My more recent wacky lighting idea.

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We read a lot about shading esp with many many of the LEDs out there Like Radions and Hydras. Wellllll. I have been thinking about such and how it could be got round in a simple achievable way. The idea I came up with would be a curved fixture as per the drawing below. I think I have overdone the number if LEDs, half of what I have drawn would do but hopefully you get the idea. My idea would of course require a bit more work to make it aesthetically pleasing but I think it would work, well the front curve anyway.
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Pretty simple to do, you can buy led strips like RB lumenbars and diy a bracket for the curve. I believe reefbrite does this
 

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It's kind of an ingenious idea. It's very similar to a "line array" speaker system used for concerts etc... In the audio realm, the curvature smoothes out the overlap between speaker cabinets, so there's not "holes" in the program(music). In your idea it would overlap light spectrum but you'ld need a par meter to calculate the angle(s) as to not over concentrate light & spectrum to one point.
 
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It's kind of an ingenious idea. It's very similar to a "line array" speaker system used for concerts etc... In the audio realm, the curvature smoothes out the overlap between speaker cabinets, so there's not "holes" in the program(music). In your idea it would overlap light spectrum but you'ld need a par meter to calculate the angle(s) as to not over concentrate light & spectrum to one point.
Very true hence why I would suggest it would need a fair bit of testing not least of which with a PAR meter but spread would also have to be played with but any manufacturer could soon determine the best curve and number of LEDs etc required I would think.
 

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