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Will GU10 LED Bulbs Fit My Existing Fittings?

October 12, 2012   

They should do, but not always. The two main variables here are the type of fitting that you are using and the bulb itself. read more …

Which Colour GU10 LED Bulb?

October 12, 2012   

The colour of the light that your bulbs produce can have a drastic effect on the atmosphere of the room they are lighting, so choosing the correct colour for your application is critical. The light colour produced by a bulb is referred to as Colour Temperature (see our guide to Colour Temperature for more information) and GU10 LED bulbs for domestic lighting are commonly available in two Colour Temperatures, Warm White and Cool White. read more …

How Bright Are LED Light Bulbs?

October 12, 2012   

As an emerging technology, LED lighting is improving rapidly. Gone are the days of only being used for secondary lighting, many high-power LED’s are now more than capable of lighting rooms well, with much the same light output as traditional halogen bulbs. Judging how bright particular bulbs will be can be something of a minefield as the usual measure of light output, lumens, is often exaggerated hugely by manufacturers. read more …

How Long Do GU10 LED Bulbs Last?

October 12, 2012   

GU10 LED bulbs SHOULD last between 40,000 and 50,000 hours, which under normal usage will equate to many years of service. However these figures assume a high standard of components used in manufacturing as there is more to a GU10 lamps than just an LED! read more …

Why Are GU10 LED Bulbs So Expensive?

October 11, 2012   

The use of spotlights, or downlights as they are commonly known, for primary lighting applications around the modern home has become standard practice in recent years, replacing the traditional approach of a single centrally hung lighting source. Using spotlights allows for many more bulbs to be effectively used, resulting in improved light levels and a much more even coverage. The downside of course is that each room requires far more light bulbs. read more …