[rescue] Dual head Octane SI + ESI

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Sep 29 11:48:45 CDT 2003

On Monday, September 29, 2003, at 12:35 PM, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>>   Kingbright makes them.  I have a few here.  No resistors,
>> though...they use to blues to make up for the luminosity difference.
>> These are neat...standard T1-3/4 size LEDs that have SIX LEADS coming
>> out of the bottom. :)
> Yipe! That's quite a package.  :)  I was figuring if anyone did it,
> they'd be doing it for lighting purposes, and so would do it with a
> pre-balanced chiplet (or "grain", perhaps) with three (or, as you note,
> four) junctions and just a single pair of leads.  But doing it with six
> leads does, I suppose, allow for switching or duty-cycling individual
> junctions to generate *any* color of visually-perceived light output.
> Pink, purple, teal, sky's the limit.

   Yup.  It's marketed as a "tri-color LED".  When I have some free time 
(heh) I'm planning on making a little board with three PWM generators 
running 120 degrees out of phase...


Dave McGuire                      "My tummy hurts now, but my soul
St. Petersburg, FL                 feels a little better."     -Ed

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