Can i repair broken LEDS?

 Like can i repair them when they short circuit or if they blew? I recently killed 7 high quality (and expensive) LEDs =( If i can't repair them, what can i do with the dead ones??

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orksecurity7 years ago
It's dead, Jim. The magic smoke got out.

Tell your teacher he and/or the school owes you the replacement price.
seandogue7 years ago
nope. once dead, always dead. as for disposal, not quite sure. If they're high output devices, you may be able to salvage ancillary components from their package (reflectors, heat sinks, etc.) but otherwise they're just garbage. Not sure if there's a good way to dispose of them in an "eco-friendly" manner.
lemonie7 years ago
If you "fry" an LED, the functional bit is knackered. The metal pins may be OK, but they're just metal. The plastic bit may be OK, but that's just plastic. If the light-emitting part has been damaged, it's permanently damaged. Broken, ruined, can't be mended.

theman123321 (author) 7 years ago
Here the story btw:
I borrow my physics teacher my best leds for a demo.... he blew em up! lol 
Sorry, no. If they were in a string, then its possible one may have gone and protected the others, but IME, they usally all go "phut".

Doctor What7 years ago
 The answer is no.
guyfrom7up7 years ago
is the actual led broken or just the driver?
theman123321 (author)  guyfrom7up7 years ago
 like i short circuited some and i blw some up....