Instructables: question - lighting http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:35:02 PDT BLOX v1.01 Portable lighting solution: Is it possible to power (400watt) Halogen light from a 12V Car Battery? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Portable-lighting-solution-Is-it-possible-to-power/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif lshoesmith Im trying to work out a cheap, portable way of lighting when on location whilst filming. The idea of a generator is just to expensive to even think of at the moment, so is it possible to power (400watt) Halogen light from a 12V Car Battery? Or  Are there any readily available 12V lights that prod...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 07:47:51 PDT
Convert antique fireplace to simulated.? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Convert-antique-fireplace-to-simulated/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Doc Holliday I have a wall-mounted porcelain coal fireplace from a French chateau.  It has isinglass windows, so is amenable to diffused light. BUT, all the electric simulators are too wide to fit.  I tried using candles, BAD idea. Then I tried flickering Christmas lights, too constant and not enough color var...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:04:13 PDT
How do you sand blast empty wine bottles and what type of blaster do I need ? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-do-you-sand-blast-empty-wine-bottles-and-what-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Medicnewt17
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Thu, 8 May 2014 10:12:49 PDT
Way to control two fluorescent bulbs in the same fixture individually? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Way-to-control-two-fluorescent-bulbs-in-the-same-f/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif natedawg1013 I would like to set up a few fluorescent light fixtures that each have one blacklight bulb and one white bulb. I would like to be able to control them individually so that I can have either the blacklight bulb or the white bulb on at any given time. It would be preferable to be able to dim the white...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 00:07:21 PDT
Homemade bike lights? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Homemade-bike-lights/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif sf49ers I am trying to make a front light for my bicycle and I have my electronic part right but, I need to find a reflective background for it but I don't know where I would get it.  
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 15:34:59 PST
How to properly power LED Strip Lights using battery for mobile sign? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-to-properly-power-LED-Strip-Lights-using-batte/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif jenneee Hello and thank you in advance for any assistance you can offer me here.  I'm clueless here... So, here is the plan, I have purchased a strip of LED lights (see them here:  http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005EHHLD8/ref=pe_385040_30332190_TE_tr_3p_M3T1_ST1_dp_1) and am attempting to place them on a mobile...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 05:55:17 PDT
Retrofitting an antique light fixture? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Retrofitting-an-antique-light-fixture/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif thoughtfission Hi, I just picked up a really nice old hanging light fixture. I want to upgrade it with modern light sockets and lampshades to use in our new house (Actually 200 years old but new to us). Has anybody had any experience doing this? Could you give me a few pointers? Thanks, G
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 14:16:40 PDT
Any ideas on making a curved plexiglass panel with LED lighting the etching in it? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Any-ideas-on-making-a-curved-plexiglass-panel-with/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif jdanaher1 So, I want to create a 2"-3" wide strip of plexiglass that I would etch and then curve (using to heat to wrap the 2"-3" wide strip around something round, for example a pipe). My question is, if I had an LED source lighting the end of the strip (again, the narrow end) would the etched plexiglass lig...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 14:46:54 PDT
Fireworks time delay? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Fireworks-time-delay/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif lochrin I want to set off a few fireworks on the night of my wedding aniversary, and rather than run off and light the fuse, or rely on my dopey brother, I was after a time delay with, say, a watch? So I could set it for 10pm and bamoo.. 10pm we outside enjoying drinks, and a few fireworks go up! I have see...
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Thu, 10 Jan 2013 05:46:07 PST
3Watt LED Recessed Ceiling Downlight - 12 Volt Question http://www.instructables.com/answers/3Watt-LED-Recessed-Ceiling-Downlight-12-Volt-Que/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif soonerbliss1 I'm new to the world of LEDs, but have recently completed a DYI using Cree XR-E as eaves lighting outside my steel building.  Comtemplating doing the same on my personal residence and was considering the 3W 3 LED ceiling downlight ac85-265 under the soffits of my home.  These can be found in great a...
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Sat, 5 Jan 2013 14:29:11 PST
I want to add a waterproof LED light to my bike with an an on/off switch and a rechargeable battery to power the battery http://www.instructables.com/answers/I-want-to-add-a-waterproof-LED-light-to-my-bike-wi/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif jujubee1465
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Thu, 27 Dec 2012 05:35:05 PST
How to build this KOZO pipe lamp? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-to-build-this-KOZO-pipe-lamp/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Adambowker98 The lamp: http://www.kozo-lamp.com/#Kozo Man (It is the Desk Lamp called "KOZO Man" I really like this lamp and would love to have one, but I am DEFINITELY NOT willing to fork out $500 for it. I have seen many other 'ibles on pipe lamps but I'm not quite sure how to build the feet of this lamp (the...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 15:38:26 PST
what to do with extra mini christmas light bulbs? http://www.instructables.com/answers/what-to-do-with-extra-mini-christmas-light-bulbs/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Kling_Klang I have extra mini christmas light bulbs and would like to do something with them to brighten up the rest of the year.  If possible using solar or a battery.
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Fri, 21 Dec 2012 13:23:39 PST
how can i show my name in stringfly effect in led cube? http://www.instructables.com/answers/how-can-i-show-my-name-in-stringfly-effect-in-led-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif hentrymv
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 12:14:01 PST
How can I wire blinking leds so that they can blink randomly ,giving that twinkling look? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-can-I-wire-blinking-leds-so-that-they-can-blin/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif ray33 I know where to get blinking flashing leds, but i dont know how to wire them. Im trying to get that sparkly/twinkle effect like those Christmas ads in stores
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Sat, 3 Nov 2012 22:23:51 PDT
is there anyone that has directions and knows how to make a desk top lamp out of popsical sticks ? http://www.instructables.com/answers/is-there-anyone-that-has-directions-and-knows-how-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif sabrosky3 i use to make them when my children were little and they were great but the directioins were stolen along with all my property when I put then into storage. and helped my mother take care of my dieing father in Florida
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Wed, 5 Sep 2012 21:39:47 PDT
How do I wire a speed control with a a blinker using 110v indicator lights ? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-do-I-wire-a-speed-control-with-a-a-blinker-usi/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif 1stcontact I have 15 110v  red indicator lights and need to light these one at a time using a speed control  and blinker control to simulate a heart beat. This monitor is the same that you can see in the Classic Monster Movie ,"The Bride of Frankenstein". Any help would be appreciated very much.?
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 00:43:36 PDT
useing 5050 smd leds strip style for shrimp lights, if i add a driver and heatsink will i get more light from my leds? http://www.instructables.com/answers/useing-5050-smd-leds-strip-style-for-shrimp-lights/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif hogrags
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Sat, 4 Aug 2012 08:50:41 PDT
what battery pack would be needed to run these LED light strip for 6 hours? http://www.instructables.com/answers/what-battery-pack-would-be-needed-to-run-these-LED/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif skobo Hi all, I am looking at building a wearable battery pack to power these light strips, As I am looking at this the wattage seems high 12 watts, I figure 8 AA 1.5 VDC batteries run in seriers would do the trick but any idea on run time?   http://www.dealextreme.com/p/12w-470nm-150x3528-smd-led-water...
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Sun, 15 Jul 2012 12:09:33 PDT
How do i keep a 3 way light bulb on 150 watt with a conventional socket (such as a pan light)? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-do-i-keep-a-3-way-light-bulb-on-150-watt-with/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif graytriton
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Thu, 10 May 2012 06:27:14 PDT
240v to 12vdc driver/transformer, what wattage output do i need? http://www.instructables.com/answers/240v-to-12vdc-drivertransformer-what-wattage-out/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif ciderpig i am trying to power 12no 3w 12vdc bulbs starting with 240v mains. i have found a 240v - 12vdc driver/transformer meant for LEDS but not sure what wattage output i need, 40w?
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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 14:49:13 PDT
possible to make a project on the use of lightning http://www.instructables.com/answers/possible-to-make-a-project-on-the-use-of-lightning/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif wadhwavandana i am thinking to make a project on lightning in which i  use lightning  for the glow of electrical appliances at home
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 22:17:02 PDT
Need help thinking of something conductive and magnetic? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Need-help-thinking-of-something-conductive-and-mag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/12X1/H026JBEV/F9412X1H026JBEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/12X1/H026JBEV/F9412X1H026JBEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/12X1/H026JBEV/F9412X1H026JBEV.SMALL.jpg ARGMISTER I am trying to attach some led lights under a shelf and also need to make them removeable, i need to find something that is conductive as well as magnetic. My original idea was to just get some small nickel or ? plated screws and just wrap wire around them and screw them in but not completely sure o...
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Wed, 21 Mar 2012 11:22:16 PDT
Looking to build a battery powered small light (LED?) that works on a winding/pull cord. Alight until cord winds up. http://www.instructables.com/answers/Looking-to-build-a-battery-powered-small-light-LE/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif pickwicks_plum I'm an assemblage artist and I'd love to begin putting electrical components into my art pieces. My first idea is to back light a piece with a small lamp which the user has to pull a cord to turn on, and then only lasts a short time (20 seconds?). This would need to run on a battery of some sort whi...
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 16:00:13 PDT
monkeylectric battry pack install? http://www.instructables.com/answers/monkeylectric-battry-pack-install/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif james0007
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Mon, 16 Jan 2012 19:05:09 PST
what's an easy on/off switch for an LED light? http://www.instructables.com/answers/whats-an-easy-onoff-switch-for-an-LED-light/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif buckcomm what's an easy on/off switch for an LED light, when using a simple battery and a single LED?
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Sat, 7 Jan 2012 14:29:53 PST
How to make a Bauhaus Arc Floor Lamp...? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-to-make-a-Bauhaus-Arc-Floor-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/3C8G/GTE4LVJC/FZ23C8GGTE4LVJC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/3C8G/GTE4LVJC/FZ23C8GGTE4LVJC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/3C8G/GTE4LVJC/FZ23C8GGTE4LVJC.SMALL.jpg GreyBird So I was thinking of using Copper Pipe. Fill the pipe with sand, seal the edges and bend it over a jig whilst heating it with a flame. I would make the jig by cutting out a LARGE arc out of ply wood, add a slot for the pipe, heat, bend, repeat… See any flaws? Any Comments welcome, even ones about B...
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Wed, 5 Oct 2011 07:32:01 PDT
How do I turn tap lights into blinking led lights? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-do-I-turn-tap-lights-into-blinking-led-lights/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Rindo Please help! I found a Youtube video of a deadmau5 head with led lights from rave gloves moded to regular tap lights. Only the user who made the head doesn't tell you how he did it. Does anyone know how it's done? Thanks for you help. Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I809lwRceb4?
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Tue, 9 Aug 2011 00:36:32 PDT
How can I build a structure that looks like the thruster cone on a robotic space probe? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-can-I-build-a-structure-that-looks-like-the-th/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/IAO7/GQKLPIYL/FBIIAO7GQKLPIYL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/IAO7/GQKLPIYL/FBIIAO7GQKLPIYL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/IAO7/GQKLPIYL/FBIIAO7GQKLPIYL.SMALL.jpg wcmartin I'm hoping to make something that looks like the thruster cones on a robotic space probe.  Something that looks similar to this cone. I'd rather it not be metal but something that can let some light through, like a lampshade.  Can anyone suggest something that looks similar to this?  It would be awe...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2011 20:39:27 PDT
I was wondering how do I connect a dimmer switch to a 24 hour programmable timer for a faux window. http://www.instructables.com/answers/I-was-wondering-how-do-I-connect-a-dimmer-switch-t/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Claypoolgal I was wondering how do I connect a dimmer switch to a 24 hour programmable timer for a faux window. I want it to look as real as possible. So I am looking for sunset and sunrise. Any help would be great! Thank you?
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Wed, 20 Jul 2011 23:02:16 PDT
can oil lamp wicks, be used in homemade candles, cut down to the right size for a candle??? thanks? http://www.instructables.com/answers/can-oil-lamp-wicks-be-used-in-homemade-candles-c/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif AJ911 cut down to 1/8 OD by 8 inches long???
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Mon, 9 May 2011 20:17:34 PDT
Can I Use A Four Light Electrical Ballast With Only Two Bulbs? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Can-I-Use-A-Four-Light-Electrical-Ballast-With-Onl/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif coolpizzadude
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Tue, 3 May 2011 03:36:25 PDT
How do I wire a 6 circuit terminal block for lighting a stoplight? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-do-I-wire-a-6-circuit-terminal-block-for-light/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif dangermoomoo 3 light traffic light we want to at the very least light up. three light sockets...red,yellow,green..with two wires each. one being white and one corresponding with the color light... (tealish for green, orangish for yellow, red for red). there are other wires (brown,yellow,white and red) that also ...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2011 16:10:11 PDT
Is there such a thing as Motion-detecting Dimmer Switches? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Is-there-such-a-thing-as-Motion-detecting-Dimmer-S/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif sreudianflip HEllo. I am wondering about either dc or ac auto dimmer switches. What I would like to do is make a series of auto on and auto off dimming blacklights for a gallery. I haven't found much of anything online. I wondered if there is a diy workaround possible?
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Sun, 27 Mar 2011 22:28:51 PDT
I am in Australia and I wish to wire in an exhaust fan to my fluro light operated by the one switch. http://www.instructables.com/answers/I-am-in-Australia-and-I-wish-to-wire-in-an-exhaust/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/6LWH/GKLJ5KRR/FKR6LWHGKLJ5KRR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/6LWH/GKLJ5KRR/FKR6LWHGKLJ5KRR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/6LWH/GKLJ5KRR/FKR6LWHGKLJ5KRR.SMALL.jpg weekendDIYer The switch has a red wire and a white wire leading to the fluro light. The fluro has twin and earth (red, black and green) leading from a previous light in another room and another exiting to the next light in the house. The fan has two wires, a brown and a blue. I attempted to parallel the wiring b...
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Sat, 26 Feb 2011 06:37:59 PST
How can I build an extra large drum light shade? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-can-I-build-an-extra-large-drum-light-shade/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif rflusser I would like to make a big drum light shade (approx measurements are 40" wide by 12" tall). I've got a basic hanging light fixture (just a triple bulb fixture with no shade), and I would like to fashion a frame (this is the hard part) around which to wrap a thin fabric.  Here is the style I'm going...
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Tue, 15 Feb 2011 15:46:50 PST
How do I make a transparent light box? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-do-I-make-a-transparent-light-box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/OO85/GK0YURBJ/FPKOO85GK0YURBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/OO85/GK0YURBJ/FPKOO85GK0YURBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/OO85/GK0YURBJ/FPKOO85GK0YURBJ.SMALL.jpg catwood86 I want to get some of this thick transparent plastic from a lowes and make a cube frame and put led lights inside so the box will glow. Im not too much of a diy person so I wanted to see if anyones done this before. Welding it is not an option, I want it looking clean cut and professional. 4 feet hi...
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Fri, 11 Feb 2011 12:01:02 PST
How to construct a timing circuit for a LED lighting circuit.? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-to-construct-a-timing-circuit-for-a-LED-lighti/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif hbiles I am new to electronics but a quick learner. I have a dark path that I want to illuminate for about 2 to 3 minutes using a commercial LED light. It is too far to run a 120V line, so I am hoping to use a 3 - Volt Lithium battery connected to a timer that will shut-off the light automatically. I canno...
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Sun, 23 Jan 2011 22:00:43 PST
Power supply/adaptor for 12v 15w ac bulb? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Power-supplyadaptor-for-12v-15w-ac-bulb/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif nick_lords Hi all. I have a light set with a 12v 15w AC bulb along with a 12v 1-2w small AC motor. I also received a adaptor along with it of 12v 1A AC. The adaptor worked only for an hr and went off. The primary winding were open when checked. I brought a new adaptor and the same thing happened. Can anyone pl...
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Sun, 2 Jan 2011 00:54:04 PST
Trying to make a black light mirror the magnitude of speakers http://www.instructables.com/answers/Trying-to-make-a-black-light-mirror-the-magnitude-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif moses324 Trying to make a black light mirror the magnitude of speakers, not just on or off if the sound is loud enough, I'm trying to make it get brighter and dimmer as the music gets louder and softer. Help please? I can't find anything online that would be variable, all I can find is guides for LEDs, which...
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Mon, 20 Dec 2010 16:51:58 PST
How can I make lights that turn on when I open my shed door? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-can-I-make-lights-that-turn-on-when-I-open-my-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif sladek I've just put together a shed for my motorbike that will soon have electricity wired to it. I want to make a lighting system that turns on the lights when I open the door and turns them off when I close them. I don't want to spend a load of money so was thinking relays and microswitches. Any thoug...
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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 02:57:15 PST
How can i adapt this to work for 110v? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-can-i-adapt-this-to-work-for-110v/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif gantyman I found and made this but i would like to make it work with christmas lights so i could just plug it into an outlet and plug the lights in, http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-LED-Light-Box/  however the TIP31 transistor only works up to somewhere around 45v is there any way to get around this?
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Sun, 5 Dec 2010 13:22:29 PST
How to identify breaker for a currently dead circuit? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-to-identify-breaker-for-a-currently-dead-circu/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif kelseymh There is a circuit in my house which has become unpowered, but I can't find a breaker for it.  None of the breakers in the service panel are tripped (yes, I know what that looks like), and the two labelled "not in use" don't affect this unpowered line (I've cycled them both a couple of times).  The...
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Thu, 18 Nov 2010 11:23:20 PST
how to hard wire a solar led light ficture? http://www.instructables.com/answers/how-to-hard-wire-a-solar-led-light-ficture/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif kokoro chan hello Sakura is my name from Japan forgive my speling, Does any body know how to hard wire a led solar tiki torch I purchase one at home depot and noticed they have a display model hard wired but no one know how to doit i need for my cultural project in shool "onegai shimas" Meaning help please ?
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Wed, 3 Nov 2010 19:46:46 PDT
Does any one know where to get festoon lighting that is at least a foot away from each other and has large bulbs ? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Does-any-one-know-where-to-get-festoon-lighting-th/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif puregoldner Does any one know where to get festoon lighting that is at least a foot away from each other and has large bulbs ? Or does any one know how to make festoon-esque lighting with large bulbs? preferably
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Tue, 19 Oct 2010 12:06:40 PDT
How can I make a wire frame paper lantern? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-can-I-make-a-wire-frame-paper-lantern/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif puregoldner Does any one know how to make a lantern with a wire frame. Additionally does any one know how to stretch the paper over a complex frame?
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Tue, 19 Oct 2010 11:49:31 PDT
Car Battery Charger for strobe light power source? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Car-Battery-Charger-for-strobe-light-power-source/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif hefe.bierbaum We want to string a bunch of flashing lights along a building wall. We figure at most 30 lights on a run, evenly spaced along a 100 length. The wires will be one black and one red, starting at the power source. The lights are Seco-Larm SL-126, 12 V DC, 200mA each. Can we use a generic car battery ch...
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Wed, 25 Aug 2010 15:14:42 PDT
dismantle a clip-on lamp? http://www.instructables.com/answers/dismantle-a-clip-on-lamp/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif movexiaomoguai i'm looking for "single socket cord lighting" for hanging lanterns- as shown here: http://www.centralchef.com/storefrontprofiles/processfeed.aspx?sfid=123094&i=248782791&mpid=7714&dfid=1 does anyone know how to dismantle a clip-on lamp like this one: http://dormbuys.com/shop/product/876?source=w...
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Sat, 21 Aug 2010 15:44:42 PDT
Where to find a small form factor 12v Battery? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Where-to-find-a-small-form-factor-12v-Battery/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif kcls I am looking to build an LED light that can be powered directly by a 12v source or use an internal battery. I expect that the fixture form factor will be about 4" in length by 2" to 2.5" in width and no more than 3/4" in depth. Internally, it needs to fit two LED units (each draws 0.1-0.2amps and on...
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Sun, 15 Aug 2010 18:28:50 PDT
simulate lightning http://www.instructables.com/answers/simulate-lightning/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif tinman11 hey, i would like to simulate a lightning storm in my aquariun, by using 6 cree xre led's and some sort of micro controller to control the flash, i need to figure out the multi flash and random flash and flash druation, any ideas would be welcome. also what controllers out there can handle  say betw...
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Sun, 18 Apr 2010 07:07:31 PDT