Cheap LED tubes

Kev123

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Hey all,
Gonna have a go at lights this year and on the lookout for led tubes/diffusers to put my WS2812 strips in.
Today I found the perfect tubes, LED flouro tubes! Unfortunately I cannot bend them but useful somewhere!
Here's a few I scored from work today in various states of disassembly, 1220mm long, heatsink, and cheap (free). Found the same profile on Aliexpress for $36/M in 500mm lengths.


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David_AVD

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Oh, I thought you were meaning empty tubes, not whole LED replacements.

Something to be aware of is that some LED replacement tubes use glass sleeves, not plastic.
 

Kev123

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Found a nice 12V power supply, do you think 90 Amps should be enough ?

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Katekate

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yeah those kind of power supplies are pretty common in the hobby, you can buy breakout boards that fit on the connector and give you screw terminals.
 

Cranzy

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yeah those kind of power supplies are pretty common in the hobby, you can buy breakout boards that fit on the connector and give you screw terminals.
Sometimes you find breakout boards, depending on what power supply you have.
 
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