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Rechargeable flash-light + DIY solar panel + drum machine

Rechargeable flash-light + DIY solar panel + drum machine

Here’s some inspiration for your next project.

This is a very simple homemade, USB rechargeable, super-bright flashlight. It’s a cool project to try out as a beginner. And it’s useful:

http://arduinotronics.blogspot.no/2015/07/usb-rechargeable-mega-bright-3w.html

This guy created a really cool drum machine and automatic bass, by using an arduino to control a bunch of solenoids. Includes a cool video:

http://arduinotronics.blogspot.no/2015/07/usb-rechargeable-mega-bright-3w.html

I know many are interested in solar power. The following tutorial explains how to make your own solar panels. It lacks some details, but gives a good overview:

http://www.instructables.com/id/Octanis-1-How-to-Make-Solar-Panels/

The biggest issue, is probably to get the cells. I found a discussion on this here:
http://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/solarcarteams/RsR1VViGUaQ

Keep on Soldering!
Oyvind

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