LED U-Bend Lamp replaces fluorescent tubes.

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Suitable for use in totally enclosed, bi-pin socketed luminaires, such as 2 x 2 ft T8 U-bend fluorescent fixtures, 16 Watt DirectFit U-bend Lamp plugs into existing ballast without any re-wiring. Lamp features compact light engine that delivers 1,800 lm using extra wide, 320° beam angle. Integral driver is stored within tube’s cap to optimize thermal performance and eliminate dark spots. Offered in color temperatures of 3,500 K, 4,000 K, and 5,000 K, lamp delivers CRI of 85-plus.



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MaxLite Releases Ballast-compatible LED U-bend Lamp as Plug-and-play Replacement for Fluorescent Tubes



WEST CALDWELL, N.J. – MaxLite expands its DirectFit line of ballast-compatible LED products with a T8 U-bend Lamp designed to upgrade fluorescent fixtures with energy-efficient lighting in a matter of seconds.



Suitable for use in totally enclosed, bi-pin socketed luminaires, such as 2-by-2 foot T8 U-bend fluorescent fixtures, the DirectFit U-bend Lamp plugs into the existing ballast without any extra labor or re-wiring. The 16-watt replacement lamp features a compact light engine that delivers 1,800 lumens using an extra wide, 320-degree beam angle. An integral driver is stored within the tube’s cap to optimize thermal performance and eliminate dark spots, allowing for bright, even illumination to run continuously from end to end of the U-shaped tube.



The DirectFit U-bend Lamp is compatible with most instant-start T8 ballasts. Offered in color temperatures of 3500K, 4000K and 5000K, the lamp delivers excellent color rendering with an 85-plus CRI. Each tube is rated to a lifetime of 50,000 hours at L70 standards and comes backed by MaxLite’s five-year limited warranty and lifetime product support.



To view complete product specifications, click here: http://www.maxlite.com/products/led-u-bend-t8-directfit



MaxLite offers a complete portfolio of ballast-compatible DirectFit LED lamps designed to enable facility managers to upgrade to the energy- and cost-saving benefits of LED technology in the most effective way. The line of instant retrofit solutions includes PL and T8 lamps. Go to MaxLite.com to learn more.



About MaxLite (www.maxlite.com)

MaxLite has been committed to providing energy-efficient lighting products for more than 20 years. One of the first movers into LED technology in the industry, MaxLite offers an extensive line of state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor LED lamps and luminaires under the MaxLED brand. A three-time recipient of the prestigious ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for its industry leadership, MaxLite continues to be at the forefront of energy-efficient technologies through the innovative research and development capabilities of its New Jersey headquarters and California office. For more information, call 800-555-5629, email info@maxlite.com, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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