Learn how to build, in less than 5 minutes a LED flashlight using a match box. Make an LED flashlight from a match box.
Are you unsatisfied with the dim green light that emanates from the big X on your XBox 360 controller out of the box? Don't live with it, fix it. This video will show you how to install new colored LED lights in your controller, making the big X a resplendent blue in this example. You can use whatever color LED's you want and the end results will still be brilliant.
This video by makemagazine demonstrates a weekend project on how to make a LED light brick. The materials required for this project are listed on the link to the make magazine page in the info box or it can be orders as a kit from the make magazine store. Take the PCB (printed circuit board) and first solder the Resisters and Capacitors as shown. Next test the LEDs and separate them using a button cell batteries. Solder the LED, PIC micro-controller, DC power connector and tilt switch followi...
This is my homemade led light system. The main unit has a total of 228 LED's, the corners are using super wide angle LED's to maximize visibility. There are also 48 LED mini lightbar, 5x 16 LED mini modules.
Ah, the alluring glow of the LED light. Whether you're looking to create a bit of romantic (albeit extremely geeky) ambiance, or you just want to have some extra emergency lighting around the house, a set of mini LED candles is a great thing to have. They also happen to be quick, easy, and cheap to make yourself. In this video, executive editor Mike Haney demonstrates how to do it.
Plasma TV's are awesome but extremely fragile. If all that happens when you turn your plasma set on is a blinking LED light or it works for a while then turns off, you may have a blown capacitor on your power supply board. This video will show you how to fix the problem yourself and save $800!
The SAW lead is the most recognizable sound in hardstyle and hardcore electronic music, sounding like a swarm of bees attacking with the precision of an honor guard. Watch this video to learn how to program a patch for a SAW (or sawtooth) lead on a MicroKorg.
LEDs have slowly become the standard for DIY lighting projects because they consume less power and last way longer than regular light bulbs do. Light-emitting diodes have no filament, meaning they generate their light solely by the movement of electrons in a semiconductor material.
In this video, we learn how to tag people in pages in status updates. To do this, you need to open up your browser and log into www.facebook.com. Once you get to your profile, you will see a box that says "what's on your mind?". Type whatever you want to into this box, and to tag someone all you do is write "@" followed by their name, and their profile should pop up. Click on their picture and the text will now show a blue hyper-text when you post it. Now when people see your status, they can...
In a previous Nurd Rage video (here), Dr. Lithium showed you that pyrolytic graphite was diamagnetic, and that it could be stably levitated over magnets. It was repelled by a magnetic field, and this repulsion was strong enough to levitate it. In this science video tutorial, you'll learn how to levitate plain old pencil lead this time.
A video presentation by Jeff White on the role of Mattress and Box spring Encasement in bed bug management plan and how it will help in early detection of bed bugs
The Nexus 6 uses an Ambient Display notification system that was heavily inspired by the Active Display feature on the Moto X. Essentially, the device shows a black-and-white version of the lock screen whenever you receive a new notification or pick the phone up. This is all made possible by the N6's AMOLED display that doesn't have to waste any battery to power black pixels on the screen.
In the past few weeks, you've already learned how to make your bike light up at night with some DIY rim lights and handlebar lights. But how about something a little more functional? Instead of using those tedious hand signals (which drivers don't even understand), spruce up your ride with some do-it-yourself LED turn signals.
Give yourself the hottest PS3 controller out there by modding it and adding some sweet LED flashlights. The LEDs will light up in accordance with your game play for a whole new level of enjoyment. This three part video series will take you through the whole process every step of the way, from disassembling to correctly modding it without destroying your controller.
What's an LED Throwie? Watch this video and find out how to light up your neighborhood using colorful LED's and magnets! Yet another great idea for creating neighborhood art from Graffiti Research Lab.
The Nexus 6 has an AMOLED screen that uses virtually no power to display black pixels. To take advantage of this feature, Google included an Ambient Display notification system that shows a black and white version of your lock screen when you get a new message. As a result, the Nexus 6 doesn't use an LED light to notify you of new incoming messages like most phones.
This video shows you how to make a simple, DIY ring light for your point and shoot Canon G10 or G11 camera. By using either cool white or warm white LED lights, you can set your white balance presets to daylight or tungsten. Ring lights are incredibly useful in fashion photography for an even, soft light with a striking eye light.
Check out this music tutorial video that demonstrates how to play the "Four Sticks" groove on drums. Led Astray drummer "Fronzo" explains his approach to the Four Sticks drum groove. John Bonham of Led Zeppelin played this song with two sets of drum sticks, which is where the title of the song comes from. Learn how to play with Four Sticks by watching this instructional drum playing video.
The Arduino Ethernet Shield is a wonderful device for DIY electronics projects, and this project is really creative and awesome. In this video you will learn how to use an Arduino, a promixity sensor, and some LED lights to make a proximity-sensing, LED-lit, evil Jack-o'-Lantern that will terrorize your neighborhood and probably get stolen if you don't watch it like a hawk.
Dance lead synth tracks with oscillator sync (osc sync) effects have powered some of the biggest pop hits of recent years, notably "Sandstorm" by Darude and "Poker Face" by Lady GaGa. In this video you'll learn how to use osc sync and other effects create a dance pop synth lead in Reason 4.
The iconic rap songs that Dr. Dre produced in the early 1990's were the best party rap songs of all time, and many were lead by a high-pitched synth melody that became the hallmark of Dre tunes. Watch this video to learn how to make a similar synth lead effect in Reason.
Simone Harvey's training for boxing is really an eye catcher. She teaches about the hand-eye coordination, speed and shoulder balancing. The pace of speed she maintains while kicking the speed ball is perfect. For the beginners, usage of one hand to kick the speed ball is a good method of training. This automatically leads in kicking the ball at a greater speed by using two hands. The training induces the viewers, who have less knowledge about boxing, to get trained with Simone. This is a ben...
Save tons of money by building your own LED pen that works with a multitouch smart board / whiteboard. You'll also need a WiiMote (Wii Remote) to use in conjunction with your homemade LED pens that you'll be making in this video. To get started with this awesome project, you'll need a 1.5 volt tolerant infrared LED, momentary push button switch, AA-battery case holder, one AA battery, containment unit (Sharpie marker or highlighter body), pliers, superglue, thin copper wire and a soldering iron.
This detailed video series shows you everything you need to do to install an LED lighting gauge cluster in your Volkswagen MK4 (Jetta, Gulf, or GTI). Part 1 starts with disconnecting the battery, Part 2 has you remove the interior cluster, Part 3 you disassemble the instrument cluster, Part 4 covers LED ring installations, Part 5 goes over the interface removal, Part 6 covers the gauge face installation, Part 7 is 6 videos long (video 7 to 12) covering preparation for installing the cluster, ...
These are a series of short videos that show how to tie a 6 Lead by 7 Bight Turks Head on the Turks Head Tool. These videos introduce the Turks Head Tool, the Turks Head Cookbook recipe format and some basic methods that may be used in the tying of turks head knots.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to lead a horse without a lead rope. In order to get a horse to lead, it must like to be around you. It's always good to have the horse in your space. Don't push it away. Teach the horse to follow by leading it with a rope and tell him to "come". Lead the horse with a nice loose grip. Do not yank and pull the horse. That will have a negative effect on the horse and it will not want to be around you. This video will benefit those viewers who have a hor...
Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we can play against others, but they may be miles and miles away. Remember back in the day when you could go down to the corner store to play your favorite game and show off your skills in front of a crowd? Well, all is no...
Light up your world with these beautiful and easy-to-make illuminated LED balloons. You will need:
In this soldering tip video brought to you by BEST, Inc. Norman Mier explains how to converting a lead solder tip to a tip that will be utilized for lead-free soldering.
In this soldering tip video brought to you by BEST, Inc. Norman Mier demonstrates how to utilize a lead-free solder in the installation and soldering of an SOIC20 gull wing leading component using a multi-lead technique.
One of the many perks of being a Nexus user is that Google bakes in all sorts of goodies for use on its dessert-themed OS. From an easily unlocked bootloader, to a smooth and well-crafted "stock" UI experience, to being one of the first devices to receive updates straight from Mountain View—team Nexus is the team to beat.
The song "When the Levee Breaks" on drums involves a quintessential rock beat that's easy to learn and fun to play. Learn how to play drums for this Led Zeppelin song in this free cover songs and drum lessons video series.
Android is all about customization. That's why it's entirely appropriate that Spark for Android's newest update adds a ton of customization options for your out-of-control email alerts. Now, you can add lights, sounds, and vibrations to notifications, and you can even set specific settings for all of your email accounts.
If you want an electrical circuit to send power to an object, like a light, you're going to need resistors. This video, part of an excellent series on basic electronics by Scotty, will teach you how to make a circuit with resistors and an LED light, a real function piece of electronics.
Check out this episode of Addicted2Salsa, where they show you how to perform a basic blind cross-body lead with a loop-over lock salsa move. If you've ever wanted to dance the salsa, this is the place to learn. Julie Merrill and Anthony Persaud or some of the best salsa instructors out there.
Oddly enough, stock Android does not come with a "do not disturb" function out of the box. Samsung has their own version built into to TouchWiz called "Blocking Mode," and Apple has had their "Do Not Disturb" feature since iOS 6, so why is stock Android so late to the game?
Playing the drums for "The Immigrant Song" by Led Zeppelin is a great way to not only learn how to play cover songs on drums, but to practice your drumming technique. Learn how to play "The Immigrant Song" on drums in this free drum lesson video series.
In this five part video tutorial you will learn how to play lead blues guitar. Learn how to bend notes, play pentatonic scales, 12 bar blues rhythms and some blues licks. Follow these lessons and you will be playing blues guitar in no time.
While we'd love to say that all the members of a rock band are important to how the group performs, we have to admit it: the lead guitarist generally has the best gig. With blazing, fast licks that make our heart go all aflutter, the best and most catchy melodies in the song, and the spotlight always on them, lead guitarists have become many a schoolgirl's crush.
Learn how to make LED ice cubes with this tutorial! Steps: