Mercury Vapor lamps feature low initial cost, but have higher operating costs than HPS or Metal Halide due to its lower efficiency. The clear mercury bulb has a bluish green appearance and the Deluxe White has a higher color rendering. Mercury lamps get dimmer over time and rarely burn out, so it is wise to replace them and restore light level.
Assorted wattages and bulb types available to choose from.
Life = +24,000 hours.
CRI = Clear 20, Deluxe White 45.
Color Temperature = Cool.
Efficiency—50 Lumens per watt.
Available in 50, 75, 100, 175, 250, 400 and 1000 watts. Multiple choices of bulbs types available.
Ideal for landscape lighting, dusk to dawn fixtures, roadway, parking lots, floodlight, and security.
Warning & Safety
R "WARNING: These lamps can cause serious skin burn and eye inflammation from short wave ultraviolet radiation if outer envelope ot the lamp is broken or puntured. Do not use where people will remain for more than a few minutes unless adequate shielding or other safety precuations are used. Certain lamps that will automaticallly extinguish when the outer envelope is broken or punctured are commercially available." This lamp complies with FDA radiation performance standard 21 CFR subchapter J. (USA:21 CFR 1040.30 Canada: SOR/DORS/80-381)