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PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2012 5:02 pm Post subject: LED lighting Setup from scratch Reply with quote

 So  here  it  start,  everything  is  procured  locally  from  bhagirath  palace  market  new  delhi  or  from  Kabadi  Shop  :D
 
 LED:  6  LEDS  of  3  Watt  each.  Make  is  SEOUL
 Driver:  Chienese  make,  dont  recall  the  price
 Lens;  10  Each
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2012 5:08 pm Post subject: Re: LED lighting Setup from scratch Reply with quote

 Then  these  LED  were  soldered  on  to  the  star  base.
 
 Then  i  got  a  aluminium  sheet  from  one  of  computer   scrap  dealer,  he  pulled  it  out  from  one  of  server  boxes.
 
 Got  the  thermal  tape  from  Laptop  repair  shop.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2012 5:12 pm Post subject: Re: LED lighting Setup from scratch Reply with quote

 It  took  in  all  about  1  hrs  to  solder  LEDs  to  PCB  and  then  join  the  wires  and  put  them  on  the  Sheet.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2012 7:56 pm Post subject: Re: LED lighting Setup from scratch Reply with quote

 Where  did  you  get  LEDs  and  star  base?  also  what  price?  How  many  LEDs  for  what  tank  size  (planted  and  reef)?
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2012 8:17 pm Post subject: Re: LED lighting Setup from scratch Reply with quote

 Hi,   The  rates  are  as  below"
 3W  6500K  1  No.  -   Rs.42/-   (LED  ratings  3.3V  to  3.7V)  (Max.3  leds  may  be  connected  with  9v  supply  and  4  leds  with  12v  for  more  lighting)
 Star  Base               -   Rs.4/-
 M/s  Balaji  Electronics,  (LED  wholesale),  Gujarathi  Galli,  Koti,  Hyderabad.
 
 LED  Driver  12V  5A  -  Rs.  350/-  purchased  from  M/s  Deepak  Electronics.  Gujarathi  Galli,  Koti,  Hyderabad.
 The  LEDs  may  be  fixed  with  double  sided  tape.
 First  find  the  polarity  of  the  leds.     Solder  it  with  star  base  as  marked  +/-.   Connect  serially  4  Nos.  for  12  V.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2012 8:39 pm Post subject: Re: LED lighting Setup from scratch Reply with quote

 How  many  for  how  many  gallons  etc?  Is  it  as  good  as  CREE?
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2012 8:42 pm Post subject: Re: LED lighting Setup from scratch Reply with quote

 Hi,
 
 You  are  over  driving  the  LED's  with  your  current  driver.  These  LED's  are  of  700  ma  current  and  if  you  going  to  drive  them  on  a  5A  you  are  sure  to  burn  down  the  LED.
 
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 13, 2012 1:03 am Post subject: Re: LED lighting Setup from scratch Reply with quote

 nice...  post  more  pics...
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