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Momentary flashing lights Answered

what is the easiest/simplest method of making a flashing light (preferably a small string of LED's or a piece of EL tape) connected to a momentary push switch? no timer or any other complication just lights that will flash on and off until the button is released.
i want to make a flashing indicator light and switch small enough to mount on a ring that i can wear on my pointing finger so that the button hits the back of my hand as i straighten my finger to point and the light flashes only until i curl my finger to release the switch.

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ambientvoid (author)2016-12-04

thanks for all the ideas :)

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Yonatan24 (author)2016-12-04

Try a $0.50 dimmer of ebay. They have a flickering/strobe option

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Toga_Dan (author)2016-12-03

buy a manufacturedmanufactured flashing led.

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ambientvoid (author)Toga_Dan2016-12-03

there are flashing LEDs? not normal ones with a circuit board of some description attached?

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Toga_Dan (author)ambientvoid2016-12-03

yup. google "flashing LED. "

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Downunder35m (author)Toga_Dan2016-12-03

Or do the same on Fleabuy...
Plus there is still the option to salvage a cheap LED flashlight, most come with high, low, flash....

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