Lamp at 12v

Introduction: Lamp at 12v

I kept a piece from the Christmas tree and I found a use for it. I used it as stand for a car light bulb.
It works on 2 phases. The beam and the dipped.

Step 1: Making the Mesurements


measurements for the big hole where the light bulb will be in

Step 2: Wires

drill holes for the wires

Step 3: Connect

get the wires out trough the big hole and solder to the light bulb

Step 4: Put the Bulb in Place

than screw it in

Step 5: Solder


solder the switches for the phases

Step 6: Result


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    12 Discussions

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    digimancer
    digimancer

    8 years ago on Introduction

    How many amps? I am trying this with a 1000ma 12v DC inverter and no luck...

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    theVader75
    theVader75

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    about 18 amps....an old computer power supply must be good

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    digimancer
    digimancer

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Damn.. Nothing that high laying around the office!

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    theVader75
    theVader75

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    try to find electronics recycling spots.....and you will find expensive component for a low price

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    ryank04
    ryank04

    9 years ago on Introduction

    hmm... considering how hot halogen auto lamps get... probably not very wise to stick this thing on a block of sappy pine wood. just my 2 cents....

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    theVader75
    theVader75

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    Yes it gets really hot but it doesn't affects the wood.

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    nat.andrews
    nat.andrews

    9 years ago on Introduction

    huh?
    so we wired up a standard car headlight to? for what purpose?

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    theVader75
    theVader75

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    I wired it up to a computer supply. The purpose is to be a lamp.