I wanted to make my computer case light up, but after reading some bad reviews on cold cathode lights I decided to make my own LED lights instead.
These lights only cost me about $15 to make. I had most of the materials on hand though. The only thing I bought was the LEDs and the drivers.
Custom LED bars for a computer case.
6 Watts of Blue LEDs
Step 1: Parts & Tools
Parts:6x 1W LEDs2x 3x1W LED Drivers
28" of 3/4" x 1/16" 90 Degree Angle Aluminum (could use 1/2" x 1/16")
Wire Scraps (about 4 ft.)
4x Pop Rivets
Super Glue1/8" Expandable Sleeving (optional)
Heat Shrink (optional)Tools:
Hot Glue Gun
Needle Nose Pliers
Pop Rivet Tool