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How an RGB LED Works
How to use an RGB LED to get whatever color you want?New

We've discussed a lot about LEDs like how it works in a semiconductor level, its pros and ...

We've discussed a lot about LEDs like how it works in a semiconductor level, its pros and cons, and how an individual LED can be dimmed through ...

We've discussed a lot about LEDs like how it works in a semiconductor level, its pros and cons, and how an individual LED can be dimmed through constant current reduction (CCR) ...

Ask an Electrical Engineer - Your LED Questions Answered! (Part 1)
Your LED Questions Answered! (Part 1)

Ask an Electrical Engineer is a series where frequently asked questions from non-engineers ...

Ask an Electrical Engineer is a series where frequently asked questions from non-engineers will be answered by an engineer. For this video, our ...

Ask an Electrical Engineer is a series where frequently asked questions from non-engineers will be answered by an engineer. For this video, our main topic is all about LEDs ...

How to choose a resistor for your LED
Selecting a resistor for an LED - 6 easy steps

Why do we need a resistor for an LED? Once you pass the forward voltage, a slight increase ...

Why do we need a resistor for an LED? Once you pass the forward voltage, a slight increase in voltage makes a huge increase in current. You don’t ...

Why do we need a resistor for an LED? Once you pass the forward voltage, a slight increase in voltage makes a huge increase in current. You don’t wanna blow things up!

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Why LEDs are Better
Why Are LED's Better? (Comparing different types of light bulbs)

LEDs are better than other light sources in most applications. While they are more ...

LEDs are better than other light sources in most applications. While they are more efficient, there are a lot more things to consider when buying ...

LEDs are better than other light sources in most applications. While they are more efficient, there are a lot more things to consider when buying a lightbulb than just how much ...

Voltage Divider
Voltage Divider

Before we can get too deep into voltage dividers, it is essential to have a good ...

Before we can get too deep into voltage dividers, it is essential to have a good understanding of what happens with Parallel and Series Resistors. ...

Before we can get too deep into voltage dividers, it is essential to have a good understanding of what happens with Parallel and Series Resistors. Once you understand how a ...

What's a Resistor
What's a Resistor

Resistors are the most common electronics component in the world. They’re used in many ...

Resistors are the most common electronics component in the world. They’re used in many forms of circuits as voltage dividers, to keep current ...

Resistors are the most common electronics component in the world. They’re used in many forms of circuits as voltage dividers, to keep current levels under control with things ...

Power Dissipation in Circuits
Power Dissipation in Circuits

In normal conversation, power is often interchanged with a lot of similar but actually ...

In normal conversation, power is often interchanged with a lot of similar but actually different words - energy is a big one. Power is the amount ...

In normal conversation, power is often interchanged with a lot of similar but actually different words - energy is a big one. Power is the amount of energy that is expended ...

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LEDs and Forward Voltage

I have to admit, I’m biased. I think LEDs are awesome. But, really, the reason I’m biased ...

I have to admit, I’m biased. I think LEDs are awesome. But, really, the reason I’m biased and love them so much is because they’re just so cool. ...

I have to admit, I’m biased. I think LEDs are awesome. But, really, the reason I’m biased and love them so much is because they’re just so cool. I’ve found that as I replaced ...

Voltage and Current Sources
Voltage and Current Sources

Every circuit has a power source, or else it won’t do much. While the actual power source ...

Every circuit has a power source, or else it won’t do much. While the actual power source can vary wildly, they all fit under the two general ...

Every circuit has a power source, or else it won’t do much. While the actual power source can vary wildly, they all fit under the two general titles of “voltage source” or ...

Basics of Potentiometers
Basics of Potentiometers

Potentiometers. Pots. Trimmers. Rheostats. If you’ve done very much with electronics, ...

Potentiometers. Pots. Trimmers. Rheostats. If you’ve done very much with electronics, you’ve heard at least a couple of these words. Maybe you’ve ...

Potentiometers. Pots. Trimmers. Rheostats. If you’ve done very much with electronics, you’ve heard at least a couple of these words. Maybe you’ve heard them interchangeably and ...

Parallel and Series Resistors
Parallel and Series Resistors

One would think that, if you need a specific resistance, you would find a resistor of that ...

One would think that, if you need a specific resistance, you would find a resistor of that resistance and you’d never have to worry about putting ...

One would think that, if you need a specific resistance, you would find a resistor of that resistance and you’d never have to worry about putting multiple resistors together. ...

Multimeter 101
Multimeters 101

Multimeters are used by anyone who deals with electricity. They’re very versatile and can ...

Multimeters are used by anyone who deals with electricity. They’re very versatile and can be used to characterize an embedded system or ...

Multimeters are used by anyone who deals with electricity. They’re very versatile and can be used to characterize an embedded system or troubleshoot a non-functioning lightbulb ...

How to use a Breadboard
How to use a Breadboard

With the amount of fully functional development boards out there, it’s possible that you ...

With the amount of fully functional development boards out there, it’s possible that you won’t use a breadboard very often. However, if you spend ...

With the amount of fully functional development boards out there, it’s possible that you won’t use a breadboard very often. However, if you spend enough time in electronics, ...

Oscilloscopes 101
Oscilloscopes 101

Despite the fact that there are many, many buttons on an oscilloscope, if you keep things ...

Despite the fact that there are many, many buttons on an oscilloscope, if you keep things simple and ignore what you don’t need, they’re not too ...

Despite the fact that there are many, many buttons on an oscilloscope, if you keep things simple and ignore what you don’t need, they’re not too bad to use. Let’s go over what ...

Power and Phase
Power and Phase

There are two different ways to look at phases. First, it’s when voltages are out of phase ...

There are two different ways to look at phases. First, it’s when voltages are out of phase from each other, such as with 3 phase power, and ...

There are two different ways to look at phases. First, it’s when voltages are out of phase from each other, such as with 3 phase power, and second, when voltage is out of phase ...

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