The 'Decimax 120' is a circular recessed light with a large 120mm diameter. Made from rust resistant stainless steel, the
contemporary Decimax is very versatile and can be mounted into a number of materials and used in a variety of ways, including
as a step light, edging a driveway or patio area, or as a wall light. A hard protective sleeving adds to the durability of
the fitting, protecting the lower section of stainless steel which will be fixed into brick, decking or the ground. Approximately 3m of cable is included for ease of installation.
Comes with a choice of Toughened glass and clear lens or Toughened lens with frosted lens. It also can come with 100mm diameter bezel or 120mm diameter bezel.
Lamp colour ( Kelvins )
The colour of a lamp is defined as a measurement called kelvins. A standard GLS light bulb in your house would be 2,700 kelvins
which is in the warm colour spectrum and a lamp with 6,000 kelvins would be at the very cold white spectrum. Getting the
right colour temperature of a lamp does matter as the warm colour wavelength helps to soften skin tones and gives a warm
soft relaxed feel and at the other end of the scale a 4,000 to 6,000 kelvin lamp colour would be used in offices or
a fast food restaurants to make you feel less comfortable and relaxed and more alert. The majority of flower beds and wood barked shingle areas will benefit from a warm white kelvin colour. The use of cool white is generally to illuminate areas with white walls and grey bluish foliage. When you buy a new, energy efficient bulb, keep your application and colour scheme in mind and make sure to
buy the bulb with a colour temperature to match.
All recessed luminaires must have adequate drainage beneath each fitting to allow water to disperse, especially in clay
based soil beds. All cable joints must be 100% watertight and there are a number or waterproof junction boxes and heat
shrink cable joint kits on our web site to choose from. We would advise that all connections be kept
above ground where possible as the weakest link in any exterior garden electrical installation is joining cables together.
Magic gel should be used in the termination boxes to reduce the risk of water ingress. Please ensure that your electrician is NIC EIC certified and has done exterior lighting installations before.
Care should be taken for the environment and local wildlife to maintain the ecological balance. Insects, bats, wildlife can
all be effected by light pollution. The warmer colour spectrum of ( 2,700 Kelvins ) does not interfere
with insects and general wildlife as much as the blue colour spectrum of light around 6,000 kelvins which can disrupt
their normal night time activity. This also applies to bats where a anti glare light fittings works better as well as
reducing the overall light pollution in the area. if you want to illuminate
tall trees it can be done in a sympathetic way by placing a ground buried light directly under
the trees to illuminate the canopy.