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I had order a bag of 100 rgb led so i get in thought to change any led in any device with rgb.. lol

Sorry this is my first instuctubleand it is a little mesh..

Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials
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1 pc fan transparent so the light can pass trough..

3 auto change rgb leds 5 mm

3 resistors 1 K om

40 cm thin cable
 
Nice project, seeing this was part of my inspiration to build a fully controllable RGB LED fan controller.  I like the color changing effect but I wanted to be able to control it from the PC so I'm building one that uses an AVR microcontroller to independently control each RGB LED (my fan takes 4 LED's) as well as the fan speed.
ninjanody (author)  CalcProgrammer14 years ago
hope to see instructable about ths soon.... ;)
I made an Instructable about it last year, but I'm making a new design now that will support multiple fans. I also used Processing to create a music visualization with the flashing LED's. I have wired two more fans with 4-pin RGB LED's and will make the circuit boards this weekend, then install in my PC (Antec 900 case). I'll either edit my existing Instructable or make a new one with videos/pics of it.
Nawaz5 years ago
Hey...nice instructable...u just gave me an idea... :P
looking forward to build it soon... :D
thanks for sharing... ;)
agis685 years ago
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www.ledshoppe.com/Product/led/LE1008.htm

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punkatsub6 years ago
where did you get that many leds, and how much were they?
ninjanody (author)  punkatsub6 years ago
i order them from ebay and it came from china for about 25€ with transportation.
right, 25 for how many?
ramroids556 years ago
My fans are wired differently. Any chance i can just cut the wires connected to the current LEDs, and resolder the auto-changing LEDs to those wires? They are the same voltage as the ones in the fan already.
ninjanody (author)  ramroids556 years ago
ofcourse you can.. just solder them right..
tinkerman926 years ago
how bout a full rgb auto cycle plexi glass case mod
ninjanody (author)  tinkerman926 years ago
hope to have time to build soon.. i am in army now...
where we can buy 3 auto change rgb leds 5 mm?
akatsuki6666 years ago
you guys are smart. can i hook up a rgb led in parallel with the different colors such as: green to red , red to blue . and blue to green pls respond ty.
ninjanody (author)  akatsuki6666 years ago
yes u can connect any color led as is powered to the same voltage... the leds i use they auto cycle colors... u can use rgb led with 4 pins so u can control wich color u want to light up.. if u search in this site u will find shematics for rgb led controllers... or u can do it manual with switch before every led.. best choise is to use a microcontroler an program it as u like...
ninjanody (author) 6 years ago
also if anyone has some other idea on anything relative please post.....
ninjanody (author) 6 years ago
for my first instructable is simple good.. i like the mixture of colors that it create... thanks alot......
cyrozap6 years ago
Cool!