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Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 28-01-2009, 06:12 PM
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Posted By BarraCuda™
Yap. Look alike but slightly bigger. I have...

Yap. Look alike but slightly bigger.

I have used HP and Samsung, both are good.
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 23-01-2009, 12:31 AM
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Posted By BarraCuda™
Its around $30 or so. I got mine in the...

Its around $30 or so.

I got mine in the basement but they are fairly common items. Do not buy those seemingly overrated PS, good PS is not cheap.
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 18-01-2009, 10:22 PM
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Posted By BarraCuda™
I wouldnt advise using resistors to drive your...

I wouldnt advise using resistors to drive your LEDs. Its difficult to regulate the voltage and current at the same time. Resistors are also not power efficient thus using more power than required. ...
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 18-01-2009, 02:12 PM
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Posted By BarraCuda™
Where you got them from?

Where you got them from?
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 26-11-2008, 02:47 PM
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Posted By BarraCuda™
Bad news .. I think I got a bad batch of luxeon...

Bad news .. I think I got a bad batch of luxeon V. All my luxeon V have clouded lens :(.

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y278/cudaxtreme/damagedluxeonVlens.jpg

Well .. time to change the...
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 22-10-2008, 01:11 PM
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Posted By BarraCuda™
I also forgetten how many I'm using, total about...

I also forgetten how many I'm using, total about 150watts of them. check what kind of LEDs they are using for the panel, if its those 5mm,8mm,10mm LEDs then forget it.

Personally I feel that...
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 16-10-2008, 09:28 PM
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Posted By BarraCuda™
Looks like your laptop charger.

Looks like your laptop charger.
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 16-10-2008, 09:20 PM
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Posted By BarraCuda™
I got mine in simlim tower. Try to get those...

I got mine in simlim tower. Try to get those heavier PS, cheap stuff wont last long. I burned several cheaper PS at 50% their rated load
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 16-10-2008, 05:02 PM
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Posted By BarraCuda™
Your power supply should be 230VAC to 24-30VDC. ...

Your power supply should be 230VAC to 24-30VDC.

Your computer PSU can be used provided you must trick the power supply to turn on first and rewire them to achieve the correct input voltage for...
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 14-10-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 92
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Posted By BarraCuda™
There is no need for any resistor, the led driver...

There is no need for any resistor, the led driver will take care of regulating the current.

you need to read the specs of the driver, if I'm not wrong you need a min of +2V higher than the total...
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 12-10-2008, 11:27 PM
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Posted By BarraCuda™
2.5 '

2.5 '
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 12-10-2008, 12:08 PM
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Posted By BarraCuda™
I dont have much corals, only sps bubbles, plate...

I dont have much corals, only sps bubbles, plate and sun corals. So far so good.
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 12-10-2008, 02:06 AM
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Posted By BarraCuda™
Nope, its the XR-E series.

Nope, its the XR-E series.
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 11-10-2008, 11:14 AM
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Posted By BarraCuda™
Look into the CREE LEDs, now they have a higher...

Look into the CREE LEDs, now they have a higher power efficiency than lumileds.
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 10-10-2008, 01:27 PM
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Posted By BarraCuda™
Can, from farnel singapore but be expected to pay...

Can, from farnel singapore but be expected to pay many times the US price.



All the LEDs are on, about 50+pcs.
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 10-10-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 62,562
Posted By BarraCuda™
1.Depends on the heat sink thickness, typically...

1.Depends on the heat sink thickness, typically min distance should be 1" apart.

2.I happened to find a batch of cheaper 5W thats why bought some to try.

2.Depends on the forward voltage of the...
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 18-08-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 92
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Posted By BarraCuda™
Obviously, the 2x250W MH is much brighter than...

Obviously, the 2x250W MH is much brighter than the 150W LED. However, the rippling effect is still there as the LEDs are point source lighting also.

The spectrum covered depends on which LEDs you...
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 18-08-2008, 01:53 PM
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Posted By BarraCuda™
I ordered most of my supplies at www.ledsupply.com

I ordered most of my supplies at www.ledsupply.com
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 28-06-2008, 12:05 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 62,562
Posted By BarraCuda™
More updates! 26/06/2008 ...

More updates!

26/06/2008
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y278/cudaxtreme/Coral%201/Coral126062008.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y278/cudaxtreme/Coral%203/Coral326062008.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 05-06-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 62,562
Posted By BarraCuda™
Additional information. Nothing much were...

Additional information.

Nothing much were changed except the changing of 500watts of MH to 150+watts of LEDs

Infact, I bought sun corals and caused a massive algae bloom due to overfeeding. :D
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 05-06-2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 62,562
Posted By BarraCuda™
Look at the top acro, its about 16" away from the...

Look at the top acro, its about 16" away from the LEDs

22/04/2008
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y278/cudaxtreme/Coral%201/Coral122042008.jpg

06/05/2008...
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 05-06-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 62,562
Posted By BarraCuda™
05/06/2008 ...

05/06/2008
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y278/cudaxtreme/Coral%202/Coral205062008.jpg
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 05-06-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 62,562
Posted By BarraCuda™
This coral is 28" away from the LED ...

This coral is 28" away from the LED

22/04/2008
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y278/cudaxtreme/Coral%202/Coral222042008.jpg

06/05/2008...
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 05-06-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 62,562
Posted By BarraCuda™
27/05/2008 ...

27/05/2008
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y278/cudaxtreme/Coral%201/Coral127052008.jpg

29/05/2008
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y278/cudaxtreme/Coral%201/Coral129052008.jpg

05/06/2008...
Forum: Equipment/DIY discussion 05-06-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 62,562
Posted By BarraCuda™
This coral is about 18" away from the LEDs ...

This coral is about 18" away from the LEDs

22/04/2008
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y278/cudaxtreme/Coral%201/Coral122042008.jpg

06/05/2008...
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