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Unread 06-16-2013, 05:59 PM   #1
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red led light?

Any chance someone could find me two? I keep looking on various websites, including ebay, but can't seem to find any small ones that I could use. If it matters, I'll be using them for Velvet's ( Odin Sphere ) Psyphers, just to make them glow.
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Unread 06-16-2013, 09:27 PM   #2
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You mean like this one?

There are a lot of models of red LEDs ranging in different specifications. Do have any that you are particularly looking for?
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Unread 06-18-2013, 12:24 PM   #3
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Hi, do you mean these type of LED's?

I have loads of them. Perhaps I could sell 2 to you. If your interested, please email me:
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Unread 06-20-2013, 06:43 PM   #4
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If youve never played with LEDs before, I would suggest getting a multipack so that you have extras. The first time I started messing around with them I blew out a few LEDs just playing around.
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Unread 06-21-2013, 11:28 AM   #5
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If you don't want to deal with the wiring, there are dozens of pre-assembled LED devices out there, some of them super cheap. You've just gotta get a little creative with re-purposing what you can find.

I've had pretty good luck with finger LEDs - bought a big pack of 'em off Amazon.

The most recent set I got had colored LEDs, but I've bought some in the past that are just plain white LEDs. They're compact and relatively bright, and last a pretty good long time. In some of them the batteries are changeable (but the batteries may cost more than a new one with fresh batteries). In some of them they're glued together and the batteries are not changeable; you just toss 'em out when the batteries are done, and put a new one in your prop.

I've also used the LED light assembly out of a candy/toy thing like this:

It's red (just right for Velvet's Psyphers), extremely bright (like, uncomfortable-to-look-at bright) and the batteries seem to last a long time. If you disassemble it, there's a little gobo/lens that makes the projector shape (a ghost or smiley face or whatever) - take out that piece and it's even brighter. Get one from the gas station or grocery store for a couple bucks.

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