Palm IIIc LED backlight

Palm IIIc modded from CCFL -> LED backlight for better colors 🌈
Palm IIIc modded with LED backlight, vibrant colors

What is it?

A replacement LED backlight for the popular Palm IIIc handheld computers (“PDAs”) of the early 00s.
The original CCFL backlight (high voltage fluorescent tubes in a portable device!) uses a lot of power for very little brightness.

This mod can be used replace broken/worn out CCFL tubes in a Palm handheld.


Palm IIIc logic board, with modifications


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