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Old 07-15-2013, 12:34 AM #33
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If I set my driver to a little below 350mA would that be better for the diode and have a longer life? The only thing is I wouldn't want the power to go down too much. If it was set to like 325mA how much would it lower the output of the diode?


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Not sure, there are plotted graphs somewhere on here you'll just have to use the search button below
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@jizz 2 things, could you please explain to this older member about how to pronounce your username, I'm a little tossed on it's proper meaning as well.

After that I see that you have #34 posts of being painfully spoon-fed over a 1 week period.
You have buried some very useful post with some mundane questions that are but one click away in the search feature. While I applaud those whom have been helping you along this thread I ask you to please read, re-read, and read some more before you would seemingly achieve a vet post count on your first build thread. Thank you in advance.

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The name actually came from Louis CK it basically has no significance or means anything haha. Pretty funny story though...
And I apologize for the "painful spoon-feeding" that's definitely not what the purpose of this thread was supposed to be. I've been searching and reading a lot and was still slightly confused. I'll continue to search more, and again sorry about that.
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If you still get stuck, click on the links on my sig, I have a few tutorials on there, The trustfire one should suffice
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Ok, I just finished it, but it's not working. I don't know what I did wrong, everything seems fine . I'm thinking maybe it's one of my solder connections. I can upload pics of it tonight.
So I took some pictures, sorry they're blurry I had to use a really bad camera.
Am I missing something? I can't see what's wrong. Could it be a cold solder joint? Cause the solder joints do look pretty bad.
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