# What is an LED disc?

## What is an LED disc?

LED Disc Light a robust LED marker light ideal for public or residential applications, indoor or outdoor. LED Disc Light is suitable for in-ground, ceiling or wall mount applications. The 3 watt LED package delivers a surprising amount of light making it ideal as an up light for shrubs and small trees.

## What is Disc lighting?

The disc light is a very thin LED light, typically about an inch tall, that is mounted to the surface of the ceiling. It looks similar to a recessed can light, except it is attached to the face of the ceiling instead of inside the ceiling.

How many disk lights do I need?

Formula: total sq. footage x 1.5 = total wattage needed. Total wattage divided by 60 watts (or whichever wattage you select) = total amount of recessed can lights. Example: 240 square foot room x 1.5 = 360 divided by 60 (the bulb wattage I’d like to use) = 6 recessed lights needed.

### Are LED disc lights dimmable?

The 15W of LED disc downlight can easily replace 120W of conventional lights, thus bringing forth a significant amount of energy-saving, equivalent to 55W. Being dimmable, these downlights allow you to save a little more energy.

### How long do LED discs last?

So, how long do LED lights last? The reality is that the lifespan of an LED light will typically fall within a range of about 4 to 6 years.

How long do indoor disk lights last?

LED Disk Lights can last up to 54,000 hours with 3 hours of use per day. This equates to almost 50 years before you need to buy another light fixture!

## How many can lights for a 12×12 room?

The typical rule-of-thumb is 24″ from each wall, and then 3-5 feet between cans. So in a 12′ room you’d probably want two rows of lights. Considering it is a bedroom and you don’t need it as bright as a kitchen, you can probably get away with 2 rows of 4 lights for a total of 8.

## Are can lights out of style?

Recessed lighting will never go out of style. However, the finishes and sizes will vary and change as time goes by. There are too many advantages of having the lighting recessed for them to eventually go out of style or phase out.

Do recessed LED lights burn out?

LED lights cannot burn out because there is no use of heat as in incandescent bulbs, or gases to burn out or wires to burn up. The microchip inside the LED produces a small amount of heat, which is taken away by the heat sink, meaning that no parts in the bulb are designed to burn up.

### Why do my recessed LED lights keep burning out?

The most common reasons for LED blowing out are high voltage, bad contacts, use of incompatible dimmer switch, or recessed lighting. Other causes include overheating due to not using the right fixtures, or simply a bad batch of lightbulbs!