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Selfish Heathen
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Zone of Pain
2008-08-05, 23:54

I had put his project aside for a while, but the past few nights I've spent some time testing circuits, cutting plasic and boards, and soldering and finally I have a working prototype.

/me needs a bigger work area... computer desk + 2 TV tray tables = not enough

Video (attached) never quite does justice. That light at the tip is actually strobing at about 40 hz. It's a blinding thing of beauty.

Behind it, my joule thief has been powering 4 white LEDs off of an old "dead" AAA battery and has been going strong for so long that I lost count of the days.
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