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Old 02-22-2015, 04:39 PM
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Night flying foamies... need info

I am looking to put either LED lights on the wings or use colored strips.. I have never done this so I am looking for examples and how to do it. I was considering it on my Twisted Hobbies Mini Crack Yak. I am looking for cool factor too.
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Old 02-23-2015, 02:01 PM
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Old 02-24-2015, 06:32 PM
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Might not be the greatest idea on such a small foamy without having some prior electronics experience... BUT this is what I would do:

Use magwire to run out to the wingtips and use one small white LED ontop and one on bottom pointed back at the airplane. Do this on each wingtip. Then run the magwire back into a receiver plug and power them directly through the receiver. Make sure you use the appropriate resistor and voltage LED's.

That's how I would do it to keep it as light as possible, but it's all up to you.
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Old 02-25-2015, 08:17 PM
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So those pre made kits are a no go?
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Old 02-25-2015, 10:37 PM
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Old 02-25-2015, 10:43 PM
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Moonstone LEDs. 1S battery packs, 250-350 mAh. No resistors! No fancy electronics. All in parallel, positive red to red, negative black to black, 27 gauge wiring. Very light. Nothing fancy. Extremely bright!
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Old 02-26-2015, 07:47 AM
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go to 13:45 for the night setup.


Joe Nall 2012 (22 min 41 sec)
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Old 02-28-2015, 05:54 PM
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love my aurora leds. got them from tower hobbies. they run off receiver power and dont draw much.
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