Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - leds - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:12:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Light It Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:06:15 PDT
Fiber Optic LED Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-LED-Chandelier/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:04:29 PDT
LEDs for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/LEDs-for-Beginners/
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Wed, 27 Dec 2006 20:12:48 PST
Add LED Daytime Running Lights on Scion XB http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-LED-Daytime-Running-Lights-on-Scion-XB/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 17:27:22 PDT
Simon Says with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Simon-Says-with-LEDs/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:53:50 PDT
Rainbow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Light/
Rainbow Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/VXHN/IDFSMR47/F3AVXHNIDFSMR47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/VXHN/IDFSMR47/F3AVXHNIDFSMR47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/VXHN/IDFSMR47/F3AVXHNIDFSMR47.SMALL.jpg sbmull This set-by-set guide will show you how to construct the Rainbow Light kit available at applemountain.etsy.com First the brain.... First, place the microcontroller on the printed circuit board. The microcontroller will go on the rectangle outline in the middle of the board. As you can see in th...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:16:02 PDT
UV LED Exposure Light for Screen Emulsion http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-LED-Curing-Light/
UV LED Exposure Light for Screen Emulsion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/9FY1/IDR7RYM2/FHR9FY1IDR7RYM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/9FY1/IDR7RYM2/FHR9FY1IDR7RYM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/9FY1/IDR7RYM2/FHR9FY1IDR7RYM2.SMALL.jpg ledsalltheway My friend, a few weeks ago, contacted me about helping him make an Ultra Violet light for his printing applications. He was looking for a high-power (approximately 100-watt) UV (410nm) LED light that he said would help to speed up and improve the curing of his print jobs. Of course he text message...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:44:39 PDT
Bright bike flashlight hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-bike-flashlight-hack/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 18:12:59 PDT
100w LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/100w-LED-Flashlight-1/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 14:29:18 PDT
1w portable led light http://www.instructables.com/id/1w-portable-led-light/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 13:21:41 PDT
Using LED's and Laser diodes http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-LEDs-and-Laser-diodes/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 06:08:23 PDT
Easy LED Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LED-Tie/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 08:30:33 PDT
Build an USB LED light from an old webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-USB-led-light-from-an-old-webcam/
Build an USB LED light from an old webcam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/RLZB/ID4CQWRW/F4RRLZBID4CQWRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/RLZB/ID4CQWRW/F4RRLZBID4CQWRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/RLZB/ID4CQWRW/F4RRLZBID4CQWRW.SMALL.jpg DuartmaN If you have an old damaged webcam, you can use it to make an USB LED light. Components and tools Tools: Soldering iron Driller 5mm Drill Multimeter Hot glue gun Adhesive tape Miscellaneous toolsComponents Old webcam 1 - 5mm LED high bright (white or other colour) 1 - Resisto...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 13:50:41 PDT
LED Projector Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Projector-Box/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 12:29:17 PDT
LED Matrix Dessert Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Matrix-Dessert-Tray/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 13:27:23 PDT
Infinite RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinite-RGB-LED-Cube/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:56:12 PDT
WIFI controlled LED Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-controlled-LED-Hat/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:43:01 PDT
Sparkle Motion: An LED world map driven by global Twitter traffic data http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkle-Motion-An-LED-world-map-driven-by-global-T/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:59:33 PDT
DIY Photography LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Photography-LED-Lights/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:59:12 PDT
5 Min USB LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Min-USB-LED-Light/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:15:47 PDT
Infinity Mirror Clock with Patterns, Date and Chime http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Clock-with-Patterns-Date-and-Chime/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 07:41:22 PDT
LED Fox pendant, Solar Powered kit http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Fox-pendant-Solar-Powered-kit/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 19:14:11 PDT
Básico Wearables: Brazaletecon Adafruit NeoPixesl y Flora http://www.instructables.com/id/Básico-Wearables-Brazaletecon-Adafruit-NeoPixesl-y/
Básico Wearables: Brazaletecon Adafruit NeoPixesl y Flora - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/R9W6/IC5C5R7V/FDNR9W6IC5C5R7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/R9W6/IC5C5R7V/FDNR9W6IC5C5R7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/R9W6/IC5C5R7V/FDNR9W6IC5C5R7V.SMALL.jpg gmendez3 Este brazelete wearable lo puedes hacer si quieres llevar algo tecnológico contigo. Lo que necesitamos es: Hilo conductor Aguja Velcro Multímetro Batería de litio y su cargador de ser necesario Neopixels http://www.adafruit.com/products/1260Adafruit Flora http://www.adafruit.com/products/659 Reco...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:54:28 PDT
Minion Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Minion-Light/
Minion Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/7DJL/IC8X3TYW/FB07DJLIC8X3TYW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/7DJL/IC8X3TYW/FB07DJLIC8X3TYW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/7DJL/IC8X3TYW/FB07DJLIC8X3TYW.SMALL.jpg jim_2000 Just in time for the Minion Movie, your very own Minion light Instructable! Gather the Parts The Minion Light is based off of the FrogLeggs Tumbler flashlight that is sold at Lowes and other fine retailers. I really like this light as it has a nice glow and really shines brightly. FrogLeggs did...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:46:17 PDT
A Guide for buying LED's on E Bay http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Guide-for-buying-LEDs-on-E-Bay/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 00:01:02 PDT
An Awesome LED PVC Pipe Light http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Awesome-LED-PVC-Pipe-Light/
An Awesome LED PVC Pipe Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/LQRL/IBYX0MS4/FEYLQRLIBYX0MS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/LQRL/IBYX0MS4/FEYLQRLIBYX0MS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/LQRL/IBYX0MS4/FEYLQRLIBYX0MS4.SMALL.jpg Vyger It is a simple idea. An Awesome idea actually. Take a piece of PVC pipe and turn it into an LED light. Since the LED's run on only 12 volts and are already waterproof it would make a great all purpose light. It would be waterproof and since it uses low voltage even if its damaged it would not be a t...
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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 21:09:44 PDT
NEW DAD TAKES A STAR CEILING TO A NEW LEVEL! http://www.instructables.com/id/NEW-DAD-TAKES-A-STAR-CEILING-TO-A-NEW-LEVEL/
NEW DAD TAKES A STAR CEILING TO A NEW LEVEL! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/V0MV/IBRRWGVO/FFJV0MVIBRRWGVO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/V0MV/IBRRWGVO/FFJV0MVIBRRWGVO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/V0MV/IBRRWGVO/FFJV0MVIBRRWGVO.SMALL.jpg MikeM61 I was inspired to build a star ceiling after seeing many people post DIY articles online. I knew it would be a fun treat for my newborn son, but I wanted to kick it up a notch.I have listed these instructions in a Youtube video as well!I wanted to find a way to make the ceiling fun and artistic for ...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 19:46:37 PDT
Enzo the Bedside Lamp Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Enzo-the-Bedside-Lamp-Bot/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 02:04:53 PDT
LED Illuminated Safety Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Illuminated-Safety-Glasses/
LED Illuminated Safety Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/HGZB/IB4A8JX7/FJBHGZBIB4A8JX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/HGZB/IB4A8JX7/FJBHGZBIB4A8JX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/HGZB/IB4A8JX7/FJBHGZBIB4A8JX7.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Have you ever been in a situation where you just have to wear safety glasses but find it difficult to see clearly due to unclear lens or lack of lighting. Well i have been in such situations and i wanted a fix. So i came up with this simple yet innovative idea of the LED Illuminated Safety GogglesIt...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 00:19:43 PDT
Under bed LED lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-bed-LED-lights/
Under bed LED lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/FK3W/IB8I75B5/FVKFK3WIB8I75B5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/FK3W/IB8I75B5/FVKFK3WIB8I75B5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/FK3W/IB8I75B5/FVKFK3WIB8I75B5.SMALL.jpg ATP24 This is my first instructable so I thought I would make it an easy one.There are a number of other instruables that are very similar to this one, which is where I got my idea from.. Equipment needed So before you start its always best to make sure you have everything you need. For this project y...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:51:15 PDT
Replacing Old Flashlight Bulb With LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-Old-Flashlight-Bulb-With-LED/
Replacing Old Flashlight Bulb With LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/UCNB/IATHPPTR/FNTUCNBIATHPPTR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/UCNB/IATHPPTR/FNTUCNBIATHPPTR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/UCNB/IATHPPTR/FNTUCNBIATHPPTR.SMALL.jpg chienline It was my boy finding this classic flashlight and asking me to make it works. Replacing the batteries with new ones didn't make it work. Then I took it apart, saw that the bulb's flashing wire had broken. Searching all around (my house) I couldn't find a replacement bulb. Seeing two AA batteries (3V...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 02:10:14 PDT
Light your scarf up with LED fairy wire! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-your-scarf-up-with-LED-fairy-wire/
Light your scarf up with LED fairy wire! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/C0Y1/I1EU8BX0/F36C0Y1I1EU8BX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/C0Y1/I1EU8BX0/F36C0Y1I1EU8BX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/C0Y1/I1EU8BX0/F36C0Y1I1EU8BX0.SMALL.jpg blinkblink Hi Everyone!This tutorial will walk you through knitting a scarf, embedding LED fairy wire into the scarf, and creating an on and off switch to make the scarf glow! Materials Needed:-1 ball of yarn-knitting needles-yarn needle-scissors-solder-22 ohm resistor -coin cell battery holder-3v coin cell ba...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:29:27 PDT
Color Invaders http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Invaders/
Color Invaders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/S0YM/IAR36P8G/FJLS0YMIAR36P8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/S0YM/IAR36P8G/FJLS0YMIAR36P8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/S0YM/IAR36P8G/FJLS0YMIAR36P8G.SMALL.jpg JColvin91 Hello!This is a fun little project that I was recently inspired to try out by Hamster's own Colour Invaders project. As the name suggests, it is similar in design to the classic Space Invaders game or (more similarly) the Casio's Number Invaders on the calculator. The idea behind the game is that di...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:54:37 PDT
LED Plexiglass Art http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Plexiglass-Art/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 13:22:21 PDT
How to make Simple LED USB light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Simple-LED-USB-light/
How to make Simple LED USB light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/WEPF/IADH2F3B/F16WEPFIADH2F3B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/WEPF/IADH2F3B/F16WEPFIADH2F3B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/WEPF/IADH2F3B/F16WEPFIADH2F3B.SMALL.jpg GustasMax Hi guys today i gonna show how to make simple ,but useless USB light! Make sure you have everything! Solder like showed in picture. Take your tape , and isolate wires. Just insert into a tube. Light it up !! If you liked press heart ! Also if you have questions write in comments !...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 02:20:53 PDT
Toe Saver Night Light (Auto Under Bed Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Toe-Saver-Night-Light-Auto-Under-Bed-Light/
Toe Saver Night Light (Auto Under Bed Light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/I327/IACEC197/F4HI327IACEC197.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/I327/IACEC197/F4HI327IACEC197.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/I327/IACEC197/F4HI327IACEC197.SMALL.jpg capedbandit Last year when my wife was prego I came across an ad for a motion activated under crib lighting system. When you approach the crib, the light goes on and you avoid disturbing your sleeping bundle of joy when you kick that stupid race car that makes revving noises when you touch it. I looked at the p...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 21:00:36 PDT
Instamorph LED Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Instamorph-LED-Mood-Light/
Instamorph LED Mood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/GGNU/IABON5TS/FPRGGNUIABON5TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/GGNU/IABON5TS/FPRGGNUIABON5TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/GGNU/IABON5TS/FPRGGNUIABON5TS.SMALL.jpg UBuilder This Instructable came along quite by accident - a happy accident. My buddies at the Makerspace were working hard on their more useful and practical applications while I was working on an unrelated project using LED's. Unable to ignore the powerful flow of creative ideas surrounding me, I felt I had...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 15:31:13 PDT
Magic Instamorph Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Instamorph-Mushrooms/
Magic Instamorph Mushrooms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/K6VF/IAAG5P33/F94K6VFIAAG5P33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/K6VF/IAAG5P33/F94K6VFIAAG5P33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/K6VF/IAAG5P33/F94K6VFIAAG5P33.SMALL.jpg ceejwells Instamorph is a plastic product that you heat with boiling water and form into whatever you want. This was an experiment to see what kind of magic I could bring out of this product. What is more magic than mushrooms? Instamorphing I used a ceramic bowl and poured in the package of Instamorph. It ...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 11:38:11 PDT
Controlling An LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-An-LED-Matrix/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 11:02:59 PDT
Neopixel Xbox Red Ring of Death Flying Disc http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Xbox-Red-Ring-of-Death-Flying-Disc/
Neopixel Xbox Red Ring of Death Flying Disc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/W2QP/IA81NCVU/FAVW2QPIA81NCVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/W2QP/IA81NCVU/FAVW2QPIA81NCVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/W2QP/IA81NCVU/FAVW2QPIA81NCVU.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad As an indication of general failure, Xbox gaming machines have the Red Ring of Death as shown by the red lights on the front panel. For Windows pc users, there is the BSOD, Blue Screen of Death. For Mac users, there is the...wait, you bas.....Use a small Adafruit Trinket Attiny85 based microcontroll...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 07:57:27 PDT
The Dancing LED http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Dancing-LED/
The Dancing LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/VE8P/IA594ZN1/FC6VE8PIA594ZN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/VE8P/IA594ZN1/FC6VE8PIA594ZN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/VE8P/IA594ZN1/FC6VE8PIA594ZN1.SMALL.jpg ghowzu Hello everyone,Not so long ago (for the first time) I had a great time in Alun-alun Kidul Yogyakarta, Indonesia. There I saw many things that beautifully glow. From Tron-like small pedicab with bunch of LEDs strip on it, wearable glowing t-shirt, giant LED screen, and the likes. But none of them rea...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 07:25:28 PDT
Free-form Soldering LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-form-Soldering-LED-Tree/
Free-form Soldering LED Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/BSK6/IA6M94NP/FX4BSK6IA6M94NP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/BSK6/IA6M94NP/FX4BSK6IA6M94NP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/BSK6/IA6M94NP/FX4BSK6IA6M94NP.SMALL.jpg CarlS This is a fun free-form soldering project for the holidays. It uses two flip-flop circuits to light up 16 LEDs, and you can arrange them any way you would like. This Instructable will show a (sort of) tree shape.Free-form soldering does not use a circuit board. The components are soldered directl...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 11:53:44 PDT
LED-matrix on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-matrix-on-a-budget/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:50:24 PDT
LED Graduation Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Graduation-Hat/
LED Graduation Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/2DOB/I9YBYOJ3/FSV2DOBI9YBYOJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/2DOB/I9YBYOJ3/FSV2DOBI9YBYOJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/2DOB/I9YBYOJ3/FSV2DOBI9YBYOJ3.SMALL.jpg kaitlyn1franz For all of those graduates or almost graduates who have either had or will have graduation soon, Congratulations!My roommate just graduated from the Washington State University College of Apparel Merchandising Design and Textiles, with a degree in fashion merchandising. As most families of graduates...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:29:20 PDT
Soldering LED Strips to Make Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-LED-Strips-to-Make-Shapes/
Soldering LED Strips to Make Shapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/6WEJ/I9YBYWR6/F0I6WEJI9YBYWR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/6WEJ/I9YBYWR6/F0I6WEJI9YBYWR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/6WEJ/I9YBYWR6/F0I6WEJI9YBYWR6.SMALL.jpg kaitlyn1franz I wrote this instructable as a supplement to my instructions on making an LED Graduation Hat. I had never soldered LED strips before and it occured to me that more people who want to make the hat may have minimal or no soldering experience. Before I get started I have to say, I am by no means an exp...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:30:23 PDT
USB lights for keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-lights-for-keyboard/
USB lights for keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SMALL.jpg khader sk This is a simple method of making a usb powered led lights to illuminate the laptop or PC keyboard while working in the dark. USB male pin you can get a male USB pin from an old usb cable or dead pendrives. you can even buy a new usb male pin for very cheap price at electronic store. Attach wi...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 02:30:20 PDT
Illuminated Rocker Switch Voltage Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Rocker-Switch-Voltage-Conversion/
Illuminated Rocker Switch Voltage Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/CTE7/I9YR7NZ8/F2KCTE7I9YR7NZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/CTE7/I9YR7NZ8/F2KCTE7I9YR7NZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/CTE7/I9YR7NZ8/F2KCTE7I9YR7NZ8.SMALL.jpg Onyx Ibex I am working on building a electric drift trike and wanted a switch for the electronics. Unfortunately, most DC switches around 48V tend to be either costly or not at all what I wanted (meaning did not include an internal light). I had this illuminated blue rocker switch sitting around but it was de...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 16:52:34 PDT
Sonic Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Fish/
Sonic Fish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/3VQ1/I9UDE19I/FG23VQ1I9UDE19I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/3VQ1/I9UDE19I/FG23VQ1I9UDE19I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/3VQ1/I9UDE19I/FG23VQ1I9UDE19I.SMALL.jpg RoboPandaPDX I wanted to create a mood light or night light that would have a different kind of user interface, one that would be fun to use. I looked at several sensors in my vault of bought, but not used yet purchases. I decided I hadn’t done to much with the ultrasonic sensor. Waiving your hand and having som...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 19:22:22 PDT
SmartMatrix - Dynamic LED Art Display http://www.instructables.com/id/SmartMatrix-Dynamic-LED-Art-Display/
SmartMatrix - Dynamic LED Art Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/FSAZ/I9Q9HZV1/F5MFSAZI9Q9HZV1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/FSAZ/I9Q9HZV1/F5MFSAZI9Q9HZV1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/FSAZ/I9Q9HZV1/F5MFSAZI9Q9HZV1.SMALL.jpg Pixelmatix Hi, I'm Louis, and I designed the hardware on the open source SmartMatrix product. This instructable shows how I built the first prototype for SmartMatrix that has all the functionality of the product, but can be made from easily available parts. The product has all the electronics integrated into...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 09:19:46 PDT
LED Polarity Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Polarity-Checker/
LED Polarity Checker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/RG9Y/I9OSQTCP/FPARG9YI9OSQTCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/RG9Y/I9OSQTCP/FPARG9YI9OSQTCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/RG9Y/I9OSQTCP/FPARG9YI9OSQTCP.SMALL.jpg rblades Did you ever want to check which lead of an LED is the anode and which is the cathode or just see how bright it is when on and end up frying your LED in the process? This constant current source LED build allows you to test your LED without needing to choose a current limiting resistor and also pro...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:27:12 PDT