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MEAN WELL Lighting Power Supply

History    Founded in 1982, MEAN WELL is one of few manufacturers dedicated to standard power supply in the world. It is ranked the 6th in global power supply (DC output) makers according to a report by Micro Technology Consultant released in March 2016. Differing from the first five manufacturers’ ODM/OEM oriented business model, almost 99% sales turnovers by MEAN WELL comes from standard power supply products sold under the own brand name. MEAN WELL has been working with customers, suppliers, [...]

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Lumens Per Watt

The main purpose of technology has been to make our way of life a little bit easier and retain information that we can constantly forget. With their ability to hold mountains of knowledge and make tasks like shopping, contacting a friend, or getting directions by as simplye as pressing a few buttons we are constantly thanking them. Ultimately lessening our workload and less likely to get a migraine. But who said technology was perfect? You will because you always hit [...]

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Essential Terminology:

Wattage: How many watts of energy are required to power your bulb? LED lights have lower wattages, but produce a brightness equivalent to that of a higher watt incandescent bulb. Wattage Equivalent: How to replace your standard bulb with its LED equivalent. Color Temperature: Defines the color of the light, and is measured by the Kelvin scale. Ex. If you want a warmer yellowish bulb with a calming and intimate ambience, choose a bulb with a lower color temperature around [...]

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What kind of LED bulb do I need?

First you should determine what kind of bulb you need. We put together a guide below of the most popular bulbs and fixtures and their applications. 1. LED Retrofit Kits - LED retrofit kits are installed in existing fixtures for upgrades to LED technology. LED technology improves energy efficiency and saves on energy consumption. 2. A19 / A21 - Easy LED alternatives for your traditional incandescent bulbs in a commercial or residential setting. 3. [...]

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Why should I switch to LED Lighting?

LED’s use less energy than a standard incandescent bulb, because they require less wattage (lower wattage does not mean lower brightness – brightness depends on the lumens and not wattage). In fact, if a LED bulb is Energy Star Certified, it uses 75% less energy than a standard incandescent bulb! LEDs produce brighter light using less energy, they last longer, and require less maintenance. The typical lifetime of an LED bulb is between 25,000 to 100,000 hours. You might [...]

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