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LEDs have a much longer lifespan than other types of lighting, up to 20 years in some cases and LED lighting is also capable of displaying a broad spectrum of colours, which adds to their appeal in display environments. Although generally more expensive than conventional lighting, LED lighting will eventually pay off, and in the meantime, you will get less radiant heat production, longer bulb life, and you could even control them with your Smartphone.
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5 months agoHi there, apologies, you are both correct, I did upload the lo-res file for Figure 1. New hi-res version that you can actually read is now attached - thanks for spotting!
5 months agoI second that, It is difficult to read. Looks like the same jpeg used in the article.
5 months agoI just tried to download the chart, but it is very low resolution, and I can't read the information. Do you have a higher res picture? Thanks.
6 months agoLooks really interesting. How difficult would it be to get a DMX signal to control this board?
7 months agoI really like this, I can think of many applications. Thanks
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