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Shawninsicily shows how to make a small portable strobe light (in an Altoids tin, of course) – “[Here’s a] small strobe light using a 5W luxeon star. Runs for over 2 hrs from a 9V battery, fits into a altoids gum tin. A fun project that cost under $50 and takes under 2 hours.”Link.


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Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.

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