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What aspects need to be taken in consideration when replacing a light source with LEDs in a retrofit scenario?


  • The lamp base / holder screw fixing position.
  • The physical dimension of the LED lamp and how it fits into the existing housing.
  • The electrical characteristics of LEDs compared to the existing system. (mains voltage, low voltage, control methods).
  • The location and size of the light emitting surface in relation to the luminaire reflector and in comparison to the original light source.
  • The heat generated by the LED during operation and the maximum operating temperature.