How to Wire an LED Flashlight

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About: I am a student looking for some fun and cool projects :)

As most people know, LED lights are VERY bright. they work well as a flashlight for a low cost. This is my first instructable. Questions, Comments, or suggestions are welcome.

Step 1: Materials

you will need materials.

1. LED light
2. double A battery pack
3. Duct tape
4.Bic Pen body (i think we all know how to take one appart)
5. Wires
6. Batteries.
7.Bic pen cap

Step 2: Wire the Led W/ Duct Tape

put the wires through the pen cap. use duct tape to mold the led to the wires

Step 3: Into the Pen Body

push the led and wires through the pen body and connect the cap,

Step 4: Tape on Battery Pack and Connect!

the tittle explains it all.

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    Crank2112all

    7 years ago on Introduction

    Could you tell us more about the LED you used. What voltage? Was it a standard or superbright? I couldn't tell how many AA batteries were in your pack, 2 or 4. That will determine the voltage applied to the LED. Just curious about details.

    Thanks

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    Topaz711Crank2112all

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Im not sure if my last reply went through.
    The led I used was a 5mm bulb that has a 3.4-4.0V forward operating voltage.
    The battery pack used 2 batteries.
    Thank you for showing interest in my first instructable!