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Ultra bright blue led mod

Discussion in 'Modding' started by pSYc0de, Sep 11, 2002.

  1. pSYc0de

    pSYc0de Member

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    Just how bright is 4000mcd? I'm thinking of the HDD light being replaced by the 5mm varitey on JayCar.
     
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    Very.

    You will not be disappointed with their performance.
     
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    pSYc0de

    pSYc0de Member

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    ive been told it can light up a room. I would test it, but at $7.80 each..
    I'm Thinking of having a small dip switch for it.
     
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    i got 6000mcd and that aint even light up the whole room!
     
  6. littlee

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    I'll let you know when I get my 15000mCd white LED's :)
     
  7. Junkz

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    I have one of the 3500mcd blue's for my HDD LED (and one for the power LED, but the stupid EPoX mobo's don't dish out enough power for that one). When the HDD goes nuts at night the whole room flashes Blue, barely enough to navigate by though, but bright enough to see from my bedroom.

    Blue LED's rock :)
     
  8. DDsD

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    Im going to take a stab in the dark here and guess that your running the LED off a motherboard header? and just naother wild guesss.... that mabye that motherboard header isnt supplying enough j00se to power the LED to its fullest...?
     
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    i used to use one of the 5 3000mcd 3.5v blue leds on my fan bus mod to light up the loungeroom/kitchen for when i came home trashed from the clubs, and well lets just say i never had any problems im seeing what i was tripping on....
    ;p
     
  10. HumbleBum

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    i have a 3000mcd one from DSE.. and it lights up the room, the hall way and you cant look at it..

    too| time to check the voltages.. :D
     
  11. cbb1935

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    Unless you have a small and I mean REAL small bedroom, the spread of light from 4500mcd or lower won't light up a bedroom.

    Infact you'd be pushing to get 6000mcd to light across a room.

    However friends, romans and countrymen.. if you really want to light up the room like I did :D .. use a 14000mcd Green LED from DSE for about $10.

    These babies will seriously give you're room a glow
     
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    Mitch.. want to see my place..

    i have a Blue Led, and no word of a Lie, it puts a Blue Circle 2m away on the wall, lights up the room and sheds enough light down the hall to my bedroom and lights the wall in the other one...

    14000MCD is crazy.. and a bit of overkill
     
  13. Gobbles@School

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    hehe psycode :p took my advice....
    4000mcd is pretty bright
    if only i could find some blue 4000mcd 3mm form y LCD Backlight which went pop :S
    :D
     
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    pSYc0de

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    hmm they have 3mm 4000mcd too...
    that 14000mcd one would be nice for a case light
     
  15. Opteron

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    did u guys know the msi kt3 ultra aru gives out more volts through its power led header than the standard ultra? because i remember with my ultra, it use 2 only be full brightness when the hddlight was off :confused:
     
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    Yeah, i've just moded my case led's with 3mm led's from jaycar

    3800mcd white for power
    4000mcd blue for HDD

    You wouldnt think that there would me much diffrence but that 200mcd makes a hell of a diffrence i tryed haveing the blue as power, but it was just way too bright, yeah i've got a fairly small bedroom so yeah it light's the whole thing up at night,

    oh well that's my 2c
     
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    pSYc0de

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    thats similar to what i'll do. i might go the 14,000mcd LED for a case light... :)
     
  18. one_nil

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    hmm.
    /me thinks will this light be good enough to give off a bright glow similar to a cold cathode in a case.
    eg put say one or 2 on a peice of wood or something to mount, and sit them somewhere in the case?
    its only a desktop case, rekon it would leave a healthy glow?
    :)
     
  19. cbb1935

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    CSMITH and others

    Be warned ... the 14000MCD will NOT allow you to sleep in same room as a PC if its on.. You have been warned.

    These bitches (in the example of my room) put a 2m diameter circle on the opposite wall.

    The spread from looking near it is about 10cm diameter.

    They ARE BRIGHT AS FARK !!

    I only got this one because I bought a heap at once and it happened to be amongst them. It was meant to be for an LED fan mod .. but never eventuated <too damn expensive>

    6000MCD make the LED fan mod really come to life!
     
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    How much volts do the 14000MCD led's need to run at full brightness? :p
     

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