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post #11 of 19
If you can figure this out and make a FAQ on it, that would be the best! I want to replace the blue LEDs in my Eclipse with green ones, but I don't know how.
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post #12 of 19
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Sure thing! I was planning on it.
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they come in all different voltages aswell
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post #14 of 19
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http://www.nvnews.net/reviews/saitek...rd/page4.shtml

Here is the dissasembly of the gamer keyboard. The eclipse should be the same. Yes, it is a SMD.

I need to know if I can replace it wih a 5mm..
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post #15 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by D3DAiM
http://www.nvnews.net/reviews/saitek...rd/page4.shtml

Here is the dissasembly of the gamer keyboard. The eclipse should be the same. Yes, it is a SMD.

I need to know if I can replace it wih a 5mm..
I'm willing to bet that you can do just about anything you want to. With looking at other keyboard mods I think the limit was depending on how much power was provided by the USB. One simple thing I can think of to boost the brightness is to put something like tin foil on the back to reflect the light. Maybe that would be a cheap and easy way to get the result you want.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by D3DAiM
http://www.nvnews.net/reviews/saitek...rd/page4.shtml

Here is the dissasembly of the gamer keyboard. The eclipse should be the same. Yes, it is a SMD.

Good call Dood on the SMD Dood Thanks for the link. You just spared a keyboards life by posting that; the most dangerous thing in the world is a primate with tools
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post #17 of 19
Hvae you guys seen these keyboard (not meaning to hijack)

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=3842

They look amazing, but I'm pretty sure they aren't *that* much better than a Saitek Eclipse...
    
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Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p
Hvae you guys seen these keyboard (not meaning to hijack)

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=3842

They look amazing, but I'm pretty sure they aren't *that* much better than a Saitek Eclipse...
Yeah yeah..I'm not going to drop $170 for a freakin' keyboard lol.

I've seen them.

*sighs*
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post #19 of 19
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Originally Posted by Snerp
I'm willing to bet that you can do just about anything you want to. With looking at other keyboard mods I think the limit was depending on how much power was provided by the USB. One simple thing I can think of to boost the brightness is to put something like tin foil on the back to reflect the light. Maybe that would be a cheap and easy way to get the result you want.
I'll have to experiment once I get the time. I decided I cannot run the USB over 500mA, so..that's the limit.
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