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    lighting for homemade light box

    hi all
    i am in the process of making a homemade light box
    aprox600x6oo x8oo deep with curved walls
    in the curved walls i will permantly mount the lights
    can someone tell me what type of lights would be best and would flouros be ok
    i will be able to top mount lights also
    cheers macca

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    I dont think Fluros are going to be strong enough as they give out quite a soft light? We've had some success with standard 'work shed' spotlights from a chain hardware store. Dirt cheap but they run quite hot.
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    i was looking at daylight flouros today rated at 6200 kelvin and i am told you only need 5500 kelvin
    cheers macca

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    Good to know. Keep us posted on the outcome.

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