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Comparison of Light Sources

Comparison of Light Sources

 INCANDESCENT BULBSHALOGEN LAMPSCOMPACT FLUORESCENT LAMPSFLUORESCENT LAMPLED
Efficacy (lm/W)6-1616-2546-8070-10480-160
CRI (Ra)10010075-9070-9565-99
Lifetime (haurs)10001000-40006000-1500010000-4000050000
RCCT (K)27002700-35002700-70002700-120002700-8000
Electranic BallastNaIn General NaNeeded or Build-inNeededNeeded
ApplicationIndoor-OutdoorIndoor-OutdoorIndoorIndoorIndoor-Outdoor
DimmableYesYesYesYesYes
Strabascapic EffectsNaNaYes*Yes*Yes*

* This effect is eliminated if an elektranic ballast is used.

 

 MERCURY VAPOUR LAMPSMETAL HALIDE LAMPSL.P SODIUM VAPOUR LAMPSH.P SODIUM VAPOUR LAMPSLED
Efficancy (lm/W)40-6072-110100-19288-13080-160
CRI (Ra)40-6070-950-1525-7065-99
Lifetime (haurs)15000-240006000-2000016000-20000160000-32000500000
CCT (K)32000-42003000-7000-2000-30002700-8000
EElectranic BallastNeededNeededNeededNeededNeeded
ApplicationIndoor-OutdoorIndoor-OutdoorOutdoorIndoor-OutdoorIndoor-Outdoor
DimmableNaYesNaYesYes
Strabascapic EffectsYesNaYesNaNa