Glaring LED Lamp Fix

About: I have a ton of fun making things... especially things that go BOOM! Whether it's 3D printing, welding, or just building cool stuff, I have a great time doing it.

This is a super easy life hack that you can do with only a rubber band and a styrofoam cup. I was having problems with the super bright LED light glaring off my desk and it ended up giving me headaches. So, I put a styrofoam cup on it. It doesn't make it any dimmer it just spreads the light out rather than having it in one focussed beam. It helps a great deal. No more headaches. It also looks pretty cool.


-Styrofoam Cup

-Rubber Band

Warning: Do not try this on any light that produces heat. It will start a fire. Use common sense. LEDs work the best because they don't make a lot of excessive heat.

Step 1: Installing It

Slide the rubber band under the base of the cup and then stretch it to the top and let go.



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    2 years ago

    Nice way to diffuse the light. Pretty clever! :)