Saturday 17 March 2018

Via: Pure light – across the whole line

Linear LED lumi­nai­res merged with a track – with Via, Selux is launching a new type of lumi­naire that makes the popu­lar 3-phase track and tried-and-tested ligh­ting infra­struc­ture even more ver­sa­tile than ever. The Via offers the aes­the­tics of vir­tu­ally bodi­less, unin­ter­rup­ted light lines while at the same time pro­vi­ding a high level of func­ti­o­na­lity with six dif­fe­rent light dis­tri­bu­ti­ons.

With the Via family of lumi­nai­res, Selux has devel­o­ped a design that will serve to inspire light plan­ners and desig­ners. A track acting as the infra­struc­ture is merged with a 36 mm-wide linear lumi­naire body – or rather light body to be pre­cise since, with the Via, the lumi­naire dif­fu­ser is made enti­rely of trans­lu­cent PMMA plas­tic with a rec­tan­gu­lar or semi-cir­cu­lar cross-sec­tion. The con­nec­ting ele­ments, also trans­lu­cent and barely visi­ble, enable linear light fix­tu­res to be formed from lumi­naire modu­les of varying lengths wit­hout visi­ble inter­rup­ti­ons. As a ver­sa­tile and func­ti­o­nal design ele­ment, it can be used in various appli­ca­tion areas such as offi­ces, shops, gal­le­ries and even muse­ums thanks to its six effec­tive light dis­tri­bu­ti­ons.

The Via com­bi­nes an enti­cin­gly simple, under­ly­ing idea with Selux linear LED ligh­ting tech­no­logy com­pe­tence and con­trol elec­tro­nics in a mini­mal size. The system com­pri­ses an extre­mely slim­line adap­ter sub­mer­ged enti­rely into the track with a flush ter­mi­na­tion which, with the inte­gra­ted con­trol device, ena­bles system powers of up to 33 W. The actual Via lumi­naire modu­les can be locked on the adap­ter wit­hout any tools – Click & Light – lea­ding to a wide range of cre­a­tive appli­ca­tion areas for plan­ners, both for newly plan­ned and exis­ting track instal­la­ti­ons, com­bi­ned with surface-moun­ted, flush-moun­ted or pen­dant standard or over­head tracks.

There are two shapes to choose from, the Via Semi­cir­cle or the Via Rec­tan­gle. Whe­reas the Via Semi­cir­cle has an opal dif­fu­ser with scat­te­red direc­ti­o­nal charac­te­ris­tics, a prac­ti­cal range of dif­fe­rent optics is avai­la­ble with the Via Rec­tan­gle, from an opal dif­fu­ser, microp­rism or mono­cave optics ensu­ring normed UGR 19 for office workspa­ces, to pre­ci­sion LMO light-modu­la­tion optics with sym­me­tri­cal, asym­me­tri­cal or wal­l­was­her charac­te­ris­tics.

Due to the avai­la­bi­lity of these pre­mium-qua­lity optics, the Via is a system that plan­ners can use both to attain the archi­tec­tu­ral effect of an unin­ter­rup­ted, vir­tu­ally body­less light line as well as making it an effec­tive tool for aes­the­tic and func­ti­o­nal ligh­ting – and in the mini­mum of instal­la­tion time too. With wal­l­was­her optics, for example, the Via forms a solu­tion for the ligh­ting of ver­ti­cal surfa­ces and attains an extre­mely high level of uni­for­mity where dis­tan­ces bet­ween wall and lumi­naire are mini­mal. For the ligh­ting of exhi­bi­ti­ons in gal­le­ries or muse­ums, asym­me­tri­cal LMO pro­vi­des pleasantly gentle, tape­red emp­ha­sis of the wall area at eye level where exhi­bits are gener­ally loca­ted. In a shared office space howe­ver, extre­mely flexi­ble, ele­gant but at the same time ergo­no­mic work­sta­tion ligh­ting can be attai­ned with tracks plus the Via with Mono­cave optics.

Behind the Via’s pre­mium qua­lity PMMA light dif­fu­ser is a lumi­naire body made of tor­sion-free alu­mi­nium pro­file. It is avai­la­ble in the light colours 3000 K and 4000 K – each in CRI90 high colour ren­de­ring qua­lity, with modu­les in four lengths 900 mm, 1200 mm, 1500 mm and 1800 mm. The Via adap­ter module also comes as a DALI ver­sion. With such a wide choice of opti­ons, the Via com­pri­ses an inno­va­tive system that sup­ple­ments track-based ligh­ting solu­ti­ons with normed workspace illu­mi­na­tion, asym­me­tri­cal ver­ti­cal and homo­ge­neous gene­ral ligh­ting. Pure light – across the whole line.

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