What Causes a Light to Strobe?

Answer Developed by scientist Dr. Harold Edgerton early in the 20th century, and known primarily for their "oh, man -- wow" factor in dance clubs, stroboscopes (strobe lights) were originally used in high... Read More »

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How to Use a Strobe Light to Measure RPM?

Measuring the RPM (rotations per minute) of electric motors or the devices they drive can be a useful diagnostic tool. It can aid in the proper gear or belt drive system along with figuring out pow... Read More »

Who invented the strobe light?

According to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, EG&G Inc., a company founded by Harold E. "Doc" Edgerton and two of his former students, Kenneth Germeshausen and Herbert Grier, invented a h... Read More »

HAA110A Strobe Light Specifications?

Part of Velleman USA's large selection of security system parts and components, the HAA110A Strobe Light is a 12-volt unit designed for use in home security applications. Velleman USA is the Americ... Read More »

How to Mount a Strobe Light to a Fiberglass Top?

Strobe lights provide automatic flashes of light and automatically make your emergency response vehicle stand out on the road. The process of installing strobe lights is normally not difficult, but... Read More »