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Forum: DIY   01-10-2013, 10:34 PM
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Wow this is great! (and im not just saying that...

Wow this is great! (and im not just saying that because i was mentioned in it)

Its very detailed, great photos, great walk through, its instructable material
You should consider putting it up on...
Forum: DIY   10-28-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,749
heatsink: ...

heatsink: http://www.ledgroupbuy.com/makersled-designer-heatsink-kit-professional-grade/
Forum: DIY   10-19-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,749
What are the new rules? Im sure you can post...

What are the new rules? Im sure you can post links to the sponsors of this forum!

FYI instead of drilling, you can use eye hooks on the top railing to hang the fixture.
Forum: Lighting   09-19-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,491
Also, here is a list of builds. There is alot of...

Also, here is a list of builds. There is alot of reef ones on the list but there are some planted tank ones listed as well. As you can see in most of the builds, you don't need many of the XML LEDs...
Forum: Lighting   09-19-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,491
LED Group Buy sales professional grade LED...

LED Group Buy sales professional grade LED housing:
http://www.ledgroupbuy.com/makersled-designer-heatsink-kit-professional-grade/

Probably the best on the market. Plus its wife approved.
Forum: Lighting   09-19-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,491
Not such thing as LED bulbs LED emitters or...

Not such thing as LED bulbs
LED emitters or diodes

If you post what kind of tank (dimensions) you have, what you are trying to keep, lots of people on here can point you in the right direction. ...
Forum: Lighting   09-14-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 670
I think you are on the right track. The quantity...

I think you are on the right track. The quantity of LEDs + drivers is good. Since they are dimmable you got alot of room to work with.

The issue is going to be the heat on the u channel. ...
Forum: Lighting   07-24-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,299
I'll be getting some OCW to a couple people in...

I'll be getting some OCW to a couple people in this thread so they can test the theory out. No more PMs!
Forum: Lighting   07-24-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,299
LEDs can provide more light than any T5 tube you...

LEDs can provide more light than any T5 tube you have seen so I would toss that theory.


Again my suggestion, someone grab a OCW and put it over a planted tank that has just CW and report back...
Forum: Lighting   07-23-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,299
LEDs can bring out the red. Light is light,...

LEDs can bring out the red. Light is light, doesnt matter if its from T5s or MHs or LEDs.

If you want to get the Reds to come out in your tank, my guess would be that you want a couple of 120...
Forum: Lighting   06-27-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,517
+1 :)

+1
:)
Forum: Lighting   04-25-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,056
To get some good growth and make it custom, DIY...

To get some good growth and make it custom, DIY is going to be the way to go with this. A small driver and 4 CREE XML Cool Whites will do the job. To hide it all, just slap in a old CPU heatsink...
Forum: Lighting   02-27-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Its actually LEDGroupBuy.com...

Its actually LEDGroupBuy.com (www.LEDGroupBuy.com) but both urls are ours.

For everyone's info, this battle is actually really heated. Its a planted tank vs a reef tank. so show your support!
Forum: Lighting   02-26-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
$0.32 per kWh?! thats insane 14 xp-g over a...

$0.32 per kWh?! thats insane
14 xp-g over a 36in tank is plenty of light. 60 degree optics will also be fine, you shouldnt run into any "dark spots". I would have the fixture about 8-12 inches...
Forum: DIY   02-22-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
We have never been called discount leds! Thats a...

We have never been called discount leds! Thats a first. The controller your are looking at is http://www.ledgroupbuy.com/dim4-4-port-led-sunrise-sunset-controller-v1-0/

It can run 4 channels of...
Forum: Lighting   02-11-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,640
1) XML for planted tanks works great. You have...

1) XML for planted tanks works great. You have the option of switching out the driver long term if you want to produce more light
XP-G is a cheaper alternative but still produce amazing light
...
Forum: Lighting   02-11-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
They will be less expensive than the XP-G but...

They will be less expensive than the XP-G but will put out the same amount of light
We will have them up this week for pre order but they are about 2-3 weeks out.
Forum: DIY   01-10-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,764
That build is probably about $220 (using the...

That build is probably about $220 (using the high end XM-L which he used)
Putting it together is probably about a hour or so of work. Straight forward build.

Here is the parts list:
CREE XM-L...
Forum: Lighting   01-09-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,664
Just to add to the comments. 48 XM-L LEDs on...

Just to add to the comments.

48 XM-L LEDs on a 72in tank at 700mA is ALOT OF LIGHT. Dont kid your self that you need to max them out.

Just stick with 4x ...
Forum: DIY   01-09-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,764
You really think you need the extra light? With...

You really think you need the extra light? With the more powerful driver its almost 3 times the light of what you are getting now on when maxing that driver.

Reason im asking is we are working on...
Forum: DIY   01-08-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,764
That looks great. Ive linked it up on our build...

That looks great. Ive linked it up on our build threads (http://www.ledgroupbuy.com/how-to-builds/)

Starting to see more and more builds for planted tanks using XMLs
Forum: Lighting   08-02-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
I would go with the new XM-L...

I would go with the new XM-L (http://www.ledgroupbuy.com/products/CREE-XM%252dL-Cool-White-T5.html) just because of how efficient they are and the ouput.

The pot is a potentiometer. You can pick...
Forum: Lighting   08-02-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,603
You would either need to get wider optics or...

You would either need to get wider optics or raise the bulb higher to cover a 24x24 area. I would think the output would be fine, its just the coverage you need to worry about.

Or you could...
Forum: Lighting   08-01-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
redfishsc! If you havent noticed we are now a...

redfishsc! If you havent noticed we are now a sponsor over here thanks to your recommendation.
Forum: Lighting   07-31-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
If you want an easy way to run those 8 (which btw...

If you want an easy way to run those 8 (which btw are not very efficient at all) you can just pickup a 25w 700mA driver (http://www.ledgroupbuy.com/products/Inventronics-25w-driver-%252d-700mA.html)...
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