|R-80 Spot - Blue
|Stage/Disco and effect lighting.
|60W (42W Measured)
|Glass. Rear internally aluminised. Blue Lacquer coating applied to outer surface
|Peak output wavelength:
|N/A - Broadband emission
|Total light output:
|£2.99 (Q3 2004 from Maplin Electronics)
|Place of manufacture:
|Date of manufacture:
Not a huge amount to say about this lamp. This is a conventional reflector type incandescent lamp. The main things to note about it would appear to be that despite the 60W rating - it's only consuming a touch over 40W, maybe someone marked the lamp incorrectly, and this is in fact a 40W model?
The lacquer coating on this lamp is somewhat unusual in that it covers the entire lamp, rather than just the face. It is however worth noting that after a few hours of operation, it started to discolour significantly - not to mention smelling awful! Seems the quality control could be a bit better.
Candela R-80 Spot Blue Reflector Lamp - General overview of lamp
Candela R-80 Spot Blue Reflector Lamp - Detail of lamp cap
Candela R-80 Spot Blue Reflector Lamp illuminating my workstation from a distance of approximately two metres
Candela R-80 Spot Blue Reflector Lamp - Detail of lamp shown while alight
Candela R-80 Spot Blue Reflector Lamp - Overview of lamp packaging
Candela R-80 Spot Blue Reflector Lamp - Detail of lamp face and reflector
Candela R-80 Spot Blue Reflector Lamp - Detail of text printed on lamp neck
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