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

hol at gaskill.com hol at gaskill.com
Mon Mar 21 15:18:30 UTC 2016


these small (1.5" square) LED arrays are cheap and bright, from a 
distance look like onw point, can run several from an arduino using 
ULN2003 
http://www.amazon.com/Cutequeen-Trading-48-SMD-Festoon-Adapter/dp/B00FKPJJNY/ref=pd_sim_263_17


On 2016-03-20 23:45, Adam wrote:
> 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,
>> <noisebridge-discuss-request at lists.noisebridge.net> wrote:
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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 --
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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
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>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> ---------- 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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>>>> https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/noisebridge-discuss
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> ---------- 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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