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  • Product COM-10969 | about 2 months ago

    Keep in mind these are 5% tolerance, so if 2 ohms makes a difference in your circuit you should probably be looking for the blue guys…

  • Product BOB-12082 | about 4 months ago

    Presumably whatever microcontroller you have driving this already has a source of regulated 3V3 or 5V?

  • News - New Product Friday: Strip… | about 7 months ago

    Good point. They’re probably just trying to educate kids on how in the tech industry, women are sexual objects whose purpose is to entertain men.

  • News - New Product Friday: Strip… | about 7 months ago

    Was it really necessary to sexualize a boring new product post? When will people realize this kind of sexist innuendo is unwelcoming and unfriendly to women in the maker community.

    It’s not even a clever joke, there was no “tease” at all. If you had thought for 5 seconds you could have used “Strip Mall” or “Strip Mine” and that actually would have made some sense.

  • Product DEV-08467 | about 10 months ago

    I should have continued on to say that calling analogWrite(redLedPin, 128); would (due to PWM) reverse-bias the red LED 50% of the time, causing it to be (roughly) half as bright. This is because when a diode is reverse-biased, no current flows through it. Makes sense?

  • Product DEV-11590 | about 10 months ago

    Considering the unit is meant to be used as-is, pre-programmed, what can you “proto” with this? They could have at least made the ICSP headers friendlier to access…

  • Product DEV-08467 | about a year ago

    Yep, each color LED has a different chemistry, and produces a different amount of light per input current.

  • Product DEV-08467 | about a year ago

    Read the description again. It’s a common anode LED. To light up red, connect the red pin to ground so the current you’re supplying to the + pin can flow through the red LED. (For example, with Arduino use digitalWrite(redLedPin, LOW);)

  • Product PRT-09142 | about a year ago

    Zapp you are being a cock to a stranger.

  • Product DEV-10899 | about a year ago

    That’s an expensive way to make an LED matrix. $17.20 for 20 5050 RGB LEDs vs $34.95 for the addressable 20 LED string?

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