From: Stromm Sarnac
Subject: Re: Best way to power array of LEDs?
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 16:58:21 -0500
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In article , firstname.lastname@example.org says...
> "Tom Del Rosso" writes:
> >> > I had no idea a car's regulator used a feedback path through the
> >> > alternator.
> >> It doesn't. But it DOES monitor the system voltage, and at
> >> voltages increases the field current.
> >> Which isn't the same thing as a feedback loop THROUGH the
> >But it goes through *part* of the alternator, right? That's still
> >different from what I imagined for the voltage regulator.
> Actually, there IS feedback through the engine.
> See, some subcontacts with AC have a fast-idle cam; start the AC
> and it raises the idle speed so the one-lung engine does not stall.
Ok, I'm REALLY late in the thread here. But, I have this really cool
LED bowtie (Chevy symbol) on the front on my 94 ImpalaSS. It was built
by someone else, but it has 38 LEDs inline with resistors between each
A Link to the webpage is www.lisst.com/rbt/body_index.html. Knowing
the designer, I'm sure he'd be happy to talk with you about your LED