[SOLVED] Have issues with laptop keyboard back-lit which is white and highly illuminating.

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Have issues with laptop keyboard back-lit which is white and highly illuminating. I was suggested in Tom's that i could soldier new led's to change the color. Wanted to know if i can paint these led's with translucent color way easier method to follow if possible.
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Have issues with laptop keyboard back-lit which is white and highly illuminating. I was suggested in Tom's that i could soldier new led's to change the color. Wanted to know if i can paint these led's with translucent color way easier method to follow if possible.
Thanks
Page 17 in the manual on how to change the keyboard brightness.
 

ra8ul

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legion y540 can put film but it will stop air flow i am using keyboard protector currently to reduce intensity of light.
Is it difficult to paint the led's ?
 
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ra8ul

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Have seen videos on laptop keyboard assembly i guess the led's are permanently locked with plastic rivets, we have to break it to get access to led's.
Just wanted to understand from tom's experienced assemblers.

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Have issues with laptop keyboard back-lit which is white and highly illuminating. I was suggested in Tom's that i could soldier new led's to change the color. Wanted to know if i can paint these led's with translucent color way easier method to follow if possible.
Thanks
Page 17 in the manual on how to change the keyboard brightness.
 

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