NEW PRODUCT – SMT RGB 5050 LED – 10 pack! These surface-mount LEDs are an easy way to add a lot of colorful dots to your project. They’re similar to the ones in our digital RGB LED strip, same size and shape. They are half a centimeter on a side, which makes them small but not so small that they are impossible to hand solder. There are three LEDs inside, red green and blue and because they are so close together, they mix very nicely, without the need for a diffuser. The LED is also insanely bright, at a eyeball-blistering 3800mcd.
Please note this is a surface mount part! it is possible to solder thin wires to the pads but its designed for use on a SMT PCB. We do have an Eagle package for this LED in our github library repository, called RGBLED5050 that you can use in your next PCB design. If you are not comfortable with hand soldering SMT parts, check out our other RGB LEDs such as the thru-hole ones or in pixels/strips.
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — “Backers of Open-Source Chips Launch Startup”
Wearables — Interfacing comfort
Electronics — Turn the heat up! when unleaded
Biohacking — Biofabrication: The New Revolution in Material Design
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.