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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-16-2015, 03:03 AM Thread Starter
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Finnex fugeray dim

Any help here, my finnex fugeray recently went dim. All leds appear to be lit up just not as bright. Thanks!
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-30-2015, 05:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Psychedelic View Post
Any help here, my finnex fugeray recently went dim. All leds appear to be lit up just not as bright. Thanks!
Just bumping this thread because I had the same thing happen to my Finnex this week. It's only about 1/2 the brightness it was originally.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-30-2015, 07:22 PM
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Did you check the voltage from the power supply and compare it to its rating?

The power supply on my planted + was running at 132 degrees F at the plastic cover so I took the cover off of it and put some computer fans over it. It runs at a cooler 82 degrees now on the metal heat sink. If the Fugeray is similar than I cant imagine it would last more than 6 months at those running temperatures.

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