Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - leds http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19:08:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 Craft a futuristic room light recycled out of an old hard disc drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-powerful-room-light-by-an-old-HDD/
Craft a futuristic room light recycled out of an old hard disc drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/WPW0/I0A559Q1/F50WPW0I0A559Q1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/WPW0/I0A559Q1/F50WPW0I0A559Q1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/WPW0/I0A559Q1/F50WPW0I0A559Q1.SMALL.jpg LyonCy So you build the Beamboarder from my other Instruction and you don't now what to do with the Hard Disc Drive case?! Or you just want a nice room light without the Beamboarder? Here a little instruction how to recycle an old HDD. Look at the Beamboarder construction how you can can open the case and ...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:17:58 PDT
Turn On An Led With A Joy Stick! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-On-An-Led-With-A-Joy-Stick/
Turn On An Led With A Joy Stick! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/1KXP/I09LTVDD/FP61KXPI09LTVDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/1KXP/I09LTVDD/FP61KXPI09LTVDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/1KXP/I09LTVDD/FP61KXPI09LTVDD.SMALL.jpg money bags Turning on an led is pretty cool with a joy stick.All you need is these simple things:Joy stick,1 or 2 LEDs,Breadboard,And jumper wires, Making! null Connect To Battery. Just connect to battery then your done!
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:14:05 PDT
LED Popsicle Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Popsicle-Flashlight/
LED Popsicle Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/7DOB/I0462PC7/FP87DOBI0462PC7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/7DOB/I0462PC7/FP87DOBI0462PC7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/7DOB/I0462PC7/FP87DOBI0462PC7.SMALL.jpg gitterbug23 Make your own flashlight using a few simple everyday items! This hands-on project is not only fun and easy to make but illustrates how a switch works, so it can be a great introductory project for teachers.Although, if using this project as a hands-on activity at an educational event or mini-maker ...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:35:26 PDT
Sugru LED torch keyring http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-LED-torch-keyring/
Sugru LED torch keyring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/38L7/I028ZBM9/FXI38L7I028ZBM9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/38L7/I028ZBM9/FXI38L7I028ZBM9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/38L7/I028ZBM9/FXI38L7I028ZBM9.SMALL.jpg tommy_uk This is a LED torch keyring made out of Sugru. It was done as part of a Sugru build night at our local Hack Space (makerspace.org.uk) where the idea was to 'make' things out of Sugru. I'm sure it works out cheaper just to go out and buy a torch keyring, but if you want something personalised or like...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:12:16 PDT
Flashing Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-Flowers/
Flashing Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/JBTB/I0464PJX/F6ZJBTBI0464PJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/JBTB/I0464PJX/F6ZJBTBI0464PJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/JBTB/I0464PJX/F6ZJBTBI0464PJX.SMALL.jpg smart5 I Made this little LED display for a friend, its based on the Tip31c! This is my first post hope you guys like it.
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 06:15:27 PDT
Ironman's Mark 3 Arc Reactor cheap and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Ironmans-Mark-3-Arc-Reactor-cheap-and-Easy/
Ironman's Mark 3 Arc Reactor cheap and Easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/U4GK/I028VK67/F0OU4GKI028VK67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/U4GK/I028VK67/F0OU4GKI028VK67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/U4GK/I028VK67/F0OU4GKI028VK67.SMALL.jpg syedhamzahasan Ironman is a Fictional Character from Marvel Comics. It was just known to the nerds uptill they made a movie about it. After that movie people started loving Ironman's Role alot. Now almost every (cool) human on earth knows about him and has seen Iron man 1,2,3 and Avengers.Anyways this is his Arc R...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 06:04:14 PDT
Flashing Heart Using LEDs and 555 Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-Heart-Using-LEDs-and-555-Timer/
Flashing Heart Using LEDs and 555 Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/B0RH/I028VI3U/F5FB0RHI028VI3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/B0RH/I028VI3U/F5FB0RHI028VI3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/B0RH/I028VI3U/F5FB0RHI028VI3U.SMALL.jpg syedhamzahasan Yes I made it for someone special. It is a basic heart made of red LEDs. It has a flashing side too made by using 555 timer IC Components I know some items may not be in the circuit but I assure you that both mine and this circuit works 100%Red Leds - 16 or more330ohm resistors - 1Wyro Board (sho...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 05:27:50 PDT
USB Night Light (LM385 light sensor) http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Night-Light-LM385-light-sensor/
USB Night Light (LM385 light sensor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/8IFJ/I00TH6KG/FRW8IFJI00TH6KG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/8IFJ/I00TH6KG/FRW8IFJI00TH6KG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/8IFJ/I00TH6KG/FRW8IFJI00TH6KG.SMALL.jpg bneo99 A few months ago, I've ask for a free samples of some TLC555 and LM385 chips from Texas Instruments. A few weeks after that, a friend of mine asked me to build a nightlight for her. I never really made the effort to build one until now, so here is my variant of a simple LM358 light sensor running of...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:04:18 PDT
LED Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bulb/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 13:07:38 PDT
Web Controlled Wifi LED Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-Wifi-LED-Tower/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 09:48:51 PDT
Build Night Boston at the Flagship Computer Clubhouse, Boston Museum of Science http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Night-Boston-at-the-Flagship-Computer-Clubho/
Build Night Boston at the Flagship Computer Clubhouse, Boston Museum of Science - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/DMKH/HZXYJU99/FDVDMKHHZXYJU99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/DMKH/HZXYJU99/FDVDMKHHZXYJU99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/DMKH/HZXYJU99/FDVDMKHHZXYJU99.SMALL.jpg jackiez "Having received the LED's from Instructables for our very own build night, we were amazed at how many there were in the box and at once began to come up with ideas that would put them to good use. Our space decided on a decorative sign that would embody who we are as a space and a program. Our main...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 08:38:31 PDT
Build Night Boston at the Flagship Computer Clubhouse, Boston Museum of Science [Part 2] http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Night-Boston-at-the-Flagship-Computer-Clubho-1/
Build Night Boston at the Flagship Computer Clubhouse, Boston Museum of Science [Part 2] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/UQJ8/HZXYJX9X/FQFUQJ8HZXYJX9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/UQJ8/HZXYJX9X/FQFUQJ8HZXYJX9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/UQJ8/HZXYJX9X/FQFUQJ8HZXYJX9X.SMALL.jpg jackiez "For the main event of Build Night Boston at the Flagship Computer Clubhouse, we had a great turnout. Many people showed up interested in creating something with the LED's that we were provided from Instructables. We completed our "FLAGSHIP" sign along with smaller projects like greeting cards. On o...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 08:36:52 PDT
Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs & soft-circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-DIY-Book-Covers-with-LEDs-soft-circuits/
Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs & soft-circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/UEYN/HZXYMRFO/F06UEYNHZXYMRFO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/UEYN/HZXYMRFO/F06UEYNHZXYMRFO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/UEYN/HZXYMRFO/F06UEYNHZXYMRFO.SMALL.jpg Snax_and_Macs Hi Everyone!Snax_and_macs just started school again and wanted to make our book covers light up with LEDs and soft-circuits. We started off with a favorite quote and used LEDs and soft-circuits to illustrate the quote. Reference this tutorial and sketch your favorite quote with circuits!What you n...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 14:18:53 PDT
LED Light Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Light-Cube/
LED Light Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/ZHD2/HZU0JTC3/F1WZHD2HZU0JTC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/ZHD2/HZU0JTC3/F1WZHD2HZU0JTC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/ZHD2/HZU0JTC3/F1WZHD2HZU0JTC3.SMALL.jpg gitterbug23 This simple paper LED light cube is easy to make and can be a great getting-to-know-you starter project for groups.I used this project as an icebreaker in a camp this past summer. Giving each participant a cube template and vellum squares, I asked them to decorate the cube so it would tell a story ...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 13:20:21 PDT
LED Pipe Cleaner Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pipe-Cleaner-Bracelet/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 10:54:56 PDT
RGB 8x8x8 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-8x8x8-LED-Cube-1/
RGB 8x8x8 LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/4KAW/HZPE32SE/FSK4KAWHZPE32SE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/4KAW/HZPE32SE/FSK4KAWHZPE32SE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/4KAW/HZPE32SE/FSK4KAWHZPE32SE.SMALL.jpg Onyx Ibex For those unfamiliar with LED cubes, they are simply a 3-dimensional array of LEDs that make for interesting displays. My project here is not the first RGB LED cube, nor is it the best, but I am documenting my process because while designing this cube I appreciated every resource on 8x8x8 RGB LED cu...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 03:28:45 PDT
Illuminated Lilys Flowers ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Lilys-Flowers-/
Illuminated Lilys Flowers ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/WCYG/HZPDZPRW/F13WCYGHZPDZPRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/WCYG/HZPDZPRW/F13WCYGHZPDZPRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/WCYG/HZPDZPRW/F13WCYGHZPDZPRW.SMALL.jpg Shoyun I wanted to offer a cute and modest diy present to my girl. I remembered about a nice website where you learn how to make cool Origami. I choose the "Lily" model, beautiful and perfect form for this project !What you need:- 3 leds (i used some fast rgb rainbow leds)- 3 straw- 3 "Lily" :)- Some wire...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 01:11:13 PDT
24 x 10 LED Matrix (Arduino based) http://www.instructables.com/id/24-x-10-LED-Matrix-Arduino-based/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 19:30:43 PDT
LED Pen Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pen-Torch/
LED Pen Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/YCJO/HZPDYNB4/FWPYCJOHZPDYNB4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/YCJO/HZPDYNB4/FWPYCJOHZPDYNB4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/YCJO/HZPDYNB4/FWPYCJOHZPDYNB4.SMALL.jpg abhirooprobotics In My City There Happens To Be A Frequent Power Cut And Also There Is Deficiency Of Street Lights !So One Day When I Was Roaming In The Streets In My Locality Which Barely Has Any Street Lights , I Saw Many Peoples Walking In The Streets While Holding A Torch In Their Hands To Guide Them In The Dark...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 11:56:07 PDT
Simple LED Cube 4x with Arduino/328p http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Cube-4x-with-Arduino328p/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 07:48:35 PDT
Simple seashell LED night light or mood lamp (w/LED driver circuit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-seashell-LED-night-light-or-mood-lamp-wLED-/
Simple seashell LED night light or mood lamp (w/LED driver circuit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/KRKO/HZOKZVBW/F8ZKRKOHZOKZVBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/KRKO/HZOKZVBW/F8ZKRKOHZOKZVBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/KRKO/HZOKZVBW/F8ZKRKOHZOKZVBW.SMALL.jpg dudes So this is a two-part instructable, the first being the LED driver circuit, (don't worry, it's very simple) the second part being the physical lamp. This is an extremely flexible design, just about any LED can be used, and just about any, low power, power source, including USB. Also, I decided to us...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:18:43 PDT
The Plant Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Life-Box-V10/
The Plant Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/6P3G/I09LSWTK/FEA6P3GI09LSWTK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/6P3G/I09LSWTK/FEA6P3GI09LSWTK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/6P3G/I09LSWTK/FEA6P3GI09LSWTK.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world,i am the plant box. I am currently in beta testing stage. I am stable but I need upgrades. I display and keep plants healthy... learn more..what is a plant box? plant box is a controlled environment for indoor horticulture. with the help of a microcontroller and sensors, the plant box ...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 19:26:34 PDT
LED Lego Light Saber http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lego-Light-Saber/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 13:26:39 PDT
DIY LED Book Reading Lamp and Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Book-Reading-Lamp-and-Torch/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 01:47:03 PDT
Yet Another Edge-Lit LED Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Edge-Lit-LED-Sign/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:42:19 PDT
Bluetooth controlled 4X4 led matrix using a SPLat EC1 PLC http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-controlled-4X4-led-matrix-using-a-SPLat-/
Bluetooth controlled 4X4 led matrix using a SPLat EC1 PLC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XPY8/HZI90L68/FOXXPY8HZI90L68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XPY8/HZI90L68/FOXXPY8HZI90L68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XPY8/HZI90L68/FOXXPY8HZI90L68.SMALL.jpg kf7oor Parts:soldering iron and solderdrill bitsdrillsmall piece of woodA computer running SPLat/PC, the free SPLat programming environment (IDE)solid strand wireFemale header wires1 EC1 SPLat PLCJY-MCU Bluetooth Wireless Serial Port Module for Arduino16 LEDs of your choice (I used recycled 5mm leds from v...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:45:31 PDT
Light up a LED with one AA-battery (in a solar lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-a-LED-with-one-AA-battery-in-a-solar-lamp/
Light up a LED with one AA-battery (in a solar lamp) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/IH5X/HZGTF7U9/FSZIH5XHZGTF7U9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/IH5X/HZGTF7U9/FSZIH5XHZGTF7U9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/IH5X/HZGTF7U9/FSZIH5XHZGTF7U9.SMALL.jpg Tom_Toffi In my lastest project i want to build a little solar lamp. So i went to my local electronics distributor and want to buy i little solar cell. The solar cell has an output of 2V and the battery an maximum output of 1.2V, which is quite to low to drive any standard white LED. Sure there is an easy way...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:03:48 PDT
Revolution (LED Chandelier) http://www.instructables.com/id/Revolution-LED-Chandelier/
Revolution (LED Chandelier) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/3O1W/HZFDX00W/FXM3O1WHZFDX00W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/3O1W/HZFDX00W/FXM3O1WHZFDX00W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/3O1W/HZFDX00W/FXM3O1WHZFDX00W.SMALL.jpg mackintoshlinessless I love lighting, what's more, lighting with mechanical aspects to it. Revolution is a chandelier that does this very thing. It consist of 3 Arduino controlled motors which turn arms, powering LED's in a circular path, creating a "radar" or scanner effect. This instructable will show you how I made i...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:48:45 PDT
HYDROELECTRIC POWER GENARATOR http://www.instructables.com/id/HYDROELECTRIC-POWER-GENARATOR/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:55:36 PDT
Easy LED Clip-on (LED Clippie) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LED-Clip-on/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:38:37 PDT
How to make a super-bright LED light panel (for video work etc) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-super-bright-LED-light-panel-for-vid/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:24:30 PDT
Turn a Flashlight Beam into a Far Reaching Spotlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Flashlight-into-a-Far-Reaching-Spotlight/
Turn a Flashlight Beam into a Far Reaching Spotlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight This project is quick and easy to put together, yet really impressive. Even more so in person than in the video. With this flashlight conversion I was lighting up trees as bright as day at 300 yards and further. By adjusting the flashlight's position on the block the light can be made to focus to ei...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:03:58 PDT
Bullet Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Bullet-Torch/
Bullet Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/PUTJ/HZCIWQHM/F79PUTJHZCIWQHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/PUTJ/HZCIWQHM/F79PUTJHZCIWQHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/PUTJ/HZCIWQHM/F79PUTJHZCIWQHM.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Turn a magnum 44 bullet into a mini torchI brought a bunch of used bullets from Etsy for a project that’s currently a work in progress. I had a heap left over and have been dreaming-up all types of projects to create.Turning a 44 magnum bullet into a torch was no easy feat. There isn’t much room in...
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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/
12v LED for into a car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/UZF5/HZB3HTI6/FBVUZF5HZB3HTI6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/UZF5/HZB3HTI6/FBVUZF5HZB3HTI6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/UZF5/HZB3HTI6/FBVUZF5HZB3HTI6.SMALL.jpg HiddePi I am dutch and some things are translated with Google Translate.An LED light is efficient, can last a long time, but if you buy an LED light with several LEDs that can not directly into the 12 volt socket of the car. If you follow the instructions of this instructable, you can make yourself some 12v...
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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 From ME OR Circlular Art Spinner From MAKE: Makezine http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-POV-Project/
Simple POV Project From ME OR Circlular Art Spinner From MAKE: Makezine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/WX98/HZ88P9X5/FUSWX98HZ88P9X5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/WX98/HZ88P9X5/FUSWX98HZ88P9X5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/WX98/HZ88P9X5/FUSWX98HZ88P9X5.SMALL.jpg ktrantham Using an Led, DC Motor ( salvaged from broken CD player and/or Dvd players, 2 Batteries and some Foam Double Sided tape! NOTE: For the Spindle I used a Clear Plastic Protect Cd, You can use whatever you have, Cardboard will even work. Schematic Parts Used are listed in the Video Schematic is ^ h...
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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 (Part 1: On a Breadboard) 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