New products in the Philips Hue range aim to bring a whole new level of excitement and immersion to PC gaming, movies and music experiences.
Philips Hue Play is a small LED lighting system designed to enhance the experience of PC gamers, movie enthusiasts and create the perfect ambience for music listening.
By using Hue Play with the Hue Sync desktop app, when playing a PC game, explosions light up the room and firing effects bring bright, strobing stabs of colourful illumination etc.
Available in single and double pack versions, Hue Play LED light bars are flexible and easy to install with a full accessory kit included to help users set up Hue play the way they want.
Users can choose from 16 million colours to craft their own unique lighting recipes or select from a range of pre-created scenes to produce the look and feel they desire.
Pudney & Lee, www.pudneyandlee.co.nz, 04 586 6677
When you’re hot, you’re hot!
The first of two new products from Hot Devil is the Trade Map Turbo Torch Kit (#HD030). Ideal for soldering or welding in confined spaces, HD030 features Swirl Flame technology, reducing brazing time by as much as 40% and allowing the torch to wrap flame around a pipe for even heat distribution.
With a burn temperature of around 2100°C and an adjustable swivel burner tube, HD030can handle even the most difficult jobs. Kit includes one Hot Devil Trade Map cylinder and one Turbo Torch Head with ergonomic grip, brass burner tube, auto ignition, anti-flare feature and a three year warranty.
Also new is the Hot Devil Super Oxy Blow Torch Kit, for users who don’t want to fuss with expensive bottle rentals. Lightweight and portable and with a burn temperature of up to 3000°C, it’s ideal for a multitude of jobs, with its ability to silver solder and braze various metals, or simply loosen off a rusted bolt or nut.
The kit includes a sturdy metal cylinder stand, torch head and hoses (complete with solid brass valve fittings and fuel pressure gauges), 1mm and 1.2mm pin point burner tips and 7 flashback prevention points, as well as a bonus hand sparker and safety goggles.
Eproducts, www.hotdevilproducts.co.nz, 09 916 6750
Blades designed for Kiwi conditions
Tusk Diamond Blades have been designed specifically for NZ pavement aggregate. After 10 years of research and with their large 12mm cutting segments, Tusk Diamond blades provide more than twice the cutting life of other blades on the market, says Cama Products.
The range includes 12-, 14- and 16-inch Tusk Pro General Purpose blades and redesigned 8mm and 10mm wide, 12- and 14-inch Decorative or Cable Chase Cutting blades which are now 2kgs lighter than some other blades on the market, says Cama, making them ideal to be fitted to standard handheld concrete power saws.
Cama Products, www.camaproducts.co.nz, 09 438 5839
See also a host of new kitchen & bathroom products in our latest bathroom & kitchen category review!