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Poll Results: Which Color Version are you buying

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post #7871 of 13812
If you put one at the rear of the case in the corner to the left of the fan it will light up a good portion of the case.
post #7872 of 13812
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Originally Posted by JMattes View Post

Thanks man I really appreciate the post but I was looking for light bars.. need something in UV and to figure out where to place them

This is what I had at one point. I would suggest to get 2 of these kits. One along the top along side of the bottom of your rad. One at the back wall of the case going vertical closest to the window. Then position the other 2 as needed. The tape that comes with the kits is horrible, so I just got little velcro circles from walmart and use that to affix the lights to my case.

I only had one kit. Take a look at my build log in my sig and you can see where I had mine set up. Should be mid way down the 1st page.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/2998/lit-46/Dual_12_Cold_Cathode_Kit_-_Ultra_Bright_UV.html?tl=g6c75s133

Also, do not get LED UV lights. They do not work worth a damn.
post #7873 of 13812
dont go with light bars like sellimus said. they are complete GARBAGE
post #7874 of 13812
With with one.person says light bars are garbage and the.other said less are garbage...


What's.left for.lighting.options.guys???

I.need something in uv
post #7875 of 13812
Why are they garbage? They did really well at lighting up my case.





That is just with 2 if of the lights....
Edited by selluminis - 9/20/12 at 9:53am
post #7876 of 13812
I got 2 15" white and 2 12" blue cathodes if you'd like to buy them. They're brand new (they're even sound activated if you want them to be. I have no use for them since I'm getting sleeved LED bulbs biggrin.gif

I'll let them go for cheap
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post #7877 of 13812
Not sure what you mean by "light bar".

In my experience, I've used the sunlight sticks - white led - lotta light, but you can get the same effect with the newer led strips that are flexible.
I tried the Lamptron inverterless cathode UV bar - purple light, not real UV.
I've used the Bitfenix Alchemy flexible sleeved led strips - white light - similar to the NZXT strips, but put out more light. These are excellent for lighting up your case.

I switched 1 build to dual 12" ccfl UV lights - they put out way more UV than any "light bar" or UV wanna-be non-ccfl light.
Edited by socketus - 9/20/12 at 10:34am
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Also, I only recommend these if you want uv reaction. For anything else, you will want LED strips.
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Originally Posted by socketus View Post

Not sure what you mean by "light bar".
In my experience, I've used the sunlight sticks - white led - lotta light, but you can get the same effect with the newer led strips that are flexible.
I tried the Lamptron inverterless cathode UV bar - purple light, not real UV.
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I switched 1 build to dual 12" ccfl UV lights - they put out way more UV than any "light bar" or UV wanna-be non-ccfl light.

Could you shoot me a link to the ccfl UV lights your talking about.
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Originally Posted by selluminis View Post

Also, I only recommend these if you want uv reaction. For anything else, you will want LED strips.

I was planing on using UV blue dye and UV Anti-kink tubing springs...

Maybe I would just get the same effect with blue leds?
post #7880 of 13812
modelers UV LED strips worked pretty good, mine would have lasted longer but I was being sloppy on the solder and shorted them on my case
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