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    How to create the atmosphere you want with LED color temperature


    LED bulbs offer light in a range of color temperatures, it’s what makes light feel ‘warm’ or ‘cool’. A lower color temperature produces a warmer, more relaxing light. A higher color temperature emits a cooler, more refreshing light. Color temperature is measured by Kelvin (K) and can be found on the packaging or in the light bulb’s specifications. If you’re looking for a new bulb that is the same “color”, choose light with the same color temperature. Some bulbs like SceneSwitch offer multiple color temperatures in one bulb.

    Different color temperatures in LED bulbs

    Comparing a soft white LED bulb and a bright daylight LED bulb

    See how a bulb’s temperature changes the atmosphere of a room

    Living room lighting effect with a warm glow color temperature


    2200 Kelvin (K)


    Relax with an extra warm soft white.

    Living room lighting effect with a soft white color temperature

    Soft White

    2700 Kelvin (K)


    Enjoy a warm soft white.

    Living room lighting effect with a bright white color temperature

    Bright White

    3000 Kelvin (K)


    A neutral and bright white light.

    Living room lighting effect with a cool white color temperature

    Cool White

    4000 Kelvin (K)


    Feel energized with this cool light.

    Living room lighting effect with a bright daylight color temperature


    5000 Kelvin (K)


    A cool and refreshing bright daylight.

    Overview of color temperatures

    light effect of five different light temperatures in a room

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