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Guide to LED

Guide to LED – Introduction to LEDs

posted July 10, 2099

What is LEDs? LED stands for Light Emitting Diode. A diode is an electrical component that restrict current flow to only one single direction. This means that if an LED is placed incorrectly, it won’t light up. The only difference is that LEDs generates light compared to a normal diode. For more in depth information.....Read More

Guide to LED – Common myths about LED

posted July 10, 2098

There are many hype in regards to using LEDs such that it is very long lasting compared to incandescent or florescent lamps. This lead many to have faith and purchase LED products only to be bitterly disappointed. The two key reasons why LEDs fail, which are: – Sub quality LEDs that has been tuned up.....Read More

Prices of LEDs and the cost to our future

posted June 15, 2015

As many have approached us in saying that LEDs will drop price with the economics of scale and that we should make the product cheaper for people to go green. Lets start with the following. Fluorescent then and now. A typical incandescent bulb currently sells for about RM 1.50 while fluorescent goes for about RM.....Read More

LED Savings – Which will save more? eLED or other brands?

posted May 17, 2015

Lets find out more about LED savings. In 3 years time, will cheaper LEDs save more compared to eLED’s products? Lets look deeper and determine which will save more. Below is a table where each product is broken down in terms of: – 1. Warranty. 2. Number of replacements (worse case) & amount of waste......Read More

Guide to LED – LED Brightness

posted December 19, 2013

Many of us look for specifications to compare product to product. Lumens (a measurement of brightness) is one of them but unlike a typical light bulb which scatters light uniform in all directions (omni-directional), LED does not (uni-directional). So lets look at the things that effects brightness.   Light Distribution  The two photos on the.....Read More

Guide to LED – About LED flood lights

posted August 15, 2012

 SP50A-02 There are many that complained why eLED led flood lights are so much more expensive than those that is sold at hardware and lighting shops. Actually eLED flood lights are the most economical in the long term but before that lets dig further about LED outdoor flood lights in the market. There are 4 grades.....Read More

Guide to LED – LED candle light bulb analysis

posted July 29, 2012

The team here @ eLED are focused in not only delivering a quality candle light bulb but it must also be designed with elegance and beauty. Simply because candle light bulbs are used to light up the beautiful hanging lights that it is placed on. What’s the point in using candle light bulbs that doesn’t.....Read More

Guide to LED – In depth analysis into competitor LED bulbs

posted July 24, 2012

Many have tried LED light bulbs like the one above with disappointing results. Below are some of the reasons why : – Insufficient Brightness – Brightness is only equivalent to between 40W to 60W Incandescent or between 8W to 14W Compact Florescent Lamps (CFL). 18W CFL is equivalent to 100W Incandescent. Those that are using.....Read More

Guide to LED – The 3 generations of light bulbs

posted July 17, 2012

Lets start from the beginning, Incandescent lighting Incandescent lighting is the first generation light bulb, it uses a filament that is heated up to the point that it glows thus producing light. Below are the benefits of incandescent lighting: – Light output is sharp, good for reading. Dimmable The downside are : – High energy consumption.....Read More

Guide to LED – Are all LEDs the same?

posted July 17, 2012

The answer is NO. LEDs come in a variety of quality both in terms of the quality materials that is used AND the design. These are some of the easiest way to determine if the LEDs are of quality: – Older generation LEDs can’t produce pure white and is of bluish color. Cheaper LEDs aren’t.....Read More