F.lux

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  1. jaa

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    Would it be wise to limit the blue light from my computer screen in the daytime by adjusting my f.lux timezone to the other side of the world?
     
  2. Mittir

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    You can simply click on the setting and set both day and night time to halogen.
    This way you will get 3400 K all the time. I felt a big improvement in sleep
    once i changed day time setting to 3400 k.
     
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    Some of you may not have noticed this, but there's now an "Incandescent" setting in f.lux that goes to 2700K.
     
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    Awesome thanks guys!
     
  5. Mittir

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    F.lux beta version has 2700 K, but not sure about the regular one.
    I did not look at the beta version when i downloaded f.lux.
     
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    The regular one does not have it.
     
  7. charlie

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    Yeh you have to get the beta version.

    I have attached the beta version to this post.

    edit: This is for Windows btw.
     

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    I've been using flux for awhile now and LOVE it...so cool when the sun goes down and it dims....
    :D
     
  9. j.

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    I'm using f.lux + an amber filter on the computer screen. But I don't use f.lux down to 2700K, at least now, everything is too orange.
     
  10. charlie

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    I just realized I designed the colors here with f.lux on. Ugggggh. Sorry everyone. :(

    If anything, please install f.lux and view the site through there until I can change out the colors. I did not realize how blue it is. It's all j's fault, yeh. :mrgreen:
     
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    It's glorious! I never knew the beta had incandescent range or I would have gotten it before the full version.
     
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    whats the benefits of running 2700K ? instead of 3400K?
     
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    Less blue I would think. With the newest update you can now go all the way down to 1200(Ember). I have been using 1900(candle).
     
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    i cant get it any lower then 2700K. Probably because my dispay adapter doesnt support it or something?
     
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    never mind, i managed to change it but. Hmm why is the blue light so bad? and what is the benefit of having say 1900K instead of 2700K then?
     
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    Read the first part of the f.lux page and they explain why blue is bad near bedtime.

    http://justgetflux.com/
     
  18. NooMoahk

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    Flux is the only way I can get sleepy on the computer. It really does wire my brain a lot like sunshine.
     
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    Just read this tip from Stephan Guyenet.

    If you open your flux program and click on the stacked 3 horizontal bar menu thing next to settings, there is a "lighting at night' option. When you hit that you have the option of setting it to ember (1200k). Pretty cool!
     
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    Mac version still only maxes out at 2300k :(