HOW TO – Make a DIY LED Mood lamp

HOW TO – Make a DIY LED Mood lamp

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Toon writes – “After making my pyramid mood light with 12 high power leds, i decided to make a bigger and better version, without the emphasis on the low budget.. After all, the pyramid mood lamp was more of a proof of concept with its shortcomings. I wanted the new mood lamp to be more powerful, so it could also be used in daylight conditions. I did this by using a z-power 3 watt RGB power led. This one led is far more powerful than the 12 ones combined i used before. The colors also mix better because of the wider opening angle and because the rgb chips lay very close together.” [via] – Link.

  • Make a mood light with RGB LEDs – Link.
  • HOW TO – Make a RGB mood lamp – Link.

12 thoughts on “HOW TO – Make a DIY LED Mood lamp

  1. MrH says:

    If you live in the UK (and I suppose in most other countries or via Ebay) sell rainbow LEds a colour changing LED (Only needs 3 volts nothing else) for £0.56p.

    Not so bright but 3 or 4 in a suitable container (i used a plastic glass we happened to have) works wonders – No electrical experience needed. Project details will be posted. [:)]

  2. MrH says:

    Instructable for cheap mood light here – have fun.

  3. Oracle1729 says:

    Notice that the article uses a 3 watt RGB LED. They sell on ebay for around $10.

    The 56p LED you’re talking about is around 0.1 watt and gives off about 1% of the light.

  4. Stever says:

    The original design had some problems with component values and software glitches. I have fixed these issues and released a complete set of files at the following location:

    Steve R

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