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20 Watt PAR20 Metal Halide Flood

SKU: 211524 | Ordering Code: CDM20/PAR20/M/FL/3K

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Brand

Philips

Energy Used

A rating, expressed in watts, to indicate the rate at which a lamp consumes energy. Also known as wattage value.
 
Energy Used
20 Watts

Bulb Shape

The description of the general appearance of a lamp/bulb consists of a letter(s) followed by a number. The letter indicates the shape of the bulb and the number relates to the diameter of the bulb in eighths of an inch. For example, a common household bulb is the A-19. The bulb is "A" shape and the diameter would be nineteen 8ths of an inch, or 2 3/8".
 
Bulb Shape
PAR-20

Base

The end (or ends) of the lamp that fits into the socket.
 
Base
Medium (E26)

Beam Spread (°)

The width of a light beam, expressed in degrees. The beam spread is often part of the ordering code for reflector lamps. For example, a 50PAR30/HIR/NFL25 is a 50-watt PAR30 narrow flood lamp with a beam spread of 25 degrees.
 
Beam Spread (°)
30

Diameter (in)

Light bulbs: a measurement of a bulb's width taken at the widest point of the bulb. Fixtures: the measurement across the widest point of a circular fixture.
 
Diameter (in)
2.5

Length (in)

Also referred to as "Maximum Overall Length" (MOL). For light bulbs, it measures the length of a light bulb, from the top of the bulb to the bottom of the base or pins and is typically expressed in inches. For light fixtures and ballasts, it applies to the total horizontal length of the item.
 
Length (in)
3.75

Average Rated Life (hr)

A measurement of the average length of time, between first use and the point when 50% of the lamps tested have stopped functioning, , using an operating cycle of 3 hours on, 20 minutes off.
 
Average Rated Life (hr)
9000

Brightness (Lumens)

A rating of the inital light output of a bulb, rated after 100 hrs of operation. Lumens are a measure of how much light falls on one square foot of area, one foot away from the light source.
 
Brightness (Lumens)
980

CRI

Color Rendering Index is an international system used to rate a lamp's ability to render object colors. The higher the CRI (based upon a 0-100 scale) the richer and more accurately colors generally appear. CRI differences among lamps are not usually visible to the eye unless the difference is more than 3-5 points.
 
CRI
81

Color Temperature (Kelvin)

An expression of the hue of the light emitted, measured in degrees Kelvin. Usually expressed by a four digit number followed by (k), such as 2700k. Higher temperatures indicate whiter, "cooler" colors, while lower temperatures indicate yellower, "warmer" colors. Some common Kelvin temperature benchmarks are 2700k (warm white), 3500k (neutral white), 4100k (cool white), 5000k (bright white), and 6500k (daylight).
 
Color Temperature (Kelvin)
3000K

GE

A General Electric brand-specific product number for an equivalent item and is provided for the purpose of cross-referencing.
 
GE
29486 - CMH20PAR20/FL

Osram Sylvania

An Osram Sylvania brand-specific product number for an equivalent item and is provided for the purpose of cross-referencing.
 
Osram Sylvania
No Available Direct Offset

Bulb Technology

The technology implemented by the bulb, e.g. incandescent, halogen, LED
 
Bulb Technology
Metal Halide

Bulb Finish

The surface finish of a bulb, which may affect the quality of the light emitted.
 
Bulb Finish
Clear

Bulb Color

The color of the light produced by a bulb
 
Bulb Color
Soft White
Description
 
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Q & A

Philips MasterColor® brand 20 Watt PAR20 ceramic metal halide reflector lamp with medium base.

  • Far superior color rendering.  Colors appear brighter and truer than with standard metal halide lamps.

  • Warm white color for a more inviting atmosphere

  • Performance - well known brand name product at a competitive price

  • Perfect for high-end retail and commercial spaces where light quality is essential

Metal Halide Ballast (ANSI M175) required.  May be safely used with either open or enclosed fixture.

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  • Q:

    what light fixture uses this bulb?
    Asked on 7/2/2012 by jaz from Miami, FL

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      A:

      This is a metal halide bulb and must be used with a fixture and ballast that is rated for ANSI M175 only.

      Answered on 7/3/2012 by Product Support from Bulbs.com
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