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Old 02-03-2012, 01:04 PM   #1
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Does anyone know a good site to find led wired bulbs? I know about eBay but all I can seem to find there are 12 volt. I'm looking for 110 volt bulbs. I found some on other sites but $1.00 each isn't practical when I'm thinking ill need about 300 of them. Any ideas?
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not sure but i have been looking into this as well so i will be following your progress. are you looking for just white or blue as well?
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Old 02-03-2012, 04:05 PM   #3
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why would you need 300 bulbs?? Do you mean a string of them, as in Christmas lights? Or are you talking about this?

20 pcs Blue 5mm LED Pre Wired Lights 12V 20cm Bulbs Lamp | eBay
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why would you need 300 bulbs?? Do you mean a string of them, as in Christmas lights? Or are you talking about this?

20 pcs Blue 5mm LED Pre Wired Lights 12V 20cm Bulbs Lamp | eBay
yes, that is exactly what I am talking about. However, those are 12v for auto use. I need some for 110v for in the home use. I have searched for a listing that was like that one however for 110v and can not seem to find any. As far as the need for 300... that may be an overstatement however, I do need a lot.
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not sure but i have been looking into this as well so i will be following your progress. are you looking for just white or blue as well?
Primarily white however a few strong blue ones would be nice too but I can go without if necessary.
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ok, so I found this listing :eBay - New & used electronics, cars, apparel, collectibles, sporting goods & more at low prices

They also have a power converter for 12v LED's that converts the power from 110v AC to 12v DC
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so, this is what I'm thinking...

Lights: eBay - New & used electronics, cars, apparel, collectibles, sporting goods & more at low prices

Converter: eBay - New & used electronics, cars, apparel, collectibles, sporting goods & more at low prices

And connector for the converter: eBay - New & used electronics, cars, apparel, collectibles, sporting goods & more at low prices

Because I am using so many lights, this project will take some time. I will keep you all posted of my progress once it actually starts...
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are you going to solder them together yourself?
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Yes. I'm going to also use a piece of acrylic with 200 5mm holes drilled in it to insert the bulbs into. Then Ill use a cheap housing from Lowes or Home Depot and paint it black if it isn't already. I have an old mirror laying around that I am going to cut using a glass cutter and line the inside of the housing as the reflector.
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