Parametric LED Tea Light

by jetty, published

Parametric LED Tea Light by jetty Dec 14, 2015

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  • Standard CR2032 Battery (Clip in)
  • 5mm LED
  • Easy Solder
  • Ideal light source for your projects
  • Optional Switch
  • Text for lead identification of LED


Hats can be placed on top of the tea light with a push fit, here are some


Battery Holder:

Any 5mm LED that has a 3 Volt forward voltage or less will do, here
are some animated suggestions:

Switch (Optional):

The battery holder can be used as a switch by using the built
in clip, but if a switch is desired:

DISCLAIMER: Use at your own risk.

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Printer Brand:



MakerBot Replicator 1


Doesn't Matter








Print with exterior support, 0% infill and 0 shells. Larger sizes may require 5% infill.


  • Insert battery holder, aligning pins through holes
  • Note which LED lead is the longest, this is the positive lead
    and needs to connect to the positive terminal on the battery holder (the clip)
  • Bend LED leads at 90 degrees close to the base
  • Insert LED in holder
  • Insert switch in holder if using (clips in, can tack with hot glue if necessary)
  • Bend LED leads around battery holder pins
  • (If using switch, connect one lead to switch center, and use a piece
    of wire to connect from switch outer to battery terminal)
  • Solder leads to pins
  • Insert battery and test

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Open customizer, where it says switch, select "No Switch" and generate the stl

where do you get the tree?

Please read section entitled "Hats", then look for the word "Tree". :-)