LED Torch Key

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Post by RandomHero » 07 Dec 2005 06:56 pm

I already made one on my previous car!! :P But i never showed it because it didn't work. The battery's voltage is too low. A low current LED will probably work but i don't know where to buy them in my town.
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Post by foggyjames » 07 Dec 2005 09:20 pm

I have 6v of Lithium-ion batteries in mine :D

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Post by petefarrell360 » 07 Dec 2005 09:27 pm

Good work James! I like that a lot! Yeah 340's got them as well, I've a whole pot of keys sat here! The standard torch is only of any use at about 1 and a half feet with a good battery. It was only ever intended as a lock finding aid, but I'd like a torch on my keys, as I always have them with me and my new phone isn't as bright as my old one to be used as a makeshift torch! I think this mod could prove popular.
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Post by Andy's-Old-Beast » 08 Dec 2005 12:57 am

I agree, top job! It's something I thought about doing with mine, but never got around to looking into it properly.

Only trouble is, I fear that I'd play with it so much that when I needed to use it, the batteries would be flat!
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Post by Carl » 12 Dec 2005 09:39 pm

You inspired me....

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Well pleased with how bright it is. I was gonna put in a rainbow coloured LED for that extra pimp factor, but decided against it and went for plain old white :)
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Post by classicswede » 12 Dec 2005 10:07 pm

All the pimpin

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Post by Japper » 12 Dec 2005 11:30 pm

I have one to, but it's not from my car! It came with the car when I bought it, but it doesn't fit. It would be cool to transfer the key into the led key, if you know what I mean.
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Post by Thomas D » 13 Dec 2005 12:53 pm

The LED thing is something i was planning for a long time, but i´ve got the same problem as Japper. I got a key for my locks without torch. And I got a key with torch, but not for my locks.

If I could just find out how to combine....

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Post by Chris_C » 13 Dec 2005 02:32 pm

Thats what I'm probably going to do with the key from Beast, even though I kept all the locks too.... (I think) Might just see if I can find another at somepoint.
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Post by Japper » 14 Dec 2005 08:03 am

Hey Thomas, maybe you have my key and I have yours! That would be cool!
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Post by Thomas D » 14 Dec 2005 12:33 pm

How can we find out? Are there so many "doubles" ?

I will post apicture later of both keys.

If not, I will go the very expensive way (but as i got he equipment...). First do a Electron Dispersive X-Ray Analysis to find out what the keys are made of exactly. If the material is not expected to get too brittle after welding, I will cut the keys and weld them back together either by laser or by elctron-beam to prevent the plastic from melting. Someday (reckoning the time spent and machinery used, it will be a very expensive key after that...) :shock:

But I will post the pictures first :!:

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Post by Thomas D » 14 Dec 2005 12:43 pm

Errmmmm... no I will not post a picture, maybe I´m going psycho, but I don´t anyone to copy my keys...

Japper, I send you a mail instead.

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Post by Andy's-Old-Beast » 12 Feb 2006 02:38 am

Sorry to drag up an old thread, but...

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Finally got around to it, cheers for the inspiration foggy!

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Post by classicswede » 05 Jun 2014 08:01 pm

And all the images have gone :(
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Re: LED Torch Key

Post by Logan360 » 07 Jun 2014 02:08 am

I have a bright as blue led From a Spare car alarm system that i jacked From work. We all Know how much they Light up your car at night
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