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Maker Faire 2007 – Biological Containment Art – Junior’s Returns

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Check out this cool biological containment art from Philip Ross. It’s a hydroponic garden which allow just enough light using LEDs for the plants to survive but do not grow bigger. Very interesting. This might be good for saving our planet by controlling light plants receive and thus use less energy if we are ever in a closed environment due to wars and what not. (not that i’d

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Illuminated House Numbers

Check out these cool LED illuminated house numbers you can get!

i-plane backlight panels by spore for plane address numerals. these backlight panels are led illuminated. they come in your choice of blue, green, red, or white. available in panels for one to five plane numerals. the power may be provided from a standard wired doorbell system or other low voltage power supply. power required: b-16 volts ac or 6-12 volts dc. the illumination is provided

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LED wristwatch!

Yes, this would be a new experience for most people, trying to figure out time with those things… But, if you are up to challenge, go for it!

Shinshoku tells the time with a set of impenetrable color-coded LEDs that shine through holes in the metal mesh wristband. It requires that you rewire your brain to learn an entirely new time-telling system, which is good mental exercise, and it means that no one will ever ask to borrow your watch

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Color Changing Showers!

Wow, check out these color changing shower heads! It seems pretty basic (probably just high intensity LEDs on top), regardless, we like the overall design and originality! I’d love to have one of these showers, it’d be really cool… (well, maybe we can hack one easy…)

Perfect for creating a dramatic accent color, or merely for it’s therapeutic effect the lighted shower head embraces contemporary style. Created by Signorini Design, the Ultra Slim show

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DIY HACK – How to add LEDs to your CAR interior switches!

Check out this cool DIY on adding LEDs to your car interior switches. Although the instructions are in another language, I think you get the idea here…

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DIY HACK – luscious electric delight (L.E.D.)

This is freakin’ awesome!

We started experimenting with “row/column scanning”. This term refers to how the columns of shared anodes(+) and rows of shared cathodes(-) in an LED matrix can be quickly turned on and off to control a single LED within the matrix. Because the number of LEDs with in a matrix will always be fewer than the total number of rows and columns, it is more efficient to quickly address the columns and rows than each individual LED. We first soldered a 4×4 matrix

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Wii HACK – Wii Controller LED Mod

Here’s some more cool LED mods for your wii controller.

Here is a simple way to jazz up your Wii classic controller with some LEDs.

“Classic Controller LED mod this mod is for puting led under the sticks

What you’ll need: one classic Controller A Triwing Screwdriver wire snippers or scissors two 3mm LED in your choice

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HACK Project – 3D LED Hourglass!

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I’d probably stick with a traditional hourglass or my nike watch but this LED project is cool.

The LEDs are arranged in a circular conical fashion, to mimic the glass parts of a traditional hourglass, giving a 3-Dimensional appearance to the electronic hourglass. The system is equipped with a Z-axis accelerometer that detects the orientation

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Nixie Tube Counter taken apart

Check out the insides of a Nixie Tube counter, cool…

From the 1950’s until about 1970, nixies were a dominant display technology. “NIXIE” is actually a brand name for display tubes made by Burroughs, and the proper generic name might be “cold cathode neon readout tube.” However, as with facial tissue, a single short word involving the letter ‘X’ had more widespread a

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DIY – LED Shirt!

This one has been around but it’s too cool.

Cool LED Shirt you can make yourself!

design 1. Pick a garment to sew on, a pattern that will let you sew your own garment, or design your own pattern.

2. Design your display. decide on the number of LEDs you want and their general placement. This will depend on the garment you chose and the microcontroller you intend to use as well as how you

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