Finally found some time to finish off this project. Pretty happy with the results. 😎 The daylight controller in action
A little more progress tonight. The LEDs are all wired up into 4 segments. The lenses are attached and a test run was done with power.
I was finding the nano LED a little too blue so I swapped the blues out for some cool whites. Before: After:
I finally got around to ordering from RapidLED last week and my parcel arrived on Friday. As I found time over the weekend, I did a little work on the system. My order from Rapid was a solderless 48 LED dimmable kit with daylight controller. It’s a good thing I took my time with ordering […]
The LED components I chose for this nano tank were: Cool White Cree XP-G R5 LED + 80 degree lens x 4 Royal Blue Cree XT-E LED + 80 degree lens x 2 Osram 660nm 3W Red LED x2 Mean Well LPC-35-700 driver Sheet of finned aluminium PC fan + DC power supply I was […]
Firstly some materials from Bunnings: These bottom 2 pieces I will join to make a lip for a splash back cover and also a lip for the LED plate to sit on. The top sheet was a thin flat piece of aluminium with fins that I noticed while looking at the stand frame. Thought […]
This is going to be my first serious attempt at a shrimp breeding tank. I am calling this my Yellow Nano Fun Park: Yellow – colour of the shrimp I will keep Nano – nano cube Fun – hopefully they will have so much fun that they will breed Park – lots of low growing […]
I’ve been on the hunt for some good lighting for my tank and some of the prices for a good LED system simply blew me away. For what I want it’s costing somewhere between $2k – $3.5k. Instead, I’ve opted to investigate the DIY option from RapidLED: Cree XM-L (Neutral) x 18 Cree XM-L (Cool […]