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Old 01-14-12, 09:41 PM   #1
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What does mcd mean?

I've been looking up diodes and they have an mcd rating. What exactly is that?
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Old 01-14-12, 09:57 PM   #2
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I've been looking up diodes and they have an mcd rating. What exactly is that?
Its a measure of brightness.
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Ahhh. Millicandela. Thanks.
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lumens is pretty much the standard now, when they start talking lux or mcd, they are just trying to confuse the buyer.
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