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Running GBC modules for World of Lights and other night themed Lego shows can be a lot of fun.

This posts covers how I make my main two adapters a Lego PF Light and UV LED and 12V UV LED Strip, you can read about other UV lighting methods here Lego GBC Night Lighting.

Lego PF Light and  UV LED

Parts

Qty Item Link
1 5mm UV LED https://www.amazon.com/s?k=5mm+uv+led (this is just a search for UV LEDs as the ones I got are no longer available)
1 Lego LED Light Bricklink
10mm 6mm Heatshrink https://amzn.to/2XKjA9y (Paid Link Disclaimer)
8mm 10mm Heatshrink https://amzn.to/2XKjA9y (Paid Link Disclaimer)

Tools

  1. Soldering Iron and Solder
  2. Hotmelt Glue Gun and Hotmelt Glue
  3. Sidecutters
  4. Scissers
  5. Gas Lighter

Steps

(see video for details)

  1. Apply tape to back of Lego LED
  2. Slide over 10mm heatshrink and shrink onto Lego LED
  3. Cut 2nd Lego LED off
  4. Solder UV LED on
  5. Apply Glue to join
  6. Slide over 6mm heatshrink and shrink onto UV LED

12V UV LED Strip

This LED strip is used in Lego GBC Brickworld Ball Pump UV LED Adapter Instructions.

Parts

Qty Item Link
1 UV LED Strip https://amzn.to/2XrH9Ql (Paid Link Disclaimer)
1 5.5×2.1 DC Pigtail https://amzn.to/2XTuN7SPaid Link Disclaimer)
 20mm 6mm Heatshrink https://amzn.to/2XKjA9y (Paid Link Disclaimer)

Tools

  1. Soldering Iron and Solder
  2. Hotmelt Glue Gun and Hotmelt Glue
  3. Sidecutters
  4. Gas Lighter

Steps

(see video for details)

  1. Cut LED strip to desired length (along cut lines)
  2. Clean and tin connectors
  3. Solder DC Pigtail to LED strip
  4. Apply Glue to join
  5. Slide over 6mm heatshrink and shrink.

Video of assembling Custom LEDS.

Lego PF Light and UV LED – 1:53
12V UV LED Strip – 8:42