Illumination WALD STUDIO

19Dec/180

Klik

Klik USA:

They stopped by our office today to present some of their products.

Click:

The handrail lighting with IP66 and IP65 (the larger version)

2 feet to 4 feet spacing between fixtures. They have 40 different types of clips.

The fixtures are connected to each other (parallel wiring) and run up to 300ft.

Max 40 fixtures can be on one driver.

POD fixture is suitable for Stair and Drywall

LED POD XL series is for guardrails.

  • The clips are replaced with small wings on sides.
  • Requires  Screwdriver for opening and closing
  • *They have a spa rated fixture
  • Flat and curved face portfolio
  • eyelid as an accessory

 

Black anodized finish

  • They offer 25 different micron finishing on a hard core anodize body. It is suitable in places exposed to salt water.

The new addition to this family is a minimal LED with oval distribution.

On linear products:

A new product comes out by June 2019. It is fully diffused. suitable for surface, recessed and pendant mounting.

This is a very slim, shallow profile, runs up to 30ft.

The fixture has high density LED strip

Node free LED.

A variety on bending angle and coating is available.

There is also another recessed version LED fixture, run to any length. It’s suitable for different shapes, corners, and crossing.

*They produce their own LED boards.

Wall-Grazing:

Up to 4500lm/m

Continuous run with 2” increment.

Surface, suspended, and pendant mounting

They have external housing for recessing.

  • We’ve seen hot spots on corners (ends) on this recessed fixture. They also don’t have a louver (considering offering it).
4Dec/180

Dalume

Today we were shown a new Dalume product- the Grid-Lyte.

This fixture is comparable to the JLC T-Bar LED fixture. It is less pixelated than the JLC fixture but nodes are still present.

The Grid-Lyte comes in 2 size options: 1" and 2". We were shown the 1" fixture.

  • It has clips on the back of it that mount directly to a T-Bar metal ceiling grid. The J-Box would rest above the ceiling tiles.
  • As far as we know, there are no other lensing options available currently.
  • The fixture comes in CCT options ranging from 1,700K-4,000K and RGBW. 80+ CRI.
  • This fixture is more for commercial use. 4-6 week lead time.

 

30Nov/180

3G Trip

Thank you to 3G for a wonderful trip!

10 days - 4 week leadtime
LUTRON favorite


Madison

  • 3 accessories in each gimble
  • Up to 5000 Lumens in a small package
  • Trimless millwork offered as well. (Not listed)
  • Multiple separated heads in one housing.
  • Lockable with hex screw.
  • Shallow 3.5” housing
  • IC housing rated to 2000 lumens
  • Chicago Plenum

Surface Madison

  • Extruded aluminum
  • New enclosure coming, without the back box
  • 6-1/8” depth
  • Single, multiples, and linear continuous all available

Continuous Slot

  • Has changeable trim options for flush, overlap, millwork, and grid. (can be changed in the field if necessary)
  • All use the same housing
  • Trimless, flanged, plaster-in heads slide in the channel
  • Configurator being designed
  • Linear portions cannot move in the field

Recessed Downlighting

  • Retrofit is Priced well, DN ~$140.
  • 3.5” aperture
  • Adjustable available in 3.3" and 4.5" apertures
  • Trimmed, trimless, unofficially milkwork trimless as well
  • Can work with Luminetix module.

Linia

  • Lenses are cut and hand glued in the factory.
  • 2” and 3.5” width
  • Flush, 1” drop, and 2” drop
  • Nice contractor friendly joiner section (pull tab)
  • Overlapping boards for custom run lengths.
  • Again, installation can be changed in the field if ordered incorrectly.
  • Creating a light shield for pendant mounts at joiners.
  • 1.4” linia also coming, also will incorporate the mini-square down lights (so popular now)
  • Also available in configuration below:


Grazer

  • Adjustable in 1ft increments
  • Lights up to 40ft tall!
  • 10 x 40 degree beam spread (no other options)
  • Tiltable
  • Comes with a wall pocket, so placement from the wall is not moveable.

Kubo

 

  • Up to 7” drop
  • Wall ceiling pendant
  • Also linear. 4” and 6” width available.
  • Custom drops available.

Wayfinding

  • Solid bar acrylic
  • Clear sides
  • Nice looking
24Nov/180

ZANIBONI

Zaniboni stopped by our office today to present their new products.

Starting from their downlights, They have increased their lumens output from 400lm to 600lm.

*they are expecting to reach 700 delivered lumen by the end of the year.

  • The downlights require no equipment for interchanging optic and lens in the field.

On Cylinder Family:

The top part in older fix/adj downlight is reduced to 0.25" height, right beneath the J-box.

20° internal adjustability

The warm-dim has a nice, smooth dimming. It goes down to 0.01%, Bluetooth control.

 

  

The narrow optic

*The narrow optic  has large fading ring

The Trimless for Millwork:

The design is interesting. It allows the adjustment after the mudding from the behind to move the optic forward and back.

It's available for 1/4" to 1" and 1" to 3" thick ceiling installation options.

 

*The 2 knife edge in this fixture is unique!

Pinhole Downlight:

  • Comes in adj/fix options.
  • Mud-in, flagged, flangeless.

The multi-head fixtures:

Wet rated

It's not feres

3 sizes: 500lm, 1000 lm, and 2000lm.

Recessed, surface, pendant, and corner mountings.

On cylinder family, the M series allows variable heights, from 4".

The smallest cylinder shape fixture has 350lm. It can be from 4" to 9'! long.

Accept different accessories on the bottom. ( clear, milky, sanded,...etc Acrylic part from 1" to 3' long)

 

 

 

General Notes:

Not in stock products has a lead time of 3-4 weeks.

All products use the 2-steps Cree chip onboard LED.

 

 

 

 

26Oct/180

CORONET POP-UP SHOWROOM

Today, we visited the Coronet's Pop-up showroom in Chelsea.

 

Dimension

  • The fixture can be expanded or inverted by 2” to 4" on the center within the same fixture run. (fixtures joints by molding)
  • Available in 8' and 12' lengths.
  • This fixture can also be bi-directional.

LS3 Extrusion

  • Tunable white 2700K to 5000K with intensity control. (New!)
  • They have a vertical light blocker and are working on a magnetic system to pull fixtures together.
  • They are considering improving the lens (male, female sliding to each other), overlapping, taping on the back (been proposed) since currently gaps can be seen between adjacent lenses.

Fuego

  • This fixture cannot be physically modified.
  • The CCT and stem length can be modified however.
  • It is standard 0-10v.

PIER LED UPDN

  • Available in Bi-directional, recessed, and surface mounting.
  • It has an integral driver
  • The LS3 is bi-directional, LS1 is single direction (direct).
  • A highlight of this fixture is that it is heavily modifiable, not so costly.

Wave

  • This fixture looks very similar to the Vibia fixture. However, this fixture does not pivot.
  • It is made of aluminum and has a drop acrylic lens.
  • It has an integral driver
  • Can be single or bi-directional.
  • The center spine could be longer but the fixture lens cannot.

Loopita

  • The vacuum formed plastic lens makes the ring seamless.
  • Available in matte, gloss, semi-gloss, and flat finishes.
  • The tape is right on top of the fixture.
  • It has a central axis canopy (flat canopy available as well).
  • It does have some uplight.
  • Up to 5’ diameter.

Magnetic Track System

 

  • A 3 circuit, 24V, magnetic rail, robust system with 0-10 dimming.
    • The largest load is 96 watt/circuit. They are looking to increase the sizing and higher temp standard for CA requirements.
  • The recessed track head is new! It started 10/2018.
  • 17° to 33° optics on this 450 LED track head
  • There is an increment restriction of 11” on baffle and 6” on the linear system.
  • Downward and upward lens.
  • Limited in finish options.
  • Can be in provided with a higher light output.
  • It is 30 to 40% less expensive than the competitive systems.
  • The recessed track system will be out in December 2018
  • There are three optics available in the track head and it has a 350 Lumen output. A higher output track head is coming. It is dimmable via 0-10v.
  • Flanged and Flangeless track is available.

Rush Sharp

  

  • Available in 30° and 50° optics. The 50° is a little shallower.
  • This is 30 deg. Bi-directional. It has separate circuits and requires a remote driver.
  • The continuous run require double mounting cables
  • The longest run with single mounting point line cable is 8ft.

50° optic shown above.


This is the brighter version of the part of the Loopita series.

 

  • Available in 18", 3’, 4’, and 5’ sizes.
  • Soft curved, seamless form, RGB color.
  • Cost effective.
  • Top lit, 20% uplight contribution.
  • Acoustic panel on top as an addition is coming soon!

The Wall grazer, part of the PG4 Series.

 

We liked the grazing!

  • What we also noticed was the optic is a little greenish. Perhaps because of the silicon lens!
  • As it can be seen in this photo, the light is located 4”-5” away from the wall which causes a nice 15° light distribution on the floor.

Square Series

  • The illuminated dropped lens can be popped up too for indirect lighting

CURVED LS SERIES:

  • 30° and 45° radius curve.
  • It comes as direct/indirect as well.

  • NOTE:
    They are using Osram, Samsung LED chips for round fixtures
  • Cree LED chips are used in linear systems and the track heads.
  • Their facility allows for the max cutting length of 12’ run.
  • For 2019, they are considering more sconces and wet location linear lights.
23Oct/180

Number 8

Today N8 Lighting stopped by our office to present their updated products.

The 400 Series:

 

A recessed downlight has the following features:

  • Dim down to 5%
  • Compatible with almost all the Lutron systems.
  • Cree led chip available in single color with lens and Warm dim options.
  • Cost under $300 ND

The 800 Series:

 

They presented the warm dim downlight with Dim 1 driver, dim to black. It is available in 4" Shallow housing, IC rated (804S housing)

* We liked the soft and nicely dimmed 1800K.

  

 

For the Wall-washer in 800 series, they recommended to use the 25° optic and use the linear spread lens to achieve a wider light spread (by 1 sqft).

The new Wall-washer delivers 800lm vs standard 350 delivered lumen.

Installation note for Wall-washer:

The lamp to be on 45° tilt, the perforated screen to be perpendicular to the wall, the axis of the magnets (90° increments) line up with the grid line on the housing (this should be done before mudding).

Monopoint:

The MPT2 has been updated with the following features:

  • 120° light beam with 360° rotation.
  • Hex-louver (15% to 20% lumen output drop).
  • 18 different interchangeable optic.
  • Accept up to 3 media, field interchangeable.
  • The remote driver can be placed up to 120ft away from the fixture when using a remote canopy. (we won't need J-box !)
  • Cost under $300 DN

*This Mono-point is the only title 24 approved remodel fixture.

*The new 10° optic coming next year.

*A new 200 Series coming soon. It has all the optic options, trims, shallow, IC rated housing, and price around $200! It's a commercial/VE product.

 

20Oct/180

Litelab

Today, Litelab stopped by our office to present their updated products.

The new track lighting has 800lm, a zinc cast body which gives better thermal handling and is 20% to 25% heavier than aluminum.

They estimate that they can go up to 2000lm (probably by January 2019)

The zoom option has 1º and 10º indicators in the side for adjustment,

The C70 Series:

The M37 fixture's driver is on board, seating on the track fitter and the M55 version has a recessed driver.

20º, 40º, and 60º optic

(*it has recently been used in MOMA)

  

The M61 family:

  • The max lumen is 1000lm with MR16 housing size.
  • It’s available with a fixed optic in 4º and 7º pin spot.
  • Available in 2700K and 3000K.
  • The 10º and 30º zoom versions are coming out by March 2019.

Wallwasher family:

It currently requires closer than 1:1 spacing but they are working on it to improve it by January 2019.

The M61 family:

    • The max lumen is 1000lm with MR16 housing size.
    • It’s available with a fixed optic in 4º and 7º pin spot.
    • Available in 2700K and 3000K.
  • The 10º and 30º zoom versions are coming out by March 2019.

They are working on a new linear product with micro-optics. the followings are photos of the prototype:

This fixture has a snap-in driver underneath the LED board. It accepts different lenses for different light distribution. (coming on March- April 2019)

*Currently, the lenses are not interchangeable and we have noticed a slight halo.

*it requires more work to develop this fixture (the light is leaking out from some spots

Some of their recent projects are British Gallery, Cultural society in Huson yard, and museum of fine art in Hudson.

17Oct/180

SDA Showroom

Today we stopped by the SDA Showroom to see what is new from their line card.


Alphabet

We stopped by alphabet to look at many of their new fixtures. We looked at their Nu Vector Downlight series which has beam shaping technology. The fixture shown below on the right is adjustable with 0.5" aperture, 600 Lumen output, provide illumination to upto 25ft. It's a great option for a quiet ceiling. The DN price is around $155.

The standard track head is around $150, dim to dark, 1%. 0-10, DMX, Dali. Line voltage into extrusion. Each part has it’s own driver. Optic down to 10°, wallwasher, different snap-able diffuser. Offer a quiet ceiling.

They have a nice concrete fixture and surface mounted fixture with a mirror in the middle.

 


ALW

ALW showed their super plane twist open products. A triangle, square, and rectangle are available. However, soon their ring fixtures will have sections like these products too. These fixtures are great for wrapping around columns and have surface mounted options as well.

1.5 profile fixture: Super plane 25 ft continues run recessed mounted. Comes in fully frosted, half, and clear.

It comes in 3 standard shapes,  straight, triangle(2 open sides, 1 joint) square (2 open sides, 2 side joint)

Open side allows twisting, 30° tilt

 

The 1.5 moon ring: Can go up to 16 ft section recessed go around a column.

Go figure series: Linear light fix and connection hub. 2 and 4ft linear, one side and 2 sides illuminated. There is amiable hobble with screws. They have 2 to 6 joint hubs.


Arancia

All of their fixtures are 90+ CRI. We looked at the pendant lights and 3 watt small downlight. There is a 4 week lead time and everything is made to order.

 


Day-O-Light


Delray

The ring pendant that we viewed can be a single direction fixture. It comes in many different finishes like

leather, wood, perforated patterns.

  


Designplan

We looked at many of their outdoor fixtures (as shown below).

We looked at a larger version of the pivot that has an adjustable beam and is exterior rated.

We were also very impressed by the quality of the Buzzi and Buzzi products.

 

Designplan also informed us that they do have a steam room rated fixture. (what is it called?)


Ecosense

Ecosense is coming out with their own control system- the lore driver. The image below shows the road map of what the company is striving towards- though some of it is not yet realized.

  


ERCO

ERCO is coming out with a new line of wall washers. A nice feature of this line is that their wall washers can be closer to the wall (1 to 5 ratio for the wall to ceiling). These come in black matte as a standard finish. They come in flanged and trimeless. These fixture should be coming out in January.

ERCO also has new bollards coming soon. (the last 2 on left come in smaller size.)


Feelux

We looked at the monorail system.

There is a pendant fixture for the little track that had a 1,000 lumen output.

We also looked at the FLX Stix.

 


Hemera

Tunable white pendant fixtures. Smaller fixtures with 0.5" aperture are 266 lumen output. Medium fixtures has 1,000 lumen output. Large fixtures with 2" aperture are 2,000 lumen output.


Hevi Lite

We looked at their sconce and their retrofit unit. The strip in the retrofit unit rotates and adjusts.

 


iLight


Intense Lighting

Lens Vector Technology.  Liquid crystal beam shaper.  They have shallow 2" housing. Up/Down sconces are wet rated.

  


Saco

We looked at their dual brightness v-stick. They have an app called saco switch.

 


Selux

Tri-tech. They now have silicone optic that allows for customizable optics. They have a variety of mounting options. They are also trying to minimize hardware on their fixtures.

   


The Lighting Quotient

We looked at their track system. They have both a wall wash fixture and a spot fixture for the track.

They also now have a bi-asymmetric distribution in their louver.

  


Luminaire LED

We took a brief look at their products. They offer a battery pack for their surface mounted linear fixture.

 


Lumenpulse

 


Luminii


NovaFlex

NovaFlex showed us some of their new products including the neon led and the field curvable products. The bend radius is shown the photo.

 


Tivoli

Tivoli showed us their dedicated color mix fixtures. The new tape is 97 CRI. 1 5/8" increments cut. 5/32" spacing between led chips. This tape is less than $20/ft.

*A great option for the back of a mirror. Clear uniform lighting with no dotting.

We also looked at their hand blown festoons.

 


USAI


We-ef

They make marine grade exterior fixtures. Everything is modular which makes it all easy to replace in the field. We-ef also showed us their fixtures that take gobos.

 


Whitegoods

 

 

25Sep/180

Intra Lighting

Intra Lighting stopped by our office to showcase their new fixtures.

Fyo, Flea, and Atos

 

These fixtures all have an overlapping flange.

They come in different distribution angles, from 15° up to 45°.

Available in IP20 and IP44

2700K, 3000K, 3500K, and 4000K CCT

They produce their LED chips in house.

  

Available in flush with a decorative ring, Color cone.

Color cone

Pine hole

19Sep/180

Visa Lighting

Today we wanted spotlight a particularly interesting product from Visa Lighting.

Visa Lighting now has 3" germicidal slot luminaires called the Linesse.

 

This product is available as a pendant, surface mounted fixture, or recessed fixture. They can either be used as a standalone unit or as a continuous run. The pendant can be direct or direct/indirect.

The disinfecting white fixture comes in 4,000K. The typical CRI is 85 but you can opt for a 90 CRI option.

You can choose between 0-10v or 1% dimming. This fixture is also compatible with DALI protocol or Lutron EcoSystem.

There also options for emergency drivers, batteries, or occupancy sensors.

This products could be used in many applications but schools and offices are suggested.

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