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Connection of LED to driver

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How to connect a Waterproof, I/P: 100~240vAC, O/P: 2~5vDC, 600mA driver to a 3.0vDC,20mA,13800mcd,45° LED?

 

I am currently working on a project where it is required.

 

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sorry but you haven't given us enough info to actually help.

 

in general,  you connect the positive leg of the LED to the positive side of the driver and the negative leg to the negative side. depending on the driver and led and everything else involved you may need a resistor in between the driver and the LED


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Yes the point is about how to connect my 60 LEDS to a single driver in parallel? how is this connection supposed to be implemented?


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still depends on all of the other stuff I said.

 

http://led.linear1.org/led.wiz try using this calculator (or any other LED matrix calculator) to figure out what type of resistors you need

 

do some research on how LEDs work, Ohm's law, general circuit design, etc..


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also just noticed something. you say it's a 600 mA driver, but 60 x 20 mA LEDs would draw 1200 mA if they're all on. which means your driver isn't big enough to supply enough power.


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