Flashing LED's

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  1. ShiftZZ

    ShiftZZ Funster Life Member

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    If I buy a number of Flashing LED's and joining them all up to a 12v supply,will they work?

    Is there an easy way of doing it, remember that I have very little electrical knowledge..
     
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    What are they for? to bluff an alarm setup? or what?
     
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    Nope
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    But then again neither have I;)
     
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    Yes, no reason why not.

    There are lots of ways to do it, it all depends on what they are for and where they are going.
     
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    Yes
     
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    I was hoping to connect a load of leds to give the impression of a complex alarm system,, just a thought,
     
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    What type are you looking at?
    If it's the ones advertised as 12v flashing LED's that have a built in resistor you can just connect as many as you like in parallel.

    If it is individual LED's you will need a current limiting resistor in series with them you can put a resistor in line with each LED and then paralell them, or if running on 12v you could put up to 6 LED's in series with a single current limiting resistor feeding them.
     
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    Typing that when your second post went up so you want ones like this you can connect as many as you like straight to your 12v supply.
     
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    had a similar idea look on e-bay all sorts available including banks made up like the police use. velly cheap prices from china
     
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    They look interesting is the small button on them the on/off switch?
     
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    Yes, we switch them off when park up at home in garage.
     
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    Here you go ShiftZZ how about these? [​IMG]
     
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    You should get a Growler fitted it has flashing LED's.

    @eddievanbitz will sort you out.
     
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    I was hoping that they would not,
     
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    I wonder if @eddievanbitz could get a Growler specially programmed for Dave so that it played Swing Low Sweet Chariot whenever he set it.
     
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