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40 Watt, 120 Volt PAR30 Long Life Halogen Infrared Wide Flood

SKU: 144989 | Ordering Code: 40PAR30S/IRC/HAL/WFL40

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Product Details

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
40 Watts

Volts

A measure of "electrical pressure" between two points. The voltage specification of an incandescent lamp is the electrical "pressure" required to drive it at its designed point. The "voltage" of a ballast (e.g. 120 V) refers to the line voltage coming from the power source and is connected to the ballast.
 
Volts
120

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-30

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 (°)
25

Class and Filament

A designation used to describe the shape or structure of the filament in an incandescent or halogen light bulb. Most commonly used for specialty products like rough service and antique replica lamps.
 
Class and Filament
CC-8

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)
3.75

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)
3.675

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)
4200

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)
720

Finish

Light bulbs: the coating applied to the bulb causing light to be emitted in certain colors or color temperatures (see Color Temperature). Popular finishes include clear, frosted, colors (amber, blue, green, red, etc.) as well as color temperature designations ranging from warm white (2700K) to natural daylight (6500K). Fixtures: the decorative finish of the item.
 
Finish
Clear

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
100

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)
2900K

Bulb Technology

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

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 brand 40 Watt IRC PAR30 halogen wide flood, featuring Infrared Technology. Infrared Halogen lights provide even brighter, whiter light than other halogens, while lasting longer and using less energy

  • Produces about 30% more light than a regular halogen of the same wattage

  • 4200 Hours Average Rated Life-lasts about twice as long as a regular halogen

  • FL40 means 40º beam spread and a wider beam of light covering a greater surface area.

  • Perfect for art galleries and retail applications where light quality is important

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    Is this bulb weather resistant? Need for downward facing in exposed outdoor location.
    Asked on 2/19/2014 by Gofer from Maryland

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    • Bulbs.com LS1 Certified Lighting Specialist

      A:

      Yes, this lamp can be used in outdoor applications and is not affected by a downward burn position.

      Answered on 2/21/2014 by Anonymous
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