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Offline rosslerosa

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How do back lighting keyboard cases work?
« on: Sat, 17 May 2014, 20:30:38 »
I wanted to know more about how to do something like this
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From what I understand is that there are SMD LEDs which run around the bottom of the PCB, correct me if I'm wrong.
Where are the LED's connected? Is there a guide I can use to do a project like this?
Any info that can help is highly appreciated!

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Re: How do back lighting keyboard cases work?
« Reply #1 on: Sat, 17 May 2014, 20:56:15 »
Some of GON's cases have a similar led ring around the case. Maybe you should ask him how he does it?

Ex: http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=47644.msg1090140#msg1090140
« Last Edit: Sat, 17 May 2014, 21:00:52 by Smasher816 »

Offline rosslerosa

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Re: How do back lighting keyboard cases work?
« Reply #2 on: Sat, 17 May 2014, 23:05:08 »
Some of GON's cases have a similar led ring around the case. Maybe you should ask him how he does it?

Ex: http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=47644.msg1090140#msg1090140
Thank you will look into that!

Offline metal1091

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Re: How do back lighting keyboard cases work?
« Reply #3 on: Mon, 19 May 2014, 17:14:17 »
I've seen a couple where the backlit case takes the leads from the actual LED's on the switches and just extends them out the side.