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Showing posts from August, 2015

led lamp with motion sensor

Motion sensor module from China off Ebay controls operation of lamp. Turns on as you walk towards it.

glass collection waiting to become led lamps

for diffusers I use found glass. some wonderful examples waiting to be made into LED lamps.

very efficient light, can be very bright at only 2-6 watts

led dark sky version - no vertical up light

examples of diy led landscape lights

safe low voltage self made lighting with construction details

These are all mod b types Making a lamp from a 2x4:

early "mod a" landscape light

This (model A or mod a) open frame LED lamp uses scrap wood, some aluminum sheet, found glass for the diffuser, in this case a telephone insulator, a bit of wire and an LED from China off Ebay. About testing LED lamps:

early "mod b" landscape light

This (model B or mod b) open frame LED lamp uses a large block of glass as the diffuser. The frame itself is 2x4 wood. An aluminum wrap inside with two LEDs make this a very bright emitter. The block of blass is an expensive part, about $25 at Rona.