Re: [Electronics_101] Do Transistors give you Cancer?
- In a message dated 2/1/2009 12:40:35 A.M. Central Standard Time,
I told my friend I was learning electronics and he said "be careful
about handling those semiconductors, they'll give you cancer. Like,
bone cancer & stuff."<<
Laura! That is TOTAL bovine deficate!
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- Laura wrote:
> Yes indeed, you CAN dim LEDs with potentiometers!You still need a resistor in the circuit because when you turn the pot
> I scrounged up a few old guitar knobs. 250K ohms. Worked great!
> With a simple mono-color non-blinking LED, it dims the color.
> I wired it up to my blinker circuit and it slowed the blink rate. And
> I only fried one LED while doing this experiment. A nite well spent!
to "0" there is not longer any resistance to limit the current.