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NuclearHeadache
02-03-02, 11:37 AM
Instead of using a resistor for a 5v LED all that has to be done is attach the 12v and the 5v lines from the molex instead of the 12v and a ground line with a resistor! Apparently using the 12v and 5v lines drops the current 7v to a steady 5v. Any truth in this?

m4a2t0t
02-04-02, 12:25 PM
it will make 7V but its not good electrical practice to do it that way

gertvanjoe
02-05-02, 12:28 PM
Maybe it's not good electrical practise but it doensn't harm the psu at all . Mine is running now for a long time and there is absolutely nothing wrong with it . I don't know about those LED but normal practise is to use a resistor . But heck Who wanna go with normal practise . Try putting the led on 7V . If it makes a funny "poof" sound you know you must not do it again :)

NuclearHeadache
02-05-02, 05:42 PM
Originally posted by gertvanjoe
Try putting the led on 7V . If it makes a funny "poof" sound you know you must not do it again :)
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