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  1. Dream Screen - LED back Lighting for your TV!

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Nifty setup I came across for those of us who prefer TVs instead of projector/screens. Its called Dream Screen and are LEDs you install on the back of your TV that emit whatever light/color is on the screen. It helps break up that contract when watching TV in the dark. I think it makes watching...
  2. LED Technology For Monitor Bias Lighting Finally Matures

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    I have been testing LEDs for bias lighting (display viewing environment back lighting) for many years, but with unsatisfactory results. The technology has matured gradually to the point where color quality of sufficient performance has now become available (90+ CRI & tight tolerance to the D65...
  3. Riser Lighting

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I am looking for some step lighting and perimeter lighting for my seating riser. Preferably led. Anyone have any suppliers and/or pictures of successful installs of this? Thanks.
  4. Ledglow's home theatre lighting system

    Home Theater Seating and Accessories
    Good Day All, Not sure if this was posted before but I just installed the Led lighting system from Ledglow.com. It's a great addition for ambient lighting for your HT Set up. The only thing that did not work for me was the 2 sided 3M tape it came with WILL NOT stick to the brackets that hold...
  5. Flexible Lighting Automation with OpenHAB

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Thought I'd give a little summary of a project I've been working on that has been keeping me away from the forum. It's long - executive summary: in addition to controlling movie playback, my lights go into movie scene when I press play on my IR remote, and back to white when I hit pause or...
  6. Lighting zones/controller

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Is the lutron the only lighting system that will allow controllable lighting zones via ir remote. Which ever how does it work, what are the best solutions. I was thinking something along the lines of 4 zones. One main zone controlling can lights placed across the whole area, bar area zone...
  7. Is flash lighting common on the Samsung F7100?

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    I bought a 60" Samsung F7100 LCD TV and I'm noticing flash lighting, more than I would have expected on a TV at this price level. There's some around the corners, but that I was sort of expecting. However there's also a fairly bright spot of flash lighting in the bottom middle behind where the...
  8. Help with remote controlled lighting

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi, Id like to have my theater room lighting controlled via the remote control. I'm currently building my theater so its a good time to install all the components. Can someone point me in the direction of how this is done? I would like one universal remote for everything in my home theater...
  9. What color screen, check out my layout and lighting

    General Screen Discussion
    This is obviously a non-dedicated theater room in our basement that is under construction. I will have a 60" TV on the wall used for most occasions with the drop down projector used for night time movies and probably sporting events when people are over. There is one window on the bar side...
  10. Lighting Poster Frames On The Cheap

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Is there a way to inexpensively light your movie posters that are in a poster frame? Just ordered a few movie posters. Going to mount them in poster frames from Michael's. Would be really cool to have them lit. Not sure how to go about it though. Thanks Scott
  11. Upstart engineering team making user-friendly ambient display lighting kit

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Here’s a warning to your eyes: Watching television in a dark room might not be a great idea. You might think this sounds crazy, and it could be. But don’t tell that to Woodenshark, a trio of open-source designers and engineers, which has recently launched a crowd-funded product on Kickstater...
  12. Recessed Lighting Fixture BLACK!?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Looking for BLACK 8" Recessed Lighting Fixture Im trying to stay away from spray painting them like others on here...
  13. Quantum dots help return 'Triluminos' RGB LED lighting to Sony HDTVs

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: Engadget
  14. Lighting Questions

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Ok, I am almost done framing my theater and I am about to start running wire. You can see my layout here. I plan on wiring the zones as follows: 1- 2 6" cans behind AT screen 1- 3 6" cans for screen wash 1- 9 6" cans over seating 1- Lights under cabinets and over bar area 1- 3" puck lights...
  15. Bias lighting w/ front projection. Good idea?

    General Screen Discussion
    I have been reading about bias lighting for flat panel displays, usually in the form of an LED or rope light. I was wondering if bias lighting could help with my front projection setup and if so how would I implement it. I have a manual roll down screen mounted to the ceiling so light would only...
  16. Monster AVL-200 Universal Home Theater & Lighting System Remote Control + Screen - Only $29.99 - Save 88%

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  17. DIY Back Lighting for a Commercial Screen

    General Screen Discussion
    With my original Black Widow™ screen I had a back lighting system built into it that I enjoyed very much. Here are some of the original shots of that screen with the lights on and off for comparison purposes. Disclaimer: The proper way to do this would be to have a neutral wall color and to...
  18. LED back lighting behind screen?

    General Screen Discussion
    Is there any "advantage" to having LED or some other lighting from behind the screen as to giving the perception of better contrast during a movie? I picked up some of these from Ikea and they can even change color. I already have the same but in warm white as under counter lighting in my...
  19. LED Screen Lighting ?

    DIY Screens
    Anyone recently done LED lighting behind their screens? If yes, can you provide a link to the build thread if it exist? Just want to know what I need to buy and tips/suggestions for putting it together. thanks!
  20. Monster Universal Home Theater & Lighting Remote Z-Wave® Harmony® MCC AVL300 NEW - Only $59.99 - Save 85%

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