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Erik Sine

The BrightON II LED Module

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Introducing our new Sign Syndicate BrightON II LED module.  It's the newest all around LED Module for your Channel Letter, Sign Cabinet, and Linear Lighting needs. 

 

BrightON, pronounced like the city

 

Just like our BrightON Sunfire LED Module, the II is just as unique.

 

The BrightON II rids the need for shops having to stock a 2 and 3 Diode Module for different size lettering.  The BrightON II meets or exceeds the performance of most 3 Diode LED Modules on the market with our Maximum performance efficiency at 24V

 

The BrightON II LEDs are under driven for Improved Thermal Performance

 

Through all the various testing we have done here on the Sign Syndicate when it came to Neon or LED illuminated channel letter testing as well as feedback from customers who purchase our NC Reckless LED Line.  When it comes to illuminating signs, there is a divide between, Very Bright / Competitive Lighting / Usable Light.

 

Competitive Light begins around the 170+ Foot Candles on a sign face surface,  Brighter Light 190 FC+  and above. Anything under 150 Foot candles is just Usable, or Acceptable light. 

 

To date, our BrightON II is the most efficient LED module in it's class in light output per power given. 

 

Below are some our biggest competitors that we all see from cover to cover advertised in monthly paid brochure trade magazines.  For our own purposes we've limited it to two, because.....they have been the most marketed and we can't help but turn a corner in this industry and there they are, an ad to tell us how great they are.  Also listed, we have our NC Reckless LED Line.  

 

The test channel are 4" x 2'.  Same as our Great White Hope II Test.  4" tall because our industry standard has usually been, anything (stroke) beyond 4" will require another stroke of Neon, or LED Row.

 

The Hanley PE-4 is a 4 diode module with 3 mods, & the Hanley PE-2  is a 2 diode module with 4 mods in the channel

Principal Heavy Weight is 3 diodes per module, and 4 modules in the channel

NC Reckless-2 is a 2 diode module with 6 mods, and Reckless-3 is a 3 diode module with 4 mods in the channel

BrightON II is the same spacing and module count as the Hanley PE-2, or 2 diode mod, 4 mods in the channel

 

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From the sign surface light output measured in Foot Candles, combined with the Foot Candles per watt, the BrightON II has exceeded our competition with like modules in it's class.  Even some modules with higher output rating (1.32w, .92w) module and a higher mod count in the same measured channel. 

 

In other words with the BrighON II, you're getting more light with less modules, more light at a lower project cost, and more light at a lower cost of operation.

 

That's efficiency in a lot more ways than one!!!

 

 

A single bag of BrightON II LED modules is composed of 80 modules.  

 

Fully stretched Module to Module on a string gives you 7.625" on center, 5.5" of wire between module, that's 50.83 Linear feet of light, or 1.57 modules per foot.

 

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We purposely gave the BrightON II just like the SunFire an extra wire length.  The extra wire length was configured to give extra space for not only for changing your lighting needs, but also to save labor on single stroke LED layouts for going in and back out of letter layout for "Bars, Extensions, & Serifs" such as E's and F's among others without having to make a splice.  The extra wire length will also allow you enough wire to jump and make a 5" row to row.   One of the bigger feedback's we received was a lack of wire space.  With our High Efficiency diodes combined with 175˙ Optics, our modules don't need to be spaced so close together for light uniformity.

 

All of our orders will be sent with three convenient module spacers for laying out your modules faster rather than by naked eye, or tape measuring out if you need.  

 

 

SPACERS

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The three spacers serve a purpose.  

 

The 175˙ Deg Optics gives you a unique ability to spread the High-End Super Efficient Light of the BrightON II LED Module.  Fully stretched you already have above competitive light as listed above in a 5" channel.

 

- Fully Stretched is 7.625" Module to Module OC, giving you slightly lower lighting levels than listed down below.  This is for your typical everyday channel letters you can economize and still have above competitive light. (50.83 Liner feet of light, $1.33 a foot)

 

- The first spacer is 5" long for a 7" Module to Module OC, giving you 192 FC on a 5" deep sign face surface, this is for your typical everyday channel letters.  (46.66 Linear feet of light, $1.45 a foot)

 

- The second spacer is 4" long for a 6" Module to Module OC, giving you 200 FC on a 5" deep sign face surface, this is for your competitive build channel letters that might require more light (Freeway Visible) and for Halo Lighting (40 Liner feet of light, $1.70 a foot)

 

- The third spacer is 3" long for a 5"Module to Module OC, giving you 235 FC on a 5" deep sign face surface, this is for your specialty channel letters that may have Day/Night faces that you want to look White White at Night, and NOT a murky dirty Gray, or again for Halo Lettering that need that PUNCH!  (33.33 Linear feet of light, $2.04 a foot)

 

 

 

CONSTANT CURRENT

Beside the important aspect that the BrightON II LEDs are 24 volt modules, most importantly they are Constant Current....NOT Constant Voltage.  What is that?

 

Constant Current Systems mean, every LED module is integrated with a Current Driver (Not just resistors) for protection keeping the current the same one each module from the first to the last module on a string.  What does this do? 

 

In short, Constant Voltage LED Systems have no regulation, only resistors for protection.  On a Constant Current System the brightness of the first LED on a long string is just as bright as the last LED on the same string, unlike CV where the first LED will be brighter than the last.  The first LED on a CV system is taking a bigger hit from the power supply than the last.

 

Protection from LED Power Supplies.  Each LED PS has a different DC Output, it can range from 12v to 12.25v.  Each additional traction of a volt can kill a CV LED system because it's NOT regulated and it's taking a bigger hit.  As mentioned on the Sign Syndicate before in the past, while installing a set of CV Permlight LEDs for our Neon & LED Bench Mark Test (The Great White Hope) where all strings were set on a dedicated PS, it wasn't noticed that a manually adjustable LED Power Supply was previously set for 12.20 volts not 12.0 volts from previous benchmark testing, and within 30 days the LED string had degraded 30%.  This is what a fraction of a volt can do to various LED product lines based on how they are developed

 

With CC LEDs, the output of the PS is regulated across the LED modules, more power won't hurt it.

 

When you hear such words affiliated to LED product lines such as "Eco, or value line" it means Constant Voltage

 

Constant Current LEDs have longer life spans because they are protected.  We've always been very big here on the Sign Syndicate about Constant Current systems

 

 

24 VOLT SYSTEM

 

The Complete BrightON Line is 24v, NOT 12v, there is a clear advantage for this.

 

First and most importantly, this 24v system operation halves the amperage running through the Wiring and Modules reducing the heat, resistance, & improving reliability   You'll also have more voltage headroom for longer runs.

 

With a 24v system you can load more on a power supply.  With a 12v system you are limited to a 60W power supply channel with U.L. regulations, with a 24v you are forded 96W.  That's a lot more modules per channel!  Less cost, less labor, less moving parts so to speak.

 

 

 

24 VOLT POWER SUPPLIES

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We recommend using our choice LED Power Supply for our system, and that is non other than France Lighting Solutions.

 

France isn't just some brand we so happen to stock.  We went out of our way and asked them (truth be told....I got on my hands and knees and begged) if we could compliment our High-End BrightON Line with their High-End LED Power Supplies.

 

Here is the reason why for my pride swallowing experience.

 

With your typical LED Power Supply (Insert name here), you'll be loading (depending on brand) it to 80%-85% of your full 96W channel, or 77 watts to 81 watts of LEDs, leaving room for voltage loss etc to keep from stressing your power supply.  With our Brighton II LEDs, that's 96 to 101 LED Modules.

 

We want to offer nothing but the best.

 

With France Lighting Solutions...and if you've been in this electric sign industry long enough to know when it comes to their Neon or LED Power Supplies, you're getting not only quality, but longevity, & dependability.

 

With the France Atlas & Eco Series that we stock to compliment our system, you are getting the only,  ONLY "True Power" LED Power Supply in the industry

 

True Power means that you have the ability to load their power supplies to Full Load.

 

YES...Full Load

 

That's the way they were engineered, that's the way they are made, and that is what you're getting alongside our LEDs to give you a complete High-End System for all your Sign & Lighting Projects

 

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The Atlas series even has a LED indicator light to tell if you're loading too many LEDs on the power supply.

 

With a France "True Power" LED Power Supply you can load 120 BrightON II LED modules, that's almost a 24 module difference over using another brand LED power supply.  That 24 more additional modules can make the difference in NOT having to add another or multiple LED power supplies for a single sign or project.  You will be saving cost and labor from having to add another or multiple LED power supplies for a Sign or Cabinet.

 

We will be stocking 24V France 96W, 60W, and 30W LED Power Supplies  http://www.thesignsyndicate.com/forums/index.php?/store/category/22-led-power-supplies/

 

 

SPECIFICATIONS

 

- High-End 24V LED Module System

- .8 watts per module

- 155 lum/W Efficiency

- 175 Degree High Efficiency Uniformity Optics

- Constant Current, NOT Constant Voltage

- IP67

- 5 Year, 50,000 Hour Warranty

- 6500K Temperature Light

- UL/CE

- 80 Modules Per Bag (Fully Stretched 50.83', 1.57 Mods/Ft)

- Load 120 Modules on a single France 96W LED PS

 

 

 

For Place Orders by phone, by email, or for inquires we can be contacted at (858) 880-1400 - orders@thesignsyndicate.com   or use our online shopping cart.

 

 

 


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