The total electrical power used of the light. A higher wattage no longer guarantee’s that the light is brighter. EG: there are LED products which are 5w which is equal in brightness to a 50w incandescent bulb.
The new soft-start infrared door sensor switch is designed to work with a single cabinet or cupboard door, by automatically turning a light on or off when a door is opened or closed. It is compatible with all of our 12Vdc LED lighting ranges, and offers a simple plug and play connection system. The unit includes a connection for one light, however, for more than one light, a 12-way distribution block is available to purchase separately, item code SY7637. Features a simple self-adhesive fixing method.
Power supply: 12Vdc Cable length: 800mm Maximum Wattage: 24W (12Vdc) IP Rating: IP20 Mounting: Surface
When you bought an incandescent bulb you knew that a higher wattage meant a brighter light. However, wattage really measures power consumption, not brightness. Lumens measure brightness. You can use the chart below to match the wattage of an incandescent to its LED counterpart. LEDs use less power and save money.