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Forming part of the successful Philips Value LED range of low energy LED lamps is the new 12V 5.8 watt MR16.
Forming part of the successful Philips Value LED range of low energy LED lamps is the new 12V 5.8 watt MR16. Providing a low energy alternative to a 35 watt halogen it is dimmable as standard and designed to operate with existing low voltage transformers.
Philips Master Value MR16 lamps offer high quality and reliability at an affordable price.
Although it's marketed as a 35 watt alternative this very latest glass casing version consumes less energy and produces more light with a 450 to 490 lumen output. It is brighter than many other LEDs that claim to be a 50 watt alternative. It is the same physical size as a halogen meaning it will fit inside existing downlights. This is a new generation of LED products that are ideal for the home, offering superb value for money.
- Wattage: 5.8W
- Halogen Equivalent: 35 watt
- Voltage: Low voltage 12V requires an additional transformer. Compatible with most 230V > 12V AC transformers but we recommend using the Varilight YT range especially when dimming
- Cap type: GU5.3
- Colour temperatures and lumens:
Extra warm white 2700K = 450lms
Warm white 3000K = 460lms
Cool white 4000K = 490lms
- Start up time: Instant
- Dimming: For loading purposes it should be classed as 35W. For example a 105W transformer will power 3 of these lamps or use one 50W or 60W transformer per light.
- Beam angles: 36 degrees
- Colour rendering index: 90 CRI
- Life expectancy: 25,000 hours
- Manufacturer: Philips Lighting
- Guarantee: 3 years
Specifications & Dimensions
Specifications Beam AngleSpecifications
Every light source from an LED to a simple wax candle has a beam angle. A beam angle is a measurement of how the light is distributed. GU10 LEDs and recessed downlights have a fairly narrow beam of around 40 degrees, anything within 5 degrees is classed as a medium beam.
A wax candle or traditional light bulb would have a beam angle of 360 degrees as the light shines all the way around but is less intense.
Combing brighter downlights with wider 60 degree beams allows you to space them out further, reducing the total amount of lights needed.
More information about beam angles.
36 Degrees BrandSpecifications Philips Lighting CRISpecifications
CRI stands for Colour Rendering Index. It is a measurement of how well a light source can render the true colour of an object compared to natural light.
Rated out of 100, with an open flame or sunlight being a perfect 100. A light with 90 CRI and above would be classed as having high CRI, while 80 CRI is the standard for LEDs.
90 Ra Cap Type MR16 (GU5.3) Colour TemperatureSpecifications
Colour temperature is a measurement of appearance. Measured in Kelvins, the lower the rating, the warmer the light appears. Choosing the right temperature can have a dramatic effect on a room.
2700K - Extra Warm White
Similar to a traditional incandescent light bulb or halogen. It has a more orange and warmer tone, with a ‘soft white’ appearance. Ideal for living rooms.
3000K - Warm White
Clearer, but still quite warm. This is the ‘new norm’ for general lighting and is the most popular option. If you’re unsure I’d recommend trying this one.
4000K - Cool White
Clearer, whiter and crisp; used in commercial locations including supermarkets. Cool white appears brighter than warm white as the LED is covered in less phosphor. It can make a room appear cold and clinical but used correctly (white walls etc) it can make a room appear cleaner and modern.
More information about colour temperatures.
Dimensions Located Below Specifications Table Dimmable Yes Energy Rating F GTiN 8718696708231 Incandescent EquivalentSpecifications 35 W Lamp ColourSpecifications Optional Life ExpectancySpecifications 25,000 Hours Lighting Technology LED Lumens 450 Lumens Product TypeSpecifications LED MR16 SeriesSpecifications
The sub-brand of a manufacturer that groups collections of products together.
Philips Master Value Sku 92900132**02 VoltageSpecifications
AC standards for alternating current and DC standards for direct current.
Mains voltage is 230V AC and has a tolerance of 10%, some products are 220V or 240V AC which means they can be classed as mains voltage.
DC voltages usually require an LED driver to convert the mains voltage AC into low voltage DC. Popular DC voltages are 12V or 24V DC.
12V AC WarrantySpecifications 3 Years WattageSpecifications 5.8 W
- Diameter: 50.5mm
- Height: 45mm
Product Questions & Answers
Product Questions & AnswersHi,
I am hoping to use these to replace some halogens I have. Could you confirm they would be a good replacement? I have Osram Halogen 50W GU5.3 12V 36° 44870 WFL Decostar 50 Watt. Driven by Ohms watts OWL-60E dimmable transformers : 20-60W/VA. My living room has 7 of them. Am I ok to replace all? I read I may have to keep one halogen to meet the minimum wattage requirement? Please let me know. Many thanksQuestion by: Reuben Adamah on 17 Aug 2022, 19:23These should work off your existing transformers with no need to change any of your existing setup.Answer by: Mathew Smith (Admin) on 18 Aug 2022, 10:06Similar to the previous question asked here, but I have 6 lights with a switch for each set of 3, so presumably 2 transformers - but I can't tell what the transformers are as they must be hidden somewhere. They are not dimmable and I don't need the replacements to be dimmable. The lamps are Osram Halogen 50W GU5.3 12V 36° 44870. Am I OK to replace with these? Many thanks.Question by: Peter Campbell Smith on 28 Jul 2023, 12:50These will work with most existing transformers.Answer by: Mathew Smith (Admin) on 31 Jul 2023, 16:43
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