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-====== ​Snowman ​Kit Build Instructions ======+====== ​Flashlight ​Kit Build Instructions ======
 [[http://​lowvoltagelabs.com/​products/​flashligh-kit/​]] [[http://​lowvoltagelabs.com/​products/​flashligh-kit/​]]
  
-**Step 1** - Check that all the parts were included with the kit+**Step 1** - Check that all the parts were included with the kit.
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-<a href="http://​www.flickr.com/​photos/​lowvoltagelabs/​10845527233/​" title="​Step 1 - Check that all the parts were included with the kit by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><​img src="http://farm4.staticflickr.com/​3686/10845527233_9d730c765e_c.jpg" width="​800"​ height="​600" alt="Step 1 - Check that all the parts were included with the kit"></​a>​+<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>​
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-**Step 2** - Install the battery holder with the opening to the left+**Step 2** - Install the battery holder with the opening to the left.
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-<a href="http://​www.flickr.com/​photos/​lowvoltagelabs/​10845255266/​" title="​Step 2 - Install the battery holder ​with the opening to the left by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><​img src="http://​farm6.staticflickr.com/​5487/10845255266_3c2817b1a3_c.jpg" width="​800"​ height="​600" alt="Step 2 - Install the battery holder ​with the opening to the left"></​a>​+<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>​
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-**Step 3** - Check battery holder orientation ​+**Step 3** - Install push button S1 into the PCB.
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-<a href="http://​www.flickr.com/​photos/​lowvoltagelabs/​10845334744/​" title="​Step 3 - Check battery holder orientation ​by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><​img src="http://farm3.staticflickr.com/​2855/10845334744_0818918c36_c.jpg" width="​800"​ height="​600" alt="Step 3 - Check battery holder orientation"></​a>​+<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>​
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-**Step 4** - Install LEDs D1, D2 and D3 with the longer lead to the positive (+) side+**Step 4**  Fold the leads of the resistor over before installing into the PCB.
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-<a href="http://​www.flickr.com/​photos/​lowvoltagelabs/​10845520463/​" title="​Step 4 - Install LEDs D1, D2 and D3 with the longer lead to the positive (+) side by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><​img src="http://​farm6.staticflickr.com/​5544/10845520463_e42658c9dc_c.jpg" width="​800"​ height="​600" alt="Step 4 - Install LEDs D1, D2 and D3 with the longer lead to the positive (+) side"></​a>​+<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>​
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-**Step 5**  - Fold the leads of the parts over as you install them to hold them in place+**Step 5** - Install resistor R1. Fold the leads over on the back.
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-<a href="http://​www.flickr.com/​photos/​lowvoltagelabs/​10845176325/​" title="​Step 5 - Fold the leads of the parts over as you install them to hold them in place by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><​img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/​7339/10845176325_5a2d8ccda6_c.jpg" width="​800"​ height="​800"​ alt="Step 5 - Fold the leads of the parts over as you install them to hold them in place"></​a>​+<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>​
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-**Step 6** - Install ​the resistors R1, R2 and R3+**Step 6** - Assemble ​the LED and right angle LED holder together before installing into the PCB.
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-<a href="http://​www.flickr.com/​photos/​lowvoltagelabs/​10845324814/​" title="​Step 6 - Install the resistors R1, R2 and R3 by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><​img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/​7402/10845324814_22e6efea41_c.jpg" width="​800"​ height="​599" alt="Step 6 - Install the resistors R1, R2 and R3"></​a>​+<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>​
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-**Step 7** - Install ​the swtich S1+**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.
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-<a href="http://​www.flickr.com/​photos/​lowvoltagelabs/​10845172715/​" title="​Step 7 - Install ​the switch S1 by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><​img src="http://​farm6.staticflickr.com/​5483/10845172715_fb13221aa6_c.jpg" width="​800"​ height="​800" alt="Step 7 - Install ​the switch S1"></​a>​+<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>​
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-**Step 8** - Flip over the PCB and solder ​the parts+**Step 8** - Bend the leads of the LED at a 90 degree angle before installing into the PCB
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-<a href="http://​www.flickr.com/​photos/​lowvoltagelabs/​10845171335/​" title="​Step 8 - Flip over the PCB and solder ​the parts by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><​img src="http://farm6.staticflickr.com/​5530/10845171335_b8f81ff08b_c.jpg" width="​800"​ height="​600" alt="Step 8 - Flip over the PCB and solder ​the parts"></​a>​+<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>​
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-**Step 9** - Install ​a 2032 battery ​with the positive side up+**Step 9** - Install ​the LED holder ​with LED into the PCB. Fold the leads over on the back.
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-<a href="http://​www.flickr.com/​photos/​lowvoltagelabs/​10845507473/​" title="​Step 9 - Install a 2032 battery with the positive side up by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><​img src="http://farm3.staticflickr.com/​2807/10845507473_5e10cdf7d2_c.jpg" width="​800"​ height="​600" alt="Step 9 - Install a 2032 battery with the positive side up"></​a>​+<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>​
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-**Step 10** - Turn on the switch ​and watch the LEDs flash+**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. 
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 +<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>​ 
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 +**Step 11** - All parts are now soldered and installed. 
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 +<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>​ 
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 +**Step 12** - Install a 2032 battery with the positive side up. Press the push button to turn on the flashlight!
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-<a href="http://​www.flickr.com/​photos/​lowvoltagelabs/​10845297786/​" title="​Step 10 Turn on the switch and watch the LEDs flash by Low Voltage Labs, on Flickr"><​img src="http://farm3.staticflickr.com/​2850/10845297786_52001b82dd_c.jpg" width="​600" height="​800" alt="Step 10 Turn on the switch and watch the LEDs flash"></​a>​+<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>​
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flashlight_kit_build_instructions.1414100271.txt.gz · Last modified: 2014/10/23 14:37 by eric