Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - led - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 May 2015 07:47:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a portable usb powered led lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-portable-usb-powered-led-lamp/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 11:26:52 PDT
3D Printer Enclosure / Maker Space http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Enclosure-Maker-Space/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 02:34:05 PDT
Neopixel Xbox Red Ring of Death Flying Disc http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Xbox-Red-Ring-of-Death-Flying-Disc/
Neopixel Xbox Red Ring of Death Flying Disc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/W2QP/IA81NCVU/FAVW2QPIA81NCVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/W2QP/IA81NCVU/FAVW2QPIA81NCVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/W2QP/IA81NCVU/FAVW2QPIA81NCVU.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad As an indication of general failure, Xbox gaming machines have the Red Ring of Death as shown by the red lights on the front panel. For Windows pc users, there is the BSOD, Blue Screen of Death. For Mac users, there is the...wait, you bas.....Use a small Adafruit Trinket Attiny85 based microcontroll...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 07:57:27 PDT
The Dancing LED http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Dancing-LED/
The Dancing LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/VE8P/IA594ZN1/FC6VE8PIA594ZN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/VE8P/IA594ZN1/FC6VE8PIA594ZN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/VE8P/IA594ZN1/FC6VE8PIA594ZN1.SMALL.jpg ghowzu Hello everyone,Not so long ago (for the first time) I had a great time in Alun-alun Kidul Yogyakarta, Indonesia. There I saw many things that beautifully glow. From Tron-like small pedicab with bunch of LEDs strip on it, wearable glowing t-shirt, giant LED screen, and the likes. But none of them rea...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 07:25:28 PDT
Ice Age - Meltdown! AKA LED Stalactite http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Age-Meltdown-AKA-LED-Stalactite/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 13:10:15 PDT
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
Led Cube 5x5x5 - A small student project. http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Cube-5x5x5-A-small-student-project/
Led Cube 5x5x5 - A small student project. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/QA4A/IA6M4PHJ/FWKQA4AIA6M4PHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/QA4A/IA6M4PHJ/FWKQA4AIA6M4PHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/QA4A/IA6M4PHJ/FWKQA4AIA6M4PHJ.SMALL.jpg alexander.herlin Introduction:We are two students on our second year of a Bachelor Programme in Software Development.This is a small guide on how to make a 5x5x5 LED cube. The purpose of the project was to learn some basics about working with Arduino. This project was the first that let us work with any kind of hard...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 05:25:19 PDT
Arduino Binary Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Binary-Clock-2/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 09:53:12 PDT
Instamorph LED Light Chandelier Bulbs http://www.instructables.com/id/Instamorph-LED-Light-Chandelier-Bulbs/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 22:52:57 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 Graduation Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Graduation-Hat/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:29:20 PDT
Dice ATTINY85 Charlieplexing http://www.instructables.com/id/Dice-ATTINY85-Charlieplexing/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 13:34:02 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
Illuminated Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Star/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 09:49:12 PDT
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hector-the-Hexapod-Cheapest-Hexapod-w-ArmArduino/
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd Hector is an Arduino controlled Hexapod with a robotic arm. Hectors parts include the Sparkfun/Dagu hexapod chassis, Me/Arm Phenoptix Arm, Adafruit 16-Channel Servo Driver Shield, and an Arduino. It's movements are controlled with a TV remote and IR receiver diode. Materials & Components 1. Ardu...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:49:06 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
DIY Dog Water Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dog-Water-Alarm/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 10:21:53 PDT
Raspberry Pi Spy Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Spy-Tank/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 07:03:54 PDT
Color Mixing LED Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Mixing-LED-Bracelet/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 12:37:17 PDT
LightUP wire flower earring http://www.instructables.com/id/LightUP-wire-flower-earring/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 19:30:32 PDT
Web Controlled LED Info Ticker http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-LED-Info-Ticker/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 23:15:51 PDT
Arduino and Dremel Powered Centrifuge http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-and-Dremel-Powered-Centrifuge/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 19:12:46 PDT
LED Custom Glowing Ice Block & Rubber Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Custom-Mold-Glowing-Ice-Block/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 15:49:26 PDT
Arduino-Programmable LED Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Programmable-LED-Infinity-Mirror/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 00:01:53 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
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-potentiometer-as-a-voltage-divider/
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SMALL.jpg bweaver6 Hello and WelcomeThis Instructable is going to be short and sweet. I would like to share with you the power of potentiometers. A simple component that can be used as a voltage divider. You may be saying to yourself, "Duh, everyone knows that!" Well, unfortunately, this simple concept escaped many of...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:46:42 PDT
LED Polarity Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Polarity-Checker/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:27:12 PDT
Simple Arduino LED Flag Flasher http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-LED-Flag-Flasher/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 03:50:31 PDT
RGB 4x4x4 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-4x4x4-LED-Cube/
RGB 4x4x4 LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/G9EX/I9O1FJ0G/F2QG9EXI9O1FJ0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/G9EX/I9O1FJ0G/F2QG9EXI9O1FJ0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/G9EX/I9O1FJ0G/F2QG9EXI9O1FJ0G.SMALL.jpg TECHNITES Love comes in all colors, shapes and sizes. What if you can have all the colors, packed in a perfect cube?Well, at TECHNITES we love LEDs and here we tell you how to use a bunch of RGB LEDs to create the grooviest cube ever. Gather all that you need Well, the first humans were hunters and gather...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 11:21:54 PDT
Intel Galileo Interactive LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Galileo-Interactive-LED-Matrix/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 04:40:51 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
Build a (Light-Up) Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Longboard/
Build a (Light-Up) Longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/H61N/I9JR9H15/FNAH61NI9JR9H15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/H61N/I9JR9H15/FNAH61NI9JR9H15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/H61N/I9JR9H15/FNAH61NI9JR9H15.SMALL.jpg NathanSellers Last summer we took the kids to the beach. My son really wanted to try riding my longboard so I let him take it for a spin. He loved it. So... I told him I would make one of his own since he did so well. I finally got around to making it. I wanted to make something that was obviously custom and woul...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 21:59:10 PDT
Arduino Battery Voltage Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Battery-Voltage-Indicator/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 03:32:41 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
Twinkling Art with Chibitronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Twinkling-Art-with-Chibitronics/
Twinkling Art with Chibitronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/42YD/I9CM253Q/F6142YDI9CM253Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/42YD/I9CM253Q/F6142YDI9CM253Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/42YD/I9CM253Q/F6142YDI9CM253Q.SMALL.jpg necoro In this Instructable, I use Chibitronic's Circuit Stickers peel-and-stick LEDs, touch sensor module, and "Twinkle" effects module with metal foil tape to give some found thrift-store art a charming (disturbing?) twinkle in the eye!This was created at the Tech Valley Center of Gravity using a Chibitr...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 20:34:40 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
64x16 RED LED Marquee http://www.instructables.com/id/64x16-RED-LED-Marquee/
64x16 RED LED Marquee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/50YF/I9CLVEWV/FJV50YFI9CLVEWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/50YF/I9CLVEWV/FJV50YFI9CLVEWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/50YF/I9CLVEWV/FJV50YFI9CLVEWV.SMALL.jpg Tustin High T-Tech The purpose of this small scale LED marquee is to display messages to our classroom in a more modern and centralized way. In the classroom, this construction would save white board space and is convenient because it can store a large amount of information. It is also fairly simple to program and has...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 10:13:32 PDT
Interactive Mood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Mood-Lamp/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 19:50:34 PDT
The Fibonacci Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Fibonacci-Clock/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 18:05:14 PDT
LED UV Ship Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-UV-Ship-Bar/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 00:15:17 PDT
Darth Vader LED Frame (Star Wars) http://www.instructables.com/id/Darth-Vader-LED-Frame-Star-Wars/
Darth Vader LED Frame (Star Wars) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/4VL6/I9ABDLOQ/FZ24VL6I9ABDLOQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/4VL6/I9ABDLOQ/FZ24VL6I9ABDLOQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/4VL6/I9ABDLOQ/FZ24VL6I9ABDLOQ.SMALL.jpg andrea.arzensek I made very cool LED lit wooden frame with Darth Vader made from Oak pieces!I'll teach you how to make yours, it's super easy! Making the Stencil Use your computer/laptop screen to trace the picture you want to cut in wood (plywood/MDF/hardboard, etc.) Cut your Wood Strips Cut your wood to 1/4...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 23:23:03 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...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:16:47 PDT
LED Acrylic Glass Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Acrylic-Glass-Sign/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 10:48:58 PDT
Fading RGB Keyboard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Fading-RGB-Keyboard-Light/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 14:00:14 PDT
Brobot: The Emotionally Responsive Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Emotionally-Responsive-Robot/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:18:55 PDT
LEDJ http://www.instructables.com/id/LEDJ/
LEDJ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/9R4X/I93F83RV/FX59R4XI93F83RV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/9R4X/I93F83RV/FX59R4XI93F83RV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/9R4X/I93F83RV/FX59R4XI93F83RV.SMALL.jpg vespinoza0391 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com) Hardware Arduino MegaArduino IDE 1.0.5Elechouse MP3 shield V1.3IR SensorIR remote Remote and sensor I used that is compatible to my codehttp://www.ebay...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 02:42:03 PDT
Arduino - Blinking LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Blinking-LED/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:15:42 PDT
Guitar amp footswitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-amp-footswitch/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:30:46 PDT
5 Dollar LED Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Dollar-LED-Lantern/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:03:26 PDT