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Old 01-20-2008, 06:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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First off i have no experience modding or adding lights to a computer case. What i want to do is add a glow to the bottom of my antec sonata II case. I found some LED lights and would like some input on them.

First theres this EL light strip that im leaning towards getting. EL Light Strips - Blue Products Model: ELTAPE-BL [ELTAPE-BL] : Performance-PCs.com, ... sleeve it and they will come

another possibility is
Blue Logisys 6 ft EL Wire DIY Kit EL06BL 1.83m Cable PCI On/Off Switch 12v Power Inverter 4 Pin Molex Connector-Best Computer Online Store Houston Buy Discount Prices Texas-Directron.com
Tho im not sure it would fit under my case.

Anyone know of the brightness on either of these? i plan on having them under the case so i wont see the lights directly, i just want the glow on the ground they will create.

Does anyone know with the EL tape, can i fold it over itself to make a right angle turn on the bottom of the case. And if i cant i heard some EL strips you can cut and then re-attach again. And how does cutting it work, do i just take scissors? nothing will bleed out?

Where would the power converter go? I saw one that fit a PCI slot, but i dont think the EL light strip had that.
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The tape says it can be cut. I seriously doubt the wire can.

Here's a thought... There are LED case feet out there that may give what you are looking for. Check them out.
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Yea i saw those LED feet, not sure i want it tho. My inspiration is the neon glow under the cars in the fast and furious movie. So i want the ominous glow but to not actually see the LED directly.
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i use the case feet, easy!
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i use the case feet, easy!
got any pics of it in dark room and lit room?
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