Here’s how to make a super-bright LED light panel. It’s equivalent to a 1000w incandescent light bulb, and it’s super useful for video work as it has a daylight colour temperature and doesn’t use PWM for dimming. There are 900 individual LEDs in this panel, which is why it’s so bright.
LED Guide: How to make LED light panel
Here’s a list of parts (you can purchase from either eBay, Amazon, or AliExpress)
1) 3X NEUTRAL WHITE 5050 LED STRIPS
2) STEP-DOWN VOLTAGE REGULATOR
3) CAMERA SHOE ADAPTER:
4) XT60 CONNECTORS:
5) 22k POTENTIOMETER:
The following are better sourced from your own local hardware store:
1) a sheet of 6mm MDF
2) a sheet of 18mm MDF
3) 2x aluminium tubes or wooden dowels
4) a switch
5) magnet wire
6) 6.8k resistor
7) small & medium wood screws
8) a sheet of plexiglass.
9) 12 awg wire
10) a small fan
If you attempt this project you do so at your own risk. I assume no responsibility for any injuries or damages caused to people or property during its construction or use.
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Credit: DIY Perks