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  • posted byArhein89 on 04/09/2014

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:- Premium Quality Ultra-Violet Emitters - Commonly used in money / watermark detectors, blood and stain detectors - 5mm LED diameter - 20 emitters packed in OEM packaging . Note: cheaper UV emitters can be up to 80% cheaper and are known to have short life spa... Read more

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  • posted byManoRAW on 02/12/2014

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month Pros:-Bright; -Cheap; -Work voltage 3,2-3,4 V (can be easily used with 3,3v batteries); -Standard (20mA) max current consumption. Cons:UV lenght (as all cheap UV emitters) has wavelenght near 410nm. UVA range has 315—400 nm. So it has much more visible blue spectru... Read more

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  • posted byxmarcos on 09/08/2012

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:They are really cheap and all of them work perfect. All have same intensity and and brightness. Good build quality. Cons:Could be brighter, and packaging could be better, but none of them are broken so no problem this time. When voltage is not enough they can... Read more

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  • posted byStewzor on 06/28/2012

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:They are cheap They work well The luminosity looks constant accross all LEDs They were all alive Cons:They could be brighter. I have a UV flashlight I got from somewhere else years ago and the UV LEDs in it are noticably brighter than these LEDs. If you were g... Read more

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  • posted byMaxiprogmetal on 11/09/2011

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month Pros:-They all come OK -Cheap -Bright -They work as expected -Can be adapted to use as flashlight Cons:The light is not UV at all, but it's okey for the price. OtherThoughts:Remember to use and appropiate source for connecting this led. If you are using a voltage s... Read more

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  • posted byGoofyal57 on 11/03/2011

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week Pros:Really good at UV properties Used the pig LED (sku 1138) i made a simple UV flashlight Very fun for pretending to be detective or to teach kids about the light spectrum Tested it with teeth, body fluids, t-shirts, and paper Good packaging all LEDs came undamaged... Read more

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  • posted bysteinna on 10/31/2011

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:- They look professional (as oppose to cheap) - Good value for money - Suitable for smaller applications - Packaging was sufficient (bubble plast wrap), no leds bent here - Cons:There is a distinct purple hue that these leds give off. I think this is normal fo... Read more

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  • posted byalbeld on 08/09/2011

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month Pros:Cheap and functional. Cons:Somewhat irregular lighting pattern, so some trial and error is required to make an array which covers a larger area with UV light without dark spots. OtherThoughts:I used 40 of these to make a UV exposure box for PCBs. Works like a charm, but... Read more

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  • posted byDrDjDoom on 05/09/2011

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:less than 1 day Pros:-The Light It's so great, if you know how to use it. -All the LEDs where functional. -The packing was good. Cons:-They come disordered, I recomend to put them into a tape to don't lose them. -They Light could be More UV. OtherThoughts:I compare the light with a... Read more

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  • posted byJustkidding123 on 04/20/2011

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week Pros:It's fairly bright but not extremely light, just as I expected, normal UV light Cons:It broke quiet fast, I tried out what happened if I did the plus on the min and the min on the plus.. (lol) It's getting quiet hot, I doubt it will last 2 hour in a row. OtherThoughts:It'... Read more

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