[sdiy] POLL: Blue LEDs on music hardware?

megaohm megaohm1 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 00:02:09 CET 2011


On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 4:53 AM, Justin Owen <juzowen at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Q: Blue LEDs on music hardware:
>
> A) Love 'em
> B) Hate 'em
> C) Yeah whatever
>

I like blue...and pink, turquoise, orange.
I have problems with bright LED's so the current limiting resistor is essential.
I have some HE blue LED's and I limit some with a 470K resistor.
Starves the LED so much that just the center glows and is barely
visible unless I look directly at it. Reminiscent of a lamp (but not
as bright).

Anybody using the VCC frosted lenses?
Easier on the eyes and WOW do the colors look pretty damn cool!

p.


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