Magnum Condom LED Music Light

Introduction: Magnum Condom LED Music Light

Sound Activated Condom Lights. Must see the video ending :)

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Step 1: Supplies Used,

2 Blue 5mm LED's 3.7 volt 2600mcd
2 5mm LED Holders
2 Condoms
Heat shrink wrap
Some thin gague wire. I used an old phone cord.

Clear Silicone
2 tops off a Gaterade bottle
Multimeter
Electrical Tape
Wire strippers

Step 2: Putting It Together

Install the LED's into the holders, and attach the holders to the bottle tops.
(Note, the longer leg on the LED is positive, so hook your wires up accordingly.)
Add some thin wire to the LED's(I use an old phone cord), and attach the wires to your speaker wires. This will only work on amplified speakers, or speakers that plug into the wall.

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    64 Discussions

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    NoahArca
    NoahArca

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Ha this is very creative! I'm really diggin the music you used too! Who is it by?

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    mateusz719
    mateusz719

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    I dont want to break the news to you, but a friend made it for the guy, so you can't really get it.

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    teeznutz
    teeznutz

    12 years ago on Introduction

    compressed air is for wimps. why not use your mouth? come on, please? just this once?

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    MJTH
    MJTH

    10 years ago on Introduction

    Maybe want to say Non Lubricated Condom?

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    WildSavage
    WildSavage

    12 years ago on Introduction

    well my LED burned..
    it worked and i volume my speaker up, the LED actually started to turn into red and burned. :(

    but for the whole things, it works though.
    Wave thro the LED- let it FLOW~

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    erral
    erral

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    did you add a resistor to the LED ?

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    -Aj-
    -Aj-

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    am guessing not :P or speaker level was too high

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    geoffcubed
    geoffcubed

    11 years ago on Introduction

    To avoid any damage you could use fast switching relays. WIth relays you could also run larger lights...

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    Sandisk1duo
    Sandisk1duo

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    but relays cause access noise, and they are slow

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    sumguysr
    sumguysr

    12 years ago on Introduction

    there are two problems with this implementation, first is that an LED is a diode and audio signals are ac, so the audio that reaches the speakers would be rectified and you would only hear the top or the bottom of the sound waves, the second is a diode represents a constantly changing series impedance which would destroy the impedance matching between the speakers and the source, resulting in bad sound at best and equipment damage at worse.

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    geoffcubed
    geoffcubed

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    What if you hooked just the LED to the Speaked output. Left channel music right channel Lights? Still the second greatest thing to use a condom for

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    viacin
    viacin

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Yes, I've seen many of these LED instructables, all running on A/C, I wonder if you could use your d/c powered iPOD instead. Just cut the headphone cord and install the led. If you want to hear the sound too, you can get a speaker set for a little bit of nothing on eBlah and do the same thing. Heck...This calls for a new instructable! Seeing as I dont own a iPOD (fighting the man, or some such), I wouldn't mind someone stealing my idea. Maybe it's already been done?

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    sumguysr
    sumguysr

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    viacin your missing the point. The power that the source uses doesn't matter, it's the electricity coming out of the headphone port that does. Analog audio is always AC. I would think an LED would be even worse on an iPod actually since iPods output much less power than most stereos and I think(but don't know) that a constantly changing impedance mismatch would be much more noticeable on a pair of high impedance headphones(16 to 32 ohm) versus lower impedance(4 or 8 ohm) speakers. geof, it would probably work to use an led on just one channel with no speaker but you would have to add a fairly heavy duty resistance as well since most audio sources don't like playing into shorts. Also I would put 2 LEDs in parallel but with reverse polarity, so that the audio source didn't see any rectification.

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    MJTH
    MJTH

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Im Glad You didnt use your mouth to blow that up.