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my home built light housing


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  1. #1
    segraves1 - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    Default my home built light housing

    #ed_op#DIV#ed_cl#this is the wood light housing I built for my 10 gal tank.......#ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl#as you can see, it runs off of a pair of REL-4P32-SC balasts......they are designed to run 4 seperate bulbs but also provide the ability to overdrive the bulbs at up to 4X (ie: all 4 "legs" powering one bulb to = 4 tims the power out of a bulb.....or close......in other words a 15Watt blub puts out ~30Watts......though bulb life does get cut by a portion....)........#ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl#the large cord powers the balasts and the small cord (they are zip tied together) powers the mood light......#ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl#the holes let hot air out......#ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#IMG alt="image file name: 2k7b07e668b0.jpg" src="http://www.captivereefing.com/richedit/upload/2k7b07e668b0.jpg" border=0#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl#note the two different cords......#ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#IMG alt="image file name: 2k6f6c77c82f.jpg" src="http://www.captivereefing.com/richedit/upload/2k6f6c77c82f.jpg" border=0#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl#the center and two outer bulbs are a 2X overdrive and the other two bulbs are at 1X.....#ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#IMG alt="image file name: 2kf978d6e613.jpg" src="http://www.captivereefing.com/richedit/upload/2kf978d6e613.jpg" border=0#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl#the mirror behind the bulbs....#ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#IMG alt="image file name: 2keb3cd91afd.jpg" src="http://www.captivereefing.com/richedit/upload/2keb3cd91afd.jpg" border=0#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl#the moon lights........#ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#IMG alt="image file name: 2k45a2e7a039.jpg" src="http://www.captivereefing.com/richedit/upload/2k45a2e7a039.jpg" border=0#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl#up close........just some "standard" LEDs......3Volt but run off a 12Volt power supply with the help of some resistors to drop the voltage down to the right level........#ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#IMG alt="image file name: 2kf399901d3b.jpg" src="http://www.captivereefing.com/richedit/upload/2kf399901d3b.jpg" border=0#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#DIV#ed_cl##ed_op#/DIV#ed_cl#

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    graphixx - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    awesome!!!!
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    dakar - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    Looks great..... nice and tidy.
    Every electronic device is manufactured with smoke stored deep inside... only a true genius can find a way to set it free.

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    looks very good

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    jerryc - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    Nice work good going
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