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Old 12-19-2010, 09:24 AM
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Default How to turn led puck lights into 12 volts

You can turn the dollar store LED puck lights into 12 volts by adding a 10 ohm resistor and 7805 volt regulator
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the parts install where the batteries would normally go
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Old 12-19-2010, 09:41 AM
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This is for what?
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Old 12-19-2010, 10:39 AM
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This is for what?
Lets say you go to a store and you see puck lighting L.E. D. that runs off batteries but want to install them in a truck or in a camper or just use off a 12 volt system. that is what it is for
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Old 12-19-2010, 11:37 AM
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That would be cool for truck with caps!
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Old 12-19-2010, 11:55 AM
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Default Re: How to turn led puck lights into 12 volts

I've got some of those little 3 led puck or "tap" lights in the lids of my toolbox... they come in handy. I'm just using the 3xAAA batteries in mine though.
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wtf is a puck light?
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Old 12-19-2010, 12:39 PM
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its one of those circular light you can use in closets, when you push the lens it comes on
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Old 12-19-2010, 01:19 PM
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Default Re: How to turn led puck lights into 12 volts

I had made a few for our motorhome, and now was thinking of adding them into the pop up to get rid of the incandescent light bulbs to save on depleting the battery .
will also put in the topper mayber one under thge dash in the truck or in by the rear jump seats. kinda like SHAM-WOW man hahahahaha
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Old 12-19-2010, 01:41 PM
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Old 12-19-2010, 03:17 PM
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Default Re: How to turn led puck lights into 12 volts

I've built one myself one time for a project.
Also there are some kits out there for different output voltages which are pretty cheap as well.
Most use the LM78XX family of voltage regulators.
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Old 12-19-2010, 03:35 PM
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Pucks are for hockey. Nothing else.
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I've got some of those little 3 led puck or "tap" lights in the lids of my toolbox... they come in handy. I'm just using the 3xAAA batteries in mine though.
I just put one in my tool box, thanks for the idea!! works great and never have to change batteries
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Old 12-29-2010, 09:49 PM
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Default Re: How to turn led puck lights into 12 volts

Lots easier than holding a flashlight in your teeth isn't it?

If I could find a couple that were waterproof, I'd stick one to each side of the bed (inside) for a little light when I have the tonneau cover on.
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