Not always you have to buy everything new. An old ceiling light can be transformed into a great home accessory such as with RGB LED strips and a little craftsmanship. How, in the following we show blog post.
This is required for the conversion:
Tool: Cutter knife, cordless, electric screwdriver, cutting pliers (pliers) material: old ceiling lamp, 1 metre white LED Strip and dimmer or set from 1 meter RGB LED Strip with controller + transformer, 2 Terminal, locking clips from breakfast bags, DC plug with screw terminals, plastic tube (length 12-14 cm, Ø 3 cm)
Warning: When working with electricity always first switch off the power at the fuse box and perform the work by a
qualified technician / take off.
And so BB´s:
Free ceiling lamp from the lamp shade, leaving only the version and the ceiling fixture. In the pipe, drill a hole for the attachment of the LED Strip.The hole should have a distance of approx. 15 mm from the edge.
LED Strip evenly around the raw wind and the beginning with the breakfast bag clip through hole in “secure”don’t forget: previously remove backing paper on the back of the LED strip so that it sticks well.
Then also fasten the end of the LED band with a buckle.To drill an extra hole at the appropriate end point.
With the electric screwdriver, remove the plastic cover of the LED controller.
The controller Board slide with the controller connection plug into the plastic tube and the circuit board using the connector connect the LED strips.The IR sensor should be doing well 1 cm. Keep the controller in position, it can also be mounted a buckle on the tube.
The bulb holder from the lamp cable cut off, so that about a third of the cable connected to the ceiling remains.
The end of the cable connected to the ceiling below with a knife Strip.
Then the DC connector connect the stripped ends.
1 connector with cables (red + black) screw on the secondary connector (output) of the transformer.(Schwarz(-) on blau(-) and rot(+) on Brown(+) connect the lamp cables.Warning: Observe the polarity of the DC plug!)
Other connector with cables (Brown + Blue) connect to the primary of the transformer (input) connection.
Transformer ´ slide upwards into the opening of the ceiling completion.
The protruding from the ceiling completion end of the terminal block (by the Trafokabeln Brown/Blue) connect the power cables to the ceiling.
Normal fix according to the instructions to the ceiling lamp
Connect the DC plug on the hanging lamp with the luminaire
Finally again hang the lamp shade.
We wish you good luck
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