In this post we feature 7 different DIY LED kits you’ll be proud of building. Grabbing one of these kits is a great way to practice your soldering skills, while having a lot of fun. These kits can also be a good way to teach kids how to solder. In the end, you’ll have something beautiful you can use to decorate your home.
All these kits require some soldering skills (take a look at the best soldering irons for beginners). Some kits are more difficult to build than others, so make sure you pick an appropriate kit for your soldering skills, so that you don’t get stuck while building.
With this LED kit you’ll build a Canton Tower. You can set 20 different kinds of animations and adjusting the speed of the animation using a wireless remote control. The effects also include music spectrum. This kit is available in RGB and in a single color.
This kit allows you to build a music spectrum with 21 acrylic boards, the final result is just awesome. Turn on your favorite music next to it, and watch the amazing effects. The kit is simple to build, however it includes SMD components, so you need some soldering skills.
This is a 3-in-1 LED kit. The final result consists in a matrix that can act as a clock, display temperature both in Fahrenheit and in Celcius, and act as a music spectrum. The kit comes with a housing, so that you can have a finished look product.
This is an 8x8x8 LED kit, which means a total of 512 LEDs that you need to assemble. This is not just a regular cube, it comes with built-in amplifier and speaker, so that you can insert a memory card with music to play. The LED cube comes programmed with 42 different kinds of animations and 14 different kinds of music spectrum effects. This cube has a lot more features, and is suitable to be hacked if you know programming and electronics. This kit is also available in a more affordable version without speakers:
You can read our blog post where we show you how to assemble the kit: 8x8x8 LED Cube DIY Kit – How To Build and Review
With this kit you’ll build a round-shaped mini tower that can be used as a plant pot. The kit comes with several animation modes and four different music spectrum effects. You can also control the LEDs with a remote control to switch between animations.
This spherical kit is similar with the previous one. It comes with 30 different animations, 6 music spectrum effects, and supports ROM upgrade. The LEDs can also be controlled using a remote control.
This kit allows you to build a circular LED matrix that can draw different shapes with different colors to produce amazing effects. The matrix comes with different animations modes, music spectrum effects, and remote control.
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