Tinyish 1w usb flashlight

As we happen to have some of those powerbanks lying around I figured I could try and make a flashlight even though those banks do have some flashlight already.

The parts of usb flashlight - most of them.

The parts of usb flashlight – most of them.

  • 1W (so they say) LED
  • 27ohm resistor
  • some perfboard

I did cut a bit too small piece of the board after trying it into a usb connector so next one needs to be a bit wider. It can also be a bit longer.

TinyUSB 1W led - one side

TinyUSB 1W led – one side

TinyUSB 1W led - the other side

TinyUSB 1W led – the other side

1W led @4.98V from USB

1W led @4.98V from USB

Taking 0.08A from USB

Taking 0.08A from USB

TinyUSB 1W led without testing equipment

TinyUSB 1W led without testing equipment

It is quite bright. Hard to tell from the photos.

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