New LEDs on my 12g nano cube

the reefer

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I just upgraded sum of my LEDs, did sum resoldering, separated blues and whites so now I have a sim of sunrise and sunset using my rkl. Im Happy with the turn out
 

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dsmhero

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Looks awesome. I would love to convert my 12g to full LED's. Did you follow a writeup? If so please post.

Cant wait to see pictures of it on the tank!
 

the reefer

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No sorry I didn't write but I can guide u. It's fairl easy especially if u have sum soldering skills.
What do u want to do with LEDs? 1or2 drivers?
 

dsmhero

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I would like to completely get rid of my PC lights and I like the idea of doing the simulation of sunrise and sunset.
 

the reefer

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U would need a controller or 2timers. Also 2 drivers. I have 2eln 30-48d dim drivers but I think there r non dimmable drivers if u dont want that. I purchased all my stuff from bill on reefledlights.com if u want to purchase from them. I will take a fts when light turn on and post them. LEDs look way better than the stock pc on the cube.
 

ange062

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Looks pretty sweet, I'd like to see an FTS and time lapse video of a sunrise/sunset!!

This is very appealing to me, I have been looking at a 3 dimmer setup using 12 Cree XRE cool whites, 13 XRE royal blues, and 5 XRG nuetral whites for a very accurate sunset cycle. Only catch is the RLK ALC only supports 2 0-10v outputs, so have to look at the much more expensive Neptune Apex.
 

the reefer

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I'm fairly new to the rkl but I will do sum testing on it with the LEDs. Right now I have them on 1&4. I will take a vid or pic of the fts so u can it but still the pics won't do it justice. But will post them on later today. IMO LEDs r worth it.
 

the reefer

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The blues just turned on here is a pic and the hood
 

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the reefer

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Here is a pic with light on at blue at 4.5v and white at 3V
 

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MuDPhuD

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Great setup! I've just ordered my LED supplies from Bill as well. Could you elaborate a little on your heatsink size and attachment to the hood? I've got a 12g nanocube as well and cannot wait to get my lights on it.
 

the reefer

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Invader I had the heatsink braketes attached to the heatsink and then I drilled 3/16 holes on the hood and put sum plastic screws and nuts. Been doing great with no problem.

Mud i think the heatsink is 8x12 I have to check again but it's around there and I attached it like I said up top.

Misenplace I didn't do nothing with the guard. I have the 2 40 mm fans and my stock fans in there. The only thing i had to cut was One of the holes on the back of the hood for my jager heater.

I like my setup now with 2 drivers,2 voltage supplies and the rkl.
 
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