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Morten rigged up an LED lantern for his yard that turns on with a breeze –
I read about a lovely project yesterday on Inhabitat, where a team of Japanese guys and girls created some lovely solarpowered lights. When hung in trees, these lights only came on if there was wind (and dark enough I suppose).
I didnâ€™t have what I needed to make a solar powered version, but I did make one powered by a button cell battery instead.
My version is very bare bones and not as techy and beautiful as the â€œoriginalâ€œ, but it works, and is hanging in my garden right now, blinking away happily.
Nice and simple – and hey, achieving functionality is first priority. Aesthetics can always be considered after you’ve got an idea up and running. Check the site for the step-by-step – Creating a flickrering garden lantern triggered by the wind
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