What is LED Track Light?
Definition of track light
As the name implies, a track light is a light installed on a similar track, and the illumination angle can be adjusted arbitrarily. It is generally used as a spotlight where key lighting is required.
The track lights must be installed on the matching track. The interior of the track contains a voltage input (220V AC input in China, and can also be customized as a low-voltage input), and there are conductive metal strips on both sides of the interior of the track (high-quality made of copper , the inferior quality is made of iron), and there is a rotatable conductive copper sheet at the joint of the track light. During installation, the conductive copper sheet on the track light contacts the conductive metal strip inside the track, and the track light can be energized. The track lights are turned on.
LED track lights, that is, track lights whose light source is LED. In 2012, it was the era when LEDs gradually matured. The track lights on the market were gradually replaced by LED light sources from the previous metal halide light sources, thus achieving more energy saving. , Environmental protection, what people usually call track lights, also slowly collectively referred to as LED track lights.
Application place of track light
Track lights are generally used as a specific spotlight. Most of them are for commercial use, such as shopping malls (clothing stores, furniture stores and other brand stores), car displays, jewelry, star-rated hotels, brand clothing, high-end clubs, museums and cultural relics exhibition halls, chain shopping malls, brand business halls, professional windows, counters and other key lighting places.
Maintenance method of LED track light
Try not to switch on and off frequently when using led track lighting, because the current through the filament is greater than the current during normal operation at the moment when the lamp is frequently started, causing the temperature of the filament to rise sharply and accelerate the sublimation, which will greatly reduce its service life. Therefore, it is necessary to minimize the switching of LED track light fixtures. During cleaning and maintenance, care should be taken not to change the structure of the lamps, nor to replace some parts of the led track light lamps. The light source parameters provided by the sign should replace the aging lamp in time. If it is found that the two ends of the lamp are red, the lamp is black or has shadows, and the lamp does not turn on, the lamp of the led track light should be replaced in time to prevent the occurrence of ballast. Burnout and other unsafe phenomena.
How to Choose Track Lights with Different Tracks?
Track lamp is a combination of “track” and “lamp”, also known as track lamp. It can be moved and positioned according to different needs, and can adjust the irradiation Angle at any time. It is favored by lighting scenes in business districts, galleries and museums. In addition, they are easy to add, remove or replace.
According to the number of lead wires in tracking, tracking can be divided into two lines (active person + neutral line), three lines (active person + neutral line + ground line), four lines (three with wires + neutral line) and so on. Among them, two – line, three – line and four – line track are the most common track types.
Second-wire and third- wire tracks are controlled by a single loop, which means that lights on the same track can only be controlled together, not individually. The difference wire in that the grounding wire of the second-line track is generally arranged on the outside of the guide rail, while the grounding wire of the third- wire track is designed on the inside of the track. Therefore, in order to meet the requirements of some special applications, some technicians may use three ground lines to track the zero line and convert it into a single control loop and two control loops (note: self-conversion is not recommended).
The diagram of the track section and four conductive wires (four-wire track)
A four-wire track has three live lines and one zero line, which means there are three control loops on the same track. Installation of four-line track lamp, adjustable gear, realize the control of different scenes.
On four tracks, there are four track lights (1, 2, 3, 4), first gear lamp 1, second gear lamp 2, third gear lamp 3 + lamp 4. Therefore, multiple scenarios can be switched with three switches:
- Switch 1 controls light 1
- Switch 2 controls light 2
- Switch 3 controls light 3 & light 4
This is the separate control system of the four-wire track.
The separate control scenes of the four-wire track (enable different scenarios of switch control on the same track)
Apart from some applications of DALI control systems, five-wire and six-wire tracks are rarely used, with two of them serving as DALI signal wire In short, two – or three-wire track lights can achieve single loop control; Four wire track lamp or more line track light panel can be controlled separately; Five – wire or six – wire track lamp can realize system control.
The track panel light produced by OLAMLIGHT uses 4 wire 3 circuits, which can be matched with most track systems in Europe. Very suitable for all kinds of commercial places, such as: supermarkets, exhibition halls, art galleries, luxury shops, offices, etc.
Something you need to know before buying LED track light
The tracks will use a lot of decoration now, used in very bright interiors, stylish, and I think a lot of people are fascinated by this light fixture, but before you buy, you need to know the relevant knowledge to be able to see track lights is the track common or not?
1.Is the track lamp common?
Generally speaking, the track lamp track is universal, but there are special cases, some tracks will be divided into two lines, three lines, only live line, zero line, three lines is to increase the ground line, four lines is the control line, to see what you need is which kind.
2.Track dimension of track light
The track lights usually have an orbit of the specifications of the length of 1 m, 1.5 m, 2 m, 3 m, generally use the orbits of the lamp, as a special track light general business, the family is not very popular, like clothing store shopping center, furniture stores, fresh store, store brand store, brand clothing, jewelry, such as auto show, star hotel, senior clubs, museums and galleries , business hall, counters and other places of key lighting
3.Installation distance of track lamp
The track lamp should be installed at a certain distance from the wall, the position of the track lamp is generally 0.8 ~ 1.2m, the lighting height distance is generally 3 ~ 5m, and the installation distance of the track light is about 1m. Specific requirement vary according to the lighting quantity and installation density of different places. The track lamp can turnable 350 degrees on the track rod. Lighting direction and area can be adjusted