For keyboards, there are various lighting options available, and the different types of lighting can be difficult to understand. Hopefully, this will clear it up for you.
There are a few different factors for lighting:
- Lighting direction/location
- Single-color vs. RGB
- Group control vs. Individual control
First, you can have light pointing in various directions. Here are the different options for that:
- In-Switch - An LED is placed inside or through the switch housing and faces upward
- Indicator light -
An LED can be a single-color that can't be changed or an RGB LED that can change to a specific color that can be controlled.
These are 2-pin LEDs will one leg that's
- Group controlled
- Individually controlled