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Diffusing RGB Strips

Discussion in 'RGB Lights - Intelligent Pixels and 3-Channel RGB' started by mmkooiman67, Apr 25, 2012.

  1. mmkooiman67

    mmkooiman67 New Elf

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    Hello all,
    I am switching over from incandecents to RGB dumb strips for my window and roof trim. My question is do I just put the strips up on a frame by itself or should I diffuse it with a strip of coro or something else? Your opinions mean a lot.
    Thanks in advance,
    Mark
     
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    Mark,
    I didn't diffuse my strips. Here is a pic with being all white.
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    Prior to the season, I did test a few strips and diffused them. I personally liked them not diffused.
    Dan
     
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    It depends on the effect you want and location of RGB strips. if your strips are in the open make sure water proof. a defuser will give you a softer light and more blended colour where as naked led will be brighter and sharper and blending is not as great
     
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    I dont use any diffusion on my strips for the outline of my roof, gutters and windows. I feel it works better this way for outlines. I do use diffusion on other elements though.
    It really goes doen to what effect you want, diffusing will give a softer look but a better mix, having no diffusion give the lines more impact. I like having more impact and sharpness for outlines
     

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