Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - led - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:40:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Beautiful Counter Top Backlit with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-Counter-Top-Backlit-with-LEDs/
Beautiful Counter Top Backlit with LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/MVU2/IDUQMXHC/F37MVU2IDUQMXHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/MVU2/IDUQMXHC/F37MVU2IDUQMXHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/MVU2/IDUQMXHC/F37MVU2IDUQMXHC.SMALL.jpg ledsalltheway Oldie but Goodie!What seems like forever ago I souped one of our vanity tops and only just now found the images and thought I'd recap the project for anyone who might want to do the same! Because it's so old some of the items are no longer available, but I did my best to provide links to the materi...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:38:27 PDT
TV B Gone Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-B-Gone-Keychain/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:14:35 PDT
Animator Gadget for NeoPixels http://www.instructables.com/id/Animator-Gadget-for-NeoPixels/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:31:10 PDT
Light It Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:06:15 PDT
Marvel S.H.I.E.L.D. Remake http://www.instructables.com/id/Marvel-SHIELD-Remake/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:17:28 PDT
Glow in the Dark & Back-lit Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-Dark-Back-lit-Sign/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:34:15 PDT
Easy Node.JS + WebSockets LED Controller for Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-NodeJS-WebSockets-LED-Controller-for-Raspberr/
Easy Node.JS + WebSockets LED Controller for Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/1C5O/IDU2PO44/FGU1C5OIDU2PO44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/1C5O/IDU2PO44/FGU1C5OIDU2PO44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/1C5O/IDU2PO44/FGU1C5OIDU2PO44.SMALL.jpg martin2250 Hi,in this instructable, I'll show you how to create a lightweight and incredibly responsive web server with WebSockets.I'll use it to control a LED using an Arduino but the concept can be applied to many other projects.Since this project does not use any on-board peripherals, it will work with just...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:15:40 PDT
Fiber Optic LED Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-LED-Chandelier/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:04:29 PDT
IoT Motion Controlled Servos http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Motion-Controlled-Servos/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:47:59 PDT
LEDs for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/LEDs-for-Beginners/
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Wed, 27 Dec 2006 20:12:48 PST
IKEA Candle Hack a stylish and safe enhancement http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Candle-Hack-a-stylish-and-safe-enhancement/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:34:58 PDT
Add LED Daytime Running Lights on Scion XB http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-LED-Daytime-Running-Lights-on-Scion-XB/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 17:27:22 PDT
Pedometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pedometer-2/
Pedometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/J0VS/IDOCVNQJ/FNBJ0VSIDOCVNQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/J0VS/IDOCVNQJ/FNBJ0VSIDOCVNQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/J0VS/IDOCVNQJ/FNBJ0VSIDOCVNQJ.SMALL.jpg Abhi909 Hello guys, This is my second electronic project .Please share and vote if you like.What is PEDOMETER?Answer- A pedometer is a device, usually portable and electronic or electromechanical, that counts each step a person takes by detecting themotion of the person's hands or hips. Because the distance...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 05:38:19 PDT
Hacking Marquee Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-Marquee-Lights/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 12:52:44 PDT
Arduino VU Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-VU-Lamp/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 11:29:19 PDT
High Powered Yellow Bike Light (Front+Side Combo) http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Powered-Yellow-Bike-Light-FrontSide-Combo/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:50:31 PDT
Simon Says with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Simon-Says-with-LEDs/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:53:50 PDT
Rainbow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Light/
Rainbow Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/VXHN/IDFSMR47/F3AVXHNIDFSMR47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/VXHN/IDFSMR47/F3AVXHNIDFSMR47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/VXHN/IDFSMR47/F3AVXHNIDFSMR47.SMALL.jpg sbmull This set-by-set guide will show you how to construct the Rainbow Light kit available at applemountain.etsy.com First the brain.... First, place the microcontroller on the printed circuit board. The microcontroller will go on the rectangle outline in the middle of the board. As you can see in th...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:16:02 PDT
Large Funduino (colorduino) 8 * 8 full colour LED display running “plasma” http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Funduino-colorduino-8-8-full-colour-LED-disp/
Large Funduino (colorduino) 8 * 8 full colour LED display running “plasma” - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/5JJW/IDH7O3OH/FDF5JJWIDH7O3OH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/5JJW/IDH7O3OH/FDF5JJWIDH7O3OH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/5JJW/IDH7O3OH/FDF5JJWIDH7O3OH.SMALL.jpg martin.fiddy A while back I purchased a funduino board and the corresponding 8 * 8 full colour LED pug in module. When I first powered it up it was pre-loaded with some demo which ran through a simple display, this was really cool I thought!! Then I found the “PLASMA” program and once I got it running was totall...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 04:40:53 PDT
UV LED Exposure Light for Screen Emulsion http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-LED-Curing-Light/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:44:39 PDT
Ambilight TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-for-your-TV/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:04:30 PDT
DIY Pipe Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pipe-Lamp/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 06:20:51 PDT
Glowing Space Invader Shoe Lace Accessory http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Space-Invader-Shoe-Lace-Accessory/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:32:33 PDT
Lámpara MakersLab http://www.instructables.com/id/Lámpara-MakersLab/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 05:29:47 PDT
Elegant Night Wear Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Elegant-Night-Wear-Necklace/
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 20:08:33 PDT
Bright bike flashlight hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-bike-flashlight-hack/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 18:12:59 PDT
100w LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/100w-LED-Flashlight-1/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 14:29:18 PDT
Li-ion 12V Home-made USB Flashlight Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Li-ion-12V-Home-made-USB-Flashlight-Charger/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 02:51:48 PDT
Backlit BatMan Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-BatMan-Logo/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 05:23:20 PDT
DIY Pyralux for Flexible Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Flexible-Circuit-or-DIY-Pyralux/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:20:48 PDT
Makerbot Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Makerbot-Night-Light/
Makerbot Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/FJQU/ID7UXFXS/FP6FJQUID7UXFXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/FJQU/ID7UXFXS/FP6FJQUID7UXFXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/FJQU/ID7UXFXS/FP6FJQUID7UXFXS.SMALL.jpg DankoA Led Makerbot Night Light This is my twist on the single LED version using led strips & a usb blinky to drive the LED strips.BOM1. 3D printer Makerbot Case (thingverse)2. USB Blinky (Tindie or Hackaday Shop)3. LED addressable strip(WS2812B RGB LED Strip - Amazon, Ebay etc.)4. 4 PC power supply ...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 11:57:39 PDT
12V mini, wearable, mobile power source: http://www.instructables.com/id/12V-mini-wearable-mobile-power-source/
12V mini, wearable, mobile power source: - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/WT0R/IDA2KDXG/FJTWT0RIDA2KDXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/WT0R/IDA2KDXG/FJTWT0RIDA2KDXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/WT0R/IDA2KDXG/FJTWT0RIDA2KDXG.SMALL.jpg merkabalite Finding a power source small enough to hide, yet powerful enough to feed your LEDs is not easy. This tutorial will show you how to build your own 12V power source for your DIY projects. No shock, No solder, No glue!Under my relaxed tests, this 12V battery source has powered a 9 LED strip for 50 hour...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 03:05:00 PDT
Batman Engraved Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Engraved-Logo/
Batman Engraved Logo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/YGPB/IDA2IYB9/FJQYGPBIDA2IYB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/YGPB/IDA2IYB9/FJQYGPBIDA2IYB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/YGPB/IDA2IYB9/FJQYGPBIDA2IYB9.SMALL.jpg sparks_vfr My daughter is a batman fan, and was looking for something different, I did see something on YouTube which gave me the idea of having not so much backlit, but using light refraction, highlighting the Batman logo..The plaque for want of a better word looks pretty awesome in a dark roomMaterials :Batm...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 13:15:57 PDT
How to Make a Backlit Xbox One Controller Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Backlit-Xbox-One-Controller/
How to Make a Backlit Xbox One Controller Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/H3ZM/IDA2IFXJ/FJ2H3ZMIDA2IFXJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/H3ZM/IDA2IFXJ/FJ2H3ZMIDA2IFXJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/H3ZM/IDA2IFXJ/FJ2H3ZMIDA2IFXJ.SMALL.jpg MakeItYoutube Create a controller unique to you by adding a back light!I like to customize my things so that they stand out from what everyone else has. With basic soldering skills, this project will show you how to give your Xbox One controller a back light!Don't know how to solder? Read through the beginning of...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 07:21:04 PDT
Marshmallow LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/Marshmallow-LED-light/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 16:16:16 PDT
Using LED's and Laser diodes http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-LEDs-and-Laser-diodes/
Using LED's and Laser diodes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/LXBI/ID77M8CI/FVZLXBIID77M8CI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/LXBI/ID77M8CI/FVZLXBIID77M8CI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/LXBI/ID77M8CI/FVZLXBIID77M8CI.SMALL.jpg SA007 There are a lot of instructables about using LED's in cool and interesting ways, but not often is discussed how you should use LED's on a electronical level.Since laser diodes are effectively a LED (Light Emitting Diodes) this will work for those as well.There are a few things you need to know that ...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 06:08:23 PDT
Easy LED Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LED-Tie/
Easy LED Tie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/KN8L/ID77N9HL/FQ0KN8LID77N9HL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/KN8L/ID77N9HL/FQ0KN8LID77N9HL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/KN8L/ID77N9HL/FQ0KN8LID77N9HL.SMALL.jpg n2o1gaming Bored of all ties looking the same? Worried you wont stand out during an interview? I'm not saying having a glowing tie will help but its easy fun and cheap to make! It attracts attention during any event and is bright enough to be seen in most light. For about $12 you can get the materials to make...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 08:30:33 PDT
Raspberry Pi 3x3 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-3x3-LED-Cube/
Raspberry Pi 3x3 LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/QFUC/IB7RKCDG/FH3QFUCIB7RKCDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/QFUC/IB7RKCDG/FH3QFUCIB7RKCDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/QFUC/IB7RKCDG/FH3QFUCIB7RKCDG.SMALL.jpg Steve99and04 About a month ago my dad bought a soldering iron and we both learnt to solder by making an LED cube controlled by an Arduino. It was a cool project to show my friends and really easy to build so I have decided to make one for the Raspberry Pi and an Adafruit Cobbler because there are not many LED cu...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 06:22:45 PDT
MINECRAFT Arduino Nano Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/MINECRAFT-Arduino-Nano-Night-Light/
MINECRAFT Arduino Nano Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/V9KV/ID5S7CR0/F8BV9KVID5S7CR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/V9KV/ID5S7CR0/F8BV9KVID5S7CR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/V9KV/ID5S7CR0/F8BV9KVID5S7CR0.SMALL.jpg SoHa SMART We love MINECRAFT and we love Arduino, so we decided to combine the two! Along with a recycled tennis ball canister, a peanut butter jar, Arduino Nano, and a few everyday components and created a light sensitive night light with a MINECRAFT themed shade made of vellum paper.There are a myriad of w...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 09:03:41 PDT
Decorate your room with a lightning cloud ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Lightning-Cloud/
Decorate your room with a lightning cloud ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FHV/AAYV/ID4CT6QL/FHVAAYVID4CT6QL.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FHV/AAYV/ID4CT6QL/FHVAAYVID4CT6QL.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FHV/AAYV/ID4CT6QL/FHVAAYVID4CT6QL.SMALL.gif chaosfts DescriptionMake an indoor lightning Cloud, hang it up right over your door mat, blast whoever passing under it, feel the the beauty of nature in the house. I've put a video here so you can have a look at it! Get Things Ready Actually there is a shortcoming here using the Xadow - Main Board as i...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 21:13:58 PDT
Build an USB LED light from an old webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-USB-led-light-from-an-old-webcam/
Build an USB LED light from an old webcam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/RLZB/ID4CQWRW/F4RRLZBID4CQWRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/RLZB/ID4CQWRW/F4RRLZBID4CQWRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/RLZB/ID4CQWRW/F4RRLZBID4CQWRW.SMALL.jpg DuartmaN If you have an old damaged webcam, you can use it to make an USB LED light. Components and tools Tools: Soldering iron Driller 5mm Drill Multimeter Hot glue gun Adhesive tape Miscellaneous toolsComponents Old webcam 1 - 5mm LED high bright (white or other colour) 1 - Resisto...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 13:50:41 PDT
Camping/Outside Alarm System for Detecting Beast and People http://www.instructables.com/id/CampingOutside-Alarm-System-for-Detecting-Beast-an/
Camping/Outside Alarm System for Detecting Beast and People - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/KHW0/ID2XCUTB/FF7KHW0ID2XCUTB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/KHW0/ID2XCUTB/FF7KHW0ID2XCUTB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/KHW0/ID2XCUTB/FF7KHW0ID2XCUTB.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Now is summer, lot of people are going enjoy the wildlife while camping in the nature. If you ever slept in the nature in a tent you know how formidable is to hear the noise of any beast in the darkness, (example a bear). There are some techniques to flee from a bear but the best is remain far from ...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 01:47:22 PDT
Make a red head-torch for astronomy - Under $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-red-head-torch-for-astronomy-Under-10/
Make a red head-torch for astronomy - Under $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/XFDU/ID0PVY8Y/FVXXFDUID0PVY8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/XFDU/ID0PVY8Y/FVXXFDUID0PVY8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/XFDU/ID0PVY8Y/FVXXFDUID0PVY8Y.SMALL.jpg Sir__Walter Getting a glimpse of the night sky on a budget can be difficult, my cheap refracting telescope has a hard time taking enough light in from distant sky objects as it is, improving your own vision at night by using a red light is a great way improve your amateur sky gazing experience. A red light can ...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 21:56:43 PDT
Retractable Solder Fume Extractor (From An LED Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Retractable-Solder-Fume-Fan-From-An-LED-Light/
Retractable Solder Fume Extractor (From An LED Light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/WO1X/ID0PU22J/F7FWO1XID0PU22J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/WO1X/ID0PU22J/F7FWO1XID0PU22J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/WO1X/ID0PU22J/F7FWO1XID0PU22J.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 This Is a fan that I use while soldering to get the solder fumes out of my face!Why did I choose this fan? This Is WhyIf you are wondering what I am connecting it to, It is my home-made peg-board. If you are interested this project this is the linkIf you don't understand why there is a weird flashli...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 11:56:58 PDT
Control electronics by sliding your phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-electronics-by-moving-your-phone/
Control electronics by sliding your phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/QZN3/ID0PU79H/FLVQZN3ID0PU79H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/QZN3/ID0PU79H/FLVQZN3ID0PU79H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/QZN3/ID0PU79H/FLVQZN3ID0PU79H.SMALL.jpg Tanishq Jaiswal This instructable will take you to through the fun when power of RF, android smartphone and arduino are combined.To adjust the brightness of your table lamp/lights in studio if you are a photographer, speed of ceiling fan, adjust the volume of your home theater, or to control the speed of motor, you...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 13:36:39 PDT
Conductak Business Card Flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductak-Business-Card-Flashlight/
Conductak Business Card Flashlight! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/4WRN/ID02F3R2/FQU4WRNID02F3R2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/4WRN/ID02F3R2/FQU4WRNID02F3R2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/4WRN/ID02F3R2/FQU4WRNID02F3R2.SMALL.jpg Conductak If you've been to an event such as the 2015 Bay Area Maker Faire or the Santa Monica Proof of Concept Innovation Fair, you may have picked up a business card from Conductak, the conductive sticky tack. The back of the card has a mysterious diagram with a link to the Conductak Instructables page. Wha...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 14:10:31 PDT
LED Projector Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Projector-Box/
LED Projector Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/4DCK/ID02H749/F0S4DCKID02H749.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/4DCK/ID02H749/F0S4DCKID02H749.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/4DCK/ID02H749/F0S4DCKID02H749.SMALL.jpg ledsalltheway Using the items pictured a project box was created for projecting images, designs, text or anything that one could come up with onto another surface; in this example a name was used - could be your daughter or son!Image 1 parts came from ledsupply total cost around $27.00: Clear Project BoxAA Batter...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 12:29:17 PDT
LED Fiber Optic Jellyfish Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Jellyfish-Skirt/
LED Fiber Optic Jellyfish Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/1R6Z/ICZ4R5RR/FYL1R6ZICZ4R5RR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/1R6Z/ICZ4R5RR/FYL1R6ZICZ4R5RR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/1R6Z/ICZ4R5RR/FYL1R6ZICZ4R5RR.SMALL.jpg lumilectric Because the effect of fiber optics is so fascinating I was thinking about making an oufit for Burning Man with fiber optics and RGB LEDs. It took me some time until I came up with a design and figured out how to attach the fibers onto the LED strip. In the end I made this Jelly Fish Skirt: strands o...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 05:53:23 PDT
DIY LED Glow Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cheap-LED-Glow-Stick-at-Home/
DIY LED Glow Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/Z79J/ICNNHTOQ/FFPZ79JICNNHTOQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/Z79J/ICNNHTOQ/FFPZ79JICNNHTOQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/Z79J/ICNNHTOQ/FFPZ79JICNNHTOQ.SMALL.jpg pious123 Glow sticks are always awesome .From Concert to campfire,child to old people all love the Glow Stick.Glow Stick s a self-contained, short-term light-source.It was invented backs in the 90's around 1965.Basically Glow Stick consists of a translucent plastic tube containing isolated substances that, w...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:51:38 PDT
Arc Reactor 2.0 (3d printed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arc-Reactor-20-3d-printed/
Arc Reactor 2.0 (3d printed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SMALL.jpg Sentient Meat In this instructables, I will be showing you how to make an arc reactor. **The arc reactor I created was my own unique build.**The materials you will need for this instructables are as follows:-18 3d printed parts (7 different parts with multiples)-3 RGB LED's-Multiple wires wires-An Arduino Uno-A 9...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 01:52:11 PDT