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  • LED Fluorescent Housing Fixture

    Continuing with making hi-end lights on a budget, my customer brought me a fluorescent tube housing to retrofit with as many LEDs as I could and include a dimmer switch. The plan for this light is that it would plug in, but I have left enough space in the housing if he decides to hook it up to a similar battery used for the LED brick.

    I set out everything on the ping pong table and got to work

    After I had soldered five lengths together, I began using the adhesive to affix them to the Plexiglas. The idea with the Plexiglas is that it will connect to the housing with velcro so that it will allow for easy changes with other colored lights on a similar platform

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  • LED Portable Plastic Brick

    I had some clients come to me with a need for some extra lighting during their photo/video shoots that would be ultra portable. So they sourced some LED ropes and accessories from the internet and brought it all to me.

    I started with a brick of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMW) measuring 2″x4″x12″

    I first milled out a section for the dimming circuitry

    I then milled a section out for where the 12v battery would sit

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