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From: Ned Konz
Subject: Re: Thin LED's
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 18:52:06 -0800
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> The original idea was to have plastic sheet with LED's that
> would fit on a guitar fretboard and have the ability to provide
> chords and scale shapes etc. These guitars are available with LED's
> embedded in the fretboard (Fretlight). I would
> like the ability to fit this to your own guitar and remove it
> quickly. The fret heights on most guitars range from 0.76mm to 1.09mm, so
> I think the LED's would interfere with the string when pressed
> down, bent etc. What do you think?
You can get LEDs that are:
0603 size, 0.55mm tall: http://rocky.digikey.com/WebLib/Lite-on/Web
0402 size, 0.5mm tall:
If you use a 0.13mm circuit board, you could get below 0.7mm total height.
But where would you put it? You'd have to be able to fret the strings
without making them buzz...
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