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New ULTRA LED MR16 Lamps 
OSRAM SYLVANIA Launching LED Lamp as True Halogen Replacement for Accent, Recessed and Track Lighting
New ULTRA LED MR16 Lamps Available Now
November 19, 2015 Author: Media Relations
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North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA has launched long-lasting, energy-efficient OSRAM ULTRA LED™ MR16 lamps which are true halogen equivalent lamps when comparing lumen output and center beam candlepower.  In addition to offering superior light quality, as evident by being selected for the 2015 IES Progress Report because of its industry-leading efficacy and lumen output in its category, the lamps reduce energy consumption up to 82 percent, translating into lower energy costs for businesses and homes. They are currently being tested for Energy Star certification to make them eligible for utility rebates, which can further increase ROI.   

“Previously, LED MR16 lamps on the market couldn’t quite offer the same light people were used to from halogen, whether it was the amount of light or where it was delivered,” said Alfred LaSpina, product group manager LED, OSRAM SYLVANIA.  “This isn’t the case anymore though, thanks to our new ULTRA LED MR16 portfolio.”

Serving as high quality replacements for 20W-50W halogen products, energy-saving ULTRA LED MR16 lamps use only 6, 8 or 9W to deliver 350, 500 or 700 lumens and 800 to 2600 candelas.  Available in 25° and 36° beam angle versions so the illumination goes exactly where needed, they are perfect for accent/display, recessed downlighting and track lighting in art galleries and museums, commercial and office spaces, hotels, restaurants, and residential and retail applications.  These LED MR16 lamps are available in GU5.3 base configurations and dimmable down to 10 percent so you can set the perfect mood.  The lamps boast a 25,000 hours life (L70), 12.5 times longer than halogen MR16 lamps.  This translates into fewer trips up the ladder to replace lights, reducing maintenance costs.  The LED lamps have a 3000K color temperature similar to halogen, with CRI ranging between 80 and 90 covering basic to color critical applications.  They are free of UV and IR radiation, minimizing discoloration and fading of materials, and are suitable for use in damp locations. 


OSRAM SYLVANIA is part of OSRAM Americas, a group of OSRAM companies located in North and South America.  As a leader in lighting solutions and services, specializing in innovative design and energy saving technology, the company sells products for homes, businesses and vehicles under the brand names OSRAM, Traxon, ENCELIUM and SYLVANIA.  The company's portfolio covers the entire value chain of components, ranging from lamps, control units and optical semiconductors such as light-emitting diodes (LED) to luminaires, light management systems and lighting solutions.  The OSRAM SYLVANIA and OSRAM Americas regional headquarters is located in Wilmington, Massachusetts.  For more information, visit or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.


OSRAM of Munich, Germany is one of the two leading light manufacturers in the world. The company's portfolio covers the entire value chain from components – including lamps, electronic control gear and opto semiconductors such as light-emitting diodes (LED) – as well as luminaires, light management systems and lighting solutions. OSRAM has around 34,000 employees worldwide and generated revenue of more than €5.1 billion in fiscal 2014 (ended September 30). The company's business activities have been focusing on light – and hence on quality of life – for over 100 years. The company was listed on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt and Munich on July 8, 2013 (ISIN: DE000LED4000; WKN: LED 400; Trading symbol: OSR).

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