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CM Storm Trooper Front Panel Leds

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I just bought the CM Storm Trooper, love the case but not the red led's on the front panel. I am going with a black/yellow color scheme with a few white led's to kind of show off the motherboard I bought alitte better. Anyway back to the subject. The question is how hard would this be to change the red leds to a yellow or white led? Or is this even possible? Any suggestion would be great! I even though about a clear paint to possibly change the red to yellow but not sure. Any suggestions would be great. Thx much... thumb.gif
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Red LEDs emit red light only. Painting over them with yellow will merely block a lot of the red light. You won't get yellow. Red, white and yellow LEDs are compatible as far as power requirements. Simply swap them out. I don't know what package size they are though as I don't have one of the cases. Should be T 1-3/4 (5mm) or T-1 (3mm), not some little surface mount stuff.

Pop that panel apart and take some close up pictures and I could tell you more about it.
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After searching in found someone else wanting to do the same on Overclock.net ( The Official Cooler Master Storm Trooper / Storm Stryker Club page 536 ).
I am currently reading to see if he was able to manage to switch out the LED's. Thanks lots TLHarrell for the help on this...thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by nascar8rc View Post

After searching in found someone else wanting to do the same on Overclock.net ( The Official Cooler Master Storm Trooper / Storm Stryker Club page 536 ).
I am currently reading to see if he was able to manage to switch out the LED's. Thanks lots TLHarrell for the help on this...thumb.gif


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Originally Posted by Ne1ld0 View Post

This previous post of mine should help you out.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1104349/the-official-cooler-master-storm-trooper-storm-stryker-club/10100#post_21835457

And to answer your question, those 3 tiny LEDs are 3.2mm x 1.6mm SMD LEDs

Thanks Lots Ne1Ido !! What I was looking for....thumbsupsmiley.png Your case looks sweet thumb.gif
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