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Flashlight DIY – How to Make a Battery-Less Flashlight!

Here’s a really cool flashlight that uses 2 capacitors to power the whole thing.  Best of all, the capacitors only need to be charged 3 minutes to last more than 24 hours.

For dummies

Capacitors are a great way to store electricity, and of course even better when you can come up with great ideas for flashlights like this.  (Also see HowStuffWorks explanation of how capacitors work.)

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DIY – How to Make an HID Flashlight!

Here’s a good idea and DIY on how to make an HID flashlight.  It shouldn’t be too hard as all cars use 12V DC power so you just need to find a 12V battery for whatever car part you want to use.

Once or twice a year, my family and I go camping with some friends. Usually we show up at night and have to set up camp in the dark. This can get pretty frustrating using just regular flashlights and using car headlights is difficult to move around. So I came up with a way to make a HID flashlight that has become very useful for not only camping

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M2E Kinetic Re-Charge Technology!

You’ve seen those new type of flashlights that will re-charge simply by “wacking” it.  Now, here’s a company that will take that concept further so you can re-charge your batteries simply through motion.

If you take a bus or simply walk a lot on your way to work, this type of re-charging device will be great at re-charging your batteries for free.  (at least you have to walk anyways)

With the M2E Power, this device is able to juice up your favorite devices on the go simply by relying on Faraday’s principal 

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