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I recently made a huge upgrade to my battlestation from:

337

to this:

338

Newer bigger desk! (Also a Ripper XXL mouse pad, which is awesome.) So, I am looking for recommendations for an LED lamp. I currently have the target bought ($50)lamp you see on the right, and it was barely adequate on the smaller desk. I need a brighter lamp with enough light dispersion to cover my whole desk. The only one I have found this Softech LED lamp, but it's $160 dollars. There has to be a more affordable option. Any and all ideas are appreciated.

I prefer LED, because I actually enjoy the color of the light, and the fact that it uses less electricity, but I'd also be willing to hear about alternatives.
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At first glance I thought they were the same photo's. smile.gif I really want one of those mouse pads! Nice upgrade though, and sorry I know nothing about lamps.
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500this comes in both black and silver...... http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/10128734/ its a awesome and highly bright lamp. Im getting 2 for my desk tomorrow...especially at $9.99 ea.
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OP, I picked up the same LED as i posted above from IKEA. its AWESOME. very bright, never gets hot and a very cool design. Well worth the $10.
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A word of caution about the Ikea desk lamp. I own one and it is bright, cool and a good color. Unfortunately, about 1 month ago, an electrical problem seems to have developed. It suddenly dims for no apparent reason. It goes back to normal after I powercycle it, but then it returns to the dim light.
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