Change to LED

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Immo, 16 Mar 2011.

  1. Immo

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    Ok, so i want to change up my lighting and want to know from the experts what you guys think/This is what i have found...Cost is around R1200

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    225 White + Blue LED Aquarium Grow Light Panel Plant Growth Lite, 2501w+b
    50% Blue + 50% WHITE 225 LED Aquarium and Grow Light Panel

    PRODUCT INFORMATION
    DESCRIPTION:Quality built 50% Blue + 50% White 225 LED Aquarium and Grow Light Panel This 12 by 12 inch LED panel has 225 super bright LEDs.

    FEATURES: Solid state, Cooler running, High efficiency, Wide angle, 50% blue + 50% WHITE LED Aquarium and plant light.

    BENEFITS: This panel has no ballasts to burn out like other aquarium or plant lights. It runs at a warm temperature rather than very hot which is common with most other inefficient plant lights. This more controlled running temperature reduces water evaporation and keeps rooms with tanks and plants from getting uncomfortably hot in the summer months requiring additional air conditioning. They save electricity dual fold. This state of the art WHITE LED panel tank and plant light is extremely energy efficient paying for itself many times over each year in electricity savings. It saves 50% to 90% in energy consumptioncompared to incandescent bulbs or fluorescent tubes. Wide angle projection insures uniform coverage. This specialty 50% blue + 50% WHITE LED Aquarium and grow light panel is designed to allow you to custom tailor the light spectrum for maximum growth and breeding condition.

    These LED light panels are perfect as all year permanent Aquarium and Plant lights for Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Mammals, Insects and Plant tanks and benches.

    Specifications:
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  3. Tremayn

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    it looks more like a moon light, dont think it has a high enough output
     
  4. Johan van Aardt

    Johan van Aardt I love marines [R.I.P.]

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    simple answer is that it just wont work
     
  5. Tremayn

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    could work for fwlr :whistling:
     
  6. Falcon

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    looks weak and they quite cheap on ebay so probably lousy quality LED's, stay away I suggest.
     
  7. fly*

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    Need Crees
     
  8. Johan van Aardt

    Johan van Aardt I love marines [R.I.P.]

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    this is an invalid statement to make, what about lexeon or seoul?
     
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    Bud I'm really not gonna argue about something this trivial, it was just a statement. If you want to add them to the list then you can ;) I won't be hurt
     
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  10. Johan van Aardt

    Johan van Aardt I love marines [R.I.P.]

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    LOL, didn't mean it in an attacking way, guess thats what happens if you deal with telkom the entire day.

    Just dont want people to think cree is the only way forward. i have an idee luxeon is busy overtaking Cree in Power output
     
  11. RiaanP

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    Looks like the ones that was promoted by SantaMonica to be used on Algae scrubbers.

    The K is also a bit low. But will be perfect on Fresh water planted tanks.
     
  12. malooda

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    hi

    ok iv been doing some research on leds what do you guys think of the following leds my tanks about 85cm deep do you think any of these are good enough and if you have a 120w light is a 120 x 1watt light stronger then a 40 x 3watt light?


    option 1

    Item NO.WattColor(W-white,B-blue)Light Size (cm)Voltage (V AC)Leds Qty(pcs)LumensBeam



    120WW&B(1:1)40x21.3x7.1cm85~265 VAC119pcs3800-4100120W&B(4:6)3850-4150


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    Name/POWERPictureVoltagelmAllocated
    proportion
    nm W/BSize/1pcsLed Aquarium Light 120w 85-265V7000LMwhite:blue 2:1white15000k-20000k /bule 460nm460x320x165mm

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    120WPower120W ( 112pcs LEDs) Inner box455×275×110mm/1pc 1)Use high efficient 1w LED as the light source Based on 112pcs$142.50 Input voltageAC85~264V GW/pc3.8kg/pcs  high power LEDs.Working current300mA Carton box490×320×500mm/4pcs 2)Wide beam angle: 120 degreeSize400x212x62mm GW/CTN16.566kg/4pcs 3)Unique heat dissipation device, thermostatically controlled fansLumens≥5040 Lm Switch2  to keep LED light cool.Work frequency50/60 Hz ColorBlue/White 4)Built-in CE approval Power supply, plug and playPF>0.97 LED Quantity112 pcs 5)Environment-friendly:no mercury and other harmful heavy metalWorking environment(-20~40℃) Blue56 LEDs 6)Blue & White=2:1 / 1:1 / 1:2Lifespan50,000 Hours White56 LEDs 7)3 modes optional

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    120W LED aquarium light​
    inputvoltage:85~264V
    inputcurrent:300mA
    lifespan:50
    000hours
    PF value>0.94
    Power:112*1W
    Built-in 3pcs 45W constant current
    sources
    Size: 400x212x62mm

     
  13. Johan van Aardt

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    40 x 3 watts are stronger than 200 120 1 watt leds
     
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    check out this link, led's can certainly work on deep tanks
     
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    link? where?
     
  17. Johan van Aardt

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    That is 1500 at 450mm and 350 at 1.2 meters. Pity it is rated at 240W, using 2 drivers of 120W.

    Wonder what the readings will be in the water.
     
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  19. Johan van Aardt

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    as far as i know those readings are actually in water
     
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    LEDS work when u buy the Proper stuff, the cheap stuff will only work to light up ur tank and not grow anything that needs light to grow.
     
  21. Tremayn

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    like the 3w cree's work for corals but they make alot of heat and are expensive.. There are other brands and higher wattages n bla bla but if you see those then you will have an idea.. There are a could of guys who have good LED lights here but it cost them about 3000 for a unit with 12 LEDs
     
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