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dosage, dose, infrared, irradiance, light therapy, photobiomodulation, power, red light therapy, solar power meter, sunlight, time, watts, wavelength -

Use our simple universal dosage calculator to find your ideal time to do light therapy!

All you need to do it enter in the Irradiance (mW/cm^2) and the desired Dose (J/cm^2) that you are looking for! You can even use it for any red light panel in the industry, assuming they provide you with accurate 3rd party measurements, and not just cheap solar power meter measurements.

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An affordable flicker meter! We test the Radex Lupin for quality, as well as verify many of my low-flicker options around the house. We re-test all of the GembaRed panels to verify they are low-flicker indeed!

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laser power meter, photobiomodulation, red light therapy, solar power meter -

In a previous blog post we uncovered a massive deception in the red light therapy industry, that we can easily find that many manufacturers are using a cheap solar power meter to report their intensity, yet they tend to read falsely high by over 2x! We can even find discrepancies from independent reviewers such as Alex Fergus. He used a spectrometer to measure intensity from many of the major brands at 6 inches. Even with his spectrometer, he found that ALL of the brands were significantly less intensity than advertised, especially since most of them claim to deliver >100mW/cm^2. https://www.alexfergus.com/blog/what-red-light-therapy-panel-has-the-highest-power-output-let-s-find-out...

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In just a few short weeks after launching the GembaRed Oomph Body-Light, we get this letter from Joovv that they have a "pending" patent on lights that can hang on walls and other generic mumbo-jumbo about light therapy lights. Well a patent isn't technically enforceable until it is actually granted, which would be very impressive if this super generic and sloppy patent would be approved. But I didn't get into this industry to fight with this type of negativity, so I am discontinuing the GembaRed Oomph Body-Light starting on December 30th. If this patent is approved and enforced, the only...

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computer vision syndrome, eyestrain, flicker, frequency, headache, health, photobiomodulation, pulse, PWM, red light therapy, sleep -

As you know I have been very interested in flicker these past few years. Not only can flicker affect our red light therapy experience, but I find flicker affects me everywhere in my daily life. So why do you want a flicker or pulse meter for yourself? - Measure pulse rate from Red Light Therapy or PBM products. - Test for flicker on your light-bulbs, computer monitors, and LED products. - Test for PWM (pulsed width modulation) in dimming products. - Test for flicker or PWM when using a slow-motion camera doesn't find anything. Well instead of sending every single...

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