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Mini LED volume towers (VU meters)

Posted on Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 in DIY, LEDs by DP

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Here’s a cool Mini LED volume towers project by Ben Finio.  He writes a complete step-by-step instructions here 

The inspiration for this project started when I saw a variety of awesome stereo LED towers on YouTube (also referred to as VU meters). Many of the videos showed the end result, and maybe a slideshow of the assembly process, but lacked complete build details or a circuit diagram. So, I set out to find out how they worked, and build my own “mini” desktop version that would go nicely with computer speakers, instead of a big living room stereo. This Instructable will give you complete directions to assemble the required circuit (even if you have no electronics experience – you can even do it without soldering), build two LED towers, and hook them up to an audio input so you can simultaneously drive them and listen to music.

Check out the video after the break.

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