Re: [DML] LED Rear Light Replacment...
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Err, Dave,  Elvis said parallel, not series. More current will be 
drawn, depending on the resistor value.

Marty




--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Dave Swingle" <swingle@xxxx> wrote:
> Putting a resistor in series with a device will not make it draw 
more 
> current. It will limit the voltage present on the device, making 
it 
> last longer and perhaps a bit dimmer.
> 
> Dave Swingle
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Marty Galbreath" <marty@xxxx> 
wrote:
> > No, I suppose you could use a resistor, as I did with my turn 
> signal 
> > LEDS, but it seems to negate a lot of the current savings of the 
> > leds in the first place. I am sending you my relay scheme off 
list, 
> > as I did for others who were interested.
> > 
> > Marty Galbreath
> > #3765
> >  
> > --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Elvis Nocita" 
<elvisnocita@xxxx> 
> > wrote:
> > > 
> > > ok this post is a week old, but I just returned from my 
vacations.
> > > 
> > > Marty - did you try to use a resistor instead of the relay ?
> > > I mean a let's say 470 Ohm to 1k resistor in parallel to the 
> > diodes ?
> > > 
> > > Just a suggestion because it is easier to install and much 
> smaller.
> > > 
> > > Elvis






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