From: Watson 'Atto Parsec' Name
Subject: Re: Best way to power array of LEDs?
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Date: Sun, 6 Oct 2002 09:32:11 -0700
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In article ,
JoeBloe@thebarattheendoftheuniverse.org talked about...
> On Sun, 6 Oct 2002 07:00:53 -0700, Watson 'Atto Parsec' Name
> Gave us:
> >In article <email@example.com>,
> >JoeBloe@thebarattheendoftheuniverse.org talked about...
> >> Well now. There's a nice, warm, cozy circuit box for ya.
> >Well, you've made a comment just as dim as the bulbs would be. Whether it
> >is a lamp or a resistor, or a transistor, the heat output for a given DC
> >voltage drop and current will be the same. Duh.
> >> Hahaha....
> >Laugh's on you.
I won't make any comments on such foolish statements below, I'll let others
> Not quite. The filament bulb based "resistor" is a much better IR
> A manufactured for that purpose resistor, by design, dissipates its
> heat through the medium of its body, and would be much better at
> keeping said heat right where it was at. The bulbs would, on the
> other hand, heat up surrounding elements and chassis parts from a
> distance via radiated IR energy.
> So how said heat gets handled makes a difference. Paint the bulbs
> with a matte black high temp paint, all except for a viewing "window"
> at the top of the bulb.
> Hahaha... No, the laugh is on you.
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