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glossary:glossary_l [2019/04/03 09:39]
Bob Vetterlein
glossary:glossary_l [2019/10/20 12:29] (current)
tom_shenton [LED] the picture is incorrect, because the longest leg is conventionally the positive leg
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-Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) emit light when an electric current passes through them+Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) emit light when an electric current passes through them. The longest leg is the +ve leg which is also called the anode (not as in the picture)
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 \\Circuit symbol: \\Circuit symbol:
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