Illumination WALD STUDIO

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.

 

 

 

 

11Jul/190

Touché Lighting Control

Touche Lighting Control stopped by today to present their room management system for commercial spaces.

Color Wall Station:

We first looked at their 6" X 6" room controller:

Suitable for controlling 1 or 2 rooms with 2 channels 0-10V.

Available with an extension unit for adding 2 more 0-10V channel.

Can control one room or 2 separate rooms.

Local Relay Modules can expand channels.

Page 1 is the configurable scene page and all pages after are the zones (up to 32 zones)

Over-ride function

*There is a larger 12" X 12" room controller for larger spaces with 48 zone and panel solutions. 

 

Monochrome Wall Station:

The small version station is suitable for offices. the keypad can be controlled by the apps. There is a configuration app and a user app.

Lockout functions are available.


They are Bluetooth capable but that functionality can be disabled.

Configurations are stored on an SD card so in the case of a failure, just pop out the SD card and put it in a new module.

Everything on the system is CAT5.

300 ft between room managers.

Plenum-rated and receptacle load rated.

There is a Master Interface Option for networking that works with DMX, RS232, Time Clocks, and more. There is no DMX universe maximum. Each module is a 512 channel universe. Modules also have DMX input and can assign channels to fixtures. In the event that you work with theatrical fixtures, it is not advised that the wall station is used as a DMX slider.

They offer free remote support for the life of the system. 24/7 support is available.

The wireless app could be controlled via Google play and ies app.

 

 

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10Jul/190

Tivoli

New Adapt Drop line is a catenary based line.

24" , 36" , 48" O.C.

 

Shatter-resistant glass globes:

Black cable only

1W source

Adapter kits and shades available for different products.

Shades will not make things dark sky compliant, however.

$25/ft

They also have smaller polycarbonate options.

120V corded version is available. Brighter output and comes in specific lengths.

Tivoli provides aircraft cable, clips, and any other mounting accessories.

 

New sconce coming out- The Aurora:

It is line voltage so TRIAC dimming is required.

Shown is 1 of 4 patterns. You can also print your own pattern.

3000K is the only CCT offered currently.

Available in 9"-4' heights.

$350 DN for 1' sconce. $650 DN for 4' sconce.

 

Node Fixture:

24V

RGBW

Outdoor rated

485 Lumens/ft. at 4" center

Used for Wall Washing or Grazing

RGBW Quad Chip

 

Linear Product:

Individually addressable per chip

RGB

Smart Pixel Database

4.5W/ft.

.66" cut increments

Very tight pitch

Smart Pixel Interface - reduces the number of leads to 3 and runs up to 20'.

$85/ft DN

1" spacing from tape to lens required to loo smooth and diffused.

 

They also make a stage edge fixture that is flexible and can take roll overweight. It also has stage edge indicators.

10Jul/190

Gantom

Gantom specializes in small DMX controllable spotlights.

All products are IP65 rated however, there are specific coatings to make outdoor fixtures wet listed.

They work with Rosco to have 19mm gobos.

Internal driver - data line to it

1W-7W range although 3W-5W is the typical fixture in the range.

Quad chip

They do custom products

Products have a nice, tight beam. No lenses are interchangeable in the field, but diffusers are available for in-field application.

Downloadable app for control.

RDM box coming next year.

$60-$175 DN range

$380 DN

Most products are in stock so that things can ship quickly.

19Jun/190

Focus Industries

Focus Industries stopped by our office today and gave a general presentation about their products.

They are located in California, mostly focused on exterior rated fixtures and flexible for customization.

LED strip for undercabinet lighting:

Comes in 2 lengths. 3” with 2watts and 5” with 5watts.

*All their fixtures except LED strips are dimmable.


LED panel with the driver on board:

We looked at a sconce with a custom perforated pattern on the metal sheet. The largest size available for metal sheet is 5’ X 10’. They used an LED panel in this fixture.


Path and step lights:

Comes in 7W, 11W, and 15W. Available optics are 15º, 40º, and 60º.

They are field changeable.

Convex lens accept minimum of 3 accessories.

The snoot is cuttable in different angles.

It has a lens behind the metal shielding and available in milky, frosted and clear finish. This fixture has a 12V driver on board and doesn’t require a back box.

They offer a wide range of finishes with a life-time warranty including:

Aluminum, Brass, and Stainless steel.

12 standard powder coat options.

Hanging pendant (SL family):

The pendant comes in 5” and 10” long with an adjustable arm length, clear and frosted lens.

IES file is coming soon

*they use bi-pin lamp for path light.

Paper marker light:

Available in 3W, 5W, and 7W.

83CRI

from 270lm up to 550lm.

 

*Shipping time is 3-5 days for standard powder coated fixtures and customs take around 2 to 3 weeks.

*Price-wise they are below B-K lighting. We could consider them as a generic option with quality grade.

*Their Goose neck fixture is a good option for BBQ lighting. This fixture is deck mounted.

 

13Jun/190

ONE A – STORM SYSTEM

Today, One A visited our office to show us their product line.
One A is based in Denmark. It is a primarily residentially focused line.

The concept of the One A  Strom System product line is that everything fits into one pre-construction piece. This piece can then be used to recess in a gypsum ceiling, millwork, or it can be surface mounted.

  • Bronze
  • Brass
  • Nickle
  • Silver
  • Gold

Millwork fixtures only come in three finishes- white, black, or grey.

One A tends to use Zaniboni housings for their fixtures. All DLs are compatible with SORAA light engines. Standard Adjustable with driver and housing is approximately $350 DN.

They also have a recessed lamp socket and a pendant connection that supports up to 20 lbs.

One A also works with Backlight so that any of the Storm system components can be embedded into a Backlight panel. This includes downlights, adjustable fixtures, dropped lenses, and more.

The system is looking to be listed by the End of July.

Here are a few more of the products that were shown:

 

Speaker
Illuminated Towel Hook
Step/ Path Light

 

Solid Brass

Table Lamp- Small is 12-hour charge, large is a 24-hour charge. Available with warm dimming.

12Jun/190

LUCIFER

Today, Lucifer stopped by our office to present their updated LED modules and accessories for series 2.0.

Series 2.0

They switched from Xicato to Citizen for LED chips.

Now they have a new optic which provides:

  • Tighter 20° spread (more close to 15°).
  • Lower price and less field spilled.
  • More driver options: 0-10V, Lutron 2, 3 wire, and Eldo LED
  • Housing depth reduced to 8"-6"
  • Accept up to 2 accessories.

They have developed a new wall-washer with just 3' set back from the wall and 1:1 spacing, field-replaceable optic. Although, it does not have a faceplate.

The new wall-washer could be used as a grazer on a wall and downlight (6" spacing required).

WARM DIM (new)

New grazer with warm-dim option. What's unique about their technology is, it starts to get warmer after 50% dimming. Dimming to 0.1%

TUNEABLE WHITE (FRACTION FAMILY)

They use Bridgelux LED chips for this technology.

  • Available in Cylinder and Series 2.0.
  • 5000K to 2700K.
  • Dimming through 2 channels of 0-10V
  • Standard Driver is Eldo LED down to 0.1%

We looked at 20° adjustable downlight. this fixture comes as:

  • single and double solite lens.
  • pinhole optic (art illumination)

 

TRACK FAMILY:

The 120V single-channel track is available with a surface, recessed and AC pendant mountings.

We looked at 2 track heads in Small (900lm delivered) and Medium (1100lm delivered).

  • What is unique about this track is Self-articulating system which is a self-leveling system to avoid creaking to one side.

 

 

11Jun/190

BOYD

BOYD stopped by our office today to present their new upcoming products.

They are focused on decorative, handcrafted and made to order fixtures.

Elements LED In-Wall Sconce:

Fire effect
Water effect

We looked at their wall sconces, available in different textures and looks. Available in 2700K, 3' (40 watts)or 4' (56 watts), appropriate for hospitality, commercial and residential spaces. The sconce with water feature has an interesting aesthetic although not highly functional.

Their other interesting looking product was Emanation bath sconce. It's available in 2700K, 3000K, and 3500K. Tunable white is coming soon.

The fixture is magnet mounted and flushed to mirror.

Goust pendant: (coming soon)

An edge-lit pendant mounted (AC cable) fixture with equal up/down light distribution. They are developing a laser edged model with 70% down and 30% uplighting.

Lups Sconce:

A cool looking wall sconce with flexibility in design, available in glossy and reflective metal and textured finishes.

6Jun/190

Reggiani

Today, Reggiani stopped by the office to show us their new products.


TRYBECA

There are a couple of updates to this line:

  • The super drop is available now
  • 4" wet location option available now
  • Fixtures available in surface and pendant mount now
  • Tunable white is coming soon.

The Trybeca products have 0-10V or phase-cut dimming available (0-10V dims lower).

350 Lumens delivered from the smallest fixture.

$50 DN per smaller trim. $175-$200 DN per larger trim.


MOOD

This is Reggiani's new line of downlights. These fixtures have toolless adjustment and accessories for all of the following sizes.

Extra Small Fixture (2.5w):

  • $50 DN per trim
  • Nice cut-off

Smaller fixture (3.5W):

  • Round or Square
  • Can be adjustable
  • Spot, NFL, WFL optics. Optics are not field interchangeable. Wall wash optic also available
  • 350 Lumens
  • Can be trimless

Medium Fixture (8.5w):

  • Warm dim available
  • 700 Lumens
  • Nice cut off

Large Fixture (12w or 17w):

  • Up to 2,100 Lumens

In addition to these fixtures, new cut sheets are also coming to the website soon.

22May/190

LIGTHFAIR 2019

ACCLAIM:

We liked the dome series.

 

ACCORD:

15 days lead time. Made in Brazil.

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AION:

0.5 inch by 0.5 is the smallest channel with screws in the end-cap. It goes down to 1/4" increments and over 8ft is available as one piece.

3/8” wide 800lm/ft 30, 40, 60,80 degree optic available. Node free on full and mid. Minimal visible node on a low level.

1/4” deep, 400lm/ft, node free

Variety of channels, walk over mud-in closet rods, shelves, recessed and surface mount all available.

AVENET:

Cool looking pendant.

BASELITE:

We liked the finish and textures that look like ceramic.

B-K LIGHTING:

Liked the new finish.

 

DAY TIME:

Interesting looking light panels.

 

DECORS:

Round fixture looked good. Acrylic all around.

 

ECOSENSE:

New ELV Dimming. 3 and 3.5”

  • Fixed and adjustable wet location fixture.
  • upgradable to tunable, Bluetooth controllable.
  • Field replaceable optics

 

ELLIPTIPAR/TAMBIENT:

New sconces and wall washers were shown.

 

KUZCO:

We really liked the forms and designs.

 

Interesting glass wet listed sconce:

 

LIGMAN:

 

 

LUCIFER:

48v tracks recessed, trim and trimless

Step lights:

LUMIUM:

Wood finishes for linear and new profiles:

New slim direct/indirect pendant mounted fixture. Lumium also had a new pendant mounted oval fixture.

 

MODERN FORMS:

Lightstick is a nice looking dropped lens fixture. Probably a good option for vanity lighting. But it's only available in 3000K.

 

MP LIGHTING:

Good Mono-point options.

NEOLIUM SMART:

 

OXYGEN:

Another lensed linear option but available only in 3000K.

PHILIPS/SIGNIFY:

Liked the mounting options.

PICASSO LIGHTING:

Had a nice wrap around lens.

SONNEMAN:

STRUCTURA:

 

VLT:

Custom fixture attached to hardware. Direct/ back light to a cove.

Globe mounting bracket for the light available as a pendant too! Globe, in the ground, spotlight.

  • General 5-6 weeks lead time
  • Linear products are made to order.
  • Different lenses, opacity, remote power supply.
  • A great option for shelf lighting, available in warm white and grazing.

Brand new step light, Corian face plate different colors, interior rated, different shapes, junction box with internal driver.

 

WAC LIGHTING:

 

 

 

 

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