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by Simon
Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: I made a:
Topic: GlaDOS lamp
Replies: 12
Views: 16773

Re: GlaDOS lamp

dragonator wrote:If you have the right CAD software there are also STEP files (and Solidworks files) available.
That sounds like a viable Plan B in case I can't get the temperature under control — extend the model by 1mm on each side, print, pack into sand, burn, fill with aluminium, CNC the excess off :)
by Simon
Sat Sep 17, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: I made a:
Topic: GlaDOS lamp
Replies: 12
Views: 16773

Re: GlaDOS lamp

Hi, so I definitely need to build an insulating layer -- these LEDs have 8W when all four channels are at 100%, and I've already managed to desolder one of the cables during my burn-in test, so I'll have to grumble at the guy who told me a temperature sensor would be "overengineering". Currently pon...
by Simon
Fri Sep 16, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: I made a:
Topic: GlaDOS lamp
Replies: 12
Views: 16773

Re: GlaDOS lamp

Hi, I'm in the process of building one, and am unsure how to fix the LEDs in the hexagonal spaces -- the heatsink would fit into the space, but there is a bit of distance there due to the cables. http://psi5.com/~geier/mounting.jpeg Should I just glue them and hope that nothing breaks, or is there a...