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Here is simple steps to convert your Rechargeable Emergency CFL light to LED  for  just 1 $

converting CFL to LED it can work up 8 to 10 Hrs. and you will be saving total energy of 75%.
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Step 1: Step 1. Material

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Existing emergency light , I had is SUNCA rechargeable  cfl light with 6 volt 4.5 ah smf battery. 2 x 6 Watt CFL

1.Power LED 1 Watt  with heat sink  - 5 Nos  x 10  =  50  Rupees
2.Resistance 10 Ohm  5 watt or 4.7 ohm 5 watt for more brightness - 1 No. x 5  =  5 Rupees

total cost is Rs. 55  in India , around 1 $ in US

Step 2: Step 2 - Circuit Diagram

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Make the changes in wiring as shown in Circuit diagram. Radio, cassette player kept as it is, only CFL power is disconnected. and Bulb & 2 CFL has been removed.

Step 3: Step 2 - Assembling

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Solder LEDs carefully , LED are heat sensitive , connect wiring as shown in circuit diagram.  Apply little glue to LED heat sink base to fix LEDs.

Step 4: Step 4 - Finishing

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After completing wiring check for dry solder loose contacts etc using multimeter . Then switch on Emergency light to test the LEDs are working fine, then close the acrylic cover .  Now here it goes Live.


GeraldV4 months ago

Wow, I had no idea you could make one of these yourself. You have some pretty easy-to-follow instructions on here too. I've been considering starting up a tow truck business. I would definitely need a lot of these lights for that. I could probably save a lot of money if I could make them or find them at a cheap dealer. The light you have on this post isn't exactly what I need, but there are some on this site that are similar to what I need: <a href='' ></a> Is it possible to make lights like this?

DIYTech1 year ago

I have this model of emergency light which does not have bulb option! so from where i can power my LEDs ? please guide me thank u :)

mahadevrm (author)  DIYTech1 year ago

Hi Rahib you can draw power from "Disconnect CFL connection" point as i marked in my circuit diagram

DIYTech mahadevrm11 months ago

You mean directly, from the positive pin of battery?

ali32111 months ago
please tell me that resistance should be in series or parallel and if i want to power 6 leds then what will be the value of resistance?