From: Spehro Pefhany
Subject: Re: Best way to power array of LEDs?
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Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2002 14:19:01 GMT
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On Wed, 4 Dec 2002 05:35:43 -0800, the renowned Watson 'Atto Parsec'
>. Problem is
>that for some reason, Nichia insists that the purchaser sign for them and
>not someone else, so the only way I can get them is after work, go down to
>the Fedex office and pick them up.
Hazard with shipping stuff that appeals to kids etc. - fraud
potential, so legit purchasers such as yerself suffer.
>The big thing with the new Dell servers at work is the bright blue LEDs
>behind the logos on the front. Of course, when something costs ten grand,
>it _should_ have something on it that impresses people, since just about
>everyone doesn't give a hoot about whether or not it's got dual Zeons with
>a gig of SDRAM.
Xeon like Xenophobia or Xylophone. You could pronounce it "Shee-on" if
you took the Pinyin pronunciation.
>I've been having a lot of fun with the white LEDs, and the white Luxeon
>Stars have been a real big hit also. Us guys aren't the only ones that
>like tools, some of the women are getting into this also. So look for more
>bright, pretty LEDs in gizmos everywhere!
To get kids interested in electronics and mechatronics, I suggest
LEDs, motors, fans etc.
"it's the network..." "The Journey is the reward"
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