How to Connect Multi-Color LEDs in Series

For a beginner or a new hobbyist wiring LED lights could very well seem sophisticated with many different secret intricacies, in reality it is really not.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It only ought to be performed in accordance with the specifications, for finding the appropriate information.
Mentioning the above images, we could notice that the LED strings are not appropriately wired and that may be a reason why the design is offering untrue and irregular reaction.
You should not wire LEDs obtaining distinct V/I features in series.
You should invariably group up the LEDs with similar features collectively when a series association is necessary to be adopted.
In spite of this if the specification is due to a mix and match approach for example the above images, yet still the same color LEDs needs to be associated in series and if required in equivalent with their individual series resistors.
High watt LEDs will produce heat, for that reason organizing these kinds of devices over a heatsink is essential as well as to prevent a thermal runaway you can combine a present regulator, that is definitely fine, certainly no complications with these kinds of limitations.
Nevertheless asserted the LEDs ought to be wired up as advised in the above informative article, only then you certainly will be able to gain an impressive result from the system.
And imagine you might have a power supply that may be rated to supply a lower voltage but higher current when this is the case you may choose to merely link up all the LEDs singly in equal with each LED designed with its own reducing resistor, a well measured one.
Establishing the LEDs for the cultivate light circuit making use of power LEDs
I had actually reviewed this in one of my prior content, perhaps you may read it here
For that reason the proper method of wiring the LEDs for the above illustration high power grow light assembly needs to be as indicated below diagram.
All the positive and negative ends of the particular strings now merely has to be incorporated with the power supplies (+)/(-) terminals
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It is my opinion I certainly failed to notice something in the above design.
Due to the fact the current specifications of all the LEDs are similar, voltage features could be avoided, and different color LEDs could be associated within the similar strings.
As a result let’s review the design appropriately over again.
The first string from left has 4 red LEDs and 3 blue LEDs, supply is 24V, for that reason the current reducing resistor for this string could possibly be measured provided below:
R = supply minus total LED fwd. voltage divided by LED current
= 24 – (4×2)+(3×3.2) divided by 0.6 (600mA)
= 10.66 ohms
wattage =(4×2) + (3×3.2) x 0.6 = 10,56 watts
you could determine resistors for the other strings far too, in the above method.
The current control for the above set up could be manufactured as discussed below artices:
http://homemadecircuitsandschematics.blogspot.in/2013/06/universal-high-watt-led-current-limiter.html
http://homemadecircuitsandschematics.blogspot.in/2011/12/make-hundred-watt-led-floodlight.html