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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-25-2013, 06:33 AM Thread Starter
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sunrise/sunset timer?

Does anyone know of an affordable or DIY led sunrise/sunset controller? (aka use pwm to slowly turn up the lights over a 20 min ish period and revers for the evening?)

It would be nice to have it a little more natural for the fish and i'm guessing it would help spawning cycles aswell.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-25-2013, 07:06 AM
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DIM4. Around $80-90. You would be able to set the sunset and sunrise even more than 20 minutes. Checkout ledgroupbuy.com
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Thanks summer! Do you have to use it with their specific drivers or could i wire it up to some 12v led strip lights?
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Here's another option- http://www.boostled.com/product_p/typhon.htm

225 Gal, Glass "Reef Ready" w/ twin Iwaki Pumps & 2 Ocean Clear inline filters.Lighting- Custom built DIY 600 watt LED system, BlueFish "mini" Led Controller,iAqua Aquarium Controller , and a 20lb CO2 system w/ Milwaukee Ph Controller.
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sunrise/sunset timer?

A bit cheaper. But it looks like they all need specific drivers that are not 12v. May need to redo it all if I do it
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