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post #1 of 15
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Is it possible to swap out the power and HDD LED's on a Lian Li PC-Q08? Currently they are Blue and Red and I would like to make them purple. I have both 3 and 5 mm leds.

Thanks
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post #2 of 15
It shouldn't be a problem if you know how to solder a little I guess.

If you know your way around LED's and such, no problem.
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>dat smooth feel
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post #3 of 15
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Yes to both, I am more concerned with the switch dissassembly and removal (without breaking it).

hoping someone has actually attempted this before.
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post #4 of 15
Not a problem at all. Just make sure you use the right LEDs. I'm probably gonna swap the red one out for a white one on my Lian Li.
    
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post #5 of 15
Yeah, just swap them.... most LEDs operate in the 3.1-3.5v range so 3.3v is fine.
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post #6 of 15
Not 100% on this case, but many Lian Li's in my experience are easy to change LEDs. Just make sure you keep (and dont break) the plastic retaining ring.
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post #7 of 15
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once the I/O panel is removed from the case and I have access to the switches, how do I remove the face of the actual button?
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post #8 of 15
I think there should be a cover inside holding it together. That should unscrew off.
    
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post #9 of 15
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here is a photo for reference, sorry i am at work or else I would take a side view as well:

FrontFan.jpg

the switches themselves are square with locking tabs that I can push in to remove them out the back of the panel. but I just want to make sure I can remove the face of the switches without breaking them.

I will see if I can call the wife and get her to take a pic and send it over.
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post #10 of 15
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Here are some up close pics to better illustrate the switches

PowerSwitchFront.jpg

PowerSwitchSide.jpg

PowerSwitchRear.jpg

hope this helps, I know Lian Li uses a few different styles of Power Buttons. These appear to be the same ones I have on my PC-P50R as well.
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