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    Light conversion

    Looking for suggestions for LED lighting for WIF with RI doors. What have you used and liked?
    Decent warranty policy?
    Which 'k' number looked good?
    Ease of install?

    I'm seeing 5000k advertised mostly.
    Most lamps I run across are 2700 or 3500k.

    (This place is more into the yellowish lighting. Not the harsh c-store stuff) thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by icy78 View Post
    Looking for suggestions for LED lighting for WIF with RI doors. What have you used and liked?
    Decent warranty policy?
    Which 'k' number looked good?
    Ease of install?

    I'm seeing 5000k advertised mostly.
    Most lamps I run across are 2700 or 3500k.

    (This place is more into the yellowish lighting. Not the harsh c-store stuff) thanks

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    When they came out with special florescent lamp temperatures back in the 80's the market chain I worked for opted for SPX35, which is at a temperature of 3500K. It was excellent at making the colors of the products "pop". It was an "enlightening" experience to see side-by-side demos of the old standard cool white lamps against these new ones. It was an easy sell to the "suits" in the company because the meats looked so much fresher.

    To me, the 5000K lamps look too cool and almost blue like the old cool white florescents.

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    the higher the color temperature the more blue the lighting will be. Daylight is 5500-6500k. Below that the light becomes more yellow and red. Below daylight is considered warmer light. It shows colors better. Above daylight is considered cooler light. Color eventually fades but then pops back in various forms once ultraviolet is reached.

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    Thanks. I looked at some stores with 5000k lighting. I also think it's too blue. I have a sample 4000k light being dropped off today.
    I'm also thinking that the angled pattern is nicer, because the lights don't show then. (Just shines on the product)

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    Quote Originally Posted by icy78 View Post
    Looking for suggestions for LED lighting for WIF with RI doors. What have you used and liked?
    Decent warranty policy?
    Which 'k' number looked good?
    Ease of install?

    I'm seeing 5000k advertised mostly.
    Most lamps I run across are 2700 or 3500k.

    (This place is more into the yellowish lighting. Not the harsh c-store stuff) thanks

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