Antec adds splash of colour to PC personalisation ~ launches iLuminate LED-illuminated light tubes ~

Antec, a manufacturer of computer hardware and accessories for the upgrade and build your own (BYO) markets, has launched its iLuminate range of LED (Light Emitting Diode) tubes. These tubes are external accessories to personalise the computing and gaming environment. The range is the latest addition to Antecís best-selling Illumination Series of computing accessories.

Designed for users who want to personalise theirPC, Mac or Sony PlayStation 2 , Antecís iLuminate LED light tubes are powered by any standard USB port. The LED-illuminated tubes are more sturdy than standard neon light sticks and easier on the usersí eyes. The light tubes are available in red, blue, green or multi-colour models. The multi-colour tubes feature seven colours that users can cycle manually or set to rotate automatically.

Antecís iLuminate LED light tubes feature a sound-activated operating mode as well as an always-on option. The sound sensitivity control is manually adjustable so that users can set the iLuminate tubes to pulsate to the beat of music and games. iLuminate LED light tubes are available in single 11.8" tubes or twin 3.1" mini-tubes. The tubes come with more than six feet of cable and adhesive pads for easy mounting. The USB connector can be used with any standard USB port on both PCs and Macs, and is also compatible with the Sony PlayStation 2.
"As the trend towards computing and console personaliation grows, enthusiasts want to customise not only their computers, but also their whole computing experience," said Scott Richards, vice-president of sales and marketing at Antec. "With our iLuminate LED light tubes, users can add colour and excitement to their computing or gaming environment without the hazards presented by over-bright, easily breakable neon light sticks."

Antecís iLuminate LED light tubes are currently available for £12.99 (estimated street price) for one single-colour full-length tube or two single-colour mini-tubes and £13.50 for multi-colour models. The products can be purchased at major retailers, e-tailers and distributors. For further information, please visit