Need 3mm 5v LED, where can I get it?

By acidosmosis ยท 4 replies
Mar 29, 2003
  1. I am looking for some 3mm 5volt LED's. I have searched on a few sites and most are either 5mm or 3volts.

    Any idea where I can get them?
  2. negroplasty

    negroplasty TS Guru Posts: 516   +12

    Better luck finding a needle in a haystack ;) !
  3. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Maniac Posts: 2,244

  4. acidosmosis

    acidosmosis TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 1,350

    I am doing some case modifications, but right now it's classified information ;-). I'll put up some pics as soon as I'm done and let everyone see muahahah lol.

    May just have to result to buying a 3mm LED and using a resistor to compensate for it not being 5v since the power it will be getting is 5v I'll need the resistor. Will be so much easier than a 5mm though. I tried that and it didnt work, was too big. I could always sand down the LED to make it smaller, but thats not easy to do since LED's are so small.
  5. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Maniac Posts: 2,244

    I was going to suggest the resistor, thats why I asked the purpose. I didn't want to suggest doing it if it was a replacement part.
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