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Old 10-21-2011, 03:41 PM   #1
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Default Max current for LPC-826?

Hello, does anyone know off hand what the maximum safe current is for an LPC-826 red diode?

I have used LPC-815's before and they went up to 400mA. I upgraded them to LPC-826's in my RRGB projector and I currently have them set to 500mA each but I hear they can take more power.

If anyone knows the maximum safe current for LPC-826 red diodes then please let me know, thank you!

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Old 10-21-2011, 03:57 PM   #2
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The graphs I've seen here on the forum have them pushing 600mA max. They seem to die after that.
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Default Re: Max current for LPC-826?

Suzie told me to keep them @ 450 mA for CW long life time , and i think she's right cause i blew mine after 2 hours @ 490mA
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Keep it <500mA
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