LED Dusk to Dawn Sensor Light Bulbs
LED Dusk-to- Dawn Sensor Light Bulbs contain built-in sensors that detect the sun’s natural light. They’ll power up when the sun goes down, providing excellent light output through the night. Then, when the sensors detect the sun coming back up, the bulbs will slowly shut down.
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These bulbs are ideal for consumers trying to add a little security to a porch, driveway, communal entrance or outdoor area. Their ability to create bright light during the hours of darkness can deter opportunist criminals and protect any property.
Our LED dusk-to- dawn bulbs consume 80% less energy than conventional bulbs, and they last an impressive 25,000 hours, so you won’t need to replace them for many years. With brands like Megaman and Prolite, quality is guaranteed, and the bulbs are direct replacements for existing GLS bulbs. Browse the full collection from BLT Direct today.
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Replacing wattage as the standard unit of brightness, Lumens is a new measure introduced with the arrival of energy saving and LED Light Bulbs. This was due to these types of bulbs being able to emit the same amount of light as conventional equivalents, with a greatly reduced power consumption.
Kelvin is a term used to describe the colour temperature, often displayed as just the letter K. Some common colour temperatures are 2700K, 3000K and 6500K, which relate to Very Warm White, Warm White and Daylight Light Bulbs.
Colour temperature, sometimes refered to as CCT (correlated colour temperature), is simply a method of describing the colour characteristics of a light bulb. Colour temperatures range from low (warm/yellowish) type colours all the way up to high (white/bluish) light.
Colour temperature is measured in "Kelvin" which is explained in more detail below. More information can be found on our colour temperatures example page.
A UK based manufacturer founded in 1994, Megaman have quickly established themselves as a leading brand in the lighting industry. Their success started when they manufactured the world's first CFL GU10 Lamp in 2002.
Bayonet is a style of light bulb cap/base, this base is locked in place by pushing down and turning clockwise. Bayonet light bulbs have two pins, double contact base and can mainly be found in the UK.
Brightness is the term used to describe the effect of luminance on an observer. The maximum brightness is said to be found in Pure White whilst the minimum is expected to be found in Pure Black.
Glare is a term used to describe the visual impairment caused by excessive brightness. Glare can be divided into discomfort glare and disability glare. Discomfort Glare is when a light source in the field of view causes an instinctive need to look away due to overall illumination being too bright. Disability glare is where a light source outside of the field of view causes reduced visibility inside the field of view.
Ba22d is the technical term for Bayonet or BC capped light bulbs. This base is 22mm in diameter and has two pins which twist and lock into the lamp holder. The "d" at the end of the code refers to the double contact on the bottom of the lamp.
Edison Screw is the term describing the screw in base developed by Thomas Edison in 1909. There are now a wide variety of different edison screw caps; E5 (LES), E10 (MES), E12 (CES), E14 (SES), E27 (ES) and E40 (GES) to name a few. The most common type of Edison Screw base is E27, which measures 27mm in diameter.