Digital Automation in Monitoring of Life Test Setup of LED Lamps using Embedded Systems
Vinay Kumar Mangalagiri1, Nikhil S. Gujar2, P. Srinivasa Varma3

1Vinay Kumar Mangalagiri, Department of EEE, Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, Vaddeswaram (A.P), India.
2Nikhil S. Gujar, Research Development, Department of Electrical Research and Development Association, Vadodara (Gujarat), India.
3P.Srinivasa Varma, Department of EEE, Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, Vaddeswaram (A.P), India.
Manuscript received on 07 April 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 20 April 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 April 2019 | PP: 1630-1634 | Volume-8 Issue-6, April 2019 | Retrieval Number: F4010048619/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: Indian Standard (IS 16102-2: 2017), stipulates test procedures to categorize the self-ballasted LED lamps. These procedures include life test and performance test. At present, life test procedure of LED lamps is being carried with manual supervision, camera observation and a digital timer. This paper proposes a new method to test the life of lamp based on automation. This paper also discusses about current sensing methods. The developed system will give LED lamp life. This entire test process is monitored and controlled using a Graphical User Interface which shows lamp status, life of lamp in hours, remaining time of test and test result. Developed system will minimize the human errors, removes manual supervision and gives accurate test results.
Keyword: IS 16102-2:2017, LED, Embedded Systems, Automation, GUI.
Scope of the Article: Embedded Networks