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post #1 of 5 Old 04-11-2013, 11:32 PM - Thread Starter
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This is a home-grown ambient lighting setup for XBMC running on a Raspberry PI.
It is kind of like the phillips ambilight tv sets but looks a lot more intense.
Not for everyone, but pretty cool nonetheless.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AP2fJgS-b8g

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I'm sure there are a variety of reasons people are going to hate that but it looks like fun to me. I see myself turning it off after a week and only putting it back when people come over.
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For years I had a Philis TV with ambialight. When I got it I figured I would just off. Seemed like a gimmick to me. However, it was awesome. Once I tried watching a movie without it and hated it. I use a projector now do its not necessary, but when I do my office this summary and put in a flat screen,I will be adding bias lighting
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That looks awesome.... I would love to do that in my HT and would venture to try it even though it's a projector and screen. Only reason I won't is because it's a screen on a false wall. If ti were a screen on a solid wall I think I would go for it, I really love the lighting effects it gives off.
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Whilst not wanting to knock your effort or ingenuity (especially as another RPi user), that effect would annoy the crap out of me.
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