This is just a small selection of LED lights. Some of which I made myself and some I bought.
The Calex lamps were purchased from John Lewis in the UK.
The little 60 LED light I sliced the capacitor out of was from ebay.
The lurid disco lamp was also from ebay.
The others were all hacked together from old compact fluorescent light bases with hard wired capacitive existing limiters and strings of LEDs wired in series. The circuitry in the bases was potted in resin. The LEDs remain in little Molex type sockets with the polarity marked so they can be altered if wanted. Much of the LEDs I utilized were side giving off LEDs restored from dodgy strings of Chinese christmas lights (we call them fairy lights in the UK).
The string of lights was an old tungsten string of 40 lights that I removed the lights from and changed the original glass lamps with LEDs by pressing the leads through the existing removable bases, bending them back and cropping them to size. The LEDs were all re-installed in the string with the very same polarity from one end to the other, and a brand-new ultra easy power supply was made utilizing a basic bridge rectifier with a 10K resistor soldered to each lead. That efficiently puts all the 10K resistors in series with the string of LEDs while also remedying the supply to DC. The mains enters through the resistors onto the rectifiers Air Conditioning leads and the DC output goes to the LEDs once again via two resistors. The entire rectifier/resistor arrangement was potted in a plastic cap with 2 part resin. The LEDs are performed at about 3mA which compares favourably to the old tungsten lamps and will provide great lifespan, Power consumption is under one watt. Power dissipation from the resistors is about half a watt divided between all four significance they are well within their quarter watt score.
Keep in mind that the LED string is being operated on a UK 240V supply. In America or other countries with a lower voltage supply you would utilize less LEDs and lower worth resistors.
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