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Old 12-22-2012, 11:52 PM   #1
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Diy leds rapid led question

Im thinking about buying a led kit from rapid led the solderless kind. I was wondering if u can control 2 different leds on one dimmable driver. For instance 6 cw and 6 rb leds on the same dimmable driver to control them at the same time equally. also if I can the kit I want iant dimmable but comes with a driver can I add one of those dim switches to the driver and it work? Thanks
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Old 12-23-2012, 12:23 AM   #2
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I think you should probably ask rapidLED on this one because its super technical
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Old 12-23-2012, 12:28 AM   #3
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Ok I will thanks
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Old 12-23-2012, 12:30 AM   #4
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No problem!
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Old 12-23-2012, 01:01 AM   #5
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I wrote them. But I have another question. If I but the parts seperate and put it on something else (i really want to build one to see how it goes). Could I get rb and cw leds on the same driver like 4 cw and 5 rb?
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Old 12-23-2012, 01:12 AM   #6
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Or maybe I could do one certain led light that streches across my tank that will make my red and orange coral pop. I heard ww leds will help. I have rb cw leds now so I guess theres no since of using those colors. Also what color will the uv led bring out better.
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Old 12-23-2012, 02:12 AM   #7
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Read the LED university page on rapidled to better understand what you can do on a dimmable driver. People usually put rb on one dimmable channel and cw on the other dimmable channel.
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Old 12-23-2012, 05:39 AM   #8
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One more suggestion, instead of only going RB and CW, I would suggest instead going full CW, get half NW or at least add maybe few red and violet to balance your color
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