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Old 08-18-2012, 08:01 PM   #1
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so I'm wondering what do I need to bulid a led fixture myself? can someone help me out?
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Old 08-18-2012, 10:34 PM   #2
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Heat sink, leds, driver, and wire. I think that is all....pretty sure they have diy kits that come with everything you need. You should look there.
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Heat sink, leds, driver, and wire. I think that is all....pretty sure they have diy kits that come with everything you need. You should look there.
thank u il look into it right now. What is a heat sink?
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It where heat is displaced
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Old 08-19-2012, 12:19 AM   #5
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Does the kit require soldering?
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Old 08-19-2012, 02:50 PM   #7
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[QUOTE="Saratj1"]All parts availible from eBay I would post links to everything but I'm using the app and it takes a while. Just search my part listings an find the cheapest or best for the money.

9x 10w hybrid led ~$ 80
1x led power supply that is rated at 36v 3000mA~ $40
1x potentiometer (dimmer) ~ $10
1x AC molex power supply ~$12
2x 120mm computer fans ~$12
1x three prong power cord $10
1x CPU thermal paste ~ $5
1x large heatsink aluminum ~$60

Misc wiring and soldering supplies. ~$20

this setup will be 90w of led, if you want 120w you could get 3 more emitters, and get a power supply that was rated at 36v 4000mA or 48v 3000mA

With a 36v 3000mA power supply you will run 3 rows of three emitters wired in series.

With a 36v 4000mA power supply you will run 4 rows of 3 emitters in series.

With a 48v 3000mA power supply you will run 3 rows of 4 emitters in a series.

If you have any questions feel free to ask.
You will end up with something like this-



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