Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Some of Differences between LED Rope Lights and Incandescent Rope Lights

Rope lights are strings of lamps connected in series and is covered in a round, flexible plastic coating. Rope lights are usually sold in bulk lengths that can be custom cut to fit your need. Rope lights have traditionally used small incandescent lights, however, recently Rope Lights have become available that use LED lights.

Led rope lighting use less than one watt per lineal foot, while incandescent rope light consumes between 5-6 watts of electricity per lineal foot. LED lights last for 50,000 hours or more. A standard incandescent lamp will last only about 1500 hours. Even if the LED rope light is operated for 8 hours a day all year long it should last for more than 15 years. A comparable incandescent rope light would have to be replaced at least 7 times during that same period.

LED lights produce very little heat and are cool to the touch. In contrast, incandescent lights produce heat when they are lit and can reach temperatures in excess of 100 degrees. The heat created by incandescent lamps can be a hazard and limits the locations where it can safely be used. In addition, the heat created by the incandescent light can increase cooling costs of the environment it is in.

LED rope lights are extremely durable, solid state devices that have no fragile moving pieces and are covered in an extremely tough plastic, which renders them virtually indestructible and not susceptible to damage from shock or vibration. LED rope light can easily be stored, moved around, bumped, and exposed to other common hazards in standard applications without suffering wear and tear.

Both incandescent and LED rope light come in a variety of lengths and thickness and are available in a wide variety of colors including, pure white, warm white, green, red, blue, yellow, multi-color, pink, and purple. The 12v led rope light come in varieties to facilitate their use aboard and have their own specialized accessories so you can delight your boat's visitors with a light display that isn't limited to the Christmas tree. Our company is located in the "China Lamp" town named Guzhen, was established in 2010. We specialize in R&D, design, production and marketing of LED lights. Our main product includes: LED SMD strip light, Ceiling light, Down light, Corner light, Ground light, Flood light, Washing light, Wall light, Lawn light, Point light, Underwater light, Jewellery light, Track spot light, LED bulb, T8 tube, Panel light, Street light, Tunnel light and so on.

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