LED - Basic Red 5mm

Item number 59795 Brand Sparkfun Model COM-09590 Share Write a review
LED - Basic Red 5mm

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The Sparkfun Basic Red 5mm LED is a fundamental component for any electronic project. This essential item is perfect for power indication, pin status, opto-electronic sensors, and creating eye-catching displays. It features a red lens and standard 5mm size, making it versatile for various applications.

The LED operates with a typical forward voltage of 2.0V and a rated forward current of 20mA. It's designed to work within a forward drop range of 1.8-2.2VDC, ensuring a safe and efficient operation. The maximum current it can handle is 20mA, but for optimal performance and longevity, it's recommended to use a current of 16-18mA.

One of the key features of this LED is its luminous intensity, which ranges from 150-200mcd. This means it can produce a bright, clear light that's perfect for various applications, from DIY projects to professional electronic devices.

Sparkfun provides comprehensive resources to help you get the most out of this LED. The datasheet provides detailed specifications and usage instructions, while the LED tutorial offers insightful tips and tricks for using LEDs in your projects. This ensures you have all the information you need to use this LED effectively and safely.

Whether you're a hobbyist or a professional, the Sparkfun Basic Red 5mm LED is a reliable and high-quality component that can enhance your electronic projects.


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Brand Sparkfun
More infoLight-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) - SparkFun Learn
Size info
Length6 mm
Width38 mm
Height6 mm
Weight0,6 g
€ 0,50€ 0,40 Excl. VAT (NL)
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