First pictures of Orphek’s new Atlantik Compact LED light

Orphek won’t be unveiling their newest LED light, the Atlantik Compact, until Reefapalooza Orlando this weekend but we’ve got an exclusive sneak peek at the new goods. As you can imagine, the compact version of¬†the¬†Atlantik LED is smaller than its…

AquaticLife ES LED light grows in size and shrinks in price

The AquaticLife Expert Series (ES) LED fixture arrived on the aquarium lighting scene to a crowded market used to very competitive pricing. The AquaticLife ES LED is packed with great features and components but its initial $750 launch price really…

Build My LED adds two new lengths and tutorial video

We covered the launch of Build My LED at MACNA, a DIY approach to designing and customizing an LED fixture but allowing the experts to put it together for you, and found out they have added two new lengths of…

First impressions of the E.Shine AquaSun LED light

The variety of LED fixtures in the reef aquarium market continues to grow, and there are a number of Chinese manufacturers jumping into this segment. One of the more established companies is E.Shine. They recently sent us their latest model,…

Eclipse Smart, Max and Color LED lights from Veritas Controls offer great features in an attractive fixture

The Eclipse LED lights are some of the first we’ve seen that make excellent use of the heatsink to wrap the components in an attractive enclosure. Coming in three types, the Eclipse Smart, Eclipse Max and Eclipse Color, the LED…

Exclusive first look at the limited edition black and metal JBJ Unibody LED light

The stealthy reef light pictured above is a limited edition black version of the JBJ unibody reef LED light. With a black anodized body made entirely out of aluminum and an brushed aluminum cover the limited edition JBJ Unibody LED…

New milled reflector addition to JBJ Unibody LED increases PAR and decreases light spillage

Using high output LEDs with only their primary optic is a great way to avoid weird color mixing and getting a good spread but unfortunately this also allows a lot of light loss and spillage. You could add secondary optics…

New Ecoxotic Panorama Retrofit 2D released, now dimmable

Ecoxotic has been busy rolling up plenty of next generation products in the last few months and today added to the portfolio of newness with the announcement of the new Ecoxotic Panorama Retrofit 2D featuring higher output LED chips, optical…

A peek at the Android LED light bulbs for Android@home

We’ve been following the advancement of LED light bulbs and now with yesterday’s news about Google’s ambitious plans for home automation through Android@Home, but we weren’t expecting to see a tangible product this quick. This LED light bulb from Lighting…

The Greatest Aquarium LED show on Earth, this saturday at ReefStock and on Reef Builders

Unless you’ve been living deep inside a piece of Totoka live rock, by now you should be aware that a huge LED lighting demonstration will be taking place at ReefStock this Saturday, March 13th at the Denver Downtown Aquarium. LED…