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« : January 17, 2008, 02:49:29 PM »

Hey everyone,

I know not everyone know hows to calculate what resistor is needed for an IR Pen or array or what ever.
This link is a smile calculator, where you input the Source voltage, diode forward voltage, and diode forward current (mA) and it will give you the resistor that is needed w/color code.
http://led.linear1.org/1led.wiz

Hope this helps.

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« #1 : January 17, 2008, 03:00:40 PM »

handy :3

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« #2 : January 17, 2008, 03:10:09 PM »

:)
 
Also a color code resistor calculator
http://www.dannyg.com/examples/res2/resistor.htm

Parallel Resistor Calculator
http://www.1728.com/resistrs.htm

These are very basic tools that will help people that do not know circuitry very well.

Dice :)

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