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Topic # 243360 8-Dec-2018 01:18
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We have discovered that the holes have been cut too large for the downlighters in a new home build, and we have to choose some new ones. The previous ones were a new model that had recently been released by  Halcyon at https://www.halcyonlights.co.nz/products/interior-lighting/downlights/residential-tilt/smart-tilt-classic-series-11/ , which were 900 lumin, that tilted, and were brushed chrome, with 50,000 L70 life, IC,  and they looked nice. The hole that cut was 90, when they should have cut a 82, so they don't fit. Does anyone have any suggestions of tilt lights of this size that will go into a 90 hole?. We want something that is a good quality brand and reliable, as they are in high ceilings. At the moment we have found this brand https://www.switch-lighting.co.nz/product/d-lightz-tilt-prismatic-diffuser/ , but it is silver, and doesn't look quite as good IMO as the Halcyon, but they aren't bad. It isn't quite as powerful, 800 vs 900 lumins, but they have said that changing the beam angle from 60 to 40 degrees would increase the lux  further away from the light source, as the ceilings are high. Would be interested in what others maybe using for pivot lights, or anyone has any recommendations on brands, as LED technology is changing so fast. Most seem to only come in white or black these days. 


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  Reply # 2141393 8-Dec-2018 07:07
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why do you need a tilting downlight in a high ceiling?

 

 


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  Reply # 2141403 8-Dec-2018 07:39
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You won't look up once you've been in the house for a week, so silver, white, or tartan will make little difference in practice. Buy whatever color makes the most sense, white is fine. I would go for wider beam angles personally, wouldn't care about tilt.





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  Reply # 2142104 9-Dec-2018 16:25
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You can get blanks to make hole sizes smaller. Look fine in white, just like part of the fitting. Not sure about chrome/satin but if you were really set on the existing ones that could be an option.

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  Reply # 2142520 10-Dec-2018 14:08
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The Visionary Iris Tilt options might suit. It needs a cutout of 83-95mm. It's a new product and hasn't made it to their website yet but i'd give them an email. NZ made etc is always nice.  

 

It looks pretty much identical to the plain Iris 2 but has a the tiltable module. 

 

https://www.visionarytechnologies.co.nz/iris-2/


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