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Another Halogen Bike Light

its another halogen bike lamp... its not new, but a brazilian way of make it.

Necessary Items

1 Halogen 12v 20W Lamp
3 PVC Connections
1 Switch on/off
Some Home depot wires
4 conectors molex (Internal pc type)

 
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Step 1: Necessary Material

Picture of Necessary Material

Necessary Items

1 Halogen 12v 20W Lamp
3 PVC Connections
1 Switch on/off
Some Home depot wires
4 conectors molex (Internal pc type)

Step 3: The battery 12v 2.3Ah

Picture of the battery 12v 2.3Ah
the battery
what kind of run time did u get on this one
purpulhaze3 years ago
How do you charge that battery?
moshee4 years ago
Why is everyone worried about hiding their batteries, if you have a homemade lamp on your bike that's enough for people to turn their heads!
tjoe4 years ago
how im i gonna put a 12v battery on a BIKE
luigi2999 tjoe4 years ago
water bottle area, and a couple of twist ties, or you could build something kinda like in my instructable.
pyrotecnix6 years ago
i have a bulky 7ah batt. were or how could i hide it or disguise it.
you could just put it on a rack that goes over the back tire, its not disguised but it works.
Hide it in an old bottle and place it in your bottle holder.
jimbo3334 years ago
i made a halogen flashlight with a 12v 60wat headlight bulb, its super bright, im running on 14.4v too so i get a boost
tjoe jimbo3334 years ago
relly it dosent overheat im thinking about using a 12v 60w
jimbo333 tjoe4 years ago
i have a special car headlight bulb that is designed for low heat, when i first built it i used a plasic cup for a reflector just for proof of concept and it warped that but i have a aluminum reflector now so it is not a problem.
boomer2256 years ago
so where do you get a Battery like that and how do you charge it ?
tyronemenezes (author)  boomer2255 years ago
i bought the battery in a simple electronics house, and charge it with a small wireless 12v phone charger.....
CameronSS6 years ago
Very nice! I have a recumbent bicycle with 36V electric assist, but no lights because the commercial market is too narrow. My plan was to mount three lights, one pointing straight ahead and the other two at angles to the side. I think I'll build three of these and hook them up to the 36V.
Cool man! I´m brazilian too. Nice idea, this lamp is more strong than led lights, but it requires more power. You need to tell how much time this kind of battery can handle the lamp on. And you need to paint this wall hehehe. Bye
tyronemenezes (author)  Shadow Brujah6 years ago
hehehe i waste all my money with a light, and i dont have more money for the wall paint :D this lamp consumes a large AH, aprox. 1.67Ah, then with this sealed 2,3A battery the lifetime is aprox 1.3 hour. i have a commercial cateye led light too, and i use that in a easy ways, and i use the halogen for the downhills or technical ways. if you have batteries with equal or more than a 4000mah its the ideal lifetime... about a 2 hours lifetime im making a secundary light with a 5w and 150.000 mcd led, to use combined with a halogen to make a longer lifetime battery;; thx, Tyrone
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