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I got the ideea to put an dead led to high voltage and it worked.
The power source is from this instructable (http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Ultra-Simple-High-Voltage-Generator/) parts: -transformer -high c...
Invert the input with the output. Put the led at new output and power supply to new input
My output was at a low current as 20mA but if the current is bigger the led can break fiscally the epoxy can break. You can put a diode bridge to con...
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Way late to the party but, I have a friend who is a trained electrician (trained by FoMoCo)
He regularly used the back of his hand to check 415V circuits. Said after 15+ yrs, it just tickled a bit
As for the rest,
I don't know much about electronics but and I wouldn't expect a ball of flame but probably crack or exploding epoxy due to thermal shock?
What is the chemistry behind reviving a 'dead' LED? I have a few that were over volted (not by me) and have turned brown, I don't think this would help them?
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