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Forum: Tank Journals 04-16-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,022
Posted By jedimasterben
Got my new light finished a little while back....

Got my new light finished a little while back. http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=840722


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Forum: DIY 04-16-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By jedimasterben
As I've said many times before, 660nm is still...

As I've said many times before, 660nm is still not 'missing' from quality high-CRI LEDs.

Philips 95CRI 2700K - blue
Bridgelux Vero Decor - yellow...
Forum: Lighting 04-15-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By jedimasterben
You want high-CRI LEDs. None of what you...

You want high-CRI LEDs. None of what you mentioned has them :)
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By jedimasterben
Koralia Nano 425 would under no circumstances be...

Koralia Nano 425 would under no circumstances be 'too much' for a 50g tank. I have one in my 13g tank as supplement to my canister and it's still not all that great. In a 50g tank the flow from just...
Forum: Lighting 04-05-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By jedimasterben
Thanks! Oh, I guess I did forget that...

Thanks!


Oh, I guess I did forget that part :)

2x Bridgelux V10 5000k 90CRI
2x Bridgelux Vero 10 3000k 97CRI 'Decor'
2x LEDgroupbuy 405nm violet (was going to use 430nm but I forgo to order...
Forum: Lighting 04-05-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By jedimasterben
Done. (for the most part, hooked it up...

Done. (for the most part, hooked it up temporarily until the new gooseneck arrives)

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-3Qn44WlVAyg/VSCGeTThDJI/AAAAAAAAd_k/4Uvb-GyoIuA/s1280/IMG_1441.jpg

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Forum: Lighting 04-04-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By jedimasterben
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-fYXo3B_D1bc/VR9...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-fYXo3B_D1bc/VR9QOO_9SpI/AAAAAAAAd18/B8horKiaju0/s1024/20150403_160447.jpg


Yo dawg, i herd you liek white fans....
Forum: Lighting 04-03-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By jedimasterben
Used a grinder earlier to remove the old thermal...

Used a grinder earlier to remove the old thermal epoxy.

Heatsink and temp gooseneck painted, white for the heatsink, Rustoleum 'Lagoon' for the gooseneck and acrylic cover.
...
Forum: Lighting 03-25-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By jedimasterben
Ok, all LEDs are purchased and should be heading...

Ok, all LEDs are purchased and should be heading this way soon. Gonna go to home depot today and get the paint for it.
Forum: Lighting 03-25-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By jedimasterben
So the Vero 10 50G1000-B-04 was sold out...

So the Vero 10 50G1000-B-04 was sold out everywhere, but the V10 BXRE-50G1000-B-04 was not (they are identical electrically and radiometrically to the Vero 10), so ended up ordering two of those and...
Forum: Lighting 03-25-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By jedimasterben
:D Yes, that's where I'll be getting them,...

:D

Yes, that's where I'll be getting them, not many other places that you could get them from.

OR - I forgot the Vero 10 series is the same size as a 20mm star! Hmm. I could replace the four...
Forum: Lighting 03-24-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By jedimasterben
To be frank, while the data itself is...

To be frank, while the data itself is fascinating, I don't give even a tiny bit of a [censored][censored][censored][censored] about it in this application lol. In skimming that first article, I...
Forum: Lighting 03-24-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By jedimasterben
Not sure why I'd want a 'nice warm glow' lol :)

Not sure why I'd want a 'nice warm glow' lol :)
Forum: Lighting 03-24-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By jedimasterben
Thank you for the explanation. :) It's still...

Thank you for the explanation. :)

It's still getting sprayed white, though. Can't make a black heatsink look white ;)
Forum: Lighting 03-24-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By jedimasterben
I don't have any yellow (actually amber, not...

I don't have any yellow (actually amber, not yellow ;) ), either, just warm white to cover that spectra, and it does it very well.

Rebel ES 2700K 95CRI...
Forum: Lighting 03-24-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By jedimasterben
Nah, not worried about Bluefish going away. With...

Nah, not worried about Bluefish going away. With the Mini, Bluefish is going to penetrate the market further, and Spencer is still making partnerships with other companies, like Maxspect. You'd have...
Forum: Lighting 03-24-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By jedimasterben
Finally moving my planted tank to LED

Yeah yeah, I know, about time :P

So I scored an old Nanocustoms unibody fixture (which later evolved into the JBJ unibody) along with their driver boxes, some old LEDs, etc. Basically everything...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-01-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By jedimasterben
To easily calculate volume: ...

To easily calculate volume:

http://reef.diesyst.com/volcalc/volcalc.html
Forum: Lighting 02-24-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By jedimasterben
I've actually done my own PAR testing using...

I've actually done my own PAR testing using point-source ('evil cluster' LED arrays) and distributed light (T5HO), and using multiple point-sources. Before the cones of light from point-source arrays...
Forum: Lighting 02-24-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By jedimasterben
Light intensity measurements degrade as an...

Light intensity measurements degrade as an inverse square. If the light gives 100 PAR at 12" (which is a stretch IMHO), then at 24" it will give 25 PAR. Double the distance, 1/4 the PAR, half the...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By jedimasterben
So you can change it to 720 or?

So you can change it to 720 or?
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By jedimasterben
The T3 is decent, much better than a point n...

The T3 is decent, much better than a point n shoot or a cell camera :)

Looks like the 1100D doesn't have really any quality options for video recording, only 1280x720 at either 30 or 25FPS. Make...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By jedimasterben
Movie Maker doesn't do a great job of rendering...

Movie Maker doesn't do a great job of rendering for quality, but it should be at least decent.

What camera do you have, what settings are you shooting the video with, and how are you saving the...
Forum: Lighting 01-30-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By jedimasterben
How often are you changing bulbs that you...

How often are you changing bulbs that you consider that a necessity? :confused1:


Quality programmed-start ballasts are usually in the $40-50 range.
Forum: Lighting 01-29-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By jedimasterben
Reflectors and ballasts make or break the...

Reflectors and ballasts make or break the fixture. ATI's reflectors are the best, plain and simple, it's not about only reflectivity. The growershouse light claims it uses programmed start ballasts,...
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