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  1. WannaZO6

    WannaZO6 There are 10 types of people in the world, the one

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    Does it matter which way diodes are installed. One side has a dark ring around it. Should that side go towards the power source or awaay from it?
     
  2. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    Yes, diodes only work in one direction (that's what they do, allow flow in one direction but not the other). Should say on your schematic which end goes where. The ring is the end with the line on the schematic I think...
     
  3. WannaZO6

    WannaZO6 There are 10 types of people in the world, the one

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    thanks, im going to ask my engineering teacher tomo to take a look at it.
     
  4. Scoob_13

    Scoob_13 Anything is possible, but the odds are astronomica

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    Fairly certain that the end with the ring is the side which takes in the current, the end without the ring is the side that puts out the current
     

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