T5 LED Aquarium Lamps

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by MerlinT, 14 Jun 2012.

  1. MerlinT

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    Hi Guys
    I came across these babies on the internet while browsing T5 lamps. Does anyone have any knowlege with these lamps? Will our sponsors maybe look into this type of lamp. Maybe you can actually start importing and selling these in future. Or maybe a couple guys can get together and try importing ourselves. Just a thought! Does not look like they are expensive. They come in T5 and T8 and also in different wattages and colours. Guys you can type in T5 LED Aquarium LAMPS in your search engine to view the different kinds. Not sure if they will work with our T5 ballasts though. I sure do hope so.
    Cheers
    Merlin
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    I TOTALLY stand corrected here as this was a while back....I emailed a Company and if memory serves me right...I was imformed that it's not compatable with the current T5 Ballasts...I really have to check up on that...could still have the e-mail...:blush: But I do know something wasn't compatable...I really am sure it's the standard T5 Ballasts that wouldn't work...:blush:

    PS: Found it...
     
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    These lights have their own drivers built into them. So your current ballast would need to be disconnected and a 220v supplied directly to the led tubes.
     
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    Alibaba ftw
     
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    Tremayn. Do you have a link to the video.
    Thanks
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    Can one get the ballasts and lamp here in SA at all? If so, the million dollar question is "Where"?
     
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