despite all of our discussions and differences, I appreciate, and admire the way how you represent Lighting Global here.
I think, our "problems" with the IEC standards have three main reasons:
After a long and successful way with…"
"Thank you Kat for this interesting information.
Do I understand this right - the solar lights were donated, founded by Lighting Africa to develop the market?
That leads me to the question: How many lights were really sold in additrion, paid by…"
this memory effect is to 90% a myth, coming from NiCd batteries. If theese (sintered) NiCd batteries were not completely discharged before re-charging, the batteries lost capacity.
Lead acid based batteries are free from memory effect,…"
sorry, I can not share your opinion. You are right, the chemical reactions are more intense at higher temperatures, however, the for the lifetime of the battery negative reactions (mainly loss of electrlyte) are also more intense.
"Standards and Quality are imortant.
Al we learn (once more) Standards, depending on their handling, are also o good way to make money and to control markets.
Every shipment needs to be inspected, every inspection has to be paid, even if the product…"
thanks for the clarification, although you confirm what I never expected: lighting global abandons the policy of open standards in favor of expensive IEC standards.
If I read your publication
Lighting Global Quality Assurance Framework Past,…"
my post was not adressed to Lighting Global.
If you check the homepages of Lighting Africa and Lighting Global e.g. for "Resources" and "Technical Notes" you will find a lot of useful information.
It is not a formal…"
"Gunnar, you are right, there are enought technical standards available, possibly too much.
If all theese standards would be observed and maintained, we might have perfect quality on the market.
The standards, not even the basics are…"
"Yotam, you lost the bet. What exactly was your bet? No matter, I prefer cash. ;-)
For me this expansion of Lighting Global services has nothing to do with the market for solar lanterns (pico) it is a logical decission with respect to the demand on…"
we must see two applications:
The use as a woring light on deckHere red light can help to preserve the night vision. In the dark, the eye pupil widens to a maximumto let as much light as possible to the retina = good night vosion.If…"