Introduction: Exhibition Hall With LEDs
On this page I am going to show you the concept of portable light solution for the models of buildings.
There is the list of the suppluies.
For the exhibition hall layout (design):
1. Carton (approximately 2x2 m)
2. Tracing paper ( 0.5x1m )
- 0.5 meter - long(19,69 inches) cuprum wire with 2 mm diameter (0.079 inches)
- Wooden plate 16x7 cm (6.3x2.76 inches)
- x6 6Wts White LEDs
- Solidering Iron
- Solidering wire
- 9v supply source
- Contact plate for the 9v battery
- Sandpaper (P120 in my case)
- 2 mm diameter drill
Step 1: Exhibition Hall Sketch
There is a concept of the exhibition hall. The building is made of steel and glass core. The concrete is using as a rotating bricks.
Step 2: The Layout
The exhibition hall is made of carton. The base is a rectangular with sides 300x70x90 mm (11.81x2.75x3.54)
The rotating blocks are also made of carton. The exact sizes are not needed, the goal is to rotate every next section over x axis by 2 degrees.
The tracing paper was used to imitate the glass.
Step 3: Buiding Is Built
Step 4: The Plate
1. Mark up the wooden plate as it shown on the picture. If you have different plate sizes, it is acceptable, but then you should adjust the spaces between edges and the crosses.
Step 5: The Holes
2. Use your drill to make a holes at the plasec of crosses
Step 6: The Wire
3. Cut your cuprum wire into two equal pieces.
4. Use the sandpaper to remove the isolation along the wires.
5. Use the flux and a soldering wire to solder a half of a cantimeter on each side of the wires.
Step 7: The Rails
6. Bend the wires as it shown on the picture
7. Push the wires into the holes, so they could stand straight
Step 8: The First LED
8. Heat up your solidering iron
9. Put a spell of flux on a wires
10. Solider the place with a flux with a solidering wire
11. Bend the LED legs just like on the photo and solider ot with a flux
12. Solider the LED to the rails
Step 9: Test the LED
13. Connect the battery to the contact plate and bound the wires around the rails.
14. If LED is lighting, the rail with a red wire is a plus(+) and the rail with a black wire is a minus(-)
15. Remove the wires and mark the rails on the wooden plate
Step 10: All That Remains
Notice: The shorter leg (or contact) of the LED is a (-), and LED lets the current go through ONLY from (+) to (-), therefore all the rest LED must be connected to the rails as the first one - shorten contact to the (-), longer - (+)
16. Bend, solider and fix the rest LED just like in the "The first LED step"
17. Rotate your plate with LEDs and solider the 9V plate wires to the rails (same polarity as in previous steps)
Step 11: Lights Up!
18. Connect the battery to the plate and lturn the lights on!
If there is any troubles, you shoud check all your solidering points and the correct polarity of LEDs
Step 12: Put the Board Inside the Building and Turn the Lights Off
As my friend said, it is a great concept to use this portable light device for a architecture students
I am hoping you enjoyed the gorgeous layout work made by my best friend. Actually, she is studing the architecture so the project could have a real-life implementation. Thank you for reading.
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