Z‑Bar LED Desk Lamp

A cou­ple of weeks back I men­tioned the RIMA lamp by Dreipuls. I was kind of bummed as it looks more fash­ioned towards those with laptops/notebooks. Then I saw the Z‑Bar Desk Lamp by Kon­cept Tech­nolo­gies.

Z‑Bar Desk Lamp fea­tures the award-win­ning three-bar design for ulti­mate reach and flex­i­bil­i­ty. The super-adjustable LED head can spin in its sock­et, sweep side to side, and rotate around the end of the arm to point in any direc­tion. The touch­strip is locat­ed near the LED head for easy access. Slide your fin­ger along the strip to dim grad­u­al­ly, or touch the strip any­where to jump direct­ly to any bright­ness, includ­ing off. Com­pat­i­ble with option­al occu­pan­cy sen­sor.

Such a beau­ty. I also noticed that the Z‑bar is also clamp-able. Which is good if you can only afford so much desk space for a lamp. Oth­er than hav­ing a styl­ish, com­pact design, it is also “green”—about 50,000 hours life span on its LED bulbs.

Prob­a­bly the only neg­a­tive is the start­ing price of $130. Not bad as this is a poten­tial keep­er. More prod­uct pho­tos below…

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So Which Should Come First, the Laptop or the Desktop?

It’s been a great year for lap­tops I’d say. After send­ing ginor­mous rip­ples through­out the tech-world with Apple announc­ing that its going to be con­sum­ing some Intel baked goods, com­put­er enthu­si­asts looked more close­ly at the prac­ti­cal idea of buy­ing a Mac.

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