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good question, never tried uv led but the inverterless seems to give a true uv, i might buy buy both on my next build and try them since there are no review for the led strip
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Thanks for the feedback everyone. I'm really liking the idea of the UV LED strips. Thanks for the replies. thumb.gif
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Just a bit of info:

"Inverterless" CCFLs still have an inverter; it's just integrated into the lamp unit rather than being in a separate box, giving a bit more flexibility in wiring.

In terms of light output, LEDs are discrete units that are more meant as localized point sources while CCFLs are meant for broadcast lighting and result in a more uniform glow/light field. Also, for UV light, the LEDs out more Violet (visible) light while UV CCFLs produce more light in the near UV spectrum with very little visible light output.

I personally use LEDs for accents and CCFLs for broader coverage.
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