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Ultra-Bright Blue 5mm LED 5500 mcd

Overview
Select only ultra-bright LEDs for your next project. A high intensity design offers you the ability to dial in just the right amount of light for your application.
Highlights
  • Ultra bright 5 mm LED
  • Lights blue but is water clear when turned off
Part # 
070-505
Weight: 0.001 lbs.  
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Product Details

Ultra-Bright Blue 5mm LED 5500 mcd

Select only ultra-bright LEDs for your next project. A high intensity design offers you the ability to dial in just the right amount of light for your application. Choose from a wide variety of colors. Each ultra-bright LED features a clear lens, and a 5 mm diameter (T1-3/4).

Description:

  • Source material: GaN
  • Emitting color: BLUE

Electrical/Optical Characteristics (TA= 25°C, IF= 20 mA):

  • Luminous intensity (Lv): 5500 mcd
  • Forward voltage (VF): 3.5 VDC (typ), 4.0 (max)
  • Viewing angle (2?1/2): 15°

Absolute Maximum Rating (TA= 25°C):

  • Peak forward current: 50 mA
  • Average forward current (IF): 20 mA
  • Reverse voltage (VR): 5.0 V
  • Reverse current (IR, VR=5V): 10 µA
  • Operating temperature: -40°C to +85°C

Note: LEDs are static-sensitive devices. Observe static sensitivity handling precautions. When forming leads, the leads should be bent at a point at least 3 mm from the base. Avoid damage to LEDs by soldering for no longer than 3 seconds with 700° iron. Always use current limiting series resistors with LEDs. For help with designing your project and selecting correct resistors, use the LED Wizard by Rob Arnold.

 



Product Specifications
  • Size5mm (T-1 3/4)
  • Emitting ColorBlue
  • Lens Type / ColorWater Clear
  • Luminous Intensity5500 mcd
  • Application TypeSteady
Ultra-Bright Blue 5mm LED 5500 mcd
  • BrandParts Express
  • Part Number070-505
  • UPC844632079245
  • Product CategoryLEDs
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (3 Reviews)
  • Weight0.001 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

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

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Reviews

Ultra-Bright Blue 5mm LED 5500 mcd
Ultra-Bright Blue 5mm LED 5500 mcd is rated 4.6667 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HoMedics Clock/Radio projector lamp replacementThis LED is the perfect direct replacement lamp for a clock radio that was very dim.The projector perform like new.
Date published: 2014-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product.I used these to replace burnt out bulbs in a stereo power amps VU meters. They really are Ultra Bright, truly the brightest LEDs' I've ever seen. My amps Vu meters are clearly lit blue even in direct sunlight.
Date published: 2013-10-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Quality for the moneyThese LEDs look great and are the best for the money.
Date published: 2009-11-04

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Ultra-Bright Blue 5mm LED 5500 mcd

Is there a housing or other mounting option for this LED?

Asked by:
We sell LED bezels that are designed to hold a 5mm LED, you can see them below.http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?partnumber=080-540
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2012-11-10

what is the light wavelength for the ultra-bright blue 3mm and 5mm leds

Need to buy these and ship them quickly if they are the right wavelength..please let me know.
Asked by: briancap
The wavelength of this LED's output (as well as the 070-525 linked below) will be 470nm.
Answered by: RussR
Date published: 2012-06-01

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