Ever find yourself in the dark? A regular sized flashlight too cumbersome? then you need a Mini LED flashlight! You can get these lights at many different stores, but what is the fun in that?
Let's make our own!
Step 1: Supplies
You Will Need:
CR2020 battery holder
CR2032 3v battery
Bright White LED
Normally Open Push Button Switch
tools that will help:
Step 2: Size Up The Led
First you want to find how you want to position the LED on the battery holder. Once you know that you can cut one of the leads down to make room. The solder the switch to one of the led leads.
Step 3: Solder It Together
This step involved one part positioning one part soldering. you need to make sure that everything fits together and that none of the leads touch, shorting out your battery. Once you do that, solder the leads to the positive and negative spots on the battery holder. trim any excess leads.
Step 4: Hot Glue!
After you solder it, i like to protect the connections with some hot glue.
Step 5: Test it Out
go test it out and give yourself a pat on the back for making your own led light!