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How to make a trinket flashlight with two plastic lids

Hi my dear friends. In today’s video I’ll show you a brilliant idea about how to make a mini trinket flashlight with simple plastic lids. Well, in order to make a mini trinket flashlight we need a 3 volt battery, a switch, which you may remove from an old mouse click, or from an old CD-ROM as I did. By the way, this switch was removed previous time from an old CD-ROM, from the card, in particular, when we were testing the third hand for soldering. We also need to tale one LED of any color, a couple of wires and two plastic lids.

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First, we need to make two holes in one plastic lid. One square hole for the switch and one round hole for the LED.

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We move to assembling. Pass a switch through the hole we made previously. Pass the LED through. Then solder a short pawl from the LED to the switch contact.

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You need to solder a wire to the second switch contact and one wire to the long pawl from the LED.

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Now we need to cover LED, switch and two contacts with hot glue.

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In the conclusion, connect the plus pole of battery to the long pawl of LED, and the minus pole should be connected to the switch wire. Install the battery.

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We just have to make a cover for the flashlight with a plastic lid as well. We have got such a cover.

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Stick it with a super glue or a hot glue. Don’t apply too much glue, because it will be hard to remove the cover for change of battery. That’s all, guys, a mini trinket flashlight with two plastic lids is ready.

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It looks awesome. You just need to attach a ring if you are going to use it as a trinket. That’s all for today. Thank you so much for your attention. Bye-bye!

Do you know?
The smallest LED in the world was made in Japan. Its length is 1 mm, the width is 0,8 mm, and its diameter is 0,2 mm.