Latest Tech News on Interior LED Lighting

Art studio lighting conundrum

I have a friend who teaches Chinese brush painting. She is rather good, and she is having the garage converted into a studio for teaching. And she wants LED lighting. However, all the easily available light bulbs are not exactly brilliant for colour rendering. The led makers make suitable emitters…

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Lumileds adds mid-power arrays and strips

Lumileds has added rigid large-area (55x280mm) arrays and flexible lighting strips to its portfolio – based around 3535 mid-power LEDs. There is more information on the main Electronics Weekly website…

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Ledil and Ideal go for Cree CXA35

Cree CXA35 arrays can now be mated to Ledil Angela and Angelina reflectors, thanks to a clip-in Chip-Lok connector/holder from Ideal. “Ideal can offer a complete system that connects the reflector to the Cree array to deliver the most efficient electrical, mechanical, thermal, and optical qualities,” said…

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Two blue peaks for whiter white

Just when you thought there were sufficient shades of white in the world, along comes another one. CrispWhite Technology “brings a completely new look to retail settings, with its unique ability to highlight bright whites while while colours appear saturated, revealing the richest colours found in clothing, paints and other…

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Cree bulb has low-med-high at the flick of a switch

Cree has introduced a three-intensity, selected by flicking the wall switch, LED replacement for incandescent bulbs. Called ’3-Way Cree’, the firm says it has “three light levels distinctly visible to the naked eye”. That said, the values are 3, 8 or 18W (320, 820 or 1,620 lm…

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Optic lights shop aisles

Ledil has developed an optic especially for retail aisles with shelves on both sides. Called Florence ZT25, it pushes a blade of light towards each row of shelves. Size is 286x 61mm, 11mm high, and it needs to sit over 33 small surface-mount LEDs The data sheet specifies it…

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Luminus deliberately strays off the black body curve

“Recent studies have demonstrated that human beings have a preference for warm white colour temperatures slightly below the black body locus [BBL], which they perceive as a pure, crisp, whiter light, while the majority of warm white LED products are targeted to generate light precisely on the BBL,” said Luminus…

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High CRI spotlamp from Osram

A luminaire originally developed for the Lenbachhaus Museum in Munich and in the Sistine Chapel in Rome is now in production at Osram. Called Lunis 2 Track, it is aimed mainly at, you’ve guessed it, galleries and museums – as well as display of goods in retail. CRI is over…

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