This is a quick and fun project known as “the leaders nose” . Its a prop copy from the Woody Allen movie “Sleeper” . Set in the future the “Great Leader’s” nose and DNA are kept alive after he is blown up by terrorists. To keep this nose alive and to prevent nose runs the atmosphere in the dome must be maintained at an exact level ( 78% nitrogen, 21% Oxygen).
I put this together for my brother who is a fan of the film. It is made from a plastic toy case (dome), walnut wood, slate base, rubber nose, your 64 strand and 32 strand fiber optic cables, two 3mm super bright LEDs, 2 pieces of shrink tubing, two 180 ohm 1/4 watt resistors, and one used 12v 230ma phone charger. (I never throw away any of those ac/dc converters that come with all kinds of devices from phones to rechargeable toys and tools. They are great for projects. Typically they put out different voltages from 3 to 24 volts.) No switch required. Just plug it in.
I attached the Super bright LED (3 mm or 5 mm) to the end of your cables via a small piece of heat shrink tubing. You can accomplish the same task using a bunch of cut cables of various strands held together with shrink tubing. The light in the picture is from the bottom of the LED. The top of the LED is aimed at the end of your cable via the shrink tubing.
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The Fiber Optic Store writes: “Hey Kevin, thanks for sharing! I guess you could say that you ‘have a nose’ for working with fiber optics.” (Sorry… you knew someone had to say it!)