Introduction: Glow Circuit Assembly

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In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make your design light up using the Glow Circuit Assembly, which combines a light emitting diode (LED) and a coin cell battery.

Let's get started!

Step 1: Gathering Your Parts

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You'll need two electronic components:

  1. An LED
  2. A 3V Coin Cell Battery (CR2032)

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  1. Gather all your electronic components as well as your 3D printed Glow holder
  2. Continue to the next step.

Step 2: Add the Coin Cell Battery

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  1. Align the positive side of the battery (labelled "+") with the “+” indicator on the holder.
  2. Continue to the next step.

Step 3: Add the LED

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  1. Insert the LED from the top, making sure that the longer leg lines up with the “+” indicator on the holder.
  2. Continue to the next step.

Step 4: Glow!

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Your LED should now light up!

If it is not lighting up, make sure that your battery and LED are inserted in the correct direction aligned with the “+” on the holder.

To turn off your glow assembly, remove the LED.

Congratulations, you’ve built the Glow Circuit Assembly!


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