Cree

Definition: Cree

What is Cree lighting?

As you know, there are many different types and brands of LED lights. Cree LED lighting is nothing more than a brand. It is a relatively new brand, it has been on the market since 1987. The brand comes from America and focuses on the higher segment of the market. The high quality also leads to a higher price compared to the lights from other countries, such as China. Cree is thus relatively new but is already one of the larger producers in the field of LED lighting. Besides being one of the largest companies, it is also one of the most progressive companies when you look at the development of LED chips.

What makes it distinctive?

In the previous paragraph you could read that Cree LED focuses on the higher segment. This becomes clear when looking at the options and specifications, also compared to other types of LED lamps.

It can be used both indoors and outdoors and works best at night. Cree LED lighting is bright white, which makes objects more visible. This is also reflected in the so-called Color Rendering Index (CRI). The CRI is a score between 0 and 100, the higher the value the closer the lighting is to natural sunlight. Cree LED chips have a CRI of 85, which is much higher compared to cheaper options. Cheap Chinese LED chips often don't score higher than 50. What makes Cree even more distinctive is the number of burning hours, under ideal circumstances, the lighting can last 100,000 hours. This is tested in a lab, these hours are not reached in practice.

Cree at TRALERT®

Different products within the range LED lights from TRALERT® are equipped with Cree LEDs. A good example of this is the TRSW12281-20D. This LED bar with 4000 lumen can be used for various vehicles. The lamp should be used as driving beam. This is comparable to the big light of a car. So it is a lamp with a powerful beam of light.

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