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shiftbrite [2009/06/16 13:41]
macegr
shiftbrite [2010/10/22 02:44]
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 ===== Power Connections ===== ===== Power Connections =====
 The **V+** and **GND** pins power both the LED and the control chip. ShiftBrites require up to 60mA per module when all LEDs are active. The supply voltage should be kept between 5.5 and 9 volts. I have had good results with 6V and 7.5V power supplies. The **V+** and **GND** pins power both the LED and the control chip. ShiftBrites require up to 60mA per module when all LEDs are active. The supply voltage should be kept between 5.5 and 9 volts. I have had good results with 6V and 7.5V power supplies.
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 +**As is true of most digital electronics, if you connect power backwards or short contacts with metal objects or other modules on the chain, you WILL destroy the logic chip. Please triple-check all cables and make sure the modules are not in contact with anything conductive BEFORE applying power.**
  
 ===== Data In / Data Out ===== ===== Data In / Data Out =====
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