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Philips Dimmable LED MR16 6.3W Warm White (35W Alternative)

Delivering a warm, halogen-like accent beam, MASTER LEDspot LV is an ideal retrofit solution for spot and general lighting applications in the hospitality industry.
It is particularly suited to public areas such as receptions, lobbies, corridors, stairwells and washrooms, where the light is on all the time.
The robustly designed MASTER LEDspot offers a choice of beam angles for a clearly defined beam spread.
There is no UV or IR in the beam, making it suitable for illuminating heat-sensitive objects (food, organic materials, paintings, etc.).
The patented intelligent driver enables broad compatibility with existing electromagnetic and electronic halogen transformers.
The dimmable versions drive further efficiencies, while helping to create the desired atmosphere.
 Product data

• General Characteristics
Cap-Base GU5.3, Bulb MR16 [MR 16inch/50mm] Rated Lifetime 25000 hr Nominal Lifetime hours 25000 hr

• Light Technical Characteristics
Colour Code 830, Colour Designation White, Beam Angle 36 D, Beam Description 36D [Medium beam], Correlated Colour
Temperature 3000 K, Luminous Flux 440 Lm, Luminous Intensity 900 cd, Colour rendering index 80 Luminous Efficacy Lamp
67.69 Lm/W,  Colour Temperature 3000 K [CCT 3000K], Rated Luminous Flux 440 Lm, LLMF - end nominal lifetime 70 %
Colour consistency 6 steps, Rated Beam Angle 36 D Luminous flux in 90° cone  440 Lm

• Electrical Characteristics
Wattage 6.3 W, Wattage Technical 6.3 W, Voltage 12 V, Line Frequency 50-60 Hz, Lamp Current mA 800 mA, Dimmable Yes
Wattage Equivalent 35 W, Rated Wattage 6.5 W, Starting Time 0.1 (max) s, Warm-up Time to 60% Light Outp instant full light
Suitable for accent lighting.

• Temperature Characteristics
T-case maximum 110 C,

• Environmental characteristics
Energy Efficiency Label (EEL) A, Energy consumption kWh/1000h 7 kWh


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. There’s nothing that can sour your opinion of a compact fluorescent  or LED lamp like buying a 4000K or 5000K bulb when you meant to buy a 2700K bulb, or vice-versa. 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.

Light output ( Lumens )

The amount of light that is produced by a lamp is called lumens and the more lumens the lamp has the brighter it will be. Lumens work in conjunction with kelvins and watts should not be taken in isolation of each other, for example if you had a very warm white lamp at 2,700 kelvins and it produced 300 lumens and you then had another lamp which was a cool white 6,000 kelvins which also produced 300 lumens the cooler lamp colour would always appear brighter to the naked eye than the warmer one this is due to the receptors in the eye that react better to a white light spectrum. Another factor on how bright a light may appear is contrast so if you shine a white 6,000 kelvin light on to a dark wall and a warm 2,700 kelvin lamp on to a white wall the warmer lamp would appear brighter due to the contrast of the material it is focused on. So when choosing a lamp always take in to account the area you want to illuminate and think about Kelvins ( colour ),  Lumens ( brightness) and contrast  ( colour of area )  The more lumens produced per watt the more energy efficient the lamp will be, for example you can have a 25w candle lamp that produces 170 lumens or a more energy efficient 18w candle lamp that produces 180 lumens so even though the wattage is smaller the lumens are greater which makes it use less electricity. That's what makes LED lights so energy effective as they can produce 700 lumens from a 5w lamp.

Light intensity or Light levels ( LUX )

Light levels are measured in something called LUX. Put simply LUX is a measurement of light falling on a given surface area. For example an average LUX of 200 would be needed for an outdoor tennis court for recreational purposes and a side street  walkway would have an average of 5 LUX. To calculate lux levels you need a very good calculator or computer as there is a number of factors that need to be taken in to account.Lux levels can be effected by a beam angle of a lamp, for example if you had a 50w 38 degree MR16 halogen lamp at 3 mtrs from the floor and another 50w 10 degree MR16 lamp placed next to it, the one with the 10 degree beam angle would record a higher lux level due to the concentrated light in a small area so you could drop the 50w lamp to a 35w lamp to save energy and still achieve the desired light level. 

Item Specifications

Beam Angle: 36 degree
Length: 50mm
Dimmable: yes
Bulb Type: LED
diameter: 50mm
lamp life: 45000 hours
colour temperature: 3000 Kelvin