Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, USA
LEDs and resistors
Another way is to use one resistor per 3 LEDs--put the 3 LEDs in series with the resistor. Then, connect the two groups of 3 LEDs in parallel. In this case, you would need two 470 ohm, 1/4 watt resistors (one for each group of 3 LEDs). This is per side, of course.
I'm playing with this very configuration (using 9 LEDs per reflector) as an alternative to my current design, which uses two 5-watt resistors. If you route out the back of the reflector, you can recess the resistors so they don't stick up too much.
For help on running the wires, see my installation instructions online--make changes as required because you're not using the 5-watt resistors.
Also, if you need some of those piggy-back connectors, let me know (they're hard to find in some places).
Salt Lake City, UT
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