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Jan 24

Outdoor Solar Lighting Isn’t Attractive…To Insects

One complaint often heard about outdoor lights is how it attracts insects… like a moth to a flame… Most insects (butterflies are the exception) are not attracted to sunlight, but rather lower levels of other types of lights. Moths, for example, hunt at night, and use ranges of light other than visible light. Insects use

Aug 08

Readying for Multiple Field Tests of the new 145 Lumen/Watt Solar Lighting System

Our new lighting system is finally ready. After two years of development, and countless hours testing, DX3 Solar Lighting is preparing for multiple field installations of its new 145 Lumen/Watt Solar Lighting System. Our version 2.0 solar lighting system is lighter, more streamlined, and easier to install. It boasts a 24V power system (increased from

Jul 03

How much light is 100 Watts?

Just how much light does a 100 Watt light make? The answer is “it depends”. Watts are not a measurement of light. Watts define how much power the light uses to make light. In a typical ‘old-fashioned’ incandescent light bulb you’d buy for a dollar at the hardware store, a “100 Watt” bulb will produce