UV LEDs - solid-state 'blacklights. UV LEDs will make fluorescent paints & 'invisible' inks glow brightly.
Use for checking ID, hand stamps at events, etc. These are the same LEDs we use in our Powerbeam
Flashlights. If you've got an electronic UV project that requires UV lights - these are just gems.
They will run ay just about any voltage with the proper resistor.
For maximum output, we recommend that they be run at 25 mA, with 30 mA being the maximum.
Life is rated between 60,000 - 100,000 hours, depending on how hard they are driven.
Standard 5mm (T1-3/4) size.
Like all standard LEDs, these require a resistor in series with the LED to limit how much current they will draw.
Use a 480 ohm resistor for 12 volt use, a 240 ohm for 6 volt use, or a 200 ohm resistor for 5 volt use.