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All about  conventional lighting

Conventional lighting is well established in the industry and has a proven track record in terms of quality, reliability and value for money. Our broad portfolio consists of different lamp technologies (including Halogen, Fluorescent, Compact Fluorescent Integrated and Non-Integrated, Compact High Intensity Discharge, High Intensity Discharge and incandescent), as well as the corresponding luminaires, lighting electronics and starters.

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Outdoor Driver configurator

The Philips Lamp Driver configurator allows customers in Netherlands, Spain, France, Italy, Belgium and UK to obtain the correct drivers that meet their precise requirements. 


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Gear Selection Tool

The Gear Selection Tool enables you to search for the right Philips ballast for your fixture, as well as for a replacement of your current ballast. Directly select the product that fits into your fixture without consulting any complex system. Create your own customized technical display from the chosen products and get direct access to the E-catalogue for more information. 


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Technical downloads

Find latest product information like certificates, photometrics or datasheets.


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What are the differences between conventional and LED lighting?


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Halogen lighting

A halogen lamp is similar to an incandescent lamp. The difference is that it contains a tungsten filament that contains an inert gas and halogen gases. This makes the halogen lamps brighter and last longer than conventional incandescent lamps.


Halogen products


All there is to know about HID lighting

HID lighting creates light by igniting an electrical discharge between two electrodes in an air tight tiny quartz capsule filled with xenon gas.


HiD products


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A short video on fluorescent lighting



Fluorescent lamps belong to the family of low pressure mercury gas discharge lamps. They exist in both tubular and compact versions. A fluorescent lamp converts electrical power into useful light more efficiently than an incandescent lamp.


Fluorescent products


A compact fluorescent light bulb

Compact fluorescent


A compact fluorescent lamp is an energy-saving light, that is designed to replace an incandescent lamp.


Compact fluorescent products


Incandescent light bulb



The incandescent lamp makes light by heating a metal filament wire to a high temperature until it glows. The hot filament is protected from air by a glass bulb that is either filled with inert gas or evacuated.


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