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This project consists in a simple lights system on the edge of the vehicle's doors that helps preventing accidents with cyclists or even other vehicle...
Materials: • 12 Volts RGB LED Set • Cable /Wire (6m) • Welder wire & Solder Paste • Soldering iron. • Scissors / Tweezers
The LED set comes in one piece, so then it’s necessary to cut it in a way you found the desired size. In this case we used 3 LEDs. For these step you ...
In this occasion we used different wire colors to distinguish the positive alimentation and the color we will activate .We need to peel the wire tips....
Weld each wire to their respective line using the soldering iron & welder wire 60/40. Also remember to respect the established colors, to avoid confus...
Later we'll have to weld extra wire to every tip or terminal, for this we'll only need welder wire, the soldering iron and the solder paste In this oc...
You have to find the switch that activates the inside lights on each door. It’s frequently located in the door frame. Il will provide the ground for a...
Once you’ve removed the switch, you have to connect the ground line of the RGB LED set to it. This can be easily done by introducing the cable (previ...
The next step is connectng the positive line of the RGB LED set. First, you join all the positive lines of the LED sets in one. You can connect this l...
For pasting the LED set on the edge of the door, most of the LED sets have an adhesive, but if they don’t have, you can use any industrial glue.
Once you’ve pasted the LED set you have to adapt the cables to the vehicle so they don’t hinder the driving. You can use electrical tape for fixing th...
On these images, we can appreciate the preventive door edge lights working, we can observe how they excel in the dark, warning the presence of a hazar...
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Posted:Jun 20, 2012
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