5W LED Downlight vs Osram 50W Halogen Downlight

This weeks comparison series takes an in-depth look at the 5W LED Downlight and an Osram 50W Halogen 50W. We examine light distribution and lux readings, and we also take a look at financial calculations of owning and operating both options.

The Products

Below you will find the specifications of the lights.

As you can see the LED Downlight uses only 5 Watts compared to 50 Watts which equates to a 90% running costs saving. In addition the LED downlight lasts over 40 times longer which results in massive maintenance savings over its lifespan.

5W LED Downlight
Wattage: 5 Watts
Beam Angle: 45 Degree
Lifespan: 40,000 Hours
Lumens: 350 Lumens

50W Halogen
Wattage: 50 Watts
Beam Angle: 35 Degree
Lifespan: 1,000 Hours
Lumens: 650 Lumens

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