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Darklite 38E/5 Slope

Functionrecessed - standard, recessed - sloped, recessed - fire rated ceilings downlight

SourceIncandescent,  LED
retrofit LED,  tunable LED

LEDFor retrofit PAR38 LED lamp

Apertureround 5, 6, 7"


Footprintdepth and footprint vary with slope

Net Weight8 lbs


  • Downlight for use in sloped ceilings.
  • Designed for use with retrofit PAR-38 LED lamps.  Fixture has been checked for fit and initial operation with two PAR LED retrofit lamps, supplied by others:
  • Fixture is made in eight different configurations conforming to ceiling slopes of 5°, 10°, 15°, 20°, 25°, 30°, 35° and 40°. 
  • Precise reflector design minimizes aperture brightness and provides a minimum shielding angle of 40°. Reflector consists of a single, seamless aluminum spinning from lamp to ceiling line, resulting in a uniquely elegant appearance.
  • No added ‘slope adaptors’; no joints; no obtrusive mismatches of color, contour or finish.
  • Learn more about our Slope fixture's features and benefits.

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


Application Notes

  • Fixture is UL listed for Damp Location.

  • Fixture is prewired with thermal protector, suitable for use in a fire rated ceiling, and approved for ten #12 wire 75°C branch circuit pull-through wiring. 

  • Fixture is compatible with recommended retrofit LED lamps at the time of testing). For complete compatibility information, contact factory.

  • Retrofit LED lamps are easier to service and upgrade if desired after installation.

Additional Options




  • Specialty bars for wood joist and T-bar installations available.



Contact factory for modification requests or additional technical details

  • +DOD: luminaire suitable for high humidity environments; add +DOD to Product Code.
  •  +MAR: reflector suitable for marine environments; add +MAR to Product Code 
  • CONC-: May be suitable for poured-in-place concrete. Contact us for availability. 
  • +2”CLG: May be suitable for installation in 2” thick ceiling material. Contact us for availability.
  •  +EM: May be hard wired for emergency lighting. Contact us for availability.




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