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Re: [APD] LED lighting
for a long series on this subject.
On Tuesday, February 7, 2006, at 03:20 AM, Stuart Halliday wrote:
> I've seen a few white LED strips on sale in my local Maplin hardware
> and these looked *very* bright and I was wondering if these could be
> used as
> a low heat equivalent replacement for fluorescent tubes?
> Ok, they're not going to be cheaper than tubes. But they will last for
> (100,000 hours (20 years)), don't fade and will be cooler and more
> than tubes. Plus they are of course very controllable.
> (By mixing white with red and green you could control colour
> exactly to simulate sunrise-sunset colours for example).
> Has anyone here, experimented with using ultra-bright LEDs yet in
> These LEDs have a 5200K colour temperature, but replacing a few white
> with green, red or blue LEDs would easily adjust the overall light
> This strip in the link says its light output is 420 candelas, any idea
> a basic tube is?
> Some of the new high power LEDs have a 120d viewing angle and are very
> IIRC polarised light source penetrate deeper into water too...
> Stuart Halliday
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