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5050 LED Diffuser Sample Video

Discussion in 'RGB Lights - Intelligent Pixels and 3-Channel RGB' started by dmoore, Sep 14, 2010.

  1. dmoore

    dmoore Senior Elf

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    In working with the 5050 RGB LEDs over the past months, I've discovered that they often look best when they are diffused. Here is a sample video showing some 6803 chip strip with and without diffusion.

    Chip Strip Sampler with Diffusers

    Hope this helps!
     
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    riri7707 Full Time Elf

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    I got the same conclusion.
    I made a try with 3x 5050, in serial and used half tennis table ball and the result is very impressive.
    So, part of my show will integrate tennis table balls for the diffusion.

    I will place some shoots as possible..

    If we take a look on some manufactured strings from Ray, and others, we can see those modules more and more with this kind of half sphere diffusors..

    Henri
     
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    j1sys There are no rules, and those are the rules. Community Project Designer

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    David -

    Did I recognize the heartbeats of an ECG-DMXRen8 to the left of the image when looking at the bare LEDs?

    Not a plug for my stuff. At first I thought it was some PC with fancy blinking lights then I said to myself - self, those look like the little heartbeat LEDs of an ECG!!

    Nice video.

    -Ed
     
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    Yep - I finally got my ECG soldered up 100%, configured and working! I still have a few questions but it seems like it's working ok.
     
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    What did you use to diffuse the tube . I picked up 40 metres of clear conduit today dirt cheap that i want to use for arches using 505o led strips. Played earlier with some standard strings and found light distribution was heaps better just putting a white plastic bag over the tube .
     

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