Efficient and compact light engines

  The new generation Talexxengine Stark new DLE light engines is said to be more efficient and compact, and offers better glare reduction. The system, comprising an LED module and associated converter, benefits from LED technology enabling more efficient and cost-effective modules with very low profiles to be produced. In addition, the Best LED Operation […]

LED tips for the end-user

  LED lighting is relatively new technology and many end-users are still not familiar with its advantages. This often results in ill-informed purchasing decisions leading, in turn, to negative public opinion on these products. Lighting accounts for up to 25% of the average household and business energy budget. Manufacturers, retailers and distributors should therefore give […]

LEDs with anti-glare lenses

  LED technology is advancing rapidly, with many new lamp styles available. All of these LEDs are available with standard bases which fit household light fixtures, making LED the next generation in home lighting. ACDC Dynamics provides an extensive range of lighting solutions. It has recently extended its range and its new lighting catalogue is […]

Vector appointed official magazine of IESSA

EE Publishers is pleased to announce that at the recent council meeting of the Illumination Engineering Society of South Africa (IESSA), it was decided and agreed that Vector magazine would henceforth be the association’s official publication. This decision came in the light of the longstanding, excellent working relationship between IESSA and Vector over many years. […]

Lighting for safety, better visibility

  Idaho State University’s main campus needed a sustainable lighting solution to replace its existing 1 kW high-pressure sodium fixtures and 1 kW probe start metal halide fixtures to increase campus safety and to decrease energy consumption and maintenance cost. A combination of multiple Venture Lighting technologies was used. The company’s Natural White lighting system […]

New LED platform for recessed lights

Philips’ new generation LED recessed fixtures delivers substantial energy saving in a simple way, by adopting a brand-new LED platform and optical technology. It has an optimal colour CRI and power factor to improve the comfort of lighting, satisfying the requirements of various applications. It is the ideal replacement solution for conventional fluorescent lighting TL-D […]

Lighting retrofit at car dealership

  Northstar Chevy in the USA wanted to replace their current 1 kW probe start lighting system with a more energy-efficient solution which would also offer a utility rebate. Venture Lighting was assigned the task. With 74 lamps and ballast to be replaced in a mix of shoebox and flood fixtures, the dealer needed a […]

Trendy and energy-efficient spotlights

  The new Eurolux collection of trendy and energy-efficient spotlights from Eglo Leuchten of Austria boasts chic designs while offering tailored functionality such as the Tamara range – specifically designed for use in damp environments. With six new ranges included in this collection, there are single and track spotlights suitable for any space. The spotlights […]

IRED not much larger than chip

  The Oslon compact infrared LED (IRED) from Osram Opto Semiconductors offers impressive output despite its very small package. It is suited for applications including surveillance; digital image processing; 3D measurement; pattern recognition and gesture detection. The infrared Oslon Compact SFH 4710 is designed specially for industrial applications. As a mid-power LED with a typical […]

Ultra-compact yellow LED for headlamps

The yellow Oslon Compact LED from Osram immediately opens up new design options for turn indicators in vehicle forward lighting. With package dimensions of 1,5 x 1,9 x 0,7 mm,  the new version is so small and yet so powerful that it is ideal for use in light guide applications. This high-power LED, based on […]