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CCFL inverter needed?

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Is this baby needed?



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CCFL_inverter

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A CCFL inverter is a device (an inverter) for providing drive power to a Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamp (CCFL). CCFLs are often used as inexpensive light units in electrical devices.

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Tiny form and structure 
Switchover efficiency over 80% 
Both switch control and sound control are available 
Adjustable light
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Originally Posted by killerfromsky View Post
Is this baby needed?
If you want your lights to light, then yes, you'll need the inverter. It converts DC (from your PSU) to AC (which the CCFL's need to light up).
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If you want your lights to light, then yes, you'll need the inverter. It converts DC (from your PSU) to AC (which the CCFL's need to light up).
That and the transformer gives you some high voltage
    
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