New guy trying to learn LED's

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by kev2809, May 3, 2011.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. kev2809

    Thread Starter New Member

    May 3, 2011
    whats up everyone?

    first post here...and i have a few questions. im trying to get into the hobby of making led problem is i have no previous experience whatsoever. im building a 1967 suburban, and was wanting to make my own lights, with LED's...similar to this..

  2. kev2809

    Thread Starter New Member

    May 3, 2011
    my question this something too difficult for a beginner to do?

    and if anyone can point me to an area where i can learn the basics of making this...or if anyone can help me out with that that would be cool. im here to learn how these work so maybe i can extend it to making these for other cars or so.

    thanks in advance!
  3. Jaguarjoe

    Active Member

    Apr 7, 2010
    Learning LED's is cool but modifying automobile lighting is not cool around here. Read the terms of service up on top of the forum somewhere.
    There are 6 or 7 ebooks on top of the main page. LED's ought to be in there.
  4. R!f@@

    AAC Fanatic!

    Apr 2, 2009
    Read the rules buddy..
  5. KJ6EAD

    Senior Member

    Apr 30, 2011
    Rules violation and by the way, spreading the light sources around in the housing may be good for new design but the original filter lens was designed to work with a single point source of light and won't look like the original without that.
  6. bertus


    Apr 5, 2008

    According to the newly published ToS, the mains powerd leds are not allowed:
    Terms of Service

    6. Restricted topics. The following topics are regularly raised however are considered “off-topic” at all times and will results in Your thread being closed without question:

    • Any kind of over-unity devices and systems
    • Automotive modifications
    • Devices designed to electrocute or shock another person
    • LEDs to mains
    • Phone jammers
    • Rail guns and high-energy projectile devices
    • Transformer-less power supplies

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.