Thursday, December 17, 2015

The Future of Energy-Efficient LED Lighting

LED lightning is among the popular types of residential and commercial lightning available in the market today. Numerous benefits offered by LED are the reason of its rising popularity. LED lightning is far brighter, durable and energy efficient than traditional incandescent lightning. LED lightning is more environment friendly type of lightning as it emanates less amount of carbon-dioxide than conventional incandescent lightning.

LED lightning is preferred for a variety of purposes, including home lightning, office illumination, vehicle lightning, landscape lightning and public safety lightning. The LED innovation is effectively utilized as a part of spotlights, lanterns, head lights and book lights. These little LED lights have turned into an essential part of our lifestyle. For example, indicators on appliances such as espresso makers those pass on to the users that the machine is ready to be utilized are LED lights. Little lights on mobile phones showing active power are LED lights.

LED is an abbreviation of Light Emitting Diode, which is a semiconductor that converts power into light. LED lights don’t require a filament as ordinary incandescent bulbs do to generate light. LED lights have diodes as their source of power. Every diode has a measurement of around 1\4th inch diameter and consumes about ten milliamps of current to give out light at around 1\10th of a watt.

These diodes are very much secured by plastic bulbs that contain them. LED lights work on power generated by the movements of electrons and emit white light. Despite their compactness in size, LED bulbs work great when utilized in combination for high power applications.

LED lights are available in different efficiencies. However, with most recent progressions, LED lights with limits as much as 160 lumens/watt are also being produced. They are not harsh, they emit soft lights. The less intensity of brightness is due to the utilization of sodium lamps of low pressure.

Abilities of LED lightning are numerous. One is the unidirectional brightening LED lightning. This property of LEDs makes them exceptionally helpful for different applications where light needs to be focused in a single direction. They are more durable than traditional lights as they are defiant to affect by thermal influences and vibrations.

There are no UV beams and infrared beams coming from LED lightning. This makes them perfect for outside lightning. There is no mercury in LEDs, so, it doesn’t get hot on use. LED light doesn’t upset radio and TV signals as there is no ballast in an LED. But, it ought to be noticed that they are heat-sensitive, exposure to surplus heat can harm the nature of light emitted as well as the lifetime of the light.

Owing to its various favorable advantages, the utilization of LED lightning has increased enormously. It can be utilized for centered lightning as a part of cupboards, areas under kitchen cabinets, garage interiors and overhead lightning. It is widely utilized for lightning walkways, art lighting, landscape lightning and night lighting.


Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Car Bulbs & Their Uses!


Whether you’re looking for a standard replacement or looking to upgrade your bulbs in your car, we have a comprehensive range of bulbs to suit everyone’s needs. Our selection of LEDs produces an intense light and uses less power than a traditional bulb. They last much longer and are designed to give you the utmost quality and performance in any condition.


Our standard replacement halogen bulbs are high quality, strictly legally e-marked bulbs. These bulbs are an advanced form of incandescent lamp. The filament is composed of ductile tungsten and located in a gas filled bulb just like a standard tungsten bulb. However the gas in a halogen bulb is at a higher pressure.
Whether you’re looking for a replacement of a blown bulb or want to simply upgrade your current bulb we have a wide selection of high quality bulbs. We can provide the latest version of your car bulbs according to your car fitting requirements. You may want to upgrade your bulbs to a Xenon bulb, alternatively you may want the maximum amount of light on the road whilst you are driving in the evening.
Unlike the conventional auto bulbs HID bulbs have no filament which is susceptible to vibration. Instead, there is a glass capsule in the centre of the bulb containing Xenon gas. Two metal electrodes sealed into the glass capsule enable a high voltage to arc across, igniting the Xenon gas which produces the light.
We have a comprehensive range of LED bulbs. Our upgraded LED bulbs are for use all around the car. Whether you want an LED bulb for your car’s Fog Lights, Sidelight’s, Indicator Lights, Side Indicator, Number Plate, Brake Lights, Tail Lights, Reversing Light, Rear Fog Light, High Level Brake Light, Interior Bulbs and Modules, BMW Angel Eye, Dashboard and Panel, we have the right one suited for your car, and also provide the same bulbs for a Motorcycle. Our bulbs give out intense light and are long lasting. 
We provide a range of LED wedge bulbs for interior and exterior use. Push fit automotive wedge bulbs are used for both internal and external applications for cars, bikes and vans. These give a very pure light in a variety of colours, and are used in various functions, such as sidelights, indicators, courtesy lights and more.
We provide a range of LED festoon bulbs for interior and exterior use. Festoon provides for easy plug-and-play installation. Commonly used for interior lights to replace the old festoon.
We have a range of error free CANBUS LED bulbs for interior and exterior use. CANBUS bulbs are completely error free so you don't have to worry about that annoyingly persistent error message on the dashboard. These kinds of LED light bulbs have a built-in CANBUS load resistors so they will not trigger an error or send out warning on dashboard.


Friday, October 30, 2015

Everything You Need To Know About LED Light Bulbs [Infographic]

LED bulbs are the energy efficient and sustainable alternatives to traditional light bulbs. By installing LED lights at home, you can cut your electricity bills. Recent technological advancements have made this LED technology available to everyone. Unlike 2 or 3 years ago when you had to think twice before actually buying LED bulbs because of their higher costs, now you can buy these easily online without spending a lot of money. 

Here we have an infographic from Auto LED Shop which revolves around the benefits of using LED bulbs. Go through the same and don't forget to hit the share buttons.


Friday, October 16, 2015

How To Choose The Right Led Bulb?

LED lights provide up to 90% power savings compared to traditional halogen or luminescent bulbs. They also have a greatly superior life period – lasting 10,000s of hours compared to a conventional bulb which may last only 1,000 hours. 

Even comparing LED bulbs with the CFL low energy lights there are obvious benefits – as you turn on the light switch, an LED light will right away provide full lighting, while the CFL would still be heating up. LEDs can also be created to generate a variety of colour temperatures.

Now while the advantages of LED are now quite well known, what a lot of customers don’t know is that LED lights differ extremely in quality.

The majority of LED lighting makers all guarantee supreme performance, in terms of lifetime and the quality of the luminosity the bulb offers, but they can’t all be true can they?

Heat Dissipation

One of the most important features of a LED bulb when it comes to superiority is how well the bulb dissipates warmth.

There are varieties of designs for heat sinks, which is why the exterior of LED bulbs changes so much between brands. You may be familiar with the metal fins on some LEDs – higher end LEDs will have ceramic heat sinks or aluminum fins. The ceramic fins can be more efficient than any metal heat sink, since they possess plenty of little pores, which offer an even better surface area to dispel the heat from compared to metals. Ceramic heat sinks have an extremely low thermal capacity, but the highest surface area to maximize heat loss into the nearby environment.

So in our understanding improved LED bulbs will use ceramics or aluminum, but this alone does not make them a marketplace leader!

Chip Set

The chip used to change electrical energy to light is also really vital aspect.
Bad quality chip will produce more heat, and will consequently not last as long. Improved bulbs will make use of chips from better producers, which create less heat and convert more power to light. You get what you pay for and it is 100% true with the LED lights.

Power Driver

The driver controls the energy entering the LED’s, making sure that the bulb functions optimally and does not burn. In an MR16, this mechanism can be found in the light switch or in the fitting, since the bulb does not have an integral driver. GU10s have an innate driver hence they do not require an outer device.

If you choose to make the switch to LED bulbs, we advise ignoring MR16 spots totally and just installing GU10s even if you have to modify the fitting. 

Colour Temperature

Unlike conventional incandescent and halogen bulbs that have a tendency to generate a warm white light, LED lights are offered in numerous different colours – this is identified as the colour temperature of the bulb. To imitate the colour temperature created from a halogen GU10, you would require opting for a warm / daylight coloured bulb. If you favor the cooler light frequently linked with office spaces, then you would possibly prefer the cool light bulbs.

Quality is the most important factor and you should always choose the LED bulb which is of good quality.


Monday, September 21, 2015

Which Headlight Do you Need for Your Automobile?

What is a Headlight?

Headlight is a lamp/light mounted on the front part of the vehicle such as a van, car or truck. It is a mandatory auto part and its main purpose is to give light in darkness by illuminating the road in front of a motor vehicle. It consists of a special lens and reflector to light up the road ahead so that drivers can drive even in dark or where visibility is low.

There are various reasons why  vehicles need to have a headlamp or headlight. It is not an optional auto part as nobody can drive in darkness without headlights. Even a skilled driver cannot drive perfectly without it when night falls. A headlight makes the driving easy at night or during the snowstorm, frost and rainfall. 

Which  Headlight is best for buyers?

There are mainly three types of headlights available in the market which include LED, Xenon and Halogen. You can choose any one according to your needs and priorities.
An LED (Light Emitting Diode) is a semiconductor diode that comes in different designs due to its small size. It emits light when you apply voltage to it. It can be used in various electronic and electrical products.

It is more expensive than xenon and halogen headlights, but it is ideal for the buyers who value efficient energy consumption. LED headlights need less power to work.
Xenon is an odorless, colorless and highly unreactive gas used in a filament-based automotive technologies. Xenon bulbs provide good illumination by emitting a very strong white light. It can also be utilized in high intensity discharge lighting (HID bulbs which usually not have filaments). 
Halogen bulbs are used in headlights and each bulb has a thin tungsten filament and a glass filament capsule filled with halogen gas. Halogen emits bright white light. You can choose halogen headlight for your vehicle as it is a very popular headlight due to its low replacement cost and long life span but it generates waste energy and excess heat. You have to be very careful while you are replacing it. However it provides good performance in low budget.

The advantages of using Xenon bulbs over halogen are given below:-

1. It uses less power

2. It has a longer life span as compared to halogen bulbs

3. It is more efficient  than halogen

The disadvantages of using Xenon bulbs over halogen are given below:-

1. It is expensive than halogen

2. Its brightness can cause a harsh glare to other drivers

Xenon Headlight
Halogen Headlight
Power Consumption
Life Span
More Efficient
Less Efficient
More Expensive
Less Expensive
Emit brighter light
Emit less bright light

Well , each type of headlight has its own properties and uses, you can choose the set of headlights as per your budget and priorities. 


Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Top 10 Most Expensive Cars of 2015 [Infographic]

This infographic, created by Auto LED Shop, revolves around the top 10 most expensive cars of 2015. Go through the same and don't forget to hit the share buttons.


Wednesday, August 26, 2015

How LED Light Bulbs Can Save You Money? Read Here

LED bulbs are the future of lighting and they also help to save the environment. Now you are definitely interested in purchasing LED bulbs but the cost is more than other traditional forms of lighting. Although the initial costs of LEDs are higher than traditional bulbs but they work for a long time saving you money in the long run.

One of the most common ways in which LED light bulb will reduce the cost of your energy bills is the amount of energy it uses. LED light bulbs are considered environment friendly because of its low energy consumption. A normal shining light bulb operates by heating up a filament inside the bulb, which then gives off light, but also quite a lot of heat. The extra energy it takes to generate this heat is completely wasted since we only use the light bulb for light, not usually for warmth. LED light bulbs does not have filament, and rather this emits light due to an internal chemical process. This means they do not emit heat and thus they run on a significant lower amount of energy. If traditional bulbs run at about 100 watts, LED light bulb might consume 15 or 20 watts energy in comparison. The energy savings are immediate and considerable. 

LED light bulbs last longer than traditional bulbs. Because they are not equipped with filament and there is nothing to be burn out which is the common reason of failure of traditional bulbs. They are also made of a durable plastic and are not as easily broken when accidentally fell down. Moreover, the upfront cost of an LED light bulb is more than a traditional bulb; over the long run they will save your money in the form of replacement time and also in the energy bills. And remember that the cost of LED lighting bulb price has significantly reduced over the past ten years, and may continue to do so as they become the most popular lighting choice among the people.

If you have never purchased LED lights before than it’s highly recommended to purchase a single LED light first before buying too many lights. As earlier said, LED lights are not cheap but they last longer and save energy. Before buying LED you have to be sure about architecture, proper fitting, Kelvin’s and lumens before going all in on them. It’s also recommended to look for famous brands for the good quality of LED lights and also for money back guarantee. 


Friday, July 31, 2015

Checking External Lighting

Sometimes when you get home from work, it’s late, gloomy and dark. And so you switch on the lights in your home to see where you are going and to see the room. Exterior car lights have the same purpose – to see the direction and to see all around. Without these lights, you will be driving into danger. Even if one light is out, it can make all of the difference to your safety and comfort. When the time comes to replace or upgrade a light bulb, it is easy to leave it until tomorrow or the next weekend, but just like replacing a bulb in the home, you need to replace a bulb in your car as soon as possible. Driving with one headlight on in the dark may confuse motorists into thinking a motorcycle is approaching, not a 1.5 ton car.

If your headlights fail while driving in darkness, try using the light from sidelights or following the tail lights of another vehicle until you reach somewhere safe you can assess your situation.

Brake gently and try the dip switch. You may get lucky and still have a full or dip beam available if one or the other fails. Also try your light switch; sometimes a bad connection causes a temporary fault so turn it on and off a few times to see if anything happens.

If nothing happens and you are still without lights, pull off the road where possible and park safely. Switch your hazard lights or indicators on to make other drivers aware of your presence. They are very unlikely to see you unless you do this.  

It is recommended that you check your car lights on a weekly basis. Have someone with you to stand in front and behind your car while you test each and every light. Any light that does not illuminate will need to be replaced.

Finding the bulb that needs replacement will be easy. Auto LED Shop has the highest quality car light bulbs at competitive prices. If you are not sure as to which bulb you need, you can use the Find Your Matching Bulbs form on our website.