The Great Search: Tiny Bright Green SMT LEDs #TheGreatSearch #DigiKey #Adafruit @DigiKey @Adafruit
The Great Search is a new series of videos focused on searching the Digi-Key catalog to narrow down to the parts you want to buy. This week (video):
A user loves the green LED on the BME280 breakout and wants to buy some for their own projects. Do we have a Digikey part number for that one? From the Adafruit Forums:
I have purchased many Adafruit sensor breakout boards (can’t resist them) and recently I bought 3 BME280 sensor boards.
Q: The green LED on that board is so bright and beautiful! I want to order those myself to use them on my projects so can you please tell me what the part number is if possible? I’m living in The Netherlands but I can order at Farnell or Digikey…
A customer wrote in asking us about the 0603 green LEDs we have on our STEMMA QT boards. We’ll show you how to find these adorable LEDs on Digi-Key and some tips on how to use LED semiconductor physics and human eyeball biology to reduce power.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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