Harnessing Power-Tap® Technology

Invisible power delivery through glass

CompassLED is a magnetically connected micro spotlight system for museum and retail display. It is the world’s first lighting range to marry seamlessly with Cohda’s proprietary Power-Tap® technology, an innovative method of delivering power through glass invisibly (click here for more info on Power-Tap®).

An Evolution in Lighting

Museum, Art and Point of Sale

Power-Tap® (P-Tap®) technology lends itself perfectly to the museum, art and point of sale lighting markets, removing the need for intrusive cables and rod systems to deliver power, thus opening up new design opportunities for lighting designers to locate luminaires where necessary and not where dictated to by the constraints of wires.

Museum Showcase

Invisible Integration

Precision Illumination

Floating glass shelf

The CompassLED (C-LED) system is made up of 2 main assemblies (1) a two-sided magnetic plug socket embedded into the P-Tap® glass (2) a lighting range that connects to the magnetic sockets either side and instantly draws off power. The evolving C-LED range currently comprises of (A) low-spotlight (B) high-spotlight (C) strip light.

Unseen Lighting Flexibility

Full control of position, angle and brightness

The locations of C-LED lights and number of C-LED sockets within a panel is fully customisable. The final system offers easy installation, light replacement and adjustment of 360 degree full rotation in all axes, individual or group dimming and the ability to illuminate through the P-Tap® glass panel offering previously unseen lighting flexibility.

Key Expertise

Project Specific

  • Market analysis
  • Product design
  • Industrial design
  • Human factors
  • Lighting design
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Prototyping
  • Design for manufacture