When i play my favorite game during the night (see BF2) its tragedy to try to fly a Jet because i can't see the keyboard...Of course i have a desktop lamp but its a spot light and disturbs my wife's sleep. So i think what exactly i need....I need a discreet desk lamp powerfull in short distance but not distubing others. Recently in the market i found small 3 led lamp with strong light. I bought two of them. The basic problem came after 2 weeks...The adhesive tape wasn't so good and the lamp fall down. Also i had to replace the 3 AAA cells every month......that situation start disturbing me now...So i decided to convert the 3AAA lamp to a USB lamp from my usb HUB, but also i had the problem of the holding the lamp....so i created the desk lamp....Lets start

Step 1: lets see the materials

What you will need is:

the most difficult of them is the copper wire...in my country can be found in hardware stores in pieces of 2m each. If you can use anything else might be ok. ABout the RCA connector i will explain in farther step why we need them but if dont want them skip this material too.

Also you will need a bench press for manipulating the copper wire

All the construction costed less than 10 euro (14USD)
cool!!!!!!!!!....low cost, and a big solution for when use computer at night and don't want to bather someone else in the same room...very distinctive light...And Cute cat too...
thanx for all...
AWESOME!!<br>cool pics! explained very well, easy to follow, &amp; best of all(for me anyways), something that I can build!! lol<br><br>I love that cat!! gorgeous!!<br><br>TY for sharing Agis!!
thanx, iam really happy you liked. Also my cat (is sleeping next to me) sends regards...it's really easy to make it. And i have it now 4 years......and I use it also as night lamp<br>Please let me know about yours. Any assistance i can provide to you<br>
I did this with one from the dollar store and after five minutes of being on I noticed that the back led was not working. Either I soldered to the wrong spot or the led broke.
Maybe these from 1 $ are not the same like the philips one! And yes need little care while u soldering the cables. Try again and if u need any extra advices just call.....
Beautiful cat!
and not only!
I had one of these I had thought of doing the same thing with but... am too lazy and started something else. Kudos!
Nice idea...and low cost. Now i found what is my next Xmas gifts to my relatives Nice Job and cool pics 5/5 stars
Hi dues, 197 visitors doesn worth any comment?..... .iam gonna cry...snif snif. You dont imagine the drama of an inventor when nobody says something, snif snif,snif
I have filed this for future use. I especially like using the old CD's for the lamp base. Very good.
Very nice work dude. also cute cat! 5/5 stars

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