Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - leds - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Apr 2014 02:08:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 Interactive LED Beer Pong Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Beer-Pong-Table/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:30:41 PDT
LED Aqua Bead Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Aqua-Bead-Nightlight/
LED Aqua Bead Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/XUDW/HUBWO7HN/FC5XUDWHUBWO7HN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/XUDW/HUBWO7HN/FC5XUDWHUBWO7HN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/XUDW/HUBWO7HN/FC5XUDWHUBWO7HN.SMALL.jpg Kamisha King This is a quick tutorial on how to make a beginner LED Nightlight.  I originally made this for my little brother to help keep the monsters at bay. Materials Large Tube Small Tube LED Lights Wire (anything conductive) Pipe Cap (fits over large tube) Lilypad Arduino Aqua Beads (glass shards, water,...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:13:17 PDT
Periodic Table Glowing Radioactive Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-Table-Glowing-Radioactive-Eggs/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:17:00 PDT
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-70/
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SMALL.jpg Bumsfallera First of all, excuse my non-native English and my lack of professional electrical engineering skills. I see this as a hobby and have no claim to be perfect. However, if you have some ideas on how to improve the setting don’t hesitate to write a comment ;-) I haven’t seen any similar Instructabl...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:20:32 PDT
RGB LED Speaker Ring Install Wetsounds xs-65 xs-650 http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Speaker-Ring-Install/
RGB LED Speaker Ring Install Wetsounds xs-65 xs-650 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/TKHR/HTC69OT8/F1RTKHRHTC69OT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/TKHR/HTC69OT8/F1RTKHRHTC69OT8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/TKHR/HTC69OT8/F1RTKHRHTC69OT8.SMALL.jpg ns5 Thank you for purchasing SeaTough LEDs RGB LED Speaker rings with tweeter lights. Sea Tough LEDs is built on first hand experiences of boat owners who wanted a top of the line product that would offer easy installation and outstanding visual effects at a reasonable price while NOT sacrificing q...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 07:45:00 PDT
LED Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Scarf/
LED Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/BCXE/HT3DZJVD/FD5BCXEHT3DZJVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/BCXE/HT3DZJVD/FD5BCXEHT3DZJVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/BCXE/HT3DZJVD/FD5BCXEHT3DZJVD.SMALL.jpg Liana_B Wearable technology is an emerging fashion that takes both a mind for electronics and an eye for fashion. Luckily, it's becoming more and more maker-friendly with cheap batteries, power-efficient LEDs, and readily available embedded computers. This is an introduction on how put together these pa...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:19:17 PDT
DIY led video light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-led-video-light/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:01:56 PDT
Making an RGB LED Colour Slider using Bare Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-RGB-LED-Colour-Slider-using-Bare-Paint/
Making an RGB LED Colour Slider using Bare Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/6GIM/H8CVL1Z7/FG96GIMH8CVL1Z7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/6GIM/H8CVL1Z7/FG96GIMH8CVL1Z7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/6GIM/H8CVL1Z7/FG96GIMH8CVL1Z7.SMALL.gif BareConductive                       In this tutorial we will build a physical RGB (red, green, blue) LED (light emitting diode) colour mixer using Bare Conductive Paint. Each RGB LED has three internal light emitting diodes (LEDs) for each of the colours - red, green and blue. Further there is a lead to ...
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Mon, 22 Oct 2012 04:41:56 PDT
Build Your Own 3120 Lumen LED Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-3120-Lumen-LED-Grow-Light/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 00:09:39 PST
Building the TARDIS - (Pulsating LED Circuit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-TARDIS-Pulsating-LED-Circuit/
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:45:56 PST
Vase of ice and fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Vase-of-ice-and-fire/
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:29:41 PST
Make a Massive 4096 LED Display for Retro Pixel Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Massive-4096-LED-Display-for-Retro-Pixel-Ar/
Make a Massive 4096 LED Display for Retro Pixel Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/IG6G/HRPT26G7/F33IG6GHRPT26G7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/IG6G/HRPT26G7/F33IG6GHRPT26G7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/IG6G/HRPT26G7/F33IG6GHRPT26G7.SMALL.jpg alinke There are a couple ways you can go on this project, build everything from scratch or leverage a kit version. I'll cover both methods in this Instructable. Getting the Materials Materials 4 sets of 32x32 RGB LED Matrix panels (Dimensions 7.5" x 7.5") IOIO board or custom PIXEL IOIO bo...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 19:34:56 PST
Simple tilt switch LED project http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-tilt-switch-LED-project/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 03:41:42 PST
Positivity Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Positivity-Plant/
Positivity Plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/LUT3/HRCK4Z9D/FZHLUT3HRCK4Z9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/LUT3/HRCK4Z9D/FZHLUT3HRCK4Z9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/LUT3/HRCK4Z9D/FZHLUT3HRCK4Z9D.SMALL.jpg oachavez Positivity Plant, 2014 The Positivity Plant explores the relationship between humans and plants by using wind to light LED’s in order to send a positive message. Materials Materials needed: Plant, copper tape, battery, 2 LED's, 1 resistor, conductive wire, and a soldering iron (hot glue gun ...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 14:23:55 PST
2.5D Edge Lighting Pixel LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/25D-Edge-Lighting-Pixel-LED-Cube/
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 21:17:11 PST
tilt switch activated, glowing paper model, LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/tilt-switch-activated-glowing-paper-model-LED-ligh/
tilt switch activated, glowing paper model, LED light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/1T0H/HQMKWPV9/FPV1T0HHQMKWPV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/1T0H/HQMKWPV9/FPV1T0HHQMKWPV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/1T0H/HQMKWPV9/FPV1T0HHQMKWPV9.SMALL.jpg StijnID This instructable shows how to create paper models, that glow when you turn them around. The only thing you need is some simple electronics! For this project i used a paper template of a diamond, you can find them here: http://www.minieco.co.uk/paper-gems-new-templates/ Of course you can also creat...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 13:27:42 PST
Solar Powered 24 Hour Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-24-Hour-Greenhouse/
Solar Powered 24 Hour Greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/W25R/HQOJJEM2/FHVW25RHQOJJEM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/W25R/HQOJJEM2/FHVW25RHQOJJEM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/W25R/HQOJJEM2/FHVW25RHQOJJEM2.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman You're probably thinking to yourself "Hey, isn't EVERY greenhouse solar powered?"  To which you'd be correct.  The greenhouse I've created is in fact a DOUBLE solar powered greenhouse in that it uses sunlight both day and night to help plants grow. I live in Wisconsin, which is usually rather nice....
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 22:32:19 PST
Under Cabinet LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Cabinet-LED-Lights/
Under Cabinet LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/8SN5/HQ03BUG7/FBN8SN5HQ03BUG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/8SN5/HQ03BUG7/FBN8SN5HQ03BUG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/8SN5/HQ03BUG7/FBN8SN5HQ03BUG7.SMALL.jpg connorv I started with a large LED strip, custom cut it to the size, ran the power, installed a switch, and neatly hid wires. This project can easily be adapter to anywhere you need some lighting under something. (eg. kitchen cabinets, work spaces, shelving, display cases, etc.) It is also a good guide on h...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 20:39:52 PST
Champagne Cork Luke Skywalker http://www.instructables.com/id/Champagne-Cork-Luke-Skywalker/
Champagne Cork Luke Skywalker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/DEYN/HQCWG75T/FK4DEYNHQCWG75T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/DEYN/HQCWG75T/FK4DEYNHQCWG75T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/DEYN/HQCWG75T/FK4DEYNHQCWG75T.SMALL.jpg sjroth This is my third Corky with a lightsaber and my fourth Star Wars corky, Luke Skywalker, the protagonist of the original Star Wars trilogy. Supplies Champagne cork Heat shrink tubing Solder Soldering iron Lighter or heat gun UHU glue Scissors Craft knife Clamp ...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 09:36:20 PST
LED skateboard version 3! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-skateboard-version-3/
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 14:36:00 PST
Build the Ultimate Larson Scanner! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-Ultimate-Larson-Scanner/
Build the Ultimate Larson Scanner! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/NNB4/HQ4QH67J/FQPNNB4HQ4QH67J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/NNB4/HQ4QH67J/FQPNNB4HQ4QH67J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/NNB4/HQ4QH67J/FQPNNB4HQ4QH67J.SMALL.jpg DJJules I have watched the availability of high power (10W) LED's jump over the past year or so and... drop in price.  I came across some very inexpensive 10W white LED's from Deal Extreme that were in the $3 dollar range and put out 900lumens, which is more than a 60W incandescent bulb. I immediately thoug...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 22:58:47 PST
Full color LED cyber suit! (additional instructables for NES Powerglove control, Live Audio EQ,etc.. to follow!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-like-the-sun-with-this-sound-reactive-LED-cyb/
Full color LED cyber suit! (additional instructables for NES Powerglove control, Live Audio EQ,etc.. to follow!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/X1KQ/HQ45C7W8/FDTX1KQHQ45C7W8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/X1KQ/HQ45C7W8/FDTX1KQHQ45C7W8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/X1KQ/HQ45C7W8/FDTX1KQHQ45C7W8.SMALL.jpg jon0tron ** Credit to LVL1 Hackerspace for starting me down the path of LED obsession and providing connections to some people who have been amazing resources over the years  www.lvl1.org **  I just couldn't resist creating an instructable for a "Make it Glow" contest. And if your gonna make something glow,...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 11:32:01 PST
Glowing Nameplate http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Nameplate/
Glowing Nameplate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/WDCR/HPZMQ0DH/FWGWDCRHPZMQ0DH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/WDCR/HPZMQ0DH/FWGWDCRHPZMQ0DH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/WDCR/HPZMQ0DH/FWGWDCRHPZMQ0DH.SMALL.jpg Ehawk67 Christmas presents for the whole family. Unique wood base and personalized acrylic LED nameplates crafted using a Epilog laser etcher and cutter. Everyone loves them. I made it at TechShop. www.techshop.ws Set up image and run the laser I start by drawing the cut out line for the laser cutter i...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 09:38:28 PST
Wearable Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Flashlight/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 08:00:48 PST
A cute little LED jar (turn it on and off by turning it!) named draailampje http://www.instructables.com/id/A-cute-little-draailampje-light/
A cute little LED jar (turn it on and off by turning it!) named draailampje - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/6U6K/HNM4ADB8/F5C6U6KHNM4ADB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/6U6K/HNM4ADB8/F5C6U6KHNM4ADB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/6U6K/HNM4ADB8/F5C6U6KHNM4ADB8.SMALL.jpg David Bakker Turn it upside down and it switches off. Turn it right side up again and it switches on.  This is draailampje (Dutch, pronounce 'dry-lamp-yea', means something like turn-light), my 'invention' or better said, creation. You can make one for yourself in 10-30minutes, depending on your soldering skil...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 02:16:47 PST
Flashing LED ball with saline water http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-LED-ball-with-saline-water/
Flashing LED ball with saline water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/DJRO/HPZMRMDM/FBADJROHPZMRMDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/DJRO/HPZMRMDM/FBADJROHPZMRMDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/DJRO/HPZMRMDM/FBADJROHPZMRMDM.SMALL.jpg Noise Maker The LED Ball is a fun project based on the electrical property of saline water. First put the cathode of the LED into a cup with salty water, connect the anode to the positive pole of a battery and also connect a wire to the negative pole of the battery. If you put the loose end of the wire into ...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 14:51:37 PST
Give Your Bed Underglow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Give-Your-Bed-Underglow/
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 17:19:44 PST
LED Fiber Optic Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Fibre-Optic-Chandelier/
LED Fiber Optic Chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/0HAF/HPT696OJ/F8A0HAFHPT696OJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/0HAF/HPT696OJ/F8A0HAFHPT696OJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/0HAF/HPT696OJ/F8A0HAFHPT696OJ.SMALL.jpg mackintoshlinessless The chandelier was a fun project that I have always wanted to make so when the opportunity to make it came up, I incorporated it into my major project for my HSC of 2013 (final assessments of high school). I was so pleased with the results that I thought I would publish them for everyone to see. Som...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 22:51:58 PST
RGB LED Color Selector http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Color-Selector/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 11:42:40 PST
CNC Wooden Magnifier with Extreme Battery Life http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Wooden-Magnifier-with-Extreme-Battery-Life/
CNC Wooden Magnifier with Extreme Battery Life - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/OYFL/HP6CRJXO/FQ1OYFLHP6CRJXO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/OYFL/HP6CRJXO/FQ1OYFLHP6CRJXO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/OYFL/HP6CRJXO/FQ1OYFLHP6CRJXO.SMALL.jpg nnewlon I have a commercially-made magnifying glass with LED illumination, but it's not bright enough and it eats batteries.  So I made a new magnifying glass that fixes those problems. This is sort of a sequel to my Instructable: http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Bright-24-LED-Lighted-Magnifier/  That...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 10:02:02 PST
MX3 - Professional LED Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/MX3-Professional-LED-Panel-1/
MX3 - Professional LED Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/G0M4/HP8BY4E4/F4FG0M4HP8BY4E4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/G0M4/HP8BY4E4/F4FG0M4HP8BY4E4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/G0M4/HP8BY4E4/F4FG0M4HP8BY4E4.SMALL.jpg DaShroom Sorry for this vanishing, I had to unpublish it as other stuff wasn't live :-( Please vote for me in the contests :-D Thanks Remember this http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Much-Larger-Board-of-Many-Ping-Pong-Balls/ ? And this http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Board-of-Many-Ping-Pong-Balls/ ? ...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:17:41 PST
Easy LED Color Changing "Candle" http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LED-Color-Changing-Light/
Easy LED Color Changing "Candle" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MJZ5/HP71H2BW/FYLMJZ5HP71H2BW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MJZ5/HP71H2BW/FYLMJZ5HP71H2BW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MJZ5/HP71H2BW/FYLMJZ5HP71H2BW.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club This is a simple color changing light that is great for kids and adults. Looks beautiful in a dimly lit room, great for the holidays, and makes a pretty cool night light. Materials Glue Gun - We are using a low temperature glue gun. It hurts when the glue touches your skin but it does not burn y...
By: Cats Science Club

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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 08:41:26 PST
Ultra-bright Emergency Waterproof Torch DIY (Rechargeble) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-bright-Waterproof-Torch-DIY-Rechargeble/
Ultra-bright Emergency Waterproof Torch DIY (Rechargeble) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VUUS/HP7AO7AC/FNOVUUSHP7AO7AC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VUUS/HP7AO7AC/FNOVUUSHP7AO7AC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VUUS/HP7AO7AC/FNOVUUSHP7AO7AC.SMALL.jpg PrathameshJ This is an Ultra bright torch Which is maximum recycled. This can be used for camping,Halloween,pool lights,night light, camera flash light,blackouts etc. Gathering Materials 1] DC Socket (Recycled Parts) 2] BL-5C (Recycled Parts) 3] Switch (Recycled Parts) 4] 3W ultabright led (Recycled Parts...
By: PrathameshJ

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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 00:08:20 PST
Low Cost LED Grid http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-LED-Grid/
Low Cost LED Grid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/724K/HP0COEVV/FDC724KHP0COEVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/724K/HP0COEVV/FDC724KHP0COEVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/724K/HP0COEVV/FDC724KHP0COEVV.SMALL.jpg CarlS There are a number of great Instructables on LED grids out there.  This is a low cost version - not quite as polished, but easy to make. This project uses a couple of sheets of foam core, a fluorescent fixture cover from the local home store, a cut up strip of WS2812b LEDs, and an Arduino.  All fai...
By: CarlS

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:04:47 PST
Arduino RGB LED Christmas Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-RGB-LED-Christmas-Wreath/
Arduino RGB LED Christmas Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/FRK5/HOUG24LP/F16FRK5HOUG24LP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/FRK5/HOUG24LP/F16FRK5HOUG24LP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/FRK5/HOUG24LP/F16FRK5HOUG24LP.SMALL.jpg amplex This is my first instructable.  Have been a long time lurker and tinkerer.  This year I decided to make a RGB LED Christmas wreath with some cool led patterns.  I decided to use an Arduino Uno microcontroller that I had laying around.  When looking at controlling the RGB LEDs, I found that I ne...
By: amplex

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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 08:57:26 PST
Color changing display http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-changing-display/
Color changing display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/748S/HOHYGL29/FAS748SHOHYGL29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/748S/HOHYGL29/FAS748SHOHYGL29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/748S/HOHYGL29/FAS748SHOHYGL29.SMALL.jpg ray74 Custom made Multiple color display. Have you ever wanted a display that is a little larger then one you can buy? Have you ever wanted to make a display the way you wanted it? Me too! This is how I made a custom multiple color display that I use for temperature. Supplies and Tools Supplies: Sa...
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 19:43:43 PST
LED Resin Cube V3 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Resin-Cube-V3/
LED Resin Cube V3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/3EWH/HOHYF7YS/FFW3EWHHOHYF7YS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/3EWH/HOHYF7YS/FFW3EWHHOHYF7YS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/3EWH/HOHYF7YS/FFW3EWHHOHYF7YS.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Make a resin cube out of an LED light bulb and a few other bits and pieces. Each time I have make one of these I always think – this could be better.  The first 2 versions which can be found here and here, worked out ok but I have discovered that batteries don’t like to be enclosed and that their ...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 18:57:07 PST
Fast and Cheap Dalek http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-and-Cheap-Dalek/
Fast and Cheap Dalek - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LF1H/HNM4A97O/FRGLF1HHNM4A97O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LF1H/HNM4A97O/FRGLF1HHNM4A97O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LF1H/HNM4A97O/FRGLF1HHNM4A97O.SMALL.jpg fatbasta72 Build your own Dalek Dome be the star of your next Doctor Who watch party and exterminate your friends for less than $10 Supplies and Tools Necessary Supplies: 1 Dalek head sized bowl, about 12" in diameter.  $1 at  Dollar Tree 2 Outdoor LED solar lights                                         $...
By: fatbasta72

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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 13:43:46 PST
10W LED driver and dimmer http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-LED-driver-and-dimmer/
10W LED driver and dimmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/3PBJ/HO235KOV/F4F3PBJHO235KOV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/3PBJ/HO235KOV/F4F3PBJHO235KOV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/3PBJ/HO235KOV/F4F3PBJHO235KOV.SMALL.jpg wireb This project came about from my need for a light source for my Franken-ebay stereo microscope. I will have another instructable that will cover using this driver / dimmer card in a fiber optic setup. It is now available here: http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-LED-fiber-light-source/ Main design g...
By: wireb

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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 13:50:15 PST
Make a SUPER Joule Thief Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-SUPER-Joule-Thief-Light/
Make a SUPER Joule Thief Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/Q333/HNXRPKVI/F8KQ333HNXRPKVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/Q333/HNXRPKVI/F8KQ333HNXRPKVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/Q333/HNXRPKVI/F8KQ333HNXRPKVI.SMALL.jpg clevelandstorms A joule thief is a simple circuit that can take 1.5 volts and put out as much as 5 volts. It can light an LED super bright! But have you ever heard about getting 120 volts out of a AA battery? The Super Joule Thief can do just that! It is perfect for lighting lights during power outages or just for ...
By: clevelandstorms

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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:19:31 PST
High Power RGB LED Moodlamp which syncs with Philips Hue http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Power-RGB-LED-Moodlamp-which-syncs-with-Phili/
High Power RGB LED Moodlamp which syncs with Philips Hue - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DU4J/HNUEZAL2/F39DU4JHNUEZAL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DU4J/HNUEZAL2/F39DU4JHNUEZAL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DU4J/HNUEZAL2/F39DU4JHNUEZAL2.SMALL.jpg andstdout In this instructable the main focus lies on the software which I've created - not so much on the hardware side. You needn't to use a high- power led for this, you can use every RGB- LED you like. The "High Power RGB LED Moodlamp" is a high power rgb led lamp which can be controlled via http comma...
By: andstdout

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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 12:24:36 PST
LED Bike/Child Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-BikeChild-Trailer/
LED Bike/Child Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/TE3U/HNUEZ77M/FSPTE3UHNUEZ77M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/TE3U/HNUEZ77M/FSPTE3UHNUEZ77M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/TE3U/HNUEZ77M/FSPTE3UHNUEZ77M.SMALL.jpg plarge I had recently purchased a new child bicycle trailer for my little girl. As winter is coming and the sun is setting much earlier, I decided she needed an upgrade to keep us highly visible and thus much safer from inattentive drivers. Since there are limited options for night visibility, and they are...
By: plarge

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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 10:46:53 PST
Ultrabright LED Emergency Lamp (Rechargeable!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrabright-LED-Emergency-Lamp/
Ultrabright LED Emergency Lamp (Rechargeable!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/CNYF/HNRHW0WN/FF7CNYFHNRHW0WN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/CNYF/HNRHW0WN/FF7CNYFHNRHW0WN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/CNYF/HNRHW0WN/FF7CNYFHNRHW0WN.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Preparing for a calamity or planning to go camping in the vast wilderness? Make an ultrabright emergency light in less than 5 minutes! It glows 360° and is completely WATERPROOF!. In addition the jar's lid can be detached from the jar turning it into a compact flashlight! This is a simple project th...
By: ASCAS

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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 19:03:37 PST
Romantic LED Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Romantic-LED-Heart/
Romantic LED Heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/4ECX/HNM4AKS5/F3V4ECXHNM4AKS5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/4ECX/HNM4AKS5/F3V4ECXHNM4AKS5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/4ECX/HNM4AKS5/F3V4ECXHNM4AKS5.SMALL.jpg tuixte Hello Instructables! This is my entry for Make It Glow Contest. Who said that electronics can’t be romantic? We can use it to show a person our love, and it is exactly what we are going to do: a present, as simple to realize as wonderful to see, to give to the person we love. It could be a great gif...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 00:41:25 PST
Functional Lit Costume Goggles for Mr Freeze http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-Lit-Costume-Goggles-for-Mr-Freeze/
Functional Lit Costume Goggles for Mr Freeze - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/RHTR/HNM4I5GC/FCARHTRHNM4I5GC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/RHTR/HNM4I5GC/FCARHTRHNM4I5GC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/RHTR/HNM4I5GC/FCARHTRHNM4I5GC.SMALL.jpg orvis Egads!  LED Goggles you can see through (surprisingly well, too)!  They pulse subtly, making them so cold and dehumanizing. They were totally perfect for the character I was going after - Mr Freeze.  It was my first time really playing with LEDs and Arduinos, so it was a good learning curve hugely a...
By: orvis

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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 10:07:18 PST
Sky on the Wall (Mood Lighting-IR remote) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sky-on-the-Wall/
Sky on the Wall (Mood Lighting-IR remote) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/6PGB/HNID110G/FH56PGBHNID110G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/6PGB/HNID110G/FH56PGBHNID110G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/6PGB/HNID110G/FH56PGBHNID110G.SMALL.jpg faziefazie I love LED and stars, and after saw another instructables about star constellation and some mood lighting that was very inspired and I decided I wanted to take that idea and want to create some mood lighting with some skies component such as stars, and cloud, for the bonus there will be some effect ...
By: faziefazie

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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 04:44:52 PST
Cheap Alternative for EL Wire! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Alternative-for-EL-Wire/
Cheap Alternative for EL Wire! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/KU1R/HN82JXQV/FT6KU1RHN82JXQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/KU1R/HN82JXQV/FT6KU1RHN82JXQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/KU1R/HN82JXQV/FT6KU1RHN82JXQV.SMALL.jpg th3_jungle_inv3ntor Howdy there!  El wire is way cool, but the problem is I have never had any of it, or even seen it in real life.  I live in the jungle, and am an extreme cheap skate when it comes to buying things.  To order something and have it sent here would be expensive and take "forever" for a young inventor ex...
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:57:22 PDT
LED dice http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-dice-3/
LED dice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/VFIR/HMWW01XJ/F7FVFIRHMWW01XJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/VFIR/HMWW01XJ/F7FVFIRHMWW01XJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/VFIR/HMWW01XJ/F7FVFIRHMWW01XJ.SMALL.jpg DOT. Recently I was deleting some files from my computer and found some photos of my old project. It was made a few years ago. It's very simple and don't require much time, skills and materials. This dice helps me to relax and come up with ideas. I hope you will like it! P.S. You can give it as a little ...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 12:12:22 PDT
RGB LED moodlamp (sitting dog lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sitting-dog-lamp-RGB-mood-lamp/
RGB LED moodlamp (sitting dog lamp) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/F61U/HMMFAFL1/FWWF61UHMMFAFL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/F61U/HMMFAFL1/FWWF61UHMMFAFL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/F61U/HMMFAFL1/FWWF61UHMMFAFL1.SMALL.jpg DOT. "What gift my girlfriend would like to get for her birthday?". This was the main question for several weeks. But then I thought: hmm...what could be more cozy then warm lamp lihgt in late autumn evenings? That was just an idea but I still needed a design. After spending few hours on the internet I h...
By: DOT.

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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 16:33:02 PDT
The Cylon - Larson Scanner Kit - with Charlieplexing! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cylon-Larson-Scanner-Kit-with-Charlieplexing/
The Cylon - Larson Scanner Kit - with Charlieplexing! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/PX5P/HMMF79KN/FP7PX5PHMMF79KN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/PX5P/HMMF79KN/FP7PX5PHMMF79KN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/PX5P/HMMF79KN/FP7PX5PHMMF79KN.SMALL.jpg phenoptix This instructable covers building the kit that is the result of several builds, and many iterations. If you want to learn more about previous attempts and or the design process comment below and I'll dig out the older (and much much smaller) versions and also go through the design and manufacture pr...
By: phenoptix

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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 12:26:37 PDT