[Noisebridge-discuss] Super bright single LED (Cere Davis)

Adam adam at aperture.systems
Mon Mar 21 06:45:17 UTC 2016


These are stupid bright. 13 Amperes.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/6-Pack-Phlatlight-PT-54-12W-Red-LED-With-Heatsink-Optics-/181935080603?hash=item2a5c2d049b:g:gDwAAOSwnGJWS88J

Phillips makes white ones too, but you may need to contact lumileds or
visit them in the south bay


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On Sun, Mar 20, 2016 at 7:16 PM, robb <sf99er at gmail.com> wrote:
> i would go with the 3w high power leds like some of these if you are going
> for white.
> i've noticed the 3w-9w high power rgb led stars have three point sources
> (look like colored squares) when focused on a distant point by a parabolic.
> ~r
>
> On Sun, Mar 20, 2016 at 5:00 AM,
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>>    1. Call for Python Guest Speakers (Trent Robbins)
>>    2. Super bright single LED (Cere Davis)
>>    3. Re: Super bright single LED (jim)
>>    4. Re: Presentation, visit in june (Fran?ois Revol)
>>    5. Re: Heat press fixed! (Zach R)
>>    6. Re: Heat press fixed! (Trent Robbins)
>>    7. Re: Heat press fixed! (ng.kyle at gmail.com)
>>
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Trent Robbins <robbintt at gmail.com>
>> To: "noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net"
>> <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
>> Cc:
>> Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2016 15:49:17 -0700
>> Subject: [Noisebridge-discuss] Call for Python Guest Speakers
>> Good afternoon everyone --
>>
>> Python Class (Mondays 7-9 PM) is looking for 1-2 more guest speakers
>> during the following 4 weeks.
>>
>> You get to choose the topic! The best topics allow people to jump right in
>> and start coding, but we are open to more esoteric subjects as well.
>>
>> Slots:
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>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Cere Davis <ceremona at gmail.com>
>> To: NoiseBridge Discuss <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>,
>> sudo-discuss <sudo-discuss at lists.sudoroom.org>
>> Cc:
>> Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2016 17:04:40 -0700
>> Subject: [Noisebridge-discuss] Super bright single LED
>>
>> Hey folks
>>
>> Im looking for a super bright single point light source that is
>> electronically easy to manage. . An LED comes to mind but i dont have a lot
>> of experience with high power leds. . Can anyone make a recommendation of a
>> manufacturer or make or resale source? . Looking for something that consumes
>> more than 1watt. Fyi. Maybe more like 3w.
>>
>>
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: jim <jim at well.com>
>> To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
>> Cc:
>> Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2016 00:13:05 +0000
>> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Super bright single LED
>>
>> how many lumens do you need?
>>
>>
>> On 03/20/2016 12:04 AM, Cere Davis wrote:
>>
>> Hey folks
>>
>> Im looking for a super bright single point light source that is
>> electronically easy to manage. . An LED comes to mind but i dont have a lot
>> of experience with high power leds. . Can anyone make a recommendation of a
>> manufacturer or make or resale source? . Looking for something that consumes
>> more than 1watt. Fyi. Maybe more like 3w.
>>
>>
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>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: "François Revol" <revol at free.fr>
>> To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
>> Cc:
>> Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2016 01:25:20 +0100
>> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Presentation, visit in june
>> On 17/03/2016 12:06, François Revol wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> >
>> > My name is François,
>>
>> aka mmu_man,
>>
>> > As I can't really afford paying $300 per extra night at the hotel we'll
>> > be, I'm wondering if anyone knows a cheap hotel in town? Or maybe
>> > someone would have a couch to spare for 1 or 2 nights for the week-end
>> > before the event?
>>
>> I ended up booking a hotel 2 blocks away, so I'll have two days to see
>> the crazy stuff you do :)
>>
>> See you there,
>> François.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Zach R <organicunity at hotmail.com>
>> To: Kyle Ng <ng.kyle at gmail.com>,
>> "noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net"
>> <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
>> Cc:
>> Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2016 01:41:20 +0000
>> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Heat press fixed!
>>
>> Hey all,
>>
>>    So I fixed the heatpress (again?) last night.  Kyle showed me the issue
>> where it was blowing fuses and the fuse holder had become a melted mess.
>>
>> Note, this press uses a 15A fuse rated at (at least) 125v.  (Kyle, can you
>> pick one of these up for it?)
>>
>> There is a note on it now to Plug it in when using it and unplugging it
>> when done.  This will likely keep the fuse from blowing since there won't be
>> an inductive spark / surge across the live power switch.
>>
>> I'd appreciate someone adding that info to the wiki.
>>
>>
>> What I did:
>> 1) Fixed the connection on the power switch and soldered one of the loose
>> clamp terminals
>>
>> 2) re routed wires for the fuse to the outside and installed fuse holder
>> externally
>>
>> 3) put shittons of tape on everything
>>
>> 4) wrote notes on how to use
>>
>>
>> Time will tell if this fix will last but I think it will be OK.  LED
>> display aside, there are no circuits to speak of in this thing and it is a
>> "dumb" heating element attached to a transformer / relay.
>>
>>
>> -Zach
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ________________________________
>> From: noisebridge-discuss-bounces at lists.noisebridge.net
>> <noisebridge-discuss-bounces at lists.noisebridge.net> on behalf of Kyle Ng
>> <ng.kyle at gmail.com>
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 8:12 AM
>> To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
>> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Heat press fixed!
>>
>> I went out and found a microwave fuse that was the right rating.
>> Also, Chris from CHM helped be track down a broken solder joint and
>> repaired it. He's really good at soldering and it seems safer than it used
>> to be!
>>
>> On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 8:25 AM, jarrod hicks <hicksu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Thank you for sending a message to the list to alert others to the
>>> condition of the heat press and what has been done to attempt to
>>> repair it.
>>>
>>> On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 3:29 PM, Kyle Ng <ng.kyle at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > The last time I used the heat press it was perfectly functional, but
>>> > some
>>> > people wanted to use it recently and found that it was not heating up
>>> > nor
>>> > displaying the temperature.
>>> >
>>> > They removed the fuse and dropped it on the ground, breaking it. I went
>>> > to
>>> > buy a new fuse today. The old one had the markings F25A250V. However, I
>>> > could only find a 25A 32V fuse at O' Reilly's so I went ahead and put
>>> > that
>>> > in. No luck and same symptoms.
>>> >
>>> > I opened up the back to see if anything was visibly melted but I
>>> > couldn't
>>> > find anything wrong. I think the temperature controller is messed up.
>>> >
>>> > _______________________________________________
>>> > Noisebridge-discuss mailing list
>>> > Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
>>> > https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/noisebridge-discuss
>>> >
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Trent Robbins <robbintt at gmail.com>
>> To: Zach R <organicunity at hotmail.com>
>> Cc: "noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net"
>> <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>, Kyle Ng <ng.kyle at gmail.com>
>> Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2016 19:08:55 -0700
>> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Heat press fixed!
>> There may be a good fuse at the space but I don't know much about it. I
>> put a ton of fuses into stuff-org. Maybe they are all too small or the wrong
>> profile though.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> Trent Robbins
>> Tau Informatics LLC
>> desk: 415-404-9452
>> cell: 513-233-5651
>> trent at tauinformatics.com
>> @trentrobbins
>>
>> On Sat, Mar 19, 2016 at 6:41 PM, Zach R <organicunity at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hey all,
>>>
>>>    So I fixed the heatpress (again?) last night.  Kyle showed me the
>>> issue where it was blowing fuses and the fuse holder had become a melted
>>> mess.
>>>
>>> Note, this press uses a 15A fuse rated at (at least) 125v.  (Kyle, can
>>> you pick one of these up for it?)
>>>
>>> There is a note on it now to Plug it in when using it and unplugging it
>>> when done.  This will likely keep the fuse from blowing since there won't be
>>> an inductive spark / surge across the live power switch.
>>>
>>> I'd appreciate someone adding that info to the wiki.
>>>
>>>
>>> What I did:
>>> 1) Fixed the connection on the power switch and soldered one of the loose
>>> clamp terminals
>>>
>>> 2) re routed wires for the fuse to the outside and installed fuse holder
>>> externally
>>>
>>> 3) put shittons of tape on everything
>>>
>>> 4) wrote notes on how to use
>>>
>>>
>>> Time will tell if this fix will last but I think it will be OK.  LED
>>> display aside, there are no circuits to speak of in this thing and it is a
>>> "dumb" heating element attached to a transformer / relay.
>>>
>>>
>>> -Zach
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ________________________________
>>> From: noisebridge-discuss-bounces at lists.noisebridge.net
>>> <noisebridge-discuss-bounces at lists.noisebridge.net> on behalf of Kyle Ng
>>> <ng.kyle at gmail.com>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 8:12 AM
>>> To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
>>> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Heat press fixed!
>>>
>>> I went out and found a microwave fuse that was the right rating.
>>> Also, Chris from CHM helped be track down a broken solder joint and
>>> repaired it. He's really good at soldering and it seems safer than it used
>>> to be!
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 8:25 AM, jarrod hicks <hicksu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Thank you for sending a message to the list to alert others to the
>>>> condition of the heat press and what has been done to attempt to
>>>> repair it.
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 3:29 PM, Kyle Ng <ng.kyle at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> > The last time I used the heat press it was perfectly functional, but
>>>> > some
>>>> > people wanted to use it recently and found that it was not heating up
>>>> > nor
>>>> > displaying the temperature.
>>>> >
>>>> > They removed the fuse and dropped it on the ground, breaking it. I
>>>> > went to
>>>> > buy a new fuse today. The old one had the markings F25A250V. However,
>>>> > I
>>>> > could only find a 25A 32V fuse at O' Reilly's so I went ahead and put
>>>> > that
>>>> > in. No luck and same symptoms.
>>>> >
>>>> > I opened up the back to see if anything was visibly melted but I
>>>> > couldn't
>>>> > find anything wrong. I think the temperature controller is messed up.
>>>> >
>>>> > _______________________________________________
>>>> > Noisebridge-discuss mailing list
>>>> > Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
>>>> > https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/noisebridge-discuss
>>>> >
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>
>>
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: ng.kyle at gmail.com
>> To: Zach R <organicunity at hotmail.com>
>> Cc: "noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net"
>> <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
>> Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2016 20:52:27 -0700
>> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Heat press fixed!
>> Thank you so much Zack!!
>> I could not find the correct fuse at NB but will pick one up.
>> I don't think there is a wiki page for the heat press though..
>>
>> On Mar 19, 2016, at 6:41 PM, Zach R <organicunity at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hey all,
>>
>>    So I fixed the heatpress (again?) last night.  Kyle showed me the issue
>> where it was blowing fuses and the fuse holder had become a melted mess.
>>
>> Note, this press uses a 15A fuse rated at (at least) 125v.  (Kyle, can you
>> pick one of these up for it?)
>>
>> There is a note on it now to Plug it in when using it and unplugging it
>> when done.  This will likely keep the fuse from blowing since there won't be
>> an inductive spark / surge across the live power switch.
>>
>> I'd appreciate someone adding that info to the wiki.
>>
>>
>> What I did:
>> 1) Fixed the connection on the power switch and soldered one of the loose
>> clamp terminals
>>
>> 2) re routed wires for the fuse to the outside and installed fuse holder
>> externally
>>
>> 3) put shittons of tape on everything
>>
>> 4) wrote notes on how to use
>>
>>
>> Time will tell if this fix will last but I think it will be OK.  LED
>> display aside, there are no circuits to speak of in this thing and it is a
>> "dumb" heating element attached to a transformer / relay.
>>
>>
>> -Zach
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ________________________________
>> From: noisebridge-discuss-bounces at lists.noisebridge.net
>> <noisebridge-discuss-bounces at lists.noisebridge.net> on behalf of Kyle Ng
>> <ng.kyle at gmail.com>
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 8:12 AM
>> To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
>> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Heat press fixed!
>>
>> I went out and found a microwave fuse that was the right rating.
>> Also, Chris from CHM helped be track down a broken solder joint and
>> repaired it. He's really good at soldering and it seems safer than it used
>> to be!
>>
>> On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 8:25 AM, jarrod hicks <hicksu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Thank you for sending a message to the list to alert others to the
>>> condition of the heat press and what has been done to attempt to
>>> repair it.
>>>
>>> On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 3:29 PM, Kyle Ng <ng.kyle at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > The last time I used the heat press it was perfectly functional, but
>>> > some
>>> > people wanted to use it recently and found that it was not heating up
>>> > nor
>>> > displaying the temperature.
>>> >
>>> > They removed the fuse and dropped it on the ground, breaking it. I went
>>> > to
>>> > buy a new fuse today. The old one had the markings F25A250V. However, I
>>> > could only find a 25A 32V fuse at O' Reilly's so I went ahead and put
>>> > that
>>> > in. No luck and same symptoms.
>>> >
>>> > I opened up the back to see if anything was visibly melted but I
>>> > couldn't
>>> > find anything wrong. I think the temperature controller is messed up.
>>> >
>>> > _______________________________________________
>>> > Noisebridge-discuss mailing list
>>> > Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
>>> > https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/noisebridge-discuss
>>> >
>>
>>
>>
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