Gallery: Switch Announces World’s First 100 Watt Equivalent LED Bulb


Energy-efficient lighting just got even brighter – today Switch unveiled its brightest bulb yet at the 2011 LIGHTFAIR in Philadelphia. The new LED bulb is equivalent to a 100 watt bulb, can be completely recycled, and it features their trademarked “City of Light” technology — an integrated self cooling system that yields maximum brightness.

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  1. elin December 8, 2011 at 1:22 am

    looks very heavy!

  2. Lea Bogdan May 19, 2011 at 5:57 pm

    It is debatable who is really “first” to this race. Osram and Lighting Science Group also showed their 100W equivalent prototype bulbs at LightFair that will be on the market in coming months.

    The LSG version was the most impressive, since it uses far less material and weight for the cooling system. Instead of using lots of aluminum for the heatsink, it uses a proprietary MEMS cooling system. The LSG blog confirms that that they plan to enter this new bulb for the DOE “L” Prize.

  3. caeman May 17, 2011 at 3:44 pm

    The march to LED domination continues.

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