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#90376 20-Sep-2011 23:56
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Hi There!

I purchased when I was at universal studios in Japan a couple of years back a limited edition back to the future commemorative mounted film cell. It looked AMAZING in the lights at the presentation, so I bought this and a LOTR one as well. I have had it on my wall and I love it, but always missed how it was lit in it's original setting.

I am thinking I could possibly achieve the same thing or similar with LED backlighting, but I am not really patient or creative enough to build my own.

I am wondering if anyone knows of a crowd who can do this sort of thing creatively and cost effectively?

here is a pretty average picture of the picture. There is a LITTLE room in the back enough for LED's to be mounted I am thinking, possibly with a battery pack if it was small or at least thin.

Any advice appreciated.

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  #523896 21-Sep-2011 09:30
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diy option - http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LCD-backlight/step5/Get-it-cut/ - could even go tri-colour 

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  #523899 21-Sep-2011 09:40
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Options like this perhaps?

http://www.dealextreme.com/p/white-smd-4-5-20-led-cabin-dome-door-glove-box-light-12v-12742

Or the strip lighting option etc? Just use a wall transformer plug pack type power supply.

 
 
 
 




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  #523910 21-Sep-2011 10:11
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I did actually buy some strip lighting, but I couldn't get it looking right. I am not much of a handyman, hence I was hoping to find a crowd that does it professionally.

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  #524325 21-Sep-2011 22:20
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I know you say you're not much of a handyman, however one way I can think of doing something like that would be to get a hold of a crappy old LCD monitor, strip the LCD/pixel part from the front and just apply a constant voltage/current to CCFL lamps in the back-light.

Could be a bit of work, but the result would probably be pretty impressive.

That's my idea anyway. :)

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