Can low voltage LED strip lighting be dimmable?

Low voltage LED strip lighting is now a widely used component in domestic and industrial lighting systems. These products have been manufactured as a roll of single LED’s mounted to adhesive tape that can be attached to an aluminium extrusion to create lighting of almost any length. This type of…

Are 120 Volt LED globes dimmable?

Our current LED’s will dim to off. These are the dimmers we recommend. Lutron Skylark C.L SCL-153PHLutron Toggler C.L TGCL-153HLutron Lumea C.L LGCL-153PHL 

Are your light globes dimmable?

All incandescent bulbs are dimmable.   We recommend a Clipsal Universal as a general starting point. Our LED globes are marked as dimmable individually. Generally a Trailing Edge or LED dimmer should be used for LED. Our current update to our 240V LED bulbs give much better dimming performance across…

Dimming LEDs

Not all LED lamps are dimmable, only lamps that have been specifically designed by the manufacturer as dimmable may be dimmed. Attempting to dim a non-dimmable LED lamp or using an incompatible dimming method will result in undesirable behaviour or complete lamp failure. Dimmable lamps may only be compatible with…

Why dim LED globes?

As with any area in which artificial lighting is used, people like to adjust the lighting level to meet their needs and create a more comfortable environment. Allowing the occupants of an area to reduce the lighting level can help reduce glare when there is excessive lighting levels. By reducing…

Why are my LED globes flickering?

When dimmed, LED lamps may become susceptible to a temporary or permanent flickering. Care in selecting the right lighting dimmer or controller for the desired LED lamp is important so the risk of LED flickering can be reduced. Sources of LED lamp flicker can come from a range of different…

Do LED globes dim the same way as incandescent globes?

LED lamps have very different response to dimming than previous generations of lamps. It is important to remember that the pre-set scenes of a lighting control system will need to be adjusted if a project has upgraded to LED lamps. LED lamps could also have a very different dimming curve…

Is the Phillips Dynalite system compatible with Filament LED Globes?

Phillips Dynalite system struggles with LED filament lamps due to technology gaps and the fact the system is leading edge dimming which isn’t always compatible with LED lamps. To dim our Edison Filament LED lamps effectively without flickering you need a Dynalite DDBC120-DALI MultiMaster Dali Driver Controller with 1 dali…

What are the best LED dimmer switches?

Although the vast majority of our LED globes are made as dimmable, not all dimmers mechanisms will work correctly. All LED globes will require at least a Trailing Edge dimmer. Clipsal make a universal dimmer that can control a large range of bulb types. However Diginet now make a dimmer…

Lamp holder/ Light Globe Standards

E27 is the most common type of Edison Screw base, It is often referred to as ES. The number ..27 refers to the diameter of the globe’s cap. This type of base is also compatible with Compact Fluorescent Globes and LED globes. E27 is a 240 Volt bulb, as is…

What is the difference between a bayonet and screw globe?

We manufacture globes that cater for both bayonet and screw connections.  The code allocated to each globe refers to the connection between the globe and the light socket.  The codes beginning with an ‘E’ refer to an edison screw fitting whereby the globe screws into the light socket.  The standard fitting…

Does wattage relate to brightness of a light?

Watts are a measure of the amount of energy required to to run electrical products, whereas lumens are a measure of the amount of light produced. The more lumens in a light bulb, the brighter the light. With a move to new energy-efficient LED technology, the number of lumens available…