Ikea dioder lights- good in recessed tv?

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  1. tvbox

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    Hi:hiya:
    Thinking of buying those posh lights to go round my new Panasonic TX-P42X10B tv. Only problem is, it is not wall mounted like what others have done. But it is in a recess so how should i fix them?
    Also which is better? The strip ones or the disc versions?

    Thanks:smashin:

    EDIT: Have added some pictures of my setup:D
     

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    Looks good, hope your TV is OK above the fire:eek:;)

    I think the lights would be OK in a recess:hiya:, may stick them on the back wall.
     
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    you can stick them to the back of your telly. they are very light and do not give off any heat
     
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    But most people stick them on the wall? It would be better on the wall, i'm sure:D
     
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    The fire is an electric fire and it throws the heat away from the tv no heat goes towards the tv at all.
     
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    actually, i attached four cold cathode blue lights to the back of my television. looks great :D
     
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    Thanks. I found some disc ones cheaper than Ikea from a little shop called Clas Ohlson. The lights work well and don't get hot or consume much energy. I stuck them with Adhesive discs onto the TV( not on the vent!)

    Will post some pics later.
    For some reason they aren't blue but i prefer them white despite the box picture being a bit different:D
     
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    I am gifted with the exact Ikea multi colour lights for my bday, cannot open them up until tomorrow :D

    so cant wait!! will take pics when I have installed, my sexy sony bravia is on my sexy stand so I like it on the stand but you should still get them!
     
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    I have got them!
    Mines on the stand too, stuck them on the TV and they nicely shine onto the wall. Mines only white but on your multicoloured one, dont do the red switch someone told me on here!:D
     
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    Why what happens if you red?
     
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    Well that guy told me you'd get folks knocking on your door at night:rotfl:
     
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    Here is the pic, sorry for the delay and bumping of old thread :rolleyes:.

    Thats how it looks with the lights off, to show the effect better but i never watch tv with living room the lights off. Even with the lights on, there is still a nice effect from the LEDs. The picture isnt distracting either, as it matches the colour of the wall.
     

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