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Hello guys a day ago i started a thread about reservoir lighting http://www.overclock.net/t/1627632/reservoir-lighting/0_40

and because i like the idea of these ones



I wanted to do it myself with cheap components that you can buy in radioshak and homedepot.

This is a 2" pvc coupling that a shaved off, the ID is 50mm which is the size of my reservoir OD


White led strip


Switch


Soldering XD with some sleaving and heatshrink



Black painting









I will test it on my reservoir when i get home thumb.gif


Edited by Yukss - 4/10/17 at 11:01am
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i have a couple of the alphacool rings. they have o-rings in them to ensure a tight fit that doesnt scratch your res. the leds are actually recessed in the ring

be careful with your ring. the sharp edges on the leds can scratch your res.
    
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Originally Posted by sli_shroom View Post

i have a couple of the alphacool rings. they have o-rings in them to ensure a tight fit that doesnt scratch your res. the leds are actually recessed in the ring

be careful with your ring. the sharp edges on the leds can scratch your res.
ty for the advised, anyways i did it for fun, here is how it looks like,


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that came out nice...that is alot of light thumb.gif
    
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that came out nice...that is alot of light thumb.gif
yes and it makes my sunset yellow pastel looks green also.. anyways thanks for visiting thumb.gif
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