How to make the USB lights
4) You now have to cut 2 wires exactly the same size and strip off 1cm of insulation, these will be called the "bulb wires". Strip 1cm from the connector wires aswell.
Twist the red wire
from the connector onto one of the bulb wires and twist the black wire from
the connector onto the other bulb wire.
If you are going to use LEDs click here or continue reading
if you are going to use bulbs.
Connect the wires onto the bulb holder, like this:
Repeat this for each bulb you want to use, up to the maximum of 500ma.
Here is a picture of four bulbs linked together:
Put the bulbs into the holders and click here.
Solder the black wire onto the side of the LED that has a flat part. Solder the red wire onto the other side.
Repeat this for each LED you use, upto a maximum of 500ma.
Make sure you have not got any wires touching where you shouldn't have and then plug it in and try your new USB lights!
Here is a picture of what my USB lights look like:
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