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hi, hope one of you can help someone who dosent know an ohm from an amp! i have built a trike but am struggling with one aspect of lighting. i wish to use apair of 8mm superbright leds wired in series as marker lights. these must have resistors remote from the led due to design requirements and will be wired into the existing loom [12v] dont know which components to use or the best supplier to conntact.i would rather pay for quality. would be gratefull for any help thanx
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What colour are the LEDs? If you could post a link to the type you are using it would be useful. Failing that the suppliers should have information on the forward voltage (Vf) and forward current (If) of each LED. Knowing these will enable us to work out the resistor values required.