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Saving Money With LEDs


With the economic crisis a few years ago, people have had to tighten their belts drastically, lowering their outgoing finances as much as possible. However, LED lighting has quite often been over looked as a money saving technique, due mainly to the fact that by purchasing more products, you can not possibly be saving more money.


Beam Angles: Why do they Matter?


The beam angle of a bulb is one of the most important aspects to look at. Different beam angles can be used for different applications and can impact the intensity of the light output. For example, if you want to highlight a certain area, say a small display cabinet, a narrow beam angle would focus

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What fitting do I Have?


Lights bulbs come in various shapes and sizes, which can quite often confuse people, so we are going to keep it simple.   GU10 The 10 stands for the distance between the pins measured in millimeters from centre to centre.  Most commonly used in spot lights/down lights and are installed in a push and twist


LEDs – DIP vs SMD vs COB


DIP – Dual In-line Package SMD – Surface Mounted Device COB – Chip On Board   DIP DIP. As soon as LED is mentioned, that is what most people picture in their heads and this is simply because up until recently, it was the only common LED type available. DIPs in general are not as easy

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What is an LED?


An LED (Light-Emitting Diode) is a semiconducting light source. LEDs work on the principle of Electroluminescence – the passage of electrical current to cause an optical effect. The flow of current from positive to negative, passes through a semiconducting material which causes the electrons and electron holes to pass through one another. This in turn

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Warm White vs Cool White


Our customers often ask us “what is the difference between ‘warm’ white and ‘cool’ white?” Quite simply, it is the effect the light colour has on a room. You may have noticed that warm white has a yellow tinge whereas the cool white is a pure white colour. We at Peritus believe that the best