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Offline JANGO FETT

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Re: Commonly used LightSaber LEDs & LED Accessories and where to get them
« Reply #30 on: September 09, 2011, 07:55:41 AM »
Let's start a new topic for the email campaign to mouser and or LedEngin.

I'll get it started in a few minutes. DONE.

http://www.fx-sabers.com/forum/index.php?topic=32716.msg438704#msg438704
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Re: Commonly used LightSaber LEDs, Blades and Accessories & Where to get them!
« Reply #31 on: September 09, 2011, 12:35:38 PM »
Updated first post with blade and blade accessory information.

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Re: Commonly used LightSaber LEDs & LED Accessories and where to get them
« Reply #33 on: September 09, 2011, 01:19:52 PM »
I hope you didn't get any of those.  they won't work.  they are serially connected and only work with more voltage than any soundboard can handle. 


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Re: Commonly used LightSaber LEDs & LED Accessories and where to get them
« Reply #34 on: September 09, 2011, 01:23:10 PM »
I hope you didn't get any of those.  they won't work.  they are serially connected and only work with more voltage than any soundboard can handle. 

I haven't looked at the data sheets on all of them yet but the ones with green MCPCBs are not. Each die is individually addressable.

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Re: Commonly used LightSaber LEDs, Blades and Accessories & Where to get them!
« Reply #36 on: September 09, 2011, 01:26:06 PM »
straight from the data sheet.

MCPCB Options

Part Number Description Size Thermal Resistance Channel 
LZ4-4XXX00 LZ4 Standard D=19.9mm, H=5.9mm 1.1C/W 1 Channel
LZ4-2XXX00 LZ4 Standard D=19.9mm, H=5.9mm 1.1C/W 4 Channel

the only ones you posted that work are the reds. 


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Re: Commonly used LightSaber LEDs, Blades and Accessories & Where to get them!
« Reply #37 on: September 09, 2011, 01:26:24 PM »
Ahh, whoops, now I see the ones you're talking about. Ignore that, I missed the "4" MCPCBs

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Re: Commonly used LightSaber LEDs, Blades and Accessories & Where to get them!
« Reply #38 on: September 09, 2011, 01:27:15 PM »
I got so excited and then was like aww.   :o... ;D... :D... :)... :-\... :(... :'(

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Re: Commonly used LightSaber LEDs, Blades and Accessories & Where to get them!
« Reply #39 on: September 09, 2011, 01:29:08 PM »
I updated my post, struck out the "4"s and put in a link for the EoL Ambers. They have 11 left.

As for the tri-rebels, no good optics, 18* is the best I've found but it is still an option. Not a good one, but an option. Especially if you want crazy mixes of dies.

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Re: Commonly used LightSaber LEDs, Blades and Accessories & Where to get them!
« Reply #40 on: September 09, 2011, 01:33:52 PM »
I am wondering if there would be a reflector that works better with tri-rebels.  sure, you would lose a lot since the focus wouldn't be on any one led, but you sure lose a lot with the 18 degree triple lens setup.  hmm...


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Re: Commonly used LightSaber LEDs, Blades and Accessories & Where to get them!
« Reply #41 on: September 09, 2011, 01:45:24 PM »
People have tried both reflectors and lenses with the tri-rebels.  Because the dice are all separate, rather than under a single dome, they just do not focus anywhere near as well as the LEDEngins.  Xwingband was custom making tri-rebs over 2 years ago before Luxeon themselves were.  It has been researched extensively. 



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Re: Commonly used LightSaber LEDs, Blades and Accessories & Where to get them!
« Reply #42 on: September 09, 2011, 01:47:04 PM »
got it.  that was before I frequented the forums.  I knew about those tri-rebels, but didn't know if people tried reflectors.  thanks for the info. 


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Re: Commonly used LightSaber LEDs, Blades and Accessories & Where to get them!
« Reply #43 on: September 09, 2011, 03:33:27 PM »
hey phoenix, the links for the blade supplies/blades weren't working for me. are the links complete?



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Re: Commonly used LightSaber LEDs, Blades and Accessories & Where to get them!
« Reply #44 on: September 09, 2011, 03:49:44 PM »
links fixed, 2W speaker link added.

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