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You will need: (x1) electric candle (x1) Peltier heat sink assembly (x4) 12" x 3/16" aluminum rod (x4) 3/16" shaft collars (x1) candle
Drill 3/16" holes in the corners of the larger "cool" heat sink. This is the heat sink that gets cold when electricity is applies to the module. Make...
Slide the shaft collars about 3" to 4" up the aluminum rod and fasten them into place.
Slide the aluminum rods through each of the corner holes, such that the heat sink is resting on the shaft collars, and the cool heat sink is facing up...
Connect the red wire from the peltier junction to the positive terminal on the candle. This is the terminal the little nipple on the battery normally ...
Apply electrical tape (or insulator of choice) over each connection. This will keep the circuit from shorting out on the heat sink.
Take a small piece of tissue and jam it into the candle's light sensor hole. This will make the candle believe it is always night time, and not wait u...
Light your candle and place it below the "hot" heat sink. In a few minutes, the electric candle should light. Adding an extra candle should speed up ...
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