[vcf-midatlantic] OT: LED lights

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Mar 10 14:30:48 EST 2016

On 03/10/2016 01:20 PM, Dan Roganti via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> ​From what I've seen
> only the 'dimmable' LED bulbs have RF pollution, not plain LED bulbs
> ​Dimmers in general create this problem too, even with incandescents.
> ​So even if you buy plain LED bulbs and your room is wired with a dimmer,
> You still have a problem - even thought the LED bulbs will not dim.

  The non-dimmable ones still use high-frequency transformerless power
supplies.  I've not measured one myself, but I'd be shocked if they
didn't radiate quite a bit of EMI/RFI as well.  Are you certain of this?


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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