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Hi all,

I have two lights inside my case. One is UV LED lights that is Molex connection, and a White LED light that is also Molex connection.

My question is: How do you guys control lights that are Molex? If you guys can provide me links to parts, that would be great. Right now my lights are always ON when my computer is ON. Its very annoying if need to leave my computer on at night. I'm going to get a new case soon (900D when ever its released) and I would like to finally control them with something. If you guys can give me ideas and what to buy I would really appreciate it.

Thanks!
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At it's simplest, a switch...biggrin.gif
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Thanks! That looks good. Now I would just have to look where to mod some holes in the 900D or something. Thanks again!
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You could always turn an empty bay into a switch bay. biggrin.gif
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You could always turn an empty bay into a switch bay. biggrin.gif

Nice link! Yeah that is what I think I will do once the 900D releases. Thanks!
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Nice link! Yeah that is what I think I will do once the 900D releases. Thanks!

No problem! I found this guide when I was looking for mod ideas for my current build and thought you might like it. biggrin.gif
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On my last case build I took a bunch of 12v switches that I had laying around and wired them to my own custom panel. I bought some cheap LED lights as indicators that the switch was up and the lights were powered too. You can see here:

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In the darker picture those are the orange indicator lights lit up. Really anything is possible. You can go on ebay and get some cheap rocker switches in all kinds of styles.

You can get a pack of 30 led lights like those from china for like 50 cents too.

Wiring everything is really simple, unless you are trying to put fan LED lights on a switch. then it gets a little more complicated.
Edited by smiley22432 - 3/19/13 at 8:44am
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