Pop-up Microlite illuminates less advanced remote controls

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There is just something about viewing your favorite movies and TV shows in a dark room, with plenty of delicious popcorn and a large amount of fizzy drinks to keep you entertained throughout the duration. One thing that might be a pet peeve of people would be having to find a light source to illuminate a remote control whenever they want to fiddle with the settings. Of course, you can always settle for the more expensive option of purchasing a backlit remote control, but for those who think that there is no need for such extravagance can always settle for something more economical – we’re talking about the Pop-up Microlite, a new micro-sized L.E.D. light which can be stuck on remote controls in order to provide illumination for buttons as well as text, handy if you’re in a room that is completely dark or has extremely dim lighting.

It seems that the new Pop-up Microlite is currently the only product of its kind on the market whose sole purpose is to illuminate remote controls. The light itself is not larger than a nickel, where it can stick to virtually any remote control courtesy of 3M adhesive backing. Apart from that, it will come in a high-tech glossy black color and can be purchased for $9.99 a pop, hitting Amazon.com from October onwards. Not only that, companies who are looking for different ways to market their stuff can always use the Pop-up Microlite as a powerful promotional item to being seen by users every time they watch TV since it is available with custom imprinting.

Surveys have shown that out of the estimated 500 million remote controls in the US, an estimated 450 million of those do not come with any backlighting capabilities. It is hoped that the Pop-up Microlite will increase your movie enjoyment experience without having to break the bank in any way, atlhough it might just make your remote control look a whole lot tackier than normal. A simple push is all that is required for the product to pop up and provide light for the entire remote, and when you’re done, just push it again to turn it off.

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3 reviews or comments

Valerie Says: September 14, 2010 at 1:30 pm

This sounds like a terrific idea! I’m sick of my husband waking me up every time he turns on the light to mess with the TV remote.

Thanks.

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