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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by sixfootsideburns, 10 Jul 2010.

  1. sixfootsideburns

    sixfootsideburns modeteer

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    So I'm sure this is a fairly noob question, but I've search around online and not found what I want... so I just figured instead of my figuring out a solution by trial and error I might as well ask the lovely, highly intelligent, well informed people of bit-tech for some help :D

    The question is this... What is a good website to buy LEDs? I live in the USA and when I do searches I either turn up places that are selling LED strips, bulbs, lamps, blah blah blah, or somewhere that doesn't actually sell from their website.

    I'm looking for a wide variety of colors, I would like to be able to buy 5mm, 3mm, and just plain old bare LEDs, like what you would find soldered to a circuit or something.

    Can anyone provide me with anything? (and yes I am being lazy, don't worry I'm already well aware :hehe:)



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  2. Sir Digby

    Sir Digby The Supprising Adventures

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    www.phenoptix.com
    Phenoptix has a wide range and were very quick to sort out my order. They're UK based but international shipping is free on orders over £10, although I don't know how long it would take to ship out to America.
     
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  4. SuicideNeil

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    www.ebay.com

    There are so many places selling all manner of 'normal' leds that it would make your brain implode; just gotta not be lazy and try a few different search terms ;)
     
  5. sixfootsideburns

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    I thought Radioshack also, but quite frankly if I'm buying 50 LEDs Id rather not be spending 1.50+ a piece on them if possible. I've also had bad experiences with those stores and try to stay away from them if I can lol. Thanks for the suggestion though!

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  6. StudioRecorder

    StudioRecorder Mobo's need Fabo's for company!!!!!

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    sorry to thread steal here with a very noobish question but is radioshack basically the american maplins?
     
  7. sixfootsideburns

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    it seems I just didn't know what to search but I stumbled on a helpful site that helped me find what I need. Thanks anyways guys :D

    sorry for being so lazy :hehe:


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  8. docodine

    docodine killed a guy once

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    Seems like it, though Radio Shack has less actual computer stuff.
     

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