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post #143 of (permalink) Old 12-06-2012, 02:22 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by biogenetic40379 View Post
How much does it cost to make something like this to control full spectrum lighting. Looking at making one for my bio cube (reef w/ led retro fit coming soon)
By rough estimate - A controller with 4 MeanWell LDD drivers = $100. The Lm3409 drivers would drive the price up another $30.

I'm in the process of building the first one right now. When I'm done testing it and make any needed changes, I'll post the revised build files along with the Bill of Materials ( with links for purchasing) and the Software.

225 Gal, Glass "Reef Ready" w/ dual Iwaki Pumps & 2 Ocean Clear inline filters. Makers 72" heat sink w/ 12 NanoBox V3 led arrays, custom built CC drivers. All controlled by a BlueFish "mini" Led Controller. iAqua Aquarium Controller , and a 20lb CO2 system w/ Milwaukee Ph Controller.
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