The benefits of using LED lighting are many, and the drawbacks few but worth being aware of. The biggest benefits of LED lights over any other lighting source are that they consume a fraction of the electricity even when manufacturing and shipping are considered, last up to five times as long depending on the object of comparison, produce little heat, and contain no hazardous chemicals to be released if they are broken. This means that whether you want to replace your ceiling lights, install task or accent lighting, or set up some color-changing lights and an LED RGB controller for a party, powering your lighting will be less expensive, less polluting, and safer. Saving money, eco-friendliness, and safety are big benefits.
The biggest cons of LEDs are that they have a higher purchase price per unit, often require special adapters and converters to power them, and can experience a degradation of light quality and output volume after the first 30,000 to 40,000 hours of use if heat and electrical input are not controlled properly. Fortunately, their energy efficiency means that LEDs will pay for the extra purchase cost in a short time span. The right adapters and power cables ensure the right level of electricity is delivered.