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Dialight's 8W SafeSite® RTO LED Area Light Now Delivers 100 Lumens Per Watt for Hazardous Locations

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Dialight's 8W SafeSite® RTO LED Area Light Now Delivers 100 Lumens Per Watt for Hazardous Locations

Press release date: November 28, 2012

8W Fixture Now Up to 90% More Efficient Than Incandescent or CFL Jelly Jar Light; AC and DC Versions Ideal for Solar, Low-Power Applications in Oil & Gas or Chemical Classified Environments

Farmingdale, NJ - Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), the innovative global leader in LED lighting technology, today introduced its new ultra-energy efficient 100 lumens per watt SafeSite® RTO LED Area Light. Consuming just 8 Watts, the new RTO Area Light is the most energy efficient product of its kind and the only one certified for use in Class I Div 2 environments, as well as Class II Div1 and Class II Div 2 (Groups D, E, F) applications.

With its 12-48V DC input capability, the RTO Area Light is ideal for solar and other low-power needs, including battery-backup operation, unmanned off-shore oil platforms and other hazardous location applications. The RTO Area Light models are also available for 100-277V AC use. The fixture is also UL 844/1598, UL50/E and IP66 certified for wet-locations.

Designed as a complete fixture retrofit for up to 75W conventional incandescent or compact fluorescent jellyjar fixtures, both the area lights are L70 rated for >100,000 hours at 25°C and backed by Dialight's 5-year full-performance warranty to virtually eliminate lighting maintenance for continuous, reliable use. The fixture's instant-on capability allows the lights to be switched off when not needed, eliminating the energy wasted from keeping conventional lights burning 24/7 to avoid the restrike delay.

"Dialight's expanding portfolio of hazardous location products has earned us an international reputation for cutting-edge product design that meets our customers' ever-changing needs," said Roy Burton, Dialight's Group Chief Executive. "The RTO Area Light fixture offers the outstanding long-life reliability and performance our customers have come to expect, with a low-wattage unit that cuts both energy and maintenance costs."

Factory sealed inside a ruggedized housing for superior durability and weather resistance, the Downlight is suitable for both interior and exterior use, even in the most extreme environments with a broad operating temperature range of -40°F to +133°F.

The SafeSite Area Light is compatible with a wide range of mounting options, including pendant mount with or without junction box and ceiling mount with or without junction box. Flush-mount and junction box wall mounting accessory kits are also available.

For more information about Dialight's complete line of LED lighting solutions for hazardous locations and industrial applications, including IES files, LM79 reports and technical datasheets, visit Dialight's products are listed on the U.S. federal government's GSA Schedule 56, contract number GS-07F-0664X.


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