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How are LEDs affected by heat?

In general, the cooler the environment, the higher an LED’s light output will be. Higher temperatures generally reduce light output. In warmer environments and at higher currents, the temperature...

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Can LEDs be dimmed?

The forward current is proportional to the light output of an LED over a large operating range, so dimming can be achieved with reductions in the forward current. Because...

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What is an LED driver?

An LED driver performs a function similar to a ballast for discharge lamps. It controls the current flowing through the LED. Most LED drivers are designed to provide current...

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