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T8 LED Tubes Lighting for Dental Office Operatories
I am interested in new lighting for my dental office operatories. My lighting needs have a very high level of color matching. Existing fixtures are approximately 20+-year-old fluorescent recessed troffers. I use T12 CRI 90 5000k bulb. Each fixture uses four 48" bulbs. I would like to improve my color-match lighting. What do you recommend? Do you have LED bulbs that will work in my existing fixtures? Do you recommend LED over fluorescent bulbs?
Based on the details provided, we might recommend our D50 5000K T8 LED Tube Lights for Color Matching (ISO3664:2000) product, as it is designed to be compatible with the D50 global standard for color-critical applications.
Regarding fixtures, we can confirm that these items are not compatible with all ballasts which are pre-installed within fluorescent T8 fixtures. However, we have compiled a list of tested ballasts, and include instructions on how to install these tube lights via ballast bypass methods on the product sheet.
As most fluorescent tube lights have a CRI of 80, the light output will likely wash out some colors. However, as our LED tube lights have a CRI of 95+, your office will benefit from much improved light output.
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