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Re: PCsat Optical Comms Experiment



On Tue, 13 Nov 2001, Richard W L Limebear wrote:

> > We may cycle the LEDS on and off at about a few second rate to save
> > power, this is TBD.
>
> I recall hearing somewhere that LEDs are *more* visible if they flash
> rather than being steady-state. Sounds like a good hit: more visibility
> *and* less power drain. As I recall the flash rate needs to be higher
> than 5 per second...

Ah, so I wish, but we have to send an end-around command packet for each
toggle of the switch, so it will be very slow toggling...

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