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how to power a 30w high power led? Answered

i order a 30w led from ebay but i dont know how to power it

can i use just a 16v 2a power adapter or hove i to buy a led driver


here is the led:           

 http://cgi.ebay.com/30W-White-High-Power-2100LM-LED-Light-Lamp-Bulb-A_W0QQitemZ220708010099QQcategoryZ163866QQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp4340.m263QQ_trkparmsZalgo%3DSIC%26its%3DI%252BC%26itu%3DUCI%252BIA%252BUA%252BFICS%252BUFI%26otn%3D10%26pmod%3D220693236934%26ps%3D63%26clkid%3D5621333683761900258

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gjmBest Answer (author)2011-01-12

You can get some very resonably priced drivers online. Try these two sites that I use.

www.dealextreme.com
www.satisled.com

Dealextreme is in Hong Kong and shipping is always free; but, it may take several weeks to get your goods. I have ordered from them many times and have always got my order though so I think they are great.
SatisLED has good pricing but you have to pay for shipping. I have not ordered from them yet as I just recently discovered them but they have great prices also.

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frollard (author)2010-12-31

funny, the first result for 'power led driver' is https://www.instructables.com/id/Circuits-for-using-High-Power-LED-s/

use that.

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rocketsurgery (author)2010-12-31

There was another similar question here in April

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lemonie (author)2010-12-31


You need an LED driver.
What spec's for this thing?

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