LED Mod for Sunfire Cinema Grand Meter Lamp

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Re: LED Mod for Sunfire Cinema Grand Meter Lamp

Post by TNRabbit » Sun Oct 02, 2011 4:52 pm

Yes, but it doesn't do anything....?
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Re: LED Mod for Sunfire Cinema Grand Meter Lamp

Post by Don » Sun Oct 02, 2011 4:54 pm

TNRabbit wrote:Yes, but it doesn't do anything....?

Looks nice Gary. At least this LED will last, if nothing else.
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Re: LED Mod for Sunfire Cinema Grand Meter Lamp

Post by tinpan » Sun Oct 02, 2011 5:26 pm

Oh man, that looks too cool. I always wondered how you system made so much sound with the amp turned off :lol:
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Re: LED Mod for Sunfire Cinema Grand Meter Lamp

Post by TNRabbit » Sun Oct 02, 2011 5:44 pm

Looks REALLY nice in the dark!!

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Re: LED Mod for Sunfire Cinema Grand Meter Lamp

Post by angelod307 » Sun Oct 02, 2011 6:02 pm

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Re: LED Mod for Sunfire Cinema Grand Meter Lamp

Post by Chauss » Sun Oct 02, 2011 6:14 pm

I do not like BLUE lights at night......especially if they are strobed with RED flashing lights! :lol: :lol: :lol:

Looks cool Gary! =D>
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Re: LED Mod for Sunfire Cinema Grand Meter Lamp

Post by EndersShadow » Sun Oct 02, 2011 6:27 pm

Why did you have to go and choose blue. Now it looks "Emo" lol.......
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Re: LED Mod for Sunfire Cinema Grand Meter Lamp

Post by TNRabbit » Sun Oct 02, 2011 6:51 pm

angelod307 wrote:you know the word.

"Grease?"
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Re: LED Mod for Sunfire Cinema Grand Meter Lamp

Post by TNRabbit » Sun Oct 02, 2011 6:52 pm

EndersShadow wrote:Why did you have to go and choose blue. Now it looks "Emo" lol.......
It matches the TG-IV lights now.
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Re: LED Mod for Sunfire Cinema Grand Meter Lamp

Post by helicopterpilotdoug » Sun Oct 02, 2011 7:39 pm

Great job Gary. =D> =D> =D>
Thanks for posting the photos. With the help of your mod, and the thread by Martin1970, I should have no problem doing it. :D
I also like the blue because it matches the TG IV. \:D/
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Re: LED Mod for Sunfire Cinema Grand Meter Lamp

Post by TNRabbit » Sun Oct 02, 2011 7:42 pm

helicopterpilotdoug wrote:Great job Gary. =D> =D> =D>
Thanks for posting the photos. With the help of your mod, and the thread by Martin1970, I should have no problem doing it. :D
I also like the blue because it matches the TG IV.

Be sure you cut the leads to the resistor & lamp very short. There's not a lot of room in there & I ended up cutting shorter & smashing it down to get it to fit without hitting the top of the case.
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Re: LED Mod for Sunfire Cinema Grand Meter Lamp

Post by TNRabbit » Sun Oct 02, 2011 8:42 pm

Another thing to make sure of:

Be sure you use the short leg of the LED for negative & put the resistor on the positive leg.
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Main: HotRodded AL-IIIs
Sub: Klipsch RT-12d
Center: Sunfire CRS-3c
Surround: Sunfire CRS-3 (x 2)

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Re: LED Mod for Sunfire Cinema Grand Meter Lamp

Post by EndersShadow » Sun Oct 02, 2011 9:13 pm

TNRabbit wrote:
EndersShadow wrote:Why did you have to go and choose blue. Now it looks "Emo" lol.......
It matches the TG-IV lights now.
Touche good sir, Touche! Then it makes sense.

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Re: LED Mod for Sunfire Cinema Grand Meter Lamp

Post by BillD » Sun Oct 02, 2011 9:23 pm

But Gary, there's more amber lamps on the TGP-IV than blue. Now, if you'd said the display, I wouldn't have quibbled.
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Re: LED Mod for Sunfire Cinema Grand Meter Lamp

Post by Snoop65 » Sun Oct 02, 2011 9:32 pm

Very nice!!!!! \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/
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