LED Build, 465 Watts (Bridgelux EB Strip LEDs, prev. Vero18) *Updated 2017-01-18* - Page 12 - The Planted Tank Forum
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post #166 of 169 (permalink) Old 05-03-2019, 04:52 PM
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Those boards look very good. I wish the website had more detailed specs. However they are cost prohibative. That would be $240 vs. $82 for 12 mean well buck boost and 2 6up boards. My wife is understanding, but there are limits...Bridgelux design engineering told me I was more than safe by limiting available current to 1200mA per strip. Of course I won't drive them that hard except on a limited duty cycle.
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post #167 of 169 (permalink) Old 05-03-2019, 04:56 PM
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Boards are dual drivers.... $120 for 12 drivers (2x6)
Key is current adjust-ability..

top current is 1000mA..

JUST an FYI..

Just another FYI if you get boards w/ pull down resistors you need a controller..
3 boards 12 drivers $135..
https://www.rapidled.com/ldd-h-4s-driver-board/

Pull downs are jumpered so removable..

note there are "custom" boards coming up..

https://www.reef2reef.com/threads/so....545966/page-7

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post #168 of 169 (permalink) Old 05-04-2019, 02:23 AM
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I'll have to go back to site for Blue device. I must have misread.
Wow I really like the 8up board.So much that I signed up on the site. Seems a like a great DIY community. Oh and another website has the ldd1200 for 5.59 each. And the 6up boards are 14 bucks a pop from the manufacturer. I Chased parts for a long time
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LDD-H drivers are only $4.99 at LEDsupply-

https://www.ledsupply.com/led-driver...step-down-mode


Those PCBs at R2R are my little pet project, I wanted lots of options and something "different" so started drawing them up. Board cost can be very competitive if you buy 10+ at once from PCB houses directly


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