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LED - RGB Diffused Common Cathode

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Ever hear of a thing called RGB? Red, Green, Blue? How about an RGB LED? These 5mm units have four pins - Cathode is the longest pin. One for each color and a common cathode. Use this one LED for three status indicators or pulse width modulate all three and get mixed colors!

These LEDs are diffused; so they\'ll appear dimmer, but have a wider viewing angle.


* Forward Voltage (RGB): (2.0, 3.2, 3.2)V
* Max Forward Current (RGB): (20, 20, 20)mA
* Max Luminosity (RGB): (2800, 6500, 1200)mcd


* [Datasheet](/datasheets/Components/LED/YSL-R596CR4G3B5W-F12.pdf)
* [Wiring Example](http://wiring.org.co/learning/basics/rgbled.html)
* [LED Tutorial](https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/light-emitting-diodes-leds)