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That's Levy from Black Lagoon; Simca's current avatar is a character from Front Mission Evolved I believe. (Only recognise it as a concept art/ illustration from researching a while ago. Don't quote me on that.)
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What leds do these keyboards need? I want 3 white ones to swap out the red ones.

i'm not 100% sure on the sizes, the win lock lights up when activated, and above the num pad there are 3 indicator leds, just by looking they seem to be 2mm, but I won't know for sure until i tear the board apart. while it on the desk and the angle you see them they don't look to bright, but in a dark room they can easily light up the bezel of your monitor depending on how you're situated. and I have my num lock perminately on via autohot key, caps lock is on 90% of the time at work, and never use the scroll lock.
I've also been thinking of just removing the leds entirely, and filling in the holes with some body filler and sanding smooth before repainting, i never look at them anyway.

I always get leds from radioshack, they usually come in little baggies of two, and if you can swap a switch you can swap an led.


and HPE you have the purple and grey keyboard right? if so I have a question for you.
Edited by Jixr - 11/4/13 at 10:51am
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What leds do these keyboards need? I want 3 white ones to swap out the red ones.

3mm/T1 

 

Make sure you get the proper resistors as white LEDs are gonna use a different resistor than red LEDs. 

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i'm not 100% sure on the sizes, the win lock lights up when activated, and above the num pad there are 3 indicator leds, just by looking they seem to be 2mm, but I won't know for sure until i tear the board apart. while it on the desk and the angle you see them they don't look to bright, but in a dark room they can easily light up the bezel of your monitor depending on how you're situated. and I have my num lock perminately on via autohot key, caps lock is on 90% of the time at work, and never use the scroll lock.
I've also been thinking of just removing the leds entirely, and filling in the holes with some body filler and sanding smooth before repainting, i never look at them anyway.

I always get leds from radioshack, they usually come in little baggies of two, and if you can swap a switch you can swap an led.


and HPE you have the purple and grey keyboard right? if so I have a question for you.
I do, it is currently all white right now, but I do have the purple top and grey keycaps still.


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3mm/T1 

Make sure you get the proper resistors as white LEDs are gonna use a different resistor than red LEDs. 
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I've had similar avatars in the past, but not this one in particular. I go with avatars of stuff I'm into or what catches my eye or I think represents me in some way.

This one caught my eye and I think it represents me very well.

Yet not as good as mine...
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I do, it is currently all white right now, but I do have the purple top and grey keycaps still.
Thanks smile.gif

how well do you think that gray will go with white? i'm thining of making my tab, cntrl, alt, caps grey instead of white.

and 2 seconds in paint and this is kinda what I have so far.
I like the idea of legened caps, but I change up my key inputs with autohotkey and my CAD program so often i'm afraid of making custom caps that I'll probably change later.




here is the leds looking straight on, and in a well lit office, the camera has to adjust the exposure due to how bright they are.
Edited by Jixr - 11/4/13 at 11:06am
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Like this?

Miserable lighting in my room today, sorry it didn't turn out too good.
 
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perfect, thanks for that.

since i'm doing a custom design I just wanna make sure i get it right, though the grey seems kinda bland compared to how colorful the board will end up being.
Edited by Jixr - 11/4/13 at 11:38am
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Doesn't fit my personality, I would never use it.

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Yet not as good as mine...

Yours is too good to compete with.
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Just in tongue.gif,
pricey but worth it
material feel solid....
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