LED chip wrong voltage


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Old 05-21-19, 02:01 PM
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LED chip wrong voltage

Hello All, Hot in Dixie! I bought a 110v 100 watt COB Chip to put into a street light to light the area where the poultry is kept. When the chip finally arrived it is 220v and I only have 120v out there. My question is, Is there a cheap way to add a 120 to 220 step up transformer to change the power at the chip to 220v?
There is plenty of room as the light is the large type (400 watt MH) that the city uses on main street and I have removed the ballast and cap. Any help or suggestions are greatly appreciated.

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Old 05-21-19, 03:47 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

You could use a boost transformer. New cost is around $100.
Very doubtful it would fit inside the fixture either.

It'd be more cost effective to get the right bulb.
 
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Old 05-21-19, 07:52 PM
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Thanks Pjmax, Yeah most are too expensive and bulky. Makes me sick the Chinese sent the wrong voltage. I am hoping some electronic guy will see this and build me one in a small box without all the bells and whistles just the essentials. Thanks for your reply.
 
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Old 05-21-19, 07:58 PM
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Check out ebay. I see some used transformers. I see a raw transformer that may fit inside the light.

Ebay 120-->240v boost transformers
 
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Old 05-22-19, 07:20 AM
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Pjmax, I did not see one that would work or can afford. It's tough just surviving on a small check each month with that it limits what one can and can't do on their little projects. Thanks for your help.
 
 

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