candlepower


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candlepower 

Designates a luminous intensity expressed in candelas.
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A 9-deg spot optic is available that provides 32,300 center beam candlepower.
"CandlePower celebrates the power of scented candles to transform spaces and transport our consumers.
Fifty-million candlepower. And then a massive dorsal fin broke the surface.
Candlepower can be an important design constraint, but this does not relieve the designer of the obligation to produce an efficacious fixture within the design constraint.
Larson Electronics recently released a 30 million candlepower handheld spotlight that is guaranteed to be one of the brightest spotlights on the market today and they are going to give a few away.
(We used candlepower back then, a vague, miserable term that translated roughly to a million candlepower equaling half of a compact light from SureFire.) If you wanted more light, you had to add D cells, and no one could shoot two-handed, while also holding a four-cell D-cell flashlight.
But the case touches a sore spot for the UO: After it had identified the Institute of Neuroscience as one of the university's "clusters of excellence," Awh and his colleague Edward Vogel dimmed the institute's candlepower by moving their labs and their research grants to the University of Chicago.
It has more than 400 candlepower thanks to its OptiCube lens technology and it only needs one AA battery and one LED to help it run up to 15 hours in constant mode or up to 60 hours in flashing mode.
Built between 1885 and 1903, the original lantern was gas powered, emitting a 45,000 candlepower reflected beam reputedly visible for over 15 miles out to sea.
* Fluorescent Light Modules provide 3409 candlepower each
According to Kilroy, detailed performance division specifications will include the fixture's initial and/or maintained lumen output, CRI, testing veriflcations, center-beam candlepower, and warranty at the time of installation.
Even some of those who later came to admire his consistently thrifty business sense had their doubts about his mental candlepower. In 1954, he passed the moderately demanding entrance exam to the local grammar school, "and gave no one any significant trouble," his former headmaster told me.