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SparkFun LED Starter Kit

This is the SparkFun LED Starter Kit, an ultimate assortment of LEDs packed into a single red box! Now, this isn't a box filled with only one type of LED, oh no. Inside each kit you will find over 70 multi-colored and multi-functional LEDs and even more resistors to help hook everything up. All colors of the spectrum, super-bright and diffused, 3mm to 10mm, you will find plenty of options suited for almost any situation in the SparkFun LED Starter Kit.

SparkFun LED Starter Kit Product Help and Resources

IR Communication

February 7, 2013

This tutorial explains how common infrared (IR) communication works, as well as shows you how to set up a simple IR transmitter and receiver with an Arduino.

How LEDs are Made

May 28, 2014

We take a tour of a LED manufacturer and learn how PTH 5mm LEDs are made for SparkFun.

Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

August 12, 2013

Learn the basics about LEDs as well as some more advanced topics to help you calculate requirements for projects containing many LEDs.

Core Skill: Electrical Prototyping

If it requires power, you need to know how much, what all the pins do, and how to hook it up. You may need to reference datasheets, schematics, and know the ins and outs of electronics.

2 Electrical Prototyping

Skill Level: Rookie - You may be required to know a bit more about the component, such as orientation, or how to hook it up, in addition to power requirements. You will need to understand polarized components.
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