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Super Bright Red 5mm LED 4000 mcd 100 Piece Kit with Voltage Dropping Resistors

Brand:| Model: DC-LE13112
Overview
This package includes 100 super bright red LEDs together with 200 voltage dropping resistors for use with either 5 VDC or 12 VDC source voltages.
Highlights
  • Design your own lightshow
  • Includes 200 voltage dropping resistors (100 for 5 VDC, 100 for 12 VDC)
  • Waterproof and shatterproof
Part # 
073-020
Weight: 0.15 lbs.  
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Super Bright Red 5mm LED 4000 mcd 100 Piece Kit with Voltage Dropping Resistors

Design your own lightshow with super bright red LEDs. Ideal for use with fog machines, custom interior illumination, or as signal indicators; this LED kit includes voltage dropping resistors for use with 5 or 12 VDC source voltages. Extreme heat and vibration won't deter these LEDs, and their waterproof and shatterproof design allows them to be used just about anywhere.

Specifications: • Size: 5 mm • Lens color: Water clear • Forward current: 20 mA continuous, 50 mA peak • Peak wavelength: 630 nm • Forward voltage: 1.9 to 2.1 VDC • Viewing angle: 5° to 25° • Luminous intensity: 4000 mcd.



Product Specifications
  • Size5mm (T-1 3/4)
  • Emitting ColorRed
  • Lens Type / ColorWater Clear
  • Luminous Intensity4000 mcd
  • Application TypeSteady
Super Bright Red 5mm LED 4000 mcd 100 Piece Kit with Voltage Dropping Resistors
  • BrandParts Express
  • ModelDC-LE13112
  • Part Number073-020
  • UPC844632093449
  • Product CategoryLEDs
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (1 Reviews)
  • Weight0.15 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Super Bright Red 5mm LED 4000 mcd 100 Piece Kit with Voltage Dropping Resistors
Super Bright Red 5mm LED 4000 mcd 100 Piece Kit with Voltage Dropping Resistors is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quite nice, considering the priceAlright, since I was hesitant to buy these because of the lack of reviews, I guess I'll go ahead and write one. I've only lit about 10 out of the 100 LEDs that come in the pack so far, and all 10 seem to be rather consistent. The leads of the LEDs are a little on the weak side, but that isn't really an issue unless you plan on needing to re-do something over and over (and even then, might as well just buy another pack). No problems with DOA just yet. These are bright enough that looking directly at them in a fully lit room will still be uncomfortable, slightly blinding. There is also a little bit of light that is emitted from the side of the LED. That could be an issue if the LED is installed with the sides fully visible. Also, the spec saying 15 degree viewing angle seems to be fairly accurate, but I didn't pull out a protractor. I asked the supplier for a data sheet and they said there isn't one. (lol wut)The LEDs come in a sealed anti-static pouch. There are also two bags of resistors (180ohm and 500ohm I believe) included for driving the LEDs with either a 5v or 12v source. This is the only problem I've come across so far: when using the 500ohm resistor and a 12v source, the resistor gets rather hot to the touch. (If you do the math, that resistor is dissipating 0.2W) I can't really tell if they are 1/4W or 1/8W spec'd resistors, so it is either out-of-spec or just at the edge. My solution to this is just putting 2 or 3 LEDs in series with just one resistor.In summation:PROs- Cheap- Bright- Uh, cheap?CONs- leads a tad weak- 12v resistor gets hot- no data sheet- a small amount of side light leakage
Date published: 2012-11-27

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