Bargain Store Project #6 - Drawer Light reed relay controls Pulse Motor

In this episode I use a "Magnetic Drawer Light" to provide a reed relay to control a pulse motor. This is a rather complex project compared to my usual ones in this series.
This is the sixth episode in my new project series where I will buy an item from my local bargain stores for £1 or less and use it to make something it was not designed for, preferably a toy that my grandchildren could potentially play with.
Remember, these bargain stores also sell plenty of toys for £1 or less so the project is not about making a cheap toy. It is about taking something and 'hacking' or 'repurposing' it to do something other than what it was designed to do. I am using bargain store products to limit my initial outlay.

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The components are:
Automatic Drawer Light (containing magnet operated reed switch)
4 Neodymium magnets
Sowing machine bobin
Wire stripped from an old transformer
Plastic lid
Double sided sticky tape
Scrap wood
Short length of wire - I stripped mine from some telephone cable
Blue Tac

Soldering Iron
Wire cutters

If you are interested in pulse motors look at this one
Lidmotor's simple Capacitor Pulse Motor with reed switch https://youtu.be/SjWCprVXer8

A handy video by brainiac75 on Neodymium magnet safety is here.
It deals with larger magnets but is worth a look to make yourself aware.

Bargain Store Projects https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA5a2xPRSrB0ZqYUdxXaQaJdg-cs3dKIi
Grandad's Pulse Motors https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA5a2xPRSrB2eAGm-vZ64LWlDNDsGikut

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Generally my projects are for my grandchildren to enjoy. OK, I enjoy them too. If anybody else likes them, that is a bonus. I like to keep my work as simple and basic as possible so that it can be copied easily and improved by anybody who wants to try themselves. I recycle or repurpose items rather than buy new and when I do buy I like to keep it cheap.
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