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BROWNIE PAN LED LIGHT PANEL

Roll your own for a fraction of the cost of pro units.

Written and photographed by Tyler Winegarner

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Time Required:

4–6 Hours

Cost:

$70–$100

Hack LED strips with a better dimmer and save hundreds.

TYLER WINEGARNER

is a filmmaker and photographer based in San Francisco. When he’s not busy shooting, he’s down in his shop grinding, soldering, or hacking at his next project. Follow him at @the_real_tylerw.

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OPINIONS ARE MIXED ON LED LIGHTING UNITS, BUT ANYONE WHO HAS EVER DONE LOCATION WORK CAN’T DENY THEIR UTILITY — they’re ...

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