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Subject: RE: white backlight mod
From: Dejonghe, Manuel (
Date: 2004-06-04

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [IDC]Dragon []
> Sent: Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2004 21:42
> Subject: white backlight mod
> At first I thought I'm way too old to spend an hour of
> micro-surgery work on
> such a childish mod, but I'm quite pleased with the result:
> Because of the higher forward voltage (~3V instead of ~1.8V),
> I connected
> two in parallel instead of in series like originally. This
> means you have to
> cut the interconnecting trace and route 2 wires per side. The current
> limiting resistor is already OK for this configuration, no
> need to change it.

Does that mean a power consumption raised for factor 2 or even 4 ?

How many LED's would be needed ?
Where to get those from ? only shows blue ones.

cu, lImbus

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