Do you know the difference between wall washer and linear light?

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Both LED wall washers and LED linear lights are used for outdoor lighting. There are many similarities in appearance, with little difference. So do you know the difference between LED wall washers and LED line lights?

1. What is LED Wall Washer?

LED wall washer, allows the light to wash through the wall like water. It is mainly used for architectural decoration lighting and also used to outline the outline of large buildings. It has the characteristics of energy saving, high light efficiency, rich color and long life, so it is widely used.

 2. What is LED linear light?

LED linear light means that the light source is arranged in a linear shape. The linear light series is actually a relatively high-end flexible decorative light, which is characterized by low power consumption, long life, high brightness, easy bending, and maintenance-free. Especially suitable for outdoor landscape lighting, lighting engineering, municipal engineering, indoor stage lighting, building outline drawing and billboard production and other fields. According to different needs, the product has 12V, 24V, etc., and the length is 30CM, 60CM, 90CM and 120CM. At the same time, we can also customize the line lights of different specifications according to the needs of customers.

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3.What is the difference between LED wall washer and LED linear light?

Generally speaking, LED linear lights are a type of LED wall washers, but some linear lights are not within the scope of LED wall washers, such as some soft LED decorative lights, we call them linear lights.

(1)The LED wall washer is mainly used for architectural decoration lighting. It can also be used to outline the installation of large-scale buildings. When installing, it depends on the height of the Only a high-power wall washer can do it. The LED linear lamp is low-power, which is difficult to achieve.


(2)The LED wall washer puts the light on the wall, which is similar to the application method of the flood light, but the effect is more soft. LED linear lights are mostly used for building outlines or digital screen effects. Of course, they may also be installed in the corners to let the light shine on the wall, but LED wall washers are more flexible.


(3) LED wall washers are mostly high-power products, while LED linear lights are mostly low-power. Because the LED wall washer depends on the illumination height, there is usually a certain distance from the wall, and the high-power LED wall washer is more competent. The LED linear light is used for contouring, and low power is enough.


(4)LED wall washer is more difficult to dissipate and waterproof. It needs drainage and convection design. In the production process of LED wall washer, firstly use the wall washer glue machine for glue filling, and then put glass glue on the glass cover. Glue to achieve structural waterproofing.

(5)Many led wall washers have lenses. It is very intuitive that led wall washers have brackets, which can freely adjust the angle and meet their own application requirements. In terms of size, led wall washers have a large size, while led line lights are rare. Because of the application effect, the appearance of LED line lights is mostly square, while the LED wall washer has more design appearance because of the bracket.


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4.Why choose LED wall washer?

wall washer-SuntechLED wall washers are popular in the market because they enhance the appearance of any architectural element by providing even lighting to important features.

Wallwashing basically "washes" the exterior with light, creating a mesmerizing luminosity that makes your building stand out at night. Wall wash is important for façades and landscaping as it not only accentuates certain parts of the wall but also takes care of the entire exterior.Therefore, it is especially needed in museums, historic buildings, galleries and exhibitions.

What's more, wall washers can be linked together to provide a better control system. With RGB and RGBW LEDs, you can even change the hue to suit your needs. If you want to create a special highlight for your project, then choose a wall washer.

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5.Why choose LED linear light?

Linear light-SuntechCustomers appreciate the many benefits of  LED linear lighting, including:

Aesthetics - If appearance is important to you, LED Linear offers a very strong product. It offers a ton of versatility for creating unique and eye-catching designs. Custom angles, curves and custom RAL coloured powder coatings are just a few of the options available that make LED Linear an easy choice.

Directional Light - LEDs are directional, reducing the need for reflectors and diffusers that can capture light.

Color Temperature - LED linear lights offer a wide range of color temperatures, which affects how the eye interprets light. From cool white to warm white, different temperatures can be used to create the mood and ambience of a space. 

Cost Effective - A distinct advantage, LED Linear operates very efficiently due to its low energy consumption and inherent lifetime; LEDs typically last many times longer than fluorescent tubes.

The above is the difference between LED wall washer and LED linear light.

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