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Bulbrite Adds to Nostalgic Line of Lamps… Am I That Old?!?

Bulbrite Adds to Nostalgic Line of Lamps… Am I That Old?!?

I knew this day would come within my life time, but not THIS soon! Lighting is changing as we know it. LEDs seem to be taking over and the death of the incandescent lamp is just one nail away from sealing its coffin. Now that being said, the incandescent will not completely fall of the […]

LIFX: Reinventing the Light Bulb?!?

LIFX: Reinventing the Light Bulb?!?

If you didn’t know, I love technology. Both in the entertainment business and in my personal life. What I really get excited about is when I can marry my love of lighting with my personal life.  I love bringing entertainment technology into my home for “home automation”. By that, I mean running my home lighting […]

New From NAB – LED Replacement Lamps for Kino Flos, LED Flo

New From NAB – LED Replacement Lamps for Kino Flos, LED Flo

I have been hearing from friends that attended the NAB Show this year that the hidden jewel of the show was shown at the Film Gear booth. Film Gear was showing off a new LED replacement lamp for Kino Flo fixtures. Kino Flo is well known in the TV and Film industry for their fluorescent […]

ETC Licenses Patented Technology To Philips

ETC Licenses Patented Technology To Philips

I just got the shortest press release I have ever received from ETC… ETC .. announced today that it has licensed patented technology to Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. (Philips), a global leader in lighting products. This license covers ETC technology described by US Patent 6,932,491 (and foreign counterparts) utilized by Philips in their FastFit and […]

Hidden Up Osrams Sleeves at LDI 2010

Hidden Up Osrams Sleeves at LDI 2010

Nothing was really hidden up Osrams sleeves at LDI 2010.  But there were a few gems of lumen producing gold that everyone might not be aware of.  Oh come on, did you know they made a lamp that can produce 1.7 million lumens?  Now yea do!  Thanks to Mark Delorezo from Osram.  He took us […]

Lamps Have a Label, Why Not Fixtures Too

Lamps Have a Label, Why Not Fixtures Too

Early this morning, @PLASA posted an invitation of sorts to lighting manufacturers to meet sometime during September.  I would have to assume that the meeting would happen around or during the PLASA show in London as many or most manufacturers will be in town for the show. The thing that caught my attention was the […]

Need 2 Million Lumens in a Single Source?

Need 2 Million Lumens in a Single Source?

This is no joke.  From this single CSR lamp from GE, you are able to get 2,100,00 lumens.  Now pick your jaw up off your desk. GE recently announced the availability of their latest CSR lamp, the CSR24000DE.  It is a 24,000w, double ended CSR lamp for the film and video market. The new lamp […]

LEDtronics Announces New DecorLED Series Lamp

LEDtronics Announces New DecorLED Series Lamp

I don’t know about you, but I can never get enough about LED replacement lamps. Let’s face it, there are here and they are taking over. They still have some ways to go, but are getting better each time around. LEDtronics just announced a new LED replacement lamp that is being added to their DecorLED […]

Elation Announces New Architectural Accu SSL LED Replacement Lamps

Elation Announces New Architectural Accu SSL LED Replacement Lamps

Elation has been producing a whole bunch of LED lamps lately and it looks like there is no stopping them with the latest announcement.  Elation just announced the release of the new Accu SSL Series of LED replacement LED lamps for use in architectural fixtures. There are three new lamp styles with in the new […]

Tuesday Twitter Trivia Winner – The HPL Lamp

Tuesday Twitter Trivia Winner – The HPL Lamp

This weeks Tuesday Twitter Trivia question was about the HPL lamp.  You know that lamp that goes into the Source Four and can use a couple of different wattage versions of the HPL Lamp.  At first reading the question, it may seem easy enough right?  Well, there was a slight curve ball in the question. […]

Tuesday Twitter Trivia – The HPL

Tuesday Twitter Trivia – The HPL

Last weeks Tuesday Twitter Trivia question seemed like an easy one, and to some, it was.  This week, we are asking another lamp question.  It has to do with one of the most popular entertainment lamps out there.  With over 2 million Source Fours out there, the HPL lamp gets used quite a bit. Other […]

EcoSense Par30 and MR16 LED Lamps

Back at Light Fair this year, we came across a new LED lamp manufacture, EcoSense. They produce some pretty neat replacement LED par lamps for the Par30 and MR16. The EcoSpec PAR30 pictured left is a  flicker-free dimming LED from 100% to 10% with a lamp life of 50,000 hours. The EcoSpec PAR30 has a […]