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Parametric LED Tea Light

by jetty, published

Parametric LED Tea Light by jetty Dec 14, 2015

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Summary

Features:

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

Hats:

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

Parts:

Battery Holder:
LED:

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.

Print Settings

Printer Brand:

MakerBot

Printer:

MakerBot Replicator 1

Rafts:

Doesn't Matter

Supports:

Yes

Resolution:

0.27mm

Infill:

0%


Notes:

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

Post-Printing

  • 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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Where do I get the .STL without hole for the switch?

Thanks

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". :-)

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