Friday, 10 October 2014

What is LED?

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Learn more about what LED is and how LEDs work. We explain what makes a reliable LED lamp. And become an 'LED master' through our LED Masterclasses.

Basic things to know about LED lamps

Performance of an LED lamp is the result of 3 groups of components:

1. Optical LED components
2. Electrical LED components
3. Mechanical and thermal LED components

Performance of LED:

- Brightness: output (Lumen) and efficacy (Lumen/Watt)
- Color: color temperature and color consistency
- Lifetime: LED source vs. LED lamp
- Light distribution: directional (Candela) and omni-directional (Lumen)