LEDs

LEDs

LEDs are truly universal bulbs.

Today, LEDs are present in all sorts of modern electrical appliances, from indicator lights on a washing machine, airbag functionality indicators in cars, as well as safety lights on every bicycle. LEDs have become a product that we simply cannot do without.

But especially in terms of lighting, LED (Light-Emitting Diodes) trumps even great lights when compared to their the bulb and fluorescent tube counterparts. This is apparent in places such as car headlights,  flash in camera phones, the field of accent lighting or simply for lighting in the living room.

Unrivaled stamina

LEDs are based on semiconductor compounds that convert electricity directly into light. They are small, light, robust, durable and powerful. Currents of a few milli-amperes are sufficient to bring them to illumination. The average LED has a service life of about 100,000 hours, this means the LED can shine in 24-hour operation for more than ten years – and with constant brightness.

The lifetime of an LED light in Singapore goes with up to 100,000 hours, compared to the traditional incandescent bulb which has a 1000 hours average life span. Also, the brightness of an LED bulb is roughly 10 times that of an incandescent one, leading to almost 90% in energy savings. LED light bulbs use only one-fifth of the electricity required to generate the same amount of light. LEDs are the future of lighting technology. And that’s just the beginning. In the future, we can expect to see more efficient, space-saving and virtually maintenance-free light sources could revolutionize lighting technology.

The use of LED offers a number of advantages.

Purpose

A typical application of LED are present in display elements such as status indicators or matrix displays. The LED is also used frequently in the field of infrared remote controls as well as for photocells.

LED lights in Singapore are increasingly being now used as the light source. That is in the area of lighting, street lighting, in flashlights or for accent lighting. Even in traffic lights and as beacons in automobiles LEDs are increasingly present.

In the field of televisions, LED screens are becoming increasingly popular. LEDs act as a backlight for liquid crystal displays, partly because LEDs are a stable source of lighting and a lower power requirements than cold cathode lamps. Usage of LEDs in televisions as backlighting provides a wider color spectrum. They also cause less environmental pollution when disposed.  Mobile phone cameras also use LEDs for flash, as its shallow depth fits perfectly into a modern smartphone’s slim frame and design.

Design advantages:

  • Small size
  • New, finely textured design
  • Individual formability of the light bulb by different arrangements
  • Dimming without changing the light temperature
  • Light color can be adjusted
  • All light colors available
  • large variety of LED types

Economic benefits:

  • Low power consumption
  • Low heat generation
  • Nearly unlimited life of the lamp
  • No maintenance costs
  • No cleaning costs
  • Low disposal costs
Technical Advantages
  • Shock and vibration resistant
  • Can not implode
  • Precise light control without additional reflector by LED with a defined angle
  • Good glare control
  • No UV radiation
  • No IR radiation (heat)
  • No lamp sockets required
  • switchable or modulated
  • Great color rendering properties with RGB mixing

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