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The USB powered lamp can be used anywhere as long as you carry a laptop or a USB adapter. This lamp is very simple to make if you have extra PVC parts.

Materials:
5- LEDs (any color you want, we used green)
1- USB Cable (used Apple USB cord, cut iPhone connector off)
Wires
Solder
1- 5" 1 inch PVC
1- 10" 1 Inch PVC
1- 10" 1 inch PVC
2- 1" PVC End Caps
1- 1" 4way PVC Fitting
1- 5" 1inch PVC
1- 3" 2inch PVC
1- 2inch 45 Degree Angle PVC
1- 6" 2Inch PVC
1- 2inch 90 Degree Angle
1- CD
Hot Glue
10- 47.5 Ohms Resistors (Stripes Purple, Black)
2- Aligator Clip

Step 1: Wiring

Picture of Wiring
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1. Make the Parallel circuit with the LEDs (1 Resistor on one side of the LED, 1 Resistor on the other side of the LED)
2. Solder the Resistors and LEDs together
3. Solder Resistor to the Wire
4. Solder Aligator clip to USB Wire
5. Clamp wires to Positive/Negative side of the Aligator Clip