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Tridonic UK Ltd, 7 Lindenwood, Crockford Lane, Chineham Business Park, Basingstoke RG24 8LB
Tridonic UK Ltd
This presentation covers the issue of visual flicker in lighting.
From introduction to definition, root cause and effects are explored for LED, fluorescent and incandescent light sources.
The significance of flicker frequency and how it is measured is covered, including flicker behaviour dependant on source driver technology and analogue and PWM dimming.
Reference is made to IEEE 1789-2015 in respect of its adoption in the UK and its 3 recommended practices.
Course title and key points covered
1. The definition, root cause and effects of flicker
2. Comparison of flicker from different light sources and control methods
3. Flicker measurement
4. Comparison between PWM and amplitude dimming
5. IEEE 1789-2015 recommended practices