Illumination WALD STUDIO

10Dec/190

Bover

Today Bover visited the office to update us on their products.

Sisal

  • New outdoor sconce

Tria Collection

  • Outdoor versions of this sconce are now available
  • 14" diameter now available

Amphora Collection

  • 20" tall floor mount now available
  • Hardwire or Plug in

Mediterrania Collection

  • New ribbon shade shape
  • 47" diameter

Skybell Collection

  • 300L per bell
  • Highly configurable
  • Track can accept up light
  • Configurator is coming
  • Catenary Shades now
  • Up to 15 on one driver

 

Mod Collection

  • 3, 6, or 9 flowers on a stem

Dome Collection

  • Mini version now available

Tanit Collection

  • 20 hour battery life
  • chargeable
  • 3 settings
  • $350 DN

25Nov/190

Insight

Today, Insight Lighting visited the office.

C5X Linear WW

  • Board is at a diagonal
  • Powered aircraft cable
  • Micro Louver option
  • Surface, Pendant, or Extended arms mounting options. Extended arms come in 6", 12", 18", 24" options.
  • 15W version is shown
  • 17.5 degree beam
  • Nice lateral cut off
  • Traditional J-Box, Canopy, or in Wall for mounting.
  • 2'-8' lengths in 1' increments
  • 27K-4K


Pilot Family (Interior cove and grazing; exterior grazing)

 

Pilot AC

  • Cove Tape Replacement Option
  • 1' and 4' module lengths
  • 120V
  • ELV Dimming only
  • $36/FT for 4W option
  • On board power supply
  • 4W and 5W (higher options?)
  • 0-10V Dimming (direct to control source)
  • Line voltage
  • RGBW Quad CREE Chip for color changing
  • 12W/FT Color changing
  • No Asym option
  • 120 degree x 120 degree

 

Pilot Graze Mini

  • 10 different beam patterns
  • Color changing and tunable white options (DMX controlled)
  • $85 DN per foot

Pro Spot Flood

  • 5", 9", 17" apertures
  • Quad or Tri chip available in this product too
  • Many beam spread options
  • Optical Kit is also available
  • Visor and Snoots available
  • Heated Lens option
  • Can be pendant or wall-mounted as well
  • IK07 and 3G Rated Products


Space

  • $100 DN Per foot
  • RGB Tri-Chromatic (DMX)
  • White Static Shown (0-10V)
  • Continuous, 90 degree, T shape
  • Direct and Indirect
  • 6W down, 3W up
  • 1' Increments
  • Batwing lens available for the top
  • Max 12W per foot
  • Surface mount option coming soon


*Smaller Profile Medley Products launching next year

*Medley In-Grade: Every aspect of the fixture is IP68 Rated

25Nov/190

Modular Lighting Instruments

Today Modular Lighting Instruments visited and showed us their product line.

Not to be confused with Modular International although both companies are in Pittsburg. This company is a Belgian based company.

U.S. Production (facility in Michigan).

Marbul

  • Semi-Recessed, pendant, or surface mounted- all fixed or aimable.
  • White, Black, or Grey
  • Magnetic Reflectors
  • 10, 25, and 40 degrees
  • No shield or any accessories.
  • 750 or 900 Lumens

 

Qbini

  • Trimless or Trimmed
  • 1, 2, or 3
  • 7 different shapes that can snap-in
  • All different configurations
  • Just push to recess
  • Black, White, and Gold finishes are available
  • 400 Lumens per head
  • Standard Driver
  • 0-10V or leading edge/trailing edge
  • Driver is integral to the housing. Remote coming.

 

Rektor

  • Not shown
  • Asym
  • 1500 lumens
  • Ceiling or wall mount
  • Mounts to standard J-Box

 

Semih

  • Rotates 360 degrees
  • 1500 lumens
  • Standard J-Box

 

Smart Kup

  • 3" is 750 Lumens
  • 4.5" is 1500 Lumens
  • Remote or standard housing
  • Fixed or adjustable
  • Recessed, surface, or cylinders

 

Track

  • 48V
  • Surface or remote driver
  • White or Black
  • Marbulito or cylinders can be used with the track
  • Field cuttable covers

Custom J-Box with 4 conduit entries coming next year.

24Oct/190

ERCO

Today, we looked at some of the ERCO updated products.

COMPAR:

Available in silver and black trims

2 distributions: oval and oval flood (perpendicular)

IC rated housing (standard), mud-in trim

The 3" fixture costs approx. $375

QUINTESSENCE:

Available in square, round, pinhole with 45° tilt.

The downlight is available with 60° and 90° optics, 40° cut off, and matt finish reflector.

Silver is the standard finish.

 

QUINTESSENCE lensed wall-washer requires a 1/3 spacing ratio between O.C to ceiling height.

Flood and wide flood lenses are interchangeable.

ATRIUM DOUBLE FOCUS:

This is a glare-free downlight with black anti-glare cone shape bevel, suitable for high rooms.

Available distributions are narrow downlight distributions, or as wall washers.

For rooms with inclined ceilings, a recessed version is available that compensates for incline angles up to 30°.

 

ATRIUM:

This fixture comes as surface and pendant mounted,  available as indirect and direct/indirect.

The bottom component could accept a downlight or a wall washer.

This pendant could be mounted in an inclined ceiling.

We looked at the 5", 2500lm model.

Available with 1 or 2 circuits for dimming.

 

 

 

3Oct/190

Boca Flasher

Today, Boca Flasher visited the office to update us on their products.

The biggest changes that were made across all of their products are concerning controls. They now have 0-10V and Wireless DMX driver modules. In addition, they have changed their connectors so that there are joiners underneath the fixtures that look cleaner and provide more flexibility than the previous twist lock connections. The flexibility of these new connectors allows them to go around corners. The connector length is a 12" minimum.

Here is the list of products that we viewed:

  • NanoLume with a new reflector. 650 Lumens/ft
  • Nano Warm Dim. Can use any two colored chips.
  • NanoX - Wet Location. 1', 2', and 4' lengths. Tempered glass lens (opal lens can be used to make it fully node free). Good for spas, restrooms, exterior products. Grazing optics also available now. This fixture is also an option for a custom stove hood.
  • Lumeline is rated for a steam shower.
  • NanoMix- RGBW. 4 channels. DMX. Replacement addresses itself. Foot by foot control.
  • HPFB- Double version that is a direct view. 18W/ft. Opal lens for exterior makes it fully nodeless. Lens is Satinice typically.
  • NanoTune - Tunable white. 3 chip system. 2 channel 0-10V or DMX.
  • Boca Flasher also has two new closet products:
    • The NanoWedge is a closet light that has a motion sensor.
    • Closet Rod. It is now smoother than the sample that was shown. $95 DN/ft
17Sep/190

New Star Lighting

Today, New Star Lighting visited the office.

New Star is a Chicago based company. Most of their products are made in house in Chicago.

They make products that are for the following:

  • High Impact
  • Vandal Resistant
  • Confinement
  • Transportation
  • Healthcare

They are flexible with modifications.

They offer a lifetime warranty on the body and lens of the fixtures with the exceptions of bullets and spraypaint.

They also have a laser cutter in house.

Victory

  • Impact Rated
  • Sealed well so no bugs will get it (but is still serviceable from below)
  • Available in a multitude of sizes

Star Tile

  • Flush with grid
  • 2700K-6500K color tuning
  • Edgelit
  • Nice uniformity while dimming
  • 4x4 sometime soon
  • 1x1 up to 2x4
  • This fixture is not specifically vandal resistant but if needed they can add a lens in front of the fixture to make it vandal resistant. It will ultimately have a slightly larger flange to accommodate this.
  • There are many decorative panel options available for this fixture including:
    • Linen
      • Linen can be laminated in acrylic or polycarbonate so it can be cleaned.
    • Laser-cut patterns
    • Specialty suction cup films that have decorative patterns on them.
    • They have a special relationship with Vara Kamin Images to create decorative panels that can go in the fixture. This is specifically good for healthcare applications.

Acoustic Felt Tiles

  • 21 colors available
  • Anti-microbial spray for felt
  • They have worked with other manufacturers products to incorporate felt into a fixture.

 

Lampa Sconces

  • ADA Compliant
  • Wet Location
  • 1', 2', 4'
  • Up to 7,300 lumens
  • 0-10V to 1%
  • Vandal resistant
  • Integral emergency pack available

Gateway

  • 5 degree rotation
  • 32" long
  • Up to 3,880 lumens
  • Vandal resistant
  • There is a locking mechanism that holds the rotation in place
  • Wet listed even when upside down

16Sep/190

Aron

Today, Aron visited our office.

Aron is a Philadelphia based company that focuses in edge-lit optical systems that re-define grid lighting. They are all about simple integration.

Duo

  • Ceiling panel rests on the flange of the fixture.
  • 2" thickness. 2', 4', 6', 8' lengths.
  • Onboard driver.
  • 2700K-5000K CCT options available. Color tuning is coming.
  • Flat T option available as well.
  • Up to 4,000 Lumens
  • Dims down to 1%
  • Medium Wide, Wide, and Super Wide optics.
  • Could be spaced 12'-14' apart if used in a corridor.
  • There is also a Duo suspended fixture.
  • Emergency Battery is available. Occupancy Sensors would need to be remote.

 

Quad

  • Up to 750 Lumens per Quad
  • Asymmetric is available too.
  • Lens options are coming.
  • Circle and Diamond shapes are also coming.

 

Ace T-Bar Wall Wash Fixture

  • 2'-2.5' from wall.
  • Basically half of the Duo fixture

Edge T-Bar Slot Fixture

  • Nice, shallow fixture.
  • 100ft of continuous lens.

They are currently redesigning their product line to be able to integrate into drywall. Looking to release next year. If needed sooner, they have flange kits available.

They ship things fairly quickly. 10 days or less for up to 100 Duo Fixtures,

28Aug/190

Goldeneye

Today, Goldeneye visited our office.

Goldeneye is based in California and does most of their manufacturing there. Their LEDs are made in Korea.

They specialize in ceramic LED boards with 5mm LEDs where the metal conductor is silkscreened on. Almost all of their products are red list free.

All of their fixtures are low voltage and come in 2700K-4000K CCT. The fixtures are constant voltage and the driver can be tuned down if needed.

The line is made in T-Grid widths and can be physically mounted to a T-Grid. However, they also have products with mounting for pendants or undercabinet. The undercabinet fixture is magnetic based.

24 linear feet  of the 1/2" product can be on a single 100w driver. 16 linear feet linear feet of the 1" product. Fixtures can be cut in 6" increments. 

Fixtures with silicone diffusors and ceramic recessed downlight tiles are also available.


The ceramic LED boards are moisture and damp listed. They are also UL certified and can be embedded in any material. They can be cleaned with any commercial detergent.

Bus bar style in the next generation- no wires!

16Jul/190

LUMENTURE

Today, Lumenture  visited the office to show us their product line.

T65 AND T50 Track Heads

  • 1/2 size track adapter
  • 120V fixture
  • Clean form factor
  • Front loaded threaded accessories that are gap free.
  • Center of fixture tilting and infinite rotation.
  • 1100 Lumens
  • 15, 22, and 40 degree beams spreads. The 15 degree does have some field.
  • Warm dim is available and is very smooth.
  • ELV and TRIAC dimming.
  • Compatible tracks are Juno, Lightolier, and Halo. They keep Juno track stocked.
  • They also have a 10 degree field free fixture that is made possible by adding a field beam reducer to the fixture.

TWW160 Track Wall Wash

  • 1600 Lumens
  • Symmetric Beam- they will add some sort of filter like a Rosco Opti-sculpt to make it asymmetric.
  • They also make a recessed wall washer that has a fully rated J-Box so no housing is needed (but is available in certain cases).

 

RWW160 Recessed Wall Wash

  • Nice lateral throw
  • Fixture will have louver available
  • 1250 Lumens

 

DL100 AND DLW100 Down Lights

  • All downlights come as adjustable or fixed.
  • IC rated housing under 5". Mud-in options available on a case by case basis.
  • Square trims also available.

HL110 Hallway Lights

  • Nice lateral throw
  • 1250 Lumens
  • TRIAC, ELV and 0-10V

 

2 Inch Wall Wash- Coming Soon

  • Can be trimmed or trimless
  • Fixed, Adjustable, and Wall Wash
  • 700-900 Lumens

 

In general, Lumenture is a good quick ship option that is competitively priced. They also have a very easy to use and efficient website.

15Jul/190

MODERN FORMS

Today, Modern Forms provided a general presentation, covering the newest updates.

They have a factory in China where all the productions take place with 3 stock spaces in NY, CA, and Georgia. Below is a list of fixtures we looked at today:

As a general note:

*All the fixtures are available in 3000K as standard but they do offer 2700K as custom although lead time could be longer depending on availability of LED board in that CCT.

*Standard dimming is ELV down to 10%. 25% of products including some of the chandeliers and outdoor range offered in 0-10V to 1%. Other drivers are available as an option.

*Minimum quantity for customization is one unit!

Pi:

Ceiling/wall surface mounted fixture, Wet rated with high impact acrylic diffuser, a twist-lock mechanism

Available in 6", 12" and 15" diameters

Priced from $150 to $190 (DN)


Argo:

Circle edgelit surface-mounted fixtures for wall and ceiling. Damp listed. (We looked at 1000lm output sample)

Available finishes are white, black, and brushed nickel.

Available in 7", 11", 15", and 19" diameters. with 1000lm to 2800lm light output.

Priced from $45 to $100 (DN)


We looked at their linear vanity lights, newly designed with an adjustable backplate.

Vertical or horizontal mounting options.

Available for mounting on drywall, stone and tile surfaces.

Available in 18" and 36" as standard. Some Mini options are available in 12" long as well.

Priced from $85 to $190$ (DN price).

Comes with 2" box for driver and 4" backplate as standard.

Some of the newer ones are offered with 1" j-box, 120V.


The MINI CLOUD sconce features a hand-mitered glass over cutting-edge LEDs. Available in 20", 27", and 37" long. 4" j-box.


They could print any fonts or symbol in any color and size for all their indoor and outdoor products with a flat surface. Add-on cost is $15/unit for quantity under 50.


Frame:

Wall and ceiling mounted fixture. IP65.

Available in 8", 14", and 20".


Mega:

This fixture is available in 3 finishes and costs under $100 (DN price)

A unique fixture with hand-applied gold leaf, priced around $180.


Steam:

 

A sconce with a dark walnut wood piece, priced around $200 (DN). Available with custom wood options.


Blade:

A wall sconce available in 10", 18", and 22".

Available finishes are white, black, and brushed aluminum.


From their pendant family, we looked at the KSK fixture available as a single pendant or a group of them up to 32 pieces for the chandelier.

Available lengths are 19", 27", and 30".

Available with customizable canopy.

Standard CCT is 3500K.

 

 

 

 

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