Chumly, are those lights u linked me to are they the ones you have? If so how do they work for you
Nope. I have one rig with a blue 12" CCT in it that is the same make as those though. It's worked...I dunno...I guess they are fine. They put out light and didn't blow up.
See, I lost the whole CCT fling about a year ago, so I just leave the thing off. So, I can't really say if they are awesome or not. I'd take it out, but where would I put it besides the trash? Sounds like a shame to do that.
Thug Esquire wrote:
I was under the impression that black light was UV light.
I think we all are, but I'm not too sure that resellers are on the same page as us. In some cases, I imagine they're taking purple light and calling it UV. I dunno. But blacklights don't put out a whole lot of visable light and some of these things look like they're lighting up the case with light. IMO, a UV light shouldn't illuminate anything but the UV reactive stuff. Maybe 3" around the light, but not the whole thing.
And I don't think you need Cold Cathode to do this, or if it even can. As stated above, fluorescent can do this well already. Our parents may be the UV light geniuses...they're hippy children, see what they have to say! (LOL..."what!? UV light!? Are you smoking dope son?)
I have a little hand held tube for security ID of parts, and I can't see it lighting up something 2" away unless it's UV reactive. I also have an EPROM chip eraser that makes no visable light at all when working. It's with this that I think CCT isn't emmitting the right wave length of UV that you can with some other method of making UV lighting.
What is UV?