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Offline balam

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on: March 05, 2008, 08:23:54 PM
I have posted several
q?.  however no help recieve.d
for all you that have problems with the radioshack LED
they are actually good.
I have mine with a 1 aa bat. non resistor
the problem with them is that they spread light
so I add a plastic cap to consentrate the light and now I am getting tracking much much better
see the pics with and wihtout the cap. 




Offline balam

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Reply #1 on: March 05, 2008, 08:24:46 PM
now pic with the cap



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Reply #2 on: March 05, 2008, 08:25:53 PM
now pics of pen and plastic cap



Offline RiXtEr

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Reply #3 on: March 05, 2008, 10:23:27 PM
What might work better is to drill a small hole directly down the center of the led. Be careful not to hit the diode itself, but drill in towards it until your about 1/16" from it. That helped tracking here.



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Reply #4 on: April 02, 2008, 10:22:19 AM
wooooooooooooow that's great... but none resistor?? is it not hot??