LED Lighting Technology FAQs

Topics of the future typically come with questions. As technology advances, so does the information needed to fully understand the new capabilities and possibilities. LED Lighting Inc is one of the longest running companies in the LED lighting industry. We started our company in the pre-LED market, and have continued to grow, learn and advance. We know from our experiences you don’t learn EVERYTHING there is to know about LED lighting overnight.

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To help you gain a quicker and more thorough understanding, we have compiled some of the most frequently asked LED lighting questions and provided the answers for you here. If you don’t find the answer you’re looking for, contact LED Lighting Inc today, and we will be glad to answer any questions and help you learn the best methods and most efficient ways to creatively light up your home or business. Hop on board with the future of lighting!

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Can I Dim LED Tape Lights and Versa Bars?

Yes, you can dim LED Tape Lights and Versa Bars with the use of a TDIM12V or TDIMDRIVER.

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How Do I Dim LED Tape Lights and Versa Bars?

LED Tape Lights and Versa Bars can be dimmed with a standalone dimmer (TDIM12V) still requiring a driver or using our dimmer and driver in one (TDIMDRIVER). The TDIMDRIVER will need a specified Lutron CL Series or equivalent wall dimmer. Contact LED Lighting Inc. for more information.

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How Long Can LED Tape Lights and Versa Bars Run?

This depends on the light:

12 VDC single color tape lights have a maximum run with minimal light loss of 32 feet. This can be increased up to 50 feet with a 24 VDC version of the tape light.

12 VDC RGB color changing tape lights have a maximum run of 16 feet, after which an RGB amplifier is required for every additional 16 foot section. This can be increased to 31 feet with the 24 VDC version.

The maximum run for our standard Versa Bar series (Vsx) is 12 feet. For our Extra Long series (XLR), you can run up to 30 feet without noticeable light loss.

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How Far Can You Go With LED Tape Lights?

You can go on with LED Tape Lights indefinitely, when you use the correct corresponding number of drivers and dimmers. (See “How Long Can LED Tape Lights and Versa Bars Run?”)

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What is the Difference in the Type of Coding Offered?

Resin Dipped Coating (RD) is used for indoor applications where it could be damp such as bars, kitchens, bathrooms and the likes.

Silicone Cover Coating (SC) is used for outdoor applications where it could be damp such as under eaves.

Solid Silicone Coating (SS) is used for outdoor wet applications such as decks and sculptures.

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Where Can I Use LED Tape Lights?

LED Tape Lights can be used to light both interior and exterior space. Tape Lights can illuminate coves, under cabinets, counters, decks, stairs, pools and more. LED Tape Lights are very flexible and versatile.

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What are the Advantages of Using LED Lighting Products?

All of our LED Lighting products are safety agency listed.
LED Lighting Inc offers customized light designs for “plug and play” installation.
LED Lighting Inc offers one of the broadest selections of linear product lines in the market.
LED Lighting Inc offers a wide range of T5, T8 and T12 Replacement lights.
LED lights are usually 50% more energy-efficient.
LED lights contain no mercury making them environmentally friendly.
LED lights light instantly even in cold weather.
LED lights offer better quality light.

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What is the Difference between Efficacy and Efficiency?

Efficacy is expressed in lumens per watt, where efficiency is expressed in a percentage of the LED efficiency.

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