PFOs new LED Lighting

Discussion in 'LED Aquarium Lighting' started by Jason McKenzie, Jun 21, 2006.

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  1. Jason McKenzie

    Jason McKenzie Super Moderator Staff Member

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    So who's gonna be the first. Bruce?

    LED LIGHT

    Same output as a 250WH but 40% less power

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  3. Bruce

    Bruce Giant Squid

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    Whoa...that's pretty cool...is it really that comparable to mh or t-5ho bulbs?

    Wow i love the cloud settings and such...that's pretty cool...maybe for my college tank ha...anyone know a price?

    I think they need to go a bit more...the pictures aren't very appealing...
     
  4. jtReef

    jtReef Ritteri Anemone

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    For a 72in tank. $3,300
    Good luck pitching that one to the wife. :)
     
  5. Covey

    Covey Scooter Blennie

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    I hope to see more out of it but there is already "Same output as a 250WH but 40% less power" T-5HO so not that thilled so far. The LED stuff I seen so far had real crummy color redering too.

    Someday it will get there.

    Cool dimming feature
     
  6. coral reefer

    coral reefer Giant Squid

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    I'm not really sold on it...To new and way too expensive! Maybe in the future as time has a way of rendering things useful or not!!!!!I'll stick to metal halides for now.
     
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    Black_Raven Scooter Blennie

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    Way too expensive. LED's are inexpensive. I don't see why companies over price products like this. You would think the initial price would be low to get some of these fixtures out in the community.
     
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  9. Urban_s

    Urban_s Sea Dragon

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    Thats a bad ass idea. Way to much, give it a few years, then hopefuly they will be a little less on the spendy side.
     
  10. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    Wow. That's some tall cash.
    I look forward to seeing them progress as well.
    With so many leds they should be able to program cloudyness and moon cycles a little better I'd think.
     
  11. Reef Lover

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    They advertise that you save money but that would take years. What if something happens to the light fixture, how long will it take to get it fix and that would mean buying another fixture as a back up.
     
  12. bigtex52

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    LED components available?

    Wonder if you can buy the different spectrum LED's on the open market at a reasonable price to do your own DIY projects and experimenting. I know you can buy a couple of different kinds of blues, whites, reds, etc.:confused: