Category Archives: Lighting knowledge

The definition of IP&IK

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When we are introducing the LED lighting products to customer,some of them may like to ask the below questions? 1)What’s the IP rating of your LED fixture? 2)What’s the IK rating of your LED fixture? 3)Do you have the report of the IK&IP? Firstly,let us explore the meaning the IP and IK. IP “Ingress Protection” […]

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New DLC Application Portal Launches June 26

Dear DLC Manufacturers, On Monday, June 26th, the DLC will launch a new Application Portal to replace the existing manufacturer portal at apps.designlights.org. The new portal will be integrated with the main DLC website, and is designed with the following upgrades in mind: Improve application review timelines Clarify application statuses for manufacturers during the review process […]

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DLC FAQ-Can I test a prototype for my DLC submission?

No. DLC is interested in the performance of the product that will actually be sold to customers. As such, test data on prototypes will not be accepted for DLC submissions. Testing must be on production models that are identical in design and construction to those that are being or will be sold.  

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DLC FAQ-How do I know if my product should be submitted as a High bay or low bay luminaire

A Low-Bay luminaire is classified by a lumen output between 5,000 and 10,000 lumens (with established tolerances). A High-Bay luminaire is classified by a lumen output greater than or equal to 10,000 lumens (with established tolerances). Please refer to the Eligibility Requirements and Technical Requirements for additional information.

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Types of Motion Sensors

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  What is a motion sensor? The motion sensor is an infrared human detection sensor,which,as opposed to factory automation sensors that are used with factory equipment,is designed to be incorporated into various devices that exist around us in daily life. Types of Motion Sensors Passive Infrared (PIR) Detects body heat (infrared energy). Passive infrared sensors […]

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