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Difference between natural "daylight" vs natural "sunlight"
I see that you characterize the difference between 4000K/5000K and 6500K bulbs as being similar to the difference between natural daylight and natural sunlight. I'm still unclear on what the difference is between daylight and sunlight?
Daylight would be the clear, bluish light coming in through a north facing window. No direct sunshine coming in, just the light from the crisp, blue sky.
Sunlight, on the other hand, has a warmer, yellower quality to it - imagine the soft, early morning sun rays streaming in through your windows.
Some of our customers prefer the warmer "sunshine" look of our lights (4000K/5000K) while others prefer a crisper, whiter "daylight" look (6500K). Unless you are working in an industrial or color-critical environment, this decision is completely up to you and a matter of personal preference!
With respect to color temperature selection, you might find the following infographic useful:
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