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Fall Buying Guide: What you need now!

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Summer has come and gone. Those long days are slowly getting shorter, which means more time will be spent inside your home. It may seem a bit early to be thinking about the weather changing, leaves falling, and the holidays that will soon be approaching. To give you a head start we have complied a short list with our fall buying guide of rooms within your home that can be transformed with just a few simple changes! 1) Home Office School is back in swing, which means homework and lots of it! Proper lighting over a desk is a great…

Same Great Kits: New Low Prices

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Kits are a great option when it comes to many LED lighting applications. They provide all the items you need for a complete set up, and most kits can be installed within just minutes! Our kits are perfect for kitchen under cabinet lighting, office lighting, workshop lighting, and anywhere else you need a little extra light.  Whether for accent or task lighting these products will brighten up any room and be that added element that you need! Pro Series Kits Our Pro Series Kits are the most popular option.  It is an extremely low profile, easy connect system, and a fantastically…

Defining Accent and Task Lighting

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The subject of lighting itself can be daunting, and even hard to comprehend if you are unsure what you are trying to deal with.  Accent lighting, task lighting, toe-kicks, ambient lighting, color temperature, hard light, soft light, hot spots, kicks, lumens, watts, and volts etc. This list of lighting chaos could go on forever! Let’s bring it to two simple topics that are both relevant to almost every home and are easy to understand: accent lighting and task lighting. Accent lighting is used when you are trying to accentuate and object or an area. This type of lighting allows you…

LED Under Cabinet Lighting Solutions | Inspired LED

Kitchen Lighting: Jazz-Up the Atmosphere Lighting has become a key factor in the movement to reduce energy consumption, specifically the growing demand of low voltage lighting as we move into a more energy efficient future. Incandescent and florescent bulbs are quickly fading as light sources of the past, driven out of the market by a new hot commodity: LEDs. As a lower cost alternative that consumes less energy, LEDs are becoming the main light source in all lighting applications. Having several different physical forms, LEDs are a versatile option in applications ranging from commercial offices and retail buildings, to everyday…

Video | Magnetic Switch

LED Drawer Lighting using Magnetic Switch

The Magic of Magnetic Switches – A Cabinet’s Best Friend This video explains how to install Inspired LED’s Magnetic Switch, which simply installs in-line between your power supply and your lights. The magnetic switch is a simple accessory that allows the LEDs to turn on and off based on magnetic contact. This tool allows you to use a plug in power supply with either our flexible strips or any of our panels. You will simply need: A plug-in power supply, preferably a 1-amp The magnetic switch An interconnect cable And either your panel(s) or flexible strip(s) Begin your set up…

What to Install? Retrofitting Your Existing Lights to LED’s- Part 2

In our previous blog post, “Where to Start? Retrofitting Your Existing Lights to LED’s- Part 1” we uncovered the tough questions in deciding the control, brightness, and color temperature options for LED under cabinet lighting. Now let’s dive into the easy part, the installation phase! Of course in new construction and full renovations, you will have more open-ended options than what follows. However in a retrofit application, we will outline specific scenarios that can dictate your options of how you power and control our product line based on the existing wiring or system. In hardwired and plug-in low voltage LED lighting…

Where to Start? Retrofitting Your Existing Lights to LEDs- Part 1

Retrofitting your existing lights when converting to LEDs doesn’t need to be a painful process It is time to get rid of those old outdated under cabinet lights and modernize your kitchen, but where to start? This can be a daunting question and seem like an intimidating task to most homeowners. Whether your project is large or small, Inspired LED offers the lighting solutions, products, and customer support that will make retrofitting your existing lights to LED’s one of the easiest renovations you will undertake! To decide on the options we offer in our product line, ask yourself these straightforward…

Video | Four Position Dimmer

This video explains how to install a four-position dimmer, which goes in-line in between the power supply and the first light. The four position dimmers are ideal for plug-in systems, powered by Inspired LED’s power supplies. It does not require you to hardwire any items in your system, while still giving you the functionality of an LED dimmer. Our four position dimmer works with all of our LED lights and is a great addition to any system. It allows you to bring your lights down from task lighting to accent lighting in a snap! View our easy video to learn more!…

FAQ | What is difference between your LED Lights?

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That is a great question and one we receive often. The right LED lights in the end are up to each end user’s personal preference, but we’ve laid out these handy pointers to help you figure out which will be best for your application. Warning: This guide is mainly for kitchen lighting, however it can apply to most other areas as well. Pro Series Panels Designer Series Panels Flexible Strips Description Thin, rigid LED light panels. 0.5 inch wide & 0.3 inches high Thin, rigid LED light panels with a plastic lens for a more finished look. 0.87 inch wide…

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: This Season’s Best LED Gift Ideas

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If you haven’t started thinking about the holidays yet, get your shopping pants on because the holidays are only a few weeks away! This year, give your loved ones exactly what they want with our 2013 Holiday Gift Guide. Grab a gingerbread cookie and hot chocolate, cozy up next to the fireplace, and find some lighting inspiration below! For the entertainment lover TV Backlight Kit  |  $39-49 It’s no secret, most of us love watching TV (honestly, who can stop watching when there are so many episodes of Modern Family, Walking Dead, and Real Housewives to catch up on??). Give…