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How to turn off or remove blue LED's from fans?

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At first I thought the blue LED's would look nice, but now I can't run Prime95 at night because my room is really bright with these blue LED's. How can I remove the LED's or make them stop working? I will never be using the LED's again. I have these fans:

post #2 of 13
If the LEDs are like how antec does theirs in their fans then you can heat up the hot glue with a lighter and pull them out and cut them off.....if its the type where the leds are all in like a band that wraps around the outside of the fan then you can just cut the band away with some scissors and then cut the leads
Edited by Racersnare21 - 10/6/11 at 10:43pm
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if you want to disable the led's, cut 1 wire for each led
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Yeah, for my Antec 900, I just cut the wire that powered the lights.
    
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Cut the LED leads. That'll be a permanent fix though, unfortunately. You can fix it with a soldering iron, some solder, and some wire pretty easily though.
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Cut the LED leads. That'll be a permanent fix though, unfortunately. You can fix it with a soldering iron, some solder, and some wire pretty easily though.
LED beads? You mean cut the physical LED's themselves?

Isn't there a cable I can just cut?
post #7 of 13
They are talking about the wires connected to the LEDs. Cut the red wire, which is the hot wire.
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I used to cut the wire at the LED, until it f*cking zapped me. Will never be doing THAT again!!!
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Quote:
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I used to cut the wire at the LED, until it f*cking zapped me. Will never be doing THAT again!!!
lol

perhaps you should do that when the fan is not connected
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