Most recently-built boats are already outfitted with LED lighting, but if your boat is older, or you’re considering buying a used boat, the lighting may be ready for an upgrade. Imtra product expert Tom Orr walks you through the process of purchasing & switching to LED lighting onboard. Why should I consider switching to … Continue reading The Benefits & Challenges of Installing LED Lights on Your Boat
The vast majority of boat owners don’t experience any issues with LED lights onboard their boats, but having a circuit of LED lights that hums or flickers can be extremely frustrating, and tracking down the issue can often be challenging. Imtra’s Technical Support Engineer, Van Noorden, walks you through some troubleshooting tips to help expedite … Continue reading Tips for Troubleshooting LED Lighting on Boats
LED boat lights provide a natural look to your vessel without any distracting glare. Let’s dive into 10 common question about LED boat lights to get you started.
A switch is an electrical device that controls the flow of electricity. In its simplest form it has two terminals that are connected by “Contacts” to energize the circuit or disconnected to de-energize the circuit. Thus, the options for a simple switch are ON or OFF. Circuits The term “Circuit” comes from the Latin “Circuitous,” … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Switches
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) recently issued an alert regarding the potential for Electro Magnetic Interference (EMI) between some LED lighting products and vital communication devices like VHF radios and Automatic Identification Systems (AIS). EMI occurs when an electromagnetic wave emits from an electronic circuit in one device at a frequency that conflicts with … Continue reading How To Avoid Interference Between LED Lights and VHF Radios
Imtra's lighting expert Colby Chevalier explains the key differences between LED and Halogen lighting for boats. Over the last several years boat builders and owners all over the world have been switching the light fixtures within their boats from halogen and incandescent lighting to LED light fixtures and bulbs. This trend begs the question, why? … Continue reading LED vs. Halogen: Should I Convert to LED Lighting on my Boat?