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Add lighting effects to your stereoLearn how to upgrade your home music system with a disco-worthy light show.
A hey I'm Donald bell for cnet.com and and Jason cool tricks -- lighting your home stereo. When that's gonna respond to your music. -- two options adhere to show off one isn't EL wired sound kit. This one's gonna be about fifty bucks uses electro luminous of wire which can get anyway. He's put the -- to one -- against the wall and a microphone on the top is -- listening to an idea that's in the room so. You have to have a close to your stereo to make this work. But it does a pretty cool job now there is a limitation on this device which is the fact that it only does one thing which is blinking light on and off from time to the music. And if you want a different color you gonna have to get a different colored wire. Another thing to know about this option is that it makes a high pitched squeals. You have really isn't going to be extremely clear that so humiliated -- -- -- it's -- drag it -- if you're keeping it quiet you're probably gonna notice it. Now for more advanced option we have the Apollo -- -- by elemental LED. -- 99 bucks comes with one strip of color changing RG BL ED lights the cool thing about this option is that it's silent. Plugs directly into the sound source and then routes the audio into your stereo. And it comes with ten different mode seek have a mode that responds to -- mode of response to travel we -- mode that keeps the lights on all the time widgets which is that the colors. No one of the best parts of this particular system is that it works with all kinds of color changing RGB products -- not just stuck with the strip that comes in the box. You get a longer -- You can get a different product like this color changing RGB LED -- that you -- mount on the wall behind your stereo. Or if you really wanna go crazy -- even include a DMX connection on the side here which means you can plug it into any kind of professional lighting equipment like this 400 dollar RGB LED -- -- Now this is gonna really fill up the whole room with -- completing that virtual club atmosphere going for. Today go those are -- -- options for adding lighting effects to your home stereo. Not -- making -- any better. -- -- distracting lights -- and for cnet.com I'm Donald.