FLASHING RED/GREEN/BLUE LED

FLASHING RED/GREEN/BLUE LED from All Electronics
http://www.allelectronics.com/cgi-bin/category.cgi?category40200 &item=LED-87&type=store

I'm still waiting for a RED/ORANGE/YELLOW/GREEN/BLUE LED- most of the colors of the rainbow.
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Jim T wrote:

I simply want a tri-colored LED that's RED/BLUE/GREEN, a little PWM control will take care of the rest. ;-) Does anyone know why they are not commonplace yet?
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All's LED is the flashing type and is just an "attention getter"; its flashing and sequencing are built in, so other colors are not available. Tri-color RGB LEDs are that not hard to find, but they cost more than standard LEDs. SuperBrightLeds.com is one source. Cost: $2 each. Not bad.
The non-flashing LEDs have multiple leads in non-standard spacings. One approach is a single cathode and separate anodes for R, G, and B.
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