So I did the build a little different but overall the same outcome. Made a aluminum housing and recessed 1 inch foam inside that we water jetted the segments out of. Also a layer of powder coated black aluminum for the face. In between the aluminum and foam is a thin acrylic material to act as a diffuser and then a final clear acrylic for the face. Made it bigger. 24 inch tall numbers will 11 leds per segment… These are drag race scoreboards and each lane will get one. The computer system will send the et and mph to these boards.
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