Heatsink Question

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  1. SeminoleB

    SeminoleB Coral Banded Shrimp

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    Was curious on how many led's you could safely place on the 6"x10" heatsink with the stealth fan.

    Thanks in advance,

    Bill
     
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  3. Rapid LED

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    With a fan 24 LEDs is fine
     
  4. SeminoleB

    SeminoleB Coral Banded Shrimp

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    Thank you. Was looking at a layout with 23 and was wondering if I was pushing the limits...
     
  5. Rapid LED

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    With a fan that's no problem, without one you'd definitely run into problems.
     
  6. SeminoleB

    SeminoleB Coral Banded Shrimp

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    This is going on a 20 gal long. Would you suggest a longer (6"x20") heatsink with more LED's? Was going for a more blue look with blues on one driver, white and blue on one driver, and a mix of reds, greens and uv on a third driver.
     
  7. Rapid LED

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    I'd go with the 20" heatsink, you get some better coverage at the edges that way.