LED Light Bar Test 2016
Universally, functional, and durable
LED light strips are useful and versatile. They can be used both for purely functional as well as for decorative lighting. Accordingly popular are light strips in German households. In almost every room there is a field of application, whether as recessed lamp in the kitchen, as lighting in closets, shelves, or cabinets, the bathroom or the Gable.
In many ways, it makes sense to choose LED strips instead of fluorescent tubes or the like. LEDs produce very bright light, but very little heat. Hold extremely long, thereby saving energy and thus money. No other light source is soefficient . They also do not flicker. The light is usually indistinguishable from that of an incandescent or halogen lamp.
Optionally, the strip can serve as a direct or indirect lighting. They are available in many variants. There are battery-powered LED strips and those with cable.Some versions are self-adhesive, others are fixed. Some are waterproof, others have a motion. Which type of LED light bar it should be — wide range of uses, simple and efficient , they are all.
The LED light strips compared (Auraglow, SEBSON and lux.pro)
Auraglow Automatic LED Lichteiste
SEBSON 50cm LED strip 580 lm
lux.pro Aluminum LED Light Strip Hi-Power
|Award||The wireless||The Warm White||The length|
|customer Rating||4.4 of 5 56 Amazon customers
||4.7 of 5 39 Amazon customers
||3.8 of 5 19 Amazon customers
|length||28 cm||50 cm||100 cm|
|number of LEDs||6||54||60|
|test||read Review||read Review||read Review|
(The Wireless) Auraglow Automatic LED Lichteiste
|number of LEDs||6|
The essential feature of this bar is their motion . If it is activated, the light turns for 20 seconds. While the sensor is triggered by movement, lit the light and go out only when near there is no more movement. Six LEDs produce bright cold white light. Thus the light is most people safely uncomfortable for the living area. For cabinets, utility or pantries, or over the sink, the LED strip but is ideally suited.
It is operated lamp with three AAA batteries that are not included in the product scope. The bar can be either screwed or with adhesive backing are affixed. Matching screws included. Since this is a fairly easy object sticking in most cases will be sufficient. The light bar is small and inconspicuously, so it can be hidden if required under furniture. A switch, the lamp is not on, so they can not turn off during the day and also a continuous operation is not possible.
The Auraglow LED Strip Overview
- Battery operated — no wiring
- Self Adhesive; can also be screwed
- Economical and durable
(The Warm White) SEBSON 50cm LED strip 580 lm
|number of LEDs||54|
This Sebson light bar is with its warm white light particularly well suited for use in the living area . Customer opinions are very positive, so it seems to be a compelling quality product. With a power consumption of seven watts corresponds to the performance of a 45-50 watt light bulb. For the operation of a power supply is needed, which is not included. The strip is 50 cm long.About the built-in USB port can be linked up to three bars, so that a total of 1.50 long light source may occur.
To attach initially are enclosed bracket bolted to the desired location. Then you can engage the bar there. The bar on and off with the switch on the cable.In the aluminum case 54 LEDs are included. The beam angle is generous 120 degrees. With a luminous flux of 580 lumens and a color rendering index (Ra or CRI) of 80, makes the strip of bright, pleasant natural light. The bar is not suitable for outdoor use.
The SEBSON LED Strip Overview
- Long service life of 35,000 hours
- combinable Up to three strips
- Energy efficiency class A +
The Long lux.pro Aluminum LED Light Strip Hi-Power
|number of LEDs||60|
This product is a LED light strip of aluminum. 60 LEDs provide a relatively high brightness with 470 lumens . The light produced is cold white and therefore less suitable for the living area, at least as a direct lighting. The bar is used wherever use, where it does not depend on cozy light. This can be the hall, the kitchen, the office or the stairway. Many buyers put an article in the aquarium.The manufacturer indicates this purpose not explicitly, the lamp according to the description but waterproof.
It is possible to put more of a meter long strip together. The strip is 14 mm wide and 8 mm high. The need for the power adapter (12 VDC) must be purchased separately. Fall The customer reviews for this product from mixed, ranging from «very satisfied» to reports on a low durability of LEDs. With a power consumption of only six watts it is definitely a very economical bulbs.
The lux.pro LED recessed lamp Overview
- Waterproof (IP65)
- 1 meter length
- Low power consumption of 6 watts
Great choice, great variety
Reading the customer reviews it is clear how broad the areas of application for light strips fanned actually are. Before buying, it makes sense to start thinking about the intended use to make to compare products with each other and to deal with the item description.
Looking for a home lighting should be as the color temperature eighth. The Sebson bar donates warm white light with a temperature of 3000 Kelvin. The LED light strip from lux.pro however, has the great advantage of being waterproof. In addition, it is much longer than the other two. A completely different concept underlies the bar Auraglow: You will not be turned on and off, but automatically activated by a motion detector.
Due to the huge offer different light bars, the choice is perhaps not always easy. The closer one is aware about what the purpose is to meet the lighting, the more you will find. In any case, the potential of LED strip is huge, both in terms of energy savings as well as the application and combination possibilities. This makes light bars to a so popular and widely used type of lighting.