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A new LED lightbulb that is the most energy efficient on the planet. The NanoLight takes energy efficient lighting to the next level. Read more

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A new LED lightbulb that is the most energy efficient on the planet. The NanoLight takes energy efficient lighting to the next level.

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    1. Creator Maarten Massoels on January 5

      My bulb died too. I placed a ticket and received a new one within a few weeks!
      Mine was from the first batch and had some problems with the LED manufactering process. Do you see a black spot on one of the LEDs?

    2. Creator Eric Stankiewicz on December 27

      Well after about 10 months of very minor usage (1-2 hours daily) my bulb just up and died. That is nowhere near the estimated 25-30 year lifespan this project promised. Meanwhile my super cheap fluorescent bulbs in the lamp next to my desk haven't burned out in about two years. Pretty disappointed in this product.

    3. Creator Martin Beierling on December 16

      Hey guys. I want to say thank you. I've not gotten my original reward bulb, because of our german customs (wasn't the first time a kickstarter reward didn't make it through). After my request I was taken care of and now I have the latest CE certified bulb in my hands. This amount of post-campaign help/support is not usual and I thank you for this (e.g. I still haven't gotten my Pebble watch, because it did not go through the german customs).

      The bulb is plugged in, we love it. I hope you will have a lot of success with these bulbs, I already recommended them to my family.

      Greetings from Germany!

    4. Creator Woohyun Kang on November 16

      I backed this project at Feb 2013 and the bulb supposed to be shipped at May 2013. I still got nothing from them. What is happening here?

    5. Creator Jennifer A. Temple on November 6

      I no longer trust these guys, after waiting so very long to get my first bulb it had to be returned. No postage was paid for the return but a credit voucher for product was promised instead. That was over a year ago and no voucher has yet been sent. All it would take is an email but they are too busy asking money for a second generation bulb.

    6. Creator Jay Kuo on October 31

      Hi, I never received my pledge reward, please let me know what to do, thanks

    7. Creator kok on October 15

      Dead after 7 or 8 months ! only used 3 or 4 hours by day.... is it normal ?

    8. Creator Charles G Kleiber on August 27, 2014

      Still waiting for my pledge bulb...Please respond. Thank you

    9. Creator Brett Friedman on August 23, 2014

      I was an original backer. Unfortunately all 3 of the nano's I received worked only a short while or not at all. Maybe i had a few in a bad run of manufacturing. Disappointed but hopeful for this project to improve.

    10. Creator Paul Marrero on August 8, 2014

      Trying to figure out how and who to contact about a light that has failed. It has very few hour because it was shelved for awhile

    11. Creator Paul Marrero on August 8, 2014

      Trying to figure out how and who to contact about a light that has failed. It has very few hour because it was shelved for awhile

    12. Creator Kim-André on August 4, 2014

      Hey there. I picked my lightbulbs up from the post office today, and I tested out the weakest bulb I got (1200 lumes) and I'm impressed. It's a great product. Thanks a lot for the fast response on my previous comment, and kudos on the excellent design!

    13. Creator Gimmy Chu, Tom Rodinger, Christian Yan on July 28, 2014

      @TAG - no these can be on for hours and still only stay warm to the touch. It will never burn your hand. :)

      @Chris M: so sorry that you received a faulty bulb. But I believe we have already reached out to you and shipped out your replacement. We have since then fixed the issues surrounding the bulbs. Sorry for letting you down the first time around. As we mentioned to you before in our support ticket, we hope you will give us a second chance. :)

    14. Creator TAG on July 28, 2014

      Are these supposed to get warm? I put it in a floor lamp and after about 15 minutes or so it was warm. I took it off as I decided it was too bright for that particular spot, but I am concerned about its warmth, and if it will continue to increase in temperature.

    15. Creator Chris M on July 25, 2014

      Dead after 5 months....i'll even give you 6 months. It sure doesn't last decades. What a JOKE! if this wasn't a big claim on long life i wouldn't harp on it. But it is!

      it's a very efficient bulb as it consumes 0 watts of power. I will give you that one!

      your new line should also be - great at producing ewaste. bunch of hacks. it's LEDs on a circuit board. Seriously how complex of a design is this to not even last 1 year!!!!

    16. Creator Carol Chow on July 23, 2014

      Hi guys
      Just a note to let you know I love my Nanoleaf bulb. Perfect for reading in my bedroom and is such an improvement over my last energy saving bulb. A bit pricey but worth every penny.

      Am also interested in your new dimmable bulb.
      Am currently out of the country, so please reserve one for me and let me know the cost.
      Regards
      Carol

    17. Creator Carol Chow on July 23, 2014

      Hi guys
      Just a note to let you know I love my Nanoleaf bulb. Perfect for reading in my bedroom and is such an improvement over my last energy saving bulb. A bit pricey but worth every penny.

      Am also interested in your new dimmable bulb.
      Am currently out of the country, so please reserve one for me and let me know the cost.
      Regards
      Carol

    18. Creator Eric R. Liscinsky on July 21, 2014

      Received my replacement blub a few days ago. Thanks for the quick service.

      I also thought you'd like to know. Yesterday, all our lights (incandescent, CFL's, Florescent tubes) started flickering. But NOT our NanoLight (NanoLeaf) bulbs. They stayed strong, without any evidence of flickering. Loved it!

      Thought we were having a rare brown out ... until the power went out completely. Transformer in the area blew up. Luckily power was back on in 2 hours. No big deal.

      Thanks, NanoLeaf!

    19. Creator Joseph Chu on July 14, 2014

      Coolest and brightest bulb out there.. I received my bulbs a few months ago. I love it..! Great project.. MAHALO!!

    20. Creator Phillip Scott on July 14, 2014

      Too expensive for an on-off dimmer.

    21. Creator Pavel Stoev on July 13, 2014

      Got my reward bulbs delivered promptly. The light output is much better than I expected for this early product - bulb is nice and bright. Thanks NanoLeaf team!

    22. Creator Kim-André on July 13, 2014

      I'm getting an email telling me about a new product from you guys, but I haven't even gotten my first reward. What's up?

    23. Creator Gimmy Chu, Tom Rodinger, Christian Yan on June 12, 2014

      @John, just sent you a message regarding your reward, sorry about the delays!

    24. Creator John Spreadbury on June 12, 2014

      Have not received my Leaf Design Light for Sep.2013 Delivery,
      When will it be availed.

    25. Creator Gimmy Chu, Tom Rodinger, Christian Yan on June 4, 2014

      @Samuel just sent you a message regarding your reward, so sorry for the delays!

    26. Creator Samuel Jouzel on May 31, 2014

      Hi, i'm french and i have nothing for the moment ? Please tell me !

    27. Creator Gimmy Chu, Tom Rodinger, Christian Yan on May 24, 2014

      @citlee Thanks for your kind words! Hope you like your Nanoleaf bulbs!
      @Jarrah We are working on it! Stay tuned!
      @Kei Just sent you an email regarding your reward, sorry about the delays!

    28. Creator Kei Kim on May 23, 2014

      Its been a while since I last responded the survey(2013/06/27), but wait, what happened to my NonoLight? I can't believe I can not get it up to this point. Can I still get it right? lol

    29. Creator Jarrah on May 8, 2014

      Any plans for the bayonet style yet? None of the lights in my house have screw fittings.

    30. Creator citlee on May 2, 2014

      Just a quick note for anybody else waiting for their bulb. I backed at the $45/September 2013 level. After chasing the NanoLeaf team after update #17 as requested in said update, they told me on the 21st April 2014 "your order was left out of the shipping queue due to a system glitch" and it'll be sent out "right away". I never got a shipping notification email, however the bulb has just arrived (2nd May 2014) in the UK! Hurrah! They do exist, they are shipping them out, just hang in there! Looking forward to fitting it later (I was waiting for the shipping notification before buying a bayonet to screw adapter).

    31. Creator Gimmy Chu, Tom Rodinger, Christian Yan on April 29, 2014

      @Adam M. Carner: Thx for filling out the survey, we've exported the info and shipped out your bulb. We'll email you the tracking number once it becomes available. :)

    32. Creator Adam M. Carner on April 23, 2014

      Looking for shipping info on my bulb as well! Eagerly waiting! :)

    33. Creator Joyce Miletic on April 21, 2014

      I got at least 2 emails saying that the bulbs are shipped, but have not received mine. Feeling worried.

    34. Creator Les Vogel on April 20, 2014

      I never got rewards -- I have a different address than the one you have on file.

    35. Creator EC Risberg on April 20, 2014

      Justin in Canada...I had that same message and I thought it was long but it did finally arrive...I am not sure if it was a month but it seemed like a very long time...if you still have not received it in another couple of weeks then maybe send an email to nano guys...which is what I did...they are good to respond if you send email in my experience...but also remember they are dealing with bigger and bigger...and they are new to this entire experience...so please give them some benefit and try to temper the "livid" :-) It is an amazing bulb...we love ours and will be ordering more...NANOLEAF folks...is Canada considered INTERNATIONAL for ordering more bulbs? Thanks!

    36. Creator Mikhail M. Kolosov on April 20, 2014

      Haven't received my BLACK 10W NanoLight (75W-Equivalent) and haven't received any confirmation on it not being shipped. I have sent you a message via Kickstarter with my shipping details (just in case).

      Thank you!

    37. Creator Daniel Khaw Tze Ming on April 15, 2014

      Still no 1800 lumens bulb. Also no updates and no feedback. Do reply, please..... please,,,

    38. Creator Aleksander Bergan on April 13, 2014

      Received my my nanolight a couple of weeks ago.
      One BLACK 12W NanoLight (100W-Equivalent). FREE International Shipping.
      Estimated delivery: Sep 2013

      Works great, I use it every day with no problem at all. Amazing work guys!

    39. Creator Gimmy Chu, Tom Rodinger, Christian Yan on April 12, 2014

      @Joyce - yes an update is coming next week! Your bulb was shipped out, I'll message you your tracking number.

      @Matthew L - our 1800 lumen bulb should definitely be brighter than CFLs and 1600 Philips bulbs. If it looks dim, then it may be defective and we'd be happy to replace it for you. www.support.nanoleaf.me please create a support ticket there.
      In terms of the warranty, we are working on a 10 year warranty, but right now the warranty is actually 1 year. Certification-wise, we are getting the ETL certification which is equivalent to an UL.

      @greezer - I have messaged you on how to get a replacement for the bulb.
      @Tim Aucoin - your bulb was shipped out as well, will message you the tracking number.

    40. Creator Joyce Miletic on April 11, 2014

      I have not received my 1800 lumen bulb yet. Please update.

    41. Creator Matthew L on April 10, 2014

      @troy I got my 1800 lumen bulb as well, I have no issue with the color temp on mine, I knew they were trying to split the difference between cool and warm. I do agree with you there is no way it is an 1800 lumen bulb. I compared it with a 4 year old 23watt no name compact fluorescent and a new Philips 1600 lumen LED bulb, both of which beat the Nanolight bulb by a noticeable amount. I am disappointed but glad I at least got something for my $100, I found where they were selling these bulbs on amazon and voted up the negative reviews to help keep other people from wasting their money. Also can you believe they are only giving a 30 day warranty? Shows a lot of confidence in the product's longevity.
      @greezer You can tell now why the skipped trying to get them UL listed huh? Never would have passed.

    42. Creator greezer on April 10, 2014

      allright, I got mine yesterday.
      But, there's a huge security problem with my bulbs. I put mine in a lamp to try it, and as I wanted to get it out, the winding kept stuck in the lamp and I screwed it off from the NanoLight.
      Luckily I got it out, but now I'm not that sure, if I will use them anywhere, if they fall apart when unscrewing..

    43. Creator Justin Schwartzkopf on April 9, 2014

      Finally got the bulb, but the thing is huge. I can't fit it in any normal ceiling fixtures I have that have a glass cover, I have to go buy a new one.

    44. Creator Tim Aucoin on April 9, 2014

      Nothing here yet in Calgary, Alberta Canada.... starting to lose hope :-(

    45. Creator Troy A Gusler II on April 9, 2014

      got my 1800lumen last week. Color temp looks a little too cool and brightness is a little lower than expected but glad to have helped make your dreams a reality :)

    46. Creator Will on April 7, 2014

      I didn't get the duplicate leaving China messages but it did take a while to ship. I also magically got a tracking number the day after I complained about the stuff with amazon. But by that timing if your package actually left on the 20th, then hopefully in a few days yours should arrive. I know there was some sort of strike out west having to do with shipping, I don't know if this slowed things down.

    47. Creator Will on April 7, 2014

      For your information:
      2014/04/01 MISSISSAUGA Item processed
      2014/03/31 MONTREAL Item processed
      2014/03/16 CNSZXA,China International item has left originating country and is en route to Canada
      2014/03/15 518103,China International item mailed in originating country

    48. Creator Justin Schwartzkopf on April 7, 2014

      I realize I have commented a bit on this already but BACKERS, please help me. I live in Canada and since March 20 my tracking code says "International item has left originating country and is en route to Canada: Canada Post", and it did this before on March 6. I decided to check out my tracking number on the Canada Post website and indicated "A domestic shipping label has been created, but Canada Post has not received the item for processing. If your item is international, it is en route to Canada".

      Have any Canadian backers had long ship times for their bulbs? It's been well over a month for me and I am beyond livid at this point.

    49. Creator Matt Joyce on April 6, 2014

      Still have no received.

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