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This was just a lark that had been itching in the back of my head for a while. It's a mains powered LED lightbulb.
There's not too many things you need for this project.An incandescent light bulb.A .47 microfarad 200V capacitor.1/4 watt 1kilo ohm resistora pair of leds and miscellaneous things.
You need to start by cleaning out the lightbulb, there are numerous instructables with this step and I will forgo it here.The circuit consists of two LED's wired ...
Here I'm holding the circuit with a clothespin and sticking it into an outlet, this is of course, the recommended test procedure. ;-)
Stick the circuit into the bulb and use some hot glue to hold it in place, be sure to have some cold water, you will burn you fingers. ...
First to address an oversight, you need a non polarized capacitor for this project, muy importante.Now, how does this work? We all know that to run an LED ...
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