Why Do HID Lights Flicker?

Answer Unlike traditional light bulbs, high intensity discharge, or HID, bulbs emit light from a filament rather than from an arc discharge between two electrodes sealed in an airtight capsule of gas. HID... Read More »

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Do LED lights flicker?

Unlike other types of light, light-emitting diodes (LED) lights do not flicker during use. LED lights are composed of semi-conductor diodes that produce light when an electrical current passes thro... Read More »

Why do my home lights flicker?

Throughout the course of a day, a home's lights can flicker many times. Whether this should be a cause for concern depends on the source of the flickering.Poor ConnectionsPoor and unprotected elect... Read More »

Why do fluorescent lights flicker?

Fluorescent lights flicker for a number of reasons, most of which relate to electrical problems with the bulb. As they age, fluorescent lights have a natural tendency to flicker.StartersFluorescent... Read More »

What does It mean when lights flicker on and off?

Generally it's just what's usually referred to as a 'brown-out'- that is, when the generators at the power plant are straining to meet the demand for electricity.