Led Ring for Prusa Mendel X-Carriage

by pbuyle, published

Led Ring for Prusa Mendel X-Carriage by pbuyle Jan 27, 2013


Mount 12 5mm LED on a Prusa Mendel X-Carriage.

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  1. Print it!
  2. Solder 4 modules of 3 LED in serie with a 120 ohms resistor on the last LED's cathode. Solder all modules in parallel. Add a 2 wires power connector. Push the LEDs in the mount while working to ensure they will fit once everything is soldered.
  3. Attach the mount to your X-Carriage, wire it to 12v DC power source.
  4. Enjoy the show.

Note: Number of modules, LEDs per module and resistors value depend on your power supply and the specifications of your LEDs. Check your values with http://led.linear1.org/led.wiz.