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Minute Expert Series

Welcome to the Lumitec Minute Expert Series. A series of short informational videos on a variety of topics from why it is important to select the correct wire gauge to understanding IP ratings. This is an ongoing video series so bookmark this page and visit often for regular updates.

Wire Size & Voltage Drop - Part 1: The Basics

Selecting the correct gauge of wire is very import to ensure your electrical devices operate at their optimum capacity. In this video you will learn how the wire gauge can impact the performance of your electrical devices.

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Wire Size & Voltage Drop - Part 2: Constant Power Devices

In part one you learned why selecting the correct gauge of wire is import to ensure your electrical devices operate at their optimum capacity. In part 2 you will learn how constant power devices are effected by the choice of wire gauge.

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Lumens Part 1: What are they and how are they measured?

In the first two episodes of Minute Expert, we learned about wire size and voltage drop.  Now we move on to learn about Lumens: what are they and how are they measured?

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Lumens Part 2: Advertisers Sleight of Hand

In lumens part 2 learn the truth about advertised lumens and how some manufactured list lumen outputs that are nowhere near accurate. We will show you what to look for and what to avoid.

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IP Ratings: What are they?

IP stands for Ingress Protection and is an international standard for many electronic devices, but what is it really? Learn more about IP ratings and how to better understand what they mean.

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Drilling & Screwing into Fiberglass

Mounting equipment on to your boat is not as simple as it may seem. Learn the correct way to drill in to fiberglass without damaging the fiberglass or chipping your gel coat.

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