Making the Lync status light bigger and brighter

Making the Lync status light bigger and brighter
This project is an improvement to my previous Lync status light, built back in May 2016. It worked fine, but it only had three 5 mm LEDs. People who knew about the module noticed, but many people didn’t, so it did not have the effect I was looking for. That’s why I decided to upgrade it, and this time use bigger and brighter lights! I found a pair of maritime navigation lights on eBay that were small enough to fit on the top of the enclosure.
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Making a Lync status light

Making a Lync status light
When I am at work, I use headphones; a lot. About half the time I am listening to music, the other half I am talking with someone on Lync (Skype for Business). That made it difficult for my colleagues to know whether I am available or not, so I get interrupted when I’m on the phone. I needed a way to communicate my availability! Lync already does a pretty good job with this; it’s red when I am in a meeting, on the phone or just do not want to be disturbed.
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