Introduction: USB Cam Inspection Lamp

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I was in need of an inspection lamp to find a water leak within the false roof of my house and after putting an old web cam on the end of a stick I needed some light so I decided to make this:

Step 1: Parts Needed

1 usb cam

1 china LED lamp

1 plastic card (credit card type)

some hard wire and cables

Two 7.2v batteries

Step 2: Getting the LED Strips From the Bulb

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By popping the top of the bulb I then un-soldered the four LED stips I needed

Step 3: Wiring

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I then stuck the strips to a plastic card cutout and wired them in parallel so they each received the 14.4v.

I used the wires to attach this to the USB lamp.

Step 4: Power Supply

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With two 7.2v batteries from my remote control cars connected in series I powered up the lights with the needed 14.4v.

Step 5: End Product

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At last I had a super bright inspection lamp that I connected to my laptop and could find the water leak.

Comments

bhvm (author)2017-05-15

Simple & Useful!

Mark Boulton (author)2016-08-26

Thanks for the comments :0)

yoyojacky (author)2016-08-11

nice !! it can be a nice project...

yoyojacky (author)2016-08-11

nice !! it can be a nice project...

ahmet_024102 (author)2016-08-08

great idea thank you

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2016-08-07

clever lighting solution

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2016-08-07

clever lighting solution

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2016-08-07

clever lighting solution

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2016-08-07

clever lighting solution

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