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Hey guys!

I just backed for two of these, can't wait to try them out! biggrin.gif
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/woodenshark/lightpack-ambient-backlight-for-your-displays

Anyone else going to get them? I have always wanted something like ambilight behind my monitor, and this is what I have been looking for thumb.gif
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I have static backlighting on my monitors at the moment but this looks very interesting!
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I have static backlighting on my monitors at the moment but this looks very interesting!

Same!
I just couldn't resist buying these, must be truly awesome in some of the games I play smile.gif
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I have static backlighting on my monitors at the moment but this looks very interesting!

Same!
I just couldn't resist buying these, must be truly awesome in some of the games I play smile.gif

I have 3 monitors and do not fully understand how exactly I would set it up. I only game on the middle one but would like lighting on all three.

I read in the FAQ that only 1 lightbox per device is supported right now.

In the meantime, I have the Ikea Diode lighting.
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Originally Posted by Crooksy View Post

I have 3 monitors and do not fully understand how exactly I would set it up. I only game on the middle one but would like lighting on all three.

I read in the FAQ that only 1 lightbox per device is supported right now.

In the meantime, I have the Ikea Diode lighting.

You can run as many as you want on the same computer, with about same performance hit as running one.
They fixed it in an update from what I understand, since so many wanted to run several!
So you should be good to go thumb.gif
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Also, in the software you can set up where you want the led stripes to capture from, so should be no problem setting it across the 3 screens if you do it correct within the software, even if you game on one smile.gif

Look at this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ij9XwHEwDHU
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Looks awesome. Too bad I missed out. I'm also still waiting on a kickstarter project I ordered a long time ago. So I think I might just wait for retail where they will be readily available. I think I've already seen a few similar (they did say they had clones) but I like the idea of the software being open
   
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Looks awesome. Too bad I missed out. I'm also still waiting on a kickstarter project I ordered a long time ago. So I think I might just wait for retail where they will be readily available. I think I've already seen a few similar (they did say they had clones) but I like the idea of the software being open

Indeed! Well its still 5 hours left, so if you want one you can get it for $80 for one or $150 for two thumb.gif
Yeah, that was one of the reasons I bought it, in case I am not happy with the software, someone else can make it better. Win for everyone.
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