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People who cannot afford to purchase professional lighting units often resort to using halogen worklights. This project allows you to add industry standard PAR56 worklights to the unit.

Unlike other designs, these doors are not fixed to the unit, and can be removed oompletely, or rotated to any angle.

Uses standard steel brackets available from any hardward store

Step 1: Material List

3 x 20mm 'L' brackets
3 x 40mm 'L' brackets
1 x 75mm 'T' bracket
3 x 3mm bolts (10mm long)
3 x 3mm lock nuts
Two part resin adhesive (Araldite)
500 watt work light

Heavy duty vice
Screwdriver with 3mm head
Large file
3mm steel drill
Plasticine type adhesive
janekm6 years ago
There's no import duty to pay on goods travelling within the EU (so none for a UK customer buying from Thomann). VAT will be charged by Thomann (they're VAT registered in the UK so they charge the UK rate to UK customers, good given that's just been reduced to 15% compared to Germany's usual 19%...), though if you're a VAT registered business in the UK you may be able to get Thomann to zero-rate it in the same way a UK company would.
diy-video-gadgets (author) 7 years ago
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