Mouse Modding - Page 2 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Overclocking and Modding
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-08-2004, 11:44 PM   #11 (permalink)
Master Techie
Shumway's Avatar
Join Date: May 2004
Location: London - Ontario - Canada
Posts: 2,729

If it's an optical mouse what ever you do don't change the tracking led,If you do there is a big chance it will never track right again,you would have a cool looking mouse but what's the sense of having it if it wont work

Shumway is offline  
Old 12-12-2004, 12:58 PM   #12 (permalink)
Monster Techie
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 1,147

Ok for the mouse (i'm putting two LEDs in it) i went here to calculate:

i used the Series LED config. one. My supply: 12V, LED Forward Voltage, 3.3V, my desired LED current was 5mA, with 2 LEDs. Limiting resistor cam out to be 1080 Ohms, and Resistor wattage came to be .027W.

Since Radioshack only offers a 560 Ohm 1/2W resistor as their biggest one, do i need two?

If yes, how should i connect them?

If you have done something like this, putting two LEDs in a row, could you please show me a picture??

Snake-Eyes is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:03 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.