Elevate Your PC Lighting Game – RGB Done Right!

Elevate Your PC Lighting Game – RGB Done Right!


Excuse me,
is this where the case magic happens? I’ve been expecting you.
Welcome to the room, where genius is born. Lighting genius, and so we’re gonna take
this lovely boring system of yours and turn it into an RGB masterpiece. I like
that, watch and learn. All right good people, so I’m Dimitri
from Hard Rock Canucks, teaming up with CORSAIR and today let’s discuss all the
proper ways you can elevate your lighting game, inside the case or perhaps
outside, super simple stuff by the way and control everything from iCUE software. And the learning begins, with the LIGHTING NODE PRO which is a digital RGB
lighting controller. It’s a simple and the most effective method for interior
or exterior illumination. You can hide the magnetic strip along any side of
your case. This bottom mount is quite nice as it
hides the RGB strip it delivers a beautiful ambient spill. And a more
permanent hold is available thanks to the included full sided tape, which by
the way can be used to illuminate your desk space instead. Also the hub, is super
tiny and easy to hide and route and supports up to four lighting strips so
you can arrange to light a little or to light everything. So now let me show you
how this entire LIGHTING NODE PRO eco system works. So each hub has two LED
channels so you can connect all four strips into one channel, or separate them
into two, or if you have the CORSAIR RGB FANS with an RGB LED hub you can route
the fan lighting into one of the channels on the NODE PRO. The hub then
gets powered via SATA connection on your power supply and is connected to the USB
port on the motherboard for that iCUE control. Now let me tell you blasting
your components with light is one thing, but cooling them with these beautiful
RGB fans is a whole other level of illumination craftsmanship.
Let me explain, so take these ML RGB fans for example, transparent blades that
properly consume that center light, for a gorgeous showcase. They spill just enough
light onto other hardware for that subtle but tasteful effect, plus they
cool incredibly well I always say that a few RGB fans will revive any build as
soon as the blades start to spin so you don’t have to feel any guilt. And for
something a little extra special the LL RGB pack lights up the entire frame for
even more lighting beautification because you always got to show the
hardware that appreciation element, through RGB, of course. But
let’s not forget it’s full control you’re after so when you leave this room
you’re gonna have a new COMMANDER, the COMMANDER PRO. So this thing is a
digital lighting and fan controller, or basically an all-in-one hub, that makes
your life super simple, with a full RPM control for six fans, dual motherboard
USB 2.0 pass-throughs and LIGHTING NODES for connectivity. The COMMANDER PRO eco
system is awesome, because it’s so modular. So once you connect the fans for
RPM control, the RGB LED hub from the fans connects into one of the LED
channels, while the other channel can be used for LED strips for example and the
USB 2.0 pass-throughs are awesome for all-in-one coolers for the CORSAIR
power supplies and we even get four temperature nodes, with each COMMANDER
PRO. That gives you flexibility for temperature monitoring. The PRO is then
connected to the motherboard for iCUE control and to the power supply for
power and now you’re ready for your own custom lighting adventure. And the final
chapter of this journey is that configuration element through CORSAIR iCUE
software. So you can basically enjoy endless configurations of lighting
effects for the strips and the fans choosing tasteful color matches with
whatever speed effects you might choose to make the machines feel alive or
simply have a color combo to reflect your mood and all this is done through
the CORSAIR iCUE software because anyone can create a personal RGB masterpiece.
Wow, now that reflects my color mood
perfectly CORSAIR lighting up your build for that gorgeous view. Alright so now I
hope you guys are aware of how to, you know, bring back a machine to life with
some RGB elements either through fans or LED strips using the LIGHTING NODE PRO
or the COMMANDER PRO from CORSAIR. Really awesome tools that make lighting
and creating that like personification, of illumination so awesome inside your
case. I’m Dimitri thanks so much for watching, we’ll see you
next video.

100 thoughts to “Elevate Your PC Lighting Game – RGB Done Right!”

  1. What happens if I don't have no usb connections on my board for the commander pro. Because the board i have is the Asus Maximum Formula IX and every time I try to connect the commander to it the software dosent pick up the devices. I appreciate any kind of help u can offer because I'm going crazy trying to figure this out.

  2. icue is so unstable i had it on my pc and it kept it crashing , not the only one who has had those problems, since i stop using icue no more crashing , such a shame loved their keyboarda dn mice but their software ruined it for me

  3. I'm glad he made this video, I was like – WTH are all these cables and controllers when I bust open my ML140 fan pack 🙂 Mystery solved after watching this video.

  4. I have the small hub and the lighting node pro, and I want to install the Commander pro so i need to take of the small hub? Because i want to control my rpm fans to no noise like the corsair h100i platinum performance tab can do

  5. will corsair rgb hub work on different rgb fan like deep cool cf 120? . i dont have rgb header in my motherboard i hope i could use the corsair software but with different rgb fan

  6. I'm lost here. If I buy the CORSAIR Commander PRO, do I have everything I need to connect my two RGB Corsair fan? 2:48 how big is this thing it looks gigantic when you were holding it in your hands. Can you specify how many inches this thing is? Thank you any information would be greatly appreciated.

    I believe this the command pro been sold here
    https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16811978004

  7. i need help!
    i bought a single rgb fans and the lightning hub, but no rgb hub…
    is there a way to get the fan to light up without me spending more cash?
    thank you<3

  8. Im looking to buy the Corsair Obsidian 1000D Super Tower Case with up to 20 fans. The Corsair Commander Pro that come with the case has only six inputs for my fans so is it possible to buy two more Corsair Commander Pro and link them together for all my fans so i can sync my RGB?

  9. China is laughing its way all the way to the bank, they've convinced people that 2 dollar kit is worth hundreds and that pretty shiny colors are so cool. Nice marketing sellout Hardwarecanucks

  10. Hi there. Im having a problem I think with the commander pro. In Corsair Link, it doesnt see my fans! They apear 2 seconds, they dissapear, and when they apear one its at 12k rpm and second at 5.3k rpm. I cannot set them on high or low speed, they are mounted properly, ive followed many steps from more videos and im pretty aure they are mounted correctly. Does anyone had the same problem or know the solution please??

  11. So ive been looking around at what i would need to set up corsairs led strips and corsairs LL series fans, so if i get the commander pro i still need the fan hub and the lighting node pro? or can i just plug the fans into the commander and the led strips too? or do i need the fan hub but not the lighting node pro? If anyone could help me out thanks in advance!

  12. I bought a 1000D, and I dont even want to build on it at the moment because I need 3 Corsair LED Hubs that dont come with the 1000D, and are currently sold out everywhere 16 fans and no where to connect my LED LL120s, I love Corsair always been my #1 gaming company, but the disappointment is real …

  13. I would really like these RGB fans a whole lot more if they were offered in a 200mm fan like the Thermaltake fans.

  14. Corsair gives you everything(RGB lights, Fans, Pump, RAM, node to control all) to Bling Bling your PC 😛

  15. Thanks! This was really useful! I've already got my RGB keyboard hooked onto this (but cooler master RGB fans… which need replacing) so I'm going to go with corsair for my upgrade and the RGB strips. Thank you for making my choice easier!

  16. Can the commander pro and node pro be in the same system… i have the H80i and the commander pro plugged into my 2 usb header and the node plugged into my commander but the node does not show up
    HELP

  17. Bought Corsair 680x case and have 6 LL 120 fans connected to hub, ive checked and checked and everything is connected properly yet I can’t get the lighting to come on on the fans just fans spin. Please help.

  18. So can anyone answer me on this one.. If i buy a Obsidian 500D RGB Case that includes the commander PRO do i still need to buy the lightning node PRO or can i just pick up the corsair LINK lightstrips ? THANKS !

  19. Im a noob but imma build a pc soon and i have 6rgb fans, how do i connect them all together. im still confused as ididnt unsmderstand the vide completely.

  20. I bought the Corsair 460x RGB case, and I want to switch out the SP fans that comes with the case, to some LL fans. So do I need this commander pro to control the lighting/effects, or can I just use the RGB fan controllers in the back, that also comes with the case?

  21. the fan controller works only with Corsair fans I guess… or can I control any other fan with it?

  22. I got one ML fan and i wanna run its rgb but i got it by itself and don't have a node, Do i just need the LED node or the RGB Fan LED Hub?

  23. Corsair stuff is always really well-designed. I've bought a bunch of RGB stuff from various companies, (Corsiar, NZXT, Thermaltake, ec) and I keep coming back to the Corsair lineup because it has the best software, best looks, and decent performance. I still have some NZXT stuff in my case, and I wish I'd gone corsair for the entire build.

  24. Never trust a man with a hard drive hanging on the cables😄 great kits, thanks for the vid! But I did not quite get, how many individually controlled strips could me managed through it’s software?

  25. now release an updated commander pro version with 6 built-in fan LED channels so that it doesnt require an additional fan LED hub! as much as i like your products, your fan ecosystem is a total mess, because it requires too many devices and cables, instead of simply having an all-in-one solution. also instead of having 2 separate connectors + cables per fan, consider creating a propriety daisy-chain capable connector like in-win and lian-li. that would make things a lot easier!

  26. If I have four rgb fans and two normal fans from corsair, can I plug all of them into the commander pro for rpm control?

  27. Oh good at least I bought the 2 correct controllers since I didn't buy a bundle or whatever that comes with one lol nice video

  28. how many friggin controllers, boxes and wires, wires plugged into boxes plugged into fans plugged into rgb boxes, so simple and straight forward.

  29. m planning to build a PC with 9 aRGB fans

    ID Cooling 12025 aRGB

    is it possible to daisi chain all 9 fans to the System Fan Header and aRgb Header on a Asus ROG B450 E mobo

  30. Is Corsair supplying their cases with the now standard 4 pin PWM case fans? The front I/O wiring loom connectors need + – labels on them for the Power LED and HDD LED orientation on the motherboard. USB C is now a standard with most motherboards and the front panel should have USB 3.0/3.1 and USB C ports. Some cases made by Corsair such as the 200R need updating as noted with the above items plus, as in the 200R, there is no option for solid side panels or the top of the case. The 200R is a very popular case yet, over the years it has fallen backwards due to the above plus, some folks do not now need radiator cooling and video card cooling on this case if they choose to use air CPU cooling and moderate discrete or Intel graphics. Where is the 200R by the way as you website has been saying out of stock for over one year now !

  31. So if im have corsair comander pro im don't need lightning node pro? Im dont understand help pls and how meney fans can conect

  32. Can you make a tutorial on how to properly install rgb fans into your case? I don't quite get how all these cables have to be arranged together…

  33. Are there any 3rd party led strips that will work with the copro? I'm looking to get the copro but i also want to get rgb led strips that will sync up, but they only come with the lighting node pro or for a 40 dollar expansion kit to my knowledge (which is very overpriced!)

  34. So im need both lightning node pro /comander pro or onley lightning node pro? And can i plug 6 fans into hub and get led light??????

  35. Is anyone else annoyed by the fact that at 1:30 there is a houseplant on top of a functional and operational Computer…….which more then likely has air vents on the top of the case. not a good idea LOL

  36. So will the commander pro be the only thing I need to power 4 LL120 RGB fans or will I need the rgb fan connector hub to power the LEDs as well?

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