5mm LED holder

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Apollo TimbersApollo Timbers 12/13/2018 at 21:380 Comments

I whipped up a design for a simple LED holder. Use a bright white 5mm LED. You can power it with two wires from the 5 volt rail. Make sure to use a appropriate size resistor for your LED. For a fancy version you can use the PWM I/O on the Pi or add a pot to adjust the brightness manually. 

File is under 5mm_LED_holder v3