Category Archive: LED

LED (light emitting diode) based stair lights

Jan
16

DIY Arduino based LED Stair Lights Automation

An automatic stair lighting system is one which lights each step LED when a user starts to climb or descend.  Erica Kane has developed a similar Open Source DIY Automated LED Stair Lighting system using an Arduino Pro Mini, a M5451 LED Display Driver to power the LEDs and a PING ultrasound distance sensors to detect …

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Jan
13

Motion-activated LED Illuminated Stair lights

Those who are having foot lights in their stairway, then acme663ryo has an interesting stuff for you. According to acme663ryo, your foot lights are having epoxy pools of glass in the knot holes. These can be triggered by any light motion sensor, which in turn drives a solid state relay. The relay during its active cycle switches …

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Jan
11

DIY IR Trip Sensor based Stairway LED Lighting

Instructables member ElJefeUno brought an awesome electronics project of building an Infra-red (IR) light trip sensor to light up your stairway. The sensor uses a directional IR LED beamed at a sensor that shoots past where you’ll walk. When you interrupt the light from the LED, the LEDs turn on for a period of time …

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Jan
06

DIY build your own LED Step lights

Instructables member Quanchante shared an interesting project of building a relatively cheap and pretty darn easy-to-assemble step lights made out of LEDs. If you are interested then get ready with the following Materials:  Glue gun and glue sticks Soldering gun and solder Felt or Thick fabric that matched the carpet on my existing steps 5mm UltraBright LEDs, color: …

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