[FoRK] LED lights

Elias Sinderson <elias at soe.ucsc.edu> on Wed Jul 25 13:10:41 PDT 2007

Ian Andrew Bell wrote:
> [...] I've tried to go Halogen and/or use Compact Fluorescent Light 
> Bulbs (CFL) but the light is pure white, too bright and harsh (even at 
> the minimal 9W) compared to 40W soft incandescent lights. I need a 
> low-lumen yellowy-orangey light that diffuses like 40W soft 
> incandescents. Can't find anything out there. 
Search for RGB LED -- there are a number of companies making full color 
LED based lighting products (with Red, Green, and Blue LEDs in each 
enclosure) that have adjustable spectrum and intensity. I've seen them 
in a variety of different configurations, depending on the application, 
but you could also make them yourself... 

- E

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