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Changing the Color of the Light in an LED (Light-up) Brick

Postby royalbrickcustoms » Fri Nov 15, 2013 1:48 am

Hey, does anyone know if (or how) you can change the color of light in a official LEGO light-up LED brick?

Any information would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Changing the Color of the Light in an LED (Light-up) Bri

Postby Sir Erathor » Fri Nov 15, 2013 5:56 am

I've often thought about this, but have no clue how to do so myself!
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Re: Changing the Color of the Light in an LED (Light-up) Bri

Postby Crazycrownieguy » Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:37 am

You could probably create some sort of filter using colored plastic, or you could try replacing the LED in the light brick with the LED color you want to use.
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Re: Changing the Color of the Light in an LED (Light-up) Bri

Postby AK_Brickster » Fri Nov 15, 2013 3:34 pm

Once you've changed the bulb, the brick would not be considered "purist" by most contests, so you're probably better off just rigging your own circuit with a stand-alone LED. I would think it would be a lot easier, and you wouldn't have to worry about ruining a perfectly good light-up brick. :)
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Re: Changing the Color of the Light in an LED (Light-up) Bri

Postby Buurli » Fri Nov 15, 2013 3:44 pm

AK_Brickster wrote:Once you've changed the bulb, the brick would not be considered "purist" by most contests, so you're probably better off just rigging your own circuit with a stand-alone LED. I would think it would be a lot easier, and you wouldn't have to worry about ruining a perfectly good light-up brick. :)


If it somehow would be possible to open it without destroying all the stuff inside, then you could also change the batteries :D. I have 3 old ones from the exoforce sets, which don't shine a lot, they really could use some more power and colour :).
I might start experiencing with this, as I have 3 light bricks with almost empty batteries... means I can try it 3 times.

EDIT: I got it at the first try. That was quite simple... if anyone wants instructions, then tell me and I will make some if I find time.
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Re: Changing the Color of the Light in an LED (Light-up) Bri

Postby royalbrickcustoms » Fri Nov 15, 2013 5:14 pm

EDIT: I got it at the first try. That was quite simple... if anyone wants instructions, then tell me and I will make some if I find time.


Awesome. I'd like some instructions please.
Were you able to change the color of the bulb?
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