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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About LEDs

LED lights are things we have learned to use everywhere and anywhere from led signs, street signs, and bulbs and used in TV and laptops. And if you think you might know everything about LED lights then you might be surprise that there are still some things undisclosed to you that you probably have no idea of in regard with LEDs.

1. LED lights last 35 to 50 times longer than incandescent and up to 10 times longer than fluorescents.

2. There are 32,256 individual LED lights in the ball used for the New Years Eve Times Square ball drop.

3. The first patent for LEDs was issued to James Biard and Gary Pittman while working at Texas Instrument in 1961.

4. LED lights up by using a small semiconductor crystal. When the crystal is energized with electrical current, the semiconductor emits light.

5. Kentucky recently switched 77,000 traffic signal modules from incandescent lamps to LEDs. The state estimates it will save $1.7 million from reduced energy costs and $1.5 million in reduced mainten…

Things to Consider When Buying Your LED Sign

Buying a LED sign for your business is not an easy task as it may seem to be. There are important things you should take note of as a buyer. You should also remember that purchasing a LED sign is an investment and a marketing tool to advertise your products or service to potential customers or buyers.

Thus, when buying a LED sign, one should start considering the following things:

• Viewing Distance
It is important to regard the distant between your sign and its viewers, this determine the type of LED display you will need. Longer distances require less resolution while shorter distances need high resolutions. How to determine the right LED size for a distance? According to LED manufacturers, you need 1 inch for every 30 feet of viewing distance.

• Character Height
When it comes to the characters in your LED sign, should also take note that there at least seven rows of diodes needed to make one text character. For multiple lines of text, it requires an eighth line as a separator. Thi…

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