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Hi I what to make a steampunk USB stick but how do i add a colour light in to the stick,many thanks? Answered

I am making a USB steampunk stick but really want to add a light so the stick will glow some how .Many thanks for any help

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redfig
redfig

10 years ago

Thank you Lemonie and Steveastrouk you have been a big help refig

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lemonie
lemonie

10 years ago

You either do what steve advises and buy a stick with a LED, or tap the 5V supply (red & black)and connect a LED & resistor

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

10 years ago

The USB connection includes a 5 volt supply, but if you get a USB stick with an on-board LED, you can put that in your new model.

Steve