Intro: Highlighter BOOSTER - How to Build One
Through this Tutorial you will build your personal Highlighter BOOSTER.
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Step 1: The Problem
When I was studying it was difficult to me to see clearly what I was highlighting.
Warm lights and Neon lights are poor of UV light and highlighters need them to glow bright.
Step 2: Design
I designed the file on Solidworks but you can find the STL ready to print here: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2800267
Step 3: 3D Print
Just Do it :)
Step 4: What You Will Need
Here is what you will need:
- 2x 100Ohm Resistors
- 2 x Violet Leds (round 5mm)
- printed piece
- Wire solder
- USB cable
- hot glue
Step 5: Led
Mount the leds into the holes of the lamp, then solder the resistor in series to the positive anode of the leds.
Step 6: USB
Peel the USB cable and cut of the other wires, in order to have only the red and black.
Then solder the red (positive) to the anodes of the two leds in parallel (those with the resistors) and the black one to the cathodes (negative).
Step 7: I Used Glue
I used glue to keep everything fixed in place but if you prefer you can do something better, anyway it's only a prototype.
Step 8: That's It
There is a HUGE difference to before and after.
THANKS FOR WATCHING.