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15 Oct 2015, 12:38

Downlighting - It Used To Be Simple

Whether a display cabinet or an interior design, downlighting can play an important role in the creation of a specific ambience and it can be a powerful component in many designs.  Applying downlighting to display systems, interior design and similar applications used to be simple. Most often the choice was one of a limited range of halogen lamps.

titleToday, LED technology is replacing halogen lamps in many applications. The prime reason has been the more efficient nature of LED lamp technology; drawing less current and running cooler. However, another major benefit of LED technology is that lamps can now be designed to provide not only a range of colour temperatures, but also a range of beam angles. Designers and Engineers are learning to exploit this aspect of modern LED technology to further refine their downlighting installations and to create new effects.

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The recently launched Anna Development Kits from ILS provide Engineers and Designers with a development platform that enables engineers to explore the different effects of colour temperature and varying beam angles, therefore enabling the development of a bespoke LED lamp that is optimised for a given application.

The Anna Development Kits are available with a choice of 3,4,5,6 or 7 LED's of differing colour temperature and a choice of narrow, medium and wide beam lenses. In addition to this, the kit includes the necessary metalwork holder, a PCB, a heatsink and a power supply, enabling engineers and designers to explore the effects and possibilities. Each kit offers 6 options within it, but as all the elements are available for sale separately, the total number of options runs into the many thousand.

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Our development kits aren’t just concentrating on white light, we offer a full colour range and even IR options.

Once a final design is chosen, then a bespoke manufactured lamp can be ordered in accordance with the chosen specification.

 

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ILS is a division of Intelligent Group Solutions Ltd (IGS) a well-established and respected industry leading display and opto-electronics solutions provider. IGS’ provides semi-custom or custom products both in component and sub-assembly form. All the senior staff have been involved with the opto-electronics industry for at least 20 years and are dedicated to ensuring that ILS is an innovative and highly successful operation.

15 Oct 2015, 12:38

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November 9, 2015 17:31

My answer to the chance to win a ANNA LED SPOTLIGHT DESIGN DEV KIT is:
1 x LEDiL Anna Lens 11°
1 x LEDiL Anna Lens 20°
1 x LEDiL Anna Lens 26°

Best regards
Anders Tegefeldt
AT-TEKNIK

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