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Elipta, compact garden wall down light, black, mains 240v, GU10, 35w max

E4332 Elipta Compact down light is a 12v wall or post-mount model for fixed down lighting and grazing. 240v models utilise GU10 halogen lamps which means there is no need for a bulky transformer base and they fit mains wiring points on house walls and pillars. It has a flush lens which sheds water and dirt and is easy to clean. 20 watt lamps are ideal for threshold lighting over a door; 35 watts is an optimum choice for many patio lighting applications, while 50 watt wide beam lamps are often needed for down lighting from positions higher up on the house wall. 3W led module provides a long life, low energy option for lighting smaller subjects, while 7w - 11w compact fluorescent lamps provide a broad wash of light for patios, including an 11w dimmable model. It has a flush lens which sheds water and dirt and is easy to clean. Black powder-coated aluminium is a traditional recessive colour choice for garden settings
A wide selection of beam angles are available for the lamps to create the effect you require and can be used with the very latest LED lamps to help reduce maintenance cost's and energy bills.

LED energy saving example



Please ensure that you use a PART P, NIC EIC electrical contractor to install your exterior lighting.

Care must be taken when installing exterior lighting products especially those that are ground mounted. All the products are sold and tested fit for purpose and the IP rating is set according to the design and purpose of the luminaire, more details on IP ratings can be found under design ideas section. The weakest point is generally the installation of the product where adequate drainage has not been made for ground buried lights or poor cable joints have been made which are not 100% water tight and will allow for water penetration. There are a number of waterproof enclosures available on this site along with heat shrink cable joint kits and resin gel packs to fill the junction boxes to make a watertight enclosure. Where possible try and keep all joints and transformers above ground, however if this is not possible there are potted burial kits available.Copper grease should also be used on screws and nuts to stop them binding and ease removal at a later date when a lamp change is required.

Lamp colour ( Kelvins )

Lamp colour is determined by the Kelvins and a lamp which is  2,700 kelvin  is classed as warm white and sympathetic to skin tones and warm colours like red brickwork or yellows etc. A lamp with a kelvin rating of kelvin of 6,500k is in the  blueish white spectrum and works well against a white background and cooler colour brick work and will appear brighter to the naked eye than the warm colour spectrum. Plants and shrubs work better with a warm spectrum from 2,700k up to 4,000k max.

Kelvin colour chart


Light output ( Lumens )

All lamps have a lumen number and the higher the lumen number the brighter the lamp, however colour of the lamp (kelvins ) also comes in to play here as a whiter lamp at 6,000 kelvins and above would always appear brighter to the naked eye than a warmer colour lamp at the 2,700 kelvins light spectrum even if it has the same lumen output.  A halogen 150w R7 lamp that is used in a standard garden security flood light would produce around 2,300 lumens and a 26w compact fluorescent would produce around 1,800 lumens.  Placing lights closer to the item to be illuminated is a good way of using a lower lumen lamp rather than trying to flood light a big area. LED lamps are now used extensively in the garden and for indoor applications and the only way you can compare light output is by the amount of lumens each lamp produces rather than the old way of going by the wattage of a lamp. For example you can get a 3w LED lamp with 400 lumens and a 5w LED lamp of inferior quality may only produce 300 lumens.

Environmental impact

Care should be taken for local wildlife, insects, and general light pollution,  this means the warmer colour spectrum does not interfere with insects and general wildlife as much as the blue spectrum of light which can disrupt their  normal night time activity, This also applies to bats where a anti glare light fitting works better as well as reducing overall light pollution in the area.



The down light body is made from solid metal tube and is mounted on a 75mm diameter enclosed mounting base with back plate, grommeted rear cable entry and connection terminals. Unscrewing the front bezel makes it easy to extract and change the lamp without tools.


Black powder-coated aluminium
240v volts
GU10 240v
down light low glare

There is space inside the spotlight body to fit a E4010 58mm honeycomb glare louvre or a clip-on MR16 spread lens, frosted lens or colour filter accessory onto the front of the lens.

Item Specifications

colour: Black
Voltage: 220 - 240v
Height: 103mm
diameter: 63mm
additional information: Backbox Dimensions: 77mm diameter