FREE UK Shipping

Orders over £75

Educational

Discounts

FREE Tech Support

Call 01592 572094

ISO 9001 Logo

Proto-PIC Promise

Quality Assured

SparkFun COM-13705 PicoBuck LED Driver

£14.48 inc VAT (£12.07 ex VAT)

Available on back-order

Brand: SparkFun
Part Number: COM-13705
SKU: PPCOM-13705
Barcode: 5055421082437

SparkFun COM-13705 PicoBuck LED Driver

The PicoBuck LED Driver is an economical and easy to use driver that will allow you to control and blend three different LEDs on three different channels. By default, each channel is driven at 330mA; that current can be reduced by either presenting an analog voltage or a PWM signal to the board. Version 12 of the board adds a solderable jumper that can be closed to increase the maximum current to 660mA. The new voltage regulator also increased the voltage rating on the various components on the board, allowing it to be used up to the full 36V rating of the AL8805 part.

Three signal inputs are provided for dimming control. You can use the PWM signal from an Arduino or your favorite microcontroller to dim each channel individually, or you can tie them all to the same PWM for simultaneous dimming. Dimming can be done by an analog voltage (20%-100% of max current by varying voltage from .5V-2.5V) or by PWM (so long as PWM minimum voltage is less than .4V and maximum voltage is more than 2.4V) for a full 0-100% range. A small jumper is provided for each channel to allow you to increase the drive strength from 330mA to 660mA. Two mounting holes for 4-40 or M3 screws are provided on either side of the board. They are perforated so they can be easily snapped off with a pair of pliers, if a smaller footprint is desired.

Note: If you’re going to use screw terminals, this board uses two different sizes. Check the related products for both sizes you’ll need.

Note: The PicoBuck LED Driver was made in collaboration with Ethan Zonca. A portion of each sale is given back to him.

Documents:

Additional information

Brand

Part Number

COM-13705

SKU

PPCOM-13705

Barcode

5055421082437

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “SparkFun COM-13705 PicoBuck LED Driver”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *