How many Amps?

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Blue_Shift

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I am going to have a 12 LED array. I want each LED to get .025A. (I sure hope that is 25 microAmps) So, do I need .3A? Then when it splits 12 ways, each LED will get .025A? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/icon23.gif I guess I am asking if I should add the all of the amps up. Also, does voltage matter too LED's or is it just the amps that matter?
 

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I would connect them in parallel.
I think your trying to say 25mA or Milli-Amps.
1000 Milli Amps or mA = 1A or 1Amp.
In parallel loads Current is equal across loads so you would need to supply the 12 LED's 25ma x12 or 300mA. yes .3A is correct.
 

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This being crossposted to two forums will be closed. The one in the Electronics forum is gathering more responses, so that's the one we'll leave open.
 
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