150 year old lighthouse with a modern lamp

PhotonWrangler

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Stumbled across this on the net today and thought I'd share it here. What a crazy looking lamp.

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Update: found the manufacturer of these beasts.
 
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I was wondering if they pulsed the individual LED strips sequentially to make the light appear to rotate, but a video of it on the manufacturer's site makes it seem that they flash all of them at once.
 

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I'm just wondering how good is the throw compared to a traditional lighthouse bulb.
 

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Looks like the heatsinks are curved, I'm thinking it spins to help for heat dissipation? Would love to see one of these!

Great find!👍
 

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Looks like the heatsinks are curved, I'm thinking it spins to help for heat dissipation? Would love to see one of these!

Great find!👍
The documentation mentions that the user can program "turntable rotation speed" in the controller, so something turns. They mention an adapter to mount to existing lighthouse fixtures. I don't know if this means the existing base turns or the retrofitted lamp does. Theyt also mention that the heat sinking is adequate to operate the lamp in either always-on or flashing mode.
 

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