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Offline spremino

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The only picture that I have found of an Apple Extended Keyboard II with its LEDs turned on, shows LEDs of different colours.  Please see the fourth picture here: http://ttic.uchicago.edu/~cotter/projects/aek2/.  Is it really so?
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Re: Does the Apple Extended Keyboard II have differently coloured LEDs?
« Reply #1 on: Thu, 02 June 2016, 18:33:13 »
Neither of mine have that. In fact, I've never seen blue Alps lock lights before.
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Offline Mattr567

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Re: Does the Apple Extended Keyboard II have differently coloured LEDs?
« Reply #2 on: Thu, 02 June 2016, 18:41:30 »
That looks to be a mod.
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Re: Does the Apple Extended Keyboard II have differently coloured LEDs?
« Reply #3 on: Thu, 02 June 2016, 21:36:06 »
Definitely a mod.  Standard green led lights is the norm. That mod looks pretty cool though.


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Re: Does the Apple Extended Keyboard II have differently coloured LEDs?
« Reply #4 on: Fri, 03 June 2016, 04:17:21 »
Definitely a mod.  Standard green led lights is the norm. That mod looks pretty cool though.

Besides cool, it seems useful as well (different colours for different functions).  I wonder why no keyboard manufacturer has thought yet about doing it as standard.

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Re: Does the Apple Extended Keyboard II have differently coloured LEDs?
« Reply #5 on: Fri, 03 June 2016, 05:09:42 »
Green for bank lights, red for integrated ones. Although I have a yellow one as well. I have considered making a green-yellow-red bank of lock lights on a keyboard though xD .
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