Peel off the protective backing from the metal bar and stick the exposed adhesive to the back of the LED backlight. Trim the LED leads short as shown.
Use some male-to-female jumper wires to plug the battery pack into the LED backlight (LEDs are polar, so if it doesn’t light up right away try switching the wires and be sure your battery pack is ON).
Place the magnetic bar on the inside of your garment or bag, and it will stick to the metal bar, affixing the panel to your person.
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