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Question about LED's

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Hordsak

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Oct 9, 2003
Ok, I'm just wondering if my idea will work ok. This is what I want to do. I have about 6 blue LED's, that I'd like to connect to my HDD Activity header on the motherboard. I want to place these LED's througout the case, so when it loads it flashes ect. Now, if I hook the LED's up in a series, will I have any problems with running them off the HDD header? I could hook them up in either a series, or parallel, but a series seems a little more efficent to me. Thanks.
 

Mark620

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Mar 29, 2003
The mb header does not provide the voltage to run them in series and I dont think it has the amperage to run more than one anyway. It was designed to run 1 led.
 
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Hordsak

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That's what I was wondering. I must find a way to make this work. There has to be a way. I'll do some researching after work. Thanks.