Smartcharge; a LED-bulb working during power outage

by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-01-13 17:08:28 UTC
Sustainability Aspects: delivering security especially in areas with frequent power outages


The SmartCharge™ Bulb senses a power outage, recognizes the ON/OFF position of your light switch and allows control of the light even with no utility/grid power.

When the power goes out, the lights go out. The garage door won’t open, kitchen appliances won’t work, and the lamps in your house are useless. But with the SmartCharge™ Bulbs, you’ll never have to worry about being in the dark again. Your lights will continue to operate and even better, you can control them with your wall and lamp switches. Helpful to get you save and sound to the fuses or front door safe and sound.

Simply replace any existing light bulb with this 5Watt SmartCharge™ LED Bulb. There’s no extra wiring, no ugly control box, no remote control or expensive electrical installation required. It looks like any LED bulb.

Grid & Switch Sensor technology consists of three blocks:
A. Intelligent control circuit with grid sense and switch sense
B. Battery and battery charging circuit
C. Inverter along with few other elements

The result, an intelligent light bulb, which is immune to grid power. It always knows, even during a power failure, the wall switch position and turns the bulb ON or OFF based on that position.
If switch was ON when power failed, then the SmartCharge™ Bulb will remain ON, if switch was OFF, the SmartCharge™ Bulb will remain OFF.

During a power outage, the switch still has control of the light bulb. Additionally, unlike other safety light bulbs that automatically switch on when the power goes out – regardless if you are in the room – the SmartCharge™ Bulb recognizes the light switch’s position to conserve its power and only draws from the battery when needed (unlike other “emergency lights") for up to 4 Hours in total. Once power is restored, the bulb’s battery recharges itself to make sure you’re ready for another power outage or emergency.

Designer: Shailendra Suman
Manufacturer: Smartcharge
Category: emergency lighting


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