Diy LED Flood lights

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I've thought about it, but when you try thinking about the housing, cooling, etc, it was much easier to buy one. Amazon has a whole slew out outdoor lights running AC or DC, in different wattages. http://www.amazon.com/30W-LED-white-Floo...led+flood+light If you're thinking about a screw-in bulb type application, again, I know I could design one, but pricing out components, getting a board made and an appropriate sized heat sink while making it look half decent made it unfeasible. Edit: btw, I bought a couple of those amazon lights and they both seem to be working well, although they're in the garage, not outdoors.
 
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stockrex

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I bought couple of outdoor led lights today from Menards, they are sylvania brand and they HEAVY, I guess the heat sink makes it heavy and from what I have read the head dissipation is the most important thing for leds. I will check out the amazon offerings, Thanks,
 
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A halogen floodlight recently bit the dust, and the bulb is sealed in there with caulk. I'm thinking hard about a simple two-bulb fixture fitted with Cree's LED floodlights. For the amount it's used, it ought to last a long time.
 
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