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Old 03-07-2005, 07:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey... not sure if this will be posible.... but a while ago, I bought a "neon" light fitting from ebay ( example) - it requires any voltage from 110 to 240 to run...... my question is this - can I run it from one of the power leads inside my PC? So when I turn the PC on, it lights up.......??

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if it requires ac....which it does.... then you will need to run a wire out to the outlet. your power supply supplies dc voltage
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Why don't you get a cold cathode light for $10?
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hook up a few cathode lights *Mod required*
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Maybe if you look hard enough on google it might tell you how to re wire it to a Dc hook up.
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heck, you can go to radioshack and buy you an ac-dc adapter
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AC/DC great band...hahaha had to say it. did you get the superman one?
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thanks for the replies guys.... I got a superman one for my brother, and I got a ghostbusters one which I cannot find on eBay now..... I have done the whole case modding thing... my "back up" PC has a few cathode ray things and a voice activated one etc etc...... I just need to get one of these AD/CD convertors then? .....
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Dude www.xoxide.com dual 12 inch cold cathode lights $2.99- $4.99
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I dont want more cathode lights! I have plentry already.... this is a request for something to get this neon sign working which I already have..... ta
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