Would you buy an LED light fixture if the price was right?

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Would you buy an LED light fixture if the price was right?

  1. Yes.

    46 vote(s)
    85.2%
  2. No.

    8 vote(s)
    14.8%
  1. Jakerupe

    Jakerupe Skunk Shrimp

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    Amen to that.

    Until they have a track record I want it to light my tank about as much as a disco ball!;D
     
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  3. R34dawn

    R34dawn Ocellaris Clown

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    lol.! can't go wrong like that! My self I would like to see what kind of fx is got in the aquarium, like how bright and all that other good stuff
     
  4. Crabby Jim

    Crabby Jim Sea Dragon

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    I am an electrician and I do a lot of commercial and industrial work and the way it looks you are going to be seeing more and more of led lighting they are coming out with so many different applications because they just use so much less power and last so long. You will definitely see a price drop in a few years on the tank lights I am sure just like with the flat panel TVs and then Im in.
     
  5. mattgeezer

    mattgeezer Montipora Capricornis

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    yeah count me in as i think they look pretty cool!!!;D
     
  6. Otty

    Otty Giant Squid

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    Just as long as they made one 7 ft long........ :)
     
  7. Jason McKenzie

    Jason McKenzie Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I have a friend with an LED fixture. he has had no end to problems. LEDs burning out. Plus their intensity is very deceiving. The Tank looks very dim but corals are bleaching out.
    No shimmer as well.

    there just not there yet for my likeing

    J
     
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  9. R34dawn

    R34dawn Ocellaris Clown

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    cool! I didn't know if anyone had seen them in action, I did voted yes but
    they still to far away for me yet
     
  10. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    Which fixture was this? Was it old J?
     
  11. Jason McKenzie

    Jason McKenzie Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It's the latest Solaris 72inch. I believe my buddy likes it. I just don't :)

    J
     
  12. Jason McKenzie

    Jason McKenzie Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I'll see if he will post here his finding.
    I might be speaking out of turn