Introduction: Laptop Keyboard Light

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Helpfull laptop light for the keyboard

old cassette
glue gun
led lantern
usb cable
spring from a pen
220ohm resistor

Step 1:

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Get an old cassette and disassemble it. We need only one part.

Step 2: Cut Something

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Step 3: Some Paper

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Cut two pieces of paper 2cm width 28cm height

Fold by the half, and then by the half and half...until you get something like the picture

Cut a little peace of eraser and paste it with a glue gun to the cassette like the picture, you can add some tape.

Step 4: Add the Springs

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Take the pen spring and cut it half, then paste it to the bottom of the cassette like the picture.

Step 5: Find Your Lantern

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Get your lantern, disassemble it and keep the led or leds, add a 220ohm resistor in series.
Then cut the usb green and white cables
Finally conect the usb cable ground to the leds ground and the usb voltage to the resistor.

Step 6: Paste

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Paste the leds and the usb cable to the cassette.

Step 7: Use It

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bhvm (author)2014-07-12

Is'nt the lamp shining smack in your face rather than on the keyboard?

Winged Fist (author)2011-11-07

Great design! Very nice concept, and well executed... It's good to see a build that makes use of an old cassette tape box!;-)

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