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Unread 02-21-2013, 10:37 AM   #1
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Small loonie size LED circuit with a switch?

I need a small self contain circuit the could fit inside this monocle.
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The system I have is one disc battery wedged into the prongs of the LED. I like to have a little more control so that I don't burn it out.
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Unread 02-21-2013, 11:32 AM   #2
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If it's only one LED ran on a 1.5V disc battery.

Then you're going to need at least about a 12 gauge wire, solder, soldering iron, and a miniature snap switch. if you have a access to these items then you're good to go.

But if you want to forgo the wires, you can use a circuit writer conductive pen to draw the circuit directly onto the prop. However you're going to need to do some insulation in order to isolate where the electricity is going.

I hope this helped.
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ya may have to rework the patch
but will a mini tap light work?
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^ I'll have to see how bright that one is.


I'll copy this to my Dad, Midnight Dawn as he did electrical for housing and computer hardware. He at least has the tools.


The patch is a dome shape in the centre for room for the old lighting setup.
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Unread 02-21-2013, 11:55 AM   #5
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To extend the life of the LED, you really should wire a resistor in series into the circuit.
http://www.sparkfun.com/tutorials/219
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