Do LED globes dim the same way as incandescent globes?

LED lamps have very different response to dimming than previous generations of lighting lamps. It is important to remember that the pre-set scenes of a lighting control system will need to be adjusted if a project has upgraded to LED lamps.

LED lamps could also have a very different dimming curve to previous generation of lighting lamps. A lighting control system will need to compensate for LED dimming site effects such as:

Dead travel this is when adjusting the dimmer channel output seems to have no relative effect to the LED lamp light output.

Popping on a LED lamp may require a minimum level before it is able to start producing light. For some lamps this might be as high as 10%-15%.

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