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G_O_O_D_Y17
02-23-2006, 04:37 PM
Does anyone know how to wire led lights, i know some stuff but there is a lot more stuff i dont know.

claustrophobia9
02-23-2006, 04:43 PM
one end positive, one end negative, dont exceed votlage.... thats all i think, any specifics.

durrell
02-23-2006, 04:43 PM
Might be of some help if we knew what you wiring them to..

ooglieboogliebob
02-23-2006, 05:18 PM
... if your just wiring it up for fun .. your gonna need a resistor and a 9v ... im a little fuzzy on my electronics ... but maybe .. 1k ?? .. and go down from there .. but not to much ...

make sure the positive and negative is correct ... if you look inside the bulb .. there's a longer piece and a shorter piece .. longer is positive

G_O_O_D_Y17
02-24-2006, 02:00 PM
i was gonna hook it up to my atv to light up the wheels so i was gonna hook it up to that wiring and thats a 12v so i know im gonna need a holder and i just need to know about resistors and what kind and what kinda wire and stuff like that. Thanks

jcrazyjj
02-24-2006, 02:13 PM
http://www.oznium.com/forum/topic20 order everything u need fromt here

ooglieboogliebob
02-24-2006, 04:08 PM
well ... how many led's are you planning to put on .. and are they the small little bulbs ?? Also, are you planning to connect them serial or parallel ??...

If so .. if you put it in serial .. and have a lot .. 1 -2 k should be a good resistor .. and if it's parallel .. then your gonna need 2k ...

Reason behind is ... parallel the voltage always runs the same.. but in serial .. the more light you have on it .. the less resistor you need on it ... Just start from a high one and go down from there :)

G_O_O_D_Y17
02-24-2006, 08:40 PM
in all the picures it shows a ground i dont quite understand what that means

jcrazyjj
02-24-2006, 10:25 PM
negative of battery, or the frame of ur atv, whichever is better most likely the negative of ur battery

G_O_O_D_Y17
02-25-2006, 03:28 PM
any tips on soldering