Hi I what to make a steampunk USB stick but how do i add a colour light in to the stick,many thanks?

I am making a USB steampunk stick but really want to add a light so the stick will glow some how .Many thanks for any help

redfig (author) 7 years ago
Thank you Lemonie and Steveastrouk you have been a big help refig
lemonie7 years ago
You either do what steve advises and buy a stick with a LED, or tap the 5V supply (red & black)and connect a LED & resistor


The USB connection includes a 5 volt supply, but if you get a USB stick with an on-board LED, you can put that in your new model.