Welcome to the Light My Bricks User Guide.
Light My Bricks produce LED lighting components designed to complement the LEGO® building system.
This user guide is designed to help you properly identify and handle the various Light My Bricks components - ensuring trouble-free installation.
Our strip lights contain two individual LEDs and have a self-adhesive backing which can be used to stick directly on LEGO® 1x6 plates for easy mounting. Strip Lights are available in a variety of colors.
Bit Lights are tiny LEDs that can fit underneath and in between LEGO® pieces. Bit Lights are available in a variety of colours and effects.
Expansion Boards allow you to connect multiple components. Simply connect your lights, connecting cables and power options to an expansion board to complete a circuit.
Connecting Cables can be used to link components like Strip Lights and Expansion Boards together.
Light My Bricks have a wide variety of powering options, including power sourced from batteries, USB or LEGO Power Functions.
IMPORTANT THINGS TO NOTE
Light My Bricks components are purposely built to be small enough to fit underneath and in between LEGO® bricks. However, this means the components are delicate and should always be handled with care.
Laying cables in between LEGO
Cables can fit in between and underneath LEGO® pieces, plates and tiles providing they are laid correctly between the LEGO® studs. Do NOT forcefully join LEGO® together around cables; instead, ensure they are laying comfortably in between each stud.
Connecting cables to Strip Lights
Take extra care when inserting connectors to ports on the Strip Lights. Connectors can be inserted only one way. With the Strip Light facing up, ensure the side of the connector with the wires is exposed is facing down.
Connecting cables to Expansion Boards
Take extra care when inserting connectors to ports of Expansion Boards. Connectors can be inserted only one way. With the expansion board facing up, look for the soldered “=” symbol on the left side of the port.
The connector side with the wires exposed should be facing toward the soldered “=” symbol as you insert into the port.
If a plug doesn’t fit easily into a port connector, don’t force it. Check that the plug is facing the right way before trying to connect again.
Installing Bit Lights under LEGO
When installing Bit Lights under LEGO pieces, ensure they are placed the correct way up (Yellow LED component exposed). You can either place them directly on top of LEGO studs or in between studs.