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MagPi82 Build an Led Torch wrong wiring?

Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 8:30 pm
by earlt
Just checking ... it looks like the wiring for the LEDs has them directly wired to ground and an Rpi pin.. the resistor is wired to the same row on the breadboard and does not make the current go thru the resistor??

Re: MagPi82 Build an Led Torch wrong wiring?

Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 7:52 am
by pcmanbob
Hi.

You are correct the connection to the gpio ground pin and that end of the resistor should be in another row of holes on the breadboard.

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Re: MagPi82 Build an Led Torch wrong wiring?

Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:00 pm
by lucyhattersley
Our apologies for this. The writer has been notified.

We have added replacement images to the Digital Edition and added Errata (and the new breadboard images) to the issues page.

Thanks for bringing it to our attention.