Metal halide lamps combine high luminous output and long lamp life with compact dimensions. Although these lamps have a long starting time, their good colour rendition properties make them a common choice for office lighting systems. The lamps are designed for full-load operation andare not suitable for dimming.
Good luminous output (62-112 lm/W)
Long lamp life (6,000-8,000 h)
Good to very good color rendition (Ra > 70)
- Small size
Long starting and restriking times
Not suitable for dimming
- High price