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3.3V/5V regulated power supply from a single AA battery.
Confused on whether an LED indicator is needed...
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A very low current (< 1mA consuming) SMT LED could be used by putting in a large series resistor so that it barely glows to indicate power but I won't be in for LEDs glowing brightly (>5mA or so) because they would consume a significant amount of the power being boosted.
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snapVCC does have an LED with a 1K resistor in series. A barely glowing LED may not be very useful. But I do need to find a solution - an indicator which doesn't draw much current...
Found a candidate:
You can also try http://www.vishay.com/leds/low-current/
Yes, delete it
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