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Front Panel LED Mod for Grandma

post #1 of 22
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So since she got the parts from my old dell, but not the case I had to jump just to find the power button. Just for fun I took some leds out of my case and made her some power lights. I bored two holes in one of her optical drive bay covers with a box cutter and a screwdriver set. I put the leds in the holes and voila!
Here's with the leds in:


And here's with it installed and running:
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post #2 of 22
lol nice
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clean job
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lol nice
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clean job
Thanks
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lol
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post #6 of 22
nice, and clean...make them flicker!
lol nvm flickering lights can get annoying
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post #7 of 22
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nice, and clean...make them flicker!
lol nvm flickering lights can get annoying
I wouldn't know how to make them flicker And she likes the leds the way they are a lot anyways.
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post #8 of 22
Nice.
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I wouldn't know how to make them flicker And she likes the leds the way they are a lot anyways.
Astable multivibrator .
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post #10 of 22
Damn, Zip 250 and 3.5", how does she handle all that storage?
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