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by mcnscott01
Wed Apr 04, 2007 5:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: question about LED in circuit
Replies: 12
Views: 2911

I think that's how 7 segments are designed to work, however, I don't want it too dim in the dark, I guess I just like it more if it's brighter in the dark, (bad eyes you know :sad: )
by mcnscott01
Wed Apr 04, 2007 5:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: question about LED in circuit
Replies: 12
Views: 2911

I've been told I mislabeled my led, I should have called it the proper term "7 segment display". The next part of the project is multiplexing 3 "7 segment displays", My partner and I decided to use an MC14489 so that we don't use up so many pins on our PIC. I problem again is the lighting and dimmin...
by mcnscott01
Tue Apr 03, 2007 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: question about LED in circuit
Replies: 12
Views: 2911

thank you for the replies I'll put them into use. :smile:
by mcnscott01
Mon Apr 02, 2007 11:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: question about LED in circuit
Replies: 12
Views: 2911

question about LED in circuit

I currently have a circuit that has a photoresistor in it, so as you know when it's bright the LED is bright, when its dim the LED is very dim. Is there a way to make it opposite? I could make it work with a comparator, but that just turns it off and on, what I need is the LEd always on, just dim in...