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Lithonia Lighting Diamond Plate 2-Light Chrome Fluorescent Ceiling Shop Light
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Lithonia Lighting

Diamond Plate 2-Light Chrome Fluorescent Ceiling Shop Light

  • Uses two 32-Watt T8 fluorescent lamps (not included)
  • For use with non-dimmable switches only
  • Suitable for damp locations
$36.45 /each

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The Lithonia Lighting Diamond Plate 2-Light Chrome Ceiling Fluorescent Shop Light Fixture is ideal for use in workshops, utility rooms and garages. This ceiling light also has a "lift-and-shift" white acrylic diffuser for tool-free lamp replacement. Designed and manufactured to compliment a workshop's popular diamond plate storage cabinets.

  • Chrome finish with diamond-plate housing
  • White acrylic diffuser offers tool-free lamp replacement
  • Uses two 32-Watt T8 fluorescent lamps (not included)
  • For use with non-dimmable switches only
  • Suitable for damp locations
  • UL listed
  • Mounting hardware included

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Is there supposed to be a White acrylic diffuser?

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Washington, DC
June 7, 2013
The website description says there is a White acrylic diffuser but it is not in the box.
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August 31, 2015
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No diffuser. As of 9/2015. Not designed for a diffuser. Must be misinformation, from HD. Chrome deflector/shade.
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April 1, 2014
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I installed 7 of these in my shop. They do not have a diffuser. Shop lights don't typically have a diffuser.
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June 8, 2013
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No, there is no shield or diffuser on this unit, the bulbs are not covered by anything. However I use it over a 125 gallon aquarium and I purchased the clear slip-on tubes that protect the bulbs. I also use two of these fixtures for lighting in an art studio. I've had no problems at all. If you don't mind the look of exposed bulbs, this is a fantastic light, throwing tons of reflected light due to the Read More
No, there is no shield or diffuser on this unit, the bulbs are not covered by anything. However I use it over a 125 gallon aquarium and I purchased the clear slip-on tubes that protect the bulbs. I also use two of these fixtures for lighting in an art studio. I've had no problems at all. If you don't mind the look of exposed bulbs, this is a fantastic light, throwing tons of reflected light due to the highly polished reflector. Read Less
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June 8, 2013
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mine did not come with one.
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Knoxville, TN, USA
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June 8, 2013
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No, no diffuser is included or designed to be attached to this light.
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Citrus Heights, CA, USA
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June 8, 2013
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None with mine. A white diffuser would reduce the reflective quality and light produced from the polished aluminum surface.
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does it matter what type of t-8 bulbs are used with this light

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February 4, 2014
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September 3, 2015
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Just don't try to use the new Phillips InstantFit LED bulbs. They worked in several different Home Depot fixtures (2, 4 and 6 bulb), but not in this diamond plate model.
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October 24, 2014
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yes t8's like it says on box
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Any T8 bulb at the proper length should work for a T8 slot. The differences are in color temperature. Most shop lights are a Cool White, at 3500 degrees Kelvin. I like the more natural light of 5000 degrees K (K) for areas where sunlight will sometimes be present. In living areas, I strive to maintain a Soft White at 2500K to 2700K. You can get bulbs in about 5 different color temperatures. It really Read More
Any T8 bulb at the proper length should work for a T8 slot. The differences are in color temperature. Most shop lights are a Cool White, at 3500 degrees Kelvin. I like the more natural light of 5000 degrees K (K) for areas where sunlight will sometimes be present. In living areas, I strive to maintain a Soft White at 2500K to 2700K. You can get bulbs in about 5 different color temperatures. It really comes down to personal taste. Read Less
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March 4, 2014
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The straight pin bulbs not the ones with the capped end.
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February 6, 2014
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Hi Tiby, this fixture uses a Bi-pin design bulb. This fixture take a 32 watt 48 inch bulb.
Other than that, the difference would be in the brightness and color rendering of the bulb.
So yes you can use different T8 bulbs provided they meet the specs above.
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can this light be mounted directly to the ceiling, or must it be mounted with the chains?

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December 22, 2013
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April 9, 2015
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One mounted with chains and the other is flush mounted directly to the bottom of my top work bench self. But you have to modify the light or drill a hole to flush mount it because the power cord comes out of the top.
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August 26, 2014
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I have surface mounted several of these. They rattle a bit if there is heavy foot traffic above, especially when mounted under an unfinished ceiling. Under a finished ceiling they do not require shims. It is worth surface mounting to save space if there is no foot traffic above.
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Shop lights that are designed to hang by a chain are generally not designed for surface mount. There are two reasons. The first is that they usually don't have mounting holes installed. The second is what drives the first, and that is heat. Shop lights aren't designed to limit surface temperature to levels required for surface mounting. I've installed 7 of these in my shop, but don't have the boxes Read More
Shop lights that are designed to hang by a chain are generally not designed for surface mount. There are two reasons. The first is that they usually don't have mounting holes installed. The second is what drives the first, and that is heat. Shop lights aren't designed to limit surface temperature to levels required for surface mounting. I've installed 7 of these in my shop, but don't have the boxes anymore to see if this model actually says not to surface mount. My other similar sized lights do state not to surface mount, and they're made by the same manufacturer. Read Less
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February 6, 2014
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should be able to but these lights are made of plastic and the light doesn't like to be taken apart. screws are stripped from factory. upgrade to steel and you will be much happier. I took all 10 of mine back for refund.
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January 6, 2014
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This fixture should be chain mounted only. Thanks for your question.
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can I wire two of these end to end?

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Colorado
August 29, 2012
want to replace very old 8 foot lamps
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November 24, 2015
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They can be wired end to end but you will need to drill the end plates to accept a connector or bushing.
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These lights come with a 5' chord (3 prong). They are designed to be plugged into an outlet, so they can be installed in parallel using a duplex outlet. They cannot be installed in series, or daisy chained, because they are not direct wire devices. This would also cut the supply voltage in half and wouldn't work.
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June 2, 2013
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As these have a power plug attached to them you would need to butt them end to end then plug them in separately.
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April 9, 2013
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I don't think so . fixture has no knock outs for wires to pass through. I just installed an outlet and hung one on each side when I replaced my 8ft fixture.
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August 30, 2012
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No, these cannot be wired together. Sorry.
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Diamond Plate 2-Light Chrome Fluorescent Ceiling Shop Light is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 115.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Better than expected I have had this for about 8 years now and it still works great. The only disappointment is that the diamondplate is plastic, but that's ok since it's for aesthetics only. Produces good light, but recommend 2 of them for a 2 car garage.
Date published: 2016-08-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I have bought about a half a dozen lights that match this one and I measured it with calipers and... I have bought about a half a dozen lights that match this one and I measured it with calipers and they have reduced the material by 30%. My recommendation would be not to buy this product because they have cheapened it very much. It is from the same manufacturer that I previously purchased my lights from and they were a pretty decent product.
Date published: 2016-12-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Works great at first but stops working They look good but once you get them home and installed they will stop working what a pain in the but no light just before Christmas. DO NOT BUY THEM
Date published: 2016-12-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Service The light is what you'd expect - clean and an easy install. The instire pick up was easy and convenient. I'd use it again.
Date published: 2016-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great light in the garage. It is nice and bright so you can see a lot better. Great light in the garage. It is nice and bright so you can see a lot better.
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from These lights are the best I purchased five of these lights six years ago and have never had any trouble at all. Haven't even had to replace the tubes. I've used them in cold weather with no flickering. I am going to buy more of these as I am renovating my shop and I'm going to put one in my unheated garage.
Date published: 2010-11-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Bright, but junk To be fair, this is a very bright light. But it is VERY flimsy. The sockets for the bulbs cannot even support the weight of the bulbs without being pulled out of the fixture. I've had it about a year, with no ballast problems, but this is not a well made fixture.
Date published: 2016-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very bright light, excellent value. I've had one for nearly two years, resting on the glass top of a 125 gallon aquarium. Often the light is on for 14 hours a day, and it has always worked perfectly - I am surprised by the negative comments and the failed lights, perhaps a bad batch at the manufacturer? As an artist, I find this light is perfect for the studio. The reflectors are molded to partially cup the lights, and this bounces much more light downward compared to lights with flat, non contoured reflectors. The polished aluminum look (actually appears to be some kind of coating) also bounces more light than a white reflector. I love mine.
Date published: 2012-12-08
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