Verbatim unveils discrete anti-glare UGR<19 downlight with beautiful light distribution to live, work or shop by

Left: Standard downlight Reflector Right: Verbatim “Trumpet” Downlight Reflector: calm and nearly    	 
                                                                                                                invisible appearance on the ceiling surface

Verbatim unveils discrete anti-glare UGR<19 downlight with beautiful light distribution to live, work or shop by

Verbatim today announced the launch of an anti-glare downlight with high efficacy and lumen output and a beautiful light distribution for use in areas including offices, conference rooms, retail spaces, foyers, corridors, hotels or restaurants.

The elegant downlight with its innovative and unique “trumpet” reflector shape has been designed by German lighting designer Arne Fiedler in collaboration with Mitsubishi Chemical’s R&D team, and produces low glare lighting (UGR<19)* in accordance with EN 12464-1 making it a very comfortable luminaire for working and living environments.


The precisely curved design of the reflector not only delivers a calm and nearly invisible appearance on the ceiling surface, it also minimises optical loss resulting in an efficacy of up to 110lm/W.


The downlight also incorporates a Mitsubishi Chemical-designed bell-shaped heatsink which provides excellent thermal management by encouraging the heat to dissipate more quickly, justifying its long lifetime of 50,000 hours and extended warranty of five years.

“The low glare and beautiful light distribution make for a superb luminaire that is discrete in the ceiling while providing bright, comfortable light,” said Christian Freese, Product Manager LED Luminaires, Verbatim GmbH.   “The special trumpet design delivers a clean, homogenous light distribution of a quality and type normally associated with more upscale and expensive lightsources. Its horizontal illumination produces a beautifully clear circular irradiated area with homogenous illumination while its vertical illumination has a wonderfully clear scallop-like distribution without a secondary beam.”

The new downlight produces a lumen output from 1500 to 3300lm. It also has a wide beam angle of more than 65 degrees, which makes it suitable for general lighting applications. It is IP40 rated, meaning that it is protected against the penetration of insects or other small objects into the luminaire housing, and is flicker free.

The new “trumpet” anti-glare downlight adds to Verbatim’s growing reputation for offering VDU compliant luminaires in compliance with EN 12464-1, including low glare and flicker-free properties. Verbatim extends its existing office range that already includes a series of prismatic panels and ceiling lights.

Notes:  *UGR (unified glare rating) indicates the degree of psychological glare of a lighting installation in an indoor space.  It forms part of the European standard EN 12464-1 for Light and Lighting in indoor work spaces.

Picture5Key features:

  • Low glare lighting UGR<19
  • Homogeneous light distribution
  • High efficacy of up to 110lm/W
  • Long lifetime of 50,000 hours (L70)
  • Lumen output from 1500 to 3300lm
  • 3000K warm white light / 4000K neutral white light
  • Flicker-free
  • DALI option available
  • IP40
  • 5 Years Warranty

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About Verbatim

Verbatim is a leading global company in data storage and LED lighting with a broad product portfolio spanning consumer and professional applications. Verbatim has been shaping the development of data storage devices since 1969 and is the world’s No. 1 supplier of optical media (Blu-ray, DVD and CD). The company also markets flash memory, external hard-drive storage solutions, a wide range of computer accessories, plastic filaments for the 3D printing industry and water filters under the Cleansui brand name.

Verbatim is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Chemical Media owned by Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, one of the world’s largest chemical companies, which invests heavily in R&D across many diverse sectors.

The company’s operating principles are founded on helping people to live in a healthy, comfortable and sustainable way. Verbatim’s regional organisations are EMEA, APAC and Americas, with offices in most countries in the world. The company’s European headquarters are based in Germany.

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