2682Re: [rootsradicals] Solar power
- Jan 1, 2008Those are cool! But you are right, modifying them night be fairly simple though. It wouldn't take a genius to leave the exciter on the wheel and move the light back to the rear. but then it might not work and you would be out teh $50 or whatever...
But that is not the one he has, it appeared to be some sort of USA made (china probably) thing. No problem. I nicked a 12v truck running light from our spares drawer in the shop and plan to rig a test bed with the 12v solar collector...maybe today if I can find a few alligator clips and some wire. I set the thing in the window the other day and hooked up a DVM to it and it showed 14-16 v more or less. The variation was probably the crummy connection between the pins and the DVM. (not a good angle) I am lazy today. Might go over and do some woodworking at my friends house. I worked last night at a new years eve party for kids. FUN!
markOn Dec 31, 2007 9:57 PM, Jeff Youngstrom <jeffy@...> wrote:Mark wrote:One brand is called Reelights http://www.reelight.com/ from Denmark
> A buddy I work with has a TAIL light that has a magnet on the wheel. when
> the mag passes the light, it flashes on, so that as the wheel rotates the
(of course). There is a US distributor. A quick google showed them
running about $50 for a front-white/rear-red set.
I haven't tried them. It seems like they wouldn't work too well with
the enclosed wheel of an Xtracycle...
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