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 Post subject: Backlighting a control panel
PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 5:01 pm 
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some time ago there was a bit of a discussion about backlighting control panels. I stumbled upon a link today about someone who has done a really good job (although it is a XBox 360 controller, same idea)

http://www.assemblergames.com/forums/sh ... hp?t=25078

i was going to do something similar for my admin / instruciton panel and was searching for el panels and came across this.

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 Post subject: Re: Backlighting a control panel
PostPosted: Tue Aug 02, 2011 12:16 am 
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Love the concept of using EL panels. The expense would be worth it for sure, as long as you don't stuff up the cuts and holes.

So....where do you buy this EL panel stuff from locally?

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 02, 2011 12:24 am 
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http://www.elec2go.com.au

im gonna try getting one through an asian supplier if i can find it cheap enough. or i might try EL tape or wire. I have a wire kit somewhere in this bloody house, i came across it when i was looking for something else and thought ah thats where it is... im stuffed where it fricken is...

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That's Pretty damn cool! One of them to replace my jukebox CP would be awesome :)


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That EL tape looks pretty good. Maybe a replacement for t-moulding?

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That EL tape looks pretty good. Maybe a replacement for t-moulding?


Imagine all the edges of your cab lit up! Would look mint!

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That EL tape looks pretty good. Maybe a replacement for t-moulding?


Don't give me ideas Danny!

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Hmmm illuminated instruction panel, or multi level panel score board for a pinball machine.....:)

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