Introduction: LED Reading Pad

Picture of LED Reading Pad

This is very use full for when you are camping or when you want to read anything in dark lighting situation like a story book or Map's.

Size : 297mm x 210mm (near A4 page size)

Components :
*Acrylic Sheet (297mm x 210mm)
*Mobile phone keypad LED's
*3.7V Li-ion mobile phone battery
*Nokia phone charging pin base
*Thin circuit wires
*Soldering iron & wires
*Hot glue gun
*Black tape or Sticker

After collecting this all things,Start your work.Please refer my images you will get clear idea.


didgitalpunk (author)2011-10-31

there is an easyer way of doing this.

slwthr (author)didgitalpunk2011-11-02

What is that way?

didgitalpunk (author)slwthr2011-11-02

well actually it is not really easyer, it is more efficient :
when you take apart an lcd screen from a laptop, you find a thin transparent acrylic plate wich is called a light difuser. above or under that plate is a small neon tube powered by a small power converter wich i guess runs in 12 or 5 volts. take these to parts out. glue them together like you found them( one on top of the other) and there you have it!ho and you can use a 9v bettery for the power converter if it runs in 12 V

slwthr (author)didgitalpunk2011-11-02

What about the power consumption of the 9V battery? If I use the 9V battery this little thing will looks like pretty big know.But anyway I will try what you say,Coz I wanted to get more light :D Thanx for the comment.

didgitalpunk (author)slwthr2011-11-03

your welcome ;)

tschmitz4 (author)2011-10-25

hey man great idear.
try to use evonik endlighten plexi found at:

it is specialy designed for lighten the cutted sides and decouple the light out of the side you will put on the book.


slwthr (author)tschmitz42011-10-25

any different between Acrylic glass and Plexiglas?

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2011-10-20

That is very helpful. Great idea!

slwthr (author)Penolopy Bulnick2011-10-21

Thank you soo much! :-)

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