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My wife has expressed a want for me to change out the Blue LEDs in her fans to Pink..... (Gods help me). I tried to explain to her what this would entail.(Soldering etc) "But I want Pink." Fine. So now I am looking for what the typical size of LEDs are found in the Antec Blue LED Fans that come in the Antec 902 case and the size of the LEDs of those in the Cooler Master R4 Blue LED fans.
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post #2 of 11
these are similar to pink

http://www.xoxide.com/apevia-120-fan-red.html
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835200050
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835129059
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835146021

http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-120mm-Case-R4-L2R-20CR-GP/dp/B0026ZPFBG/ref=sr_1_2?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1348356151&sr=1-2&keywords=pink+fan
Edited by PontiacGTX - 9/22/12 at 4:23pm
post #3 of 11
I believe the LED's in most fans are 3mm rounds LEDs. Thats what I used to replace the LEDS in my old Tricools.They fit great.
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post #4 of 11
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Trust me. I went through all the fans online at a variety of sites. I know those are "pink like" but she will have none of it. she want Pink. Plain and simple.

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Originally Posted by imadude10 View Post

I believe the LED's in most fans are 3mm rounds LEDs. Thats what I used to replace the LEDS in my old Tricools.They fit great.

Thats what I figured. I will get a number of the Pink 3MM ones I have found and see how they do.
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post #5 of 11
paint it of pink with spray biggrin.gif
post #6 of 11
pink^^

yer wife's got the right idea. Though im sure there are easier ways to aquire pink fans than replacing the led's


I just thought of this.

what if you got clear fans and dyed them pink? Some sort of staining material.
post #7 of 11
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Well she wants to use the fans she has now(to save money) and just replace the LEDs. Black/Smoke fans with Pink lighting. Sounds good to me. Except for the work I have to do.
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post #8 of 11
i woulnt ever wanna replace the LEDs in fans, ive seen a few of them and they just look like crap to me after its all done and im left thinking
"you could have spent some money, got new fans and had the old ones for spares, but now you just have... crap."

if you think you can do a good job without wires and glue hanging all over the place, go for it!
post #9 of 11
Something like the purple/pink LEDs from the Ducky keyboards?

    
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post #10 of 11
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I have a soldering iron accessible to me so was going to solder them together and then shrink wrap the solder joints.
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