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Old 05-08-2019, 11:04 PM
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wtf replacement led royal blue diodes

Been looking on amazon for replacement 3w diodes for my fixture and I found some that are either 445-450nm or 455-460nm. Any ideas of which I would be using to replace my 450nm diodes which have burned out? They both look blue to me, which is the one that corals grow on? A ten pack is only 6 bucks.
https://www.amazon.com/Led-World-Ext.../dp/B00URFW1QY
Can anyone point me in the right direction?
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Old 05-09-2019, 09:37 AM
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I bought my moonlight kit from this place. I don't know if it will help you out but it's worth taking a look.

https://www.rapidled.com/
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Old 05-10-2019, 08:30 PM
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Been looking on amazon for replacement 3w diodes for my fixture and I found some that are either 445-450nm or 455-460nm. Any ideas of which I would be using to replace my 450nm diodes which have burned out? They both look blue to me, which is the one that corals grow on? A ten pack is only 6 bucks.
https://www.amazon.com/Led-World-Ext.../dp/B00URFW1QY
Can anyone point me in the right direction?
Try 445 to 450 nm.
the more you go up........you end up Cyan ( Blue to Green = 505 nm)
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Old 05-11-2019, 08:30 AM
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thanks, also picking up some 120 lenses (for red and green leds) to balance out the colors. This repair of my ocean revive t247 fixtures is going to get another 3 years of life out of them.
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Old 05-11-2019, 08:33 PM
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thanks, also picking up some 120 lenses (for red and green leds) to balance out the colors. This repair of my ocean revive t247 fixtures is going to get another 3 years of life out of them.
Lenses , is anther headache , do NOT go what they advertise , 120,90 etc. most have huge destitution , most wont reflex what you inspect, most look same, i order 7 dif. until i got some what i need. Buy few , test it, project the light on one temple , compere , all look the same , but very few do the job.
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Old 05-11-2019, 08:44 PM
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Sorry,
I forgot the main point, i refer E-Bay, Amazon , direct from China, most are garbage.
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Old 05-13-2019, 07:54 PM
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Ah thanks, I did ordered the diodes and lenses. The 120 was to just spread out the odd green and red diodes to prevent the spot light effect which I get from the 90. Doesn't have to be perfect for wider angles.
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