Gallery: Jake Dyson’s CSYS Lamp Extends the Life of Its LEDs by a Whopp...

It's getting to be common knowledge that LEDs are among the most energy-efficient lighting options out there, but they still maintain some problems: ugly light color, for one; and shortened life due to their own heat damaging themselves, for another. But now Jake Dyson (yes, his dad is the vacuum god) has devised a new lamp that addresses both those problems. His CSYS desk lamp, which debuted during New York Design Week, has a built-in heat pipe running inside its arm that carries the heat generated by the LEDs away from them. The arm itself acts as a heat sink, releasing the heat into the air. The result is that the attached LEDs will last a whopping 37 years longer!

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  1. Futons Online December 29, 2012 at 8:33 am

    Important to shed and share light on eco’n’viromental subjects when and where we can.

  2. jman225 May 29, 2012 at 4:08 pm

    Heat sinks ARE used in all sorts of consumer grade LED lights! Overhyped, just like his father’s products.

    Try “led lamp heat sink” in google images.

  3. tomclancy_jack May 27, 2012 at 11:50 pm

    “Up until now, heat-sink technology has been being used primarily in satellite technology”
    – Um, and every single computing device you’ve probably ever used . For that matter, just about every electronic device that makes heat uses some kind of heat-sink – whether it’s a heat-pipe design like this lamp, or fins that utilize moving air to help draw away heat faster. There must have been a reference to satellite technology in the press release for it to get worked into the article in that way.

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