Category Archive: LEDs
RGB? Warm White? Cool White? We dive into the wonderful world of Light Emitting Diodes.
In a previous video, I added LED lighting to my workbench by using LED strips. These worked quite good, however they were the cheap ebay kind whose double side tape was really bad. The heat given off by the LEDs caused most of the tape to stop sticking and I had to glue the strip […]
Today on Made To Hack, I retrofit a carbide lamp! I’m doing this for fellow YouTuber Rinoa Super-Genius so that the lamp can be used on an electric ebike project. Cleaning the Carbide Reservoir This is a Luminor Carbide Bicycle Lamp from probably the early 1920s. I’m retrofitting it so that it can run off […]
In this episode, I try some Mains voltage 220V/230V LED full spectrum Chip on Board (COB). They don’t require a LED driver, they can be connected directly to mains voltage.
Today on Made To Hack, I make a lamp out of a Grand Marnier bottle! You can choose any bottle you want. I chose this one since I like the colour and shape. Choosing a bottle The first step is to drill a hole on the bottom of the bottle for the power cord. You […]
The Grow Cube / Grow Box is my entry for the 2016 Hackaday Prize. It is essentially a counter top / table top indoor hydroponic LED garden that you can use to plant edible vegetables. In this Part 6 episode, I give a quick update on the seeds that have sprouted. It seems that the […]
The Grow Cube / Grow Box is my entry for the 2016 Hackaday Prize. It is essentially a counter top / table top indoor hydroponic LED garden that you can use to plant edible vegetables. In this Part 5 episode, I finalize the water supply issue.
In Part 4 of the build, I deal with the LED lighting for the Grow Cube Hydroponic growing system.