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DIY GU10 LED Fixture #2

Time for another LED build! Hopefully will find time this weekend to work on it. Still need to gut the fixture...

 

30 bulbs: 20 blue and 10 white

 

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this going over the 20L? Should be lotsa light! you can send any leftover sockets/bulbs my way! :P

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What seller did you get these from?

 

I usually get them shipped in bubble wrap inside a padded envelope!

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I tried a new sell this time and got them in boxes. My other two orders came in bubble wrapped in padded envelope.

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Finally finished the new fixture last night.

 

48" Current fixture with 20 GU10 3w bulbs with 60d optics

 

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what are those pink zoas? Pink people eaters? pink tubbs? I think i have the same ones.

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how far off of the tank are your lamps?

I took the optics out of mine to get them a little less disco, but the lamps are right on the water (1" above it)

I've been wondering about adding the optics back in, and moving the lights further away.

 

also: did you choose the 'cool' or 'warm' white gu10 3w lamps?

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how far off of the tank are your lamps?

I took the optics out of mine to get them a little less disco, but the lamps are right on the water (1" above it)

I've been wondering about adding the optics back in, and moving the lights further away.

 

also: did you choose the 'cool' or 'warm' white gu10 3w lamps?

 

 

cool white. warm white is like near yellow.

 

 

i have mine 10-12" off the top of the tank. if you keep the bulbs in a tight straight line you wont get the spotlighting. adding the optics will at least double your par ratings and light intensity.. probably 3-4x it.

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