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Offline jbkuma

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Re: Illumicore Crystals
« Reply #15 on: October 30, 2019, 10:42:03 AM »
Perfectly clear crystals are actually really boring, does need to be something to scatter the light in order for the effect to be interesting.  You'll see a number of threads here about fracturing or otherwise altering crystals to make them light up more.

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Re: Illumicore Crystals
« Reply #16 on: October 30, 2019, 01:00:01 PM »
Pigment could also be added but they tend to get very milky and opaque. And its difficult to get that measurement accurate consistently without a lot of extra equipment and time. Degassing, pressure and/or pigmentation all add to labor which increases cost. These are not meant to replicate a crystal 100% but to provide a consistently sized alternative that is install friendly and easy to use

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Re: Illumicore Crystals
« Reply #17 on: December 13, 2019, 11:02:49 AM »
I'm planning to wire one of these up tomorrow.  I am assuming it needs the resistor on the data pin like a neopixel strip?

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Re: Illumicore Crystals
« Reply #18 on: December 13, 2019, 08:42:30 PM »
that is correct