Category Archives: Workshop LED light

Workshop LED light – DIY Walk-through

Here is a quick walk through on how to make a variable brightness LED work light. Required Parts 1 x Portable Halogen Work light, New or second hand: $15 3x Cree XP-G R5 Mounted to a 20mm MCPCB Star (or similar) $31 1 x … Continue reading

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Battery Powered Work Light V2

I finally got around to revising the tipple XP-G worklight by converting it to be battery powered. Only a few changers were made to the original. Most notable is that a bracket has been added that extends downwards from the back of the light and … Continue reading

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Super Simple LED Voltage Meter

Recently I took delivery of the parts needed to make the Sub$20 Bike light and a few other goodies. However being right in the middle of my exams I haven’t had as much time to play around as I would like. That said I … Continue reading

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XP-G Worklight

Yesterday I found the time to finish off the triple LED (XP-G) work light. It went together fairly quickly with about an hours fiddling.  The most difficult part was achieve a good thermal path for the LED’s to the housing. This was … Continue reading

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1,000 Lumen Work Light.

After cleaning up around the house a few days ago I dug out an old halogen work light. It does still work, but for the 250W it consumes the light output is woeful at best. My recent interest in power LED’s has made me … Continue reading

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