[sdiy] LEDs and noise

Rutger Vlek rutgervlek at gmail.com
Tue May 19 15:02:10 CEST 2015

On 18 mei 2015, at 16:23, mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca wrote:

> On Mon, 18 May 2015, Rutger Vlek wrote:
>> of transistor-switched LEDs in Douglas Self's book, but I was wondering
>> how to deal with different current requirements of different LED's? Does
> Quite often the current requirements for LEDs of different colours are
> similar - it's the voltages that vary.  But if I wanted to drive different
> LEDs with different amounts of current for whatever reason (different
> colours, different types of LEDs of the same colour, even different
> brightness levels for identical LEDs), I would split them into separate
> chains per distinct value of current.  That seems the easiest solution.

Do you mean split in chains with a current source each? Or can they share a current source?


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