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post #13 of (permalink) Old 05-02-2011, 07:09 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by IWANNAGOFAST View Post
Any idea what kinda commercial driver can run these LEDs? I have a buddy that wants to light up his 200 gallon tank, I think using 3w cree's on that big of a tank would be way too expensive.
I suppose one of the higher capacity MeanWell's could drive'm, but this particular led's specs would cause a trade off to need to be made. They're listed with an "average" Vf of 25.6 and a maximum current of 3 amps, but the ones I have are happy to light up at voltages as low as 22vdc and 1 amp of current. I suppose you may be able to drive one with a meanwell- with the current maxed out, but 2 may exceed that driver's voltage limits.
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