Introduction: LED Lamp

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This battery powered LED lamp can be used for outdoor parties or in places where outlets are not available. It is about 7 watts and will run for 3-4 hours; depending on the batteries chosen.

LED's used can be found here:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00B2HK0LY/ref=oh...

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Start by printing the various files. You will need two "uprights," three "cylinders" and one each of the other pieces.

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Glue the two uprights together.

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Remove the sticky tape and attach the LED lights, five on each side of the uprights.

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Insert the upright with lights into the base.

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Glue the cylinders and end cap together. You can melt them together with a soldering iron also.

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Ten AA batteries (NiMH rechargeable) will be held in the base. Solder the negative battery lead to a SPST switch.

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Take a wire from the other side of the switch and attach it to the negative wire coming from the LED module.

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Solder the positive battery lead to the positive lead on the LED module.

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Push the wires neatly inside the base.

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Add batteries.

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Clip on the "base clip" to secure the batteries.

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Place the lamp in a selected spot and turn it on. I used a 3d printed table

https://www.instructables.com/id/Printed-Changeable...

If you prefer, the lamp can be powered by a dc power supply, 12 volts capable of supplying 700 mA or more.

Comments

jbellmann (author)2015-08-13

I wanted a DC plug, is 12v 2000 mA okay ?

MikeTheMaker (author)jbellmann2015-08-13

That is quite sufficient and should work well.

jbellmann (author)MikeTheMaker2015-08-13

Thank you

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