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LED Lighting Strips For Interior or Exterior

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Drunknsloth, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. Feb 22, 2011 at 7:20 PM
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    caribe makaira

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    No...a bar of led's in the 48" with 60 lights draws 225~ 305 mA, that's just a little over a 1/4 of an amp. Just a fused switch will suffice.
     
  2. Feb 22, 2011 at 7:28 PM
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    hey any chance you could make these using 3watt LEDs?
     
  3. Feb 22, 2011 at 8:21 PM
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    Cool thanks.

    Mine actually are 3 watt LEDs
     
  4. Feb 23, 2011 at 5:35 AM
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    Are they waterproof? I'd be interested in 2 or 3 to mount under the bed rails.
     
  5. Feb 23, 2011 at 7:28 AM
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    I'm probably in also. Been looking for waterproof bed lights.
     
  6. Feb 23, 2011 at 7:40 AM
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  7. Feb 23, 2011 at 9:33 AM
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    Subbed...might be intrested
     
  8. Feb 23, 2011 at 9:36 AM
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    So is the whole light bar 3w or is each LED 3w :eek:? And how many LED's are in each 10" bar
     
  9. Feb 23, 2011 at 10:00 AM
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    Yeah I have the same question. My only issue is if it is 3watt each you need a heat sink so my gut is telling me its the entire bar. If each bulb is 3watt I have a side business that could use alot of these. Hey if you make these can you look in to the cost of using Cree XM-L LEDs? I need each bulb drived at 2-3watt.
     
  10. Feb 23, 2011 at 10:15 AM
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    I would be interested in the same thing only in Blue.
     
  11. Feb 23, 2011 at 10:17 AM
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    Yeah that's what I was thinking
     
  12. Feb 23, 2011 at 10:51 AM
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    I believe I can get fully submersible ones in the near future.

    I misunderstood the question. They are 3w per 10". I'm not sure on the exact number of LED's I'll check when I get home.

    I have RGB selectable LED bars and you can just keep them at blue.
     
  13. Feb 23, 2011 at 10:51 AM
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    I'll talk to my uncle and see what he can come up with
     
  14. Feb 23, 2011 at 11:10 AM
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  15. Feb 23, 2011 at 11:12 AM
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    Subd. Two strips or four for bed lights?
     
  16. Feb 23, 2011 at 11:12 AM
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    :D
     
  17. Feb 23, 2011 at 11:16 AM
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    It's up to you. They are bright as hell. I'm going to put some bars in my bed/camper tonight when it's dark to see how they are and take some pictures.
     
  18. Feb 23, 2011 at 12:01 PM
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    So if I read correctly (remember I'm not an electrician) one (1) whole 10" strip is 3 watts and does not need a relay?

    What if you're running two strips or four?
     
  19. Feb 23, 2011 at 12:07 PM
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    I'm not sure. I'm still planning on running a small inline fuse before I get my aftermarket fuse box. I thought a relay was only if I wanted to connect it in a way that it only turns on when my ignition is on so no one drains their battery on accident.
     
  20. Feb 24, 2011 at 9:12 AM
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    There are 9 LED's in each 10" bar.

    I got pictures of the Lights in the bed of the truck with a camper shell. One 10" bar on the ceiling would be sufficient if you are on a budget. Two 10" bars would be good if you have a lot of things in your bed. If you are interested in putting the bars under the bed rails, I would recommend two under each of the sides and one under the rail near the cab. If under a budget, you do not absolutely need the one in the back but it helps the lighting a lot.

    Pictures will go up soon, I don't have the camera on me right now...
     
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