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As part of the VELOCITY Festival of DIgital Culture, artist Mark Dixon has developed a solar powered version of Network, his wireless detector artwor...
As an online workshop for instructables, I was asked by folly to create a solar powerd version of the wireless detector that I used to make some of m...
I bought this Churchill Solar Lantern for 6 GBP from a large hardware store (B&Q) Similar products are available worldwide. Check the original manufa...
On this example you can see that the manufacturer has kindly given us a circuit board showing the polarity of the output led. Positive is marked with ...
After de-soldering and removing the LED...
...fit and solder your trailing Crocodile clip leads.
You should have something that look like this...
Test you new wiring with the now removed led or a multi-meter. You may need to cover the solar cell to fool it into thinking it is dark, it will the...
The mobile phone flashing indicator module I am using here reacts by flashing tiny superbright onboard LEDs when a mobile phone rings. I simply remove...
The last bit of the hack, suggested by Mark Daniels of http://www.folly.co.uk , was to attach a suction pad. You can now hang the whole unit in the wi...
Manufacturer spec for solar lamp unit: Solar cell (origin of country: USA/Germany) The power of solar cell: 0.45W Solar cell type: mono-crystalline so...
A tiny led sculpture powered by a pair of hacked solar lantern units.Mark Dixon October/November 2007http://www.markdixon.me.uk
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