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glossary:glossary_l [2018/09/28 09:11]
Bob Vetterlein
glossary:glossary_l [2019/10/20 12:29]
tom_shenton [LED] the picture is incorrect, because the longest leg is conventionally the positive leg
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 ===== LED ===== ===== LED =====
  
-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)
  \\ {{:​glossary:​led-1.gif}}  \\ {{:​glossary:​led-1.gif}}
 \\Circuit symbol: \\Circuit symbol:
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-A German [[glossary:​glossary_d#​dcc|DCC] system and decoder manufacturer.+A German [[glossary:​glossary_d#​dcc|DCC]] system and decoder manufacturer
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 +=====LiFo===== 
 +__L__ast __i__n __F__irst __o__ut, data buffer where the most recent entry is the first to be retrieved. Commonly referred to as a '​Stack'​ it is used to save the return address (Program Counter) and other data that must be restored when a Sub Routine terminates
  
  
glossary/glossary_l.txt · Last modified: 2020/05/20 23:17 by tgerbic