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post #1 of 15
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so basically i dont know what to get and im getting anxious to buy it, sooooo... i dont know what brand to get. all i know is that i want to get 12" ones cuz i know how im gonna mount them. what would you recommend?
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post #2 of 15
I bought dual green 12" cold cathodes from xoxide, they work great and have a handy switch which you can turn them off from the outside of the case
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post #3 of 15
They come with double side sticky pads, so very easy to mount
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post #4 of 15
the cheapo logysis ones work just fine for me. they arent as bright as some of the more expensive ones.....but then again, I dont want accent lighting to be very bright anyway.
    
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post #5 of 15
I have a UV Logisys and it works pretty well, not that bright but it was cheap.

Heres link: http://www.svc.com/clk15uv.html

Sound reactive too, useless IMO since it just works by having a microphone in the inverter.
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post #6 of 15
Get the logisys from xoxide. They're cheap and very bright compared to other brands I've seen. Also been running over a year so that helps too...

http://www.xoxide.com/bluecathode.html
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post #7 of 15
LOGISYS or the Tt ones work great!

If you mount one High and one Low near the side window you get a nice glow. Here's the LOGISYS Blues on my computer:
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post #8 of 15
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well heres what happened, lol. i got antsy and bought the logysis ones before anyone said anything so basically.. i feel pretty confident in my decision. Thanks modki for the image, thats basically the look i was going for in my raidmax sagitta case... this is gonna be badass as hell, lol
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post #9 of 15
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so yeah basically the lights came today and i installed them, only the problem was one wouldnt light up i juiigled the cable and it worked, but it would go right back to only lighting up half way. i couldnt fix it so i ordered another cathode, lol.

so what i want to know is for all those ppl who are using dual cold cathodes, where are you putting your little box that the cathodes plug into. i cant find a good spot to put it
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post #10 of 15
I just taped mine down to the bottom of the case near the back I suck at wire management tho. Oh, and you should return those lights. Not buy another set.
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