High Intensity Discharge Light Bulbs
SYLVANIA HID light bulbs is a legacy product with a wide range of wattages and applications that have been a part of the indoor and outdoor lighting industry for over 50 years. These traditional products provide lighting solutions for a full range of lighting design options. We offer the full breadth of HID light bulbs from low wattage to high wattage light bulbs that provide high luminous efficacy, long service life and superior reliability. No other technology offers the lumen output that an HID light bulb can provide. On the other side of the spectrum, no other technology can provide the amount of superior white light from a single light source like that of a ceramic Powerball light bulb.
The HID product families
Metal halide ceramic light bulb is a superior white light source with varying shapes/sizes and used for indoor/outdoor applications that showcase products and/or areas of special interest. This product is ideal for applications that demand the best color performance.
Metal halide light bulb for general lighting applications such as retail, commercial, industrial and outdoor lighting where good color, long product life and high efficiency are desired. The Metalarc light bulb wattages range from 50W to 1500W in varying color temperatures and color rendering.
High pressure sodium light bulbs are one the most efficient HID sources available. These light bulbs are used for outdoor lighting applications where high efficiency and long life is desired while color rendering is not critical (e.g. street lighting). In addition, these light bulbs are used in the horticulture market to provide artificial light for environmentally controlled applications.
Mercury light bulbs are designed for use in general lighting applications where good efficiency and long life are desired while color rendering requirements are moderate. Applications include street lighting, parking lots and general flood lighting.