A glimpse at what is to come.
We added smoothing capacitors to the circuit which significantly reduced dramatic flicker. The intermittent flicker is merely due to Ethan rotating the dynamo back and forth. We noticed that with less LED’s (18 instead of 60), the dynamo was outputting on average more than 12VDC, which initially worried us. But seeing as we’re not expecting the LED’s to last beyond a few months, we aren’t too worried (at least in the testing process).