As the name suggests spotlight highlights only a particular area. Nowadays it has become a fashion of illuminating a particular area so that it becomes the highlighter and eye-catcher of the room. With spotlights, this can be made possible. The underlying difference between the downlight and spotlight is that downlight is mainly used for key lighting which is mainly used in corridor, bedroom and living room periphery. On the other hand, LED spotlight fixtures are generally used for emphasis such as television walls, hanging pictures and decorations. Let us get into the details in which aspects LED panel downlight varies from the spotlight.
When people decorate their house, most of the people have a question on how to decorate your room and choose a cozy light? Most of the people do not have an idea for purchasing appropriate lamps to encapsulate their home into quiet. If you compare the light with a common surface mounted lamp, the LED spotlight is luminaire whose light is concentrated in one area.
Cut out on the ceiling
The usual cut out of downlight is near about 2inch, 2.5 inches, and 3 inches. The depth of the whole downlight depends on the cutout. This means that if the cut out is bigger; the depth of the whole downlight will be higher. On the other hand, usually, the ceiling for spotlight installation is 6-8 inches.
Application of light
The application of lights is the main reason for which a particular lamp is chosen. For example, if you are willing to illuminate a particular wall hanging of your house then you will munt a track or a spotlight above it which will illuminate the painting. The LED downlight is generally used for key lighting. This means that they are used mainly in the corridor, bedroom periphery and living room. But the LED spotlight is completely used for different purposes. It is mainly used for emphasis such as television walls, hanging decorations or pictures. Thus these lights create a different ambience in your room. These lights are the most interesting item of your home décor making your house stands out in your neighbourhood.
You need to keep one thing in mind that spotlight cannot be used for short-distance irradiation effect, or can be mounted near the flammable items. Even there is a difference between dimensions. Downlight is a small fixture that shines vertically downwards; on the other hand, the directional light fixtures converge to a small area and play a vital role.
Both of these lights do not have any obvious boundaries and they are planned for applications with degrees of beam angles.
How to select a spotlight with beam angles?
The beam angles of conventional downlights and spotlights are achieved by refraction.
It is extremely important for you to choose the kind of light you are required to install. For highlighting an area LED Slim Panel Downlights cannot be used. Spotlight fixtures are used for this purpose.