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post #31 of 72
I bought two 25cm, 8w fluorescent tubes 3 days ago for this exact purpose.

My screen was hurting my eyes at night, and during the day i had to increase brightness. Now I just leave the screen at the higher brightness setting permanently, and it doesn't hurt my eyes due to the extra ambient light in peripheral vision.
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Will this adjust colour and brightness dynamically like the Phillips TVs?
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While I agree that Antec these days is 90% cheaply built thoughtless gimmick, this is actually a good idea and isn't too horrible implemented for something any dimwit can cheaply and easily buy and install.

Now, if they really wanted to rake in money and make it gimmicky as heck - user adjustable color.
Edited by Zero4549 - 6/20/11 at 12:15pm
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Am I the only person who hates gaming with lights on? Any light is bad light and distracting to me but I wear contacts maybe that's why.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Drackula2000;13941164 
Am I the only person who hates gaming with lights on? Any light is bad light and distracting to me but I wear contacts maybe that's why.

I like dim light. anything too bright or too dark hurts.
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post #36 of 72
I bought one seeing as I'm always in my comp room with the lights off and gaming. It starts to strain the eyes but I dont like having the room fully lit so this should be a nice compromise. For $9.99 shipped its not so bad.

I liked the Phillips TV's that had this implemented, especially how it would change color depending on the dominate on screen color. You really can't enjoy it unless you see it in person.
 
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post #37 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by nagle3092;13941721 
I bought one seeing as I'm always in my comp room with the lights off and gaming. It starts to strain the eyes but I dont like having the room fully lit so this should be a nice compromise. For $9.99 shipped its not so bad.

I liked the Phillips TV's that had this implemented, especially how it would change color depending on the dominate on screen color. You really can't enjoy it unless you see it in person.

Nice. Be sure to leave a review and link to it in this thread.

There are lots of things that people find superfluous until they try them. A good example is dynamic music in a game or movie. You might not give it a second thought but the effect it can have on you is immense. Adding in the lighting and your whole room dims when you enter a dark alley, great stuff.
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post #38 of 72
I have something similar and you newbs never heard of the expression that watching tv in complete darkness is bad for your eyes. Having ambient lighting behind the tv/monitor helps the straign on ur eyes...
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post #39 of 72
I feel like I would want to strap 2 of these to the sides so I could only have my monitor light up my room, and also make it look even more pimpen..
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post #40 of 72
I use similar LED strips (Obviously non-brightness adjusting) behind my wall mounted TV which doubles as my monitor.

I use to get massive headaches watching movies in a dark room, these fixed it.
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