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Roll Your Own Customizable and Remote Controllable Accent Lighting

If you’re looking for the perfect way to accent light your office, living room, or geek cave, this clever and modular LED lighting system can help.

Based off the BlinkM MaxM driver, an IR receiver, and a roll of LED tape, the design is easy to adapt to various shapes (the tape is very flexible and backed by adhesive). You can also swap the colors with a standard TV remote, adjust the brightness, and toggle the system on and off. It’s a really clever build and the best part is that you won’t have to bust out a soldering iron as the whole thing is modular and snaps right together.

Hit up the link below for the full build guide.

Invisible Accent Light with BlinkM MaxM and FreeM [via Make]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 08/4/11

Comments (1)

  1. xavier

    what the heck how does led tape work?
    thats cool
    im gunna google some stuff(:

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