LED Downlight Test 2016
LED recessed lights everywhere Place
LED recessed spotlights are mainly in the living area for use. There are several lamps are installed in the ceiling to illuminate evenly from there the room.Simultaneously, the lamps are as spots to accent lighting and to illuminate certain parts of the room or furniture targeted. Most lamps are pivotably and can be oriented as required.
The special feature of built-in lights is that they are embedded in the ceiling and almost disappear in it. This is the light produced in the foreground, not air.Opposite standard lamps or ceiling washer, the flat lamps have the advantage that they do not occupy a place . Thus, they are also, but not only, for small premises a good solution.
Except in dwellings LED recessed spotlights are often used in offices or business premises. For the workplace are recommended cold white LEDs, while at home a cozy warm white light is the better choice. Visually similar to the most recessed spotlights. Nevertheless, there are of course in different sizes, materials and designs. Lichtstark, durable and energy efficient they are, thanks to LED technology all.
The LED spots compared (TEVEA, TEVEA and Sweet LED®)
TEVEA Ultra shallow recessed downlight
TEVEA recessed light 3 W, 230 V
Sweet LED® recessed light set
|Award||The ultra-flat||The High-grade||The longevity|
|customer Rating||4.8 of 5 127 Amazon customers
||4.8 of 5 62 Amazon customers
||4.9 of 5 61 Amazon customers
|Number in set||5 pcs / Unit Price:. € 8.40||10 pcs / Unit Price:. € 3.40||12 pcs / Unit Price:. € 4.92|
|diameter||82 millimeters||87 millimeters||85 millimeters|
|mounting depth||26 millimeters||70 millimeters||75 millimeters|
|light output||280 lumens||250 lumens||250 lumens|
|test||read Review||read Review||read Review|
(The ultra-flat) TEVEA Ultra shallow recessed downlight
|mounting depth||26 millimeters|
|light output||280 lumens|
With an installation depth of 26 millimeters, the recessed spots make their name. Their outer diameter is 82 mm and requires a mounting hole with 75 mm diameter. The massive die-cast zinc alloy gives the lamps a chic stainless steel finish . The item comes in a five pack and is alternatively available in white. Note the very good customer reviews, which consist exclusively of five and four stars.
The LED lights have a beam angle of 120 degrees and are pivotable. The power consumption is 3.5 watts, which corresponds to a 35-watt bulb. The light output is 280 lumens; dimmable spotlights are not. The LEDs produce a warm white light with a color temperature of 3000 Kelvin and a color rendering index of 82. The durability is 15,000 hours, the bulbs also exchanged can be. The need for replacement lamps are available from the manufacturer TAVEA.
The TEVEA LED downlights at a glance
- Very low installation depth
- Following 230 Volts without transformer
- Bright, warm light
(The High-grade) TEVEA recessed light 3 W, 230 V
|mounting depth||70 millimeters|
|light output||250 lumens|
These LED lights can be connected directly to 230V and are therefore without transformer from. The GU10 socket made of ceramic . In the set there are ten radiators with 60 SMD LEDs. With a color temperature of 3000 Kelvin to produce warm white light; but they are also in to have cold white 6000 Kelvin.As the second product is the frame in brushed chrome. Another agreement there with the light output of 250 lumens. Swiveling the spots are not dimmable.
The diameter is 87 millimeters. For this a is Cutting 68-78 millimetersrequired. The installation depth is 70 millimeters. Like the other recessed spotlights of TEVEA also this a lifetime of about 15,000 hours. Also in this item when the good reviews in the eye. Individual buyers perceive the light though as not sufficiently warm, but most customers are completely satisfied with the quality, performance and light color of this LED ceiling spots.
The TEVEA LED ceiling spots at a glance
- High quality
- Energy efficiency class A +
- Good price-performance ratio
(The longevity) Sweet LED® recessed light set
|mounting depth||75 millimeters|
|light output||250 lumens|
12 LED recessed spotlights are included in this set. The lights are round and produce pleasant, warm white light with a color temperature of 3000 Kelvin.Furthermore, they are available in a different form and with cool white LEDs.Each radiator contains 60 SMD LEDs, which with GU10 lamps bring neat light output. The frame is made of brushed chrome. With an outer diameter of 85 millimeters, the emitters require a mounting hole between 68 and 76 millimeters in diameter.
Power consumption is three watts. The spots are directly to the 230-volt power line connected — a transformer is therefore superfluous. The brightness corresponds to 250 lumens and the lights can not be dimmed. The spots can be pivoted and have a viewing angle of 120 degrees. For outdoor use or bathroom, they are not with their IP20 protection class. The lamps can be replaced. Including version is the installation depth at about 75 millimeters.Also this product will only receive positive customer reviews.
The Sweet LED® LED recessed spots at a glance
- 30,000 hours life span
- Energy efficiency class A +
- Affordable Twelve Pack
Recommended accessories for recessed downlight
BOSCH Hole Saw for Spot Lamps
The quality for hole saw from Bosch specially for spot lamps with a bore diameter of 75 mm in Carbon 1/4 HEX quality.
Wago 222-413 3-wire terminal
Practical plug-in terminal with operating levers for solid and stranded conductors up to max. 4mm² Wago from the house guarantees a novel connection technique.