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====== Flashlight Kit Build Instructions ====== [[http://lowvoltagelabs.com/products/flashligh-kit/]] **Step 1** - Check that all the parts were included with the kit. <html> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/lowvoltagelabs/15424436299" title="Check that all the parts were included with the kit by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5609/15424436299_ec38f96536_c.jpg" width="800" height="533" alt="Check that all the parts were included with the kit"></a> </html> **Step 2** - Install the battery holder with the opening to the left. <html> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/lowvoltagelabs/15424976168" title="Install the battery holder into the PCB by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5605/15424976168_676217e448_c.jpg" width="800" height="800" alt="Install the battery holder into the PCB"></a> </html> **Step 3** - Install push button S1 into the PCB. <html> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/lowvoltagelabs/15425491320" title="Install the switch S1 into the PCB by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3949/15425491320_070da7616b_c.jpg" width="800" height="800" alt="Install the switch S1 into the PCB"></a> </html> **Step 4** - Fold the leads of the resistor over before installing into the PCB. <html> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/lowvoltagelabs/15611920572" title="Bend the resistor before installing into the PCB by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5603/15611920572_e5c5db9ab7_c.jpg" width="800" height="800" alt="Bend the resistor before installing into the PCB"></a> </html> **Step 5** - Install resistor R1. Fold the leads over on the back. <html> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/lowvoltagelabs/15608410981" title="Install the resistor into the PCB by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5614/15608410981_143aba3aa1_c.jpg" width="800" height="800" alt="Install the resistor into the PCB"></a> </html> **Step 6** - Assemble the LED and right angle LED holder together before installing into the PCB. <html> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/lowvoltagelabs/15611090955" title="LED and LED holder by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5597/15611090955_346ab823c2_c.jpg" width="800" height="800" alt="LED and LED holder"></a> </html> **Step 7** - Insert the LED into the LED holder so that the longer lead matches up with the long lead hole in the PCB when installed. <html> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/lowvoltagelabs/14990939883" title="Feed the LED through the LED holder by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5605/14990939883_6760400d9a_c.jpg" width="800" height="533" alt="Feed the LED through the LED holder"></a> </html> **Step 8** - Bend the leads of the LED at a 90 degree angle before installing into the PCB <html> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/lowvoltagelabs/15587419936" title="Bend the leads of the LED after it is in the LED holder by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3947/15587419936_735d474388_c.jpg" width="800" height="534" alt="Bend the leads of the LED after it is in the LED holder"></a> </html> **Step 9** - Install the LED holder with LED into the PCB. Fold the leads over on the back. <html> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/lowvoltagelabs/15587421336" title="Flashlight all parts installed by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5602/15587421336_f0cc2a2953_c.jpg" width="800" height="800" alt="Flashlight all parts installed"></a> </html> **Step 10** - Turn over the flashlight and solder the parts on the back. Even if the battery holder was installed in the kit when received it still needs to be soldered. <html> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/lowvoltagelabs/14990338354" title="Back side of the flashlight PCB once the parts are installed and ready to solder by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3951/14990338354_db25f07a9b_c.jpg" width="800" height="800" alt="Back side of the flashlight PCB once the parts are installed and ready to solder"></a> </html> **Step 11** - All parts are now soldered and installed. <html> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/lowvoltagelabs/15424434519" title="Flashlight kit finished by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3944/15424434519_68f82e5df7_c.jpg" width="800" height="800" alt="Flashlight kit finished"></a> </html> **Step 12** - Install a 2032 battery with the positive side up. Press the push button to turn on the flashlight! <html> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/lowvoltagelabs/15399552228" title="Flashlight Kit - Low Voltage Labs by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5604/15399552228_a9201b91fe_c.jpg" width="800" height="533" alt="Flashlight Kit - Low Voltage Labs"></a> </html>

flashlight_kit_build_instructions.txt · Last modified: 2014/10/26 07:08 by eric