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HT1250 with a twist

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OK, so I have nothing better to do with my time. Everyones HT1250 looks the same. Sure, there are yellow cases and even an occasional camouflage case. But how about a keypad with RED backlights? I was going to change the display to red also but the LED's are not the same.

It's kind of tough to get a good photo but you get the idea....
 

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I have not tried other colors, no. Blue is available. I need to find the different red LED's that light the LCD display.
 

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I like that. I might just try that with a mcs2000 III here that needs the backlights fixed. Thanks for the idea.
 

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Interesting, have any info on where you got the LEDS from and how you did it
 

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LED's are from NTE Electronics, Bloomfield, NJ. That's the name on the package. I got them at a local electronics store. I still have not had time to look for the other ones that light the display.

There are 6 surface mounted LED's on the board that is behind the keypad. Simply remove the old and put in the new. Don't forget polarity.
 

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I think they were $1.29 for 6. I have not checked to see if the CDM uses the same LEDs as the HT1250s
 
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