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Antec Releases its New USB Accent Lighting system

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Antec’s Accent Lighting System is an affordable, portable and fun USB-powered LED lighting system that installs with no trouble using an adhesive strip. Now users can accent their PCs with a warm red glow or cool blue radiance quickly and easily. Included is a convenient on / off switch and a one-year warranty on parts that guarantees you won’t be left in the dark.

But it’s not all flash. LED Lighting has been proven to not only enhance viewing by increasing picture quality and image contrast, but Accent Lighting also allows longer and more enjoyable gaming by reducing eye fatigue. Order yours today and offer your gaming customers the customization an personalization they demand.



Specifications:
  • Requirements: 1 x 2.0 USB Port / 3.0 USB Port
  • Certifications/Safety: CE, RoHS
  • Unit Dimensions: USB connector to base of light strip cable length: 51" / 1300 mm
  • 6 LED length: 14.5" / 370 mm
  • Net Weight: 1 oz / 28.3 g
  • Gross Weight: 2 oz / 56.6 g
  • Features: Convenient on/off switch activates/deactivates light
  • Antec Quality 1 year parts and labor warranty
 
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I wonder how much?
 
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I like the idea however I wish it came in white as well. I think the red or blue background would mess up my image on my display.

Also, is the adhesive permanent?
 

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Kinda old news......this was unboxed by Linus on his YT channel LinusTechTips back in May.

Im guessing they were on sale at some point here in the UK as the only retailer i can find with it is sold out.
 
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I like the idea however I wish it came in white as well. I think the red or blue background would mess up my image on my display.

Also, is the adhesive permanent?
They do make white.

I have them. They're decent enough, I suppose. Not going to change your world, but can be a nice touch if you're keen on details.

I doubt the adhesive is permanent.
 

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Also, is the adhesive permanent?
Do what i do.....

head to ebay, find some cheap 'sticky back' velcro strips - they dont have to be very long. Make sure you get the hooks & the loops.

When they arrive all you need to do is cut them to size and away you go.


I use a similar method to attach mosquito netting to my windows.
 
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i love blue .. nyc try
 
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As gumpty said, they've made a similar product called the Antec Halo 6 LED Bias Lighting Kit for well over a year.

I ran mine under the leading edge of my monitor stand and plugged it into the USB port on the back of my monitor.

It shines down onto the top of my Corsair Vengeance K60 keyboard and the surrounding area so that at night with all the lights off I can still see to type or game. Keeps down the eyestrain if I game for long hours, yet has no glare onto my screen.

If it goes bad you can just get another - they're only between $8 and $13 dollars depending on where you find them. I forced my first one to make too tight of a curve and one bulb went out, so I redid it.

These new ones should be great for those that want colors and an on/off switch - that seems to be the only difference.

Oh - and they do peel off pretty easy when you want them to, but stick quite well when you don't!

 
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My friend with ADD is gonna get a kick out of this!
 
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