Insteon, creators of home automation and control technology, announced the Insteon LED Bulb for Recessed Lights, the latest addition in a line of energy-efficient LED bulbs. Designed with the energy-conscious, connected home enthusiast in mind, the PAR38 recessed light easily connects to the full range of Insteon products, allowing consumers to create a customized wireless network that doesn require replacing a light switch.
The Insteon PAR38 LED bulb is remote controlled, energy efficient, long lasting, dimmable, customizable, and wireless.
The light bulb can be controlled using using wall switches, keypads, wireless mini remotes. When paired with an Insteon Hub, users can also use their smartphones to control the light bulbs.
Its low energy consumption make the light bulbs very energy efficient. Using a mere 12W of electricity, each LED bulb is as bright as a 60W incandescent light while using just 13% the electricity, conserving energy and saving money.
In addition, Insteon’s LED bulbs last approximately 52,000 hours–the lifespan of approximately 50 traditional light bulbs.
The Insteon light bulbs are also dimmable and customizable. Insteon0 LED bulb was designed for dimming, allowing the user to fully brighten and dim the lights. Since the Insteon LED bulbs communicate wirelessly, users can customize the On Level and Ramp Rate of every LED bulb and even ccreate custom lighting scenes.
The ON Level customization options can be used for situations where users don’t need the full brightness of a light bulb; they can set the preset brightness at which the LED bulb turns on–from 1% to 100%. The customizable Ramp Rate allows the user to decide how long it takes for the LED bulb to turn on or off, with durations ranging from instantly to up to eight minutes.
Scenes let users link together all of their lights and appliances to create dramatic moods or efficient groupings based on the user_ needs. Users can select and change scenes with the touch of a button.
In addition, each Insteon LED bulb uses dual-band Insteon technology, taking full advantage of both airwaves and the existing power lines in users’ homes for reliable communication. No matter how remote the light fixture, inside or outside the home, Insteon signals will reach it.