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Old 09-01-2017, 08:59 PM
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Exfso (Peter)
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Just for information some tech information on the LEDs I use in these light boxes. They are rated at 15,000MCD and 20mA and 3.1vdc. To get full rated current I use a 470 ohm voltage dropping resistor for a 12vdc input. Having said that I have tested them on a LED tester that I have at a rated current of 50mA. They really glowed extremely bright, but did not blow. However I stick to the rated current for longevity. I believe that they would not last very long at the higher current.
As I have my right hand operated on Wednesday, the construction of these will be on hold for at least 2 months and possibly more depending on how I heal. If the op is successful, I will get my left hand done later on.
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