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Old 18th June 2009, 17:17   #16
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Btw would the LEDs be much brighter than stock light or only marginally?
not so sure about the build ones, but the 3x3 LED's i use in my indica are already brighter than the stock bulb. I'm planning to try 3x5 now :P
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@techno. Check the car acessory store at JM road (bafna ? )
Am sure there are places in aundh too which stock these things.
Yes much brighter then stock bulb.
I use a 3x3 on the alto and have a 5x3 for the SX4.
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Old 18th June 2009, 17:43   #18
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Whats a 3x3 & 3x5? (I guess the later is number of LEDs but whats the former number for?)

@bblost- wow thanks for the pic never knew there was on in Wagon R

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I use an array of LED's , so it stands for rows and colums. Right now am running 9 in the front, 12 in the hatcback, and 6 each for my two numberplate lights
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and do not attempt to just replace the stock type filament bulb with a higher watt bulk, you'll end up with a Melted Dome Light Cover.

L.E.D. are Best and coolest option, I've 28 White D.I.Y. L.E.D. Light in the dome.
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Thanks greenhorn for pointing to this thread. So, after reading the whole thread, i'm confused
I would like to have a 9 LED setup for the dome light. Whats the setup diagram should i make?(sorry as i'm 0% on these stuff). How many resistors and what resister values should i buy?

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Can anybody plz answer this query. thanks in advance.

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@ ramki, can you solder/know someone who does?


same circuit, three columns instead of 2, use 100 ohm resistors if you are using white LED's
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Can anybody plz answer this query. thanks in advance.

Ramki.
Ramki, on the thread to which Greenhorn has sent the link, you can find circuit diagrams for various combinations of LED setups for the cabin light/boot light/numberplate light etc.
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@ ramki, can you solder/know someone who does?

same circuit, three columns instead of 2, use 100 ohm resistors if you are using white LED's
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Ramki, on the thread to which Greenhorn has sent the link, you can find circuit diagrams for various combinations of LED setups for the cabin light/boot light/numberplate light etc.
Thanks very much guys. Another Q though i had, should i use 5 mm LEDs only or 10 mm one also holds good?

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Thanks very much guys. Another Q though i had, should i use 5 mm LEDs only or 10 mm one also holds good?

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You could very well use 10mm LEDs, but i suppose the resistance ratings would change. Greenhorn should be provide you with a better answer i suppose.

Just a suggestion : If we are going to discuss on the technicalities of using LED setups, it would make sense to switch over the discussion to the other thread, as it would provide a consolidated source of info for others seeking the same information in future.
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in my experience, 5m is optimum. the resistors you need to use with 10mm are not THAT different, since a 10mm LED doesnt take 2x current or give out 2x more light, but a lot less. I'd use a greater number of smaller LED's (provided you dont mind doing the extra work)
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