Category Archives: LED

How to Make DIY Animated LED Glasses!

As soon as I saw these DIY animated LED glasses, I knew this is one of the coolest glasses I would ever get to wear.  From reading the instructions, it seems pretty easy to make, based on PixAxe microcontrollers, meaning you can program it in BASIC language.

I think the important thing here is that the idea of putting LEDs on the glasses (and taking it to music shows according to the author) that’s genius at hand.

Kudos, freakin’ love this.

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LED Craft Hack – How to Make a LED Blanket!

You know kids love playing in a blanket with flashlights, at least I remember doing so playing ghost and monster all night long. Well, what if you can add some LEDs to a quilted blanket? This would make some awesome present for your kids or perhaps a good blanket to carry with you in the dark.

How to make this LED blanket? Check out the video of the LED blank below then hit up the source link for all godly-details on how to make your own LED blanket.

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LED DIY -How to Make Stair LED Lighting!

Still using wasteful halogen lights or even energy saving bulbs for your dark stairway?  The way to go is really LEDs nowadays, energy-efficient plus not to mention complete safety from fire hazards.

You can pick up a DIY stair LED lighting kit and make yourself one of these automatic DIY

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Animated LED Lights at Galleria Mall, South Korea! [VIDEO]

These are probably one of the coolest animated LED lights I’ve seen, located at Galleria mall in Seoul, South Korea.

Last time I was in Seoul, I took a video so you can all see too.

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How to Make a DIY Ping Pong LED Clock!

Here’s a great way to build a giant LED clock without the use of additional LEDs but by using ping pong balls as light extenders.

This is a super-accurate clock That uses ping-pong balls as diffusers for LEDs, but with a little know-how you can turn this into a full marquee display. Join me after break where I’ll share the details of the project and give you everything you need to know to build your own.

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Christmas DIY HOWTOs!

Around every Christmas, Zedomax.com gets a load of visitors from people trying to build computer-controlled Christmas lights, LED Christmas tree, and also Christmas LED Wreath, all which I built back in 2006.

Well, those were probably best of my works and roots of Zedomax.com, here it is again for your viewing pleasure and Happy early Christmas!  Oh yeah, don’t forget to check out my new site ChristmasSale2010.com for the best Christmas coupons and deals.

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Flash DIY – How to Make DIY Ring Flash for DSLR!

I’ve always wanted to make my own Ring Flash for my DSLR because the retail versions are just outrageously expensive.  Well, for those of you who want to tackle the problem, take a look at this guy’s ring flash project with custom-machined ring.

You can also pick up a cheap Ring Flash at Amazon here.

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LED DIY – How to Make an RGB LED Tetris Game!

For those of you interested in making your own custom DIY RGB LED Tetris game, take a look at the work done by Stanislav Ponomarev, pretty darn impressive.  I have always thought of putting one of these in my future coffee tables so my guests can enjoy some retro-gaming while they relax.

Principle of operation is quite simple. Up-counter is responsible for keeping track of which row is currently being shown, 4-to-16 decoder converts 4-bit binary number from up-counter into 16 different lines. The decoder I have outputs LOW for the current input value, so I had to pass all 16

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How to Make LED Embroidery!

The folks at Craftzine has an awesome video tutorial on how to make LED embroidery for those of you trying to mix LEDs with your latest embroidery.

This picture of a frog catching fireflies is embellished with lights that bring the bugs to life. Conductive thread is the magic ingredient, bridging the gap between rigid metal and soft floss. To make a stitched scene light up, combine t

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How to Build a DIY Interactive LED Coffee Table!

For those of you who want to make an interactive coffee table that will respond to your guests hand gestures, check out this cool DIY interactive LED coffee table, which uses photo-resistors to detect movement.

This is my instructable on building a simple LED table that works and responds in an analog manner. It was to be built of individual pods with 4 LED’s with th

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