What does PAR38 mean on a flood light?

What does PAR38 mean on a flood light?

Parabolic aluminized reflector
What are PAR38 Bulbs? Parabolic aluminized reflector (PAR) 38 bulbs control light more precisely. LED PAR lights produce about four times the concentrated light intensity of general service A shape incandescents, and are used in recessed and track lighting.

Is a PAR38 bulb LED?

Using LED technology, PAR38s are more efficient than standard incandescent or halogen bulbs, meaning these last longer and use less energy. In fact, each PAR38 LED lamp can last up to 50,000 hours to save you money over the life of the bulb.

Is BR30 the same as PAR38?

The number represents increments of an 8th of an inch. For example, a BR30 is 30/8ths of an inch or 30 divided by 8 which equals 3.75″ in diameter. The same example applies to a PAR38. Divide 38/8ths of an inch or 38 divided by 8 which equals 4.75″ in diameter.

What is the difference between par 30 and 38?

You must realize what these affixed numbers mean? PAR20: 20 denotes, the exact measurement from brim to brim of LED lights, that is to say, 20/8 inch in diameter, approximately 64mm; PAR30 is standing for 30 denotes, 30/8 inch in length near to 95mm, PAR38. 38 denotes, 38/8 inch in length, is equal to 120mm.

Can you use PAR30 instead of PAR38?

As you can see, PAR38 has a larger diameter than a PAR30 bulb or can. Depending on your fixture, the PAR38 bulb’s connector may not even reach the receptacle, and if it does, the bulb will protrude past the fixture rather than being recessed.

What type of bulb is PAR38?

PAR 38 is a type of halogen or LED light bulb. There are two definitions for the acronym PAR, but both describe the same thing. One is parabolic aluminized reflector. The other is pressed-glass aluminized reflector.

What is the brightest PAR38 bulb?

High Power Bulb. While the average PAR38 LED Bulb is approximately 1200 lumens, this Bluex Bulbs PAR38 High Lumen Bulb boasts 3300 lumens!…

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Does PAR30 fit PAR38?

What is a BR30 LED bulb?

What are R/BR30 Bulbs? Reflector (R) or Bulged Reflector (BR) 30 bulbs have a reflective coating on the inside of the bulb that directs light forward. Flood types (FL) and led floodlight bulbs spread light. Like all light bulbs, the 30 value represents the diameter of the bulb in 1⁄8 of an inch.

What does PAR stand for?

Performance and accountability reporting
Performance and accountability reporting (PAR) is the process of compiling and documenting factors that quantify an institution’s profitability, efficiency and adherence to budget, comparing actual results against original targets.

Are PAR30 and BR30 interchangeable?

Notice that a PAR30 is the same diameter as a BR30 bulb. You can swap these bulb types to change from wide to spot, depending on what you need in each location.