crwdns2892146:0Jeff Suovanencrwdnd2892146:0crwdne2892146:0

crwdns2875918:0crwdne2875918:0 crwdns2892120:0crwdne2892120:0 Jeff Suovanen



[* black] De-shielding that board shows us some of the fun that's running the light show up top:
[* red] Texas Instruments [|TLC 5971|new_window=true] LED Driver
- [* orange] Cypress [|CY8C4245LQI-483|new_window=true] Programmable System-on-Chip
+ [* orange] Cypress [|CY8C4245LQI-483|new_window=true] Programmable System-on-Chip, likely tasked with touch control
[* black] The flip side of the board houses the LEDs and the diffuser that gives the indicator its cloudy look.
[* icon_note] The plus and minus symbols are cut straight through the board, and each has its own little triad of LEDs plus a light guide to aim the photons where they're needed most.
[* black] The top side of the board (second photo) sports a neatly organized pattern of tiny divots—possibly a capacitive grid, [guide|72684|like on the Google Home|stepid=145457|new_window=true], for registering your taps and touches on the surface above.