Arduino Color Mixing Lamp using RGB LED and LDR

What if we can generate different colors using a single RGB led and make our room’s corner more attractive? So, here is a simple Arduino based color mixing lamp which can change color when there is change in light in the room. So this lamp will automatically will changes its color according to the light conditions in the room. Every color is the combination of Red, Green and Blue color. So we can generate a ...

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Wall Following Robot Car

Here's a little history on how this all got started :D So my club was in desperate need of a new project, and it so happened that I had stumbled across an RC car at GoodWill for about 75 cents. It was here that we figured: "Hey, we can build something out of this." However, once we were knee deep in the project, we realized we had bitten off more than we could chew. However, in the end we managed to swallow ...

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Laura: Emotional Compass Lamp

Story Laura Laura is a "counseling" lamp who is helping me to find myself and to understand where I want to go. For her great help, I wanted to give her a present that represents the work we are doing. The inspiration came from the need to find my street, and not get lost in the various paths that life presents you. From this, I have devised a "compass / lamp" that, in addition to helping you keep the "dire ...

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A Connected Lamp to Wake Me Up

So for some reason I bought 2 IKEA lamps at a flea market. As IKEA furniture has a long history of being hacker-friendly, I figured they shouldn't be an exception to the rule. My plan? Fit a few 10W RGB LEDs in there together with an ESP8266 to use the final result as an alarm clock.When you are dealing with a LED consuming that much current, you can't simply use a series resistor as the latter would need t ...

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Arduino multi-mode lamp with soft touch switch

In this Arduino-based project, we will build a lamp with multiple light displays: color sequencer, dimming light, color chaser, firelight - all selected by a touch bar on the circuit board. All the functions are done in software, including the touch sensor, which is a unique feature. Step 1: What is needed? We will be going the minimalist way for this project, filling the board with just a microchip, the LE ...

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The IKEA Robot Lamp using arduino

Welcome to the SM-1 project from ArduinoArts.com! (A.K.A as the Annoying IKEA Lamp) We are proud to introduce you to the SM-1 project (aka the Annoying IKEA lamp), as part of the Toy hacking contest from the SeeedStudio.com friends. The project consists in modifying an IKEA 5€ lamp and adding it some sensors, lights, sound and movement to make it more fun. (even that we have made a few other hacks to this s ...

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An Arduino-controlled RGB lamp

On his blog, Miguel presents one of his latest projects: This project shows the operation of an RGB lamp using a digital LED strip. After activating the bluetooth connection, the user can open the GUI on the PC to control the lamp. The program shows a hue palette divided into 30 rods, one for each LED of the strip. By clicking & dragging the mouse cursor it is possible to make your own patterns,. To rem ...

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Mood Lamp with Arduino

Hi! In this tutorial you will learn to make a mood lamp with arduino. I know that you may have seen a lot of mood lamp projects with arduino, but I wasn't very satisfied with them because they all change the color very abruptly. So, I decided to make a smooth mood lamp and I also made it to turn on only when the room is dark. This project is good for those who are beginners in the arduino's world. Step 1: M ...

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RGB lamp with Custom Moodlamp Library using Arduino

I wanted to have an easily programmable RGB light to toss into a Jack 'O Lantern for Halloween. Who really wants a dull pumpkin in these days of pumpkin pimping madness. So I set to work building a pocket tin sized RGB lamp that could be reused after Halloween for some other RGBing need. The goal, that it could fit into a tin with room to spare for possible future additions, that it be hyper-simple to write ...

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Homemade Magic Lamp Card Box using an Arduino

A robot is a virtual or mechanical artificial agent. In practice, it is usually an electro-mechanical machine which is guided by computer or electronic programming, and is thus able to do tasks on its own (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robot). Well, today you will learn exactly how to build a Homemade Magic Lamp Card Box. Really, this is two instructables combined into one, them being: 1) How to sculpt nearl ...

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Bluetooth Weather Lamp

This was a 2 hour project I whipped up in order to learn how to use a new Bluetooth LE 4.0 module I picked up at redbearlab.com, called a BLE Mini. I've since thought of several much simpler ways (and more dependable) to accomplish the same thing, such as simply lighting 3 LEDs behind weather icon cut-out masks instead of the whole servo thing... but again, I wanted to learn to run the servo too. So there i ...

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Capacitive Touch Arduino Lamp

The Problem It is late night, and your cellphone rings. You can't see where it is, you blindly grope around your nightstand, trying in vain to find that illusive switch that will illuminate your side of the bed. You clumsily turn on the lamp, locate your cellphone...and you miss the call. Damn. If only your light was easier to turn on. The solution What if all you had to do to turn on your lamp...was to tou ...

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