Basic Brick-Built Traffic Light
This guide explains the operation of the Brickstuff basic brick-built traffic light.
- Author: Rob K
- Difficulty: Very easy
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Step 1 — Unpack Your Traffic Light ¶
Carefully remove your traffic light from its packaging. The packaging should include the two items shown in the photo:
One traffic light assembly with three wires pre-connected to a controller board (in protective shrink tubing, color may vary) with power cable
One BRANCH04/A4 adapter board with three standard-sized connecting plugs.
Step 2 — Connecting Traffic Light to Power ¶
The illustration in this step shows how to connect the traffic light to a power source (sold separately).
Once power is turned on, the traffic light will begin its operating sequence of changing from green to yellow to red and back to green.
Step 3 — Switching Modes ¶
The traffic light includes two operating modes:
In the default mode, the traffic light operates as lights to in the United States: green to yellow to red and back to green.
In European mode, the traffic light operates in a mode common to many European countries: green to yellow to red to red + yellow and back to green.
To switch operating modes, touch a metal object to the two exposed gold tabs on the effect controller as shown in the photo, and release.
To switch modes back to the previous setting, touch both tabs with a metal object once again.
Step 4 — Enjoy your Traffic Light! ¶
We hope you enjoy using the traffic light as much as we enjoyed designing it for you!