What does PAR30 LED mean?

Parabolic aluminized reflector
What are PAR30 Bulbs? Parabolic aluminized reflector (PAR) 30 bulbs control light more precisely. They produce about four times the concentrated light intensity of general service A shape incandescents, and are used in recessed and track lighting.

What is the difference between PAR30 and BR30?

The Main Difference is in Light Distribution We consider BR lighting to be optimal for general lighting while PAR lighting is good for emphasizing certain areas or objects. PAR lights tend to put a harder edge to their lighting with more shadows outside their beam.

Is PAR30 the same as R30?

So, you can swap out a PAR30 for an R30 or a BR30 – they are all the same size. The PAR denotes the light bulb has a parabolic aluminized reflector on its inside, directing light out. That PAR coating maximizes the light output that you’ll get from the light bulb.

What are PAR30 bulbs used for?

PAR30 bulbs are ideal for track lighting fixtures and recessed can applications. PAR30 bulbs are great for larger rooms where multiple light fixtures are being used. Short neck PAR30 bulbs are more common for tracking lighting while long neck PAR30 bulbs are useful for recessed cans.

What are PAR lights used for?

PAR lamps and their fixtures are widely used in theatre, concerts and motion picture production when a substantial amount of flat lighting is required for a scene. They are often mounted in can-shaped fixtures known as PARCANs, which can be used to generate colours by fitting them with colored sheets called gels.

What are LED PAR bulbs?

What is a LED PAR Bulb? An LED PAR Bulb is a highly intensified type of LED light that produces up to 4X the amount of concentrated light than traditional incandescent bulbs. LED PAR bulbs are energy efficient, cost effective, and require very little maintenance.

Can I use Sylvania LED fog lights as headlights?

From what I understand, it’s illegal for LEDs to be used for headlights. Just fog lights and off road. Sylvania also makes Zenon bulbs at @ $45.