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A ring to be worn on any finger with a
small generator inside, be it a small
counterweight attached to a coil or a
moveable magnet type.
The ring would have a large cut stone
a L.E.D behind it and also a super
capacitor inside to store power. The
components would also be complety
sealed in some sort of potting compound
with no user servicable parts that way it
would also be waterproof.
A tiny reed switch could also be
incorporated with a small magnet that
clips in place. That way you can decide to
keep the Light on or off,pretend to be the
Actually i think it would be very handy to
have a light source always with you.
[skinflaps, Sep 05 2005]
Backlit Wedding Ring
Yup. And kinetic light rings were discussed here, too, by [bobofthefuture]. [jurist, Sep 05 2005]
Here is the picture i promised
Front of ring [mawgadog, Sep 05 2005]
And the back view
more than enough room for the electronics [mawgadog, Sep 05 2005]
||//and also a super capacitor inside to store power// - Exactly how big is this ring?
||Yes i wrote that already one of those tiny
new super Capacitors. Not very big as
soon as i get a chance i will take a picture
of the ring i was thinking to do it with and
post a picture.
||Thanks for the links i see someone has
already thought or made it , but i was
thinking along the lines of something of
better quality that looks like a normal ring.
more along the lines of bobofthefuture's
idea. Just not a wedding ring.
||At one point i was thinking also to light it
up with a tritium vial which would
probably look cool but not make very
||i've always wanted my ring to light up.
||You're not putting a beta emitter anywhere near my ring.
||You're not putting a beta emitter
near my ring.
||LOL why not they put them in watches.
that version i would line the underside
with lead and then epoxy.
Would that make you feel any
better? Dunno how Airport security
think about a radioactive ring though.
||On a side note i just voted for my own
idea by mistake how do i take away that
vote? I'm new to halfbakery and was just
||//On a side note i just voted for my own idea by mistake how do i take away that vote?//
||Press the destroy button on your user page.."Wait! No... don't do that!.."
||You can vote for your own idea if you want to, or you can press neutral up top.
||Voting for my own ideas just makes me feel a bit... dirty. Silly really, my ideas are all great.
||Didn't realise buning yourself [wags] induced erotic desires.
||Sorry Wagster i just read your annotation
again and realized it was a quote from
what i wrote. I saw a few years ago that
some type of super capacitor was
invented, it was a 1 farad cap and was very
small, i could be wrong but i thing it might
have had aerogel or something inside, it
was awhile back so i might be confusing
the fact of the aerogel.