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Jan 02, 2009, 08:03 PM
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Night led lights for our epp light foamies

Bottom light guys, I want to fly at night! The only thing I can find that looks like it might work is this

But I have no idea how much it weighs and if it will light up the plane enough. Any thoughts??
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Jan 02, 2009, 08:08 PM
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Don't know about those in particular but I have some from Lazertoyz and they work great
Jan 02, 2009, 08:29 PM
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I just picked up some christmas string replacement bulbs. 3 for under 2 dollars. Gently bend up the ends and pull out the bulb. They already have a resistor soldered on for 3-5 volts. Testing so far so good running right off an esc.
Jan 02, 2009, 09:24 PM
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Here's my lighted Slow Stick

This lighting was done using LEDs, magnet wire and a web LED resistor calculator.
Jan 02, 2009, 09:39 PM
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I just ran some LEDs from radioshack on my typhoon. Just google LED resistor calculator, and figure out what resistors you need to get for the LEDs you buy. I also used some small AWG magnet wire and wired my LEDs in parallel to a spare Rx channel.
Jan 03, 2009, 12:20 AM
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These are my favorites right now. Not cheap, by they are very light weight and work great.

The lights on eBay look like a lot of bang for the buck. I may give them a try.
Jan 03, 2009, 01:23 PM

LED Hook up info

I wish I could remember were I copied this article from, but I just pasted the text into a word doc to keep for my own use. Anyway it has a lot of good info in it.

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