Posted: 14 November 2022
Posted: 14 November 2022
Concord Equinox is Sylvania Lighting’s next generation premium luminaire that uses QuarkStar’s award-winning light refraction technology. The product delivers a high-end lighting solution that re-invents how downlights can be used by architects and lighting designers and revolutionises how spaces are lit. Concord Equinox is an ideal solution for office, hospitality, and retail environments.
Our product has been designed to offer an alternative to traditional downlights, matching their conventional sizes, but providing direct and indirect light distribution. The luminaire offers trim and trimless versions for installation in plaster ceilings. It delivers up to 2500 lumens with low glare of UGR<19 and high efficiency of up to 125lm/W with CRI90 LED chips for excellent colour rendering.
Structuring and embellishing spaces
With a choice of two position settings, extended or non-extended, the new system provides a way of controlling the light source in a highly decorative and innovative way. In a first-of-its-kind, light is refracted, not reflected, both downwards for a direct component and upwards onto the ceiling for an indirect component. This creates a halo effect which improves the ambience and avoids the dark, cave-like effect normally witnessed with conventional downlights. At the same time, it also lowers the contrast which would otherwise result in discomfort glare.
The Concord Equinox optics
QuarkStar’s light refraction technology allows an indirect component to be integrated into a downlight without supplementary optics. This results in a sleek, discreet, and polished design that also produces a tailored distribution with a UGR (Unified Glare Rating) of less than 19, putting Equinox in the highest quality classification in European interior lighting standards. The radically new way of coupling an optic to a waveguide is what enables this unprecedented control over the photon as soon as it emerges from the LED chip, maximising light extraction efficiency while sculpting the light in three-dimensional space.
Concord Equinox has two LumiNature models available with high colour rendering of CRI97 in Human Centric Lighting Tunable White version (2700K-6500K) equipped with SylSmart SSC driver.
The LumiNature solution is best used as part of an installation in spaces which do not have access to natural light, or for users working at night. By replicating the effects of natural daylight, LumiNature stimulates our biorhythm and improves our sleep, our productivity and, in general, our mood! Its complete spectral curve eliminates blue peaks and makes it one of the most natural artificial lights.
Our progressive smart technology
Concord Equinox combines comfort and aesthetics. As a complement to its various design and technological assets, its performances can be optimised by opting for a smart SylSmart Standalone management system. It enables personalised settings, and full flexibility that’s 100% programmable, thanks to the dedicated smartphone application.
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