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Old Sep 27, 2012, 04:13 PM
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This is a great LED controller. Dimming, strobe, chase, slow fade. I built a foamy to experiment with and it turned out well. I am going to use a several of them in my Kadet night flyer.

http://www.lowpricerc.com/product_in...-wremote-p-983
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 09:12 PM
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Just installed the LED controller I got from BomBay here on RCG

Short video still need to play around with the various modes, will post additional video asap

BTW gonna build another night flyer with 5050 RGB LED's

LED Light Controller (0 min 13 sec)


Have Fun,

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Old Sep 30, 2012, 09:39 PM
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5000 LEDs? I hope it's a pretty big plane!
Old Sep 30, 2012, 09:45 PM
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wow, kinda painful to watch

do you plan to fly with that light sequence? Im not sure I could see it
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 10:26 PM
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Static Model Collector LOL
Lol not 5000 LEDs.

5050 RGB. Various colors from a single led or something like that. Lol

No I will probably slow down the flash sequence
LEDs are already soldered in parallel

So kinda of a pain to redo the layout

On the other night flyer I plan on having non flashing solid white on the bottom
And color changing on the top

FCA

PS. That video was shot right after I soldered on the controller
Should have had some techno music playing. Lol

Another video

LED Light Controller Part II (2 min 33 sec)
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Old Oct 01, 2012, 08:38 AM
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LOL! It's Awesome! You are Definitely going to have UFO hunters driving to your field from miles away


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Lol not 5000 LEDs.

5050 RGB. Various colors from a single led or something like that. Lol

No I will probably slow down the flash sequence
LEDs are already soldered in parallel

So kinda of a pain to redo the layout

On the other night flyer I plan on having non flashing solid white on the bottom
And color changing on the top

FCA

PS. That video was shot right after I soldered on the controller
Should have had some techno music playing. Lol

Another video

http://youtu.be/UvrfkNAr1vw
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Old Oct 01, 2012, 09:57 AM
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Here is the LED controller from LowPriceRC

RGB Foamy (2 min 6 sec)
Old Oct 02, 2012, 01:25 AM
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Here is the LED controller from LowPriceRC

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKmSlvxjCnA
Very Cool.
Old Oct 04, 2012, 10:28 PM
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Lou Morales flew this float plane off the water at night at Hogan Reservoir.
Old Oct 04, 2012, 10:44 PM
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Very nice!!!
Old Oct 05, 2012, 01:26 AM
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Great pics and videos guys!

Here is my DIY night blades video, also have some of the RGB LED strips and controller from member Bombay here on RCG in the later clips of the video.

My Night Blades for sale (13 min 0 sec)
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Old Oct 05, 2012, 08:11 AM
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Lou Morales flew this float plane off the water at night at Hogan Reservoir.
That looks good. Imagine the floats lit up from inside.
Old Oct 05, 2012, 05:20 PM
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Nice Tim!

Can you by chance work out some sort of LED prop for fixed wing?

Preferably anywhere between 14 and 17 inches
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Old Oct 06, 2012, 06:35 AM
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Here is the LED controller from LowPriceRC

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKmSlvxjCnA


Wow, that's a nice set up!

Here's my first attempt at putting led lights on my glider. I've flow it now three times and the last time it was very dark and I could tell which wing was the right and left and top and bottom. I never had any problems with orination. Now I LOVE NIGHT FLYING!

Lanyu Phoenix Evolution with LED Lights (0 min 33 sec)
Old Oct 08, 2012, 03:09 PM
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Why do so many of these planes have green/red left/right wings? I understand the full-scale nav lights color scheme, but in my experience it's more important to discern top wing from bottom wing at night. In daylight, our models don't have different left/right color schemes. They have distinct top/bottom schemes. I think the night planes look better when they are uniformly one color on top and one on bottom. Just my opinion; a lot of people doing LEDs for the first time think they need distinct colors on left and right wings. I don't think so.
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