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Old 02-05-2012, 12:16 AM   #1
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Difference in square and round flood lights?


What is the main difference between floodlight holders with just the bulbs exposed and the square ones with the horizontal bulbs?

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What is the main difference between floodlight holders with just the bulbs exposed and the square ones with the horizontal bulbs?
Depending what kind of box is in back of the fixture.

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The units with the square heads are normally halogen bulbs
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What is the main difference between floodlight holders with just the bulbs exposed and the square ones with the horizontal bulbs?
The square fixtures most often will have a double ended quartz halogen light bulb. Usually they will come with anything from a 150-500w bulb, but I've seem some as high as a 5,000w as well, just in case you have a beach to light from 40ft. up.

The basic lampholders are just that. Pretty basic. They take a standard PAR38 halogen and are generally rated up to 150w per socket. The Taymac brand ones I'm familiar with seem to hold up reasonably well.
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The pattern of light distribution will also be different.
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