Intro: TV Remote Hack, Turn It Into a Mini Strobe Light
Do you have an old TV remote? Don't throw it away!!! Hack it, and turn it into a mini strobe light, emergency light or flashing flashligh! =)
Step 1: Tools and Materials
You will need :
- old TV remote( or any remote)
- screw driver
- soldering iron/gun
- LED( 3/5mm , any color you like)
- optional: solder (you will find enough solder on the circuit bord)
Step 2: Open Your Remote
Take your remote and open it. You may need a screw driver. Mine had no screws, but some have. Take out the batteriesbeforeopening it .
Step 3: Replace the IR LED With the New LED
Take the circuit bord. Before desoldering the LED mark the pozitve and negative terminals of the LED. Desolder the Infrared LED. Keep the IR LED, don't throw it away. Check the polarities of your new LED and solder it where the old LED was.
Step 4: We're Allmost Ready!!
Put it back together and insert the batteries. We're ready !!!
Step 5: Finished Product
Now let's test it. Succes!!! Mine works wery well and flashes very fast:D
Have fun and stay safe!
Thanks for watching!!!