The Sparkfun Basic Green 5mm LED is a staple in any electronics kit. It is a versatile and essential component for various applications such as power indication, pin status, opto-electronic sensors, and creating fun blinky displays. This LED comes with a green lens and has a forward voltage of 2.0V. It is designed to handle a maximum current of 20mA, but it's recommended to use it with a current of 16-18mA for optimal performance.
This LED is not just a basic component, it is a tool for creativity and innovation. It can be used in a variety of projects, from simple power indicators to complex light displays. Whether you're a beginner exploring the world of electronics or an experienced maker working on a new project, this LED can add a bright spark to your design.
The Sparkfun Basic Green 5mm LED stands out for its luminous intensity, which ranges from 150-200mcd. This means it can produce a bright and clear light, making it a reliable choice for any project that requires clear visibility.
The LED's forward drop ranges from 1.8 to 2.2VDC, offering flexibility and compatibility with different power sources. Its recommended usage current of 16-18mA ensures a long lifespan and consistent performance.
This LED comes with a detailed datasheet and a comprehensive tutorial. These resources provide valuable information about the LED's specifications and guides on how to use it in various applications. Whether you're a novice or an expert, these resources can help you get the most out of this LED.