Posts Tagged ‘LED’

All power to the Lightie solar bottle LED light

Here on Gadget Master lo-fi is fine and dandy, so thanks to Sue P for highlighting the Lightie, the solar bottle light – a solar-powered light that fits inside a standard fizzy pop bottle.

Gizmag describes it as a “small light with big ambitions”.

Its noble aim is to…

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Picture of the day: LED-based Hammerhead guides cyclists

The Hammerhead – “Bike Navigation. That just works” – is an LED-based bit of kit for mounting on your handlebar that works with an associated app to incorporate social elements to cycle navigation.

So, as well as visual instructions to complete a journey, it can do such things as suggest crowd…

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LED Lumigrids map out cycle terrain

We like LED posts on Gadget Master and we like cycle posts on Gadget Master, so… (can you see where I’m going with this)… we really love LED cycling gadgets! Check out the Lumigrids idea, which was designed to improve night ride safety.

Essentially, by projecting square grids ahead…

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Video: DIY 12-foot LED matrix display

There’s no mistaking the messages left in the office by one very ingenuous Gadget Master, “kitesurfer”. He has built a 12-foot long and 20″ high LED matrix, to display text across 512 blue LEDs, which sit behind some frosted acrylic.

Apparently the display runs the length of his…

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Lightsaber – Any colour you like

We’ve featured Lightsabers before, but no apologies for highlighting this video – a demo of the embedded setup for a Luxeon LED-based Lightsaber…

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Peggy 2 LED array becomes animated video

Back to In the (LED) light >> Peggy 2, I love you… Thanks to our technology Editor, Steve Bush, for flagging this one. It dovetails nicely with our recent Build your own LED Cube post, and involves the programming of a colour LED array. A Peggy 2 LED matrix…

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LED Balloons

Describing itself as “the world’s biggest show and tell”, the website instructables.com features a number of interesting DIY projects. One that caught my eye was ‘LED floaties’

‘Nak’ writes: “My friend from blastwave labs gave me a call a couple days ago and he told me grand plans…

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