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To Protect LEDs, Know Your Standards

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jmiller
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Re: racket
jmiller   12/31/2012 11:28:09 AM
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I have always questioned any organization that will bump you to the head of the line for some extra cash.  It just doesn't seem ethical.

Cabe Atwell
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Cabe Atwell   1/3/2013 5:49:37 PM
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There are other certification companies out there, cheaper ones. So, for those who could care less about UL standards, how do their LED regulations fair? For those people/companies, LEDs are a non-regulated business. I worked for a company making a LED system for a hybrid car. I worked on the signaling system. Based on the job's requirements and client requests, the power system would get extremely hot. I didn't like it, they didn't care, no regulations guided anyone. There needs to be a free and open regulation for such products.

Once a non-profit testing company becomes a required standard, it's a racket.

C

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