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They also make one without the front oval cover, but not sure if you'll consider this part of the 'ugly list' or not, haha.

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post #22 of 35
Look at my pictures to see the koolance dual bay installed.
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Under the top plate there is a small pcb board with LEDs soldered to the bottom, which you could remove. But I believe you'll have to remove the LED power cable from the board or snip the wires because the power cord actually goes back through small hole drilled in the derlin.

Would this actually get rid of the entire thing though? There won't be any remains of anything "LED" except for the small drilled hole? Just want to make sure that there is no trace whatsoever of the LED stuff. Just being anal about that, lol.
post #24 of 35
If the LEDs aren't on, they likely won't be visible. Most of the LEDs mounted in reservoirs are angled so they are not seen, just illuminate the acrylic faceplate or shine into the liquid.
 
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post #25 of 35
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If the LEDs aren't on, they likely won't be visible. Most of the LEDs mounted in reservoirs are angled so they are not seen, just illuminate the acrylic faceplate or shine into the liquid.

Aye, thanks. But they can be removed you think? I'm currently looking at this one and it seems fantastic looking...

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Would this actually get rid of the entire thing though? There won't be any remains of anything "LED" except for the small drilled hole? Just want to make sure that there is no trace whatsoever of the LED stuff. Just being anal about that, lol.

Well, there are always the buttons, too. Look at the front of the res closely, top middle there are two push buttons. These are what you use to turn the LEDs on and adjust their brightness.

Also, yeah, when the LEDs are off, aside from the wire in the back of the res and the two not-so-obvious buttons on the front, you'd not see the LEDs unless you turned them on.
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post #27 of 35
Do need to look at it? If it is just the convenience of using the bay you can always mount it behind a faceplate and nobody would even see that it is there. I don't use dyes so a clear face on a bay would really distract from the look of my case.
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Perhaps the LEDs may come in use to see the water levels. The device itself just looks well built. The buttons seem flimsy but they are integrated very well into the aesthetics, which is pleasing. I wonder if they offer a pure white LED or a cool sky blue.

I don't see anywhere where it shows the LED colors. Can someone link me?
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Perhaps the LEDs may come in use to see the water levels. The device itself just looks well built. The buttons seem flimsy but they are integrated very well into the aesthetics, which is pleasing. I wonder if they offer a pure white LED or a cool sky blue.
I don't see anywhere where it shows the LED colors. Can someone link me?

I am not sure about the other colors, but this is what the two UV LEDs look like in my system w/ UV green coolant. Don't mind the air-bubbles, I was actually bleeding air out of my system in this picture. Also, the LEDs are default OFF, so you need to manually turn them on if you want them lit when you start your system up.

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I am not sure about the other colors, but this is what the two UV LEDs look like in my system w/ UV green coolant. Don't mind the air-bubbles, I was actually bleeding air out of my system in this picture. Also, the LEDs are default OFF, so you need to manually turn them on if you want them lit when you start your system up.
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I don't know how much I like you at this point. That looks fantastic, haha. I don't use coolant or colors in my loop. My tubes are clear as well. But that looks great. My fan controller has about the same colors as the dark blue on yours, that's why I was wondering about the blue to match.

If anyone can find a link please let me know. Will +rep
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