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Shake it like a Tic-Tac!
Written by Gizmo   
Wednesday, 04 October 2006 12:45

Check out this interesting little mod: it's a homemade L.E.D. flashlight powered by nothing more than a quick shake:

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Parts required include:

150 ft. 30 gauge enamel-coated magnet wire
4 1/8" rare earth magnets
4 rectifier diodes (IN4007 MIC)
Resistor (22 ohm)
White led
Some sort of small rechargeable batteries

Ballpoint pen
2 plastic washers or doodads
Tic-Tac container
Hot glue

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