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flashlight_kit_build_instructions [2014/10/25 06:46]
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flashlight_kit_build_instructions [2014/10/26 07:08] (current)
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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="​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_3e0ba6a031_c.jpg" width="​800"​ height="​600" alt="​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="​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>​ <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** - Install push button S1 into the PCB+**Step 3** - Install push button S1 into the PCB.
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 <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>​ <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**  - Fold the leads of the resistor over before installing into the PCB+**Step 4**  - Fold the leads of the resistor over before installing into the PCB.
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 <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>​ <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 6** - Assemble the LED and right angle LED holder+**Step 6** - Assemble the LED and right angle LED holder ​together before installing into the PCB.
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 <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>​ <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** - Insert the LED into the LED holder so that the longer lead +**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="​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>​ <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 ​100** - 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="​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>​+<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 ​101** - 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>​ <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="​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.1414244761.txt.gz · Last modified: 2014/10/25 06:46 by eric