Introduction: Rechargeable Wallet LED Torch(with Usb)

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This is my first instructable



This instructable will show you how to place a torch in a wallet and charge it with a usb port (very handy indeed
NOTE: i am not responsible if u burn your battery please use correct values or resistors and diodes! do it on your own risk!

Step 1: THINGS YOU NEED

things you need
-a wallet
-a diode mine was 1n4001
-a resistor( mine was 1k i guess)
-blue/red LED
- switch
-some wires (thin)
-a usb chord having a very thin wire
-a small rechargable lithim ion battery , you will find these in mini helicopters,blue tooth headsets

Step 2: CONNECTIONS

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take the wallet and cut the pouch containing credit cards! wire the led attach a resistor (dont know the exact value). attach the led to the lithium battery.. now take the usb chord and attach a diode

NOTE:place the white end of the diode in the direction of the battery

attach the usb chord with correct polarity with the battery

Step 3: Attach a Switch

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After making the connections attach a switch which you can operate without opening your wallet
you are done

5 minuites charge will last for a long time

10 mins use per day will last up to 4 -5 days(estimated)

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Step 5:

my next instructable

attach a cell phone charger in your wallet using anyvolt micro!


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Comments

marshman19 (author)2009-05-20

needs more detail though...

marshman19 (author)2009-05-20

really good

imakethings (author)2009-04-26

what problem are u facing?

imakethings (author)2009-04-25

you can create one as its really easy you just need to hack your wallet and follw the schematic

helloworld1 (author)2009-04-23

it dosnt say actually how to build it, could you please add some steps, cos i would really want to build one

imakethings (author)2009-03-25

please comment

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