Shortly after getting my illuminated Storm Raven done,
I started building my Space Wolves Land Raider with
While it would be easy enough to hide a battery pack in the hold of a Land Raider, I had painted the interior of mine so I would be lighting the interior; a big old battery pack sitting on the floor would be pretty ugly. I found these battery holders on e-bay:
I decided to use 4 yellow LED's to light the interior, with 2 on the Mechanicus shrine, one lighting up the control panel opposite the opening side door and one for general lighting. I used perf board to build a small lighting board for the interior lights to keep everything in the right place.
The headlights are four 3mm white LED's. For those who are electronically inclined, I wired the yellow LED's in as 2 series pairs each with a 560 ohm resister, for around a 6 mA current draw for the interior. The headlights are each wired individually with a 1k resister, for around 2 mA each. I should be able to get around 10 hours of battery life.
Here's the installation
And all lit up
And the interior
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