Nissan Juke – Footwell & Glove Box LED Lightning

Next on the block - adding LEDs to the foot wells and glove box.   (Prev mods: LED Tails and Rear Passenger LED mods) This mod can be especially useful this time of year up here on the 49th parallel since we are pretty much in darkness @ 5PM during November. All to often I drop something down near my feet and have to go looking for it.  The light that casts from the map lights…
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Nissan Juke – Custom LED Tail Lights

I'm a sucker for not conforming to status quo when it comes to my This includes my new Nissan (2012) Juke. In this mod, I added a set of LED light strips to the tail lights with a twist - I wanted to also monitor and react to braking to enhance the effect. I decided to go with an ATTiny85 using the Arduino core. It only needed 1 input from the 12V brake power and…
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Dual LED Desk Light Controller – Arduino

I've been involved in microcontrollers for some time - but of the LEGO Mindstorms flavour (and BASIC Stamp to a lesser extent). Lately, I've jumped on the Arduino bandwagon. I've always had the natural nack to fix pretty much anything that has batteries or a plug running out of it.  As the Arduino revolution has picked up dramatically over the past few years, so to has my desire to do DIY projects around the house.…
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