Photometric Testing

LM-79 Testing

Fast and accurate luminous flux and color measurements of LED lamps and luminaires

Room PHT01 – Integrating Sphere

ISO 17025 Accredited and DLC-Approved LM-79 Testing Laboratory

LED-based solid-state lighting (SSL) products offer many advantages over incandescent lamps, but they present unique challenges for performance measurements. LM-79 was developed by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) to standardize the photometric and electrical measurements of LED-based SSL products and is the benchmark test for lighting manufacturers and numerous qualification programs.

Why Choose Elite for LM-79 Sphere Testing?

Elite’s Photometric Testing laboratory is ISO 17025 accredited by A2LA for LM-79 luminous flux (lumen) and color measurements.

Elite is also a DesignLights Consortium (DLC) approved LM-79 testing laboratory for lamps and luminaires.

LM-79 Testing Capabilities

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Quick Sphere Testing for Lamps and Luminaires

  • 2-meter integrating sphere system equipped with high-precision spectroradiometer and integrated power management
  • Up to 52″ wide LED luminaires in 4pi configuration with omni-directional standard lamp
  • Up to 24″ wide LED luminaires in 2pi configuration with special forward flux standard lamp
  • TM-30 color calculations are also available as part of our LM-79 test reports
  • Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR) measurements for LED horticultural and grow lighting

Complete Luminaire Testing in One Location

Elite’s powerful combination of EMI/EMCEnvironmental StressPhotometric, and Wireless testing services help lighting manufacturers successfully validate every aspect of their products in one location.

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Our testing experts are available to answer your questions about our capabilities. Connect with us to discuss your requirements.

Our LM-79 Testing Specialists

The IES LM-79 standard applies to solid-state lighting devices, and the proliferation of LED lamps has created the need for testing you can trust. Contact us today to experience the Elite Advantage of expert engineers, responsive scheduling, and trusted results.

Dan Mon

Technical Sales Engineer

Kevin Halpin

Deputy Quality Manager / Project Engineer

Brad DeGrave

FAA Program Administrator / Senior Mechanical Engineer

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