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How to modify a night light to use led Answered

I am trying to add creepy light up eyes to a tree monster.  I have a couple red led assemblies and thought instead of a switch to turn them on and off...I could just use an old night light with it's photocell and modify it to use the led assemblies and then it would turn off with the change in daylight.
Unfortunately, I am a bit perplexed how to achieve this...I can't seem to get them photocell to work...when i connect the battery, the led lights come on, whether it's light or dark.
Please help!

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Kiteman
Kiteman

9 years ago

You could buy a cheap solar garden light or two, and swap out the white LEDs for red ones (or add red filters to the existing white ones).