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Look out Cold Cathodes There is a New Sheriff in Town.

No its not the LEDs that they are selling at the computer stores. These have been sold for Automotive use and sold in Auto parts stores like Advance Auto for about a year now.

I used them on my latest build in Red and I used to strips and they are Hi intensity and low low wattage. No need for any bulky Inverters as CCFL's need, these are peel and stick. Cut to fit. And Bright as you can stand it.
They also come wired with a cheap switch in the circuit for showing the lights on the shelves but that is great for us guys too because we don't have to figure out how to wire in a switch to them because you will want to shut these babies down at night or it will be like a Hotel sign in the window. LOL

  • Easy to install
  • Features bright 3528 type LEDs Super bright LEDs
  • Extremely flexible for curved surface




Check out how they came out with my personal Build.






Low light shots done with. Two back lights at 20 feet. 75 Watts directed up to the ceiling. No Flash and 800 ISO with a 10 mp. Casio point and shoot camera on small Tripod.
very overexposed.

Edited by Enigma8750 - 12/28/10 at 8:52pm
    
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Would be nice if they came in UV
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They do come in purple but that is not UV.
    
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Didnt NZXT introduce this months ago?
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Originally Posted by The Master Chief View Post
Didnt NZXT introduce this months ago?
That's what I thought. They had lights like this but sleeved.

Edit - I don't think this is worth it. Just get a fan with some lights.
Edited by Little Overclocker/Gamer - 12/28/10 at 11:48am
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Very nice, Enigma.

Thanks for sharing. Gonna bookmark this thread for future reference.



P.S. iPhone is not cooperating, your "due" will be given when I return home this afternoon.
Edited by Syrillian - 12/28/10 at 12:02pm
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These have been around for a while, its just new to the pc market. They look great though, any chance for a peak under the hood or an install post?
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hmm, sold!
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These have been around for a while, its just new to the pc market. They look great though, any chance for a peak under the hood or an install post?
Thanks for your interest.. Here is my build page.
    
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how do u power them? did u have to conver the power to molex or something?

either way i'm interested but 26.99 for 24'' when I can pay half for it with conventional lighting is a bit steep.

also I just found these trying to ebay the flex led's u suggested...
http://cgi.ebay.com/Car-Waterproof-F...ht_2258wt_1139

any clue how I could mod it to work with molex connectors? I noticed it uses 12v so its perfect for molex right?

also, its like 20x cheaper which is nuts.
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