- - Lighting
What is the difference between a 10,000K bulb and a 5,700k bulb?
|fish_4_all ||09-16-2007 10:09 PM |
In short, color. It is actually the Kelvin temperature of the light that is given off from a bulb. The higher the kelvin rating the bluer the light, the lower the Kelvin the redder the light.
|JouteiMike ||09-16-2007 10:10 PM |
10,000k has a higher Kelvin (K) rating. It will emit a cooler, whiter light.
5,700k is more identical to the Sun's light, and won't be as white and crisp as 10,000k.
|fish_4_all ||09-16-2007 10:21 PM |
That is another site that explains the differences. All sites I have found said that 10,000K is a crisp blue light. What this means I am not sure but the ones I have seen used, like jouteiMike said, looked pretty crisp to me and brought out so pretty brilliant colors.
Thanks for the info. I have noticed that they do bring out some awsome colors. My Dwarf Gouramis look very nice under it.
|All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:39 AM. || |
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2013, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2