Illumination WALD STUDIO

18Sep/190

Lumetta

Today we looked at Lumetta's updated products in the office.

What is unique about them is their wide variety of finishes. They updated their printed patterns and finishes to be multistaged prints that are UV and fade protected, and fire-rated (in some).

The printed finishes and acoustic materials could be washed and wiped down with commercial soaps.

Their products are great for hospitality, corporate offices, educational centers, and commercial projects.


L2  (+ACOUSTIC):

We looked at their Dome fixture, it features acoustic material on the internal wall (or could be outer finish).

Available in 4 radius (18", 24",32", 42") and customizable.

Available CCTs are: 2200K, 2700K, 3000K, 3250K, 3500K, up to 5000K.

The 18"X13" is the smallest and delivers around 2130 lm. The centerpiece is a solid laminated shade. They are switching to Lumenedge LED for this product.

A diffused cover is available for the back and the front, though it will omit the noise cancelation.

*This fixture used in medical centers.


SILHOUETTE:

 

This wall sconce comes in 2 sizes: 8"X8" and 8"X27" as standard, standard CCTs and warm dim controlled by 2X 0-10V driver. This fixture is compatible with the Casambi system.

*This fixture has 2X Sylveinia LED strips.


SCALLOP:

We very much liked this sconce's look and finish!

Available in 18", 24",32", and 42".

Available CCTs are: 3000K, 3500K, and 4000K

Standard 0-10V dimming to 10%

1050lm and 2100lm packages. Around $280 DN price.


LITE:

This pendant is fully made of acrylic (no metal structural piece) a washable Lumenate diffuser.

Available CCTs are: 2200K, 2700K, 3000K, 3250K, 3500K, up to 5000K.

Available dimmings are 0-10V 1% UNV and 120V Phase.


ECHO:

A combination of light + geometry + pattern to create a 3D effect look. It's available in different products.

We looked at the SLOP sconce. What we didn't like much was a solid piece on the front and LED nodes were kinda visible in some angle (on the sample we reviewed).

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!

26Aug/190

Targetti

Today, we got to take a look at Targetti's new track option- the OZ 48V

It is available with a remote or integral driver and comes in the following mounting options:

  • Plaster in recess- no flange.
  • Surface
  • Suspended- Can fit integral driver, 48V

 

The track is configurable with different joiners.

There are adjustable and non-adjustable fixtures for the track. They all come with Spot, MFL, and WFL beam spreads.

5Aug/190

Tegan Exton Monopoints

Today we wanted to highlight a new product from Tegan Lighting. Tegan's Exton Monopoints now come in an option that is suitable for saunas and steam rooms.

In general, both options have:

  • 2700K standard
  • 500 Lumen output
  • 0-10V dimming

Sauna Options:

Downlight

Gems

Glass Envelopes- G and S


Steam Room Options:

Downlight

Gems

 

24Jul/190

AION

Today, AION stopped by our office to present the recent updated in their linear products.

Dimming is ELV to 1%.

100W up to 400W.

Their LED chips are made from a single bin, standard 98 CRI with 5 years color guarantee.

1/2" X 1/2" linear LED available with the magnet or screwed clip-in mountings.

The 3/8" X 3/8" linear is new! With 800lm/ft it could be considered a great option for shelf lighting.

The MT3102 fixture could be recessed into a shelf. It's available at 20°, 40°, 60°, and 80° beam spreads.

*We looked at the 40° distribution.

The 1/4" X 3/8" deep linear fixture delivers around 800lm/ft.

The 15° grazer offers around 1000lm/ft.

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.

 

 

 

 

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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