From: "C what I mean" <"NO SPAM"@yahll.com>
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Subject: Re: Best way to power array of LEDs?
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Date: Sat, 05 Oct 2002 21:07:41 GMT
It is not your original post that I bring up, it was by all means a legit
question. ... What I am laughing at are the engineers and technicians that
can make such a simple thing become almost overwhelming!
If you read my post to the end... you will see that I was taking a humorous
standpoint.... not a finger pointing one.. Don't make it out to be more then
It is great that you learned all the other things you did.. but if you
wanted to know about those things.. why not just ask about THOSE things??
Besides.. this is not brain storming... far from it. This is everyone
taking knowledge that they already have and finding the most complicated way
to do something simple... That my boy.. is humorous!
BTW. LOL means Laughing Out Loud... just in case you didn't know!
"DaveC" wrote in message
> On Sat, 5 Oct 2002 7:28:15 -0700, C what I mean wrote
> (in message <3GCn9.46845$xI5.8654@sccrnsc02>):
> > I have never seen so many posts on a single subject that is such a no
> > brainer... LOL
> I posted the original question.
> I am not knowledgeable about the requirements of powering LEDs (ie, I
> know that you shouldn't wire them in parallel).
> These -- and I mean all of these -- postings have been helpful in many
> Usenet is, above all, an educational medium. Here I learned how to create
> constant-current source using to common transistors and a few resistors. I
> didn't know this. Someone suggested using an LED controller, and while I
> probably won't use this as a solution to this application (each controller
> can handle only 4 LEDs), I have added this to my mental knowledge base.
> While you may think that there's something inappropriate about
> free-thinking for the benefit of the question-poster, I do not. I am glad
> have had all of these contributions, even on a topic so modest. Had there
> been one post (yours, for example), I would not have benefitted from the
> knowledge contributed by others.
> Thanks to all.
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> Dave Carpenter
> Sound Logic
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