Introduction: Bright Wheel

How to driving a bike at night without worrying about security a low budget economic

Step 1: Introducction / Preview

One can not always allow the latest technology and innovative products either on a whim or security, but as Einstein said "In moments of crisis only
imagination is more important than knowledge."
! So all those who dream of colored lights on the wheels as I! and now can not afford them, here is a solution .....
The model in the picture is one that incorporate green blue, and white LEDs, to simplify the model will be composed of blue LEDs only.

Step 2: Summary of Materials, Tools and Instructions

Materials / Price

2 x 1.5 V power supply = 3V 2€
1 double AA battery case <1 €
5 minimum cintillas to hold 0.50€
20 cm copper cable 0.80€
9 led ultra bright white or blue 1.5 €
1 resistor 18 and 1/2 < 0.20€
1 Mini Push Button Switch 0.40€
1 serving of recycled cork 0€
Total cost - (time + patience) = approx. 6.40€

Tools

- Wire stripper, cutter or scissors.
- Soldering iron and filler material (tin), silicone or other insulator

Artisan Manufacturing Procedure

- Sizing the cork support 17x3, 5 cm (approx) thickness 1.5
- Placement of the LEDs on the bracket and wiring binding by the same poles for parallel configuration
- Assemble and attach the switch with potentiometer, resistance or both if you want more versatility
- Connect the battery pack to switch terminals
- Waterproof solder joints with silicone, thermoplastic resin or retractable roofs.
- Place the set on the spokes of the bike so that it is all protected inside the spokes
- Check the illumination intensity is correct and that the placement of the batteries is as close to the hub so that no causes a numbing inertia.

Step 3: Tools

Tools
The tools needed to perform the light assembly are:
- Welder
- Cutter
- Silicone pistol
- Stripper
- Cutter

Step 4: Raw Materials and Elements of the Lighting


The components are easy to get if you know recycled and electronic stores in the area.
- Recycling is available:
+ White Cork
+ Cables
+ Blue Leds
-From electronics stores
+ Switches
+ Fixed
+ Potentiometers
+ Leds
+ Battery Holder

Step 5: Overview of Assembled

The steps in more detail are the following:
- Peel all necessary cables.
- Cut the cork portion is separate and the longitudinal axis parallel to the surface where they are LEDs, to form a loop inside the holder.
- Check that all LEDs work.
- Insert the LEDs on the top of the cork holder.
- Solder the LEDs in parallel.
- Add the resistance to the positive leg of the first LED to regulate the proper intensity of the LEDs.
- Solder the potentiometer to the circuit this is the element that provide the possibility to adjust the brightness of the LEDs, the middle leg above resistance welded to the
LED, and the two remaining legs one at positive and one at negative switch switch.
- The switch that will connect with the battery support for this we will have to leave about 7 or 8 inches of wire from the switch out of the bracket.
- Once placed all electronic components add silicone top bracket where components are assembled to make them waterproof and protect them from the elements.
-Add the bottom of sosporte and paste everything with silicone.
- Take the outgoing cables of the switch and add the JST THE female connector, add silicone to the holes and a cable where competitive termoretactil welds.
- Insert the male connector JST THE battery cables, check that follow the same cruiterio of signs that the other connector, square circle positive or negative and positive
or negative, the preference you want, add silicone to the holes and a cable termoretactil where competitive welds.
- Insert the male connector JST THE battery cables, check that follow the same cruiterio of signs that the other connector, square circle positive or negative and positive
or negative, the preference you want, add silicone to the holes and a cable termoretactil where competitive welds.
- Once everything is compureba that all of the components.

Step 6: Cheking

Once assembled and connected to the battery intensity lights may be low, medium or high

Step 7: Video


This video shows a virtual assembly which is simpler than the real course, is only demonstrative of the components that compose it and the rear wheel assembly once made light




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secuest (author)2016-03-27

just like these wheel lights http://www.geekled.com/led-wheel-lights

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