Don's bulbs
rare light bulbs and lamps
glossary of termsinformation
definition of: SPOTLIGHT


A lamp designed to produce a narrow beam angle to illuminate a specifically defined area.

Usually a reflector bulb type with beam angle factory preset between 10 and 30 degrees.

May also be a non-reflector lamp which has a small area filament and lamp's main purpose is designed for specific area lighting, not designed specifically general lighting. Non-reflector spotlights tend to be very intense and have shorter life design than non-reflector floodlights.

references for this page: SPOTLIGHT, SPOTLIGHTS

reference to this page: FLOODLIGHT