Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - leds http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 May 2015 13:29:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Free-form Soldering LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-form-Soldering-LED-Tree/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 11:53:44 PDT
100w LED toshiba projector mod [WIP] http://www.instructables.com/id/100w-LED-toshiba-projector-mod-WIP/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 00:09:07 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 RGB Hexagon Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/-LED-RGB-Hexagon-Lights/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 10:15:52 PDT
Soldering LED Strips to Make Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-LED-Strips-to-Make-Shapes/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:30:23 PDT
LED Graduation Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Graduation-Hat/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:29:20 PDT
USB lights for keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-lights-for-keyboard/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 02:30:20 PDT
3D Printed Rocket Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Rocket-Night-Light/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 19:00:40 PDT
Illuminated Rocker Switch Voltage Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Rocker-Switch-Voltage-Conversion/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 16:52:34 PDT
100W LED grow light setup http://www.instructables.com/id/100W-LED-grow-light-setup/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 01:42:33 PDT
Squishy Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Squishy-Circuits-1/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 18:35:41 PDT
Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Light-3/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 08:53:00 PDT
Sonic Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Fish/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 19:22:22 PDT
lighting Up Shrek http://www.instructables.com/id/lighting-Up-Shrek/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 10:05:41 PDT
Easy LED Lamp Shade For Desktop Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LED-Lamp-Shade-For-Desktop-Monitor/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 16:34:00 PDT
SmartMatrix - Dynamic LED Art Display http://www.instructables.com/id/SmartMatrix-Dynamic-LED-Art-Display/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 09:19:46 PDT
Movie Accurate Optimus Prime (With Blue LED's) http://www.instructables.com/id/Movie-Accurate-Optimus-Prime-With-Blue-LEDs/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 19:31:53 PDT
Squishy Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Squishy-Circuits/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 09:27:13 PDT
Squishy Circuts http://www.instructables.com/id/Squishy-Circuts/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 08:33:07 PDT
LED Polarity Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Polarity-Checker/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:27:12 PDT
RGB 4x4x4 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-4x4x4-LED-Cube/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 11:21:54 PDT
NeoPixel LED Headband http://www.instructables.com/id/NeoPixel-LED-Headband/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 21:53:21 PDT
DIY: Wired LEDs & RGB LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wired-LEDs-RGB-LEDs/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 01:05:30 PDT
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands http://www.instructables.com/id/BeamBox-A-tower-that-glows-to-your-commands/
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel BeamBox - The partly 3D printed, part hand crafted rectangular tower that glows to your commands, either pre-determined, to music or by using specialised lighting software.The design is very similar to the VortoLight but with a different goal in mind. The goal of the BeamBox is to be easy and fun to...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 02:56:33 PDT
Solar Powered Flashlight (gardenlight casemod) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Flashlight-gardenlight-casemod/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 00:57:57 PDT
The Digital Feel http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Digital-Feel/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 09:36:58 PDT
The Sneaky Light http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sneaky-Light/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:39:18 PDT
Simple Miniature Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Miniature-Joufe-Thief/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:27:35 PDT
How I added a Glove Box Light to my Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-added-a-Glove-Box-Light-to-my-Truck/
How I added a Glove Box Light to my Truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/7RGM/I9CM1EEY/FUN7RGMI9CM1EEY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/7RGM/I9CM1EEY/FUN7RGMI9CM1EEY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/7RGM/I9CM1EEY/FUN7RGMI9CM1EEY.SMALL.jpg TreyC1 Intro: This is my first Instructable. Forgive the lack of images at the beginning because I was not originally going to do this, but a classmate suggested that I start making these. This instructible will not be a one-fix, no-brainer solution for all; you will need some creativity if you want to dup...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 18:46:41 PDT
Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Light-2/
Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/VZYX/I9CLVXUT/FTKVZYXI9CLVXUT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/VZYX/I9CLVXUT/FTKVZYXI9CLVXUT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/VZYX/I9CLVXUT/FTKVZYXI9CLVXUT.SMALL.jpg Memade Make your own light that shine only in the dark. Components The components that you need. You also need a 9V battery, something to build the lamp off and some glue Plastic for the lamp I used "channel plastic" because it is so easy to build with. My piece is 15X20 cm. Cutting I cut my piece...
By: Memade

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Wed, 6 May 2015 13:08:30 PDT
Artistic Embellishment with Circuit Scribe http://www.instructables.com/id/Artistic-Embellishment-with-Circuit-Scribe/
Artistic Embellishment with Circuit Scribe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/89HC/I9B6KFNG/F4D89HCI9B6KFNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/89HC/I9B6KFNG/F4D89HCI9B6KFNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/89HC/I9B6KFNG/F4D89HCI9B6KFNG.SMALL.jpg jayme.wood.96 For a simple makerspace project, I wanted to embellish thrift store artwork using electronic kits. This project uses Circuit Scribe & basic kit components to embed an LED in artwork to create an interesting and simple effect. While more cost-effective solutions exist for an LED embedded art projec...
By: jayme.wood.96

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Tue, 5 May 2015 20:22:19 PDT
dot animations http://www.instructables.com/id/dot-animations/
dot animations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/L27H/I9B6HY6L/F9LL27HI9B6HY6L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/L27H/I9B6HY6L/F9LL27HI9B6HY6L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/L27H/I9B6HY6L/F9LL27HI9B6HY6L.SMALL.jpg Memade A simple dot animation made with a 8x8 LED matrix, 8 resistors 1kOhm and Arduino Uno.The program make it possible to do as many different animations as you kan imagine. LED Matrix I used a BLM12A881. The Pins on the matrix are situated as you see. Pin 1 is opposite of the 16th Connect with 8 ...
By: Memade

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Tue, 5 May 2015 12:24:31 PDT
Hot-O-Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-O-Ring/
Hot-O-Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/IIOF/I95GXDCZ/FSZIIOFI95GXDCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/IIOF/I95GXDCZ/FSZIIOFI95GXDCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/IIOF/I95GXDCZ/FSZIIOFI95GXDCZ.SMALL.jpg Rapatil Have you ever wondered of a hot glue ring which glows? Presenting the new glue ring! Its made totally out of hot glue and some LED's Collect the materials Here are the materials required for hot ring:SMD LED's size 0603 or 0804 x 12Perforated copper board26awg enameled copper wire3v coin cellMeta...
By: Rapatil

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Sun, 3 May 2015 01:32:39 PDT
Smart LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-LED-Lights/
Smart LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/X5ZZ/I92LTYZ2/FZLX5ZZI92LTYZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/X5ZZ/I92LTYZ2/FZLX5ZZI92LTYZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/X5ZZ/I92LTYZ2/FZLX5ZZI92LTYZ2.SMALL.jpg joshtlawson I recently finished up a bunk bed project for my kids. Being an engineer I was eagerly looking for a "problem" that needed an overly complex solution. Besides, it's obvious that young children sleep better with unfettered access to a light slightly brighter than a collapsed sun.I'd had my eye on Ada...
By: joshtlawson

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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:16:47 PDT
Iron Man 4th Generation Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-4th-Generation-Arc-Reactor/
Iron Man 4th Generation Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/DJ3R/I92LXBH4/F6KDJ3RI92LXBH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/DJ3R/I92LXBH4/F6KDJ3RI92LXBH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/DJ3R/I92LXBH4/F6KDJ3RI92LXBH4.SMALL.jpg chaosfts DESCRIPTIONNo one can really say no to the fascinating Mark suit since the movie swept across the globe. If you have ever watched the Iron Man comic books or one of the Iron Man movies you would have known that the power source of the Mark suit actually come from the arc reactor mounted on Tony Star...
By: chaosfts

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 01:41:16 PDT
Intro to LED Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-LED-Strips/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:55:09 PDT
Safe and Sound Security System http://www.instructables.com/id/Safe-and-Sound-Security-System/
Safe and Sound Security System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/5EWP/I92LVH01/FCU5EWPI92LVH01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/5EWP/I92LVH01/FCU5EWPI92LVH01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/5EWP/I92LVH01/FCU5EWPI92LVH01.SMALL.jpg mjs48interactive For my first ever instructable I've decided to create a sound reactive light security system for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. It is meant to be adjustable with its parts as well as placement. You will be able to place it anywhere viewable. It works as a backlight but when there is a loud and abrupt...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 08:58:07 PDT
Glowing Picture http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Picture/
Glowing Picture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/47CQ/I916GF90/FZH47CQI916GF90.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/47CQ/I916GF90/FZH47CQI916GF90.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/47CQ/I916GF90/FZH47CQI916GF90.SMALL.jpg Marcuscatlett For this project you are constructing a picture with a light up background. The purpose of this project is to have a background that changes color depending on how much light is in the room. This is a really cool effect and can be used on almost any picture. I have my project next to my bed and when...
By: Marcuscatlett

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:07:13 PDT
Glowing solar tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-solar-tree/
Glowing solar tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/9J6D/I916F7UW/F999J6DI916F7UW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/9J6D/I916F7UW/F999J6DI916F7UW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/9J6D/I916F7UW/F999J6DI916F7UW.SMALL.jpg Harish Harish Makers: HarishPlace: BanjarapalyaMaterials: LEDsLittle toy ballsPlantsWooden pieceWater can capHot glueTools:ScissorWire cutterHot glue gunSolder Stick the wooden piece Take two wooden pieces and cut it square shape and fix the wooden pieces with the help of hot glue gun. Fixing the plant Take...
By: Harish Harish

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:26:48 PDT
WIFI controlled LED Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-controlled-LED-Hat/
WIFI controlled LED Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/XYT7/I8YBHNZR/FCQXYT7I8YBHNZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/XYT7/I8YBHNZR/FCQXYT7I8YBHNZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/XYT7/I8YBHNZR/FCQXYT7I8YBHNZR.SMALL.jpg stefanhintz Here you learn to use an Intel Edison Microcontroller Board to connect to LEDs as output and to use WIFI as an input method to change colors or animations of the LEDs. I also is a step by step guide how to setup the Edison and how to avoid mistakes. Unboxing The Intel Edison comes in a card board...
By: stefanhintz

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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:43:01 PDT
Phone/selfie flashlight. http://www.instructables.com/id/Phoneselfie-flashlight/
Phone/selfie flashlight. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/ZJVC/I8UUVBOH/FKVZJVCI8UUVBOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/ZJVC/I8UUVBOH/FKVZJVCI8UUVBOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/ZJVC/I8UUVBOH/FKVZJVCI8UUVBOH.SMALL.jpg yolo7bear You probably make pictures with your phone, sometimes you need light to make pictures or videos in the dark that's why most of our phones have a flashlight, however some phones don't have a flashlight or your current flashlight isn't bright enough.That's why i came to this idea, it's very simple and...
By: yolo7bear

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:48:50 PDT
Power led flasher-simple,powerfull and effective!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-led-flasher-simplepowerfull-and-effective/
Power led flasher-simple,powerfull and effective!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/R1AE/I8U15ONR/F7RR1AEI8U15ONR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/R1AE/I8U15ONR/F7RR1AEI8U15ONR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/R1AE/I8U15ONR/F7RR1AEI8U15ONR.SMALL.jpg Prabhat Tiwari hii guys,yesterday i was searching the internet for a flasher or strobe which i would use to slow motion photography or simply fun!!! ;) but i couldnt find any cheap and reliable alternative for those professional strobe light.then a thought struck in my mind that probably i could make one at home u...
By: Prabhat Tiwari

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:00:20 PDT
10x5 RGB LED Matrix with only 5 IO pins http://www.instructables.com/id/10x5-RGB-LED-Matrix-with-only-5-IO-pins/
10x5 RGB LED Matrix with only 5 IO pins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/O8W4/I8VGN6OU/FL6O8W4I8VGN6OU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/O8W4/I8VGN6OU/FL6O8W4I8VGN6OU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/O8W4/I8VGN6OU/FL6O8W4I8VGN6OU.SMALL.jpg Ole_L If you wanna build a fancy led matrix display with only a few pixels, this is exactly what YOU need! Get all what you need! You need:-An Arduino-WS2812(B) LED strip-A piece wood-7 jumper wires-7 female pin headers-some capacitors-some wires Craft it to one part Use your crafting tools to bind ...
By: Ole_L

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:14:21 PDT
Edge Lit Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-Lit-Arc-Reactor/
Edge Lit Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/NWH2/I8PQYP32/FHTNWH2I8PQYP32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/NWH2/I8PQYP32/FHTNWH2I8PQYP32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/NWH2/I8PQYP32/FHTNWH2I8PQYP32.SMALL.jpg LCLogan5 I've seen lots of really cool edge lit displays. There are lots of instructables on them but this one is mostly just to show how I made mine. It's not that great, it was my first time attempting to etch the acrylic. It turned out a bit patchy and didn't catch the light as I'd hoped it would. I'm pla...
By: LCLogan5

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:07:42 PDT
Led Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Clock-1/
Led Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/A8NI/I8QS9P4P/FKJA8NII8QS9P4P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/A8NI/I8QS9P4P/FKJA8NII8QS9P4P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/A8NI/I8QS9P4P/FKJA8NII8QS9P4P.SMALL.jpg Hemant Jain Hello everyone....This clock uses 150 Red 5mm Led (2 V/10mA)61 Green 5mm Led(3.4V/20mA)and a clock machine. Unregulated Capacitive Power Supply For Red LedWe Use :-1. 105K/400V Metallized Polyster Capacitor2. 47E/2Watt Bleeder Resistance3. 1N40074. 220 E/1Watt Resistance5. 10uf/450Volt Electrolyt...
By: Hemant Jain

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 22:02:58 PDT
PEX Pipe Hexagons With RGB LED Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/PEX-Hexagons-With-RGB-LED-Strip/
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By: NLEDPromotions

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:37:44 PDT
Programmable Wearable Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-Wearable-Arc-Reactor/
Programmable Wearable Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/X9UW/I8FQZ4A3/FHWX9UWI8FQZ4A3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/X9UW/I8FQZ4A3/FHWX9UWI8FQZ4A3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/X9UW/I8FQZ4A3/FHWX9UWI8FQZ4A3.SMALL.jpg JonBush This Instructable stems from another that I made when I needed a quick and cheap halloween costume. It was a simple circuit of a button cell and LEDs in a paper housing. You can find more on it at http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-Arc-Reactor-Costume/. Since that time I started messing ar...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:40:59 PDT
One Dozen Egg Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Egg-Lights-1/
One Dozen Egg Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/VINT/I8LGKYNF/F66VINTI8LGKYNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/VINT/I8LGKYNF/F66VINTI8LGKYNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/VINT/I8LGKYNF/F66VINTI8LGKYNF.SMALL.jpg krivas Eat eggs. Save shells. Make egg lights. Materials EggsEgg CartonBalloon Lights Eggshells Gently tap the top of the egg against a hard surface until it has a small crack. Use your thumb to push in on the cracked part of the shell. The shell should break and leave you with a small hole. If you ...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:39:37 PDT
Energy Efficient (DC) Voltage Lighting system using Solar Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Efficient-DC-Voltage-Lighting-system-using-/
Energy Efficient (DC) Voltage Lighting system using Solar Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/IBYX/I8FQZBJ5/FNMIBYXI8FQZBJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/IBYX/I8FQZBJ5/FNMIBYXI8FQZBJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/IBYX/I8FQZBJ5/FNMIBYXI8FQZBJ5.SMALL.jpg Electronicslovers 1) 12V Battery 2) Dc Lights Led Strip3) wires and one Button for ON OFF4) Solar Charger Best for Forests and Mountain Campaigns You can also Connect this Bright Led Strip with Your Car Battery ...Enjoy ***Favorite if You hate Too Much steps ***Visit My wesbsite
By: Electronicslovers

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:45:07 PDT
8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-RGB-LED-Cube-1/
8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/Y8AJ/I8CW3VP6/F2KY8AJI8CW3VP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/Y8AJ/I8CW3VP6/F2KY8AJI8CW3VP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/Y8AJ/I8CW3VP6/F2KY8AJI8CW3VP6.SMALL.jpg Michalsky 8x8x8 RGB-Cube with an Arduino micro controller.Etch own circuit boards using as less wires as possible. Steps are explained in following order:Bill of material and all you will need for this project Files & data sheets Understanding the schematics How to etch multilayer circuit boards How to build ...
By: Michalsky

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:39:14 PDT