LED Lighting Information & Consumer Buyer Guides | Innovation LEDs
Out with the old in with the new

Out with the old in with the new

We've redesigned the majority of the Innovation LEDs website to be faster, and more responsive to a broader range of devices and screen sizes from the feedback and technical information we've gathered over the last few months. In addition to numerous bug fixes, we've added several new highly requested features:   User accounts can now add products to a personal...
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Vintage LED Lighting - Maintaining the Retro look

Vintage LED Lighting - Maintaining the Retro look

Maintaining a conventional look in a home, restaurant, or bar is a completely valid and common concern when dealing with potentially odd futuristic looking LED lighting. But fear not, the appearance of a traditional looking tungsten bulb is another path which major lighting manufacturers are currently exploring and have almost perfected at this point in time. With the boom of LED lighting over the last...
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Fire Rated Downlights in a Nutshell

Fire Rated Downlights in a Nutshell

What's all the fuss?   Plaster board ceilings have a natural ability to act as a fire barrier, however upon cutting a hole into a ceiling in order to fit a recessed downlight, a potential fire hazard is created. The downlight hole acts as a gateway allowing fire to spread through unchallenged. The real danger is once the fire starts to spread through this...
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COB or SMD GU10 Spotlights?

COB or SMD GU10 Spotlights?

Definition of an SMD LED   SMDs (Surface Mounted Device) are the new generation of LED lighting, the majority of our bulbs contain SMD chips allowing our bulbs to be much brighter than older generations of LED. The LED is soldered directly onto the PCB therefore requiring less space and improves the thermal connection.   Definition of a COB LED...
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What does IP65, or IP67 mean? – Guide for Ingress Protection Rating

What does IP65, or IP67 mean? – Guide for Ingress Protection Rating

Ingress Protection (IP) ratings are developed by the European Committee for Electro Technical Standardization (CENELEC) (NEMA IEC 60529 Degrees of Protection Provided by Enclosures - IP Code), detailing the environmental protection an enclosure provides. An IP rating usually has two numbers, the higher each number the greater the protection against solids or liquids: Protection against solid objects Protection against liquids...
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