With Instructables you can share what you make with the world and tap into an ever-growing community of creative experts.
share what you made with text, photos, video, and files
gather your favorite instructables together
Here's how to transform a regular maglite into a UV maglite using a LED. This is a very easy Instructable and may cost only a few dollars.
~Needle nose pliers ~Wire cutters ~Mini MagLite ~1/4 in drill bit ~Drill ~UV LED
Disassemble the MagLite
Resise the led's leads with pliers and hands
Drill the hole wider and make sure the LED fits through easily
Insert the led into the holes and it doesn't work, switch the leads around. Then reassemble the light together.
We have a be nice comment policy. Please be positive and constructive.
Cool, Efficient, mag-liteby bravebaker
Create Homemade Fluorescent Black Light/UV Displaysby nevdull
High-powered LED Mag-lite Conversionby MustangChris429
Mag-Lite LED conversion (any 2 or 3 xCell Flashlight)by erckgillis
DIY UV Erasable Glow Posterby FoamboardRC
Hack a Mag-Lite torch into a rechargeable led torchby monjnoux
LED Zen Boardby ChrysN
Quantum, UV LED Displayby TheGeekFather
Make STEM Fun With UV LEDsby biochemtronics
It s the Rich man’s worldby goldenshuttle
Download our new apps for iOS, Android and Windows 8!
© 2015 Autodesk, Inc.
By clicking "Create Account" you are indicating that you have read and agree to the Terms of service.
Already a member? Login »
Enter the email associated with your account and we will send you your username and a temporary password.
Not a member? Sign Up »