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Best way to light it up?

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With my new loop I got UV tubing and UV fan sleevings. So I was thinking about lighting it up to get it shining. Anyone got any methods on the best way of doing this? Guides?
post #2 of 14
How about a UV CCFL? Would make the most sense .
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How about a UV CCFL? Would make the most sense .
I was looking into cold cathodes. Any recommended ways or doing it/guides? Probably be able to pick up most of this stuff at the home depot.

This guide?

http://www.ronmodz.com/how-to-s/cold...witch-mod.html


The only reason I asked is because I know about cold cathodes just seeing if anyone had any guides/ways to light it up without the bright blue as my tubing and etc are red.
post #4 of 14
Have you looked around at CCFL's? There are more colors than just blue
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post #5 of 14
Well, UV is purple, so no matter which way you go there will always be a purple ambiance of light in your case. It's not that strong, UV CCFL's would work best.
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Why are you talking about blue? UV CCFL's are purple, not blue. Because UV light is purple tinted.

Guides? Just put it in your case, plug it in....and go. If you have good cable management, then do the same with the CCFL. Put it somewhere where it won't be seen, but it'll still light up your UV reactive equipment.
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post #8 of 14
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Have you looked around at CCFL's? There are more colors than just blue
Mind linking me to a place with these for sale?
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post #10 of 14
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
Why are you talking about blue? UV CCFL's are purple, not blue. Because UV light is purple tinted.

Guides? Just put it in your case, plug it in....and go. If you have good cable management, then do the same with the CCFL. Put it somewhere where it won't be seen, but it'll still light up your UV reactive equipment.
Everything I have seen on them had people soldering and such.... Maybe I have lost it.


4 hours of sleep and studying for tests and finals is not fun so please ignore the flagrant idiocy. Where can I buy these that are great and reputable?
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