LED - Ultraviolet

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LED - Ultraviolet

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The Sparkfun Ultraviolet LED is a compact, versatile component with a wide range of applications. This 5mm LED is capable of emitting ultraviolet light, making it ideal for tasks such as counterfeit detection (for bills, credit cards, and documents) and sterilization. It can also be used for creating black lights, sunburn simulations, and even pesticide detection. Please note that eye protection is recommended when using these LEDs.

The Sparkfun UV LED is equipped with a T1 3/4 5mm clear lens, ensuring optimal light transmission. It operates within a wavelength range of 395-400nm, providing a strong and consistent UV light source. With a brightness of 100-180mcd and a forward voltage drop of 3-3.6V, this LED offers reliable performance in a variety of settings.

For those interested in learning more about this product, Sparkfun provides comprehensive resources. The datasheet gives detailed specifications, while the LED tutorial and the 'All About LEDs' guide offer valuable insights into the world of LEDs. These resources can help users understand the full potential of the Sparkfun UV LED and how to incorporate it into their projects.

Whether you're a hobbyist looking to experiment with UV light or a professional in need of a reliable UV source, the Sparkfun Ultraviolet LED offers a simple yet powerful solution. Its compact size, versatility, and robust performance make it a valuable addition to any toolkit.


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Brand Sparkfun
More infoLight-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) - SparkFun Learn
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Length6 mm
Width40 mm
Height6 mm
Weight0,7 g
€ 0,95€ 0,80 Excl. VAT (NL)
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