BENCHTESTS
Breakthrough lamp hits all the numbers

The GU10 lamp has a bad name for quality. But an LED version from the inventors of the format could change all that. Ray Molony reports

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BENCHTESTS
A sense of security

A robust version of the sensor-switched floodlights seen in gardens the length and breadth of Britain – and this is equipped with LEDs

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BENCHTESTS

Can LEDs kill another category? High bays have been the preserve of HID lamps for years, but can a solid state challenger make the cut? We decided to see for ourselves – by giving one of the best available the famous Lux benchtest. Ray Molony reports

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BENCHTESTS
What the Victorians did for us…

…was give us awkward wrappers in which to put state-of-the-art LED engines. But one Oldham-based manufacturer of heritage lanterns has successfully fused Victoriana with the latest in solid state lighting technology. Ray Molony reports

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Many claims are being made about the latest LED tubes – not least for their efficiency. So we decided to subject one to our famous Lux benchtest. Ray Molony reports

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BENCHTESTS

We put the latest GU10 LED lamp from China through our rigorous benchtest – and were blown away by its efficiency. Ray Molony reports

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BENCHTESTS

We benchtest the first app to turn your iPhone into a professional light meter. It looks good, but has one slight flaw…

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BENCHTESTS
Has the Cosmo met its match?

GE has introduced a competitor to Philips’ highly successful Cosmopolis lamp, the category killer in white streetlighting. But how does it compare? We gave it Lux magazine’s famous benchtest. Ray Molony reports

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BENCHTESTS
LED challenges the 2D

Zeta Controls has developed an LED version of the 2D lamp – but how does it compare to its fluorescent equivalent? Lux benchtested a sample to find out…

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