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Build a Super Simple Light Strip Using a Heavy Duty Power Strip

This photography light strip is practically snap-together; read on to see how you can build a 15,000 lumen continuous lighting system with hardware store parts.

Courtesy of DIY Photography reader Flaviu Leordeanu, this simple photography hack involves using a sturdy 10-socket industrial power strip to server as the framework for a 10-bulb light strip. Hit up the link below for a closer look.

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Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 04/27/12

Comments (2)

  1. Josh B.

    This is pretty cool.

  2. the flap

    Incredibly unsafe and this rig would never pass UL testing. Use at your own peril.

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