Charlene Atlas
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How to Make an LED Heart Display

Create a free standing and battery-powered LED heart for your sweetheart!

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How to Make an LED Heart Display

Things used in this project

Hardware components

LED (generic)
LED (generic)
Red LED, 2.4 Forward voltage, 20 mA forward current
×12
Resistor 330 ohm
Resistor 330 ohm
The resistors listed here are 1/6 watt, but the ones I used were 1/4 watt.
×12
22 AWG Solid Core Wire
×1
9V battery (generic)
9V battery (generic)
×1
9V Battery Clip
9V Battery Clip
The one I used is different than this one. It has a compartment to store the battery and a switch to turn it on/off.
×1
6x6 wood block
At least an inch thick.
×1
1/2 inch screws
×28
6x6 1/16 inch thick Polycarbonate sheet
You can get it cut for you at a plastics store.
×1
Metal Standoffs
These are for mounting the polycarbonate.
×1
3M strip
×1

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Phillips head screwdriver
Extra Fine DecoColor Opaque Paint Marker
Wire stripper
Needle-nose pliers
Black and Decker Power Drill/Screwdriver
Hammer and nail
Smoke Absorber
Safety Goggles
Helping Hands
Graph paper and pencil

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Schematics

Schematic of LED Heart

An LED heart made with LEDs, resistors, stripped wire, and screws.
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Credits

Charlene Atlas

Charlene Atlas

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Designer at Microsoft. Maker and Musician. Projects and opinions are my own, not my employer's. I love to learn, let's learn together!
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