Where do I buy clear special light transmitting plexiglass?

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Where do I buy clear special light transmitting plexiglass?

Post by Dr. KillGood » Thu Sep 18, 2008 2:15 pm

Srsly where do you buy this stuff? :(
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Post by bacteria » Thu Sep 18, 2008 2:47 pm

Application you need it for?
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Post by Dr. KillGood » Thu Sep 18, 2008 2:54 pm

Lighting stuff from the front.
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Post by Bibin » Thu Sep 18, 2008 3:03 pm

...Buy some regular perspex, finely sand it down in one direction on one side (VERY FINELY), and add LED's going into the side, also sanded.
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Post by Dr. KillGood » Thu Sep 18, 2008 3:19 pm

But if I sand it it would be a scratched up?
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Post by hailrazer » Thu Sep 18, 2008 3:35 pm

The material that was used for frontlighting the Gba Sp and the Afterburner is not readily available and can't be reproduced.

It was a special plastic with fine angled grooves cut into it at regular intervals. Then the Led would shine on the side and the angled grooves would evenly distribute the light over the whole screen.

It has to be special ordered and manufactured according to screen size and the amount of light needed and used.

Sanding a piece of perspex won't work.
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