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Resistors for 259rgbm5c
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Resistors for 259rgbm5c

by aplocher on Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:18 am

Hi, I purchased some of the 259rgbm5c LEDs (seen here https://www.adafruit.com/product/2739 )

Could someone please tell me which resistors I should use when connecting to a Raspberry PI?

Thanks!

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Re: Resistors for 259rgbm5c

by franklin97355 on Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:44 pm

Here is a tutorial on LEDs that might help. The main reason for the resistor is to limit the current.

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Re: Resistors for 259rgbm5c

by aplocher on Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:21 pm

Thanks, the datasheet for this item is a bit cryptic (at least for a circuit n00b like me). Was just hoping someone had already figured out the values for the 3.3v or 5v inputs from the Pi and was willing to share :).

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