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how do i build a led lightbox? Answered

Need to know how to build an led lightbox for tracing artwork.

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iknowvations
iknowvations

8 years ago

Ya, rickharris has good idea. Only thing I would like to change is instead of Bright LEDc torch, have some white LEDs scattered on the backside ( depending your requirement of brightness & space). This will give you uniform spread of light which is necessary for tracing artwork.

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

8 years ago

Cheat: find a dead LED backlit LCD monitor - ask in your local computer repair place. They'll be DELIGHTED (pardon the pun) for you to take a scrap LCD off them. Make sure the backlight still works though.

Then dismantle the LCD from the backlight parts.

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FoolishSage
FoolishSage

8 years ago

If you use the search box at the top right you will find several instructables for building a led lightbox. This one seems to match what you need: https://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-DIY-LED-Lightbox-for-Tracing/

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rickharris
rickharris

8 years ago

Make suitable size box.
paint inside white
top with perspex (sand to make frosted)

Put a good bright LED torch inside box for illumination