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post #10881 of 12472
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Originally Posted by JKuhn View Post

Welcome to ocn and the Trooper/Stryker club. thumb.gif

I use CCFLs, but led strips can't be that hard to install. Basically you stick them to the case (just work it out in a way that won't leave shadows), and if you cut them you must cut on one of the marked areas.

EDIT: If it's of use, I have one CCFL behind the drive cages, and one in the bottom. Keep in mind though that I have a Stryker, so the white interior helps to spread the light.

Hi and thank you - i am proud to be a new member haha.

So how do the Led's connect internally? I understand it is commonly a 3 or 4 pin connector, but where does this go and how do I know what pin connection i have?

Thanks, and sorry to be such a pain.
post #10882 of 12472
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Originally Posted by tparchi View Post


Hi and thank you - i am proud to be a new member haha.

So how do the Led's connect internally? I understand it is commonly a 3 or 4 pin connector, but where does this go and how do I know what pin connection i have?

Thanks, and sorry to be such a pain.

The NZXT Hue is powered off a regular SATA power connector from your PSU - I'd imagine you'll have enough of those in your PC.
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post #10883 of 12472
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Originally Posted by JKuhn View Post

Welcome to ocn and the Trooper/Stryker club. thumb.gif

I use CCFLs, but led strips can't be that hard to install. Basically you stick them to the case (just work it out in a way that won't leave shadows), and if you cut them you must cut on one of the marked areas.

EDIT: If it's of use, I have one CCFL behind the drive cages, and one in the bottom. Keep in mind though that I have a Stryker, so the white interior helps to spread the light.


Hi and thank you - i am proud to be a new member haha biggrin.gif

So how do the Led's connect internally? I understand it is commonly a 3 or 4 pin connector, but where does this go and how do I know what pin connection i have?

Thanks, and sorry to be such a pain.
post #10884 of 12472
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Originally Posted by tparchi View Post


Hi and thank you - i am proud to be a new member haha biggrin.gif

So how do the Led's connect internally? I understand it is commonly a 3 or 4 pin connector, but where does this go and how do I know what pin connection i have?

Thanks, and sorry to be such a pain.

See the above post smile.gifthumb.gif
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post #10885 of 12472
Hi everyone,

I am completely new here but have just bought my dram pc with a stormtrooper case. However i do not know how in a million years to install led lights in the case to look a bit like some of the previous posts. I understand they are just a strip of leds, bought from a pc case company etc etc. BUT how do i connect them and I see there are 3 or 4 pin connectors, which one would i need?

Thanks in advance biggrin.gif
post #10886 of 12472
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Originally Posted by tparchi View Post

Hi everyone,

I am completely new here but have just bought my dram pc with a stormtrooper case. However i do not know how in a million years to install led lights in the case to look a bit like some of the previous posts. I understand they are just a strip of leds, bought from a pc case company etc etc. BUT how do i connect them and I see there are 3 or 4 pin connectors, which one would i need?

Thanks in advance biggrin.gif

I take it you're fairly new to PC building?

Have you bought the strips yet? I can't say what connector they'll use, but all lighting I know of just draws its power directly from the PSU. It can be a molex (IDE power) connector, a SATA power connector, etc. If you look at the PSU cables, you'll only see a few types, and the connector on the led strip(s) should fit one of those (it'll only fit one way, so you should be fine as long as you don't force the connector in).

Also, if it's still unclear, please be specific about your current problem (or ask us to rephrase). Posting the same question several times won't help (I'm mainly referring to your previous posts here). thumb.gif You can also post pictures if you have the strips and need further help as seeing the specific connector will enable us to tell you exactly where it goes.
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post #10887 of 12472
How good is the air flow in the trooper/stryker? Have been looking to buy a new case where everything has really good air flow, sick of cases where you put you hand in them and cant even feel the air flow
post #10888 of 12472
Hi,

Yeah i am sorry about the repeat haha. I honestly didnt mean to but forgot I was on the same forum. Too many late nights working away on the old pc.

I shall get the pc in a day or two so will have a look then and purchase the strips.

Thanks for the help and hopefully speak soon
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GTX 980 came in today : )

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post #10890 of 12472
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Originally Posted by darkelixa View Post

How good is the air flow in the trooper/stryker? Have been looking to buy a new case where everything has really good air flow, sick of cases where you put you hand in them and cant even feel the air flow

it is good, but there are better cases for airflow, but you need to pays ! ( alot mores )
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GTX 980 came in today : )

yea i am thinking until i figure out what CL i want my a10-7850 + (2) 295x2s will go back into my trusty trooper
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