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Knightsbridge ‘goes full tilt’ with configurable LED downlights

Knightsbridge has ‘taken the next step in its lighting evolution’ with the addition of the SpektroLED Tilt downlight to the configurable Knightsbridge SpektroLED series.

The company said: “SpektroLED offers so many combinations of wattage, colour temperature, and bezel choice, that the product provides a genuine 40-in-1 fire-rated downlighting solution, now in both fixed and tilt versions. With the introduction of SpektroLED, Knightsbridge says it ‘has removed the limitations’ of traditional downlights, ‘offering versatility, performance and style in one unique package, and allowing for customisation and personalisation of lighting design without resorting to multiple lamp types’.

The company said: “The new SpektroLED Tilt variant increases the options again. Like the fixed model, SpektroLED Tilt offers a choice of two wattages – 5W and 8W – five colour temperatures (CCTs), and five bezel finishes, from white and matt black to chrome, polished chrome, and brass, resulting in 40 different style and performance permutations.”

The wattages and CCTs are switch-selected on the rear of the downlight body. At 5W, SpektroLED delivers up to 465 lumens and up to 795 lumens at 8 W. The four CCTs available are 2700 K, 3000 K, 4000 K and 6000 K, representing warm white through to daylight. The choice of five bezels then allows further customisation to complement or contrast with any interior décor or colourway.

Both units feature ‘simple’ first fix power connectors with loop in/loop out terminals that can be terminated and hidden away while other works are finished. The downlight can then be plugged in to complete the installation after decoration, and lends itself easily for maintenance and access. The downlights are fire rated for solid timber, web joist, and I-joist installation for up to 90 minutes depending on materials, and, in addition, are IC rated for retention of efficiency of mineral wool insulation in the ceiling void. SpektroLED Fixed has an IP65 rating from below, making it suitable for use in bathrooms and wet rooms, while  SpektroLED Tilt is rated at IP20. Once installed, SpektroLED will give 50,000 hours of rated LED life, and can be used ‘with most’ leading and trailing-edge dimmers.



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