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Re: [Shop-talk] Battery Closet Light

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Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Battery Closet Light
From: Battmain <>
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 06:45:33 -0800 (PST)
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For the price of the cheap imported led stuff they
have, it might be worth some experimentation. I think
you could get away with all of the stuff for less than
$20 if you search for a really good deal. I think the 
most expensive part would be the magnetic micro switch
that you could wire in place of the one on the unit.


--- Rush <> wrote:

> I want to put one or two battery powered fluorescent lights in a closet, 
> with a switch that will turn them on when the door is opened. I can't 
> seem to find any that are ready made. I know I can probably hack 
> together some camping lanterns and a hall effect switch to accomplish 
> what I want, but I'd prefer something long and low profile, like an 
> under cabinet lights. Appearances and packaging count here. I've googled 
> and searched, and googled and searched and come up empty, so I am 
> appealing to the power of the list hive mind to see if anyone knows of 
> such a beast.

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