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Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2005 7:31 pm 
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G'day i tried to make a LED Globe for my rear demister switch but failed so now im offering someone $20 to make me one and send it to me. If anyone is interested in 20 bucks let me know.
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Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2005 7:50 pm 
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Also i have 3 left over LED Globes that fit in trip computer, cig lighter and the dash, they are blue.
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Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2005 12:16 pm 
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Are we talking LED Globes or nomral LEDs?
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Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2005 12:49 pm 
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its easy man, just follow these pictures

Make the LED up
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Fit into button so each leg are attached to a metal flap
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Adjust LED to shine outwards
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gl ;)

 

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Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2005 11:28 am 
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how do i get the original globe out of there?
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Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2005 11:30 am 
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ohh wait i see what you've done now. The thing is i really suck at soldering.
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Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2005 12:50 pm 
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hey Laximah which side of that switch is positive and which side is negative my switch is sitting on my desk and i havent been bothered to work out which side is neg and which side is pos, so if u tell me that will save me all of 5 mins hehe
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Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2005 1:57 pm 
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i THINK the far side one (furthest from the button) is the bit that the resistor needs to join too. i didnt use any solder.. i just wound them on ;p

 

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Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2005 2:08 pm 
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oh ok well i'll give it a go, cheers!
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Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2005 3:27 pm 
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Want to do mine then Laximah?
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Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2005 3:35 pm 
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Want to do mine then Laximah?


send em over with the parts and i will ;) :lol: :lol:

 

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Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2005 12:34 am 
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How about Is end it over, you buy the parts, send me the reciept and I will pay you back since I have no idea what to buy?
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Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2005 12:43 am 
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ahah u can do that, cept parts over here are like 4 times more expensive.

i'll just tell you what to buy :P

all u need are 2 x 5mm Blue LED's from Jaycar (1500mcd - dont want it too bright) - about $2 each

and two x 560ohm resistors like $0.38 for a pack of 8

then its piss :P

 

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Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2005 10:44 am 
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ahah u can do that, cept parts over here are like 4 times more expensive.

i'll just tell you what to buy

all u need are 2 x 5mm Blue LED's from Jaycar (1500mcd - dont want it too bright) - about $2 each

and two x 560ohm resistors like $0.38 for a pack of 8

then its piss


Thank you soo much, you my friend are a champion, do you know how long it has taken me for someone to geta straight response as to what resistor you need.

Cheers my friend
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Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2005 10:49 am 
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Cooool, can you PM me your address so I can sned it on?

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