Category Archives: LED

LED DIY – How to Make a Double Helix LED Lamp!

One of my ex-girlfriend used to be a bit crazy about DNA as she was studying to be a geneticist.  Well, for those of you who know someone who is crazy about DNA studies or simply find that this double helix LED lamp seems appealing to your senses, go ahead and make your own double helix LED lamp.

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DIY Ping Pong POV!

Once upon a time, I “invented” the first golf club POV in the world.  Well, that’s getting old probably and here’s a DIY Ping Pong POV that lets you make fun of your opponent by displaying your favorite swear words.

Now, that is practical.

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LED DIY – How to Make a 24 by 6 LED Matrix Display!

For those of you “awed” by LED matrix displays, here’s a 24 by 6 matrix display you can make yourself. We can never get enough of these posts on our blog, check out the all-shiny and grateful 24×6 LED display in action below:

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNNTbhYPA94&feature=player_embedded

After making a 8X10 matrix a lot of people asked me about expanding the matrix to some thing bigger, and some wanted to write stuff to the matrix via a PC, so one day I looked at a pile of LEDs that I had leftover from a LED cube projected and I decided

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Iron Man DIY – How to Make an Iron Man Beam Blaster!

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Here’s a really cool DIY Iron Man Beam Blaster you can build yourself.  The device emits high levels of LED/Xenon flashlights, which can surely be frightening for your wife, kids, and dogs/cats.

Built with parts from a disposable camera, this could surely be a great weapon in blinding your enemies.

The function of this circuit is to gradually step up the 3V source up until 330V, and releasing the stored charges very rapidly when triggered. High current and voltage are needed to energi

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Outdoor Illuminating LED Sofa!

For those of you who want some outdoor illumination without having separate outdoor lamps, here’s a stylish yet functional option, get Outdoor Illuminating LED Sofa!

Sorta pricey but if you can afford it, this is going to be the most awesome outdoor sofa you can have in your backyard.  Of course, you could probably build one yourself.

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LED DIY – How to Make LED Shoes!

For people who walk in the dark/night often and for people who want to look extra cool at the clubs on the weekends, you can build yourself one of these LED shoes!

Remember those awesome light up shoes you had when you were a kid?  Now you can turn your own shoes into a work of art!  Wear these painted LED shoes out and you will be the center of any party.  Its super easy!

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TokyoFlash LED Watch Review – Changing Lanes! [Father’s Day Gift Ideas]

About a week back, TokyoFlash launched their latest LED watch, “Changing Lanes”.

Well, I just go it, it’s a beautiful LED timepiece, certainly a great Father’s Day gift.  I was rather surprised as I got the watch only 3 days after ordering.

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LED DIY – How to Make an LED Skirt!

Wanna grab more attention next time you head out to the clubs?  Wearing one of these LED skirts will surely do the job.  You can get your own DIY kit here and attach it to your favorite skirt.

The NorthSkirt is a wearable smart clothing/soft circuitry project. Using a hacked NorthPaw kit, my own home-made flexible PCBS and conductive thread, the skirt lights whichever row of LEDs is pointing north.

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DIY RC LED Shark!

I saw this DIY RC Shark that was just going a bit crazy at the Maker Faire.   I guess the kids loved this one, cool sharky…  It’s actually an LED shark mounted above an RC car, pretty amusing though.

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DIY 3D LED Globe!

A DIY 3D LED globe was spotted at Maker Faire this year, it was probably one of the best.  I believe this is the improved version of the one we saw couple years back.

See video of the DIY 3D LED Globe in action!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZE10iQMqLk0

P.S. You can also learn to build something similar by looking at this DIY LED spinning globe.

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