How to DIY a solar flickering flame lantern
This little solar flickering flame lantern is perfect for use on table tops or as mood lighting; The soft , flickering flame design make it one of the most charming outdoor solar lighting. Add beautiful and romantic touch of a fire lantern without smoke and danger of real fire with this dancing or flickering flame lantern.
they are made of sturdy steel coffee can. Not only are the cans kept out of the junkyard and turned into something useful, powered by sun, this solar light requires no additional energy use or wiring. They do have a rechargeable battery that is accessible and can eventually be changed to reboot its shine. They look great individually or in a group.
Here we make an introduction of how to DIY this solar flickering flame lantern.
Get the parts ready as below:
1x solar panel ,
1x PCB board ,
1x battery compartment ,
1x NI-MH rechargeable battery .
1x coffee can or any other can
1. The solar panel we used is 2v/150mA , diameter: 82mm , laminated with high efficiency solar cells. the diameter we also have 69mm , 89mm option .
2. The Flickering flame LED bulb , this bulb include a flexible LED board with 72 pcs SMD LEDs, and a smart chip can simulate the flame flickering .
3. The PCB is also important , this HousePlus PCB is especially for this flickering flame design.
4. Battery compartment and 1.2V AA Ni-MH battery with the capacity more than 600mah will be better .
5. The coffee can or other similar cans, but since the solar panel size is 82mm , here we just used 85mm diameter can and with an edge at the open to make sure that solar panel can not drop off . the size can be changed according to the solar panel size .
Just connect the solar panel , LED bulb , and Battery compartment with the PCB by the electric soldering iron, the positive and negative are marked on the PCB. it is easy .
When all the parts are connected , then just attached the PCB and battery compartment at the bottom of the solar panel , then the solar flickering flame LED bulb is completed .
Cut holes or different patterns on the coffee can, you can use some electric tools or scissors, or knifes , but protect yourself safely .
Put the solar flickering flame LED bulb into the can , now the solar flickering flame lantern is done , and you can enjoy the flickering or dancing flame effect provided by an energy efficient and safe LED light bulb on your table , yard or garden for all to enjoy.
If need any above parts like solar panel, Flickering flame LED bulb, Battery compartment and battery , please contact us at : firstname.lastname@example.org
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