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Okay so....

 

WOW! 

 

I'm quite impressed.... 

 

So I'd like to introduce our newest addition to our family.  The NC White Horse Mini!

 

These lil suckers are BRIGHT as hell.  Their about .4 watts each, True White high quality tier/grade 6500K Samsung Diodes.

 

Their approx 5 mini modules per foot, they come in 100 module strings and you get about 25' per string....and as you can see, 3 diodes per module, and just like it's bigger brother "The White Horse" their 160˙ wide angle modules.

 

But, because their so small, these only come in constant voltage NOT constant current.  The upside is, these are lower wattage modules. 

 

So many possibilities with these high quality modules that are small, yet pack a BIG punch of light...DAMN!

 

The good news is, their only $89.99 per string of 25'......The bad news is, there was a miscommunication and they only sent us 20 bags, but more are on the way.

 

P.S.- NOT made in CHINA!!!

 

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NC LED 's are generally pretty small anyway, especially the Reckless-2, but as a visual the White Horse Mini is significantly smaller!!!

 

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With Great Channel Letter Benders like the SDS/AdamsTech Machines out there creating some small 8" to 5" Letters, below are a few LED moduldes for visual layout purposes.  Tot he far Left we have our NC White Horse Mini, and NC Reckless-2 to the right of it.  The Reckless-2 can work as well but imagine if this letter just just a little bit smaller.  Visualize the other components needed for in conjunction with the poly-carbonate backs.  The tab support for the aluminum pan letters, the peg stand-offs and well as the secondary wiring hole. 

 

Larger modules don't make sense for these small tight letters.  With the White Horse Mini's, having that extra room to move modules around makes more sense along with more even lighting than using long or larger modules.  With the White Horse Mini's you won't struggle with letter assembly.

 

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The Brightness?  

 

Everything you would expect from our NC Reckless & White Horse LED Line

 

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You can purchase these from our online shopping cart

 

 

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So far we've had some VERY good feedback from the White Horse Mini's.  The biggest compliment beside the small size has of these modules is that their so damn bright because of the small size.

 

Well....that's because their a high grade/tier Samsung.

 

A lot of LED mfg's use Samsung but they use lower tier because their cheaper and they just try and ride on the name "Samsung" for sales pitches.  That's not the case.

 

If anyone wants samples of these, drop us a reply or shoot us an email, you'll be VERY impressed!

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