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10mm Red LED

Model:

276-086

 | Catalog #: 276-086
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Product Summary

Power on, man.

This 10mm LED, or light-emitting diode, is used in a wide variety of applications as an indicator that electrical power is "on." Fits easily into an electrical circuit and has a clear-color lens.

  • Highly visible
  • Long-lasting
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Manufacturer Warranty

  • Parts: 90 days
  • Labor: month
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RadioShack10mm Red LED
 
4.0

(based on 5 reviews)

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  • Reliable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Primary use:
        • Personal (4)

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      (14 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Solar tracker sensor

      By W5JGV

      from Natchitoches, LA

      About Me Power User

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Consistent Performance
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about RadioShack 10mm Red LED:

          This device has the highest output I have seen for use as a Solar Tracking sensor. Connect it between the base and emitter of a small NPN transistor such as a 2N222. Connect a 5.6 MegOhm resistor between the collector and +5 volts. The circuit will easily detect the changing light level at dawn or dusk.

          It also makes a great sensor for a tracking solar panel system. The narrow beamwidth of the lens allows you to point two of these at a right angle to each other to track the sun.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (20 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Specs for Archer 276-086

          By DBS

          from Oak Ridge, TN

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Reviewer

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                Comments about RadioShack 10mm Red LED:

                I have used what is possibly the predecessor to this part, the Archer 276-086. The package has the following specs:

                Peak emission wavelength: 660 nm
                Light output: 5000 mcd @ 20mA
                Forward voltage: 1.85V

                Absolute maximum ratings:
                Forward current (continuous): 30 mA
                Forward voltage: 2.5V
                Reverse voltage: 4V
                Power dissipation: 75mW

                In the old days, Radio Shack's electronics were packaged under the Archer brand.

                • Primary use:
                • Business

                (16 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                LED is great; tech info on web lacking:

                By John the ex Shackie

                from Outside Cleveland, Ohio

                About Me Long-time experimenter, Tech competent

                Verified Reviewer

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                      Comments about RadioShack 10mm Red LED:

                      The spec sheet should list I-forward, V-forward and candelas of light output (having Cd in feature is okay, but, additionally, belongs in Tech specs.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal

                      (14 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Very Bright

                      By Mike Hunt

                      from Pittsburgh, PA

                      About Me Geek, Tech Savvy

                      Pros

                      • Bright
                      • Consistent Performance
                      • Low power usage

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • High-End Equipment

                        Comments about RadioShack 10mm Red LED:

                        i used them on a project and they performed wonderfully...very bright

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

                        (17 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        Good product but very flimsy

                        By Michael Myers

                        from SC

                        About Me Gearhead, Professional, Tech Savvy

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Consistent Performance
                        • Good Length
                        • Versatile

                        Cons

                        • Wears Easily

                        Best Uses

                        • High-End Equipment

                        Comments about RadioShack 10mm Red LED:

                        Very good light source for low voltage applications, but the leads pulled out of the back of the LED very, very easily.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

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