Led Hacks

Hard Drive Clock Projects

Hard Drive Clock Projects

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How to: Make Inexpensive LED Lightsabers

How to: Make Inexpensive LED Lightsabers

Have you become a Jedi in your Star Wars delusional mind? If so, break out of the the asylum with a Jedi lightsaber. Oh, but you don't have a lightsaber yet, okay. Well, this video tutorial will show you how to make a very inexpensive LED...
How to: LED Hard Drive Clock using Arduino

How to: LED Hard Drive Clock using Arduino

Ah…the Arduino.  The super powerful, easy to program microcontroller brings us another fantastic DIY project.  We’ve seen a few hard drive LED clocks in the past, but this one looks outstanding and is easier to create.  It uses POV...
How to: Motion Sensitive LEDs

How to: Motion Sensitive LEDs

A table filled with hundreds of LEDs and motion sensors equals LEDs you can control with your hands. Wave your hand over the table and enjoy the show. The kitty might think it’s alive but your guest won’t help but admire! Have fun building it...
Pong Watch keeps you Punctual

Pong Watch keeps you Punctual

I succeeded in compressing all the electronics for this watch in to a 10mm-thick case. The 96×64 OLED display runs continuously – unlike older LED watches, there is no need to press a button to see the time. Battery life is 25 hours, so...
Make a Stunning LED Cube

Make a Stunning LED Cube

Here’s an awesome tutorial on how to build your own stunning 8×8x8 LED cube (that’s 512 blue LEDs!).  Each LED can be controlled individually using special software and integrated circuits.  This enables you to program patterns, animations,...
How to make an LED floatie balloon

How to make an LED floatie balloon

Light up your world with these beautiful and easy-to-make illuminated LED...
How to: LED Sign using LED strips

How to: LED Sign using LED strips

This OzLabs video demonstrates how to build an LED sign using their flatheaded LED...
Blind Cameras with an Infrared LED Hat

Blind Cameras with an Infrared LED Hat

Add an array of infrared LEDs to your hat to create an invisible mask. Infrared LEDs are invisible to the human eye, but are visible to cameras. Thus, if you throw a dozen of them on your hat, they blind security cameras and hide your face. We...
LED Light Box Thumps to Your Music

LED Light Box Thumps to Your Music

Here’s a super simple DIY project for you – Learn how to solder LEDs to make them soundreactive to your music!  It’s a really fun project and great for those just getting into circuitry.  It’s actually one of the first projects I built...