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Solar Inground Light Aren't Just for Concrete Grounds

Updated: Aug 26, 2022

As more individuals use them, LED solar lights are becoming increasingly popular. Solar light products may be categorized into several categories based on various usage circumstances. This article focuses on the prevalent solar inground lights. What is the purpose of this inground light, and what qualities does it possess?

What are inground lights?

Buried lights are often installed in a stainless steel polished panel enclosure that is small in size and easily dissipates heat. This kind of inground light normally has a waterproof certification of at least IP65 because it is used outdoors or in gardens.

Prevalent Solar Inground Lights
Solar Inground Lights on the Street

Due to the inground lights' modest size, it is often buried below and won't obstruct sightlines, making it ideal for usage as pedestrian street décor in squares, outdoor parks, lawns, gardens, and flowerbeds as well as at the base of waterfalls and fountains. Life is more fun with lighting.

In reality, the solar inground light is a tiny solar system, much like many other solar systems, which also include solar panels, batteries, and electronic devices. LED lights serve as the electrical device of this tiny solar system.

Prevalent Solar Inground Lights
Solar Inground Lights

Because solar buried lights are compact and use little power, they may function well even in the winter when there is insufficient sun power to be transformed into electric power. The solar inground light has a small solar panel mounted on top of it that doesn't take up any more room. It does not block the sight and is simple to install. This solar panel can transform solar light energy into electrical energy for LED lights. And the battery is built in the light. You do not need extra space for the buttery. After transforming solar power into electric power, the electric power will be stored in the battery so that the LED light can get power from the battery directly at night. It is absolutely lovely. Without leaving a carbon footprint, this type of electricity generation not only improves the living spaces but is also highly ecologically beneficial.

What are the benefits of solar inground lights over traditional inground lights, besides saving energy? What is the difference between the traditional inground lights and the solar inground lights?

1. Wireless, simple to set up

Many people firstly inquire about how to put inground lights into concrete when discussing these fixtures. Many individuals forego using inground lights as a result of this challenging issue. Since not every home has a ground drill, purchasing one just to install an inground light would be extremely wasteful.

Traditional inground light with wire
Traditional Style Inground Lights

This issue is mostly attributable to the way traditional inground lights operate. In order to gain the power to provide night illumination, traditional inground lights rely on wires to connect to the power grid. To fulfill aesthetic goals, it is necessary to bury the wires underground while also preventing pedestrian tripping hazards. Safety is more crucial than aesthetics. Every light fixture in your home needs to be securely grounded, and this rule is particularly more crucial for outdoor lighting. If a fixture isn't grounded, someone may receive an electric shock merely by touching it, which is more dangerous outside in the damp than it is indoors. The deterioration of the wires may be effectively slowed down and their service life can be extended by burying them beneath.

Solar inground lights are wireless
Wireless Solar Inground Lights, Easy to Install

However, by selecting and using solar inground lights, these issues may be effectively resolved. The LED lights within the solar inground lights uses less electricity because it is a smaller device. Often, a tiny solar panel and a 600mAh lithium battery are sufficient to support the solar inground light's power generating and storage. These parts may often be put in solar inground lights since they are tiny in size. Therefore, external cables are not required for the solar inground light to function properly. As a result, more locations, such as flowerbeds, lawns, concrete floors, and so forth, may use solar inground lights to decorate. In addition, solar inground lights include a bracket that is removable. The inground light can be fixed by inserting it into the soil once the bracket is installed; if the bracket is removed, it can be easily set flat on a relatively firm surface, such as concrete.

2. Automatic switch with brightness induction eliminates the need for human control

Traditional inground lights often include a switch button that may be manually switched on or off when linked to power. The solar inground lights usually feature a light sensor, which can switch the lights on and off automatically depending on the amount of ambient light, without manual control, and can use the energy more precisely at the right time of day.

3. There are no power bills, which reduces lighting costs.

The solar inground lights primarily use the sun's light energy conversion process to generate its electric energy.

4. With a switch that may be operated manually, it is simple to conserve

People occasionally need to store solar underground inground lights for things like moving and house renovating. And we are aware that the battery life would be significantly impacted by the prolonged low power. When the solar inground light is not in use, the switch may be switched off to prevent battery life from being shortened and to properly protect the battery. It can continue to be properly used when the solar inground light is installed once again.

Switch on back of solar inground lights
Switch on the Back

Where can solar inground lights be placed?

Despite its unassuming look, the solar inground light may be utilized to produce a variety of atmospheres in a variety of scenarios.

Some of our clients use it as follows for reference: