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CPEx: Q1 can get really hot!
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CPEx: Q1 can get really hot!

by daverlee on Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:05 pm

I noticed my circuit playground express getting really hot. I found out that the IR led was getting stuck on without my knowing it. There isn't any current limiting resistor on the IR led, and as a result Q1 got a lot of current running through it.

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