Introduction

How to open a SPÖKA light, how to replace the battery pack, how to put it all back together.

Image 1/1: I was supprised. The rubber can actually take some stretching
  • The most tricky part is to get the inner body out of the rubber shell.

  • I was supprised. The rubber can actually take some stretching

  • you end up with an egg shaped plastic body

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Image 1/1: carefully bend the two hoocks inwards (e.g. with a small screwdriver) ad remove it
  • Now we need to remove the bottom cap.

  • carefully bend the two hoocks inwards (e.g. with a small screwdriver) ad remove it

  • Now you can split the the body into two

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Image 1/1: on top you see the little switch to turn it on and off.
  • you now can extract the battery pack.

  • on top you see the little switch to turn it on and off.

  • the LED are strapped with a cable tie around the battery

  • at the bottom lies the connector for recharging

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Image 1/1: remove the warapping of the battery pack
  • remove the cable tie

  • remove the warapping of the battery pack

  • desolder the two cables from the pack

  • now it should look like the pack on the right

  • glue the new batteries together. - keep in mind, to alter the ends.

  • at the end you should have a new pack with (+) (-) (+) at one end and (-) (+) (-) at the other

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Image 1/1: the new pack should be facing you with (+) (-) (+)
  • this is the tricy part.

  • the new pack should be facing you with (+) (-) (+)

  • solder the right (+) to the (-) in the middle

  • Lolder the upper left (-) to the (+) in the middle

  • I used some old wire for it

  • Now solder the short black wire to the upper (-). It must be the only (-) with no connection yet

  • Solder the red long wire to the lower left (+). Also this must be the only (+) left without any connection

  • let it cool off

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Image 1/1: isolate the open ends of the batterypack. It must not be able to create a short circuit. I used the hot glue. but also some thick rubber tape can do the job
  • Use the cable tie to strap the LED back to the battery pack

  • isolate the open ends of the batterypack. It must not be able to create a short circuit. I used the hot glue. but also some thick rubber tape can do the job

  • put it back together in the shell

  • be aware to place the switch and the connector for recharging on the right places

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Image 1/1: you have to put the shell back into the rubber
  • Now its getting ugly again.

  • you have to put the shell back into the rubber

  • this could take a while

  • Be aware to put the connector on the right side, so you are able to recharge it again

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Image 1/1: Please remember that you altered a electric device.
  • Switch it back on and enjoy the bright light

  • Please remember that you altered a electric device.

  • never let your new spöka charge unattended and keep a good eye on it for short circuits

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Conclusion

be aware that you altered an electric device!!!

If you do not know what you are doing... dont to it

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