LED Tester

(Summer Circuits 2010 article)

Published in issue 7/2010 on page 66

In some circumstances it may be necessary to select LEDs with closely matched characteristics. This design makes the job a whole lot easier. It uses two tracking current sources to allow the comparison of the two LEDs under test. LED current is adjustable by potentiometer P1 giving a range from 1 to 50 mA.

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