Composite depth of cure and LED dental curing lamp characteristics
 

Table 3: Lamp battery and light meter information as given by the manufacturers

 

LampBattery charging timeBattery durabilityBuilt-in light meter / battery level indicator
bluephase2 hours before useNot statedYes / (light indicator)
bluephase 16iApprox. 2 hoursApprox. 45 minutesYes / Yes
bluephase 20i2 hoursFully charged: approx. 45 minutes (B)No (A) / Yes
bluephase G2Approx. 2 hoursApprox. 60 minutesNo (A) / Yes
CelaluxMore than 2 hours120 x 10 secondsYes / Yes
Celalux 2Approx. 2 hours 30 minutesNot statedYes / Yes
Coltolux LEDWhen new: 3 hoursNot statedNo / Yes
Demetron A2Not applicableNot applicableNo (A) / -
Demi L.E.D.When new: 16 hours500 × 5 secondsNo / Yes
Demi PlusWhen new: 16 hours
The battery's shelf life:
300 fully charged cycles
500 x 5 secondsNo / Yes
DioPower lighthead:
DioCure470
90 minutes60 ± 10 minutesYes / Yes
Elipar Freelight 22 hours; when new: 12 hours 20 min. Delivered with two batteries.Yes / No
Elipar S10Approx. 1.5 hoursApprox. 60 minutesYes / Yes
FlashLite 140124 hours25 minutesYes / Yes
FlashMaxApprox. 2 hoursApprox. 200 secondsNo / Yes
FlashSoftApprox. 5 hoursApprox. 1000 secondsNo / Yes
L.E.Demetron IIAt least 16 hours (A)300 x 5 secondsYes / Yes
Ledex WL-070Approx. 2 hoursNot statedNo / Yes
miniL.E.DAt least 2 hours 30 minutesNot statedYes / Yes
Pencure VL-7Approx. 2 hoursNot statedNo / Yes
Radii PlusWhen new: 1 – 3 hours3 hours 20 minutesYes / Yes
Smartlite iQ2When new: at least 2 hoursFor several days. Recommended to charge overnight and/ or between each patientYes / Yes
Smartlite PSWhen new: 10 hoursApprox. 25 minutesNo / Yes
Starlight proApprox. 2 hours320 x 10 secondsYes / Yes
Starlight slerApprox. 4 hours (1.8 million cycles of 20 seconds)Not statedYes / Yes
the Cure CordlessApprox. 5 hoursNot statedNo / Yes
T LEDWhen new: At least 4 hoursNot statedYes / Yes
Translux Power BlueApprox. 2 hoursRecommended to place and keep the hand-held device in the charger after each treatmentYes / Yes
UltraLume LED5Not statedNot statedNo / -
ValoNot applicableNot applicableNo / (Not applicable)
(A) Regular use of radiometer is recommended
(B)  The battery has an expiry date of 2.5 years from the manufacturing date.