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Old September 7th, 2016, 05:21 PM   #18
Jeff Sun
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 35

I recently updated the lighting from the Feit 3 watt, 3000K bulb to these Soraa 2700K bulbs.

Ostensibly they have better color rendering: 95CRI vs 80CRI on the Feits. I thought might help to display the carpets to best advantage, as the reds are quite mediocre, being for the most part Logwood dyes, and could use an assist.

Here are the bulbs themselves, the Feit is on the top and the Soraa is on the bottom:

And here is a side by side. The carpet on the right is lit by the Soraa, the one on the left is lit by the Feit.

Can you tell the difference? It is tough. Looking at them with the naked eye, the distinction was easier. Overall, my thought is that the slightly warmer Soraa look, well, warmer...but the reds still are quite mediocre. I suppose there is no making up for good dye.

Last edited by Jeff Sun; September 9th, 2016 at 01:52 AM.
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