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LED photo cell? LED,s will produce volts in direct sunlight then, if tied in parallel, would they produce amperage? Answered

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NobodyInParticular

9 years ago

LEDs can be used as photovoltaic cells if you keep the current very low.

They are not very cost-effective compared to "real" photovoltaic cells, though, because each LED has only a tiny semiconductor chip. But they do work great as photodiodes.