RGB Lantern

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Introduction: RGB Lantern

About: I have always enjoyed taking things apart and putting them back together as a child, and learning how they work. As I got older I began to fix electronics and when I was 13 I bought my first soldering iron. ...

A quick, easy, and fun color changing with multiple modes RGB lantern.

Step 1: Gather Materials

-9v battery clip
-Resistor for your RGB led
-RGB led (mine had 3 prongs)
-Momentary switch
-Housing (I used a mason jar and it looks nice)

Step 2: Wiring Diagram and Schematic

Step 3: Begin Assembly

-Make a hole for your switch and another for the wires from your 9v
-Solder the positive from the 9v to the resistor
-Solder the resistor to the middle led prong
-Solder the negative to the pin that goes down right then down
-Solder the switch to the negative prong and the angled prong

Step 4: Modes

-Startup phase (happens when 9v is plugged in: cycles through all colors)
-Red
-Green
-Blue
-Red mix w/ green
-Blue mix w/ green
-Red mix w/ blue
-All colors mixed
-Cycles all colors

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    2 Discussions

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    dunk8888
    dunk8888

    4 years ago

    OH ITS A COLOR CHANGING BULB NO MCU NEEDED

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    dunk8888
    dunk8888

    4 years ago

    THERE NO CODE