Friday, June 12, 2009
Prototyped using a Basic Stamp board (a PIC prototype board with Basic embedded) and parts from a solar-powered lawn light and 8 yellow LEDs. I'm going to try it out tonight.
- 8 yellow LEDs: $4.00
- 1 lawn light parts (plastic cap, solar cell, battery): $3.50 (4 lights for $13.00)
- PIC board: sub $1.00
Total - $8.50
In actual production, the costs would probably be sub $3.00 each. Think they would sell for $19.99?
Update 09.0615: Dammit. The idea is already patented.