Tichomir Dunlop
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Solar Power

Are you tired of wiring up your LEDs to a power source? Paying for electricity? Forget about wall outlets -- solar energy is free!

BeginnerFull instructions provided30 minutes312
Solar Power

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Solar Cell (generic)
I used 1.5 V solar cells with 240 mA.
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Breadboard (generic)
Breadboard (generic)
Optional, you can connect your LED using female/female jumper wires instead. I don't have any, so I used my trusty half-sized breadboard.
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LED (generic)
LED (generic)
Small, regular sized LED. (I used an rectangular red one)
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Male/Female Jumper Wires
Male/Female Jumper Wires
You can wrap the ends of the solar cell wires around the ends of a male/male jumper wire, but for me it was easier to cram them into the end of a female/female.
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Board (generic)
Something to attach your closed circuit to.
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Tape (generic)
I used tape to attach the parts to the board.
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Schematics

Fritzing Schematic (.jpg file)

Fritzing Schematic

Credits

Tichomir Dunlop

Tichomir Dunlop

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Hello! I am an beginner on the Raspberry Pi and have a model 3 and B+. I know some Python Programming Language as well.

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