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OSRAM-OS virtual tradeshow from LightFair May 12th – 14th 2010
Saturday, 8 May, 2010 – 10:27 | 2 Comments
OSRAM-OS virtual tradeshow from LightFair May 12th – 14th 2010

As you know, Mr Green and I are great fans of LED lighting. We’ve installed LEDs for the downstairs of our home and they are running from a small solar panel.
I was excited to hear …

Quanta LEDs with a twist of decor
Saturday, 7 Nov, 2009 – 7:00 | One Comment
Quanta LEDs with a twist of decor

In our review about the Quanta 18 LED from Eternaleds, I talked about a little trick to improve the light distribution and dispersion. LEDs are not especially good at being a general room light, as …

LED review: best 100 watt alternative from EternaLEDS
Tuesday, 20 Oct, 2009 – 8:15 | 13 Comments
LED review: best 100 watt alternative from EternaLEDS

The Quanta PAR38 LED from Eternaleds runs off just 18 watts of mains electricity, and outputs light equivalent to a 100 watt incandescent light bulb. The quanta PAR38 is a simple screw in retrofit unit …

LED colour quality, CRI and binning.
Saturday, 29 Aug, 2009 – 13:11 | 14 Comments
LED colour quality, CRI and binning.

One main criticism of LEDs used for room and space lighting is that the colour or hue of the light appears cold and harsh. Some LEDs appear as tiny, brilliant lights that are too bright …

What’s the point of LED lighting?
Saturday, 22 Aug, 2009 – 20:07 | Comments Off
What’s the point of LED lighting?

Light Emitting diodes (LEDs) are not a new invention. The LED was first invented in Russia in the 1920s, and introduced in America as a practical electronic component in 1962. Oleg Vladimirovich Losev was a …

LED lighting can be off the grid and FREE
Thursday, 20 Aug, 2009 – 11:04 | 7 Comments
LED lighting can be off the grid and FREE

After my article yesterday on LEDs a new generation of lighting I had a nice email from Jeff at EternaLeds.com Jeff Detailed how his company had progressed through similar issues of low powered LEDs with …

LEDs, a new generation of lighting
Wednesday, 19 Aug, 2009 – 7:47 | 4 Comments
LEDs, a new generation of lighting

Light emitting diodes (LEDs) lead a new and exciting era of modern ecological lighting. They have been evolving over the last decade and are now maturing into a viable economic alternative to the incandescent …