I kept a piece from the Christmas tree and I found a use for it. I used it as stand for a car light bulb.
It works on 2 phases. The beam and the dipped.
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Step 1: Making the mesurements

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measurements for the big hole where the light bulb will be in

Step 2: Wires

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drill holes for the wires

Step 3: Connect

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get the wires out trough the big hole and solder to the light bulb

Step 4: Put the bulb in place

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than screw it in

Step 5: Solder

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solder the switches for the phases

Step 6: Result

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playafamily2 years ago
i like it.. Good Job
digimancer3 years ago
How many amps? I am trying this with a 1000ma 12v DC inverter and no luck...
theVader75 (author)  digimancer3 years ago
about 18 old computer power supply must be good
Damn.. Nothing that high laying around the office!
theVader75 (author)  digimancer3 years ago
try to find electronics recycling spots.....and you will find expensive component for a low price
dog digger4 years ago
How many watts?
Looks like about 80-100
theVader75 (author)  dog digger4 years ago
50 and 66 watts
ryank044 years ago
hmm... considering how hot halogen auto lamps get... probably not very wise to stick this thing on a block of sappy pine wood. just my 2 cents....
theVader75 (author)  ryank044 years ago
Yes it gets really hot but it doesn't affects the wood.
nat.andrews4 years ago
so we wired up a standard car headlight to? for what purpose?
theVader75 (author)  nat.andrews4 years ago
I wired it up to a computer supply. The purpose is to be a lamp.