LED Luminaries

LED news and insight from our technology editor Steve Bush, who has been messing with LED lighting for more years than he would care to remember.

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An LED Jack-o-Lantern for Halloween

A timely post for Halloween. Thanks to CrazietGadgets for flagging this one. They write: Kick your Halloween into the retro future with this 8 Bit LED Jack-o-Lantern. Safer and much cooler looking than setting a blazing gourd on your front porch, this 11″ x 9.25″ Halloween decoration…

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LEDs make books blink

Fancy this one? Making your books blink to stand out from the crowd…

DevCore from Jisu Choi on Vimeo. Thanks to BoingBoing for this one:

My pals Tod Kurt and Mike Kuniavsky are the proprietors of ThingM, a company that makes nifty programmable LEDs and other smart electronic components…

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A cool wind blows on the LED Firewinder

A bit of fun – check out the “Firewinder”, the LED Windlight. Courtesy of ThinkGeek, it is a wind-powered LED lighting effect where “breezes provide cool light effects”. The product specifiaction, they write, is as follows:    * 100% wind-powered outdoor light    * Innovative eco-designed light visualizes the energy in the…

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Shredding with LEDs - The Clear29 LT LED skateboard

A bit of fun for a Friday afternoon: LED Skateboards, anyone? Spotted this one highlighted in the Techoverse (a.k.a. the large and ever-growing collection of gadget blogs) while preparing the latest Gadget of the Week post… GadgetsAndGear.com writes…

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LED-powered Ping-Pong Ball Clock

A light-hearted diversion for a Friday afternoon. Have a look at this LED-powered Ping-Pong Ball Clock. Thanks to TechnaBob for flagging this one. The clock looks a lot like the ones you might see on the outside of a bank, but uses ping-pong balls as the…

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Video: Huey, the colour matching LED Chameleon

Just so ever slightly creepy, maybe – but a bit of fun to highlight on a Friday. Yes, it’s an LED Chameleon. Or Chameleon LED… Check out “Huey the Colour Copying Chameleon Lamp”, it’ll set you back $29.99 from ThinkGeek.com. “How does Huey do it? Well, he…

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Super-bright LED Bazooka

This one caught my eye recently. And if the real thing caught your eye, you would be blinded. An LED Bazooka torch, comprising 500 5mm super-bright white LEDs… Just 50 Watt power consumption at full power! Thanks to Techeblog for flagging this one…

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