Calculate Current

Discussion in 'Homework Help' started by rohanbhatia, Mar 15, 2012.

  1. rohanbhatia

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    Mar 15, 2012
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    Hi... I just started embedde3d C at uni and the prelim work had this question... i dont remeber much from my first year at uni so would appreciate the help.... These are the 2 questions....

    1. How much current will the LEDs draw?
    2. How do we make the Z8 supply this current from these pins?
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  2. jtrent

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    Mar 11, 2012
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    OK, to calculate the current in your circuit, I am making a couple of assumptions.
    1. To light your LED, you are placing ground or zero volts on the cathode of the LED
    2. The voltage drop across the LED is approximately 2 volts
    see my full comments here
     
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