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Rapido Switch Stands
« on: July 19, 2017, 04:39:02 PM »
I though it would be a interesting project to light one up...
Well, I will say it's not for the soldering challenged, damn nano LEDs are crazy small, .02"x.039".
Rapido made the switch stand kits, which I guess were offered with a switch motor but they also sell them with no motor, they were never intended to be lit. It wouldn't take much to make them operate.

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Re: Rapido Switch Stands
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2017, 06:27:11 PM »
Excellent job, I couldn't do that.
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Re: Rapido Switch Stands
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2017, 08:39:53 PM »
Hal,
           I see the pod bay doors are open!  Nice lighted switch stand. Very c@@l.  Thanx Thom...

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Re: Rapido Switch Stands
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2017, 07:46:41 AM »
Wow.  Those are really teeny tiny LEDs.

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Re: Rapido Switch Stands
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2017, 07:59:45 AM »
Wow!  I can solder leads to the mini LED's but I'm afraid to even open the package containing the nano LED's.   ;D  That is really neat.   
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Re: Rapido Switch Stands
« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2017, 08:45:13 AM »
Very nice! I wonder what magnification lens I would need to work with those.
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Re: Rapido Switch Stands
« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2017, 08:46:36 AM »
Although I love the idea, I wouldn't even consider doing it. I value my eye sight to much! ;D ;D ;D


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Re: Rapido Switch Stands
« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2017, 09:05:32 AM »
Very nice Hal..... 8)
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Re: Rapido Switch Stands
« Reply #8 on: July 20, 2017, 12:43:06 PM »


Thanks,
Donato

Biding my time till I can start my layout and build nice stuff like all you folks .... (said with envy). :-)

 

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