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Best UV Lighting solution

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As the title says I'm looking for a good UV lighting system for my NZXT Phantom 630. I'm not overly particular on cathode vs LED though I would like as little visible purple light as possible whilst still illuminating any UV parts in my system. Any recommendations would be astounding.
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I like the 15" CCFL UV lights
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Icemodz.com do some very good uv LED strips that can be easily hidden. They are very high quality and you can actually cut them to the length that you need once you receive them.
 
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Using U/V leds are the best bet
why are they better than cathodes
consume less power
produce less heat
stay brighter longer Cathodes will start to dim over time due to the fact they use gas.


I use these leds
http://www.oznium.com/led-flex-strips

Just need a spare molex and use the yellow (12v) and black(ground) wire
Edited by Juggalo23451 - 5/19/13 at 8:25am
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Using U/V leds are the best bet
why are they better than cathodes
consume less power
produce less heat
stay brighter longer Cathodes will start to dim over time due to the fact they use gas.


I use these leds
http://www.oznium.com/led-flex-strips

Just need a spare molex and use the yellow (12v) and black(ground) wire
I will check those out for sure. You are right about the cathodes, they do dim some over time, also are a bit of a pain to hide well unless you have an extremely roomy case and are pretty creative.
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The only question I have about those leds are how much visible light do they put out.
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The only question I have about those leds are how much visible light do they put out.


Led strip is about a 1foot and some change in the pic above
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post #8 of 8
UV LEDs don't put out a lot of visible spectrum light. Kind of obvious difference in these photos.

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