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  Instructables LED Throwies
Developed by the Graffiti Research Lab a division of the Eyebeam RandD OpenLab, LED Throwies are an inexpensive way to add color to any ferromagnetic surface in your neighborhood.
A Throwie consists of a lithium battery, a 10mm diffused LED and a rare-earth magnet taped together.
how much current is going thru those leds with the 3 v supply?, i know the use of a resistor complicates things a bit (being such an easy design) i think throwies might survive longer with a current limiting resistor...
www.instructables.com /id/E9D2ZJ3FG0EP286JEJ   (1953 words)

  Light-emitting diode - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
LEDs can be operated on AC voltage, but it will only light with positive voltage, causing the LED to turn on and off at the frequency of the AC supply (60 times each second (60 cycle flicker) in North America).
Some LED units contain two diodes, one in each direction (that is, two diodes in inverse parallel) and each a different color (typically red and green), allowing two-color operation or a range of apparent colors to be created by altering the percentage of time the voltage is in each polarity.
The LED chip emits blue light, part of which is converted to yellow by the Ce The single crystal form of Ce :YAG is actually considered a scintillator rather than a phosphor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Led   (2697 words)

 Light-emitting diode - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
LEDs give off less heat than incandescent light bulbs and are less fragile than fluorescent lamps.
LED panel light source used in an experiment on plant growth.
LED lights are inherently colored, and are available in a wide range of colors.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/LED   (2697 words)

 Led Zeppelin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Led Zeppelin was a British rock band, who were pivotal in the development of hard rock and heavy metal, and became one of the most popular and influential bands of all time.
Led Zeppelin was chosen for their name (the word "lead" was deliberately misspelled to prevent people pronouncing it as in "lead singer").
In 1974, Led Zeppelin launched their own record label called Swan Song, named after one of only five songs that the band never recorded for commercial release (the track was re-tooled as "Midnight Moonlight" by Page's post-Zeppelin band The Firm on their first album).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Led_Zeppelin   (3249 words)

 Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)
LEDs must be connected the correct way round, the diagram may be labelled a or + for anode and k or - for cathode (yes, it really is k, not c, for cathode!).
LEDs of all colours are available in uncoloured packages which may be diffused (milky) or clear (often described as 'water clear').
LED displays are packages of many LEDs arranged in a pattern, the most familiar pattern being the 7-segment displays for showing numbers (digits 0-9).
www.kpsec.freeuk.com /components/led.htm   (1409 words)

 Super Bright LEDs - LED Info
The unit of measure commonly used to describe LED intensity is the millicandela (mcd), 1000 millicandela equals 1 candela.
To use leds for 12 Volt applications you must simply connect a resistor in series with the led or leds.
Use a 1/8th watt or larger resistor soldered to the anode of the led and connect the +12 to the resistor.
www.superbrightleds.com /led_info.htm   (682 words)

 LED.linksgiving.com - Promoting your Web site - Link Exchange Directory
The heart of this Web site is LED (Link Exchange Directory), a directory of links to sites with a link exchange program.
LED helps you increase the number of sites linking to yours.
If you are looking for targeted traffic and a high quality backlink, you may like to consider listing your website in our main site Linksgiving.com too.
www.led.linksgiving.com   (384 words)

 LED - a Whatis.com definition - see also: light-emitting diode
A light-emitting diode (LED) is a semiconductor device that emits visible light when an electric current passes through it.
Some LEDs emit infrared (IR) energy (830 nanometers or longer); such a device is known as an infrared-emitting diode (IRED).
In this respect, the LED or IRED resembles most other diode types, but there are important differences.
whatis.techtarget.com /definition/0,,sid9_gci213613,00.html   (348 words)

 What is a Light Emitting Diode?
The negative side of an LED lead is indicated in two ways: 1) by the flat side of the bulb, and 2) by the shorter of the two wires extending from the LED.
LED's that emit different colors are made of different semi-conductor materials, and require different energies to light them.
The energy (E) of the light emitted by an LED is related to the electric charge (q) of an electron and the voltage (V) required to light the LED by the expression: E = qV Joules.
acept.la.asu.edu /courses/phs110/expmts/exp13a.html   (862 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: Led Zeppelin 1st [ORIGINAL RECORDING REMASTERED]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-28)
Led Zeppelin was one of those rare groups that combined musicianship, live performance, charisma, myth and decadence into an enduring legend.
Led Zeppelin's debut album remains a classic and its showpiece "Dazed and Confused" is the song I have listened to most often in my life; my favorite part is Bonzo's cascades on the drum as Jimmy Page ends his guitar solo.
Led Zeppelin is one of the exception, the first album is not their best but still so remarkable and unforgetable.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000002J01?v=glance   (2483 words)

 Building an LED caselight
LEDs, of any size or shape, are quite easy things to work with once you know a few basic things about them, and about electricity.
White LEDs have similar ratings to blue ones, because they actually are blue ones - they have a phosphor layer over a blue LED die, which absorbs most of the blue and emits a range of other frequencies to give you a broad-spectrum white result.
These LEDs aren't bright enough to make it worth putting them in a box and trying to light anything up with them, but they work in basically the same way as their more expensive high intensity brethren, and veroboard's cheap enough that there's no need to even bother removing them when you've finished fooling around.
www.dansdata.com /caselight.htm   (3686 words)

 LEDs - Gallium Indium Nitride UV, violet, purple, blue, aqua, turquoise, green, white. Also Gallium Arsenide and ...
LEDs are different from ordinary light bulbs because they do not have a filament to break or burn out.
In the simplest terms, an LED is made with two different kinds of semiconductor material: one type that has too many free electrons roaming around inside, and another that doesn't have enough.
One wire goes to the top layer of this (much like the wire in a red LED does) and is usually placed at one corner, and the other wire goes to the opposite corner that is stripped of everything except a conducting layer a few tens to perhaps a few hundred atoms thick.
ledmuseum.home.att.net /reserved.htm   (3983 words)

 Don's LED Main Page
High efficiency LEDs (among ones currently in production) are generally only slightly more efficient than incandescent lamps, but here is the explanation why they can be so much more efficient than incandescent in some applications such as traffic lights.
Overview of the different LED types - the different colors, brightnesses, and a bit of the basic chemistry and electrical and other properties of each of these.
Please consider the thermal resistance data to determine temperature rise of the LED junctions (dice or chips) above the temperature of the heatsinkable surface of the array package, and please consider light output as a function of junction temperature (which is in the datasheet).
members.misty.com /don/ledx.html   (1193 words)

 Led Zeppelin Reviews
As it turned out, Led Zeppelin's infamous 1969 debut album was indicative of the decade to come--one that, fittingly, this band helped define with its decadently exaggerated, bowdlerized blues-rock.
Riff rock had been what Jimmy Page's former band, the Yardbirds, were all about, and on Led Zeppelin's second album, released, like its predecessor, in 1969, the inventive guitarist demonstrated that he'd indeed learned his lessons well.
Also known as the "rune" album or Zoso because of the medieval symbols adorning the inner sleeve, Led Zeppelin's fourth album, released in 1971, turned them from mere superstars into giant behemoths of the rock world.
www.iq451.com /music/led-zeppelin.htm   (1906 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: Led Zeppelin IV (aka ZOSO) [ORIGINAL RECORDING REMASTERED]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-28)
In Jimmy Page Led Zeppelin had a man with a vision as well as a guitarist that could shred the wallpaper off your walls one second and be as gentle as a snowflake the next.
The album closes with one of the darkest songs Led zeppelin ever recorded 'When the Levee Breaks', a blues as only Led Zeppelin can play, with Robert Plant's vocals and harmonica play and Jimmy Page's guitar to the fore as the others lay down a rock solid spine to the song.
This was Led Zeppelin's finest hour, and therefore rightly holds the claim to #1 album of all time.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000002J09?v=glance   (2327 words)

 ATake Laser LED -= www.bigbruin.com =-
Wisetech's ATake brand of Laser LED lights help you achieve a unique look by lighting up only a section, or putting a spotlight on a specific component, instead of lighting up the entire case.
Wisetech is the US distributor for ATake products, and sent me one of their blue Laser LED lights to take a look at.
The Laser LED is housed in a stylish casing along with the screws to mount it inside the case.
www.bigbruin.com /reviews/wisetechleds   (815 words)

 Domo S.r.l. - Indicatori led
produce indicatori led di segnalazione e comando.La vasta gamma di segnalatori led Ampiled proposti, soddisfa tutte le esigenze di segnalazione per gli apparati, quadri elettrici, pannelli di comando, impiegabili in tutti i settori:
I piccoli indicatori luminosi a led vengono impiegati ove necessita una indicazione semplice ed efficace: per pannelli sinottici, strumenti di misura e controllo, apparecchiature elettriche.
indicatori led segnalazione mosaico componenti pulsanti automazione, piccoli indicatori led sferici croce ampiled multiled
www.domocomp.com /indicatori_led.htm   (72 words)

 LED Amplifier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-28)
Since I didn't know how the LED was being driven on the motherboard, I decided to use an optoisolator (ISO1) to act as an interface.
Since the current going to LED was already pretty weak, I chose a device with a photo-darlington transistor amplifier.
Remove the original LED from the socket on the front of your computer and replace it with your new, exotic LED.
www.web-ee.com /Schematics/LED_AMP/LED_AMP.htm   (347 words)

 Led 3.0 / Led Rich Text Class Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-28)
The Led C++ class library is designed to allow you to easily add rich text functionality to your UI applications.
Led's features include word processing (style runs, paragraph settings, justication etc), picture and object embedding, syntax coloring, RTF and HTML and much, much more.
Led comes with source code for LedIt word processor and LedLineIt applications.
www.sophists.com /Led/LedClassLib   (367 words)

 LEDtronics' Automotive and Transportation LED Lamps; Thumbnail Picture Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-28)
2) LED Lamps shown are for most standard applications.
4) LED Lamps shown are for direct DC or AC voltage supply.
External resistor, relays or special circuits may require special LED lamps.
www.led.net /datasheets/auto_index/auto_index.htm   (130 words)

 Howstuffworks "How Light Emitting Diodes Work"
Basically, LEDs are just tiny light bulbs that fit easily into an electrical circuit.
But unlike ordinary incandescent bulbs, they don't have a filament that will burn out, and they don't get especially hot.
Unlike traditional flashlights, LED models don't force your eyes to re-adjust every time you use them.
electronics.howstuffworks.com /led.htm   (176 words)

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