I have started writing a series of occasional blogs for UK magazine "Lighting" on the general subject of lighting equipment. The first is a heartfelt rant about properly made kit... "Sweating the Small Stuff".
Everyone wants to talk about light sources at the moment, especially LEDs, CFLs and anything else that can be construed as ‘ultra-efficient’ or ‘sustainable’.
I’m going to buck the trend here. I want to talk about the unglamorous bits of lights. I want to talk about the screws, bolts, washers, gaskets, hinges, rivets, glands, grommets, terminals, connectors, clips, clamps, springs and all the other doofers, widgets and thingummies that lights are actually made of.
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