Have you ever made a LED throwie? If you have you know that it will just keep on shining for ever and ever (Or until the batery dies) unless you add a switch. This instructable will show you how to make a LED throwie with a switch. You can use any kind of swich but I used a momentary lever switch. Let's begin!

Step 1: Get the stuff

You need:
1 3v Button cell (CR2032 works well)
1 momentary switch (I used a lever swich)
1 3 inch lenghth of wire (stripped at the ends 1/4 inch)
Electrical tape

not so cool....... bt use ful 4 beginners !!!
<p>It became a handy night light for my daughter. very useful i&rsquo;d say!</p>
be cool if it would turn on when it stuck to a metal building , just have to position the switch so the level is pressed when the magnet part is flush with the metal siding. <br>
Howdy, <br>Question about the momentary lever switch. Do you have a part number? I don't know what to google to find these kind of switches. I'm an absolute newb to playing with LEDs and want to use this switch with small edge lit display. <br>Thanks!
Don't forget you need a magnet for a LED Throwie! That's the whole &quot;Throwie&quot; Part. So you can throw them onto buildings to light it up!
But it is a momentary switch so you have to be holding it for it to light up. also I live in Mississippi, USA, and there arent very many big buildings to thow them onto. and if you do the super strict cops would probably arrest you.

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