Downlight VS Spotlight
Simply speaking, downlights, used for general or auxiliary lighting, have more concentrated lighting source than ordinary ones. Spotlights can emit a highly-converged spot light. It is used for special illumination, such as highlight a place or object with bright spot light. We'll distinguish the two types of lights from the following aspects.
Spotlights can be installed with orbital, point hanging or embedding. Embedded spotlights are installed inside the ceiling. They're used for highlighting objects, like the television wall, paintings. jewelry. etc..
Spotlights are more expensive than downlights.There are generally 3 sizes of downlights, large(5 inches), medium(4 inches), small(2.5 inches). The price of small size downlight in 2012 is about 20 to 15 RMB. 28 to 30 RMB for medium size, and 36 to 48 RMB for large one.
It should be noted that spotlights are generally not for short-distance lighting purpose of wool fabric. It also can be used for close lighting of flammable obstacles because it would easily lead to fires. Although the spotlight consumes more energy, but it shows a special decorative effect for residential or commercial use.
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