NEW PRODUCT – 3W RGB LED – Common Anode
Better grab your sunglasses, your sunscreen, and a bucket hat because this 3W RGB LED is so bright it’s like like taking a beach vacation ON THE SUN. Maybe that’s an exaggeration, but these are really bright.
This is a 3W RGB LED, basically the same thing you’ve got on a little 5mm breadboard version, but with huge chunks of silicon that can handle large currents. Each of the red, green, and blue dice can handle continuous ~350mA current draw (with peaks of 1000mA). The light output is 110 lumens (110,000 millicandela) total.
Each order comes with one 3W LED on an aluminum PCB/holder/heatsilk. Please note that even though the PCB acts as a heatsink, 3W is a lot of power to dissipate as heat so you may need an additional heatsink or fan or other cooling mechanism! Adabot, Adafruit Metro, and components are not included.
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