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Low cost bike light – Finished.

Here is the finished ‘low cost’ helmet light for my bike. Estimated output on high is 270lumen. The general overview. The LED, driver, optics and rotary switch assembly are mounted inside a 20mm diameter square aluminium tube. The LED is a single Cree XP-G mounted … Continue reading

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Tail Flasher for trike light.

Before the trike was sold I made up a tail flasher to make it more visible from behind. For the light I used an old LED back light that was used for a green LCD. The LCD was killed by mistake a long … Continue reading

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More beamshots.

I thought I would take some outside breamshots tonight. For comparison I did a side by side shots next to a friends car. The images are in this order: The car headlights only The car and wide beam lights of the trike … Continue reading

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Taking the trike lights for a test drive.

I placed the recumbent handle bar lights on my mountain bike this afternoon to take for a test run at night. Once on my mountain bike they looked a little odd to say the least.. However once on the recumbent … Continue reading

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Getting a move on

Now that I have the optics and LED’s to do with the drivers I have started to get it all together. In the image below you can see the basic shape and design of the lights that will go on … Continue reading

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waiting..

Still waiting for parts, mainly the LED’s and the drivers, I dug up some other useful stuff from around the house. Sorry for poor image quality. Bottom of the image: The male and female plugs that I intend to use … Continue reading

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