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            Stellus PATHOS 500 PC - 500mm Stainless Steel Path Light with Dusk to Dawn Photocell

The Pathos 500 PC is an ideal outdoor path light for gardens, pathways and outdoor spaces where an alternative to traditional, heavy duty bollard lighting is desired. It has a stylish clear polycarbonate diffuser which helps emit an even spread of light to the immediate surroundings. This vandal resistant path light has a built in photocell which automatically turns on when it gets dark and turns itself off again when it is light. Ideal for the security and energy conscious user. The IP44 rating means it's ready to withstand outdoor environments up to a very reliable level. 

Materials: Stainless Steel, Polycarbonate
Voltage: 240V
Max. Wattage: 15W
Lamp Fitting: ES / E27
Recommended Lamp: LED
Sensor: Photocell (Dusk to Dawn)
IP Rating: IP44
Product Height: 500mm
Guarantee: 1 year

RUNNING COSTS: In London there is approximately 4,300 hours of darkness per year, therefore based on the UK average of £0.14 per kWh, the Pathos Dusk to Dawn Post Light costs as little as £1.81 PER YEAR to run when a 3W LED Candle Bulb is used. Not only this but the lamp will also last up to 30,000 hours (over 5 years), whereas a standard incandescent bulb commonly lasts for only 1000 hours.

Bollard types and spacing

Bollard lights are available in a variety 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, Copper, Iron, Brass or Marine Grade 316 Stainless Steel. Some bollards have built in LED modules which generally offer lower levels of light (lumens) than a standard LED GU10 lamp. Also, it is likely the LED module is a sealed unit and an integral part of the bollard which cannot be replaced if it fails meaning you will have to purchase a complete new bollard. There are bollards that use GU10 LED lamps and E27 base LED lamps. The spacing of bollards will depend on the type of bollard, louvre design, height and lamp output 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 ( Kelvins )


The colour of a lamp is defined as a measurement called kelvins. A standard GLS incandescent bulb in the home 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.

   Installation 220 – 240v

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 an IP rating 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. The weakest point is always cable joints. All joints must be made 100% watertight and this can be done using IP68 cable connectors and/or waterproof junction boxes which are then filled with a re-enterable liquid gel mix. All joints where possible should be made above ground for easy access and reduced water ingress. When installing ground buried lights adequate drainage systems should be put in place especially in clay-based soil areas. If possible, use ground surface spike lights rather than a buried light.  Mains 240v cable will have less joints than a low voltage installation but care must be taken with the cable runs. Cabling should be Rubber Butyl and not PVC. PVC leads to capillary action over time especially with UV degradation.

All exterior lights must be installed by a certified NIC EIC electrician and should be signed off by an electrician with Part P certification. There are a selection of waterproof jointing kits and boxes available on this web site.                      

Item Specifications

colour: stainless steel
Voltage: 220 - 240v
IP rating: IP 44
Materials: stainless steel 304 / polycarbonate
Height: 800mm, 500mm
Sensor_Description: Photocell (Dusk to Dawn)
Material Finish: Stainless Steel
Bulb Type: E27
diameter: 110mm
watts: Max 15w
Warranty: 12 Months