The LED (short for light-emitting diode) is not only very popular in domestic light bulbs and car headlights, but is also finding its way into the PC and gaming sector – where it solves outdated problems such as fluorescent or UV tubes.
In addition, this technology allows a variety of options, such as computers and other components to be immersed in atmospheric light and to provide them with various effects. This is made possible by RGB LEDs, which can be controlled by a controller both in terms of luminous intensity and colour.
For a smooth installation of these eye-catchers, however, there are a few things to consider. There are a number of different connectors and standards – both for mainboards with corresponding RGB headers and for stand-alone controllers. Since almost every...