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PostSubject: ir bulbs blue or white   Tue Feb 07, 2017 6:44 pm

What ir led bulbs are best blue ,white,940,890 or ?
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PostSubject: Re: ir bulbs blue or white   Tue Feb 07, 2017 7:48 pm

Usually 940 and I like them blue.

I have been ordering them from Digikey.ca basically next day delivery. I cam send you the link.
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PostSubject: Re: ir bulbs blue or white   Tue Feb 07, 2017 7:49 pm

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PostSubject: Re: ir bulbs blue or white   Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:06 pm

anyone know what these are like i have 2 but never used them in anything yet

https://www.digikey.ca/product-detail/en/osram-opto-semiconductors-inc/SFH-4545/475-2919-ND/2205955

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PostSubject: Re: ir bulbs blue or white   Tue Feb 07, 2017 11:38 pm

specs looks better than mine except it is 950nm. Don't know if that's a problem.
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PostSubject: Re: ir bulbs blue or white   Sat Feb 18, 2017 2:30 pm

I bought IR blue from digikey as Mike's suggestion but with Challenger board can shoot far as 5 meters. With Leopard board only 1 meter !? Is that Clark board problem? The blue IR bulb Mike gave to me before that install in my M41 and M1 Abrams can shoot far as 10 meters.
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