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post #15 of (permalink) Old 06-12-2011, 12:23 PM
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Originally Posted by O2surplus View Post
This is an LED driver controller. It will not drive leds directly. It can control multiple drivers with each channel running independently of the other.

A driver capable of running 20 xm-l's in series would be out-puting over 90vdc to do so. That's a crazy amount of voltage to be playing with in a DIY led build. I doubt many companies would produce a driver with such extreme output specs for DIY use, though I have seen voltages that high in some of the cheaper chinese led fixtures.

Actually there are several companies that produce some wicked-large LED drivers, I've seen (if I recall correctly) Meanwells and Thomas Research drivers that go up into the 100-200v range (DC output).
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