[KwartzLab] Looking for ready to use LED+battery modules
doug at moens.org
Fri Nov 4 16:46:23 EDT 2011
K/W Surplus has the following item on their (crappy) web site:
"5mm yellow led 1000/pkg"
It is unlikely that this item costs $1000, if they indeed have it in
stock as described.
So that could be a non-online source of cheap LEDs (ie, not $1 each).
They normally have a variety of battery powered LED gizmos
(flashlights etc), and you might conceivably find one that is super
On 4 November 2011 15:55, Seth Hardy <shardy at asymptotic.ca> wrote:
> LEDs are expensive (relatively speaking) anywhere you buy them in person.
> same with batteries. digikey has next day delivery and their batteries are
> cheap, look for P189-ND. they'll also give you LEDs, but not as cheap as a
> place like ledz.com, which i use pretty regularly.
> if you absolutely must by them in person... i can't even say it, because i
> don't think i could suggest a place where you can buy LEDs for $1 each on a
> good conscience. you can get ones that aren't superbright at a few places in
> toronto around college+spadina (try the home hardware first).
> On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 3:37 PM, Tomasz Dysinski <oz at bunnybones.com> wrote:
>> Hey everyone,
>> I'm trying to source LED+battery modules much like LED Throwies (magnet
>> not necessarily needed) to light a walkway through a dark alley into a side
>> entrance of a building. Does anyone know where I could find such a thing (in
>> quantities of tens to hundreds) in KW or Toronto?
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