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Old 10-29-2012, 06:48 AM   #64
tech10002
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Originally Posted by Tiger-Heli View Post
Hard to tell, but in the last pic - is the Metra Button illumination red even though the Focus Interior is blue lighting?

(Missed a whole page of the thread somehow - saw where it was confirmed later).

That would almost be a deal-breaker for me (although I imagine you could swap out some LED's, but you shouldn't need to.)
I'm wondering the same thing. Every picture I have seen, the buttons look orange or red. You would think there would be a way to switch the color, but the directions make no mention of it. My kit is sitting on my workbench with the harness all soldered up. I just haven't had time to actually install it in the car. I might try to do it this evening, so I should have the answer soon. I ordered some blue LEDs to replace the orange ones, but they're 470nm, which is closer to blue than blue-green like the Focus lights. Anything closer to 500nm that would be blue-green is impossible to find in surface mount. I'm thinking of using light green photographic gels glued over the blue LEDs to match the color better.
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