candle power


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candle power

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50 Years Ago The United States AirForce announced yesterday that a 10,000,000 candle power flare for night photography had been responsible for some of the reports of flying saucers in the past two years.
Designed for direct replacement of the numerous Par 38 and R 38 down lighting and track lighting applications, the new Array Par 38 delivers the center beam candle power (CBCP), high color rendering index (CRI), high lumen output and lumens per watt expected to meet the new Energy Star standards that become effective August 31 of this year.
Due to its uniform, small light-emitting surface (LES) and world-class efficiency, designers can reduce optical solutions expenses and still achieve higher center-beam candle power (CBCP).
The central one is eight feet in diameter and 11 feet high, with an arrangement for 54 lights, which in the days of candle power would have taken a footman hours to extinguish all seven of them.
This flexibility enables never-before-possible Center Beam Candle Power (CBCP) of over 50,000 candela, compared to other LEDs, like Chip on Board (COB) solutions, with a larger Light-Emitting Surface (LES) that achieve less than 20,000-25,000 candela.
Center Beam Candle Power (CBCP) of up to 2,500 cd in spot beam and 1,500 cd in narrow flood beam options.