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Which color white do you prefer!

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I have been running around buying red and white 5m leds from walmart the past couple days at 50% off, and it got me thinking.

I plan on buying a couple cases of each color from one of the preorders next year. I figure if I'm gonna throw down 800$ I better know what I want to get.

The leds I got from walmart are cool white very bright. I have never seen a warm white up close or in person so I have nothing to compare to.

Just wondering what you guys and gals prefer and why? Also if you may even have some pics to compare, or just pics of your display with the light in them that would be GREAT!

Thanks and have a fantastic New Year!

Roman

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I have no pictures to share but I personally love the bright white. I had a few strands of the warm white given to me and they just looked too dull for my tastes. Your mileage may vary.

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Are these the ones that you are referring to. My box says that they are cool white, but they sure are brite.

By the way those are 60ct 5m from walmart along with the same in red.

Thanks

Roman

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It is a toss up. I love the cool white on it's own, but until I switch over all the incandescent clears I have, it just doesn't look right next to them. On it's own, I pick cool white because it is so crisp.

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It is a toss up. I love the cool white on it's own, but until I switch over all the incandescent clears I have, it just doesn't look right next to them. On it's own, I pick cool white because it is so crisp.

That is kinda what I was worried about is mixing the color whites. Most of the lights that I will get from the preorder will be for my new mega tree, so I will still have red and white minis mixed with the leds. I guess time will tell.

Roman

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Cool White or also called Pure White this year.

Really POPS for dramatic anumation effects.

I built some vertical poles with 8 1ft sections using strings of 100 M5's and when I tested them in the house the neighbors probably thought there was a camera flash gone wild. I tested these in our back sunporch that is enclosed with 3 walls of windows and I was lighting up the neighbors backyards with just one of these LOL.

They are VERY bright!

(Note: Do NOT use these on your roof so as to avoid airplanes trying to land on your house) :D

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DUKE LOL i have some on my roof and i can sit out front and read when they are on at night lol

cool/pure white is great!

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So Duke and cars I assume that you guys prefer to use the cool white. Why is that?

I would still love to see some pictures.

Thanks

Roman

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Roman its all in what YOU like. me i like bright, flashy, bling! one thing is true once you plug in a set you will see how yellow your "clear" incandescents are. well more of a gold color. you will either love them or hate them. but make sure you buy good quatlity lights or you wont like neither of them!!

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Roman its all in what YOU like. me i like bright, flashy, bling! one thing is true once you plug in a set you will see how yellow your "clear" incandescent are. well more of a gold color. you will either love them or hate them. but make sure you buy good quality lights or you wont like neither of them!!

Thats kinda why I'm looking for real world pics of the warm white as I just don't know. As far as good lights I think the everstar brand is what I got and they seem to be pretty decent lights. Seem to be playing nice with lor.

I wonder though what the difference in appearance is gonna be from these retail ones and the ones that I buy from the preorder.

Thanks

Roman

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Thats kinda why I'm looking for real world pics of the warm white as I just don't know. As far as good lights I think the everstar brand is what I got and they seem to be pretty decent lights. Seem to be playing nice with lor.

I wonder though what the difference in appearance is gonna be from these retail ones and the ones that I buy from the preorder.

Thanks

Roman

Hi Roman.

go to my website www.twodoglights.com . The picture on the home page of my house. look on the left side of my yard.

The mini trees ( the yard outline and my bushes too,) on the left are cool white or pure white.. Like everyone says it "pops" and is crisp!!

The white on the "Fan-Tastic" fan is the "warm" white, simular to incandescents. ( I will probabaly change these to "cool white" for 2009.

hopefully that will give you a good comparison....since they are pretty close to each other

William

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probably a lot different between box store and diogen.. cant really compare them. roman the warm whites will look like a incandescent mini more or less. the pure white looks like clean snow on a sunny day .. maybe even whiter lol

EDIT. william looks like we posted at the same time and what do you know. we agree again lol

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We mainly use warm white, but we mainly do all white displays. If you have color in your display mixed with white, I would use the pure white.

Here is a pic of warm white in "real life".

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