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LED Lighting

LED lighting is a popular form of energy efficient lighting that can be found in many commercial and domestic applications, from display lighting in a retail business to a replacement for your bayonet type incandescent household bulb.

LEDs are a semiconductor device that converts electricity into light, using 85% less energy than other typical lighting methods. This form of lighting reduces running costs in the long term and potentially offers less environmental impact.

LEDs have a much longer lifespan than other types of lighting, up to 20 years in some cases and LED lighting is also capable of displaying a broad spectrum of colours, which adds to their appeal in display environments.

Although generally more expensive than conventional lighting, LED lighting will eventually pay off, and in the meantime, you will get less radiant heat production, longer bulb life, and you could even control them with your Smartphone.

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  • 1 month ago

    Forward voltage (Vf) specifications for red LEDs are usually somewhere between 1.6 to 2.8 V, with 2.2 volts being the most common. A CR2032 battery puts out 3 V. So yes, you need a resistor in series to...
  • 1 month ago

    @morgano Agree! Guess time will resolve this, have there been any new design dimmers just for dimmable LEDs? They could optimise the design to get a more linear effect.
    Also, why on a dimmer that...
  • 1 month ago

    One of the main issues I have found with LED bulbs is dimming. There still seems to be a minefield of compatibility issues between the bulbs and various types of dimmer (leading edge/trailing edge) etc....
  • @davecole Yes you are correct as was the OP that the contact ratings are suitable for 250V AC. From Spec.
    CONTACT RATING: 500mA 48VAC-200mA 50VDC-200mA 250VAC

    The LED is addresses...
  • 1 month ago

    @RS Components Support
    The datasheet referenced makes it look like this is suitable as it says contact rating 250VAC.
    The product data on the RS website also states AC Voltage Rating 250V
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