LED - Basic Blue 5mm

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LED - Basic Blue 5mm


The Sparkfun Basic Blue 5mm LED is a staple for any electronic enthusiast. These small, bright, and blinky LEDs are perfect for power indication, pin status, opto-electronic sensors, and creating fun, eye-catching displays.

With a blue lens, this 5mm LED is simple yet efficient. It operates with a typical forward voltage of 3.4V and has a maximum forward current of 30mA. These specifications make it a reliable and energy-efficient choice for various applications.

The Sparkfun Basic Blue 5mm LED is not only functional but also versatile. Its compact size and low power requirements make it ideal for portable electronic devices, wearable technology, and DIY projects. Whether you're designing a custom circuit board or adding a visual element to your latest creation, this LED is sure to stand out.

One of the unique features of this LED is its 3.4VDC forward drop. This ensures that the LED operates at a safe voltage, reducing the risk of damage or overheating. Furthermore, with a maximum current of 30mA, it offers a balance between brightness and power consumption.

Sparkfun also provides a comprehensive LED Tutorial for those who might need more guidance or inspiration on how to utilize these LEDs. This tutorial covers everything from the basics of LED operation to more complex applications, making it a valuable resource for both beginners and experienced users.


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Brand Sparkfun
More infoLight-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) - SparkFun Learn
Size info
Length11 mm
Width43 mm
Height11 mm
Weight2,7 g
€ 0,75€ 0,60 Excl. VAT (NL)
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