ANSI runtime testing for my business

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ANSI runtime testing for my business

Hi,

Since Convoy don’t test the runtime on their models, I have to do it and I’m wondering how I should state the runtime

Instead of listing a High runtime of say 180 minutes, I’d like to include 5 min + 175 min so customers know that it steps down.

Should I put when it begins to stepdown or after it has finished? Say it heats to 50°C at 2.5 min and begins stepping down which takes another 2.5 min = 5 minutes.

What’s best to list it as

2.5 + X mins
5 + X mins

I wonder what other brands do that use this method

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I would think one cycle starting on turbo, with out interference, let it step down, up or what ever and record that. The do the same for high as it may not step down until voltage is an issue. Maybe monitor with a logging volt meter or current meter to produce graphs?

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mattlward wrote:
I would think one cycle starting on turbo, with out interference, let it step down, up or what ever and record that. The do the same for high as it may not step down until voltage is an issue. Maybe monitor with a logging volt meter or current meter to produce graphs?

I use a lux app called ceiling bounce and then use the data to make a graph in Google Sheets.

I just wanted to know whether I should state the Turbo runtime before the stepdown or after. Maybe I just list the whole runtime with a mention of temp regulation

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Funtastic wrote:
I just wanted to know whether I should state the Turbo runtime before the stepdown or after.

Before. When the output decreases, the light no longer runs at the stated lumens.

Smile, you cannot kill them all.

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Unheard wrote:
Funtastic wrote:
I just wanted to know whether I should state the Turbo runtime before the stepdown or after.
Before. When the output decreases, the light no longer runs at the stated lumens.

Yeah, that’s what I was thinking.

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When the output decreases, the light no longer runs at the stated lumens

How often after the 30 sec ANSI measurement does a level perform at the rated lumens anyway though, almost never

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