Category Archive: Automatic Stair Lighting

Stair lighting that comes on automatically when the stairwell is in use

Aug
28

DIY Strip Light Stair Lighting Design and Install

  This DIY Strip Light Stair Lighting Design and Install over at Speedy Signals looks nice. The project uses a ATmega328P which is very common in the Arduino scene. The microcontroller interfaces with some shift registers to power the lights. Some 2N7000 mosfets are used to drive the actual LED lights. By using the Arduino …

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May
03

Automatic Motion Detection Stair Lighting

Titan Homes is adding some cool stair lighting to some of their custom homes. Check out the video of the Reactive Lighting stair lighting system they install for their lucky customers. Austin demonstrates how the stair lighting controller can easily be configured by just flipping a few switches. A few of the many lighting sequences …

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Apr
17

RGB LED DIY Stair Lighting using an Arduino Uno and TLC5940 chips

Mike Szczys from Hack a Day shares a hack that he found by Geert on his Just a Thought blog. Geert wanted to jazz up his stairs but adding some DIY RGB LED stair lighting. He used an Arduino Uno for the brain and some TI TLC5940 chips to do the heavy lifting of doing …

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Jan
19

Impressive Automatic LED Stair Lighting

This LED Stair Lighting Controller will make your home look amazing. The idea is to control two sensory infrared “beams”–a lower beam for the bottom step and another at the top of the stairs. Whenever the beam detects something interrupts (like feet) then the stairs light up, and after a 15 second delay, the lights …

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