[DML] Re: Custom LED lights - anyone interested?
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[DML] Re: Custom LED lights - anyone interested?

Hi Tom,

Count me in for 2 sets, based on the price you provided to Paul.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Tom" <dmctom@...> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I've had a lot of free time lately because of the endless cold winter here 
> in Poland. So, I came up with a custom LED conversion for the door lights. I 
> know that there are LED replacement bulbs available out there and they are 
> inexpensive, but I never liked the way they work and look. It's usually a 
> few small 3mm LEDs stuck together with a resistor to limit current. They are 
> OK... but for me OK is not good enough. The resistor works as intended only 
> at the voltage it was chosen for. Lower voltage will cause the LEDs to dim 
> quickly, higher voltage will burn them out. Plus, they are a generic product 
> meant to replace the 5W bulb in whatever light you want to use it in. Not 
> for me.
> I created a custom solution with a square circuit board and four LEDs with 
> three LED chips in each for a total of 12 LEDs. The current is controlled by 
> an IC to make sure the LEDs do not burn out and they shine with full 
> brightness from 10.4V all the way up to over 30V. Even jump starting the car 
> will not harm them.
> The question is if there will be enough interest to start the production of 
> those kits. For now I only have made one set for my own car. This is a 
> prototype set to see how it works and looks. I am very happy with the 
> results.
> Check out my little website and look at the pictures, read the description 
> and let me know if you are interested. If we get a few people interested I 
> will move the project forward. If not... My set will be the only one in 
> existence.
> Link:
> http://tinyurl.com/delorean-mirrors
> Scroll down and click on "LED Door lights"
> The kit is NOT AVAILABLE at this time. I will start production if there is 
> enough interest in the product.
> Disclamer - The idea for the lights, the circuit, the board layout and 
> manufacturing is all done by me. The boards are manufactured by an 
> electronics manufacturing company here in Poland. The LEDs and the regulator 
> chip are high quality components imported from China. I chose quality parts, 
> not the cheapest parts available!
> At the same time I'm working on a LED conversion for the side marker lights. 
> Anyone interested? I will post some pictures and description on my site in 
> the next couple of days. This project will require replacing the entire 
> light assembly as the original socket required only a small round hole. I 
> can convert your lights or convert new OEM light for you.
> Each side marker light will use 6 LEDs with 3 chips each for a total of 18 
> LEDs. Total power consumption will be around 1 watt. OEM light bulb uses 5 
> watts!
> Let me know if you are interested.
> Thank you,
> Greetings from Poland!
> Tom Niemczewski
> Vin 6149 plus 2418, 3633, 5030, 16473, 17086
> Google earth: 52°25'17.66"N, 21° 1'58.40"E


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