8mm LED Specifications

8mm LED Technical and Optical Specifications

8mm LEDs are only one form of display. LEDs are available in a variety of sizes and shapes. LEDs are available in a variety of sizes and shapes, including the 4.8mm Straw Hat LED. We carry a wide assortment of the most common models of 3mm5mm8mm, and 10mm models.

The size refers to the outside diameter of the LED, with 5mm being the industry standard as the most common LED model. 3mm LEDs are the smallest and used in tight-fitting applications, while 8mm and 10mm models are used where you want to get out as much light as possible.

8mm Super Bright LED

A super bright 8mm LED is very, very bright and good for use in your projects, illuminations, headlamps, spotlights, car lighting, models, or anywhere where you need a high-intensity lighting solution.

8mm LED Size Specification

How To Identify LED Terminal Leads

Red LED Pictorial Showing Anode and Cathode along with Schematic Symbol

An LED has a positive (Anode) lead and a negative (Cathode) lead. The schematic symbol of the LED is similar to the diode except for two arrows pointing outwards. The Anode (+) is marked with a triangle, and the Cathode (-) is marked with a line.

The longer lead of an LED is generally the positive (Anode), while the shorter lead is the negative (cathode).

8mm LED Specifications

LED ModelOptical QualitiesElectrical Characteristics
White
Super Bright
White LED Dot
WC801-01

Intensity: 16,000 mcd

Colour Freq: 6,000K-6,500K

Viewing Angle: 140º

Lens: Water Clear

Voltage: 3.4v-3.7v

Typical 3.6v

Current: 150mA

Peak Pulse: 200mA