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Lighted Keys

Lighted computer keys
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Similar to cell phone keys which are back lighted. Sometimes I work on my PC in the dark (like now). it would be good to have a keyboard with the keys light up, instead of depending on light from the monitor. ...maybe i should work on why I feel the need to work in the dark.
senatorjam, Jul 16 2002

Nite Surfer (Sic) http://home.att.net...rfer/ProductPic.jpg
Baked! [[ sctld ], Jul 16 2002]

El Light-strip Review http://www.ocmodshop.com/elcable.asp
A review of the EL Light Strip/Tape by OC Mod Shop. http://www.ocmodshop.com/elcable.asp God I love Computer Mods. [Severian, Jul 17 2002, last modified Oct 04 2004]

Apple 17inch G4 http://www.apple.co...erBookG4_17inch.pdf
Baked. Way Baked. Sorry. By my favorite Computer Manuf. [mahatma, Oct 04 2004]


       Baked! See [link]
[ sctld ], Jul 16 2002

       Or, if you didn't want to buy a new keyboard, someone could make a set of stickers to put over your keycaps that glow with the addition of a little blacklight.
jtgd, Jul 16 2002

       I'm fairly sure it's bad for your eyes to use a computer in the dark.
pottedstu, Jul 16 2002

       Baked? They're not back lighted but a lot of laptops come with small lights above the screen specifically so you can seen the keyboard (the IBM T20 springs to mind)
namaste, Jul 16 2002

       The Nite Surfer has a laptop verison as well. Looks quite useful.
[ sctld ], Jul 16 2002

       This one's a frequent repeat here.
waugsqueke, Jul 16 2002

       I'll say this is pretty baked.   

       With just a screwdriver, some EL light stripping (see link), a little time and ingenuity you can make your keys lighted.
Severian, Jul 17 2002

       The lighted keys concept could be extended to individually lighted keys under computer control. I claim this would have a niche market in instructional uses. Consider a computer with audio output and a keyboard lighted in this sense. Picture a preliterate user using the system to learn literacy and the computer together.
astar, Nov 30 2002

       [admin: see links #3 and #4; click on "link" to create links, don't paste them into annotations] this is a lit keyboard that doesnt hurt your eyes
Xenocryst, Apr 25 2003

       To mahatma who posted a link to a page about an Apple Mac G4:   

       This guy wants backlighting for the keyboard for his COMPUTER   

       not an apple muck.
Lula, Jun 15 2003


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