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Sitra earth spike, anthracite, 360 - GX53 lamp, IP44

This spike luminaire of the SITRA 360 SPIKE made from aluminium is suitable for almost all outdoor lighting requirements by a built-in rotatable and tiltable lamp head and IP44 protection class. The electrical connection is made using the connection lead and mains plug to the 230V mains supply. 

Energy efficient lamps

Choosing the right lamp is a combination of 3 main factors, Lumens, Kelvins and efficiency. There are other factors but not so relevant for exterior lighting products.  Efficiency matters because you want the maximum light out put possible ( Lumens ) from the minimum amounts of watts consumed.  The type of bulb suitable is the GX53 'Puck style LED bulb.  Maximum wattage 9w with dimensions not exceeding 75mm diameter and 35mm depth.  

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. 


Item Specifications

colour: anthracite
Weight: 0.68kg
Max wattage: 9 Watt
IP rating: IP 54
Materials: aluminium
Height: 29 cm
Depth: 6.2cm
Material Finish: Aluminium
watts: Max 9w