Exploding LEDs at 5V

by themightymo on Mon Feb 04, 2013 10:04 pm

I tried lesson 3 twice, and both times my LED exploded (http://www.ladyada.net/learn/arduino/lesson3.html).

I have the Tiny Breadboard, which, unfortunately, is not documented in photo format in the tutorial, so I am guessing that I am messing up the placement of my resistor.

Can anyone help?
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Re: Exploding LEDs at 5V

by westfw on Mon Feb 04, 2013 10:25 pm

Something like
Screen Shot 2013-02-04 at 7.23.17 PM.jpg
Screen Shot 2013-02-04 at 7.23.17 PM.jpg (39.01 KiB) Viewed 1144 times

(Notice that the power rails are not being used.)
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