!! I don't have process photos of this build but really, i...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 17:06:38 PDT
LED Light Pen Adapter, Red & White LED. I made in at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Light-Pen-Adapter-Red-White-LED-I-made-in/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/2V22/HG85CRK8/FAU2V22HG85CRK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/2V22/HG85CRK8/FAU2V22HG85CRK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/2V22/HG85CRK8/FAU2V22HG85CRK8.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Problem:           Many times, we wish we could continue to take notes during a presentation.  But when the lights are turned off during a slide projector presentation, our note taking get interrupted.  Solution:            Keep this pocket size adapter in your wallet or pocket for instant light.  ...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 18:13:16 PDT
Car Android lights up with music http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Android-lights-up-with-music/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/I3GP/HFSHTTAI/FETI3GPHFSHTTAI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/I3GP/HFSHTTAI/FETI3GPHFSHTTAI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/I3GP/HFSHTTAI/FETI3GPHFSHTTAI.SMALL.jpg MouseMeat Car Android lights up with music Using a driver from a blue led stick for car tunning to make the led light with the music.
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 14:47:47 PDT
9 Volt Rechargeable Mini MagicMarilia Led Flash-light (awesome blinding 600 lumens power in your palm) http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Volt-rechargeable-Mini-flash-light-awesome-bli/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/5U10/HFD0Z9IP/FZM5U10HFD0Z9IP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/5U10/HFD0Z9IP/FZM5U10HFD0Z9IP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/5U10/HFD0Z9IP/FZM5U10HFD0Z9IP.SMALL.jpg MagicMarilia I embarked upon this project due to need, but it turned out well due to results. I hope you will enjoy it, as much as I did and get great power in your palm of your hand and best thing is you can recharge it. And keep the power for long long time. Below I've outlined everything you might need. Bel...
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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 11:12:14 PDT
Recylced Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Recylced-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/NWQM/HF23QPTP/FIINWQMHF23QPTP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/NWQM/HF23QPTP/FIINWQMHF23QPTP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/NWQM/HF23QPTP/FIINWQMHF23QPTP.SMALL.jpg brookens My daughter had a night light that  broke, so I cobbled this together. If there is enough interest in this I'll make a step by step.
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 18:25:50 PDT
Spring Time Flower Mood Lamp Featuring Color Changing LED Tea Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Spring-Time-Flower-Mood-Lamp-Featuring-Color-Chang/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/6OB6/HF23M995/FK06OB6HF23M995.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/6OB6/HF23M995/FK06OB6HF23M995.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/6OB6/HF23M995/FK06OB6HF23M995.SMALL.jpg Peoples-Exchange This is a very simple mood light to celebrate the beginning of Spring! They can be made for  ~$1.50ea and takes only a few minutes to assemble.  It has an 80hr battery life, 7 colors and 2x CR2032 batteries.  Bill of Materials:  1. Hot Glue Gun w/ Hot Glue 2. 3D Printed Lamp Body (Available for fr...
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 19:55:51 PDT
Art In Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Art-In-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/WUHF/HF2407ED/FBLWUHFHF2407ED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/WUHF/HF2407ED/FBLWUHFHF2407ED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/WUHF/HF2407ED/FBLWUHFHF2407ED.SMALL.jpg macydalydog These are photographs of my four foot by four foot, wood base and plastic cup instillation.  It is back lit with drilled holes and Christmas lights and took about three months to create.
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 18:09:06 PDT
Lamp from Scrap Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Lamp-from-Scrap-Wood/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/E1YP/HF23M5Q4/F1KE1YPHF23M5Q4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/E1YP/HF23M5Q4/F1KE1YPHF23M5Q4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/E1YP/HF23M5Q4/F1KE1YPHF23M5Q4.SMALL.jpg drbipper Intro: 1. I made a lamp out of scrap wood in my garage. The tools I used included a tape measure, pencil, mitre saw, air compressor, and trim nailer. The only materials were scrap wood, nails, and a $9 lamp kit from Walmart. 2. I got the idea after thinking for a while about productive ways to use ...
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Wed, 3 Apr 2013 10:12:43 PDT