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I've been using can lights like these with 6500K CFL bulbs behind my TV and computer desk for years and it's not a bit distracting.

    
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Bias Lighting -> not a gimmick

http://www.cinemaquestinc.com/blb.htm
    
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Originally Posted by Vagrant Storm View Post
I know it is an optical illusion, but if it makes me more comfortable then who cares.
It's not an opticall illusion. It just improves preception.
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This works...not a gimmick. I feel embarrassed for all the people who thought it was a gimmick.
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It's not an opticall illusion. It just improves preception.
Ahhh, but perception is nothing but a personal illusion of reality.

It doesn't make my monitor actually display better...it just lets me see it better. So I call it a trick of the eyes.

but seriously those who cry gimic. try this. Or not these LEDs specifically, though I think they might even work better if they actually adjust to the ambient light. Put a light behind your monitor. I have mine on even in the day time since the lamp is brighter than the ambient light around my desk. Plus at night it puts out just the right amount of light to see things on my desk.
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It wouldn't be backlight bleed as it isn't inside your monitor...

Personally, working on my PC without a light on in the room or even a close room is not comfortable at all. If I had a wall behind my monitor, this would be a viable alternative.
Is this useless if you don't have a wall behind your monitor?
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Oh hey, it's philips AmBX/Ambilight.....
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Is this useless if you don't have a wall behind your monitor?
Hmmm, I don't think useless is the right word but they won't be as effective as a light is pointless if it doesn't have anything to shine onto and illuminate.
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post #19 of 72
Hope it's widely available. Have been looking for something like this for an LCD monitor since they suck in the dark, but they were "videophile" and way overpriced.

Be nice to just go around the corner and get a few.
If you don't have a wall behind your monitor, just buy 2 and position them at the bottom and top back part of the monitor and it should work just the same.
Edited by Horsemama1956 - 6/20/11 at 10:36am
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Corsair will come up with an 8 LED model xD
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