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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 warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. 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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