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Old 06-16-2011, 01:25 PM
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Default strange - powering led thru body...???

Strange, while I was working on clusters today, I noticed that the led's were lighting up while I was soldering them. Heres a short vid

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Old 06-16-2011, 01:35 PM
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Default Re: strange - powering led thru body...???

The soldering iron is hot due to the electricity flowing through it creating heat from resistance. Your body is a path to ground. LED's require very very very little current, which is probably flowing from the iron, through the LED, through you, to mother earth.
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Old 06-16-2011, 01:41 PM
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I thought it is odd because im on a rubber mat!
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Old 06-16-2011, 02:37 PM
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well maybe you are mother earth????
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Old 06-16-2011, 02:38 PM
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Old 06-16-2011, 02:39 PM
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well maybe you are mother earth????
lol WUT??? bwahahahahaha
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Old 06-16-2011, 02:40 PM
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have you read your horiscope for the day? it might say youre electrified today or something.
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Old 06-16-2011, 02:41 PM
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Lol nice maybe your the true green lantern since it's a green led lol.
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Lol nice maybe your the true green lantern since it's a green led lol.
thats more like it lol
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Old 06-16-2011, 03:51 PM
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Ok then. You're own static electric charge flowing through the LED and to ground through the iron...
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Old 06-16-2011, 04:39 PM
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Oh my GOSH!!!
You'er gunna EXPLODE!!!
Drop what you'er doing,
And go jump in a pool !
Bwaa HaHaHa...
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