Today we will be making a headband with LED's attached to it (SMD-size)
They are still very bright, and durable.

This is not for the shaky hands since it contains soldering on very very small parts.

You can use it at parties or whenever you feel like shining :)

Step 1: Parts?

First off you will be needing the headband itself.
I'm using a broad plastic one, since it's a common one you can find just anywhere in any shop.

Then you need :
  1. 10+ 5050-SMD led's (i have RGB-coloured, so i can use which 3 colours i want) 
  2. Copper-tape 5mm or smaller
  3. Batteryholders. More about them later on.
  4. Some sort of switch.

And ofcourse the usual, Cables, cables, cables, soldering iron, hot glue and patience :^)
I made a dog collar http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-LED-dog-saftey-collar/ similar to this, I used rgb leds and a timer circuit to make it flash. I used two colors out of the 3. I like this head band hahah
why not us the RGB ones  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MaJBM3MsD8
I did use RGB LEDs.<br>But only used the blue color :-)

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Bio: I'm an amateure engineer, love to build things that use lights, lasers, LED's.. you name it. Other from that, i run a Photography ... More »
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