Sound & Vision: Marianna Simnett Discusses LED Creation

Award winning artist talks about her latest piece – Faint with Light. We caught up with a London based artist who has used LED tape for her latest piece currently on display in New York. Marianna Simnett’s work spans video, performance, installation and drawing, with a focus on bodies and their limits and has been known to stir debate and discussion, not to… Read more »


We were delighted to work on one of the more eye-catching features to be seen at the London Olympic games – here’s more about the project… By far one of the biggest projects we have ever been involved with, and certainly one of the most high-profile, was this LED lighting display created for the 2012 Olympics… Read more »

Enjoy some great savings with our Black Friday discount sale

All this week we will be offering a huge 15% off all our stock items, but don’t hang around, once they’re gone, they’re gone! To mark one of the biggest shopping weeks of the year, Ultra LEDs will be slashing prices and offering some great bargains, just in time for the festive period. So whether… Read more »

PRODUCT FEATURE: LED Tape Installation

Take a look at this stunning LED feature that was recently installed in a private property in London using Ultra LED products. The domestic project was created using LED aluminium channel cut to size and premium LED tape. The 3528 x 120 strip produces high colour rendering and is set in some of our recessed… Read more »

Hole in 1(am) – Golfers can Play All Night Thanks to LED Balls

LED Lit Golf Balls by Night Sports USA hit the shelves just in time for autumn With the clocks going forward and those long summer evenings just around the corner, golfers everywhere will be looking FORE-ward to playing long into the night. But why end your round when the sun finally decides to go down?… Read more »

Blue LED inventors win physics Nobel prize

A trio of scientists in Japan and the US creditied for for the invention of blue light emitting diodes (LEDs) has been awarded The 2014 Nobel Prize for physics. The blue LEDs developed by Professors Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura helped produce bright, energy-efficient white light sources. Making the announcement, representatives of the… Read more »

Psychedelic LEDs to be used in Corsair keyboards and mice

Corsair introduce their range of RGB-branded Vengeance Series K70 & K95 keyboards featuring “psychedelic LED lighting.” On both keyboards, the Cherry MX RGB switches will allow for a choice of 16.8 million backlighting colours, not to mention animations. The K70 RGB will hit the market in late July with a £100 asking price, that’s about £30… Read more »

Liverpool set to replace street lights with LED lamps

Thousands of street lights in Liverpool look set to be replaced in a programme which could save millions of pounds for the city. The city council will consider a recommendation that more than 20,000 of the existing yellow sodium lights, which have concrete columns, be replaced with LED bulbs on steel columns. Although the scheme… Read more »

LEDs, camera, action! Top movie cities switch to white lighting

Top movie cities switch to white lighting LED lighting might be good news for pedestrians and drivers, but their popularity will also change the way some of the biggest films look on the silver screen according to a feature in The Daily Mail. It appears the look that has inspired generations of directors is about… Read more »

LEDs could be used in football stadium overhaul

One of Europe’s top football grounds has been earmarked for some radical changes to improve atmosphere; with LED lamps heavily involved in the plans. For years fans and officials at Manchester United have complained that the all important match day atmosphere at Old Trafford has been lost as the ground has grown bigger over the years and now a… Read more »