Project:Bending headlight

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Steerable Headlight
Hosts trae
Location RMM
goals make a rotational fog light
Purpose fog light rotates into turn to see deer
Participants dan, jc, trae, shawn, chris
Materials original vw logo, leds, circuit,
Budget under 100
Contact info
Website http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tucker_48#Innovative_design_features
Started
Date 18:28, 15 February 2015 (PST)
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Introduction

Goals/Problems

to avoid hitting a deer with a car,,, on dark winding roads at night visability on the sides of the road is limited. The goal is to create a headlight replacement for the grill logo in a vw, thereby amplifying horizontal ilumination, and for that light to rotate into the turn of the steering.

Materials

  • lens
  • circuit
  • LED
  • turn mechanism 40 degrees
  • reflective dome
  • Control/actuator?
    • cable from steering column or front axle
    • hall effect sensor to row of leds
    • hall effect to magnets

Participants

resources

Progress/Updates/Workshops