Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - leds http://www.instructables.com Sun, 25 Jan 2015 04:23:40 PST BLOX v1.01 LED Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Shadow-Box/
LED Shadow Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SMALL.jpg alienldr1 Here I have a shadow box with chibitronics LEDs in the back that light up when you plug it in. Not the most professional looking, but if you know what you're doing and put the time into it, you guys can make it look much nicer. And bonus points to you guys who know what city this skyline is based ...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:48:26 PST
emergency battery light http://www.instructables.com/id/emergency-battery-light/
emergency battery light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIK/EBZG/I5B38OZ0/FIKEBZGI5B38OZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIK/EBZG/I5B38OZ0/FIKEBZGI5B38OZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIK/EBZG/I5B38OZ0/FIKEBZGI5B38OZ0.SMALL.jpg ccpro14 in this instructable i will show you how to make a emergency light with parts easily found in the house powered by a 9v battery helps in power faliure a lot Find the items u will need:a 3 led bulb (can be found any where broken can be used)a 9v battery 2x wiresa switcha 9v connector Open it u...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 06:34:07 PST
LED Neon Rope Light Applications http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Neon-Rope-Light-Applications/
LED Neon Rope Light Applications - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/6266/I5A8Y0DW/FMM6266I5A8Y0DW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/6266/I5A8Y0DW/FMM6266I5A8Y0DW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/6266/I5A8Y0DW/FMM6266I5A8Y0DW.SMALL.jpg Laserbird This Instructable is a review and suggested applications for this awesome LED Neon flexible rope light that we got from http://thediyoutlet.comI have always been looking for a diffuse light that didn't feel like a bunch of lasers pointing at me and this neon rope light is the best neon looking LED l...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:28:32 PST
Large Led Bar Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Led-Bar-Display/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:04:59 PST
Wii led stand mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Wii-led-stand-mod/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:21:28 PST
Zentangle Chibitronics Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Zentangle-Chibitronics-Box/
Zentangle Chibitronics Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/OVC7/I55MURI8/F9DOVC7I55MURI8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/OVC7/I55MURI8/F9DOVC7I55MURI8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/OVC7/I55MURI8/F9DOVC7I55MURI8.SMALL.jpg Warriorlibrarian Items needed: cardstock copper tape Chibitronics (6) 3v coin battery ribbon tapeTools needed: scissors tape marker/pen pin The box 1. Print out the pattern on cardstock.2. Begin zentangling with a pen marker! The long insert may be left unadorned.3. Cut out the box and glue together acc...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:52:20 PST
Alien Pyramid Spaceship http://www.instructables.com/id/Alien-Pyramid-Spaceship/
Alien Pyramid Spaceship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/EX81/I53I10OW/FR7EX81I53I10OW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/EX81/I53I10OW/FR7EX81I53I10OW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/EX81/I53I10OW/FR7EX81I53I10OW.SMALL.jpg gmulhollan This is a little display that I tossed together to illustrate some of the fun light shows that can be made with an RGB LED by using a microcontroller to generate different patterns and colors. Enjoy! Light source selection Pick a light source. I am using a custom RGB LED driver board with seve...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:14:00 PST
GSM Controlled Car http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Controlled-Car-1/
GSM Controlled Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/2A89/I50XBIJO/F1Z2A89I50XBIJO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/2A89/I50XBIJO/F1Z2A89I50XBIJO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/2A89/I50XBIJO/F1Z2A89I50XBIJO.SMALL.jpg Techgenie Developed a robot car and manoeuvered it using Mobile Phone.We all have witnessed Interactive Voice Response (IVRS) system where we key in different numbers to navigate through options.Can we do something interesting with keys? Yes, we can.I found this interesting project in EFY magazine. So, I deci...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 21:28:16 PST
Miniature LED City http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-LED-City/
Miniature LED City - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/UKQB/I53I9D6W/FJTUKQBI53I9D6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/UKQB/I53I9D6W/FJTUKQBI53I9D6W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/UKQB/I53I9D6W/FJTUKQBI53I9D6W.SMALL.jpg Ittyblox This miniature city is made using the ready made full color 3D printed buildings, printed and shipped by Shapeways. They are called Ittyblox. You can find them in this webshop. They are designed in such a way that when you light them from underneath, some windows will light up. This instructable als...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 10:51:34 PST
The Uber Cool Ultimate DJ Party Lamp... http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Uber-Cool-Ultimate-DJ-Party-Lamp/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:29:17 PST
Star leaf http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-leaf/
Star leaf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/CPQZ/I504T38Q/FDUCPQZI504T38Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/CPQZ/I504T38Q/FDUCPQZI504T38Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/CPQZ/I504T38Q/FDUCPQZI504T38Q.SMALL.jpg apekshyasitoula7 Make a task bar of jobs you need to do.Collect all materials you need.Materials required:- Different colored LEDs.PaperScissorsMakersGlue stickBatteriesHot Glue GunWiresElectric tapeSwitchCardboardSoldering IronSoldering wire Draw, Cut & Paste 1.Draw required(leaves,star,board) objects in a paper...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:25:39 PST
Music blinking LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-blinking-LED/
Music blinking LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SMALL.jpg ibenkos This is an easy step by step guide to make cheap sound reacting LEDs that is blinking to the bass of the music you play. The music blinker is powered by an 9v battery which makes it portable and small. Parts and tools PARTS:TIP 31 CPCB Male AUX cable3x LEDs9v battery9v battery clipJumper wiresTOO...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:01:06 PST
Restoring a vintage flash with a modern twist. http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-vintage-flash-with-a-modern-twist/
Restoring a vintage flash with a modern twist. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/BD7E/I504RV3T/FVTBD7EI504RV3T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/BD7E/I504RV3T/FVTBD7EI504RV3T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/BD7E/I504RV3T/FVTBD7EI504RV3T.SMALL.jpg TheKingsOfWing Hey all, its me again with another project!Little bit about the project before we go on. I collect old film camera's from time to time, never paying out too much, normally just waiting until I see them about a car boot sale or at a market. I was buying a few pieces off one fellow when he said if I b...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:27:47 PST
DIY LED Lamps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Lamps/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:36:47 PST
LED Letters http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Letters/
LED Letters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/KERR/I504SUPP/FDVKERRI504SUPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/KERR/I504SUPP/FDVKERRI504SUPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/KERR/I504SUPP/FDVKERRI504SUPP.SMALL.jpg siddharthakarkhana Hello everyone today Basil and Siddhartha are making led letters it is the material which is made by leds and also contains wires and Forex board it is very easy to make. Materials required The materials needed to make the led letters are :(1) 20 Leds(2) 2 Forex boards (3) wires (4) scissor (5) p...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:07:15 PST
Video mapped LED Christmas trees http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-spatially-mapped-Christmas-trees/
Video mapped LED Christmas trees - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/3VIA/I4VQHDRZ/FI83VIAI4VQHDRZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/3VIA/I4VQHDRZ/FI83VIAI4VQHDRZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/3VIA/I4VQHDRZ/FI83VIAI4VQHDRZ.SMALL.jpg joejoetheclown For our DJ crew's annual Brass Tax Xmas Episode I constructed two spatially mapped LED christmas trees. Consisting of about 230 RGB pixels each and standing around 7 feet tall these trees were fully video capable and ran Modul8 content syphon-d into MadMapper. Here's how I went about it! Cut som...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:46:18 PST
Glowing Kids Table IKEA http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Kids-IKEA-Table/
Glowing Kids Table IKEA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GXN8/I4UNS0S5/FMTGXN8I4UNS0S5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GXN8/I4UNS0S5/FMTGXN8I4UNS0S5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GXN8/I4UNS0S5/FMTGXN8I4UNS0S5.SMALL.jpg AlexX1 Hello, this is my first intractable and a just simple one. But actually I wanted to show what I have done with the kids and I think this is a good and nice idea to start other more advanced projects. materials I use:an old Akku I had lying aroundan old Mammut table from IKEA which was very dirty (an...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:38:12 PST
How to install under counter LED strip lights with dimmer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-under-counter-LED-strip-lighting/
How to install under counter LED strip lights with dimmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/8X1W/I4VQCFYB/F4R8X1WI4VQCFYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/8X1W/I4VQCFYB/F4R8X1WI4VQCFYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/8X1W/I4VQCFYB/F4R8X1WI4VQCFYB.SMALL.jpg FlexfireLEDs1 A common question for those who are new to LEDs is "how to install LED strip lights under counters and cabinets." The process is easy and has a very similar set of steps in both cases. Even if you do not have advanced knowledge of electronics, the project can be done as a DIY project — although it's...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:22:31 PST
Simple Paper Heart Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Paper-Heart-Circuit/
Simple Paper Heart Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/2EBB/I4SCI9F8/FM62EBBI4SCI9F8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/2EBB/I4SCI9F8/FM62EBBI4SCI9F8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/2EBB/I4SCI9F8/FM62EBBI4SCI9F8.SMALL.jpg kithub Create your own personal light-up Valentine's Day's gifts by adding this paper heart circuit to a card or other papercraft creations. Creative electronics projects using paper, LEDs and copper tape are a great way of lighting up your artwork. Instead of using wires to connect a battery to LEDs, pap...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 16:27:46 PST
Advanced Charlicube and Modifications http://www.instructables.com/id/Advanced-Charlicube-and-Modifications/
Advanced Charlicube and Modifications - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/818V/I4SCHXWA/FTD818VI4SCHXWA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/818V/I4SCHXWA/FTD818VI4SCHXWA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/818V/I4SCHXWA/FTD818VI4SCHXWA.SMALL.jpg HippyNerd Ive written a couple instructables about the Charliecube, like this one about building the Charliecube:http://www.instructables.com/id/Charliecube-Charli...and this one about hacking the cube, to make a common anode version here:http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-the-Charli...Ive learned a lot ...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 14:35:56 PST
24*10 LED MATRIX PERFECTLY RUNNING http://www.instructables.com/id/2410-LED-MATRIX-PERFECTLY-RUNNING/
24*10 LED MATRIX PERFECTLY RUNNING - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/RF0Z/I504TDM4/FGORF0ZI504TDM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/RF0Z/I504TDM4/FGORF0ZI504TDM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/RF0Z/I504TDM4/FGORF0ZI504TDM4.SMALL.jpg TAPAN MOJIDRA AFTER 24*6 LED MATRIX BYhttp://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-24X6-LED-ma... AND 24*8 LED MATRIX BY http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-24X6-LED-ma...Another 24*10 led matrix is created by modifying the code and hardwarei will providethe code and proof of running the board (video)and the later ...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 08:22:23 PST
Make a 8 x 8 LED Matrix Cheap and Simple http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-8-x-8-LED-Matrix-Cheap-and-Simple/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 04:03:54 PST
WS2812B LED Cube 96 for arduino magic colorful http://www.instructables.com/id/WS2812B-LED-Cube-96-for-arduino-magic-colorful/
WS2812B LED Cube 96 for arduino magic colorful - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/EVXY/I4MMVGOR/FCREVXYI4MMVGOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/EVXY/I4MMVGOR/FCREVXYI4MMVGOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/EVXY/I4MMVGOR/FCREVXYI4MMVGOR.SMALL.jpg Alex_chu Hey,guys,this is the Fourth time we(smart prototyping) post an instructable here, thanks for watching! We will keep on posting funny instructables. This is a LED magic cube,we hope it be helpful for you and we'd love to communicate with you guys!Before making the Cube,let's have a overview:This Cub...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 02:47:20 PST
Charliecube -- Charlieplexed 4x4x4 RGB LED cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Charliecube-Charlieplexed-4x4x4-RGB-LED-cube/
Charliecube -- Charlieplexed 4x4x4 RGB LED cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/2UW0/I4MMUEOJ/F2J2UW0I4MMUEOJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/2UW0/I4MMUEOJ/F2J2UW0I4MMUEOJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/2UW0/I4MMUEOJ/F2J2UW0I4MMUEOJ.SMALL.jpg HippyNerd This is a Charlieplexed 64 RGB LED 3D Cube. The CharlieCube has a total of 192 LEDs and is controlled by 16 arduino pins wired through 16 spires of 4 LEDs and 4 connections. The 64 connections that 16 spires of 4 leads are wired in such a way that they only need 16 micro-controller (arduio) con...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 16:58:19 PST
Holiday Cards with Chibitronics - Blinking LED Circuit Stickers http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Cards-with-Chibitronics-Blinking-LED-Circu/
Holiday Cards with Chibitronics - Blinking LED Circuit Stickers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SMALL.jpg cathychen Light up your holidays with custom-made Chibitronics holiday cards. This card features a hand-drawn Christmas tree and Chibitronics LED stickers and blinking LED control panel sticker. List of materials1. Chibitronics Kit (White LED, blinking LED control sticker, copper tape, battery)2. Colored Mark...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 13:27:23 PST
Fake Crookes tube. http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-Crookes-tube/
Fake Crookes tube. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/AS6R/I4PHH9RT/FFQAS6RI4PHH9RT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/AS6R/I4PHH9RT/FFQAS6RI4PHH9RT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/AS6R/I4PHH9RT/FFQAS6RI4PHH9RT.SMALL.jpg dvigatel I wanted a decorative device that looks like a working Crookes tube, but does not emit harmful x-rays. Theory. If you use photons instead of electrons, but replicate Crookes tube geometry, the generated image will be similar to original. See the diagram.Even though it is fake, it is not digital. ...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 08:54:40 PST
LED Lights Synced with the Frequency of Music http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lights-Synced-with-the-Frequency-of-Music/
LED Lights Synced with the Frequency of Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/VN47/I4J7IW1L/FLFVN47I4J7IW1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/VN47/I4J7IW1L/FLFVN47I4J7IW1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/VN47/I4J7IW1L/FLFVN47I4J7IW1L.SMALL.jpg joshleiph This is the circuit that will control an RGB LED light system to be synced up with your favorite music. Each color light (red, green, blue) represent a different frequency spectrum. For example, the blue light flashes when the bass is played in a song. More of the setup to how I made this and what I...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 08:32:29 PST
Holiday Card with Chibitronics - Glowing Rudolph Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Card-with-Chibitronics-Glowing-Rudolph-Car/
Holiday Card with Chibitronics - Glowing Rudolph Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/9VZQ/I4MMUQFQ/FG69VZQI4MMUQFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/9VZQ/I4MMUQFQ/FG69VZQI4MMUQFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/9VZQ/I4MMUQFQ/FG69VZQI4MMUQFQ.SMALL.jpg cathychen Light up your holidays with custom-made Chibitronics holiday cards. This card features a hand-drawn Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Chibitronics LED stickers and blinking LED control panel sticker. List of materials 1. Chibitronics Kit (White LED, blinking LED control sticker, copper tape, batter...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 08:29:39 PST
Holiday Card with Chibitronics - Push Button Light Up Rudolph Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Card-with-Chibitronics-Push-Button-Light-U/
Holiday Card with Chibitronics - Push Button Light Up Rudolph Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/L51F/I4MMUQLK/F1QL51FI4MMUQLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/L51F/I4MMUQLK/F1QL51FI4MMUQLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/L51F/I4MMUQLK/F1QL51FI4MMUQLK.SMALL.jpg cathychen Light up your holidays with custom-made Chibitronics holiday cards. This card features a hand-drawn Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer that lights up with the push of a button and Chibitronics LED stickers and blinking LED control panel sticker.List of materials 1. Chibitronics Kit (White LED, blinking ...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 08:29:38 PST
Circular LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Circular-LED-Display/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 13:47:34 PST
heatsinking leds by recycling old transformers http://www.instructables.com/id/heatsinking-leds-wit-old-transformers/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 08:58:32 PST
Heartbeat Pulsing LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Heartbeat-Pulsing-LED/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 15:36:28 PST
Hacking the CharlieCube http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-the-CharlieCube/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 20:13:07 PST
LED Snowflake Decoration from cheap effect light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Snowflake-Decoration-from-cheap-effect-light/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 15:38:02 PST
Dazzling Fundraising Sign: 140 watts of Internet connected LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Dazzling-Fundraising-Sign-140-watts-of-Internet-co/
Dazzling Fundraising Sign: 140 watts of Internet connected LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/YTPH/I4E67R9C/FYZYTPHI4E67R9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/YTPH/I4E67R9C/FYZYTPHI4E67R9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/YTPH/I4E67R9C/FYZYTPHI4E67R9C.SMALL.jpg rpurser Build this internet connected sign to help raise funds for a local charity! Learn about high power LEDs, Arduino, Raspberry Pi & python, digital radios, wiring & soldering, and a little carpentry.Hopefully, in 10 hours or so, you can do what took me at least 100 hours to design and construct. Ove...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 03:45:18 PST
TinyLight- The Micro Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/TinyLight-The-Micro-Flashlight/
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 12:21:29 PST
Indoor Fireworks http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Fireworks/
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 10:09:20 PST
50W RGB LED Light Show http://www.instructables.com/id/50W-RGB-LED-Inflatable-Pumpkin/
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 08:03:54 PST
Cardboard Reindeer Head Light Show http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Reindeer-Head-Light-Show/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 23:20:44 PST
Foldable Electronic Bookmark / Booklight http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Electronic-Bookmark-Booklight/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:17:51 PST
Makeshift flashlight from tuner http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeshift-flashlight-from-tuner/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:57:44 PST
1W LED Lantern Using 2 AA Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/1W-LED-Lantern-Using-2-AA-Batteries/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:50:26 PST
Infinity Mirror Table - the easy version http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Table-the-easy-version/
Infinity Mirror Table - the easy version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/7RT4/I4C2RYTW/FDI7RT4I4C2RYTW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/7RT4/I4C2RYTW/FDI7RT4I4C2RYTW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/7RT4/I4C2RYTW/FDI7RT4I4C2RYTW.SMALL.jpg dushu I've been fascinated by infinity mirrors ever since I built my infinity mirror clock. But this time I wanted to make something simpler - so I decided to convert my center table into an infinity mirror table. You can use this instructable to convert nearly any surface into an infinity mirror. The ...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:03:57 PST
A Better LED Growlight - 10000lm for $15. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Better-LED-Growlight/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:59:19 PST
Build The Ultimate LED Lamp (Li-ion) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-The-Ultimate-LED-Lamp-Li-ion/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:08:59 PST
EZ LED Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/EZ-LED-Glasses/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:34:07 PST
LED Running safety belt http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Running-safety-belt/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:25:19 PST
Name sign with Chibitronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Name-sign-with-Chibitronics/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:24:40 PST
How to make a diffusor for your LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-diffusor-for-your-LED-Matrix/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 08:31:27 PST
DIY floor lamp from pallets and LED strip. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-floor-lamp-from-pallets-and-LED-strip/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 06:52:20 PST