The LED, which stands for "Light Emitting Diode" is gaining more and more popularity for use in many applications and home appliances. This is because of its low cost, size and strength of light. Here are a few of the many applications and items that use LED's:
Look around and you'll see LED signs on many businesses. One perfect example of LED light application is in big citites. The giant multi color signs flashing messages, videos and event information are seen outside just about every entertainment strips. Another example is when you go to get petrol. It's likely your petrol station, if it was built somewhat lately, has a LED symbol that allows the owner to change prices much more easily than the old manual marks made of plastic or metal.
From minute key chain lights to huge, high powered lantern lights, flashlights are one of the most well-liked uses for LED lights. You may currently have some LED flashlights in your home.
LED's for Traffic Safety
When you pass an area of the road that is under construction, it's likely that you'll see flashing Led lights steering you away from the area.
LED Lights For The Home
LED use is now skyrocketing in popularity in purposes for the home. LED is now considered an alternative to florescent lighting. LED products for use in the home consist of high output light bulbs, 12 volt DC light bulbs, lighting strips, under cabinet lights, light bars, reading lamps, office lamps, floodlights, security lights, lanterns, emergency lights, head lamps, book lights, solar energy lights, outside lights, motion detecting lights as well as many other light products for home use.
There are LED's used in many novelty toys and accessories like glow sticks, for instance. Yes, those sticks of light that you see kids using to go trick or treating on Halloween night, many of them use LED. In addition, charms is a popular way to use LED. You can now see LED's lighting up items like anklet bracelets, necklaces, earrings, hair accessories and rings. LED's have also made their way into novelty products like glasses, toy swords, toy guns, charms and wands.
LED's for the Holidays
The holidays, especially Christmas, are one of the most popular times of the year to apply LED lights. If you've purchased Christmas lights recently, chances they are made of LED's. Another exciting use of LED lights for the holidays is a string of candle lights for the tree. In the old days, people would light their trees up with candles. Putting candles on a Christmas tree is very dangerous. However, with LED's, you can find the same appearance without the safety problem.