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Old 10-30-2018, 10:00 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Does anyone have a wire diagram to use the CL's with LED's???
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Does anyone have a wire diagram to use the CL's with LED's???
Check the data sheet - the middle lead is not connected
https://www.mouser.com/datasheet/2/2...8A-1021782.pdf
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Be sure to tie them to dc voltage in series with the led/leds.
I wire 3 leds in series to the CL2-N2 (some engines have 3 headlights). Also, these are digital and have V+ at 24 volts so I could have 6 in series if needed.
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I have stopped using resistors too. The CL2 limits current, and work for anywhere from one to a dozen LEDs in parallel. Yes, they cost more than resistors, but for me, the ability to use them anywhere for any number of LEDs make them much more useful.
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What LED do you favor for headlight use?
And for battery power you would hook up the CL2 in front of the ESC, so that there would be constant VDC & Polarity to the lighting, right?

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There's millions of different leds, normally pick a "warm white" for a diesel, and a yellower one... they are cheap, buy a few and see if you like them.


The CL2 should only have the LED on it, you seem to be asking to power the entire esc...


The CL2 sets a constant CURRENT, not voltage.


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Hmmm? I imagined the CL2 in parallel with the ESC input so it would always have the same polarity and supply voltage.
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The CL2 is a 20 milli-amp limiter and you need to be careful to not use a single 10ma led.
I used 2 10 ma identical leds in parallel with a cl2 with no problem. Also as I am DCC i sometimes put 20ma leds in series. This can make for simple wiring.
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