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When shopping for Red Light Therapy panels, the most prominent feature is becoming the Watts (W). Many red light panel companies are now simply naming their panels by the number of Watts.  Should you get the 45W, 300W, 450W, 600W, 900W, or 1500W model from certain brands? What are Watts and what does it mean?  Is a panel with 5 Watt LEDs better than one with 3 Watt LEDs? Lets first understand the meaning of Watts in red light therapy, and then how to choose the right amount of Watts. What is a Watt? A Watt is a unit of...

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3rd party, intensity, laser power meter, photobiomodulation, power, red light panel, red light therapy, solar power meter, watts -

How do you properly measure intensity, power, or watts of a red light therapy panel? For what SHOULD BE a simple measurement, has turned into the biggest scam of the photobiomodulation industry. We set the record straight and recommend affordable laser power meters and 3rd party labs!

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electromagnetic spectrum, heat lamp, incandescant, intensity, light bulb, NIR, photobiomodulation, power, red light bulb, Red light therapy, spectrum, watts -

What is the best 250 Watt Near-Infrared Incandescent Heat Lamp? NIR Heat Lamps are a very affordable form of Red Light Therapy that have been used therapeutically for many years! But which brand stands out as the best? As always, we need to test them out to be sure. Although we can call 250W Heat Lamps a form of Red Light Therapy, it does NOT fit the definition of Photobiomodulation. Where PBM is strictly defined to be a non-thermal interaction of wavelengths and biology. It is important to recognize the tremendous amount of heat produced by these 250W heat lamps,...

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distance, dose, far away, hamblin, intensity, nir, photobiomodulation, red, red light panel, red light therapy, safety -

How far away should I be from my red light therapy panel? This blog we dive into one of the most common questions around the red light panel industry, how far away should you be from your light panel?! Most companies talk about being 6 inches away from their panel. But more recently some companies say 4 inches, others use narrow beam angles and might say 12 inches. When Dr. Hamblin was asked "How close do you want to stand or be near one of these devices?" His answer would surprise most people who have been brainwashed by the current...

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incandescant, intensity, irradiance, laser power meter, photobiomodulation, power, red light therapy, solar power meter, wattage, watts -

Confused by the extravagantly high wattage of LED Panel claims? Or maybe someone is trying to tell you that they have "superior" 5 Watt LED bulbs compared to standard 3 Watt bulbs? Check out this post where we deconstruct and measure the ACTUAL LED watts, and we aren't particularly impressed with the result.

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