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Ace Your Studies with the Perfect Amount of Light: are 100 Lumens Enough for Reading?

Don't let subpar lighting ruin your late-night study sessions! It's crucial to consider the luminosity of your reading light, the focus level, and the distance between your book or tablet and the light. Trust us, you want to avoid straining your eyes with too much light or struggle to see with not enough. So, how many lumens does your desk lamp need for the optimal reading experience?

 

Keep reading to get the lowdown on finding the perfect lighting for your needs. In this post, we'll delve into the different types of lighting and their effects on reading ability. We'll also determine whether 100 lumens are sufficient for studying and general bedroom use, or if a higher lumen rating is necessary for those and other tasks.

  

In this post, we'll delve into the different types of lighting and their effects on reading ability.

Illuminate Your Reading Experience: the Magic Number of Lumens for Optimal Reading

 

Refrain from letting inadequate lighting ruin your reading experience. Avoid eye strain and fatigue by ensuring you have the ideal light. A recent study found that 450 lumens, the equivalent of 40-60 watt incandescent bulbs, is the sweet spot for book reading. Not only will this provide enough light to see the words on the page, but it's also more energy efficient than higher wattage bulbs. Next time you set up a reading nook, ensure you have at least 450 lumens of light shining down on your book. Your eyes (and your energy bill) will thank you.

  

BenQ e-Reading Desk Lamp provides enough lumens for optimal reading.

Light Up Your Bedroom: Expert Tips for Determining the Ideal Lumen Count

 

Are you tired of waking up in a dim, poorly lit bedroom? It's time to shed some light on the situation. A recent study found that a sitting room or bedroom requires around 10-20 lumens per square foot, while a bathroom or kitchen need 70-80 lumens per square foot.

 

But how do you determine the exact lumens needed for your space? Simply calculate the lumens per square foot, also known as 'foot candles,' based on the room's intended use and other factors. As a rough guide, multiply the square footage of your room by the desired foot candles. For instance, a 100 sq ft bedroom with 10 to 20 foot candles should have 1,000-2,000 lumens.

 

Ensure your bedroom is well lit and welcoming with the appropriate lumen count. You'll wake up feeling refreshed and ready to tackle the day.

  

BenQ e-Reading Desk Lamp is the ideal choice for anyone looking to enhance their reading experience, whether its on the screen or on the page.
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BenQ e-Reading Desk Lamp

Designed to provide optimal illumination and reduce eye strain, BenQ e-Reading Desk Lamp makes reading more comfortable and enjoyable than ever before.

With its lighting coverage 150% wider than the average desk lamp, it is the ideal choice for anyone looking to enhance their reading experience, whether on the screen or on the page.

Illuminate Your Reading Experience: a Guide to Different Types of Lights and Their Effects

 

Are incandescent bulbs suitable for reading?

 

When it comes to reading, not all lights are created equal. Incandescent bulbs may provide a warm, inviting glow, but there are better choices for reading. The light they emit is relatively dim and can cause eye strain.

 

What about fluorescent bulbs? Do they provide enough brightness for studying?

 

Fluorescent bulbs, on the other hand, emit a brighter light that is easier on eyes. However, they can also be harsh and tinted, making it difficult to read for long periods.

  

Incandescent and fluorescent bulbs may not be the top choice for reading.

Discover the Top Factors to Consider When Choosing the Perfect Reading Light

 

Ready to upgrade your reading experience? Follow these tips for choosing the ultimate light source:

  

  • Opt for bright yet comfortable illumination that won't strain your eyes.
  • Go for a light with an adjustable neck or arm so you can position it exactly where you need it.
  • Seek out a light with a soft, diffused glow rather than a harsh, direct beam.
  • Find a light that matches your style and fits seamlessly into your decor.
  • With many options available, only settle for the perfect reading light. Your eyes (and your home) will thank you.

  

The best reading light should have bright and comfortable illumination.

Final Thought: Two Bright Desk Lamps for Your Office

 

Now that you know more about lumens, you're ready to go out and buy the best reading lamp for your needs. Be sure to consider the size and shape of the lamp and where you'll be placing it.

 

And don't forget, if you are looking at desk lamps for your home or work office space, check out the BenQ ScreenBar monitor light and e-reading desk lamp.

 

New BenQ ScreenBar and e-reading lamps have a built-in sensor, so that with just a simple tap they auto adjust brightness throughout the day to deliver 500 lumens to your desk. They also include additional specifications that allow you to alternate between warm and cool light, which can help work with different color palettes.

 

What do you think about our eye-care lighting? You should really see them for yourself!

  

E-reading lamps have a built-in sensor, so that with just a simple tap they auto adjust brightness throughout the day to deliver 500 lumens to your desk.
BenQ ScreenBars have a built-in sensor, so that with just a simple tap they auto adjust brightness throughout the day to deliver 500 lumens to your desk.

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e-Reading Intelligent

BenQ e-Reading Desk Lamp with swing arm lights up your entire desk (150% wider than traditinal lamps), detects ambient brightness and dynamically adjusts to the brightness level for your eye comfort. With optional accessories, you can adapt the lamp for a floor reading lamp or a clamp desk lamp.

e-Reading Floor Lamp

‧ Curved lightbar design provides 150% wider lighting coverage than the average desk lamp ‧ Built-in smart lighting technology adjusts the brightness to match the ambient light and easily switches between warm and cool color tones ‧ Highly extensive arm creates suitable lighting source for all kinds of work on the couch, armchair, and bed

ScreenBar Halo

Fitting most monitors, BenQ ScreenBar Halo is a LED monitor light with an asymmetric optical design and backlight that illuminates the workspace; what's more, the wireless controller saves valuable space and allows you to adjust brightness and color temperature.

ScreenBar Plus

Computer Monitor Light Screenbar Plus is a revolutionary lighting system. Simply hang it on your monitor to light up your desk without taking up any valuable space. The Desktop Dial makes the use even easier. With automatic dimming and asymmetric optical design, Computer Monitor Light Screenbar Plus illuminates the working space with just USB power, avoiding reflective glare off your computer screen.

ScreenBar

BenQ ScreenBar is a LED monitor light equips with automatic dimmer and asymmetric optical design to illuminates the working space, increase focus and eye-comfort.

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