“Leading Edge Dimmer” or “Trailing Edge Dimmer” for your project

Light dimmers are a very technical lighting tool to have in the architectural lighting design, commercial lighting design and LED stage light collections, lighting to create a specific mood and to enjoy coloring or brightness at various times of the different occasions.

In this case, if you are considering about which type of lighting dimmer to choose, it is best way to contact a lighting consultant or specialist who will be best informed to advise you not only on the technical aspects of the device you are choosing, but also on the right dimmer to create professional in lighting solution or dimming system. Two of the most popular dimmers on the market are the leading Edge and trailing Edge light dimmers. The difference between leading edge dimmer, after voltage increases post zero crossing, this dimmer inhibits for a while. Meanwhile, trailing edge dimmer variety will yet regulate output for a while, but that’s only in regard to the half-cycle’s going edge, which is negative.


Resulting in a decrease in light output, hence the ‘dimmed’ light that is produced by the LED bulb. As well as changing the scene or façade lighting in, outdoor area, a dimmer can also be a great way to reduce energy consumption and therefore keep costs down in the architectural lighting design, office lighting, industrial lighting, interior design lighting, hospital, exhibition, education, advertising in lighting project. However, leading edge dimmer is commonly used today as well as electronic low voltage transformers and constant current LED drivers, low cost and it can be used with a variety of LED light bulbs. Trailing Edge dimmers widely mostly because they offer some significant features that the Leading Edge dimmer does not have. With a Trailing Edge dimmer it is possible to reduce ‘buzzing’, smoother operating and multi-way dimming which can increase the lifespan of your bulbs. When you start to choose a light dimmer, the lighting dimmer requirements are unique, it is the best way to check with professional lighting specialist first to provide the best proposal for your requirements.

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