Knightsbridge – one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of wiring accessories and lighting – has launched a collection of recessed and surface-mounted downlights designed for the specification sector and intended for installation in light commercial, hospitality and high-end residential applications.
The six stylish new ranges – namely Odina, Dipa, Ambar, Dee, Oran and Dasan – amount to over 40 units. Compatible with Knightsbridge GU10 light sources, the IP20 lights are available in dimmable and non-dimmable variants and boast a wide array of colour temperatures and controllable parameters. The downlights can all be used with Knightsbridge’s range of fire hoods, and – depending on model – integrate seamlessly with company’s SmartKnight app for remote scheduling and operation.
Benefits underlined by the maker to the installer include a fast-fix, tool-free termination system with an intuitive loop-in / loop-out functionality ensuring a rapid second fix.
Odina is described as an elegant die-cast aluminium fixed or tilt downlight offered in a choice of circular or squared edge designs, in black or white finishes. Designed for applications that require discreet, low glare lighting, the highly configurable Dipa anti-glare downlight options include fixed or tilt, circular or square edged designs, black or white finishes and either single or twin lamps.
Available in single, twin, tri, and quad lamp options, the square-edged tilt-only Ambar range provides for accent lighting with fully adjustable heads for directional aiming. The downlights come in a choice of white or brushed chrome finishes.
Dee is one of two surface mounted lights in the new Knightsbridge architectural collection. The adjustable spotlights are available with either single or twin lamps allowing for directional aiming and accent lighting. Boasting a circular design which compliments any space and in white, black, or brushed chrome finishes; easy installation is facilitated by way of rear cable entry.
The second surface mounted light is Oran, a tilt downlighter in a circular or square design with either a white or black finish. Being fully adjustable, the light can be aimed in any direction and, with the lamp shrouded within the downlighter body, potential glare is much reduced. It features a base unit with a thread, the top simply screwing into place, allowing for fast and straightforward installation and maintenance.
Finally, Dasan is a collection of circular single pendants with an elegant cable drop to the pendant head. Available with a short or long aluminium bodies, the maker says they are an excellent choice for suspended illumination and provide intimate lighting for applications such as over tables.
Warrantied for five years, the 40 new recessed and surface-mounted downlights from Knightsbridge deliver huge aesthetic choice to architects, designers and contractors seeking chic and simple lighting solutions for contemporary homes, restaurants, hotels and other light commercial applications.