Precision Spots

  1. Are your Precision Spots UL listed?
    Yes, they are UL and CUL listed for both the United States and Canada.
  2. How do you adjust the Precision Spots?
    Vertical adjustment is made by loosening the two side locking screws and Horizontal adjustment is made by rotating the spot on its axis. Degree indicators are printed on the fixtures to make it easy to maintain the aiming angle after cleaning or re-lamping.
  3. What type of transformers is included with the low voltage Precision Spots?
    The low voltage Precision Spots come with an integral electronic low voltage transformer. The advanced technology of the transformer features auto-reset, soft start and short circuit protection. Soft start protects lamp filaments from abrupt inrush current that shortens lamp life.
  4. Can I use lens accessories on the Precision Spots?
    Yes, the Precision Spots allow the use of two lens accessories within the die cast lens cap. The 713 and 733 units use exposed Par lamps and do not have a lens accessory option.
  5. When would two accessories be called for?
    It depends on the architectural design but mostly they are used on commercial applications such as a museum, high-end restaurant or gallery store. You might like to use a colored lens with a honeycomb louver to reduce side glare, or perhaps a UV filtering lens with a honeycomb louver, or colored lens.
  6. Your catalog states low voltage models using MR16 lamps are available in 75 watt versions, but your lamp chart shows 71 watt lamps, Why is that?
    Most lamp manufacturers offer a slightly reduced wattage version because it has the best combination of lamp life and lumen level characteristics.
  7. What type of track can I use with the Precision Spots?
    The Precision Spots work with our WAC H, L, J and J2 system tracks. The addition of a “J-CLIP” allows the standard luminaire to engage the second circuit of the two-circuit track.
  8. Are the Precision Spots compatible with any other manufacturers track systems?
    Yes, our track heads are UL listed for use with several other manufacturers track systems. Check with the factory or our WAC Lighting Specialist at 800.526.2588 for current compatibility information.
  9. When would I want to use the Precision Spots over a standard track heads?
    The Precision Spots have the look and features often required for high profile applications where the fixtures need to provide precise control and adjustability. These specification grade die cast aluminum units have a thick powder coat paint finish, ratchet action adjustment with integral aiming indicators and locking adjustability. The threaded lens ring holds of up to two captive accessories. The socket wires are concealed for a clean appearance. These features distinguish the Precision Spots from standard track heads.
  10. Do you have any metal halide or compact fluorescent Precision Spots?
    We offer a variety of lamping options depending on the fixture purchased, such as MR16, AR111, PAR30, Metal Halide PAR30, HID CDM AR111, HID ES16 and HID CDM T4. CFL lamps are not available in the Precision Spot family at this time. Please check with our WAC Lighting Specialist at 800.526.2588 regarding upcoming product introductions.
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Track Systems