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Sell that same kit with a 4 pin molex power brick and you would sell lots of them...

just also dont forget to include a good front panel mesh for the reciever may even include a fan controller thumb.gif
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Ive been looking at the Hue for a while now, lemme know how that turns out.
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How would one obtain this in Canada?
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How would one obtain this in Canada?
If you are talking about the light strips, I believe you can order our products FBA on amazon here:
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If you are talking about the light strips, I believe you can order our products FBA on amazon here:

Problem is, they dont ship to canada. And amazon.ca has them at rediculously high prices.
Isn't this essentially the same thing but double density?
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/5M-Car-Cool-White-3528-SMD-LED-Waterproof-Flexible-Strip-12V-600-LEDs-/110792791120?pt=US_Car_Lighting&hash=item19cbc3d450
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Problem is, they dont ship to canada. And amazon.ca has them at rediculously high prices.
Isn't this essentially the same thing but double density?
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/5M-Car-Cool-White-3528-SMD-LED-Waterproof-Flexible-Strip-12V-600-LEDs-/110792791120?pt=US_Car_Lighting&hash=item19cbc3d450
Those are cool white strips, if that is what color you wanted then I would say yes. I think it says those come with a 5m tape where as we use the 3m. They will also draw double the watts of the normal lights. And lastly I will say that I cannot vouch for the quality of these strips, but HitLights gives a 2 year warranty on our strips. That all said, these look fine and the seller looks good, just make sure you get proper accessories too! thumb.gif
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Problem is, they dont ship to canada. And amazon.ca has them at rediculously high prices.
Isn't this essentially the same thing but double density?
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/5M-Car-Cool-White-3528-SMD-LED-Waterproof-Flexible-Strip-12V-600-LEDs-/110792791120?pt=US_Car_Lighting&hash=item19cbc3d450


Most people are buying the 300 LED version 3528 SMD. The really bright LEDS are 5050 SMD. The ebay one has 600 LEDS and is waterproof
http://www.hitlights.com/ls3528-cw-wp.html This is like the one you posted except its 300 LEDS.

This is the one I bought still have not used them yet.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005GL5R56
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I decided on cold cathodes because I wanted even lighting, not points of light like LEDs. One of the cathodes arrived broken, so I decided to send them back and just get LEDs. And wouldn't ya know, you can't tell the difference when it comes to evenness thumb.gif
I cut the strips to size, painted the whole thing matte black, then cleaned the LEDs and contacts with goof off. I soldered some black wire and used black heat shrink and it turned out awesome. I added them along the top of the case, behind the motherboard tray, and then above my rear i/o so I can see what I'm doing. Got that idea from the phantom 820.
I'm still debating whether I want some along the bottom of the case. Everything below the GPU is kind of dark, but that consists of the PSU wires and empty space for the most part.

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Most people are buying the 300 LED version 3528 SMD. The really bright LEDS are 5050 SMD. The ebay one has 600 LEDS and is waterproof
http://www.hitlights.com/ls3528-cw-wp.html This is like the one you posted except its 300 LEDS.

This is the one I bought still have not used them yet.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005GL5R56

So i should be good to go with the link i posted?
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Most people are buying the 300 LED version 3528 SMD. The really bright LEDS are 5050 SMD. The ebay one has 600 LEDS and is waterproof
http://www.hitlights.com/ls3528-cw-wp.html This is like the one you posted except its 300 LEDS.

This is the one I bought still have not used them yet.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005GL5R56

If I was doing a home project, I would go with the 5050's with a dedicated power supply. The 3528's are PLENTY bright for a PC case project, and 16 feet of them only use 24 watts.
 
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