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SoLux 4700K MR16 Black Backed Colour Accurate Bulbs

Black Backed SoLux bulbs for correct colour temperature light in your work or print viewing area.

Single Pack - 50 Watts (sku: LSB_BB18003) $45.00
Single Pack - 35 Watts (sku: LSB_BB35003) $45.00
5 Pack - 50 Watts (sku: LS_BB18003x5) $220.00
5 Pack - 35 Watts (sku: LS_BB35003x5) $220.00
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These lights are, quite simply, the best lights in the world for the display of your photographs.

SoLux lights have a colour temperature and spectral output that is closest to the reference standard for lighting used in colour management systems today. Their CRI (Colour Rendering Index) is above 99 (with 100 being a theoretical 'perfect' maximum). The black backing on these bulbs blocks unfiltered light from leaving the bulb through the back of the lamp making them the most accurate over the normal backed bulbs.

They are also the best lights for your work area, or print viewing area, as they're the closes match currently available to D50 lighting, so they make the whole process of colour management easier and more accurate.

Below you can see a comparison diagram comparing Solux lights to the spectral characteristic of the D50 Reference and the light source in a GTI print viewing booth (which uses a fluorescent light source - you can see the odd spiky behaviour clearly).


Please note: Specifications are provided as a guide only.

We try very hard to keep these up to date and correct, but if a particular specification is really critical to you, then please double check the specification directly with the manufacturer.

To get more information about a particular specification, use the arrow to get a 'Specxplanation'.

  • Bulb Fitting
    MR16 (Gu5.3)
  • Colour Temperature

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