Non-TF: Solar Powered RC lights [done]

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by G60Force, May 29, 2014.

  1. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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    sorry 2 bother u guys/gals again with a non-tf custom,
    but this might interest some to use in TF custom (so will I on FortMax)

    here's what I did, got a few secondhand solar garden lights...
    when breaking them open (yes they r glued shut) u find 1 solar panel, a switch, a controllerboard, a 1x AA battery compartment and 4 leds (soldered in circle)

    So first I tried 2 remove 2 of the white leds and replace with reds..
    somehow now it didn't power on all 4 (strange)

    I took apart a second lamp and now use 1 solar panel + 1x AA per 2leds
    so the front and back lights are on 2 different circuits!

    enough talk, onto the pics :D  it's good to go green LOL

    Solar powered RC lights V2 - YouTube

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    edit: i didnt take a picture of the rearranged tidied up wiring, but u get point ;) 

    It's fun driving under bushes or small tunnel etc. the lights will turn on automagically hehe and go out again once u exit!
     

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  2. ironjazz

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    Thats nice did you use an LDR for the lights?
     
  3. pumpkingonzo

    pumpkingonzo Stunticon lover!

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    Excellent :) 
     
  4. G60Force

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    thnx, lol i needed 2 look up LDR on google..
    apparently that is already in the garden light circuit,
    so that was an extra bonus feature hehe

    thnx dude ;)