[Lab] LED temperature
justin at slootsky.org
Tue May 6 08:01:57 EDT 2014
I can bring a temperature reading thingy to modlab tomorrow.
Is the heat next to the hardboard a concern?
On May 6, 2014 7:37:19 AM greg atcheson <greg.atcheson at gmail.com> wrote:
> That's a good question, I looked up the part used and can't find a solid
> datasheet. It's quite small to pump 50W through, I guess that heat has to
> go somewhere. Considering the relatively low cost of the component and
> triviality of its use, the only thing you should really be concerned with
> is setting fire to the surroundings.
> Do you know what temperature it's actually getting to? A thermocouple
> probe that comes with some multimeters would be perfect for this.
> On Tue, May 6, 2014 at 1:46 AM, Darcy Whyte <darcy at inventorartist.com>wrote:
> > I made this cool led lamp: http://inventorartist.com/lamp/
> > It get's pretty hot. Does anyone know what temperature the LED is allowed
> > to get to?
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