Category: February

All posts created in February.

LEDs Can Light It All!

February 3, 2016

So What Do I Do With These Old Incandescent Lights? LED lights have become more popular every year, but some holiday traditionalists have hesitated to convert to this “new” technology. We all love the classic look of those incandescent bulbs, especially the painted ones that shine so brightly through the snow. But by last year, […]

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Start the Madness: Basketball Team Spirit in Lights

March 10, 2015

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for all of you college basketball fans, and even for you none basketball fans who don’t know the bracket definition, it’s still an exciting time. Your eyes will be glued to your TV as you cheer on your favorite teams. Friendly discussions between your friends will turn […]

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Learn to Make This Decorative Valentine’s Day Heart

February 7, 2014

Learn to make this lovely decorative Valentine’s Day heart with floral-shaped LED lights. Check out our guide on SlideShare or download a PDF. Let Your Love Shine in LED Lights for Valentine’s Day: Learn to Make This Decorative Heart with LEDs! from HolidayLEDs Attachment Size Holiday LEDs Valentine’s Heart How-To Guide 1.67 MB

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Powering Christmas Lights with DC power

June 4, 2008

We have received a fairly steady set of inquires about powering LED Christmas lights with DC power, so I decided it was time to do some research, and provide some information to our users. As a starting point, most Christmas light sets are wired for standard household AC, or alternating current. This means that they […]

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LED Lighting CRI and the Lighting Revolution

February 29, 2008

We have mentioned this many times in previous articles, but it’s worth pointing out again here: incandescent lighting is old technology. We live in an age of super-powerful computers that fit in the palms of our hands, but most of the world still lights its environment with archaic and inefficient incandescent lighting technology. Given the […]

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Making sense of LED Terminology

February 6, 2008

Lighting technology has be stagnant for over 100 years. Compact fluorescent lamps are now common place in most stores, but a few years ago you couldn’t buy anything but an incandescent light bulb. After just being introduced to the CFL, after 100 years of the same technology, consumers are now being introduced to a LED […]

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How Do LED Holiday Lights Work?

July 30, 2007

Light Emitting Diodes or LEDs are now considered the greatest invention in lighting since Edison’s light bulb in 1879. LEDs are rapidly replacing light bulbs in a variety of high reliability applications including traffic lights, brake lights, and emergency exit signs.

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