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Wiring resistor to LED
Posted by RICH BOND on Monday, May 13, 2019 7:51 PM

does the resistor for an LED get wired to the positive or negative lead on the LED?

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Posted by ROCK MILW on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 9:59 AM
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Posted by tstage on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:09 AM

Either one is fine, Rich.  However, I usually solder it to the common (+)/anode to be consistent from locomotive to locomotive.

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Posted by wvg_ca on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:15 AM

either one will work, but to keep things consistent, I wire into the positive lead, the longer lead on the LED, going to the positive or blue wire ..

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Posted by richg1998 on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:23 AM

Welcome. Same here but try to stay consistent.

not sure of your experince but a nice link.

http://www.members.optusnet.com.au/nswmn1/Lights_in_DCC.htm

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