48" Blade Freshwater Smart Strip LED Light - AquaIllumination
The Blade Freshwater brings the elegance of AI lighting to tropical fish and plants. High output in a sleek form factor combines with easy-to-use control and programming. The Freshwater has a balanced white spectrum with a highly tunable kelvin range to find your natural look.
The Blade Freshwater is capable of producing a large number of spectral combinations to fit your tank’s exacting needs.
LEDs (per cluster)
The AI Blade® Freshwater utilizes the latest LED technology from leading manufacturers, arranged to provide the best performance.
- 16 – Cool White
- 4 – Warm White
- 2 – Blue
- 2 – Red
The Blade Coral Grow, Blade Coral Glow and Blade Freshwater are available in 7 different sizes from 12" all the way up to 66". Regardless of tank size or application, Blade has you covered.
The Blade incorporates a highly efficient heat sink design. Passive cooling means no fan and no air moment or fan noise. This makes the Blade ideal for lighting aquariums in living spaces where less noise is a big plus.
Simple Built-in Control
All AI devices include smart control standard. Use the myAI® app on any iOS or Android device to easily set up or program your AI equipment right out of the box. Mobius control coming soon which will allow these lights to be controlled with your Ecotech gear and with the MXM inside your apex.
Optics are one of the most important components of an advanced lighting system. Edgefield™ technology incorporated in the Blade delivers even PAR, smooth color mixing and exceptional spread.
Edgefield optics, designed exclusively for the Blade, provide an incredible, 95 degree spread while achieving unmatched light mixing along the length of the blade. The specular exit surface presents a crisp and natural shimmer in your aquarium.
Tank Rest Included
For Blades sized up to 39.1 inches the Low Profile Tank Rest is included. The tank rest extends up to 4.5 inches on either side of the blade (for a total of 9 inches).
For Blades over 39.1 inches Blade Mounting Clips are included. These clips are compatible with the AI HMS Single-Arm and HMS Hanging Kit rails. Different application? No problem, the Blade has many other mounting options available or use the clips with your custom mount.
Blade is not only versatile but built to last in the harsh-environment of marine aquariums. Blade meets IP66 standards which indicate the highest protection against particles and a high level of protection against water.
M8 Mounting Thread
Blade Hanging Kit
The Blade Hanging Kit from AI is an elegant way to suspend your light above your tank. Made of high-quality brushed aluminum in an attractive black finish. Available in 3, 4 and 6 light configurations for all size Blade fixtures.
Kit includes: 2 bars, appropriate number of Blade mounting clips and V-wires. For use with the HMS hanging kit (sold separately).
Elevated Tank Mount
The Elevated Tank Mount makes for an attractive and sturdy solution for mounting your AI Blade™. Mounting for rimmed or rimless tanks, the elevated tank mount increases light spread and allows for easier access into the aquarium.
What’s in the Box
- AI Blade® Freshwater
- Power Adapter
- Blade Tank Rest Mounting Solution
|Power Consumption||20-140W at full power (model dependent)|
|Universal Input Range||100 to 240VAC / 50-60Hz|
|Cable Length||9.8ft. (3m)|
|PSU Regulatory Compliance||UL, CE & RoHS|