Light up your quarters with these made-to-order acrylic lights from HeroLights that come in two ready-made Trek flavors: Federation and Klingon Empire. Or, design your own!
Looking to spruce up your drab quarters? Want to add a little Federation flair to your con? These acrylic lights from HeroLights will do the trick.
Both designs go for $36.99 and come with LEDs that can be set to red, blue, green, or a number of combinations of the three. You can even set the lights to strobe for that raucous dance party you’ve been planning. For an extra $5, you can have HeroLights add a custom word or phrase to the light.
The lights are made by laser cutting a design into an acrylic sheet, adding the LED lights, and adding a pine wood stand. According to HeroLights’ etsy page:
The base is Hand cut and made out of select pine. The edges are also rounded to make safer for a kids. It is give a dark finish for a nice look.The middle is routed out to hold the LEDs and acrylic in place. No wires are visible from the front or sides. A small philips screw is on the back to lock the acrylic in place. There is some assembly required.
Design your own acrylic light
HeroLights has a ton of designs on offer, but one particular option caught our eye — a custom design starting at only $41.99 (and ranging up to $74.99 for the largest sized light). We thought we’d put HeroLights to the test and solicited our very own TrekMovie.com light.
We contacted Marcos Barriga, owner-operator of the Phoenix-based company, about our special order. He responded within the hour to our request and already had a design made up. It looked perfect, so we ordered. Within about a week, we had this beauty sitting on our desk:
As promised, it comes with an array of color-changing modes:
We call this one, “Red Alert”
The thing is of high quality, especially considering the reasonable price tag. The acrylic is precision etched and cut. The interior portion of the delta is etched with a thin mesh pattern that enhances its ability to be lit up by the strip of multi-colored LEDs that sit beneath the acrylic. The stand is lightweight pine wood painted black and ends up looking quite stylish while adequately supporting the light.
The inside couldn’t be simpler and is literally a strip of multi-colored LEDs (it looks like a modified Satechi LED strip) with a built-in controls to customize color and strobe effects.
All in all, we would definitely recommend a buy from HeroLights.