Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - leds http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:45:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 Turn a Flashlight into a Far Reaching Spotlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Flashlight-into-a-Far-Reaching-Spotlight/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:03:58 PDT
Bullet Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Bullet-Torch/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:11:07 PDT
LED Pacman Ghosts http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pacman-Ghosts/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:25:05 PDT
Ornament: Repurposed Light Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Ornament-Repurposed-Light-Bulb/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:02:37 PDT
12v LED for into a car http://www.instructables.com/id/12v-LED-for-into-a-car/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:25:16 PDT
Shotgun Shell Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Shotgun-Shell-Torch/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:19:02 PDT
Demystifying 4 pin addressable RGB LEDS http://www.instructables.com/id/Demystifying-4-pin-addressable-RGB-LEDS/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:44:25 PDT
LedCube "design" http://www.instructables.com/id/LedCube-design/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:02:15 PDT
Under the bed nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-the-bed-nightlight/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:44:39 PDT
Simple POV Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-POV-Project/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:04:09 PDT
led flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/led-flashlight-4/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:55:42 PDT
Proximity-Sensing LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Sensing-LEDs/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:39:52 PDT
LED Robot Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Robot-Ornament/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:39:45 PDT
It's more than just a hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-more-than-just-a-hat/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:00:31 PDT
Teen LED Flashlight Workshop at the Library http://www.instructables.com/id/Teen-LED-Flashlight-Workshop-at-the-Library/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:29:47 PDT
LED Clothes Peg Tampering Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Clothes-Peg-Tampering-Detector/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:31:50 PDT
Rocket Kit - Beginner Solar Powered + LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Kit-Beginner-Solar-Powered-LED/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:20:13 PDT
Mini LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-LED-flashlight/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:34:49 PDT
IKEA Samtid mood-light upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Samtid-mood-light-upgrade/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 06:57:17 PDT
Calculating Resistor Values for LEDs in Series http://www.instructables.com/id/Calculating-Resistor-Values-for-LEDs-in-Series/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 05:54:57 PDT
How to make a LED creeper face http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-LED-creeper-face/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 06:48:43 PDT
Soul In A Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Soul-In-A-Jar/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:41:52 PDT
How to make a LED Frisbee to use at Night http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-LED-Frisbee-to-use-at-Night/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:37:04 PDT
Bicycle Blinker and Brake Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Blinker-and-Brake-Light/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 23:16:04 PDT
Lego Octopus LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Octopus-LED-Light/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:40:10 PDT
8X8X8 3D RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8X8X8-RGB-LED-Cube/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:38:19 PDT
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Rainbow-LED-Driver-An-Alternative-NOT-done-wit/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:48:27 PDT
DIY 10W LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-10W-LED-flashlight/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:30:17 PDT
3 LED circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/3-LED-circuit/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 00:02:13 PDT
Simple 1 LED Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-1-LED-Circuit/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 22:20:18 PDT
Flashing LED Railroad Lights made with 555 timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-LED-Railroad-Lights-made-with-555-timer/
Flashing LED Railroad Lights made with 555 timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/KKST/HYHGHT6N/F52KKSTHYHGHT6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/KKST/HYHGHT6N/F52KKSTHYHGHT6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/KKST/HYHGHT6N/F52KKSTHYHGHT6N.SMALL.jpg iburntmyhandwhilesoldering Hey there this is a small circuit i put together with a 555 timer, a few LEDS,some resistors and capacitors.Check it out, Build it and tell me if it works.Thanks! Get the parts!!1 A word of caution:This project is not for people with photosensitive epilepsy.Thank you.Parts Required:R1 and R4: 470...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 05:02:09 PDT
Kitchen lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-lighting/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 11:11:15 PDT
Music LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-LEDs/
Music LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/KYEE/HY9Y1GWC/FNEKYEEHY9Y1GWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/KYEE/HY9Y1GWC/FNEKYEEHY9Y1GWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/KYEE/HY9Y1GWC/FNEKYEEHY9Y1GWC.SMALL.jpg Vishal Bilagi LEDs glowing to the music signals sent from PC motherboard audio header. Things needed LED strips.TIP 31 transistor.12V power supply(this is optional, you can use the 12V rail off from the PCs power supply itself) for switching on/off when required.The AC'97 cable(You will need to unplug this fro...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:55:39 PDT
Tiny Color Mixer - a constant-current, 3W RGB LED with low-battery indicator and polymorph diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Color-Mixer-a-constant-current-3W-RGB-LED-wit/
Tiny Color Mixer - a constant-current, 3W RGB LED with low-battery indicator and polymorph diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/P3KE/HY4L4U82/FBDP3KEHY4L4U82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/P3KE/HY4L4U82/FBDP3KEHY4L4U82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/P3KE/HY4L4U82/FBDP3KEHY4L4U82.SMALL.jpg markmoran Controlling an RGB LED is a simple and common microcontroller project, often the next project done after blinking and fading an LED.To make this more interesting, I built it using an ATtiny13, one of the smallest and simplest AVRs, which required "high-voltage programming." I also used a 3W LED beca...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:52:49 PDT
Sound Responsive LED Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Responsive-LED-Frame/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:57:02 PDT
Using the chipKIT Basic I/O Shield with Analog RGB Strip LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-chipKIT-Basic-IO-Shield-with-Analog-RGB-/
Using the chipKIT Basic I/O Shield with Analog RGB Strip LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/RDEQ/HY4KXJPI/FKLRDEQHY4KXJPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/RDEQ/HY4KXJPI/FKLRDEQHY4KXJPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/RDEQ/HY4KXJPI/FKLRDEQHY4KXJPI.SMALL.jpg LariSan A few months ago I wrote a blog post about the chipKIT Basic I/O Shield and used Analog RBG Strips to demonstrate the the open drain FETs. This post is to give details on how to wire up the strip LEDs to the I/O Shield. You should already know how to program MPIDE before using this Instructable. ...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:19:32 PDT
LED multimedia projector http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-multimedia-projector/
LED multimedia projector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/92QZ/HY4KWIHW/F1C92QZHY4KWIHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/92QZ/HY4KWIHW/F1C92QZHY4KWIHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/92QZ/HY4KWIHW/F1C92QZHY4KWIHW.SMALL.jpg Ronny_the_king Last year I saw the instructable of newtonn2 about his DIY projector, this intrigued me to build my own projector. While I was searching for all the parts on his list, I had the luck to find a cheap second hand projector with a broken lamp in a town nearby.Since I already had bought the driver and l...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:34:58 PDT
LED Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Earrings/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:01:25 PDT
LED Nametag http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Nametag/
LED Nametag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/HJ3K/HY5Y2X5N/F4GHJ3KHY5Y2X5N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/HJ3K/HY5Y2X5N/F4GHJ3KHY5Y2X5N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/HJ3K/HY5Y2X5N/F4GHJ3KHY5Y2X5N.SMALL.jpg janth As a part of the Helle Koepfe-workshop for kids we designed some nametags, such that each kid could make their own led nametag at their short visit of the FabLab Aachen. Therefore ist shouldn't be too complicated, fast to build, not too expensive, and has to be awesome... at least that were the requ...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:53:06 PDT
LED Critter http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Critter/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:29:11 PDT
12 Volt A.C LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Volt-AC-LED-Lamp/
12 Volt A.C LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/1J1S/HY4KNR8B/F5F1J1SHY4KNR8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/1J1S/HY4KNR8B/F5F1J1SHY4KNR8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/1J1S/HY4KNR8B/F5F1J1SHY4KNR8B.SMALL.jpg Hemant Jain INTRODUCTIONLED's consumes very less power and also eco- friendly.They have great lifetime and also looks awesome.Go Green...!!!For the original source of inspiration ,check this link http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-LED-Night-Lamp/I have just designed it my own way and done some calculation abou...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:26:46 PDT
Bike wheel WS2811 LED effects with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-wheel-WS2811-LED-effects-with-Arduino/
Bike wheel WS2811 LED effects with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/E866/HY12O5U9/FXIE866HY12O5U9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/E866/HY12O5U9/FXIE866HY12O5U9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/E866/HY12O5U9/FXIE866HY12O5U9.SMALL.jpg balrog-k1n [TODO: insert a neat video or pictures from actual riding][Note the Arduino sketch works but is work in progress, see last step for link]Persistence of Vision (POV) effects let you display arbitrary images with just a few controllable pixels on a fast moving object by changing the pixels' colours fa...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:56:11 PDT
Building a Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Joule-Thief/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:11:36 PDT
ice light http://www.instructables.com/id/ice-light/
ice light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/1VPZ/HXVR3UPN/F8S1VPZHXVR3UPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/1VPZ/HXVR3UPN/F8S1VPZHXVR3UPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/1VPZ/HXVR3UPN/F8S1VPZHXVR3UPN.SMALL.jpg gruban it is simple project things we need 1.ice 2.led3.9v battery4.paper cup led connect LED with battery then make a hole on paper cup then place the LED final add some ice in paper cup to make the light
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:03:07 PDT
Light of the Lost Triangles http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-of-the-Lost-Triangles/
Light of the Lost Triangles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/T2YX/HXMUZ7VO/F1MT2YXHXMUZ7VO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/T2YX/HXMUZ7VO/F1MT2YXHXMUZ7VO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/T2YX/HXMUZ7VO/F1MT2YXHXMUZ7VO.SMALL.jpg AwabHassan Light of the Lost Triangles is a LED Wall Fixture with 4 different modes. Each successive mode features an increase in LED brightness and an increased rate of colour transition. The light looks great and is great for parties too. The cardboard concept can be modified and can be used at a large scale...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:13:05 PDT
LOVE-Shirt LED http://www.instructables.com/id/LOVE-Shirt-LED/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:13:44 PDT
LED Foam Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Foam-Bracelet/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:51:10 PDT
Jeff http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeff/
Jeff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/G5SZ/HNM4BYEW/FDNG5SZHNM4BYEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/G5SZ/HNM4BYEW/FDNG5SZHNM4BYEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/G5SZ/HNM4BYEW/FDNG5SZHNM4BYEW.SMALL.jpg WELL-MADE-ROBOTS .
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:35:31 PDT
TV backlight http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-backlight-1/
TV backlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/EJB4/HXHR80EK/FL6EJB4HXHR80EK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/EJB4/HXHR80EK/FL6EJB4HXHR80EK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/EJB4/HXHR80EK/FL6EJB4HXHR80EK.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino I had one of those led strips on my tv before and it wasn't quite as bright as i would have liked it to be so I decided to go with this style instead. Basically it's a round tin container with led's put in the round part going around the tin to give out light. I had pink led's lying around so I made...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:09:14 PDT
Bob Marley Flashing Colour Changing Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bob-Marley-Flashing-Colour-Changing-Bottle/
Bob Marley Flashing Colour Changing Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SMALL.jpg yashpatel10 Welcome to my first Instructables project! I got the idea after I finished the drink, which is really good :) , and I thought "Man, this bottle is too nice to just throw away". This project is extremely easy to do, and only takes about an hour. Any bottle can be used, but try to stay clear of transp...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 22:02:54 PDT