Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - led - battery http://www.instructables.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:31:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Octo-Light: LED Camera Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Octo-Light/
Octo-Light: LED Camera Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/Y3P7/HZWJ8GP9/FV4Y3P7HZWJ8GP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/Y3P7/HZWJ8GP9/FV4Y3P7HZWJ8GP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/Y3P7/HZWJ8GP9/FV4Y3P7HZWJ8GP9.SMALL.jpg comsa42 The Octo-Light is a camera ring lamp which is made up of LED light strips. It's cheap to make and perfect for beginner macro photography and video!This lamp is excellent at flooding scenes with uniform light, which softens hard shadows and removes grain. Its' uses range from close-up to medium shots...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:00:39 PDT
LED Felt Carrot with Soft Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Felt-Carrot-with-Soft-Circuits/
LED Felt Carrot with Soft Circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/V4T3/HZS8TFL4/F5OV4T3HZS8TFL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/V4T3/HZS8TFL4/F5OV4T3HZS8TFL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/V4T3/HZS8TFL4/F5OV4T3HZS8TFL4.SMALL.jpg Snax_and_Macs Hi! Have you ever wanted to make a felt carrot that lights up when you touch it? Yes!? Well then this is the Instructables for you!Here's what you need: MaterialsFelt - Green and Orange3V battery2 LED's Needle and orange and green thread Solder/Soldering Iron and conductive material OR Copper Tape C...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 10:33:57 PDT
LED Pen Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pen-Torch/
LED Pen Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/YCJO/HZPDYNB4/FWPYCJOHZPDYNB4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/YCJO/HZPDYNB4/FWPYCJOHZPDYNB4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/YCJO/HZPDYNB4/FWPYCJOHZPDYNB4.SMALL.jpg abhirooprobotics In My City There Happens To Be A Frequent Power Cut And Also There Is Deficiency Of Street Lights !So One Day When I Was Roaming In The Streets In My Locality Which Barely Has Any Street Lights , I Saw Many Peoples Walking In The Streets While Holding A Torch In Their Hands To Guide Them In The Dark...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 11:56:07 PDT
SPLat EC1 based AA and AAA battery tester with bar graph http://www.instructables.com/id/SPLat-EC1-based-AA-and-AAA-battery-tester-with-bar/
SPLat EC1 based AA and AAA battery tester with bar graph - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/YBSE/HZI9B44S/F8ZYBSEHZI9B44S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/YBSE/HZI9B44S/F8ZYBSEHZI9B44S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/YBSE/HZI9B44S/F8ZYBSEHZI9B44S.SMALL.jpg kf7oor A simple and easy to program AA battery tester that can test all 1.5V batteries and can be re-programmed to test up to 3.3V batteries!Parts:1 LED common cathode bar graph or equivalent 1.8V forward voltage and 10mA per LED (I use multiple rectangular leds glued together and negatives soldered togeth...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:57:47 PDT
Light up a LED with one AA-battery (in a solar lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-a-LED-with-one-AA-battery-in-a-solar-lamp/
Light up a LED with one AA-battery (in a solar lamp) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/IH5X/HZGTF7U9/FSZIH5XHZGTF7U9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/IH5X/HZGTF7U9/FSZIH5XHZGTF7U9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/IH5X/HZGTF7U9/FSZIH5XHZGTF7U9.SMALL.jpg Tom_Toffi In my lastest project i want to build a little solar lamp. So i went to my local electronics distributor and want to buy i little solar cell. The solar cell has an output of 2V and the battery an maximum output of 1.2V, which is quite to low to drive any standard white LED. Sure there is an easy way...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:03:48 PDT
Lego Octopus LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Octopus-LED-Light/
Lego Octopus LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid In this Instructable we will learn how to take an ordinary Lego octopus and make it awesome with glowing LED lights. This is a relatively easy project but a few tools are involved. We will be soldering and using a Dremel to carve the piece out and to create eye holes. I estimate that this project co...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:40:10 PDT
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Rainbow-LED-Driver-An-Alternative-NOT-done-wit/
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SMALL.gif A_Teacher | A_Teacher |Ok, so as far as I can tell, this is a unique brand NEW design. The project is in a few contests on instructables at the moment, if you like what I have made, please Vote for it.Calling all Space Cadets: As a way of motivating folks to make the project, I am currently giving away a ...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:48:27 PDT
DC Versus AC http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Versus-AC/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:51:14 PDT
Mini LED Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-LED-Tester/
Mini LED Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/QLPC/HYJ0WB1G/FPYQLPCHYJ0WB1G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/QLPC/HYJ0WB1G/FPYQLPCHYJ0WB1G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/QLPC/HYJ0WB1G/FPYQLPCHYJ0WB1G.SMALL.jpg rsaiyid Hi all, This is my first i'ble and I'd just ask you to please be patient with me if I'm not as clear as experienced users. On to the making, I needed an LED Tester to to check which color it was, if it was infrared, or if it were working. I have a very large range of LEDs kinda lying around which re...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 18:56:54 PDT
Building a Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Joule-Thief/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:11:36 PDT
"Light Bulb" Simple and Easily Made http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bulb-Simple-and-Easily-Made/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:20:28 PDT
LED Foam Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Foam-Bracelet/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:51:10 PDT
Zer0's Sword (Borderlands 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Zer0s-Sword-Borderlands-2/
Zer0's Sword (Borderlands 2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PTNB/HXLD5WSZ/FYVPTNBHXLD5WSZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PTNB/HXLD5WSZ/FYVPTNBHXLD5WSZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PTNB/HXLD5WSZ/FYVPTNBHXLD5WSZ.SMALL.jpg Shadow Of Intent One of the most iconic swords in modern gaming, but with so much undeveloped potential. Its infrequent use in gameplay (Guns render melee attacks almost useless in Borderlands 2) means that it sees very little use outside fan art.Its grey and black tones go well with most costumes, so I felt it woul...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:41:41 PDT
Touch it, Flashlight ON !!!, cheap, no Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Flashlight-cheap-no-adruino/
Touch it, Flashlight ON !!!, cheap, no Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/FT35/HXDPD017/F0YFT35HXDPD017.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/FT35/HXDPD017/F0YFT35HXDPD017.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/FT35/HXDPD017/F0YFT35HXDPD017.SMALL.jpg asrivastava10 How about a flashlight that lights up when you hold it and turns off when you put it down!!!No hassle of switch or anything, just touch the the case and see the LED turn on. I was going through this site when I found an instructable to do the same thing using Arduino using capacitive touch. Well I a...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 02:45:40 PDT
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Pi-control-Android-iPhone-via-OSC/
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SMALL.jpg Greg0reo To start off this project I would like to explain how all this will work. We will be using a form of communication called OSC (Open Sound Control) and an app called "TouchOSC" which is available on the Google Play and Apple app store, along with pyOSC. What we will do is the following:- Create a sui...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:04:26 PDT
IKEA Hack: Solar Powered Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Hack-Solar-Powered-Bike-Light/
IKEA Hack: Solar Powered Bike Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SMALL.jpg bergerab In school this year, I have a pretty late schedule. Sometimes i'll be coming home from class after sundown and with a bike that can be dangerous. Before purchasing a commercial bike light, I decided to see if I could make one myself. Using an IKEA lamp I found at goodwill (for $2) I figured I could ...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:07:17 PDT
The Plant Arm - Garduino Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Plant-Arm-Garduino-Upgrade/
The Plant Arm - Garduino Upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/AYYY/HX1W2VQF/FX8AYYYHX1W2VQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/AYYY/HX1W2VQF/FX8AYYYHX1W2VQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/AYYY/HX1W2VQF/FX8AYYYHX1W2VQF.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everybody,i have finally finished my garduino plant arm upgrade and can't wait to share it with the community..! to catch up with my work please read the main article The Plant Arm first. this product is the reason why i started posting on instructables.com.what? The Plant Arm easily attaches...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:38:50 PDT
Construction Sight Lantern Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Construction-Sight-Lantern-Boombox/
Construction Sight Lantern Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/JWQN/HWX499AC/FJEJWQNHWX499AC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/JWQN/HWX499AC/FJEJWQNHWX499AC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/JWQN/HWX499AC/FJEJWQNHWX499AC.SMALL.jpg Doityourselfgadgets I am going to show you how I built a portable speaker lantern from an old construction sight lamp and some little speakers!You can find more information here http://www.doityourselfgadgets.com/2014/06/portable-homemade-boombox.html. Finding and preparing an old lantern I bought an old defective c...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 04:49:14 PDT
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Diffused-Glue-Stick-Lamp/
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SMALL.jpg vishalapr Last week, I received the glue gun I ordered almost a month ago which I replaced with my older mini glue gun. The mini glue gun used thin glue sticks(7mm) whereas the new one I got used only normal sized glue sticks(10mm). So I had a whole bunch of these thin glue sticks left over, thought for a bit...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:51:32 PDT
Circuit Art: Instructables Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Art-Instructable-Robot/
Circuit Art: Instructables Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/M45S/HWIMWA87/FU6M45SHWIMWA87.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/M45S/HWIMWA87/FU6M45SHWIMWA87.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/M45S/HWIMWA87/FU6M45SHWIMWA87.SMALL.jpg bergerab Since I was a kid I was fascinated with the connection between art and technology. The fascination began when I first saw Silicon Art on the Discovery Channel. Now that I make circuits of my own, I want to show tribute to those who continue to keep this art alive. My Instructables robot circuit util...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 08:59:55 PDT
Pocket-Sized Ultrasonic Ruler http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Ultrasonic-Ruler/
Pocket-Sized Ultrasonic Ruler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/DMNB/HWDRHGR0/FGGDMNBHWDRHGR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/DMNB/HWDRHGR0/FGGDMNBHWDRHGR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/DMNB/HWDRHGR0/FGGDMNBHWDRHGR0.SMALL.jpg bergerab Today everything is digitalized. Most of us don't bother to waste our time using maps, going to the record store, or even going to the DVD store anymore. So... why are so many people using tape-measures and rulers? Yes, they are reliable, but they are certainly not convenient. With innovations, such...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 14:43:31 PDT
Attiny Pocket Sequencer http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny-Pocket-Sequencer/
Attiny Pocket Sequencer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/FIPM/HW8T6OZG/F5AFIPMHW8T6OZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/FIPM/HW8T6OZG/F5AFIPMHW8T6OZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/FIPM/HW8T6OZG/F5AFIPMHW8T6OZG.SMALL.jpg bergerab Music sequencers are awesome tools for producers, composers, and anyone looking for some musical inspiration. However, almost all sequencers available today are rather large devices with all sorts of cords. Wouldn't it be great if you could compose a sequence on the go and still have the record-abl...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:41:07 PDT
ATtiny85 POV Display http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny8545-POV-Display/
ATtiny85 POV Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/8YSH/HW4ON6QE/FLP8YSHHW4ON6QE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/8YSH/HW4ON6QE/FLP8YSHHW4ON6QE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/8YSH/HW4ON6QE/FLP8YSHHW4ON6QE.SMALL.jpg vishalapr The first time I saw a POV (Persistence Of Vision) display was on a show called FAQ on TV. The POV display consisted of an oscillating shaft with 6 LED's mounted on the end of the shaft. Since then I have always wanted to make one myself, I tried making one about 2 months ago with an oscillating sha...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 01:02:10 PDT
Cree Flashlight Color Change http://www.instructables.com/id/Cree-Flashlight-Upgrade/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 19:56:43 PDT
Arduino: Light, Sound, Vibration, Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Sound-Vibration-Switch/
Arduino: Light, Sound, Vibration, Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/GRQM/HVXBTZSE/FTKGRQMHVXBTZSE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/GRQM/HVXBTZSE/FTKGRQMHVXBTZSE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/GRQM/HVXBTZSE/FTKGRQMHVXBTZSE.SMALL.jpg naghababaie This will be a step by step guide to make a remote powered Arduino set which will produce sound, light and vibration for 1 second once a switch is pressed. I will provide the arduino code and steps for a setting up your computer. In addition I will include the components required for this project an...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 07:24:06 PDT
Make a Racing Powerwheels Jeep http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Racing-Powerwheels-Jeep/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 15:11:02 PDT
Mood-Cube (Li-ion Mood Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mood-Cube-Li-ion-Mood-Light/
Mood-Cube (Li-ion Mood Light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/YSJN/HVTLTE1W/FIRYSJNHVTLTE1W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/YSJN/HVTLTE1W/FIRYSJNHVTLTE1W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/YSJN/HVTLTE1W/FIRYSJNHVTLTE1W.SMALL.jpg bergerab In the electronic's section of Instructables.com everyone seems to show great affection for LEDs. After reading many articles, I thought it'd be a good time to contribute to the plethora of LED projects. Presenting... Mood-Cube! This small "cube" consists only of one RGB led and a tiny arduino chip...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 11:57:31 PDT
Arduino portable temperature display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-portable-temperature-display/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 07:10:04 PDT
Beautiful tap-light night-light http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-tap-light-night-light/
Beautiful tap-light night-light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/LFE5/HW0FVXYA/FGNLFE5HW0FVXYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/LFE5/HW0FVXYA/FGNLFE5HW0FVXYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/LFE5/HW0FVXYA/FGNLFE5HW0FVXYA.SMALL.jpg mrakuaku Here's a fun and simple project showing you how to make some tactile night-light/mood-lights that turn on and off when you tap them. They're cheap (less than $1 a piece), cool and don't take that long to make!*Update - June 4 2014 - add florescent luminescence and give an almost radio active glow to...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 22:47:53 PDT
CARDBOARD SOLAR LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/CARDBOARD-SOLAR-LAMP/
CARDBOARD SOLAR LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/NTEX/HVQFCZBF/FR6NTEXHVQFCZBF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/NTEX/HVQFCZBF/FR6NTEXHVQFCZBF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/NTEX/HVQFCZBF/FR6NTEXHVQFCZBF.SMALL.jpg deba168 I made this cardboard solar lamp for reusing the waste cardboard dumped in my dustbin.Through this instructables I try to aware people about the merit of reusing papers/cardboard and adverse effects of cutting tree.Features of my lamp :1. Solar charging : I choose this option to save energy and to p...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 10:16:48 PDT
LED Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Light-Box-1/
LED Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/EZX7/HVPVSUL3/F1UEZX7HVPVSUL3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/EZX7/HVPVSUL3/F1UEZX7HVPVSUL3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/EZX7/HVPVSUL3/F1UEZX7HVPVSUL3.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino This light up led box turned out pretty good. It was pretty easy to make and was low cost as well. The basic concept of this project is using a 9 volt battery to power led lights and a white plastic to make cool lighter. You can use water ever color leds you want. There is a switch on it for easy tu...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 18:44:42 PDT
Light Spectrometer from a "battery powered" head inspection lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Spectrometer-from-a-head-inspection-lamp/
Light Spectrometer from a "battery powered" head inspection lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR Hello if you like this please take the time to vote in the competitionsTHANKSAt the end of my light sensing instructable where I played with the measurement of reducing sun light levels as well as making it into a laser game , I mentioned that I wanted to have a go at making a full spectrometer. Thi...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 14:28:46 PDT
8000 lumen LED Dewalt flashlight mod http://www.instructables.com/id/8000-lumen-LED-Dewalt-flashlight-mod/
8000 lumen LED Dewalt flashlight mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/WI23/HVNXTLNL/FTOWI23HVNXTLNL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/WI23/HVNXTLNL/FTOWI23HVNXTLNL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/WI23/HVNXTLNL/FTOWI23HVNXTLNL.SMALL.jpg Ryan Depace This instrucable will show you how to modify a Dewalt 18v incandescent cordless light. The modification entails adding a 18V to 35V dc/dc step-up converter and a 8000 lumen LED. Materials ToolsDrill Dremel with cutting tool - To check out my homemade All purpose Dremel blade click HERESoldering ...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 21:08:05 PDT
How to crown a queen with a LED http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-crown-a-queen-with-a-LED/
How to crown a queen with a LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/TDXX/HVGXWL8S/FMMTDXXHVGXWL8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/TDXX/HVGXWL8S/FMMTDXXHVGXWL8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/TDXX/HVGXWL8S/FMMTDXXHVGXWL8S.SMALL.jpg IrinaMalkinOndik Let's make queens and crowns!You will need:a lot of fantasyfor the queen:coloured paper, firm paperscissors, a ruler, a pin, pencilsa glues stick, scotch tapefor the crown40 cm of uninsulated fine copper wires - 0,3 mm . Mine was silver coated.a LED and a 3V battery Preparation Cut out a long str...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 04:15:22 PDT
Homemade LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-LED-Light/
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Thu, 22 May 2014 12:42:31 PDT
9 volt bolt (Flashlight conversion) http://www.instructables.com/id/9-volt-bolt-Flashlight-conversion/
9 volt bolt (Flashlight conversion) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/C6W4/HVCUQYOX/F5YC6W4HVCUQYOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/C6W4/HVCUQYOX/F5YC6W4HVCUQYOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/C6W4/HVCUQYOX/F5YC6W4HVCUQYOX.SMALL.jpg pandyaketan I had a flashlight containing 4 leds. It worked on four button cells of 1 volt each. Each white led can take upto 3 volts. So 4 leds could take upto 12 volts. I decided to remove the four button cells and add a 9 volt battery to the flashlight. Conversion:So i soldered a battery cap to the four leds...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 10:02:49 PDT
The Plant Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Plant-Arm/
The Plant Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/HN7A/HXXHHKSG/FHJHN7AHXXHHKSG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/HN7A/HXXHHKSG/FHJHN7AHXXHHKSG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/HN7A/HXXHHKSG/FHJHN7AHXXHHKSG.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz update September, 16, 2014 - The Plant Arm basicupdate June 30, 2014 - The Plant Arm - Garduino Upgrade.[ new design; The Plant Shelf - The Plant Shelf, a form of live art." Why? because plants make anywhere a lovely place to live, clean the air and give off positive energy. we can have walls cove...
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Tue, 13 May 2014 12:14:59 PDT
LED on Mobile Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-on-Mobile-Battery/
LED on Mobile Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/7XYO/HUYBFJK1/FLT7XYOHUYBFJK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/7XYO/HUYBFJK1/FLT7XYOHUYBFJK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/7XYO/HUYBFJK1/FLT7XYOHUYBFJK1.SMALL.jpg pandyaketan Simplest LED light from a mobile battery, using just a 1 kilo-ohm resistor! Parts & Assembling: Parts:1. One LED2. One resistor - one kilo-ohm resistor3. One mobile batteryAssembly:Connect the 1K resistor to the positive of the LED. (Or to negative; resistor to any side)Connect this positive of L...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 10:06:23 PDT
stinkbug (or any bug) trap http://www.instructables.com/id/stinkbug-or-any-bug-trap/
stinkbug (or any bug) trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/S806/HUBWU7V0/F3LS806HUBWU7V0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/S806/HUBWU7V0/F3LS806HUBWU7V0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/S806/HUBWU7V0/F3LS806HUBWU7V0.SMALL.jpg dudes This is a simple trap I came up with to trap and kill stink bugs, but I think it will work on most other bugs just as well. Materials First, gather the materials- empty bottle or cup- LED (I used white)- resistor (I used 200 ohm)- 2 aa battery holder- red and black wires (not shown) Prep bottl...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:15:45 PDT
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-70/
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SMALL.jpg Bumsfallera First of all, excuse my non-native English and my lack of professional electrical engineering skills. I see this as a hobby and have no claim to be perfect. However, if you have some ideas on how to improve the setting don’t hesitate to write a comment ;-) I haven’t seen any similar Instructabl...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:20:32 PDT
Working Sonic Screwdriver - Version 3.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-Sonic-Screwdriver-Version-30/
Working Sonic Screwdriver - Version 3.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/RBLE/HSNFXFUO/FC5RBLEHSNFXFUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/RBLE/HSNFXFUO/FC5RBLEHSNFXFUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/RBLE/HSNFXFUO/FC5RBLEHSNFXFUO.SMALL.jpg The Props Monster This is my third rendition of a sonic screwdriver complete with working sound and a TVbgone circuit. It is dead week here on my college campus, giving me time to edit and add to this instructable and therefore the final steps should be going up over the next week and a half. Now that is ove...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:27:20 PDT
Building a Simple 9V LED Stoplight http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Simple-9V-LED-Stoplight/
Building a Simple 9V LED Stoplight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/UVEN/HSGFWFDR/FXFUVENHSGFWFDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/UVEN/HSGFWFDR/FXFUVENHSGFWFDR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/UVEN/HSGFWFDR/FXFUVENHSGFWFDR.SMALL.jpg schulzecd These instructions will show you how to build your own LED stoplight powered by a 9 volt battery. This LED Stoplight is a fairly simple, cheap project that can teach you about some simple, but very useful electronic components including the 4017 Decade Counter, the 555 Timer IC, and diodes. You...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 14:48:54 PST
Led Glass Nightlight with Brightness Control (v1.0) http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Glass-Nightlight-with-Brightness-Control-v10/
Led Glass Nightlight with Brightness Control (v1.0) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/ONQ7/HS8FUXSP/F5UONQ7HS8FUXSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/ONQ7/HS8FUXSP/F5UONQ7HS8FUXSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/ONQ7/HS8FUXSP/F5UONQ7HS8FUXSP.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma Today i saw a broken Glass in my store room and i thought to use it to make a glowing glass nightlight. Some components were with me already so it was easy to make this nightlight.Actually this can also be a led whiteboard which will glow highlighter ink like i wrote my name on Glass and it's Glowin...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:54:19 PST
LED infinity mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-infinity-mirror-1/
LED infinity mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/1IRR/HRTKJALH/F1M1IRRHRTKJALH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/1IRR/HRTKJALH/F1M1IRRHRTKJALH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/1IRR/HRTKJALH/F1M1IRRHRTKJALH.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino Theses infinity mirrors are pretty cool and easy to make. The concept of it that you have a regular mirror, with led lights in between the regular mirror and a two mirror. The two way mirror is a more expensive and you want it to be the same size as the regular mirror. I used 12 volt interter to p...
By: wiscdoledino

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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:56:49 PST
low frequency audio amplifier using the LM386 http://www.instructables.com/id/low-frequency-audio-amplifier-using-the-LM386/
low frequency audio amplifier using the LM386 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/SWV2/HR4SWC46/FNQSWV2HR4SWC46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/SWV2/HR4SWC46/FNQSWV2HR4SWC46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/SWV2/HR4SWC46/FNQSWV2HR4SWC46.SMALL.jpg Er Varun Goyal The integrated chip LM386 is a low power audio frequency amplifier requiring a low level power supply . The IC is designed to deliver a voltage amplification of 20 without external add-on parts. But this voltage gain can be raised up to 200 (Vu = 200) by adding external parts. soo today i am goin...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 05:31:47 PST
LED light strip Long Board http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-light-strip-Long-Board/
LED light strip Long Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/GLR6/HQVLDS0I/FFPGLR6HQVLDS0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/GLR6/HQVLDS0I/FFPGLR6HQVLDS0I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/GLR6/HQVLDS0I/FFPGLR6HQVLDS0I.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino Not only does having your Long Board light up at night look cool, it is also good for safety to be able to be seen from a distance. This project is pretty easy to make. I used the LED strip stuff that i ordered online off ebay. Theres all different colors. The LED strip is sticky on the back that st...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 07:50:06 PST
L.E.D. Rose's http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Roses/
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 07:25:33 PST
LED skateboard version 3! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-skateboard-version-3/
LED skateboard version 3! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/AT07/HQB80II2/F5PAT07HQB80II2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/AT07/HQB80II2/F5PAT07HQB80II2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/AT07/HQB80II2/F5PAT07HQB80II2.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box Thank you for viewing my instructable! As the title says this is my 3rd led skateboard! But this is actually the first one I am making a 'how to' for. My first led board was alright, It did have a few flaws and aside from just turning it on there wasn't much appeal to it. Yes it did look very nice r...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 14:36:00 PST
Easy Film Can AA Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Film-Can-AA-Battery-Holder/
Easy Film Can AA Battery Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/LZ6D/HQ5VDX2B/F3HLZ6DHQ5VDX2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/LZ6D/HQ5VDX2B/F3HLZ6DHQ5VDX2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/LZ6D/HQ5VDX2B/F3HLZ6DHQ5VDX2B.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Simple Film Canister Battery Holder Fat Cat was complaining he didn't have any AA battery holders for just one battery. So we came up with this. It is really easy to make and took very little time. Materials Materials that we used. In one picture we forgot the glue dots and the other we forg...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 19:27:03 PST
How To Make A Fading Light Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Fading-Light-Circuit/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 16:56:16 PST