Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - leds http://www.instructables.com Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:01:00 PST BLOX v1.01 Glow-a-Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-a-Pot/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:37:28 PST
Musical Neopixels (WS2812B) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Neopixels-WS2812B/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:21:54 PST
How to Draw Sweet 3D Graphics for LED cubes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Sweet-3D-Graphics-for-LED-cubes/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:04:06 PST
Homemade LED solar lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-LED-solar-lamp/
Homemade LED solar lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/MFB3/I2VRA5CX/F2AMFB3I2VRA5CX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/MFB3/I2VRA5CX/F2AMFB3I2VRA5CX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/MFB3/I2VRA5CX/F2AMFB3I2VRA5CX.SMALL.jpg tm182 It's a LED lamp that use the sunlight to turn on, turn off and recharge a power supply (rechargable batteries Ni-Mh)Here is a little video on instagram with an 8LED Lamphttp://instagram.com/p/vRW9tCQbwW/?modal=trueAlso we're going to explain how to make your PCB circuits for this lamp.If you have an...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:33:32 PST
Making of the L3D Cube: Idea to Product in 4 Months http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-of-the-L3D-Cube-Idea-to-Product-in-Four-Mon/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:23:41 PST
Fluorescent Tonic Water Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Fluorescent-Tonic-Water-Lamp/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:17:15 PST
Led Ball Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Ball-Light/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:43:17 PST
Large Scrolling LED display http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Scrolling-LED-display/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:31:27 PST
The skateboard light. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-skateboard-light/
The skateboard light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/SD38/I2S6PQT2/FJMSD38I2S6PQT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/SD38/I2S6PQT2/FJMSD38I2S6PQT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/SD38/I2S6PQT2/FJMSD38I2S6PQT2.SMALL.jpg dkrisztián Will not last long to build this.at 30 min.Almost no cost. Good work!! Required the following things -insulating tape-3 led-screwdriver-1 wood panel-9V rechargable/normal battery-9V jack-8pcs. screw-4 fixer-a pencil Draw locations Draw the hols location and LED'S. Palace on the board the woo...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:16:39 PST
Edge lit name tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-lit-name-tags/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:44:44 PST
Make A Glowing L.E.D Triforce! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Glowing-LED-Triforce/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:18:00 PST
Kid's Maker project: Light bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Maker-project-Light-bulb/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:05:59 PST
Easy IronMan Arc Reactor Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-IronMan-Arc-Reactor-Necklace/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:18:54 PST
Home Made Led Light Night Lamp Less than 5$ USD http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Led-Light-Night-Lamp-Less-than-5-USD/
Home Made Led Light Night Lamp Less than 5$ USD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/G4VA/I2QU8X6J/FWWG4VAI2QU8X6J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/G4VA/I2QU8X6J/FWWG4VAI2QU8X6J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/G4VA/I2QU8X6J/FWWG4VAI2QU8X6J.SMALL.jpg webagencys Hi Please Check My YouTube Video for Clear Steps To How To Make Led Light Night Lamp Less than 5$ USDMy English Writing Was Not Too Good So i Created Video For it
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:00:28 PST
l.e.d super nintendo mod http://www.instructables.com/id/led-super-nintendo-mod/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:33:41 PST
220v led driver circuit without using a tranformer http://www.instructables.com/id/220v-led-driver-circuit-without-using-a-tranformer/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:21:14 PST
A Charlieplexed Elf Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Charlieplexed-Elf-Hat/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:17:10 PST
DIY Super Bright LED Laptop Keyboard Light (1W high Power) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Bright-LED-Laptop-Keyboard-Light-1W-high/
DIY Super Bright LED Laptop Keyboard Light (1W high Power) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/POQ8/I2KSIWMO/FECPOQ8I2KSIWMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/POQ8/I2KSIWMO/FECPOQ8I2KSIWMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/POQ8/I2KSIWMO/FECPOQ8I2KSIWMO.SMALL.jpg bhvm Eyes are Precious,Today we will Be Modifying a Cheap keyboard Light into the Ultimate,Brightest, High power Light to Protect them. As Some of you may Know, I have already Modified an Ebay/ Chinese Laptop Keyboard light with 7.62mm Superflux LEDs sometime Back. The guide for the same is here-http://w...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:20:50 PST
Pie Tin Christmas Tree with GE Color Effects LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Pie-Tin-Christmas-Tree-with-GE-Color-Effects-LED-L/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 21:27:54 PST
Solar Polymorph Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Polymorph-Mushrooms/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 16:23:55 PST
Small color change Christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-color-changing-Christmas-tree/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:29:08 PST
LED project for RC dirtbike http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-project-for-RC-dirtbike/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 04:06:35 PST
Lights for Notebook http://www.instructables.com/id/Lights-for-Notebook/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:02:17 PST
Electronic Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Dice-2/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:09:43 PST
How to produce LED tube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-produce-LED-tube/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 19:15:29 PST
DIY LED Stick Figure Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Stick-Figure-Costume/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 21:04:24 PST
DIY 555 Timer Blinky Toy! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-555-Timer-Blinky-Toy/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:17:20 PST
Yet Another Joule Thief Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Joule-Thief-Tutorial/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:13:26 PST
Motion sensitive glowing eyes that light up randomly and wink out slowly http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-sensitive-glowing-eyes-that-light-up-random/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 11:44:09 PST
Matchbox Monsters http://www.instructables.com/id/Matchbox-Monsters/
Matchbox Monsters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/QWJJ/I28OI5IN/FKIQWJJI28OI5IN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/QWJJ/I28OI5IN/FKIQWJJI28OI5IN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/QWJJ/I28OI5IN/FKIQWJJI28OI5IN.SMALL.jpg xGrape Imagine that inside every matchbox lives a tiny monster, each with its own distinct personality. Imagine an entire world built around these tiny monsters. That was the original premise of Matchbox Monsters, an instructible over 2 months in the making, making it the longest project of mine so far. Mo...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 13:41:36 PST
LOTR Pinball Glass Topper http://www.instructables.com/id/LOTR-Pinball-Glass/
LOTR Pinball Glass Topper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/Z94E/I28W8PLF/FOHZ94EI28W8PLF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/Z94E/I28W8PLF/FOHZ94EI28W8PLF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/Z94E/I28W8PLF/FOHZ94EI28W8PLF.SMALL.jpg zuzzy99 If you have a Lord of the Rings pinball machine or just love Lord of the Rings, this is the project for you! Materials Glass Paint Thin Cardboard Paper X acto knife Tape Air brush Copy of LOTR Silhouettes LEDs Wood Create a Stencil To create a stencil of the picture, place it on top o...
By: zuzzy99

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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 10:00:35 PST
1watt leds light with cooling fan using mobile charger http://www.instructables.com/id/1watt-leds-light-with-cooling-fan-using-mobile-cha/
1watt leds light with cooling fan using mobile charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/QIOO/I28W98JP/FDHQIOOI28W98JP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/QIOO/I28W98JP/FDHQIOOI28W98JP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/QIOO/I28W98JP/FDHQIOOI28W98JP.SMALL.jpg ykgarg007 In this project i just made a bunch of 10 led of 1watt and join them to make a perfect light and the most great thing is that it works on normal charger... My work in these videosPart1 :Part2 : Required I will give step by step detail and suggest the problems which i face during making this light...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 08:15:29 PST
How To Make DIY Grow Lights With LED Strip Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-DIY-Grow-Lights-With-LED-Strip-Lights/
How To Make DIY Grow Lights With LED Strip Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/86MK/I24LXL1P/FUD86MKI24LXL1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/86MK/I24LXL1P/FUD86MKI24LXL1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/86MK/I24LXL1P/FUD86MKI24LXL1P.SMALL.jpg FlexfireLEDs1 Taking care of plants is a pleasurable activity that can provide food for a family or offer a portal to nature within the home. LED lights provide a rich, full spectrum light, and are extremely energy efficient. Another benefit of LED grow lights is that they provide even, directional light distribu...
By: FlexfireLEDs1

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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 11:46:02 PST
LED WALL http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-WALL/
LED WALL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/F1BQ/I21R01U4/FKDF1BQI21R01U4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/F1BQ/I21R01U4/FKDF1BQI21R01U4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/F1BQ/I21R01U4/FKDF1BQI21R01U4.SMALL.jpg TECHNITES Music! The rhythm of life, the sound of hundreds of discrete frequencies coming together in synchronous harmony to create beautiful sound that puts us in a trance. But that is just feast for our ears. LED Wall adds a whole new dimension, a visual dimension to your musical experience.LED wall consist...
By: TECHNITES

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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 06:41:11 PST
Led Instrument Light conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Instrument-Light-conversion-1/
Led Instrument Light conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/JVGR/I20HIGB7/FCLJVGRI20HIGB7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/JVGR/I20HIGB7/FCLJVGRI20HIGB7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/JVGR/I20HIGB7/FCLJVGRI20HIGB7.SMALL.jpg ltetzner1. I have an old 80’s cycle (Suzuki Madura) with some very dim light bulbs illuminating several gauges. I thought it would be fun to update the gauges by changing the backlight source to LED’s. This would allow me to change the color on some of the guages, perhaps increase the brightness, and lowerin...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 16:44:25 PST
Sound to Light Control Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-to-Light-Control-Circuit/
Sound to Light Control Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/AP0L/I20HG5OJ/FRKAP0LI20HG5OJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/AP0L/I20HG5OJ/FRKAP0LI20HG5OJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/AP0L/I20HG5OJ/FRKAP0LI20HG5OJ.SMALL.jpg Bits4Bots This sound controlled lights circuit design is used to control the brightness of the lights attached to it in sync with the sound that is being captured by its microphone. This electronic circuit design is very common in disco houses, bars, parties … Parts List Resistors 10K 4.7K 1MCapacitors 1...
By: Bits4Bots

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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 12:08:06 PST
Digital Disco Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Disco-Ball/
Digital Disco Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/L8SC/I1XET4AD/FPXL8SCI1XET4AD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/L8SC/I1XET4AD/FPXL8SCI1XET4AD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/L8SC/I1XET4AD/FPXL8SCI1XET4AD.SMALL.jpg ColinW4 **Please note that I am still fine tuning this tutorial, and trying to add some more detail.This is a project I created for a class. We were required to design an object for a particular space. The object had to exhibit some kind of memory which affected the behavior of the people in that space. Dur...
By: ColinW4

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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 02:16:29 PST
LED Sugru StarFish http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Sugru-StarFish/
LED Sugru StarFish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/6646/I1XEMX3O/FOJ6646I1XEMX3O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/6646/I1XEMX3O/FOJ6646I1XEMX3O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/6646/I1XEMX3O/FOJ6646I1XEMX3O.SMALL.jpg ksmanoj95 A glowing magnetic Starfish that can be either used a fridge magnet or an aquarium accessories. The Stuff needed The things we are gonna need are just stuff lying around . 1.A magnet 2.A packet of Sugru 3.5 LEDs in color of your choice 4.coin cell battery The making Place the magnet over th...
By: ksmanoj95

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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 01:13:17 PDT
LED Lighting - renovating the old http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lighting-renovating-the-old/
LED Lighting - renovating the old - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/MVOY/I1WHDJVI/FKTMVOYI1WHDJVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/MVOY/I1WHDJVI/FKTMVOYI1WHDJVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/MVOY/I1WHDJVI/FKTMVOYI1WHDJVI.SMALL.jpg dmržljak A long time I wasn't happy with the power consuption from the edison bulbs. Not just that, I wasn't happy with the lighting either. I decided to change that in proper way since the led lights and bulbs came out. I had an idea and I used it. This is how I imagine it in my head and this is how it shou...
By: dmržljak

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:24:24 PDT
LED desk lamp using sugru, ikea nick-nacks and kitronik kit http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-desk-lamp-using-sugru-ikea-nick-nacks-and-kitr/
LED desk lamp using sugru, ikea nick-nacks and kitronik kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/6NUD/I1TRTDCT/FN16NUDI1TRTDCT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/6NUD/I1TRTDCT/FN16NUDI1TRTDCT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/6NUD/I1TRTDCT/FN16NUDI1TRTDCT.SMALL.jpg ChickenGrylls I never seem to have enough light on my desk these days, the light from my desk lamp seems to cast too many shadows and takes a little too long to be bright with a modern energy saving bulb. I saw the new Kitronik Desk Lamp Kit on a recent visit to their HQ and was inspired to make my own desk lamp....
By: ChickenGrylls

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:25:13 PDT
USB Chameleon Lamp ( Color replicating ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Sensing-USB-Lamp/
USB Chameleon Lamp ( Color replicating ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/GPIK/I1VZ738O/FCSGPIKI1VZ738O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/GPIK/I1VZ738O/FCSGPIKI1VZ738O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/GPIK/I1VZ738O/FCSGPIKI1VZ738O.SMALL.jpg electro18 Another awesome way to use Your Own Color Sensor is a "Color Sensing and Replicating Lamp" or simply a Chameleon lamp. The chameleon lamp is a super-easy-to-build project which can be used as a night light or just as a decorative piece. This lamp features :1. A Custom Color Sensor 2. Personaliz...
By: electro18

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:05:21 PDT
Make Your Eyes Glow Red http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Eyes-Glow-Red/
Make Your Eyes Glow Red - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/N992/I1TQX1XN/F3AN992I1TQX1XN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/N992/I1TQX1XN/F3AN992I1TQX1XN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/N992/I1TQX1XN/F3AN992I1TQX1XN.SMALL.jpg Pure Carbon let me guess. You were spending so much time on the internet getting ideas for costumes that you ran out of time to make a really cool one, so you came here hoping for a last minute costume that looks absolutely awesome and won't break bank. Well have no fear, if that's the case then you are in the ...
By: Pure Carbon

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:00:50 PDT
Turn an old mouse into a USB-powered LED desk light http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-old-mouse-into-a-USB-powered-LED-desk-ligh/
Turn an old mouse into a USB-powered LED desk light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/24N6/I1TQM3BA/FEM24N6I1TQM3BA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/24N6/I1TQM3BA/FEM24N6I1TQM3BA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/24N6/I1TQM3BA/FEM24N6I1TQM3BA.SMALL.jpg idealab Have an old mouse laying around? Of course you do. Need more LEDs in your life? OF COURSE YOU DO. Let's turn that old mouse into a USB power source for some LED lights. We'll use some Sugru and magnets to make the LEDs capable of sticking to your tower or anything else metal - if you have a keyboard...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:34:07 PDT
Simple Decorative Batman Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Decorative-Batman-Light/
Simple Decorative Batman Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/38PG/I1QY7UR2/F5038PGI1QY7UR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/38PG/I1QY7UR2/F5038PGI1QY7UR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/38PG/I1QY7UR2/F5038PGI1QY7UR2.SMALL.jpg tkleinauskas Make Batman light of old things! It's perfect decoration for your room at night! Need! You need this things: Toilet paper roll x1 White paper sheet LED 3V battery ClipAnd this tools: Pencil Tape Scissors Knife Black marker Calipers Flow rate! Define roll Define higher circuit Mark bulging Dra...
By: tkleinauskas

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:12:56 PDT
Circuits are Fun Project (the thing you got at the Arsenal Project Trick or Treat) http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuits-are-Fun-Project-the-thing-you-got-at-the-/
Circuits are Fun Project (the thing you got at the Arsenal Project Trick or Treat) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/S55Y/I1NUR2KL/FGDS55YI1NUR2KL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/S55Y/I1NUR2KL/FGDS55YI1NUR2KL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/S55Y/I1NUR2KL/FGDS55YI1NUR2KL.SMALL.jpg HATCH by WFPL This project is intended to illustrate the basics of creating an electric circuit. Materials: Star or Leaf2 pieces of copper tape1 LED1 coin cell batteryScissorsBefore you start, look at the LED and notice that there is a short leg and a long leg. Insert the LED through the star Poke the two leg...
By: HATCH by WFPL

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 16:52:31 PDT
A Multicolor LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Multicolor-LED-Lamp/
A Multicolor LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/VQ9A/I1NUJ015/FW7VQ9AI1NUJ015.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/VQ9A/I1NUJ015/FW7VQ9AI1NUJ015.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/VQ9A/I1NUJ015/FW7VQ9AI1NUJ015.SMALL.jpg evilADevil This project, my first one documented here at Instructables, will allow to create a fancy programmable Multicolor LED Lamp, using a 3D printed case, some plexiglass bars, a microcontroller based circuit and a ring of leds.I came up with the idea to create this lamp after having bought a few componen...
By: evilADevil

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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:53:28 PDT
Joule Thief 10x10 LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Joule-Thief-10x10-LED-Lamp/
Joule Thief 10x10 LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/F0O5/I1OTUZFA/FFHF0O5I1OTUZFA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/F0O5/I1OTUZFA/FFHF0O5I1OTUZFA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/F0O5/I1OTUZFA/FFHF0O5I1OTUZFA.SMALL.jpg bneo99 Afraid of the dark? Built a simple Joule Thief circuit and would like to go further? Just want to have a cool blue light to show off to friends? Let me present..... The Joule Thief 10x10 LED Lamp! The Joule Thief 10x10 LED Lamp! Runs on one to four AA batteries. Lights up 100 LED's, illuminates your...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:49:42 PDT
Wardrobe Auto Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wardrobe-Auto-Light/
Wardrobe Auto Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/4A9W/I1PH4VAW/FWQ4A9WI1PH4VAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/4A9W/I1PH4VAW/FWQ4A9WI1PH4VAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/4A9W/I1PH4VAW/FWQ4A9WI1PH4VAW.SMALL.jpg chienline We get a lot of blackouts here in my country (Indonesia) and it is impossible to take out one shirt with one hand without messing up the pile, while the other is holding a flash light. Unless you are taking one from topmost or you are using a wearable torch. In my case, topmost means the last in sh...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:47:05 PDT
Light Up LED Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-LED-Card/
Light Up LED Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/1A17/I1KJMJ56/FE91A17I1KJMJ56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/1A17/I1KJMJ56/FE91A17I1KJMJ56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/1A17/I1KJMJ56/FE91A17I1KJMJ56.SMALL.jpg Karenda As part of the maker club my husband and I run at a local school we came up with these simple light up cards for the kids to get experience with creating a circuit. Although there are many fun products for kids to learn about circuits we found many of them to be cost prohibitive for a club with 60 k...
By: Karenda

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:01:26 PDT
RGB Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Ghost/
RGB Ghost - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SMALL.jpg lmowry UPDATE: video example was uploaded:)http://youtu.be/xOAMFGLDaVkThis is a simple tutorial on my findings on making a foam ghost and a free issues I ran into... I made four of these and am using them outside for some shows. But due to it being made of styrofoam the wind rubbing it up against the trees...
By: lmowry

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:21:18 PDT