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Aquattro
10-29-2013, 03:46 PM
Ok, moving on now, I would like to add a strip of blue LED to my T5 that is controllable via my Apex. I have trouble operating electrical tape, so out of box solutions would be best.
Any ideas??

Madreefer
10-29-2013, 04:33 PM
I have 4 Ecoexotic Panorama Pros that are not being used right now. I will part with 2 of them. They're the RGB.

Aquattro
10-29-2013, 04:41 PM
How would they interface with the Apex?

Madreefer
10-29-2013, 04:49 PM
I dunno. I'm not up on those controllers. I just used a timer to run mine before I got the Ecoexotic One-touch Controller piece of junk. I noticed Mike using the RGB Controller in a pic on your other thread. That'd go with it.

Aquattro
10-29-2013, 04:52 PM
I think I need something 1-10v controllable, as I want to recreate my missing sunrise/sunset dimming. I don't think these would work..

nrosdal
10-29-2013, 06:37 PM
I would try the ones from buildmyled.com I saw them at macna and were nice(a bit pricy) but you can customize color and they are 1-10v controllable straight out the box. The tiltable mount is a nice thing as well. Was planning on bringing them in but haven't gotten around to it, but very nice product.

Aquattro
10-29-2013, 06:37 PM
Thanks Nick, I'll look at those.

Proteus
10-29-2013, 06:41 PM
Rapid led has retro kits. As long as you know how to use glue then your good to go. Get the soder less kit

http://www.rapidled.com/dimmable-plug-and-play-retrofit-kits/

Aquattro
10-29-2013, 07:02 PM
Rapid led has retro kits. As long as you know how to use glue then your good to go. Get the soder less kit

http://www.rapidled.com/dimmable-plug-and-play-retrofit-kits/

Not sure I'm certified to use glue, when the glue is attaching anything to do with wires. :) I really hate wires. A lot.

lastlight
10-29-2013, 07:05 PM
add a mitras or two.

Proteus
10-29-2013, 07:23 PM
Not sure I'm certified to use glue, when the glue is attaching anything to do with wires. :) I really hate wires. A lot.

Lol. The wires are plug and play just glue diodes to what you choose but yes I get it
I wonder if the stunner strips would work for you

mrhasan
10-29-2013, 08:32 PM
I would try the ones from buildmyled.com I saw them at macna and were nice(a bit pricy) but you can customize color and they are 1-10v controllable straight out the box. The tiltable mount is a nice thing as well. Was planning on bringing them in but haven't gotten around to it, but very nice product.

I was going to suggest this too. Sleek....they can customize according to your need and awesome customer service (<- that's something I heard).

Anyway, subscribed :)

(Do I get a strike for this?:razz:)

kien
10-29-2013, 08:44 PM
These (http://reefbuilders.com/2013/05/15/ghl-mitrassimu-led/). Thank me later.

Aquattro
10-29-2013, 08:57 PM
These (http://reefbuilders.com/2013/05/15/ghl-mitrassimu-led/). Thank me later.

Not bad, but this

Dimming and effects are only possible with a propriate controller (e.g. ProfiLux or ManuDimm).

kien
10-29-2013, 08:59 PM
Not bad, but this

Dimming and effects are only possible with a propriate controller (e.g. ProfiLux or ManuDimm).



I would be surprised if you couldn't work some magic with the apex to control it. Isn't it just 0-10v ?

Proteus
10-29-2013, 08:59 PM
Those are nice. Be better if they had more sizes avalible

typezero
10-29-2013, 09:19 PM
How about some xho reefbrites ohhhhh yeaaaaaa!

Aquattro
10-29-2013, 09:53 PM
I would be surprised if you couldn't work some magic with the apex to control it. Isn't it just 0-10v ?

Somebody good with wiring maybe. But me and wires generally end with fire. Hey, where's Bob. He would know!

Aquattro
10-29-2013, 09:56 PM
How about some xho reefbrites ohhhhh yeaaaaaa!
A little bulky for what I need. Ideally a single narrow strip that I can mount to the T5 fixture is what I'm looking for.

StirCrazy
10-29-2013, 10:02 PM
Not sure I'm certified to use glue, when the glue is attaching anything to do with wires. :)

i can vouch for this :mrgreen:

Doug
10-30-2013, 06:56 AM
Somebody good with wiring maybe. But me and wires generally end with fire. Hey, where's Bob. He would know!


Yes Bob would know that. But he took his camper and left us high and dry.........:lol:

Samw
10-30-2013, 09:04 AM
I think I need something 1-10v controllable, as I want to recreate my missing sunrise/sunset dimming. I don't think these would work..

Hi Brad.

Does this mean anything? I don't know anything about LEDS but am going to order a Panorama Marine to supplement my T5s. :)

http://www.ecoxotic.com/community/tech-tips/connecting-an-apex-or-apex-jr-to-a-dimmable-led-driver

Aquattro
10-30-2013, 01:37 PM
Sam, that does help. Now I need to determine what lights can be driven this way. The stunner strips look like what I want, just not sure they work with the above setup.