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Darklite 38E

Functionrecessed downlight

SourceIncandescent,  LED
wirelessly tunable LED,  retrofit LED

ManufacturerFor retrofit PAR38 LED

Apertureround 5, 6, 7"

DepthDARKLITE/5: 10.1875", DARKLITE/5: 10.5625", DARKLITE/7: 11.0625"″

FootprintDARKLITE/5 and /6: 10" x 14", Darklite/7: 10" x 15"

Net WeightDARKLITE/5 and /6: 6 lbs, Darklite/7: 7 lbs


  • Downlight.
  • For use with retrofit PAR-38 spot or flood lamps. Fixture has been checked for fit and initial operation with two PAR LED retrofit lamps, supplied by others:
  • Precisely designed reflector minimizes aperture brightness, with a shielding angle of 40°.
  • Learn more about the features and benefits. 


Our Made in USA factory uses handcrafted and computerized techniques to transform steel, aluminum, and other metals into durable luminaires.


Spec Sheets

Darklite 38E/6

Darklite 38E/7

Application Notes

  • Fixture is listed for Damp Location.
  • Fixture is prewired with thermal protector, suitable for use in a fire rated ceiling, and approved for ten #12 wire 90°C branch circuit pull-through wiring. Removal of the housing from below allows access to the junction box.
  • Fixture is compatible with recommended retrofit LED lamps at the time of testing (2018). For complete compatibility information, contact factory.

  • Retrofit LED lamps are easier to service and upgrade if desired after installation. Learn more about our retrofit LED lamp options.

  • Please note that wireless LED lamp range is variable based on site conditions. 

Additional Options

  • Plaster ring allows use of Trim Flush (-TF) reflector in sheetrock ceiling.
  • 277/120 volt step-down transformer, 300 watt maximum.
  • See external reflector color swatches; consult spec sheet for availability. 



Contact factory for modification requests or additional technical details.

  • CONC-: fixture suitable for poured-in-place concrete; add CONC- as prefix to Product Code.
  • EXP-: 100-watt `European-style´ install-from-below fixture; add EXP- as prefix to Product Code.
  • +2”CLG: fixture suitable for installation in 2” thick ceiling material; add +2”CLG to Product Code.
  • +TR: fixture prepared for top re-lamping; add +TR to Product Code.
  • +OA MT: fixture prepared to accept an Optical Accessory holder; add +OA MT to Product Code.
  • +DOD: fixture suitable for high humidity environments; add +DOD to Product Code.
  • +MAR: reflector suitable for marine environments; add +MAR to Product Code.





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