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DIY Pocket binary Alarm Clock

Binary Alarm Clock provides an original and innovative method of displaying the accurate time. Instructables member linux-dude shared his compact binary alarm clock that uses an Arduino Duemilanove (which fits perfectly in the tin) to keep time and control the indicator LEDs. The LEDs are arranged in two rows as you would expect, representing hours and […]

Insanely Bright 60W LED Backlight for a 58″ Plasma Screen

    Ambilight, which is short for Ambient Lighting Technology, is a feature invented by Philips Electronics into their TVs that analyzes the signal and adjusts a ring of LEDs to match colors. We can build a simple “Ambilight” clone. Macetech member Garrett with his team build an Insanely Bright 60W LED Backlight for a […]

Wine-O-Meter – Carnival-Style Breathalyzer

Expecting plenty of drunken revelry, Substatica’s member Phil constructed the Arduino Wine-o-Meter – a carnival “Test your strength” style breathalyzer.  The 25 Shiftbrite modules are lined up in a column, which is connected to an Arduino tucked away in a cardboard box and are powered by a 4.5volt 500mA adapter. The Arduino takes readings from an […]

512 RGB pixels based LED panel

Adafruit brings out 512 bright RGB LEDs based panels arranged in a 16X32 grids fashion.  This product is superb product to be used to display animations or short video clips. These displays are designed to be driven by FPGA, CPLD, Propeller, XMOS or other high speed multi-processor controller. The good news is that the display […]

DIY Arduino-powered Ambilight

You can build a simple “Ambilight” clone, similar as one posted by the Admin at Electronics-lab. You can watch the above video for more detailed features.  ” Ambilight is a feature of some Philips televisions that projects colored light onto the wall behind the display, synchronized with the content on the screen to create an immersive effect.”   […]

Scrolling LED display for SMS via an Android app and Arduino

Hey do you want to send SMS to your friend? Try this!!! Now you can send SMS text messages to a cheap scrolling LED display via an Android app and arduino with USB host shield. To build this you will require: an Android Phone (2.3.3+), Scrolling LED Belt Buckle, Arduino and USB Host Shield  Necessary software […]