How To Make Halloween LED Spotlight with RCA Connectors

This simple DIY tutorial will help you create your own Halloween LED spotlight lighting with RCA connectors to use anywhere in your haunt with ease (and very little electricity draw!)

Derek Young has a killer system for his home haunt at Van Oaks Cemetery, which uses inexpensive, elegant and effective lighting that you can make on your own.

Derek lights up his entire cemetery with these powerful little buggers, and you’d never know they were just tiny homemade LEDs!

You can watch Derek’s complete video tutorial below or on YouTube.

Homemade LED Spotlight Lighting DIY Tutorial for Halloween Props

How To Make Halloween LED Spotlight Lighting with RCA Connectors Completed

Images by Derek Young / YouTube

Derek created the entire system with RCA connectors like these.

How To Make Halloween LED Spotlight Lighting with RCA Connector Plugs

You’ll need 3 different connectors: male, female, and a power brick.

How To Make Halloween LED Spotlight Lighting with RCA Female Connector

Connect the power brick wires together; black with black, and red with red, then run single wires from each to 1 RCA for power.

How To Make Halloween LED Spotlight Lighting with RCA Wiring Harness

The LED spotlight container is simply made of PVC.

How To Make Halloween LED Spotlight Lighting with PVC Spotlight Container

Heat one end and clamp with vice grips.

How To Make Halloween LED Spotlight Lighting Container

Drill two holes, one to mount your L-bracket and the other for your LED wires to pull through.

How To Make Halloween LED Spotlight Lighting Container Holes

See how the L-bracket mounts flush against the flattened area? Tighten with lock washers and a wing nut!

How To Make Halloween LED Spotlight Lighting Container Mounting Bracket

Also, notice the shorter RCA wire. You can connect it to an extension of any length!

How To Make Halloween LED Spotlight Lighting Container L-Bracket

On the other side, a rubber washer holds the LED wires in place so that tension won’t rip them out and damage your spotlights!

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Connect your spotlight to an extension wire and plug it into the power grid.

How To Make Halloween LED Spotlight Lighting Setup
How To Make Halloween LED Spotlight Lighting Connected
How To Make Halloween LED Spotlight Lighting with RCA Connectors Plugged In

Now you have a low voltage Halloween LED spotlight system to light up your display!

How To Make Halloween LED Spotlight Lighting with RCA Connectors Lit Up

Images by Derek Young / YouTube

SUPPLY LIST:

#Item Description
13.25″ piece of 1/2″ CPVC pipe (found near hot water heater section in your local Home Depot/Lowes)
1 #10-24×3/4″ machine screw 2 – #10-24 washers
1#10 lock washer
1#10-24 wing nut
11″x1/2″ corner brace
1pre-wired 10mm LED (found on eBay)
1male RCA 1 – female RCA
1Jack Box (found at Radio Shack) Here’s a 4 input plate online

Our big thanks to Derek again for sharing this awesome tutorial!

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Frank

Frank

Frank is a contributor and editor for HallowLane.com. He has a passion for learning about and building creative outdoor Halloween displays. We invite you to send in your story and Halloween yard haunt photos so we can re-share and inspire others to get their hands dirty with a project of their own. Thank you!

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