Alex Glow
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Joule Thief LED Tea Light Adapter

Adapt your LED tea lights to run on "dead" batteries with this pretty holder!

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Joule Thief LED Tea Light Adapter

Things used in this project

Hardware components

LED (generic)
LED (generic)
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Hook Up Wire Kit, 22 AWG
Hook Up Wire Kit, 22 AWG
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Maker Tape (1/4")
Brown Dog Gadgets Maker Tape (1/4")
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Custom fabricated PCB
OSH Park Custom fabricated PCB
Grab my Joule Thief PCB from the project here: https://www.hackster.io/glowascii/joule-thief-pcb-power-from-dead-batteries-651d67
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Software apps and online services

OnShape
In-browser 3D modeling tool

Hand tools and fabrication machines

3D Printer (generic)
3D Printer (generic)
Creality CR10-S Pro V2
Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)

Story

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Custom parts and enclosures

Joule Candle battery clip

Slide this in to hold a AA battery tight. Could be made longer to hold AAA batteries.

Joule Candle main body

The main part; print it with support on the bottom!

Credits

Alex Glow

Alex Glow

142 projects • 1461 followers
The Hackster team's resident Hardware Nerd. I like robots, music, EEG, wearables, and languages. FIRST Robotics kid.

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