Try Sanding the LED for a Diffused Effect

A project log for DoorBall

Living in a Residential Bldg with long hallways & doors that all look the same, I tell folks to look for the door with the multi-color Ball.

Grayson SchlichtingGrayson Schlichting 07/11/2016 at 04:310 Comments

Next attempts to "diffuse" the LED (which might be obvious to most) was to use sandpaper to "rough-up" the clear LED:

I used 220 Grit sandpaper - rolling the body of the LED on the paper, then made circles at the tip of the LED lens (where the focus of the RGB LEDs are aimed):