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 […]
Working to a tight budget, I had ruled out getting the Fluval Edge tank early on in this project. However, that hasn’t stopped me from trying to achieve a similar look through DIY. I made some minor modifications to my first attempt:
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 […]
I used 1m sections of 25mm ploy pipe from the irrigation section at Bunnings. Cut them in 10cm lengths and superglue together. Due to the nature of the pipes, they will float in the tank so weigh them down with something. I used aquarium safe silicon and glued it to a piece of slate.