New Cree XB-D LED Set to Lower Product Costs

The Cree XB-D LED just announced today is being released into the wild to start bringing high quality and high output LED fixtures down to a price range that will start to compete with the many budget fixtures that are…

The Cree XT-E Royal Blue LED Explained

You may have begun to notice Cree XT-E blue LEDs being included on some newer aquariums lights and unlike previous advancements, this generation of LEDs is designed for more than simple brightness and efficiency gains.  The Cree XT-E royal blue…

Modular LED makes it easy to be a DIY demon

Modular LED is taking the pain out of putting together DIY LED aquarium lights. DIY has always been a huge component in the hobby and many people have been doing their own Frankenstein rigs of LED lights. Anyone that’s put…

Cree announces new higher performance Royal Blue LED with the XLamp XTE

The Cree Royal Blue XTE LED is a specially designed diode from Cree which delivers a very strong output of blue light at 445 nm and optimized for use in remote phosphor LED applications. Remote phosphor LEDs are those which…

Cree shatters LED theoretical maximum efficiency of 200 lumens per watt in the lab

Today Cree announced that they have trounced previous luminous efficiency records of Light Emitting Diodes with 231 lumens per watt being produced by a single-die component. The record-setting efficient LED has a color temperature of 4500K, the results were produced…

Sfiligoi Astra update and pictures

We first saw the Sfiligoi Astra LED aquarium light at Interzoo last spring and while poking around we found a few updated images of this small-form, nano LED fixture from Aquatics Elite, the North American distributor of Sfiligoi products. The…

Unique LED Lighting fixtures ship with color controllability

Unique LED Lighting is creating some interesting LED aquarium lights right here in the United States and are including color control technology baked in. The surge of Chinese build LED devices have flooded the market and Unique LED is coming…

Cree introduces XLamp ML-B LED for distributed and visible lighting applications

Cree is at the forefront of pushing the barriers in LED technology and just announced the availability of the Cree XLamp ML-B LED, a new quarter-watt LED best suited for applications where the light is distributed over a wide area…

Pacific Sun now shipping GHL LED module to add controllability to your lamps

Pacific Sun has now started shipping the GHL LEDControl4 module with custom connections to get your Pacific Sun LED fixture a full array of lighting control options. Although GHL recently released the GHL LEDControl4 the Pacific Sun version ships with custom…

Pacific Sun announces the first Cree XM LED reef light with the Metis XM

Today Pacific Sun LED announced their forthcoming Metis XM LED light which will use white LEDs that are brighter and more efficient than anything before. The Cree XM LED was announced about ten months ago but we have heard very…