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Night Flying Series as of July 3, 2010

Mach One Combat Flyer For Night Flying LED Circuits

This entry is part 1 of 11 in the series Night Flying  Welcome to the first article and video in our LED Night Flying Series! I hope you find the series educational and entertaining as we build up our Continue Reading →

LED Characteristics LED Circuits

This entry is part 2 of 11 in the series Night Flying  Let’s continue with a look at LED characteristics and a little introduction to your most simple LED circuit, a single LED with and without a resistor (without is bad if you’re Continue Reading →

More Series LED Circuits LED Circuits

This entry is part 3 of 11 in the series Night Flying  So, last time we introduced the simple LED circuit. A power supply (your battery), anLED (the light), and a resistor (to limit current). We introduced all the math Continue Reading →

Parallel LED Circuits LED Circuits

This entry is part 4 of 11 in the series Night Flying  Parallel LED Circuits     Keep in mind… A single series circuit has limits Remember your LED calculators from the last article! LED Wizard LED Calculator HB LED Calc If you Continue Reading →

LED Circuit Tools and LED Strip Kits LED Circuits

This entry is part 5 of 11 in the series Night Flying  If you’re building your own circuits, chances are you’ll need a lot of these tools or equivalents. If you’re not, well, then skip down to Continue Reading →

Wiring Standard Bulb LEDs LED Circuits

This entry is part 6 of 11 in the series Night Flying  We’ll use 3 White LEDs from Radio Shack, wired in series. Two pairs of this circuit will be created, one for each side of the craft. Continue Reading →

SMD LED Circuit Wiring LED Circuits

SMD LED Circuit Wiring

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series Night Flying  Reference our earlier articles for sources of these LEDs as well as our web calculator links to figure out resistance values. They’re tiny, they’re awesome. Surface Continue Reading →

LED Wiring and Current Check for Battery Power LED Circuits

LED Wiring and Current Check for Battery Power

This entry is part 8 of 11 in the series Night Flying  Let’s wire up ALL eight LED circuits we’ve made so far all together in parallel and check how much current the full circuit pulls, examine Continue Reading →

Placing your LED circuits on your RC Craft LED Circuits

Placing your LED circuits on your RC Craft

This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series Night Flying  Nothing really exciting on this article and video, but I figured I’d throw it in for good measure, because at some point you’ve got to take Continue Reading →

Remote Controlling your LED Circuit LED Circuits

Remote Controlling your LED Circuit

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series Night Flying  Control your LED Circuits with your receiver – using simple components like brushed ESCs or remote controlled relays. Add some mixing and you can not Continue Reading →