X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Fake Tv Scares Off Intruders, Saves Power

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

Ever felt the need to leave a television on to make it look like somebody is home while you’re out of town? This quirky little invention does just one thing – simulate the effect of having left your TV turned on.

FakeTV LED Television Simulator

The $49 FakeTV uses an array of colored, flashing LEDs to create the illusion of the stroboscopic effect of a television. The compact box uses only a fraction of the electricity of a real TV, and doesn’t put unnecessary wear and tear on your precious plasma or flat panel.

According to its creator “FakeTV uses a built-in computer to control super-bright LEDs to produce light of varying intensity and color that light up a room just like a real television does. The light effects of real television programming — scene changes, camera pans, fades, flicks, swells, on-screen motion, and more, are all faithfully simulated by FakeTV… fills a room with color changes, both subtle and dramatic, in thousands of possible shades. FakeTV is completely unpredictable, and it never repeats.”

The FakeTV can be programmed to automatically activate at dusk, then stay on for up to seven hours. You can also connect it to an external outlet timer to turn it on and off. For more information, check out the FakeTV website.

[via TV Snob via CE Pro]



ToolBro Leather Tool Holster

ToolBro Leather Tool Holster

Splitting an Arrow in Slow-Mo

Splitting an Arrow in Slow-Mo

2D/3D Map Prints

2D/3D Map Prints

Advertisement
Concepts from Future Past: 1967 Bertone Pirana

Concepts from Future Past: 1967 Bertone Pirana

2019 Mini JCW Review: A Breath of Fresh Subcompact Air

2019 Mini JCW Review: A Breath of Fresh Subcompact Air

2020 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series: We’re Green with Envy

2020 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series: We’re Green with Envy

Advertisement