pendant luminaire

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1. A complete lighting unit consisting of one or more lamps, together with components which are designed to distribute the light, to position and protect the lamps, and to connect the lamps to the electric power supply; also called a lighting fixture.
2. The above lighting unit without lamps in it.
3. A device that projects light on the stage of a theater.
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The pendant luminaire achieves its full effect in rooms with ceilings that are three meter or higher in heights.
The omnidirectional A-Line 14-W LED lamps were also used within exhibits, especially as a 2,700K incandescent replacement for an array of museum table and pendant luminaires. Finally, overhead and general lighting was provided by PAR38 15-, 18- and 20-W LED lamps in recessed, track and display lighting applications.
All the pendant luminaires in the private offices with T5HO lamps were converted to standard T5s; all the units with MR16 halogen lamps and thousands of downlights with 26-W quad CFLs, were retrofitted with LEDs.
In order to do that, Margulies replaced the existing halogen MR16s with LEDs; converted all the pendant luminaires installed in private offices that initially had T5HO lamps to standard energy-saving T5s; and completely retrofitted the 3,000 26-W quad CFL down-lights located in sheetrock ceilings with new reflectors, sockets, drivers and LEDs that had to be installed "laparoscopicly," i.e., through the hole in the ceiling.
EYE Lighting International announces the new LEDioc brand lamps, designed for simple and easy field retrofit from HID to LED light source in post-top and pendant luminaires. The 37-W lamp, consuming only 42 system watts, comes complete with a driver and surge protector, and can be applied in 120-V through 277-V systems.
The module thickness is less than 3mm, making the OLED suitable for use in free-standing and pendant luminaires.
Similarly, custom pendant luminaires (Rambusch) add character to the area between the basement and first floor.