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I wanted a blue LED light bulb for our water dispenser. So I decided to make one. You need... 3 blue or white LEDs 1 100K 1/2W resistor ...
The circuit is composed of a 1N4004 diode, a 100K 1/2W resistor and 3 blue LEDs
I used a standard C7 type bulb because this is what fits inside the water dispenser. This will be our base to attach the circuit You need to ...
In order to make the 3 LED in a perfect circle, I used a pen and taped them up together in a circle. Make sure you have the ...
This is the LED element
Solder the resistor and the Diode to the two bulb wires. One wire has the 100K 1/2W resistor. The other wire has the 1N4001 diode. Take note of ...
Tape the components to keep them in place and to isolate the 120V from each other and the rest of the components.
install the LED module. Slide it on and solder the diode and the resistor to the long and short leads. The Diode + should be on the short ...
Add the heat shrink tube over the circuit, leave a bit other the metal socket and shrink it a bit so it make a seal. DO not shrink ...
Final product. You can bend the LED to the side a bit then add more hot glue to isolate Screw this in the socket and there you have ...
This is the installation. The new LED bulb fits right in where the old lamp was.
you can see the LED is directed to the tab you push to get the water... It's a discrete light that will not light up half the kitchen ...
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