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post #11 of 22
Heres what you do. Get the blue apeva fans. Change all your fans then buy a blue cold cathode dual 12 inch with switch. but you cant do the fans unless you can isolate the main wire that feeds the leds and then cut it and run your extended cut wires to a switch.
    
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post #12 of 22
1) Cut the LED lights
2) Turn off your comp

I think it is too hard to make a switch, as you have to chain up all 3 fans, or have 3 switch. One lame way is to have the molex chained up and hanging out of your case, and when you go to sleep you can unplug it without reaching into the back (if you did cable management) of the case.

Yesterday, I soldered 3 fans that my buddy had, he cut the LED light (just one wire), I wanted those fans so I traded him 3 non-LED tricools.
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post #13 of 22
Also cover your computer with a black vail material that will drop the candle power some..
    
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post #14 of 22
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hmm think im gonna cut the led cable, cos im not that bothered about if my pc lights up or not lol. i jus wanna decent pc
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post #15 of 22
Just take electrical tape, and cut a small square, and tape off the LEDs.
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post #16 of 22
One option is to order some lights that are not as bright. I know that you said that you don't want to spend money but that is the only way to keep the lights, fans, and not light up your room. You can't put a dimmer on it unless they are made to dim. You can wire up a micro switch but as others have stated, that would connect all the fan lights together. I think they are just 5mm lights if I'm not mistaken.
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post #17 of 22
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Just take electrical tape, and cut a small square, and tape off the LEDs.
Exactly what I was gonna say. I might even try this when I get home...
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post #18 of 22
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Exactly what I was gonna say. I might even try this when I get home...
That'll illiminate 80% of the light, if the 20% is bothersome, then cut it
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post #19 of 22
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That'll illiminate 80% of the light, if the 20% is bothersome, then cut it
heh diddo
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post #20 of 22
this is why i opted for the 300. it DOESN'T light up.

the electrical tape is probably the best, reversible solution. who knows, you may want them to glow when you drag your machine to a LAN party or something.
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