Giant LED lamp

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[guyfrom7up] must really really love LEDs. When he needed some lighting, which would obviously be LED powered, he chose to actually build a giant LED. Well, he didn’t actually build a giant functional LED, but rather an LED shaped diffuser for some high powered LEDs. He takes us through the process of first creating a wooden model, using that to create a mold, then forming the final diffuser.  The final product is very well done, and instantly identifiable by any geek.

[thanks Brian]

Comments

  1. sidthetaff says:

    nice, can’t beat a bit of geek chic!

  2. tony says:

    That’s so funny. I like it. I’m glad he used high power LEDs though, or it just would have been stupid.

  3. mike says:

    That is so freaking cool. I build little led spot lamps with the plastic base from burned out cfl light bulbs, they do the job quite nicely.

  4. fucter says:

    what would steve say?

  5. Raged says:

    which one is the anod?

  6. mrdelayer says:

    But is one of the legs longer than the other?

  7. Pouncer says:

    That is freakin’ awesome!!!

  8. The Steven says:

    Do the legs have a square profile?

  9. medix says:

    Fantastic! Very well done..

  10. This is genius….

  11. Sammy says:

    Very cool. I wish I had one.

  12. lioorg says:

    YAY more pointles instructables reposts…

  13. Stormrider says:

    I bet he could make a good bit of money if he put that into mass production. I’d be first in line to buy one!

  14. clubdoug says:

    me second!

  15. Nate says:

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