2012-06-29

Taiwan LED Manufacturers to Compete in High-wattage LED Market

Taiwan LED manufacturers have got involved in the competition in high-wattage LED. Tsannkuen 3C has launched 10 W LED bulb at the price of NT$ 279 ,and Everlight has also released 8W LED bulb of NT$ 299. Delta cooperates with B&Q to promote 10.5 W LED bulbs to take the place of 60 W incandescent bulb. Tatung prepares to join the competition with its 10 W LED bulb, and China Electric Mfg. Corporation also intends to tap the market with 9W bulb. According to industry executives, 60 watt incandescent bulb occupies a major position in the tradit...
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2012-06-25

Everlight Sold out 100,000 LED Lamps at 7-11 Stores

According to Everlight’s Chairman Y.F. Yeh, the company has stocked 100,000 LED lamps at 7-11 stores on May 16 and all of them were sold out at the price of NT$299 (US$10.3 at US$1: NT$29) per piece on the second day, The company’s bulbs produce 80 lumens per watt, and are 270 degree wide in beaming angle and dimmable. And Yeh believed that consumers are motivated to buy the bulbs by efficiency over price of the lamps. Yeh continued that light efficiency, color rendering, and dimmablility have now dominated consumers’ decision to procure the lamps o...
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2012-06-25

Hitachi to Launch E26 LED Light Bulb Equivalent to 100W Incandescent Light

Hitachi Appliances Inc has announced to develop world’s first E26-base wide-light-distribution-type LED light bulb, "LDA15D-G," which can emits the amount of light equivalent to that of a 100W incandescent light bulb (1,520lm). The new bulb is to be released on July 13, 2012, in Japan. According to the company, it realized the amount of light and a wide light distribution angle like the light of an incandescent light bulb by employing a high-efficiency LED module, the "Slit Structured Body," whose slit has an about 1.3 times wider radiation...
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2012-06-20

INSTEON Creates World's First Networked Remote Control Dimmable LED Bulb

INSTEON® has created the INSTEON LED Bulb 8 Watt (60W), marking the world's first-to-market networked remote control dimmable LED light bulb. The INSTEON LED Bulb retails for $29.99, and features simple setup, intuitive control and easy linking to any INSTEON controller, such as a handheld remote. When paired with the free INSTEON app, the SmartLinc Hub turns an iOS/Android smartphone or tablet into a fully functioning remote control of the bulb or an entire INSTEON network. The bulb is fully dimmable and can be added...
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2012-06-20

New Philips Light Bulbs Make LED Lighting More Affordable

Philips announces the release of two new additions to its Light Emitting Diode (LED) lighting range, myVision and myAmbiance bulbs. These are designed to give consumers that want to make the switch to next generation LED lighting even more choice and at a lower price point.   The new myVision LED bulbs consume 6W or 9.5W of power and emit light output similar to standard 40W or 60W incandescent bulbs, respectively. The myAmbiance LED Bulb is dimmable with compatible dimmers and uses only 12W of power to generate more light than a standard 60W bulb. Desig...
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2012-06-18

Puget Sound Energy Sells Affordable LED Light Bulbs

Puget Sound Energy has introduced cutting edge LED light bulbs and fixtures for the utility’s residential electric customers at participating retail stores. “For the last few years, the high price of LED bulbs has prevented many consumers from investing in the efficient and long lasting bulbs,” said Cal Shirley, vice president of Customer Solutions at PSE. “LED bulbs are a great technology; they save energy and last an incredibly long time. Now that the price of LED bulbs has dropped and with available discounts, the era of the LED bulb h...
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2012-06-18

ParLux Develops 330°Energy Star Qualified LED Bulb

ParLux Optoelectronics Corp. has developed an Energy Star Qualified Omnidirectional LED Bulb with 330 light beaming angle. The bulb is designed to replace incandescent bulb with not only the wide beaming angle but also excellent color rendering performance as well. According to the company, the bulb is outfitted with a patented thermal-conductivity mechanism, which can quickly transmit thermal inside the lamp to the surface of the lamp’s ceramic base. From the surface the heat is taken away by ambient air. Excellent thermal conductivity design ensures longevity of th...
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2012-06-15

China Electric Benefits from Increasing Shipments from China and SE Asia

Taiwan-based China Electric Mfg. Corporation has seen banner revenue growth, mainly driven by exploring overseas markets for LED and traditional lighting in central, southern China and Southeast Asia in 2012. A China Electric executive has confirmed that the company has started delivering LED bulbs in small quantities along with traditional lights to Southeast Asia since June, with shipment to increase monthly. In addition, the executive says that the company’s LED bulbs come with chipsets licensed by U.S.’s CREE and Japan’s Nichia, so ...
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2012-05-24

Taiwan LED Manufacturers Prepare for LED Bulbs Sales Boom in Electricity Rate Hikes

Taiwan LED manufacturers including Everlight, Delta Electronics, Nanya Photonics Inc. are paving for the way for LED lamp sales boom in Taiwan thanks to the upcoming implementation of electricity rate hikes. According to Everlight , it had sold out its first batch of NT$299 (US$10.3 at US$1: NT$29) LED light bulbs, numbered at 100,000 units, at 7-11 stores and is calling for urgent replenishment of another 100,000 bulbs. And the company has talked with President Chain Store Corp., which owns Taiwan’s 7-11 stores, over fresh build-up of the bulbs at t...
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2012-05-23

Hitachi Appliances to Release 80 W-equivalent LED Bulb

Hitachi Appliances is to release 80 W-equivalent LED Bulb on June 15th. The new bulb gives off almost 1160 lumens, and consumes 11.4 watts. It can be available in E26-base, and diffuses light like the incandescent light bulb. With the new bulb, it can not only improve the brightness, but also reduce power consumption. Nuclear power shortage has driven up demand for LED lamps after the March 11 earthquake. Hitachi Appliances will diversify LED bulbs on brightness and light distribution to cater different demands from customers....
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2011-08-30

Lighting Science Group and Dixon Technologies Jointly Releses New LED Bulb Priced under $15

Lighting Science Group and  electronics products manufacturer Dixon Technologies India Pvt. Ltd, have jointly to announce the world’s first sub-$15 omnidirectional 60-watt equivalent A19 LED bulb. According to the two companies, the new product that will be available in India by the end of the year and will be sold worldwide by Lighting Science Group early next year. The bulb is the first in a series of products being jointly manufactured and distributed by the two companies. The full line of products will include street lights, outdoor and industrial ligh...
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2011-08-26

The LED Bulb Business Expands

A WICKLOW-BASED lighting expert has invented an energy-efficient LED bulb for the outdoor security-lighting market that reduces the cost of its electricity consumption by 93 per cent. A Wattbeater bulb will also last 30 times longer than a standard tungsten halogen one. As more commercial bodies and domestic consumers are becoming increasingly conscious about energy consumption, these continuing advances in LED technology lamps are rendering old-style bulbs obsolete. In June the Wattbeater bulb made the top three in the Light Source Product of the Year 2011 U...
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2010-09-10

TESS unveils huge progress in LED lighting: 12.5 watt 1400 lumen LED Bulb in A19 shape

TESS (topco energy saving system corp.), recently made another breakthrough in upgrading luminous efficiency for LED lighting - the company announces its new product, a 12.5 watt LED bulb delivers 1400 lumen. TESS set the highest luminous efficiency of 100lm/W this April by releasing 10 watt 1000 lumen LED bulb; yet, within 5 months, TESS set a higher standard of 112lm/W for LED lighting industry.
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2010-07-22

LEDtronics Introduces LED Chandelier Bulbs that Produce 360° Beam of Light Using Only 3 Watts

LEDtronics® announces Flame Tip Surface Mount LED Chandelier Bulbs that offer rich, beautiful lighting in many versatile applications. The DEC02SM-B11E26 series SMD LED Chandelier bulb comes in a flame-tip shape, UV-protected, plastic lens covering that allows the LEDs to shine three-dimensionally in multiple directions, while still being protected from the environment.
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2010-06-02

HPLighting announced 7W LED light bulb at 3000K, 90lm per Watt and CRI above 90

Achieving the brightness of 630lm (90lm/W), HPLighting developed its new generation of 7W LED light bulb using its Cu substrate high power LED packaging technology. 
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2010-05-06

TESS announces its 10W 1000 lumen LED bulb now available

TESS (topco energy saving system corp.) presented a new 10W 1000 lumen LED bulb in April and invited customers to leave their desire retail price. Not only customers responded eagerly but also have caused a worldwide inquiry and even an environmental protection organization in US shows its interests in this outstanding new LED bulb. Today (May 6) TESS announces its 10W 1000 lumen LED bulb cool white version officially available.
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2010-04-12

Tess announces 10W, 1000lm LED bulb with 100lm/W luminous efficacy

Tess, a LED lighting developer and manufacturer in Taiwan, today announces its 10W/1,000lm LED bulb designed with CREE inside. The latest Tess 10W/1,000lm LED bulb delivers luminous efficiency of 100lm/W which is the most updated standard of the world and can replace 100W incandescent bulb with life time up to 10,000 hours.
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2010-03-19

MSi designs LED PAR-38 replacement bulb based on Cypress' PowerPSoC IC

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. today announced that its PowerPSoC(r) embedded power controller is an integral part of the revolutionary new iPAR-38(tm) LED replacement bulb from MSi. The new bulb leverages PowerPSoC's programmability and flexibility to deliver unique features including adjustable power levels, communications capability, and the ability to be dimmed through the use of virtually any installed dimming system.
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2010-02-02

2010 TESS New Product Announcement! 9W / 9.5W High Power LED Bulb with 700/800 Lumens Output

Topco Energy Saving System Corp. (TESS) announced the latest innovation in Feb. The new 9W / 9.5 W LED bulbs are designed with CREE LED chips inside. With the leading technology, the 9W cool white bulb reaches 700 lumens and it can replace 70W incandescent bulb.
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2009-12-29

Hi Score's Conversion of Florida Condominium to LED Lights a Great Success

Hi Score Corporation announced that the conversion of the Ocean Four Condominium Towers in Sunny Isles Florida have resulted in 60% savings in lighting cost. The conversion consisted of replacing over 1,000 traditional halogen light bulbs to 6-watt LED bulbs in the month of October of this year. Ocean Four has enjoyed drastic reduction in electricity consumption due to the lower watts consumption of the LED bulbs and since their temperature is also very low, the condominiums have reduced their air conditioning operational cost on all three towers of 23 floors each.
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2009-11-17

C. Crane Offers New Energy-Saving LED Light Bulb Powerful Enough to Replace Common Halogen Type MR16 Bulbs

C. Crane, a pioneer in direct-replacement LED light bulbs, is now shipping the new GeoBulb® MR16 LED Light Bulb. The GeoBulb® MR16 runs on just 3 Watts and can be used as a direct replacement for a 20-Watt halogen bulb. C. Crane estimates that, over five years, for each standard 20 Watt MR16 bulb a business replaces with a GeoBulb® MR16, they could save about $200.00* in bulb replacement and electrical costs. GeoBulb® MR16 bulbs have standard bi-pin bases and should require no retrofitting of any kind.
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2009-11-11

LEDnovation Introduces New White A19 LED Light Bulbs for Incandescent and CFL Replacement

LEDnovation, Inc. introduces a new LED lighting product, the white A19 LED bulb for the North American Market, and the company claims the bulb is with the world’s highest efficiency state-of-the-art design.
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2009-11-10

Seoul Semiconductor, NGL Supply Make 1000 Free Light Bulbs Available Through the World Usability Day Project Website

The World Usability Day (WUD) project will make 1,000 LED spot/bulbs available for free via their website www.worldusabilityday.org. "Assume the following math: 1,000 bulbs can replace all of the light bulbs in 20 medium-sized houses," said Brian Sullivan, the usability principal at the Sabre Human Factors Center in San Francisco, CA, and co-chair of World Usability Day. "The LED bulbs are easily three times more efficient than standard bulbs. So that is the equivalent of lighting 100 houses," said Brian Sullivan, co-chair of World Usability Day.
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2009-11-06

LEDnovation Introduces A19 Neutral White LED Light Bulbs for Incandescent Replacement of 60W & 75W Bulbs

LEDnovation, Inc. today introduced two new LED bulbs for the North American Market. The company claims that the LED bulbs are the industry’s first and highest brightness 60W and 75W incandescent A19 equivalent replacement bulbs. 
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2009-10-30

Rohm Unveils New LED Bulbs Diffusing Light Widely as Incandescent Bulb

Rohm Co Ltd introduced its new E26 LED light bulb prototypes at Green Device 2009 held from Oct 28 to 30 in Japan.
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2009-10-30

Cree Demonstrates Record-Breaking LED Light Bulb

Today, at the annual Cree (Nasdaq:CREE) shareholder meeting, Cree Chairman and CEO Chuck Swoboda demonstrated an A-lamp LED light bulb with the highest lumen output and efficacy reported in the industry. The bulb produces 969 lumens at an impressive 102 lumens per watt, which is the light output equivalent to a 65-watt incandescent bulb, yet it uses only 9.5 watts.
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2009-10-09

Lemnis Lighting Launches Dimmable LED Bulb

Lemnis Lighting, Inc this week announced the consumer launch of the Pharox60 LED bulb available exclusively online at www.mypharox.com. The Pharox60, the first true replacement for the incandescent bulb, represents a transformative technology for consumers looking to cut electricity costs and realize a quick return on an investment in the most efficient residential lighting solution on the market.
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2009-09-16

LED Lighting Bulbs Gaining Popularity in Japan

As all incandescent bulbs will be banned by the end of 2012 in Japan, and the Energy Act Amendment will go into effect in the first quarter of 2010, many public places in Japan are likely to gradually switch to LED lighting.
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2009-09-11

Panasonic Debuts EverLeds LED Light Bulbs

Panasonic Corporation Thursday unveiled new bulb-shaped LED (light-emitting diode) lamps, the latest addition to its EVERLEDS LED lighting products. The new line-up consisting of eight types of bulbs offers the industry's most energy-efficient, lightest and smallest LED bulbs. They also include the industry's first compact type LED bulbs and dimmable lamps.
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2009-09-02

Magnalight Adds LED T Series Bulb Options to Corrosion Resistant Hazardous Area Fluorescent Lights

Expanding on its line of explosion proof and hazardous location fluorescent lighting, Larson Electronics Magnalight now offers LED T series bulbs for its HALP and HALSS series of corrosion resistant lighting.
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