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LEDs in cars for the brand statement

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by doug, May 16, 2008.

  1. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    High-power LEDs in cars are there for the brand statement


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  4. TEG

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    The Tesla documentary Mad Electricity told of a story where Tesla/Westinghouse won the bid to electrify the Chicago worlds fair, and Edison was so off-put that he refused to let them use _his_ electric light bulb (like the one at the Livermore firehouse). Tesla responding by inventing altenative light bulbs including fluorescent lights.
     
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    Some good comments there.
     
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    I like the way they look.
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  8. malcolm

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    True, they do look cool, but I think that most of these layouts could be recreated more economically with a conventional lamp, perforated metal and a bunch of plastic tubes.
     

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