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Well, i'm an electronics n00b myself

Also, it's pretty common sense why you would need a resistor. Too much voltage, resistor makes it better

But yeah, it'll probablt be better, so i'll change it. Thanks
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I buy LEDs prewired to take 9-14V, so no need for resistors..... alot easier imo
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If that guide doesn't help, have a look at mine:

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Thank you so much for actually saying what type of resistor you needed! However, what gauge or thickness of wire still raises an eyebrow.

1 more thing, if you chain LED's together do you still need the resistor or will all the LED's together provide sufficient resistance...

^ yea, again I'm not a person who works with/on electricity ever. So I probably just posted the most retarded question ever.
post #14 of 14
If you put them in series (one connected to the next connected to the next) then you add up their resistances. If you put them in parallel (power source connected to x number of resistors) you take the resistances (1/r)+(1/r2)+(1/r3)...=1/total resistance.
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