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is it possible to connect an LED to my telephone wiring without cutting or putting out the dial tone? Answered

i decided to tap LED's on the telephone wires,well to my amusement it did light up,but the thing is,as i was trying to connect to the DSL ,it wasn't working.I lifted the landline phone and there's no dial tone.


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XOIIO (author)2009-06-14

I'm not sure if this is what you want, but use the Light To Mint Tin circuit and wire it to the speaker and thaty will work. Hope I helped!

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lemonie (author)2009-06-14

Don't try to use the phone line as a power supply. You might get away with making one LED light with a resistor, but as you've discovered this sort of thing interferes with the operation of the line. L

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