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Stellus SCEPTRE 450 - LED Path Light - 450mm - Stainless Steel


The high quality stainless steel Sceptre LED path light has 12 cool white LED lights and a unique acrylic crystal design head. It is perfect for many applications such as running alongside paths or outlining specific areas of the garden, replacing larger, more intrusive bollards. A matching wall light is also available. Code LLSS160

  • Materials: Stainless Steel / Acrylic Glass
  • Voltage: 240V
  • Wattage: 5W
  • Lamp: LED (x 12)
  • LED Colour: Cool White
  • IP Rating: IP44
  • Product Height: 450mm
  • Guarantee: 2 Years

Bollard types and spacing


Bollard lights are available in a massive choice of styles, finish and lamp options. You need to think about how the light will be used for example a small garden pathway, the main driveway or to illuminate steps etc.  If you are within 20 km of the coast you should think about using the wooden bollards or marine grade 316 stainless steel. Some bollards have built in LED lamps and they generally offer lower levels of light ( lumen's ) than say a compact fluorescent. Also if the lamp is an integral part of the bollard then it cannot be replaced if it fails in future so you will have to purchase a complete new bollard. There are bollards that use GU10 LED lamps and in this case can be changed for a ECO friendly GU10 LED lamp. The spacing of the bollards will depend on the lamp output, louvre design, height etc but a general rule of thumb would be no less than 3 meters and no more than 12 meters apart. The shorter distance would be for garden pathways and the longer distance for long driveways.




Lamp colour ( Kelvin's )


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 5,000 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 the tone of the area and gives a warm soft relaxed feel and ideal for colourful flower beds and rockery areas especially with wooden bark and at the other end of the scale a 4,000 to 5,000 kelvin lamp colour would be used against a light background such as white walls or to accentuate grey blueish foliage in shrubs and small trees.  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. 

                 
                                                        


Installation 

Choosing the style of a product is only part of the equation you must also think of where that product will be used and how it will be installed. All exterior lighting products on our web site have a IP rating which is explained further in our design ideas section but in simple terms the IP rating is appropriate to each light fitting and its intended application and is therefore fit for purpose. Water ingress is the enemy for outdoor lighting and the products supplied are only as good as the installation as the weakest point is always cable joints. All joint must be made 100% water tight and this can be done using IP68 inline connectors and waterproof junction boxes which are then filled with a resin or gel mix. All joints where possible should be made above ground for easy access and reduced water ingress.


All exterior lights must be installed by a certified NIC EIC electrical contractor and all cable joints must be 100% watertight. Only use Rubber cable and not PVC cable.






Item Specifications

colour: stainless steel
Lamp description: LED (x 12)
Voltage: 220 - 240v
IP rating: IP 44
Materials: Stainless Steel / Acrylic Glass
Height: 450mm
Bulb Type: LED
Lamp Watts: 5w LED
colour temperature: 6400 Kelvin
Guarantee: 2 years