Introduction: Lamp at 12v

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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.

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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playafamily (author)2012-11-26

i like it.. Good Job

digimancer (author)2012-02-20

How many amps? I am trying this with a 1000ma 12v DC inverter and no luck...

theVader75 (author)digimancer2012-02-21

about 18 old computer power supply must be good

digimancer (author)theVader752012-02-22

Damn.. Nothing that high laying around the office!

theVader75 (author)digimancer2012-02-23

try to find electronics recycling spots.....and you will find expensive component for a low price

dog digger (author)2011-03-21

How many watts?
Looks like about 80-100

theVader75 (author)dog digger2011-03-23

50 and 66 watts

dog digger (author)theVader752011-03-23


ryank04 (author)2011-02-03

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)ryank042011-02-04

Yes it gets really hot but it doesn't affects the wood.

nat.andrews (author)2011-02-02

so we wired up a standard car headlight to? for what purpose?

theVader75 (author)nat.andrews2011-02-02

I wired it up to a computer supply. The purpose is to be a lamp.

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