Is it bad to increase the forward current on the LED backlight to make it brighter?

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WillieMegs
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Is it bad to increase the forward current on the LED backlight to make it brighter?

Post by WillieMegs » Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:27 am

Is it bad to increase the forward current on the LED backlight to make it brighter?

EdgingEdward
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Re: Is it bad to increase the forward current on the LED backlight to make it brighter?

Post by EdgingEdward » Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:38 am

Yes, the higher the current, the brighter the backlight, but also the shorter the backlights half-life. Half-life is how many hours before the LED becomes half as bright. It is better to replace it with a transmissive polarizer

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