Question External Caps Lock Light

BadThad

Lifer
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Does anyone know if someone makes an external caps lock light? I'd like one I can attach to my monitor so I don't have to keep looking down at the KB as I very frequently have to switch between the two.
 

BadThad

Lifer
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Thanks but I'm looking for a hardware solution. I work in several virtual windows that would hide the PC desktop screen. Ideally I'm looking for something that would attach to a monitor.
 

mindless1

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Well... open keyboard, remove LED, solder wire, reattach LED to wire. Duct tape to monitor... or just duct tape whole keyboard to monitor. ;)

If you want to get really ambitious, could open monitor, drill 1/4" hole on side or corner of monitor frame if wide enough, put LED there, in an LED holder If You Prefer to. If the original LED is only 3mm diameter, or surface mount, might need to substitute a typical 5mm encapsulated LED as more holders are made for 5mm.


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BadThad

Lifer
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Well... open keyboard, remove LED, solder wire, reattach LED to wire. Duct tape to monitor... or just duct tape whole keyboard to monitor. ;)

If you want to get really ambitious, could open monitor, drill 1/4" hole on side or corner of monitor frame if wide enough, put LED there, in an LED holder If You Prefer to. If the original LED is only 3mm diameter, or surface mount, might need to substitute a typical 5mm encapsulated LED as more holders are made for 5mm.


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Apparently that's what it would take to fulfil my need. LOL