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Is That a Lowbay?

Came across this odd looking floodlight yesterday.

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streetlight98   [May 04, 2013 at 04:27 PM]
Hole @*!% it is a lowbay. Shocked looks liek they at least ordered it listed for wet locations (waterproof ballast housing and reflector seal)

joe_347V   [May 04, 2013 at 06:06 PM]
You can see the fixture hanger where the cord goes in too. Laughing

Antstar85   [May 05, 2013 at 12:47 AM]
Now that is classic! I remember the days when I was a contractor installing these in industrial buildings.

streetlight98   [May 05, 2013 at 01:11 AM]
hopefully you weren't installing them as flood lights. Laughing

GullWhiz   [May 05, 2013 at 02:01 AM]
It kinda looks nice, kinda like an old fashioned flood light hehehehe

streetlight98   [May 05, 2013 at 02:26 AM]
A little bit... Just need a primatic sag glass instead and it'll be good. I've always wondered, why do low bays, which are high wattages and in high ambient temperatures in general, have plastic lenses? you'd think they's deform after a while like plastic lenses on high wattage street lights with plastic lenses but they don't even seem to be slightly affected by the heat.

joe_347V   [May 05, 2013 at 06:17 AM]
Yeah I think it does looks a bit like those old school merc floodlights. I wonder if it replaced a similar looking old school flood. The streetview shows nothing on the pole but you can see that a fixture used to be there...

I think the higher wattage lowbays might have glass refractors as I've came across a Holophane one at Restore (it looked like this) with a heavy glass refractor. It was 250w MH.

lightingfan8902   [Aug 29, 2018 at 01:47 AM]
What the heck? Laughing That is weird, a low bay is not used for flood lighting! Laughing

joe_347V   [Aug 29, 2018 at 04:33 AM]
Maybe they got it for cheap/free and figured it might work. Laughing Rolling Eyes

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