Featured | Products, Materials + Tools | Oct 25, 2016

Everfine BHA-2000 Retinal Blue Light Hazard Analyzer

The retina Blue Light Hazard (BLH) and some other photobiological hazards have been involved in the latest edition of IEC 60598.1 as well as other horizontal product safety standards, which subsequently transferred to mandatory standards in many countries or areas. Luminaires shall be marked if they use light sources exceed the limit of RG1 unlimited group. Portable luminaires for children and mains socket-outlet nightlights shall not exceed RG1.

Main Functions:
•    Photometric measurement: spectrum (300nm-800nm)
•    Retinal blue light hazard weighted radiance LB, blue light hazard efficiency KB,V, Citopic factor KC, etc.
•    Chromaticity quantities, luminance and luminance distribution

BLH covers the wavelength from 300-700 nm, and may lead to injury of eye’s retina. The evaluation and classification methods of BLH are detailed introduced in IEC 62471 and IEC/TR 62778. The weighted radiance LB and blue light hazard efficiency KB,V are adopted as the main indices for BLH.

Traditionally, the photobiological safety of lighting products are evaluated in a dark room with a complicated and expensive measurement system, such as EVERFINE OST 500/300 Optical Radiation Test System, which are usually applied in professional labs.

To realize high efficiency, low cost but accurate LB and KB,V measurement, Everfine BHA-2000 Retinal Blue Light Hazard Analyzer is specially developed. It adopts radiance measurement geometry as per IEC 62471 and IEC/TR 62778. Distinguishingly, double CCDs are applied to acquire spectra and imaging lumiance simultaneously. The software can analysis the KB,V, and determine the max LB in a requested field angle of the lighting products to appraise BLH accurately.

BHA-2000 features compact size and equips a touch screen for operation and readings, hence very convenient for quick and accurate measurement. It can be applicable for not only quality check and R&D labs, but also field measurement, such as classroom, office.

About Everfine:

Everfine (Stock Code: 300306) is the stock market listed company in LED & lighting measurement instrument. She is located in Binjiang National Hi-Tech Zone, Hangzhou, China, the so called Heaven Silicon Valley. Everfine is a National Certificated High-tech Enterprise, Supportive Member of the CIE, ISO9001 Registered Firm, Government Certificated Software Enterprise & Software Product Enterprise, and owns a Province Level High-tech R&D Center, and NVLAP accredited Lab and CNAS accredited Lab.
Everfine has undertaken projects of National 863 programs and local government Key Science & Technology Programs for many times. Everfine owns more than 30 Innovation patents, including Germany, US ones. Meanwhile, Everfine is active in the standardization work of the CIE, IEC and domestic of China.
Everfine has the largest customer base in LED & Lighting industry in the world, and lead both oversea and domestic high-end market share. The products have been exported to US, Europe, Japan and other developed countries and regions. The customers include high level institutes and laboratories like NIM, UNDP, NIST, ITRI, SGS, ITS, TUV, KEMA, CTI, and famous corporations like Cree, Philips, GE, Osram, Samsung.