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How Strong are 200, 300, 400, 1200, 1300 Lumens? 

Humans see and put all kinds of artificial lights to good use—such as flashlights, headlights, fluorescent lamps, etc. As consumers of these lights, have you wondered why certain lights are brighter or not as sharp as others? If you stare straight into a car’s headlight at night, you may end up damaging your cornea. The …

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How Do Lumens Compare to Candlepower?

If you’ve been browsing your local lighting aisle or online stores you’ve probably come across the terms Candlepower and Lumens printed on the side of light bulb packages. Don’t worry, the product inside is the same.  With these new units of luminous intensity and luminous flux, we can more accurately measure the intensity of the …

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How Many Lumens Are Bad for Your Eyes?

We’ve all probably tried to (accidentally) look at a bright light at least once in our life.  You may have experienced temporary light blindness, but nothing too serious to cause any concern.  Still, it’s normal to wonder “how many lumens are bad for your eyes?” or “how much does it take to actually cause blindness?”  …

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Lux vs. Lumens in Projectors: All You Need To Know

Understanding the specifications of projectors is an excellent way to ensure that you know what you’re getting. Knowing what you’re paying for is critical now that the projector market is flooded with options that vary widely in quality and features. Lux and lumens are terms that are thrown around a lot in stores and on …

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How Many Lumens Is A Movie Theater Projector?

The amount of lumens that a movie theater projector might produce would depend on the actual size of the screen. For example, if you go to an IMAX theater, that projector would use more lumens than a regular sized movie theater projector would need to. In general, a movie theater projector could range anywhere between …

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How Many Lumens Do You Need To Project in Daylight?

Projecting in daylight can be a tricky endeavour if you are not familiar with the capabilities of your projector. Direct sunlight produces a staggering 120,000 lumens of brightness, which isn’t available in any projector in existence. Does this mean projecting in daylight is not possible? No, you should tackle this problem with some common sense. …

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