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I need some, I want to make a UV LED array to illuminate my watercooling loop. Can anyone source me some UV LED's so that I can put together something to make an array? That'd be super
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post #2 of 19
They have them here but they are multi-colored...


...eBay: 5mm UV LED Bulb Wire Resistor Attached (item 8825656899 end time Jul-03-07 15:42:57 PDT)
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post #3 of 19
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I need some, I want to make a UV LED array to illuminate my watercooling loop. Can anyone source me some UV LED's so that I can put together something to make an array? That'd be super
I responded with eBay links in the other thread....


For setting up an array, get a protoboard or breadboard. What size do you need?
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It's weird how the picture has them all multi-colored, but UV is a violet color :\\ Time to ask the seller a question! Thanks!
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post #5 of 19
I bet that he's showing all the ones that he sells. The ones in that auction are only UV

Here's another source:

http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/pshow...TOKEN=77410082
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After thinking about what I really want to do with the LED's, I came to the conclusion that an array would work well, but it would have to be a line about 12" long strip of LED's, 2 LED's wide I think would work best. So I could grab two of these and maybe make some sort of wiring harness to get them all together?
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post #7 of 19
Actually a stripboard or Veroboard would be easier for you. They have copper tracks already laid and you can stripe them where you don't need.

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post #8 of 19
Hey!!!! Check this one out

Already in an array
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Caution: UV light can be harmful to the eyes even for a brief period. If it is necessary to view UV light, filtered glasses must be used. Affix a caution label if the UV light in your product can be viewed directly.
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post #10 of 19
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Originally Posted by Burn View Post
After thinking about what I really want to do with the LED's, I came to the conclusion that an array would work well, but it would have to be a line about 12" long strip of LED's, 2 LED's wide I think would work best. So I could grab two of these and maybe make some sort of wiring harness to get them all together?
Don't get ones with resistors attached if you want to do an array. You can use one resistor for a bunch of LEDs. This will allow you to pack them close and will be cleaner. Also, it would save power.


Oh... look into car mod/bling stuff. I know they sell what you want under there.
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