Koncept Technologies Inc. Wednesday 18 Jan 2012

The exceptional Equo® LED Desk Lamp incorporates style, elegance, and environmentally friendly features.

The lamp has a streamlined counterweight design for feather-light adjustability. Made of lightweight aluminum alloy, the ultrathin arm and whisper-thin linkage rod work together to keep the head pointed in the same direction when the arm moves up and down, and brightness is quickly and easily adjusted with a swipe on the touchstrip. Equo utilizes optic lens that are designed to maximize light transmission while projecting a smooth and even light distribution.

The luminaire head is rotatable in 180 degrees and is detachable for easy replacement. The LEDs last 50,000 hours and consume a total of just 6 watts. Assume 8 hours of daily use, the light can run for over 17 years before it becomes noticeably dimmer. The lamp can also be equipped with an optional occupancy sensor to automatically shut itself off when you leave, and turn itself back on when you return for convenience and energy savings. Equo is available in Orange, Black, and Silver finishes, with a choice of warm white (~ 3,500 K) or cool white (~ 4,500 K) light.

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Koncept Technologies Inc.

With years of manufacturing and industrial design experience, the founders established Koncept in 2002 to design and develop innovative products for home and business. The company has since developed a line of elegant LED lamps and lighting elements with the discriminating consumer in mind. Not only have consumers embraced Koncept's lighting for home and office, the designs have gained national and international attention. From 2005 through 2008, Koncept's flagship product, the Z-Bar® High Power LED desk lamp has won critical acclaim in publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Samsung's DigitAll Magazine. It has also won a number of prestigious awards from International Design Magazine and Time Magazine and was selected as a permanent display in Germany's Die Neue Sammlung museum as a best innovation of the 20th/21st centuries. It has also won the platinum honor from ADEX (Awards for Design Excellence) awards and was selected to be displayed in the Smart Home exhibition hosted by the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry in 2009. Encouraged by the popularity of and need for high quality LED lighting, Koncept introduced EQUO® in 2009. To date, this finely sculpted LED lamp has earned awards from ADEX, SPARK, Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Award (sponsored by the U.S. Dept of Energy), and ASID's BLOOM award for energy efficiency. Perhaps most prestigious is that EQUO® was awarded the coveted red dot award for design excellence in 2011, and our new undercabinet light, UCX™, also won the 2011 Best of NeoCon GOLD Award in the Task Lighting category. Even the tremendous success of these exceptional LED lamps has not slowed the Koncept team of innovators. That's because ideas never rest at Koncept. Successes like Z-Bar® and EQUO® and the new UCX™ Undercabinet Light are leading to our next and future generations of lighting elements. Koncept's goal remains as it started: Design innovative products that set high standards in the industry and more importantly, make your life safer, simpler and greener.