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A very simple how to showing what needs to be done to upgrade the Cateye 3 LED front and rear bike lights to 5 LEDs.
You will need:Soldering IronSoldering Iron StandSolder2x 5mm red LEDs (5000mCd seem about the right brightness)Small coin (to open case)
Insert the coin in the recess at the end of the case and twist. Once you have opened the case, remove the gasket so you don't loose it.
This is the only hard part... removing the PCB without damaging it. The PCB is not attached to the case. It may look like it is, but it ...
Place the LEDs into the PCB making sure to put them in the same way round as the existing LEDs (they only work one way round). Then solder ...
The testing is best done with a bench PSU set to 3V and a pair of croc clips. If you don't have a bench PSU, you can still ...
Put the batteries in, the gasket back on and the cover. All done! :DThe process is exactly the same for the Cateye HL130 front light too, except that ...
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