Musroom Light

Based upon this project on Thingiverse, I slightly modified the head and printed my on mushroom light. In order to make it light during the light and charge during the day, I've added some very simple electronics.

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For the electronics I've used:

  • a QX55252F controller
  • a 170uH inductor
  • a small solar panel
  • a AA Ni-MH rechargeable battery
  • a LED (20mA @ 3V)

The circuit does not deliver 3V, but the LED works fine.


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Finally I've printed a nice case where the solar panel fits in. I've also integrated a battery holder, which I found here.