Fits into any J box, but will suggest a deeper one by the time you fit wire nuts, etc up there!
Easy install, amazing light output
These lights go in quite easily, with only a 4 inch box needed. I gave the appearance an "average" since the lens looks a little plastic (well because it is), the housing is a nice white aluminum color.
Install was a breeze, two screws with slot line up between the fixture and 4 inch box. No miss! I installed 13 in a kitchen in a very short time. The light output is amazing.
Do your homework on one thing: DIMMABLE. You can dim these, but be careful which dimmer unit you buy. You are better off
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with an electronic dimmer and not a conventional. The conventional dimmers do work, but if you have an available Neutral line in the box go with an electronic dimmer. The conventional dimmers also act quirky, in that if you have the dim set to the lowest, they may NOT come on until you go UP and then DOWN.
Also, the LOWEST dimmable rating of 10% does NOT apply to a conventional dimmer. I could not get them to dim down past about 30%.
LOVE the green aspect of these lights, love the color temperature, love the ease of installation! 12.5 watts of power use for 65 watts of output (600 lumens).
Well designed product, great installation options, awesome light output
I have three of these in my house, the first was installed a year ago.
They all work great
I installed one above the shower and one above the bath.
Easy install, just used a blue round old work electrical box, they fit perfectly.
I am also a bit of an electronics and LED nut, I took one apart and was happy to find out that all the electronics are manufactured by CREE, world renowned in the LED market.
The reason most cheap LEDs & CFLs die is because the capacitor inside dries out from heat.
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The capacitors in this light are high temperature rated, Nichicon brand, one of the largest manufacturers of capacitors in the world.
I have no doubt these will really last the 35,000 hours they are rated, and then some.
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