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    Default Dimmable LED lighting

    There was a comment on the press release about wanting to know the lumen and beam angle values so here is a PDF with this info.
    Unfortunately the file is too big to attach here so here is a link to it www.casatech.eu/downloads/dimmable.pdf
    The lights come in three different beam angles 15, 30 and 60 degrees.
    IF YOU CAN'T FIX IT WITH A HAMMER, YOU'VE GOT AN ELECTRICAL PROBLEM.
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    Sounds very interesting.
    I look forward to seeing a review!!

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    Philips has just come out with AFFORDABLE-ish dimmable LED GU10 bulbs.
    http://www.lighting.philips.com/in_e...ghting&lang=en

    There are also cheaper variants using Cree available on eBay. Warm white is available. The Philips one is around 25-30 each.

    I am guessing the trick is that it basically has a wide-voltage input transformer built into it. Plus other electronics like the PWM driver etc of course.

    They are claimed to be able to dim all the way down to 10%, using a conventional dimmer... really?!

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    yes but yes but the luminous flux is rubbish for the Philips. Our 3W are the same as their 7W.
    And I can write my name in the snow
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    Toscal - are these fittings adjustable or fixed (i.e. can you direct the light beam of the fitting)?

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    At the moment no but we are working on an adjustable version.
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