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Hi guys. Im after a little help. I have no idea when it comes to electronics, however I am building a diorama that I expect to take a few years to accomplish. However as I'm building each individual vehicle I'm adding LEDs either in the form of 3mm LEDs or SMD leds all pre wired with resistors to take 12V however what id really like in the future is simply. the ability to press a button (either actual or from smart phone) and have the display light up and make battle sounds. Id imagine there would need to be 2 circuits for lighting one for static constant light, the other for flashing lights tgem a 3rd for sounds. Has anyone any experience of building like this? And perhaps able to draw up a simple wiring diagrams? Appreciate it might not be accurate but just something so I know what direction I need to take in future many thanks
elmarriachi posted a topic in Work In Progress - SF & RealSpaceHello, Once upon a time in a galaxy far far away . . . everybody knows this opera of the biggest space opera all the time: STAR WARS. I always thought about the wonderful spaceship of Han Solo which is the most beautiful space ship ever in my eyes... now I want to build the Falcon finally... in 1/72 scale from Revell's Master Series. The kit is equal to the Fine Molds kit with more then 900 parts. Additionally I will use the etched parts from Paragrafix, some 3D-printed parts for the guns, the cockpit and the antenna. The engine will receive some clear resin parts, the exhausts some resin updates as well. And ... the most important thing for the Falcon.... I will illuminate it. It is the first time I will do this ... So let's start... I began with the planning of the lights. Finally I have decided to go like this: Red = red LEDs (8), yellow = warm white LEDs (14), blue = cold white LEDs (5), light blue = LED strap for the engine (1), plus one blue LED and some fibre optics for the cockpit. Here we go with the LEDs marked on the hull (downside): Next I will add some details on the outside and inside of the bottom side of the ship, then I will drill the holes and make the wiring ... I hope you like the new project ... Cheers Micha
Having recently developed the lighting kit for the 1/32 scale Revell Hawk I've been asked to develop one for the 1/48 Airfix Hawk kit. This will have the same lights as the 1/32 kit, ie nose light, wing tip lights and strobes. This thread is to show the development of the lighting kit but I will use one of the Airfix kits to work out how it needs to go together. Firstly on the 1/32 kit the nose light is a small SMD LED which sits within the nose section, on the 1/48 Hawk kit there is not enough room to install a LED so the nose light will have to be a fibre guide. Having built up the cockpit sections a 2mm hole was drilled into the bottom of the rear bulkhead. To get the guide through to the nose a notch was cut in the front bulkhead. The guide secured to the underside of the cockpit. A quick test with the fuselage taped up and the LED on. Next up getting the fibre guides to the wing tips. Cheers, Warren
Hi there, The first aircraft based lighting kit is now in development. Designed to be used with the Revell 1/32 Hawk T1 kit to give front light, wing tip warning and 2 No strobes. First test with kit. Thoughts and comments welcome. Cheers, Warren