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Battery-topper flashlight

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Here’s a simple project for making a flashlight that sits on top of a 9-volt battery. Less expensive than a flashlight, and quite small and convenient! One LED is best used on top of two AA batteries, but throw a few more LEDs in series and you’re in business.

2 thoughts on “Battery-topper flashlight

  1. This is nice, because for quite some time now radioshack has been selling 2 x AA holders that have a 9v clip ontop … you know because powering a 9v device with 3v is the norm… now that product has a use!

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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