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Picture of Dot It L.E.D Speaker Lights
This instructable is based on the Dot It l.e.d thingies that you can stick on almost anywhere where you need light. I'm going to show you how to make them into L.E.D Speaker Light:D

(This is an update to the previous versions of L.E.D projects. The first project was the L.E.D Throwies. That can be found here on Instructables. The second one is the mini speaker L.E.D speaker lights which can be found on Youtube.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2mqIi4yk74 I'm not sure if the l.e.d throwies was the first project but thats the first project i have seen...)

You can use either the DOT It Genuine L.E.D Lights for $10 or those sylvania dollar store ones. ($1.13)
 
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Step 1: Tools/Starting Up

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The Must Haves:
As much DOT Its L.E.Ds As you need
screwdriver
some sort of wire cutter
tape/glue/velcro etc.
wires

The Optionals:
Ruler

Start By Opening the back. DO NOT INSERT BATTERIES!!!
then pull apart the body as shown in the pictures...
You have to hold the blue ring with your fingers without touching the back then push the glass area with your thumbs, the whole thing should fall apart...

Step 2: Wire Length

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Now Measure The Length of the wire from the terminals of the speaker to the area of where you would place the L.E.D. This is where the ruler comes in handy... Cut the appropriate length and then follow step three...

Step 3: Wiring Time

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See the red and yellow wires??? they are attached to a metal that can be bended back. Pull them forward then fix the wire between the gap made. Queeze it back very tightly and then secure the metal with tape.Then, bend the wire outward as if you were to cut a hole for the wires to groove into...
NobleKnight3 years ago
you see speaker mod I see arc reactor :)
Blak Wolf4 years ago
I've tried something similar to this, but I keep blowing the LEDs. Could you suggest something for me to do that will prevent this? Maybe a resistor? I don't know what strength to use if a resistor.
flexy20115 years ago
am I suppose to put the battery back in
alleyezonme (author)  flexy20115 years ago
lol no the speakers energy is supposed to be the power source for the Leds.