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Constant current circuit for IR LEDs

Posted on Friday, November 29th, 2013 in infrared, Infrared toy, LEDs, measurement by the machinegeek

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The crew from AnalysIR reports they have written up an article on constant current circuit for Infrared LEDs – similar to that in the USB IR Toy. They compare the various methods of driving IR LEDs, including a series resistor and a circuit driven by an NPN transistor, and how to design your circuit for maximum brightness.

For details visit the AnalysIR blog.

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